Show #7304 - Thursday, May 19, 2016

2016 Power Players Week game 4.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Sunny Hostin, a senior legal correspondent and analyst from ABC News

Ana Navarro, a Republican commentator from CNN, ABC News, and Telemundo

Senator Al Franken, a U.S. senator from Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It's all about the '80s, isn't it? Yeah.) (Al: You had to give 'em that clue.)
    $200 1
At a 1986 summit in Iceland, Ronald Reagan & this Russian leader met to continue historic talks on reducing nukes
    $200 6
No beans about it: for your first challenge, you'll be making (what else?) this dish that Texans call a "bowl of red"
    $200 7
When this lifeguard series premiered, it used the appropriate theme "Save Me"
    $200 12
A change in restrictions in 2015 means traveling to this nearby country is now legal for most Americans
    $400 2
On May 22, 1980 Namco began gobbling up the competition by releasing this video game
    $400 13
Start slicing & dicing for some stir-fry made in this Chinese bowl-shaped pan
    $400 8
This title TV family lived on Stone Cave Road
    $400 15
In 2016 New York became the last state to legalize MMA, the sport of "mixed" these
    $600 3
A historic 1989 event in this Asian plaza is also called the June 4th Incident
    $600 14
Be creative & use lima beans instead of chickpeas to make this Middle Eastern pita shmear
    $600 9
"The Drew Carey Show" used the theme songs "5 O'Clock World" & this Ohio city "Rocks"
    DD: $1,000 18
In 1985 a court in Virginia recognized this as a religion; a few centuries back, it got you hanged
    $800 4
A commander of Panama's National Guard, he promoted himself to general in 1983 & life was good for him... for a while
    $800 16
Prepare your paella, but don't waste any of this yellowish spice, the most expensive in the world
    $800 10
This 1960s TV comedy put a spell on viewers
    $800 19
In 2012 Washington & this other U.S. state legalized recreational marijuana use
    $1000 5
In 1982 artificial heart recipient Barney Clark survived 112 days with a device called this-7
    $1000 17
For dessert you'll be making Italian cheesecake with this, meaning "recooked" in Italian
    $1000 11
"Married... with Children" used Frank Sinatra's version of this song

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Al Ana Sunny
$2,000 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Al Ana Sunny
$4,400 $3,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...we'll give you some lines of poetry. You have to continue the famous quotation.)
(Alex: ...not "MOD-er-ets", but "mod-er-ATES".)
    $400 12
In 1829 Santa Anna became a hero after putting an end to this country's attempt to reclaim Mexico
    $400 13
After playing the Sundance Kid, this actor charmed in 1972's satirical "The Candidate"
    $400 6
This Cabinet dept. is responsible for conserving the country's land, water, minerals, fish & wildlife
    $400 1
Let's party with former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, standard bearer for this party in 2012
    $400 9
(I'm Rachel Maddow of MSNBC.) On November 6, 2015 I moderated the first in the South Democratic Candidates Forum, asking these 3 politicians how they'd fix the party's fortunes in the South
    $800 22
On March 6, 1836 this ex-Tennessee congressman lost his life to Santa Anna's army
    $800 14
Jimmy Stewart is a naive senator who launches a filibuster in this Capra classic
    $800 7
A conservative this 8-letter word is a lowball judgment of an amount or value
    $800 2
A toilet in the Palm Springs home of this late flamboyant piano player was made to look like an actual throne
    $800 18
Judy Woodruff was the moderator when this man told Dan Quayle, "you're no Jack Kennedy"
    $1200 23
In exile on Staten Island, Santa Anna brought chicle to the U.S., helping start America's affair with this chewy stuff
    DD: $2,000 15
This Ryan Gosling political thriller shares its name with the last day of Julius Caesar's life
    $1200 8
Dress conservatively to see the Queen in a meeting called this, also a word for a theater crowd
    $1200 3
Around 1970 it was the common 2-word name for what today we just call feminism
    DD: $2,000 19
For Ford & Carter on Oct. 22, 1976, "The View" from their podiums was of this ABC newswoman, the moderator
    $1600 16
"You can't fight in here--this is the War Room", says President Merkin Muffley in this Kubrick film
    $1600 10
Helmholtz gave us the law of conservation of this, also what you do when you take it easy at the start of a long run
    $1600 4
This country's first & only monarch was King Idris, who was deposed in 1969
    $1600 20
This PBS anchor moderated nearly a dozen presidential debates, including Obama v. McCain & W. v. Kerry
    $2000 17
Dustin Hoffman & Robert de Niro cook up a war in Albania in this "canine" comedy
    $2000 11
"Conserv"ative name for a music school; New York's Juilliard is a famed one
    $2000 5
Term for the words to an opera; Venetian poet Lorenzo da Ponte wrote the one for Mozart's "Don Giovanni"
    $2000 21
Quincy Howe moderated a 1956 primary debate between Estes Kefauver & this eventual Dem. nominee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Al Ana Sunny
$20,000 $9,800 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2013 President Obama was sworn in on 2 Bibles--one was Lincoln’s & one belonged to this man who died 103 years after Lincoln

Final scores:

Al Ana Sunny
$20,005 $11,000 $0
Winner: $50,000 to the USO 2nd place: $11,000 to Operation Smile 3rd place: $10,000 to the Bronx Children's Museum

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Al Ana Sunny
$19,200 $8,600 $5,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2016-04-09
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