Show #6860 - Friday, June 13, 2014

Mike Janela of Guinness World Records presents Alex Trebek with a framed certificate recognizing his hosting record: "The most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter (same program) is 6,829 by Alex Trebek on 'Jeopardy!' in Culver City, California, USA as of 17 April 2014".


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Whitney Marshall, a software engineer from Overland Park, Kansas

Shelby O'Neill, a freelance writer and editor from Austin, Texas

Katie Frank, a graduate student in communications studies from Poway, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Henry IV of Castile wanted her to marry the king of Portugal, but she wed Ferdinand in 1469
    $200 24
You don't need to be a wizard to know oz. is short for this measure
    $200 1
This '70s miniseries scored a monster 71% of viewers for its finale & boosted interest in genealogy
    $200 13
The Filet-O-Fish is one of its offerings
    $200 6
This Tolstoy tome centers on the 1812 invasion of Russia & the ensuing Russian resistance
    $200 11
In 2013 this federal holiday was also Inauguration Day
    $400 27
Her 26-year marriage to Prince Rainier III ended with her death in 1982
    $400 21
In Madrid, it follows nueve, diez...
    $400 2
Before "Survivor" & "Big Brother", this MTV show took television into a house where 7 young people lived together
    $400 14
Regis Corporation franchises this "Super" salon chain that gives 33 million clips a year
    $400 7
This novel by Ken Kesey is set at a mental hospital
    $400 12
In North Korea, Dec. 27 is this document's day--North Carolina's could be Nov. 21, 1789
    $600 28
She had a Caesar on the side while she was married to her brother Ptolemy XIV
    $600 22
It's egg-shaped & sounds like so
    $600 3
This Norman Lear sitcom that began in 1971 dealt with controversial topics regularly
    DD: $1,000 15
The sandwich generation loves this chain, now tops in number of U.S. restaurants
    $600 8
Sal Paradise & Dean Moriarty decide to "beat" it across America in this modern classic
    $600 18
Jan. 26 is Duarte's birthday in this country, honoring Juan Duarte, a leader in its fight for freedom from Haiti
    $800 29
In 1137 she was but a teenager, & not only did she inherit Aquitaine but also wed the future king of France!
    $800 23
Government by the few
    $800 4
In 1956 NBC paired Chet Huntley & this future "This Week With..." host on an innovative newscast
    $800 16
Out west you'll find this convenience store at Arco stations, morning or night
    $800 9
In a Thomas Mann tale, Gustav Von Aschenbach has a date with "death in" this city
    $800 19
In this country October 24 is Popular Resistance Day as well as Suez National Day
    $1000 30
In 1966, she, then a Dutch princess, decided to Potter around the house with Klauss Von Amsberg
    $1000 25
Not just the art of speaking, it can also be a place of prayer, like the one seen here
    $1000 5
"I Spy" made the TV history books in 1965 when it cast this African American in one of the lead roles
    $1000 17
Hilton doesn't own Holiday Inn but does own this other "H" "Inn"
    $1000 10
12th century England is the setting of Ken Follett's historical novel these "of the Earth"
    $1000 20
"Pause for the Pledge of Allegiance" is a part of this U.S. holiday's ceremonies

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

Katie Shelby Whitney
$5,200 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Shelby Whitney
$10,600 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of the letters in the word "Thesaurus".)
    $400 12
Separate tabs, please! This 400-lb. wrestler, "The 8th Wonder of the World", reportedly drank 119 beers in 6 hours
    $400 1
The title telegraphs the fate of Arthur Miller's character
    $400 15
General term for something that transmits sound, electricity or other forms of energy
    $400 10
This slave girl & her mistress Amneris are both in love with Radames, a captain in the Egyptian Army
    $400 30
This state's North Slope borough covers nearly as much territory as the entire United Kingdom
    $400 4
To guarantee or state with confidence to someone
    $800 17
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet with this Vegas-born athlete
    $800 9
Folks go through a lot of trouble for Soldier Matt Damon
    $800 14
The enzyme Thrombin is a natural one of these clot formers
    $800 11
14 guardian angels descend a ladder to protect this brother & sister in the woods
    $800 29
The 19 boroughs of this North American city include LaSalle, Verdun, & Saint-Laurent
    $800 5
In general, he leads you to your seat; specifically, he tries to make you leap out of yours as a performer
    $1200 18
We drew the "line" at a dinner with this French minister of war whose ideas didn't fly in WWII vs. Germany
    $1200 8
David Carradine has to go in Volume 2
    $1200 13
Boiling this protein found in the fibers of connective tissues turns it into gelatin
    DD: $3,000 21
While reading fortunes in a pack of cards, she sees death for herself & her lover Don Jose
    $1200 26
19th century English reformers fought against "rotten boroughs", depopulated areas used to control seats in this
    $1200 28
To pan-fry (spot us the accent over one letter, okay?)
    $1600 19
Preheat the electric oven & think of this last name of physcist Andre-Marie, the unit for measuring current
    $1600 7
Navy SEALs make a rough decision in Afghanistan
    DD: $5,600 3
In an experiment, the people getting sugar pills instead of the drug being tested are this group
    $1600 22
This court jester arranges to have the Duke of Mantua killed, but his own daughter Gilda switches places & is killed instead
    $1600 25
In 2014 the Super Bowl was played at MetLife Stadium in this New Jersey borough
    $1600 27
A spud, or reddish-brown color
    $2000 20
He won an Oscar for his score for "My Fair Lady"; crumpets & tea wouldn't be the same without him
    $2000 6
Hugh & Andie have a series of social engagements
    $2000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is in the lab.) The mesh serves as a cap, and this attractive force will hold the water together; so even gravity won't make it leak
    $2000 23
Despite his wife's pleas not to do so, this prince attacks the Polovtsi, a Tartar tribe, & is promptly captured
    $2000 24
Caerphilly & Vale of Glamorgan are among its county boroughs
    $2000 16
A monkey, Macaca mulatta

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Shelby Whitney
$18,400 $400 $20,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

William Sullivan retired from the Foreign Service in 1979; he was the last U.S. Ambassador to this country

Final scores:

Katie Shelby Whitney
$8,400 $400 $3,199
2-day champion: $38,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Shelby Whitney
$16,600 $0 $16,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2014-02-18
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