Show #7106 - Monday, July 6, 2015


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Jess Lindoerfer, a study-abroad program manager from Putney, Vermont

Shu-Ping Shen, an attorney from New York, New York

Hilary Carney, a rehabilitation specialist from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This author's Ishmael spends a whole chapter pondering chowder
    $200 10
This curve is a representation of progress in gaining knowledge measured vs. the time required to achieve mastery
    $200 25
We bet Hitler didn't know this winner of 4 gold medals in Berlin was "the Buckeye Bullet"
    $200 11
Some experiments divide subjects into the treatment group & this group
    $200 6
The staid Encyclopedia Britannica says this lake "is said to be inhabited by an aquatic monster"
    $200 8
Balancing on one's palms vertically is doing one of these
    $400 2
In this 19th c. work, young Amy likes snacking on "pickled limes" & borrows money from her sister to buy some
    $400 19
The King James Bible says, "of the tree of the knowledge of" these two opposites, "thou shalt not eat"
    $400 30
In 2014 this Dodger became the first pitcher since 1968 to be MVP of the National League
    $400 12
Your bill at the bar
    $400 7
This town 7 miles west of Glasgow gave its name to a curved textile pattern created there
    $400 14
To associate with the wealthier folks
    $600 3
In a Fannie Flag novel, this cafe serves fried green tomatoes & other Southern favorites
    $600 20
Donald Rumsfeld said "There are" this contradictory pair, "that is... we know there are things we do not know"
    $600 29
In a sport where 1-0 finals are not rare, this man scored his 1000th goal in Rio in 1969
    DD: $1,600 13
This part of the large intestine extends from the cecum
    $600 9
Edinburgh lies on the southern shore of this arm of the North Sea
    $600 16
This hyphenated term for sound reproduced over the full range of frequencies came to mean a music-playing apparatus
    $800 4
Nostalgia overcomes "Invisible Man" after he eats this 3-letter tuber in Harlem
    $800 21
The name of this basic branch of learning is from the Latin for "to know"
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map and a photo on the monitor.) Here is the 52-hour, 54-minute swim journey of nearly 111 miles taken by this 64-year-old woman in September 2013
    $800 15
The Old 97's are part of the musical genre called this‑country
    $800 24
Tossing the caber is an event at these games; the British royal family traditionally attends in Braemar
    $800 17
There's a musical instrument in the name of this word meaning "boring"
    $1000 5
Madame Bovary gets all tingly at her first taste of this tropical fruit: "Elle n'avait jamais... mangé d'ananas"
    $1000 22
Don't gnash your teeth; just gname this early Christian sect whose name means "pertaining to knowledge"
    $1000 28
In 2014 Odell Beckham Jr. of this NFC team wowed football fans with his spectacular catches
    $1000 23
A loose-fitting dress or chemise
    $1000 26
Prince Albert bought this estate in Aberdeenshire for Queen Victoria & helped design the castle himself
    $1000 18
Mutton & potatoes cooked in a covered receptacle is this dish

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

Hilary Shu-Ping Jess
$2,600 $800 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hilary Shu-Ping Jess
$4,600 $2,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
She's Oprah's longtime best friend & an editor at O, the Oprah magazine
    $400 12
This post-Julius Caesar established the Praetorian Guard & brought all of Spain under Roman control
    $400 19
The ancient sage Kambu Svayambhuva lent his name to this country
    $400 3
Two very different types of this bird are heard here
    $400 1
Juliet's father is known as "Old" this, though how ancient is he likely to be with a 13-year-old daughter?
    $400 9
In retrospect, we at Excite probably should have given Brin & Page the $750k they wanted for this search engine in 1999
    $800 5
This creator & star of the TV show "Girls" called pal Taylor Swift her "feminist role model"
    $800 13
This man died just two years after his one-time friend Julius Caesar
    $800 20
North & South America were named for a man with this last name
    $800 15
Written by Eric Van Lusterbader but titled this man's "The Bourne Ascendency", the audiobook runs nearly 15 hours
    $800 2
Juliet tells Romeo, "O, swear not by" this "that monthly changes in her circled orb"
    $800 27
At this U.S. gov't agency, there's no getting away from our 1961 prediction that Castro's forces would disintegrate
    $1200 6
Busy Philips & Michelle Williams have been BFFs since co-starring on this teen drama in the early 2000s
    $1200 14
Wall, I'll be! This emperor completed the Temple of Zeus in Athens, begun more than 600 years before
    $1200 24
The country seen here was named after this man
    $1200 16
It's the title town in the song heard here
    $1200 8
At the end of the balcony scene, these 5 words precede & rhyme with "that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow"
    $1200 28
If we'd only gotten into streaming earlier, we wouldn't have had to close 9,000 of these video rental stores
    $1600 7
Jimmy Fallon has a true bromance with this singer, his partner in crime in "The History of Rap" videos
    $1600 21
Unattractive, sickly & clumsy with a rather coarse sense of taste? No problem for him, emperor from 41 to 53 A.D.
    $1600 25
The sons of a man who died in 1953 still rule this Mideast country he founded
    $1600 17
2010 testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules noted "The first real-life one of these speeches was in 1837
    $1600 10
This cousin of Juliet kills Mercutio, who called him a "rat-catcher"
    DD: $2,000 29
Yeah, maybe our campaign staff shouldn't have advised this man to do a 1988 photo op atop an M1 tank
    $2000 23
Since sharing the screen in the 1991 film "Flirting", Naomi Watts & this woman have made up the "Aussie Posse"
    $2000 22
The head & hands of this man said to be ancient Rome's finest orator ended up on the speaker's platform at the Forum
    DD: $4,000 26
First name of the man for whom Zimbabwe was formerly named
    $2000 18
Some communities have banned these items used by gardeners as too noisy
    $2000 11
In this Franciscan's first speech, he discusses the good & bad uses of herbs
    $2000 30
Mein Frau turned 50 on June 6, 1944, but I could have stayed in my job defending the French coast instead of visiting her in Germany

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hilary Shu-Ping Jess
$17,800 $11,400 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Gladiator" is close, but this film has the earliest historical setting of any Best Picture Oscar winner

Final scores:

Hilary Shu-Ping Jess
$5,400 $13,001 $17,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hilary Shu-Ping Jess
$17,400 $9,400 $14,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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