Show #7010 - Friday, February 20, 2015


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Ashley Singh, a high school Spanish teacher from Louisville, Kentucky

Dava-Leigh Brush, a stay-at-home mom from Arnold, Missouri

Christina McTighe, a library associate from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're all about TV fathers for [*]. We'll give you the father, you identify the show.)
(Alex: You have to name the present-day country where these narratives have taken place.)
(Alex: Featuring Spike TV's Jon Taffer of the show Bar Rescue.)
    $200 6
Its 86th floor observatory is open 8 A.M. to 2 A.M., 365 days a year
    $200 21
A spelling competition
    $200 1
Martin Crane
    $200 11
"And Quiet Flows The Don" & "The Gulag Archipelago"
    $200 16
In geologic time it can cover tens of millions of years; on a typewriter key, it only covers a tiny area
    $400 7
It rings at 9:30 a.m & 4:00 p.m. each trading day
    $400 22
One of the bodies of salt water that cover the earth
    $400 2
Rob Petrie
    $400 12
"The Man Who Planted Trees" & "The Man In The Iron Mask"
    DD: $1,000 17
Placed on an insect's leg, the onetime world's smallest ad was fittingly created for this book's website
    $600 8
On weekdays, this iconic Herald Square department store at 151 West 34th street opens at 9 a.m.
    $600 23
Starting aid for football & golf
    $600 3
Dan Conner
    $600 13
"The Tale Of Genji" & "The Temple Of The Golden Pavilion"
    $600 18
The smallest bird egg comes, of course, from the Vervain one of these
    $600 28
(Jon Taffer delivers the clue.) If female guests average over 34, use barstools with backs, as women get sensitive about their own backs with age; under 34, let them spin & interact--that's applying this science, from the Greek for "people" & "writing"
    $800 9
The last ferry from Battery Park to these 2 harbor attractions leaves at 3:30 p.m. daily
    $800 24
Adverb that demands a reason
    $800 4
Jason Seaver
    $800 14
"The Settlers" & "Exodus"
    $800 19
A book about this "merry old soul" is the smallest book in the Library of Congress; it's smaller than a comma
    $800 27
(Jon Taffer delivers the clue.) A customer needs to get what he asked for, so if the request is for a call drink like "Captain Morgan & Coke", never switch this type of drink named for the area under the bar
    $1000 10
Early risers can nosh on matzoh brei or corned beef & eggs at this spot on 7th Avenue & 55th Street; it opens at 6:30 a.m.
    $1000 25
Actor's signal
    $1000 5
Frank Reagan
    $1000 15
"Snow Flower And The Secret Fan" & "The Sand Pebbles"
    $1000 20
Controlling the stapes in the ear is the stapedius, the smallest of these in the human body
    $1000 26
(Jon Taffer delivers the clue.) You need a sophisticated, urban crowd to succeed with a bar based on this -ology, the art of crafting cocktails

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

Christina Dava-Leigh Ashley
$600 -$200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christina Dava-Leigh Ashley
-$200 $3,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
When this war broke out in 1853, Victoria took an active part in organizing relief efforts for the wounded
    $400 1
"Thoroughly Modern" her
    $400 10
A top film production center & the largest city in western Canada, it's the closest sister city to L.A.
    $400 6
"The Boys In The Boat" is the true story of the U.S. Crew Team & its quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics in this city
    $400 11
(Alex Trebek reads the clue from the Smithsonian.) Higher than normal counters helped accommodate the 6'2" height of this chef, who used this very kitchen not only privately, but also to achieve television fame--bon appetit !
    $400 17
In a Maurice Sendak book, the Wild Things roar their terrible roars & do this with their terrible teeth
    $800 27
Not always stuffy, Vicki saw this duo's "The Gondoliers" & beat time to the song "Then One Of Us Will Be A Queen"
    $800 2
These "Over Broadway"
    $800 22
Nagoya, which in 1959 became L.A.'s first sister city, has some of the oldest shrines for this Japanese religion
    $800 7
Malcolm Gladwell used this Biblical duo in a title to show how disadvantages can actually work for us
    DD: $2,500 12
The Ulster Museum in Belfast displays treasures from the Girona & 2 other ships that were part of this famed fleet
    $800 18 has a traveling one as its mascot
    $1200 28
Victoria was a carrier of this blood disease that affected many of her descendants throughout Europe
    $1200 3
By Oscar Wilde, "An Ideal" one of these
    $1200 23
In the early 1700s immigrants from Fukien Province on the Chinese mainland founded this capital not on the mainland
    $1200 8
This Sheryl Sandberg bestseller is subtitled "Women, Work, and the Will to Lead"
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, Mass.) The saddle probably belonged to this great Sioux leader who got $50 each time he rode once around the ring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; preferring to die as an Indian rather than live as a white man, he returned to his people & was killed in 1890
    $1200 19
To fuss at trifles while ignoring serious matters is to "strain at" one of these "& swallow a camel"
    $1600 29
Queen Victoria was buried with a picture of this devoted personal servant & a lock of his hair
    $1600 4
"A Gentleman's Guide to" these two things
    $1600 24
L.A. has 2 sister cities in Africa: Lusaka, Zambia & this pyramid city on the Nile
    DD: $1,000 9
Sebastian Junger told "a true story of men against the sea" in this bestseller
    $1600 14
A design museum in NYC was founded by industrialist Peter Cooper's 3 granddaughters, who had this last name
    $1600 20
This type of metamorphic rock has distinct banding
    $2000 5
"Desire Under" these trees
    $2000 25
On Feb. 23, 2007 Mayor Villaraigosa signed a sister city agreement with Yerevan, capital of this country
    $2000 16
John le Carre wrote the afterword to "A Spy Among Friends", about this British spy/Soviet agent
    $2000 15
The largest T. rex ever found, she's the old gal seen here at the Field Museum in Chicago
    $2000 21
It's the name for the raised part of a sundial that casts the shadow

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christina Dava-Leigh Ashley
$13,900 $11,000 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Describing anything very showy, in architecture it refers to a style using curves like tongues of fire

Final scores:

Christina Dava-Leigh Ashley
$0 $1,500 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $1,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christina Dava-Leigh Ashley
$13,200 $11,000 $8,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2014-12-09
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