Show #6800 - Friday, March 21, 2014


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Joe Morse, a Coast Guard helicopter mechanic originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lindsay Wilson, a graduate student of social work from Severn, Maryland

Diane Levinson, a book publicist from Astoria, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about words that have something to do with the safe you put your valuables in.)
(Alex: You identify the main instrument for each man.)
(Jimmy: Great planes of the 20th century from the USA's biggest private aviation museum, the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson.)
    $200 8
In the U.S., this second movie in the "Twilight" saga is the highest-grossing vampire film of all time
    $200 17
Hirudin is an anticoagulant obtained from the secretions of these medicinal worms
    $200 6
Alexander Pope wrote about "The Rape of" one
    $200 14
Don't rag on Scott Joplin's playing
    $200 1
It's what the "E" stands for in OPEC
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) Used in every theater of World War II, the B-25 Mitchell is best known as the plane used by Doolittle's Raiders in the dramatic 1942 attack immortalized on film as "Thirty Seconds Over" this city
    $400 9
In 1992 on film Kristy Swanson originated the role of this "Vampire Slayer"
    $400 18
The candiru, a tiny parasitic catfish of the Amazon, attacks other fish by swimming into these breathing organs to feast
    $400 7
Jab-jab-cross in boxing
    $400 20
The Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious (as much as Sid could)
    $400 2
It's the "E" in BET, a cable network
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) The F4U Corsair's unusual bent wings helped reduce
the aircraft's drag; the wings also folded to save storage space when it operated from these, as it did in the Pacific in both World War II & the Korean War
    $600 10
Ironically, since he loves the sun & vampires shun it, this actor camped it up as Dracula in 1979's "Love at First Bite"
    $600 19
Georgia Southern University houses the world's largest collection of these tiny arachnids that can irritate your dog
    $600 13
Gymnasts spring off a Reuther board in this event
    $600 21
Herb Alpert, tooting (& toting) his own horn
    $600 3
Butterfield, I need that report on my desk by EOD Friday--tell me you know "EOD" is short for this
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) C-54 Skymasters carried most of the 2.3 million tons of cargo delivered between June 1948 & October 1949 as part of this Cold War program, nicknamed "Operation Vittles"
    $800 11
Before he was "Masters of Sex", Michael Sheen played Lucian in the "Rise of the Lycans", part of this series
    $800 24
The head type of this insect, Pediculus capitis, cannot survive apart from humans for more than 24 hours
    $800 15
A fissure, or to tell a joke
    $800 22
It's time for Mick Fleetwood, Mac
    $800 4
In a classified ad, "EOE" stands for this type of employer
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) In the P-51 Mustang, the Allies finally had a fighter with the range to fly from England into the heart of Germany & back; when he saw mustangs over Berlin, this Luftwaffe chief reportedly said he knew that World War II was lost
    $1000 12
In 2000 "Shadow of the Vampire" gave a fictional account of the making of this classic 1922 German film
    DD: $3,000 25
An estimated 55,000 Africans die each year from being bitten by this fly whose name means "fly" in the Tswanna language
    $1000 16
Somersaulting circus performers
    $1000 23
Itzhak Perlman
    $1000 5
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from Ramstein Air Base in Germany.) Ramstein Air Base is home to a squadron that coordinates bringing wounded warriors home; from counting oxygen tanks to configuring the aircraft for non-ambulatory patients, it's the 86th AES, which is short for "aeromedical" this kind of "squadron"
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) Most of the more than 3,000 Bell P-63 Kingcobra fighters built during World War II were delivered as part of the lend-lease program to this country for use in what was called the Great Patriotic War

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

Diane Lindsay Joe
$3,600 $2,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Lindsay Joe
$8,000 $1,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
We recommend the Diegordo buritto, named for this man who married Frida Kahlo twice
    $400 1
The AOA, or Administration on this, has such programs as long-term care planning & elder abuse prevention
    $400 14
British poet Robert Graves called love a universal one of these headaches, "a bright stain on the vision blotting out reason"
    $400 23
On Sept. 1, 1969 this young military captain deposed Libya's King Idris I
    $400 8
100+ assists in an NHL season has been accomplished only 13 times, 11 times by this player
    $400 4
"Newspaper puzzle",
9 letters,
fourth & fifth are "S";
    $800 22
The MOMA tomato salad recalls a museum in this city, where Frida first showed in 1942 & where her work still hangs
    $800 2
Customs & Border Protection secures 329 ports of entry, including Luis Muñoz Marin Airport on this Caribbean island
    $800 15
This character says, "I have told you, reader, that I had learnt to love Mr. Rochester; I could not unlove him now"
    $800 24
From April to July 1994, around 800,000 people, mostly Tutsi, were killed by Hutu militias in this country
    $800 10
In 2001 this Swede scored a 59 for 18 holes, the lowest score in LPGA history
    $800 7
A secret word to gain access, or a classic TV game show
    $1200 3
America looked to the skies July 29, 1958 with the creation of this new government body
    $1200 16
This American's "Death in the Afternoon" says, "If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it"
    $1200 11
36 points is a great night, but in a March 1962 NBA game he had 36 baskets from the field
    $1200 9
In a book it's like an introduction but usually by someone other than the author
    $1600 28
The caviar enchilada is our tribute to Frida's affair with this revolutionary
    DD: $2,000 5
In 2003 the word "Explosives" was added to the name of this agency
    $1600 17
This Brit's poem "La Belle Dame sans Merci" says, "She looked at me as she did love, And made sweet moan"
    DD: $2,000 27
In June 2013 this Islamic group governed Egypt; in September it was banned
    $1600 12
He's the multiple NFL record holder seen here
    $1600 19
If I said "insane", & you replied "spouse", we'd be doing this 2-"word" test, & your marriage might be in trouble
    $2000 26
Sip a Noguchi-chi, named for Frida's lover Isamu Noguchi, best known as this type of 3-dimensional artist
    $2000 6
The Rural Housing Service is not a part of HUD but of this other Cabinet department
    $2000 18
One of his "Songs of Innocence" says, "we are put on earth a little space, That we may learn to bear the beams of love"
    $2000 25
In 1931, a year after taking the throne, he gave Ethiopia its first written constitution
    $2000 13
Born in this world capital, Novak Djokovic became No. 1 in men's tennis in 2011
    $2000 20
The opening of the book of Genesis is echoed in this 6-word opening of the Gospel according to John

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Lindsay Joe
$14,000 $9,800 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On learning what his series would be called, the star of this reality show said, "That sounds like a Chinese food place!"

Final scores:

Diane Lindsay Joe
$3,599 $19,500 $24,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Diane Lindsay Joe
$14,000 $9,400 $12,200
22 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2013-12-03
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