Show #6690 - Friday, October 18, 2013


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Samantha Nataro, a student and writer from Laurel, Maryland

Nolan Martch, a construction foreman from Homewood, Illinois

Stuart Anderson, a JAG originally from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $51,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of our 30th year on the air...)
(Alex: You'll find [*] in the exact middle of each correct response.)
    $200 1
The 4 months of exactly 30 days each; remember the rhyme!
    $200 6
It's Ralph Ellison /
Don't add "The" to the title /
Nameless narrator
    $200 11
    $200 12
To push a product, or to advance a subordinate in military rank
    $200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Magellan left Spain on September 20, 1519; just 1 week later, he received a letter telling him of a mutinous plot while getting provisions in these islands
    $400 2
In this sport the number 30 represents the second point scored in a game by 1 player
    $400 7
The finches fly free /
A sweet home, Alabama /
Jem of a novel
    $400 15
Relaxed fit,
boot cut,
    $400 13
Basketball's 3-point line is known as this, the distance around a 2-dimensional shape
    $400 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) After reaching South American waters, Magellan spent the winter of 1520 in Puerto San Julian, today in this southern region
    $600 3
According to the Constitution, 30 is the minimum age to serve in this congressional body
    $600 8
"Colorful" novel /
The title? Civil War wound /
Crane your head upward
    $600 17
Peter Pan,
    $600 14
To take a risk is to do this to "fate"
    $600 27
Constantine Maroulis originated the role of aspiring rocker Drew on Broadway in this musical
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The waterway that took the fleet into the Pacific is now named for Magellan, but because he was there on November 1, 1520, Magellan called it Todos los Santos, meaning this strait
    $800 4
The King James Bible recounts Judas Iscariot's betrayal of Jesus for this payoff
    DD: $1,000 9
Well! Oh, Rochester! /
What's that up in the attic? /
It's insane up there!
    $800 18
    $800 16
A thick Louisiana seafood soup, y'all
    $800 26
In 2010 this flamboyant favorite headlined the Glam Nation tour
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Though Magellan gets the credit for the first around-the-world journey, he was killed midway through the voyage on the island of Mactan in what is now this republic
    $1000 5
The 30 Years' War bloodied Europe in this century
    $1000 10
Waugh! What's he good for? /
You remember Lord Marchmain /
Ryder, on the storm
    $1000 19
Aran Isle,
    $1000 22
11-letter word for a formal dinner at which a person's virtues are spoken of
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1522, after three years & 42,000 perilous miles, only one of the original ships and 18 of the more than 250 original crew made it back to this Spanish region

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

Stuart Nolan Samantha
$3,000 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart Nolan Samantha
$4,400 $200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
Known for his Gettysburg "Charge", after the War he sold insurance in Richmond
    $400 6
This gem found in a shell is a symbol of the moon & of femininity
    $400 1
We'll think you're just Great when you name this body of water
    $400 11
Call them "Tovarisch", Russian for this word meaning a friend & fellow Communist
    $400 14
A sea anemone is a marine polyp; a land anemone is this type of flower that sounds like it lives forever
    $800 21
It was at a victory that this CSA Gen. reportedly said, "It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it"
    DD: $1,000 7
In Taoism, Yudi is known as this green gemstone Emperor & is often depicted holding a tablet of it
    $800 2
22 miles long & 6,225 feet up, this lake on the California-Nevada border is the USA's biggest Alpine lake
    $800 12
Let your pal Alex become one of these, a sponsor for your kid at his baptism
    $800 15
As portrayed in "Finding Nemo", these "funny" fish really do live amid sea anemones
    $1200 23
Julia Ward Howe wrote this "Hymn", the semi-official song of the Union Army, after visiting an army camp near Washington, D.C.
    $1200 8
Australia produces some of the finest examples of these gems
    DD: $2,000 3
1,240 miles long & rich in hydro power, it's the largest river by volume that flows from the U.S. into the Pacific Ocean
    $1200 13
Assist your bud with this alliterative offering, also the name of Hamburger Helper's mascot
    $1200 18
Anemones are also called windflowers & are part of this flower family, like the Princess Bride
    $1600 24
After the War, this Union general known for his whiskers was elected Governor of Rhode Island 3 times
    $1600 9
Idaho's state gem is the star type of this deep red January birthstone
    $1600 27
"The Goodbye Girl"
    $1600 5
Lake McConaughy, this state's largest lake, is a reservoir created by the Kingsley Dam on the North Platte River
    $1600 16
Invite your amigo to Mexico City for your daughter's 15th birthday fiesta, called by this Spanish word
    $1600 19
This type of sea anemone has a hollow stalklike structure for which it is named
    $2000 25
A former slave, she was appointed to the National Freedman's Relief Association in 1864; in your face, Tubman!
    $2000 10
Princess Diana's engagement ring was this gem surrounded by 14 diamonds in a cluster setting
    $2000 26
"Kiss of the Spider Woman"
    $2000 4
Near Greenwood, Mississippi the Yalobusha River flows into this one even later in the alphabet
    $2000 17
Even though you're a bookie, let pals slide on this, the percentage they owe you when they lose a bet
    $2000 22
One type of this "solitary" sea creature carries a sea anemone, which it brings along when it changes shells

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart Nolan Samantha
$7,600 $7,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Introduced as a 2-seater & later celebrated in song, it was Motor Trend's Car of the Year for 1958, 1987, 1989 & 2002

Final scores:

Stuart Nolan Samantha
$0 $2,000 $1,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stuart Nolan Samantha
$7,600 $9,400 $9,400
13 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2013-09-10
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