Show #6630 - Friday, June 14, 2013

Contestants

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Eric Maitland, a telecommunications supply attendant from San Diego, California

John Kimball, a software consultant from Parkville, Missouri

Matt Noble, a math professor originally from Mobile, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,390)

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Jeopardy! Round

HAVING FUN AROUND THE WORLD
WEIRD HISTORY
"U" KNOW IT
I HAVE A PARTICULAR SET OF SKILLS
A NIGHTMARE FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU
LIAM NEESON
    $200 2
Strolling on Salisbury Plain, near this monument
    $200 16
A 1954 act of Congress added these 2 words to the Pledge of Allegiance
    $200 1
Alligators in the NYC sewers are said to be this kind of "legend"
    $200 21
The act of parachuting into a forest fire gives this job its name
    $200 26
You're ready for the final ascent of K2, but where are your canisters of this third-most abundant element in the universe?
    $200 11
Hail Maggie, full of this last name, the actress who was Liam's daughter who got "Taken"
    $400 3
Climbing this sacred mountain of Japan in Shizuoka Prefecture
    $400 17
Civil War opponents
Ulysses S. Grant
& Robert E. Lee fought on the same side in this war
    $400 7
The name of this instrument is Hawaiian for "flea"
    $400 22
These people at places like Sotheby's don't just talk fast but use a call & response rhythm to get you to bid
    $400 27
You're heading home to watch the big game, but this honeycombed tank at the front of your engine is overheating!
    $400 12
in this 1993 film Liam said, "Stern, if this factory ever produces a shell that can actually be fired, I'll be very unhappy"
    $600 4
Enjoying a musical performance at this venue
    $600 18
Part of this former dictator of Uganda's official title was "lord of all the beasts of the Earth & fishes of the sea"
    $600 8
A violent change in a society, or a geographic term relating to the repositioning of the Earth's crust
    $600 23
Shut the door--I feel someone in this job, who converts designs into drawings and blueprints
    $600 28
Today's the big audition, but you've come down with this inflammation of the voice box!
    $600 13
In 1986 Liam guested on the "When Irish Eyes are Crying" episode of this Don Johnson cop show
    DD: $1,000 5
Visiting the "Anne of Green Gables" house in this smallest Canadian province
    $800 19
In the 1700s, Peter the Great imposed a 100-ruble tax on nobles who wore one of these & a 1-kopeck tax on commoners
    $800 9
Omnipresent--
it has not one, not 2 but 3 U's!
    $800 24
In this job, Scott Boras used his skills to get big bucks for A-Rod
    $800 29
Your vintage T-shirt of this Black Francis - Kim Deal band shrank 3 sizes in the wash!
    $800 14
If you want a Kraken released, Liam is just the guy to give the command, as he did as this character in 2010
    $1000 6
Exploring this "long-lost" resort in the Bahamas that includes a casino, a water park & a 14-acre dolphin habitat
    $1000 20
Once bodyguard to Alexander the Great, he founded an Egyptian dynasty that lasted 300 years, until Cleopatra
    $1000 10
Hey, Babs! This hangs from the middle of the soft palate
    $1000 25
A xylographer is one who engraves on this substance or prints with blocks made from it
    $1000 30
You're ready for the giant annual August food fight in Bunol, Spain that uses these but just found out you're allergic!
    $1000 15
In this role, Liam's overall decision to train Anakin Skywalker to become a Jedi is, to be charitable, questionable

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

Matt John Eric
$3,200 $4,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Eric
$5,400 $7,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

APOLLO 11
YOU SIX-Y THING
AUTHORS: BORN & DIED
A CASE OF A_D_D
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A", and then there'll be some "D"'s in there, separated.)
TV TIME
VIOLIN MUSIC
    $400 30
All 8 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes & 35 seconds of Apollo 11's mission took place in this month & year
    $400 6
On a baseball scorecard, "6" refers to this position
    $400 10
Born June 2, 1840 in England; went far from the Madding crowd Jan. 11, 1928
    $400 17
Deserted, like a building
    $400 1
On a British series, Highclere Castle plays this title house
    $400 18
This fast type of piece is named for Taranto, Italy; some say the wild dance cured the bite of a spider
    $800 9
Apollo 11's crew brought back to earth the first samples of these, 3.7 billion-year-old basalts
    $800 7
In the "12 Days Of Christmas", you get this fowl on the 6th day
    $800 11
Born in Russia in 1920; died some 500 books & 72 years later in New York City
    $800 23
Title adjective for Fred MacMurray's "Professor"
    $800 2
Nick Offerman, seen here, plays Ron Swanson on this sitcom
    $800 19
The violin repertoire brings in many cultures; Ravel's Tzigane represents the music of this wandering people
    $1200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an image of the moon on a monitor.) Despite its name, this landing area does have craters. Neil Armstrong had to manually pilot the lunar module to a spot four miles from the original landing site
    $1200 8
These subatomic particles can be up, down, top, bottom, charm or strange
    DD: $3,000 12
Born in 1917 in England;
died in 2008 (not 2001) in Sri Lanka
    $1200 27
An automaton, or a type of cell phone
    $1200 3
Jonny Lee Miller & Benedict Cumberbatch both play this sleuth
    $1200 24
Berceuse is French for this soothing type of song; Faure wrote one for a tiny little girl named Dolly
    $1600 21
Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy aboard one of these mighty rockets
    $1600 15
Miss Moneypenny could tell you this other name for Great Britain's SIS, Secret Intelligence Service
    $1600 13
Born in Scotland
in 1850;
Died in Samoa
in 1894
    $1600 28
Accepted without opposition; it can precede "by the rules"
    $1600 4
In 2013 Jillian Michaels returned as a trainer to this series
    DD: $2,500 25
This style of violin playing with short strokes of the bow follows "Hora" in the title of a famous piece
    $2000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation of a rocket on a monitor.) The Apollo 11 spacecraft consisted of the lunar module Eagle and this module named Columbia
    $2000 16
A sextant, which gets its name from the Latin for "six", is so-called because it spans 1/6 of one of these
    $2000 14
Born in 1913 in Algeria;
Died in a car accident in France in 1960
    $2000 29
Renounced
the throne
    $2000 5
Lena Dunham stars in this HBO series about 4 females in their 20s
    $2000 26
Bariolage, "an odd mixture", is playing with fingered strings along with this, a string not touched with the left hand

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Eric
$14,200 $12,600 $20,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE UNITED NATIONS
Of nations in the World Almanac, 3 are not U.N. members: Taiwan, Vatican City & this European one that gained independence in 2008

Final scores:

Matt John Eric
$15,200 $12,600 $28,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt John Eric
$14,200 $12,400 $17,600
16 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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