Show #6725 - Friday, December 6, 2013


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Franke Santos, an operations manager from North Hollywood, California

Craig Cornish, Jr., a graduate student of history from Welcome, Maryland

Carlos Ross, a customer service representative from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $89,774)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter B.)
    $200 2
This city is about 80 miles from New Orleans
    $200 1
In 1759 a solid version of this metal was made by freezing a thermometer in a mixture of snow & nitric acid
    $200 11
Fancy spread on your table! A 2.2-pound tin of Beluga this goes for around $5,000!
    $200 22
If you have an advantage that no one knows about, you have an ace up this
    $200 17
Keebler's Soft Batch these are "so soft, they taste like they're home-baked!"
    $200 12
"Oh, Pretty Woman!"
    $400 3
You might make a pilgrimage to this ancient town near Jerusalem
    $400 7
Seen here, the 61-pound Hand of Faith, discovered in 1980, is now fittingly on display in this Las Vegas casino
    $400 23
I see your "pursuit of perfection" matches that of this car company... that RX 350 SUV is pretty sweet
    $400 25
When you avoid or keep distant from the controversial subject, you're said to do this to "the issue"
    $400 18
These 2 Disney chipmunks first appeared in the 1943 short "Private Pluto", although they didn't yet have names
    $400 13
"Your Body Is A Wonderland"
    $600 4
Several national capitals are found along the Danube, which flows for 1770 miles before emptying into this body of water
    $600 8
The Statue of Liberty is sheathed in more than 31 tons of this metal mined in Norway
    $600 24
Model yourself on a baron in this banking family, who in 1853 bought a chateau so he could serve his own wine to guests
    $600 26
Swing & a short fly ball, looks like it'll drop--no, Trebek makes one of these catches just off the ground
    $600 19
After going 46-7 as Oregon's head football coach, he was named coach of the NFL's Eagles in January 2013
    $600 14
"Tears In Heaven"
    $800 5
This city was headquarters of the opposition that drove Gaddafi from power
    $800 9
Recycling this metal takes only about 5% of the energy needed to produce it from its ore, bauxite
    $800 30
Your choice of the 1725 music of this Italian was perfect for your party in the spring
    DD: $1,200 27
An outer garment & a weapon combine to give us this phrase meaning dealing in espionage & intrigue
    $800 20
Paris Las Vegas has a $100,000 chip used in this French-named casino card game
    $800 15
"What Goes Around...
Comes Around"
    $1000 6
This country links Niger to the Gulf of Guinea
    $1000 10
Discovered in Colorado in the 1950s, coffinite is an ore that is more than 60% this radioactive metal
    $1000 29
Love that $2,400 single-breasted suit! This Italian designer was murdered in 1997 but he'll never go out of style!
    $1000 28
"To fly by" this came from pilots who used instinct & physical awareness rather than instruments
    $1000 21
In this 1934 novel, the title character teaches at Brookfield, an all-boys school in England
    $1000 16
"It Was A Very Good Year"

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

Carlos Craig Franke
$4,000 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Craig Franke
$7,600 $4,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Three "H"s coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 12
In 1883 this scout & showman debuted his first Wild West Show in Omaha
    $400 26
Philadelphia & Jerusalem each have central areas called by this ancient name (Jerusalem's is the more ancient)
    $400 7
007 faced Javier Bardem as Silva in this adventure
    $400 2
In the 1890s he took an earlier failed play, "The Wood Demon", & transformed it into "Uncle Vanya"
    $400 22
Greeks were from Ares, Romans from this deity, originally an ancient Italian god who watched over agriculture
    $400 1
This Mexican dog breed stands about 5 inches high at the shoulder
    $800 13
The Rochester, N.Y. home of this orator & former slave was a station on the Underground Railroad
    $800 27
Illuminating name of a type of district known for naughty goings-on
    $800 8
Masked villain in "The Dark Knight Rises"
    $800 3
In 1824 this great poet was exiled to his mother's estate, where he wrote the historical drama "Boris Godunov"
    $800 18
Her magic girdle induced love, as magic girdles will do, & Romans had her say, I'm no mighty Aphrodite, I'm your this
    $800 19
In 2011 this New Zealand city was devastated by a 6.3 earthquake
    $1200 14
In 1875 she published the main text of her movement, "Science and Health with a Key to the Scriptures"
    $1200 23
In Gainesville, Florida, Kappa Alpha & Sigma Nu are on this row
    $1200 9
Film featuring bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz
    $1200 4
The libretto for this composer's 1890 opera "The Queen of Spades" is by his playwright brother Modest
    $1200 16
What's Dis? It's another name for this Roman god who took over for Hades
    $1200 24
At the end of World War II, Soviet troops occupied Korea north of this parallel of north latitude
    $1600 15
Seen here,
he was the last president
born under British rule
    DD: $2,000 25
This Spanish word for "neighborhood" refers to a Latino enclave in a U.S. city
    $1600 10
Richard Griffiths, who played this relative of Harry Potter, died in 2013
    $1600 5
For some reason faking one's own death is a Russian literary motif, as in "The Living Corpse" by this count
    $1600 17
Like Hera, this goddess was queen of heaven; unlike Hera, she was closely associated with the moon
    DD: $5,000 20
In 1890 this painter of the American West illustrated an edition of Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha"
    $2000 28
You'll see men in suits looking up stock prices in the Melbourne or New Orleans CBD, short for this
    $2000 11
Samuel L. Jackson has played this agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
    $2000 6
His "The Inspector General" made fun of authorities, & it took a special order from the Czar to let it be performed
    $2000 21
Most of the Greek myths for Athena were adopted by the Romans for this goddess whose temple was on Capitoline Hill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Craig Franke
$8,600 $22,000 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In April 1865 she wrote to Mary Lincoln, "I cannot remain silent... brokenhearted by the loss of my own beloved husband"

Final scores:

Carlos Craig Franke
$1 $19,000 $2,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carlos Craig Franke
$5,200 $24,000 $2,000
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
30 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2013-09-25
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