Show #6278 - Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Jason Keller game 9.

Contestants

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Lesley Tsina, a comedy writer from Los Angeles, California

Patrick Rostock, a fulfillment manager from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey (whose 8-day cash winnings total $202,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE FARM
MONSTERS OF ROCK
UNCOMMON BONDS
"NEW" U.S. CITIES
POTPOURRI
DOUBLE DOUBLE LETTERS
    $200 21
A moving platform, or a tall warehouse for grain
    $200 8
In a 1977 hit, Blue Oyster Cult sang, "Oh, no! There goes Tokyo! Go, go" this monster
    $200 13
J. Max Bond Jr., who helped design the National September 11 Memorial, was a 1980-86 member of this city's Planning Commission
    $200 1
Yale University was around for 15 years before it moved to this city in 1716
    $200 26
A verbal prompt for an actor
    $200 6
Not much to spit out--Tiffany & crimson trio are this type of watermelon
    $400 22
The air tractor is one of these low flyers that spread pesticide
    $400 10
A 2008 tune by Benji Hughes warns that when this ancient Egyptian ghoulie gets drunk, "he unravels"
    $400 14
Later jailed for fraud, Australian Alan Bond became a national hero for financing the 1983 capture of this sailing trophy
    $400 2
The 33-story World Trade Center building rises at the south end of Canal Street in this city, y'all
    $400 27
From the Latin for "tail", it's what the Brits stand in to get in to see a movie
    $400 7
The katydid is also called the long-horned this
    $600 23
This farm machine that travels along cutting standing grain shares a name with a grim angel of death
    $600 18
This Warren Zevon song about monsters includes one with perfect hair & a taste for pina coladas
    $600 15
Born to the role: Samantha Bond has played this secretary in 4 007 films
    $600 3
This New Jersey city boasts an international airport & the 360-acre Branch Brook Park
    $600 28
The actress seen here, a star in Hong Kong & then on American TV, goes by this 1-letter last name
    $600 9
Vivaldi composed some 39 concertos for this woodwind instrument
    $800 24
Like the ones seen here, it's a maintained wetland used for farming, especially where rice is grown
    $800 19
Their monster '60s hits included "She's Not There" & "Time Of The Season"
    $800 16
From 1900 to 1909 Sir Robert Bond was prime minister of this British colony, now the newest Canadian province
    $800 4
The U.S. Naval War College & Naval Undersea Warfare Center is in this city on Narragansett Bay
    $800 29
It's a rowing team or all of the personnel serving aboard a ship
    $800 11
Appraise a piece of property for taxation purposes, or evaluate the situation
    $1000 25
These 4 letters precede "tiller" to indicate it has spinning blades attached for cultivating soil
    $1000 20
This 1973 Edgar Winter Group No. 1 got its title from all the cutting & splicing done to it in the editing process
    $1000 17
At the 1968 Democratic Convention, this future NAACP chairman was briefly considered for vice president
    DD: $1,200 5
Somewhat ironically, this Connecticut city was attacked, captured & burned by the British in 1781
    $1000 30
Royal Botanical Gardens of southwest London
    $1000 12
In 1903 Sherlock Holmes retired to Sussex to take up this "busy" hobby

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

Jason Patrick Lesley
$4,800 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Patrick Lesley
$3,800 $7,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE HOST WITH THE MOST
6-SYLLABLE WORDS
AUTHORS NOT WRITING
CENTERS OF POWER
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?
THIS... IS... HEGEMONY!
[Johnny Gilbert reads the category name with lots of echo effect.]
    $400 6
Ted Koppel,
1980-2005
    $400 21
Adjective for school activities that aren't class
    $400 26
In 1848, the year he turned 13, he became a printer's apprentice for Joseph Ament's Missouri Courier
    $400 14
The Kingston Fossil Power Plant in Tennessee burns 14,000 tons of this a day
    $400 1
If you separate out these rhyming candies, you'll get about half orange ones, 1/4 brown & 1/4 yellow
    $400 11
Around 274 B.C. this republic, which later went full-blown empire, gained dominance over Italy with the defeat of Pyrrhus
    $800 7
Peter Marshall,
1966-1982
    $800 22
It's a noun meaning anything that can't happen
    $800 15
The Belwind Offshore Wind Farm, Bel for Belgium, is in this sea
    $800 2
A Kraft favorite debuted in 1937 containing this food in orange powder form
    $800 12
After the Battle of Kosovo in 1389, the Serbs fell under the hegemony of this empire of nomadic Turks
    $1200 8
Chris Harrison,
2002-present
    $1200 23
Heidegger espoused this philosophy that stresses individual choice
    $1200 29
She taught at Howard University before writing "Song of Solomon"
    $1200 16
The DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center has over 90,000 solar these--aiieee! Turn it away! I'm going blind!
    $1200 3
Orange chicken is the most popular item at this restaurant founded by Andrew Cherng
    $1200 13
In 386 B.C. Persia ratified this city-state's hegemony, about 100 years too late for Leonidas & his 300
    $1600 9
Jim McKay,
1961-1998
    $1600 24
To have an insufficient amount of startup cash for a business enterprise
    DD: $3,000 28
In WWII he flew 60 combat missions as a bombardier with the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe
    DD: $5,000 17
(Alex reports from aboard the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls.) The huge hydroelectric potential of the falls led to a war of inventors; it was only settled when Westinghouse was given the right to build the A.C. generators that were designed & patented by this man
    $1600 4
The country tune "Song Of The South" mentions pie made from this tuber
    $1600 19
In October 1919 he reorganized his political party, the Kuomintang, & was communism's rival for power in China
    $2000 10
Ed McMahon,
1983-1995
    $2000 25
When a man sees a woman only as a thing serving his needs, not as a person, that's this process
    $2000 27
In 1824 his dad was thrown into debtor's prison; he was withdrawn from school & forced to work in a factory
    $2000 18
One of the worst nuclear accidents in history took place in 2011 at this Japanese plant No. 1
    $2000 5
In Yiddish tsorres (trouble) should not be confused with tsimmes, a stew containing mern, these veggies
    $2000 20
In the first half of the 3rd millennium B.C., this 2-letter city established its hegemony over the rest of Sumer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Patrick Lesley
$18,400 $21,600 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS HISTORY
Crosby, Sinatra & Hope starred in the October 13, 1957 CBS-TV special that launched this short-lived product

Final scores:

Jason Patrick Lesley
$11,800 $5,101 $5,198
9-day champion: $213,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Patrick Lesley
$14,800 $20,200 $2,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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