Show #6425 - Friday, July 20, 2012

Contestants

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Andy Baggarly, a journalist and author from Palo Alto, California

Lisa Farricker, a nursing student from Winchester, Virginia

Mike McStravick, a homicide detective from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

FORESTS
CELEBRITY BOOKS
MILITARY MATTERS
INVENTIVE AD WORDS
5 ABOUT 5
INSIDE SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word made up of the letters in the word "Shakespeare".)
    $200 15
The world's largest tropical rain forest, it covers parts of 6 countries, including Brazil & Peru
    $200 10
In 2011 she published a very personal memoir called "Finding Sarah: A Duchess's Journey To Find Herself"
    $200 16
A broad area where explosive devices have been concealed; it can be in water as well as on land
    $200 5
This sandwich chain that gave us Jared also gave us a new word to describe its products--"meltilicious"
    $200 21
It's alphabetically 1st in journalism's 5 W's; you'll probably say it twice as you respond
    $200 26
To sneak a look
    $400 17
Britain's 4,500-acre Savernake Forest is privately owned by the Earl of this (think sweater)
    $400 11
His "Roasting in Hell's Kitchen" has been called "the essential autobiography for foodies"
    $400 4
In 1980 the Italian air force wanted an "exchange", so he designed the new uniform
    $400 6
How could you "fuelgettaboutit" when it came to a print ad for this car brand's Equinox SUV
    $400 22
The 5 rivers of Hell include Cocytus (of weeping) & Acheron (of grief), but this one (of hate) gets all the press
    $400 27
There are tiger & nurse varieties of this critter
    $600 18
The USA's first Natl. Forest, Shoshone, was set aside in 1891 as part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve in this state
    $600 12
This co-host of "The View" shares some of her views in a 2010 book called "Is It Just Me? Or Is It Nuts Out There?"
    $600 3
The story goes that 19th century Marines wore collar protection from bayonets--hence this nickname
    $600 7
Fox branded this star of "New Girl" as "adorkable"
    $600 23
The cast of this late '90s TV drama featured a Fox (Matthew) & a Wolf (Scott)
    $600 28
Biblically, it was a box as well as a boat
    DD: $1,600 19
At 4,898 feet, Feldberg is the highest point in this German forest known for its mineral springs
    $800 13
This comedian's "shopgirl" was turned into a 2005 film staring himself & Claire Danes
    $800 2
This German made his first balloon ascent as a military observer for the Union army in the Civil War
    $800 8
This company's natural cheese crumbles were-- how shall I say-- "crumbelievable"
    $800 24
In 1991 Russia took over the seat of the old Soviet Union as one of the 5 permanent members of this U.N. group of 15
    $800 29
We "play for" these, the large, strong towers in the centers of castles
    $1000 20
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is within the Minnesota national forest named for this Great Lake
    $1000 14
In "The Best Awful", she continued the story of Suzanne Vale from "Postcards from the Edge"
    $1000 1
(Kelly gives the clue from the USS Iwo Jima)

A heavy armor version of the Abrams tank was never penetrated during the first Gulf War because its super hard armor contains the depleted type of this element, isotope 238
    $1000 9
Don't look in the dictionary for "swapportunity", a word provided by this brand that makes Go-gurt
    $1000 25
The first 5 books of the Old Testament are sometimes known as this, from the Greek for "five"
    $1000 30
There are strings attached to this musical instrument, & they're stretched over a large upright frame

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

Mike Lisa Andy
$1,800 $3,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Lisa Andy
$4,200 $5,000 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIRDS OF A FEATHER
McWRITERS
HEADING FOR "DIXIE"
STREET SMARTS
BRITISH HISTORY
OLD FRIENDS, NEWER GIGS
(Alex: The "FRIENDS" underlined--that's a reference to the popular TV series.)
    $400 19
Indian black,
Golden,
Bald
    $400 13
This author of "The Thorn Birds" lives on remote Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband
    $400 20
In 2002 they covered Stevie Nicks' "Landslide"
    $400 22
The N.Y. Times won a Pulitzer in 2002 for covering this street, also in the name of another winning paper that year
    $400 5
In 1875 Britain purchased the holdings of Ismail Pasha in this canal company
    $400 27
Divorcee Jules Cobb on "Cougar Town"
    $800 18
Barn,
Snowy,
Great horned
    $800 9
The film "No Country For Old Men" was based on a novel by him
    $800 21
If you said something important, you ain't just doing this
    $800 23
Tivoli is in Copenhagen; this is the similar-sounding name of the Paris street along the north side of the Louvre
    $800 4
In 1924 Ramsay MacDonald, a founder of this party, became its first prime minister
    $800 8
Linda, who winds up living in a hippie commune with her husband in 2012's "Wanderlust"
    $1200 17
Bee,
Anna's,
Blue-throated
    $1200 7
Dubbed "The Dragonlady", she was known for her sci-fi/fantasy series "Dragonriders of Pern"
    $1200 10
Marketed as a way to prevent the spread of germs, this product got its current name in 1919
    DD: $3,000 24
This capital's Gran Via was renamed Avenida Jose Antonio, after the founder of the Fascist Party
    $1200 1
Edward III founded this order of knighthood named for a piece of intimate apparel
    $1200 28
The voice of Melman the Giraffe in the "Madagascar" movies
    DD: $2,200 16
Little spotted,
North Island brown,
South Island brown
    $1600 6
She co-wrote the film adaptation of her novel "Waiting to Exhale"
    $1600 11
This grocery chain goes back to a store founded in Miami in 1925 by W.M. Davis
    $1600 25
The city of Salford, near Manchester, has the real street that inspired this British soap opera
    $1600 2
In 1440 Henry VI founded this boys' school as a prep school for King's College
    $1600 29
Dr. Fiona Wallace in "Web Therapy"
    $2000 15
Ruddy,
Mandarin,
Muscovy
    $2000 14
He moved in next door to Sarah Palin to research his 2011 biography of her
    $2000 12
Nickname of the party led by 1948 presidential candidate Strom Thurmond
    $2000 26
In Berlin, Wilhelmstrasse runs parallel to this other major street bearing the name of a German emperor
    $2000 3
In the 16th century, Richard Davies, Bishop of St. David's, helped translate the New Testament into this language
    $2000 30
A Golden Globe winner for playing himself playing a hockey coach in Showtime's "Episodes"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Lisa Andy
$15,400 $7,400 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

RECENT FILMS
One of its first lines is "I won't talk! I won't say a word!!!"

Final scores:

Mike Lisa Andy
$14,400 $100 $15,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Lisa Andy
$15,400 $7,400 $12,200
16 R,
0 W
13 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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