Show #7020 - Friday, March 6, 2015


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Rachael Sims, a law school graduate from Sullivan, Illinois

Nic Pereira, a pool and spa maintenance contractor from Guerneville, California

Laura Lorson, a newscaster and editor from Perry, Kansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
"There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean. They're looking for one"
    $200 6
in a Bloody Mary
    $200 14
From August 1942 to February 1943, much of Stalingrad was reduced to this, rough fragments of building material
    $200 19
This university in New York City that was founded as King's College in 1754 uses a crown as its logo
    $200 24
First things first: created by Congress in 1933, TVA is short for this federal corporation
    $400 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) I'm in this city, chosen as the headquarters of the League of Nations, for what the U.N. says was in recognition of the city's tradition of international diplomacy
    $400 4
"It was the Deltas against the rules... the rules lost!"
    $400 7
in a White Russian
    $400 15
Think it over, chew the cud, do this before you respond
    $400 20
Evanston resident Rebecca Hoag was the first female student to enroll at this Illinois university
    $400 25
"Frying eggs from 93 million miles away--now that's power" says of this type of energy
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) I'm at the world's largest religious structure, this incredible 12th-century edifice, with its 2-mile-long outer walls & 500-acre sacred interior
    $600 3
"His whole life was a million-to-one shot"
    $600 8
in a Cape Codder
    $600 16
2-word gangland slang for "assassinate", you dirty rat
    $600 21
This Houston school that offers "unconventional wisdom" features 3 owls on its shield
    $600 26
8 dams of the Cumberland River System, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of these, provide power to the TVA
    DD: $1,000 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) With Jerusalem spread out behind me, I'm high up on this, which is named for an important crop of the region
    $800 2
"It was supposed to be the safest room in the house"
    $800 9
in a Long Island iced tea
    $800 17
It's another term for a backpack
    $800 22
Sure and 'twas a French religious group led by Father Edward Sorin that founded this school in 1842
    $800 27
A mosquito-eradication program by the TVA eliminated this disease that had been endemic to a regional waterway
    $1000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) I'm on this island near Cape Town, known as both South Africa's Alcatraz & the Island of Tears
    $1000 1
"Somebody said get a life... so they did"
    $1000 10
in a Jagerbomb
    $1000 18
This patriotic ode to Albion dates to the 1740s
    $1000 23
Bishop Holland McTyeire, a cousin of the founder's wife, chose the site in Nashville for the campus of this private university
    $1000 28
Rich deposits of coal & copper are found in TVA land, which boasts mile-high peaks in this "Great" mountain chain

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

Laura Nic Rachael
$1,600 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nic Rachael
$3,000 $2,800 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
The point where things get serious is where this material "meets the road"
    $400 10
Best friends Jess & Leslie invent a "Bridge to" this enchanted place in their imagination where one of them dies in reality
    $400 25
A forbidden rock group
    $400 5
He argued & won 25 cases before the Supreme Court before joining it in 2005
    $400 1
Crowned King of Prussia in 1861, he took the title of kaiser when the German Empire was founded in 1871
    $400 17
Even before going "Celebrity", this Trumped-up show used "For The Love Of Money" by the O'Jays as its theme
    $800 22
In the rhyming theme of California's Del Mar, this word for a racetrack "meets the surf"
    DD: $2,000 11
From page 1 of this Fred Gipson novel: "When I had to kill him, it was like having to shoot some of my own folks"
    $800 30
The most awful sausage
    $800 6
He rode his success as a North Carolina trial lawyer to a 1998 Senate win & later a place on a national ticket
    $800 2
After the collapse of the Third Reich, parts of East Prussia, including Konigsberg, was annexed by this country
    $800 18
I pity da fool who doesn't know that in the pilot for this '80s show, Tim Dunigan, not Dirk Benedict, played Face
    $1200 23
The Monty Python "Dead Parrot" sketch includes "expired and gone to" undergo this introduction
    $1200 12
Death narrates this novel in which Liesel starts her stealing at her brother's funeral
    $1200 29
A rough school class
    $1200 7
He was U.S. Attorney General on September 11, 2001
    $1200 3
Albert, the leader of the Knights of this order, turned Prussia into a secular Polish duchy in 1525
    $1200 19
From 2002 to 2009 she "Straight Up" judged how people sang on a TV show
    $1600 24
Nice to make your acquaintance & seize your ships; in this war, Oliver Hazard Perry said, "we have met the enemy and they are ours"
    $1600 13
Charlie Gordon is outsmarted by a lab rat at the start of this Daniel Keyes work; Charlie's IQ gets a boost, temporarily
    $1600 28
A newspaper critique of a musical production
    $1600 8
John Campbell opposed secession but concurred with this 1857 Supreme Court decision that pushed the U.S. toward war
    $1600 4
In the Middle Ages the name of the ruling dynasty was changed from Zollern to this longer one
    $1600 20
On "The "Simpsons" he makes himself heard as Moe, Apu, Duffman, Disco Stu, Wiggum, Dr. Nick...
    $2000 21
Meaning "ignore masters, find your own way", a saying in Zen philosophy is "if you meet" him "on the road, kill him"
    $2000 14
The privileged Amir betrays his friend Hassan in this novel set partly in 1970s Afghanistan
    $2000 27
Non-poets who are non-amateurs
    DD: $2,500 9
In his dissent to this infamous 1896 decision, John Marshall Harlan wrote that "our Constitution is color-blind"
    $2000 26
In 1866 Schleswig & this other Danish duchy became part of Prussia
    $2000 16
On '70s late-night TV, he brought Beldar Conehead to life

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nic Rachael
$13,800 $10,000 $19,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Springsteen said David Sancious was "the only member of the group who ever actually lived" there

Final scores:

Laura Nic Rachael
$7,200 $7,000 $21,500
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Nic Rachael
$13,800 $10,000 $18,800
16 R,
2 W
12 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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