Show #6757 - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sarah McNitt game 6.


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Emily Gadek, a web and social media editor from Palm Springs, California

Priscilla Emery, a records management consultant from Longwood, Florida

Sarah McNitt, a study-abroad advisor originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 5-day cash winnings total $89,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All correct responses will rhyme with the word "line".)
    $200 13
C-3PO's robot buddy
    $200 6
You can save 5% on purchases at this discount retailer with its REDcard
    $200 1
This city's international film festival was first held in 1946
    $200 11
(Robert Gibbs delivers the clue.) From 2009 to 2011 I served as President Obama's press secretary; in 2008, while our families were vacationing together in this, his native state, he served as babysitter for my 5-year-old son
    $200 18
To bellyache or snivel
    $200 26
Up to 15 feet long, this fish has no teeth as an adult but does have a weapon for a nose
    $400 17
A Disney team built a 40-foot squid with 50-foot feelers for this 1954 sci-fi adaptation
    $400 7
Banana Republic is owned by this company that started as a single store selling jeans
    $400 2
In Ajaccio on this island, you can visit the birthplace & home of Napoleon
    $400 12
President Obama's father, Barack Sr., was born in this country & was eventually a senior economist in its government
    $400 19
Fork prong
    $400 27
Don't struggle clumsily; identify the summer type of this, which can grow to almost three feet long
    $600 23
The part-Borg, all-beauty Seven of Nine was played by Jeri Ryan on this "Star Trek" incarnation
    $600 8
What's not to like about this online shoe store that's "powered by service"? It offers free shipping & free returns
    $600 3
In these maps from 1965 & 1998, you can see the urban growth of this African city on a river
    $600 14
Obama threw out the first pitch of the 2009 All-Star Game wearing the jersey of this, his favorite major league team
    $600 20
A sort of secondary wife; in the Bible Saul had one named Rizpah
    $600 29
Gail Choy-Kaleiki wasn't an old man but she pulled an 1,800-pound blue one of these out of the sea in 1970
    $800 24
Before the movie, this 1950s jury drama was a TV production that won Franklin Schaffner the 1st directing Emmy
    $800 9
"Jeopardy!" has the Clue Crew; this electronics retailer has the Geek Squad
    $800 4
You'll find this prosperous country just south of Nicaragua
    $800 15
"Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream" is the subtitle of this bestseller, Obama's second book
    $800 21
Sturdy string made of strands
    $800 28
A general term for a small fish; most American ones are less than 6 inches, but one in the Colorado River can run 6 feet
    $1000 25
Andy Samberg & Andre Braugher cop out in this sitcom about police officers in New York City
    $1000 10
Carl Buchan turned a chain of hardware stores into this second-largest home improvement retailer worldwide
    DD: $800 5
This former district of south central Scotland gave its name to a terrier & a breed of draught horse
    $1000 16
In 2008 Obama said, "I'm running for president because I want to tell them" these 3 words, his campaign slogan
    $1000 22
Conifer of Norfolk Island
    $1000 30
If you're doing this type of "Fishing in America", remember that New Jersey's record for a lake one is over 32 pounds

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

Sarah Priscilla Emily
$2,200 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Priscilla Emily
$5,000 $4,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "P-A-S-S" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 16
A window washer is supported by this platform to get that high-rise glass shiny
    $400 1
This Moscow fortress dates back to 1156 but has had more administrative than military use since the 1600s
    $400 26
"I dwell in possibility, a fairer house than prose" begins one of her poems
    $400 6
In Venice fondamenta are walkways along the side of these waterways
    $400 21
Bob Marley admitted in a title that he did this but swore it was in self-defense
    $400 9
To faint, or to distribute something by hand
    $800 17
Fixing this device atop the Burj Khalifa to improve signal reception inside? It's 2,700 feet up, oh, & it sways
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a map of Argentina and the adjacent Atlantic Ocean including a group of islands.) In 1982, British forces made a 200-mile war zone & landed near Port San Carlos in this territory to attack its capital over land, a winning strategy
    $800 27
His 7-part 1798 poem tells of a senseless killing at sea--many deaths, much suffering & redemption
    $800 7
This Sicilian capital was founded by the Phoenicians & known to the ancient world as Panormus
    $800 22
Title "Blues" suffered in a Glenn Frey song
    $800 10
To do like the Lord did for the houses of the children of Israel when he smote the Egyptians; hence a holiday name
    $1200 18
It took a "difficult access team" of rappelers to assess earthquake damage to the top of this 555-foot D.C. landmark
    $1200 3
Growing up in this militaristic ancient Greek city-state might include the diamastigosis, or flogging ordeal
    $1200 28
In 1844, she noticed "colors seen by candlelight will not look the same by day"--her hubby wrote a bit too
    DD: $2,000 8
Just a short drive from Milan, this lake in Lombardy is the deepest lake in Italy at 1,350 feet
    $1200 23
"Robbing people with a 6-gun" was the crime in this Bobby Fuller song later done by The Clash
    $1200 11
This "P.M." phrase means to be approved in an inspection
    $1600 19
Lightning rods had to be repaired in the head of this 98' statue on a 26' pedestal on Rio's Mount Corcovado
    $1600 4
In 1973 U.S. officials misread a Soviet message & went to level 3 in this system, 1 below the Cuban Missile Crisis
    $1600 14
Europe's southernmost glacier lies in this mountain range that runs more than 800 miles from north to south
    $1600 24
Alice bails out her friends after they're arrested for the heinous crime of littering in this Arlo Guthrie song
    $1600 12
To hand leadership responsibilities to a new generation
    $2000 20
Some like to work atop utility poles fixing these objects that reduce voltage so your home can use electricity
    $2000 5
In 1962 FRELIMO, the front for the liberation of this African country, began its war for independence
    $2000 15
This Roman piazza known for its al fresco dining & drinking was built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian
    $2000 25
Cher, not Shakespeare, shot this title New Orleans fortune teller after catching her with her man
    $2000 13
To ace an exam, so you resemble a triumphant sailing fleet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Priscilla Emily
$11,400 $11,000 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Twice the host country, this nation of 4 1/2 million leads the world in total winter Olympic medals

Final scores:

Sarah Priscilla Emily
$11,098 $18,000 $400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Priscilla Emily
$13,400 $11,800 $9,400
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2013-11-12
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