Show #6746 - Monday, January 6, 2014

Contestants

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Mary Manhardt, a documentary film editor from New York, New York

Eric Brach, a teacher and author from Culver City, California

Sarah Olson, a project coordinator from El Cerrito, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

"U". "S". CITIES
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "U" or the letter "S".)
GREEN THINGS
TV ANCHORS AWEIGH!
MEYER TO NAUVOO
(Alex: Each correct response will relate to something you can find In the Encyclopedia Americana between Meyer and Nauvoo.)
BODY PART PREFIXES
SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR
(Kelly: From L.A.'s Science Center, clues about its adventures as it went around the world nearly 5,000 times.)
    $200 17
California's capital
    $200 11
It's the green isle seen in an aerial shot
    $200 27
A Jimmy Fallon video bit made it look like this NBC anchor "rapped" Marky Mark's "Good Vibrations"
    $200 6
In 1954 the U.S. accepted 1.852 kilometers as the length of a nautical one of these
    $200 1
Derma-
    $200 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the California Science Center in Los Angeles.) In 1993, Endeavour made the first service mission to this malfunctioning project launched three years earlier & gave it what NASA called "a new pair of glasses"
    $400 16
"Mother City of Georgia"
    $400 10
These nuts are sometimes referred to as "green almonds" or "happy nuts"; get crackin'!
    $400 26
From his CBS bio: "In addition to his daily anchor role... (he) continues to provide many stories to '60 Minutes'"
    $400 7
Made from sugarcane, the blackstrap variety of this has less sugar but more nutrition than lighter types
    $400 2
Glosso-
    $400 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the California Science Center in Los Angeles.) In 1998, Endeavour carried the U.S.-built Unity module into orbit, docking it with the Russian-built Zarya module, marking the first step in the assembly of this multi-national structure
    DD: $600 9
Twin city of Champaign, Illinois
    $600 20
The flag of Saudi Arabia is green with a Muslim inscription & this weapon in white
    $600 8
In this comic opera by Gilbert & Sullivan, the Emperor's son, Nanki-Poo, poses as a minstrel
    $600 3
Cephalo-
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the California Science Center in Los Angeles.) On Endeavour's first mission, 3 crew members stood atop the shuttle to capture & repair an out-of-control satellite; the hazardous 8½-hour procedure set a record for the longest EVA--this type of activity
    $800 12
"S"eat of Onondaga County, between Albany & Buffalo
    $800 18
In American roulette, they're the 2 "green numbers"
    $800 22
"File" this blonde anchor & lawyer under Fox News where she hosts a show weekdays from 9 to 10 P.M.
    $800 14
French for "assembly", it's the technique in which separate pieces of film are joined in sequence for an effect
    $800 4
Hystero-
    $800 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the California Science Center in Los Angeles.) Orbiting 200 miles over Russia, in 1998, Endeavour made a flawless docking with this Russian craft whose name meant "peace" to bring it water, supplies, & a new American crew member
    $1000 21
Seat of Oneida County, between Albany & Buffalo
    $1000 15
In the green species of this lizard, the male sports a colorful throat flap; puffed out if he's feeling frisky or territorial
    $1000 28
In 2011 he found himself in the situation of moderating the first-ever CNN/Tea Party Republican debate
    $1000 19
In 1902 this political cartoonist was appointed consul to Guayaquil, Ecuador
    $1000 5
Blepharo-
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the California Science Center in Los Angeles.) Flying above war-torn Rwanda in 1994, Endeavour used space-borne imaging radar to penetrate clouds over the Virunga volcano chain in an effort to help researchers track & protect this endangered species

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

Sarah Eric Mary
$3,400 $3,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Eric Mary
$3,000 $5,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
IT'S A RAP
SLEEPING WITH THE "NME"
EUROPEAN HISTORY
EAT, DRINK
& BE MARY
    $400 1
He wrote his first 2 novels, "A Time to Kill" & "The Firm", while working at a Southaven, Miss. law office
    $400 20
"I made the change from a common thief/ to up close and personal with robin leach", rapped this "Notorious" guy
    $400 24
During the last 17 years of his reign, Spain's King Philip II also ruled as this neighboring country's King Philip I
    $400 6
Caffe Americano is this strong coffee diluted with 3 parts water
    $400 15
For 7 seasons she played Mary Richards
    $800 2
Ann Brashares' "The Second Summer of the Sisterhood" was a follow-up to this novel
    $800 11
"Don't push me, 'cause I'm close to the edge/ I'm trying not to lose my head", rapped this pioneering "Grandmaster"
    $800 13
The proper adjustment of a machine's components, like for the wheels of your car
    DD: $3,000 25
In May 1916 the British executed by firing squad 16 leaders from this rebellion of the month before
    $800 7
It can mean "sour" or a small pie
    $800 14
Since 1997 Mary Landrieu has represented this southern state in the U.S. Senate
    $1200 3
In a bestselling tale about high school, Bel Kaufman took us "Up the Down" this
    $1200 21
"Another plane, another train / another bottle in the brain", the Beastie Boys rapped in "No Sleep Till" here
    $1200 10
Things not to be talked of; more specifically, madame's underwear
    $1200 12
A 1995 peace plan signed in Dayton, Ohio called for dividing this nation into 2 parts: a Croat federation & a Serb republic
    $1200 8
It's the Friday evening
foodstuff seen here
    $1200 16
The religious abbreviation BVM is short for this
    DD: $2,000 4
"The Coral Sea" & "Mutiny" were 2 of the stories in this 1947 James Michener work
    $1600 28
In "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang", this "Doctor" rapped, "Never let me slip, 'cause if I slip, then I'm slippin"'
    $1600 22
A dark gray with a bluish or purplish tinge, resembling a weapon
    $1600 26
The council of this Italian city was a series of conferences begun in 1545 to discuss Catholic doctrinal issues
    $1600 9
The University of Minnesota created the honeycrisp, a variety of this fruit
    $1600 17
Mary, daughter of England's James II, married this Dutch prince who became England's king
    $2000 5
This 1959 Philip Roth novella begins, "the first time I saw Brenda she asked me to hold her glasses"
    $2000 29
Public Enemy:
"You go ooh and ahh when I jump in my car/ People treat me like" this hall of fame L.A. Lakers center
    $2000 23
In the lab, swirl liquids by hand with this flask
    $2000 27
From 1793 to 1794 the Committee of Public Safety ruled France with power in the hands of members of this "club"
    $2000 19
Devised in Boston in 1946, the name of this juice brand combines patriotism & convenience
    $2000 18
Her boarding house, where John Wilkes Booth hatched his plots, is now a restaurant called the Wok N Roll

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Eric Mary
$5,400 $12,600 $18,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY ACTRESSES
She originated 2 famous Broadway roles: one later played on film by Marilyn Monroe, another by Barbra Streisand

Final scores:

Sarah Eric Mary
$10,800 $12,500 $14,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Eric Mary
$5,400 $12,600 $16,200
14 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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