Show #6803 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014


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Deborah Ellis, a retired middle school teacher from Rogue River, Oregon

Clay Walls, a university honors program manager from Birmingham, Alabama

Nancy Akerman, a science policy fellow from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the event for us.)
    $200 1
Countee Cullen:
"Some are teethed on a ____ spoon, with the stars strung for a rattle"
    $200 21
8,893 points by Roman Sebrle
    $200 6
You'll find Pinellas Peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico in this peninsular state
    $200 24
Digital behemoth founded in 1975
    $200 11
Drummer Art Blakey was a real heavy cat in this style of music that preceded "Messengers" in his band's name
    $200 16
The man seen here is using the traditional method for making this-- perhaps for some origami
    $400 2
Thomas Nashe:
"Rich men, trust not in wealth; ____ cannot buy you health"
    $400 22
19.30 seconds by Usain Bolt
    $400 7
The cities of Lisbon & Leon are on this peninsula
    $400 25
The study of the overall aspects of a nation's production & distribution of goods & services
    $400 12
Arthur Burns battled inflation as the chairman of this economic body from 1970 to 1978
    $400 17
Our next affable gent is making bird decoys by carving wood--also called this pastime
    $600 3
"You convicts in prison cells---you sentenced assassins chain'd and handcuff'd with ____"
    $600 23
73 feet, 8 3/4 inches by Ulf Timmermann
    $600 8
It's the body part of the Italian "boot" made up by the Salentine peninsula in the Puglia region
    $600 26
To obsessively control every part of a business or system
    $600 13
He attended UCLA on a tennis scholarship & in 1965 won the U.S. collegiate men's singles title
    $600 18
In Mexico, a man operates a basic one of these to make some colorful stuff
    $800 4
"It is here the nostrils rush the air to the lungs. it is here ____ clamors to be let in"
    DD: $1,000 30
19 feet, 7 inches by Renaud Lavillenie
    $800 9
This emirate o-"q"-pies a desert peninsula that juts into the Persian Gulf
    $800 27
Whole grains & beans make up a big part of this dietary regimen
    $800 14
In 1965 this dance instructor & entrepreneur had more than 350 franchised dance studios
    $800 19
To beat the heat, a man in Edo is creating the folding types of these
    $1000 5
"With ever-burning ____ unconsum'd, such place eternal justice has prepar'd"
    $1000 29
3 minutes, 32.07 seconds by Noah Ngeny
    $1000 10
The northern boundary of this peninsula is considered to be the Danube, Sava & Kupa rivers
    $1000 28
It achieved its independence in 1986
    $1000 15
American philosopher Arthur Lovejoy's most famous work was "The Great Chain of" this
    $1000 20
The power sander is a good tool for making these that can later be treated with a product called sex wax

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

Nancy Clay Deborah!
$400 $5,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Clay Deborah!
$2,600 $7,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain a...)
(Sarah: Mount Rushmore National Memorial--American history alive in stone.)
    $400 23
Emperor Taisho
    $400 10
"(In The Name Of Love)"
    $400 6
A warehouse; in the names of businesses, it follows "Home" & "Office"
    $400 18
A vision statement sets a company's goals; this "statement" that almost rhymes with vision lays out its way to get there
    $400 1
Caius Marcius' victory at Corioli earns him this name, the title of a Shakespeare tragedy
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.) The four presidents chosen for Mount Rushmore symbolize the first 150 years of American history--Washington is the founding, Lincoln is preservation, Roosevelt is development, & Jefferson is expansion for his role in this 1803 land deal
    $800 24
Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith
    $800 11
Elton John:
"(I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)"
    $800 7
These underground tombs on the Appian Way consisted of tunnels with recesses for graves
    $800 19
Have an HR person there & get right to the point are tips on doing this, from the Latin for "end"
    DD: $3,000 2
This 1904 Russian play ends with the sound of an axe striking a tree
    $800 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.) It was this sculptor, the son of Danish immigrants, who decided that Mount Rushmore should be a national monument commemorating America's founders & builders
    $1200 25
Prime Minister Louis Botha
    $1200 12
T. Rex:
"(Get It On)"
    $1200 8
In 1947 a N.Y. court ruled that this red-stalked plant was a fruit, not a veggie, because it was mainly used as a fruit
    $1200 20
Fortune's story on Cinnabon president Kat Cole is titled "From Hooters Girl to" this desirable "Office"
    $1200 3
This 1955 play by Tennessee Williams won a Pulitzer Prize
    $1200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.) The accuracy of the likenesses on Mount Rushmore is amazing, especially considering that 90% of it was carved using this; its blasts removed 450,000 tons of rock from the mountain
    DD: $2,000 29
Sultan Mehmed V (over a now-departed entity)
    $1600 13
The Four Tops:
"(Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)"
    $1600 9
There's a silent "G" in this opposite of "to praise"
    $1600 21
As the 2-word phrase indicates, these people bring information straight to you, their immediate supervisor
    $1600 4
In this play set in the 1600s, John Proctor tells Rev. Hale, "though you be ordained in God's own tears, you are a coward"
    $1600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.) To remove granite from the skin of the monuments' faces, the carvers drilled very shallow & closely spaced holes, a technique called this, like a beehive structure, then broke away the rock between the holes
    $2000 14
"(Don't Go Back To)"
    $2000 15
The rock species of this Arctic bird is also known as the snow chicken
    $2000 22
Books for managers include Alfred Sloan's "My Years with" this company, for many years the world's largest
    $2000 5
Phyllis Frelich played deaf student Sarah in this Broadway play; Marlee Matlin played her in the film version
    $2000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.) Amazingly, there were no fatalities & only a few minor injuries during the 14 years it took to carve Mount Rushmore, though workers were lowered from the face of the mountain in swing seats, known as these chairs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Clay Deborah!
$6,200 $9,800 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Prunus dulcis, this snack high in calcium & vitamin E, is native to the Mideast, but 80% of the world crop comes from California

Final scores:

Nancy Clay Deborah!
$2,400 $7,199 $2,399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Clay Deborah!
$6,000 $9,800 $8,400
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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Game tape date: 2013-12-04
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