Show #7029 - Thursday, March 19, 2015


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Brandon Bidlack, a marketing director from Emeryville, California

Gina Shaddox, an accounting service representative from Corvallis, Oregon

Andrea Keleher, a medical records coder from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,605)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In 1997's "Dante's Peak" one of these is destroying part of Washington State
    $200 8
Use the manure or fertilizer mixture called "top" this, even though it sounds like it goes on your salad
    $200 17
"So Long and Thanks for All the ____"
    $200 13
Autocorrects at this Mark Zuckerberg site led to many "Happy Bday Grandpa & Grandmaster Flash" messages
    $200 1
On May 4, 1959 Sinatra & Mancini wore black tie to the first of these events
    $400 4
Will Smith starred in this film as a Marine fighter pilot helping humanity fight off an alien invasion
    $400 9
Measuring alkalinity or acidity, test this 2-letter quality of your soil
    $400 21
"The Island of the Blue ____"
    $400 14
An NYU student hit this 2-word button instead of forward & 40,000 folks (& mom) were e-mailed, "Do you want me to do this?"
    $400 2
It's the instrument being used to move the animals along
    $600 5
Los Angeles is threatened by ocean carnivores falling from the sky in this SyFy Channel movie
    $600 18
Named for an Arctic Explorer, Scoresby Sound on this huge island has a 60-mile-long island within it
    $600 24
Henbit & Florida Pusley are among plants controlled by Ortho's product this type of plant "B-Gon"
    $600 16
"Mrs. Frisby and the ____ of Nimh"
    $600 15
In 2014 Michael Bay had a bad day with a malfunction of this device that scrolls a prepared script
    $600 10
Call the cops! Specifically, these French military ones
    $800 6
In this 2006 Clive Owen film, years of infertility have left human society in chaos
    DD: $1,200 22
New York's Irondequoit Bay near Rochester is an inlet of this Great Lake
    $800 27
For healthy plant growth, consider an NPK fertilizer, standing for nitrogen, phosphorus & this element
    $800 19
"Do Androids Dream of Electric ____?"
    $800 25
Picking this "name" is tricky, as in the unfortunate selection of the tourism site
    $800 11
Originally, it meant to sift the impurities out of a substance; now it means to alter or distort a message
    $1000 7
"They're coming to get you, Barbara" in this 1968 film that saw a group of people in a farmhouse hiding from zombies
    $1000 23
The natural harbor of Cam Ranh Bay became a base that supplied tens of thousands of U.S. troops in this war
    $1000 28
When planting a new lawn, it's a good idea to add compost & this 4-letter combination of sand, silt & clay
    $1000 20
"Lad: A ____"
    $1000 26
On a scary June 3, 1980, B-52s were readied to fly after a faulty chip had NORAD seeing 2 SLBMs, submarine-launched these
    $1000 12
They're the male & female cells that get it on to make a zygote

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

Andrea Gina Brandon
$1,400 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea Gina Brandon
$8,200 $3,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Aka the Bengal gram, in the Middle East it's mashed to make hummus
    $400 26
In 1572 Spanish conquistadors captured & killed Tupac Amaru, the last native leader of these people
    $400 9
The movie "Bride & Prejudice" turned the Bennet family into the Bakshi family of Amritsar in this country
    $400 3
Half-a-dozen beers sold together, or some nicely developed abs
    $400 17
In 1999 Eddie Vedder & this band grunged out a Top 10 version of this '60s tearjerker "Last Kiss"
    $400 4
It's an earthquake that follows a larger one & has its epicenter nearby
    $800 2
Garden peas were big in 1850s Moravia, where this man tested 34 varieties
    $800 29
A 1531 writer gave this word a new meaning, saying Martin Luther was making this big kind of change to the whole world
    $800 12
The Jonathan Larson musical "Rent" is largely based on this 1896 opera
    $800 5
Type of photography used to capture the flower seen here
    $800 18
"Die Young, Stay Pretty", Debbie Harry advised as singer for this band
    $800 10
It's the splitting of rocks & minerals along their natural fissure lines; hey Mister, my eyes are up here
    $1200 14
Ok, just one more plate of the peas flavored with this hot green sushi plate stuff
    $1200 28
Under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1588, it consisted of about 130 ships, 8,000 seamen & 19,000 soldiers
    $1200 13
The catchphrase "Danger, Will Robinson!" might clue you in that this 1960s TV show updated "Swiss Family Robinson"
    $1200 6
It's the company that gave us Superball & the hula hoop
    $1200 19
"Death greets me warm", James Hetfield mourned in this band's "Fade to Black"
    $1200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The continents were built around these large stable areas of very old crystalline rocks; the Laurentian, or Canadian one, extends for 3 million square miles across northern North America
    $1600 23
Popeye dotes on lathyrus odoratus, this fragrant flowering pea native to Italy
    $1600 27
A map printed in France in 1507 was the first with this 7-letter eponym
    $1600 15
Wouldn't it be loverly for you to name this author of "Pygmalion", from which "My Fair Lady" was adapted
    DD: $3,000 7
"Nothing can bring you peace but yourself", Emerson wrote in this essay
    $1600 20
Taxi! "If there's no one beside you when your soul embarks, then I'll follow you into the dark", sang this morbid band
    $1600 22
Pot, meet this deep circular hole scoured beneath a river or glacier
    $2000 24
You can thank St. Patrick for the fact that several pea varieties with 3-part leaves are known as this
    DD: $2,000 30
This British poet, playwright & contemporary of Shakespeare was killed in a fight in 1593, allegedly over a bill
    $2000 16
This 1955 Broadway baseball blockbuster was a reworking of the Faust legend
    $2000 8
Your electric bill usually indicates your usage in terms of this energy unit
    $2000 21
This rhyming 80's band sang, "It's a dead man's party, who could ask for more, everybody's comin', leave your body at the door"
    $2000 25
This section of crust extends from a continent's coast to a depth of 100 to 200 meters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea Gina Brandon
$11,400 $11,200 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Vivian Darkbloom, a minor character in a 1955 novel by this foreign-born author, is an anagram of his name

Final scores:

Andrea Gina Brandon
$1,400 $11,000 $3,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrea Gina Brandon
$11,000 $13,200 $16,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2015-01-12
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