Show #6619 - Thursday, May 30, 2013


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Katrina Whitehead, a strategic analyst from Sandston, Virginia

Les Chun, a property manager from San Francisco, California

Sam Hopkins, an M.B.A. student originally from Prairie Village, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the film as...)
    $200 26
Shikibuton is the Japanese word for the mattress part of this collapsible sofa
    $200 3
Oct. 6, 1981:
Anwar Sadat is assassinated
    $200 6
A group sent out to look for someone who is missing
    $200 2
The world's tallest living tree, the coast this is also a wide body: its trunks can be 25 feet wide
    $200 1
This organization started by Millard & Linda Fuller has built more than 500,000 homes
    $200 21
(Johnny Gilbert reads the clue.) "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me... aren't you?"
    $400 27
This type of sofa that changes into a bed shares its name with a type of car that lets you get some sun
    $400 4
April 29, 1945:
Eva Braun gets married
    $400 7
In 1949 this pre-wedding affair for Jimmy Stewart was televised & featured a "Wizard of Oz" munchkin in a diaper
    $400 11
Though it's Georgia's state fruit, about 3/4 of the fruit grown in the U.S. from this tree is from California
    $400 17
The group known as WWP helps these injured service men & women, WWs for short
    $400 22
(Johnny Gilbert reads the clue.) "Fiddle-dee-dee! war, war, war; the war talk's spoiling all the fun at every party this spring"
    $600 28
This 9-letter type of sofa has independent pieces that can be rearranged
    $600 5
Dec. 11, 2012:
Hugo Chavez has major cancer surgery (it's not Caracas)
    $600 8
The title of a 2005 Dave Chappelle film, it's an outdoor festival held on a closed-off city street
    $600 12
A flowering tree that produces acorns, the California white type of this can be 90 feet tall
    $600 18
French physicians & journalists started this medical aid group in the wake of war & famine in Biafra & floods in Pakistan
    $600 23
(Johnny Gilbert reads the clue.) "'re not with him, you'll regret it. maybe not today. maybe not tomorrow, but soon, & for the rest of your life"
    $800 29
An overstuffed sofa & a topcoat with a velvet collar are both named for the earl of this
    DD: $1,800 13
Nov. 7, 1867:
The future Marie Curie is born
    $800 9
A band of Native American fighters who raid an enemy, or a hawkish political group
    $800 15
Hey there, hoss, the Ponderosa type of this is common in the Rockies & the eastern side of the Cascades
    $800 19
Appropriately, this 4-letter organization started out in 1946 by sending packages to survivors of WWII
    $800 24
(Johnny Gilbert reads the clue.) "Hello! my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die"
    $1000 30
From the French, it's someone you tell secrets to, or the type of sofa seen here
    $1000 14
the "Great Plague" kills 7,000 people in one week
    $1000 10
Alliterative term for an occasion where you indulge in feeling sorry for yourself
    $1000 16
A Yarmouth, Maine tree called Herbie, a majestic American type of this tree, had to be cut down in 2010 at age 217
    $1000 20
The logo of this ecologically-minded group is seen here
    $1000 25
(Johnny Gilbert reads the clue.) "I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh?... Funny how? How am I funny?"

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

Sam Les Katrina
$3,600 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Les Katrina
$5,400 $5,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Under "B":
it's the capital & largest city
    $400 23
Of the zodiac signs
    $400 24
German gives us the name of this type of restaurant--try the knishes
    $400 1
Napoleon's invasion of this nation in mid-1812 was a turning point in his fortunes
    $400 30
Based on a book series, this CW show about catty young ladies in Manhattan ended its 6-year run in 2012
    $400 7
Game show dealmaker Mr. Hall plus a reticulated slitherer
    $800 3
Under "C":
it's Colombia's most important legal agricultural export
    $800 22
Of the 5 Great Lakes
    $800 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Traffic engineer Henry Barnes advocated this system of diagonal crossing; because of the way pedestrians weave around each other in the middle of the intersection, it's called the Barnes this
    $800 16
Napoleon met his Waterloo in 1815 just outside the town of Waterloo in what's now this country
    $800 18
Julia McKenzie, born in 1941, began playing this British snoop in 2008's "A Pocket Full of Rye"
    $800 8
Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton & Dave Alexander in Iggy Pop's band
    $1200 4
Under "V":
in 2009 & 2010, one of these named Galeras caused major evacuations
    $1200 19
Of the English titles of the books making up the Pentateuch
    $1200 21
The "D" in products like Zyrtec-D & Claritin-D stands for this, which will help your stuffy nose
    $1200 15
Victory in this October 1805 battle established British naval supremacy for the next 100 years
    $1200 17
Writer Andrew Davies adapted this novelist for 1994's "Middlemarch"
    $1200 9
Coldplay's Chris & Boxer Lennox
    $1600 5
Under G:
this 4-letter word for "big" preceded "Colombia" in the 1820s, when it also included Ecuador
    DD: $5,000 20
Of the First Ladies' first names
    $1600 27
In legalese, this 8-letter word means a person's true, fixed & permanent residence
    $1600 14
This British prime minister, the younger, helped lead the fight against Napoleon until his death in 1806
    $1600 12
In 2005 TV viewers could see "Oprah Winfrey presents" this Zora Neale Hurston book
    $1600 10
Separated at birth: "Manifesto" man Karl & "Right Here Waiting For You" singer Richard
    DD: $4,000 6
Under "E":
Many Spanish explorers came to Colombia searching for this fabled city of gold
    $2000 25
Of the properties in a classic Monopoly game
    $2000 29
This type of glazed earthenware is named for a Dutch town
    $2000 26
Napoleon commissioned the Arc de Triomphe after this 1805 battle, one of his greatest victories
    $2000 13
The Brits did up this John Galsworthy "Saga" splendidly in 1967 & again in 2002
    $2000 11
The Canadian students inside school before their classrooms open

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Les Katrina
$19,000 $20,400 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1920, the New York Times said he lacks the “knowledge ladled out daily in high schools”; on July 17, 1969, the paper apologized

Final scores:

Sam Les Katrina
$12,400 $2,799 $300
2-day champion: $31,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Les Katrina
$16,000 $17,000 $10,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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Game tape date: 2013-01-29
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