Show #7024 - Thursday, March 12, 2015

Kristin Sausville game 2.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Stephanie Hull, a graduate student of philosophy from Columbia, Missouri

Brad King, an automotive engineer from Hartland, Michigan

Kristin Sausville, a stay-at-home mom from Newark, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with those two letters.)
    $200 1
A stroke while fighting to get the Treaty of Versailles ratified disabled him for the last 17 months of his term
    $200 13
We open with a closer, Mariano Rivera
    $200 14
After marrying an American, he moved to the U.S., where he wrote the 2 "Jungle Books"
    $200 24
Giving a play-by-play of an event while on Twitter is called doing this
    $200 7
What's now this "club" that many join happily was first distilled in Ontario in 1858
    $200 6
On season 2 of "American Idol", Clay Aiken wasn't the winner but this
    $400 2
At his Texas ranch, this President would terrify passengers by driving 90 mph sipping scotch from a foam cup
    $400 22
Orel Hershiser, though one swing could've done it for Kirk Gibson, too
    $400 15
He wrote "The War in the Air" as well as "The War of the Worlds"
    $400 25
This 4-letter word is "warm" when the computer's power is already on, "cold" when it's off
    $400 8
During prohibition this family of rum makers invited Americans to Cuba for weekend-long parties
    $400 9
It comes in cherry as well as the original lemon-lime
    $600 3
Boxing in the White House in the early 20th century left him blind in one eye, a secret he kept for years
    $600 23
Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling, southwestern brothers in arms
    $600 16
John Fowles' best-known work is this 1969 novel that was made into a movie starring Meryl Streep
    $600 26
In Windows hitting Ctrl-C & Ctrl-V performs these 2 artsy & crafty actions
    $600 17
The letters "V.O.P." on the label of a bottle of cognac stand for this
    $600 10
Common exercise done in a prone position, or a type of bra
    $800 4
Orphaned by age 9, this 31st President was raised by Quaker relatives in Oregon
    $800 20
Here's this beloved author giving a reading circa 1860
    $800 27
This process that maximizes disk space is so named because it joins up pieces of files that were stored separately
    $800 18
The name of this honey-whiskey liqueur is from a Scottish Gaelic phrase that means "the drink that satisfies"
    $800 11
A thorough medical exam including lab tests & X-rays; your doctor might order one on you
    DD: $1,400 5
In the last year of his presidency in 1844, he secretly married a woman 30 years younger
    $1000 21
Sharing the nickname "The Queen of Crime" are Agatha Christie & this author of the Adam Dalgliesh mysteries
    $1000 28
Releasing someone's personal info on the Internet is this word that can have 1 or 2 "X"s in the middle
    $1000 19
This Italian liqueur is made from tonda gentile hazelnuts grown in the Piedmont region
    $1000 12
It's another name for an Apache wigwam

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Kristin Brad Stephanie
$1,600 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Brad Stephanie
$4,400 $2,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Charles Stratton was almost 5 when Phineas T. Barnum gave him this name; he would remain 25'' tall & 15 lbs. until his teens
    $400 3
Although named for an Italian city, these window coverings with slats may have originated in Persia
    $400 9
In 2004 President Roh Moo Hyun tried to move South Korea's capital from this city to Gongju
    $400 23
His lyrics after the death of his brother George include "The Man Who Got Away", music by Harold Arlen
    $400 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue next to the monitor.) The brightest star in the constellation of this archer is Kaus Australis, from the Arabic for "bow" & Latin for "southern", respectively
    $800 2
Edna Ferber's 1958 novel "Ice Palace" was so compelling that it helped this attain statehood the next year
    $800 14
Using urethane for this molding at the juncture of wall & ceiling will allow you to use adhesive instead of nails
    $800 10
One of this Japanese city's most popular tourist destinations is the atomic bomb Genbaku Dome
    $800 21
Johnny Mercer came out here in 1935 & co-wrote the 1937 song "Hooray for" it
    DD: $2,400 5
This constellation is where you'll find the Sun as spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere
    $1200 22
I cannot tell a lie, but Barnum sure could; in 1835 Phineas marketed Joice Heth as a 161-year-old ex-nurse to this man
    $1200 15
This home furnishings chain founded in 1962 "imports" more than 70% of its merchandise from China & India
    $1200 11
This Mongolian city is often described as the world's coldest capital
    $1200 18
A statue of this "Yankee Doodle Dandy" inscribed "GIve My Regards to Broadway" stands opposite Times Square
    $1200 6
His water jug is pouring a stream of about 30 faint stars toward the brighter star Fomalhaut
    $1600 16
The most popular pattern for this geometric inlaid wood flooring is herringbone
    $1600 12
This country's 2nd-largest city, Mandalay, is known for a pagoda containing 729 stone Buddhist tablets
    DD: $2,000 19
Oscar Hammerstein II & this other great partner of Richard Rodgers were classmates at Columbia
    $1600 7
Spica, her brightest star, is held in her left hand
    $2000 24
This 1924 Ferber novel about a widow managing a farm & son was just huge, winning a Pulitzer
    $2000 17
In 2013 this interior decorator & HGTV personality published her first book, "The Well-Traveled Home"
    $2000 25
Speaking this way involves similes & metaphors
    $2000 13
This Vietnamese city near the Gulf of Tonkin serves as the deepwater port for Hanoi
    $2000 20
This nickname of "Over the Rainbow" lyricist E.Y. Harburg was a shortening of Young People's Socialist League
    $2000 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew wraps up the category for us.) Latin for "little king", Regulus is the brightest star of this constellation, and is said to be its "heart"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Brad Stephanie
$8,400 -$200 -$6,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On August 15, 1994, 59 years & 1 day after FDR signed the original act, Bill Clinton made this an independent agency

Final scores:

Kristin Brad Stephanie
$6,800 -$200 -$6,800
2-day champion: $31,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Brad Stephanie
$12,200 -$600 -$6,800
21 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $4,800

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Game tape date: 2015-01-07
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