Show #7154 - Thursday, October 22, 2015


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Jennifer Robinson, a manufacturing technician from Windham, Maine

Philip Clark, a high school librarian from Falls Church, Virginia

Dennis Golin, a video editor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words, obviously.)
    $200 10
The smoked Spanish version of this Hungarian spice is made from pimiento peppers dried & smoked over an oak fire
    $200 7
On the CW, Grant Gustin plays Barry Allen, transformed by lightning into this title superhero
    $200 24
Mike &
John Jacob Jingleheimer--his name is their name, too
    $200 26
Now the capital of a different country, in the Middle Ages it was the capital of Russia
    $200 2
This abolitionist's raid on Harpers Ferry made him a martyr to the antislavery cause
    $200 30
Shiftless &
a good place to get a corned beef on rye
    $400 1
A brittle, papery covering called a tunic grows around each clove & the whole bulb of this vampire-unfriendly plant
    $400 9
Vin Diesel named his daughter Pauline after this late co-star of his
    $400 23
Joe &
(a real dummy) Charlie
    $400 15
It succeeded Kandahar as capital in 1776
    $400 3
His "Icebox" & his "Folly" were nicknames for the purchase of Alaska
    $400 29
A small citrus fruit &
1,000 Roman paces
    $600 8
Thyme's name is from a word meaning "to burn" & the ancients used it as this, burning it to get rid of pests
    $600 13
The Bolts is a nickname for this NFL team
    $600 20
Lauren &
people, listen...
    $600 14
It's found in a fertile valley of the eastern Himalayas
    $600 4
The U.S. & the Soviet Union teetered on the brink of nuclear war during this in October 1962
    $600 28
A person of great holiness &
a glossy, silky fabric
    $800 18
Once used by Gypsies in fortune telling, this smallest member of the onion family is used as a baked potato topper
    $800 16
Fittingly, the 2015 Video Music Award for Song of the Summer went to this band for "She's Kinda Hot"
    $800 19
All 3 have a way with words:
Garth &
    $800 12
Indicated here, it's located only 20 miles from the equator
    DD: $1,200 5
In 1921 Harding nominated him to be Chief Justice, an historic appointment
    $800 25
A noun for a top man in the army &
a verb meaning to make bigger
    $1000 21
Ivy is related to this herb, long used in teas & as a drug in China
    $1000 17
She plays Amy in the "Pitch Perfect" movies
    $1000 22
2012 presidential candidate Herman &
novelist James M.
    $1000 11
This capital has the Petronas Towers, twin structures that are among the world's highest
    $1000 6
Selling more than a half million copies, this 50-page pamphlet paved the way for the Declaration of Independence
    $1000 27
A gift for a birthday &
a cobra (probably not a good gift for a birthday)

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

Dennis Philip Jennifer
$5,400 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Philip Jennifer
$6,400 $4,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
Berry Gordy was known as "The Chairman" while running this soul music empire
    $400 14
During a solstice, the sun is directly over one of these lines of latitude whose names suggest easy days & fruity drinks
    $400 8
"Twenty Years After" & "The Vicomte de Bragelonne" were both sequels to this Alexandre Dumas work
    $400 1
Leavening agent
    $400 6
The gem andalusite is named for a mountainous region in this country
    $400 28
Speedo employed a hologram of Michael Phelps to launch a new one of these
    $800 25
Maybe this A&M Records co-founder & vice chairman took a "Tijuana Taxi" to board meetings
    $800 9
It's the only state whose borders, like with Montana to the north & Colorado to the south, are 4 straight lines
    $800 16
In Chapter I of this Gaston Leroux novel, we learn of a private box in the theatre always reserved for the title figure
    $800 2
An inhabitant of the U.S.
    $800 18
The 3 natural forms of this hard gem are called bort, ballas & carbonado
    $800 13
Using holograms, this diva aka Mimi sang "Silent Night" in 5 different European cities in 2011
    $1200 23
"We have created a fantastic service, and people just complain", said Martin Lorentzon, chairman of this streaming service
    $1200 7
Lines called isobars & isotherms show up on these maps
    $1200 11
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, who perished in a WWII plane crash, is today best known for this children's tale
    $1200 3
Oy, such a gossip
    $1200 21
The most valued type of this gem is the pigeon-blood variety
    $1200 20
For fishermen, panther Martin makes holographic these that shimmer with light underwater
    $1600 24
Ahmet Ertegun was co-founder & chairman of this "oceanic" label home to Aretha Franklin & Led Zeppelin
    $1600 10
Heading east, the equator passes through the Maldives, & the next nation it reaches is this other island one
    DD: $5,000 12
One of the chief aims of this 1831 novel was to "inspire the nation with a love of its national architecture"
    $1600 4
Succulent plant type
    $1600 22
Chatoyancy is the technical term for the luminous band of light seen in cut gemstones with this feline name
    $1600 29
At a 2006 fashion show, Alexander McQueen employed a hologram of this British supermodel
    DD: $4,500 26
This label home to many Chicago blues greats was named for brothers Leonard & Phil, not for a board game
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) These lines on a map connect points of equal elevation & allow mountains & other features to be depicted in 2 dimensions
    $2000 15
A collection of about 90 tales, "The Human Comedy" by this author paints a vivid portrait of 19th c. France
    $2000 5
Circular, domed tent
    $2000 27
Named for the African country where it was first discovered, this gem is an alternate birthstone for December

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Philip Jennifer
$14,100 $12,000 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

There were about 900 casualties in the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, fought in this state

Final scores:

Dennis Philip Jennifer
$27,100 $20,000 $26,000
2-day champion: $59,099 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Philip Jennifer
$14,800 $12,000 $13,000
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2015-09-09
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