Show #7090 - Friday, June 12, 2015


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Daniel Lee, an officer manager from Valley Village, California

Mike Luca, a sales coordinator from Westbrook, Maine

Darren Harris-Fain, an English professor from Prattville, Alabama (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows off some potatoes.) Unlike the white-flesh potatoes, the purple ones are rich in anthocyanins, a pigment that gives them their color & also acts as this type compound, which fights free radicals
    $200 6
Travel to work, or change a prison sentence to a less severe one
    $200 26
The name of this class of vertebrates is from the Greek for "double life", referring to life in water & on land
    $200 7
The Grand Ole Opry,
Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
    $200 20
Chuck Norris, ranger-ing around
    $200 1
This term is an agreement of less importance or formality than a treaty; the 1864 Geneva one is famous
    $400 14
More popular in Europe, this two-word veggie is cultivated under soil, blocking the light that produces chlorophyll
    $400 9
Come together for a common cause, or keep a ping-pong ball in play
    $400 30
The N.Y. Times' 1945 Hiroshima story mentioned "scientists' long-held dream of" doing this to "the atom"
    $400 24
The National Constitution Center,
Betsy Ross House
    $400 19
On a sitcom, Frankie Muniz
    $400 2
Everybody stop shooting! It's high time we had one of these suspensions of armed conflict
    $600 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is a fun guy with fungi.) When left to mature, cremini mushrooms develop caps that are large, flat, & dense & they were mostly unsellable, until the 1980s, when growers gave them this new name
    $600 12
A fine mist from an atomizer, or the flower arrangement seen here
    $600 29
CH4, it's the chief constituent of natural gas
    $600 25
The World of Coca-Cola,
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
    $600 10
Edward Woodward (before Denzel)
    $600 3
It's an office established by one country inside another to support & protect its citizens & aid commerce
    $800 17
Cleared of their spines & used as a vegetable, nopales come from this type of cactus that also bears edible fruit
    $800 13
One's disposition, or to strengthen glass by heating & then cooling
    $800 28
mR are milli-these units of radiation named for a scientist who saw through you
    DD: $2,200 21
Lake Bonneville,
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park
    $800 11
On the CW, Stephen Amell
    $800 4
Letters given to an ambassador to certify his authority to another country; let me see me your...
    $1000 23
(Kelly puts an avocado in a brown paper bag.) You probably know that placing an avocado in a brown paper bag makes it ripen quicker; that's because the bag traps this gas, C2H4, that helps fruits to ripen
    $1000 16
A sleeveless cloak, or the part of the Earth between the crust & the core
    $1000 27
A focus of Mayan astronomy was these points when the sun is farthest from the equator
    $1000 22
The Exhibition Coal Mine,
Appalachian Lake Dam
    $1000 18
The spun-off Robert Guillaume
    $1000 5
I get a jolt out of this French term for a diplomat just below the rank of ambassador

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

Darren Mike Daniel
$3,600 -$2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Darren Mike Daniel
$4,800 -$800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Her death on July 23, 2011 in London was attributed to alcohol poisoning
    $400 30
In 1888 Fridtjof Nansen crossed the big ice cap in the interior of this big island
    $400 14
In 1773 this future revolutionary killed a would-be mutineer aboard his ship the Betsy
    $400 10
This activity popular at jam band shows is aka footbag
    $400 29
In addition to the title track, one of the 3 songs from Madonna's album "Like a Virgin" to hit the Top 40
    $400 2
It's "over" or "on" in the title of this Pierre Boulle WWII novel about a Japanese attempt to get a train route in Burma
    $800 3
We hope this gravel-voiced Brit had "a little help from" his friends before his death December 22, 2014
    $800 24
In 1853 Sir Richard Burton became one of the few non-Muslim men of the time to visit these 2 "M" cities
    $800 19
In 1999 Brian Jones & Captain Bertrand Piccard became the first to circle the globe nonstop in this
    $800 15
They're the long neck feathers of a rooster that get erect when he's angry
    $800 28
Dozens of islands including Tortola & Anegada make up this former crown colony in the Lesser Antilles
    $800 6
Years after Isaac Bashevis Singer's death came the first English translation of "Shadows on" this urban river
    $1200 4
This singer who wrote "Leaving On A Jet Plane" died when his experimental plane went down October 12, 1997
    $1200 23
Kind of an African wagon train; in 1798 Friedrich Hornemann followed the route of one to explore the Sahara
    $1200 20
Psychoanalyst Ernest Jones wrote a famous essay explaining the character of Hamlet in terms of this complex
    $1200 16
You're unforgiven if you don't make a connection with this 1972 Best Actor Oscar winner
    $1200 27
This "Virgin"-al entrepreneur has set a record for crossing the Atlantic by powerboat
    DD: $1,200 7
Aggressive gorillas figure in this Crichton thriller
    $1600 5
This country legend was only 29 when he was pronounced dead on New Year's Day 1953
    DD: $9,000 21
Working for Russia, in 1696 the Cossack Vladimir Atlasov explored this peninsula
    $1600 12
Then in her 60s, she got her nickname in 1897 when she spoke out on behalf of railroad & coal mine unionists
    $1600 17
You can buy a house out in this seat of New Jersey's Bergen County
    $1600 26
Parthenogenesis, from the Greek for "virgin", is birth without male help in these reptiles, like the whiptail or racerunner
    $1600 8
This poetic "Anthology" from Edgar Lee Masters became a Broadway play in 1963
    $2000 11
This Motown legend met a tragic end April 1, 1984 when he was shot dead by his own father
    $2000 22
An expedition by this Brit famous for getting stuck in ice claimed the first reaching of the south magnetic pole in 1909
    $2000 13
Unusual first name of the Jones who founded the English Classical School of Architecture
    $2000 18
It's Brit-speak for a carriage for hire
    $2000 25
The subject of a divine apparition, she's been linked with the Aztec fertility goddess Tonantzin
    $2000 9
Australian poet A.B. Paterson is known for this ballad about a guy from an icy stream

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Darren Mike Daniel
$17,600 $3,200 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2012 Nature magazine ran an obituary for this ship, which "died after a long struggle with bad publicity"

Final scores:

Darren Mike Daniel
$15,200 $1,226 $3,800
3-day champion: $63,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Darren Mike Daniel
$17,600 $3,200 $12,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
7 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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