Show #7145 - Friday, October 9, 2015

Matt Jackson game 11.


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Elicia Woerle, an interior architectural design student from Los Angeles, California

Emily Rollman, an attorney from Shawneetown, Illinois

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 10-day cash winnings total $289,411)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, GA.) Before his days as a Dallas Cowboy, this Fox NFL commentator made some waves as a Bruin hurler for UCLA
    $200 11
Puritan minister Alexander Whitaker baptized this Indian princess to Christianity around 1613
    $200 1
A deadlight is one of these, designed not to open
    $400 7
Mississippi Valley State produced this inductee who would dance away with an NFL record 208 touchdowns
    $400 12
In 1652 Massachusetts defied English law & established this facility to produce the pine tree shilling
    $400 2
As seen here, it's a small tower that rises up from a castle wall
    $400 26
In Old Norse it was Odinsdagr
    $400 19
It lies at the foot of mount Trebevic:
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, GA.) The runner-up for the Heisman in 1937 for his play at Colorado perhaps will see his judicial robes honored someday in the Supreme Court hall of fame
    $600 13
In 1680 Boston mathematician Thomas Brattle observed the orbit of one of these celestial wanderers
    $600 22
Gregory Keller, a Catholic priest, invented a machine to automate the process for making these Christmas sweets
    $600 3
From their ruddy facades, it's the colorful name for Eastern U.S. apartment houses built in the 19th century
    $600 20
If it's Tuesday & you say it's Ziestag, you must be speaking old high this
    $600 18
It's connected by highway with DMSCS & BGHDD:
    $800 10
2015 members of the Hall include Jim Tressel, longtime coach of this team that won it all with a new guy this year
    $800 14
The first European settlement in Texas, Ysleta was founded on the site of this present-day city on the Rio Grande
    $800 21
Proceeds from the sales of these seasonal drinks helped buy the first Ronald McDonald house
    $800 4
Because its supports are called balusters, an elaborate railing is called this
    $800 25
Old Frenchies speaking Old French knew it as juesdi
    $800 17
It's a bilingual city:
    $1000 9
Halfback Jim Crowley made it by being part of the 1920s Irish quartet nicknamed this
    $1000 15
This founder of Providence, Rhode Island published the first Native American language dictionary in 1643
    $1000 23
A May 2010 stock market collapse was initially blamed on this alliterative kind of typo
    $1000 5
A horizontal beam that supports weight above a door, it sometimes follows "post &"
    $1000 24
Saturday was Sabbatodags in this language that had Ostro- & Visi-dialects
    $1000 16
It's on the Han River:

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Matt Emily Elicia
$1,600 $400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Emily Elicia
$6,200 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In 1777 a young loyalist questions his duty in this Bernard Cornwell novel titled with a slang term for a British soldier
    $400 27
The Vatican bank is unique in allowing ATM transactions to be conducted in this language
    $400 22
For "All About Eve", Darryl F. Zanuck; for "Rubber Soul", George Martin
    $400 28
Confinement to your own home as legal punishment
    $400 29
There are 6 non-voting representatives in the house, including one from this self-governing commonwealth
    $800 25
"The Short-Timers" by Gustav Hasford follows a member of this military branch, from basic training to war in Vietnam
    $800 24
This room with a ceiling fresco is where the Cardinals vote for a new pope
    $800 23
(I'm Neil deGrasse Tyson.) One of my heroes is unquestionably this 17th century man who at various times in his life was a member of Parliament, Warden of the Royal Mint & Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge
    $800 21
They drive vans, carry amps, tune drums & generally keep a rock tour going
    $800 19
It means an unstable construction, though 25-foot versions have been created
    $800 20
You must be 30 to be a U.S. senator & this minimum age to be a member of the House of Representatives
    $1200 2
In James Salter's "The Hunters", set during this war, USAF pilots face off against MiGs above the Yalu River
    $1200 16
The Vatican compiled a list of some 4,000 works in the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, or "Index of" these
    $1200 1
In 1885 young Joseph Meister was the first person on whom this man used his rabies vaccine
    $1200 14
Joe Satriani is an axeman, meaning he does this
    $1200 17
A get-to-know-me party given by someone who's just moved in
    $1200 18
The states with only one representative are Wyoming, Vermont, the Dakotas, Montana, Delaware & this state
    DD: $5,000 3
Paul Baumer is an idealistic enlistee until he sees the horrors of war firsthand in this 1929 novel
    $1600 15
In 1506 Pope Julius II founded this Vatican military group
    DD: $5,000 4
In 1877 Asaph Hall discovered its 2 moons, for which he won the Lalande Prize
    $1600 13
A cutter is aka this shaper of a film or TV show
    $1600 12
The AMA says, "Physicians making" these "may sound like fabled history", but they have a place in medicine today
    $1600 11
The only Speaker of the House to become president was this Tennessee representative & 11th president
    $2000 6
This novel by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim tells the harrowing tale of a captain & his crew aboard a WWII German sub
    $2000 7
Believed to have wiped the face of Jesus, a cloth called the veil of this woman has been put on display during festivals
    $2000 5
Engineer & architect Buckminster Fuller developed this type of dome that replaces the arch principle
    $2000 8
On a film set this "grip" operates most moving camera platforms
    $2000 9
This European songbird takes its name from its habit of building nests in the eaves of homes
    $2000 10
Formed in 1995, it's a "canine" coalition of fiscally conservative Democrats in the house

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Emily Elicia
$35,000 -$1,200 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As part of its 30th anniversary celebration in 2014, this video game used the slogan "We all fit together"

Final scores:

Matt Emily Elicia
$50,000 -$1,200 $3,600
11-day champion: $339,411 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Emily Elicia
$28,200 -$1,200 $3,600
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
4 R,
3 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2015-09-02
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