Show #6759 - Thursday, January 23, 2014


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Chip Bell, a telecom engineer from Marysville, Ohio

Jennifer Cross Miller, a communications manager from Pacheco, California

Karen Ruckert, a civil rights attorney originally from Topeka, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You're gonna love them.)
    $200 2
In book 1,
"The ____ Hat"
    $200 5
It won't mean a thing if you can't name this big band era that began around 1935
    $200 9
Botulism is a type of this
    $200 12
This 3-letter word can refer to a beaver's construction or the reservoir of water it creates
    $200 16
Florsheim sells black calf-length socks named for this dressy men's outfit
    $200 1
Following a bounty scandal, coach Sean Payton of this NFL team was given a 1-year suspension
    $400 3
In book 4,
"The ____ World Cup"
    $400 6
Typical big bands of the '30s & '40s featured a wind section made up of 4 trumpets, 5 reed instruments & 4 of these sliders
    $400 10
It's a Chinese dish of a pancake-shaped omelet with a mix of chopped foods
    $400 13
Last name of Australian director Peter that's also a term for a water barrier
    $400 21
Your black socks may be lisle, a thread named for a city in this country
    $400 17
A year after becoming the director of this, David Petraeus stepped down following a scandal
    $600 4
In book 6,
her "Helping Hand"
    $600 24
Fletcher Henderson's band pioneered these short, repeated musical phrases, also a term for a comic's improvs
    $600 11
Proverbially, it follows "penny wise"
    $600 14
It's a 10-letter synonym for seawall
    $600 22
Anything that's out of an earlier time, specifically a retro sports uniform, like the Iowa Hawkeyes one
seen here
    $600 23
On film, Ralph Fiennes portrayed this real-life intellectual who was involved in a 1950s quiz show scandal
    $800 7
In book 7,
"The Elder ____"
    $800 25
Lionel Hampton said this clarinet "King" "opened the door for Jackie Robinson" by integrating his popular band
    $800 18
7-letter word for a person given to coarse or undignified joking
    $800 15
Led Zeppelin sang, "if it keeps on rainin"' this is "goin' to break"
    $800 27
In Japan black tabi doesn't refer to a cat but to socks worn by these masters of clandestine martial arts
    $800 29
In 2013 Rob Ford, mayor of this 4th-largest city in N. America, first said he smoked weed, not crack...then yes, OK, crack, too
    $1000 8
In book 2,
"The Whomping ____"
    $1000 26
Ava Gardner said this clarinetist and band leader "dumped me one week after our first anniversary."
Here they are in happier times
    $1000 19
A liveried servant who attends the door or carriage
    $1000 20
In cells, the inner mitochondrial is classified as this type of membrane that doesn't permit the passage of fluids
    $1000 28
The "Nightmare Song" from "Iolanthe" by this duo includes bicycling across Salisbury plain in black silk socks
    DD: $2,000 30
In 1991 he went to prison on drug charges; 3 years later, he was reelected mayor of D.C.

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

Karen Jennifer Chip
$0 $3,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jennifer Chip
$800 $5,200 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This tome by David McCullough came to the screen with David Morse as George Washington
    $400 8
If 2 angles of a triangle are 50 degrees each, then this must be the size of the third angle
    $400 6
This nation of thousands of islands does have a land border with Papua New Guinea
    $400 1
A wee bit of drink intended to cure a hangover is called this
    $400 13
Hypnos & Hermes
    $800 14
A series of books by Charlaine Harris inspired this show about a group of supernatural misfits
    $800 9
2 geometric figures that coincide exactly when superimposed are said to be this, from the Latin for "to agree"
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Though once a single country, these two nations have their border in the jungle, and there's no road between them
    $800 2
If you get this predator's "share" of food, you're getting the biggest portion
    $800 22
In history, Tordesillas (1494) & Portsmouth (1905)
    $1200 15
In the miniseries "Mildred Pierce", based on the novel by James M. Cain, she played the title role
    $1200 10
Euclid's "Elements" begins with a definition of this as "that which has no part"
    $1200 12
These 2 independent nations have their only border with Italy
    DD: $2,000 26
One reason this famed fresco began flaking soon after completion in 1498 was that it was painted on dry plaster
    $1200 3
If you mess with this formal papal document, you get the horns
    $1200 23
hip & mansard
    $1600 16
(Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times presents the clue.) Based on my book, the 2011 HBO movie "Too Big to Fail" starred William Hurt as this George W. Bush Treasury secretary known informally as Hank
    DD: $1,400 18
Johannes Kepler used this geometric figure to describe the orbits of the planets, with the Sun as a focus
    $1600 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) It's bordered by nine countries, the most
for any African nation. It also has one of the continent's wordiest names
    $1600 27
In 1920 this British chocolatier introduced its flake candy bar, the "crumbliest flakiest chocolate"
    $1600 4
In this type of "march", your arms are pinioned behind your back
    $1600 24
"Der Freischutz"
    $2000 17
Evan Wright's book about a marine battalion in the early days of the Iraq War was the basis for "Generation" this
    $2000 19
Also the name of a trigonometric function, this straight line intersects an arc at 2 places
    $2000 21
One of the 2 mainland South American countries that don't border Brazil
    $2000 28
Named for a Polish city, this breakfast roll has a flat center & is usually covered with onion flakes
    $2000 5
It makes a difference "whose" this animal "is being gored'
    $2000 25
purslane & high mallow

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jennifer Chip
$3,600 $8,600 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During a jubilee celebration in 2003, he became the first foreigner to be made an honorary citizen of Nepal

Final scores:

Karen Jennifer Chip
$700 $600 $17,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karen Jennifer Chip
$5,600 $10,000 $8,000
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 2013-11-12
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