Show #6410 - Friday, June 29, 2012


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Matt Samberg, an attorney from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jia-Rui Cook, a media relations specialist and science writer from Los Angeles, California

Anna-Lise Santella, an editor and musicologist from Trout Valley, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You give an English translation of the French words in the clue.)
    $200 7
Put 2 & 2 together & you'll know "Larousse Gastronomique" says these snakes were a diet food in pre-18th C. France
    $200 12
Fenway Park
    $200 1
Does le vin rouge traditionally go with meat or fish? (Oh yeah...meat)
    $200 6
Women aviators day, July 24, is celebrated on the birthday of this fly girl born in Kansas
    $200 18
It precedes
power &
    $200 26
(The Days Of Our Lives cast delivers the clue.) Elvis, you are going too far with your latest nefarious scheme, it reminds me of...
I know, father--this man's scheming that made him leader of Norway on February 1, 1942; I kind of admire him
    $400 8
Wole Soyinka's novel "Aké" describes snake as tasting like rabbit or this... what doesn't?
    $400 13
Wrigley Field
    $400 2
Not tonight...
I have
a mal de tete
    $400 17
Though certified as a pilot, Nurse Ellen Church was hired as the world's first female one of these
    $400 19
In computer slang, it's an act of angry criticism; in love, it describes an old sweetheart
    $400 27
(The Days Of Our Lives cast delivers the clue.) Now Will, your turbulent life & your confused paternity make me hope you can reach a point like March 24, 1522.
You mean when this founder of the Jesuits spent the night in prayer before leaving his wild youth behind?
You got it!
    $600 9
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi would like dining in Le Mat, Vietnam; restaurants there serve this "royal" snake he fought in a Kipling tale
    $600 14
Coors Field
    $600 3
The lawyer advised the client to go with an aliénation mentale defense
    $600 23
In 2007 astronaut Peggy Whitson became the first female commander of the ISS, short for this
    $600 20
5-letter word meaning to affect painfully with hot liquid or steam
    DD: $600 28
(The Days Of Our Lives cast delivers the clue.) Carrie, I'm really sorry I missed your wedding--I know you marrying Austin was a once in a lifetime event.
Yes, I felt like Mary I of England on July 25, 1554 marrying Philip II of this Catholic country
    $800 10
Guam's Aquatic & Wildlife Resource Division offers a recipe for fried snake marinated in this fortified Spanish wine
    $800 15
Turner Field
    $800 4
Dormir et rever
(both words, please)
    $800 24
In the 1910s stunt pilots Ruth Law & Katherine Stinson were the first women to master this circular maneuver
    $800 21
To copy files to a writeable CD
    $1000 11
The Rawhide Steakhouse in Chandler, Arizona serves this snake battered & fried with ranch dip dressing
    $1000 16
Tropicana Field
    $1000 5
Monique, do not attempt to entice me with your faux cils
    $1000 25
In 1953 she became the first woman to break the sound barrier
    $1000 22
Developed in 1893, it claims to be "the original heavy-duty hand cleaner"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Anna-Lise Jia-Rui Matt
$200 $3,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anna-Lise Jia-Rui Matt
$2,400 $3,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
What was once Peiping is today this city
    $400 6
Individual bones called these make up the spinal column
    $400 11
U.S. representative from Arizona's 8th district, 2007-2012
    $400 16
No one actually goes to the moon in this French author's "From the Earth to the Moon"; not until the sequel
    $400 26
Within a year of picking up a cane & putting on a derby hat in 1914, he was the biggest star in movies
    $400 1
The mall store with the very sexy seduction line of bras is also a spy
    $800 22
You may call it Bangladesh today, but before 1971 it had this "directional" name
    $800 7
Scientifically speaking, the mule is one of these, the offspring of 2 parents of different species
    $800 12
Defense secretary, 2006-2011
    $800 17
A 1976 Ben Bova novel envisions moonbases in this year that also followed "Space" in a 1970s TV show title
    $800 27
CeCe is a nickname of this actress who named her daughter Coco
    $800 2
Ronald Reagan's favorite candy brand hits the pool with an awkward dive
    $1200 23
What used to be Southern Rhodesia is now this country
    DD: $4,000 8
The name of this, seen in the heavens, is a translation of the Latin Via Lactea
    $1200 13
New York governor, 1995-2006
    $1200 18
In 1901 this Brit, a sci-fi pioneer, had his "First Men in the Moon" encounter insect-men called Selenites
    $1200 28
He's been seen in films ranging from "American Beauty" to "The Muppets"
    $1200 3
3 or more people talk on the phone to play a first-person shooter game subtitled "Black Ops"
    $1600 24
This Ohio metropolis was once known as Losantiville-- &, informally, as Porkopolis
    $1600 9
At a constant temperature, the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to this
    $1600 14
FBI director, 2001-present
    $1600 19
This 17th c. German astronomer wrote a speculative story about the moon, quite accurate except for giant snakes
    $1600 4
Henry James' 1881 novel about an American girl who heads to Europe & shows you her "p-p-p-poker face"
    $2000 25
Address your postcard to Tsaritsyn; no wait, Stalingrad; nah! Make it this to get it there today
    $2000 10
One process for desalting ocean water for agricultural use is reverse this
    DD: $3,000 15
Supreme Court justice, 1986- (he's been there the longest)
    $2000 20
This author of "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" also worked on the sadly never-made "Abbott & Costello Move To The Moon"
    $2000 5
The nervous system's response to a threat is either battle or flee the songs of Bret & Jemaine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anna-Lise Jia-Rui Matt
$3,200 $10,600 $24,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Among the many books he wrote were "The World Crisis", "The Second World War" & "Painting As A Pastime"

Final scores:

Anna-Lise Jia-Rui Matt
$1 $4,600 $21,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anna-Lise Jia-Rui Matt
$3,200 $7,800 $23,400
7 R,
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2012-02-15
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