Show #6804 - Thursday, March 27, 2014


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Emily Waltenbaugh, a library volunteer coordinator from Nashville, Tennessee

Amy Nienaber, an aspiring student from Bettendorf, Iowa

Clay Walls, a university honors program manager from Birmingham, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's the nursery rhyme that says, "the cow jumped over the Moon"; in the military it precedes "straight up the middle"
    $200 26
Knute Rockne lost just 12, but won one for the Gipper & 104 more at this schooi
    $200 21
Walking the streets in New York City, you'll cover about 20 of these to walk a mile north-south
    $200 6
British army officer Frederick Edgeworth Morgan chose this invasion site for WWII's Operation Overlord
    $200 8
These 2 families' feud went all the way to the Supreme Court case Plyant Mahon v. Abner Justice, jailer of Pike County, Ky.
    $200 16
This excavation in the earth for pulling out ore isn't yours
    $400 2
Jack is urged to be nimble & quick, helping him do this
    $400 27
This coach with a papal first name left Florida in 2010 & now coaches the Ohio State Buckeyes
    $400 22
A hank of this knitting material is 840 yards for cotton, 560 yards for wool
    $400 7
At age 28 in 1994,
he was appointed editor-in-chief of News of the World
    $400 9
These 2 families are sworn enemies in "Romeo and Juliet"
    $400 17
Your pedal digits
    $600 3
Little Jack Horner put his thumb in a Christmas pie & pulled out this fruit
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows two football helmets on the monitor.) When Fritz Crisler redesigned the black helmets for this Big 10 team so the players could see each other better, the team nearly doubled its yardage from the previous season
    $600 23
This informal unit often used to indicate a margin of victory is equal to roughly half the length of a horse's head
    $600 13
Barbara Morgan became the first teacher in space 21 years after being the backup for this woman on the Challenger
    $600 10
After a bitter feud the Dassler Bros. formed rival sneaker companies; Rudolf founded Puma & Adolf, this one
    $600 18
A grape plant, or a 6-second video
    $800 4
Jack of Jack & Jill got his head patched with these 2 things
    $800 29
The eyes of this university are upon Mack Brown & have seen him win more than 150 games
    $800 24
This unit of volume that equals 35.24 liters is often found before "basket"
    $800 14
This Hartford-born man formed a syndicate that resupplied the U.S. government's gold reserves after the panic of 1893
    $800 11
RFK's investigation into labor racketeering led to a long-standing feud with this president of the Teamsters
    DD: $2,000 19
Scottish term for a long, narrow indentation of the seacoast
    $1000 5
"Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has" this
    $1000 30
Tom Osborne won 255 games at this univ. & 3 elections to Congress from the state (you win 255 games & you'll get elected, too)
    $1000 25
Change 2 letters in "radius" to get this unit for measuring angles
    $1000 15
In 1674 King Charles II knighted this Welsh buccaneer
    $1000 12
This Arizona town was home to many feuds, including the Clanton-Earp one, which came to a head on October 26, 1881
    $1000 20
This is the ray or beam of sunlight that "won't cop out when there's danger all about"

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

Clay Amy Emily
$1,200 $2,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Clay Amy Emily
$3,200 $3,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the song the Bard has reworked for us.)
    $400 1
"The lady is enamored of thee, verily, verily, verily"
    $400 6
To make red-eye gravy, you'll need ham drippings & a strong cup of this, black
    $400 12
Londoner Michael B. Green is the current holder of the Lucasian chair of mathematics at this university
    $400 7
"Erin go bragh" means this country "forever"
    $400 21
The women in this Amy Tan title group share dim sum, mah jong & immigrant angst
    $400 26
This cereal is "magically delicious"
    $800 2
"Wilt thou still require me, wilt thou still provide sustenance unto me, roughly midway through my 7th decade?"
    $800 17
The greens of this lawn weed can be sauteed with onions, garlic & chili peppers & served with Parmesan cheese
    $800 13
This "Father of Geometry" founded the school of mathematics at the Museum, an institution in Alexandria
    $800 8
About 5 million live in this country
    $800 22
Though married, Mistress Page & Mistress Ford are wooed by this character in "The Merry Wives of Windsor "
    $800 27
Proverbially, the 3 words that precede "unlucky in love"
    $1200 3
"Aid me if thou canst, I feel sorrow... & my gratitude is large for thy presence here"
    $1200 18
"Joy of Cooking" says that chess pies, a Southern specialty, are essentially these nut pies without the nuts
    $1200 14
In the 13th century this Italian famous for his number sequence introduced the decimal system into Europe
    $1200 9
The Tagus River runs across the entire width of this country
    $1200 23
Kurt Vonnegut also wrote plays, like his 1970 offering "Happy Birthday" this person
    $1200 28
"She's up all night for good fun, I'm up all night to" do this in a summer 2013 hit
    DD: $2,000 4
"I believe I shall be melancholy, I believe it shall be anon... the woman who disturbeth my temper is leaving hence"
    $1600 19
A classic recipe for fried these unripened garden products is: slice, dip in cornmeal, fry in bacon grease
    $1600 15
During the Cuban Missile Crisis, this British lord & mathematician urged Khrushchev & JFK to have a summit conference
    $1600 10
Established in 1929, one of the world's oldest airlines, Lot, is based in this country
    $1600 24
The title of this Edith Wharton novel is taken from Ecclesiastes
    $1600 29
Even after his deportation to Italy in 1946, he remained an influential American mob boss
    $2000 5
"Assemble forth, all ye jesters, speak thusly... Hark! Thou must conceal thy amorousness"
    $2000 20
One story says this squirrel stew was named for the Virginia county where it was first prepared for a political rally
    $2000 16
In the 11th century this Persian astronomer & poet wrote "Treatise on Demonstration of Problems of Algebra"
    DD: $3,000 11
While this Balkan country's national name means "land of eagles", the name we know it by is from the Latin for "white"
    $2000 25
This Joyce Carol Oates work shares its title with a Hieronymus Bosch depiction of paradise & more

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Clay Amy Emily
$800 $17,200 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It begins with a vow to an ancient god & ends with "if I transgress it & swear falsely, may the opposite of all this be my lot"

Final scores:

Clay Amy Emily
$800 $21,000 $3,150
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Clay Amy Emily
$800 $16,200 $11,800
10 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2013-12-04
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