Show #6650 - Friday, July 12, 2013

Mark Japinga game 2.


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Ken Dasher, an archivist from Raleigh, North Carolina

Toby Crew, a commercial pilot from Natick, Massachusetts

Mark Japinga, a legislative researcher from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This Minnesota capital's
winter carnival started building ice palaces
back in the 1880s.
    $200 24
This 1958 Ford model "was the first victim of Madison Avenue hyper-hype"
    $200 7
Death Valley
    $200 20
The 2012 London Paralympic Games included this type of basketball & fencing
    $200 30
Petsmart recommends these creatures, frozen, as the best diet for your snake
    $200 1
His film roles have included Willy Wonka & Gilbert Grape
    $400 25
We hope his trademark candelabrum didn't melt his ice piano.
    $400 23
The "cheap" Gremlin from this 3-letter company had "vacuum-operated windshield wipers, no less"
    $400 13
Lake Hachiro-gata
    $400 19
The British use this 9-letter word for what we call a vest
    $400 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) Rhino horns are sometimes humanely removed by activists to deter poachers who wish to create these potions named for a Greek love goddess
    $400 12
In 1980, at age 48, he was the youngest living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame
    $600 2
In the drinking aid called an "ice" one of these, from the French for "sled", liquor flows through a chilly channel
    $600 21
This Soviet-bloc brand "had a rear-window defroster-- reportedly to keep your hands warm (as) you pushed it"
    $600 5
    $600 16
In TV cartoons, Shoeshine Boy would take an energy pill & become this canine superhero who spoke in rhyme
    DD: $2,800 22
Vets discourage this procedure unless absolutely necessary: it severs tendons & can make kitty a biter
    $600 9
In the 1930s & '40s he was quite the swinger, starring in 12 Tarzan movies
    $800 3
Seen here is the ice palace of Bonhomme Carnaval in this Canadian provincial capital
    $800 14
The DMC-12 by this maker "was heavy, underpowered... and overpriced" & didn't really go back to 1955 when it hit 88 MPH
    $800 6
Sebkha Tah, southwest of Marrakech
    $800 17
This owner of squalid housing overcharges his tenants while allowing the property to deteriorate
    $800 27
Preserving the forest is the best way to care for this Asian arboreal ape that only gives birth every 8 years
    $800 10
Famous nickname of Johnny Manziel, who in 2012 became the first freshman to win the Heisman trophy
    $1000 4
A 15-foot wide, 1-ton creation was unveiled & symbolically melted at these 2012 events in Charlotte & Tampa
    $1000 15
While "not particularly" a bad car, this Ford model "tended to erupt in flame in rear-end collisions"
    $1000 8
Lake Eyre
    $1000 18
A troublemaker, or a piece of burning wood
    $1000 28
Test a prospective pup's temperament with a rollover test--this type of pet, from Latin for "send under", will happily comply
    $1000 11
"Chances are" you might know that in 2006 he celebrated his 50th anniversary as a recording star

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

Mark Toby Ken
$4,600 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Toby Ken
$5,000 $7,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're dealing with world population figures from the United Nations.)
    $400 14
"The Longest Day" tells what happened on the beaches of Normandy on this date
    $400 13
The Parliament Buildings in this city include the restored office of Canada's first P.M., Sir John A. MacDonald
    $400 1
A boxer who was never quite a contender battles a union boss; his brother is killed, & he gets beaten up
    $400 30
Jonathan Lee Riches filed one of these against Guinness for naming him as the person who's filed the most
    $400 19
World population hit 1 billion in this early 19th Century year that Thomas Jefferson was re-elected president
    $400 21
Piebald or variegated, like some cats
    $800 15
Books on this diet out of Florida include a "Taste Of Summer Cookbook"
    $800 12
"Old" this city lies between Rue Berri & Rue McGill
    $800 2
5 teens are sentenced to one day in a confined setting; Dad issues arise; buns are said to have been taped together
    $800 29
Hope it's not a hot day if you set out to beat the record of balancing 71 of these on a cone
    $800 20
There were now 2 billion of us in this roaring year that Lindy flew into history
    $800 22
To set a scientific instrument for accurate readings
    $1200 16
This character's journal for Oct. 26, 1659 says, "I walked about the shore almost all day... to fix my habitation"
    $1200 9
Canada is a federation of 10 provinces & 3 of these whose total population is about 100,000
    $1200 3
Kid meets ghosts, child psychologist meets kid, child psychologist gets bad surprise, the end
    $1200 26
In 2012 Felix Baumgartner dropped 24 miles making this type of alliterative tumble setting 5 world records
    $1200 6
World population hit 3 billion in this year that Rome hosted the Summer Olympics
    $1200 23
To harden by deposit of lime
    $1600 17
In Alex Garland's "The Beach", a tourist (Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie) explores this Southeast Asian country
    $1600 10
Hamilton & Thunder Bay are ports along this joint U.S./Canada project completed in 1959
    DD: $3,000 4
Title guy loses best friend in Vietnam; his mom dies, too; finally gets his dream girl but guess what? She dies!
    $1600 27
The fastest mile with someone over your shoulder, this act named for a profession, is 15 minutes, 11.87 seconds
    $1600 7
This year of Nixon's resignation saw the dawn of a world of 4 billion
    $1600 24
A compass with bowed legs used to measure thickness
    $2000 18
"On Chesil Beach" is a novel by this British McAuthor of "Atonement"
    $2000 11
Transcanada wants to build this pipeline to carry oil from Alberta through Nebraska to Gulf Coast refineries
    $2000 5
Sure, Joe Buck gives up being a male prostitute, but Ratso isn't just sleeping when the bus pulls into Miami
    $2000 28
A New Zealand man pedaled 18.64 miles in an hour on this "singular" device
    DD: $7,000 8
5 billion Earthlings were on the globe in this 1980s year when the stock market crashed on "Black Monday"
    $2000 25
Libel or slander

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Toby Ken
$20,800 $26,400 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The title princess of this game, which launched a best-selling franchise, was named for F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife

Final scores:

Mark Toby Ken
$28,300 $11,000 $600
2-day champion: $59,499 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Toby Ken
$19,400 $19,200 $6,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2013-03-28
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