Show #6622 - Tuesday, June 4, 2013


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David Moore, an operations manager from Nashville, Tennessee

Rachel Gordon, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

J Tarter-Fox, a customer service representative from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 5 W's
(Alex: Think of journalism.)
    $200 12
This ex-first lady whose son committed her to a private sanitarium in 1875
    $200 21
This diamond-shaped pattern named for a clan's tartan is popular for socks & sweaters
    $200 26
The Dodgers departed this NYC borough for the west in 1957
    $200 1
In the 11th century she was the occasionally naked in public wife of Earl Leofric
    $200 7
Hot place in an Italian Dante title
    $200 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a stream in Alaska.) As pink salmon near their spawning grounds, males develop hooked jaws & dorsal lumps that make them look more imposing to other males, which accounts for this whale-like nickname
    $400 13
A tuxedo part worn pleats-up also called a crumb catcher
    $400 22
A rounded collar in style again recently is named for this J.M. Barrie character
    $400 27
Walter Alston managed the Dodgers for 23 years; this successor, for 20
    $400 2
More than 200 U.S. soldiers died at this June 1876 battle named for a river
    $400 8
Amazon's e-reader
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a sea star while scuba diving in Alaska.) Pacific sea stars lack developed eyes, but at the tip of each arm are eyespots that help distinguish light from dark with the help of these light-focusing structures found in human eyes
    $600 14
This decade when NASDAQ debuted & Pet Rocks were all the rage
    $600 23
A shortened form of a Spanish word gives us the name for these seatless leggings worn by cowboys
    $600 28
This lefty with a blazing fastball led the Dodgers to 2 World Series titles in the 1960s
    $600 3
Her temperance newspapers included "The Smasher's Mail" & "The Hatchet"
    $600 9
A comedy tribute that's more putdown than praise
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew scuba dives with an octopus in Alaska.) The giant Pacific octopus has a 24-foot armspan & two horn-like papillae above each eye, which some say give it this satanic fish nickname
    $800 15
This capital of the province of Ontario
    $800 24
The housedress named after illustrations of this "old" nursery rhyme woman is perfect for visits to the cupboard
    $800 29
Nicknamed "Mr. Clean", this Dodger first baseman made 8 straight all-star teams from 1974 to 1981
    $800 4
On Aug. 7, 1964 this resolution passed in the House, 414 to zero
    $800 10
Signals that are fired off, or another word for bell-bottoms
    $800 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us anemone shrimp underwater in Alaska.) Stinging tentacles don't bother the anemone shrimp because the shrimp has spent hours letting his host get accustomed to him so they can have the mutualistic this type of relationship, from the Greek for life
    $1000 16
Because free-floating collarbones make them more flexible & able to get their paws under them in time
    $1000 25
This type of neck, seen here, is named for a hooded garment worn by monks
    $1000 30
This closer with a record for consecutive saves hurt his eye playing hockey, hence the specs
    DD: $1,200 5
He redesigned more than 50 of the 87 churches lost in London's Great Fire
    $1000 11
British flashlight
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a jellyfish swimming in Alaska.) Arctic Lion's Mane Jellyfish can be 120 feet long, impressive due to the fact they only live for about a year, most of its time in the fully developed stage named for this serpent headed Greek woman

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

J Rachel David
$2,800 $1,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J Rachel David
$9,000 $1,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 5 "W"s
(Alex: Sounds familiar, except this time the "W" is in quotation marks, each correct response beginning with that letter.)
    $400 16
About 2 feet is the maximum depth for this type of pool
    $400 30
This Philadelphia paper is nicknamed "Inky"
    $400 21
In 1978 Bill Gates & Paul Allen were in their 20s when this company they founded exceeded $1 million in sales
    $400 1
Related to the ancient scarab, it's also called the May beetle, but we think that's a bit premature
    $400 6
Opened in 1849, the Chain Bridge over this river was the first to link Buda & Pest
    $400 8
Helen Fielding reworked "Pride & Prejudice" & used the name Mr. Darcy for this novel & its 2001 film
    $800 17
If you hitch one of these "to a star", you've got ambition
    $800 29
The slogan of this Baltimore paper is "Light for All"
    $800 22
Picasso & Braque were in their 20s when they began developing this art style together
    $800 2
Thanks to the old style calendar of this country, its "February Revolution" began on March 8, 1917 (to us)
    $800 7
This Australian city's Harbour Bridge is nicknamed the "Coat Hanger"
    $800 9
2 sisters go broke & move to East L.A. in the rhymingly titled fiim "From Prada to" this, based on "Sense & Sensibility"
    $1200 18
To whip to a froth, or the tool used to do so
    DD: $200 27
The "ticker" was announced in the Feb. 26, 1897 issue of this publication
    $1200 23
T.S. Eliot was 26 when this "Love Song" of his was published in Poetry magazine
    $1200 3
Term for an unexpected voter-swaying event just before a presidential election
    $1200 13
A bridge in Cambridge that crosses the river Cam is named for Venice's bridge of these
    $1200 10
As if! This movie starring Alicia Silverstone was based on "Emma"
    $1600 19
Habeas corpus or certiorari
    $1600 26
The late Roger Ebert was the chief film critic of this Midwest paper for more than 40 years
    $1600 24
Lawyer to both Claus von Bulow & O.J. Simpson, he was appointed to the faculty of the Harvard law school at age 25
    DD: $2,000 4
The most infamous event of 44 B.C. occurred on this day
    $1600 14
The oldest existing bridge built over the river Seine in Paris, it opened in 1607 & means "new bridge"
    $1600 11
Giant lobsters & rampaging octopi threaten the Dashwood sisters in the book "Sense and Sensibility and" these
    $2000 20
You know, you've got a point--this one formed in your hairline
    $2000 28
Call 303-893-TIPS to reach an investigative reporter at this Post
    $2000 25
In 1778, at age 22, he was made a Major & commanded 3 troops of cavalry, earning his nickname
    $2000 5
In 1987 this African-American playwright swung for the "Fences" & won a Pulitzer
    $2000 15
The triple bridge gives visitors a choice of how to enter Old Town in Ljubljana in this former Yugoslav republic
    $2000 12
She played a pre-fame Jane Austen in the 2007 film "Becoming Jane"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J Rachel David
$20,000 $6,200 $21,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In August 2012 the Telegraph of London ran the headline "Paralympics 2012:" he "opens ceremony with a 'Big Bang'"

Final scores:

J Rachel David
$1 $7,400 $3,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

J Rachel David
$20,200 $6,200 $21,000
27 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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Game tape date: 2013-01-30
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