Show #6430 - Friday, July 27, 2012

Last regular-play game of Season 28.

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Alison Parakh, a personal trainer from Santa Barbara, California

Jenny Healey, a public interest lawyer from Burke, Virginia

Leo Lopez, a psychiatrist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES
6-LETTER WORDS
GO FISH
A HAMMER FEST
THE FEMALE LEAD VOCALIST
DEMOCRA "C"
    $200 1
April 19, 1906: "Over 500 dead, $200,000 lost in" this disaster-- "nearly half the city is in ruins"
    $200 2
Idiomatically pigs do it "in the mud" & people do it "in luxury"
    $200 21
On June 2, 1932 George Perry caught a 32 1/2-inch, 22-lb., 4 oz. largemouth one of these in Georgia
    $200 24
Rapper MC Hammer got his nickname from his resemblance to this hammerin' home run king
    $200 4
The Supremes
    $200 16
They're paired with "balances" as the way our 3 branches of government share power
    $400 9
June 29, 1914: "Heir to" this country's "throne is slain with his wife by a Bosnian youth" (leading to World War I)
    $400 3
A bank employee who accepts your deposit
    $400 22
Named for its long, flattened upper jaw that looks like a weapon, this fish can swim up to 60 mph
    $400 25
In wrestling's hammerlock hold, this part of an opponent is pulled behind his back & twisted upward
    $400 5
Eurythmics
    $400 17
A resident of a congressman's district
    $600 10
The tragic headline for April 20, 1995: A deadly "car bomb attack in" this city "wrecks 9-story federal office building"
    $600 11
It's the aerosol foam used to control & style hair
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue in scuba gear from inside a tank in the Maui Ocean Center.) As opposed to bony fishes, sharks & rays are elasmobranchs with skeletons made up of this softer material: less is known of their evolution because they leave fewer fossils than bony fish
    $600 28
"Hammer &" this grasping device means with tremendous effort
    $600 6
The Pretenders
    $600 18
Congress has many of these, including a "joint" one on taxation
    $800 15
February 14, 1935: this man "guilty, sentenced to death for the murder of the LIndbergh baby"
    $800 12
The soroban, the Japanese type of this adding device, used rods with 1 bead above the partition & 4 beads below
    $800 26
A UCLA museum named for this petroleum executive makes a good impressionist on visitors
    $800 7
No Doubt
    $800 19
After talk of moving them to December, Iowa's first in the nation these were held January 3, 2012
    $1000 14
A medical milestone December 4, 1967: "Heart transplant keeps man alive in" this country
    $1000 13
Originally referring to one who fled the French Revolution, it now means any political refugee
    DD: $1,200 27
The Soviet constitution of 1918 said that the coat of arms should include these 2 items, handles down
    $1000 8
10,000 Maniacs
    $1000 20
Discussion rooms adjacent to the House & Senate Chambers are called these, for a type of clothing

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

Leo Jenny Alison
$1,000 $200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leo Jenny Alison
$2,400 $3,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PATRON SAINTS
NOVELISTS
NET FLICKS
CHECK YOUR FOOD LABEL
CAPITAL STEPS
"OX" MARKS THE SPOT
(Alex: Not "X" but [*]. Those 2 letters coming up.)
    $400 26
Legend says he drove the snakes out of Ireland
    $400 1
This French novelist's futuristic "Paris in the Twentieth Century", written in 1863, was found 126 years later
    $400 4
In a 2004 film tennis players Kirsten Dunst & Paul Bettany fall in love while competing in this Grand Slam event
    $400 11
MSG, short for this food additive, is also used to enhance the flavor of tobacco
    $400 3
Calcutta was replaced as capital by this city that now has "Old" & "New" sections
    $400 17
I'll tell you before TMZ does--for me, these or briefs? Thongs!
    $800 27
Patron Saint of Animals & Italy, in 1979 he was proclaimed the Patron Saint of Ecology as well
    $800 2
This Polish-English novelist collaborated with Ford Madox Ford on 2 novels, "The Inheritors" & "Romance"
    $800 5
"Pat and Mike" stars Spencer Tracy as sports promoter Mike; she's Pat, pro golf & tennis champ
    $800 22
This element precedes "nitrite" in a chemical that colors ham, helps prevent botulism & poses only a teeny cancer risk
    DD: $3,000 12
In 1955 it beat out Aberystwyth to become capital
    $800 18
Scientists believe that in the 20th Century alone, this disease killed more than 300 million people
    $1200 30
This dragon slayer is a Patron Saint of Boy Scouts
    DD: $2,000 9
He was named for a distant cousin who was aboard a sloop during the 1814 bombardment of a Baltimore fort
    $1200 6
Tennis pro Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is smitten with Scar-Jo in this Woody Allen film with a tennis term title
    $1200 23
Found in Nutrasweet, it's 200 times sweeter than sugar
    $1200 13
Colombo remains the executive capital of this country, but the legislature has moved
    $1200 19
The steersman of a racing shell in the water
    $1600 29
This gospel writer is the "beloved" Patron Saint of physicians
    $1600 10
In 1883, 5 years after writing the novel, he published a dramatization of "Daisy Miller"
    $1600 7
In Hitchcock's "Dial M For Murder", ex-tennis pro Ray Milland hatches a plot to kill his wife, played by her
    $1600 24
HFCS is short for this corn syrup
    $1600 14
Dodoma has officially replaced Dar Es Salaam as its Capital
    $1600 20
Frank Sinatra's 1942-43 stand at NYC's Paramount Theater caused a frenzy among teenage girls called these
    $2000 28
As the first person in the New World to be canonized, she's the Patron Saint of the Americas & of Peru in particular
    $2000 16
In 1975 3 books in his "Kent Family Chronicles" series appeared on the N.Y. Times Best-seller List, a 1st for any author
    $2000 8
In this Hitchcock film, Robert Walker wants to swap murders with tennis pro Farley Granger
    $2000 25
The FDA lists soy lecithin as this type of substance that "allows smooth mixing" & "prevents separation"
    $2000 15
Until Manila took over, this city named for a Philippine president was capital
    $2000 21
A person authorized to act as the substitute for another

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leo Jenny Alison
$13,600 $7,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANTARCTICA
This country that explored the Antarctic interior is the most northerly nation to claim territory on the continent

Final scores:

Leo Jenny Alison
$5,999 $7,600 $15,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leo Jenny Alison
$12,800 $10,600 $10,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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