Show #6629 - Thursday, June 13, 2013


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Megan Hickey, a public defender from Seattle, Washington

Matt Noble, a math professor originally from Mobile, Alabama

Andre Green, a data analyst from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "L" and end with an "M.")
    $200 1
Teddy Roosevelt,
    $200 25
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) Introducing kids to the rewarding experience of working in a community garden or cooking a healthy meal with their family instills a deeper appreciation for the food they eat & is part of Let's Move, an initiative I launched to combat this childhood medical issue
    $200 15
This network, "the most trusted name in news"
    $200 10
The mascot of this NFC team is named Roary
    $200 20
The Australian sign seen here depicts this bird to warn of its possible crossing
    $200 5
Some airlines advertise that their seats have more of this so you can stretch out
    $400 2
Teddy Roosevelt,
November 1912
    $400 26
In the U.S. hepatitis C is the main reason for this delicate operation first done successfully in 1967
    $400 16
" ...Kills bugs dead"
    $400 11
The Jungle Zone is open at Paul Brown stadium before this team's home games
    $400 21
The German sign above a garage says "no" this, or look what can happen
    $400 6
This flooring invented around 1860 has come back in favor because it's environmentally friendly
    $600 3
Strom Thurmond,
    $600 27
The OED defines it as "to administer to oneself a drug or (perceived) remedy (sometimes... alcohol)"
    $600 17
"The nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever, so you can rest medicine"
    $600 12
Pete Carroll left the sunny climes of L.A. & USC to become head coach of this team in a decidedly Rainier environment
    $600 22
The Swedish street sign seen here warns of these, for which drivers should slow down
    DD: $800 7
Tepid, or lacking enthusiasm or conviction
    $800 4
Strom Thurmond,
    $800 29
This medical specialist also takes care of your hair & nails
    $800 18
"Because so much is riding on your tires"
    $800 13
The website for this team has a section for "Finatics"
    $800 23
The crossing sign seen here is used in this European city
    $800 8
A deadlock or impasse
    $1000 28
Strom Thurmond,
November 1948
    $1000 30
Shoulder or knee pain may be this -itis, inflammation of the sac that reduces bone friction
    $1000 19
"Babies are our business"
    $1000 14
The winning entry to name this S.E. team said, "it never drops its prey... and has a great sporting tradition"
    $1000 24
The Thai sign indicates that the area is prone to this natural disaster that can result from an earthquake
    $1000 9
This Greek school stood in a grove sacred to Apollo, the god for whom it was named

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

Andre Matt Megan
-$400 $3,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andre Matt Megan
$1,200 $6,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
"When I read something saying I've not done anything as good as 'Catch-22' I'm tempted to reply, 'Who has?'"
    $400 1
This 4-letter word is a weapon in 2 senses: a club with a spiked head & a nonlethal spray
    $400 25
1995: Glenn Close was ready for her closeup as Norma Desmond in this musical
    $400 17
No word on his putting skills, but he is the patron saint of Scotland
    $400 16
At London's 1851 Great Exhibition, Alfred Hobbs wowed crowds by doing this to 2 supposedly impregnable locks
    $400 11
An uninhabited natural region
    $800 2
"Sometimes I don't know whether Zelda and I are real or whether we are characters in one of my novels"
    $800 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) One way the trebuchet is different from a basic catapult is that this simple biblical weapon was added to aid in acceleration & range
    $800 26
1982: Jennifer Holliday won as Effie White in this musical about a girl group
    $800 18
Sometimes regarded as a family emblem, it's a distinctive fabric pattern used on plaid kilts
    $800 22
Warded door locks (the kind you can peek through) lost favor, as they can be easily opened by these "spooky" universal keys
    $800 12
If you "lose" this, you pass out
    DD: $5,000 4
"Somewhere in Germany is a stream called the Vonne, that is the source of my curious name"
    $1200 7
This term that goes back to a word for "boy" or "youth" referred to those soldiers too inexperienced for the cavalry
    $1200 27
1964: she was Broadway's original Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly"
    $1200 19
This work of literature is known as "the Scottish play"
    $1200 23
These moving parts inside a lock can be in the shape of discs, levers or pins
    $1200 13
For his pleasant disposition, NFL running back Walter Payton was dubbed this
    $1600 5
"I choose to be a... New Hampshire farmer with an income in cash of say a thousand (from...a publisher in New York City)"
    $1600 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Under Alexander the Great, the first five ranks in this military formation whose name comes from the Greek for "finger" held spears facing forward, while the rear rows likely held them aloft
    $1600 28
2008: Patti LuPone was honored for playing Mama Rose in this revival
    $1600 20
He's the most recent U.K. prime minister born in Scotland
    $1600 24
Superman may have laughed in 2004 when a web video showed this popular bike lock brand being opened with a Bic pen
    $1600 14
In 2011 the FCC abandoned this doctrine that required equal time for opposing political views
    $2000 8
Not the modest type, in 1882 he told a U.S. Customs official, "I have nothing to declare except my genius"
    DD: $5 10
Bolt to the top of the class if you know an arbalest is another name for this medieval weapon
    $2000 21
This 1993 Irvine Welsh novel about hangers-out near the railroad introduced many to modern Scottish writing
    $2000 15
In 1931 the religious group called the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society adopted this new name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andre Matt Megan
$3,600 $12,195 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From 2005, it's the last Best Picture Oscar winner whose name is just one syllable

Final scores:

Andre Matt Megan
$3,642 $12,390 $7,201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,390 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andre Matt Megan
$3,600 $17,200 $5,600
13 R,
5 W
24 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2013-02-05
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