Show #7051 - Monday, April 20, 2015

Alex Jacob game 7.


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Todd Lovell, an engineering manager from Carmel, Indiana

Monica Lott, a college English instructor from Rootstown, Ohio

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois (whose 6-day cash winnings total $149,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: In honor of National Park Week, our first category is devoted to...)
A ONE-E & A 2-E
(Alex Trebek: Each correct response will have an "E", and then, later in the word, a double "E".)
    $200 30
For the lakes of Voyageurs National Park, you can rent one of these; the original voyageurs had birch bark ones
    $200 29
You should begin by knowing that this "royal" term refers to the part of the hat that covers the head
    $200 23
The Bates Motel was Norman's killing ground in a 1959 Robert Bloch novel made into this 1960 classic
    $200 28
Sushi made with this marine alga goes down easy
    $200 27
...from Virginia
    $200 26
Obesity grew as strolling dropped; one countermove is putting these into suburbs like Edina, Minnesota, built without them
    $400 3
(Hi, I'm Ken Burns.) My 2009 film tells the history of many of our country's most prized lands, including Yellowstone, the first National Park, established by this president in 1872
    $400 12
Have long silk these on hand for a fez or mortarboard, where one hangs to the right side before graduation
    $400 22
Ed Oxenbould played this title kid who had "The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"
    $400 21
Alabama city known for its university (formerly "Institute")
    $400 25 die in office
    $400 20
The CDC says scoring 30 on this index makes you obese
    $600 2
Sections of sandstone walls collapsed, leaving these formations that give their name to a Utah park
    $600 11
Obviously, you know that this felt hat got its name in the late 1800s
    $600 14
Rita Hayworth's name was in the title of the Stephen King work upon which this prison film was based
    $600 8
Sanguinary name for a section of seats high up in a stadium
    $600 9 live in the White House
    $600 19
Bigger kids means more clothes in boys' plus sizes, more tactfully called this 5-letter term
    $800 1
Olympic National Park in this state has tracts of rain forest & rugged Pacific cliffs
    $800 10
It's up to you, but the merino & worsted types of this fabric are highly regarded in our trade
    DD: $1,200 4
This 2000 holiday film is based on a beloved 1957 children's book
    $800 5
Apogee opposite
    $800 7 appear on television
    $800 18
Being 100 pounds overweight is one criterion for being medically classified as this kind of obese
    $1000 17
Early guide Stephen Bishop called the centerpiece of this Kentucky park a "grand, gloomy and peculiar place"
    $1000 13
Naturally, you're familiar with this 5-letter term for the hat-shaping mold seen here
    $1000 16
"Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen" was the basis for this movie about Stephen & Jane Hawking
    $1000 6
A thin superficial covering, or one of the layers in plywood
    $1000 15 cross the Atlantic while in office, he did it on a big diplomatic trip to France
    $1000 24
It's a branch of medicine that deals with the control & treatment of obesity

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

Alex Monica Todd
$4,200 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Monica Todd
$9,400 $2,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
A 14th century prologue opens with, "Here bygynneth the book of the tales of" this place
    $400 1
November 4, 1605:
Guy Fawkes is caught playing with fireworks under the House of these dukes, earls, etc.
    $400 26
It's the controlled application of water for agricultural purposes through manmade systems
    $400 28
Cecil Rhodes is buried near Bulawayo in this country formerly named for him
    $800 10
The preface to this novel says, "I knew that if I'd never gone to Forks, I wouldn't be facing death now"
    $800 2
April 18, 1775:
Sexton Robert Newman climbs this church's 190-foot steeple
    $800 27
This 2015 Fox drama about a record label features Taraji P. Henson as fiery ex-wife & ex-con Cookie Lyon
    $800 22
Shakespeare's Richard III says, "Let us to it pell-mell, If not to heaven, then" this in this "to hell"
    $800 25
This adjective for water safe to consume is from the Latin for "drink"
    $800 23
The city of Bo is a metropolis of 150,000 in this West African nation with a name from Portuguese
    $1200 8
The prologue to this novel by Gregory Maguire is called "On the Yellow Brick Road"
    $1200 18
June 17, 1972:
Frank Wills, a guard here, spots tape on a door latch
    $1200 24
On this show Regina, evil queen & mayor of Storybrooke, destroyed a world
    $1200 7
At Bunker Hill, William Prescott (or was it Israel Putnam?) told his troops to not fire until they saw these of the enemy
    $1200 15
Any smaller river or branch that's a feeder of a larger river or stream
    $1200 12
The Republic of the Congo is sometimes called Congo-this, after its capital
    $1600 9
The prologue of this Umberto Eco book promises a true account of certain events of 1327
    DD: $8,600 19
April 14, 1865:
With tickets starting at 25 cents, some 1,700 people attend a show at this venue
    $1600 3
With eye shadow & snark, department store co-worker Mimi Bobeck caused grief to the title character on this sitcom
    $1600 5
A song from "My Fair Lady" says, "I've grown accustomed to" this, "she almost makes the day begin"
    $1600 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Using pressure & a membrane to remove particulate from seawater is called "reverse osmosis", one method of this process
    $1600 13
Bimbo in this country is not far from the capital, Bangui
    $2000 11
This author said, "'Erewhon took something like ten years in writing, and even so was written with great difficulty"
    $2000 20
September 12, 1759:
A British force under this general scales the cliffs below the Plains of Abraham
    $2000 4
Madeleine Stowe plays the wealthy Victoria Grayson, evil queen of the Hamptons, on this soapy series
    $2000 6
According to the 119th Psalm, "Thy word is a lamp unto" these, & "a light unto my path"
    $2000 17
Channels called these "ways" take water around a dam when the reservoir is full
    DD: $12,600 14
The name of this South African judicial capital means "fountain of flowers"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Monica Todd
$26,400 $9,600 $18,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This social media company launched in October 2010; in 2012, with about a dozen employees & no revenue, it sold for $1 billion

Final scores:

Alex Monica Todd
$15,999 $4,600 $26,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Monica Todd
$15,400 $9,600 $11,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
11 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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