Show #6881 - Monday, July 14, 2014


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Ben-Hur Flores, a customer service representative from Tampa, Florida

Virginia Hatfield, an opera singer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jen Fiero, a librarian from Jackson, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You give me the language, please.)
    $200 7
John 11:35 (the King James Version's shortest verse): he "wept"
    $200 1
Gene Kelly was sick with fever when he did his title number in this 1952 film; mom must not have been there to warn him to stay dry
    $200 6
This company makes scotchlite reflective material
    $200 12
Cerveza, por favor
    $200 23
Bellicose 19th century southerners like Henry Clay were called war these
    $200 17
We love this comedienne who earned her place
at the hall of fame plaza
at the television academy
    DD: $1,000 8
Joshua 6:1: "now" this city "was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel"
    $400 2
She not only played Mary Poppins, she provided the whistling for the animatronic robin
    $400 19
Standard tax form showing the total wages paid to an employee & taxes withheld during the year
    $400 13
Bier, bitte
    $400 24
Aka the pilomotor reflex, it's skin's response to cold or emotional stress
    $400 18
O, a beautiful Falmouth, Mass. statue of Katharine Lee Bates shows her imagining the lines of this song
    $600 9
Deuteronomy 5: "neither shalt thou bear" this 2-word phrase "against thy neighbour"
    $600 3
In "Burlesque", this pop diva runs a club & sings "you haven't seen the last of me"
    $600 20
This British agency that takes care of international spying is formally the Secret Intelligence Service
    $600 14
Biru, kudasai
    $600 25
This term meaning to rigidly categorize comes from small desk compartments
    $600 28
For decades, visitors to this girls' house in Amsterdam have gazed at the statue seen here
    $800 10
Judges 15: he "said, with the jaw-bone of an ass, heaps upon heaps, with the jaw of an ass have I slain a thousand men"
    $800 4
5'6" John Leguizamo would tower over Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, whom he played in this 2001 musical
    $800 21
Selective Service classification for a person physically unfit for military duty
    $800 15
Pijiu, qing
    $800 26
It's a number like 2 or 7, as opposed to 2nd or 7th
    $800 29
Mary Hays, famed under this name for 18th century water-bearing, is immortalized by her grave in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    $1000 11
1 kings 2: "then sat" this man "upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established"
    $1000 5
James Cagney won his only Oscar for portraying this composer in 1942's "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
    $1000 22
This military plane that made unwanted headlines in 1960 is still in use, though a phaseout is coming in 2015
    $1000 16
Bira, parakalo
    $1000 27
Before it was a Marx Brothers film title, it meant something easy to do
    $1000 30
In Hartford, Lincoln meets this novelist & local who set much history in motion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jen Virginia Ben-Hur
$5,200 -$400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Virginia Ben-Hur
$7,400 $600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
The bursting inward of something hollow
    $400 18
Castro's Cuban revolution happened at the end of this decade
    $400 1
"Extra Virginity" is a book about the "scandalous world" of this liquid cooking product
    $400 3
At the urging of his wife, Walt Disney changed Mortimer's name to this
    $400 7
"Gratiano, keep the house, and seize upon the fortunes of the Moor, for they succeed on you"
    $400 12
Add a "c" to a security device to get this timepiece
    $800 14
Pumice is this type of rock formed by magma that stops being molten
    $800 19
If it's July 14 of this year, it must be time to storm the Bastille & start the French Revolution
    $800 2
Seymour Hersh's "The Dark Side of Camelot" showed this president's reckless side
    $800 4
From 1951 to 1968 he hit 536 homers for the New York Yankees
    $800 8
"We will unite the white rose and the red, smile heaven upon this fair conjunction"
    $800 27
Add an "H" to a feline to get this informal talk (& also the French for feline)
    $1200 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew pulls on the end of a string of beads in a beaker, and the whole string comes out.) To create an external force, I'll tug this string, which transfers energy from bead to bead & keeps them moving, illustrating this law of motion
    $1200 20
The first uprising called this natl. revolution was in 1905, after a massacre of peasants at the Winter Palace
    $1200 5
Born Elizabeth Cochran, this journalist wrote an 1887 exposé on conditions in mental asylums
    $1200 24
Mickey Hart joined Bill Kreutzmann for some long jams as they formed the drumming duo of this band
    DD: $1,000 9
"With the help of your good hands, gentle breath of yours my sails must fill, or else my project fails"
    $1200 30
Add an "R" to a place where a Smith works to get this counterfeiter
    $1600 16
It's the invisible part of the spectrum from about 800 nanometers to 1 millimeter in wavelength
    DD: $2,000 21
The Redcoats & Minutemen first got it on in the American Revolution on the 19th of this month in 1775
    $1600 6
Subtitled "The Dark Side of the All-American Meal", this expose was made into a 2006 film
    $1600 25
Born Joe Yule Jr. in 1920, he briefly changed his name to Mickey McGuire before settling on this stage name
    $1600 10
"Take up the bodies. such a sight as this becomes the field, but here shows much amiss"
    $1600 29
Add an "I" to a measure of interest on a loan to get this synonym for "angry"
    $2000 17
In humans, the hipbone is 3 fused bones: the pubis, the ischium & this one
    $2000 22
The Hungarian Revolution was in October of this Cold War year
    $2000 23
This coin phrase is the punning title of Barbara Ehrenreich's chronicle of making ends meet on $7 an hour
    $2000 26
A 1996 documentary was titled this man, "Actor or Boxer?"
    $2000 11
"As for that ravenous tiger Tamora... being dead, let birds on her take pity"
    $2000 28
Add an "E" to a word meaning "reasonable" to get this underlying reason for doing something

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Virginia Ben-Hur
$13,400 $4,400 $16,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was Giovanni Boccaccio who added this adjective to another Italian author's work

Final scores:

Jen Virginia Ben-Hur
$8,800 $0 $20,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Virginia Ben-Hur
$12,800 $5,400 $18,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2014-03-19
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