Show #6812 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014


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Derrick Shivar, an environmental compliance manager from Baltimore, Maryland

Annalisa Srivatsan, a benefits analyst from Carlsbad, California

Michelle Leppert, a senior managing editor from Danvers, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"The Cooler" &
"Ocean's Eleven"
    $200 27
Tennyson's "In Memoriam" is this 5-letter type of poem lamenting the death of a person
    $200 8
To be given this eco-friendly label, products must come from a farm that's passed a special USDA inspection
    $200 6
In January 1996 Bill Clinton challenged congress to "Never, ever" do this again; cut to October 2013
    $200 14
In track & field, women throw one that's at least as long as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is tall
    $200 20
Stones from the mine include one that bears the name of these 2 actors; Dick gave it to Liz for her 40th birthday
    $400 2
"Pretty Baby" &
"A Streetcar Named Desire"
    $400 28
A pastoral is an idealized poem about country life, originally about those in this occupation
    $400 9
The "% daily value" label for this element is based on a recommended maximum of 2,400 milligrams a day
    DD: $1,000 7
In July 1960 the U.S. stopped imports of sugar from this country that was cozying up to the USSR
    $400 15
A shoulder ornament, often on a military uniform
    $400 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us blue diamonds from a showroom at the Cullinan Mine in South Africa.) The Cullinan Mine is one of the main sources for prize blue diamonds. They result from the presence of boron, which absorbs light of this color.
    $600 3
"Chinatown" &
    $600 29
Term for any poem or stanza containing 4 lines
    $600 10
Often seen on food labels, riboflavin, thiamin & biotin are members of this vitamin complex
    $600 11
Trying to cut the surplus in 1883, the government took the excise tax off everything but these 2 items
    $600 16
An 1811 medical lexicon defines it as a "medicine adapted more to please than benefit the patient"
    $600 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew comes to us from inside the Cullinan Mine in South Africa.) Fewer than 200 workers are present at any time in the more than 300 miles of mine tunnels, where humane conditions even include ponds with these fish in them, to promote relaxation.
    $800 4
"The Maltese Falcon" &
"Dirty Harry"
    $800 19
2-word food labeling term applied to poultry that's been allowed access to the outside
    $800 12
The 1876 Centennial Exhibition in this city helped heal the wounds after the Civil War
    $800 17
This dessert served in a tall glass is made by layering several flavors of ice cream
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew comes to us from inside the Cullinan Mine in South Africa.) By 2019, planned expansion and state-of-the-art methods used here at the Cullinan Mine will increase output to 2.4 million of these diamond units a year.
    $1000 5
"Avalon" &
    $1000 26
From the Latin sonare, "sound", it's the repetition of similar vowel sounds, especially in stressed syllables
    $1000 21
If food is labeled "kosher", it means it's been prepared under the supervision of this person
    $1000 13
He founded Rhode Island, the first colony in America to allow complete religious freedom
    $1000 18
From the Latin for "turn out of the way" , it means to depart from the norm or to change course from the main path
    $1000 25
The "Cullinan Star Cut" uniquely has 66 of these polished surfaces per gem, 8 more than the standard diamond

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

Michelle Annalisa Derrick
$2,200 $0 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Annalisa Derrick
$5,400 $1,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the [*], you identify the show for us, please.)
    $400 6
Last name of Sir Francis, who crisply published "The Advancement of Learning" in 1605
    $400 7
Detective Jim Brass, who's learned a lot about forensics since 2000
    $400 13
See how you measure up to this movie boxer whose statue is located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    $400 18
A small-time deal is called this, like a poker game with a really low buy-in
    $400 1
In 2012 superstorm Sandy battered the boardwalk by this N.J. gambling city but locals want you to know it wasn't destroyed
    $800 12
Christoph Scheiner said sunspots were satellites; this Italian armed with a telescope said, uh, no
    $800 8
Danno Williams, at heart a Caan man
    $800 14
The Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas boasts the original plaster statue of the flag-raising here
    $800 19
These episodes are marked by sudden fear, rapid heartbeat, shaking & sweating
    $800 2
For a little R&R in T&T, this country, head to Pigeon Point, one of the world's 100 best beaches, according to CNN
    $800 27
A very stable source of energy, the Sun gives us 1.37 of these units abbreviated kW per square meter of earth
    $1200 20
Before founding the "Quaker State", he upheld Quaker doctrines in a pamphlet called "Truth Exalted"
    $1200 9
Sergeant Joe Friday, long ago
    $1200 15
The first equestrian statue cast in the United States shows Andrew Jackson during this war
    $1200 24
If Brutus makes 10 denarii a month, he makes 120 denarii calculated this way
    $1200 3
90 miles south of Jacksonville, this beach city hosts the Coke Zero 400 & some other race event
    $1200 23
This outermost zone of the solar interior is named for a process of transferring heat, as in a type of oven
    $1600 21
His 1637 "Discourse on Method" was unusual in that it was written in French, not Latin
    $1600 10
Seattle detective Sarah Linden on AMC
    DD: $2,000 16
It's no fairy tale--in 2013 this beloved Danish statue celebrated her 100th birthday
    $1600 25
What do you call it when Ed gets up on stage & dances with a mongoose puppet to opera? This term dating to the 1970s
    $1600 4
This double named island near Tahiti is just 6 miles long, but as you can see, it's worth the trip
    $1600 28
This field on the Sun is typically twice that of Earth but can reach 3,000 times as strong in areas with uneven surface rotation
    DD: $2,000 22
This seminal Dutch thinker of the Enlightenment was the son of parents who fled the Inquisition in Portugal
    $2000 11
Officers Quinn & Campo, known to break into song
    $2000 17
The Harlem statue of this jazz man and bandleader just might put you in a sentimental mood
    $2000 26
Harry Truman referred to the fighting in Korea not as a war but as this phrase
    $2000 5
Matthew Arnold mixed pessimism & hope for love in his poem titled this "beach" in southeast England
    $2000 29
The Sun formed from a giant, rotating cloud of gas & dust known as a solar this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Annalisa Derrick
$12,600 $2,600 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Salisbury Cathedral's dean said this man, via his 2013 album, "is creating a huge awareness of" an historic document

Final scores:

Michelle Annalisa Derrick
$600 $1 $22,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michelle Annalisa Derrick
$12,600 $2,000 $15,800
22 R,
3 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2013-12-18
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