Show #7058 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Greg Seroka game 5.


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Sarah Negugogor, a user experience designer from Kirkland, Washington

Brian Fodera, a writer from Sherman Oaks, California

Greg Seroka, a chef from Steamboat Springs, Colorado (whose 4-day cash winnings total $108,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
After platinum
    $200 1
It was Paris hotelier Cesar Ritz who suggested the "Grand" for the name of this cognac-based liqueur brand
    $200 6
announced he was taking his talents back to Cleveland in 2014
    $200 11
A vacuum or gap
    $200 18
Known as "Circle City", Indianapolis is laid out in a wheel pattern inspired by the pattern of this eastern U.S. city
    $200 19
An ancient Roman would write 500 with this letter
    $400 17
After copernicium
    $400 2
It takes 7 years to go from coffee bean to a bottle of this Mexican liqueur brand
    $400 7
won the Heisman in 2005 & forfeited it in 2010
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the sound recording booth while femme fatale Kelly walks into frame in the studio.) Big in film noir, it's the sound technique we're using here

"I knew Kelly was trouble the minute she walked into the room."
    $400 24
This downtown stadium features over 1,000 flat-screen TVs & the NFL's largest retractable roof
    $400 20
On July 12, 2013 this Ira Glass show celebrated its 500th episode
    $600 27
After zinc
    $600 3
This Italian liqueur has the flavor of almonds but is often made with the kernels of apricot pits
    $600 8
scored the "Hand of God" goal for Argentina
    $600 13
It's your calling or profession
    $600 25
Except for 4 small communities, Indianapolis was expanded in 1970 to include all of this county named for the "Swamp Fox"
    $600 21
In this library system, 500 is natural sciences & mathematics
    $800 29
After argon
    $800 4
Here, Manet depicted a drinker of this liqueur, made from wormwood
    $800 9
at age 22, entered the record books with his 16-under-par winning score at the 2011 U.S. Open
    $800 14
Originally applied to birds, it refers to something that flits about or changes rapidly, like some stock markets
    $800 26
Crown Hill Cemetery is the final resting place of John Dillinger & this 23rd president
    $800 22
Popularized in the movie "Breaking Away", the Little 500 is a collegiate race of these transports
    DD: $2,000 30
After silicon
    $1000 5
French monks have made this brightly colored herbal liqueur since 1737
    $1000 10
in 1996 helped the American female gymnasts win gold by sticking her second vault while injured
    $1000 15
Adjective for a curvaceous woman or anything that gives sensual pleasure
    $1000 28
The library named for this author has first editions of all his novels back to the first, "Player Piano"
    $1000 23
The S&P of the S&P 500 index stands for this; half of it sounds like something a businessman tries to avoid

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

Greg Brian Sarah
$4,000 $3,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Brian Sarah
$7,600 $4,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jonny Lee Miller as Holmes: Putting a new twist on classic tales as Sherlock Holmes, with my partner Joan Watson.)
    $400 22
After her husband Albert's death in 1861, she put on weight & ballooned up to a 46-inch waist
    $400 8
Louse (the bug)
    $400 17
An apiarist breeds these, please
    $400 1
"____ ____ Got Married"
    $400 7
On July 24, 1950 a 2-stage rocket called Bumper 8 became the first rocket launched from this cape
    $400 6
(Lucy Liu reads from the set of Elementary.) Like the original John Watson character, my character has this profession before she takes up with Sherlock Holmes
    $800 25
This Australian state didn't add an "H" to the last word in its name when the obese Sir George Reid was premier
    $800 9
    $800 18
Mapmaker has 8 letters; this synonym has 12 & sounds fancier
    $800 2
"Snake ____"
    $800 27
Normandy's Cap Gris-Nez, which means "gray nose cape", sticks its nose into this body of water
    $800 11
(Jonny Lee Miller reads from the set of Elementary.) Conan Doyle's Holmes described him as "curiously reptilian" & "His two eyes are deeply sunken"; on "Elementary" Natalie Dormer provided a very different version of this villain
    $1200 23
At over 6'5", Filip Vujanovic is large & in charge of this Balkan nation whose name means "black mountain"
    $1200 10
    $1200 19
Sextons, or parish officers who keep order during services; meet the...
    $1200 3
"Lord of ____"
    $1200 28
Tourists flock to this cape or cabo where Baja California comes to a point
    $1200 12
(Jonny Lee Miller reads from the set of Elementary.) Our Holmes on "Elementary" is recovering from his drug use; not so the original, who on the first page of "The Sign of Four" injects a 7% solution of this
    $1600 24
Tupou IV, king of this "friendly" South Pacific island nation from 1965 to 2006, tipped the scales at 440 pounds
    $1600 13
    $1600 20
Applying gel to pregnant ladies' tummies is part of the job of the technician with this 1-word job
    $1600 4
"____ in Vegas"
    DD: $4,000 29
The boundary line between the South Atlantic & the South Pacific is the meridian of this cape
    DD: $8,000 15
(Lucy Liu reads from the set of Elementary.) In a story, Holmes surprises Watson by revealing the existence of this brother & says he even "has better powers of observation than I"; when he turns up on "Elementary", sparks fly with Joan Watson
    $2000 26
William Wallace should've known better than to pick a fight with Edward I, nicknamed this for his height & stature
    $2000 14
    $2000 21
A jongleur was a medieval type of this musician/entertainer; Gilbert & Sullivan wrote of "A Wandering" one
    $2000 5
"Guarding ____"
    $2000 16
(Lucy Liu reads from the set of Elementary.) On "Elementary" a detective who knew Holmes in London & turns up in New York is named for this original Scotland Yard man who Holmes says "is as tenacious as a bulldog"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Brian Sarah
$28,400 $8,000 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1917 first use of what became its name said this 2-word small room "called up the tube that the steamer... was torpedoed"

Final scores:

Greg Brian Sarah
$25,000 $5,000 $0
5-day champion: $133,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Brian Sarah
$22,000 $12,000 $7,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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