Show #6399 - Thursday, June 14, 2012

David Menchaca game 1.

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David Menchaca, a law student originally from Long Beach, California

Stu Weaver, a singer/songwriter from St. Augustine, Florida

Kathy Wright, a bookseller from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOLLYWOOD'S MIDDLE INITIALS
CRADLES
BRIT SPEAK
WEBSITES FROM A TO Z
WAR POETRY
ALMOST HEAVEN: WEST VIRGINIA
    $200 1
Michael Fox
    $200 21
This mission chapel has been called the "Cradle of Texas Liberty"
    $200 16
This British name of a letter means kids there have to learn the alphabet without the song ending in a rhyme
    $200 3
A: It started as an online bookstore run from Jeff Bezos' garage
    $200 8
Herman Melville's "Shiloh: a Requiem"
    $200 26
West Virginia's major mineral product, it can be found under 2/3 of the state
    $400 2
William Macy
    $400 22
Long Island, with the east coast's only prairie, was a hub of early flying & is home to the Cradle of this museum
    $400 17
We fill our cars with gasoline; Brits fill theirs with this
    $400 4
B: Microsoft's search engine
    $400 9
William Cullen Bryant's "The Green Mountain Boys"
    $400 27
West Virginia's state animal is ursus americanus, the black species of this
    $600 10
Craig Nelson
    $600 23
In mythology this baby strangled 2 serpents placed in his cradle
    $600 18
A Londoner goes to a cash point; a New Yorker would hit this 3-letter place
    $600 5
F: Tag your pics on this photo-sharing site owned by Yahoo!
    DD: $600 11
Robert Bly's "At a March Against" this war
    $600 28
The city of Weirton in the narrow northern panhandle borders Ohio on the west & this state on the east
    $800 14
David Kelley
    $800 24
In the 19th century William Ross Wallace wrote, "the hand that" does this "is the hand that rules the world"
    $800 19
Pedestrian crossings like one on Abbey Road are named for this animal
    $800 6
M: It says it has pioneered online dating since its launch in April 1995
    $800 12
Dylan Thomas' "A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London"
    $800 29
On October 1, 1896 West Virginia became the first state to use RFD service, which stands for this
    $1000 15
David Selznick
    $1000 25
This Boston Hall got its nickname "Cradle of Liberty" from a 1763 dedication speech delivered by James Otis Jr.
    $1000 20
If you need one of these tools to work on your car, ask a Brit for a spanner
    $1000 7
Z: Let there be shoes from this website whose logo is seen here
    $1000 13
Quintus Smyrnaeus' "Posthomerica"
    $1000 30
West Virginia University was founded in this city in 1867

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

Kathy Stu David
$2,800 $2,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Stu David
$6,400 $3,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD OF FOOD
RECENT NONFICTION
WHERE YA OF?
GOLDEN BOYS & GIRLS
-ESQUE
A POP QUIZ
    $400 12
Polish off the dish seen here & you can boast that you ate the whole one of these, a Mexican specialty
    $400 7
"The Yankee Years", by this ex-manager & co-writer Tom Verducci
    $400 16
Henry VIII's fourth wife was Anne of this city, today with about 50,000 people
    $400 18
In August 2008 he appeared on a Sports Illustrated cover with his 8 gold medals hanging from his neck
    $400 1
The Pussycat Dolls were conceived as this type of troupe
    $400 2
In August 1974 his younger daughter Julie left him a note: "Dear daddy, I love you. Whatever you do I will support"
    $800 13
In the mood for Chinese? Start off your meal with won ton, wor won ton or hot & sour this
    $800 8
"True Compass: A Memoir", by this late Democratic senator & scion
    $800 27
Saint Francis didn't live to see the basilica in this Italian city of his birth
    $800 19
In a 1972 issue of Sports Illustrated, he posed with his 7 gold medals hanging from his neck
    $800 23
It's the fundamental position seen here
    $800 3
In Genesis he built an altar, laid the wood & then laid his son upon the wood
    $1200 14
Aubergine is the French name for this
    $1200 9
"Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man", by this "Family Feud" host
    $1200 28
14th century philosophy was enriched by William of this village in Surrey
    $1200 20
(Hannah Storm of ESPN gives the clue) She won 3 track & field gold medals at the 1960 Olympics; I bet Fred Flintstone was a fan
    $1200 24
Visually charming or quaint, like a pretty little village
    $1200 4
Carrying on the family name, his sons Damian, Stephen & Ziggy have all won Grammys for Best Reggae Album
    $1600 15
Feijoada, a hearty stew of smoked meats & beans, is a national dish of this South American country
    $1600 10
The "super" version of this pop culture/ business analysis hybrid from Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
    DD: $4,000 29
A power in Richard II's court, John of this was so-called for his birthplace of Ghent, not because he was skinny
    DD: $3,200 21
In 1995 he published a candid memoir called "Breaking the Surface"
    $1600 25
In the shaping & combination of forms, like gargoyles, this adjective means fantastic
    $1600 5
Harper Lee reportedly based this much-admired fictional dad on her own lawyer father
    $2000 17
Traditionally, in the British dish bubble & squeak, the 2 key ingredients are mashed potatoes & this vegetable
    $2000 11
"Stones into Schools", by this man whose tales of Afghan adventure have been called into question
    $2000 30
Monk & chronicler Gervase of here might have wished his first name was "archbishop"
    $2000 22
In 2011 she & Kerri Walsh said they'll go for a third straight beach volleyball gold in 2012
    $2000 26
Adjective for a tale in which the adventures of a roguish hero are described in humorous episodes
    $2000 6
His son crown Prince Naruhito is heir to the Japanese throne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Stu David
$20,000 $10,800 $18,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. TOP-SELLING ALBUMS
The bestselling album of all time by a female is a 20 million seller by this woman who started singing at age 8 in Ontario

Final scores:

Kathy Stu David
$3,200 $1 $15,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathy Stu David
$17,600 $9,200 $18,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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