Show #6641 - Monday, July 1, 2013

Ben Ingram game 1.


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Jacob Laux, an administrative assistant from Rancho Santa Margarita, California

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina

Sonrisa Cooper, a project assistant from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Hosting "Dawn Buster" for AFVN during the war, I opened with these 3 words made famous by DJ Adrian Cronauer
    $200 1
He made a fine post-impressionism on us: VVG
    $200 3
This 605-foot Seattle landmark opened on the first day of the 1962 World's Fair
    $200 5
Posh Spice said, "Mr. Snoopy, you're not taking my husband out", but this man & Snoop Dogg became buddies anyway
    $200 12
Position played by Hank Aaron & Babe Ruth
    $200 10
Spring hinges are used on these mosquito-foiling doors
    $400 23
In 1940 regularly scheduled military broadcasting began in Central America's PCZ, or this zone
    $400 2
She was never too old to paint: really AMRM, but known as GM
    $400 4
In 2001 it reopened after its foundation was stabilized & straightened about 15 inches to prevent collapse
    $400 15
In 2009 Jon Bon Jovi got his pal, this Patriots head coach, to take the stage & belt out "Wanted Dead or Alive"
    $400 13
The lack of a dorsal fin characterizes this member of the balaenidae family
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Hooke's law says that a spring
will go back to its original state when force is removed so long as we don't exceed this limit...
also an adjective
for your flexible waistband
    $600 27
Specialist Kristen King became a star among soldiers with her "Country Convoy" show from inside this zone in Baghdad
    $600 16
To call him, just put your lips together & blow: JW
    $600 7
In 2009 this city's 60-story John Hancock Tower sold for $660 million in a foreclosure auction
    $600 18
Because these two pals are about to board, we're guessing that plane's heading to Vegas
    $600 14
If you're read your Mirandas, this is the first line you'll hear
    $600 17
South Africa's national Rugby team is named for this antelope that springs about
    $800 28
In 1943 Armed Forces Network Europe made its first broadcast from this European network's studios
    $800 21
Salute this American painter of the Edwardian age: JSS
    $800 8
His London "column", including his statue by E.H. Baily, was completed in 1843
    $800 24
Come on, Vogue! Anna Wintour has given fashion advice to this Wimbledon-winning Swiss guy pal
    $800 19
This form of address is used for abbots, Anglican bishops & other prelates
    $800 26
The Omega brand of this accessory boasts of its tiny but critical silicon balance spring
    $1000 29
The first song ever played in 1990 by the Armed Forces Desert Network was this appropriate song by The Clash
    $1000 22
He was a man of action (painting): W de K
    DD: $2,200 9
The 2 towers of this bridge completed in 1937 are 746 feet high & 4,200 feet apart: that's about 4/5 of a mile
    $1000 25
(Warren Buffett delivers the clue.) I've become friends with this rapper & mogul--he did a spot in my "Secret Millionaires Club" series & I went to the opening of his 40/40 Club, wearing a tie that he'd given me
    $1000 20
This national committee was founded in 1968, 5 years before the Roe V. Wade decision it opposes
    $1000 30
In Greek myth Cadmus sowed the teeth of this creature, & they sprang up as armed men

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

Sonrisa Ben Jacob
$1,200 $5,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sonrisa Ben Jacob
$5,800 $8,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
When he died in 1227, he passed on to his children land that extended from Beijing to the Caspian Sea
    $400 7
One love, people! The white sand beaches of Montego Bay await you on this country's northern coast
    $400 1
"I Love Rock 'N Roll", "I Hate Myself for Loving You"
    $400 12
In the U.S. Army:
second lieutenant, first lieutenant, captain...
    $400 17
About this queen, Shakespeare wrote, "age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety"
    $400 22
A spider in my house is a real ____, but my wife won't let me just ____ on it
    $800 18
4 popes came from this Italian renaissance family, starting with Leo X, formerly Giovanni de'
    $800 11
In 1632 the Dutch settled on this island, about 20 miles northeast of Trinidad
    $800 2
"Back in Black", "Moneytalks"
    $800 16
"...and the Sorcerer's Stone", "...and the Chamber of Secrets", "...and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
    $800 23
Betty Friedan wrote, "to keep... life-giving ties alive... is our" this, the opposite of Ponce de Leon's legendary quest
    $800 27
____ had just broken when Timmy woke up, eager to play with his magic ____
    $1200 19
This owner's death in 2013 left his kids Jim & Jeanie in charge of the L.A. Lakers
    $1200 8
St. Thomas in these islands was the birthplace of Camille Pissarro
    $1200 3
"The Pretender", "Times Like These"
    $1200 13
The next New York City road to success:
Lexington, Park, Madison...
    $1200 26
A Clairol slogan proclaimed, "you're not getting older, you're" doing this
    DD: $3,400 20
Relatives in this family include a vice president, a West Virginia senator & an Arkansas governor
    $1600 9
In 1648 the French & the Dutch agreed to share this "saintly" 34-square-mile island
    $1600 4
"Christine Sixteen", "Shout It Out Loud"
    $1600 14
Hail to the next chief:
Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler...
    $1600 25
In this novel, Oscar Wilde wrote, "the tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young"
    $2000 21
This banking family of German-Jewish descent helped the British buy part of the Suez Canal
    $2000 10
The peak that forms much of this partner of Nevis is Mount Misery; with an average temperature of 80, sounds rough
    $2000 5
"Somebody Told Me", "When You Were Young"
    DD: $3,000 15
On the periodic table:
boron, carbon, nitrogen...
    $2000 24
This 19th century English poet penned the line "grow old along with me, the best is yet to be"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sonrisa Ben Jacob
$8,600 $20,600 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1934 novel was partly written in the Hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul; the room is now a memorial to the author

Final scores:

Sonrisa Ben Jacob
$12,600 $20,629 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,629 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sonrisa Ben Jacob
$8,600 $18,400 $5,400
16 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2013-03-27
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