Show #7101 - Monday, June 29, 2015


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Amanda Mough, a sales associate from McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Brandon Powell, a contracting officer from Huntsville, Alabama

Ankoor Bagchi, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain two "X"s.)
    $200 6
Stephen Crane masterpiece
    $200 11
Rosie was the maid with a heart of gold & a body of other metals on this futuristic '60s cartoon series
    $200 21
Pickling brine is basically this sour liquid plus water & salt
    $200 16
A 2015 stamp is a heart formed by the letters of this word, also used by the USPS to mean the lasting value of a stamp
    $200 1
Rhyming style of cooking in the Southwestern United States
    $200 26
Mainly 2 small islands, Sao Tome & Principe is one of this continent's smallest nations
    $400 7
Tom Paine talks straight
    $400 12
I'm Dan Rather.
I'm Meredith Viera.
I'm Steve Kroft.
We've all reported over the years on this show
    $400 22
Equal to about 2 gallons, it's the quantity of pickled peppers picked by Peter Piper
    $400 17
That's a mythical goddess of the hunt on the stamp that raises funds to research a cure for this disease
    $400 2
The IRS has a website where you can verify that a certain church or charity has this status
    $400 27
The official language is this tongue of the islands' former colonial masters
    $600 8
Intrigue in London & Paris
    $600 13
Last name of the sitcom character who led "Heroes" & a reality TV dad who "knows best"--OK, knew best
    $600 23
In his teens, this Pittsburgh "pickle king" was running a business to supply grocers with fresh produce
    $600 18
A holiday stamp depicts this colorful Christmas plant considered a symbol of purity by the Aztecs
    $600 3
A pharmacist invented this chocolaty product as a more palatable alternative to castor oil
    $600 28
This sweet stuff, the country's longtime main crop & export, is grown on plantations called rocas
    $800 9
Two migrant worker buddies
    $800 14
In the theme to this '90s sitcom, "I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8 & I yelled to the cabbie, "Yo, Homes, smell ya later!"
    $800 24
Tommy Pickles is one of these Nickelodeon title tots
    $800 19
Asher Durand's "Summer Afternoon" is on a stamp celebrating the school of artists named for this New York river
    $800 4
Defeats like Platea in 479 B.C. ended the hopes of this Persian king to conquer Greece
    DD: $1,400 29
Sao Tome & Principe is an important nesting site for the hawksbill variety of this marine creature
    $1000 10
(Cough, cough!) It's the lady of these flowers
    $1000 15
A modern update of this ABC show about the Westons & Steadmans could be called "sixtysomething"
    $1000 25
Veal piccata is often garnished with these pickled flower buds
    $1000 20
A vintage circus poster stamp features a roaring tiger & this slogan of the Barnum & Bailey Circus
    $1000 5
Specifically, it's a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the will's provisions
    $1000 30
One listing gives Sao Tome & Principe the dubious distinction of receiving the greatest amount of this, 75%, as a percentage of GDP

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

Ankoor Brandon Amanda
$2,600 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ankoor Brandon Amanda
$3,800 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In the first of the wars named for this peninsula, Montenegro & its allies declared war on Turkey in 1912
    $400 26
Also known as Russian thistle, it can dispense up to 250,000 seeds as it rolls down desert roads
    $400 8
Apollo 17's Harrison Schmitt collected moon rocks as the first scientist on the Moon; his Ph.D. is in this science
    $400 1
Taylor Swift reminded us that "Haters gonna hate", but she's just gonna do this, the title of the song
    $400 2
I just won this type of showdown because you blinked
    $400 13
I'm making a Black Russian & I've got the Kahlua; all I need is this spirit; ah, the heck with the Kahlua!
    $800 15
The Greeks captured Salonika under this future king who shared his name with the namesake of ancient Istanbul
    $800 27
The Nez Perce would use the ponderosa type of this tree to make their dugout canoes
    $800 9
The rocket with this "planetary" name used 560,000 gallons of propellants in the first 3 minutes of flight
    $800 17
This hit by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars says, "Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)"
    $800 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows videos on the monitor.) If the video your friend took is hard to watch because the camera moves around, it can be improved by using an editing effect known as motion this
    $800 14
If you don't have a Get Out of Jail Free card in Monopoly, you can escape by paying a fine or rolling this on the next 3 turns
    DD: $1,800 16
An armistice ended when Turkey's government was overthrown by this "youthful" nationalist group
    $1200 28
Also a city in Dallas County, the bush used in barbecues may extend roots 70 feet below the desert surface
    $1200 10
Apollo 11 landed in this sea on July 20, 1969
    $1200 21
Stevie Wonder sang of "Basie, Miller, Satchmo and the king of all", this title bandleader (these kids are the older kind)
    $1200 4
Before "off", it means to push away
    $1200 20
"Annie Hall" ends with a joke--a man doesn't turn in his crazy brother who thinks himself a chicken, because "I need" these
    $1600 18
At war's end in 1913, this country on the Adriatic achieved independence from Turkey after 4 centuries
    $1600 11
During Apollo 14's time on the lunar surface, this commander hit a golf ball over 200 yards
    $1600 22
A Maroon 5 song says "All the roads you took came back to me, so I'm following" this "that leads to you"
    DD: $1,200 5
Rarely used word for one who sells writing paper
    $1600 24
In what Oxford Reference calls a detection method "trinity" you need means, motive & this
    $2000 19
Serbia won the Battle of Kumanovo in this region, now a republic also called FYROM
    $2000 12
Apollo 12's crew collected parts from a lunar probe with this "cartographic" name that had been there for 2 years
    $2000 23
This title command by Hozier precedes the line "I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies"
    $2000 6
Lincoln said Henry Clay had "a power and influence, which belonged to no other" this of his age
    $2000 25
With the maximum number of House members present, all John Boehner needs is at least this many votes to pass a bill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ankoor Brandon Amanda
$4,200 $15,400 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

One summer day in 1797 this British poet fell asleep reading a book that adapted the writings of Marco Polo

Final scores:

Ankoor Brandon Amanda
$4,200 $15,388 $99
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,388 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ankoor Brandon Amanda
$4,200 $19,800 $7,600
11 R,
4 W
27 R,
4 W
(including 3 DDs)
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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