Show #6801 - Monday, March 24, 2014


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Derek Arnold, a system developer from Akron, Ohio

Nancy Akerman, a science policy fellow from Arlington, Virginia

Joe Morse, a Coast Guard helicopter mechanic originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
The camper knife from this "military" brand can help me open a can... or saw wood... or tweeze
    $200 18
The Latin word charta, "paper", helped give us this word for mapmaking
    $200 23
In the title of a TV show, this tense word is paired with "The Young"
    $200 10
Robert de Boron's poetic trilogy says the Holy Grail was used by Jesus during this gathering
    $200 6
Forest Whitaker joined the army as Big Harold in this 1986 movie, bigger than "squad" & smaller than "company"
    $200 1
The equine botfly lays these on a horse's legs; you really don't want to know what happens next
    $400 14
I gotta have my trail mix, aka GORP, "good ol"' these 2 items
    $400 19
It's the ratio that indicates the size of an area that a map represents, for example 1:2,500 miles
    $400 24
"Waiting with" this type of "breath" sounds like it involves a hook & worm
    $400 12
In "Holy Blood, Holy Grail", it is suggested that this woman, not a cup, could actually be the Holy Grail
    $400 7
Forest won the Oscar for Best Actor as Idi Amin in this film
    $400 2
Holy Moses! A plague of these struck Egypt in 2013--that's A.D., by the way
    $600 15
Time to turn in & hit the Everest mummy, this 2-word item that lives up to its name, covering your head & shoulders
    DD: $1,600 20
Able to change naturally over time, an ambulatory boundary on a map is formed by one of these
    $600 25
If you're "on" these hooks, you're in a state of suspense
    $600 28
"Idylls of the King" by this lord deals with King Arthur & the grail quest of his knights
    $600 8
"I know your son is a freedom rider", says JFK to Forest in this 2013 movie
    $600 3
Don't get the bullet species of this social bug for your "farm"--it's said to have the most painful sting of any insect
    $800 16
I have a preposition for you; the clip-on mosquito repellent from this brand has a fan inside to circulate the stuff
    $800 21
Latitude & longitude are examples of the number pairs that in the Cartesian system are called these
    $800 26
A plural noun for nervousness often caused by caffeine; it can also be a verb meaning "fidgets"
    $800 29
Some legends say this noblest knight, the "kid" of Lancelot, could look into the grail & behold divine mysteries
    $800 9
Playing tackle for Palisades High was good practice for the role of sack-happy Charles Jefferson for this title school in 1982
    $800 4
You might be surprised
by the result--the pepsis species of this stinging insect preys on tarantulas
    $1000 17
"Classics" from this camping company include the dual fuel 2-burner stove & the 54-quart steel belted cooler
    $1000 22
If you go online for directions to the offices of this website owned by AOL, type in 1555 Blake St., Denver
    $1000 27
Meaning "tense" or "tightly drawn", it's a homophone for a word meaning "instructed"
    $1000 30
In a 1954 film Paul Newman is a sculptor who must cast the grail in precious metal--make it "The Silver" this, if you will
    $1000 11
Forest directed this movie where Sandra Bullock finds love with Harry Connick Jr.
    $1000 5
It's bad enough there are jumping & hissing types--does there really have to be one called the true death's head?

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

Joe Nancy Derek
$4,000 $400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Nancy Derek
$5,800 $6,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
There's no witch & no rainbow in John Steuart Curry's painting "Tornado Over" this state
    $400 6
Colby cheese is named for a town in this dairy state
    $400 26
"Gabby: A Story of Courage & Hope" is a memoir by this former congresswoman
    $400 21
Sam Shepard played this aviator in "The Right Stuff"
    $400 13
Chicago's seal displays this lake
    $400 1
This 2-word phrase for a large vehicle with poor fuel economy became popular in the 1970s
    $800 12
In 2009 his 1962 painting "200 One Dollar Bills" sold for a lot more than that; it fetched $43.8 million
    $800 7
Made from mozzarella & cream, burrata gets its name from the Italian for this other dairy product
    $800 27
"The Black Count" is a bio of Alexandre Dumas pere's pere, a mixed-race French general born on this island
    $800 22
He made his film debut in 1968, the same year Black Belt Magazine named him "Karate Fighter of the Year"
    $800 14
San Antonio's city seal depicts a lone star & this structure
    $800 2
This adjective refers to tightly kinked hair
    $1200 18
Dale Chihuly is famous for his fabulous creations in this medium
    $1200 8
Holland's 2 most famous cheeses--Edam & this one--both have a waxed rind & are named for their towns of origin
    DD: $2,000 28
A 2012 expose goes "Inside" this church to tell "The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion"
    $1200 23
1970s host of "The Gong Show"
    $1200 15
The seal of DeLand, Florida has a cross, anchor & heart, symbolizing faith, hope & this
    $1200 3
This adjective meaning blindingly bright also refers to an impressive array of goods
    $1600 19
James Earle Fraser, whose "End of the Trail" sculpture shows a weary Indian on his horse, also designed this coin
    $1600 9
Named for a French town, this blue-veined cheese is also known as the cheese of kings & popes
    $1600 29
"The Girls of Atomic City" explores the lives of women working on the first A-bomb in this Tennessee city
    $1600 24
Nicknamed "The Iceman", this former Ultimate Fighting champ has appeared as himself on "Bones" & "The Simpsons"
    DD: $7,000 16
The capital of Switzerland has had this animal on its seal since the 1200s
    $1600 4
In June 1944 London came under attack by German V-1s, also known as these bombs
    $2000 20
Best known for his sporty prints & paintings like the one seen here, he passed away in 2012 at age 91
    $2000 10
The name of this Italian cheese means "beautiful country", referring to the Lombardy area
    $2000 30
This mega-preacher's book "Every Day a Friday" seeks to teach us "How To Be Happier 7 Days a Week"
    $2000 25
This basketball promoter's signature is on a few hundred million pairs of Converse All-Stars
    $2000 17
This Virginia city's seal once depicted a ship under construction; today, it features a complete sailing ship
    $2000 5
This exclamation of joy or triumph is a big part of renaissance faire vocabulary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Nancy Derek
$6,400 $13,200 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nickname shared by George Armstrong Custer, Native American chief Crazy Horse & a member of a 1930s comedy act

Final scores:

Joe Nancy Derek
$0 $2,799 $0
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,799 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Nancy Derek
$13,400 $12,200 $13,800
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2013-12-04
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