Show #6624 - Thursday, June 6, 2013


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Lauren Hopkins Karcz, a language test developer from Atlanta, Georgia

Greg Draves, an MBA student from New York, New York

Jonathan Van Balen, an international marketing specialist from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
His occupation starting with his first known efforts at age 15
    $200 21
If you encounter opposition you can't overcome, you've run into this seven-letter item
    $200 14
It owns theme parks & water parks:
    $200 11
"O, Susanna! O, don't you cry for me, I've come from Alabama with my" this
    $200 22
His role as a mischievous deckhand in "Steamboat Willie" launched his career
    $200 1
A puffed cornmeal snack created in 1948
    $400 7
The city where he was sworn in as president in 1789 (don't say Washington, D.C., it wasn't built yet)
    $400 30
Yep, China's got the bomb; check out this cloud that could go in a food category
    $400 15
Company with armored cars for CIT (cash in transit):
    $400 12
Rudy Giuliani after 9/11: these "are broken, but they continue to beat, and the spirit of our city has never been stronger"
    $400 23
"Quiet Please!", starring this feline & mouse duo, won the 1945 Oscar for best cartoon short subject
    $400 2
"Up in Smoke" comedy duo
    $600 8
Henry Knox succeeded George as army commander & was George's secretary of this
    $600 29
Graceful bird seen here once hunted by sailors
    $600 16
A retailer of casual apparel:
    $600 13
Pontius Pilate "took water, and washed" these "before the multitude", saying he was innocent of the blood of Jesus
    $600 24
Remy is a frustrated chef in this kitchen caper from Pixar
    $600 3
Hip hip oh no!
It's been called the most dangerous female sport in high school & college
    $800 9
Not knowing this European language was a problem when George parleyed with speakers of it on the Ohio River
    $800 28
Borrowed from the theater, it's the term for the type of stunt-flying exhibition seen here
    $800 17
The name didn't die with the telegraph:
    $800 19
A World War II slogan said these "sink ships"
    $800 25
The mice Bernard & Bianca travel to save a rare eagle in the sequel titled "The Rescuers" here
    $800 4
Wapshot chronicler who published his first short story at age 18
    $1000 10
It's where George is at rest
    $1000 27
During the 2010 State of the Union address, lip-readers caught this Supreme Court justice saying, "Simply not true"
    $1000 18
Providing antivirus & firewall technology:
    DD: $1,200 20
This 1897 work includes the line "a great nose indicates a great man"
    $1000 26
This rat had his own movie in the sequel to "Willard", which featured a hit Michael Jackson tune
    $1000 5
How close were we? This body part "by jowl"

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

Jonathan Greg Lauren
$4,600 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Greg Lauren
$7,200 $3,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "G-R", and the word itself will be of 8 letters only.)
    $400 11
Look out below; they're the group seen here in a satellite photo
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) The force required for a 220-pound running back to stop & turn upfield is about 450 pounds, per this man's third law of motion
    $400 16
Wolf Blitzer's show title refers to this place where activities are coordinated during a crisis
    $400 6
I Kissed A ____ You Know It's True
    $400 20
In 2010 this city gave landmark status to the homes of Lorraine Hansberry, Gwendolyn Brooks & Richard Wright
    $400 1
A football field, or a flat framework of parallel metal bars used for broiling meat
    $800 12
To remember the names of the world's 3 longest rivers, just say "nay", for the Nile, Amazon & this one
    $800 27
Hockey pucks are frozen before a game to reduce this motion-resisting force
    $800 17
Middle-class suburban women with kids kicking the ball around fall into this demographic
    $800 7
Empire State Of ____ Games
    $800 21
Set 15 years later, Terry McMillan's "Getting to Happy" checks back in on the ladies we last met "Waiting to" do this
    $800 2
This steel-gray mineral is often used to make electrodes & crucibles
    $1200 13
Until it made the news in 1961, most Americans were unfamiliar with this body of water
    $1200 28
Golf's hottest controversy is over a type of this club with a longer shaft to stabilize your swing & nerves
    $1200 18
"FLOTUS" is an acronym for this title; its holder is not elected but has to serve anyway
    $1200 8
On The ____ Ga-Ga
    DD: $3,000 22
Kristin Hunter took the title for her novel "God Bless the Child" from this singer
    $1200 3
A wrestler
    $1600 14
The Cyclades Islands lie in this sea
    $1600 30
A curveball curves because this is unequal on different sides where the ball's surface meets the air
    $1600 19
This last name of a judge denied a Supreme Court spot in 1987 is now a verb meaning to attack someone's character
    $1600 9
Locked Out Of ____ Is A Place on Earth
    $1600 23
Set in Georgia, her first novel was 1970's "The Third Life of Grange Copeland"
    $1600 4
Magnificence, or nobility & greatness of character
    $2000 15
This serene-sounding river of western Canada is named for the site of a territorial settlement between Indians
    $2000 29
Geometric arch that's the natural path of a projectile; a narrower one helps free throws, Dwight Howard
    DD: $2,000 25
A state like Texas whose composition is less than 50% Caucasian is said to be this alliterative oxymoronic term
    $2000 10
One Sweet ____ Tripper
    $2000 24
(Professor Henry Louis Gates delivers the clue.) This prolific social critic & author of "Race Matters" was my co-author on the 1996 book "The Future of the Race"
    $2000 5
We use this Latin word to mean appropriate seriousness or solemnity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Greg Lauren
$6,800 $17,600 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A bo'sun whistle was once a prize in boxes of this alliterative product introduced in 1963

Final scores:

Jonathan Greg Lauren
$12,583 $22,800 $4,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Greg Lauren
$8,000 $17,600 $14,400
20 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2013-01-30
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