Show #6618 - Wednesday, May 29, 2013


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Sam Hopkins, an M.B.A. student originally from Prairie Village, Kansas

Meena Puffer, a recruiter from Bear, Delaware

Mike Lewis, a systems engineer from Bloomington, Minnesota (whose 4-day cash winnings total $102,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with those three letters.)
    $200 6
In 1866 these brothers began their criminal career with a bank robbery at Liberty, Missouri
    $200 14
Proverbially, you can catch more flies "with honey than with" this liquid
    $200 24
It can be a course of conduct as well as direction
    $200 19
Strength movements in this men's gymnastics event include the lever & the iron cross
    $200 11
A tercet is this many lines of verse
    $200 1
In myth:
the home of Artemis & Hermes
    $400 7
On Oct. 24, 1861 Western Union completed this coast-to-coast line
    $400 15
This brew made of fermented honey & water was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I
    $400 25
Divine anger
    $400 21
7 perfect scores helped this Romanian girl win 3 gold medals at the 1976 Olympics
    $400 12
Lesser-known entries in a classic collection of these "rhymes" include "Daffy-Down-Dilly" & "Little Jenny Wren"
    $400 2
The university:
the Kennedy School Library, on JFK Street
    $600 8
General Sheridan's plan to suppress Native Americans included killing all of these animals that supported their way of life
    $600 16
The forest-dwelling honey variety of this creature of Southeast Asia is known as bhalu in Hindi
    $600 26
From the Greek for "learning", it proves a challenge for many
    $600 20
The padded horse apparatus is about 46" high; the handles on top are called these
    $600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a poem on the monitor.) In an envelope stanza, the first line is considered "A" & rhymes with the last line of the quatrain; the middle two rhyme with each other, giving the entire rhyme this four-letter scheme
    $600 3
The Vegas hotel:
Mon Ami Gabi Bistro & Le Rendezvous Lounge
    $800 9
In 1869 John Wesley Powell led the first recorded voyage through this gorge
    $800 17
One of the USA's most pristine such habitats, Honey Island Swamp is found in St. Tammany Parish in this state
    $800 27
It's a noun for someone who communicates by extrasensory means with other minds
    $800 22
Despite a broken leg, Shun Fujimoto nailed the landing on this final move to help Japan win 1976 Olympic gold
    $800 29
These Celtic minstrel poets of the British Isles were the transmitters of heroic poetry
    $800 4
The part of the body:
    DD: $1,800 10
Texas joined the Confederacy in 1861 & forced this Unionist governor out of office
    $1000 18
Hummingbirds go wild for the Cape variety of this nectarous plant, seen here
    $1000 28
Town that's the setting for the ending of Jane Austen's "Persuasion"
    $1000 23
At the '84 Olympics she trailed by 0.05 points & needed a perfect vault to win all-around gold; no problem
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a poem on the monitor.) The shape of a mouse's tail develops as you read a piece from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," so it's this type of poem that shares its name with a building material
    $1000 5
The city:
the National Civil Rights Museum

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mike Meena Sam
$600 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Meena Sam
$4,600 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
We're in Hastings in this state directly to the north
    $400 11
In 2012, this topped the 16 trillion mark
    $400 26
He kills Gesler with an arrow after Gesler forces him to shoot at an apple atop his son's head
    $400 25
In 1900 he introduced the Brownie camera, intended for use by children & sold for one dollar
    $400 20
Add a "y" to the name of a tree to get this word meaning tall & slim
    $400 1
Julie Andrews sang & played the guitar on "Do-Re-Mi" in this 1965 blockbuster
    DD: $2,000 7
We're in this Missouri town visiting some of the unique shops like Pudd'n Heads & Aunt Polly's Treasures
    $800 12
A book on the history of this organization & its magazine is subtitled "Behind America's Lens on the World"
    $800 27
This Bizet femme fatale is stabbed to death outside a Seville bull ring
    $800 16
He played Pardner in 1969's "Paint Your Wagon"; go ahead, make my day... name him
    $800 21
Referring to a gaunt, worn appearance, it's the last name of Merle & H. Rider
    $800 2
Mary Tyler Moore played a nun & this singer played a doctor in "Change of Habit", his last feature film
    $1200 8
We're in Colorado exploring this national park whose name means "green table"
    $1200 13
Part of NOAA, it issues watches & warning for tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.
    DD: $1,000 28
After delivering the head of John the Baptist, Herod orders his guards to crush her to death with their shields
    $1200 17
Known for his "Search & Destroy" policy, he directed U.S. Forces in Vietnam from 1964 to 1968
    $1200 22
Jack Sprat's wife "could eat" none
    $1200 3
In this 2008 film, Amy Adams tells Meryl Streep, "the students are all uniformly terrified of you"
    $1600 9
We're meeting in this SW Iowa city named for a meeting between Otoes & the Lewis & Clark Expedition in 1804
    $1600 14
Over the years, they've included Henry Kissinger, John Poindexter & General James L. Jones
    $1600 18
In 1939 this man founded his aircraft company, which would acquire the Grumman Corporation in '94
    $1600 23
Similar to "withered", it also starts with "wi" & means thin & shriveled
    $1600 4
Susan Sarandon won an Oscar for playing this real-life nun in "Dead Man Walking"
    $2000 10
We're at the National Quilt Museum over in Paducah in this state
    $2000 15
Its East Building, completed in 1978 in Washington, D.C., was designed by I.M. Pei
    $2000 19
This "Joan of Arc" poet & Coleridge contemporary was from Bristol, England, not a certain paht of Baw-ston
    $2000 24
This word meaning a bit too thin can also refer to the real facts, the inside story
    $2000 5
Ingrid Bergman earned an Oscar nomination for her role as a ball-playing nun in this sequel to "Going My Way"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Meena Sam
$9,600 $3,800 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In April 1951 he told Congress, "In war there can be no substitute for victory"

Final scores:

Mike Meena Sam
$19,199 $6,800 $19,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Meena Sam
$13,600 $3,800 $14,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W
20 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2013-01-29
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