Show #7146 - Monday, October 12, 2015

Matt Jackson game 12.


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Victor Quillen, a career counselor from Kingsport, Tennessee

Julia Novakovic, an archivist originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 11-day cash winnings total $339,411)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
The coldest recorded winter temperature in the U.S. was the Jan. 1971 temp of -80 at Prospect Creek Camp in this state
    $200 27
The "tip of" it is the first hint of something more complex
    $200 17
Daenerys' many titles on the show include "Breaker of Chains" & "Mother of" these creatures
    $400 10
In the Southern Hemisphere, winter begins in this month
    $400 26
Someone busy with several projects has a lot of these, like a blacksmith
    $400 25
Antonio in "The Merchant of Venice" promises to pay this gruesome price if he can't repay a loan in time
    $400 24
...George de Long's North Pole venture sponsored by the same newspaper that had just sent this man to find Livingstone
    $400 23
2007 brought what's sometimes called this "mortgage crisis", after a high-risk type of lending
    $400 18
The Season 5 finale left some wondering about the fate of this "Bastard of Winterfell" with a wintry name
    $600 11
Following "hot" or the name of a liquor, it's booze, hot water & sugar to take the chill off winter
    $600 15
Corona discharge, or a 1985 Judd Nelson movie
    $600 1
Since the 1889 expiry of a copyright, anyone can put out a dictionary & slap this man's name on it
    $600 22 pluralize the name of this vast region whose website is
    $600 16
Charles Dickens' father was tossed into prison for debt, a life event the writer used in this "Little" 1850s novel
    $600 19
Littlefinger on "Game of Thrones", Aidan Gillen ruled as Baltimore's mayor on this other HBO show
    $800 12
Hibernation uses a natural form of this serious 11-letter condition that results from a dangerous drop in core body temp.
    $800 8
7-letter word meaning to be adequate enough for needs; that will...
    $800 2
Boeuf a la bourguignonne is a meat dish; these a la bourguignonne means you're getting snails
    $800 6
...this ginger-haired fellow who went to Greenland in the 980s after he couldn't stop murdering people in Iceland
    $800 14
This word comes from the Italian for "broken bench", which would happen to failed Italian businesses
    $800 20
This young king with a ballet company name was little mourned at his demise
    $1000 13
Stranded on his farm one winter around 1937, Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Quebec invented this transport
    $1000 7
Job of one appointed to rule a country as the representative of a sovereign
    $1000 3
This co. developed the rear-facing child seat with the help of the national Swedish council for road safety research
    $1000 5
...about 100 Americans died in 1919 fighting this victorious communist faction in northern Russia
    DD: $2,400 4
TILA is short for this "Act" that dictates how Visa or Amex can raise your variable interest rate
    $1000 21
Back in the day, this actress, who plays Olenna Tyrell, was a Bond girl & Emma Peel on the Avengers

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Matt Julia Victor
$2,200 $800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Julia Victor
$6,600 $1,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Herman Wouk's book about this ship's mutiny was inspired by his experiences aboard a similar WWII vessel
    $400 1
Kids today just don't learn this type of handwriting, defined as having the letters joined together
    $400 24
    $400 29
Jimi Hendrix, The Who & Sha Na Na all rocked out in the 1970 film that documented this happening
    $400 28
5 & 15:
From a Germanic root meaning "2 left over"
    $400 27
This word for a house of worship is found between "Mormon" & "Choir"
    $800 10
In this young adult novel set during the war, "The Grave Digger's Handbook" is the first item Liesel Meminger steals
    $800 16
It comes between 2 "Sunday"s in a U2 title--"and the battle's just begun"
    $800 23
Pend Oreille,
    $800 25
2013's "Blackfish" focuses on the treatment of this creature, which is actually of the dolphin family
    $800 6
100 & 200:
It's a gross
    $800 26
This spiritual technique, TM for short, is based on ancient Hindu writings
    $1200 9
Billy Pilgrim witnesses the firebombing of Dresden & subsequent killing of 135,000 in this Vonnegut novel
    $1200 13
This 10-letter adjective describes plants or people that are native to a particular region
    $1200 22
Nam Ca Dinh,
    $1200 21
Listen to me now & tell it to me later the name of this 1977 documentary that starred Ahnold
    $1200 5
15 & 20:
Andrew Johnson's, as U.S. president
    $1200 2
In Hinduism it's a group of texts featuring Shiva's consort Shakti; in the West it's associated with sexuality
    $1600 11
His 1961 novel "Mila 18" tells of the 1943 Jewish uprising in the Warsaw ghetto
    DD: $7,000 14
"Eloquent" comes from the same root as this word that means overly talkative
    DD: $10,000 15
    $1600 20
2004's "Born into Brothels" is an Oscar-winning film about children growing up in this Indian city's red-light district
    $1600 7
100 & 1,000:
The square root of 160,000
    $1600 3
This monastic order founded in 17th century France is known for keeping quiet
    $2000 12
50 years after he wrote it, Norman Mailer said he was still fond of this novel: "It has virtues, it has faults"
    $2000 17
By definition, something that's described as sagittal is shaped like one of these
    $2000 18
    $2000 19
The "Paradise Lost" trilogy is about the men known as this "3", accused of murder in Arkansas, not Tennessee
    $2000 8
1900 & 2000:
Year in which the Korean War began
    $2000 4
In English, the name of this Latin hymn means "God, we praise you"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Julia Victor
$39,600 $7,000 $12,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its restitchings over the centuries helped perpetuate the story of King Harold II being struck in the eye with an arrow

Final scores:

Matt Julia Victor
$51,000 $10,002 $14,001
12-day champion: $390,411 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Julia Victor
$25,800 $7,000 $14,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
0 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,200

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Game tape date: 2015-09-08
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