Show #6620 - Friday, May 31, 2013


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Kirk Nelson, a structural engineer from Seattle, Washington

Benjamin Recchie, a science writer from Chicago, Illinois

Sam Hopkins, an M.B.A. student originally from Prairie Village, Kansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
A group of lawyers is referred to as the bar; this piece of furniture is a group of judges
    $200 11
Bill Murray as FDR:
"Hyde Park on ____"
    $200 6
The iceberg type of this food is also called crisphead
    $200 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Vietnam.) On November 24, 1963, just two days after taking office, this man, who escalated the war, told his advisers, "I'm not going to lose Vietnam. I'm not going to let Vietnam go the way of China"
    $400 16
To knowingly assist someone in the commission of a crime is to "aid and " this 4-letter word
    $400 20
You fill these out to participate in an NCAA hoops March Madness pool (purely for fun, with no betting, of course)
    $400 12
J. Lo is the help:
"Maid in ____"
    $400 7
The lower the magnitude, the brighter the object; this one has a magnitude of a bright -26.51
    $400 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Vietnam.) For more than a decade, U.S. & South Vietnamese forces fought Vietcong guerrillas for control of Vietnam's rice bowl, this fertile region near the Mekong River's mouth
    $600 17
The McNaghten case of 1843 is the standard in about half the states for a verdict of not guilty by reason of this
    $600 24
...Revelation (Hey...!)
    $600 21
An NHL game has at least 3 of these that are 20 minutes apiece
    $600 13
A Kurt Russell adventure:
"Big Trouble in Little ____"
    $600 8
This school of design & its sites in Weimar & Dessau have been designated World Heritage Sites
    DD: $1,000 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Only a small part of Hanoi's infamous Hoa La prison remains standing today; during the war, inmates such as John McCain gave it this ironic nickname, reflecting the lack of hospitality they found there
    $800 18
People often represent themselves in this, aka conciliation court, where damages are below a specified amount
    $800 23
It can mean something shaped like a star
    $800 14
Nick Nolte as TJ:
"Jefferson in ____"
    $800 9
This 17th c. Brit's "choice" meant customers at his stable had to take the horse nearest the door
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Reminders of the war are everywhere in Vietnam; a small lake in a quiet Hanoi neighborhood still holds wreckage of one of these giant U.S. bombers that attacked the city in December 1972
    $1000 19
This medical professional's type of jury conducts an inquest into the cause of a suspicious death
    $1000 26
...Lamentations (the prophet said to be doing the lamenting)
    $1000 22
Preceding "off", it means "to hurry away"; preceding "down", it means "to write hastily
    $1000 15
An Orson Welles classic:
"The Lady from ____"
    $1000 10
This ex-president passed away on June 8, 1845 at the Hermitage
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Vietnam.) The climactic moment of the war came when, after more than 20 years of fighting, North Vietnamese tanks burst through the gates of Saigon's Presidential Palace on April 30th of this year

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Sam Benjamin Kirk
$2,200 $4,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Benjamin Kirk
$6,400 $3,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In this next category, you will [*] to come up with your response which will be two different words.)
    $400 6
This tiny principality is famed for its casino at Monte Carlo & a Grand Prix auto race
    $400 18
This shortcake fruit has an average of 200 seeds on each berry
    $400 1
Derek Jeter
(2000) &
Edgar Renteria
    $400 28
A North Atlantic food fish ingests an E to become a system used for secrecy of communication
    $400 25
Appropriately, "coda", the concluding part of a musical work, is Italian for this terminal part of an animal's body
    $400 20
Due to its varied appearance, chromium takes its name from the Greek word for this
    $800 7
The main roads in this country follow the Valira Del Norte River toward France & the Valira River into Spain
    $800 14
This fruit was not named for a Hanna-Barbera pooch but is probably an alteration of "hurtleberry"
    $800 2
Mike Schmidt
(1980) &
Pablo Sandoval
    $800 12
To expectorate, with an E added, adds to the bitter ill will
    $800 24
His 1788 "Jupiter" Symphony features an extended coda combining 5 previously heard independent motifs
    $800 21
Chromium is a metal that is frequently used in these combinations of 2 or more metals
    $1200 8
Foreign workers make up half the labor force of this principality nestled between Austria & Switzerland
    $1200 11
They are dislodged from their vines using water reels & then float to the surface to be harvested
    $1200 3
Johnny Bench
(1976) &
Steve Yeager
    $1200 13
To converse in an informal manner, with an E, will violate rules in a game
    $1200 29
This rock band released the album "Coda" in 1982, shortly after the death of their drummer prompted their breakup
    $1200 17
Chrome is popular because it's resistant to this slow deterioration
    $1600 9
This very old republic within northeastern Italy is famous for its colorful, collectible stamps
    DD: $2,000 15
This berry is known as framboos by the Dutch
    $1600 4
Tom Glavine
(1995) &
Curt Schilling
    $1600 19
A synonym for fear adds an E to become cargo transported for pay
    $1600 30
You'll often hear a coda at the end of a movement in one of these classical compositions, from Italian for "to sound"
    $1600 22
This type of alliterative "steel" varies in chromium content from 10 to 26%
    DD: $5,000 10
In 1530 the Holy Roman Emperor gave it to the order of St. John of Jerusalem as a base against the Turks
    $2000 16
In the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Violet Beauregarde turns into one of these berries
    $2000 5
Donn Clendenon
(1969) &
Willie Stargell
    $2000 27
A proposal formally made to a deliberative assembly takes on an E to get in touch with 1 of its many types of feelings
    $2000 26
As it comes at the other end of the song from the intro, a coda in popular music is often referred to as this
    $2000 23
Chrome is used as a refractory, meaning it has an unusually high one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Benjamin Kirk
$9,000 $9,000 $18,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In his will, this title guy tells his niece Antonia she should marry a man who knows not "about... chivalry"

Final scores:

Sam Benjamin Kirk
$13,500 $6 $18,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Benjamin Kirk
$13,600 $9,000 $17,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2013-01-29
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