Show #6855 - Friday, June 6, 2014


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Vince Balzano, a production company associate originally from Summit, New Jersey

Kathy Haas, a museum curator from Haddonfield, New Jersey

Molly Lalonde, a pediatric nurse practitioner student from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Its gourmet bisques include sweet potato tomatillo & Thai tomato coconut; M'm! M'm! Good!
    $200 26
Half-sour & bread-&-butter
    $200 1
Toot, toot! I'm here to help a fellow water traveler on this small, powerful ship
    $200 6
These "like limpid pools" has been called the king of all cliches
    $200 16
Feast on spectacular views of Paris from the Jules Verne Restaurant inside this famous attraction
    $200 21
At the Grammys in 2013, some of music's biggest names paid tribute to this reggae legend
    $400 8
Under the weather? Try chicken soup with these spheres of unleavened bread
    $400 27
Yaws & SARS
    $400 2
Intrude rudely and name this spacious flat-bottomed vessel
    $400 12
Who's a commitment-phobe? In the words of the traditional wedding ceremony, I'm in "until death do us" this
    $400 17
It comprises 3 waterfalls: American Falls, Horseshoe Falls & Bridal Veil Falls
    $400 22
Michelle Pfeiffer is married to this creator of "Boston Legal" & "Boston Public"
    $600 9
Almost all of these nuts seen here, unshelled & shelled, come from wild trees in the Amazon basin
    $600 28
Celadon & umber
    $600 3
It's not trash, it's this boat with sails spread by battens seen here
    $600 13
"Would you believe in" this sudden event? "Yes, I'm certain that it happens all the time"
    $600 18
Book your own private capsule & take a spin 443 feet above the Thames on this attraction
    $600 23
He was the Academy of Country Music's Top Male Vocalist of the Year for 2006, '07, '08, '09 & '10
    $800 10
In New Orleans, pralines are traditionally made with sugar, cream, butter & lots of these nuts
    $800 29
A Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-vous & a Raymond Weil Tradition
    $800 4
I'll take you where you need to go on this boat, but singing ain't gonna happen
    $800 14
Olden knights wore mementoes of their ladies pinned to their sleeves, not actual these as in the cliche
    $800 19
Consisting of 3 extinct volcanoes, it contains Africa's highest point
    $800 24
The original choice as the voice for Shrek, this "SNL" funny man had already done some recording sessions when he died in 1997
    $1000 11
These nuts, black or English, are a classic accompaniment to port wine
    $1000 30
Muharram & Shavuot
    $1000 5
This five-letter single-masted boat may or may not have a bowsprit
    DD: $1,000 15
A 17th c. Frenchman wrote, "Absence is to love as" this "is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it kindles the great"
    $1000 20
Complete with a pyramid rising 79 feet above the main plaza, it's this ruined Maya city on the Yucatan Peninsula
    $1000 25
This co-founder of the Eagles also founded the Walden Woods project & Thoreau Institute

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

Molly Kathy Vince
$1,000 -$600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Kathy Vince
$2,400 $3,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
"Around the World in ____ Days"
    $400 5
Scientists have generated electrical currents by intentionally disrupting this process in plants
    $400 1
The 9 albums of this soulful sunglasses wearer include "Are You Gonna Go My Way?"
    $400 11
Casualty estimates for the bitter 1980s war between Iran & this country range from 1 to 2 million
    $400 17
"Inside" this road around Washington, D.C. usually refers to gossip of interest only to pundits & lobbyists
    $400 12
I can't get to sleep, I think about the implications of this, from the Latin for "sleepless"
    $800 23
Janet Evanovich's "____ Up"
    $800 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows off some animal footage on the monitor.) The Greek for "imitator" gave us this term for the camouflage ability the octopus is exhibiting here
    $800 2
Talk about being "big in" this country, its all-girl group AKB48 originally had 48 members!
    $800 27
After it fell on March 6, 1836, all of its surviving defenders were executed
    $800 18
Once a word for Irish outlaws, it came to mean a member of the British Conservative Party
    $800 13
Random House defines it as "a place where Greeks met for exercise and discussion"
    $1200 24
1985's "Less Than ____"
    $1200 8
Early in 2014, the U.S. was put in the deep freeze by a system called this "vortex"
    $1200 3
"Somebody That I Used to Know" is a duet by Kimbra & this 5-letter singer
    $1200 28
At the 1241 battle of the Sajo River, a horde of these Asiatic invaders annihilated a Hungarian army of more than 40,000
    DD: $3,000 19
Term for anyone nominated for office by delegates from his or her own state as a sentimental gesture
    $1200 14
Grave, sober or mirthless
    $1600 25
"____ Angry Men"
    $1600 9
Let's get to the point--they're the stone formations rising from the floor of a wet cave
    $1600 4
The Gin Blossoms had a 1993 hit with "Hey" this emotion
    $1600 29
In 1946 troops of this "abbreviated" military corps were found guilty of shooting P.O.W.'s in the Malmedy Massacre
    $1600 20
A funnel-shaped storage bin for grain gives us this term for the receptacle in which legislators place new bills
    $1600 15
The Mayo Clinic say it's an oft-used TV plot device but "real life" this "generally doesn't cause a loss of self-identity"
    $2000 26
"____, Charing Cross Road"
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew makes a bubble top to a tub.) The soapy water over the tub expands because the dry ice in the bowl is undergoing this process, in which a solid is transformed directly into a gas
    $2000 7
This "Save Rock & Roll" band takes its name from the sidekick of Radioactive Man, a superhero on "The Simpsons"
    DD: $3,000 30
At the Battle of Lake Trasimene during the second of these wars, Hannibal's forces slaughtered 15,000 Romans
    $2000 21
A Republican who supported Cleveland in 1884 instead of Blaine; it's from an Indian word for "war leader"
    $2000 16
Here's a leftover clue; it means a trace or vestige

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Kathy Vince
$13,600 $11,600 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1911 Glenn Curtiss received this document Number 1

Final scores:

Molly Kathy Vince
$3,600 $2,400 $2,400
2-day champion: $26,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Molly Kathy Vince
$13,600 $9,800 $9,400
18 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2014-02-12
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