Show #6811 - Monday, April 7, 2014


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Jonathan Kuehnle, a high school campus director from Springfield, Ohio

Michelle Leppert, a senior managing editor from Danvers, Massachusetts

Amy Nienaber, an aspiring student from Bettendorf, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
A news story first revealed in a specific paper before others get it
    $200 6
This 18th century innovator helped give us a stove & the lightning rod
    $200 1
Grave markers for him & his wife in Oxford bear the names of 2 Middle-earth characters
    $200 11
Since the early 19th century, it's been the number of strings on a standard guitar
    $200 16
"Dancing with the Stars":
    $200 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from aboard the Olympia in the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia.) On May 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War, the Olympia made history as Admiral Dewey's flagship, leading the U.S. fleet to victory in the decisive naval battle of this bay
    $400 22
Along with the rods, they're the other light-sensitive retinal cells
    $400 7
Computing was changed by the GUI, short for this technology using on-screen icons & a pointing device
    $400 2
His ashes were buried in his mother's family plot in Salinas, California
    $400 12
String vibrations are converted into amplifiable signals by these magnetic devices that sound like they're made by Ford or Chevy
    $400 17
"Top Chef":
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia.) This ship needed giant smokestacks to vent the fumes from its vertical triple expansion engines far below decks that could generate more than 17,000 horsepower, burning 600 pounds of this fuel a minute
    $600 23
Light rains that may precede larger showers
    $600 8
Many lives are saved by using angioplasty to dilate coronary arteries & these drug-coated tubes to keep them open
    $600 3
After his death in Samoa, this Scotsman's body was taken to a plot atop Mount Vaea
    $600 13
The Clash's front man took this stage name in reference to the way he played rhythm guitar
    $600 18
"America's Got Talent":
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia.) In 1921, the ship's last official mission was to carry the body of this anonymous personage back to the U.S. from France for burial
    $800 24
Large Mardi Gras craft
    $800 9
(Al Gore delivers the clue from his office.) A change with thrilling implications for medicine & sobering ones for human autonomy is the life science revolution that has made this individual profile of your DNA available for 4 figures & dropping
    $800 4
Sadly, there are no trees near this poet's plot in an American military cemetery in Picardie, France
    $800 14
Leo was the first name of this designer of the iconic Stratocaster electric guitar
    $800 19
"Meet the Press":
    $1000 25
3 of the 6 for quarks are up, down & strange
    $1000 10
By 500,000 B.C., fire was being controlled & used by this "upright" species
    DD: $1,000 5
The monument for his grave in Elmira, New York is 2 fathoms tall
    $1000 15
The Stratocaster's great rival is the instrument made by Gibson & named for this jazz guitar great
    $1000 20
"Extra" (co-host), "The X Factor" (host):

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Amy Michelle Jonathan
$2,600 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Michelle Jonathan
$6,000 $2,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The wholphin seen here has 66 teeth; Its dolphin mother had 88, & its father, a false killer one of these, had 44
    $400 1
This punctuation follows a salutation in a letter
    $400 6
Radio reporter Herbert Morrison cried, "oh, the humanity!" about this May 6, 1937 disaster
    $400 21
Straddling the Danube, Hungary's capital consists of these 2 parts
    $400 16
This youngest school in the Ivy League was founded in New York state in 1865
    $400 26
In 2012 it was up to this character "& The Huntsman" to thwart Charlize Theron as the evil Queen Ravenna
    $800 12
The cub seen here is one of these creatures, named for an historical region of India
    $800 2
Able to coexist, as with a spouse or another electronic device
    $800 7
According to Steve Jobs, "it's more fun to be a pirate than to join" this military force
    $800 22
Hungary's former capital, this Danube city is now the capital of Slovakia
    $800 17
The members of this graphic novel & movie "league" included the adventurer Allan Quartermain
    $800 30
Charlize played Britt Ekland in "The Life & Death of" this actor portrayed by Geoffrey Rush
    $1200 13
He doesn't look like much yet, but this little fellow could grow up to get his picture on the back of a quarter someday
    $1200 3
A tribe of Shoshone people who moved to the southwest
    $1200 8
Jenny Joseph's "warning": "When I am an old woman I shall wear" this color "with a red hat"
    $1200 25
Danube cities in this country include Linz & Krems
    $1200 18
Founded in 478 B.C., the Delian League united several city-states in the fight against Persia & was led by this city
    $1200 29
Charlize won acclaim for her role in "North Country" as a woman fighting sexual harassment in this industry
    $1600 14
This little joey is one of the swamp species of these kangaroo relatives
    $1600 4
Soybeans or corn, when traded on a market
    $1600 9
Per Sarah Palin, it's "the difference between a hockey mom & a pit bull"
    DD: $2,000 24
It's the only country through whose territory the Danube flows that used to be part of the USSR
    $1600 19
The story of the red-headed league involves a plot to rob a bank, thwarted by this man
    $1600 28
With a mythic name, this 2012 sort-of-prequel to "Alien" saw Charlize on a mission to a distant moon
    $2000 15
The little guy just coming out of his shell Is a bouncing baby Burmese this
    $2000 5
Smugly satisfied
    DD: $3,000 10
Year in which a U. S. president remarked, "this is the greatest week in the history of the world since the creation"
    $2000 23
In Germany the Danube flows through Ulm in Baden-Wurttemberg & Neu Ulm in this neighboring state
    $2000 20
It was formed in March 1945; original members include Egypt, Lebanon & Iraq
    $2000 27
In 2005 Charlize played this futuristic assassin whose tales were previously told on an MTV animated series

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Michelle Jonathan
$12,800 $12,400 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The corporate website for this product says it leaves its container at .028 miles per hour

Final scores:

Amy Michelle Jonathan
$600 $24,700 $24,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,700 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Michelle Jonathan
$12,800 $16,400 $11,800
20 R,
1 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2013-12-18
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