Show #6766 - Monday, February 3, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 1980s game 1.


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Jim Scott, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Chuck Forrest, an attorney for the UN IFAD from Marino, Italy

India Cooper, a copy editor from Madison, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter M.)
(Alex: And finally, you're gonna love it...)
    $200 16
The U.K. was formed with the 1801 addition of Ireland to the realm of this king
    $200 11
"And he gathered them together into a place called... Armageddon"
    $200 1
This flavor jelly traditionally accompanies lamb
    $200 8
Helena, Montana, 1901:
This actor of Mr. Deeds & few words
    $200 19
This "beastly" embrace is a Wall Street term for a takeover bid with a share price so high, the board can't refuse
    $200 25
Cylindrical, like a breaking wave or certain bells
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) By law, Roman generals couldn't lead forces out of their assigned province; Caesar's 49 B.C. crossing of this stream separating Cisalpine Gaul from Italy acted as a war declaration
    $400 12
"Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins"
    $400 2
Disneyland's Blue Bayou restaurant serves this fried sandwich that has ham, Swiss & turkey
    $400 9
Near Lake George, New York, c. 1823:
This photographer
    $400 20
In the U.S. Army's definition, unsolicited back or neck rubs are examples of this 2-word offense
    $400 26
6-letter word for what you did when you fed the furnace
    $600 14
In the 1930s Franco abolished the use of Euskara, the language of this ethnic group
    DD: $1,500 13
"But the Lord sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest"
    $600 3
This 6-letter word is used throughout India for a blend of spices, like the garam one
    $600 6
St. Joseph, Michigan, 1992:
This 2-time Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover model
    $600 22
LBJ got physical when persuading or motivating; this "Happy Warrior" once showed reporters his leg scars
    $600 27
Adjective for old, twisted hands or knotty wood
    $800 18
In 1868 an enlightened emperor took over as leader of Japan from the man in this position
    $800 15
"Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to King Ahasuerus"
    $800 4
This 2-word term means chemistry & physics have come to the kitchen; liquid nitrogen & lasers might be involved
    $800 7
Austin, Texas, 1954:
This former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
    $800 23
In 2013 the frequency of this crime by gypsy children shut down the Louvre
    $800 28
Adjective applied to differently abled 14th century conqueror Timur
    $1000 21
In 1914 the once & future St. Petersburg got this new name; 10 years later it became Leningrad
    $1000 29
(The first book) "O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?"
    $1000 5
If you see this Italian word on a menu, know that it means eggplant
    $1000 10
New York City, 1885:
This "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" composer
    $1000 24
This word, the big no-no in intellectual property law, can also mean encroaching on personal space
    $1000 30
A unit used to measure X-ray exposure, equal to 100 ergs per gram

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

India Chuck Jim
-$400 $4,900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

India Chuck Jim
$3,200 $8,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
The Mahabharata is an epic poem originally written in this ancient language
    $400 5
That guy you work with who's always lounging around
    $400 4
Almost the entire dry weight of a red blood cell consists of this protein
    $400 23
Tunes in this '50s Broadway classic include "Gee, Officer Krupke" & "Cool"
    $400 2
Things to see in this capital include the Vasa Ship Museum & the royal palace, home to King Carl XVI Gustav
    $400 10
Your Latin lex-icon should include the fact that "lex" means this, as in "lex succurit ignoranti"
    $800 19
Kafka wrote "The Metamorphosis"; this ancient Roman wrote "Metamorphoses"
    $800 6
In Britain, people live in "council" ones
    DD: $1,500 16
When you swallow, this flap of cartilage acts like a lid to the larynx
    $800 24
Mary Bridget Davies belts out "Me & Bobby McGee" in the 2013 show "A Night with" her
    $800 3
This fourth-largest Spanish city was originally known as Hispalis
    $800 12
From the Latin for "purse" come "purser" & this word for a college's treasurer
    $1200 20
Tolstoy's "Death of" this title character initially deals with others' reactions to his passing
    $1200 7
To increase stimulative government spending is to "prime" this
    $1200 28
The "T" in T cells refers to this gland where they mature
    $1200 25
This show with a street in its title had songs like "I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today"
    $1200 1
Although this Bosnian capital is largely Muslim, it does have a Jewish museum housed in the old synagogue
    DD: $4,000 13
This phrase literally means "until seasickness"
    $1600 21
In 1956 he published "La Chute", or "The Fall"; the next year he won the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $1600 8
Shape that laughing cow cheese comes in
    $1600 29
The pineal gland secretes this hormone that helps regulate sleep
    $1600 26
"I Meant You No Harm" is a song for James Thunder Early in this '60s & '70s-set show
    $1600 9
Almost half of this Fijian capital's population claims Indian ancestry
    $1600 14
They're the 3 Latin words that follow here

    $2000 22
Igbo proverbs are found throughout this 1958 Chinua Achebe novel that sounds like a bad game of Jenga
    $2000 11
Ohio city once home to Big Ben (Roethlisberger)
    $2000 30
Take a gamble & name this longest cranial nerve, which runs from the brain through the neck & thorax to the abdomen
    $2000 27
"(Ya Got) Trouble" when ya go to see this hill of a show
    $2000 18
This resort town on the Red Sea went from Israeli to Egyptian control with the rest of the Sinai in the 1980s
    $2000 15
This 2-word phrase means a reason for going to war

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

India Chuck Jim
$18,500 $16,700 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only foreign-born First Lady was the wife of this man who served in the diplomatic corps from age 14

Final scores:

India Chuck Jim
$2,000 $33,400 $6,200
3rd place: $5,000 Quarterfinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

India Chuck Jim
$17,200 $15,800 $3,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2013-12-17
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