Show #6451 - Monday, October 8, 2012

Stephanie Jass game 1.


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Clint Stiffler, an attorney from Dallas, Texas

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan

Mike Lonesky, a federal investigator from Clinton, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: --the Oxford English Dictionary--...and we'll have some cute definitions for you.)
    $200 12
With his opponents dividing the vote, this democratic challenger was elected
    $200 1
Aka background actors, they're the people milling about in a shot to lend atmosphere to a scene
    $200 7
Mr. Knife, seen here
    $200 17
"The Fireman" was an early version of this Bradbury novel
    $200 26
A highlight of the St. Mary's county, Maryland festival devoted to this bivalve is the national shucking contest
    $200 6
"A mechanical device on an aircraft... consisting of two or more blades"
    $400 13
This incumbent president accepted the Republican nomination & did no campaigning; electoral votes: 8
    $400 2
Many low-budget American movies of the 1940s were made in this genre, French for "black film"
    $400 8
Ms. Pack, seen here
    $400 18
Futurist visionary Bradbury never operated a computer or this, which he makes sinister in 1951's "The Pedestrian"
    $400 19
"Any of the numerous systems, often of millions or billions of stars, held together by gravitation"
    DD: $1,000 14
Theodore Roosevelt used this metaphor when announcing his run, hence the button seen here
    $600 3
Also a type of saw, it means to interweave 2 scenes in editing, indicating simultaneous action
    $600 9
Mr. Cloth, seen here
    $600 23
Earthmen conquer, despoil & commercialize another planet in these "Chronicles"
    $600 20
"A string of a hundred and sixty-five beads... used for keeping count" in the recital of a devotion
    $800 15
Eugene V. Debs garnered almost 1 million votes representing this left-leaning party
    $800 4
Not just animated movies but many live-action films today use the technique known as CGI, which stands for this
    $800 10
Mr. Club, seen here
    $800 24
"Green Shadows, White Whale" was about Ray adapting this novel into a movie with John Huston in Ireland
    $800 21
"Sentimental longing for or regretful memory of a period in the past"
    $1000 16
Everyone wanted change even back then; the opposing campaign slogans were The ____ Freedom & The ____ Nationalism
    $1000 5
This genre created in the '70s featured African-American actors in stereotypical & often violent characterizations
    $1000 11
Ms. Board, seen here
    $1000 25
Bradbury took the title of this novel from the line in "Macbeth" that follows "by the pricking of my thumbs"
    $1000 27
Each May this New Mexico city has a festival honoring Ralph Edwards, who brought the city much fame
    $1000 22
"A person who shares a deep understanding or bond with another; esp. one ideally a lover or spouse"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mike Stephanie Clint
$200 $4,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Stephanie Clint
$2,600 $8,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This tree, seen here in autumn, takes on new importance to Vermont's economy in winter
    $400 16
"Happy Times" is a memoir by socialite Lee Radziwill, sister of this first lady
    $400 21
This company's Wingfoot Lake airship base near Akron is sometimes called "the Kitty Hawk of lighter-than-air"
    $400 6
You'll hear this 11-letter word right before a magic trick
    $400 24
Whether Lomond or Ness, it's a word for "lake" in Scotland
    $400 1
America Ferrera in 2007 for this series
    $800 12
Maine's forest service says this tree's bark "separates freely and easily into thin, papery sheets"
    $800 17
In 1961 Ray Kroc bought out these brothers for $2.7 million
    $800 22
The original sperry type of this technology basically kept an airplane going straight; now it can fly patterns
    $800 7
"Vesti la giubba" from "Pagliacci", for example
    $800 25
Stewart Island, this Down Under country's third-largest island, is 1/66th & 1/87th the size of the 2 biggest
    $800 2
Her in 1975 for "Rhoda"
    $1200 13
The beech trees of Bellevue Avenue in the mansion district of this Rhode Island city are a symbol of the Gilded Age
    DD: $1,600 18
At the royal wedding of William & Kate, these 2 younger siblings served as best man & maid of honor
    $1200 23
This WWII flying fortress was named for a southern city & the girlfriend of its captain, Robert K. Morgan
    $1200 8
It's the woolly mammal seen here
    $1200 26
This northern Spanish port city boasts a Guggenheim museum designed by Frank Gehry
    $1200 3
Toni Collette in 2009 for this Showtime series
    $1600 14
G. biloba, this tree, loses all its leaves in about a day, & Dartmouth students bet on what day it'll be each year
    $1600 19
Last name of siblings George, Charles & Edward, who went into business together to sell board games
    $1600 9
An example of this branch of math is 2x - 3=7
    DD: $2,000 27
Following Russia & China, which each border 14 other countries, this New World country is third with 10
    $1600 4
Carol Kane in 1982 for this comedy
    $2000 15
Walkers in Boston's Public Garden enjoy the foliage of these trees, sadly vulnerable to a disease
    $2000 20
Sophocles named a play for this woman of myth who defied her uncle Creon in attempting to bury her brother Polynices
    $2000 10
This first name of tennis great Ms. Gibson means "wholesome"
    $2000 5
Patricia Heaton in 2000 & 2001 for this sitcom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Stephanie Clint
$6,600 $22,000 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its title phrase traces back to a stand by heavily outnumbered British infantry against a cavalry charge

Final scores:

Mike Stephanie Clint
$6,201 $17,000 $5,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Stephanie Clint
$6,600 $23,200 $2,800
15 R,
3 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2012-08-01
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