Show #6626 - Monday, June 10, 2013

Contestants

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Jason Rau, an electrical engineer from Carlsbad, California

Liz Belthoff, a homemaker and mom from Oradell, New Jersey

Tim Anderson, a Spanish professor from Rockford, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE OF THE ONION
(Alex: You have to identify the state that is being satirized by The Onion.)
WHAT'S IT CALLED?
TEXT ME
DAS BAIT
ZOMBIES ARE COMING!
BETTER FOLLOW ME
    $200 6
"Unable to rebound after the failure of its upper-peninsula franchise", it "has been forced to close its borders"
    $200 11
Lumps of charcoal for barbecuing
    $200 16
Enough texting; let's meet in person, F2F
    $200 19
Effzett is a German brand of this fishing accessory, also a verb meaning "entice"
    $200 26
Nazi zombies are in the "world at war" version of this video game sometimes shortened to CoD
    $200 1
This leader of the rejuvenated Labour party followed John Major as British prime minister
    $400 7
"Herds of elk and grizzly are permitted to wantonly trample across the commodity-rich landscape"
    $400 12
A decorative pouch attached to the front of a man's breeches as a display of virility in the 15th & 16th centuries
    $400 17
It's been fun, but GTG
    $400 22
As bait it comes in buckets; kamerad would be the German for the more friendly meaning
    $400 27
The Governor lovingly kept his zombie daughter Penny in a cage on this AMC show
    $400 2
This northern general & war hero followed southerner Andrew Johnson as U.S. president
    $600 8
Its people "have slimmed down... by adhering to a strict diet of just one basket of cheese curds at every meal"
    $600 13
The little piece you turn to wind a watch; it precedes "winder" in a word for a rousing speech
    $600 18
HHOK (it starts with a laugh)
    $600 23
Nachtkriecher is our German version of this creature, also a teleporting X-man
    $600 28
Rob Cummings, aka Rob Zombie, fronted this band, also the name of a 1932 Bela Lugosi flick
    $600 3
This man who followed St. Peter as pope around 67 A.D. shares his name with a "Peanuts" character
    $800 9
"The people... can be found on pages 12-187 of the quarterly L.L. Bean catalog"
    DD: $1,000 14
A structure that supports a highway overpass. from French for "end"
    $800 20
NOYB, you nosy texter
    $800 24
If you get to the Elbe & realize you forgot your bait, you can pick sardelle, these Caesar salad fish, out of your lunch
    $800 29
The first page of "Pride & Prejudice & Zombies" says that a zombie "in possession of" these "must be in want of more"
    $800 4
On Jan. 1, 2007 this South Korean diplomat took over for Kofi Annan
    $1000 10
Found in New England, it "exists solely for the purpose of describing how big other landmasses are"
    $1000 15
4-letter word for an insect in a cocoon
    $1000 21
To quote the Beach Boys, GOK
    $1000 25
Many anglers use this product as bait; a German one might use Bavaria blu
    $1000 30
"R", played by Nicholas Hoult, is a highly unusual zombie looking for love in this 2013 film
    $1000 5
Following the 22-year reign of Tiberius, this fun-loving guy became Roman emperor

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tim Liz Jason
$3,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Liz Jason
$7,000 $2,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THEY'RE NO.1!
EUROPEAN POETS & POETRY
AVIATION
5-LETTER WORDS WITH 4 VOWELS
YES, "MASTER"
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS
    $400 12
2009: blowing up with "Boom Boom Pow"
    $400 7
In 1901 French poet Sully Prudhomme became the first to win this literature prize
    $400 26
16 years after Wilbur died, he sent the flyer I to London's Science Museum, where it remained for 20 years
    $400 1
A line of people in London
    $400 6
This Mattel toy line includes such action figures as Skeletor, Stratos & He-Man
    $400 21
The scrolls were discovered in 1947 & offered for sale in a June 1, 1954 ad in this financial paper; they sold for $250,000
    $800 13
1985: crying about how "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
    $800 8
Seamus Heaney's 1999 translation of this 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon poem was a bestseller
    $800 27
The "Henry Ford of aviation", he is best known for his 2-seat Cub
    $800 2
It's the repeating name in a 1963 hit for the Kingsmen--me gotta go
    $800 17
Up to 12 feet long, this largest pit viper is also the largest of the New World venomous snakes
    $800 22
See them yourself --in 2012 Google & the Antiquities Authority launched deadseascrolls.org.il, il short for this
    $1200 14
1979: pondering "What a Fool Believes"
    $1200 9
In 1923 German poet Rainer Maria Rilke published a collection of sonnets to this hero whose music charmed Hades
    $1200 28
The first aircraft to provide regular service between Europe & North America, it made 11 trips to Lakehurst, N.J.
    $1200 3
It's a garlic-flavored mayonnaise of Provence
    $1200 18
Founded in 1976, this firm sold its first admissions the following year, to an Electric Light Orchestra concert
    $1200 23
Most scrolls were written in Hebrew, a few in Greek & the rest in this common language of the Jews at the time
    $1600 15
1986: encouraging fans to "Walk Like an Egyptian"
    $1600 10
In 1776 Karl August, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, appointed this poet to his cabinet as privy councilor
    $1600 29
It's the central section of a plane; the P-82 twin Mustang had 2 of them, each with a cockpit & pilot
    $1600 4
The transmission of sound
    DD: $3,000 19
If you remember old record labels, you might know this title of the 1899 Francis Barraud painting seen here
    $1600 24
One scroll, a mash-up of a few Old Testament books, is devoted to the building & operation of this edifice
    $2000 16
1966: "Reach Out, I'll Be There"; Levi Stubbs & this group
    $2000 11
In 1837 he was killed in a duel by Baron Georges d'Anthes, who was expelled from Russia for the incident
    DD: $1,200 5
A chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles is called this
    $2000 20
William Ernest Henley wrote, "I am" this 5-word phrase, "I am the captain of my soul"
    $2000 25
The best preserved of the scrolls contains all or part of all 66 chapters of this Old Testament prophet's book

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Liz Jason
$14,200 $11,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY NAMES
This French engineer once asked, "Why should we disguise the industrial nature of iron, even in the city?"

Final scores:

Tim Liz Jason
$22,001 $20,000 $7,600
2-day champion: $40,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Liz Jason
$16,000 $11,000 $10,600
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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