Show #7012 - Tuesday, February 24, 2015


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Shannon Gillard, a certified opthalmic assistant from Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jeremy Johnson, a cashier from Pocono Mountain, Pennsylvania

Dava-Leigh Brush, a stay-at-home mom from Arnold, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the animal, you tell us where is the only place on Earth that we will find that particular animal.)
    $200 11
"The Situation Room with" this anchor on CNN
    $200 3
"Parting the Waters" is volume 1 in Taylor Branch's trilogy about this man's life & the civil rights movement
    $200 1
A narrow point of view named for a confined passageway
    $200 10
A 2014 study showed a spike in heart attacks during the first week after this goes into effect each March
    $200 7
The screwhorn antelope: this desert
    $400 12
It's "The Real Housewives of" this city, including Lisa Vanderpump & former child star Kim Richards
    $400 9
"Titan: The Life of" this 19th century oil baron gushes with the tale of history's first billionaire
    $400 2
A falling body reaches this when gravity is balanced by retarding forces
    $400 18
From an average of about 2.3 million in the 1930s, births in the U.S. spiked to almost 3.5 million in this 1st baby boom year
    $400 8
The Javan rhinoceros: this country
    $400 29
In 1926 this future First Lady started a furniture factory in Hyde Park to help the unemployed
    $600 13
"Extreme RVs" & "Ghost Adventures" on this cable channel
    $600 14
In 2012 Douglas Brinkley published a biography of this "most trusted man in America"
    $600 4
Another name for a New World buzzard
    $600 20
In 2013 revelations of NSA domestic spying caused a spike in sales of this novel first published in 1949
    $600 23
The Avalon Hairstreak butterfly: this island, part of Los Angeles County
    $600 28
Pat Quinn popularized this phenomenon that increased ALS Society donations tenfold in summer 2014
    $800 16
This country singer's "Southern Kitchen" on Food Network
    $800 15
"Dark Lover" smolders with "The Life and Death of" this silent-screen legend
    DD: $1,000 5
This part of speech requires an object
    $800 21
Electromagnetic spikes in these 11-year solar cycles can affect radio & telecommunications here on Earth
    $800 24
The Banff Springs snail: this country
    $800 27
In the 1870s he built his own chapels on Molokai
    $1000 17
(Hi, I'm Moon Bloodgood from TNT's Falling Skies.) I play Anne Glass, a doctor for the 2nd Massachusetts Militia Regiment, which takes its name from an actual regiment in this early army
    $1000 19
Written by his son Brian, "Dreamer of Dune" is a chronicle of the life of this sci-fi author
    $1000 6
Spinal segments that extend from the seventh cervical to the first lumbar
    $1000 22
U.S. mortgage interest rates spiked at 18.5% in 1981 as the Federal Reserve battled to keep this in check
    $1000 25
The Haast tokoeka kiwi: this country
    $1000 26
In 1893 this military physician was named a professor of bacteriology at the Army Medical School

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

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$3,400 $0 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$5,400 $2,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The Americans were protesting a tax & a monopoly with this Dec. 16, 1773 event
    $400 1
This process is used by birds to warm their eggs
    $400 17
In September 2013 a record crowd of more than 115,000 saw host Michigan beat Notre Dame in this football-crazy city
    $400 18
This one of the 7 deadly sins includes excess drinking as well as eating
    $400 11
"State" this title of James Michener's 1959 epic
    $400 16
Before -factor, -ficiary & -diction, it means "good"
    $800 7
Depleted fields, drought & wind created the climate that led to this name for an area of the Great Plains in the 1930s
    $800 2
It's the scientific study of fishes
    DD: $2,200 27
Attendance was still down some 20%, but 800,000 revelers jammed the streets of this U.S. city in February 2007
    $800 19
In 2014 this Islamic holy month of fasting began on June 28 in some countries & on the 29th in others
    $800 12
This Steinbeck novel follows the destinies of 2 generations of California brothers
    $800 23
This prefix meaning "water" precedes -plane, -chloric & -electric
    $1200 8
In 1951 this married couple was tried under the Espionage Act of 1917 & found guilty
    $1200 3
A tooth or a broken bone can be this, meaning fixed or pressed closely together
    $1200 28
At the first soccer match at this London stadium in 1923, horses were used to control crowds estimated as high as 300,000
    $1200 20
SBC for short, this large Protestant denomination was organized in Georgia in 1845
    $1200 13
Grace Metalious shocked America with her novel of secrets, sex & hypocrisy in this fictional N.H. title town
    $1200 24
In medicine myo- refers to one of these body parts
    DD: $3,000 9
This 1820 agreement said there would be no slavery in the bulk of the Louisiana Territory north of latitude 36°30'
    $1600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a chemical formula on the monitor.) Glucose and fructose have the same formula, but they have different structures, meaning chemically, they are considered these
    $1600 21
Daf Yomi is the reading of a page a day from this collection of Jewish law that includes the Mishnah
    $1600 14
Mac Hyman's comedic book about Air Force life was "No Time for" these
    $1600 25
In the words androcentric & androgen, andro- means this
    $2000 10
After shooting President Garfield, he surrendered to police & said, "I am a Stalwart. Arthur is now president of the United States"
    $2000 5
The magnetosphere is in the outer layer of this
    $2000 22
Combining witchcraft & nature worship, this religious movement was first publicized in England in 1954
    $2000 15
"Across the River & Into the Trees" was a 1950 bestseller by this giant of American literature
    $2000 26
The dorm- in dormouse & dormitory means this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$20,000 $5,600 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1980s MOVIES
At his term's end, Ronald Reagan took an office in an L.A. high-rise, still a mess from the filming of this 1988 thriller

Final scores:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$20,000 $10,600 $0
3-day champion: $31,501 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$18,400 $5,600 $7,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2014-12-10
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