Show #6655 - Friday, July 19, 2013


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Cal Mason, a lawyer from Arlington, Massachusetts

Alan Baltis, a software developer and consultant from Lakewood, Ohio

Berek Marcus, a video game quality assurance tester from Northborough, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be a short word that's found in a world capital.)
"A", BABY!
    $200 14
We can all thank Herb Peterson for coming up with this McDonald's breakfast staple in 1972
    $200 26
Poultry in Greece
    $200 11
Pew research reports these people have gone from 4 hours of household chores a week in 1965 to 10 hours today
    $200 6
Relict is a rather unkind-sounding term for this grieving person
    $200 21
On the 2012 season finale of "Two Broke Girls", the girls managed to pitch their cupcakes to this lifestyle maven
    $200 1
An indigenous Australian
    $400 15
So that certain letters wouldn't jam, Christopher Sholes came up with the typewriter keyboard layout called this
    $400 27
A prohibition in Thailand
    $400 12
A 14-country, 33-city survey by the Institute of Food Technologists found this beer really does taste better in Ireland
    DD: $1,000 7
Also a zodiac sign, in English marriage records this term referred to unmarried women
    $400 22
This physicist played cards (as a hologram) on "Star Trek: TNG" & saw the universe get destroyed on "Futurama"
    $400 2
To refrain from boozing or voting
    $600 16
20 years before Robert Fulton & his Clermont, John Fitch built an operable one of these
    $600 28
A container in Australia
    $600 13
A 2013 survey said unlike the CEO of Yahoo!, 65% believe working from home, aka this word, is productive
    $600 8
This term for a family tree comes from the Latin for "crane's foot" due to the appearance of the chart lines
    $600 23
In the 2011 finale of this always celeb-filled series, Mike Ditka turned up to point out Ari was a mess
    $600 3
Singer Cheryl Cole's regional British one got her booted from "The X Factor"
    $800 17
In 1928 Arctic explorer Louise Boyd led an expedition in search of this missing Norwegian
    $800 29
A journey in Libya
    $800 19
Oh, I'm a this & that's not OK says a 2012 worst jobs list with this outdoor gig worst of all
    $800 9
2 couples out for the evening, or a genealogical reference using both the Gregorian & Julian calendars
    $800 24
This "wizard" of a young actor got a painful lesson in grammar from Dame Diana Rigg on "Extras"
    $800 4
A charm worn to protect against evil
    $1000 18
Harriet Lane acted as First Lady for this president, her uncle
    $1000 30
A bad kid in Slovakia
    $1000 20
In 2012 Travel + Leisure readers found La Guardia the nation's worst major airport; this one, MSP, was crowned best
    $1000 10
A PAF, or personal ancestral file, is software from this church that's very into genealogy
    $1000 25
"Garry called me up & asked if I would write his theme song" was an actual theme song lyric to his 1980s "show"
    $1000 5
This rock seen here lent its name to a type of shooting marble

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Berek Alan Cal
$1,400 $3,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Berek Alan Cal
$4,000 $4,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the film in the category...)
    $400 11
An early 20th century U.S. policy was called this type of "Diplomacy" that substituted money for bullets
    $400 6
F. Murray Abraham as composer Antonio Salieri
    $400 13
The apple bred in the 1880s as this has "red" added to its name a few decades later
    $400 21
This Roald Dahl boy gets 1 chocolate bar a year on his birthday but makes it last a month
    $400 1
South Africa renamed a province in 1995, dropping this color that once preceded "Free State"
    $400 26
This adjective means "revealing something that was intended to be secret"
    $800 12
In WWII, in the face of the German advance, the retreating Soviet army adopted this policy, literally burning crops
    $800 7
Daniel Day-Lewis as prospector Daniel Plainview
    $800 17
For a computer introduced in 1984, Apple Inc. added an "A" to the name of this all-purpose apple
    $800 22
Chapter 17 of "Peter Pan" is "When" this girl "Grew Up"
    $800 2
From 1925 to 1961 Volgograd had this name, after a dictator
    $800 27
To predict
    $1200 14
Intervention was an essential part of TR's policy in Latin America, nicknamed this after a favorite saying of his
    $1200 8
Nicolas Cage as alcoholic screenwriter Ben Sanderson
    $1200 18
The Beatles used this green apple variety from Australia as the logo of Apple Records
    $1200 23
He's the peaceable character seen here
    $1200 3
Because it was the end of a railroad line, Atlanta had this original name, Latin for "end"
    $1600 15
An essential part of this policy of FDR's toward Latin America was nonintervention, either with the U.S. Army or advice
    $1600 9
Maximilian Schell as German defense attorney Hans Rolfe
    $1600 19
The fruit of choice for baked apples is this "beauty"
    $1600 24
His father, Raff, fell off a scaffold while working on the dikes & lost his memory
    DD: $2,600 4
In 2003, this name was abandoned in favor of Serbia & Montenegro, which went their separate ways in 2006
    DD: $2,300 16
On Sept. 25, 1980 the Chinese Communist Party called on all its members to adhere to this policy
    $2000 10
Ray Milland as alcoholic Don Birnam
    $2000 20
The Royal Gala & Braeburn were crossed to get this apple variety with a musical name
    $2000 25
In 2011's "I Want My Hat Back", he questions his fellow forest dwellers as to the whereabouts of his "red pointy hat"
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads the clue from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Built by August Henri Vildieu, Vietnam's Presidential Palace was originally the headquarters of the governor general of this now-defunct French region
    $2000 28
It's the IP in WIPO, a world organization protecting copyrights & such

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Berek Alan Cal
$8,800 $9,900 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its first line is "A green hunting cap squeezed on the top of the fleshy balloon of a head"

Final scores:

Berek Alan Cal
$0 $2,199 $2,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Berek Alan Cal
$8,800 $14,800 $4,600
12 R,
2 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2013-04-15
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