Show #6654 - Thursday, July 18, 2013

Contestants

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Berek Marcus, a video game quality assurance tester from Northborough, Massachusetts

Matthew Mahan, a child support officer from Hooksett, New Hampshire

Kerri McCoy, a pediatric emergency-room nurse from Jersey City, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S SOME "TUDE"!
BUSINESS HISTORIES
CROSSING THE PARTY LINE
AROUND THE WORLD
BABY REGISTRY ITEMS
LONG MOVIE TITLES
    $200 17
A natural ability, maybe for math
    $200 16
When the founders of this Vermont company found the equipment to make bagels was too costly, they turned to ice cream
    $200 26
In 2013 this Republican didn't get a lot of Republican love in the Senate but was confirmed as defense secretary
    $200 11
One of the 2 South American members of OPEC
    $200 1
All 50 states have laws saying your baby's not taking a ride without one of these, maybe the Graco Snugride
    $200 2
1994: "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of" here
    $400 18
It sounds lonely, but Thoreau said he thrived best on this, as exhibited at Walden Pond
    $400 22
James Monaghan traded his half of this pizza business to his brother Tom for a VW beetle; extra large mistake
    $400 27
Democrat Edwin Stanton served as Secretary of War under these 2 men, & his removal caused an impeachment
    $400 12
Natural barriers like rivers, mountain ridges, even ditches and moats make up one quarter of the length of this landmark
    $400 3
You can see baby & even communicate with baby from somewhere else in the house with Motorola's MBP line of these
    $400 4
2003: "How To" achieve this feat "In 10 Days"
    $600 19
The 13th Amendment outlaws slavery & involuntary this
    $600 23
In 1906 William Ramsay began making this shoe polish, which he named for his wife's native land Down Under
    $600 28
John Connally, in the car when JFK was shot, became Secretary of the Treasury under this Republican
    $600 13
Corinth is at the northern edge of this peninsula making up southern Greece
    $600 8
Since its introduction in 1989, this pillow has been a perennial best-seller
    $600 5
2002: "Divine Secrets of" this group
    $800 20
It's a measure of the brightness of a star or the size of an earthquake
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1916 Pullman Brown was chosen as the color of this company's vehicles
    $800 29
This Republican served as JFK's Secretary of Defense
    $800 14
Home to 140 million people, the island of Java is part of this country
    $800 9
Lots of moms "wish" for this Playtex product that makes the disposal of Pampers & Huggies a snap
    $800 6
1998: "Lock, Stock &" this pair
    $1000 21
It's a dull or trite remark, or a meaningless cliche
    $1000 25
In 1926 this guide to auto values was first published in Los Angeles; a 1921 Nash touring car with a clock was worth $50
    $1000 30
NYC Republican mayor Fiorello La Guardia served as chief of the office of civilian defense under this president
    $1000 15
This city on the Indian Ocean is "D" chief seaport of South Africa
    $1000 10
Heads up! It's the smart line of developmental products that features the image seen here on its logo
    $1000 7
1995: "Things To Do in Denver" in this circumstance

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

Kerri Matthew Berek
$2,200 $2,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerri Matthew Berek
$4,400 $6,400 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL HISTORY
2 WORDS, 12 TOTAL LETTERS
A CROSS TO BEAR
BALLPARK TOWNS
THE CHARACTER'S NAME HAS BEEN CHANGED
(Alex: I'll give you a quote in which the name has been changed. You have to give the correct name.)
TO PROTECT THE INNOCENT
    $400 1
The first quarantine island to prevent the spread of disease was in this city's lagoon
    $400 21
Any prince whose succession to the crown appears certain
    $400 16
The common Christian cross, or crux ordinaria, is also known as this, the language of "crux ordinaria"
    $400 11
Kauffman Stadium (formerly Royals Stadium)
    $400 6
"Call me Scooter. Some years ago... I thought I would sail about a little"
    $400 26
Boston police rules say you do this to a suspect "with their hands behind their back, thumbs up, palms out"
    $800 2
An outbreak of this disease during a military vets convention in Philadelphia in July 1976 killed dozens
    $800 22
A hospital volunteer job, with accompanying uniform, for teenagers
    $800 17
A circle holding an interior cross is known as both a sun cross & the cross of this chief Norse god
    $800 12
U.S. Cellular Field (formerly New Comiskey)
    $800 7
"Dorotea saw him and was informed by Sancho that this was Don Cornelius"
    $800 27
Responsibilities of this unit of the San Diego PD include "fire control support" & "hostage rescues"
    $1200 3
In 1963 Hoffmann-La Roche introduced this tranquilizer, one of the most-prescribed drugs of all time
    $1200 23
A region officially determined to be eligible, under law, for emergency governmental relief (your kid's room, perhaps?)
    $1200 18
The cross called this has three bars representing the bearer's roles of high priest, high teacher, and chief shepherd
    $1200 13
Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field)
    $1200 8
'"Dr. Phil, why do you say Buffalo Bill's not a sadist?' "
    $1200 28
A bad habit like smoking, or an illegal activity like prostitution; there's a squad devoted to it in wicked Des Moines
    DD: $2,000 4
In 1896 physician Pringle Morgan described this condition as "word blindness"
    $1600 24
A squadron of airplanes operating together, whether they're into Monty Python or not
    DD: $2,000 19
One of the crosses in the Union Jack is the Saltire, the X-shaped cross of this saint
    $1600 14
Chase Field (formerly Bank One Ballpark)
    $1600 9
"Dimmesdale, on the very day when Lady Gaga first wore her ignominious badge, had begun a course of penance"
    $1600 29
Summerville, South Carolina uses 2 breeds of K-9 unit dogs: Belgian Malinois & this breed (it ain't a Chihuahua!)
    $2000 5
Isolated from the cortex of the adrenal gland, this steroid was introduced to ease the pain of arthritis in 1948
    $2000 25
The first trip of a boat after its acceptance by the owners from the builders
    $2000 20
The cross of this region that borders Alsace became a symbol
of the French Resistance
    $2000 15
AT&T Park (formerly SBC Park, formerly Pacific Bell Park)
    $2000 10
"Sister Christian., was possessed of a mind rudimentary in its power of observation and analysis"
    $2000 30
Instead of cash for clunkers, the Houston PD asks the public to I.D. criminals with a program called "Cash for" these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerri Matthew Berek
$10,000 $12,000 $17,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC TELEGRAMS
In May 1945 Churchill cabled Truman that this "is drawn down upon their front. We do not know what is going on behind"

Final scores:

Kerri Matthew Berek
$6,000 $22,000 $25,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kerri Matthew Berek
$11,600 $10,800 $17,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
27 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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