Show #7178 - Wednesday, November 25, 2015


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Saadia Mather, a freelance education writer from Playa del Rey, California

Ricky Hudson, a physical therapist from New York, New York

Julie Adair, a virtual assistant from Panama City, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters are going to appear in each correct response.)
    $200 4
To bend down on the small porch of the same name
    $200 10
Not surprisingly this largest animal on Earth also gives birth to the largest baby, up to 26 feet long
    $200 16
Whether they laugh or not, throw "You're a great audience" into this, from the Greek for "alone" & "speech"
    $200 21
This former haberdasher was Time magazine's Man of the Year for 1945 & 1948
    $200 23
South Carolina's governor said, "150 years after the end of the Civil War, the time has come" to take this down
    $200 1
Have you & your teenagers Mao & Cosmos resolved this, a phrase from the '60s meaning a distance between parents & kids?
    $400 7
Originally this 2-word bird term meant a decoy; it came to mean an informer, ya lousy mug
    $400 11
The wandering albatross holds the record for this, up to 11 1/2 feet
    $400 17
With the help of today's headlines, make your jokes this word, like ointment
    $400 22
In 73 B.C. this former gladiator led a slave revolt that threatened Rome
    $400 24
Pharrell said "There was no infringement" of this late singer: "You can't own feelings... can't own emotions"
    $400 2
I'm late for work; do you mind moving this large Volkswagen model first sold in 1950 out of my driveway?
    $600 8
A noisy type of pet parrot of the Australasian region
    $600 12
With a face only its humans could love, the competitor seen here won the 2015 title of the World's this
    $600 18
Get a good niche, not so goofy, not so serious, say a combination of Jimmy Fallon & this PBS/"CBS This Morning" man
    $600 25
3 words completing George W. Bush's commencement speech line "C students, you too..."
    $600 3
Do you vote Green Party or write in this comedy duo who went "Up in Smoke" in the '70s?
    $800 9
A cuspidor
    $800 13
This wild ox of Asia is the highest-living large mammal in the world; talk among yourselves
    $800 19
Have handy notes that say things like "angry cat" & "airport mixup", each to elicit this 8-letter personal story
    $800 26
"An affront to the Mexican state", said Mexico's president of a prison escape by Joaquin Guzman, aka this
    $800 5
Moving to Oregon? Does that have anything to do with the passage of measure 91 on the legalization of this?
    $1000 15
It's a boat used as a support for a temporary bridge over a river
    $1000 14
Less than 2 inches in length, the bumblebee species of this is the world's smallest mammal
    $1000 20
Get loyal sidekicks like this man, Johnny Carson's main bandleader for 25 years
    $1000 27
California's natural resources secretary said, "Everybody is a soldier in" this fight
    $1000 6
Did you really witness the birth of this rhyming movement at an anti-war rally at UC Berkeley in 1965?

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

Julie Ricky Saadia
$1,200 $3,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Ricky Saadia
$3,600 $4,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
2-word equivalent of the German word danke
    $400 10
November 1807 saw this empire's royal family hightail it to Rio de Janeiro
    $400 26
Little Tahoma Peak, a satellite of this highest Washington mountain, is itself the state's third-highest peak
    $400 6
In his fourth TV special, this illusionist "vanished a jet airplane"
    $400 14
This James Joyce novel could be called "A Day in the Life of Leopold & Molly Bloom & Stephen Dedalus"
    $400 19
A container in the name of Spock's home world
    $800 2
Per the OED this 2-word term for websites & apps that allow users to network dates back only to 2004
    $800 11
The 1st commercial radio broadcast aired on Nov. 2, 1920, when Pittsburgh's KDKA announced the results of this
    $800 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a view of Mount Misery at Valley Forge Nat'l Historic Park.) Mount Misery & Mount Joy, which make Valley Forge's valley, are said to have gotten their name from a miserable night this Quaker & state founder spent lost surveying the area, & the joyful next day where he could see his way
    $800 7
You can buy a Mindfreak Platinum magic kit from his website
    $800 15
Before he's lobotomized, Randle P. McMurphy attacks Nurse Ratched in this novel
    $800 20
A conjunction in the name of the planet Mork is from
    $1200 3
The 2012 celebration of Queen Elizabeth's 60 years as queen
    $1200 12
This duo won the Best New Artist Grammy in February 1990, then had the award taken away in November
    $1200 28
The top of Nevada's Tikaboo Peak provides a vantage point for viewing this military "Area"
    $1200 8
(Hi, I'm Penn Jillette.) One of my greatest influences is this "Amazing" magician & author of "Flim-Flam!" who's devoted himself to exposing fakery & the so-called paranormal
    $1200 16
The main character of this Yann Martel novel is named for a swimming pool
    $1200 21
A French number or article in the planet also called Arrakis
    $1600 4
It sounds like a quick jog without breaking a sweat, but it means a practice exercise
    $1600 13
In November 1939 congress passed a new act named for this stance; now, though not at war, we could sell weapons
    $1600 9
This mustached Canadian was credited with reviving the public's interest in magic in the 1970s & '80s
    $1600 17
This Pulitzer winner from Jeffrey Eugenides is narrated by Cal, who until adolescence was raised as Calliope
    DD: $3,000 22
Insolence in the "Doctor Who" planet
    $2000 5
The dexterous capuchin monkey is traditionally used to collect money for this type of street musician
    $2000 24
This Virginia slave revolt leader was tried & convicted on Nov. 5, 1831 & executed on Nov. 11
    $2000 25
Until 2010, you could see him do his magic at the theater named for him at the Monte Carlo
    $2000 18
Set in her beloved Baltimore, "A Spool of Blue Thread" is this author's 20th novel
    $2000 23
A flightless bird in the Coneheads' planet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Ricky Saadia
$4,600 $13,800 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To the ancient Greeks, this day of the week was Hemera Aphrodites

Final scores:

Julie Ricky Saadia
$200 $17,199 $9,201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Ricky Saadia
$7,600 $13,800 $5,200
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
0 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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