Show #6758 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Contestants

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Zachary Tomanelli, an online organizer from Brooklyn, New York

Karen Ruckert, a civil rights attorney originally from Topeka, Kansas

Priscilla Emery, a records management consultant from Longwood, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE CATS WOULD LOVE
TV CARTOONS
ETIQUETTE
CLEAN UP YOUR ACT
POLITICAL DEFINITIONS
ALSO ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM
    $200 6
There are 4 servings of seafood in this Dr. Seuss title, & kitty doesn't mind at all
    $200 18
The most despised man in Springfield, he offered his employees a free beer policy instead of a dental plan
    $200 1
On an invitation, this 4-letter abbreviation of a French phrase means "please respond", so please do
    $200 23
July 2, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of LBJ signing a milestone in equality:
The ____ ____ Act
    $200 13
From the Latin for "fellowship", it's a temporary arrangement between political parties to form a government
    $200 8
Idiomatically, it follows "at wit's"
    $400 7
This Agatha Christie play that features Detective Sergeant Trotter is something most cats would love to have
    $400 19
Not exactly the brightest starfish in the sea, he's SpongeBob's neighbor & best friend
    $400 2
When seeking a job, keep the cover letter to one page & this summary of your skills to one or 2 pages
    $400 24
Present a clue in charades, or for a kid, behave badly to express emotion:
Act ____
    $400 14
It's the taking of an industry or business into state ownership
    $400 9
Deodorant with an "Xtreme Fresh" version
    $600 28
Kitty's ears perk up when she hears the title of this Daphne du Maurier tale of fierce finches & robins
    $600 20
A Kimmunicator is one tool that helped this Disney Channel girl fight crime
    $600 3
Emily Post says to think of this "as an aerosol spray of infection", so if there's no tissue, use the inside of your elbow
    $600 25
Whoopi in protective custody:
"____ Act"
    $600 15
7-letter term for the examination that makes sure a potential running mate has no hidden baggage
    $600 10
Another name for the economy section of the airplane
    DD: $200 29
Kitty doesn't like the knitting so much in the Debbie Macomber book called "A Good" this, but loves the threads
    $800 21
"Big House Blues" was the first episode featuring this asthmatic Chihuahua & "eediot" cat
    $800 4
The family of the deceased should make sure that those chosen for this funeral job are physically up to the lifting
    $800 26
"A diverse non-partisan group... committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis":
ACT-____
    $800 16
The lower & effectively ruling chamber in the U.K. Parliament
    $800 11
The part of a stereo system that gets the electrical signals & converts them so you can listen
    $1000 30
"Tell me more", said puss about the Paul Torday love story with the odd title this "in the Yemen"
    $1000 22
Hokey smoke! This squirrel from Frostbite Falls was a snare drum major at Juilliard
    $1000 5
During the wedding ceremony, this person holds the groom's wedding ring & the bride's bouquet
    $1000 27
Act of ____:
"O my God, I am heartily sorry"
    $1000 17
Alluding to canines' sensitive hearing, this type of politics means speaking in a code meant for a specific group
    $1000 12
British term for a gambler

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

Priscilla Karen Zachary
-$200 $2,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Priscilla Karen Zachary
$1,000 $5,800 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

RIVERS
GO WITH THE "FLO"
TIME OF THE CAVEMAN
ACTORS IN BIOPICS
SOUTH AMERICAN HISTORY
ART AT THE GETTY CENTER
(Alex: A visit to the world-famous Getty Center.)
    $400 11
The Brooklyn Bridge & the Williamsburg Bridge both span this river
    $400 16
Flight crews tell you your seat cushion "may be used as" this device
    $400 26
The name of Homo habilis, a crude tool user from 1.5 million years ago, means this; got any odd jobs?
    $400 3
Jim Morrison in "The Doors"
    $400 17
On Jan. 1, 1817, with a small force recruited in Haiti, he returned to Venezuela to drive out the Spanish
    $400 1
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) After his self-mutilation & hospitalization, he entered an asylum in Saint-Remy in 1889, where he demonstrated the regenerative powers of the earth in his painting "Irises"
    $800 12
It empties into the English Channel at Le Havre
    $800 18
Rosy or ruddy, like a complexion
    $800 4
Ritchie Valens in "La Bamba"
    $800 22
Following the 1973 coup that included an air strike on the presidential palace, this general seized control of Chile
    $800 2
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) A recent acquisition by the Getty is by Watteau from around 1720, with performers dressed as Pierrot, Harlequin, & Scaramouche--characters in this Italian-named theatrical form
    $1200 13
In Mexico, what we call the Rio Grande is called this, also the title of a John Wayne movie
    $1200 19
It's an Olympic gymnastics event
    $1200 5
Anne in "The Other Boleyn Girl"
    $1200 23
This city named for Bolivia's first president was founded in 1538 on what had been a Quechua settlement
    $1200 8
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) The carving "Head With Horns" may be a symbolic self-portrait by this artist who carved it while he was living in Tahiti; in spite of his pampered upbringing, he considered himself to be a savage, untamed by civilized French society
    $1600 14
The longest river entirely in Spain, it rises in the Cantabrian Mountains
    $1600 20
Old English coin worth 2 shillings
    $1600 28
The Lascaux cave paintings show aurochs, a beast 6' at the shoulder from which these modern farm animals descend
    $1600 6
Charlie Chaplin in "Chaplin"
    $1600 24
In April 1992 this Peruvian president of Japanese descent suspended the constitution & dissolved the legislature
    $1600 9
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) He was just 29 years old in 1870 when he painted "La Promenade", in which the dappled light filters through the foliage, an effect that would become a hallmark of his later work
    $2000 15
The name of this river that runs through Myanmar is thought to come from a Sanskrit term meaning "elephant river"
    $2000 21
This steroid spray relieves stuffy noses
    $2000 27
One of the 1st hominids in Europe bears the name of this German city near where its fossils were found in 1907
    $2000 7
Bobby Darin in "Beyond the Sea"
    DD: $2,000 25
In 1888 this country abolished slavery & freed about 750,000 slaves, many of whom worked on rubber plantations
    DD: $1,000 10
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) Edouard Manet depicted national pride in the flag-lined "Rue Mosnier", but an amputee, perhaps a war veteran, shows the costs & sacrifices on this Fete de la Paix, a national holiday to celebrate France's recovery from this disastrous 1870-71 war

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Priscilla Karen Zachary
$3,000 $16,400 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS
Lord Henry tells him, "What an exquisite life you have had!... It has not marred you. You are still the same"

Final scores:

Priscilla Karen Zachary
$1 $12,400 $5,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Priscilla Karen Zachary
$3,600 $17,400 $6,000
9 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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