Show #6863 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014


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Desirée Zicko, a marketing manager from Reading, Massachusetts

Troy Senik, a newspaper columnist from Westlake Village, California

Paige Ormiston, a Navy JAG from Norfolk, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
To aid in feeding, pandas have evolved an elongated wrist bone that functions like this digit in humans
    $200 10
She sang the title tune from "The Way We Were"
    $200 14
This European country traditionally wary of international involvement
    $200 5
"Life in Motion" tells of Misty Copeland's efforts to become a soloist with this troupe, the ABT
    $200 26
Spanish term for Cortes & Pizarro as vanquishers of Mexico & Peru in the 16th century
    $200 21
Thunder, lightning & knocking up mortal females
    $400 2
After he visited China in 1972, he received a gift of 2 pandas named Ling-Ling & Hsing-Hsing
    $400 11
"Happy" by Pharrell Williams is from this sequel featuring Gru & the Minions
    $400 17
These 2 Asian rivals, still not reunited
    $400 6
Mark Owen, formerly of this elite group, wrote "No Easy Day", an account of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden
    $400 27
It's a sudden, frenzied rush, often of a herd of cattle
    $400 22
War; his followers included Famine, Pain & Panic
    $600 3
In 2011 martial artist Po transitioned from the big screen to big-screen TVs in this title: "Legends of Awesomeness"
    $600 12
She sang "Do You Know Where You're Going To", the theme from "Mahogany"
    $600 18
This Asian nation, a few years after a famous "concert for" it
    $600 7
A memoir by this basketball coach covers her more than 1,000 NCAA victories, the most for any coach, male or female
    $600 23
The sea & (earlier in his career) fertility
    $800 4
The red panda's funny walk is usually described as this 6-letter gait, due to its front legs being angled inward
    $800 13
This song by Queen re-entered the Top 10 after it was featured in "Wayne's World"
    $800 19
This country, the year after its founding
    $800 8
"Joseph Anton: A Memoir" is this man's harrowing account of living hidden after being sentenced to death by a fatwa
    DD: $800 24
Fertility, roads, thieves & absolutely, positively getting packages there overnight
    $1000 16
The first live giant panda to come to the west was Su-Lin, who in 1936 came to live at the Brookfield Zoo in this U.S. city
    $1000 15
Whitney Houston belted out "I Will Always Love You" on the soundtrack to this 1992 film
    $1000 20
From Europe's upper right-hand corner, Latvia, Lithuania & this republic
    $1000 9
No caged bird, this author has penned many memoirs, including her latest, "Mom & Me & Mom"
    $1000 25
Fertility, love & beauty, she cheated on Hephaestus

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

Paige Troy Desirée
$2,600 $3,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paige Troy Desirée
$1,400 $6,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Around 218 B.C. this Carthaginian led 20,000 infantry into Italy via the Alps while dealing with the elephant out of the room
    $400 18
Its 1966 statement of purpose said females earn only 1/3 of B.A. degrees; that was then, this is...
    $400 23
When this Tennessee Williams play debuted in 1947, the cast included Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter & Jessica Tandy
    $400 1
The Cook Islands use this island country's dollar, but they do have their own $3 note & some coins
    $400 8
Carlos Estevez became this man, man
    $400 3
A sumptuous ceremonial dinner
    $800 14
This Union general swung north in February 1865 through the Carolinas toward Virginia
    $800 19
The Daughters of this of Texas was formed in Houston in 1891
    $800 24
The 2008 Pulitzer went to Tracy Letts for this month: "Osage County"
    $800 2
This "Bounty" island is part of a British overseas territory that also includes Henderson, Ducie & Oeno Islands
    $800 9
Double X marks the spot! Born Eric Bishop, this Oscar winner gave himself the last name of one of his favorite comedians
    $800 4
In "King Of The Road", Roger Miller sang, "third boxcar midnight train, destination" this Maine city
    $1200 15
After its futile appeal to the Supreme Court, this tribe lost 4,000 members along the 1830s "Trail of Tears"
    $1200 20
The political group EMILY's List takes its name from "Early Money Is Like" this (it makes dough rise)
    $1200 25
Jonathan Larson posthumously won a Pulitzer in 1996 for coming up with this Bohemian musical
    $1200 27
This literary character was based on Alexander Selkirk, a sailor marooned on a South Pacific island for 4 years
    $1200 10
Yes! This voice of Knicks basketball & other sports was born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig
    $1200 5
It's the ammo accessory
worn here
    DD: $3,000 16
The 2nd offensive by this offensive German lasted from January to July, 1942, with stops in Tobruk & Benghazi
    $1600 21
The nonprofit called these of San Francisco gives a positive "twist" to a word for unmarried ladies
    DD: $500 26
This Wendy Wasserstein play follows the life of an art historian from high school through her 30s
    $1600 28
Mysteries of this Chilean island include the Rongorongo tablets containing a writing system using pictographs
    $1600 11
Happy trails to this cowboy couple, once Leonard Slye & Frances Smith
    $1600 6
To toss or throw back & forth, as in an exchange of words
    $2000 17
The isthmus that once allowed humans to migrate on foot from Asia to North America is called the "Bering" this 2-word term
    $2000 22
Meaning "charitable", it's the P in the P.E.O. Sisterhood
    $2000 30
This dramatist won 3 Pulitzers in the 1920s for "Beyond the Horizon", "Anna Christie" & "Strange Interlude"
    $2000 29
3,389 feet above sea level, the highest point in this 5-letter kingdom is on Kao island
    $2000 12
This spouse of a talk show host adopted the name of a character in "The Merchant of Venice"
    $2000 7
This small marsupial has long, slender hind legs, enabling it to leap like a kangaroo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paige Troy Desirée
$10,200 $24,700 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Established by Congress in 1798, it's the oldest continuously active U.S. professional music ensemble

Final scores:

Paige Troy Desirée
$15,200 $28,700 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,700 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paige Troy Desirée
$10,200 $23,800 $2,600
18 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2014-02-19
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