Show #6876 - Monday, July 7, 2014


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Justin Nigro, a coalition director originally from Ashtabula, Ohio

Robyn Stone, an actuarial recruiter from Scarsdale, New York

Kay Thanaporn, a health care consultant from Decatur, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters are coming up in that order in each correct response.)
    $200 21
"Waterloo" was this Stockholm group's first U.S. pop hit
    $200 26
Originally a Democrat, this Southerner ran for president in 1964, '68, '72 & '76
    $200 16
The Corolla
    $200 11
Russ, the little russet potato, was tres bon as pommes frites, which we call these
    $200 1
There's an automated external defibrillator on the wall; use it to get this organ back in rhythm
    $200 6
By trade, Joseph, the husband of Mary, was one of these
    $400 22
This Ottawa-born singer/songwriter has had hits with "Ironic" & "Thank U"
    $400 27
For more than 40 years, he brought his unique brand of journalism to CBS
    $400 17
The Charger &
    $400 12
Little Timmy Tater was sent to England to become crisps, which we call these
    $400 2
Mouth to mouth may help, but he is having an "attack" of this 6-letter condition, meaning his airways have narrowed
    $400 7
We use this word, Spanish for "godfather", for a close friend or associate
    $600 23
This 21st century band with a historical name hails from Scotland

"If I wane, this can die /
If I wane, this can die /
I want you to take me out..."
    $600 28
In 1297 this Scottish patriot led the defeat of the English in the Battle of Stirling Bridge
    $600 18
The Civic &
    $600 13
Ma & pa were proud of their spudlings when they were made into these Hanukkah potato pancakes
    $600 3
He was eating something he shouldn't have & has gone into the anaphylactic type of this reaction
    $600 8
One who takes short dozes in the afternoon, or takes felines from their owners
    $800 24
"Nothing Compares 2" this Dublin-born songstress who topped the pop charts in 1990
    $800 29
This 3-named author penned a 1989 collection of short stories titled "Girl with Curious Hair"
    $800 19
The Boxster &
the 911 Carrera
    $800 14
The young taters want to be part of this "national" dish that includes bacon & vinegar & may be served warm or cold
    $800 4
So he can breathe, we're making a small hole in his windpipe, this process
    DD: $1,000 9
It's the study of secret writing, including codes & ciphers
    $1000 25
Born in Niteroi, Brazil, this bandleader scored pop hits with "The Look Of Love" & "Never Gonna Let You Go"
    $1000 30
Second of FDR's 3 vice presidents, he also served as Secretary of Agriculture, like his father before him
    $1000 20
The Firebird &
Grand Am
    $1000 15
Tiny tubers want to grow up, join the deli & become this Jewish foodstuff, a mashed potato dumpling covered with a dough shell
    $1000 5
Actually, don't worry about CPR; a note on him says DNR, "do not" do this
    $1000 10
Found in the Southwest, it's a dense growth of shrubs or small trees

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

Kay Robyn Justin
$200 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Robyn Justin
$5,400 $2,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Begun in 486 B.C., China's "Grand" this is the world's longest manmade waterway
    $400 1
A wealthy sorceress
    $400 18
Tyco teamed with "Sesame Street" to create this 1996 fad
    $400 13
"'I am not made for perilous quests! I wish I had never seen the ring! Why did it come to me? Why was I chosen?"'
    $400 11
In 1933's "Flying Down to Rio", Fred Astaire teamed with this lady for the first of 10 films
    $400 6
This city was founded in 1703 by a czar who hoped to make it a "Window on the West", bringing in Western culture
    DD: $400 27
A folk tale tells of Meng Jiangnu, who searches for her husband along this public works project
    $800 2
A yearly instruction book
    $800 19
This phrase for playing the piano refers to the substance of which the keys were once made
    $800 14
"Rikki-Tikki felt his eyes growing red and hot (when a mongoose's eyes grow red, he is angry)"
    $800 12
In this 1991 film, Robin Williams was Peter Banning, who did grow up, became a lawyer & married Wendy's granddaughter
    $800 7
From Philadelphia, get the spirit of I-76 & take it west for 2 hours to this state capital
    $1200 28
In 1901 China agreed to pay 11 nations about $330 million in damages that arose from this rebellion
    $1200 3
An ersatz cobra
    $1200 20
Tickle is the nickname of the chemical compound TiCl4, this tetrachloride
    $1200 15
"'I scent the Hurons,' he said, speaking to the Mohicans; 'Yonder is open sky, through the tree-tops'"
    $1200 23
This 2009 horror film that cost $15,000 to make grossed over $100 million & has spawned 4 sequels
    $1200 8
Jamestown, Yorktown & this Colonial city form America's "Historic Triangle"
    $1600 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a portrait and a map on the monitor.) Huangdi won a great battle that consolidated his power among the tribes of the Huang He River, so it's fitting that he is referred to in English as the this emperor
    $1600 4
A seemingly evil reverend
    $1600 21
Steven Ray Tickle is one of the stars of this Discovery Channel series about illegal "home brewers"
    $1600 16
'"I changed my name to Julius No--the Julius after my father and the No for my rejection of him and of all authority"'
    $1600 24
He won the Best Director Oscar for 2013's "Gravity"
    $1600 9
This burg on the Elbe River was founded as a missionary center at the behest of Charlemagne in around 811
    $2000 30
"Know the enemy & know yourself" is a lesson from this treatise, tactics from which were later used by Mao
    $2000 5
A suspension of hostilities made at a channel that carries currents from a gate
    $2000 22
Swale Tickle is among the many small straits called tickles on this "lately discovered" Canadian island
    DD: $2,000 17
"Stephen Dedalus is my name, Ireland is my nation. Clongowes is my dwellingplace and heaven my expectation"
    $2000 25
In this 1966 Billy Wilder film, Walter Matthau persuades Jack Lemmon to exaggerate his injuries for the insurance money
    $2000 10
In October 2006 the major airport serving this city was renamed O.R. Tambo International Airport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Robyn Justin
$10,600 $11,200 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Features" at the website of this agency include "Protection", "Investigations" & "Know Your Money"

Final scores:

Kay Robyn Justin
$600 $3,900 $5,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kay Robyn Justin
$10,600 $14,200 $14,400
16 R,
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2014-03-18
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