Show #6642 - Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ben Ingram game 2.

Contestants

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Sandra Ferkol, a homemaker from Ellisville, Missouri

Dan Weber, a legislative aide from Charlestown, Massachusetts

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,629)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG
COMP. ABBREV.
(Alex: Computer abbreviations.)
UNDERWEAR
3 "E"s
GENESIS
IN THE BIG INNING
    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) The battle began when Confederate troops, searching for shoes, ran into Union cavalry.The Union forces were then pushed back into a defensive formation that became known as this, after the anglers' device it resembled.
    $200 22
RAM
(a type of recall)
    $200 15
Minimal panties for women include the string bikini & this 5-letter one that prevents panty lines
    $200 6
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has a Ph.D. in the civil branch of this
    $200 5
"Eve...conceived, and bare" this guy, survivor of a sibling rivalry
    $200 17
Fernando Tatis had a big inning at Dodger Stadium in 1999: 2 of these home runs for 8 RBIs
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) Confederate forces seized the high ground of Seminary Ridge. Union troops retreated to face them along this ridge with a similar sounding, perhaps more appropriate name.
    $400 23
AI
(we could use some around here)
    $400 16
The names of 2 different types of underwear are combined in this longer style of men's underwear
    $400 11
We use this French word for a relaxing of tension between nations
    $400 7
"The lord did there confound the language of all the earth"
    $400 18
In the course of pitching one of these gems in 1996, Al Leiter hurled a 3-pitch inning--beat that!
    $600 1
For capturing the flag of the 19th Virginia regiment, Mass. Corporal Joseph de Castro earned this decoration
    $600 25
In 2011 Madonna's black one of these one-piece garments, a bra & waist cincher combo, sold for $72,000 at auction
    $600 10
In the wizarding game of quidditch, it's this player's job to catch the golden snitch
    $600 8
The strongly recommended height of this object is 30 cubits
    $600 19
The most runs scored by both teams in 1 inning:
19, when Cleveland came to this park in Boston in 1977
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) On the second day, Union General Sickles unwisely advanced his troops. Lucky for the north, General Warren noticed the move and the Union quickly reoccupied the strategic hill called Little this.
    $800 26
Common options for undershirts with sleeves are V-neck & the rounded one with this sporty name
    $800 12
Not to be confused with a pie topping, it's a popular Latin American ballroom dance characterized by a limping step
    $800 9
The King James Bible is big on this 5-letter verb: "Cush" this word "Nimrod"; "Canaan" this word "Sidon"...
    $1000 3
Veterans met at Gettysburg one last time for the 75th anniversary in this year; 2013 is the 150th anniversary.
    $1000 24
LCD
(take a look)
    $1000 27
A garment that combines a bra & a girdle is called a merry this, like a Lehar opera
    $1000 13
It's a coordinated outfit, or a group of musicians, singers or actors who perform together
    DD: $500 14
This man gets very good advice: "Escape for thy life; look not behind thee"
    $1000 20
George Burns (not the comedian) turned one of these in 1923, the first ever unassisted by a first baseman

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

Ben Dan Sandra
$3,400 -$800 $4,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Dan Sandra
$5,800 $1,000 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

SUITE MUSIC
NEWSPAPERS
ANIMALS ON THE MAP
AUTHORS' LESSER-KNOWN WORKS
THE TV FAMILY'S OLDEST CHILD
"Z" END
(That "Z" will appear at the end of each correct response.)
    $400 25
This Gustav Holst suite includes "Neptune: The Mystic" & "Mars: The Bringer Of War"
    $400 20
This newspaper of Paris is named for the barber of Seville
    $400 6
This country's neighbors to the east include Iran, Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan
    $400 1
If his "Finnegans Wake" is hard to fathom, try this Irishman's kids' book "The Cat & the Devil"
    $400 19
"The Simpsons"
    $400 22
In the Alka-Seltzer jingle, these 2 words follow "plop plop"
    $800 27
This Tchaikovsky suite of ballet music begins with the "Miniature Overture"
    $800 21
In 1910 the Miami Evening Record changed its name to this
    $800 16
Gillette stadium at 1 Patriot Place in this town is home to the New England Patriots
    $800 14
James Bond had some cool cars, but none as cool as this flying title one of another Ian Fleming book
    $800 24
"The Brady Bunch"
    $800 23
This NBA team played for 5 seasons in New Orleans before heading west in 1979
    $1200 2
This town's Epitaph newspaper covered the O.K. Corral incident using the subhead "Earp brothers justified"
    $1200 15
Slide mountain is the highest point in these mountains in southeastern New York known for their resorts
    $1200 11
The ends justify the means in "La Mandragola", a bawdy comedy by this political writer of 16th century Italy
    $1200 12
The Keatons on
"Family Ties"
    $1200 5
Smoky topaz isn't topaz at all but a darkish variety of this common mineral
    $1600 29
Ferde Grofe used sound effects to advantage in this 1931 suite; coconut shells doubled for the steps of a burro
    $1600 3
For 6 months, Ernest Hemingway was a cub reporter for this Kansas City paper
    DD: $6,100 17
In 1982 this archipelago off Africa's northwest coast became an autonomous region of Spain
    $1600 10
"St, George and the Godfather" is Norman Mailer's take on the presidential campaign of this year
    $1600 13
The Bundys on
"Married...with Children"
    $1600 7
In figure skating, the "money" jump for women is often the triple this
    $2000 28
A few years affer the "English Suites", Bach gave equal time with this set of works heard here
    DD: $2,900 4
In 1946 financier Eugene Meyer turned over the operations of this newspaper to his son-in-law Philip Graham
    $2000 18
The 1912 eruption of Mount Novarupta covered this largest Alaskan island with 3 feet of ash
    $2000 9
"La Vita Nuova" tells of his first sight of Beatrice when they were both 9
    $2000 26
The Smiths on "American Dad"
    $2000 8
In April 1967 the first Russian spacecraft with this name was launched

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Dan Sandra
$18,300 $10,700 $10,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ANCIENT WORLD
The area that the people of ancient Rome called this was their city's equivalent of the Greek agora

Final scores:

Ben Dan Sandra
$21,401 $21,400 $16,500
2-day champion: $42,030 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Dan Sandra
$17,400 $6,200 $11,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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