Show #6689 - Thursday, October 17, 2013


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Korin Kormick, an opera singer from Jersey City, New Jersey

John Emery, a graduate student of financial engineering from Brandon, Florida

Stuart Anderson, a JAG originally from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And as a matter of fact, the 125th anniversary issue will focus on the power of photography, as will most of our clues.)
    $200 6
He pranced out on his own with the 1985 solo album "She's the Boss"
    $200 13
The Postal Service suggests putting this word on that package of glass unicorn figurines
    $200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Lexington, KY.) The rolling plateaus of Lexington, Ky.'s Fayette County are covered with Poa pratensis, also known as this, the name of a region here & a type of music
    $200 1
In 1993 KLAX-FM became the first station in this language to top L.A.'s radio ratings
    $200 16
This unit of weight for a gemstone is exactly 200 milligrams
    $200 23
The magazine ran several articles by this man whom the National Geographic Society sponsored on 37 expeditions
    $400 14
Characterized by meddlesome curiosity, perhaps like the Charles Schulz dog of the same name
    $400 9
Bowling Green is home to the assembly plant & national museum of this Chevy sports car
    $400 2
Pennsylvania Dutch is actually a form of this language
    $400 17
This measure of land area was originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plow in a day
    $400 24
Perhaps the most iconic cover photo is of Sharbat Gula, a then-12-year-old refugee from this country
    $600 15
Ladies, according to the title of a 1963 book, you have this type of mystique
    $600 10
In 1935 Kentucky's governor gave this restaurant founder his "rank"
    $600 3
This traditional dialect of U.S. Chinatowns is largely being replaced by Mandarin
    $600 18
This ancient measure found in the Bible ranged between 18 & 22 inches
    $600 27
The April 2002 issue revealed the oldest known (by 700 years) mural of this Central American people from 100 A.D.
    $800 7
After 30 years, this bassist retired from the band in 1992
    $800 20
Adjective for bad behavior found in "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
    $800 11
Alumna Ashley Judd is part of the big blue nation as a fan of this University of Kentucky basketball team
    $800 4
Oy! U.S. home speakers of this language dropped by 50% between 1980 & 2010, to around 150,000
    $800 19
For liquids, 4 cups equals 2 pints or one of these units
    $800 25
In September of 1960, the magazine reported the first world-famous find by this husband-&-wife pair
    $1000 28
This multi-instrumentalist drowned in his own swimming pool in 1969
    DD: $3,000 21
Cheerful, or tending to float in a fluid
    $1000 12
The Kentucky bourbon Old Tub was renamed this, for the man who rebuilt the family business after prohibition
    $1000 5
Geonbae! U.S. home speakers of this language quadrupled between 1980 & 2010, to around 1.1 million
    $1000 22
This measure of computer speed equals 1 trillion (with a "T") floating-point operations per second
    $1000 26
In a 2004 article, this man, who found the Titanic 19 years earlier, surveys damage done to the wreck by the curious & greedy

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

Stuart John Korin
$4,600 $800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart John Korin
$8,800 $2,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will start with the letters "V-E".)
    $400 19
Aron Ralston's memoir of being trapped when an 800-pound boulder rolled onto his arm is called "Between" this pair
    $400 1
Born on Paradise Island, she was the first prominent female superhero of comics
    $400 14
British scholar Roger Ascham's "Schoolmaster" shows how to teach writing in this language
    $400 6
In January 2009 in Raleigh, Beverly Perdue took the oath of office as the first woman governor of this state
    $400 7
This California valley was named by pioneers whose companions passed away in the desolate region in 1849
    $400 8
Green with vegetation
    $800 20
This beer's bottle says, "from the glass lined tanks of old Latrobe"
    DD: $1,200 2
When she was introduced, she worked on The Daily Star
    $800 17
With knee-slappers like "Is she a widow? I love her better therefore", "Ralph Roister Doister" is the oldest English one
    $800 13
Seen here, she's the current governor of Arizona
    DD: $5,200 15
Silvius was an old name for this Swiss peak known for its pyramid shape
    $800 10
Local term for the open pasture land of South Africa
    $1200 21
With Joanna & Mary the mother of James, in Luke 24 she found the stone rolled away from Jesus' sepulchre
    $1200 4
A descendent of an ancient line of sorceresses, she can control the weather & has led the X-Men on occasion
    $1200 18
John Skelton's satire "Collyn Clout" was directed against this cardinal & adviser to Henry VIII
    $1200 25
In 2007 Deval Patrick became this New England state's first black governor & the second ever elected in the U.S.
    $1200 26
Chile's Valley of the Moon in this desert has lunar-looking stone & sand formations
    $1200 9
Early type of bicycle known as a "bone-shaker"
    $1600 22
Here's a surprise beginning--before rock & roll, this short story writer started a magazine called The Rolling Stone
    $1600 5
She is first mentioned in "Amazing Spider-Man #15", & Peter eventually marries her
    $1600 28
This Edmund Spenser work is named for Gloriana, who had several knights in her service
    $1600 29
This former New Mexico governor was the Libertarian candidate for president in 2012
    $1600 27
Clingmans Dome, Tennessee's highest peak, is also known as this, so sing a song when you're "on top of" it
    $1600 11
Fine parchment made of calfskin
    $2000 23
The beetle seen here is named for this Corinthian king who had trouble with rolling a big stone
    $2000 16
This Batman villainess combines her natural allure with hypnotic plant toxins to manipulate men
    $2000 24
The educated playwrights known as the "University Wits" included this author of "Tamburlaine the Great"
    $2000 30
On Jan. 27, 2010 Governor Bob McDonnell of this state gave the GOP response to the State of the Union address
    $2000 3
Tours of Tours are part of tourism in the French valley named for this river--& don't miss the chateaux
    $2000 12
It's a mathematical quantity with both direction & magnitude

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart John Korin
$20,400 $12,400 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

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Final scores:

Stuart John Korin
$24,801 $24,800 $17,000
3-day champion: $51,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stuart John Korin
$18,400 $9,200 $11,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2013-09-10
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