Show #6728 - Wednesday, December 11, 2013


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Sam Bernhard, a student originally from Blacksburg, Virginia

Donna Fairweather-Foley, a retired police officer from Huntington, New York

Meredith Larson, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Fort Dodge is on the Des Moines River in this state
    $200 13
He was English king Charles II's daddy (don't think too hard)
    $200 16
The right "to keep and bear" these
    $200 1
As well as smart, this 6-letter word means shining, radiant or filled with light
    $200 26
Suetonius' book "The Twelve Caesars" begins with this man before covering 11 emperors
    $200 6
How about one
of these Mexican salads? Its name means "toasted"
    $400 12
One of the highest navigable rivers in the U.S., the Animas rises to over 10,000 feet in this state
    $400 14
You might notice a slight resemblance between the beautiful boy seen here & this guy, his proud pop
    $400 17
The right to a trial by one of these
    $400 2
Cut out the "A" from a meat hatchet & you get this word that means having quick intelligence
    $400 27
Hail this Caesar who boasted that he found Rome a city of bricks & left it a city of marble
    $400 7
This salad of tomatoes & mozzarella gets its name from an island near the Bay of Naples
    $600 21
Each year at Titusville, New Jersey, you can see a reenactment of the crossing of this river
    $600 15
He gave the world Emilio Estevez
    $600 18
No requirement to house these during peacetime
    $600 3
You can "live by your" these or "be at your" these "end", but at the least, "keep your" these "about you"
    $600 28
You can stand at the spot where in 69, after 7 months in power, Galba was killed in this area of temples & shops
    $600 8
Add some crunch to your salad with this white-fleshed veggie also called a Mexican potato
    $800 24
All 340 miles of the James River are within this state, which was home to an early settlement
    $800 22
He's Hannah Montana's real-life daddy
    $800 19
The right "of the people peaceably to" do this, gather together
    $800 4
From the German for "a cut", it's the opposite of blunt or rounded
    DD: $1,800 29
If he'd been emperor of Egypt, his name would have been Nileius
    $800 9
This salad with chopped turkey, bacon, tomatoes & hard-boiled eggs is named for the owner of the Brown Derby
    $1000 25
In the south of this state, the Atchafalaya River empties into Atchafalaya Bay
    $1000 23
He fathered baseball * Barry Bonds
    $1000 20
No excessive bail or fines or either of these kinds of "punishment"
    $1000 5
"Are you going to Scarborough Fair?" Then you better bring "parsley", this, "rosemary & thyme"
    $1000 30
In 85 Domitian gave himself a lifetime job as this--not stopping book publication but supervising Senate membership
    $1000 10
This "colorful" salad dressing was created in San Francisco in the 1920s & named for a play

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

Meredith Donna Sam
$1,000 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Donna Sam
$4,600 $5,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be found within the name of a country that we allude to in our clue.)
    $400 1
In 2010 a cable snapped, sending Foucault's original one of these crashing to a Paris museum floor
    $400 26
Monty Python's Terry Jones says of this pre-Shakespeare poet, "Once you get past the spelling, he speaks so clearly"
    $400 21
2010 saw scientists sequence the genome of this ancient species, proving it interbred with us
    $400 6
In 1936 Buddy rocked into the world as Charles Hardin Holley in Lubbock in this state
    $400 11
Scapula is the Latin name for this, which resembles the blade of a shovel
    $400 16
A bad review in Osaka
    DD: $1,800 2
The grave of this founder of a U.S. state is at Old Jordans Cemetery, Buckinghamshire, England
    $800 22
In 2010, after 69 days trapped underground, 33 miners were rescued in this country
    $800 7
This title gal of a 1957 Buddy hit inspired a 1986 hit Kathleen Turner/Nicolas Cage movie
    $800 12
The largest & strongest facial bone is this one of the lower jaw
    $800 17
A friend in Kathmandu
    $1200 3
The U.S. sped up its pullout from Luzon's Clark Air Force Base after this volcano's 1991 eruption
    $1200 29
This subsidiary .com has an A-list collection that includes Anne Hathaway reading L. Frank Baum
    $1200 23
In May 2012 a pastel version of this Edvard Munch work set a record by selling for almost $120 million at auction
    $1200 8
The Beatles chose their name partly in homage to Buddy's backing band with this other insect name
    $1200 13
The radius is parallel to this bone
    $1200 18
An open space in Dhaka's forest
    $1600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Eataly in New York.) Pandoro in Verona & pandolce in Genoa are also Christmas specialties, but the best known edible symbol of an Italian Christmas is this Milanese treat eaten the world over
    DD: $1,000 28
Andrew Sachs, who played a Spaniard among Brits on "Fawlty Towers", reads this 1859 "tale" of a Brit among the French
    $1600 24
In September 2013 this Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours in an effort to derail Obamacare
    $1600 9
In 1957 Buddy topped the charts with a hit with this title, a line repeatedly spoken by John Wayne in "The Searchers"
    $1600 14
This long, slender bone parallel to the tibia bears little body weight, but the security of the ankle joint depends on it
    $1600 19
Precipitation in Bangkok
    $2000 5
Most species of this small mammal live in high areas of Asia
    $2000 27
Natascha McElhone interprets the poems of this British poet, sister of Dante Gabriel
    $2000 25
Prompting further international sanctions, in February 2013 this nation conducted its third nuclear test
    $2000 10
Sadly, in 1959 Buddy died in a plane crash along with the Big Bopper & this 17-year-old singer
    $2000 15
This wedge-shaped bone that's just above the coccyx is actually 5 bones that fuse in early adulthood
    $2000 20
A simple roofed shelter in Thimphu

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Donna Sam
$21,600 $11,200 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After throwing a long, last-second touchdown in 1975, Roger Staubach said, "I closed my eyes & said" this

Final scores:

Meredith Donna Sam
$22,801 $22,200 $10,800
2-day champion: $42,701 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meredith Donna Sam
$21,200 $10,200 $5,400
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2013-09-30
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