Show #6577 - Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Rebecca Rider game 4.

Contestants

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Lisa Sotir Ozkan, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Shawn Townsend, a part-time docent from Brentwood, Tennessee

Rebecca Rider, an office supply sales assistant from Fresh Meadows, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $80,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ATLAS SHRUGGED
(Alex: That's not a BEFORE & AFTER category.)
"AND" BOOKS FOR SHORT
REALITY HITS YOU HARD, BRO
ACTOR FACTOR
WORDS THAT START WITH PREPOSITIONS
CARE FOR SOME WINE?
(Alex: It'll make you feel better.)
    $200 13
The Atlas' map of cellphone use by country has a "no data" blank space for this French territory in South America
    $200 1
Tolstoy:
"W. and P."
    $200 18
Rough May 2012 for this bank whose name ends in "Chase", chasing after a $2 billion or so loss it ran up
    $200 26
He's the first James Bond born after the start of the film series
    $200 6
The part of your salary deducted by an employer & paid to the government
    $200 11
In types of wine, it precedes Blanc, Franc & of course Sauvignon
    $400 14
Though the Atlas says, "This body of water is referred to by some as the Arabian Gulf", it's "commonly known as" this
    $400 2
Dan Brown:
"A. and D."
    $400 19
In 1972, when you get just 17 electoral votes, reality says if you wanna live in a White House, go to a paint store
    $400 27
This late actor had a daughter named Matilda with Michelle Williams
    $400 7
Cheese for a Frenchman
    $400 12
"Anchorman" Ron knows that this French wine-producing area includes the Cote d'Or
    $600 15
The Atlas can't quite define this, but projects that by 2025 the world will have 447 of them of 10 million-plus people each
    $600 3
Jonathan Safran Foer:
"E.L. and l.C."
    $600 20
Carel Fabritius, nice job on A View in Delft in this country; bummer about the powder explosion there that killed you
    $600 28
He played news producer Fred Friendly in "Good Night, and Good Luck."
    $600 8
The acceptance of reservations in excess of the number that can be accommodated
    $600 25
Some Australian Shiraz has aromas of this tree, so you might have to cut your koala off after a few glasses
    $800 16
The U.N. doesn't recognize Morocco's control over a disputed part of this desert, but the Atlas does
    $800 4
D.H. Lawrence:
"S. and L."
    $800 21
When the French realize you're a dancing double agent during WWI, Oct. 15, 1917 will be a bad day, female bro
    $800 29
He directed "Argo" as well as starring in it as Tony Mendez
    $800 9
The care & raising of young children
    $800 24
This 17th century "champagne" monk came up with many wine production practices still in use, like low yields for better quality
    DD: $2,000 17
Of this disputed region, the Atlas says, "Some places show the Albanian name with the Serbian name in parentheses"
    $1000 5
F Scott Fitzgerald:
"T.B. and D."
    $1000 22
2008 got heavy for you, bro, when foes in Pakistan's parliament said they'd impeach you--time to quit as president
    $1000 30
Greg on "Dharma & Greg" & Hotch on "Criminal Minds", he was born the same day as Tom Cruise
    $1000 10
A webcam or a car radio may be this type of accessory, bought later than the original device
    $1000 23
80 million bottles is a decent year for this wine that dropped "Spumante" from its name in the '90s

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

Rebecca Shawn Lisa
$3,800 $200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Shawn Lisa
$7,000 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY SENATORS
GOOD & BAD MUSIC
DISEASES NAMED FOR PEOPLE
YES "SUR"
WHO MAKES THAT?
(Alex: And finally, in honor of the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon sighting Florida, a whole category devoted to him and that state...)
PONCE DE LEON & FLORIDA
    $400 1
In 1951 this Texan became the Democratic whip; 10 years later he presided over the Senate as vice president
    $400 17
Jim Croce hit No. 1 with a song about this title guy, "the baddest man in the whole damn town"
    $400 16
A British physician first described this disease in 1817 in "An Essay on Shaking Palsy"
    $400 6
Breaking sea swell
    $400 11
The $215 LeBron 9 Limited iD shoe
    $400 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us an image of Ponce de Leon and a map of part of Florida.) Ponce de Leon is remembered on April 2, 2013, celebrated as the sighting of Florida's historic coast; he was between Cape Canaveral & this city, Florida's oldest, which wasn't founded until 52 years later
    DD: $2,000 2
Shortly after the 1954 elections, the Senate voted 67-22 to condemn him for conduct "contrary to Senate traditions"
    $800 18
This trio's song "Good Riddance" is subtitled "Time Of Your Life"
    $800 22
Dr. Hashimoto examined tissue samples & goiters to discover the disease now named for him that affects this gland
    $800 7
The 2007 influx of 20,000 more U.S. troops into Iraq
    $800 12
The Mach3 razor
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a map of the Florida peninsula with additional markings.) While sailing along the Florida coast, Ponce discovered a current so strong that it forced his ships backwards; later mapped by Benjamin Franklin, this ocean current flows from the Florida Straits to the Grand Banks
    $1200 3
South Carolina sent him to the Senate as a write-in candidate; he served almost 50 years
    $1200 19
Whatcha gonna do? This reggae song was the theme to the TV show "Cops"
    DD: $3,000 28
The section of lymph node seen here, is showing this uncommon cancer of the lymphatic system
    $1200 8
People get it from their fathers, usually
    $1200 13
The Escalade hybrid
    $1200 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us the map of Ponce's travels further south on the Florida coast.) In need of fresh water, Ponce & his crew filled their barrels from springs on this island, just off the coast of what is now Miami
    $1600 4
In 1994 this man won a 6th full term when he defeated Mitt Romney
    $1600 20
"Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang samples this Chic No. 1 hit from 1979
    $1600 29
Cushing's disease is caused by a tumor of this gland that sits on the underside of the brain
    $1600 9
Churlish
    $1600 14
The official Major League baseball, & lots of gloves, too
    $1600 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us the map of Ponce de Leon's travels further around the southern tip of Florida.) Around May of 1513, Ponce reached the area near Sanibel Island, which he named for this Castilian queen
    $2000 5
This Kansan twice served as majority leader, from 1985 to '87 & 1995 to '96
    $2000 21
Still "Pure Country", in 2011 he had a hit with "Here For A Good Time", the title track of his 39th album
    $2000 30
About 1 in 25 Ashkenazi Jews is a carrier of this disease named for a British physician & an American neurologist
    $2000 10
To conjecture
    $2000 15
A box of 24 medium soft lead No. 2s, "the world's best pencil"
    $2000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us the map of Ponce de Leon's continuing voyage past the south end of Florida.) On June 21st, 1513 Ponce de Leon's ships arrived in this small island group where his men, needing food, caught the large turtles that gave the islands their name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Shawn Lisa
$19,400 $4,800 $15,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
This author who passed away in 2012 quipped, "For those who haven't read the books, I am known best for my hair preparations"

Final scores:

Rebecca Shawn Lisa
$6,400 $800 $599
4-day champion: $86,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rebecca Shawn Lisa
$17,200 $7,800 $15,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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