Show #6404 - Thursday, June 21, 2012

David Menchaca game 6.

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Margaret Swanson, a graduate student of architecture from Somerville, Massachusetts

Lukas Sherman, a substitute teacher from Portland, Oregon

David Menchaca, a law student originally from Long Beach, California (whose 5-day cash winnings total $115,503)

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Jeopardy! Round

SIGNS & SYMBOLS
TV & MOVIE CARS
LIBROS POR NIÑOS
"M.E."
WORD PUZZLES
THE JOY OF SECTS
    $200 4
The symbol seen here
means a garment is
to be dried this way
    $200 1
In a 2005 film this "love bug" was "fully loaded" & back in action
    $200 12
Margaret Wise Brown:
"Buenas Noches, Luna"
    $200 11
Israel & Iran are in this part of the world
    $200 26
A Pixar character
    $200 21
The orthodox Hindu Smarta sect adheres to the rules laid down in these ancient texts (maybe not the kama one)
    $400 5
On a topographic map, 2 crossed pickaxes symbolize this
    $400 2
Bo & Luke Duke hot-rodded around Hazzard County in the souped-up Dodge Charger called this
    $400 13
Dr. Seuss:
"Huevos Verdes Con Jamon"
    $400 17
This first lady liked a man in uniform
    $400 27
It's a classic arcade video game
    $400 22
Fukko & Watarai are among the many sects of this kami-centered religion
    $600 6
On a calendar a black circle indicates that the moon is in this phase
    $600 3
A song about this movie car says, "High, low, anywhere we go on" this car "we depend"
    $600 14
Beatrix Potter:
"El Cuento De Pedro, El Conejo"
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew makes a simple toy vehicle out of a pencil, rubber band, and rubber stopper.) Using a pencil to twist the rubber band provides potential energy, then releasing the spool turns that into kinetic energy, demonstrating the two forms of this
    $600 28
What will this set me back? Don't worry, it won't cost you a thing
    $600 23
Sikhs of the Akhand Kirtani Jatha sect wear a small one of these traditional headdresses under the main one
    $800 7
The symbol seen here
represents this service
    $800 8
Grandpa drove the DRAG-U-LA, a hot rod made from a casket, on this '60s show
    $800 15
Maurice Sendak:
"Donde Viven los Monstruos"
    DD: $1,600 19
It differs from other slithery sea dwellers in that it usually lacks pectoral fins
    $800 29
A breach between good friends
    $800 24
The Qumran community, aka this geographical feature sect, became the subject of much attention in 1947
    $1000 10
In American Sign Language, 1 of only 2 letters made by moving a finger
    $1000 9
Kato & the Green Hornet hit the streets in this gadget-laden car that shares its name with a fictional equine
    $1000 16
Eric Carle:
"La Oruga Muy Hambrienta"
    $1000 20
Bill & Ted would approve of this highly complimentary way Theophilus is described in Luke 1:3
    $1000 30
To be a success
    $1000 25
Awaken to the knowledge that Obaku is one of 3 Japanese sects of this form of Buddhism

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

David Lukas Margaret
$5,200 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Lukas Margaret
$7,000 $4,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BAND'S 10th TOP 40 HIT
ON YOUR MARKS
HELICOPTERS
IN THE DICTIONARY
BAD ENDINGS FOR WRITERS
THE JOY OF INSECTS
    $400 2
1978:
"Take A Chance On Me"
    $400 21
Born 83 B.C.,
died 30 B.C.
    $400 26
"Fearless Fred" Feldman in Helicopter 710 was the 1st reporter to give New Yorkers info on this from a chopper
    $400 1
This term for a great disaster is found in the nickname of frontierswoman Jane
    $400 7
Irish poet Padraic Pearse was executed by firing squad after helping lead 1916's Easter Rebellion in this capital
    $400 12
Insects are responsible for about 80% of this process important to plants
    $800 3
1981:
"Waiting For A Girl Like You"
    $800 22
This billionaire NBA owner is the author of the children's book "Let's Go, Mavs!"
    $800 27
Because they turn a propeller, copter engines are rated in these units rather than in lbs. of thrust like a jet engine
    $800 17
To ponder over, or to heat, sweeten & flavor with spices for drinking wine
    $800 8
Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca was killed in 1936 by this general's forces
    $800 13
These anopheles insects are especially attracted to dark colors
    $1200 4
1989:
"Love In An Elevator"
    $1200 23
In 2011 Forbes ranked this 27-year-old as the USA's 14th-richest person
    $1200 28
The device seen here to add carrying capacity is called this type of hook, so you probably won't get a ride in one
    $1200 18
This adjective meaning delicately pretty follows "filet" in an expensive cut of beef
    $1200 9
This Roman orator & writer was executed on Dec. 7, 43 B.C.; his head & hands were then put on display at the forum
    $1200 14
The adult version of this "monthly" fly lives for only hours, but its eggs can take up to 3 years to hatch
    $1600 5
1971:
"How Can You Mend A Broken Heart"
    DD: $6,000 24
In 2005 this former FBI Deputy Director revealed he was "Deep Throat"
    $1600 29
The AH in the AH-1W Super Cobra stands for this; its 5-inch rockets & Hellfire missiles would help in an assault
    $1600 19
A badge of office, or the lowest commissioned officer in the navy
    DD: $2,000 10
This courtier & author of a "History of the World" was executed at the Tower of London in 1618
    $1600 15
It's the household pest
seen here on dry land
    $2000 6
1986:
"Land Of Confusion"
    $2000 25
This former Virginia governor & current senator gave the keynote address at the 2008 Democratic Convention
    $2000 30
2-word call sign of the presidential helicopter, operated by a different military service than the presidential jet
    $2000 20
Provincial; it also describes certain religious private schools
    $2000 11
A romantic tale says this Austrian poet of "Sonnets to Orpheus" died from a scratch he got picking a rose--actually, leukemia
    $2000 16
American geneticist Thomas Hunt Morgan used this fly to help establish the chromosome theory of heredity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Lukas Margaret
$17,400 $21,400 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Listed in 1983, this complex finished c. 1650 features inlaid semiprecious stones & Arabic calligraphy

Final scores:

David Lukas Margaret
$42 $3,400 $3,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Lukas Margaret
$19,400 $16,200 $6,000
26 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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