Show #7141 - Monday, October 5, 2015

Matt Jackson game 7.


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Amanda Brock, a biologist from Champaign, Illinois

Ben Rudd, a client service specialist from Minneola, Florida

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 6-day cash winnings total $166,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to locate our Clue Crew.)
    $200 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports.) I've traveled a long way to this continent that's surrounded by what's sometimes called the Southern Ocean
    $200 17
Give it a try:
"Nothing ventured, nothing ____"
    $200 6
Babe Ruth, 1921:
59 these
    $200 24
Pertussis is more familiar as this cough, for the sound it makes
    $200 22
Idiomatically, one of these is misleading or distracting
    $200 26
Grin & name this feline character who can disappear & reappear at will
    $400 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm in this city which was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City in 1976, but which everyone calls by this former, more familiar name
    $400 18
From Henny Youngman:
"Take my ____, please! "
    $400 7
Rickey Henderson, career:
1,406 these
    $400 25
Rubeola is the measles; this similar word refers to German measles
    $400 23
The main culprit in the greenhouse effect that's causing global warming is the rise of this gas in the atmosphere
    $400 27
At a party, Alice encounters this lagomorph with a month in his name
    $600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm on Aviano Air Base, which is 50 miles north of Venice in the Dolomite Range of these mountains
    $600 19
A proverb:
"You can't make a ____ ____ out of a sow's ear"
    $600 8
New York Mets, 1962:
120 these
    $600 1
Herpes zoster is another name for this disease that's caused by the same virus as chickenpox
    $600 2
In the 19-teens this soda was advertised as getting flavors from the groves of Southern California
    $600 28
Alice's first time in Wonderland concludes with a trial regarding the theft of these pastries
    $800 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm in the Plaza Mayor in this South American city founded by a conquistador in 1535
    $800 20
Much ado about nothing:
"A ____ in a teapot"
    $800 9
Cal Ripken Jr., 1982-1998:
2,632 these
    $800 5
This disease that infected dogs can transmit to humans is also called lyssa
    $800 3
A possession whose care & upkeep are an excessive financial burden
    $800 30
Take a swing & see if you can name this satiric magazine for which Alice illustrator John Tenniel was cartoonist
    $1000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm in this largest township in Johannesburg, South Africa; once notorious for repression, now setting trends in fashion & art
    $1000 21
The simplest explanation is preferred:
"____'s razor"
    $1000 10
Sandy Koufax, 1965:
382 these
    DD: $2,800 11
Tetanus is also called this, typically the first sign of the disease
    $1000 4
For what presumably runs through their veins, this phrase means members of the aristocracy
    $1000 29
This character is described to Alice as the thing the soup is made from

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

Matt Ben Amanda
$7,600 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ben Amanda
$11,400 $4,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Declared biologically dead in 1957, this London river won a restoration award in 2010
    $400 30
In 2015 MoMA presented its first exhibition devoted exclusively to the work of this widow of a Beatle
    $400 27
Walter Annenberg helped us tune in by founding it in 1953
    $400 24
On June 5, 2012 Wisconsin made him the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall vote
    $400 28
Young Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) gets left behind when his family heads to France for Christmas in this 1990 film
    $400 13
The expertise needed to accomplish a task
    $800 23
In 2007 Hindu holy men protested the filth in this river; a scientist said it "had turned the color of Coca-Cola"
    $800 29
She was close to 80 & trying to earn a little money when her paintings were discovered at a Hoosick Falls, N.Y. drugstore
    $800 12
A special photo-filled February issue sells 10 times as many copies as its other weekly issues
    $800 11
The largest ever marine oil spill happened when a rig leased to this company sank in 2010
    $800 5
The fourth film in this series was subtitled "The Voyage Home"
    $800 14
This artillery piece gets its name from an old Czech word for catapult
    $1200 19
In 2015 a rock dam was removed from this type of site in Colorado, turning the Animas River yellow & metallic
    DD: $6,000 18
Seen with one of her paintings, that's the real Margaret Keane, whose story was told in this 2014 film
    $1200 6
It launched in 1973 during the feminist movement as an answer to Hef
    $1200 4
Firsts for this new German chancellor in 2005 included first East German in the post
    $1200 1
Reese Witherspoon returns to the Southern town of Pigeon Creek & her estranged husband in this romantic comedy
    $1200 15
A short jacket resembling the Army uniform style popularized by the 34th president
    $1600 20
This big Florida lake fed by the Kissimmee River has doubled its phosphorus content over the last 50 years
    $1600 25
In 1938, Alice Neel moved to this 2-word area of Manhattan & began to paint its Puerto Rican community
    $1600 7
E.B. White once edited its "Talk of the Town" section
    $1600 9
Ending a 100-year dispute, in 2011 this univ. returned thousands of artifacts to Peru that were taken from Machu Picchu
    $1600 2
Patrick Swayze was no ordinary bouncer--his character had a degree in philosophy in this film
    $1600 16
A blunder, perhaps one made by a monkey of genus Alouatta
    DD: $4,000 21
In 1969 Time said, "Chocolate-brown, oily... it oozes rather than flows" after this Ohio river caught fire
    $2000 26
She got down to a little monkey business for the self-portrait seen here
    $2000 8
172-year-old British financial mag that's also a job
    $2000 10
(ABC News anchor David Muir gives the clue.) As the Arab Spring made its way into Egypt in January of 2011, I reported from this pivotal public gathering place where protests eventually brought down 2 Egyptian leaders
    $2000 3
The title of a Cary Grant film is this character "Builds His Dream House"
    $2000 17
In a jazz standard, this 4-word title question follows "Somewhere there's heaven"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ben Amanda
$24,200 $10,200 $7,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Latin for "buy back", it once referred to buying a slave's freedom & today can refer to being saved from sin

Final scores:

Matt Ben Amanda
$24,200 $5,100 $9,600
7-day champion: $190,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Ben Amanda
$26,400 $10,200 $7,600
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2015-09-02
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