Show #6861 - Monday, June 16, 2014


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Andrew Winner, a learning and development consultant originally from Spokane, Washington

Andrea West, a college composition instructor from Columbia, South Carolina

Katie Frank, a graduate student in communications studies from Poway, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $200 26
"Diplomacy in action", which really does sound great / Is on the website of the cabinet department that we call...
    $200 16
In 1959 Daniel Inouye became this state's first representative in the U.S. House
    $200 6
"It's Not Too Late To Reverse The Alarming Trend Of" this "Change, Scientists Who Know It's Too Late Announce"
    $200 1
As this potions professor, Alan Rickman's not wild about Harry (Potter)
    $200 11
Hong Kong was the site for the equestrian events in the 2008 Olympics hosted by this city
    $200 21
It's the contemptuous first word Scrooge says in "A Christmas Carol"
    $400 27
Killing a dragon named python at Delphi, is that too much to swallow? / It wasn't odd for this Greek god, the one known as...
    $400 17
On December 5, 1955 a bus boycott began in this Alabama city
    $400 7
This NBA star "Unable To Enjoy MVP Knowing Boston Globe's Gary Washburn Didn't Vote For Him"
    $400 2
Alan Rickman was Col. Brandon, who wooed Kate Winslet's Marianne Dashwood, in this film based on a beloved novel
    $400 12
In names of skyscrapers, this word has preceded "of China" & followed "Hongkong and Shanghai"
    $400 22
A built-in bed on a ship, or a word meaning "nonsense"
    $600 28
To gather, rouse or summon / You better believe it, buster / It's this word that will be heard / This is the word you'll...
    DD: $1,000 18
One guest said of their 1953 wedding in Newport, Rhode Island, it was "just like a coronation"
    $600 8
"Obama Orders Reinvasion Of" this country "After Illuminating Trip Through Bush Presidential Library"
    $600 3
As Judge Turpin, Alan Rickman has a close shave with Johnny Depp in this 2007 film
    $600 13
Hong Kong is surrounded by this sea to the east, west &, of course, "south"
    $600 23
"What a" this word, followed by "pot" in the brand name of a slow electric cooker
    $800 29
"Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel" was not writ just to shame us / It is, however, right here now, from the Bible's book of...
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Titan Missile Museum in Tuscon, AZ.) As a 9-megaton ICBM could devastate 900 square miles, it seems less than adequate that a 1950s Civil Defense film had a turtle teaching schoolchildren this 3-word defense maneuver against a nuclear attack
    $800 9
This government agency established in 1970 "Warns Americans Not To Breathe"
    $800 4
Bruce Willis said, "Yippee-ki-yay" to Rickman's Hans Gruber in this flick
    $800 14
You might say this royal yacht, Prince Charles' home base during the Hong Kong handover, "ruled the waves"
    $800 24
This compound nonsense word sounds like suds for your sow
    $1000 30
"The best is the enemy of the good"--no dolt, there / It must be the enlightened author, Monsieur...
    $1000 20
Surprisingly, Dr. Joyce Brothers' knowledge of this sport earned her the top prize on "The $64,000 Question"
    $1000 10
This "Blood Meridian" author "Flaunts Sexy New Beach Body"
    $1000 5
But of course Alan Rickman played this baddie in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"
    $1000 15
Some spending their whole lives on boats, Hong Kong's Tanka are called "sea" these, from the word "Egyptian"
    $1000 25
Eaten by people, it's part of a ruminant's stomach; it also means "rubbish!"

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

Katie Andrea Andrew
$2,800 $400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Andrea Andrew
$7,200 $1,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain a silent "B".)
    $400 30
Accused by his in-laws of this, John Willard was found guilty & hanged in 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts
    $400 17
He & the Soup Nazi reunited in an ad for the Acura NSX
    $400 11
    $400 12
As the last line of "Casablanca", Humphrey Bogart says, "Louis, I think this is the beginning of" one of these
    $400 5
In 1976, this country standardized its language, basing it primarily on the Peloponnesian dialect
    $400 6
An unsuccessful movie
    DD: $1,000 29
Just before he was hanged on December 30, 2006, he mocked Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadar
    $800 18
In 2006 this Steeler became the youngest starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl
    $800 25
    $800 13
In this 1678 British work, you'll find mention of a stately palace, "the name of which was beautiful"
    $800 4
Half the people of Afghanistan speak Dari, a dialect of this Iranian language
    $800 7
A classic symptom of frostbite
    $1200 27
The 15th century got gentler--in 1498 reform preacher Savonarola was hanged before this was done to him
    $1200 19
An opera based on his TV talk show debuted in London in 2003
    $1200 22
    $1200 14
In a 19th century song, it precedes "Wake unto me, starlight and dewdrops are waiting for thee"
    $1200 1
Llanito is a dialect that combines Andalusian Spanish & British English in this British overseas territory
    $1200 8
It can precede "‑struck" or "‑waiter"--or you, if you don't respond
    $1600 26
His May 31, 1962 execution in Ramleh, Israel is the only time that Israel has carried out a death sentence
    $1600 20
His state's youngest governor of the 20th century, he was elected its oldest in 2010
    $1600 23
    $1600 15
Victorian poet Matthew Arnold called this "Adonais" poet a "beautiful and ineffectual angel"
    DD: $2,000 2
Rioplatense is a dialect of Spanish found in a small geographic area that includes these 2 South American capitals
    $1600 9
This occupation gets its name from the Latin for "lead"
    $2000 28
This commander of the Japanese military attempted suicide after WWII; he was nursed back to health & then hanged
    $2000 21
This editor was a character in "All the President's Men"
    $2000 24
    $2000 16
In 1880 this French novelist sometimes accused of immoral writing stated, "What is beautiful is moral"
    $2000 3
Angevin is a dialect of this language
    $2000 10
Rhyming synonym for "cradle-to-grave" that fits the category twice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Andrea Andrew
$13,000 $11,800 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This noun meaning a secret plan comes from the Latin for "to breathe together"

Final scores:

Katie Andrea Andrew
$18,000 $21,800 $8,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Andrea Andrew
$12,400 $13,800 $5,600
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2014-02-19
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