Show #6880 - Friday, July 11, 2014


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Sandy Carroll, a retired teacher from Avoca, Iowa

Andrew Harris, a corporate intelligence analyst from New York, New York

Jen Fiero, a librarian from Jackson, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
July 11, 1798:
Semper fi! This military branch is formally established
    $200 10
In a message that's appended to a letter after the writer's signature
    $200 5
In China in 910, the death of an emperor's relative in this ball & horse sport led to the beheading of the surviving players
    $200 1
"1Q84" by Haruki Murakami is set in 1984 in this city
    $200 15
The label of the deodorant Secret says it's also one of these sweat-stopping products
    $200 18
The Grumman F3F, retired in 1943, was the U.S. Navy's last fighter that was this type of "plane" from the WWI era
    $400 22
July 11, 1804:
He kills a man & doesn't mention it when he goes home to NYC & has breakfast with a cousin
    $400 11
In a rating that suggests some material in a movie may not be suited for children
    $400 6
In 1995 this basketball team lost a game after winning more than 8,800 straight
    $400 2
This novel set over a hot summer holiday weekend became a movie starring Kate Winslet & Josh Brolin
    $400 16
6-letter substance that can go on your oily face or under your waxy skis
    $400 27
The Lockheed D-21, with no pilot & designed to self-destruct, was a 1960s example of this type of plane now in the news
    $600 23
July 11, 1914:
This not-yet-portly 19-year-old makes his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox; he doesn't homer
    $600 12
In the postal code of a U.S. commonwealth in the Caribbean
    $600 7
On "Cheers", Diane said this sport had "the anticipation of placing your feet in shoes only 7,000 others have worn before you"
    $600 3
This book by Malcolm Gladwell is subtitled "How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference"
    $600 19
The Philips SensoTouch is one of these that can be used when you're wet or dry
    $600 28
Known by this dark avian nickname, Lockheed's SR-71 still holds speed records for a manned jet set back in 1976
    $800 24
July 11, 1979:
President Carter apologizes to Australians for having this space station fall on them in pieces
    $800 13
To indicate the chemical symbol for lead
    $800 8
Something wicket this way comes! A full-size court for this game is a rectangle 100' long & 50' wide, but a backyard will do
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1974 he sued & stopped the sale of a book of his "Complete Uncollected Short Stories"
    $800 20
Latin mollis, "soft", gives us the name of this type of skin product
    $800 29
The first jet airliner to fly was this country's de Havilland Comet
    $1000 25
July 11, 1274:
This future king who will lead the Scots to freedom is born
    $1000 14
In the name of the store on a military base
    $1000 9
Official rules of this net sport say "the ball must be contacted cleanly and not held"
    $1000 17
It begins, "It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him"
    $1000 26
Aveeno began in 1945 with a special process to mill this grain so it soothes dry skin

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

Jen Andrew Sandy
$1,800 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Andrew Sandy
$4,400 $5,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
His 1907 "Les demoiselles d'Avignon" is considered by many to be the first Cubist painting
    $400 18 says this ocular teenage action of disdain "is often associated with a dramatic sigh"
    $400 1
Gargle with it before a big date
    $400 9
Journalist Carl Bernstein
    $400 7
He wrote, "In September 1752, I erected an iron rod to draw the lightning down into my house"
    $400 13
Small kingdom of southern Africa
    $800 3
Sculptures that turned heads because of this quality include ones of Aphrodite (350 B.C.) & Justin & Selena (2011)
    $800 19
It's considered impolite to make this gesture--unless you're an NBA player showing who just set up your basket
    $800 25
The name of this sidewalk game can also mean to jump from one place to another
    $800 23
Savant Raymond Babbitt
    $800 8
In 1759 Braun & Lomonosov used snow & acid to freeze this liquid metal
    $800 14
These two countries were incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940
    $1200 4
"Circus Sideshow", completed in 1888, was this artist's first night painting using the Pointillist technique
    $1200 20
A Vulcan can really say, "I know what you're thinking" if he's using this technique done via fingertips
    $1200 26
This "equine" condiment is sometimes moistened with vinegar
    $1200 24
Hollywood producer Stanley Motss
    $1200 10
This Swedish inventor of a temperature scale helped confirm that the Earth is a spheroid flat at the poles
    $1200 15
We are here! in this Louisiana city that's home to the Ragin' Cajuns
    DD: $2,500 5
Klimt's last major project was a set of murals in this type of design, containing pieces of glass, gems, gold & enamel
    $1600 21
This type of radio whose name tells you it uses a certain range of frequencies has a long range, making it useful on a ship
    $1600 27
Meaning premeditated, it's often found after "malice"
    $1600 29
Toy store owner Edward Magorium
    $1600 11
Scottish chemist Joseph Black identified this 2-word gas, which he called "fixed air"
    DD: $4,000 16
Grand Duke Henri reigns in this European nation whose name means "little fortress"
    $2000 6
Measuring over 6 feet by 9 feet, his "Pearblossom Hwy., #2", is a collage made up of more than 700 photographs
    $2000 22
An indicator such as a green light, or the name of the Army corps whose branch insignia is seen here
    $2000 28
It's what the 3-headed Cerberus is
    $2000 30
Gimpy grifter Ratso Rizzo
    $2000 12
In 1782 he became George III's court astronomer; his sister Caroline was the first woman to discover a comet
    $2000 17
On the loose north of Toulouse? Choose some china at Le Pavillon de la Porcelaine in this French town

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Andrew Sandy
$9,200 $16,700 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Published in 1925, it still sells 500,000 copies a year & was on the bestseller lists in 2013

Final scores:

Jen Andrew Sandy
$18,400 $15,000 $8,400
2-day champion: $36,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Andrew Sandy
$9,200 $14,400 $4,400
15 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2014-03-18
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