Show #6349 - Thursday, April 5, 2012

Contestants

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John Sellers, a writer from Brooklyn, New York

Emily Garber, a civil liberties lawyer from Portland, Oregon

Joey Falco, a writer from Santa Monica, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

A SHOWER OF APRIL
THE "IV" LEAGUE
TIME ZONE CITIES
BUY GUM!
TV DRAMAS
WHAT I MEANT TO SAY WAS...
    $200 23
On April 19, 1975 this nation launched its first satellite, Aryabhata
    $200 6
Also known as an E-1, it's the lowest rank in the U.S. Army
    $200 11
Chico, California
    $200 16
This gum was introduced way back in 1914, but the ad campaign featuring twins didn't come for another 25 years
    $200 1
This 1970s title family wasn't quite as well off as the zillionaire retail clan of the same name
    $200 9
"We understand the importance of having the bondage between the parent & the child", said this VP from Indiana
    $400 27
My dog tells me that this advocacy organization was founded in New York City on April 10, 1866
    $400 7
Onion relative to go with sour cream on top of your baked potato
    $400 12
Salt Lake City, Utah
    $400 17
The "original" flavor of this sugarless gum was introduced nationally in 1964; it was the only flavor
    $400 2
Timothy Olyphant plays small-town marshal Raylan Givens on this FX drama
    $400 10
Before the era of Head & Shoulders, Samuel Goldwyn said, "this makes me so sore it gets my" this "up"
    $600 28
After years as a wanted man, he was arrested April 3, 1996 in a Montana cabin
    $600 8
Term for a horse, based on its diet
    $600 13
San Antonio, Texas
    $600 18
Vanessa Branch is a peppy British gal who exhorts you to clean up a dirty mouth "no matter what" in ads for this gum
    $600 3
"The Mentalist" refers to phony psychic Patrick Jane, played by him
    $600 22
An ex-speaker of the Texas House: "I cannot tell you how grateful I am; I am filled with" this; not the heat, it's the...
    DD: $1,000 29
It speaks volumes that the U.S. government established this institution on April 24, 1800
    $800 20
A type of surgery, or a college course not in your major
    $800 14
Nashville, Tennessee
    $800 19
The type of keyboard seen here is nicknamed for its resemblance to this gum
    $800 4
The love triangle at the heart of this CW show involves a human girl & 2 undead brothers--awkward, indeed
    $800 24
Boston mayor Thomas Menino, on his city's parking space woes: "it's like" this prison "around my neck"
    $1000 30
On April 12, 1862 Union spy James Andrews led a group of men in seizing this locomotive in Georgia
    $1000 21
From the Latin for "from a stream", it's the historical origin of a word
    $1000 15
Louisville, Kentucky
    $1000 26
This gum with a rhyming name was originally sold for a penny a piece & had a comic strip inside the wrapper
    $1000 5
This rapper has played a detective on "Law & Order: SVU" for more than a decade
    $1000 25
Mangling mythology, New Mexico governor Bruce King said a proposal would "open a whole box of" these women

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

Joey Emily John
$3,000 -$400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Emily John
$4,800 $3,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

MURDER, SHE WROTE
DREAM-Y SONGS
HUMAN BODY BITS
ADVICE COLUMN SIGNATURES
GRAB IT
(Alex: And because Season 2 premieres this Sunday on Showtime, a whole category about...)
THE BORGIAS
    $400 2
"The Murder at the Vicarage"
(1930)
    $400 3
"Sweet Dreams" is on her album "I Am... Sasha Fierce"
    $400 20
The vestibular apparatus, part of this sense organ, helps with equilibrium
    $400 16
...Should I marry "Ed" or hold out for better? Signed, this word used of some voters in polls
    $400 11
Shoeless Joe Jackson's was nicknamed "Black Betsy"
    $400 25
Built for the family, the Borgia Apartments are an important part of the heritage of this location within Rome
    $800 8
"'H' is for Homicide"
(1991)
    $800 4
This hit by The Mamas & the Papas includes the line "I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A."
    $800 21
Sounding like something to tie up meat, it's a powerful group of muscles that helps straighten the hip
    $800 17
...nothing seems to ease my gloom & despair. Signed, this word from the Latin spondere
    $800 12
This type of hammer has a hemispherical head & is used in working with metal
    $800 26
The first Borgia to become pope was Calixtus III, whose first Papal Act in 1455 was to try to recover this city from the Turks
    $1200 1
"Murder in the White House"--a president's daughter would know
(1980)
    $1200 5
"Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years" from this one of the "Desperate Housewives" includes "Dreamin'"
    $1200 22
A mass of nerve fibers, the pons is part of this, extending between the cerebral hemispheres & the spinal cord
    $1200 18
...I need a way to control my rage. Signed, this word for "angry" that contains an aromatic substance
    $1200 13
A nighttime procession of Edinburghians carrying these begins the annual Hogmanay Festival
    $1200 27
As Pope Alexander VI, Rodrigo Borgia fought the invasion of Italy by King Charles VIII of this country; plague helped
    $1600 9
"Flash and Bones" (featuring Temperance Brennan)
(2011)
    $1600 6
In 2010 she sang, "I'ma get your heart racing in my skin-tight jeans, be your teenage dream tonight"
    DD: $3,000 23
This gland secretes digestive enzymes & glucagon
    $1600 19
...can you help me conquer my desire & get my life back? Signed, this term for one "owned" by Satan
    $1600 14
When a congressman becomes unruly, the Sergeant at Arms could grab this to restore order
    $1600 28
Lucrezia Borgia was married 3 times, the first at age 13 to a son of the Sforzas, a powerful clan of this Lombard city
    $2000 10
"The Talented Mr. Ripley"
(1955)
    $2000 7
This 1976 Gary Wright title, "I believe you can get me through the night"
    $2000 24
Named for one of Napoleon's field surgeons, the Lisfranc joint can be found in this body part
    $2000 15
Made of bamboo, the shinai is the fencing foil of this 2-handed style of Japanese fencing
    DD: $3,000 29
Sibling to Lucrezia & Cesare & equally treacherous, Juan Borgia was murdered in 1497, his body found in this river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Emily John
$15,000 $5,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL TERMS
The OED traces these 2 parallel terms to an October 30, 2000 "Today" show discussion of an electoral map

Final scores:

Joey Emily John
$30,000 $11,155 $15,001
3-day champion: $53,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joey Emily John
$13,400 $5,600 $8,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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