Show #7302 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

2016 Power Players Week game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Michael Steele, a political analyst and host from MSNBC and Steele & Ungar

Lara Logan, a correspondent from 60 Minutes on CBS

Anderson Cooper, a host from AC360°

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This man of steel made his heroic debut in Action Comics #1 in 1938
    $200 1
This "isn't just a little rash"; protect your children by making sure they get the rubeola vaccine
    $200 16
The Roman equivalent of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite
    $400 13
A 20th century Soviet leader adopted this name that means "man of steel"
    $400 8
The 3 colors of France's flag
    $400 5
We have no beef with this capital of Hyogo Prefecture being called one of Japan's most attractive cities
    $400 7
This word from the Portuguese for "pond" can mean a battlefield vehicle or a home for your pet fish
    $600 18
Winners of 6 NFL titles, this city's team was founded by Art Rooney in 1933
    $600 6
Better hit the sack early-- "insufficient sleep is linked to an increased risk" for the Type 2 form of this disease
    $600 9
The Carolina Panther who was the first NFL rookie to pass for over 4,000 yards
    $600 2
ETA, a separatist group of this people in Spain, has renounced armed struggle in recent years
    DD: $1,000 15
Its original Portuguese name literally means "snake with a hood"
    $800 19
Sir Henry Bessemer improved steel making by pumping air into this metal to remove impurities
    $800 10
This type of cancer "is highly preventable" with screening tests & a vaccine to prevent HPV infections
    $800 12
This historic NYC street where you'll find Deutsche Bank's U.S. headquarters
    $800 3
Smaller than Crete, this Greek island of 90,000 people had 450,000 refugees pass through in 2015
    $1000 11
In 2015 the CDC warned travelers to Haiti of an outbreak of this disease caused by contaminated food & water
    $1000 14
The only one of the 7 deadly sins that's also the name of an animal
    $1000 4
Just west of Afghanistan's Kandahar province is this one, also the name of the country's longest river

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

Anderson Lara Michael
$2,400 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Lara Michael
$2,600 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the quote. You ID the film for us.)
    $400 16
I need a G650 jet from this maker that shares its name with an ocean current
    $800 18
This White House briefing room is named for this press secretary who was injured by a gunman's bullet in 1981
    $800 6
Shortly before his execution, this abolitionist wrote in a letter that he was "content to die for God's eternal truth"
    $800 5
"Shut up--just shut up. You had me at hello"
    $800 9
This author of "The Blind Side" & "The Big Short" has been called one of the "premier chroniclers of our age"
    $800 1
A bottle of 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle Kentucky straight this
    DD: $1,000 15
The scarecrow knows about this kind of unofficial vote held as a gauge of opinion
    $1200 17
(George Stephanopoulos gives the clue.) My mother-in-law, Mabel Brandon Cabot, held this alliterative job in the Reagan White House, working with the First Lady in planning events like state dinners
    $1200 8
For this notorious Hun, the honeymoon was over before it began; he died in 453 A.D. on his wedding night
    $1200 3
"'Do you expect me to talk?' 'No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die'"
    $1200 10
A recent bestseller tells of "The Immortal Life of" this woman & how her HeLa cells became invaluable to medicine
    $1200 2
I need front-row seats for this fab one's 2016 "One on One" tour, sir
    $1600 19
An aide to Caspar Weinberger, this future Secretary of State & 4-star general helped carry out the Grenada invasion
    $1600 11
In 1994 Yitzhak Rabin & this king approved a treaty formally ending 46 years of war between Israel & Jordan
    $1600 4
    $1600 13
To match the 5 white balls & one red ball in this "potent" lottery game, so my $2 ticket will be worth millions
    DD: $1,000 20
In 1983 this wife of a U.S. senator became the first female head of the Department of Transportation
    $2000 12
A golden age of culture, the Age of him in Greece lasted from about 460 B.C. to 430 B.C.
    $2000 7
"I'm going to smoke everybody involved in this op, and then I'm going to kill bin Laden"
    $2000 21
His "A Brief History of Time" was subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes"
    $2000 14
I need a Cayman GTS sports car from this legendary German brand

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Lara Michael
$4,000 $5,800 $1,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country's 2 main ethnic groups are Punjabi (who are also found in India) & Pashtun (also living in Afghanistan)

Final scores:

Anderson Lara Michael
$7,998 $9,800 $1,000
2nd place: $10,000 to Spike's K9 Fund Winner: $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists 3rd place: $10,000 to the Catholic Charities Susan D. Mona Center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anderson Lara Michael
$6,000 $6,800 $1,600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 2016-04-09
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