Show #6420 - Friday, July 13, 2012

Contestants

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Brian Mueller, an office administrator from Fountain City, Wisconsin

Liza Veeneman, a retired software developer from Aliso Viejo, California

A.J. Motley, a student of diagnostic sonography from Wylie, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $56,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

GREAT BEGINNINGS
AGATHA CHRISTIE BOOKS
GUMBO
TV BUSINESSES
(Alex: We want you to name the show for us.)
IT'S THE TRUTH
"BULL"!
    $200 14
In 1925 the first of these lodging places along highways & byways appeared in San Luis Obispo, California
    $200 9
This crime "at the Vicarage"
    $200 6
This
Vegas
casino is
one of the
tallest pyramids
in the United States
    $200 1
Ewing Oil
    $200 21
Murrain, a cattle disease, is No. 5 on this Biblical list
    $200 26
(Alex demonstrates the clue, using a device to amplify his voice.) Use this device to really get your point across
    $400 15
In 1998 this relationship guru began his rise to fame by appearing on Oprah's show every Tuesday
    $400 12
"And Then There Were" this many
    $400 7
Europeans learned of potatoes when the Spanish conquered this empire in the 1530s
    $400 2
Duff Brewery
    $400 22
It's the total population of the Earth to the nearest billion
    $400 27
An earthmover
    $600 16
A donation of 120 pounds & 400 books helped the Mass. Bay Colony start a college in the 1600s, today known as this
    $600 13
This object "Crack'd from Side to Side"
    $600 8
Proverbially, to deal with the essential facts of a matter is to "get down to" these 2-word metallic fasteners
    $600 3
Bluth's Original Frozen Banana
    $600 23
Of the 6 states of Australia, the largest by area is this "directional" one
    $600 28
On July 26, 1964 this Oscar winner was born in Arlington, Virginia
    $800 19
The Space Age began October 4, 1957 with the launch of this satellite
    $800 17
"The Body in" this room of the house
    $800 10
Last name of brothers Jimmy & Tommy, who formed a big band orchestra popular in the 1930s
    $800 4
Luthercorp
    $800 24
The two different integer values of the square root of 144
    $800 29
Named for their call, these semi-aquatic critters can reach 18 inches in length when you include their hind legs
    DD: $2,000 20
Following a crisis earlier in the decade, this cabinet department was created August 4, 1977
    $1000 18
"Cat Among" these birds
    $1000 11
26 is rendered 11010 in this numbering system
    $1000 5
Los Pollos Hermanos--best chicken in New Mexico!
    $1000 25
Printed by the GPO & also available on the Internet, it's the daily record of House & Senate activities
    $1000 30
Gold or silver in block form

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

A.J. Liza Brian
$3,600 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

A.J. Liza Brian
$5,600 $3,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS ARIAS
SEARCHING "HI" & "LOW"
MECHANICALLY INCLINED
KATHY BATES GONE WILD
COUNTRY BY NEWSPAPERS
LAST SURVIVORS
    $400 2
This female Spanish character sings the "Habanera" (lyrics in French)
    $400 11
By about 300 B.C., there were more than 6,000 symbols used in this Egyptian writing
    $400 14
"I'd like a man to nibble on my ear", croons kimono-clad Kathy in this musical about an orphan
    $400 1
Pretoria News,
Cape Times
    $400 17
As a 2-month-old, Millvina Dean was placed in lifeboat No. 10 during this tragic 1912 event; she outlived all other survivors
    $800 7
Mephistopheles sings in praise of the Golden Calf in this Gounod opera
    $800 12
You're gonna give me this 7-letter word meaning the true, secret or inside info
    $800 18
"It's for the best", says Kathy to James Caan before she sledgehammers him in this movie
    $800 3
The Kerryman Newspaper,
the Galway Advertiser
    $800 24
In 2007 Charles W. Lindberg passed away at age 86, the last survivor of the 1st flag raising on this Japanese island in WWII
    DD: $5,000 8
Rossini's aria "Largo al factotum" repeats the name of this character repeatedly
    $1200 13
Bear down & tell us it's from the Latin for "to spend the winter"
    $1200 22
Put these 3 letters before "wheel" to get a wheel that regulates a machine's speed & uniformity of motion
    $1200 19
Kathy chugged tequila in a jacuzzi with Ruth Fisher on an episode of this dark HBO drama
    DD: $1,200 4
Het Laatste Nieuws,
La Nouvelle Gazette
    $1600 9
He composed "La donna e mobile"
    $1600 15
3-word term also known as hypotension
    $1600 23
The water wheel & the windmill are simple types of this, a machine with a rotor to turn flow into energy
    $1600 20
Kathy is draped in a plastic wrap dress, & little else, in a scene from this movie based on a Fannie Flagg novel
    $1600 5
Yonhap News,
Chosun Ilbo
    $1600 26
The last survivor of this battle wasn't one of Santa Anna's men but 1-year-old Alejo Perez Jr., who lived until 1918
    $2000 10
Access your inner Caruso & remember this word, Italian for "laugh", precedes "Pagliaccio" in an aria
    $2000 16
It's a break or interruption in the continuity of work
    $2000 27
It's someone with a lot of energy, or a device that generates electric current by using coiled wire in a magnetic field
    $2000 21
Jack Nicholson was the lucky guy who shared a hot tub with an au naturel Kathy in this 2002 film
    $2000 6
The Nunatsiaq News,
LeDroit
    $2000 25
Edwin Hughes, AKA Balaclava Ned, died in 1927, the last survivor of this attack in the Battle of Balaclava

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

A.J. Liza Brian
$13,200 $6,400 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH HISTORY
This appointed position first held by John Dryden echoes a "Versificator Regis" of Richard I in the 12th century

Final scores:

A.J. Liza Brian
$8,599 $12,800 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

A.J. Liza Brian
$13,200 $8,400 $13,600
16 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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