Show #7083 - Wednesday, June 3, 2015


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Jami Griffeth, a character trainer originally from Lindenhurst, Illinois

Pete Miranti, a finance manager from Los Angeles, California

Jacob Johnson, an actor from Murray, Utah (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And because they're coming up this weekend, a whole category about...)
    $200 21
In 2013 he added emeritus to his title
    $200 12
"Human" this process covers natural selection & genetics
    $200 6
Number of the attempt that's the "charm"; the phrase is used as a means of encouragement
    $200 1
25,646-foot Nanda Devi, the highest peak wholly within India, lies in this range
    $200 7
In 2001 he beat out Matthew Broderick, his co-star in "The Producers", to win the Tony for best actor in a musical
    $400 22
This landmark dates back to the 12th century
    $400 13
4 letters preceding "technology" in a course that explores "miniaturization of devices to the smallest scale"
    $400 17
"Pleased as" this refers to a 17th century puppet, not a fruit drink
    $400 2
The northern end of this country's largest lake, Lake Garda in the Po Valley, once belonged to Austria
    $400 23
It includes the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
    $400 8
Andrea Martin was nominated for playing Frau Blucher in the stage version of this Mel Brooks musical
    $600 29
Here she is at her Senate confirmation hearing to be our top cop
    $600 14
The techies take a humanities break in "From Van Eyck to" this master painter of the Dutch golden age
    DD: $1,000 18
The title of a 1955 film, it's the inclination to become unfaithful after 84 months of marriage
    $600 3
This European capital was founded near a fjord in the 11th century
    $600 26
Treasury & Justice are the 2 located on this street
    $600 9
2014's "Beautiful", about this woman who co-wrote hit songs with hubby Gerry Goffin, won for its star Jessie Mueller
    $800 27
Turns out you need this body part after all... well, you need to know what it is anyway
    $800 15
"Engineering" this -ology examines earthquakes from the engineering perspective
    $800 19
You can thank this poet's "Essay on Man" for the optimistic phrase "Hope springs eternal"
    $800 4
Thor Peak & Mount Asgard, known for their vertical drops, lie on this largest Canadian island
    $800 24
Not Fannie Mae but this other Mae is a HUD mortgage program
    $800 10
This drama by August Wilson won for best revival of a play in 2010; stars Denzel Washington & Viola Davis also won
    $1000 28
This Mariana island is a great spot to begin your day
    $1000 16
Master the introduction "to guidance, navigation, and control" & you'll get an "A" in this "engineering"
    $1000 20
The economic line "There ain't no such thing as" one of these is also known by the acronym TANSTAAFL
    $1000 5
This Saudi Arabian city on the Red Sea was founded in the 640s as a seaport for Mecca
    $1000 25
Arne Duncan is its secretary
    $1000 11
Mark Rylance was a double nominee in 2014: as Richard III (he lost) & as this countess in "Twelfth Night" (he won)

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

Jacob Pete Jami
-$600 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Pete Jami
$1,200 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
In 1962 James Brown recorded a live album in this NYC theater opened in 1914
    $400 6
In this story "The unhappy Hook was as impotent as he was damp, and he fell forward like a cut flower"
    $400 1
It's a short explanation under a photograph
    $400 27
In 2008 oil was over $147 per this unit; in 2015 it dropped to around a third of that
    $400 18
Johnstown, Penn., on the afternoon of May 31, 1889; at 3:10 P.M. this has collapsed
    $400 8
The frenulum linguae keeps this attached to the floor of your mouth
    $800 11
In 1977 poet & author Maya Angelou appeared in this TV miniseries
    $800 15
A translation of this ancient poet made Keats "like some watcher of the skies when a new planet swims into his ken"
    $800 2
This largest rodent is sometimes called a water hog
    $800 7
If you have 4 of these, you have 1 pint (or 2 fish)
    $800 19
the Easy Green sector of this beach, where on June 6, 1944 the U.S. 29th Division found things anything but easy
    $800 9
Tiny orifices called nasolacrimal ducts help drain away these
    $1200 12
One of the first black performers signed to a long-term Hollywood contract, this singer/actress died in 2010, age 92
    $1200 16
In "The Sun Also Rises", the cafe in this Spanish city "was like a battleship stripped for action"
    $1200 3
This adjective named for the director of "Meet John Doe" suggests the way he promoted society's positives
    $1200 28
For you beer lovers, 7.75 gallons equals a "pony" this
    $1200 20
East Liverpool, Ohio on October 22, 1934 for this "Pretty Boy", gunned down by vengeful G-men
    $1200 17
This fleshy curved part of the ear outside the head is mainly cartilage & sounds like a medium at Delphi
    $1600 13
In 1997 15 members of Parliament & Funkadelic were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with this leader
    DD: $4,000 25
Jonathan Harker's journal says this character's face "was deathly pale and the lines of it were hard like drawn wires"
    $1600 4
One syllable longer than a D.C. elevation, it's the hill seen here
    $1600 29
The inside diameter of a rifle bore, it's often measured in hundredths of an inch
    DD: $1,600 21
the Garrett Farm on April 26, 1865, for this man who'd caused a bad night at the theater a couple of weeks earlier
    $1600 23
This soft tissue forms the innermost structure of a tooth & contains nerves & blood vessels
    $2000 14
In 1967, she played the title matchmaker, leading an all-black cast on Broadway in "Hello, Dolly!"
    $2000 26
In this novel Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote, "The water made a sound like kittens lapping"
    $2000 5
Monkey around & name this hooded cloak worn by women, from the Italian for "hood"
    $2000 22
a Balkan mountain pass in 811 for Nicephorus I of this empire; the Bulgar khan made his skull into a drinking cup
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) To detect odor, cells in the nasal cavity send neural input to the bulb known by this sensory adjective

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jacob Pete Jami
$5,200 $15,000 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this Southern city famous in literature is from words meaning "Kent people's stronghold"

Final scores:

Jacob Pete Jami
$5,200 $10,500 $11,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jacob Pete Jami
$4,800 $12,600 $16,800
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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