Show #7098 - Wednesday, June 24, 2015


[<< previous game]

Pat DeVane, a graduate student originally from Wheaton, Illinois

Shayna Kravetz, an educator and writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Matt Pressman, a graduate student in history from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,800)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And there is a theme in [*], and if you discover it early on, it will help you.)
    $200 6
You're "engaged" if you know that annelids, or segmented worms, are divided into annulations, these shapes
    $200 7
Based in Connecticut, this company had $21.4 billion in revenue in fiscal 2013; copy that!
    $200 22
(I'm NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson.) I got a crash course in working with a teleprompter in 2013, when I became the first athlete to co-host this ESPN flagship program
    $200 11
A 6-letter synonym for peanut
    $200 17
This intricate Spanish favorite with sudden pauses & sharp turns is also the name of a 1928 Ravel composition
    $200 1
The trees on this Mediterranean island nation are downright sprucy
    $400 27
Crikey! An Australian type of this common garden annelid can grow to 13 feet in length
    $400 8
Last name of Michael, who in 1984 with $1,000 began a co. called PC's Limited; in 2014 Michael was worth $21.9 billion
    $400 23
In 2014 she not only co-hosted the Golden Globe Awards, she also won for "Parks and Recreation"
    $400 12
One who receives a present, 6 letters
    $400 18
Kick up your heels to this Baroque dance in 3/4 time
    $400 2
They say McGrath's Fish House in this state capital has good meals
    $600 28
Sure, they're creepy & crawly, but many annelids are also bio-this, capable of producing light
    $600 9
In 2014 The Economist said this company was "burying the Hachette" over e-book prices
    $600 24
Spend part of "Today" with these ladies
    $600 13
A social blunder, 5 letters
    DD: $1,500 19
Swing dances include the Lindy Hop & this frenetic one whose name means "a nervous person"
    $600 3
To get to this mountainous Asian country, take a plane
    $800 29
The giant Amazon type of this annelid uses its 6-inch proboscis as a needle to suck blood from its host
    $800 10
Hold the phone! This began as a small export company in Korea in 1938; electronics fired up in 1969
    $800 25
This Brit hosts "Last Week Tonight" on HBO
    $800 14
Between gavotte & gaze, this 4-letter word for to stare stupidly
    $800 20
This dance's name is today a synonym for something easily accomplished
    $800 4
Many in this peninsular country are priests, but most are members of the laity
    $1000 16
Norton Security Services are part of this company that sounds like it means "related to meaning"
    $1000 26
"Loveline" featured Adam Carolla, Diane Farr & this Doctor who also helped on "Celebrity Rehab"
    $1000 15
It's an 8-letter adverb meaning "in a spherical way"
    $1000 21
This dance may have been a "drag", but it was all the rage on college campuses in the late '20s
    $1000 5
We kissed at this river's source in the Czech Republic & I'd like a redo

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

Matt Shayna Pat
$2,400 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Shayna Pat
$4,600 $6,700 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
"They needed a second chance to finish first" was a tagline for this 1986 Gene Hackman film
    $400 11
This author of "The Hotel New Hampshire" was born in New Hampshire in 1942
    $400 1
Turn 180 degrees from the position of attention!
    $400 19
Positive, negative or zero, the electric type of this is a basic property of elementary particles
    $400 16 Poland, where I was born in 1810; the rest of me is de-composing in Paris
    $400 20
At Market & Powell Streets, you'll find the southern turntable for these conveyances
    $800 7
Michael Jordan & other NBA stars teamed with Looney Tunes characters to defeat aliens in this 1996 film
    $800 12
Her uncle was president of Chile from 1970 to 1973
    $800 2
One of these by Leonardo da Vinci is seen here
    $800 27
In medicine, depressants are the opposite of these, which include adrenaline & caffeine
    $800 17 this ancient Greek town, far from the rest of me in Lausanne; I am ancient-games reviver Pierre de Coubertin
    $800 21
The Giants' home base is at 24 this plaza named for the beloved No. 24
    $1200 8
Former NBA player Bob Lanier was hired to coach Woody Harrelson & Wesley Snipes for this 1992 film
    $1200 13
Tales of bounty hunters chasing down escaped slaves inspired her to write "Beloved"
    DD: $3,000 3
It's a synonym for Old English, spoken before about 1150
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some video on the monitor.) At lift-off, the Space Shuttle's 4 million-pound solid rocket boosters provided 71% of this propulsive force; the main engines provided the rest
    $1200 18 Rouen in 1199; hear it roar for the royal rest of me
    $1200 22
The 1960s home of the Grateful Dead was 710 this street, near the intersection with Haight
    $1600 9
This Bucks, Celtics & Heat sharpshooter played a high school phenom in Spike Lee's "He Got Game"
    $1600 14
He was a staff writer for the New Yorker before writing novels like "Rabbit, Run"
    $1600 4
Making no net contribution to the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere
    $1600 29
Arthur Eddington used the image of this object, a weapon & indicator, to explore why time only goes forward
    $1600 25 my beloved Wessex; the ashes of the rest of me were interred in Westminster Abbey's Poets' Corner
    $1600 23
This famously crooked street winds down Russian Hill
    $2000 10
In a 1978 pilot, coach Ken Howard: "I'll be behind you every step of the way"; Kevin Hooks: "Yeah, like a" this title phrase
    $2000 15
For refusing to testify against fellow Communists, this "Maltese Falcon" author spent 5 months in prison
    $2000 5
This alliterative 1941 act allocated $7 billion in military credits to Britain
    DD: $4,000 30
This verb can mean "to cause to happen" or "to fall from the sky", the way snow does
    $2000 26 a Swiss churchyard; the rest of me went to Poland 40 years after it helped free the American colonies
    $2000 24
These "Heights" are home to classic Victorian homes, one of which Michael Keaton moves into in a 1990 thriller

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Shayna Pat
$15,200 $18,700 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2014 CNN declared Zambia's Guy Scott the first white president in Sub-Saharan Africa since this man in 1994

Final scores:

Matt Shayna Pat
$22,200 $22,198 $16,399
2-day champion: $36,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Shayna Pat
$18,200 $15,800 $8,200
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

[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