Show #6447 - Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Contestants

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Sara Lehmann, a retail sales associate from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Daniel Pasquini-Salazar, a non-profit project coordinator from Chicago, Illinois

Joanna Mang, a nanny from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAN MAIL TO HISTORIC FIGURES
WHATCHAMACALLIT
POLITICAL TERMS
SAME SPELLING, DIFFERENT SOUND
THE WALKING DEAD
WHERE IS CARL?!
    $200 1
Even when you were el dictador of Peru in 1825, we still said viva el libertador!
    $200 21
On a pencil, the ferrule is the metal ring that holds this
    $200 6
To test public reaction to some controversial idea, politicians may send up a "trial" one of these
    $200 26
60 seconds;
extremely small
    $200 11
Robert Englund once again sank his claws into this role in "A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master"
    $200 15
Carl stays in the house exploring this Thomas Jefferson home that became a UNESCO World Heritage site in '87
    $400 2
Sir, your 1704 book "Opticks" laid the foundation for the science of spectrum analysis! You totally rock!
    $400 22
A witch could tell you a besom is one of these with a cluster of brush or twigs on the end
    DD: $600 7
While scrambling eggs for her kids, Congresswoman Pat Schroeder got the idea of calling Reagan this "President"
    $400 27
Trash;
to decline to accept
    $400 12
Russell, a vampire on this HBO show, took over a TV newscast, said he'd eat us all, then threw it to Tiffany for the weather
    $400 17
Carl heard it's always a party in Parque Lleras in Medellín in this South American country, so...
    $600 3
Loved your Mar. 4, 1841 speech, despite the weather! 1 hour, 45 minutes of awesome! Now it's clear skies for your presidency!
    $600 23
You're ready for a home project with a whole set of this tool that includes a trademark name
    $600 8
A legislator who abandons the party line & votes for the other party's bill is said to be "crossing" this
    $600 28
Intentional;
to consider, as a jury
    $600 13
Sam Wheat says, whoopi! Oda Mae Brown can hear me even though I'm the title character in this 1990 film
    $600 18
Carl knows cures are found at the HQ of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in this city
    $800 4
Will you sign my copy of the "Domesday Book" you commissioned, my king? It's a first edition from 1086!
    $800 24
Traditionally in India, a riding seat called a howdah is howdah person rides on the back of this animal
    $800 9
The sight of hungry people grabbing meat from a keg probably inspired this term for certain spending
    $800 14
In "Love at First Bite", Dracula warns, "without me" this area "will be as exciting as Bucharest... on a Monday night"
    $800 19
Carl has wandered into this state, site of the first atomic bomb explosion
    $1000 5
You got the Eastern Roman Empire to pay a ton of gold per year! Will you speak to our "Scourge of God" fan club?
    $1000 25
Hey cowboy! This term for the small spiked wheel on the end of a spur is from the Latin for "wheel"
    $1000 10
Folks in this job are called the "Boys on the Bus" after a book that documented the 1972 presidential campaign
    $1000 16
Woody Harrelson loves Twinkies & killing the undead in this 2009 film
    $1000 20
At Odin Express--Carl's not a Norse god, he's on one of the rides at this Copenhagen amusement park

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Joanna Daniel Sara
$1,400 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joanna Daniel Sara
$2,800 $1,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
MY SON, THE ARTIST
HIGH-SCORING SCRABBLE WORDS
(Alex: Each word will be 7 letters long.)
WHOSE ALBUM?
CLASSICAL LITERATURE
BE A LIZARD WIZARD
    $400 8
Of branches of the United States military
    $400 4
This Cubist put his father, art teacher Don Jose Ruiz Blasco, in his first major work, "First Communion"
    $400 21
45 rpm records are still made for this coin-operated machine, but CDs are now standard
    $400 14
1977:
"Rumours"
    $400 1
Herodotus described this "fabled" teller of tales as a slave from Thrace
    $400 26
Special adaptations on the pads of their toes allow this type of little lizard to walk on walls, as seen here
    $800 9
Of bands in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $800 5
Last name of illustrator N.C., who left a mural unfinished when he died in 1945; son Andrew completed it
    $800 22
As a slang term, it can refer to your sweetheart; as a verb, it means to press together
    $800 15
1969:
"Tommy"
    $800 2
He may have been an illiterate bard who sang the "Iliad" & the "Odyssey" to others who wrote them down
    $800 27
Having special glands in their lower jaws, the Gila monster & the Mexican beaded lizard are both this, so beware
    $1200 10
Of Hogwarts' 4 houses
    $1200 6
Gold engraver Ernst Klimt fathered this artist known for putting gold leaf on his works
    $1200 23
The name of this wife of Ahab has come to mean an evil or scheming woman
    $1200 16
1987:
"Sign 'O' the Times"
    $1200 3
This general's "Commentaries" were reports to the Romans about his campaigns in Gaul & the Civil War
    $1200 28
Types of lizards include the bearded this & the Komodo this
    $1600 11
Of the 3 films that starred James Dean
    $1600 7
This "School of Athens" painter was the son of Giovanni Santi, an artist who headed a studio in Urbino
    $1600 24
This beautifully plumed central American bird was sacred to the Aztecs & Mayans
    $1600 17
2006:
"Back to Black"
    $1600 19
Both Euripedes & Sophocles wrote tragedies about this woman known for her devotion to her father Agamemnon
    DD: $5,000 12
Of permanent UN Security Council members
    DD: $5,000 13
This German artist studied under his father, the elder, & later became court painter to Henry VIII
    $2000 25
Posed a series of oral or written questions
    $2000 18
1975:
"Toys in the Attic"
    $2000 20
The word "satyr" begins the title of this work that satirizes Rome of the 1st century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joanna Daniel Sara
$7,200 $2,200 $29,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMILIAR PHRASES
OED's earliest citation of this 5-word phrase is "Now, Monsieur Poirot, you would without doubt like to visit" this place

Final scores:

Joanna Daniel Sara
$14,400 $1 $24,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joanna Daniel Sara
$7,800 $2,200 $23,800
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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