Show #7061 - Monday, May 4, 2015

Greg Seroka game 8.


[<< previous game]

Scott Ylinen, a draftsman and college student from Morgantown, West Virginia

Praggya Rustagi Barretto, a project coordinator from Boston, Massachusetts

Greg Seroka, a chef from Steamboat Springs, Colorado (whose 7-day cash winnings total $180,401)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
May 4, 1904:
Charles Rolls meets this man at a Manchester hotel; their first car will boost 10 horsepower
    $200 21
This kind of "grin"
    $200 26
"The View" of her career in "20/20" hindsight shows she started as a news writer before her historic anchoring job
    $200 4
Hold on to your stomachs! One of these at Cedar Point in Ohio reaches a speed of 120 miles per hour
    $200 1
I don't care if the first recorded description of these dates to 1587; take them back to Belgium!
    $200 9
It's a tennis stroke lofted over an opponent's head
    $400 17
May 4, 1626:
This Dutchman arrives in Manhattan; he likes what he sees & buys it for $24
    $400 22
At this speed, please
    $400 27
After leaving the NBC anchor chair in 2004, he briefly hosted "Meet the Press"
    $400 12
You'd be hard-pressed to find one in the state, but the critter seen here gave a nickname to this state
    $400 3
You can tell me it's this dark green vegetable with edible florets & an Italian name, but I'm still not gonna eat it
    $400 8
Before "car", it means a vehicle for hire, such as a limo
    $600 18
After getting 11 years for income tax evasion, he enters prison
    $600 23
In this condition "in front of computer"
    $600 28
This ex-anchor of Fox News' "Special Report" is now the network's senior political analyst
    $600 13
The Telegraph Herald in Dubuque traces its beginnings to 1836 & this state's first newspaper
    $600 5
So James Beard said this "chilly" lettuce has a "wonderfully crisp texture", so what--put it back in the freezer!
    $600 2
A plumber knows this item preceded "cinch" to denote a certainty
    $800 19
The start of the first freedom ride, organized by the civil rights group "CORE", the Congress of this
    $800 24
"Friends" doing this
    $800 29
In 2011 he stepped down after 36 years anchoring or co-anchoring PBS' newscast
    $800 14
Once known as "America's Air Capital", this city in Kansas is the base of Koch Industries
    $800 6
You can call it "liberty cabbage" & tell me they ate it in ancient Rome, but I'm not touching that fermented slop
    $800 10
In the end, a good shoemaker sticks to this wooden model of a foot
    $1000 20
May 4, 1886:
7 policemen die in this riot in Chicago after someone throws a bomb
    $1000 25
"You get" this
    $1000 30
(I'm David Muir.) When I became the anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight", I was the youngest network news anchor since this man, a hero of mine; he first got the same gig in 1965
    DD: $3,400 15
In a 2013 article Milwaukee's mayor protested the term this "Belt", saying "Our industry isn't... dying"
    $1000 7
They may be these "greens", kale's cousins with different leaf structure; they're still going in the trash
    $1000 11
My dearest Millicent, if you take this alcoholic tincture of opium for your neuralgia, use just a drop

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

Greg Praggya Scott
$3,400 $600 $6,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Praggya Scott
$9,400 $1,600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
"Three Dancers" & "Three Musicians" are both Cubist works of the 1920s by him
    $400 2
A metal rod for stirring a fire
    $400 6
According to Maori legend, this country's Lake Manapouri was formed by the tears of dying sisters
    $400 1
The Winter Fun series includes making a snowman & making one of these by lying on the ground
    $400 13
He is Scarlett O'Hara's third husband
    $400 18
The leader in egg-shaped travel, she fed "The Fame Monster" to win 2010's Best Pop Vocal Album
    $800 25
This pop artist's "Orange Disaster #5" is actually 15 repeated images of an electric chair
    $800 3
Fritos, for example
    $800 7
The Ravi, as in Shankar, is a major tributary of this river that winds from Tibet to Pakistan
    $800 12
The songbirds series includes this state bird seen here
    $800 14
The first word in "Tom Sawyer" is uttered by this woman, his aunt & guardian
    $800 19
2000's Best Dance Recording went to the Baha Men, for (repeatedly!) asking this musical question--did we ever find out?
    $1200 26
Here's her take on three zinnias
    $1200 4
A type of "viper" with heat-sensing indentations
    $1200 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Switzerland.) Europe's palace of nations, the UN's second biggest facility, stands in the 46 hectare Ariana Park with amazing views of this lake
    $1200 20
4 circular stamps depict different designs of this, the spotlight Commissioner Gordon used in Gotham's night sky
    $1200 15
Natty Bumppo, a character in "The Leatherstocking Tales", was partly based on this Kentucky frontiersman
    $1200 21
To Kanye West's dismay, this man's "Morning Phase" was named Album of the Year in 2015
    $1600 27
His "Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)" is on display at the Met in New York City
    $1600 5
This container can be found after "lobster" or "chamber"
    $1600 10
Drought has depleted this lake, the USA's largest man-made reservoir & a major source of Las Vegas' water
    $1600 29
The stamp seen here commemorates the Battle of Mobile Bay, so that's the fleet of this Union admiral
    DD: $6,600 16
Seen here, MGM executive Irving Thalberg was the basis for Monroe Stahr in this F. Scott Fitzgerald novel
    $1600 22
Kimbra & this man were 2012's Best Pop Duo; remember him? Or is he "Somebody That I Used To Know"?
    $2000 28
Here's "No. 8, 1952", an oil painting by this Russian-born American painter
    $2000 8
A hill with a steep face, such as Coogan's
    $2000 11
Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada, 2 degrees above the Arctic Circle, lies on this river's delta
    DD: $5 30
The colors of the gay pride flag adorn the stamp featuring this slain politician
    $2000 17
In "The Good Earth", O-lan is married to this peasant farmer
    $2000 23
2006's Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals went to Tony Bennett & this other music legend for "For Once In My Life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Praggya Scott
$4,800 $4,800 $18,205
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Harriet Hemenway's boycott of the feathered hats of her social circle inspired the 1905 founding of this

Final scores:

Greg Praggya Scott
$7 $3,800 $22,505
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,505

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Praggya Scott
$11,400 $4,800 $17,800
27 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: Unknown
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at