Show #7143 - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Matt Jackson game 9.


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Susan Thurman, a scholarship program director from Tucker, Georgia

Alison Burke, a tutor from Brooklyn, New York

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 8-day cash winnings total $230,610)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
was the first president impeached
    $200 10
Michael Jackson:
"Beat It" &
"Billie Jean"
    $200 2
Show biz' Variety, referring to this style of music in 1955:
"It will be gone by June"
    $200 21
National Knock Knock Joke Day coincides with this holiday in which there's a lot of door knocking going on
    $200 3
A museum in Phoenix honors these heroes & has a database of 9,000 who have died in the line of duty since 1800
    $400 6
was the first to visit mainland China while in office
    $400 11
"Put Your Lights On" &
    $400 15
Rockefeller's partner John Archbold sold at a loss in 1885, saying he'd drink all of this produced west of the Mississippi
    $400 29
Coconut Creek, Florida boasts the Goldcoast this space for the dancing of the same name, with a 60' x 40' oak floor
    $400 22
Wright Brothers Day, December 17, commemorates their historic 1903 flight from near this North Carolina town
    $400 4
A sudden outburst of controversy or protest
    $600 7
wrote the autobiography "A Time to Heal"
    $600 12
Taylor Swift:
"Sparks Fly" &
    DD: $1,000 1
This man, in 1860:
"I see no good reason why the views given in this volume should shock... religious feelings"
    $600 28
Jack Cole was "the Father of" the type of dance named for this great American musical style
    $600 23
Explore the calendar & you'll discover that this federal holiday is celebrated on the second Monday in October
    $600 18
This beetle has luminous organs on its abdomen that are used during courtship
    $800 8
was the grandson of the 9th president
    $800 13
"New Kid In Town" &
"The Last Resort"
    $800 16
In 1969 she said ("iron"‑ically), "No woman in my time will be prime minister"
    $800 27
The Dance of the 4 Swans may be the best-known dance for 4, or in French, this type of dance
    $800 24
In Taiwan Teachers' Day, September 28, falls on the birthday of this great teacher & philosopher
    $800 19
We never tire of this industrialist who moved to Akron & formed his own company in 1900
    $1000 9
had previously served as Secretary of Commerce
    $1000 14
The White Stripes:
"Seven Nation Army" &
"You've Got Her In Your Pocket"
    $1000 17
In 1966 this magazine founded by Henry Luce told us, "Remote shopping, while entirely feasible, will flop"
    $1000 26
Partly from the Latin for "between", it's a style of dance that depicts an emotion
    $1000 25
On November 30 the people of Scotland celebrate the feast day of this patron saint
    $1000 20
Two-word name for the silica stone seen here, often used for gems

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

Matt Alison Susan
$3,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Alison Susan
$6,600 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a letter of the alphabet.)
    $400 26
This oily fleshed fish is seen here trying not to be a pizza topping
    $400 20
Using potato shavings left over from french-fry production, Nephi Grigg of Ore-Ida invented these bite-size treats
    $800 6
It's business fin in front, party fin in back for this fish, as it hobnobs around the Florida Keys
    $800 1
There's no excuse for not knowing that Sue Grafton began her Alphabet Mysteries with this book
    $800 9
First name of Mr. Anthony, who in 1975 became the first bowler to earn $100,000 in one season
    $800 16
This tiny nation, one of the Low Countries, has Europe's highest GDP per capita
    $800 21
Swiss-born Henri Dunant founded this humanitarian agency, which won him a Nobel Peace Prize in 1901
    $800 22
Say, can you see? It's used in poetic language to add earnestness to an appeal
    $1200 2
This small white whale has been known to get peeved if you confuse it with a sturgeon
    $1200 5
Since Robert B. Parker's death, Ace Atkins has taken over writing the books about this detective for hire
    $1200 10
This controversial head coach led Indiana to 3 NCAA hoops titles & the U.S. to a gold medal in 1984
    $1200 13
About the size of Kentucky & just touching the Arctic Circle, this country flies the flag seen here
    $1200 17
Gary Dahl dreamed up this novelty item, a 1970s fad that didn't have to be walked, fed or taken care of
    $1200 23
Nickname of the Kevin Connolly character who's one of Vinnie's "Entourage"
    $1600 3
This freshwater fish that can weigh up to 4 pounds is cousin to the pike & starts with the same letter
    $1600 7
Anthony Doerr won a 2015 Pulitzer for this novel that centers on a blind French girl & a young Nazi soldier
    $1600 11
One of "dem bums" of the Brooklyn Dodgers, this outfielder hit 4 HRs in 2 different World Series, in 1952 & '55
    $1600 14
A major port since ancient times, Cagliari is the capital city of this Italian island
    $1600 18
Richard Kuhn figured out the structure of this vitamin also called riboflavin
    $1600 24
Gilbert & Sullivan wrote of "a big, big" this letter to avoid shocking Victorian ears with a 4-letter word
    $2000 4
It swims faster by squeezing water through a funnel, & wants you to know it's not a squid nor an octopus
    $2000 8
In 1968 this Argentine author published his first novel, "Betrayed by Rita Hayworth"
    DD: $5 12
The last name of 1970s San Francisco Giant John Montefusco helped lead to this classic lit-based nobility nickname
    $2000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) A highway called "Route Napoleon" lies along a route he once took between Grenoble & this Riviera resort city near Nice
    $2000 19
Leslie Buck created the Anthora, a blue & white one of these with a Greek motif & the motto "We are happy to serve you"
    DD: $2,000 25
This unit of temperature is 1/273.16 of the triple point of water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Alison Susan
$17,395 $9,400 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Charlton Heston's wardrobe in 1954's "Secret of the Incas" inspired the clothes worn by this adventurous character 27 years later

Final scores:

Matt Alison Susan
$18,801 $17,396 $100
9-day champion: $249,411 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Alison Susan
$17,000 $9,400 $2,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2015-09-02
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