Show #6612 - Tuesday, May 21, 2013


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Rachel Eastwood, a veterinary technician student from Denver, Colorado

Nate Mull, a graduate student of political science from East Brunswick, New Jersey

Paul Curcio, a web designer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,103)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
He's been a Vietnam infantryman & a Republican senator & on Jan. 7, 2013 Pres. Obama nominated him as defense secretary
    $200 13
Shall we tiptoe through these, known for a "mania" in Holland in the 1630s?
    $200 1
It's a room-heating device with a series of pipes through which steam passes
    $200 6
This was bare when a certain old mother went to it "to give her poor dog a bone"
    $200 10
Paule Marshall's 1950s growing-up tale "Brown Girl, Brownstones" is set in this metropolis
    $200 19
Ex-Monty Pythoners get farcical: "A Fish Called" this
    $400 18
In 1975 this jeans & perfume maven was not yet 35 when he made the Coty Hall of Fame
    $400 14
Ah, the aroma from varieties of this flower, like the pure white Iceberg & the dark red Mr. Lincoln; I bought them in Pasadena
    $400 2
The broadcasting of electromagnetic TV waves from one location to another
    $400 7
According to tradition, King David wrote 73 of these
    $400 11
"Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker" by S. Weir Mitchell is a novel about Colonial life mainly in this city
    $400 20
Steve Carell is a modern-day Noah: him "Almighty"
    $600 24
Hoping to avoid "Kitchen Nightmares", this TV chef has his name on several restaurants, including Maze
    $600 15
The Shasta & Oxeye types of this flower, give me your answer, do
    $600 3
In a car it ignites the fuel mixture; in a group he or she provides inspiration
    $600 8
Before the development of antibiotic drugs, this lung disease killed about 1/3 of its victims
    $600 12
Life in this city where the 2 met fills much of Gertrude Stein's "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas"
    $600 21
A 1997 Kevin Smith flick: "Chasing" her
    DD: $1,500 25
In 1921 the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the U. of Copenhagen instituted this man as director
    $800 27
Accept this central American garden flower in vibrant colors, not the black one associated with a grisly 1947 murder
    $800 4
Shh! For $65 you can get this winter scarf from Tommy Hilfiger
    $800 9
It's a written acknowledgment that a sum of money or shipment of merchandise has been acquired
    $800 29
Filmed as "There Will Be Blood", Upton Sinclair's "Oil!" takes place in & around this West Coast city
    $800 22
Channing Tatum takes it off: "Magic" him
    $1000 26
This Scopes trial man was an occasional law partner with the poet Edgar Lee Masters
    $1000 28
Yes, the star of this holy city, lovely my dear, yet oh, so deadly--the bulbs are poisonous
    $1000 5
It's the rotating part of a revolver, containing the chambers for the cartridges
    $1000 16
French for "blow", it can precede "de grace" & "de theatre"!
    $1000 30
"The Stranger" by Albert Camus concerns a senseless murder in this North African burg
    $1000 23
A 2008 break-up comedy: "Forgetting" her

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Paul Nate Rachel
$3,000 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Nate Rachel
$6,400 $3,400 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

National Geographic Bee WINNING QUESTIONS
(Later this week I'll be hosting the 25th National Geographic Bee in Washington, DC.)
    $400 1
Something that threatens to cause evil, perhaps a "Phantom" one
    $400 16
These false beliefs may be "of persecution" or "of grandeur"!
    $400 21
1984's "Legend" by him & the Wailers
    $400 6
"The Attack on the Deadwood Stage" was an attraction in the Wild West shows of this man who once drove a coach himself
    $400 11
The title of the painting seen here is "Washington at" this place
    $400 26
The first winner named the altiplano as the flat area at about 10,000 feet in these South American mountains
    $800 2
A 9-branch Hanukkah candelabrum
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a screen depicting several intersecting lines.) You're looking at an optical illusion. The converging lines make your brain think you're moving into the image, so the horizontal lines seem bowed, but are actually this, from the Greek for side by side
    $800 22
His soft sax sounds on "Breathless"
    $800 7
One stagecoach line posted a rule permitting the use of this, but you had to "spit with the wind, not against it"
    DD: $2,000 12
Lasting from December 16, 1944 to January 16, 1945, this critical WWII battle was fought in freezing mist & snow
    $800 27
2000's finale dealt with Denmark's largest sections, including this peninsula
    $1200 3
Technically, this French phrase means "household of 3"... technically
    $1200 18
Excessive hand washing for fear of germs may be a sign of OCD, short for this
    $1200 23
This country singer's "Come On Over"
    $1200 8
A luxury coach was named for this New Hampshire "C"ity; today there's a bus service of the same name
    $1200 13
On March 29, 1461 this side beat the Lancastrians in a blizzard in the bloodiest battle of the Wars of the Roses
    $1200 28
The 1999 champ got in touch with his feminine side to give this Spanish name for cold temperatures in the eastern Pacific
    $1600 4
A high-IQ group, or the flat stone forming the top of the altar in a Roman Catholic church
    DD: $2,600 19
In 2011 a new book revealed that the woman who inspired this book & TV movie faked her multiple personalities
    $1600 24
This George Michael album you've gotta have
    $1600 9
This word came before "box" in the name of the locked iron container that held valuables during a stagecoach trip
    $1600 14
Vets of the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in this war called it the "Frozen Chosin"
    $1600 29
2012 brought the pain with "name the Bavarian city...that was the legislative seat of" this empire 1663-1806 (it's Regensburg)
    $2000 5
The tendency to lie
    $2000 20
It's the female equivalent of the Oedipus complex
    $2000 25
This band's 1999 album "Human Clay"
    $2000 10
John Butterfield, who got an 1857 contract to set up a coach route for this, had the motto "nothing on God's earth must stop" it
    $2000 15
At the 1242 Battle of the Ice, the Novgorodians defeated this Germanic knightly order atop a frozen lake
    $2000 30
In 1995 kids had to I.D. this landlocked central Asian country with Pashtu & Dari as official languages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Nate Rachel
$19,000 $12,600 $10,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An article about improvements in transportation, including the opening of the Suez Canal, inspired this 1873 novel

Final scores:

Paul Nate Rachel
$12,503 $6,600 $20,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Nate Rachel
$18,000 $14,600 $10,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2013-01-09
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