Show #6724 - Thursday, December 5, 2013

Audience marriage proposal: John and Sahar.


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Tahne Aarnes, a business intelligence consultant from Chaska, Minnesota

Cecilia Cuevas, a high school dean of students from Kansas City, Missouri

Carlos Ross, a customer service representative from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $64,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, there is a magazine of that name.)
    $200 2
She said of refusing to give up her seat, "The only tired I was, was tired of giving in"
    $200 1
    $200 26
"If you hesitate more than three seconds after" this person "looks at you, you do not deserve a drink"
    $200 21
Boxer Rebellion Navy man John McCloy is one of only 19 to twice earn this medal, the highest U.S. military award
    $200 14
The tough, curved spines of the barrel type of this plant were once used by Native Americans as fishhooks
    $200 7
Idiomatically, it's equal to half a dozen of the other
    DD: $2,600 10
She declined burial in Westminster Abbey; her pallbearers were from Army units whose wounded she had tended
    $400 3
Shere Kahn, a tiger
    $400 30
"The bar clock moves twice as fast from midnight to this" 2-word phrase hollered at closing time
    $400 22
Getting a 2009 National Medal of Arts made this actor/director's day; hope someone saved him an empty chair
    $400 16
Although this cuckoo can fly with ease, it prefers to speed across the desert on foot, reaching 20 miles per hour
    $400 8
A pistol with a revolving chamber
    $600 11
This teacher stayed with Helen Keller from 1887 until her own death in 1936
    $600 4
    $600 27
Rule 18 is always have this in your house; rule 19 is if you break rule 18, try pushing down with a pen
    $600 23
George Washington Carver, Jackie Robinson & Oprah earned the Spingarn Medal, first given by this org. in 1915
    $600 17
The people of Victorville, California & Boulder City, Nevada are part of the life of this desert
    $600 9
TV's Fisher family knows this slang phrase for dead & buried refers to the traditional depth of a grave
    $800 12
Elizabeth Kenny
came up with a method seen in use here to treat this disease
    $800 5
    $800 29
"Never complain about the brand or quality of" this kind of drink
    $800 24
The 1964 Caldecott medal for the best picture book for kids went to this Maurice Sendak classic
    $800 18
The California fuchsia, a trumpet-shaped flower found in the desert, is often pollinated by this tiny bird
    $800 15
A straight six & a V-6 both refer to this type of car engine
    $1000 13
In Susan B. Anthony's centennial year, the U.S. passed this number amendment that achieved her goal
    $1000 6
    $1000 28
"Whoever buys the shot gets the first chance to offer" one of these
    $1000 25
A 1975 National Medal of Science in Engineering was launched at this German, a true rocket man
    $1000 19
Some species of this stinging arachnid can alter their metabolism, allowing them to live on only one meal a year
    $1000 20
A 2-inch-long nail

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

Carlos Cecilia Tahne
$4,400 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Cecilia Tahne
$9,600 $3,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
8 presidents were born in this state, more than in any other
    $400 2
In 2011 Goodyear decided to replace its blimps & partner with this German firm to produce semi-rigid airships
    $400 21
James T. Farrell & Richard Wright were part of the realist school named for this metropolis
    $400 1
One who won't participate in the fun, perhaps in singing "Happy Birthday"
    $400 7
The anthem heard here
    $800 13
This issue came to dominate LBJ's presidency, as in the phone call heard here

"You either get out or you get in."
    $800 26
He was a hooligan in the 1991 episode "The Violence of Summer"; he later wrote about violence as "Capote"
    $800 3
In 1922 Russian immigrant Morris Markin began making these famous taxis in Joliet, Illinois
    $800 22
Ole Rolvaag spent most of his life at St. Olaf college teaching this language & wrote books like "Giants in the Earth" in it
    $800 17
This type of Native American healer might try to chase bad spirits out of a patient
    $800 8
The Internet domain .cy
    $1200 14
The almost 93 1/2 years between his birth in Nebraska in 1913 & his death in Calif. in 2006 is the longest life of any president
    $1200 24
He was a lawyer for hooligans in the 1991 episode "The Violence of Summer"; he later saw violence as Mace Windu, Jedi
    $1200 4
Kanmon Tunnel, the world's first under-ocean tunnel, was built between 1936 & 1944 between Kyushu & this island
    $1200 23
Ring Lardner's "You Know Me Al" is written as letters by a player of this sport, starting with one from Terre Haute
    $1200 18
Named for the star Sirius, they're from July 3 to August 11 each summer
    $1200 9
    DD: $3,500 15
In 1856 this West Pointer cast his only vote for president before his own election--for Buchanan
    $1600 25
The male half of the Hollywood power couple Filliam H. Muffman, he was Asst. U.S. Attorney John McCormack in 1990
    $1600 5
In 1839 this British businessman established a steamship line to carry the Royal Mail to America
    $1600 19
A long time on horseback can produce these on both the mount & the rider
    $1600 10
A national symbol, the vicuna
    $2000 16
The most common presidential religious affiliation is this denomination, part of the Anglican communion
    $2000 27
On "L&O" Ty Burrell played a guy named Paul in 2000 & a guy named Herman in 2003; now he plays this doofy dad on "Modern Family"
    $2000 6
French name of the canals between Lakes Superior & Huron that handle about 10,000 vessel passages a year
    $2000 20
A proverb says this kind "is the sweetest"--you'd have to ask Eve
    $2000 11
The flag seen here stands for this republic; the towers are on Mount Titano in the Italian Apennines

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Cecilia Tahne
$25,200 $2,100 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pretending to be a tree is an exercise in a key textbook of this system that spread from Russia to Broadway & then to Hollywood

Final scores:

Carlos Cecilia Tahne
$25,173 $2,000 $9,200
3-day champion: $89,774 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carlos Cecilia Tahne
$23,000 $5,600 $9,200
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2013-09-25
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