Show #6869 - Thursday, June 26, 2014

Contestants

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Patti Youngblood, a grocery clerk from Copper Canyon, Texas

Ari Voukydis, a comedy writer from Los Angeles, California

Jennifer Blanton, an attorney from San Diego, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

A VISIT WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS
(Alex: ...from ABC television.)
THEY OWN IT
BROADWAY TITLE NOUNS
CAIRO
THE BALD & THE BEAUTIFUL
THE "IRON" AGE
    $200 21
(George Stephanopoulos delivers the clue.) On "This Week", journalist Glenn Greenwald told me about the documents that showed this agency had been tracking trillions of phone calls & not telling us about it
    $200 7
Everything from Charmin to Duracell:
This company named for 2 guys
    $200 1
"Annie Get Your ____"
    $200 28
A centuries-old column on Roda Island in Cairo measured the height of this river's annual floods
    $200 16
This hairless guy was a part of the "SNL" band before leading Letterman's CBS Orchestra
    $200 4
666 was "the number of the beast" in a hit song for this heavy metal band
    $400 22
(George Stephanopoulos delivers the clue.) In 2012 I moderated a Republican presidential debate in Des Moines with this woman; she hosted "GMA" too
    $400 8
Uncle Ben's, M&M's &, fittingly, Orbit gum
    $400 2
"Paint Your ____"
    $400 30
Daily, an estimated 3 million Cairo commuters use the Metro, Africa's first one of these transportation systems
    $400 17
He won a 1956 Oscar for "The King and I"
    $400 10
We guarantee it's a metal-plated wooden warship like the Monitor
    $600 23
(George Stephanopoulos delivers the clue.) On a "This Week" segment I jokingly, kind of, suggested the part of this team's name generating the most anger wasn't this nickname but "Washington"
    $600 9
Cheerios & Wheaties:
This "military" corporation
    $600 3
"Kinky ____"
    $600 26
Tahrir is the title Cairo place in this Oscar-nominated documentary about the recent upheavals in Egypt
    $600 18
As well as being king of France, the 9th century's Charles the Bald had this "holy" title
    $600 11
This triangular NYC building is found at 5th Avenue & 22nd street
    $800 24
(George Stephanopoulos delivers the clue.) In a 2013 one-on-one with President Obama on the shifting situation in Syria, I had to ask, "Don't you worry that" this world leader & Bashar Assad supporter "is playing you"?
    $800 14
Dasani & Sprite:
This soft drink concern
    $800 5
"Once Upon a ____"
    $800 27
At a research institute in Giza, tourists can learn how the ancient Egyptians made paper from this plant
    $800 19
On who would reach the "American Idol" finals in 2006, Simon Cowell said "'the bald-headed kid", meaning him
    $800 12
Churchill warned of the creation of this barrier
    $1000 25
(George Stephanopoulos delivers the clue.) In 2010, this Iranian president ended an interview with me by assuring me that Osama Bin Laden was in Washington; I believe I was right when I said he was wrong
    $1000 15
Xanax & Lipitor (don't get them mixed up):
This pharmaceutical giant
    $1000 6
"Into the ____"
    DD: $2,000 29
The Citadel, one of Cairo's top landmarks, is a 12th century fortress built by this Muslim warrior
    $1000 20
This Democratic strategist with a Southern drawl & gleaming skull is credited with the line "It's the economy, stupid"
    $1000 13
An Old West "rawhide artist" was someone skilled with this implement

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

Jennifer Ari Patti
$4,800 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ari Patti
$9,200 $4,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT WRITER KILLS ME!
(Alex: We want you players to identify the writer who created the character that gets bumped off.)
LAKES & RIVERS
"K" ROCK
DOUGH NATION
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
THE IRON AGE
(Alex: ...but this time "iron" is not in quotation marks.)
    $400 6
Beth March
    $400 2
This country's longest river, the Waikato, winds north & west before entering the Tasman Sea
    $400 10
Leskanich is the last name of this woman who fronted The Waves
    $400 1
Chile uses this, equal to 100 centavos
    $400 20
The correctly identified brother, Orville or Wilbur
    $400 14
Iron Age literature includes this epic poem that begins, "Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles"
    $800 7
Melanie Hamilton Wilkes
    DD: $1,200 3
At Paducah, Kentucky, the Tennessee River meets this other one named for a state
    $800 11
The Fugees took this song to No. 2; Roberta Flack had taken it to No. 1
    $800 23
This name of the monetary unit of Kuwait comes from the Roman denarius
    $800 17
A low, nasal complaint about your fermented grape juice
    $800 15
The Iron Age was characterized by advanced uses of the metal, aided by this heating & forging process
    $1200 8
Sophie Zawistowska
    $1200 4
The strait of Promenthoux separates this large Alpine lake into the Grand Lac & the Petit Lac
    $1200 12
The FBI scrutinized the garbled lyrics of "Louie Louie" as performed by this Portland group
    $1200 24
India & Pakistan agree on at least one thing--this monetary unit equal to 100 paise
    $1200 18
The hurled royal seat
    $1200 16
Our alphabet goes back 3,000 years to the phonetic one used in the Iron Age by these great sailors who founded Carthage
    $1600 9
Little Nell
    $1600 5
This river bisecting Dublin was personified by James Joyce as Anna Livia Plurabelle
    $1600 13
2010's "Come Around Sundown" was from this group, recent rock "royalty"
    DD: $500 25
Venezuela uses this monetary unit named for a 19th century national hero
    $1600 19
For example, "I turn Christmas into a whole new art / Put paper on presents like Martha Stewart"
    $1600 27
Hallstatt, Austria is home to the earliest evidence of this Iron Age people who gave us the languages Gaelic & Breton
    $2000 30
Catherine Earnshaw
    $2000 22
This Canadian province shares the Chiputneticook Lakes with Maine
    $2000 29
With help from the Art of Noise, Tom Jones remade this Prince song
    $2000 26
File this Guatemalan currency under "Q"
    $2000 21
The good cry a girl is having at a party for debutantes
    $2000 28
Iron expertise was spread after the c. 1200 B.C. defeat of this Anatolian empire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ari Patti
$19,300 $8,800 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & INDUSTRY
In 1891 this European said, "Perhaps my factories will put an end to war sooner than your congresses"

Final scores:

Jennifer Ari Patti
$18,600 $6,100 $500
3-day champion: $57,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Ari Patti
$20,400 $7,800 $2,600
30 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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