Show #7088 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015


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Darren Harris-Fain, an English professor from Prattville, Alabama

Martha Holland, a school administrator from Newtown, Pennsylvania

Phil Arevalo, a Ph.D. candidate in microbiology originally from Springfield, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Silo" and "kilo" is an example.)
    $200 1
Add one letter to a sleep-aid drug & you get this "noise"; in production it's called room tone
    $200 25
On June 8, 1966 one of these destroyed 800 homes & did $100 million damage in Topeka
    $200 13
A spade & a book of dramatic fiction
    $200 19
The total money in a standard version of this real estate board game is $15,140
    $200 4
Frederick Cook claimed to have discovered this in 1908, a year before Robert Peary
    $200 7
David Oyelowo:
This leader in "Selma"
    $400 2
The last shot of the day is also known as this gin cocktail shot--because the next shot is in that cocktail's glass
    $400 26
Before Alaska & Hawaii were states, this point was near Lebanon in north central Kansas
    $400 14
A vessel that carries blood to the heart & a mug for drinking ale
    $400 20
Hasbro said this action figure that debuted in 1964 was "America's movable fighting man"
    $400 5
A shiny pebble discovered in South Africa in 1867 turned out to be this type of gem, kicking off a major industry
    $400 8
Eddie Redmayne:
This smarty in "The Theory of Everything"
    $600 3
Want to show video of what your on-screen talking head is yapping about? Use this letter "roll" that paints the story
    $600 27
The main campus of the University of Kansas occupies 1,000 acres of this city
    $600 15
The serpent that killed Cleopatra & a hornet
    $600 21
This handheld device made its debut at the 1939 World's Fair & hit it big when it started showing Disney images
    $600 6
On January 24, 1848 James Marshall discovered gold while building a mill for this man, & the rush was on!
    $600 9
Guy Pearce:
This abdicator in "The King's Speech"
    $800 24
Geometrically speaking, a high-this shot makes a character seem puny
    $800 28
This 10-letter occupation is the complete epitaph on the grave of William Inge in Independence, Kansas
    $800 16
Classical dance & a wooden hammer
    $800 22
Applejack & Pinkie Pie are 2 of the teensy equines in this toy line
    DD: $1,500 12
This dangerous virus transmitted by a mosquito was first discovered in Africa in 1937
    $800 10
Benedict Cumberbatch:
This mathematician in "The Imitation Game"
    $1000 29
John Kloehr & other citizens of Coffeyville, Kansas made sure that this gang's Oct. 5, 1892 raid was its last
    $1000 17
A buccaneer & an angry adjective
    $1000 23
Will you identify this item, originally called the Syco-Seer? Signs point to yes
    $1000 18
In 1911 Hiram Bingham discovered--or rather rediscovered--this ancient Inca settlement in Peru
    $1000 11
Bradley Cooper:
This Navy SEAL in "American Sniper"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Phil Martha Darren
$0 -$600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Martha Darren
$2,400 $400 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This novel begins on the porch of Tara
    $400 8
Contestants try not to get outfoxworthy'd on this game show
    $400 21
The Stone Age is divided into 3 periods whose names each end with these 6 letters
    $400 30
The Hondo River provides much of the border between Mexico & this small Central American nation
    $400 16
One of 12 victories ascribed to Arthur is the defeat of an army of these Germanic invaders at the Battle of Badon Hill
    $400 2
When called CC Sabathia one of these, it meant he'd pitched a lot of innings, not that he was a draft animal
    $800 7
He wove "Charlotte's Web"
    $800 12
The Forman family's follies in Wisconsin revived a decade on this sitcom
    $800 22
Found on Salisbury Plain, it was constructed using the post & lintel system, in which 2 upright members support a third
    DD: $2,700 29
Its many tributaries include the Great Miami & Wabash Rivers
    $800 17
In some versions the "sword in the stone" that Arthur pulls free to become king was the sword of this man, his dad
    $800 3
There's a train stop in this desk+computer combo
    $1200 9
Jack Handey's first collection
    $1200 13
Among the colorful characters on this "Cops" parody was Lt. Jim Dangle in short shorts
    $1200 23
In John 20 she sees that the stone in front of the tomb of Jesus had been rolled away
    $1200 28
In the 1520s Sebastian Cabot named a South American river this, believing the nearby area had lots of silver
    $1200 18
When Arthur is away in battle, this bastard son of his seizes his throne
    $1200 4
Government benefits that require the recipient to perform a job
    $1600 10
He began a trilogy with "The Golden Compass"
    $1600 14
Sadly, it was John Ritter's final TV show
    $1600 24
We know it as a famous military man's nickname, but in Britain it means "to filibuster"
    $1600 27
Rising near Tennessee pass in the Colorado Rockies, it flows southeasterly for more than 1,400 miles
    DD: $3,300 19
After his final battle, the wounded Arthur is carried off to this magical isle
    $1600 5
According to John Lennon, it's "something to be"
    $2000 11
John Howard Griffin darkened his skin & went South to write it
    $2000 15
It was Reed & Malloy on patrol in L.A. on this classic cop show
    $2000 25
This mineral, whose name is from the Greek for "mallow", is a copper ore as well as a gemstone
    $2000 26
The Winnipeg River rises in this U.S.-Canada lake & empties into Lake Winnipeg
    $2000 20
A chair at the Round Table reserved for the Grail finder but deadly to anyone else is called the "Siege" this word
    $2000 6
Riverside county, California has one of these programs in which convicts do manual labor on the outside

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Martha Darren
$10,800 $3,200 $21,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

During the 1976 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan said of this, "We built it, we paid for it, it's ours & we are going to keep it"

Final scores:

Phil Martha Darren
$10,800 $3,200 $22,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phil Martha Darren
$10,800 $3,200 $19,800
13 R,
2 W
5 R,
2 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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