Show #6873 - Wednesday, July 2, 2014


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Christi Esterle, a librarian and stay-at-home mom from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Matthew Harney, a research assistant and student originally from Springfield, Illinois

Howard Ray, a laser applications engineer from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
To execute one of these, a batter squares his body to the pitcher & makes contact with the top half of the ball
    $200 10
Major divisions of plays, made up of scenes
    $200 12
Scotland acquired these islands known for their pony in 1472 when a Norse king didn't pay his daughter's dowry to James III
    $200 9
This 4-letter verb means to sprinkle food with a powdery ingredient like confectioner's sugar or cocoa
    $200 19
Ahoy, Ringo:
"Yellow ____"
    $200 1
My name is Alex & I'll be your camarero, this job
    $400 28
If you're on third base, take your lead in this territory; you won't be out if you get hit by a batted ball
    $400 17
1958 Leon Uris bestseller
    $400 11
Wellington defeated the French in 1813 at Vitoria, Spain in the Peninsular War, the peninsula being this one
    $400 13
To bias-slice carrots, cut them crosswise at this numerical angle
    $400 18
On the Thanksgiving dinner table:
Gravy ____
    $400 2
To bring out my inner artiste, I might strive to be an escultor, this specialty
    $600 27
To play this position, you'll need the gear somewhat unfairly called "the tools of ignorance"
    $600 23
Last name of record-setting hurdler & San Francisco 49er Renaldo
    DD: $1,000 6
The FSA & NYA were part of the "alphabet soup" of this 1930s U.S. government program
    $600 14
Meuniere is a French style of cooking in which fish is dipped in flour & sauteed in this--note we said a French style
    $600 20
Thanks, Euclid:
____ geometry
    $600 3
It adds up--a contador is one of these professionals
    $800 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a baseball.) To throw this pitch that brought fame to Carl Hubbell & Tug McGraw, grip the ball with two fingers, then turn your wrist in a corkscrew motion so it breaks the opposite way from a curveball
    $800 24
Daughter of president Cleveland & putative candy bar namesake
    $800 8
In 1185 Minamoto Yoritomo defeated the Taira clan in Japan & later was given this title meaning "great general"
    $800 15
This verb meaning to make a decorative edge in a pie crust shares its name with a woodwind
    $800 21
A Jerry Seinfeld web series:
"Comedians in ____ Getting Coffee"
    $800 4
An abogado advocates for you, because he is one of these
    $1000 26
On a hit to right with a runner on second, the first baseman moves into the middle of the infield to become this "man"
    $1000 30
A dramatic disclosure or discovery
    $1000 7
In 1795 most of Lithuania came under Russia's rule after the third partition of this country
    $1000 16
It sounds like to pamper eggs, but it means to cook them in water just below the boiling point
    $1000 22
A charitable movement, B4H 4 short:
____ for Humanity
    $1000 5
After what he did to the hedges, I might call my gardener a carnicero, one of these

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

Howard Matthew Christi
$3,600 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Howard Matthew Christi
$4,400 $1,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Notable graves in this cemetery include those of Joe Louis, Audie Murphy & John J. Pershing
    $400 8
In this story, Uncle Henry stood up & told his wife, "There's a cyclone coming, Em"
    $400 5
This title comes from the Arabic for "old man"
    $400 15
The Vatican didn't like it when Judy Lee said she was a priest, so they did this exclusionary act to her
    $400 26
In "Casino" Robert de Niro played not Jack Rothstein or King Rothstein but him
    $400 6
This ancient Chinese thinker said, "The superior man does not, even for... a single meal, act contrary to virtue"
    $800 10
Frank Sinatra rests at Desert Memorial Park just east of this California resort city
    $800 9
In 1896 Ernest Dowson wrote, "They are not long, the days of" these 2 things (never imagining it as a film title)
    $800 4
As a verb, it's what's being done to the rail car seen here; as a noun, it's a tube that diverts blood
    $800 19
Matthew McConaughey dresses up like a priest while trying to score HIV drugs in this 2013 film
    $800 27
Add an "S" to the title of this 1931 mob movie & you get a great place for some pizza, pizza
    $800 7
An oracle said no one was wiser than this ancient Greek, who said, if so it's because I know how little I know
    $1200 16
Samuel Gompers, Walter Chrysler & Washington Irving are among those "snoozing" at this cemetery north of NYC
    $1200 12
This Hemingway novel begins, "Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton"
    $1200 1
It's the most abundant of the sedimentary rocks
    $1200 20
Aries Spears & Darrell Hammond have impersonated this reverend & 1984 & 1988 presidential candidate
    $1200 28
"Get Shorty", about mobsters in L.A., was based on a novel by this crime fiction legend who died in 2013
    $1200 21
Hillel regularly whups Shammai in debate in this compilation of Jewish teachings, from Hebrew for "learning"
    $1600 17
Begun in 1906, this L.A.-area cemetery is the final resting place of Elizabeth Taylor & Jimmy Stewart
    $1600 13
This Elizabethan dramatist & poet requested, "Come live with me and be my love, and we will all the pleasures prove"
    $1600 2
It's the breed of the cute little toy seen here
    $1600 24
Mr. Eko was a thug in priest's clothing on this J.J. Abrams TV show
    $1600 29
Sean Penn played a sleazy mob lawyer in "Carlito's Way" & kingpin Mickey Cohen in this 2013 movie
    $1600 22
William of Ockham used the logical "principle of economy" so effectively, it's known as Ockham's this tool
    $2000 18
6,188 union Civil War soldiers are buried at Poplar Grove National Cemetery in Petersburg in this state
    DD: $2,000 14
This Edgar Allan Poe short story ends, "The Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies"
    $2000 3
Pomelo is another name for this large relative of the grapefruit
    $2000 25
In this Shakespeare play, Viola dresses as a man & Feste masquerades as clergyman Sir Topas
    DD: $3,000 30
These 2 men, Best Actor Oscar winners for 2000 & 2001, square off in "American Gangster"
    $2000 23
English statesman & philosopher Francis Bacon warned, "it is impossible" to do this "and to be wise"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Howard Matthew Christi
$9,000 $3,800 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 places called Point Udall, referred to as the USA's easternmost & westernmost points, are in these 2 territories

Final scores:

Howard Matthew Christi
$2,900 $300 $11,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Howard Matthew Christi
$12,000 $3,400 $15,000
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2014-03-12
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