Show #6799 - Thursday, March 20, 2014


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Diane Levinson, a book publicist from Astoria, New York

Brendan Getzell, a tutor and musician from San Francisco, California

Gabor Revy, an aerospace engineer from West Chester, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to correct our wording.)
    $200 13
In 1948 the Palestine Orchestra was renamed the Philharmonic Orchestra of this country
    $200 12
For the third quarter of fiscal 2013, this tech company posted revenue of $35.3 billion
    $200 2
I do seriously swear...
    $200 1
The E.U. specifically prohibits from airplane cabins this weapon made of a forked stick & a rubber band
    $200 26
Movie critic Richard Roeper, on "The Hottie & the Nottie" with this hotel heiress: "excruciatingly... terribly awful"
    $200 7
In 1930 this Michigan businessman wrote a book, "Edison as I Know Him"
    $400 16
A symbol of hope
to its people, an orchestra of mostly self-taught musicians in Kinshasa plays this composer
    $400 14
This Italian restaurant chain boasts a "never ending pasta bowl"
    $400 3
...that I will faithfully put to death...
    $400 20
In August 2013 one of these heavy sugar-cane-cutting knives was used to rob an Australian convenience store
    $400 27
This was Leonard Maltin's complete, 1-word response to 1948's "Isn't It Romantic?"
    $400 8
"Breaking Bad" fans know this last name of 1932 Nobel physics prize winner Werner
    DD: $1,000 17
In 1993 Yanni returned to his homeland for a series of concerts & a live album recorded atop this ancient hill
    $600 15
HQ'd somewhat ominously in Waterloo, Canada, the company now known as this debuted its first smartphone in 2003
    $600 4
...the place of business of president of the United States...
    $600 21
Shooting out long wires & stunning a target with electric current, this weapon can hit an unfortunate person 35' away
    $600 28
The Atlantic said "around the hour-and-a-half mark", this masked-man Western makes the "fateful decision not to end"
    $600 9
He's been president of Afghanistan since 2004
    $800 18
Guitars, violins & trumpets typically make up this type of Mexican ensemble heard here
    $800 24
This yoga clothing company was founded in Vancouver in 1998--watch your step! The first one's a lulu!
    $800 5
...and will to the best of my ability jam, protect...
    $800 22
The Consumer Product Safety Commission warns, "Houses built between 1930 and 1950 may have" this "as insulation"
    $800 29
The N.Y. Daily News' review of "Glitter" told this singer, "Don't quit your day job"; the headline? "A Star Is Boring"
    $800 10
This prince, Rainier's son, has competed in the Olympics 5 times on Monaco's bobsleigh team
    $1000 19
Celebrating its 15th year in 2014, the Exit Music Festival began as a protest against this nation's president Slobodan Milosevic
    $1000 25
This clothing company wasn't monkeying around when it was founded in 1978 in Mill Valley
    $1000 6
...and shield the Constitution of the United States
    $1000 23
In 1991 it took 7 minutes for these missiles to fly from southern Iraq to Riyadh, if Patriot missiles didn't stop them
    $1000 30
The Orlando Sentinel didn't like "Gigli": these 2 stars "flunk chemistry 101; a potato produces more electricity"
    $1000 11
Born Josephine Esther Mentzer, she died in her mid-90s, but due to her own products, probably looked a mere 88

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

Gabor Brendan Diane
$200 $1,800 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Brendan Diane
$1,800 $6,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
In an epic poem written around the 700s, this title guy is fatally wounded by a fire-breathing dragon
    $400 1
The blue on the emblem of the largest national union of these is for "the thin blue line protecting those we serve"
    $400 3
A faint constellation of the Southern Hemisphere
    $400 25
After more than 600 years, the temple of this Olympian ruler of the gods was finally completed in Athens
    $400 10
Born in Cambridge, Ohio, he served in the Korean War & went on to be a U.S. senator
    $400 15
Oscorp Industries was part of the saga of this "Amazing" movie superhero
    $800 20
This medieval German hero killed a dragon & bathed in its blood to gain invulnerability--but what of the legend of Roy?
    $800 2
When the N.A.L.C., the National Association of these, went on strike in NYC in 1970, soldiers delivered the mail
    $800 4
Combining the names of two other pill types, they're coated & intended to be tamper-resistant
    DD: $1,000 26
This Roman emperor visited Britain in 122 A.D. & had some ideas for military construction
    $800 11
Scott Carpenter, a Little Rascal as a kid, married Maria Roach, whose dad produced these film shorts about little rascals
    $800 16
Strickland Propane was Hank's employer on this show
    $1200 21
Drogon, Viserion & Rhaegal are 3 dragons with a mother; their true "father" is this author
    $1200 8
Soon after the United Rubber Workers was founded in this city in 1935, it went on strike against Goodyear
    $1200 5
When Johnny was dealt 4 aces last night, I was ready to do this, to surrender under agreed conditions
    $1200 27
A half-mile bridge over this river in what's now Romania had the longest span built for the next 1,000 years
    $1200 12
Alan Shepard's many accolades included a Medal of Honor for space & a Langley medal from this institution
    $1200 17
The Bluth Company was seen on network TV & Netflix on this show
    $1600 23
His 1898 story "The Reluctant Dragon" was reissued in 1953 to coincide with a "Wind in the Willows" reissue
    DD: $800 22
Robert Montgomery & Ronald Reagan each served 2 stints as president of this
    $1600 6
To issue stock to raise money for a company, or to take advantage of an opportunity
    $1600 13
Gus Grissom died in a 1967 fire during a simulation of the first launch in this program
    $1600 18
On this TV drama, the Hanso Foundation did work on a crazy island
    $2000 24
"My teeth are swords, my claws spears... and my breath death!" claims this dragon in "The Hobbit"
    $2000 14
The N.E.A. is the USA's largest labor union; No. 2 is the S.E.I.U., short for this "International Union"
    $2000 7
Consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator, it's used to store an electric charge
    $2000 28
Usual nickname of Donald Slayton, who was one of the original 7 named in 1959 but didn't make a space flight until 1975
    $2000 19
A Quick Stop convenience store was central to this Kevin Smith movie franchise

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Brendan Diane
$14,400 $12,800 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1908 this animal appropriately became the mascot of the Prohibition Party

Final scores:

Gabor Brendan Diane
$8,799 $100 $16,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gabor Brendan Diane
$14,200 $13,200 $10,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2013-12-03
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