Show #7033 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015


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Tim Hague, a tech support retiree from Flower Mound, Texas

Jacqueline Hawkins, an English professor from Louisville, Kentucky

Gautam Mukunda, a professor from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will not have the letter L in it.)
    $200 11
On November 15, 1864 this general's unstoppable march to the sea began as he left Atlanta for Savannah with 62,000 troops
    $200 6
Chaz (formerly Chastity Bono)
    $200 5
In 1972 Eugene Cernan needed to tape the fender back onto his lunar rover; of course, he used this type of tape
    $200 16
Getting to know the locals, all 96 million in this country's Shandong province
    $200 26
Tritium is the heaviest naturally occurring isotope in this element
    $200 21
It's a possible response in a T or F quiz
    $400 12
These 2 words precede "machine" in a hypothetical device that can continuously produce work with no energy input
    $400 7
Alexa Ray Joel
    $400 4
This "giant leap" taker had previously performed the first docking of 2 vehicles in space
    $400 17
In this city whose metro area has half the population of British Columbia
    $400 27
Guinness says the heaviest commercial one of these (including propellant) was Terrestar-1
    $400 22
This party has more than 50 seats in the U.K.'s House of Commons
    $600 13
In 1977 this band hit No. 3 singing, "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow"
    $600 8
Ben Stiller
    $600 3
If I had one of these, I'd drop it on the Moon with a feather like Dave Scott did in August 1971 to test a Galileo theory
    $600 18
In this Olympic city, in the Gothic quarter known as Barri Gotic in the region's Catalan language
    $600 28
One of the heaviest reptiles is the saltwater species of this creature; it can drown water buffalo
    $600 23
It's a call an umpire can make regarding a ball hit down the line
    $800 14
This poet who could not stop for death also noted, "We passed the fields of gazing grain--we passed the setting sun"
    $800 9
Melanie Griffith
    DD: $1,000 1
The second Moon-landing mission, this Apollo flight got hit by lightning about 36 seconds after launching
    $800 19
Thank goodness, leaving Africa's Namib Desert--oh bleep, it merges right into this larger one
    $800 29
Weight of the heaviest standard bowling ball
    $800 24
It's a color on Israel's flag
    $1000 15
This Archbishop of Canterbury didn't stop taking on Henry II about royal domination of the church; that ended badly
    $1000 10
Jason Schwartzman (Yo! This actress)
    $1000 2
This first American in space was also the first to use a 6-iron on the Moon; he said "The ball went miles & miles"
    $1000 20
In this "holy" city on New Zealand's South Island, home to 350,000 & built largely on flat land that was once a swamp
    $1000 30
This 80-ton plant-eating "arm lizard" was a heavyweight; even among dinosaurs
    $1000 25
A basic 4-letter category of food mentioned in 1 Corinthians 3:2

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

Gautam Jacqueline Tim
$1,400 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gautam Jacqueline Tim
$3,600 $3,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response...)
    $400 3
Granny or half hitch
    $400 13
In the Bible we read that God told him, I will show you a rainbow for "a token of covenant"
    $400 9
The ant's chief sense organs, they can touch, smell & taste
    $400 18
On July 14, 1881 he entered a dark room & asked in Spanish, "Who is it?"; Pat Garrett responded with 2 fatal shots
    $400 1
This uprising started with the Great Fear of 1789
    $400 26
This performer of "Billie Jean" also won a Grammy as a composer of the song
    $800 6
Bite or chew, as a dog does to a bone
    $800 14
This author's "Rainbow Six" refers to the leader of an anti-terrorist strike force
    $800 23
When you buy one of these, it will most likely be filled with Western Harvester ants because they are great tunnelers
    $800 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam.) Ho Chi Minh wanted cremation; but when he died in '69, the war was raging, and Communist Party chiefs felt morale would be helped by preserving his body via this process, and encasing it in a mausoleum
    $800 11
It happened in Ireland in April 1916
    $800 27
In 2013 this American Idol won Best Pop Vocal Album for her CD including the song "Mr. Know It All"
    $1200 7
To subject someone to a severe trial or ordeal is to "put him through" this laundry device
    $1200 15
The Rainbow Guard is Renly Baratheon's variant of the Kingsguard in these books
    $1200 22
After the mating flight, the male wanders off & dies; the queen removes these because they are no longer needed
    $1200 19
Funeral songs or hymns; "we sang" them "in the dark, the day the music died"
    $1200 12
June 1846 was a banner time for this California revolt against Mexican rule
    $1200 28
Completes the title of the 2014 Best Country Album, Kacey Musgraves' "Same Trailer..."
    $1600 5
A czarina is the wife of a czar; this is the eldest son
    $1600 16
Tyrone Slothrop is the G.I. main character of this vast novel by Thomas Pynchon
    $1600 2
These ants with a burning sting arrived in the U.S. from South America via Mobile, Alabama early in the 20th century
    DD: $1,000 4
This explorer left his heart buried under a tree in Chitambo, Zambia; the rest of him is buried in Westminster Abbey
    DD: $3,800 10
This country's 2010 Jasmine Revolution kicked off the Arab Spring
    $1600 29
His 2009 Grammy at age 83 for Best Traditional Blues Album was this guitarist's 15th
    $2000 8
For fiber, a Dr. Oz smoothie recipe includes these powdered husks
    $2000 17
It completes the title of a Ntozake Shange work, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When..."
    $2000 24
This type of ant usually nests in rotting tree stumps & logs but may invade the wooden framework of a house
    $2000 21
Since 1584 the Dutch Royal Family has been buried at the Nieuwe Kerk, or New Church, in this city better known for its pottery
    $2000 25
Alternate name of the 1857 Indian mutiny
    $2000 30
In 1978 there was a tie for Song of the Year: "You Light Up My Life" & this Streisand love theme from "A Star is Born"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gautam Jacqueline Tim
$11,600 $17,000 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

For playing a legal assistant in a 2000 film, she became the first actress to crash the $20 million salary barrier

Final scores:

Gautam Jacqueline Tim
$17,001 $23,300 $19,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gautam Jacqueline Tim
$9,800 $17,000 $10,000
13 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
23 R,
4 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2015-01-13
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