Show #6403 - Wednesday, June 20, 2012

David Menchaca game 5.

Contestants

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Austin Baird, a start-up counsel from Provo, Utah

Marjorie Parker, a stay-at-home mom and freelance designer from Austin, Texas

David Menchaca, a law student originally from Long Beach, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $91,503)

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Jeopardy! Round

UNOFFICIAL STATE NICKNAMES
ONE NIGHT WHEN I COULDN'T SLEEP...
CLASSICAL MUSIC
HERSHEY'S
HOW DO YOU GET "BY"?
I MANAGE
    $200 2
"The Alligator State"
    $200 11
11:30: Saw one of his Top 10 "Ways to Make 'Jeopardy!' More Exciting": "contestants... paid in black-market zoo animals"
    $200 1
J.S. Bach played a mean violin but preferred this instrument with a slightly longer body & slightly shorter name
    $200 26
The milk chocolate Hershey bar was introduced in 1900; a version that added these came 8 years later
    $200 16
Airport traffic was a breeze & security a delight; I'm 3 hours early, so I'll take this status on an earlier flight
    $200 21
Manager Danny Ozark misspoke when he said, "even Napoleon had his" this Washington apartment complex
    $400 3
"The Highest State"
    $400 12
12:47: Thumbed through this thriller about a young runner; Nazi dentistry always lulls me to sleep
    $400 7
This composer born in 1809 was the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn
    $400 27
Milton Hershey established his first candy business in this city, in time for its Centennial Exposition of 1876
    $400 17
A road for a motorist to avoid heavy traffic, or a surgical heart procedure
    $400 22
In 1982 this Dodger skipper said Kurt Bevacqua "couldn't hit water if he fell out of a... boat"
    $600 4
"The Pilgrim State"
    $600 13
1:58: Took my dog for a walk; he's this breed--see why I named him Michelin Man?
    $600 8
The title of Brahms' "Liebeslieder" means these "of love"
    $600 28
The name of this assortment of caramels makes it sound like you'd find it at the end of a rainbow
    $600 18
When you let these be these, you decide to forget past disagreements
    $600 23
It wasn't Tinker or Evers but this man who led the Cubs to consecutive World Series wins in 1907 & '08
    $800 5
"Paradise of the Pacific"
    $800 14
2:52: Karaoked "Chow Down" & "The Madness of King Scar" from this Broadway musical; my neighbors love me!
    $800 9
You can hear why Beethoven's 1806 sonata has this Italian nickname containing the word "passion"
    $800 29
In 1977 Hershey's acquired this brand of licorice, "the twist you can't resist"
    $800 19
It's a standing rule governing a corporation's internal affairs
    $800 24
Cito Gaston took this north of the border team to consecutive titles in 1992 & '93
    $1000 6
"The Terrapin State"
    $1000 15
4:27: Planned a trip to this tiny principality in the Pyrenees; I'll learn Catalan, its official language, on the plane
    DD: $1,000 10
In 1696 John Blow, a great British composer of this musical era, wrote an ode on the death of another, Henry Purcell
    $1000 30
Products sold under this iconic brand name include the NutRageous bar & creamy peanut butter
    $1000 20
Found before "account", this term originated with announcers who described each punch in a boxing match
    $1000 25
In every year but one from 1991 to 2005, he led the Atlanta Braves to division crowns

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David Marjorie Austin
$4,800 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Marjorie Austin
$6,800 $3,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
1-WORD FILM QUOTES
(Alex: You give me the film.)
ZEUS YOUR DADDY
A BIT OF BRIT LIT
COMPLETE THE ANIMAL PHRASE
(Alex: Clues from...)
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
    $400 1
One of the products of the peace conference held in this city in 1919 was the Covenant of the League of Nations
    $400 2
1986:
"Bueller...?"
    $400 11
Early myth says this "mighty" goddess rose full-grown from sea foam
    $400 16
She dedicated "Jane Eyre" to fellow author William Makepeace Thackeray
    $400 30
"The best laid plans of ____ and men"
    $400 21
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) Campaigning in 2008, I learned about problems of military families from jobs & education to wellness; later, I began the Joining Forces initiative to highlight the issues along with this woman whose son is in the Delaware Army National Guard
    $800 5
During the League's history, 3 men had this hyphenated title: Eric Drummond, Joseph Avenol & Sean Lester
    $800 3
1982:
"Khaaaaaaaan!"
    $800 12
This god was also a guide to the Underworld & for travelers; now, his name adorns expensive scarves
    $800 17
Edmund Clerihew Bentley once rhymed, "the novels of" this author "are the ones to get lost in"
    $800 25
"The old ____ ____, she ain't what she used to be"
    $800 26
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) We've tried to increase the number of visitors to the White House, make it more open & ensure that it's truly this house, a term used since the Jefferson Administration to show to whom it really belongs
    $1200 9
In a rare success, the League decided in 1921 that the Aland Islands belonged to this country, not Sweden
    $1200 4
1978:
"Toga!"
    DD: $2,500 13
Honey, its twins! These 2 guys were often called the Dioscuri, meaning "the sons of Zeus" (but one may have had another dad)
    $1200 18
Samuel Johnson gave this "philosophical" name to a group of 17th c. poets that included John Donne
    $1200 22
"Nervous as a long-tailed ____ in a room full of rocking chairs"
    DD: $1,600 27
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) Speaking on opening night of the 2008 Democratic Convention, I noted that our meeting marked the 88th anniversary of women's suffrage & the 45th of this immortal & profoundly American speech
    $1600 8
The League dug freshwater wells in the Third World & tried to eradicate this, aka Hansen's disease
    $1600 6
1975:
"Attica!"
    $1600 14
This goddess represented strategic war planning over the raw violence of war; that's using your head, Zeus!
    $1600 19
Last name of Wilkie, whose writing formula was "make 'em laugh, make 'em cry, make 'em wait"
    $1600 23
"One ____ does not make a summer"
    $1600 28
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) Bo, the First Dog, is this breed that has a reputation for being hypoallergenic, which works well for our family, since our daughter Malia is allergic to dogs
    $2000 10
After WWI the League "mandated" that Great Britain take charge of lands east & west of this river
    $2000 7
1984:
"Wolverines!"
    $2000 15
Zeus & Danae's boy, he beheaded a Gorgon & wed Andromeda
    $2000 20
He was the "venerable" early scholar who wrote "The Ecclesiastical History of the English People"
    $2000 24
"Strain at a gnat and swallow a ____"
    $2000 29
(First Lady Michelle Obama presents the clue.) One of the happiest times of my life was founding the Chicago branch of Public Allies, which develops young leaders; it was one of the 1st efforts under this federal volunteerism program created in 1993

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Marjorie Austin
$23,300 $0 $11,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2011 MUSICMAKERS
According to Billboard, the top 2 music artists of 2011 were these single-named singers, neither born in the U.S.

Final scores:

David Marjorie Austin
$24,000 $0 $16,500
5-day champion: $115,503 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Marjorie Austin
$22,000 $1,600 $11,000
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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