Show #6760 - Friday, January 24, 2014


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Dana Murray, a foreign service officer originally from Tampa, Florida

Joe Thomas, a recent math graduate and pizza delivery person from Martin, Tennessee

Chip Bell, a telecom engineer from Marysville, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1943 No. 33, Sammy Baugh, the NFL's best passer, found time to play safety & had 11 interceptions for this "capital" team
    $200 4
In 1870 this ship made famous by Darwin was sold for scrap; the Thames Estuary may be the site of some of its timbers
    $200 8
For some reason, though Tennessee became a state in 1796, it held this type of exposition in 1897
    $200 15
"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
    $200 18
This "colorful" 14th c. pandemic was responsible for more loss of life than any war or epidemic up to that time
    $200 28
This numerical IRS form is the U.S. individual return for filing income tax; hand me the "EZ" one
    $400 2
No. 42 for this Bay Area team, Ronnie Lott gave his all & even had a fingertip amputated to hasten recovery time
    $400 5
In 1876 Samuel Tilden won 184 of these; too bad Sam needed 185 to get the job he wanted
    $400 9
Michael Corleone commits this when he has Fredo killed
    $400 17
"The Spy Who Loved Me"
    $400 19
In the 1990s this branch of Interscope Records released No. 1 albums by Snoop Doggy Dogg & Tupac Shakur
    $400 20
Widely used in the European Union, the VAT stands for this
    $600 3
In 1993 No. 36, LeRoy Butler, became the first player to do this stadium's "leap" after scoring a TD
    $600 11
Sacré bleu! It's this Montmartre cathedral,
a national project
after France's 1870s defeat by Prussia
    $600 10
Geppetto's job
    $600 22
"Gone With The Wind"
    $600 25
The Amanita genus of these includes some that are lethal to humans, including the death cap
    $600 21
Don't cheat the taxman; this "Jungle Fever" actor didn't file from 1997 to 2004 & was sentenced to 3 years in jail
    $800 6
No. 20, Ed Reed, more than had Ray Lewis' back playing safety for this team he represented in 9 Pro Bowls
    DD: $1,000 12
In January 1898 this U.S. Battleship went to Havana Harbor in part to protect U.S. citizens, but it would never leave
    $800 14
Astronaut talk for the landing of a space capsule in water
    $800 23
"World War Z"
    $800 29
Docs recommend babies sleep on their backs or sides to ward off this, SIDS for short
    $800 26
Informal 3-letter name for a tax on alcohol, tobacco & other activities considered not beneficial to users or society
    $1000 7
Coach Buddy Ryan's "46 Defense" on this team in the '80s was named for the uniform number of safety Doug Plank
    $1000 13
Large quantities of ash fell over a 300,000-sq.-mile area after the 1883 explosion of this Indonesian volcano
    $1000 16
Derived from the German for "behind", it's the backcountry or the region beyond the urban areas of culture
    $1000 24
"Mystic River" &
"Shutter Island"
    $1000 30
A final pose is depicted here by this French painter
    $1000 27
It ensures that those who get tax breaks pay at least a certain amount; Kiplinger's called it "the tax we love to hate"

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

Chip Joe Dana
$800 $3,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chip Joe Dana
$3,600 $6,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
During the siege of a city, the Romans might use an aries, one of these, to knock down the city's walls
    $400 21
A court may give a reluctant witness this protection "from prosecution"
    $400 4
Of the 14 facial bones, it's the only movable one
    $400 12
Molten, fluid rock
    $400 18
It's New York City's smallest borough in population
    $400 1
A "Norma Rae" Oscar winner heads into the corn to play baseball with Kevin Costner & Shoeless Joe
    $800 3
Ostia, a town lying 15 miles from Rome on the mouth of this river, served as Rome's port
    $800 27
Any violation of the rules
    $800 14
The shape of this pocket below the skin's surface determines whether hair will be curly, wavy or straight
    $800 13
Hawk's opposite, symbolically
    $800 19
Now a resort, Put-In-Bay on Ohio's South Bass Island in this lake was a naval base for Oliver Hazard Perry
    $800 5
Tom Hanks & his soldiers storm the beaches of Normandy & rescue the guy who played Oliver in "Love Story"
    $1200 9
This government body met in the Curia Julia, a rectangular brick building situated in the Forum
    DD: $1,600 15
The sigmoid section of this part of the digestive tract is named for its "S" shape
    $1200 20
A stroke to express affection
    $1200 24
To remember the islands in this R.I. bay, "Prudence, Patience, Hope & Despair; & Little Hog Island right over there"
    $1200 6
The prince's kiss awakens her with a "Grease" song that says, "No graduation day for you... flunked shampoo"
    $1600 10
On June 9, 68 A.D. this emperor told the centurion who'd come to arrest him, "this is fidelity" as he died by his own hand
    $1600 16
Not to be confused with the trapezius muscle, the trapezium & trapezoid are 2 of the 8 carpal bones found in this joint
    $1600 22
A type of dentin
    DD: $2,000 25
3 islands lie within this lake in New York's Adirondacks; Buck Island, Moose Island & Hawk Island
    $1600 7
The Edsels' 1961 doo-wop hit is a song by Dorothy & the Munchkins celebrating a notable demise in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $2000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) An emperor's visit to Britain in 122 A.D. led to the building of this defensive barrier that remained effective for almost 300 years
    $2000 17
This cone-shaped area at the base of the brain regulates many activities, including the wake-sleep cycle
    $2000 23
The outer part of an orange peel
    $2000 26
This island off Georgia was named for a friend of James Robert Oglethorpe, not a Robert Louis Stevenson doctor
    $2000 8
The film for which Sandra Bullock won an Oscar is an unintended consequence of taking a medication

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chip Joe Dana
$6,000 $11,600 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Chapters in this 1962 classic include "Earth's Green Mantle", "Needless Havoc", "Rivers of Death" & "And No Birds Sing"

Final scores:

Chip Joe Dana
$12,000 $11,199 $9,100
2-day champion: $29,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chip Joe Dana
$8,000 $13,200 $4,400
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2013-11-12
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