Show #6458 - Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Stephanie Jass game 8.


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Meredith Lowmaster, a medical research technician from Quincy, Massachusetts

Jan Walkenhorst, a university athletic department tutor from Lincoln, Nebraska

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan (whose 7-day cash winnings total $147,570)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: For 25 years, we have been looking for him...)
    $200 1
In a crowd with their eyes to the skies, Waldo's in this U.S. state
    $200 3
After leaving the Philippines in March 1942 he vowed, "I shall return"
    $200 4
"I think you'll understand" that the Beatles invaded America with this song, their first to top the U.S. charts
    $200 9
This one named for a piece of New York: 1/2 oz. each of several spirits; add a splash of Coke & a twist
    $200 23
The dwelling sometimes called a wickiup is called this "w"ord in the abenaki language
    $200 18
This vegetable that your kid may shun is a variety of cabbage
    $400 2
Waldo would look good in the headgear on display at this Buckingham Palace event
    $400 7
In his 1932 autobiography, this architect wrote, "No house should ever be on a hill... it should be of the hill"
    $400 13
In 1962, when this original drummer was replaced, fans chanted "Ringo never, Pete forever"
    $400 17
Another of these, starin' slowly cross the bar: 1 1/2 oz. Patron, 1/2 oz. grenadine, 3 oz. orange juice
    $400 24
3 or 4 poles acted as the keystone of the conical framework of this much-used tent of the Plains Indians
    $400 19
Be careful dialing 212; you could get Manhattan or this North African country
    $600 5
Waldo joins other Americans in pondering beside this body of water in Washington, D.C.
    $600 10
It was Thomas Edison who said genius is 1% inspiration & 99% this
    $600 14
This man was at Heathrow in 1963 & was amazed at a crowd waiting for the lads; he put them on his show Feb. 9, 1964
    $600 25
Described by Thoreau, a baker tent gets its name because it's open to the fire on one end & is warm as this inside
    $600 20
I'm jealous--more letters come to my house addressed to this person than to me
    $800 6
It's May 21, 1927, & Waldo has to fight the crowd to pick up a friend at this city's airfield
    $800 11
A maxim from Friedrich Nietzsche says, "What does not kill me, makes me" this
    $800 15
In 1960 the Beatles played at the Indra & the Kaiserkeller in this German seaport; they got their trademark hairstyle there
    $800 26
Showman J. Purdy Brown was the first to use this type of enclosure, in 1825 as he traveled around entertaining
    $800 21
Cousin to the copperhead, it lives in Southern swamps
    $1000 8
Wait your turn, Waldo, in the crowd of pilgrims who've come to bathe in this river
    DD: $1,200 12
To Ptolemy I, he said, "There is no royal road to geometry", & he should know
    $1000 16
This man, who died in 1962, left the group to go to art college, which was just as well, as Paul wanted to move to bass
    $1000 27
This word for the tentlike home of central Asian nomads means "home" in Turkish
    $1000 22
Staph is short for this infectious bacterium & easier to say too

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Stephanie Jan Meredith
$0 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Jan Meredith
$6,400 $2,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A raised black flag signals she's no longer of the d'Urbervilles
    $400 11
Sean Penn & this singing superstar
    $400 14
On the Moon, Hell, Billy & Julius Caesar are these
    $400 6
A boxer trying to get down to, say, 135 pounds for a fight is attempting to "make" this
    $400 22
In 1456, 25 years after her execution, the Pope declared this woman innocent; she'd later become an Orleans saint
    $400 19
The American Heart Association says that for adults, this should normally be less than 120/80
    $800 2
In "Little Women" scarlet fever keeps her from becoming a bigger woman
    $800 12
Ryan Reynolds & this actress
    $800 15
The Cassini Division is a dark gap between these structures orbiting the sixth planet
    $800 7
To discern, to complete writing a check or to engage in kissing, you "make" this
    $800 23
The first stone of what would become this Paris prison was laid on April 22, 1370
    $800 27
To perform this, the Mayo Clinic says an untrained person should do about 100 chest compressions a minute
    $1200 3
Bob Ewell's ribs don't take a kitchen knife too well in this novel
    $1200 13
Emilio Estevez & this singer & reality show judge
    $1200 16
The magnitude of Algol, a binary star, changes every 69 hours as the fainter star does this, passes in front of its pal
    $1200 8
To act with speed, you "make" this, also said to make waste
    $1200 24
In WWI this man, later president of France, spent 2 years & 8 months as a prisoner of war
    $1600 4
Myrtle Wilson is but a speed bump in this driver's road in "The Great Gatsby"
    $1600 20
Julia Roberts & this "official Texas state musician for 2011"
    DD: $4,000 17
In March 1930 its discovery was announced at Lowell Observatory in Arizona
    $1600 9
An attempt that'll end in success or utter disaster is described in the rhyming phrase "make or..."
    $1600 25
This French city's Palace of the Popes was the center of the Catholic church for much of the 14th century
    DD: $1,600 5
This title guy dies "withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage"
    $2000 21
Alec Baldwin & this Oscar-winning actress
    $2000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) Also a term for a part of speech, it's when the Earth, a heavenly body like Venus, & the Sun are all nearly in a straight line
    $2000 10
Something that serves as a substitute, especially of an expedient nature, is "make-" this
    $2000 26
Francois Mitterrand became France's president in 1981; this Francois became president in 2012

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Jan Meredith
$16,400 $7,200 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

If it were a nation, a state with a 2-word name in this country would be the world's 6th most-populous at 200 million

Final scores:

Stephanie Jan Meredith
$14,000 $3,000 $16,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Jan Meredith
$16,400 $8,800 $6,600
23 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2012-08-07
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