Show #6748 - Wednesday, January 8, 2014


[<< previous game]

Julia Dye, a vice president of production from North Hills, California

Dinu Nesan, a postdoctoral fellow and university lecturer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Andrew Nelson, an antiquarian bookseller from New Bedford, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a college mascot.) In 1914, a columnist wrote that this Southwestern college team showed the fight of wildcats, hence the team's name &, since 1959, Wilbur the Mascot
    $200 17
It's the island of Great Britain plus a bit more
    $200 28
For playing Honest Abe, he won his third Oscar
    $200 2
Cho Chang & Fleur Delacour are 2 of the many witches in this book series
    $200 11
To defend oneself by deflecting a potential blow
    $200 3
It's this dazzling phenomenon as seen from Alaska
    $400 7
The operating system Linux has this type of bird as its mascot, appropriately named Tux
    $400 18
In 1961 this nation withdrew from the British Commonwealth over member criticism of its apartheid policies
    $400 29
Raymond Massey showed us Lincoln in his younger days in 1940's "Abe Lincoln in" this state
    $400 25
In "Macbeth" the three witches who prophesy his success & doom are appropriately also known as these "sisters"
    $400 12
A basketball infraction
    $400 4
One of these that streaked across the sky over Russia in February 2013, then exploded with the force of an atomic bomb
    $600 8
In 2011 thieves in Ireland made off with a statue of Mr. Bib, this tire company's mascot
    $600 19
Caribbean country bearing the name of an order of Catholic priests
    $600 22
Billy Campbell played the big man in a 2013 TV adaptation of this Bill O'Reilly book
    $600 24
Jadis of Charn is the evil White Witch laying chilly havoc to this C.S. Lewis land
    $600 13
Like I do at the dessert table, it's to stay somewhere perhaps a little longer than you should
    $600 5
It's a flock of these birds in motion--they're like little stars of the sky
    $800 9
Originally named Jumpman, this Nintendo mascot got a new name for Donkey Kong Jr.
    $800 20
The Cook Strait separates the 2 main parts of this Southern Hemisphere country
    $800 23
Walter Huston played Lincoln in a 1930 film, this director's first talkie
    DD: $1,000 26
In "The Thirteenth Sacrifice", witches have returned to this city & Boston cop Samantha Ryan is hunting them
    $800 14
To combine one thing with another, with or without a shotgun
    $800 6
This constellation, the "Chained Maiden"
    $1000 10
A Berkeley blog likened Stanford's unofficial mascot, one of these, to a "constipated squid struggling with dinner"
    $1000 21
The adjective in its 2-word name comes from the nation's position near 0 degrees latitude
    $1000 30
This tall "Moby Dick" actor played Lincoln in the 1980s TV miniseries "The Blue & the Gray"
    $1000 27
Jane, Alexandra & Sukie are the 3 title uninhibited magical mavens in this Updike novel
    $1000 15
It's a Scottish cap with straight sides
    $1000 16
A 350-seat A350-1000 from this aircraft company with another type of transport in its name

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

Andrew Dinu Julia
$400 $3,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Dinu Julia
$2,600 $5,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the spelling there...)
    $400 1
"41" is HBO's documentary about him & his life in Kennebunkport, his "anchor to windward"
    $400 19
He's the gifted "Peanuts"
character seen here
    $400 6
Thomas Paine's opponents bashed "The Age of" this as an "atheist's bible", but the work does talk about a creator
    $400 7
During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, Mao's wife & 3 others were known as this "of Four"
    $400 13
Upon his death at age 175, he was buried by his sons Isaac & Ishmael in the cave of Machpelah
    $400 14
Baby likes it when mommy jogs while pushing him in a special 3-wheel one of these
    $800 2
A year after he retired to Walden Pond, he headed for the backwoods of Maine & wrote 3 essays about his trip there
    $800 20
In 1975 this "Doonesbury" creator became the first comic strip artist to win a Pulitzer Prize
    $800 12
A 1772 Paine work proposed a raise for excise officers, basically collectors of these--Paine's own job at the time
    $800 8
Despite its name, this marmot can climb trees & swim just like the squirrels to which it's related
    $800 24
He cursed Canaan, the son of his son Ham, saying, "a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren"
    $800 15
Baby wants to take over for Ann Turner Cook, whose "baby" face became the official trademark of this co. in 1931
    $1200 3
This future president left N.H. for Bowdoin College, where he was friends with Nathaniel Hawthorne
    $1200 21
On Oct. 3, 2010 Ms. Guisewite ended this partly autobiographical strip after a 34-year run
    $1200 27
Paine noted, "when authors and critics talk of the sublime, they see not how nearly it borders on the" this
    $1200 9
This term for the Soviet forced labor camps takes its name from an acronym for the agency that ran them
    $1200 25
For doubting God's word, Zechariah, father of this forerunner of Christ, lost his voice until after his son was born
    $1200 16
The Mayo Clinic suggests baby get a supplement of vitamin this, to help "absorb calcium and phosphorus"
    DD: $2,000 4
This historian went to Colby College in Waterville; she later met & married Richard Goodwin, adviser to JFK & LBJ
    $1600 22
This man says his famous feline is a composite of all the cats from his childhood rolled into one feisty orange fur ball
    DD: $100 28
Paine was elected to France's Natl. Convention in 1792 but was imprisoned in 1793 after opposing this king's execution
    $1600 10
This Swedish shipbuilding port is known for its canals
    $1600 26
Reuben was the only one of this man's sons to object to killing Joseph, whom he suggested tossing into a pit
    $1600 17
Johnson's Baby Shampoo promises to be as easy on baby's eyes as water, hence this trademarked 3-word slogan
    $2000 5
This artist immortalized Prouts Neck, the Maine village that became his home in the 1880s
    $2000 23
Earl the dog & Mooch the cat are featured in this strip
    $2000 11
The turbulent ending of a regime or institution, it's German for "twilight of the gods"
    $2000 18
We know baby has good lungs when he has the infant type of this, from the name of another internal organ

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Dinu Julia
$9,000 $9,900 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

She was called a "savior", a "heartless tyrant", a "trailblazer", "intimidating" & a "real toughie"

Final scores:

Andrew Dinu Julia
$1,599 $18,001 $9,901
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Dinu Julia
$8,600 $11,400 $8,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2013-11-05
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at