Show #6985 - Friday, January 16, 2015


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Nicholas Bérubé, an architect originally from State College, Pennsylvania

Mehmet Berker, a graphic designer and program manager from Los Angeles, California

Amanda Boitano, a 10th grade English teacher originally from Smithtown, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

"DOWN" & "OUT"
    $200 2
A rasp or a Rolodex
    $200 1
3 gals predict big things for the title guy; he's iffy but his wife has big plans; both learn to be careful what you wish for
    $200 13
Shortly after his 1609 marriage, this artist known for his voluptuous women painted himself & his young wife Isabella
    $200 18
Alright, alright, alright, for 2013, these 2 guys for their roles as Ron & Rayon in "Dallas Buyers Club"
    $200 4
Hyphenated term used to describe someone practical & realistic
    $400 3
A heart or a Hammond
    $400 10
Title guy denies a promotion to his aide; aide gets revenge-y; title guy gives new meaning to the term "death bed"
    $400 14
In the 1770s he painted cartoons, or preliminary paintings, for tapestries for the Spanish crown
    $400 19
Tom Hanks as Andrew Beckett, a lawyer with AIDS, in this movie
    $400 5
A temporary loss of consciousness, or utter darkness caused by a massive power outage
    $600 9
A type of fastener, or a community's basic food
    DD: $2,000 15
The plot? Potters plot; mid-March gets dangerous; main plotter ends up committing Strato-cide
    $600 23
A wagon is the subject of "The Hay Wain", an 1821 work by this English landscape painter
    $600 20
This actor as Truman Capote
    $600 6
One of Syfy's most watched shows is the WWE's Friday Night this
    $600 27
A 1920s mayor, he said "Congress--every time they make a joke, it's a law, & every time they make a law it's a joke"
    $800 11
A deep red color, or what a pirate might do to a captive instead of giving him the deep six
    $800 16
Buckingham gets the boot from the palace, as does a wife; title guy is not a cardinal fan; on to wife 2!
    $800 24
"The Cardinal" by this master, who was born 31 years after Leonardo but died just one year after him, is based on the "Mona Lisa"
    $800 21
John Wayne as this grumpy U.S. marshal in "True Grit"
    $800 7
For Butch Cassidy, Hole in the Wall in Wyoming was one of these
    $800 26
You may recognize the Beverly Hills hotel known as "The Pink Palace" from the cover of a 1976 album from this band
    $1000 12
A lively country dance, or a projectionist's spool
    $1000 17
It's totally goth; act I, scene 1 sees the title Roman kill his son & the deaths don't stop; ends with the worst dinner ever
    $1000 28
In 1912 he went to Paris to learn Cubism; in 1914 he returned to the Netherlands & showed his 16 new works
    $1000 22
This actor as a country singer in "Tender Mercies"
    $1000 8
In 1920 H.G. Wells turned to nonfiction & published one of these "of History"
    $1000 25
In Asia, Laos, Burma & Thailand form this geometric area; in Beverly Hills, it's Canon Dr., Wilshire & Santa Monica Blvd.

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

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,000 -$400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,600 $2,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
In the 1870s Francois Hennebique pioneered the use of reinforced this in building construction
    $400 11
What was Rhodesia on a 1975 map is called this now
    $400 24
In 1647 astronomer Johannes Hevelius published "Selenographia", an atlas of the surface of this
    $400 21
The opposite of straighten, as a noun it's found in a river
    $800 9
Music students are among the users of the exhibition hall seen here in this country's Anhui Province
    $800 1
Linguistically & geographically, it's closer to Finland than are the other 2 Baltic republics
    $800 5
This 16th century reformer is said to have built a bowling lane for his kids when he wasn't busy nailing theses
    $800 13
In the Kalmar War these 2 countries fought over a region that is now part of northern Norway
    $800 25
The opposite of scarce, it starts with the first 2 letters of the alphabet
    $1200 10
An alteration of a French word for "frame", it's the frame holding the panes of a window or door
    $1200 3
You don't need to brush up your Spanish to visit this northernmost Central American country
    $1200 6
Earl Anthony & Johnny Petraglia were this kind of bowler that, despite what some say, doesn't have a natural hook
    $1200 14
The peasants uprising led by Li Zicheng ended this Chinese dynasty in 1644
    $1200 15
The first child born to English parents in the New World, she disappeared along with the rest of Roanoke Colony
    $1600 22
This simplest form of vault consists of a single continuous arch
    $1600 2
"Western" was attached to the name of this Pacific island nation when it gained independence in 1962
    $1600 7
This term for a bowler derives not from the beer container by the lane but from an old German word for "club"
    DD: $2,000 17
Under the Treaty of Karlowitz of 1699, most of Hungary was ceded to this country by the Ottoman Empire
    $1600 16
This "Devil's Dictionary" wit went down Mexico way in 1913 & vanished without an adios
    DD: $2,600 20
This 11-letter compound word sounds like it means miser, but it's the opposite
    $2000 23
In the early 1500s, this country's Manueline architecture used nautical motifs like chains & ropes
    $2000 4
In area this European coastal principality is about 3 times the size of the Mall in Washington, D.C.
    $2000 12
It's easy as 1-2-3: this ABC was organized September 9, 1895 in New York City
    $2000 18
After coming down from Canada, in 1605 he & his party became the first Frenchmen to visit the site of Boston
    $2000 19
He & climbing partner Sandy Irvine disappeared on Mt. Everest in June 1924; his body was found 75 years later

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$1,200 $7,000 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His headstone in Rome reads in part: "This grave contains all that was mortal, of a young English poet"

Final scores:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$0 $4,601 $6,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,400 $7,000 $10,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
4 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 2014-11-19
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