Final Jeopardy: Magazines

The Final Jeopardy question (4/29/2013) in the category “Magazines” was:

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013, 5280 Magazine is a guide to this city.

2-day champ George McAleese returns after winning $56,402 last week. Today he takes on these two players: Larry Krajewski from Safety Harbor, FL; and Kathy DeLozier from Louisville, KY.

Kathy found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Revenge” before the first commercial break. She was in the lead with $1,400, $800 ahead of George in second place. She bet $400 and she was RIGHT.

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George finished in the lead with $5,600. Larry was second with $4,800 and Kathy was last with $800.

Larry found the first Double Jeopardy Daily Double in “This South American Life.” He was in the lead with $8,400, $2,800 more than George in second place. He bet $4,000 and he was RIGHT.

In June 1990, Alberto Fujimori beat novelist Mario Varga Llosa for the presidency of this country. show

Larry found the last Daily Double in “Science is a 7-Letter Word.” He had a runaway lead with $21,200 — yes, indeed — $16,800 more than Kathy was in second place, He bet $3,000 and said it was gastropod. Well, that’s 9 letters so that was just WRONG.

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After uncovering only one clue in “1988 No. 1 Hit Lyrics” (grrr!), the round ended with Larry finishing in the lead with $18,600. Kathy was still in second place with $4,400 and George was last with $3,600.

TWO of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.

WHAT IS DENVER?

“If you’re new to Denver, it may take a second or two to figure out that 5280 takes its name from the city’s mile-high elevation. Five-thousand, two-hundred and eighty feet above sea level. It’s an unusual name for an out-of-the ordinary magazine.” (5280 Magazine)

George got it right and bet $1,601. He finished with $5,201.

Kathy wrote down “Beijing.” She lost her $2,801 bet and finished with $1,599.

Larry got it right too, betting $3,000. He won today’s game with $21,600 and we have our first new Jeopardy! champ this week.

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