Show #6646 - Monday, July 8, 2013

Ben Ingram game 6.


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Donna Hesson, a public-health informationist from Ellicott City, Maryland

Jonathan Couser, a medieval historian from Lee, New Hampshire

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina (whose 5-day cash winnings total $115,632)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those two letters at the beginning of each correct response.)
(Alex: Department of Defense.)
    $200 17
The Supreme Court case Jones v. Van Zandt didn't overturn the Fugitive Slave Act but did this opposite
    $200 12
George Gipp & Joe Theismann
    $200 6
This South American country is named for an Italian navigator (don't think too much)
    $200 8
Nearly 10 feet long, "Lavender Mist" from 1950 is one of his drip paintings
    $200 24
AAA can stand for this kind of artillery
    $200 20
"Strangle" or "to enrich the fuel mixture of"
    $400 18
This "up" word is a term in both boxing & bridge
    $400 13
Lynn Swann & Marcus Allen
    $400 7
This South American country that became independent in 1825 is named for its liberator
    $400 9
The Pentelic type of this form of limestone was a favorite material of classical Greek sculptors
    $400 25
The "R" in D&R is reintegrate; the "D" is this, to interrogate a soldier who's back from a mission
    $400 21
"Slang... a member of a crew for a traveling group of musicians"
    $600 19
To promote someone to a higher position where he can do less damage is to kick him here
    $600 14
Archie Griffin & Eddie George
    $600 1
This country on the Rhine River is named for an Austrian prince; his descendants still rule the country
    $600 10
A rag is not just a Joplin tune but a melodic pattern of Indian music also called this, 1 letter longer than "rag"
    $600 26
SACEUR leads all NATO operations & is this Commander, Europe
    $600 4
"The withdrawal from the Union of 11 southern states in the period 1860-61"
    $800 29
To reprimand or censure severely
    $800 15
Bobby Layne & Earl Campbell
    $800 2
This Indian Ocean island is named after a former governor, Maurice of Nassau
    $800 11
A Michael Smuin work was the first full-length ballet shown on "Dance in America", part of this "great" PBS series
    $800 27
Second to the CO on a ship is the XO, short for this
    DD: $2,000 5
(2 words)
"Goal achieved at too great a cost"
    $1000 30
This stroke for stringed instruments like violins is indicated in scores by the symbol V
    $1000 16
Johnny Rodgers & Grant Wistrom
    $1000 3
A British territory, this island group about 700 miles east of the Carolinas is named for its discoverer
    $1000 23
Perhaps the greatest composer of German songs, he died the year after his hero Beethoven
    $1000 28
Marines can conduct recon in LAVs, light these
    $1000 22
(2 words) "a deep...color" or "woolen cloth of this color, used esp. for U.S. Army uniforms"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ben Jonathan Donna
$6,600 $1,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Jonathan Donna
$11,200 $400 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Tennessee Williams passed many days in this southernmost Florida town & recalled it fondly in his memoirs
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Place your fingers over the laces and flick the wrist downward to make your pass a perfect one of these
    $400 11
Poison control centers today still get calls about ingestion of this herb that was fatal to Socrates
    $400 13
Drummer Frank Beard is the only member of this Texas trio who does not sport a flowing beard
    $400 21
The ancient British noble title "Duke of" this WWII landing place began with William the Conqueror
    $400 27
Proverbially, "What's good for the goose is good for" this
    $800 10
This Carl Hiaasen novel set in Fort Lauderdale became a movie in which Demi Moore takes it off
    $800 8
Push the barb all the way through at several places on the body in this pre-angling task
    $800 16
You can kiss under this Christmas parasite, but don't eat its white berries--they can be fatal
    $800 14
Rick Savage plays bass in this band, whose name was initially spelled like a hard-of-hearing feline
    $800 22
14th c. Hapsburg ruler Rudolf IV lengthened "duke" to this, & the family used the title until the end of WWI
    $1200 12
Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who died aged 108 in 1998, helped preserve this area with her book subtitled "River of Grass"
    $1200 4
A "push cut" helps when carving intricate shapes in this activity whose name comes from the Middle English for "knife"
    $1200 7
The red stalks of this pie plant are fine, but its leaves can cause convulsions & death
    $1200 15
In 2012 "Been Away Too Long" was the first single off this Chris Cornell band's first album in 16 years
    $1200 2
In 1814 the duke of this was appointed ambassador to France; the next year, he defeated Napoleon in battle
    $1600 17
Famous for a Civil War novella, he also wrote "The Open Boat", an 1897 account of a Florida shipwreck
    $1600 5
It's adding an extra turn in the wide triangular knot that gives this necktie style its royal name
    $1600 19
This type of "oil" was bad enough as a folk cure for kids; a few of the same plant's seeds can kill you
    $1600 24
Pete Wentz & Joe Trohman are 2 of the boys in this "boy" band
    DD: $100 3
The Duke of Gloucester, better known as this, is seen here in a reconstruction done after he was unearthed in 2012
    $2000 18
John D. MacDonald explored Florida's dark side in "Pale Gray for Guilt" & other novels about this McHero
    $2000 9
In the firefighting acronym P.A.S.S., pull the pin, aim at the fire's base, squeeze the lever, then do this until the fire is out
    DD: $100 20
The symptoms from eating this plant, Digitalis purpurea, include blurred vision, irregular heartbeat & hallucinations
    $2000 25
Drummer Bun E. Carlos wants you to want this band, who had a career-making night "at Budokan"
    $2000 23
Around 1482 Leonardo da Vinci left Florence to become a court artist for Ludovico Sforza, the duke of this city
    $2000 26
Perhaps prepping for flight No. 2, Howard Hughes had a full crew maintain this mammoth plane for nearly 30 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Jonathan Donna
$22,000 $2,400 $1,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Tracing her family to William Hood of 18th century Pennsylvania, Karen Batchelor made news as this organization's first African-American member

Final scores:

Ben Jonathan Donna
$22,100 $3,000 $2,400
6-day champion: $137,732 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Jonathan Donna
$22,400 $2,400 $1,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
3 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2013-03-28
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