Show #6365 - Friday, April 27, 2012

Contestants

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Kevin Rowe, a firefighter from Chicago, Illinois

Marla Goldstein, a retired advertising executive originally from Brooklyn, New York

Jacob Silverman, an arts and culture journalist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHINESE GEOGRAPHY
HOW SOON WE FORGET!
ADVERTISING MASCOTS & ICONS
PRESIDENT OF THE YEAR
(Alex: I'll give you the year. You identify the pres.)
POTPOURRI
AT THE "DELI"
    $200 26
China's easternmost & northernmost points lie on Heilongjiang province's border with this nation
    $200 11
The Speaker of the House before John Boehner
    $200 1
Oh yeaaaaah! This brand with a wall-busting spokes-pitcher was originally known as Fruit Smack
    $200 4
1863
    $200 19
This synonym for "newspaper" is in the names of newspapers like Albuquerque's &, of course, Wall Street's
    $200 13
One who offends the law, maybe a juvenile
    $400 27
From the Plateau of Tibet, this river serves as the border between many provinces & regions
    $400 12
The latest star crowned on "Dancing with the Stars" in November 2011
    $400 2
This food icon, a tiny doll of white clay, cost $16,000 in 1965-- heehee! Good decision!
    $400 5
1868
    $400 20
A coonskin cap is also called this, after a frontiersman who served in Congress
    $400 14
A word for a choice or dainty morsel of food
    $600 28
There are over 2 million people in the mineral processing center of Baotou, on this desert's southern edge
    $600 18
The reigning World Series MVP, & we'll spot you "David"
    $600 3
In 1898 artist Marius Rossillon created the tire man for this company
    $600 6
1946
    $600 21
This champagne is named for a monk who worked in the cellars of the Benedictine Hautvillers abbey
    $600 15
It was probably your first room, but you got kicked out of it quickly
    $800 24
The native country of the poet who won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $800 9
In the mid-1950s the rollout of this cigarette company's cowboy boosted sales by 3,241% in 1 year
    DD: $1,000 7
1798
    $800 22
Both a religious & social event, a quinceaƱera celebrates a girl's passage to adulthood at this age
    $800 16
It's what a jury does to arrive at a verdict
    $1000 25
The 2011 Emmy winner for outstanding comedy series
    $1000 10
Comedian Pete Holmes provides the voice of a stock-trading baby in ads for this company
    $1000 8
1930
    $1000 23
This King of the Belgians was born on April 8, 1875 in Brussels, presumably not in a can
    $1000 17
A state of mental confusion

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

Jacob Marla Kevin
$1,800 $2,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Marla Kevin
$2,800 $5,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SPYING
ODD WORDS
AMERICAN AUTHORS
POST-POPE
NOVELTY SONG LYRICS
PLANT IT!
    $400 1
A spy for one country who says he's working for another, or a Tom Clancy splinter cell video game
    $400 16
Improve your dog's vocabulary--teach him to obtest for a treat, meaning this
    $400 6
A memorial sculpture in Annapolis honors this author & his African ancestor Kunta Kinte
    $400 18
The "novemdiales", this many days of official mourning, follow the death of the Pope
    $400 21
1968:
"Tip-toe
thru the window,
by the window,
that is
where I'll be"
    $400 11
Fruit grows down from the top of the banana plant in clusters known for their shape by this anatomical name
    $800 2
The first member of this armed service convicted of espionage was Clayton Lonetree, a guard at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow
    $800 17
Transhumance is moving cattle from the summer one of these to the winter one or vice-versa
    $800 7
He's the author pictured here in 1960 with the winner of his fishing competition, Fidel Castro
    $800 19
All who vote to elect the new Pope hold this "avian" position
    DD: $1,500 29
1984:
"My hope of winning sank, 'cause I got the Daily Double now, and then my mind went blank"
    $800 12
In the 1610s John Rolfe fired up Jamestown's economy by planting this
    $1200 3
Codebreaking revealed Japanese plans to invade this island way out in the Pacific, & the U.S. Navy was ready in June 1942
    $1200 22
Influenced by "gene", it's a 4-letter word for a unit of cultural information
    $1200 8
He was born in Chittenango, New York in 1856 & soon realized he wasn't in Kansas anymore
    $1200 20
This color smoke is the signal that a new Pope has been chosen
    $1200 25
1962:
"I was working
in the lab
late one night
when my eyes
beheld
an eerie sight"
    $1200 13
The rose seen here is named for this Bohemian couples' dance
    $1600 4
Captain Cumming went by this name as 1st head of MI6, & his successors followed suit though their names didn't match
    $1600 23
7 letters long, it combines words meaning "leave your car" & "an arched structure"
    $1600 9
In 1913, just days before he was to move into his "Wolf House" in northern Calif., the house was destroyed by a fire
    $1600 27
After a pope dies, the Papal Seal & this piece of jewelry are broken
    $1600 26
1959:
"Fe-fe, fi-fi,
fo-fo, fum,
I smell
smoke in
the auditorium"
    $1600 14
Plant formation is determined by the p/e ratio, for precipitation to this process, showing how wet or dry an area is
    DD: $3,000 5
Normally a verb, in spy jargon it's a noun meaning acquisition of an electronic message not meant for you
    $2000 24
Gather around the fire--the shanachie is here & he's going to do this
    $2000 10
Though the real first name of this "Blood Meridian" author is Charles, he adopted a more Irish-sounding name
    $2000 28
During the interregnum, the popeless period, this man governs; Ewan McGregor played one in "Angels & Demons"
    $2000 15
Metaphorically, to be annoyed is to be stung by this plant of the genus Urtica

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Marla Kevin
$14,200 $11,100 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CONSTELLATIONS & MYTH
In Greek myth he became the prey when he was killed by Scorpius; now they're both in the sky

Final scores:

Jacob Marla Kevin
$6,199 $2,599 $4,099
3-day champion: $35,998 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jacob Marla Kevin
$13,200 $12,600 $7,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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