Show #7112 - Tuesday, July 14, 2015


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Val Narehood, a theater technician from Tyrone, Pennsylvania

Ben Hemmens, a stay-at-home dad from Falls Church, Virginia

Phil Salathé, a teacher and composer from Rocky Point, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
The body's growth & development are controlled by these chemical substances
    $200 2
The clouds parted enough for Prince to take this tune to No. 2 in 1984; I only wanted to see you responding in the...
    $200 27
From July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999, the Mount Baker ski area in this "Evergreen State" got 1,140" of snow--that's 95 feet!
    $200 9
The U.S. Marine band plays "Ruffles & Flourishes" on drums & bugles before this presidential tune
    $200 18
The University of Miami named its sports teams after them
    $200 14
The sun bear is also known as this bear, after a sweet food that it eats
    $400 5
To afflict with great bodily or mental suffering
    $400 3
She sang, "Now that it's raining more than ever... you can stand under my umbrella... ella, ella, eh eh eh"
    $400 28
In February 2015, Boston set a record for a month's snowfall with 58.5 inches by the 15th; this landmark helps tell the tale
    $400 10
The Gounod piece heard here has this Latin title meaning "Hail Mary"
    $400 19
Meteorologically, this term can include both the other 2
    $400 24
It's the 2-letter name of the ancient Egyptian sun god who traveled across the sky
    $600 8
This religion originated in the U.S. but a majority of its members live outside the country
    $600 16
In "The Perfect" this genre "Song", "I was drunk the day my mom got out of prison, & I went to pick her up in the rain"
    $600 26
On Dec. 30, 1963 this "Crescent City" got a record 5 inches of snow
    $600 11
Many believe this NFL team name should be changed, & with it the song "Hail To" them
    $600 17
World Book says it's "the most violent of all storms"
    $600 23
Now it's OK to play Sun City, a resort in this country, including a Gary Player championship golf course
    $800 6
Trademarked countertop covering
    $800 1
"So never mind the darkness, we still can find a way, 'cause nothin' lasts forever, even cold November rain", they sang
    DD: $1,800 25
In a 3-day period in November 2014, this second-most-populous city in New York got 7 feet of the white stuff
    $800 12
Gladiators declared, "Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant" or "Hail, Caesar," these people "salute you"
    $800 20
It comes between "National" & "Center" in the workplace of about 50 people
    $800 15
The Sun's dim, extended halo called this flows outward at a speed of 400 km per sec., a flow known as the solar wind
    $1000 7
Ancient Babylonian writing
    $1000 30
This duo, in 1984: "Here comes the rain again, falling on my head like a memory, falling on my head like a new emotion"
    $1000 29
This state's 24-hour record for snowfall is 40 inches in Orono on Dec. 30, 1962
    $1000 13
Marquette & Boston College are among schools whose traditions include singing "Hail" this Latin phrase
    $1000 21
In 1848 Henry Piddington coined this word from a Greek root
    $1000 22
The movie "A Place in the Sun" was based on this Theodore Dreiser novel

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

Phil Ben Val
$3,000 $2,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Ben Val
$7,800 $6,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In addition to doing some conquering, he created the first Mongol code of laws, known as the Yasa
    $400 24
Played by Jon Cryer, this single father muddles through on "Two and a Half Men"
    $400 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) Cows don't really have 4 of these organs; it's just 1 divided into 4 sections--the reticulum, omasum, abomasum & rumen; 3 of the 4 are usually sold as food we call tripe
    $400 6
Told others orally
    $400 11
The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for a novel was Edith Wharton, for this 1920 bestseller
    $400 17
He soulfully sang it's a "man's world, but it wouldn't be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl"
    $800 4
The Mongols established Karakorum as their capital but moved it in 1267 to Khanbaliq, now this Chinese city
    $800 25
Billy Ray Cyrus was dad Robby Stewart on this show
    $800 22
Unlike some other whales, baleen whales lack this body part, so they can't gesture that they could've had a V8!
    $800 7
To make weary
    $800 12
It was dark-haired Anita Loos who caused a sensation with "Gentlemen Prefer" these
    $800 18
Referring to the nickname "Governor Moonbeam", he says "I've earned that moniker"
    DD: $2,000 5
In both 1274 & 1281 thousands of Mongol ships & men were destroyed by typhoons while invading this island country
    $1200 26
He plays a police commissioner & patriarch of the Reagan family on "Blue Bloods"
    $1200 23
Biologists say snakes do have a distinct one of these, going back from an outlet called the cloaca
    $1200 8
Collective word for equipment
    $1200 13
"Mamba's Daughters" by DuBose Heyward explored racial tensions in this South Carolina city
    $1200 19
He said he knew "slave-holders" would not give up their slaves "till they felt a big stick about their heads"
    $1600 2
An ancient country gives us the name of this type of camel used for desert transport, meat, milk & clothing
    $1600 27
On "The Andy Griffith Show", solo pa & sheriff Andy Taylor raised this boy
    $1600 29
The gorget is the colorful feathers of this part of the hummingbird
    $1600 9
The place in which administrative power is centered
    DD: $2,000 14
Like "Beau Geste", also by P.C. Wren, "Beau Sabreur" is about a man in this fighting unit
    $1600 16
Before becoming U.K. prime minister, he said economic & "environmental objectives now... reinforce each other"
    $2000 3
Russians called Mongol invaders Zolotaya Orda, this 2-word phrase, perhaps from the color of their tents
    $2000 28
On "South Park", it turned out that this character, Stan's dad, is in fact the singer Lorde
    $2000 30
These fish whiskers sound like gym equipment
    $2000 10
Term for a range of mountains
    $2000 15
He continued his Old West tales with "The Man of the Forest" in 1920 & "The Mysterious Rider" in 1921
    $2000 20
She ran Vanity Fair & the Daily Beast but said, "I didn't see myself as an editor. I wanted to be a playwright"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Ben Val
$13,400 $16,200 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The debate team at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire is named for this man who entered the academy in 1796

Final scores:

Phil Ben Val
$17,999 $26,801 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phil Ben Val
$12,000 $16,200 $6,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
1 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2015-04-20
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