Show #6749 - Thursday, January 9, 2014


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Seth Tribble, a statistician from New York, New York

Marika Kuspa, a graduate student of biology from South Bend, Indiana

Dinu Nesan, a postdoctoral fellow and university lecturer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Among the ingredients in Julia Child's "basic" this: vinegar (duh), olive oil, shallots & Dijon mustard
    $200 11
Gracias is Spanish for "thank you" & this phrase means "thank you very much"
    $200 21
Willie "cemetery" Poteat is best known for being this president's caddy at Augusta national in the 1950s
    $200 1
This "Daily Show" host: "I heard Dennis Kucinich", say, 'when I'm president', & I just wanted to stop him & say, 'Dude'"
    $200 23
Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields in this park & on to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    $200 24
Time to hit the street on this piece of equipment & do a Caballerial, a fakie 360 ollie (fakie means backwards)
    $400 17
Even real men will eat Martha Stewart's shallot-mushroom version of this egg dish, down to the crust
    $400 12
In Japanese tani is valley; yama is this
    $400 29
(Vice President Biden delivers the clue.) Here in my ceremonial office in this old executive office building, I use a desk made in 1902 for this president & used by every vice president since LBJ
    $400 2
It got harder & harder for the main character to keep saying Vitameatavegamin in a TV commercial on this show
    $400 22
You might find a gator or 2 in this subtropical national park established in 1947
    $400 25
Let's practice this type of tennis & win Wimbledon like Daniel Nestor & Kristina Mladenovic did in 2013
    $600 18
Cat Cora's chicken version of this dish named for a Russian count has shallots, sour cream & tarragon
    $600 13
In Portuguese these 2 antonyms are cedo & tarde
    DD: $2,500 27
Bill Clinton said authorizing a special counsel for this 1994 investigation "was the worst mistake of my presidency"
    $600 3
Trace Beaulieu doled out cheesy movie torture as Dr. Forrester & took it as Crow T. Robot on this ter-riff-ic show
    $600 4
FDR should have been familiar with this 350-acre patch of London, formerly a royal hunting preserve
    $600 7
Team, let's get together & practice the old "bump, set," this play on the volleyball court
    $800 19
Giada De Laurentiis puts shallots in a pilaf made not with rice, but rather with this grain grown high in the Andes
    $800 14
Afrikaaners can tell you this is Dutch for "farmer"
    $800 28
Like his boss, this VP started at Yale; unlike his boss, he didn't finish there, graduating from the University of Wyoming in 1965
    $800 10
On "SCTV" his characters included Tip O'Neill & Stan Shmenge
    $800 5
Lonely Planet says this landmark, also a title of a novel, "is one of the most festive places in Moscow"
    $800 8
I'm gonna climb this alphanumeric mountain, despite the book about a 1953 expedition subtitled "The Savage Mountain"
    $1000 20
In "Joy of Cooking", Irma Rombauer doesn't use shallots for these Rockefeller, but does for them Casino
    $1000 15
The ability to say or do the right thing with grace, it's French for "to know how to do"
    $1000 30
This VP under Lincoln was born in Paris--Paris, Maine
    $1000 26
Bret & Jemaine rapped as the rhymenoceros & hiphopopotamus (whose lyrics were bottomless) on this HBO show
    $1000 6
It's not a bridge too far to visit this 1,000-acre San Francisco destination; 13 million folks do that every year
    $1000 9
I know CoreAlign is a registered piece of equipment for this program to help improve posture, balance & movement

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

Dinu Marika Seth
-$1,000 $2,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dinu Marika Seth
$1,600 $2,800 $9,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The "1" will come up in each correct response. To help you out, I'll tell you how many squares will be occupied by the correct response.)
    $400 13
Celeste is the queen of this king of the elephants
    $400 21
A satire of corporate America:
"How to Succeed in Business ____ ____ ____"
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an atomic animation on the monitor.) Absorbing a neutron causes fission in one atom, leading to fission in more and more atoms, creating this process that's usually controlled by nuclear reactors
    $400 6
Last name of American general Arthur, father of American general Douglas
    $400 7
This steak sauce is first-class
(2 squares)
    $800 26
2 southern parts of this river are known as Victoria & Albert
    $800 14
The stepmother of this pale beauty tries to poison her twice, first with a comb & then with an apple
    $800 22
A Tony-winning musical set in a certain section of Manhattan:
"In the ____"
    $800 2
A deficiency of an intestinal enzyme usually causes this problem digesting dairy products
    $800 12
He recently tweeted, "At 50 yrs old and the governor of NJ, I'm still trying to win over my mother-in-law"
    $800 8
"Rock docs" home
(3 squares)
    $1200 15
In the first draft of "Peter Pan", this little fairy was called Tippytoe
    DD: $3,600 23
American soldiers in Iraq:
"A Bengal Tiger at the ____ Zoo"
    $1200 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a magnet.) Science teachers love to use these, tiny bits of a certain metal, to demonstrate magnetism
    $1200 18
"The World from the Side of the Moon" is the debut album by this "American Idol" winner
    $1200 9
Vitamin that prevents beriberi
(2 squares)
    $1600 24
The Draa River, Morocco's longest, marks part of the boundary between Morocco & this eastern neighbor
    $1600 16
This Morgan Rice series tells the tales of Thorgrin, a 14-year-old who strives to become a warrior in the Kingdom of the Ring
    $1600 4
This theory formulated in the 1960s says earth's outer layer is broken up into shifting pieces of dinnerware
    $1600 19
This doctor-poet was the son of William George Williams; his mother was Raquel from Puerto Rico
    $1600 10
Criminal atop the wanted list
(18 squares)
    DD: $700 25
The Vanderkloof Dam on this "colorful" river helped to create productive farmland in South Africa
    $2000 17
While spending his school days at Rugby, this title student is harassed by Flashman, the school bully
    $2000 5
When all the frequencies in the visible spectrum combine, they produce this
    $2000 20
"Parade's End", a series of novels by this redundantly named Brit, became an HBO miniseries
    $2000 11
Standard WWII U.S. Army rifle
(2 squares)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dinu Marika Seth
$2,800 $13,200 $17,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This title, launched in early 1930, seemed at odds with the Great Depression in subject & $1 cover price

Final scores:

Dinu Marika Seth
$2,800 $5,601 $26,488
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,488

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dinu Marika Seth
$2,800 $13,200 $14,000
9 R,
5 W
18 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2013-11-05
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