Show #6221 - Monday, October 10, 2011

Joon Pahk game 6.

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Jared Balkman, a vending route driver from Appleton, Wisconsin

Hannah Wachs, an elementary school teacher from Irvine, California

Joon Pahk, a college physics teacher from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 5-day cash winnings total $146,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

CELEBRITY MEMOIRS
SCRAMBLED KEGS
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
THE RIVER'S TRIBUTARIES
(Alex: We'll give them to you. You tell us the main river.)
THIS YEAR IN HISTORY
ADJECTIVES OF THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
(Jack Abbott: Dramatic, sensual, intense--these are some of the [*] and today we'll bring you more.)
    $200 2
One chapter in her book "Bossypants" is "30 Rock: An Experiment to Confuse Your Grandparents"
    $200 23
Cheers, mate:
FORESTS
    $200 1
Ulysses S. Grant appears on this U.S. bill
    $200 18
Tocantins,
Madeira,
Rio Negro
    $200 7
1969:
American Indians begin a 2-year occupation of this island in San Francisco Bay
    $200 11
"Abby, I hear The Naked Heiress is gonna be on Jeopardy! that's huge!"
"Mom, please. I am rich and famous." [Sighs]
"Honey, don't you think you're being..."

...this adjective that means "world-weary" & "cynical"--it doesn't mean "covered in green gemstones"
    $400 4
In "All That Is Bitter & Sweet", this actress says mom Naomi likes to say their family put the "fun" in dysfunctional
    $400 24
Weekends were made for it:
CLIMB HOE
    $400 3
In 1970 this Japanese currency was at 360 to the dollar; today it's under 100
    $400 19
River Leach,
River Churn,
River Cherwell
    $400 8
1770:
This man & Seth Warner organize the Green Mountain Boys
    $400 15
"We can never do this again. Nobody, and I mean nobody, can know about it."
"
Tres romantic, Nick. What are you implying, that I'm not..."

...this 11-letter adjective meaning reliable & responsible like a Boy Scout
    $600 6
"Stories I Only Tell My Friends" includes his days in the Brat Pack & his romance with Princess Stephanie of Monaco
    $600 25
Enjoy this Belgian brew:
ATLAS LOITERS
    $600 5
Seen here is one of these currency units from a country that's in the zone
    $600 20
Parma,
Trebbia,
Ticino
    $600 9
2011:
This company founded by a 1941 merger downgrades the USA's long-term credit rating to AA+
    $600 28
"Please, Lily, understand, everything I did was to keep you and the twins safe."
"Cane, you pretended that you were dead and made me think that I was sleeping with a ghost. I ended up in an insane asylum. You're..."

...this 10-letter adjective from the Latin for "look down on" (& favored by Daffy Duck on occasion)
    $800 16
Once a celebrity daughter named Chastity, this child of Cher revealed "The Story of How I Became a Man" in "Transition"
    $800 26
Let's go Dutch:
SIGHT MALLET
    DD: $2,400 13
Released by the U.S. Mint in January 1999, the first quarter honoring a state honored this one
    $800 21
Moselle,
Main,
Neckar
    $800 10
1789:
This French landmark is stormed & its governor, killed
    $800 29
"Oh, Jack, it feels just like yesterday that you and Diane and I were celebrating the IPO."
"I've had my eye on you since before Diane died, and now I have even more reason to be..."

...this doubtful word that's in the title of Elvis' last No. 1 pop hit
    $1000 17
This country star called her 2011 memoir "From This Moment On", also the name of one of her hit songs
    $1000 27
I enjoy "33" bottles:
CORK ON GRILL
    $1000 14
The 50,000-rial note of this Middle East country is seen here
    $1000 22
Big Salmon,
Pelly,
Klondike
    $1000 12
1653:
This Izaak Walton ode to piscatory endeavors splashes ashore
    $1000 30
"Dear God. You manipulate everyone around you, just like a marionette. You are downright..."
...this adjective, also the title of a hit Broadway musical that features Munchkins & flying monkeys

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

Joon Hannah Jared
$5,800 $3,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Hannah Jared
$11,400 $2,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"A" IN MATH
NAMES IN SONG TITLES
SISTER SISTER
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
CONSTITUTIONAL NO-NOs
CANINE WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 1
In this type of triangle, all 3 angles are less than 90 degrees
    $400 30
CCR:
"Proud ____"
    $400 19
She mentions her sister Margot's diary in her own diary, but Margot's was never found
    $400 7
Williams believed this was his best long play because of "the kingly magnitude of Big Daddy"
    $400 12
No state shall engage in this (unless invaded)
    $400 2
You can follow the fairway or hit over the rough on this type of golf hole that has an angle in it
    $800 3
This segment of a circle can be measured by its length or the angle it forms
    $800 29
Taylor Swift:
"____ McGraw"
    $800 22
One of England's first abstract painters, Vanessa Bell was the sister of this Bloomsbury Group author
    $800 8
Tennessee's first success was this play about the Wingfield family that premiered in 1944
    $800 13
No law respecting an establishment of this
    $800 15
They're seen here
    $1200 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.) The Exchange now allows brokers on the floor to execute trades from handheld devices using programs called "algos", short for this type of step-by-step mathematical process
    $1200 28
Night Ranger:
"Sister ____"
    $1200 23
Ann & Nancy Wilson are the creative spark behind this rock band
    $1200 9
Born Thomas, Williams may have first used his nickname in this Tennessee port for a writing contest
    $1200 14
No compulsion in a criminal case to be this against yourself
    $1200 16
On "Cheers" Norm once said it's this type of "world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear"
    $1600 5
2 angles in a plane sharing a common vertex & side are said to be this
    $1600 27
Falco:
"Rock Me ____"
    $1600 24
The first siblings to earn more than $1 million on the LPGA tour were this Swede & her sister Charlotta
    $1600 10
Marlon Brando hitchhiked to Williams' home to read for this role; he also fixed the writer's toilet during the visit
    $1600 20
No being a senator if you haven't been this for at least 9 years
    $1600 17
This canine cliche means you should avoid disturbing a calm situation
    DD: $14,200 6
It's the length from the base of a cone to the apex
    $2000 26
R.E.M.:
"What's The Frequency, ____?"
    $2000 25
Last name of sisters Loretta & Linda, U.S. representatives from California
    DD: $4,000 11
In this 1950 play, a dressmaker's deceased husband & her new boyfriend both sport the title art on their chests
    $2000 21
No denial of voting rights for "failure to pay" this specific tax
    $2000 18
In 2011, Orrin Hatch used a picture to indicate he felt a Senate hearing had become this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Hannah Jared
$31,200 $11,200 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
He was executed in 1780 & buried in Tappan, New York; his remains were moved to Westminster Abbey in 1821

Final scores:

Joon Hannah Jared
$23,700 $1,999 $9,100
6-day champion: $169,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joon Hannah Jared
$21,400 $11,200 $10,200
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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