Show #7142 - Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Matt Jackson game 8.


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Ernestine Gardner, an administrative assistant from South Bend, Indiana

John Kozempel, an I.T. consultant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 7-day cash winnings total $190,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
He may be there to increase this, the capacity of data transmitted point to point in a given amount of time
    $200 10
"The Sign of the Four",
"The Murders in the Rue Morgue",
"The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
    $200 23
A coach for the NFL's Titans said "good sized carp" were in the team's parking lot after 2010 flooding in this state
    $200 9
For Season 30, this reality show divided the castaways into 3 tribes: White Collar, Blue Collar, & No Collar
    $200 29
These formal arguments for or against proposed bills take place on the floor of the House & the Senate
    $200 30
A repeat episode
    $400 12
The I.T. guy knows his coffee & this Sun Microsystems computing language influenced by Objective-C
    $400 8
"Robinson Crusoe",
"Paradise Lost",
"Sense and Sensibility"
    $400 24
The escape of 2 prisoners from the Clinton Correctional Facility in this state led to a long 2015 manhunt
    $400 2
The hosts of the first GOP debate on Fox in August 2015 were Bret Baier, Chris Wallace & her
    $400 28
After a bill is introduced, it is given a number, printed & referred to one or more of these entities for review
    $400 18
A Hemingway character says he "brought Anita around for a little spot of good clean" this
    $600 13
He took the class at Princeton on C.A., short for this, the design of a computing system
    $600 5
"The Faerie Queene",
"Don Quixote",
the First Folio
    $600 20
Hurricane Katrina devastated La. & also this state's coastal communities of Dauphin Island & Bayou La Batre
    $600 1
On a CBS drama Peter Florrick is the bad husband; Alicia Florrick is this title woman
    $600 25
A holiday symbol lends its name to this type of bill that attracts many amendments, like ornaments
    $600 16
The way it feels on your fingers gives this baked treat its name
    $800 14
This word means "final", but when the I.T. guy uses it, he means a device that communicates with a computer
    $800 6
"Brave New World",
"Nineteen Eighty-Four",
    DD: $2,200 21
On March 28, 1979 a nuclear plant in this state suffered a massive core meltdown
    $800 3
At least your mother-in-law can't curse you the way Endora vexed & hexed Darrin Stephens on this '60s series
    $800 26
Per its initials, the Revoking Excessive Policies that Encroach on American Liberties Act tried to do this to Obamacare
    $800 17
Shortened name used for the petty officer in charge of a ship's equipment
    $1000 15
If your I.T. guy is from outside the company, you're this to him, also a program or system that requests server activity
    $1000 7
"Thus Spake Zarathustra",
Hobbes' "Leviathan",
"The Social Contract"
    $1000 22
1850s conflict over slavery led to violence that was dubbed "Bleeding" this; it became a state in 1861
    $1000 4
An executive at Bravo, he also hosts "Watch What Happens Live"
    $1000 27
In 2002 Congress approved a campaign-spending bill co-sponsored by John McCain & this Wisconsin senator
    $1000 19
Originally referring to cloth or yarn made at one's residence, it now means "rustic" or "unsophisticated"

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

Matt John Ernestine
$3,000 $4,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Ernestine
$8,000 $8,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...but this time, the "I.T." refers to the initials of a person.)
    $400 29
This musician wrote in "Takin' Back My Name", "I felt as comfortable with Tina as if I was with my mother"
    $400 30
Joseph & Mary traveled to this city of Joseph's birth to be taxed by the Romans
    $400 17
It forms on blades of grass in the morning because of condensation
    $400 12
The 1830s Whigs wanted to offset Andrew Jackson with a "coonskin" politician & backed this b'ar-huntin' Tenn. congressman
    $400 1
A katana is a close combat sword that was traditionally used by these swordsmen
    $400 19
Besides referring to a larger clothing size, it can also be an Arctic dog
    $800 28
In 2015 this former Piston was named president of the WNBA's Liberty
    $800 27
Joshua killed everyone in this city except for Rahab & her family because they hid Joshua's spies
    $800 16
Cape Verde-type hurricanes develop as storms off this continent & then become hurricanes before reaching the Caribbean
    $800 13
The only surviving son of a rector, this 17th century man went on to design more than 50 churches in London
    $800 2
Also a car from Oldsmobile, it was a short sword with a curved blade that was favored by sailors & pirates
    DD: $4,000 18
Meaning plump, this adjective begins with a shipboard direction
    $1200 26
This Aussie Olympian was nicknamed "the Thorpedo"
    $1200 25
The cities of Sodom & Gomorrah are believed to have been near this body of water
    $1200 11
You can build your own hygrometer using a human hair; the hair lengthens as this increases
    $1200 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Rhine, Danube & Volga Rivers provided the approximate empire borders of this ruthless warrior king in the 400s A.D.
    $1200 3
With the same name as the raised part at the front of a saddle, it's the round knob at the end of a sword's hilt
    $1200 6
The Latin for "body" gives us this 9-letter word that needs a diet
    $1600 24
Back when he was Tracy Marrow, this rapper & actor did a 4-year stint with the U.S. Army
    $1600 23
While a captive in this city, Daniel was given the name Belteshazzar
    $1600 14
In a bad storm, so many people resort to this more-than-breakfast restaurant, FEMA bases an index on its operations
    DD: $6,000 10
In the 1940s he needed 2 tries to become mayor of Minneapolis; 20 years later, he was vice president
    $1600 4
This sharp-pointed, 6-letter sword used for thrusting lost its cutting edge in the 18th century
    $1600 7
Take a boxing blow, insert an "A" & you get this word for a big belly
    $2000 22
He left Russia when his 1862 novel "Fathers and Sons" outraged both radicals & conservatives
    $2000 21
The Gospel of Mark says that Jesus visited the Phoenician ports of Sidon & this
    $2000 15
Drizzle often falls from this lowest type of cloud, which looks like a smooth, even sheet
    $2000 20
Ukraine-born, she moved to the U.S. in 1906 & eventually became a world leader for Israel
    $2000 5
The national flag of Sri Lanka depicts one of these animals holding a sword
    $2000 8
This word that means "resembling swine" rhymes with "swine"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Ernestine
$36,800 $4,400 $3,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"To explain... Harry by the artless division into wolf and man is a hopelessly childish attempt", he wrote in 1927

Final scores:

Matt John Ernestine
$40,009 $2,789 $6,000
8-day champion: $230,610 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt John Ernestine
$29,200 $3,000 $3,000
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2015-09-02
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