Show #6524 - Thursday, January 17, 2013

Contestants

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Diva Bole, a law student from Elkton, Maryland

Helen Juvonen, an actor from Toronto, Canada

Joan Blinn, a retired proofreader and editor from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

FOOD WORDS & PHRASES
THE STORY OF ENGLISH
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
THE CITY IN QUESTION
WHERE'D YOU GO TO COLLEGE?
TITLE CHANGES
(Alex: You have to correct the word that we have changed in the titles of these books.)
    $200 7
To be embarrassed is to have this "on one's face"
    $200 1
English is a member of the West Germanic branch of the language family called Indo-this
    $200 26
One of its special features is a documentary hosted by Lauren Bacall called "You Must Remember This"
    $200 14
12 got death, 7 got prison & 3 were acquitted at the first of these trials, held from Nov. 1945 to Oct. 1946
    $200 21
Elizabeth Dole & William Styron: this North Carolina university
    $200 2
F. Scott Fitzgerald: "Tender is the Meat"
    $400 9
This meat is a synonym for a performer who overacts
    $400 8
Kentish, Mercian, Northumbrian & West Saxon were the major dialects of this, spoken until about 1100
    $400 27
"The Godfather" DVD collection includes this family's family tree
    $400 16
"Spanish Bombs" & "The Guns Of Brixton" are on the Clash album this city "Calling"
    $400 22
Ralph Waldo Emerson & Tommy Lee Jones: this Ivy League school
    $400 3
John Irving: "The World According to Madonna"
    $600 12
Something perfectly neat is in this dessert "order"
    $600 10
In Chaucer's day, "boot" was pronounced "boat"; the change to modern speech is called the GVS, "great" this "shift"
    DD: $1,200 28
"The Rising", "Comrades" & "Revolution parts 1 & 2" are special features of this Warren Beatty film
    $600 18
This syndrome is also called terror-bonding or traumatic bonding
    $600 23
Regis Philbin & Nicholas Sparks: this Catholic college
    $600 4
William Golding: "Lord of the Dance"
    $800 15
It means to worry or fuss; to suffer consequences of one's own actions is to do it "in one's own juices"
    $800 11
"A Table Alphabeticall", often considered the first English one of these, was published in 1604
    $800 29
The DVD for this 1986 drama includes interviews with Rob Reiner & Stephen King, & a music video by Ben E. King
    $800 19
Lemon-lime soda, triple sec, sour mix & Jack Daniel's make up this city's "lemonade"
    $800 24
Colleagues William Rehnquist & Sandra Day O'Connor: this private school in California
    $800 5
James Jones: "From Here to Montezuma"
    $1000 17
By itself it's a southern bread; following "corn", it's also an adjective referring to folksy humor
    $1000 13
With the growth of the British Empire in this century, the number of native English speakers rose from about 26 mil. to 126 million
    $1000 30
"Behind the Scenes with Mattie Ross" is a special feature of this 2010 movie remake
    $1000 20
It's August 1968, so you know this city's spring is over as Soviet tanks roll in
    $1000 25
Saul Bellow & Cindy Crawford: this private university in Illinois
    $1000 6
Zora Neale Hurston: "Their Eyes Were Watching ESPN"

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

Joan Helen Diva
$3,400 $3,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joan Helen Diva
$7,000 $6,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOCIAL MEDIA
"RR" CROSSING
MAURITANIA & MOROCCO
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI
THE RENAISSANCE
THIS MEANS WAR!
(Alex: But which war? You tell us.)
    $400 16
@ChrisRRegan, @ this site: "Higgs boson is the name of the villain on the next season of 'Justified'"
    $400 2
The circulating money of a country
    $400 23
4 years apart, in 1956 & 1960, Morocco & Mauritania gained independence from this country
    $400 1
In 2009 this ex-correspondent brought his "veritasiness" to Iraq to entertain the troops
    $400 7
This artist's notebooks, in mirror writing, contained items from drawings to shopping lists
    $400 21
The assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    $800 17
Top passwords stolen at a 2012 breach of this business resume site included "job", "career" & of course "link"
    $800 3
Charon would do this to souls across the river Styx, for which he received a coin
    $800 25
Othello knows this 4-letter word can mean an inhabitant of either Morocco or Mauritania
    $800 12
Both he and his wife Nancy were on the show before he started managing a paper company on NBC
    $800 8
Renewed interest in ancient texts prompted Johannes Reuchlin's 1506 grammar of this Old Testament language
    $800 22
The explosion of the USS Maine
    $1200 18
A health data-sharing platform, patientslikeme.com was founded by 3 engineers from this Boston-area univ., "initially"
    $1200 4
To lose assets in large quantities, or to bleed profusely
    $1200 27
The flags of Mauritania & Morocco each bear a star; Mauritania's adds this object
    $1200 13
Rob Corddry reported on Dick Cheney's hunting mishap before playing Ari Fleischer in this Oliver Stone pic
    $1200 9
The most widely read seer of the Renaissance, this French astrologist began making prophecies around 1547
    $1200 24
Marshal Choe Yong Gun leads his troops across a border
    $1600 19
"Find your style!" on this site that lets you "organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web"
    $1600 5
In England, it's a lawyer who gets to plead in the higher courts, and also to accessorize beautifully
    DD: $3,000 29
After Morocco allegedly aided a failed coup, Mauritania gravitated toward this third country that borders both
    $1600 14
"When a news story falls through the cracks", this man "catches it for a segment" called "Back in" him
    $1600 10
Henry VIII appointed him Lord Chancellor in 1529; 6 years later, he lost his head
    $1600 26
Egypt & Syria simultaneously attack Israel on 2 fronts, on a holy day
    $2000 20
This site "helps you make the most of where you are" & boasts 2 billion check-ins
    $2000 6
Metz is the capital of this French region that's west of Alsace
    $2000 30
The phosphate-rich area called Western this lies between Mauritania & Morocco; both have claimed it
    $2000 15
We don't know if this pre-Jon Stewart host of "The Daily Show" is still "on assignment in Kuala Lumpur"
    DD: $2,000 11
Artisans who produced this stringed, pear-shaped instrument included Frei & Unverdorben
    $2000 28
Bismarck publishes the Ems telegram, royally peeving Napoleon III

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joan Helen Diva
$20,400 $21,000 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERARY INTRODUCTIONS
Title character who's "clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere"

Final scores:

Joan Helen Diva
$40,400 $40,801 $3,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $40,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joan Helen Diva
$19,000 $21,000 $6,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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