Show #6201 - Monday, July 25, 2011

Contestants

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Maggie Diamond, a university development writer originally from St. Louis, Missouri

Edgar Mihelic, an educator from Chicago, Illinois

Linda Percy, a retired emergency room physician from Connellsville, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOW CONTINENTAL!
THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST 1,000 MOVIES EVER MADE
ORGANIZATIONS FOR SHORT
PULITZER-WINNING NOVELS
TIME PIECES
EASY AS B_C_D
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "B", there'll be a "C" somewhere in the middle, and each correct response will end with a "D".)
    $200 11
July temperatures on this continent range from about -94 to a balmy high of around -40
    $200 21
The Times' review of this film said "Miss Wray goes through her ordeal with great courage"
    $200 6
Founded in 1847, the AMA
    $200 1
The Pulitzer folks found Michael Chabon's "Amazing Adventures of Kavalier &" him amazing enough to win
    $200 16
This watch brand with a Greek letter name says it made the world's first diver's watch
    $200 26
An untruth told with shameless confidence is this type of "lie"
    $400 12
This continent covers only about 5% of the earth's land area; deserts cover about 1/3 of the continent
    $400 22
"We wouldn't know how closely--if at all--" this film "parallels the life of an eminent publisher, as has been...alleged"
    $400 7
The NAACP
    $400 2
Richard Ford wrote this novel in which Will Smith saves the world from alien invasion... wait, that's not right
    $400 17
A "complication" is a watch feature showing anything besides the time; Blancpain's grand complication has the phases of this
    $400 27
When a check failed to clear because of insufficient funds, we say it did this
    $600 13
This continent has the longest freshwater lake, 420 miles, in the world
    $600 23
"John Hughes lets the (5) kids challenge, taunt and confront each other as if this (film was) 'Twelve Angry Men'"
    $600 8
The AKC
    DD: $600 3
We'd sum up this 1952 winner as quew quits Queeg
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Mayer Museum in Jerusalem.) Featuring a calendar & barometer & valued at over $10 million, a watch ordered in 1783 for this queen took until 1827 to finish; sadly, she wasn't around to receive it
    $600 28
On Nov. 13, 1979 the 76ers' Darryl Dawkins shattered one of these
    $800 14
Both the highest & lowest places on earth are on this continent
    $800 24
"Mr. Rains is properly slippery and crafty as a minion of Vichy perfidy" in this drama
    $800 9
The K of C, all 1.8 million of them
    $800 4
Virginia Woolf won no Pulitzers, but "Mrs. Dalloway" resonates in 3 different stories & decades in this novel
    $800 19
The timepiece that in 1760 solved the problem of determining the degrees of this at sea still runs
    $800 29
The state of being a single guy
    $1000 15
A waterfall on this continent has the longest drop in the world, 3,212 feet
    $1000 25
This pic shows "the social changes taking place in the south between 1948 and 1973, and (a) remarkable 25-year friendship
    $1000 10
Similar to the DAR, the SAR
    $1000 5
In this novel a southern politician's life is described in stark detail, with exquisite Penn-manship
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Mayer Museum in Jerusalem.) This pistol, which marked the hours
with the sound of a shot, was made in the early 1800s
in this country,
fulfilling its reputation for clock-making, but not so much for peaceability
    $1000 30
Terminating in 2 points, like certain teeth

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

Linda Edgar Maggie
$4,000 $2,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Edgar Maggie
$7,800 $4,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE DEFIANT ONES
U.S. COUNTIES
ALSO A BLOOD TYPE
"W"HAT?
IN GOD'S NAME
ARE YOU EATING?
    $400 26
He was in jail at Poona when time named him its man of the year for 1930
    $400 8
Washington county in this state is the easternmost county in the contiguous 48 states
    $400 6
In baseball statistics, these 2 letters represent stepping up to the plate one time
    $400 15
Aquatic aid on display here
    $400 13
Carl Weathers played this boxer who slugged it out with Rocky
    $400 1
Hawaiians carefully boil the taro root to make this staple, as the raw tubers are poisonous--no pun intended
    $800 27
Stokely Carmichael was "honorary prime minister" of these '60s radicals
    $800 9
Oneida county, Idaho was named for the lake Oneida area in this state from which many of the early settlers emigrated
    $800 7
An interjection, or a popular Vegas show
    $800 22
Shakespeare used this word for a tunnel made by an invertebrate; he didn't know it would come up in astrophysics
    $800 14
It's only logical that Spock hailed from this rock
    $800 2
Intertidal zones are a good place to find dulse, a reddish purple type of this popular in the North Atlantic
    DD: $2,000 28
Pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest in this capital from 2003 to 2010
    $1200 16
This state's Citrus County was named for its citrus trees; today Bellamy Grove is the only remaining commercial grove
    DD: $2,000 10
It sounds like a command urging optimism
    $1200 23
Large or small,
these simple turbines
can generate power
    $1200 19
Diablo Cody won a screenwriting Oscar for this movie with lots of pregnant pauses
    $1200 3
Forget Kim Jong Il; South Koreans are worried about shortages of this other "kim", their pungent national dish
    $1600 29
Frank Pais was a leader of the 26th of July movement, which sought to overthrow this man's Caribbean regime
    $1600 17
The 2 most populous Penn. counties are Philadelphia & this one that shares its name with a Pittsburgh river
    $1600 11
One single photography image in which brightness values are reversed
    $1600 24
5-letter word for a hauling machine using a chain wrapped around a drum
    $1600 20
Remember these rockets? They propelled both the Gemini spacecraft & missiles aimed at the Russkies
    $1600 4
Triple word score is yours if you can name this sliced pork loaf made famous by the Pennsylvania Dutch
    $2000 30
During World War II, Josip Broz led these Yugoslav resistance fighters against Nazi occupation
    $2000 18
New Mexico's last created county, it doesn't have "7 cities", just 2, the county seat of Grants & the village of Milan
    $2000 12
The sixth tone in the scale of C minor
    $2000 25
This African creature is
an affectionate
and devoted parent
    $2000 21
What American chocolate lovers call a Milky Way, the British call this
    $2000 5
Okay, Lawrence, we've turned off
the bubble machines. Now finish eating your meal, this gastropod

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Edgar Maggie
$17,400 $4,200 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS
The 2003 bestseller "The Meaning of Everything" is subtitled "The Story of" this reference classic

Final scores:

Linda Edgar Maggie
$18,400 $8,398 $4,600
2-day champion: $50,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Edgar Maggie
$16,600 $4,200 $9,600
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
6 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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