Show #6340 - Friday, March 23, 2012

Contestants

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Eileen O'Toole, a student of economics from Boulder, Colorado

Dennis Wright, a welder from Council Grove, Kansas

Cathy Guiles, a copy editor originally from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL PARKS
IT DIDN'T SELL AT McDONALD'S
THE IMMORTALS
HYPHENATED TERMS
GOVERNORS SPEAK
WORD & PHRASE DECADES
(Alex: You have to identify the decade in which the terms were first used in writing.)
    $200 9
This highest point in Washington State has its own national park
    $200 1
A meatless option, the Hula Burger was this fruit, grilled & topped with cheese
    $200 6
This J.M. Barrie character was "the boy who wouldn't grow up"
    $200 16
Broadband has largely replaced this type of internet connection using a phone line
    $200 19
At the 2004 Republican Convention, this governor told critics, "Don't be economic girlie men"
    $200 26
Punk rock
    $400 10
Landscape Arch, one of the world's longest natural arches, is found at a national park in this state
    $400 2
For dinner, McDonald's had McPasta & made-to-order this, requiring special ovens & wider drive-thru windows
    $400 7
If he really was the historic figure he's linked with, this character introduced in an 1897 novel would be 581
    $400 17
It refers to a member of the English-speaking people inhabiting England before the Norman Conquest
    $400 21
"Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine it would be this close", said this Fla. Gov. about election night 2000
    $400 27
Hooverville
    $600 11
In 1980 Mount McKinley National Park was renamed this, the native name for the mountain
    $600 3
This large portion led to a PR problem in the wake of a Morgan Spurlock documentary & was discontinued by the end of 2004
    $600 8
In this film, Indiana Jones meets a knight who's guarding a chalice that grants eternal life
    $600 18
This flower is often used in boquets, as seen here, with roses
    $600 22
"I look at my time as Governor with a sense of what might have been", this New Yorker said in resigning on March 12, 2008
    $600 28
Bummer, as in "Bummer, man"
    $800 13
Alphabetically first among the National Parks, this park in Maine was originally named for LaFayette
    $800 4
Naturally, a 91% fat-free burger was called the McThis Deluxe
    $800 14
In "L.O.T.R.", this half-elf character renounces her eternal life to marry the mortal Aragorn & later dies aged 2,901
    $800 20
It's the 3-word hyphenated term for the person who represents you in court
    $800 23
This S.C. Gov. said, "I developed a relationship with what started out as a dear, dear friend from Argentina"
    $800 29
Air Force
    $1000 12
Accessible only by boat or seaplane, Isle Royale National Park is located in this Great Lake
    $1000 5
Adults weren't interested in the burger marketed to them & called this "deluxe", after a McDonald's symbol
    $1000 15
As this title movie immortal, Connor MacLeod is a member of a mysterious race who die only when their heads are lopped off
    DD: $3,200 25
Willard Libby developed a method of this, used to determine the age of fossils & the like
    $1000 24
In 1963 this Alabamian said there'd be "no more liquor drinking in your Governor's Mansion"
    $1000 30
Weirdo

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

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$2,800 $3,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$2,600 $10,400 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: My bad going into that commercial break. I should have said, "none of us remembers". Grammatical error. My bad. I should know better. All right, here are the categories for the Double Jeopardy! Round ...)
LET'S TALK ABOUT "SEX"
WHO WROTE THE NO. 1 HIT?
AUTHORS WITH MASS. APPEAL
(Alex: Notice "M-A-S-S" period)
ABDICATIONS
IN UNION
THERE IS STRENGTH
    $400 6
Half a dozen born at the same time
    $400 21
Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You": this female country artist
    $400 16
An 1860s poem that begins "Because I could not stop for death" is by this woman from western Massachusetts
    $400 26
Constantine I abdicated twice, in 1917 & 1922, as king of this country
    $400 1
Pull up a chair; it's a strike in which workers remain idle in their workplace until a settlement is reached
    $400 11
The crushing strength of concrete is about 3 of these weight units per square inch; for granite, more than 10
    $800 7
Someone over the age of 59 but not yet 70
    $800 22
Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock": Mike Stoller & this late partner
    $800 17
Born July 4, 1804 in Salem, he added a w to his last name when he began publishing
    $800 27
Philip V, founder of this whiskey-named dynasty in Spain, abdicated in 1724 but came back when his son died
    DD: $3,200 2
Formed by 7 janitor organizations, the SEIU is this type of "Employees International Union"
    $800 12
This measure of potent potable strength equals twice the percentage of alcohol by volume
    $1200 8
Some think a box found on a Pacific atoll in 1940 contained one of these navigational aids belonging to Amelia Earhart
    $1200 23
Celine Dion's "Because You Loved Me": this woman, a hit-writing machine
    $1200 18
Born July 12, 1817 in Concord, this writer who liked his alone time had only 2 books published in his lifetime
    $1200 28
Omar Ali Saifuddin III quit the throne of this sultanate on Borneo in 1967 but later became minister of defense
    $1200 3
IUPAT is the "International Union of" these (the house kind, not the beret-wearing kind) "& Allied Trades"
    $1200 13
Special denim shirts have been developed for those trying to break the weightlifting mark in this supine style
    $1600 9
A Mae West movie title, or one type of musical combo
    $1600 24
The Byrds' "Turn! Turn! Turn!": this folk icon formerly with the Weavers
    DD: $4,000 19
Before the rags-to-riches stories (& more than 100 books), his story began on Jan. 13, 1832 in Revere
    $1600 29
In 1654 she stunned Europe by abdicating the Swedish throne because of her secret Conversion to Catholicism
    $1600 4
The 1886 Haymarket Riots were a bloody confrontation between unions & police in this city
    $1600 14
To erase data from a disk is to de-this German whose name is a measure of magnetic field strength
    $2000 10
This person is in charge of the holy objects of a church
    $2000 25
Kenny Rogers' "Lady": this man, also a recording artist
    $2000 20
In 2010 this mystery author whose characters include Jesse Stone died at his desk in Cambridge
    $2000 30
Louis-Philippe, known as roi citoyen or this "king", abdicated in 1848, becoming the last King of France
    $2000 5
These skilled people are combined with aerospace workers in a union that's big at Boeing
    $2000 15
(Sarah and Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrate with wet paper towel and a stack of coins.) When wet, paper products have varied amounts of this type of strength, the maximum load a material can support without fracture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$12,600 $25,200 $3,000
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TOYS & GAMES
In 1953 the maker of this board game was flooded with letters with ideas for timing devices, turntables & bags to hold game pieces

Final scores:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$6,600 $25,200 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$10,200 $20,600 $3,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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