Show #6457 - Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Stephanie Jass game 7.


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Shaanti Kapila, a climate change specialist from Washington, D.C.

Carlo Abulencia, a stay-at-home dad from Chatsworth, California

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan (whose 6-day cash winnings total $123,970)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters will end each correct response.)
    $200 21
In his capacity as president of the Senate, vice president John Adams voted a record 29 times because of these
    $200 26
These smallest blood vessels are barely wider than the blood cells that pass through them single file
    $200 1
This 1935 act provided assistance to the elderly using payroll tax funds
    $200 7
forward progress
    $200 3
Until 1914, before its days as a mouthwash, this antiseptic brand was only available to doctors & dentists
    $200 12
Sheep herd
or bird bunch
    $400 22
Title conveyance seen on Track 29 in a Glenn Miller song
    $400 27
Skin color ranging from pale yellow to black is largely determined by the amount of this dark pigment in the skin
    $400 2
When established in 1934, it regulated 623 radio stations & a telephone industry consisting of 14 million phones
    $400 8
Chip out,
    $400 4
Unofficially named "Larry", the logo of this brand got a makeover in 2012 that included a hair trim and losing his double chin
    $400 13
Foolish talk, or
a clay pot used to hold food
    $600 23
This B-29 aircraft that dropped the first atomic bomb was named for the mother of pilot Paul Tibbets
    $600 28
This chamber, also called the voice box, is larger in males than in females, producing a deeper voice
    $600 17
WPA funds helped build 75,000 bridges, including the Lake Shore Drive one still standing over this river
    $600 9
tail shot
    $600 5
He was a bank clerk with an avid interest in photography before he launched the Kodak brand
    $600 14
Lewis Carroll wrote, "Beware" this creature "my son! the jaws that bite, the claws that catch!"
    $800 24
In this classic work of English lit, 29 pilgrims & the narrator gather at the Tabard Inn
    $800 29
This largest artery in the body is over a foot long
    $800 18
The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 established this government body, guaranteeing bank accounts up to a certain limit
    $800 10
delayed whistle
    DD: $1,000 6
An animated character called Willy the Hillbilly was an early spokesperson for this soda
    $800 15
It's what's being offered in the fatal cup in the painting shown here
    $1000 25
At the 1968 Summer Olympics, he broke the 28-foot barrier in the long jump, & the 29-foot barrier too
    $1000 30
(Satah of the Clue Crew shows us a picture of a very tall man.) Robert Wadlow, the tallest man on record, grew to 8'11" due to a condition called gigantism in which too much growth hormone is produced by this important gland at the base of the brain
    $1000 19
Headquartered in Knoxville, this agency created electric power & controlled floods in a 7-state area
    $1000 11
Memphis attack,
high post
    $1000 20
This cosmetics brand is named for T.L. Williams' sister
    $1000 16
A projection with a tuft of hair on the back of a horse's leg just above the hoof

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

Stephanie Carlo Shaanti
$2,800 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Carlo Shaanti
$6,200 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In "Prague Winter" this former Secretary of State told "A personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948"
    $400 1
This onetime second lady & photographer for the Nashville Tennessean has a website of her photographs
    $400 11
In 1691 the rights of this island's Catholics were supposed to be restored by England under the treaty of Limerick
    $400 12
Piggish means greedy; this adjective from the name of a hybrid equine means stubborn
    $400 13
If no one's there to hear a man whisper "Rosebud" before dying in this 1941 film, how does anyone know that last word?
    $800 7
A plant-based diet is extolled for reducing heart disease in the recent nonfiction bestseller called "Forks Over" these
    $800 2
(Queen Rania of Jordan reads the clue.) In 2008 I launched my own channel on this website & more than 3 million people worldwide have seen the videos posted there that help break down stereotypes about Arabs & Muslims
    $800 18
Under the 1814 Treaty of Kiel, Denmark was forced to give Norway to this country
    $800 26
To stubbornly refuse; or if you're a pitcher, to illegally deceive a baserunner
    $800 14
With lyrics like "There were plants & birds & rocks & things" & "The heat was hot", how did this song by America hit No. 1?
    DD: $1,200 8
Naturally this singer/songwriter titled her memoir "A Natural Woman"
    $1200 3
This renowned physicist's website explains that the batteries for the speech computer are under the wheelchair
    $1200 19
On June 28,1919 this treaty was signed in the Hall of Mirrors
    $1200 28
Jeremiah said those who refused to keep the Sabbath had a stiff this
    $1200 22
From 1818 to 1826 Tennessee's capital was this boro
    $1200 15
Where to begin with this show...?! Okay... why'd the smoke monster kill the Oceanic pilot in the 2004 premiere? What'd he do?
    $1600 9
Bestsellers by this humorist include "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" & "Me Talk Pretty One Day"
    $1600 4
Hard to believe it took until 2011 for the launch of this 11-time NBA All-Star & TNT analyst .com
    $1600 20
On Sept. 2, 1192 Richard I & Saladin signed a treaty ending the third one of these
    $1600 27
Stubborn "O" words include obdurate & this, with the same first 2 & last 2 letters
    $1600 24
Named in 1775 after a battle, it was once Kentucky's capital
    $1600 16
Detailing a trip on a "Learjet up to Nova Scotia", this Carly Simon song is more than "probably" about the person, right?
    $2000 10
In "Quiet", Susan Cain reveals "The power of" these shy people "in a world that can't stop talking"
    $2000 5
The first 2 English words you see at are this honorific
    DD: $3,000 21
In the 1921 Thomson-Urrutia Treaty, Colombia got $25 million for recognizing this country's independence
    $2000 25
Latin tenere, "to hold", gave us this adjective for one who holds on tight & won't let go
    $2000 23
Vallejo & Benicia are former capitals of this state
    $2000 17
What happened to the sub left in the scientist's body in this 1966 Raquel Welch film? Only the people re-enlarge in the end

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Carlo Shaanti
$20,600 $5,200 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The creator of this comic strip did not like its 1950 change in title, believing it suggested insignificance

Final scores:

Stephanie Carlo Shaanti
$23,600 $8,200 $10,500
7-day champion: $147,570 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Carlo Shaanti
$20,600 $6,200 $11,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2012-08-07
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