Show #6875 - Friday, July 4, 2014


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Sally Sheinberg, a substitute teacher from Palmdale, California

Kay Thanaporn, a health care consultant from Decatur, Georgia

Christi Esterle, a librarian and stay-at-home mom from Colorado Springs, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Mmmmmmmm! Dinner from last night, reheated & served today
    $200 17
What could go wrong with the 1958 Ford concept car known as the Nucleon, powered by a tiny one of these?
    $200 1
    $200 22
The name of this creature is a nickname for a citizen of New Zealand
    $200 7
"Rock Around The Clock" by this man & His Comets was No. 1 for 8 weeks in 1955
    $200 10
Si, since December 2012 Enrique Pena Nieto has been president of this country
    $400 9
A clumsy dancer is said to have this anatomical impossibility
    $400 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Mount Rushmore, South Dakota.) In 1937, a bill was introduced in Congress
to carve a fifth figure on Mount Rushmore, this suffragette, but it never happened
    $400 2
    $400 23
This national animal of Spain doesn't get much love at the corrida
    $400 8
"Whenever I want you", sang the Everly Brothers, "all I have to do is" this
    $400 27
In November 2012 Tony Hall became director-general of this historic U.K. radio & TV company
    $600 14
The Rams' Tom Mack made the Hall of Fame at this position next to the center
    $600 19
Dr. John Hunter has a simple way to get supplies into space: shoot them up there with a giant one of these
    $600 3
    $600 24
Canada's national animals are a horse & this one whose pelt played an important part in its history
    $600 11
"Is it in his sighs? Oh no, he'll make believe. If you want to know if he loves you so, it's in" this
    $600 28
James Franklin is this U.'s new head football coach, following 2 years of Bill O'Brien & 46 years of another guy
    $800 15
The aorta emerges from this chamber of the heart
    $800 20
In 2012 2 congressmen proposed to move this November day to a weekend to get a better turnout
    $800 4
    $800 25
Bolivia uses this animal for wool, to carry loads &, going back to 1827, on coins
    $800 12
Dion & the Belmonts wanted to know, "Why must I be" one of these "in love?"
    $800 29
Following the sudden "ill health" of Ri Yong Ho, this nation made Hyon Yong Chol its new military head in 2012
    $1000 16
This 4-word phrase meaning to be abandoned to face a problem alone is used in the game of cribbage
    $1000 21
Like Venkman & Egon, Edison shared an interest in these & tried to build something to talk to them
    $1000 5
    DD: $3,600 26
There are no photographs, only illustrations of this symbol of Mauritius
    $1000 13
I'm confused--this vocal group told us, "Let's hang on to what we've got" & "Dawn, go away, I'm no good for you"
    $1000 30
In 2014 Satya Nadella became the third CEO in this tech company's history, succeeding Steve Ballmer

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

Christi Kay Sally
$2,000 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christi Kay Sally
$3,800 $9,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
She was born in the Citadel city of Alcala de Henares
    $400 11
Still played today, jeu de paume is an early version of this court & net game but using only the hands
    $400 2
In titles of pop hits, this aspect of music "Is A Dancer" & "Is Gonna Get You"
    $400 1
This antonym of "sharp" means boring or not bright in color
    $400 21
Discoveries such as yarn & whetstones on this largest Canadian island suggest that Vikings once settled there
    $400 30
This nuptial tune from "Lohengrin" does have words: "Guided in faith, enter within, where the blessing of love may attend"
    DD: $5,000 17
She died 12 days after childbirth & is buried next to Henry
    $800 13
(Mike & Mike of ESPN deliver the clue.) The strangest sport in the world has got to be the wife carrying championships, held every year in Scandinavia... but not as weird as the championships held in Nepal where they play polo matches using these largest land animals
    $800 3
The coast variety of this "rose tree" is Washington's state flower
    $800 7
Lacking in variety, having very little inflection, repetitive; lacking in variety...
    $800 22
In 2012 scientists in Guatemala unearthed the tomb of Lady K'abel, who ruled the Snake Dynasty of this civilization
    $800 29
"O Colombina, the tender, faithful Harlequin is near" is from this clownish opera
    $1200 18
She secretly married the King on January 25, 1533
    $1200 14
The WCBO challenges both brains & brawn in its combined matches of boxing & this board game
    $1200 4
A male of this large beetle uses his single front horn to drive other males away from females
    $1200 8
Often found after "combat", it means weariness or exhaustion
    DD: $3,000 23
In 2013 the stone paws of one of these creatures dedicated to Egyptian King Menkaure were found in Israel
    $1200 28
The Highlanders sing "Qual rapido torrente" in "La donna del lago", based on this Water Scott Poem
    $1600 19
The last 2, both Catherines; one was executed, one survived Henry
    $1600 15
Speed snorkeling through these peat moss wetlands of Europe can earn you a spot in the record books
    $1600 5
It's an underground stem that can produce new roots, helping plants reproduce despite nasty weather
    $1600 9
It's the 5-letter French word for boredom
    $1600 24
For more than 100 years, archaeologists have explored this ancient city in South America
    $1600 27
This waltz master wrote a Czardas in "Die Fledermaus", where Rosalinde has to pretend she's Hungarian
    $2000 20
This wife known as "The Flanders Mare" wasn't around long
    $2000 16
OK, it's an Olympic event as of 2014, but this snowboarding event still looks unusual with those rails
    $2000 6
It's not your run-of-the-mill parallelogram, it's classified as a special parallelogram
    $2000 10
It's "T" time! Prolix, or wordy so as to cause boredom; how...
    $2000 25
This "man" named for a German university city was first known from a single bone called the Mauer jaw
    $2000 26
"Vissi d'arte" (I lived for art") from this composer's "Tosca" is a test of a soprano's own artistry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christi Kay Sally
$13,600 $30,200 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Featured in a 1933 novel, it may have been inspired by the 1920s Tibetan travel writings of explorer Joseph Rock

Final scores:

Christi Kay Sally
$22,600 $33,199 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $33,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christi Kay Sally
$16,600 $23,400 $1,600
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2014-03-12
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