Show #6994 - Thursday, January 29, 2015


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Karen Ash, a business analyst from Brooklyn, New York

Amy Schmidt, a psychometrician from Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Marissa Edelman, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...we want you to name the first movie that popularized each film song.)
(Alex: [From on location] A visit to...)
    $200 26
Physicist & activist Andrei Sakharov
    $200 1
Dead man walking
    $200 17
In non-military time 2015 is this on the clock
    $200 6
"Stayin' Alive"
    $200 11
In the 1996 & 2000 presidential elections, Ralph Nader ran as a member of this party
    $200 16
(Alex reports from the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.) The first artifacts museum visitors see are these architectural elements that were the signature of the World Trade Center towers; they are now known by the same name as this symbol of Poseidon
    $400 27
Chancellor Willy Brandt (be specific)
    $400 2
Hera's hubby
    $400 22
The oldest surviving examples of these time-telling devices date from about 1500 B.C. in Egypt
    $400 7
"Mrs. Robinson"
    $400 12
IBM is known informally as Big this
    $400 18
(Alex reports from the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.) As The New York Times said, imagine if 9/11 had been followed by Super Storm Sandy; well, that's what would've happened if not for the slurry wall, anchored in bedrock in the 1960s to prevent the waters of this river from seeping into the foundation of the towers
    $600 28
U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold
    $600 3
Home to the C.G. Jung Institute
    $600 23
In the NBA it's continually reset to 24; in men's college hoops, to 35
    $600 8
"You're The One That I Want"
    $600 13
Korea Bay is an arm of this sea
    $600 19
(Alex reports from the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.) It's called "The Last Column", and it remained in the bedrock throughout the recovery process; in May 2002, it was ceremonially removed to mark the end of 9 months of work at the site known as this
    DD: $1,000 29
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan
    $800 4
Highest point
    $800 24
This religious observance is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox
    $800 9
"This Used To Be My Playground"
    $800 14
William the Silent was Count of Nassau & Prince of this
    $800 20
(Alex reports from the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.) The holster belonged to David Lim, who miraculously survived in a stairwell; unfortunately, 37 of his colleagues at the PAPD, this regional agency's police department, perished
    $1000 30
Political leaders John Hume & David Trimble
    $1000 5
Dreyfus defender
    $1000 25
In 1752 calendars in Britain jumped forward 11 days following the switch to this
    $1000 10
"Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
    $1000 15
A famous song by Duke Ellington is called "Mood" this
    $1000 21
(Alex reports from the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.) A brick that is not from the site still has a place here; a journalist who had covered the war on terror chiseled it from Osama bin Laden's compound before it was leveled by authorities in this Pakistan city

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

Marissa Amy Karen
$2,200 $1,800 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marissa Amy Karen
$3,600 -$1,200 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the family members.)
    $400 26
A neolithic skeletal pair were unearthed "embracing" near this city where Romeo & Juliet lived
    $400 1
Something at a very low price can be had "for" this
    $400 16
I don't give a fig if you know that this standard unit of force is equal to about .225 pounds
    $400 9
"The people will waken & listen to hear / The hurrying hoof-beats of that steed, / & the midnight message of" him
    $400 2
    $400 8
It's property that a debtor has pledged, mortgaged or assigned to a creditor
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the coast in Italy.) The U.S. has a naval support base at this southern Italian city; near here on September 9, 1943, about 500 Allied ships assembled for Operation Avalanche
    $800 3
To "play" this stringed instrument means to serve in a subsidiary capacity
    $800 20
The nautilus fills its shell's internal chambers with fluid to adjust this upward force that causes objects to float
    $800 10
She titled an 1851 collection of her poems "Casa Guidi Windows"
    $800 4
The Bluth family, including
George Sr.,
Michael &
    $800 12
The Fed says bigger banks can risk more because Uncle Sam won't let them go under, this 4-word principle
    $1200 28
The earth from this Tuscan city lent its name to a yellow-brown pigment & a "burnt" reddish-brown one
    $1200 13
Like that Roy Scheider movie about Broadway, it means "those other similar things"
    $1200 21
We all feel it, but Britannica calls this "by far the weakest known force in nature"
    $1200 11
He had the ideas used in "The Divine Comedy" by around 1293 & took from about 1308 to 1320 to write it
    $1200 5
Set back in the '80s:
Barry &
    $1200 17
Term for the amount by which the economic value of something is reduced over time by wear & tear & other factors
    DD: $5,000 29
In 2003 a campaign was launched to change the name of this Sicilian town, associated with the Mafia due to U.S. pop culture
    DD: $2,500 14
To trigger a potent memory is to do this 3-word phrase, play a combination of 3 notes
    $1600 22
In physics, forces have magnitude & direction, so they're this type of quantity represented by an arrow
    $1600 24
Whittier wrote, "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these" 4 of regret that complete the line
    $1600 6
A bunch of Bravermans, including Adam, Sarah & Crosby
    $1600 18
FDIC-insured banks will now protect deposits up to this amount, up from $100,000
    $2000 30
Over 700 years old, the Palazzo Vecchio was the seat of government of this city back when it was a republic
    $2000 15
You have to live with the consequences; you can't do this, reverse what you did to the carillon
    $2000 23
Next time you're falling from a great height, thank air resistance, aka this 4-letter force, for slowing you down
    $2000 25
In an Ode to the West Wind, this Romantic poet called it "thou breath of Autumn's being"
    $2000 7
On Showtime, Frank Gallagher & his 6 kids
    $2000 19
It's a contract that gives someone the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell something before a certain date

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marissa Amy Karen
$9,700 $800 $21,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1858 rule of India went from the East India Company to the British Crown & Lord Canning became the first holder of this title

Final scores:

Marissa Amy Karen
$1,200 $0 $23,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marissa Amy Karen
$8,800 $1,800 $18,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2014-12-03
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