Show #6867 - Tuesday, June 24, 2014


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Jennifer Blanton, an attorney from San Diego, California

Chris Gullo, a poet from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alison Meermans, a fundraising project manager from Lakewood, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ECON 101
WHEN? IN '64
    $200 26
Neither gaseous or solid but this term, meaning "in cash" or readily convertible into cash without a big loss of principal
    $200 6
The area surrounding a golf hole; the average size on the pro tours is about 6,000 square feet
    $200 1
    $200 11
Running back Jackson or actress Derek
    $200 16
Och aye! Haggamuggie is a simplified version of this, but with fish liver--sounds even better
    $200 21
In Feb. 1964 Italy said it was reviewing ideas from the world over to help save this landmark from collapse
    $400 27
In 2008 prices in Zimbabwe doubled every 24.7 hours due to hyper-this
    $400 7
Notorious nickname of the Chicago team that threw the 1919 World Series
    $400 2
    $400 12
When functioning properly, "all systems are" this, meaning ready
    $400 17
Rachael Ray has a 22-minute recipe for burgers of this "cordon bleu"; 10 minutes of prep & 12 to cook
    $400 22
Ford was feeling frisky on March 9 when this now-classic car rolled off the assembly line for the first time
    $600 28
The IMF, this U.N. agency, was founded in 1944 in part to stabilize currency exchange rates
    $600 8
Sun Life Stadium in Florida is home to the Miami Dolphins & this college bowl game
    $600 3
    $600 13
It flows 405 miles to the Adriatic
    $600 18
From the Dutch for "to curl", this doughnut-style dough is fried & brushed with a sweet glaze
    $600 23
This author gained notice--how could he not--leading a group called "The Merry Pranksters" on a wild cross-country bus trip
    DD: $500 29
In 1778, after detailing the "invisible hand" guiding commerce, he became a commissioner of customs
    $800 9
This cup awarded to the Canadian Football League champion was named for a governor general of Canada
    $800 4
    $800 14
In a Kipling work, it comes between "Just" & "Stories"
    $800 19
"Why don't you dance with me? I'm not no" this cheese described as "devastatingly odorous"
    $800 24
In an October 14 surprise, he quit after a coup as head of the USSR due to--ahem--"advanced age and poor health"
    $1000 30
A theory of the trade-off between tax rates & what the government collects in tax revenues is seen in his curve
    $1000 10
The only coach to win both an NCAA title & an NBA title, he took over the SMU basketball team in 2012
    $1000 5
    $1000 15
The innermost of Jupiter's 4 Galilean moons
    $1000 20
"Polska" precedes the name of this sausage in a Hillshire Farm product
    $1000 25
A June 2014 "American Experience" covers young people working for civil rights in this state in what was called Freedom Summer

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

Alison Chris Jennifer
$3,200 $800 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Chris Jennifer
$6,300 $3,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
This 1818 novel character is a Swiss student of natural sciences who starts doing some peculiar experiments
    $400 9
In "My Spiritual Journey", this exiled leader says, "I am no one special...I am just a human being"
    $400 19
A jack in a deck of cards can also be called this
    $400 2
Andres Segovia helped establish it as a serious classical instrument
    $400 4
Bubba Blue,
Lieutenant Dan,
Abbie Hoffman
    $400 24
All matter has 2 properties: mass & this, meaning it takes up space
    $800 15
She used the pseudonym Victoria Lucas for her novel "The Bell Jar"
    $800 10
Shelby Foote is best known for his 3-volume history of this conflict
    $800 20
This reflex extension of the leg also describes a type of unthinking reaction
    $800 1
1842's "Nabucco" launched this composer as a giant of Italian opera
    $800 5
Eduardo Saverin,
Erica Albright,
the Winklevoss twins
    $800 25
It can mean the property of shininess, or a person who hungers after something
    $1200 16
Victor Emmanuel I ruled over this fishy-sounding kingdom, also the name of an Italian island
    $1200 11
(I'm New York Times reporter James Risen.) In my book "State of War" I examined secret & controversial efforts made by the CIA to delay this country's nuclear arms program
    $1200 21
Technically it's the prominence of the dorsal aspect of a joint of a finger
    $1200 3
In 1965 Jacqueline du Pre sat down & made great recording of Elgar's Concerto for this instrument
    $1200 6
As listed on IMDB:
Estuary Victim
    $1200 26
Also found before "engineering" or "weapons", this type of property is only observed by changing a substance
    DD: $2,000 17
Queen Victoria succeeded this king, her uncle, on the throne in 1837
    $1600 12
This author and historian was researching abook about the 1958 NFL championship when he was killed in a 2007 car crash
    $1600 22
This part of a baseball field was where kids once watched a game by peering through the outfield fences
    $1600 29
This Austrian's symphonies are numbered through 104 but--surprise--he probably wrote about 108
    $1600 7
Henry Hill,
Tommy DeVito,
Frankie Carbone
    $1600 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates by dropping marbles into two graduated cylinders filled with clear liquids.) When marbles are dropped into water & glycerin, the marble in the glycerin takes longer to fall because this property, the resistance to flow, is greater
    $2000 18
This woman who championed causes like free love & mystical socialism ran for president in 1872
    $2000 13
Chapter 1 of this classic book by Norman Vincent Peale is "Believe in Yourself"
    $2000 23
As a noun it's a small rounded hill; as a verb, it means to ring mournfully
    DD: $7,000 30
This Gustav Holst suite: "An HD Odyssey" is a multimedia work with images from space probes
    $2000 8
Honey Bunny,
The Gimp
    $2000 28
The property of a metal that can be shaped by hammers of rollers, or of a person who's easily controlled

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Chris Jennifer
$12,700 $14,800 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Watching the Super Bowl halftime show, the head of this government agency kept saying, "My day is going to" be lousy "tomorrow"

Final scores:

Alison Chris Jennifer
$14,900 $26,800 $29,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alison Chris Jennifer
$15,000 $9,800 $15,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2014-03-11
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