Show #6672 - Tuesday, September 24, 2013


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Loni Geerlings, an editor from Redwood City, California

Neal Pollack, a writer from Austin, Texas

Matt Volk, a financial analyst from Cedar Rapids, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

OH, "G"!
(Alex: And a lot of the clues in that category will be delivered by CNN correspondents or reporters.)
    $200 11
Mix ginger ale & grenadine & garnish with fruit & you get the alcohol-free cocktail named for this child star
    $200 6
"The Emancipator's Wife" is a fictionalized account of her, both as First Lady & widow
    $200 13
Don't "bear" these lingering resentments
    $200 1
Wayne Gretzky,
with 92
    $200 15
RedLaser turns the phone's camera into a scanner of these so you can check prices & comparison shop
    $200 20
(Sumnima Udas of CNN gives the clue from a boat in a river.) The pollution level of Delhi's Yamuna River more than doubled from 1993 to 2005; among the main culprits are these chemicals from the abundant agricultural land upriver
    $400 12
A daiquiri made without liquor is this type, like a chaste young woman
    $400 7
"Above All Things" begins with wife Ruth asking husband George Mallory, "Tell me the story of" this mountain
    $400 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation of a satellite around the Earth.) Many satellites are in this type of orbit, in which they're at a fixed point moving at the same speed as Earth's rotation
    $400 2
Eric Dickerson,
with 2,105
    $400 16
Who can remember all his login names & these, which we are told to change constantly? An app called LockBox saves them for you
    $400 21
(Anna Coren of CNN gives the clue from a hazy Beijing.) Beijing's air pollution has been somewhat improved thanks to more modern cars in the city, where a study has found a near doubling in ratio of carbon dioxide to this toxic product of inefficient combustion
    $600 28
Ariel Blanc is a nonalcoholic type of this; I'll have the nonnonalcoholic type
    $600 8
"The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B." ends with Josephine's marriage to him
    $600 25
With both a hard & a soft G, this word means to eat gluttonously
    $600 3
Kevin Durant,
with 27.7
    $600 17
"Fast beautiful photo sharing", promises this app
    $600 22
A "Planet in Peril" CNN special hailed the reintroduction of wolves into this national park as an environmental success story
    $800 29
O'Douls is a brand of this with only 0.4% alcohol
    $800 9
Sofya Andreyevna, wife of this great Russian novelist, is a narrator of "The Last Station", about his final year
    $800 26
Nirvana is part of this Pacific Northwest school of rock
    $800 4
Justin Verlander,
with 239
    $800 18
Alec Baldwin was willing to get kicked off a flight rather than stop playing this game that's much like Scrabble
    $800 23
(Ivan Watson of CNN gives the clue from Istanbul.) Overfishing & industrial phosphates from the Danube are 2 of the problems facing this sea; as the location of its only outflow Istanbul houses the headquarters of the commission to protect it against pollution
    $1000 30
This drink that shares its name with a small firework is made with grenadine, citrus soda & maraschinos
    DD: $500 10
"Z" by Therese Anne Fowler is a novel about this real literary wife
    $1000 27
Have a heart & name this worldly vegetable seen here
    $1000 5
Lou Gehrig,
with 184
    $1000 19
This service used to identify a song has been around since 2002 & is also used as a verb meaning to identify a song
    $1000 24
(Jim Bittermann of CNN gives the clue from Paris.) Here in Paris, technicians are drilling miles beneath the Earth's crust searching for hot water, which can be converted to this kind of energy to cleanly heat hundreds of homes

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

Matt Neal Loni
$2,800 $1,600 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Neal Loni
$6,800 $600 $8,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The first non-food item rationed was this; citizens were asked to turn in hoses, raincoats & bathing caps for recycling
    $400 1
No nose was good nose for this 2011 Ralph Fiennes character; you can say his name
    $400 24
A saw is an important piece of equipment in this winter activity
    $400 2
It's the gateway to California's "Wine Trail"
    $400 12
The 2 horns of this bovine sign of the zodiac are represented by the stars El Nath & Al Hecka
    $400 14
Something unexpected comes "out of" this, a feature of a beautiful day
    $800 15
This Disney feature opened Aug. 13, 1942, & the mother's death couldn't have soothed many war-worried kids
    $800 3
In "The Avengers", he says, "I am a god, you dull creature!"
    $800 25
Angling takes its name from methods of fishing using an "angul", originally a word for one of these
    $800 4
If you've "bean" watching, you know that on "Glee" McKinley High is located in this Ohio city
    $800 13
In November 2014 a spacecraft named Rosetta is scheduled to orbit the nucleus of 67P, one of these
    $800 21
If your reputation is shadowed by disgrace or suspicion, you're said to be "under" this
    $1200 16
A 1942 Supreme Court decision involving divorces granted in this state made a divorce in any state valid in all
    $1200 5
Dr. Evil said this character "fits easily into most overhead storage bins"
    $1200 28
Grouper are often caught using this method of slowly pulling a lure on a line behind a boat
    $1200 8
One of Pennsylvania's largest cities, it's also the state's only Great Lake port
    $1200 26
Spock would be proud! This suggestion won a 2013 online poll to name a moon of Pluto
    DD: $1,500 20
This word found in the first chapter of the King James Bible means the vault of heaven
    $1600 17
In 1943 kids were enjoying Esther Forbes' novel about this title Johnny & the Revolutionary War
    $1600 6
In an itsy bitsy teeny weeny metal bikini, Princess Leia chokes this no-good alien to death
    $1600 9
It's located where the Colorado River meets the Gila River in southwestern Arizona
    $1600 27
This gap between Saturn's A & B rings is caused by the gravitational pull of the moon Mimas, which clears it of particles
    $1600 22
The distant upper seats in a theater are sometimes called these beings
    $2000 18
To reduce demand for commercial produce during the war, millions of people did their part by planting these gardens
    $2000 7
The villain in "Galaxy Quest" was named this in dishonor of film critic Andrew
    DD: $5,000 10
It's the biggest city on the "Big Island"
    $2000 19
Named for an astronomer, these gleams are formed by sunlight shining through lunar valleys during solar eclipses
    $2000 23
Benjamin Disraeli coined the phrase "I am on the side of" these, now meaning supporting the good

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Neal Loni
$12,800 $14,000 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 23, 2013 this bestselling British tabloid re-spelled its name on its masthead to honor big British news

Final scores:

Matt Neal Loni
$25,000 $26,000 $24,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Neal Loni
$12,800 $11,000 $14,000
19 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2013-08-21
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