Show #6870 - Friday, June 27, 2014


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Sunil Hari, a Navy flight surgeon originally from West Chester, Ohio

Jill Rowley, a flight attendant from Baltimore, Maryland

Jennifer Blanton, an attorney from San Diego, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $57,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
The last emperor of Rome, who was overthrown in 476, shared his name with this legendary founder of the city
    $200 15
    $200 16
The messenger of the gods knows the website of this company has a "putting your teen behind the wheel" section
    $200 2
"I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them..."
    $200 1
On Oct. 15, 1860 young Grace Bedell wrote to this politician "let your whiskers grow"; he did
    $200 20
It was always a beautiful day in Mr. Rogers'
    $400 27
Carved on stone or metal, the acta diurna was an early newspaper posted this often in a public area
    $400 14
    $400 17
Deals discussed in 2014 on this cable giant's website included offers for new customers & its merger with Time Warner
    $400 5
"I'll just have to save him, because, after all, a person's a person, no matter..."
    $400 3
Why, why, why, this Biblical woman who bugged a guy so much he gave up a tonsorial secret (& it cost the guy both eyes!)
    $400 23
    $600 28
Roman roads were built with concrete made from pozzolana, ash from these; the roads by Pompeii must've been good
    $600 13
    $600 18
The page of one of the airlines bearing this name says they have "more experience than our name suggests"
    $600 10
"And he brought back the toys! And the food for the feast! And he... he himself...! The Grinch carved..."
    $600 4
Basically, this Shakespeare character tells her husband, kill the king as he sleeps; we'll set up his staff for it!
    $600 24
A disposition to kindness & compassion, or a place to donate clothes
    $800 29
(Jimmy points to a map)
In ancient Rome, triumphant generals paraded into the city through the Campus Martius, which lay between Capitoline Hill and this river.
    $800 12
Bobby Brown
    DD: $3,000 21
Bank of America's website offers investment options with this subsidiary whose logo is a bull
    $800 9
"Say! That makes a story that no one can beat, when I say that I saw it on..."
    $800 6
Her unrelenting belief in Rasputin ended up being bad news for her & her royal hubby
    $800 25
I've spotted a great spotted one of these
    $1000 30
Latin for "father of the family", he was the oldest living male of the family & had total control of his household
    $1000 11
    $1000 22
A giant company! With Colonel Sanders on its front page, or what some exclaim when eating KFC
    $1000 8
"'Yes... that's what I'd do,' said young Gerald McGrew. 'I'd make a few changes if..."
    $1000 7
In an opera, her dance of the 7 veils is enough to persuade Herod to remove a guy's head
    $1000 26
Cinematically speaking, it's Mumbai

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

Jennifer Jill Sunil
$1,800 $2,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jill Sunil
$2,200 $3,400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the state we have anagrammed.)
    $400 9
"Experiment Eleven" is a book on the discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic to work against this lung disease
    $400 6
This 10-mile-wide strip of land in Central America was under U.S. jurisdiction from 1903 to 1979
    $400 14
In a biography by James Flexner, "The Traitor And The Spy" are this American & John Andre
    $400 17
This comedy team made their feature film debut in 1929's "The Cocoanuts", which was based on their stage play
    $400 20
A jardiniere is a large decorative stand or receptacle for these
    $400 1
Ah I do
    $800 12
Recent experiments show lasers can make water condense--shoot 'em into the sky & maybe we can make it do this
    $800 7
An MTV show is titled this, where you don't want to be if you're trying to start a romance
    $800 15
In his book on "The Parallel Lives Of Two American Warriors", Stephen Ambrose took on Custer & this Sioux chief
    $800 18
The first synchronized voice heard in this 1927 film was not by Al Jolson but by young Bobby Gordon
    $800 21
The pembroke, a light, drop-leaf type of this, was probably named for the Earl of Pembroke, an amateur architect
    $800 2
Eel award
    $1200 13
In 1876 this inventor reproduced sound using a tuning fork, a crude relay & a conductive solution
    $1200 8
This neutral area of ground between hostile forces serves to prevent conflict
    $1200 16
Maybe the 2012 bio of Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman & this political movement has randomly numbered pages & no cover
    $1200 19
This swashbuckler starred in 1924's "The Thief Of Bagdad" & provided the story using the name Elton Thomas
    $1200 24
Many dens have recliners from this 12-letter brand founded in 1940
    $1200 3
A hen whimpers
    DD: $1,000 27
In the 1940s John Draize did eye irritancy tests of these cute animals; we don't like scientists to do that anymore
    $1600 10
Martin Landau had 3 hours to find a hidden bomb in "The Jeopardy Room", a 1964 episode of this series
    $1600 22
"Greek Fire" tells of the lives & love affair of singer Maria Callas & this shipping tycoon
    $1600 29
"The Kid", co-starring Jackie Coogan, was the first feature-length film written & directed by him
    $1600 25
Mies Van Der Rohe designed tubular types of these & said it's almost harder than designing a building
    $1600 4
In the Northeast:
Casts same tush
    $2000 28
This university's 1971 experiment simulating prison life was ended as it got too real for students playing inmates & guards
    $2000 11
This zone is between 23 1/2 degrees north & south latitude; is it hot out here?
    DD: $1,200 23
Sharing part of their names, these 2 sons of slaves, one a scientist & one an educator, are the subject of "Unshakable Faith"
    $2000 30
Brigitte Helm played a dual role in this 1927 futuristic Fritz Lang film: Maria & a robot lookalike
    $2000 26
In his will, Shakespeare left "my wife my second best" this "with the furniture"
    $2000 5
In Dixie:
Orca Harlot Inn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jill Sunil
$6,600 $7,200 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Pharmaceutical Journal praised her 1920 first novel, saying it dealt "with poisons in a knowledgeable way"

Final scores:

Jennifer Jill Sunil
$3,399 $12,201 $8,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Jill Sunil
$6,600 $7,800 $14,000
18 R,
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2014-03-11
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