Show #6883 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014


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Molly Dobbins, a nurse from Double Oak, Texas

Jerome Azbell, a library reference clerk from Smyrna, Tennessee

Ed Patterson, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the present-day country where each person was born.)
    $200 21
Fort Worth's Cowtown Winery makes a red wine alliteratively called "Texas" this, slang for a tornado
    $200 25
Everything's OK, it's this name, like boxing's LaMotta
    $200 10
Doroteo Arango was born in 1878; taking the name Pancho Villa came later
    $200 1
"The Pequod Meets the Rose-bud"
    $200 27
This soft modeling compound was originally offered in off-white; the red, yellow & blue 3-pack came in 1957
    $200 7
Sorry, Brett Favre, green is your color, not the purple you wore in your last 2 seasons with this team
    $400 19
The Hill Country's Fall Creek Vineyards says its Chenin this has notes of pear, peach & honeysuckle
    $400 20
As a verb it's to become puffy, like your eye after getting hit; as an adjective, it's just nifty!
    $400 12
It's not the home but the native land of Senator Ted Cruz
    $400 9
"The World According to Marcus Aurelius" & "The World According to Bensenhaver"
    $400 2
Stacie, Chelsea & Skipper are this doll's sisters
    $400 16
Emmitt Smith ended up being for the birds & this desert-dwelling team
    $600 28
Hoist a glass of Sweet Dreams Winery's Blue Moon Blueberry; they boast it's full of these "anti"-free-radical chemicals
    $600 11
Hey, youse mugs! A raspberry ain't no fruit, it's a sound, this borough's "cheer"
    $600 13
In 1950 Nuri al-Maliki was born here; now he's the prime minister
    DD: $1,000 4
For kids:
"Up the Mountain to Alm-Uncle" & "Winter in Dorfli"
    $600 22
The rubber-band bracelets were produced using this winner of several 2014 Toy of the Year awards
    $600 17
Namath became "Hollywood & Vine Joe" in finishing his career with this team that has since moved
    $800 29
Please say you aren't going from this "colorful" river valley that's home to lots of wineries & a wine trail
    $800 3
This rhyming phrase of the '20s for something good referred to a honey producer's body parts
    $800 14
Gabriel Garcia Marquez got written into the picture in 1928
    $800 5
"Marius Enters the Darkness"
    $800 23
James & Percy are friends of this train, the No. 1 blue engine
    $800 18
In 1984 Franco Harris ran out the clock with Jim Zorn & Steve Largent on this team
    $1000 30
Grape Creek Vineyards invites you to experience "in Texas" this Italian region, once home to the Etruscans
    $1000 8
Slang for the stomach, it's also a geographic region that's a principal source of grain supply
    $1000 15
Adolf Hitler made his unfortunate entry into the world in 1889
    $1000 6
"Train to the Urals"
    $1000 24
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of this oil company's toy truck, which has its own Macy's Parade float
    $1000 26
Joe Montana went 17-8 over his last 2 seasons as QB for this Midwest AFC team

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

Ed Jerome Molly
$3,400 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Jerome Molly
$4,400 $3,400 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you [*]. You name the artist.)
    $400 9
In his first year in this city, Ernest Hemingway had a room on a street named for Descartes
    $400 5
In January 1949 it was front-page news in the L.A. Times that this "Falls for Third Night, Tangling... Traffic"
    $400 23
A relief well drilled into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 supplanted the blown-out well left by this oil company
    $400 16
Melting points are usually measured at an applied pressure of 1 atm, "atm" short for this
    $400 13
Rhyming term for a boxing foul
    DD: $1,400 10
The Emerson Playground is on Thoreau Street in this city
    $800 6
"Bite of the Century" was a June 29, 1997 headline referring to this athlete's conduct the night before
    $800 19
The first Relief Act in Britain in 1778 allowed those of this religious affiliation to buy land
    $800 14
By definition this type of chemistry deals with the reactions & properties of all the elements except carbon
    $800 2
In 1 word, puffed up or swollen
    $1200 11
A national library & a university are along Akadimias or "Academy" Street in this city
    $1200 20
"We're glad they came along, we dedicate this song, to all the girls we've loved before" (both men, please)
    $1200 7
"Papa Ratzi" was how Britain's Sun welcomed the man with this papal name
    $1200 21
For pain relief for women undergoing labor, a lumbar this block is a popular anesthetic choice
    DD: $3,000 17
In zoology, it's an insectivore; in chemistry it's a unit related to atomic weights
    $1200 3
This British slang word for a man or fellow first became popular in the mid-1800s
    $1600 12
Alcoa, Tenn. has this street named for a Scottish steam pioneer, & hilarity must ensue when Alcoans give directions
    $1600 1
These 2 common antonyms precede "cell battery"; one type is in your car, the other, in your flashlight
    $1600 4
Poet Neruda or cellist Casals
    $2000 22
Borovsk, Russia has a street named for Tsiolkovsky, a pioneer in astronautics or, as the Russians call it, this
    $2000 15
A front-page headline in Le Monde Sept. 13, 2001 read, "We Are All" these people
    $2000 24
"R" stands for Relief in the third letter of this charity group that initially helped rebuild post-WWII Europe
    $2000 18
Change 1 letter in the material rubbed on violin bows to get this type of compound that can be solid or semisolid
    $2000 8
It's a term for unforeseen negative consequences, like supporting a group that becomes your enemy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Jerome Molly
$5,800 $12,800 $5,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1994 this comedian starred in a No. 1 sitcom, the No. 1 Christmas movie & had a No. 1 non-fiction bestseller

Final scores:

Ed Jerome Molly
$10,800 $13,999 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed Jerome Molly
$7,200 $15,400 $5,400
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2014-03-19
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