Show #6413 - Wednesday, July 4, 2012


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Jennifer Emmett, an executive assistant from Fremont, California

Ron King, a web designer from Camarillo, California

Matt Samberg, an attorney from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the ruler, and you identify the dynasty for us.)
    $200 1
France's Louis XIII
    $200 13
Steve Zirnkilton read the opening on this series that ran from 1990 to 2010: "In the criminal justice system..."
    $200 26
My son "has been paying a psychiatrist $50.00 an hour every week for two-and-a-half years. He must be" this
    $200 5
It's Egypt's busiest seaport & second-largest city
    $200 7
This 4-letter traditional greeting for hailing other vessels may be from the name of a type of boat
    $200 10
A dress or mirror that goes down to the feet
    $400 2
China's Jiajing
    $400 14
No pelvic gyrations allowed, but this hosts's really big shew did run from 1948 to 1971
    $400 27
"I was married to Bill for three months and I didn't know he drank until one night he came home" this
    $400 18
San Juan is this commonwealth's chief seaport & capital
    $400 8
These wide pants were made to roll up above the knee when swabbing the decks & to remove easily when you fall overboard
    $400 11
Pivot point, from the Latin for "couch foot"
    $600 3
England's Charles I
    $600 15
It's now on Sunday mornings, but this news show ran from 1947 to 1965 in prime time
    $600 28
"My mother is mean and short tempered--I think she is going through her mental" this
    $600 23
Hammerfest, a seaport in this country, calls itself the northernmost city in Europe
    $600 9
This name for a heavy garment worn by sailors in cold weather comes from a word for cloth, not a vegetable
    $600 12
Endowed with a pure pedigree
    $800 4
Iran's Reza Shah & Mohammad Reza Shah
    $800 19
"Guess the occupation" was the concept on this prime-time game show that ran from 1950 to 1967
    $800 30
"Are" these "pills deductible?" "Only if they don't work"
    DD: $800 24
21 miles from Dover, this French seaport is closer to England than any other city in mainland Europe
    $800 16
This punishment involved dragging a person under a ship from one side to the other
    $800 21
Giving excessive praise
    $1000 6
Frederick III of Germany
    $1000 20
What's that, girl? Jimmy's in the well & you starred in this TV show that lasted from 1954 to 1974?
    $1000 29
To someone asking if a 10-pound baby born 5 mos. after a marriage could be premature: "The baby was on time." This "was late"
    $1000 25
In 1905 sailors from the Battleship Potemkin staged a mutiny in this port on the Black Sea
    $1000 17
Now a term for small high-tech devices, it was originally a sailors' equivalent of "doohickey"
    $1000 22
In 2005, after 183 years in Lower Manhattan, this fish market moved to the Bronx

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

Matt Ron Jennifer
$1,000 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ron Jennifer
$2,200 $6,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Known as The Shark, he was the first PGA Tour player to surpass $10 million in earnings
    $400 1
In 1870 Heinrich Schliemann began his excavation of Troy following the descriptions in this epic poem
    $400 25
A low-swinging, sweet one is "comin' for to carry me home"
    $400 15
If you said someone "went into the fertilizing business" instead of saying he died, you used this noun
    $400 20
In a 1937 novel, Bilbo Baggins
    $400 10
Halley calculated that one of these sighted in 1682 would reappear in 1758; it did, & his name was forever attached to it
    $800 7
He founded the Black Panther Party with Huey Newton in 1966
    $800 2
Archaeologists have found some remains of this structure mentioned in Genesis 11 (but it only had 7 stories)
    $800 26
He "fit the battle of Jericho"
    $800 16
If my daughter ever hosts the show, it won't be because of this, from the Latin for "nephew"; the girl is a natural!
    $800 21
In the first book of a bestselling trilogy, superhacker Lisbeth Salander
    $800 11
The Royal Society said that Halley should pay to have this man's "Principia" published, so Halley ponied up
    $1200 8
His father was the first anchor of a nightly news program in Canada; he came south & anchored at ABC
    $1200 3
In 1978 she found at Laetoli, south of Olduvai Gorge, footprints in volcanic ash made by hominins living 3.5 mil. years ago
    $1200 27
"Lord I want to be in that number when" this happens
    $1200 17
A term originating from Greek myth, it's an inordinate fascination with oneself
    DD: $2,000 22
In a 17th century French comedy, mankind hater Alceste
    $1200 12
In 1720 Halley became Astronomer Royal at this observatory, a post he held until his death in 1742
    $1600 9
She & Christopher Darden headed up the prosecution team in the O.J. murder case
    $1600 4
Beginning in 1900 Sir Arthur Evans uncovered the Palace of Minos at Knossos on this island
    $1600 18
Holland Carter won a 2009 Pulitzer in this category "for his wide ranging reviews of art"
    $1600 23
Edward Tudor of Wales & street urchin Tom Canty
    DD: $3,000 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) In 1677 Edmond Halley observed one of these rare astronomical events--the passage of a planet across the Sun's bright disk; in his case, it was Mercury
    $2000 5
In 1923 this British archaeologist published "The Tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen"; fitting, 'cause he found it
    $2000 19
A thing that belongs to an earlier time; we'll give you an "A" for effort if you get it
    $2000 24
In a Shakespeare play, Mistress Page & Mistress Ford
    $2000 14
The development of these tables used in life insurance was influenced by mortality tables Halley made for the city of Breslau

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ron Jennifer
$13,400 $7,200 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On May 18, 1974 this country tested its first nuclear device, nicknamed "Smiling Buddha"

Final scores:

Matt Ron Jennifer
$12,399 $13,601 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Ron Jennifer
$13,400 $12,200 $6,800
18 R,
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2012-02-22
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