Show #6825 - Friday, April 25, 2014

Julia Collins game 5.


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Hilary Gaughen, a veterinary technician from Lakeside, California

Aimee Seligstein, a recruiter originally from Memphis, Tennessee

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $73,110)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
King James
    $200 26
Satellite tech officially set its height at 29,035', but the geological forces that made it still occur, so it's growing
    $200 15
Painful mourning; how could Charlie Brown ever say it was "good"?
    $200 1
A massive December 26, 2004 earthquake in the Indian Ocean triggered one of these that killed more than 200,000
    $200 8
These McDonald's staples introduced in 1983 come in bell, bone, ball & boot shapes
    $200 2
Number of Jay Z' title "Problems", or "Bottles Of Beer On The Wall"
    $400 10
His Airness
    $400 27
A symbolic 1,776 feet tall, the office tower called "One" this is the tallest in the western hemisphere
    $400 22
In a movie title this term for prolonged pain precedes "and the Ecstasy"
    $400 4
(Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivers the clue.) The Court's legacy of civil rights cases includes Brown v. Board of Education & also Grutter v. Bollinger, a decision I wrote for the court allowing this race-conscious practice in law school admissions
    $400 14
Dining on this cephalopod dish inspired Philippe Starck to create the iconic lemon squeezer seen here
    $400 3
The second line in a haiku typically has this many syllables
    $600 11
Black Mamba
    $600 28
Every year, about 300,000 people climb to the summit of this 12,388-foot mountain in Japan
    $600 23
To tolerate, as in the phrase, "I do not" this "fools gladly"
    $600 5
In 2014 she became the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve
    $600 19
Henry Dreyfuss had 2 daughters, maybe helping him design the Princess model of this in the 1950s
    $600 16
Oh, craps! On the first dice roll I threw boxcars, this number
    $800 12
The Great Wall
    $800 29
In 2013 a trio of parachutists leaped off the 92-story Chicago tower named for this colorful NYC developer
    $800 24
2014 is the 30th anniversary of the U.N. convention against this form of cruelty
    $800 6
In July 2013 this general ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi & pledged new elections
    $800 20
In 1997, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art chose the mixer made by this company as an icon of American design
    $800 17
It's the atomic number of iridium; it also used to be a famous TV address on the Sunset Strip
    $1000 13
The Worm
    $1000 30
The snows of this Tanzanian mountain fall mainly on the 19,340-foot Kibo summit
    $1000 25
Elliott Smith sang "Miss" this word that denotes wretchedness; get to the depths of it
    $1000 7
In August 2009 Bill Clinton traveled to this country & helped win the release of 2 American journalists
    DD: $2,000 21
You can scramble the colors on the boxy lamp named for this Hungarian sculptor & toy creator
    $1000 18
In 1929 Congress limited the House of Representatives to this many members

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

Julia Aimee Hilary
$3,800 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Aimee Hilary
$9,400 $4,200 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You contestants have to name the war that's the subject.)
    $400 18
"Mister Roberts" &
"The Naked and the Dead"
    $400 16
The kids' product Band in a Bucket includes this short tube you blow into to make a buzzy sound
    $400 11
To withdraw; it's used especially of hair withdrawing from the forehead
    $400 1
(A.O. Scott of The New York Times presents.) Kathryn Bigelow won the Best Director Oscar for this film I reviewed as the best nondocumentary American feature made yet about the war in Iraq
    $400 23
Founded in 1866, this "American" group 1st focused on livestock & horses but soon began helping dogs & cats too
    $400 6
Bratislava is the capital of this nation that Czeched out of a union with a neighbor
    $800 19
"Gods and Generals" by Jeff Shaara
    $800 17
This instrument comes in 2 types: the Appalachian one is played with wooden hammers; the other, with fingers
    $800 12
To divide a political region into new electoral areas
    $800 2
He was nominated for 5 Best Director Oscars & won a record 4, including one for "The Quiet Man"
    $800 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania.) The National Memorial Arch has the names of all the generals who were at Valley Forge; all were members of this secret order which in the 1990s donated over $1 million to refurbish the arch
    $800 7
Sten Nordin is this city's mayor
    $1200 20
"Rise to Rebellion" by Jeff Shaara
    $1200 25
In 1829 Cyrill Demian patented this portable reed organ & coined its name
    $1200 13
In sales, it's the "R" in "MSRP"
    $1200 3
For this 2003 film, Sofia Coppola became the first American woman nominated for a directing Oscar
    $1200 28
This group's Hubbard Medal recognizes outstanding achievement in discovery & exploration
    $1200 8
Tirana in this country is not far from the Adriatic Sea & Italy beyond
    $1600 21
"The Last of the Mohicans"
    $1600 26
A portable version of this German-named percussion instrument used in a marching band is called a bell lyre
    $1600 14
Correction, perhaps "of grievances" as in the First Amendment
    $1600 4
His Best Director nominations for "Blue Velvet" & "Mulholland Drive" were the only nominations for those films
    $1600 29
A 17th century Fox production (George Fox) was founding the Quakers or "Society of" these
    DD: $3,000 9
It's the closest mainland European capital to the United States
    $2000 22
"Fields of Fire" &
"Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder"
    $2000 27
Put this word after "contra" to get the lowest-pitched member of the woodwind family
    $2000 15
It can mean to edit a text as well as to delete sensitive information from it
    $2000 5
The youngest Best Director nominee was this 24-year-old who directed 1991's "Boyz N the Hood"
    DD: $2,000 30
Seen here, the symbol of this society is called the Sword of Hope
    $2000 10
The oft-pillaged city of Minsk is the capital of this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Aimee Hilary
$20,600 $14,800 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The creator of this computer command called it "a 5-minute job"; in 2013 Bill Gates called it "a mistake"

Final scores:

Julia Aimee Hilary
$29,700 $16,000 $5,999
5-day champion: $102,810 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Aimee Hilary
$20,600 $14,400 $3,000
25 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2014-01-15
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