Show #6428 - Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Contestants

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Sue Meloy, a retired software engineer from Lincoln, California

Doug Thornton, an information technology manager from Chesterfield, Virginia

Andy Baggarly, a journalist and author from Palo Alto, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

ABBREVIATED MAGAZINES
THE 1870s
I'VE GOT A 6-PACK
ON BASS & DRUMS
(Alex: We want you to name the group.)
"GAS" UP
ODE TRIP
    $200 24
For the true outdoorsman: F&S
    $200 13
In 1873 this gunmaker's company introduced its most popular revolver, the Peacemaker
    $200 1
During Prohibition this Budweiser maker brewed non-alcoholic beer & also made Bevo, a non-alcoholic cereal beverage
    $200 7
In the '60s: Brian Wilson & Dennis Wilson
    $200 6
These protective devices typically feature a filter like charcoal to capture or alter potential poisons
    $200 21
Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind" asks, "if winter comes, can" this "be far behind?"
    $400 25
Featuring pricing guides & reviews of the latest cars & trucks: MT
    $400 14
On October 2, 1871 this Mormon leader was arrested for practicing polygamy
    $400 2
The light beer from this brand is known as "The Silver Bullet"
    $400 9
Beginning in 1977: Timothy B. Schmit & Don Henley
    $400 8
It's a piece between machine parts to prevent fluid from escaping
    $400 22
Lord Byron sadly oded to this Italian city, "when thy marble walls are level with the waters..."
    $600 26
Hey, y'all, for food, home & travel from Texas to Florida & the states in between: SL
    $600 18
In November 1873 this Tammany Hall politician was convicted on 204 charges of fraud
    $600 3
"La Cerveza Mas Fina" is written on this Mexican brand's "Extra" bottles
    $600 10
Punk rockers with a "Longview": Mike Dirnt & Tre Cool
    $600 15
To manipulate events, as Charles Boyer does to Ingrid Bergman to make her think she's crazy
    $600 23
Thomas Gray penned an "Ode on the Death of a Favourite" one of these, "Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes"
    $800 27
Eat, drink & be merry: F&W
    DD: $2,000 19
On June 16, 1870 this was dedicated in Atlantic City; at the end of the summer season, it was taken apart & stored
    $800 4
In 1784 this Irish brewery was granted water rights to its nearby channel for 8,975 years; is that a record?
    $800 11
Livin' in "Paradise City" in the '80s: Duff McKagan & Steven Adler
    $800 16
Whelks are these animals whose name is from the Greek for "stomach foot"
    $800 29
This Lord Protector's "Return from Ireland" occasioned an ode by Andrew Marvell
    $1000 28
For exciting things parents & children can do together: Disney's FF
    $1000 20
On June 21, 1877 10 alleged members of this Irish secret society were hanged in Penn.'s largest mass execution
    $1000 5
"I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer" this brand
    $1000 12
True rock royalty: Jared & Nathan Followill
    $1000 17
The Romans called this historical French region Novempopulana
    $1000 30
John Keats' odes include one "to" this season

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

Andy Doug Sue
$2,200 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Doug Sue
$5,800 $5,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NASHVILLE, GEOGRAPHIC
LONG-RUNNING BROADWAY PLAY TITLES
BIOGRAPHIES
____ OF ____
FLORA OF CENTRAL AMERICA
WORDS FROM ARABIC
    $400 2
There must be a "gap" in your memory if you don't know that Nashville lies on this river
    $400 10
"Arsenic and" this
    $400 18
Marquis James' 1929 biography "The Raven" was the story of this president of Texas, not Edgar Allan Poe
    $400 1
In football it's the boundary between the teams prior to the snap of the ball
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.) Mangroves are widely used in coastal reclamation; with their tolerance of salt water & arching roots that trap soil, they're ideal for helping shoreline resist this process, from Latin for "to gnaw"
    $400 8
Derived from the Arabic sawahil, meaning "of the coasts", it's a language on the African continent
    $800 4
This name of 22,500-acre lake near Nashville is also Andrew Jackson's nickname
    $800 14
"Barefoot" here
    $800 19
Norman Mailer wrote a biography of this screen goddess, & the 2 of them shared the July 16, 1973 cover of Time
    $800 27
Had Julius Caesar heeded the warning about this day, he might have survived it
    $800 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) Because the majestic saba tree connected the earth and the heavens in the mythology of this Central American people, the saba is still sacred to their descendants
    $800 11
If you don't know that this popular beverage comes from the Arabic qahwah, you get 2 lumps, not one
    $1200 5
Quit monkee-ing around if you want to catch the last train to this Tennessee city 40 miles from Nashville
    $1200 15
His "Cafe"
    DD: $1,200 21
Hertha Pauli's 1942 biography of this man was subtitled "Dynamite King, Architect of Peace"
    $1200 28
Similes, metaphors & personification, for example
    DD: $3,000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Casa Orquideas in Costa Rica.) The aristolochia vine's foul odor attracts insects that are then trapped alive inside the flower & later released with a coating of this substance vital to the plant's reproduction
    $1200 12
This "maternal" term comes from the Arabic for "resin" & might be heard when talking about King Tut
    $1600 7
Nashville's Centennial Park on West End Ave. sports a full-size replica of this Athenian temple
    $1600 16
These "Are Free"
    $1600 22
1987's "Cory: Profile of a President" is a biography of this leader of the Philippines
    $1600 29
Made from gypsum, this white powder mixed with water is used in sculpture to make molds & casts
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) In damp tropical soils huge spreading root systems help trees resist toppling; such roots are called these, like exterior projecting supports of a building
    $1600 13
The fragrant name of this "Aladdin" princess comes from an Arabic word
    $2000 9
Juniper trees mistaken for cedars led to the biblical name of this state park, east of Nashville
    $2000 17
"Sugar" these
    $2000 26
Einhard served this ruler for 23 years & wrote a 9th century biography of him, "Vita Karoli Magni"
    $2000 30
As seen on the map, this island lies between England & Ireland & about 20 miles south of Scotland
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) Some species of tropical fig start as a seed that lands atop another tree; the fig sends its roots downward, enveloping & choking the host tree, giving the fig this deadly name
    $2000 20
We've hit bottom with this 5-letter word from the Arabic for "opposite the zenith"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Doug Sue
$12,200 $12,000 $15,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NEW OLYMPIC SPORTS
This sport introduced in Summer 2000 plays out over a raised area 16 1/2 feet long & 9 1/2 feet wide

Final scores:

Andy Doug Sue
$399 $22,000 $5,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Doug Sue
$12,200 $10,800 $18,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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