Show #6753 - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Sarah McNitt game 2.

Contestants

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Danny Jacobs, a journalist from Laurel, Maryland

Emily Goodlander, an attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

Sarah McNitt, a study-abroad advisor originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

FLOWERS AROUND THE WORLD
I'D LIKE A SOFT DRINK
STATE THE SENATOR
6-LETTER ANAGRAMS
(Alex: In this category, each response will be two words.)
REALITY TV
THAT LITERARY TITLE GUY IS UP TO SOMETHING
    $200 8
Take a guess & name this country where these tulips were photographed
    $200 13
This "medical" soda is advertised as being made from 23 different flavors
    $200 2
In 1803:
John Quincy Adams
    $200 21
Mick Jagger, &
what he becomes when he gives an autograph
    $200 22
Trace Adkins defeated Penn Jillette in the finale of the All-Star edition of this Trump-tastic show
    $200 1
"He had had a nice, good, idle time all the while... and the fence had three coats of whitewash on it!"
    $400 9
China is the home of this beautiful red flower, seen resting on its pad
    $400 17
This bean is the distinctive flavoring that makes a cream soda
    $400 3
In 1995:
Rick Santorum
    $400 24
A maiden of noble birth, perhaps "in distress" &
the flat, metal commemorative items you get if you rescue her
    $400 23
(I'm Chuck Todd of NBC News.) I'm obsessed with the A&E reality series in which Barry & Dave bid on repossessed goods found in lockers or units that's called these "Wars"
    $400 4
This boy "wondered what picking the old gentleman's pocket in play, had to do with his chances of being a great man"
    $600 10
In "East of Eden" he wrote that the Salinas Valley was carpeted with poppies, like the ones seen here in Big Sur
    $600 18
Barq's is an "old tyme" variety of this soft drink
    $600 14
In 1953:
Al Gore Sr.
    $600 28
A 3-D piece of art, perhaps in marble, &
the cunning or shrewd word you are when you respond
    $600 25
Dawg, in 2013, after 12 seasons, he left the "American Idol" judging table
    $600 5
This man, "seeing that Sancho was mocking him, became so... angry that he raised his lance and struck him twice"
    $800 11
The snowbell starts its growth before the snow melts on this range that includes Julian & Bernese sections
    $800 19
Yee-haw! This cowboy cocktail for kids is made with Coca-Cola, grenadine syrup & a cherry
    $800 15
In 1970:
Birch Bayh
    $800 29
A country or territory, &
to make sacred by applying oil
    $800 26
This "Project Runway" host joined the judges table for Season 8 of "America's Got Talent"
    DD: $1,000 6
"Further and further back he cowered, as we, lifting our crucifixes, advanced"
    $1000 12
These hibiscuses are used to taking on water in this state, where you'll find the U.S.A.'s wettest weather station
    $1000 20
A Detroit pharmacist created the Vernors brand of this soft drink in 1866
    $1000 16
In 1975:
John Glenn
    $1000 30
A choice, &
a magical elixir
    $1000 27
Instructor Abby Lee Miller often clashes with the title mothers on this Lifetime series
    $1000 7
"By conversing with the Houyhnhnms" this guy "fell to imitate their gait and gesture"

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

Sarah Emily Danny
$4,800 -$200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Emily Danny
$8,600 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
LESSER-KNOWN NAMES
SINGERS IN TOON
LANDLOCKED COUNTRY FUN
30 YEARS
I'M READY FOR "MOR"
    $400 26
In September 2011 astronomers announced that just like Tatooine, Kepler-16b orbits 2 of these
    $400 12
The toy design co. of Marvin Glass filled Baby Boom childhoods with creations like Lite-Brite, Inchworm & this surgical game
    $400 17
After portraying Selena, she was the voice of Azteca in "Antz"
    $400 4
Among landlocked countries, this war-torn Asian land is alphabetically first
    $400 1
U.S. Treasury bonds reach this, the point at which they come due, after 30 years; some people take a lot longer
    $400 2
Where the departed are kept until identified & claimed
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) The Moon's phase occurring between the first quarter & the full moon is described as gibbous & this, meaning growing, as the illuminated area is increasing
    $800 13
Doughboy Frank Buckles, who passed away in 2011 at age 110, was the last surviving U.S. vet of this war
    $800 20
This Black Eyed Pea dropped it low as Pedro in "Rio"
    $800 8
Its name ends with the same 4 letters as another South American country
    $800 18
Having failed to protect JFK, Clint Eastwood tries to thwart a new assassin 30 years later in this 1993 film
    $800 3
An official suspension of an ongoing activity
    $1200 28
In 2010 Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft brought back dust samples from Itokawa, one of these objects
    $1200 14
Poggio Bracciolini was renowned in this period of "rebirth" for finding lost manuscripts
    $1200 21
This rapper/actress/talk show host is the voice of Ellie the woolly mammoth in the "Ice Age" movies
    $1200 9
Found in Africa, it's the southernmost landlocked country
    $1200 19
The sugar type of this popular shade tree takes 30 years to begin to produce seeds
    $1200 5
Habit-forming opiate alkaloid
    DD: $1,500 29
This planet's lowest point is Diana Chasma, a 1.8-mile-deep rift valley
    $1600 15
Prof. Liviu Librescu gave his life so that his students could escape from a gunman at this Blacksburg campus in 2007
    $1600 22
In 2011 & 2013 she was Smurfette
    DD: $3,000 10
This large landlocked Asian country starts with the same 3 letters as a day of the week
    $1600 24
In 2012 he stated that Feb. 1, 2014, the day he marks 30 years as NBA commissioner, would be his last day on the job
    $1600 6
Smoked Italian sausage originally seasoned with berries
    $2000 30
The comet discovered by Alan Hale & this Arizona astronomer in 1995 was visible to the naked eye for a record 19 months
    $2000 16
In 1897 Ronald Ross found that the parasite causing malaria gets into the blood via this mosquito genus
    $2000 23
This former teen idol sang for Shang in "Mulan"
    $2000 11
Its name ends with the same 3 letters that begin the name of a huge neighbor
    $2000 25
50% down & a 5-year loan was common before the FHA, short for this, began backing 30-year mortgages
    $2000 7
An accumulation of boulders & other debris carried along & deposited by a glacier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Emily Danny
$16,600 $7,000 $13,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

16th CENTURY PEOPLE
This non-Brit said in 1532, "I advised (Henry VIII) that it would be better for him to take a concubine than to ruin his people"

Final scores:

Sarah Emily Danny
$12,600 $88 $2,900
2-day champion: $28,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Emily Danny
$16,600 $6,600 $14,000
23 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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