Show #6971 - Monday, December 29, 2014

Vaughn Winchell game 2.

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Ramona Bartos, a historic preservation administrator from Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Thomas Todd, a restaurant manager from Santa Cruz, California

Vaughn Winchell, a stay-at-home dad and graduate student from Columbia, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEET THE DAKOTAS!
SECOND LETTER "Z"
AROUND THE HOUSE
NOVELS BY CHAPTER
CLASSIC GAME SHOWS
LAWFUL IDIOMS
    $200 13
The Dakotas are split between these 2 time zones
    $200 11
This heavily forested mountain range extends southward from St. Louis
    $200 26
The amount of wall between 2 of these is called an interfenestration
    $200 1
Partly set in the Klondike:
"The Sounding of the Call"
    $200 6
He's the one, the only--the funnyman seen here hosting "You Bet Your Life"
    $200 16
There are no actual hurdles involved in doing this to "bail", but whoever put up your money is gonna be mad
    $400 14
The Dakotas are named for the Confederation of Native American tribes also known as this
    $400 12
Named for its designer, it's a compact machine gun popular with police & special forces
    $400 27
A Home Depot how-to video on this says "one of the easiest ways to save is by making our homes airtight"
    $400 2
The first of 3:
"The Breaking of the Fellowship"
    $400 7
Between 1961 & 1980 Allen Ludden hosted several versions of this game show
    $400 18
Criminal accountants are said to do this to "the books", & they probably didn't go to Le Cordon Bleu
    $600 15
The central part of North Dakota is the plateau named for this big river that flows through the state
    $600 17
Native to hilly regions of Asia, these flowering shrubs can be quite fragrant & hardy
    $600 3
Set in the 15th century, but written in the 19th:
"A Bird's Eye View of Paris"
    $600 8
That's yours truly back when I was hosting the "Classic" version of this show
    $600 21
To lightly graze something, or, if you're briefly in the penal system, what you have "with the law"
    $800 24
The site of a 1890 massacre & a 1973 incident is on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation
    $800 19
The FDA approved it in 1987 as the first drug proven to extend AIDS patients' lives
    DD: $1,000 4
The first of a "Saga":
"Blood Type"
    $800 9
In 1980 Lt. Thom McKee made history & a whole lot of "Dough", $312,700, during his 46 days on this show
    $800 22
A judge handing down a light sentence is giving this 4-word gentle blow
    $1000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Deadwood, SD.) I'm standing in this historic Deadwood Cemetery, named for the Jerusalem hill on which Solomon built his temple; western legends Wild Bill Hickock & Calamity Jane were laid to rest here
    $1000 20
Exiled with many others in 597 B.C., he predicted the downfall of Jerusalem
    $1000 5
By Dickens:
"Wickfield and Heep"
    $1000 10
Show on which Bud Collyer &, later, Garry Moore asked, "Will the real" so & so "please stand up?"
    $1000 23
Got no case? "You don't have" this, so there's nothing to physically hold you up

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

Vaughn Thomas Ramona
$1,200 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Thomas Ramona
$3,200 $2,400 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NATURE OF THINGS
ART & HISTORY
HAVE A "COW"
WORST PICTURE OF THE YEAR RAZZIE AWARDS
THE BRIT ON THE BANKNOTE
ON THE LONGEST EASTERN BORDER
    $400 11
Smooth meadow grass, or Kentucky this, was brought to our continent from Europe & Asia
    $400 5
Charles Le Brun portrays Alexander entering this ancient city; hey, are those hanging gardens?
    $400 19
The national hall of fame for them is in Oklahoma City
    $400 6
The Razzie went to "Battlefield Earth", starring this scientologist who also produced it
    $400 1
My calculations reveal this scientist was on the 1-pound note from 1978 to 1988
    $400 15
...of Chile
    $800 12
Crabs fear this type of shrimp, whose name is also on a praying insect; its punch has the power of a .22-caliber bullet
    $800 25
Here, Manet shows Maximilian abandoned by the French who crowned him, being shot just north of this world capital
    $800 20
Used by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this exclamatory word was also featured on "The Howdy Doody Show"
    $800 7
This Halle Berry film clawed its way to the top--er, bottom for 2004
    $800 2
Money mattered to this 18th century economist featured on the 20-pound note starting in 2007
    $800 16
...of Estonia
    $1200 13
Luther Burbank developed the Shasta type of this flower, whose blossoms can measure 4 inches across
    $1200 26
George Caleb Bingham used oil to depict this frontiersman escorting settlers through the Cumberland Gap
    $1200 21
A tuft of hair that grows in a different direction than the rest & won't lie flat
    $1200 8
Even extensive striptease dancing couldn't save this 1995 Vegas-set folly from winning the award
    $1200 3
If you seek this architect's image, look about the 50-pound notes issued between 1981 & 1996
    $1200 17
...of Algeria
    $1600 18
Catatumbo lighting can flash 40,000 times up to 300 nights a year over Lake Maracaibo in this country
    $1600 28
Mather Brown's depiction of the Battle of the Nile vividly shows this admiral's victory over the French
    $1600 22
Viral disease used by Jenner to inoculate humans
    $1600 9
"I Know Who Killed Me" starred this former child star & current bad girl as twins
    DD: $1,400 4
In 2017 this author will replace Charles Darwin on the tenner with an adaptation of a portrait by her sister
    $1600 27
...of Cambodia
    $2000 30
Regarding a rock, "A" is for this term meaning consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means
    DD: $4,000 29
Thomas Hovenden depicted an 1859 scene from U.S. history in the last moments of this man
    $2000 24
What the bloomin' Brits call a yellow primrose
    $2000 10
This 2003 Razzie winner starred Oscar winners Al Pacino & Ben Affleck
    $2000 14
From 1999 to 2010 this "Enigma"tic composer was on the 20
    $2000 23
...of Honduras

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Thomas Ramona
$11,800 $8,800 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOK DEDICATIONS
The 1853 dedication of "12 Years a Slave" was to this woman author "whose name... is identified with the Great Reform"

Final scores:

Vaughn Thomas Ramona
$17,601 $12,800 $103
2-day champion: $40,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vaughn Thomas Ramona
$14,200 $8,800 $10,600
21 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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