Show #7149 - Thursday, October 15, 2015


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Dana Desprois, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Josh Silverman, a graduate student from Miami, Florida

Michael Baker, a travel media editor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
Dye some gauze in black tea for an aged look & wrap yourself up as this guy whom Abbott & Costello met in a 1955 film
    $200 16
George Weigel's biography of this onetime archbishop of Krakow is titled "Witness to Hope"
    $200 20
German name for a badger dog
    $200 24
Smucker's blackberry & Jif's extra crunchy, in that order
    $200 1
"Democracy returned" to this country "after a failed bid to seize the Falkland Islands"
    $400 10
Why not dress up as this Barrie character, the boy who would not grow up
    $400 18
"A Covert Affair" serves up a spicy account of this TV chef & her work as a government agent during WWII
    $400 19
Refresh yourself with the banana type of this rum drink
    $400 25
We rewrite Shakespeare! It's now lady first, please, in this nifty new title of a 1597 tragedy
    $400 2
It "is the third largest of the world's five oceans"
    $600 11
Roll up the sleeves of a blue denim workshirt, put a red bandana in your hair & you can be this feminist WWII icon
    DD: $1,600 21
"Neither Shaken Nor Stirred" is the subtitle of Andrew Yule's biography of this actor
    $600 8
Stand & say this verb that can mean to set free or to hand over
    $600 26
In 1779 a certain college became the first in the U.S. to offer pro training in law; in 2015, we led with the queen & renamed it this
    $600 3
It "was attacked and overrun by Iraq on 2 August 1990"
    $600 17
Mike Tyson would've been down for racing these birds, which was on the demonstration docket in 1900
    $800 12
A costume for 2: this double-crossing pair from Mad magazine, one in black & one in white, created by Antonio Prohias
    $800 22
"Wanted!" The real story of these 2 outlaw brothers in a 1981 biography of them
    $800 7
Nautical word for a hunky guy
    $800 27
Time to give the climbing aspect top billing in this classic kids' game from Hasbro; the sliding part slides to the back end
    $800 4
The colors on its flag "were those of William I, Prince of Orange"
    $800 15
This sport, aka boardsailing, was a demonstration sport in 1984
    $1000 13
If the guys are gangsters, wear fringed dresses & be these '20s gals found in a Fitzgerald title
    $1000 23
Arianna Huffington's biography of this painter was the basis for a 1996 film starring Anthony Hopkins
    $1000 6
A clergy job ranking just below priest
    $1000 28
We turn the fashion world upside down as D&G becomes G&D, this new brand; sorry, Domenico, Stefano is now No. 1
    $1000 5
This West Indies British dependency has "transformed itself into a significant offshore financial center"
    $1000 14
Rusty Kanokogi threw herself into making this martial art a demonstration sport in Seoul

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

Michael Josh! Dana
$1,600 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Josh! Dana
$4,200 $5,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This "Roof of the World" became an autonomous region of China in 1965 & the Chinese took over many of the local govt. jobs
    $400 20
To cleave a floor covering
    $400 24
Lucan dropped Jupiter & Juno in the "Pharsalia", the rare ancient epic without these beings
    $400 18
I'm gonna say hi to this animal. Its Angora type comes from Turkey & gives mohair. Say hi to your mother for me
    $400 6
Title place where Michael Landon & Melissa Gilbert lived
    $400 10
In the games Abaddon is adept at throwing these, just like the one being held by the man in "American Gothic"
    $800 22
To steal an item, perhaps in Vienna, likely in triple meter
    $800 21
"De Oratore" by this greatest Roman orator gives his views on using language effectively
    $800 5
A Mormon cricket is a long-horned type of this insect; if we could jump like them, we could leap about 120 feet in the air
    $800 7
From 2005 to 2010, "Kathy Griffin" was followed by this subtitle
    $800 11
Sadly, Zabulon got disqualified from his wrestling match after going outside the border of this symbol
    DD: $4,000 27
On March 23 this space project launched its first mission with Gus Grissom & John Young as commander & pilot
    $1200 23
Vibrate that plunder, pirate
    $1200 17
Better known name of Titus Livius, author of a history of Rome from its founding to 9 B.C.
    DD: $3,000 4
A national park near Twentynine Palms is named for this tree seen here
    $1200 8
In the title of a long-running Richard Belzer series, it follows "Homicide"
    $1200 12
Pazuzu "owns" "competitive demonic" this sport; his record is hopping into 42 bodies in 10 minutes
    $1600 26
This U.N. ambassador & former Democratic presidential nominee died in July & Arthur Goldberg succeeded him
    $1600 25
With multiple alliteration, it means that both entities have to be willing
    $1600 16
Dating from the 2nd century, this Roman emperor's "Meditations" is a classic of stoic philosophy
    $1600 3
The scientific name for the common this plant is Ficus elastica
    $1600 9
This AMC Western is about railroads & revenge
    $1600 13
"The truth is discovered": Lilith had this Squeeze hit as podium music after getting the most innocents to eat forbidden fruit
    $2000 15
Julius Caesar described his victories in the 50s B.C. in what's now France in his "Commentaries on" these "Wars"
    $2000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Alaska.) It's summer now, but during their winter sleep, bears don't eat, drink, or urinate; how their kidneys remove toxins from the blood is unknown, but if it could be replicated in humans, it would eliminate the need for this process for patients with kidney failure
    $2000 19
We can't look away from this PBS series subtitled "America's Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1985"
    $2000 14
Mastering Akkadian, Coptic & Gullah, Legion really came together in this competition, aka glossolalia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Josh! Dana
$10,600 $15,200 $3,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

With an area of 4,000 square miles, it's the only primarily Arabic-speaking country in the Middle East that has no desert

Final scores:

Michael Josh! Dana
$5,999 $21,201 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Josh! Dana
$7,800 $13,400 $2,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2015-09-08
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