Show #7137 - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Matt Jackson game 3.


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Alan Sherman, a freelance political consultant from Mountain View, California

Cam Hoang, an attorney from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
A swift complement of actors in a play
    $200 10
A veggie that comes in spears, or the genus it belongs to
    $200 28
The representation of a number in the decimal system is called its decimal expansion; for 1/4, it's this
    $200 29
A Biblical woman's name, it means pity but is usually found before "-less" to mean pitiless
    $200 30
His locks no longer flowing in the breeze, the Edge has worn many hats for this band
    $200 11
In 2000 Albert Sabin's oral vaccine for this was discontinued in the U.S.
    $400 6
A place to sell stage objects
    $400 4
In most U.S. grocery stores, you should assume you are purchasing these, even if the sign says
    $400 26
Each numeral from 0 to 9 is a decimal one of these, from a word meaning "finger"
    $400 27
This word for a person with a big appetite often precedes "for punishment"
    $400 24
This drummer sang, "It's always the same, it's just a shame, that's all" with Genesis
    $400 15
While this chilly region makes up about 75% of Russia's territory, only 25% of the people live there
    $600 7
A short snooze inside an opening in a stage floor
    $600 1
The fruit sold under this name, from that of an Italian estate, is a muskmelon
    $600 16
Though not required, "trailing" these to the right of a decimal point are often used to show levels of accuracy
    $600 18
This word for the animals of a particular region is from the Latin
    $600 22
The follically consistent Billy Corgan fronted this band on "1979"
    $600 12
Formed in 1980, it's the largest animal rights organization in the world
    $800 8
"Electrifying" movements & positions of actors on the stage
    $800 2
Almost all California raisins are produced from this seedless grape named for an English immigrant
    $800 17
In continental Europe, this punctuation mark, not a dot, is used to represent a decimal point
    $800 19
It's defined as any substance with the tendency to produce a cancer
    $800 21
This "It's Not Over" band gets its name from a shaven-headed "American Idol" competitor
    $800 13
It's "the Pine Tree State"
    $1000 9
A proscenium month
    $1000 3
Pickled pods of this have been called "a standard hors d'oeuvre at... every Southern cocktail party"
    DD: $4,400 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents as the digits of pi appear on the monitor one by one.) When it's expressed as a decimal, pi never repeats or terminates, so it's one of these numbers that sound like they could use a little therapy
    $1000 20
The entry before a synonym for the Abominable Snowman is this word meaning "so far"
    $1000 23
Hope you were up late to know that "Beds Are Burning" was sung by Peter Garrett of this Aussie band
    $1000 14
The first person born in the Americas to be canonized was this woman of Lima

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

Matt Cam Alan
$1,800 -$200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Cam Alan
$5,000 $800 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I thought we had that in the first round, but this one is a little different.)
    $400 30
Larger animal life includes mule deer, black bears, mountain lions & this stocky species of sheep
    $400 29
This actor & Robert De Niro both won Oscars for playing Vito Corleone
    $400 28
It was about as large or even larger than a modern-day elephant
    $400 26
Corea del Sur
    $400 27
A steamy E.L. James book becomes Canadian football's biggest team prize
    $400 25
In 1944 this future president directed Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion at Normandy
    $800 9
Waterfalls, like the 2,000 foot Sentinel Falls, remind you you're in the mountains, the western slopes of this California range
    $800 23
(Hi, I'm Zachary Quinto.) In March 2015 I got to reminisce with Conan O'Brien about the beautiful life of this man with whom I shared a role
    $800 24
Advil, Aleve & aspirin are among the over-the-counter anti-this type of drugs
    DD: $3,000 19
Reino Unido
    $800 18
The woman who gave King Arthur his sword moves to Garrison Keillor's fictitious town
    $800 22
The Confederate memorial carving on Stone Mountain includes Stonewall Jackson & this other Civil War general
    $1200 6
Yosemite Valley is home to groves of these giant conifers that lend their name to another national park 100 miles south
    $1200 10
"Men in Black 3" had Josh Brolin as the young Agent K; he's the older Agent K
    $1200 13
Ironically, it was for the movie "Beginners" that at 82 he became the oldest person to win an acting Oscar
    $1200 5
Letonia, north of Lituania
    $1200 4
Asimov's 1950 classic tale that gave us the 3 laws becomes a poultry-titled animated show on Adult Swim
    DD: $5,000 3
This brigadier general who gave his name to a Colorado peak was killed during the War of 1812
    $1600 7
In 1903 this naturalist took Teddy Roosevelt on a personal tour of Yosemite, leading to further federal protected areas
    $1600 11
In "Beaches", this actress "blossomed" into Bette Midler
    $1600 1
It's a gas made up of 1 part nitrogen & 3 parts hydrogen
    $1600 2
    $1600 16
Milan Kundera's "Unbearable" novel turns into a 1999 film about literally getting into a real-life movie star's head
    $1600 21
In 1968 he turned over command of U.S. forces in Vietnam to General Creighton Abrams
    $2000 8
Featured on California's state quarter, this iconic granite formation rises to nearly 9,000 feet in elevation
    $2000 12
Ryan Gosling ages into this actor in the weepie romance "The Notebook"
    $2000 14
In the original Dr. Spock title, these 2 words preceded "Book of Baby and Child Care"
    $2000 15
Costa de Marfil
    $2000 17
The Supreme Court justice known for not speaking becomes the reclusive "Lot 49" novelist known for not speaking
    $2000 20
From 1949 to 1953 this five-star general served as the first chairman of the joint Chiefs of Staff

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Cam Alan
$26,600 $3,200 $10,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In one of her last official acts before abdicating, Queen Beatrix reopened this museum after a 10-year renovation

Final scores:

Matt Cam Alan
$30,000 $6,300 $13,973
3-day champion: $81,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Cam Alan
$20,600 $3,200 $6,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2015-09-01
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