Show #6885 - Friday, July 18, 2014

Last regular-play game of Season 30.


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Winston Nguyen, a health aide from New York, New York

Jeff Filippini, an astrophysicist from Pasadena, California

Katie Wroblewski, a graduate student in history from Ypsilanti, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Madonna restages Marilyn Monroe's "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" number
    $200 24
"A ____ Yankee In King Arthur's Court"
    $200 5
Ephelides is the technical term for these marks on the skin of kids & Howdy Doody
    $200 3
The butter type is okay, but most of these utensils are prohibited, even religious ones
    $200 19
On "Seinfeld", at a wake, Timmy asked George Costanza if he had just done this with a chip; George had & did it again
    $200 13
They're seen here on a trumpet
    $400 2
Madonna dances in a wedding dress & on a gondola in Venice
    $400 25
"The Hotel ____ ____"
    $400 6
You might want to stay out of the meadow today if you've got allergic rhinitis, this affliction
    $400 4
Axes & hatchets? No; Dynamite? No; These electrified lances used to control Bossy? Still no!
    $400 20
In this jumping game, 2 ropes are used, often with 2 people jumping in a synchronized way
    $400 15
This vivid color is also called Chinese red
    $600 14
Danny Aiello is dad to pregnant teen Madonna
    $600 28
The play "Abe Lincoln in ____"
    $600 7
Scratch your head & figure out how to treat your pityriasis capitis, this
    $600 10
One of these metal levers with an avian name? Put it in your checked bags
    $600 21
"The Deuce" is a double-decker bus that mostly runs down this iconic Nevada road
    $600 16
From the Latin for "to devour", it can mean ravenous or greedy
    $800 26
1990 black-&-white classic in which you see Madonna "strike a pose" & give good face
    $800 29
    DD: $1,000 8
Epistaxis is this condition, & I think I'm getting one from sitting in the highest seats in the arena
    $800 11
Sorry, Rembrandt, none of that flammable turpentine, used by artists as this type of diluting agent
    $800 22
Spite & malice is a form of the oxymoronic-sounding card game double this
    $800 17
This ornamental drapery is hung across the top edge of a bed, table or canopy
    $1000 27
A matador dresses for a bullfight; Madonna dresses & undresses for the matador
    $1000 30
"Winesburg, ____"
    $1000 9
After childbirth, a woman may complain about these, striae gravid arum; you're still beautiful, honey
    $1000 12
No realistic replicas of these, & no to the starting type, too
    $1000 23
For his technique, Giovanni Bottesini got the nickname "Paganini of" this large instrument
    $1000 18
This room in a church is used to store sacred objects & clerical robes

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

Katie Jeff Winston
$1,000 $3,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Jeff Winston
$800 $4,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Michelangelo delivered on the promise to carve the most beautiful work of marble in Rome with this sculpture
    $400 30
To "bring home" this yuletide item is to ride through plant life so dense you carry off some of it with you
    $400 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from Antarctica.) The U.S. maintains 3 year-round research stations in Antarctica--Palmer, McMurdo, & 1 named for these 2 men, whose race to the pole made them legends
    $400 9
In 2013 PBS' Frontline won an Emmy for coverage "inside" this country's "nuclear meltdown"
    $400 10 has a page called "Fear of" this "and Other Loud Noises"
    $400 23
Barely a friend
    $800 16
"Mystic Nativity" from around 1500 shows a Madonna by this man, known for painting the goddess Venus
    $800 28
Ray's MTB in Cleveland is a venue to practice in this kind of environment, year-round
    $800 20
A bay that's the southern arm of the Hudson Bay is named for this explorer with 2 first names
    $800 8
In 1991 Glenn Close made the Hallmark Hall Of Fame as this woman, "Plain And Tall"
    $800 11
Santa Anas are dry ones
    $800 24
Beatification is a step toward this distinction
    $1200 17
(Alex Trebek reads the clue from the Norton Simon Museum.) This Renaissance artist displayed a mastery far beyond his years when he painted "Madonna and Child with Book"; he was only 19 at the time, which may explain why his Madonnas came to be in such high demand
    $1200 1
Pirelliology is the art of identifying different ones of these from the tracks they've left in dirt or mud
    DD: $2,500 4
Fewer than a third of his crew members survived the 1497-99 roundtrip voyage from Lisbon to Calicut, India
    $1200 5
This Sunday morning news show now hosted by Bob Schieffer premiered on CBS on Nov. 7, 1954
    $1200 12
In 5 letters, "unpleasantly moist & humid"
    $1200 25
We discovered "Portnoy's" in 1969
    $1600 18
Parmigianino's most famous work is called "Madonna with" this swan-like feature
    $1600 2
When this item that presses against a disc squeals from wear or bad adjustment, it's called a "wild pig"
    $1600 3
In the 1520s, this future discoverer of the Mississippi River was one of the chief slave traders in Nicaragua
    $1600 6
In 2014 this astrophysicist showed that science is cool as he led us into "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
    $1600 13
Jesucristo, o un episodio calido
    $1600 26
Fetters & straitjackets
    $2000 21
That's the angel Gabriel visiting Mary, so Fra Angelico's work has this title
    $2000 22
Named the USA's top trail, the 26-mile McKenzie River Trail not far from Bend in this state has many a bend itself
    $2000 19
After his partner Richard Burton fell ill in 1858, he went on alone to discover the source of the Nile
    DD: $1,000 7
This man began seeing the news from every angle on his CNN evening show in 2003
    $2000 14
Remember "The Great" one of March 1888?
    $2000 27
Mournful or melancholy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Jeff Winston
$4,800 $10,300 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Purchased in 1957 & called "the second most famous home in America", it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006

Final scores:

Katie Jeff Winston
$9,500 $8,199 $10,067
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,067

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Jeff Winston
$4,800 $12,800 $14,200
12 R,
4 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2014-03-19
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