Show #6858 - Wednesday, June 11, 2014


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Sari Laufer, a rabbi from New York, New York

Darren O'Connor, a police officer from Norfolk, Virginia

Molly Lalonde, a pediatric nurse practitioner student from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 4-day cash winnings total $53,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
A friend will get your goat if he buys your farm at a foreclosure; baah-d day for this December 22-January 19 sign
    $200 1
After some changes were made, King John accepted this document on June 19, 1215
    $200 9
Her "Rolling In The Deep"
    $200 16
"Gaslight" actress Bergman
    $200 7
I'd like to thank the Motion Picture Academy for this letter
    $200 2
L'Enfant, but not L'Enfant Terrible, designed this U.S. city
    $400 29
Something's fishy about this Feb. 19-March 20 sign, & it's your future; mercury poisoning awaits!
    $400 3
Vlad III (that's the impaler) built the fortress of this Romanian city to try to hold back the Turks
    $400 10
Her "What's Love Got To Do With It"
    $400 17
Football coach Rockne
    $400 8
May I have this letter? It's one of the 2 that are popular dances
    $400 11
You'll find Transylvania U. & Henry Clay's old home, now a museum, in this city
    $600 24
"This is the dawning of the age of" this sign but not for you--you'll fall ill after swimming in polluted water
    $600 4
A great builder, this pharaoh of Egypt's 19th dynasty sealed peace by marrying a Hittite princess
    $600 13
2000 & 2001:
"Beautiful Day" & "Walk On", both by this group
    $600 12
Explorer Amundsen
    $600 21
A nation of one billion can't hold back this letter, the only one that's a country
    $600 18
We hope you're on the Wright track to identify this city
    $800 27
You'll get stung by a pal born under this sign; like one in a folktale, he will simply say, "it's my nature"
    $800 5
After the British slave trade ended, this mammal product became the most important export from West Central Africa
    $800 14
This guitarist's "Change The World"
    $800 25
"Pippi Longstocking" author Lindgren
    $800 22
There are more than 10 million members of the south African ethnic group that represents this letter
    DD: $1,200 19
This North Carolina city got its present name in 1913, & not for 2 brands of cigarette
    $1000 28
Oh no! That can't be right! The item that's the symbol of this sign indicates you gained 15 pounds
    $1000 6
This European banking dynasty was founded by a man named Mayer Amschel
    $1000 15
This trio's "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams"
    $1000 26
Scientists Angstrom & Celsius
    $1000 23
Yentl asked this letter, "can you hear me?"
    $1000 20
The Tibetan Cultural Center of this Indiana city was founded in 1979 by a brother of the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Molly Darren Sari
$2,000 $1,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Darren Sari
$4,800 $4,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of 6 letters but the "to" will come right in the middle.)
    $400 1
Society expectations doom all in this play; when girl say, "this is thy sheath" & stabs self, Hulk bawl like baby!
    $400 15
In 1832 the USA's first horse-drawn streetcar began driving up & down the Bowery in this city
    $400 16
Old French for "young dove" gave us the name of this urban dweller
    $400 6
Len Dresslar's baritone uttered these 3 syllables amid the lyrics "from the valley of the Jolly Green Giant"
    $400 29
Czechoslovakia was formed after WWI from what had been regions in this newly defunct empire
    $400 30
Smokey Robinson & Stevie Wonder recorded on this label
    $800 2
Hulk feel return trip to Milan perhaps imply world rebirth at end of this island play
    $800 20
In 1997 Toyota introduced this model, the world's first mass-produced hybrid passenger car
    $800 17
You're in bad shape if you look up & see this type of vulture with a name from the Old French for "lesser hawk"
    $800 10
Thurl Ravenscroft sang "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" &, starting in 1952, voiced this cereal mascot
    $800 9
In 1968 liberal thinker Alexander Dubcek became first secretary of this party; in 1970 he became a forest inspector
    $800 7
A way used temporarily when the main route is closed
    $1200 3
Hulk disturbed by Hal's digs at this knight like "how long...since thou sawest thine own knee?" Hulk has own size issues!
    $1200 23
Cabs in trucks are of 2 types: conventional, in which the cab is behind the hood, & COE, which stands for cab-over-this
    $1200 14
The name of this regal bird is from the Latin aquila
    DD: $2,000 11
In his 1988 autobiography, he dispelled the allergy rumor but said that he wasn't really fond of carrots
    $1200 27
Reformer Jan Hus was born in this region that makes up much of the Czech Republic
    $1200 8
To wring money from a person by violence or threat
    DD: $4,000 4
Hulk relate to trust issues of this title guy, but calling his wife "a strumpet" over line for Hulk! Wife is angel figure!
    $1600 22
In 1866 this company purchased Ben Holladay's line, creating the world's largest stagecoach empire
    $1600 18
Better go buy some more seed for this flightless bird whose name is from the ancient Greek for "big sparrow"
    $1600 12
This gravel-voiced singer/actor released the albums "Closing Time", "Mule Variations" & "Rain Dogs"
    $1600 26
A popular Prague souvenir is a figurine of this creature, brought to life to protect the Jews of the city's old ghetto
    $1600 25
Characteristic of affluent people, like Billy Joel's "Girl"
    $2000 5
Gloucester blindness symbolic in how he deal with Edgar; Hulk reflect on own family after this play
    $2000 21
Able to carry 500 troops, Russia's Zubr-class is the largest of these air-cushioned vehicles
    $2000 19
The name of this crested parrot may come from a Malay word meaning "older brother"
    $2000 13
Talk about range: veteran voice guy Peter Cullen has voiced Eeyore & this leader of the Autobots
    $2000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In September 1938, this land in Czechoslovakia, then containing a large population of German descent, was handed over to Germany to appease Hitler
    $2000 24
A severe, witty reply that counters a first speaker's argument

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Darren Sari
$14,000 $22,400 $15,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ending in the same 2 letters, these 2 are capitals of a nation that covers a continent & of a nation reaching onto 2 continents

Final scores:

Molly Darren Sari
$14,000 $14,400 $8,399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Molly Darren Sari
$10,800 $22,400 $15,000
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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Game tape date: 2014-02-18
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