Show #6900 - Friday, September 19, 2014


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Stephanie Bilyeu, a medical technologist from Champaign, Illinois

Matthew Price, a higher education administrator from East Providence, Rhode Island

Bill Cossen, a Ph.D. candidate in history originally from Lexington, South Carolina (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of our 31 seasons.)
    $200 6
Date Nut, along with Cherry Macaroon & Peppermint Fudge Ribbon, was one of this chain's original 31 flavors
    $200 1
The rocky road seen here is in this country that has stoni--S-T-O-N-I--in its name
    $200 26
It was Sept. 30, 1927 & this legend hit number 60
    $200 21
This Beatles song is named for a Salvation Army children's home in Liverpool
    $200 11
Riding through town naked seems like the best way to enjoy one of this Belgian company's signature boxes of truffles
    $200 12
What vanilla is to ice cream, this 7-letter word is to gasoline
    $400 7
This Indiana Pacer wore number 31 in the NBA for 18 years
    $400 2
Apparently walking isn't forbidden in the Forbidden City within this capital
    $400 27
On Feb. 23, 1945 6 U.S. servicemen raised the American flag on this island; sounds like a good photo op
    $400 22
The New York Mets made him the first overall pick in the first round of the 1980 draft
    $400 13
This company's classic bag of miniatures includes Mr. Goodbars & small versions of the milk chocolate bar
    $400 17
Change the last letter in the name of a Viking people to get this vanilla adjective
    $600 8
Around 500 B.C. in northern India, he preached on the 31 planes of existence
    $600 3
The cobblestone roads in this South American capital would be a tricky spot to tango
    $600 28
Hard to believe it's been 40 years since Nixon resigned on the 9th of this month in 1974
    $600 23
"Ahh, but the strawberries", he says in "The Caine Mutiny", "that's where I had them. They laughed at me and made jokes"
    $600 14
Emeril's recipe for chocolate-covered turtles doesn't actually call for turtles but for these nuts
    $600 18
It precedes "people" in book titles about a suicidal teen & about the Osbourne family
    $800 9
A wall-sized work by this man titled "One: Number 31, 1950" is at MOMA in New York City
    $800 4
The Stelvio pass near Italy's borders with these 2 countries is one of the highest mountain roads in Europe
    DD: $1,000 29
Its opening on July 27, 2012 was watched by an estimated 900 million people
    $800 24
This character is everybody's best friend in Berry Bitty City
    $800 15
With a little luck or fate, you might find yourself at this New York City restaurant famous for its Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
    $800 19
A comedian's scripted shtick, or a computer's set of instructions
    $1000 10
The 31st state to become part of the union, it was the second-largest in area for 109 years
    $1000 5
A Norwegian road with 11 hairpin bends has signs warning of these mythical beings
    $1000 30
On the plain of Marathon in September 490 B.C., an Athenian army defeated a much larger force from this empire
    $1000 25
This redheaded actress has written several kids' books about a redhead named Freckleface Strawberry
    $1000 16
From the French meaning "no equal," they're the candies seen here
    $1000 20
Fabrics that come out of the production process not yet sorted for quality gave us this 4-word idiom

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

Bill Matthew Stephanie
-$1,000 $4,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Matthew Stephanie
$2,600 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Wyoming's Black Thunder Mine is one of North America's largest producers of this fossil fuel
    $400 8
It's an elaborate solo song--not just in operas but also cantatas & oratorios
    $400 22
This "Doonesbury" creator said, "I just happen to have one of those skill sets that allows me to work in my underwear"
    $400 12
If you're a Yank at this British school, you know it consists of 38 colleges, with Merton dating from the 1200s
    $400 19
"Beware the Ides of ____"
    $400 1
Something upon which ads are placed or where pop songs are ranked
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Homestake Mine in South Dakota.) In the late 1800s, miners delved deep into the Black Hills of South Dakota; creating the shafts and tunnels of the Homestake Mine, to bring this precious metal to the surface
    $800 17
This term originally denoted a composition to be played on instruments, not sung; Beethoven's "Moonlight" is one
    $800 23
In 2010 an "action doll" of this political figure had a Tea Party & proclaimed, "No lamestream media allowed!"
    $800 13
The 16th century training of Protestant ministers after the reformation was critical in founding the university of this Swiss capital
    $800 27
"Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and ____ bubble"
    $800 2
An American Bar Association report wrote of "the continuous push to increase" these "hours"
    $1200 9
In 1971, Salvador Allende nationalized this country's copper mines, which produce about 1/5 of its revenue
    DD: $1,400 18
Also called chimes, it's a set of tuned bells, usually set in a tower
    $1200 24
In 1979, the California institute for the Mellow welcomed this governor of the state, who was back in office 35 years later
    $1200 14
Its 2 campuses, in Montreal & Sainte Anne De Bellevue, have a total of almost 40,000 students
    DD: $4,400 28
"Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair ____, where we lay our scene"
    $1200 3
To defraud
    $1600 10
Despite protests, a uranium mine is planned for near the south rim of this in the Colorado plateau
    $1600 20
P.S., it's the musical "P.S." heard here on the piano
    $1600 25
An ex-ambassador, this character opened the Baby Doc College of Offshore Medicine & the Nothing but Orphans Nonprofit
    $1600 15
3 facts on this school: Samuel Beckett went there; it was founded in 1592; it's Ireland's oldest university
    $1600 4
Sportswear enthusiasts will know of this Australian term for a dead-end river branch
    $2000 11
The chapel of St. Anthony within the Wieliczka Salt Mine in this country held its first mass for miners in 1698
    $2000 21
Rossini was a well-known composer of the type of comic opera known as opera this 5-letter word
    $2000 26
This "California-American" called college "the best 9 years of my life" & won the Jack Ford medal for Best Tan
    $2000 16
In the 1760s not LSU but MSU, short for this, had the literary mag Poleznoe Uveselenie, "Useful Entertainment"
    $2000 5
Lodging for a soldier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Matthew Stephanie
$11,400 $11,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title character of this 2013 film was played by David Tomlinson, who was actually seen only in clips from a 1964 film

Final scores:

Bill Matthew Stephanie
$399 $22,400 $16,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Matthew Stephanie
$11,200 $12,600 $5,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2014-07-15
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