Show #6829 - Thursday, May 1, 2014

Julia Collins game 9.


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Michelle Flaherty, a shelter advocate and caregiver from Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania

Marlon Morris, a sales representative from Maywood, Illinois

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 8-day cash winnings total $170,610)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And all of the clues in that category will be given by Melissa Clark from The New York Times.)
    $200 4
Some say to split 2 8s you're dealt in this game, as 16 isn't so good, but don't split 10s!
    $200 22
It can mean fixed, rapid or to abstain from food
    $200 13
Mark Harmon is a former marine gunnery sergeant who works for this title force
    $200 21
It has a spotty reputation:
    $200 8
The first one was played on January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Coliseum
    $200 1
(Melissa Clark of The New York Times presents the clue.) You can make it from other herbs & nuts but this sauce traditionally calls for pine nuts & fresh basil, pureed with olive oil & garlic
    $400 5
Derniere douzaine, rouge & noir are part of European layouts on this wheel...! of...! fortune!
    $400 24
As a noun, it's any decorative item that's put on a sewn item; as a verb, to remove excess fabric with scissors
    $400 14
"Criminal Minds" features the profilers of this government agency
    $400 23
You big ape!
    $400 9
It's the product & the corporation whose logo is seen here
    $400 2
(Melissa Clark of The New York Times presents the clue.) For Valentine's Day or any other day, you can take chocolate ganache, roll it into balls, then coat the balls in cocoa powder, & you'll have these fancy candies
    $600 10
The shooter must place at least one bet--pass or don't pass--before the first play in this game; get the point?
    $600 15
A little nepotism? Tom Selleck is the New York police commissioner & son Donnie Wahlberg is a detective on this series
    $600 16
Here's a crossword clue: One-word movie song title
(34 letters)
    $600 3
(Melissa Clark of The New York Times presents the clue.) In my "A Good Appetite" column I shared that the trick to making this basic sauce & condiment at home is to add a little bit of water to the egg yolks before dripping in the oil; I find it makes for a stronger emulsion
    $800 11
Change 1 letter in the name of a Nevada city to get this game where 20 balls are chosen among 80
    $800 18
This drama follows the elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually based crimes
    $800 26
What's gnu?
    $800 17
To Freud it's the part of the personality that represents the conscience
    $800 6
(Melissa Clark of The New York Times presents the clue.) In the Times' Diner's Journal, I told readers to get real & get this gadget that sounds like a musical instrument; you can evenly slice up potatoes, cucumbers, whatever in just a couple of minutes and it's so easy
    $1000 12
A 5-card stud spin-off, this 3-word game sees the player getting dealt 3 cards; the dealer's 2 are community
    DD: $2,000 27
A long-billed game bird, or to shoot at something from a hidden position
    $1000 19
On this FX show, Diane Kruger is from the El Paso PD & Demian Bichir is with the Chihuahua State Police
    $1000 25
A sharp dresser:
    $1000 20
Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is classified as a red one of these
    $1000 7
(Melissa Clark of The New York Times presents the clue.) To add flavor to soups & stews & for easy removal from the pot, try tying your herbs together or wrap them up--you're making a bundle commonly known by this 2-word French name

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Julia Marlon Michelle
$2,000 -$1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Marlon Michelle
$2,600 -$1,800 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ON THE "Q...T"
(Alex: Each correct response in that category will begin with a "Q" and end with the letter "T".)
    $400 8
In 2013 the Mohegan Sun said, "Welcome to paradise" to see this pop-punk trio; I hope they had the time of their lives
    $400 3
At dinner on Nov. 30, 1809, he told his wife that he had to find a new one who could produce an heir
    $400 12
This peninsula has a pointy northeastern tip on the Strait of Hormuz
    $400 2
    $400 13
In 2001 Irene Khan of Bangladesh became the first woman & Asian to head this largest human rights org.
    $400 17
For example, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Eugene Wright & Joe Morello
    $800 9
This MGM Grand illusionist might make the nearby Statue of Liberty disappear; he's done it to a bigger one
    $800 4
Attending the 1867 Paris World's Fair, Jules Verne became fascinated with a navy exhibit on a submersible & wrote this novel
    $800 20
If you find yourself in Skagen, you're near the tip of Denmark & only 40 miles from this country
    $800 14
Lake Wobegon
    $800 26
At its peak in the early 13th century, his empire stretched from the Caspian Sea to eastern China
    $800 19
Charmingly odd, especially in an old-fashioned way
    $1200 10
If you wanna go back in time, here's "The News", fronted by this guy at Morongo Casino in May 2013
    $1200 5
In 1894 he was convicted of selling military secrets to the Germans but was exonerated 12 years later
    $1200 21
The pointy southern tip of this vast country is in the state of Tamil Nadu
    $1200 15
    $1200 28
Born Yvette Stevens, she's known as the "Queen of Funk"
    $1200 25
In "The Compleat Angler", Izaak Walton urged, "Be" this "and go a-angling"
    $1600 1
A superstar of country with 75 mil. album sales, she is "still the one" to have an extended run at Caesars in Vegas
    DD: $1,500 6
In June 1830 French troops seized this North African capital from the Ottomans & Berbers
    $1600 22
You'll reach the Seychelles if you keep going north from this island country's Cap d'Ambre
    $1600 16
Arrakis, aka Dune
    $1600 29
Engineer Fazlur Khan is known for his "bundled tube" structural system for this Chicago landmark
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Los Alamos, NM.) This prefabricated corrugated steel hut was developed for the U.S. Navy by the George A. Fuller company in 1941 to serve as inexpensive & quickly-assembled offices, barracks & storage facilities
    $2000 11
"Oh my God"! On Sept. 1, 2012 this Emmy-winning comic headlined "initially" at the Trump Taj Mahal
    $2000 7
When this Paris dance hall opened in October 1889, its owners gave it the nickname "The First Palace of Women"
    DD: $3,500 18
The city of Casterbridge
    $2000 27
Chief among the tigers in Kipling's "The Jungle Book" is this beast whose name means "tiger"
    $2000 23
It's a circular arc of 90 degrees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Marlon Michelle
$16,400 $2,200 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Other than Q, these 2 letters appear the least in the names of states, each appearing only once

Final scores:

Julia Marlon Michelle
$28,100 $2,200 $4,401
9-day champion: $198,710 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Marlon Michelle
$15,000 $2,200 $13,000
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
6 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2014-02-04
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