Show #6949 - Thursday, November 27, 2014


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David Greisman, a communications manager and boxing writer from Columbia, Maryland

Michelle Chick, an administrative assistant from Livonia, Michigan

Aggie Lee, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: [*] from Los Alamos, New Mexico, where the first nuclear weapons were born in 1945.)
    $200 6
Home to the Orange:
    $200 11
Pomodoro, the Italian word for tomato, can be translated as "golden" this fruit
    $200 1
Jermaine & Shaquille
    $200 16
4-letter word following "watch" or "now hear"; it's just about the most important word we use in "Jeopardy!" clues
    $200 21
The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
    $200 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Los Alamos, NM.) The project that produced the first atomic bombs got this name after a New York City district of the Army Corps of Engineers, but it came to completion across the country here in Los Alamos
    $400 7
On the Hudson River:
    $400 12
Chanterelles are wild these, trumpet-shaped with a ruffled edge
    $400 2
Reggie & Andre
    $400 17
Boze-dee boze-dee bop! In 1985 David Lee Roth double-negatived, "I ain't got" this
    $400 22
The National Institute of Corrections
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Los Alamos, NM.) In 1945, the Quonset hut here was used to assemble the implosion type atomic device called "Fat Man" that would explode over this city days after Hiroshima was bombed
    $600 8
Great Lakes port:
    $600 13
Chicken of the Sea offers this solid white tuna canned in water
    $600 3
Karl & Moses
    $600 18
As a pronoun, it's a form of the possessive case of "I"; as a noun, it's where you extract ore
    $600 23
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Los Alamos NM.) The area called V-Site was where the device known as the "Gadget" was assembled. The first nuclear device in the world, it had a core of the 239 isotope of this element
    $800 9
Very near Canada:
    $800 14
Types of this ingredient include cake, all-purpose & self-rising
    $800 4
DeAndre & Michael
    $800 19
Pronoun in a 1940 Hemingway novel title; ring in now!
    $800 24
The Office of English Language Acquisition
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Los Alamos, NM.) The stress of running the administrative & scientific size of the project of producing the bomb wore this Los Alamos lab director down to 116 pounds by July 1945
    $1000 10
"Colorful" town possibly named for its abundant heavy fogs:
    $1000 15
This Japanese dish, slices of fresh raw fish served with soy sauce & wasabi, is absolutely riceless
    $1000 5
Dwight & Juwan
    $1000 20
Pronoun in the title of the longest poem in "Leaves of Grass"; sing in now!
    DD: $1,600 25
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue
    $1000 30
Surely you're joking! Not yet 28, he was a group leader in the theoretical division of the A-bomb push

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

Aggie Michelle David
$800 $4,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aggie Michelle David
$3,400 $4,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
(Alex: Notice the "H" in quotation marks. Each correct response will begin with that letter, and each correct response will be a word that comes after "horizon" in the dictionary.)
    $400 22
Maximilian Schell was the godfather of this actress who toted Billy Bob Thornton's blood
    $400 21
In 1450 Johann Fust loaned this printer money; 5 years later, he sued for the money owed & set up his own printing firm
    $400 15
This word meaning to raise anchor has nothing to do with how heavy it is; it's from Old Saxon for to lift or carry
    $400 5
In "The Hunger Games" books, Primrose is her younger sister
    $400 1
In 1825 this revolutionary controlled an area from the Caribbean to Argentina
    $400 10
Insulin is one
    $800 23
Before playing Brody on this Showtime drama, Damian Lewis was a telemarketer selling car alarms in London
    $800 30
Among his more than 150 waltzes are "Tales from the Vienna Woods" & "Emperor Waltz"
    $800 17
It's the Hebrew name for the prayer shawl seen here
    $800 6
Adele Varens is the pupil to whom this title Bronte character is a governess
    $800 2
In 1240 Batu Khan, leader of these people, sacked & burned Kiev
    $800 11
Suite! It's the friendly reception of guests
    $1200 24
In 2014 this "Sussudio" singer donated the vast collection of Alamo artifacts in his Swiss basement to the Texas site
    $1200 29
Johann Fuhlrott identified a piece of skull from a cave near Dusseldorf in 1856 as an early human, this one
    $1200 18
This doozy of a car won the 1924, '25 & '27 Indy 500s
    $1200 7
If a Judy Blume title were one word longer, it might include Simon, the last name of this 12-year-old girl
    $1200 3
In 622 Muhammad fled from Mecca to this city, from which Islam spread across the region
    $1200 12
Hyphenated term referring to the last few generations preceding the automobile
    $1600 25
Before "Inside the Actors Studio", he wrote a book about animal group names & says he was a pimp in France
    $1600 28
19th century pastor Johann David Wyss & his son wrote this children's book about a shipwrecked clan
    $1600 19
Travel guides dub the area seen here this color coast; the name of the color comes from the country it's in
    DD: $2,000 8
The first part of "Les Miserables" is called "Fantine"; the second part is named for her
    DD: $1,000 4
On Jan. 26, 1808 George Johnston of Australia's New South Wales Corps led a mutiny vs. this governor & arrested him
    $1600 13
The science of measuring time
    $2000 26
Born in Goose Creek, he was Oscar-nominated as Buddy Holly &, on a later film, had an on-set fight on how heaven looked
    $2000 27
From 1791 to 1817 this poet & playwright served as director of the Weimar court theater
    $2000 20
Item 1 in the Mayo Clinic's online instructions for dealing with a victim of this is "Look first. Don't touch"
    $2000 9
This woman mentioned in the title of a controversial novel is the former Constance Reid
    $2000 16
This early Germanic people in Gaul were split into 2 major branches, the Salians & the Ripuarians
    $2000 14
Crostini are a popular choice for these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aggie Michelle David
$12,600 $11,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First encountered in 1648 by a man born in Russia, it was eventually named after a man born in Denmark

Final scores:

Aggie Michelle David
$3,199 $7,000 $11,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aggie Michelle David
$12,000 $11,600 $7,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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