Show #7067 - Tuesday, May 12, 2015

2015 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 2.


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Mark Kelly, a retired U.S. Navy captain and astronaut from Houston, Texas

Kevin O'Leary, an entrepreneur from Shark Tank

Aaron Rodgers, the reigning NFL MVP from the Green Bay Packers

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Number 4 of the 12 steps of this organization founded in 1935: "A searching and fearless moral inventory"
    $200 4
This man earned his MVP status leading the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt
    $200 13's review of "Run All Night" noted "the constant hissing of threats into cell phones" by this Irish actor
    $200 10
This national symbol doesn't get the white feathers that lead to its name until around age 4
    $200 15
The Maya believed that their ancestors were created from this plant aka maize
    $400 2
This Jazz man who wore No. 12 for Utah led the NBA in assists for 9 straight seasons
    $400 5
This fisherman was picked specifically by Jesus to be the "rock" of his new church
    $400 17
She was one of the Fly Girls on "In Living Color" back before we knew her as "Jenny from the Block"
    $400 11
Covering barely 100 acres, it's the smallest country in Europe
    $400 16
Researching this book, Alex Haley found out that Kunta Kinte was his ancestor
    $600 3
A cost analysis of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" said these 12 12th day items would set you back $2,854.80
    $600 6
This wife of Abraham & mother of Isaac was favored by God as the "mother of nations"
    $600 18
In 1987 this actress was "The Princess Bride" on film; these days she's married to politics on Netflix
    $600 12
This planet comes within 25 million miles of Earth, the closest of any planet
    DD: $400 22
For the Gagudju & other Aboriginals of this country, "the Dreaming" is the time of their ancestor spirits
    $800 8
A free black man works as a violin player in 1840s America in this 2013 film, then horrifically & suddenly does not
    $800 7
Jesus loved him enough to raise him from the dead in John 11
    $800 19
In 1966 this crooner hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts with "Strangers In The Night"
    $800 14
At Woodstock Jimi Hendrix played this model of Fender guitar
    $1000 9
In 1671 John Milton revised this epic poem into 12 books featuring God & Satan
    $1000 23
It was this MVP (most valuable prophet) who asked whether the leopard can change his spots
    $1000 20
These 2 female co-stars of "The Breakfast Club" attended a 30th anniversary celebration of the movie in 2015
    $1000 21
In NYC TLC stands for "Taxi &" this "Commission"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Aaron Kevin Mark
$2,000 -$400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Kevin Mark
$2,200 $1,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In 1911 Roald Amundsen led 4 men, 4 sleds & 52 dogs to this spot that's far south but not warm
    $400 8
A bummer, man, or an aerodynamic force opposing an aircraft's motion through the air due to friction
    $400 18
Randy Newman:
"Looks like another perfect day, I love" this city
    $400 1
Millions of years of evolution allow bull sharks to hunt where they can't see; they smell drops of this 500 yards away
    $400 11
A person in a car with a "just married" sign
    $800 4
In 334 B.C. this "Great" guy led 35,000 Greeks into Persia
    $800 9
Nima Arkani-Hamed is using this number dimension, the next one beyond time, to rock the physics world
    $800 19
Billy Joel:
"Well, we're living here... and they're closing all the factories down"
    $800 2
In Australia what's called "flake" is actually shark meat & is the most popular fish in fish 'n' these
    $800 12
A game in which a pitcher doesn't give up a single, double, triple or homer
    $800 26
California governors who are UC Bears: Earl Warren, Pete Wilson & this current one
    $1200 5
Edmund Hillary got the glory, but John Hunt was the leader of the 1953 expedition that conquered this
    $1200 10
The science of stoichiometry studies the amounts of substances needed to produce these chemical events
    $1200 20
Jay Z & Alicia Keys:
"Now you're in" this city, "these streets will make you feel brand new, big lights will inspire you"
    $1200 27
If the TV show isn't enough, see a real 1. 3-million-gallon shark tank at this Vegas casino that has a body of water in its name
    $1200 13
A model or pattern, or a barfly on "Cheers"
    DD: $3,000 25
Steve Wozniak left Cal to co-found this computer company but returned in 1981
    $1600 6
On June 25, 1876 he led 210 soldiers in an attack on an Indian village & probably soon wished he hadn't
    $1600 16
Willard Libby won a 1960 Nobel Prize for developing the use of this number isotope of carbon to gauge the age of fossils
    $1600 21
Barry Manilow:
"At the Copa, Copacabana, the hottest spot north of" here
    DD: $2,000 28
1/3 of shark species are near extinction, partially due to human appetite for the soup named for this shark part
    $1600 14
The South West Africa People's Organization led this country to independence
    $1600 23
Scott Adams, the creator of this workplace comic strip, got an MBA from Berkeley
    $2000 7
Though a fight in the Philippines kept him from completing the trip, he led the first around-the-world voyage
    $2000 17
In March 2015 the Dawn spacecraft began orbiting this object in the asteroid belt, the first dwarf planet ever visited
    $2000 22
Bruce Springsteen:
"Oh brother, are you gonna leave me wasting away on the streets of" this city
    $2000 15
To pester, or an old, worn-out horse
    $2000 24
The class of '39 included this man, who developed a taste for acting at Berkeley

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Kevin Mark
$12,800 -$2,800 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 American businessmen are seen here in early 20th century photos

Final scores:

Aaron Kevin Mark
$8,399 $0 $4,300
Winner: $50,000 to the MACC Fund 3rd place: $10,000 to the Martin P. Solomon Medical Education Scholars Program 2nd place: $10,000 to the Memorial Hermann Hospital Foundation

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aaron Kevin Mark
$15,400 -$2,800 $8,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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