Show #6427 - Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Contestants

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Prudence Plunkett, a high school librarian from Wasilla, Alaska

Zack Knowles, a secretary from Baltimore, Maryland

Andy Baggarly, a journalist and author from Palo Alto, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE FIRSTS
THE RISE OF THE MOVIES
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?
DOUBLE-LETTER WORDS
BABY NAMES
ANAGRAMMED 21st CENTURY LEADERS
(Alex: And we will need both the first and the last name of the leader.)
    $200 1
On May 20, 1990 its first image, a star cluster in the constellation Carina, was received from space
    $200 9
A teenage cannibal-in-the-making is featured in the prequel called him "Rising"
    $200 6
Arachnophobia
    $200 19
For centuries Indian rajahs trained this swift cat to hunt gazelles
    $200 23
Names that work for either a boy or a girl include Payton, Dylan, Skyler & this. like actress Diaz
    $200 5
Germany:
Meaner Gal Elk
    $400 2
In June 1965 Edward White on Gemini 4 became the first American to do this: it lasted 23 minutes
    $400 17
"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" shows the origins of a feud between vampires & these. aka lycans or lycanthropes
    $400 7
Pharmacophobia
    $400 20
This James Bond villain, Goldfinger's henchman, used a razor-sharp bowler hat as a weapon
    $400 24
Among the most popular twin names for girls are these 2 that form a trio with Charity
    $400 13
Venezuela:
Ez Havoc Hug
    $600 3
On Nov. 14, 1971 Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to go into orbit around another planet, this one
    $600 18
The chimps only get as far as crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in this 2011 film, so maybe the title implies a sequel is in store
    $600 8
Chronophobia
    $600 21
In physics, it means empty space; when you feel like you're working in one, you feel isolated
    $600 25
We're not sure why but this name of a New York City borough recently ranked among the top 10 girl's names in Arkansas
    $600 14
Italy:
Billion Sour Vices
    $800 4
Launched on April 12, 1981, this Space Shuttle was the first reusable manned spacecraft
    $800 29
The third movie in this series was subtitled "Rise of the Machines"
    $800 10
Nyctophobia
    DD: $800 22
The Germans call Brussels sprouts "Rosenkohl", literally "rose" this
    $800 27
For a "first daughter" you might consider this name, a Hawaiian form of Mary
    $800 15
The United Kingdom:
Wrong Orb Nod
    $1000 12
On April 12, 1961 this Russian, the first man in space, said the earth had a "beautiful blue halo"
    $1000 11
Kinesophobia
    $1000 26
These electromagnetic rays have a higher energy & shorter wavelength than X-rays
    $1000 28
"Hey" this 4-letter masculine name meaning one who praises God--you aren't so obscure anymore
    $1000 16
Canada:
Sharpen The Rep

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

Andy Zack Prudence
$2,600 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Zack Prudence
$3,200 $4,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

OLD WEST LITERATURE
ALBUM COVER ART
NAUTICAL TALK
ARGENTINA
NOTABLE NAMES
SPELLED LIKE A PLACE
    $400 8
Larry McMurtry's second novel was "Leaving" this Wyoming city
    $400 6
Andy Warhol's cover for this group's 1971 album "Sticky Fingers" had a zipper attached to it
    $400 1
A warning is sometimes referred to as a "shot across" this
    $400 12
This city's Avenida 9 de Julio is one of the widest city streets in the world
    $400 23
British reformer known as the "Lady with the Lamp"
    $400 18
Describing a climate that's more damp, it's spelled like a peak in Washington
    $800 9
When the legend becomes fact, reprint Dorothy M. Johnson's "The Man who Shot" this bad guy
    $800 7
Among her photographs is the one on Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" album showing the Boss' rear end
    $800 2
Ship cooks saved & later sold the fat from the meat they cooked--hence this "fund"
    $800 13
In 1985 Argentina settled a more than 100-year-old dispute with this neighbor over islands in the Beagle Channel
    $800 24
Later our fifth president, he helped secure Thomas Paine's release from a French prison in November 1794
    $800 19
On the page, these annelids look just like a German city
    $1200 10
A talented artist in his own right, this bassist provided the cover art for "The Who by Numbers"
    DD: $1,400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us pictures of two large sailing ships.) In the Age of Sail, each country had its own cut, or style, of these triangular sails that enhanced the steering abilities of large ships.
    $1200 14
Jose Hernandez wrote the epic poem "Martin Fierro", a tale about the life of these cowboys
    $1200 27
This happily married "Rob Roy" author wrote the "Romance" article for the 4th edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica
    $1200 20
Pleasant, like the same-spelled city on the Cote d'Azur
    $1600 11
Known for his movie posters, Drew Struzan illustrated this performer's 1975 album "Welcome to my Nightmare"
    $1600 4
This term for an unpredictable person referred to a shipboard weapon that had rolled free of its restraints
    $1600 15
In 1974 not Evita but this widow of Juan Peron became the first female president in the western hemisphere
    DD: $4,000 26
Mark Twain published this man's memoirs in 1885 & called them "the best of any general's since Caesar"
    $1600 21
Information from a gauge, spelled like a Pennsylvania city
    $2000 17
This band's "Viva la Vida" featured Delacroix' 1830 painting "Liberty Leading the People"
    $2000 5
If the front surface of a sail was suddenly exposed to the wind, a ship was this 2-word term meaning surprised
    $2000 16
Greek for "between the rivers", this region lying between the Parana & Uruguay rivers is known for its waterfalls
    $2000 25
Later a human rights advocate, he helped create the USSR's H-bomb with his "layer cake" design
    $2000 22
4-letter adjective for XY chromosomers, looking just like the capital of the Maldives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Zack Prudence
$10,600 $10,200 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

'80s SITCOM CHARACTERS
Creator Gary David Goldberg wrote this Republican character as unsympathetic, but the actor made him lovable

Final scores:

Andy Zack Prudence
$20,401 $0 $0
3-day champion: $60,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Zack Prudence
$8,000 $10,200 $4,000
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
3 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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