Show #6678 - Wednesday, October 2, 2013


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Kathy Johnson, a restaurant manager from Minnetonka, Minnesota

Damian Henri, an architect from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Fidelito Cortes, a writer from Port Jefferson Station, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
The parting of the Red Sea is described in chapter 14 of this Bible book
    $200 5
Shaq holds the NBA record for most attempts of these in a game without making one, going 0-for-11 on a rough night in 2000
    $200 14
On Oct. 10, 1871, after 2 days, unbuilt lots, rainfall & Lake Michigan quelled a huge fire in this city
    $200 11 tracks keywords on this social site that popularized the hashtag
    $200 1
This branch of Buddhism uses koans like "what is the sound of one hand clapping?"
    $200 10
In May 2012 Mark Zuckerberg updated this on Facebook to "married"
    $400 24
The flag of this country is a white rectangle with a solid red circle at its center representing the sun
    $400 6
Guinness reported the youngest male golfer to achieve this singular feat was 4 years & 195 days old
    $400 15
On March 18, 1925 this woman's house of wax in London went up in smoke; the models within could be heard sizzling
    $400 12
The "G" in .gif & .png stands for these
    $400 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Cambodia.) A reclining Buddha with his arm supporting his head means he's resting; if his arm is beside his head, he has passed on & is entering this peaceful state that means "extinguishing"
    $400 19
This zodiac sign is often represented by a centaur shooting an arrow
    $600 25
The expression "caught" this way alludes to blood you would have washed off if you'd had time
    $600 7
Bull's-eye! On "Sport Science", QB Drew Brees of this team hit the center of a target 20 yards away 10 out of 10 times
    $600 16
This general was blamed for the fire that destroyed Columbia, South Carolina, but he denied setting it & tried to put it out
    $600 13
Record each letter & number typed on a computer with this type of software that sounds like a lumberjack
    $600 3
In exile since 1959, he's the head of the Yellow Hat order of Tibetan Buddhists
    $600 20
Shaddocks belong to this genus of plants & fruits
    $800 26
Malay & leghorn were breeds used to produce this "stately" bird
    $800 8
Bull's-eye! You ski cross-country to return to a 50-meter shooting range in this competition
    $800 17
Genesis 19 says, "the Lord rained upon" these 2 cities "brimstone and fire ...out of heaven"
    $800 29
Google Keep is a digital note-taking app for this "robotic" mobile operating system
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands beneath a tree in Cambodia.) Ficus religiosa is the fitting name of this type of common Asian tree under which Buddha gained enlightenment
    $800 21
A great work by a writer is a "magnum" this
    DD: $4,200 27
About 0.8% of our red blood cells are destroyed daily; if the cells aren't replaced at the same rate, this condition results
    $1000 9
Bull's-eye! Cricket, baseball & 51 by 5s are varieties of this game
    $1000 18
The 1911 fire in the NYC shirtwaist factory with this geometric name led to improvements in working conditions
    $1000 28
The name of this universal law of cause & effect is Sanskrit for "deed"
    $1000 22
After the Trojan War, he wandered for 10 years before returning home to Ithaca

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Fidelito Damian Kathy
-$200 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fidelito Damian Kathy
$9,400 $2,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sandra: I'm Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, with some clues about the history of the Supreme Court and the role I was privileged to play in it.)
    $400 1
Anthony Daniels & Kenny Baker, who played these 2 robots, are the only actors to appear in all 6 "Star Wars" films
    $400 7
Hedi Slimane's last name is apt: he's known for this type of "jeans" & "suits", which Karl Lagerfeld lost 90 pounds to fit into
    $400 6
"Tropic of Cancer" is an autobiographical look at this author's life in Paris during the 1930s
    $400 17
    $400 16
To run for exercise, or to stimulate someone's memory
    $400 26
(Justice Sandra Day O'Connor presents the clue.) Getting Congress to put up the Supreme Court Building & establishing the Court's control over its own docket are just 2 contributions of this chief justice who also held another high office
    $800 2
This yellow-eyed "Star Trek" android had a more human-like brother, Lore, also played by Brent Spiner
    $800 8
The "H" is silent in this French house big on scarves, begun in 1837 as a bridle & harness maker
    $800 12
This author's 1909 title character Martin Eden is a sailor turned writer in San Francisco--reminds me of someone
    DD: $3,200 19
    $800 22
As a verb, it's to speed ahead; as a noun, it's a container, perhaps of fun
    $1200 3
To create the android Maria in this 1927 Fritz Lang film, a plaster cast was made of actress Brigitte Helm's body
    $1200 9
The 1958 Trapeze Line from this 3-named male designer was hailed as a coup of couture
    $1200 13
Much of this 1976 novel is based on author Pat Conroy's family, especially his dad, a fighter pilot
    $1200 20
    $1200 23
To leave a restaurant without paying is alliteratively called "dine &" this 4-letter word
    $1600 4
This robot from "Forbidden Planet" spoke English & "187 other languages"
    $1600 10
French for "caterpillar", it's a velvetlike cord of yarn with a protruding pile of fibers
    $1600 14
In "Empire of the Sun", J.G. Ballard drew upon his own experiences as a boy in this country during wartime
    $1600 21
    $1600 24
Listed as a synonym & a rhyme for "hurry", this word brings animals to mind
    $2000 5
The first animated character in the Robot Hall of Fame was this young lad created to replace Dr. Tenma's deceased son Toby
    $2000 11
The Americans say "off the rack"; the French, this 3-word term meaning "ready to wear"
    $2000 15
Eugene Gant in this novel & its sequel "Of Time and the River" was based on the author, Thomas Wolfe
    $2000 18
    $2000 25
Definitions of this verb include "to rend" & "to rush headlong"
    $2000 27
(Justice Sandra Day O'Connor presents the clue.) From Robert Jackson in Youngstown v. Sawyer to, some say, myself in the church & state case McCreary County v. the American Civil Liberties Union, some important opinions have been this type in which a justice agrees with the majority but for his or her own reasons

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fidelito Damian Kathy
$13,800 $20,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Last name of the man whose 1934 patent application for a tool is seen here

Final scores:

Fidelito Damian Kathy
$20,800 $27,601 $9,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fidelito Damian Kathy
$10,600 $18,000 $4,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2013-08-27
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