Show #6640 - Friday, June 28, 2013


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Sonrisa Cooper, a project assistant from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Nishant Menon, an economist from Hyattsville, Maryland

Laura Amundson, a former criminal defense attorney from Des Moines, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,395)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
    $200 1
A 2010 L.A. county ordinance says no grocery store "shall provide to any customer" this type of "carryout bag"
    $200 6
This band's name was inspired by gym teacher Leonard Skinner, who disliked long-haired students
    $200 13
The line highlighted here Is at this number of degrees longitude.
    $200 17
Because this African beast is so homely, "I'll stare at something less prepoceros"
    $200 8
This future flyboy probably took his first small step about a year after his Aug. 5, 1930 initial Earth entry
    $200 26
Occurring twice a year
    $400 2
Bycatch reduction devices are used in the commercial type of this activity
    $400 7
One story says Jerry Garcia found this band's name in a dictionary
    $400 22
This Honda minivan has a Homeric name
    $400 18
"I do not charge" it "with matricide, but what about his Cleopatricide?"
    $400 9
There are known knowns, like this 2-time secretary of defense being born on July 9, 1932
    $400 27
A judge who winks at the prosecution & glares at the defense is showing this
    $600 3
The largest source of water pollution in U.S. rivers is water spreading from fields, aka agricultural this
    $600 10
This "Up All Night" British boy band chose its name because it would sound good when announced on "The X Factor"
    $600 23
These dogs represent the teams of both Northeastern University & UConn
    $600 19
"Toward a better world I contribute my modest smidgin; I eat the squab, lest it become" one of these
    $600 14
On Nov. 4, 1879 this humorist began never meeting men he didn't like in what was then Cherokee Territory
    $600 28
Geographic description of a firm with offices in L.A. & New York
    $800 4
In 1973, 3 years after it was founded, the EPA was successful in banning the use of sprayed this for fireproofing
    $800 11
The concept that mankind is regressing gave this new wave "Whip It" band its name
    $800 24
You know from trips to the ATM that Andrew Jackson is on the front of the $20; this building is on the back
    DD: $1,000 20
About this insect Nash wrote, "would you be calm and placid if you were full of formic acid?"
    $800 15
This grandmaster made his opening move on March 9, 1943 in Chicago
    $800 29
Term used of your first premolar
    $1000 5
The Nature Conservancy's "6 Easy Ways" to fight intrusion by these non-native species include "clean your boots"
    $1000 12
This British synth rock band took its name from a French fashion magazine
    $1000 25
This Brit wrote the book on economics: 1936's "The General Theory Of Employment, Interest & Money"
    $1000 21
Nash pondered whether this carnivorous insect was "from outer space, or lost Atlantis"
    $1000 16
This noted manufacturer first showed his gums (not yet his teeth) on Sept. 30, 1861
    $1000 30
An expression such as 5x + 3y

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

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
-$600 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$1,200 $4,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

____ OF THE ____
(Alex: You have to identify the actor who narrates the film.)
    $400 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads the clue.) The Florence variety of this lab container takes its alliterative name from earlier ones used to bottle certain Italian wines
    $400 23
This underwear brand owns the first American trademark ever used for textiles
    $400 11
A coquette is a flirtatious woman; insert 1 letter to get this deep-fried cake of meat
    $400 12
This border river also called Rio Bravo empties into the Gulf of Mexico
    $400 1
This English captain called his 1587 raid on Cadiz, destroying much of the Armada, "singeing the King of Spain's Beard"
    $400 6
"Blade Runner"
    $800 22
Piece of glassware with volume graduations, or Dr. Honeydew's muppet assistant
    $800 24
In slang, "scraping" this is reaching for something of the lowest quality
    $800 17
Accouchement is the time surrounding this major life event
    $800 13
The Meuse River separates Belgium & this country from Maastricht to Maaseik
    $800 2
Enduring into the 20th Century, this last Chinese Imperial Dynasty is also called the Qing
    $800 4
"The Shawshank
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue.) Arthur Miller might know that the specialized lab tongs I'm using are named for these potentially hot objects they are designed to hold
    $1200 25
The Latin legal phrase amicus curiae means this
    $1200 18
Originally the forward part of an army, this hyphenated word now refers to any radical innovator
    $1200 14
This river is on the border of Germany & Switzerland
    $1200 8
This organization includes countries that spent centuries fighting, but it won the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
    $1200 3
    $1600 29
These 2 laboratory instruments used to crush or grind substances are used to symbolize pharmacy
    $1600 26
Neville Chamberlain & Winston Churchill both served as this Senior Finance Minister
    $1600 19
A moue is a dissatisfied pursing of the lips, the equivalent of this, which also has "ou" in the middle
    DD: $4,000 15
The Usumacinta River forms the border between Mexico & this country
    $1600 9
In 597 B.C., this Babylonian king captured Jerusalem & took 18-year-old King Jehoaichin back to Babylon as a captive
    $1600 5
"Stand By Me"
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads the clue.) Essential to distillation, this lab device removes heat from a vapor, reducing it to a liquid
    $2000 27
This Catholic sacrament was long known as extreme unction
    DD: $3,000 20
Meaning uninterested, it's the past participle of a French word meaning "to become boring"
    $2000 16
The Torne River is on the border of Sweden & this country until it empties in the Gulf of Bothnia
    $2000 10
In 1961 Algerians began training rebels from this West African colony who wanted independence from the Portuguese
    $2000 7
"Fight Club"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$15,000 $14,800 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

John Updike wrote "Rabbit, Run" partly in reaction to this more carefree novel that was published 3 years earlier

Final scores:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$4,000 $401 $4,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$16,600 $14,800 $7,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
0 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2013-02-13
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