Show #6739 - Thursday, December 26, 2013

Jerry Slowik game 1.


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Geneviève LeClerc, a graduate student and sales manager from Lake Forest Park, Washington

Jerry Slowik, a writer from Arlington Heights, Illinois

Anthony Niblett, a law professor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

"TOM" & "HUCK"
    $200 6
Twain took "a journey around the world" in his fifth & last travel book, "Following" this imaginary line
    $200 1
The Obamas have this pie every Thanksgiving
    $200 25
The Ohio River joins with the Mississippi River at this city that's in southern Illinois, not Egypt
    $200 21
He has played Bob Cratchit & Captain Smollett on film, but this Muppet says playing himself "is (his) favorite part"
    $200 11
In printmaking, you always want to make a good one of these, one individual print from a plate
    $200 16
As a poor boy, 6-year-old Harland Sanders had to feed his younger siblings before he fed us all with this chain
    $400 7
A crowning event
in Twain's life was receiving an honorary degree from this British university in 1907
    $400 2
This Native American item could be used to chop wood or people
    $400 26
Of La Crosse, Long Jump or Log Roll, the one that's a county seat in Wisconsin on the Mississippi
    $400 22
Michigan J. Frog literally jumped from Chuck Jones' sketchpad for the opening night of this network in 1995
    $400 12
An entire set of copies that are printed at the same time as one run; some are "limited"
    $400 17
This TV legend once wore potato sacks to school in Mississippi; in 2007 she opened a $40 million school for girls in Africa
    DD: $3,000 8
Twain satirized the customs & institutions of the feudal world in this 1889 novel
    $600 3
It's someone who advertises a product in an aggressive & flashy way
    $600 23
"Everybody loves Hypnotoad" was a TV-show-within-a-TV-show on this Matt Groening sci-fi cartoon
    $600 13
Linocuts are made by engraving this flooring material, which unlike wood has no grain
    $600 18
He worked in a laundry to help pay the bills, at least until "Carrie" took off in 1974
    $800 9
The only known moving picture ever taken of Mark Twain is in a silent film produced by this man's studio in 1909
    $800 4
This type of feline is also a verb meaning to prowl around seducing women
    $800 29
This Mississippi River port city was called "the Gibraltar of the Confederacy"; it fell to Union forces July 4, 1863
    $800 24
On "Seinfeld" George almost gets this Konami game across a busy street, but a truck destroys it
    $800 14
Rembrandt was a master of this seven-letter
printmaking method, as seen here
    $800 19
Hugo Chavez grew up poor in Sabaneta in this country but rose to power & fame
    $1000 10
The prince in "The Prince and the Pauper" was this historical figure, son of Henry VIII & Jane Seymour
    $1000 5
Thomas Skelton, a court jester for Queen Elizabeth I, could have aptly been accused of this word meaning silly behavior
    $1000 28
Named for an Indian princess, the city of Winona in this state has been a vital port since the days of paddle wheelers
    $1000 27
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County was named after this New Hampshire orator & statesman
    $1000 15
You'll find a word for a figure of speech within this term for an exact duplication of an image
    $1000 20
At age 12 in 1848, he was a cotton factory bobbin boy; at 38, he got heavy into steel; at 65, his profits hit $40 million

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

Anthony Jerry Geneviève
-$200 $7,000 -$1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony Jerry Geneviève
$400 $10,000 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with the letter U.)
    $400 26
2 groups that are blessed are "the poor in spirit" & "the pure in" this
    $400 20
In this lavish type of house--a Frenchman's home is his this
    $400 1
In his "April Theses" published in this Communist Party newspaper, Lenin called for the overthrow of the government
    $400 10
In a Mozart opera, the Queen of the Night asks Tamino to rescue her child & he is given this musical instrument to aid him
    $400 6
With a 1-minute break between them, men's professional boxing rounds last this long unless stopped
    $400 15
"I" + 7 letters
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Israel.) I'm at the Church of the Beatitudes, on the hill where Jesus spoke the words, "Blessed are these people, for they shall inherit the earth"
    $800 21
On this level area of land raised above the adjoining area
    $800 2
On July 17, 1918 this czar, his wife, children, servants & a dog were executed in Ekaterinburg
    $800 11
Near the end of this Puccini opera, a mother sings a lullaby to her son with her maid Suzuki in attendance
    $800 7
As Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali fought in the Olympics at this weight class, not heavyweight
    $800 16
"U" + 4 letters
    $1200 28
The fifth beatitude is "blessed are" these people who show clemency
    $1200 22
In the original position, Latin style
    DD: $2,000 3
Leader of the Red Army during the civil war, he met his demise in Mexico 2 decades later
    $1200 12
This Cherubini enchantress fumes when hubby Jason doesn't let her see the kids
    $1200 8
The first heavyweight match in the U.S. fought under these rules was in 1892 when Jim Corbett beat John L. Sullivan
    $1200 17
Strong, physically or intellectually:
"F" + 5 letters
    $1600 29
In "Monty Python's Life of Brian", this blessed group is misheard as "the cheesemakers"
    $1600 23
In this Southern California paradise at Carbon Beach, aka billionaire's beach
    $1600 4
This man's "Ten Days that Shook the World" was the 1st major account of the revolution to appear in the United States
    DD: $2,400 13
Hata & Ludmila are 2 moms who deal with the marriage broker Kecal in this Smetana opera
    $1600 9
Insectoid name for the professional boxing weight class from 108 to 112 pounds
    $1600 18
Ardor or fervor:
"A" + 5 letters
    $2000 30
Above an eight-sided interior, the dome of the church represents the ninth group, who suffered this, from the Latin for "pursue"
    $2000 25
Here, "where Alph, the sacred river, ran"
    $2000 5
The 1903 Social Democratic Party congress saw a split between the Bolsheviks & this faction led by Martov
    $2000 14
In this "numeric" opera, Jonathan Peachum's wife reveals that Macheath is their daughter's beau--thanks, mom!
    $2000 24
Last name of the 2 brothers who both won gold medals for the U.S. at the 1976 Olympics
    $2000 19
"O" + 5 letters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony Jerry Geneviève
$8,800 $20,400 -$200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a July 1990 post Yisrael Radai called this 7-letter term "a word I just coined for Trojans, viruses, worms etc."

Final scores:

Anthony Jerry Geneviève
$8,800 $23,199 -$200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anthony Jerry Geneviève
$8,000 $20,400 -$200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
2 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2013-10-08
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