Show #6616 - Monday, May 27, 2013


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Tobias Harris, a graduate student in political science originally from Lincolnwood, Illinois

Chris O. Cook, a college English teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Mike Lewis, a systems engineer from Bloomington, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $62,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The "C" will be in the exact center position in each correct response.)
    $200 16
This dumpling with a rhyming name might be steamed & served with duck sauce
    $200 4
In a 1784 letter Ben Franklin called this national symbol "a bird of bad moral character"
    $200 21
In cards, you can get blackjack with a face card & this
    $200 1
In this "Trek" role both Karl Urban & DeForest Kelley could have said, "Jim, I'm a doctor, not a game show response!"
    $200 9
The first "A" in IAAF once stood for this, but the world of track got more professional
    $200 24
The work of Harry Coover, 1917-2011, led to the adhesive known as "The Original Super" this
    $400 22
If you order a "mein" dish, whether lo or chow, you'll get this carb; it's what "mein" means
    $400 5
Wyatt Earp reportedly called him "a loyal friend... a dentist whom necessity had made a gambler"
    $400 18
In the movies it was Tarzan's garment of choice
    $400 2
This deadly "Trek" enemy race was Bjorn to say what became their catchphrase: "Resistance is futile"
    $400 10
Jamaica, Barbados & Dominica were all part of the federation named for this "directional" archipelago
    $400 25
You can buy a kit to attach your Garmin GPS to the dashboard with this type of cup
    $600 23
These so-called "nuts" that make a crispy sound are actually marsh vegetables
    $600 6
Stepping down as Speaker in 1998, this Republican said, "I'm not willing to preside over people who are cannibals"
    $600 17
I'm in the mood for this pasta dish, stuffed with cheese & baked in a tomato sauce
    $600 3
A decades-old mystery was solved in the 2009 movie when her first name was found to be Nyota, Swahili for "Star"
    $600 13
This "Federation of America" was started by Margaret Sanger, whose mother died at 50 after 18 pregnancies
    $600 26
MacGyver once made a plane with bamboo & "lots of" this sticky grayish product
    $800 29
Yes, we have dishes made with cloud ears & wood ears, types of these
    $800 7
No. 35 of these 1780s essays says, "the most productive system of finance will always be the least burdensome"
    $800 19
In geometry it describes a triangle with 2 equal sides
    $800 11
As Guinan, this actress got a good "view" of the Enterprise while tending bar
    $800 14
The USA's most powerful union in the late 1800s, it merged in the 1950s with one of its splinter groups
    DD: $2,600 27
George de Mestral invented this material after analyzing the hook-shaped burrs left on his pants after a walk
    $1000 30
Horsey sauce is at Arby's; Chinese restaurants serve this similar-sounding soybean paste also called Peking sauce
    $1000 8
During the Battle of Manila Bay, this commodore told his captain, "you may fire when you are ready, Gridley"
    $1000 20
The Seven Seas, Steven Spielberg's luxury one of these, includes an infinity pool, a helipad & an indoor cinema
    $1000 12
Transporter accidents will happen! Tuvok & Neelix merged into one being called "Tuvix" on this "Trek" incarnation
    $1000 15
Abu Dhabi is one of 7 emirates that make up this federation
    $1000 28
A system introduced to model railroading in 1950 used these to keep the wheels on the track

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

Mike Chris Tobias
$1,400 $2,800 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chris Tobias
$5,200 $6,800 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: --you have to identify the Best Director.)
    $400 13
The stamp seen here honoring this author was issued in 1989 in Key West, Florida
    $400 4
Empiricism believes all knowledge comes from this, which William Blake wrote "Songs of"
    $400 18
Pay attention to Linda & Biff Loman
    $400 22
"Oe'r" these "we watched" the Star-Spangled Banner as it was "so gallantly streaming"
    $400 1
Photography with UV or infrared light can reveal this alliterative writing fluid
    $400 11
"The Departed"
    $800 14
In 1965 it was full steam ahead for this steamboat designer honored on a stamp for his 200th birthday
    $800 5
Scholasticism is a term for the philosophies coming out of these, as opposed to out of the church
    $800 19
Otto Frank & Mr. van Daan, who live in dark times
    $800 23
Although many types of this edible plant are popular in Europe, the globe variety is mostly grown in the United States
    $800 2
The People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, a Soviet secret police force begun in 1934, led to this agency's 1954 birth
    $800 30
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"
    $1200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) A 1952 stamp honored this hero's 1777 arrival in America; notice the flag here
    DD: $1,000 6
It's a matter of taste whether to spell this study of beauty with 2 vowels at the start
    $1200 10
Salieri & the Emperor of Austria were music to our ears
    $1200 24
Large-caliber weaponry operated by crews, such as cannons, howitzers & missile launchers
    $1200 3
A March 31, 1920 L.A. Times headline said, this adorable actress "and Douglas Fairbanks Are Secretly Married"
    $1200 29
"Prizzi's Honor" (also 1949 for "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre")
    $1600 16
This Swedish diplomat who helped save tens of thousands of Jews during WWII was featured on a 1983 Israeli stamp
    $1600 7
Metaphysics studies the real nature of things; meta-these studies the language used in talk of morality
    DD: $2,000 20
James & Kate Keller, who need one
    $1600 25
Do come to my eco-friendly loft for cheese described by this 9-letter adjective, meaning with craft & by hand
    $1600 8
In the Book of Judges, this anti-Israelite people found out the secret of Samson's power by bribing Delilah
    $1600 28
"The Social Network"
    $2000 17
In 2012, this cool jazz man was featured on the stamp seen here
    $2000 12
Plato & Aristotle gave this word for a teacher the meaning "one who quibbles & argues deviously"
    $2000 21
Maggie, Gooper & Big Mama prowl around the stage
    $2000 26
In Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, this figure encloses characters that represent the name of a sovereign
    $2000 9
Alan Turing led a secret code-breaking group that figured out this "puzzling" German encryption device
    $2000 27
"The Exorcist"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chris Tobias
$19,600 $10,400 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1920s plaything still made today got its name in tribute to 2 famous men of the day: Marconi & Lindbergh

Final scores:

Mike Chris Tobias
$29,601 $0 $29,599
3-day champion: $92,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Chris Tobias
$17,400 $10,400 $15,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2013-01-29
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