Show #6795 - Friday, March 14, 2014


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Cameron Yahr, a university administrator from Encinitas, California

Thad McCollum, a door person from Orlando, Florida

Matt Kish, a high school history teacher from Brunswick, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
In 1852 Dickens started publishing "Bleak House" & he was finishing the text of The "Ring" Cycle
    $200 26
The shot that hits a full rack of balls to start a game
    $200 1
On a Beverly Hills roof in 2011, he feted his firing from "Two And A Half Men" holding a machete & saying, "Free at last!"
    $200 6
A Kodachrome or Polaroid
    $200 16
Jack Dorsey, a co-founder of this microblogging site, sent its first message March 21, 2006
    $200 21
There's a "1959" above the sashimi-loving grizzly on this state's quarter
    $400 8
Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Younger was born in 1564, as was this mathematician & astronomer from Pisa
    $400 27
It's any shot where the object ball bounces off a side cushion
    $400 2
In 2012 this "Titanic" superstar celebrated his 38th birthday with a party that raised $500,000 for the Red Cross
    $400 12
Don't you dare be a young one of these impertinent people (or an old one either)
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a formula on the monitor.) The old rule was to multiply this pet's age by 7 to get its age in human years; today, there's an updated formula that depends on what kind of breed, but it often comes out to be about the same
    $400 22
You had to figure there would be a lake for this state
    $600 9
Amundsen reached the South Pole in December 1911, a few days after she received her second Nobel Prize
    $600 28
To hit the cue ball into the 6 ball into the 9 ball, all on purpose, is this kind of shot that can also open a safe
    $600 3
After winning the Super Bowl in 2012, this Giants QB continued the "I'm going to Disney World!" thing Phil Simms began in 1987
    $600 13
This beverage brand's "Real Fact #464":
"Cows do not have upper front teeth"
    $600 18
This deodorant that's "strong enough for a man, made for a woman" was introduced in 1956
    $600 23
Hey, it's John Muir, so it's gotta be this state
    $800 10
In 1916 Carl Sandburg published his "Chicago Poems" & this Brit became a liaison officer to Faisal's army
    $800 29
When a player designates in advance the ball to be made & the pocket into which it will go, it's this type of shot
    $800 4
These 2 music giants generated some controversy in 2013 by celebrating 5th wedding anniv. in Cuba
    $800 14
It's a thin, brittle cookie sweetened with molasses & spiced
    $800 19
He used Bag End, the name of his Aunt Jane's farm in Worcestershire, for the home of some of his characters
    DD: $2,000 24
Get revved up & tell us the name of this state
    $1000 11
In 1741 Jonathan Edwards gave his "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" sermon & this Prussian king conquered Silesia
    $1000 30
This shot where you hit the cue ball low so that it rises off the table shares its name with a basketball shot
    $1000 5
After winning an Oscar for "Million Dollar Baby", she headed off to a local burger joint, still in her gown
    $1000 15
The flesh of this popular food fish, Lutjanus campechanus, is actually white
    $1000 20
A Northerner who opposed the Union cause in the Civil War was called this, after a snake that strikes without warning
    $1000 25
This state's quarter is based on "Arbor Day", by native son Grant Wood

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

Matt Thad Cameron
$2,200 $1,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Thad Cameron
$4,400 $5,200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
He "came to town riding on a pony"; he also stuck a feather in his hat & called it macaroni
    $400 1
In 2013 this team added a new jersey, putting the name of the city, not the team, under 2 red birds perched on a bat
    $400 11
A victim of ridicule, or to ram with the head
    $400 6
The Cultural Revolution (1966)
    $400 16
The process named for him exposes food (like yogurt) to an elevated temperature to destroy some microorganisms
    $400 17
Each year, throngs line up outside retail giants on Black Friday, the day after this holiday
    $800 24
In Shakespeare he says, "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
    $800 2
This Midwest team's campaign to support the environment is called "Our Tribe Is Green"
    $800 12
To try & extract information from a suspect, or a device for raising water to ground level
    $800 7
The Glorious Revolution (1688)
    $800 22
This physiologist developed the concept of conditioned reflex
    $800 18
Keep your friends close in this Hasbro game that features a mat with red, blue, yellow & green dots
    $1200 25
"Behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death" comes from this New Testament book
    $1200 3
PNC Park is the home stadium for this team
    $1200 13
To secure a boat to a dock, or a stretch of open land covered with heather & moss
    $1200 8
The October Revolution (1917)
    $1200 26
This American chemist is the only person to have won 2 unshared Nobel prizes
    $1200 19
A 13-mile & often 45-minute stretch of I-405 in this California city has been identified as the USA's most congested highway
    DD: $2,000 27
A nursery rhyme says, "I had a little pony, his name was" this; "I lent him to a lady to ride a mile away"
    $1600 4
This team's mailing address is 1500 South Capitol Street SE
    $1600 14
An adjective meaning healthy, or a body of water larger than a bay
    $1600 9
The Cedar Revolution (2005)
    $1600 29
In 1774 this British chemist discovered a gas he called "dephlogisticated air", what we now call oxygen
    $1600 20
There are 37 million people in this capital's metro area, making it the world's largest
    $2000 28
Freud wrote, "The ego's relation to" this "might be compared with that of a rider to his horse"
    DD: $4,000 5
In 1869 a club based in this, now a National League city, became the first all-professional baseball team
    $2000 15
A basin for baptismal water, or a complete set of type
    $2000 10
The Orange Revolution (2004)
    $2000 30
The average size of a string in string theory is about 10‑33 centimeters, known as this German physicist's "length"
    $2000 21
Thousands of Sunni Muslims are seen here in Mecca celebrating this fifth pillar of Islam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Thad Cameron
$12,800 $14,400 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was nominated for Oscars in 5 consecutive decades; the last nod was for his 1978 role as a Nazi hunter

Final scores:

Matt Thad Cameron
$1,999 $2,400 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Thad Cameron
$12,800 $14,400 $10,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2013-11-20
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