Show #6567 - Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Contestants

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Lars Medley, a non-profit program coordinator from Salt Lake City, Utah

Lauren Girard, a museum guest relations manager from Los Angeles, California

Rob Groves, a classics lecturer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
WHICH U.S. CABINET DEPARTMENT?
RETIRED
REAL NAMES OF FAKE CHARACTERS
WATER TRANSPORTATION
THE KING'S ENGLISH
    $200 16
Walt Whitman began his best-known poem, "I celebrate" this person, "and sing" him too
    $200 21
The Transportation Security Administration
    $200 26
Good grief! By the time he retired in 2000, he had drawn some 18,000 comic strips
    $200 7
Milburn Pennybags is the mascot of this game; if you do not respond, you do not collect $200
    $200 6
Monroe, Louisiana took its name to honor the arrival of one of these, named for the president, up the Ouachita river
    $200 1
Get on the blower & ask the queen if she knows a blower is this in the States
    $400 17
It's no fairy tale: the town of Kassel, Germany has a museum devoted to these brothers
    $400 22
The Fish & Wildlife service
    $400 27
In 2012 this American ended his pro tennis career at the U.S. Open, which he'd won in 2003
    $400 8
This toy's real full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts; her on/off boyfriend's last name is Carson
    $400 12
In February 2009 a British nuclear-armed one of these collided in the Atlantic with a French one, but everything's fine
    $400 2
Jacket potato isn't the latest British boy band sensation, it's this item in a British restaurant
    $600 18
Mo Willems is the author of the kids' books about this bird--don't let it drive the bus!
    $600 23
The U.S. Parole Commission
    $600 28
2012 was not "My Favorite Year" once it brought the retirement of this British acting legend at age 79
    $600 9
Poppin' Fresh, aka this, hung out with 2 kids, Popper & Bun Bun
    $600 13
Alexander Graham Bell gave the first airboat its name; he said "we have named her" this "and hope she will turn out to be a swan"
    $600 3
If you're out of cash in the pub, you can always use your Chip & PIN, one of these
    $800 19
"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is the first volume of her autobiography
    DD: $1,400 24
The Food Safety and Inspection Service
    $800 29
After his 1973 heroics he was retired to stud, siring more than 40 stakes winners
    $800 10
"Bibendum" doesn't exactly sing, so we know the roly-poly tire mascot better by this alliterative name
    $800 14
It sounds like a word for a helicopter, but it refers to an air cushion vehicle
    $800 4
Someone on the dole in England isn't eating up your pineapple, he's on this American equivalent
    $1000 20
This author's losing entry in a 1948 literary contest became the basis for the movie "2001"
    $1000 25
The National Nuclear Security Administration
    $1000 30
Senate partisanship was the reason this Maine Republican said she was quitting in 2012
    $1000 11
On "Night Court", hulking bailiff Nostradamus Shannon was better known by this nickname
    $1000 15
The name of this vessel is from the Cantonese word sam, or three; they were once a very basic boat, made from three boards
    $1000 5
"To earth" is the term British electricians use in place of this verb

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

Rob Lauren Lars
$2,200 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Lauren Lars
$6,200 $3,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE ARCTIC CIRCLE
BIBLICAL JEALOUSY
MUSIC LEGENDS: BORN & DIED
STARTS & ENDS WITH "A"
1801-1810
THE QUEENS ENGLISH
    $400 22
This nation has the greatest amount of land territory within the Arctic circle
    $400 1
The Philistines were jealous of the wealth of this son of Abraham, so they filled his wells with earth
    $400 6
Born 1958 in Gary, Indiana; died 2009 in Los Angeles
    $400 11
This Peruvian grazing animal thrives at heights from 12,000 to 16,000 feet
    $400 21
On March 16, 1802 congress established a military academy at this New York site; it opened on the 4th of July
    $400 20
This airport in Queens used to be called Idlewild
    $800 23
2/3 of this island, or more than 550,000 square miles, lies in the Arctic
    $800 2
This guy with a colorful coat was hated by his brothers, who "could not speak peaceably unto him"
    $800 7
Born 1945 in St. Ann, Jamaica; died 1981 in Miami
    $800 12
This organism can vary in size from about 1/100 inch to 1/10 inch across
    $800 27
On March 23, 1806 this pair & their men left Fort Clatsop for St. Louis, arriving exactly 6 months later
    $800 19
Dis guy, dis guy grew up in Queens and won de big event in de borough four times
    $1200 24
Named for a 17th century British explorer, this country's Baffin Island is about the size of Spain
    $1200 3
Jewish leaders from Antioch persuaded the people to expel this apostle & Barnabas from the city
    $1200 8
Born 1943 in Liverpool; died 2001 in Los Angeles
    $1200 13
The chief marketplace of Athens; hope you don't have a phobia about it
    $1200 28
Jesse Fell of Pennsylvania invented a great grate to permit the home burning of this hard coal
    $1200 18
It's a little weird to say, but Queens is bounded on the west by this river
    $1600 25
Arctic territory under the red, white & blue includes this northernmost "Point" of Alaska & the United States
    DD: $2,000 4
King Saul was displeased when the women of Israel praised this man's battlefield prowess over his own
    DD: $3,000 9
Born 1967 in Hoquiam, Washington; died 1994 in Seattle
    $1600 14
This gas is made up of one part nitrogen & 3 parts hydrogen
    $1600 29
On April 27, 1805 a force of Marines & Arabs captured the port of Derna on the shores of this place
    $1600 17
The Vander Ende-Onderdonk house is on a land grant from this Dutch Colonial governor
    $2000 26
This country's Urho Kekkonen national park is located in its Arctic Lapland region
    $2000 5
Martha was jealous that this sister got to listen to Jesus while Martha made preparations
    $2000 10
Born 1942 in Seattle; died 1970 in London
    $2000 15
A thing detested or loathed, as in the subject is this to the man
    $2000 30
Unnamed when it steamed up the Hudson in 1807, it was later named for the estate of Robert Fulton's backer
    $2000 16
It ain't no Waldorf, but this neighborhood has lots of Greeks, & Telly's Taverna--to die for

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Lauren Lars
$12,200 $14,400 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY TITLE PLACES
An 1831 novel says that Charlemagne laid the first stone of this title place, "old queen of our cathedrals"

Final scores:

Rob Lauren Lars
$19,201 $24,400 $16,001
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rob Lauren Lars
$11,800 $13,000 $11,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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