Show #6453 - Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Stephanie Jass game 3.

Contestants

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Craig Chern, an assistant principal from Wall Township, New Jersey

Felicia McGowan, an administrative coordinator from Baltimore, Maryland

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,570)

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Jeopardy! Round

35 YEARS AGO: 1977
YOU KNOW THE RULES!
WORD ORIGINS
TRAVEL TEXAS
IT'S GETTING WARM
SHEDDING THEIR CLOTHES
    $200 16
With freezing temperatures, this was officially recorded in Miami, Florida for the first time ever
    $200 9
Some say you have to be outside & wearing shoes before you claim the front seat by saying the name of this weapon
    $200 17
This form of big-guy wrestling takes its name from the Japanese for "mutual strike"
    $200 26
At this landmark you can see Davy Crockett's buckskin vest & a hunting knife like the one wielded by Jim Bowie
    $200 6
It can reach 800 degrees during the day on this planet (Venus is a little hotter), but the night's a bit brisk at -275
    $200 1
It was a nice night for a naked walk in 1984 at Griffith Observatory for this actor, on the hunt for Sarah Connor
    $400 20
This blockbuster set in "a galaxy far, far away" hit theaters just before Memorial Day weekend
    $400 10
"Colorful" 2-word term for the do-unto-others precept found in Matthew 7:12
    $400 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) From the Latin for "piece of felt", it's the process of separating a solid out of a liquid using a membrane
    $400 27
Say howdy to 52-foot Big Tex at the state fair of Texas, a stone's throw from this college football stadium
    $400 7
Temperatures in a traditional home this, which often uses dry rather than steam heat, range from 150 to 190
    $400 2
This actor streaked to glory as Frank the Tank in "Old School"
    $600 21
The world's last known natural case of this disease was reported in Somalia
    $600 13
"The strong shall not oppress the weak" was a principle in the "code" of this Babylonian king
    $600 19
This adjective meaning "evil" comes from the Latin for "left hand"
    $600 8
In 1913 this California low point had 5 straight days of at least 129 degrees
    $600 3
In "The Proposal", Sandra Bullock is shocked to see this actor's "Green Lantern", so to speak
    DD: $800 22
In November it began regular service between New York & Europe, about a 3 1/2 hour trip
    $800 14
No. 11 in this man's rules for boxing, first published in 1867: no shoes or boots with springs allowed
    $800 24
This word meaning an hour to be home comes from the French for "cover the fire"
    $800 11
During an eruption, the water at the opening of this "loyal" Wyoming geyser is about 204 degrees
    $800 4
In "Failure to Launch", this Hall of Fame Steeler QB & Fox pregame host bared more than his soul to the camera
    $1000 23
Completed by Christopher Tolkien, this history of Middle-earth was published in 1977
    $1000 15
"Secondary Motions" & "Putting the Question and Announcing the Vote" are sections in one edition of this text
    $1000 25
This condiment gets its name from the Chinese for "pickled fish brine"
    $1000 12
Sunstroke is likely with prolonged exposure to over 105 degrees on the H.I., short for this
    $1000 5
In 2003 she played Chris, a leader of the (tastefully) naked "Calendar Girls"; 3 years later, she was "The Queen"

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

Stephanie Felicia Craig
$4,200 $3,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Felicia Craig
$5,800 $4,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

GREAT MEN & WOMEN OF MEDICINE
POP CULTURE BEFORE & AFTER
GEOGRAPH"IA"
(Alex: each correct response will end in the letters I-A.)
THAT BOOK WAS A HORROR!
STOPS
ONE LETTER DIFFERENCE
(Alex: We need two words in your response.)
    $400 11
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) Frederick Banting, an orthopedic surgeon, went into research & won a Nobel Prize for his work extracting insulin from the pancreas, the first effective treatment for this disorder
    $400 1
Surely you know the "Airplane!" co-star who's a system of measuring the audience of TV shows
    $400 16
This Italian island is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean
    $400 6
Anne Rice, 1976: "Interview with" him
    $400 26
In 1920 the first 4-way 3-color one of these was placed at Woodward & Michigan Avenues in Detroit
    $400 21
To linger & to deflect the blow of a sword
    $800 12
Working for NYC's Health Dept., Dr. Sara Josephine Baker helped track down Mary Mallon, a carrier of this infectious disease
    $800 2
TV drama set at an advertising agency that had the No. 1 hits "Down Under" & "Who Can It Be Now?"
    $800 17
Forming a great crescent across Northern China is the autonomous region called "Inner" this
    $800 7
Ira Levin, 1967: her "Baby"
    $800 27
On I-80 in Iowa you'll find what claims to be the world's largest this; it has a 300-seat restaurant & 24 private showers
    $800 22
To cushion or shield & a "serve yourself" type of meal
    $1200 13
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) Dr. Dorothy Andersen named this disease, CF for short, & also helped create a test to diagnose it
    $1200 3
"Teenage Dream" singer who also had hits with "Catch A Falling Star" & "Round And Round"
    $1200 18
Tradition says Menelik I, son of King Solomon & the Queen of Sheba, was this African country's first emperor
    $1200 8
Stephen King, 2009: "Under" this
    $1200 23
An excavation for coal & a silent clown
    DD: $2,000 14
Her work as an obstetrical nurse for poor women made her an advocate of birth control, a term she coined
    $1600 4
TV show in which Fred MacMurray raises Chip, Robbie & Ernie, who are part of Ron Perlman's biker gang
    DD: $3,000 19
Until it declared its independence in 1991, it was the southernmost of the republics that made up Yugoslavia
    $1600 9
Shirley Jackson, 1959: "The Haunting of" this "House"
    $1600 24
Solitary & to make amends for your sins
    $2000 15
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) This South African performed the first kidney transplant in his homeland in 1959 & in 1967 performed the first ever human heart transplant, catapulting him to worldwide fame
    $2000 5
"Party Rock Anthem" group that is a renowned toy store on Fifth Avenue in New York City
    $2000 20
Paul's fourth epistle is to the churches of this Roman province now in central Turkey
    $2000 10
John Wyndham, 1951: "The Day of" these invading plants
    $2000 25
A musical ending & a state of prolonged unconsciousness

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Felicia Craig
$22,200 $1,400 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC RULERS
This ruler of a New World country was born in Vienna's Schonbrunn Palace in 1832 & executed far from home in 1867

Final scores:

Stephanie Felicia Craig
$19,200 $200 $7,000
3-day champion: $66,770 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Felicia Craig
$21,800 $4,400 $6,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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