Show #6387 - Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Joel Pool game 7.

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Daphne Moulton, a finance administrator from Lakeville, Massachusetts

Richard Block, an editor and writer from Diamond Bar, California

Joel Pool, a real estate developer from Oakland, California (whose 6-day cash winnings total $116,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANNUAL EVENTS
PSYCHOLOGY
READINGS FROM 1984
ORG. ABBREV.
COMIC BOOKS
"OW"! "OOF"! "ACK"!
    $200 22
A 1971 law moved this observance to the fourth Monday in October; in 1978 it moved back to its November date
    $200 17
French for "already seen", it's the feeling that you've experienced something before
    $200 13
Intrigued by a news story about a mutiny aboard a Soviet frigate, Tom Clancy wrote this novel
    $200 6
Helping to keep our streets safer:
MADD
    $200 1
"Barry Allen" wouldn't be as catchy a DC Comics title as this hero, "The Fastest Man Alive"
    $200 9
They're available for a reasonable $250 at Sajak's House o' Letters
    $400 16
Each autumn this state capital plays host to the World Dairy Expo
    $400 18
Symptoms of this syndrome named for a French physician may include facial tics & compulsive cursing
    $400 14
"Wired" covered "the short life and fast times" of this "SNL" comedian who died in 1982
    $400 7
Speaking economically since Jan. 1, 1995:
WTO
    $400 2
Hey, bub! Marvel says this character's weight without adamantium skeleton is 195 lbs.; with, 300
    $400 10
A portable drill operated by compressed air used to bust up pavement
    $600 23
Guacamole isn't as popular there as it is in the U.S. on the same day, but the Netherlands' liberation day is on this date
    $600 19
The id is driven by this alliterative "principle" of immediate gratification
    $600 24
To answer charges of misogyny, he wrote about middle-aged women in "The Witches of Eastwick"
    DD: $400 8
"Fighting for air" (medically):
ALA
    $600 3
The 1962 cover of the first issue of this irradiated guy asked, "Is he man or monster or... is he both?"
    $600 11
A-yup, it means ridiculous or silly, as in the name of a Disney dog
    $800 20
Noun for feeling as shown by facial expression or body language; it may be "flat" in people with schizophrenia
    $800 25
For those who've served:
VFW
    $800 4
In 201 I "Superman's Pal", this bow-tie-wearing wannabe reporter, had to survive attacks by Codename: Assassin
    $800 12
A box top can act as this hyphenated 3-word phrase used to claim a rebate
    $1000 21
When one abandons adult behaviors for more childlike patterns, he is exhibiting this defense mechanism
    $1000 26
We'll save its co-star, the AFL, for another day:
CIO
    $1000 5
The debut issue of this Marvel group including Thor & Iron Man cost 12 cents in 1963; a mint copy today can fetch $15,000
    $1000 15
An iron ring for securing the wrist or ankle

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

Joel Richard Daphne
$2,800 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Richard Daphne
$2,800 $4,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

KNIGHT WEAR
13-LETTER WORDS
RUBBER
CABLE DRAMAS
VIRTUOSI
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
    $400 16
Throw down & tell us this name for the armored glove that protected a knight's hand
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stirs packing peanuts into a clear liquid.) Packing peanuts made from corn & potato starch could one day replace Styrofoam & reduce landfill waste, because unlike Styrofoam, these peanuts are this, meaning they are readily decomposable
    $400 10
Neil Armstrong secured his gear with these made by Alliance Rubber Co., which makes 1.2 million miles of them a year
    $400 1
Please refer to this actor as "Boss", his title role on a Chicago-set drama
    $400 23
Pablo Sarasate owned one of these famed violins he called "El Rojo", which he never played in public
    $400 4
Farm security & home economics are among the concerns of the House Committee on this, founded in 1820
    $800 17
To do something all the way is to do it to this, the handle of a sword
    $800 13
Worldly wise, like the "Lady" in a Duke Ellington song
    $800 15
During WWII the Soviet Union & the U.S. experimented with latex from this lawn weed to produce rubber
    $800 2
CIA officer Claire Danes suspects that a U.S. marine sergeant is working for al Qaeda on this Showtime drama
    $800 24
Classical guitarist Julian Bream also led a revival of this Renaissance instrument
    $800 5
Federal accountants may be hung over on October 1, the first day of this year
    $1200 27
It's not dinnerware, it's the type of armor that superseded chain mail in 14th century Europe
    $1200 14
This oily liquid explosive is used in the production of blasting gel
    $1200 18
Rubber-soled shoes were first mass-marketed with this now-familiar name by U.S. Rubber around 1916
    $1200 3
The Starz series about this title swordsman has subtitles like "Blood and Sand" & "Gods of the Arena"
    $1200 25
Maurice Andre plays a special 4-valve version of this brass instrument
    $1200 6
Chicago has 50 wards, each represented by one of these elected officials
    $1600 21
A domesticated cat with black & red markings is referred to by this "turtle" name
    DD: $1,600 19
In 1853 this American wrote about his vulcanization discovery in "Gum Elastic and its Varieties"
    $1600 8
Profession of the TNT title duo Franklin & Bash
    $1600 26
This Belfast-born flute master can be heard on the "Lord of the Rings" film soundtrack
    $1600 7
(Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presents the clue.) According to a 1792 law, a presidential resignation is addressed to the Secretary of State; Richard Nixon's resignation became effective only when this man initialed it
    $2000 22
Meaning "immeasurably small", it comes from a word meaning "immeasurably large"
    $2000 20
In 1770 this oxygen discoverer noticed that rubber could be used to rub out pencil marks, thus giving it its name
    $2000 12
This AMC series details the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad
    $2000 9
Of these 874 federal government jobs, 85 are vacant, some for over 5 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Richard Daphne
$3,200 $13,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC MYSTERY NOVELS
A letter in this mystery says, "We are going... to Luxor and Assuan by steamer, and perhaps on to Khartoum"

Final scores:

Joel Richard Daphne
$0 $12,001 $2,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joel Richard Daphne
$3,200 $13,800 $6,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
3 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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