Show #7210 - Friday, January 8, 2016


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Adam Hoskins, an attorney from Columbia, Missouri

Ava Hadaway, a chemistry tutor from Hayward, California

Steve Belding, an engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee (whose 3-day cash winnings total $58,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and we want the full name of the organization.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words, one the reverse of the other.)
    $200 6
The Battle of Mobile Bay
    $200 1
The deepest-living of all octopuses, the Dumbo octopus gets its name from fins that look like these
    $200 27
(Hi, I'm fashion designer Cynthia Rowley.) It was a dream come true when Mattel asked me to design a look for a collector's edition of this doll
    $200 18
This medical organization is "America's leading advocate for oral health"
    $200 23
(New York Times film critic A.O. Scott delivers the clue.) When I reviewed "Despicable Me", I referred to these supporting characters as "industrious little doodads" that look like "extra-strength pain-reliever capsules with eyes and limbs"
    $200 12
A canned Hormel product spelled backwards becomes items that can help you find your way home
    $400 7
The Battle of Peachtree Creek
    $400 2
The egg-laying mammal called the echidna is sometimes referred to as the spiny this
    $400 17
These dolls that are "adopted" inspired a hip-hop dance
    $400 19
Since 1920 it has worked to defend & preserve the individual rights that the Constitution & laws guarantee
    $400 24
"The Walk", which recreated Philippe Petit's high-wire crossing of this landmark, was "meticulous and dazzling"
    $400 13
Shelled snacks become a verb meaning to daze
    $600 8
The Battle of Antietam
    $600 3
The Mexican walking fish's name suggests it's one of these, comfortable in 2 environments
    $600 28
This line of dolls includes Addy Walker, who escaped slavery in 1864
    $600 20
Women have to prove descent to belong to this organization, the DAR
    $600 5
(New York Times film critic A.O. Scott delivers the clue.) David Oyelowo played Martin Luther King with "grace and dignity" in this 2014 film that ends in 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama
    $600 14
Forwards, a tuber; backwards, a month
    $800 9
The Battle of Independence
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video on the monitor.) The flying snake can glide short distances by undulating to maintain balance as they come down & flattening the tiny plates called these on its skin
    $800 21
Every year "Relay for Life" events raise hundreds of millions of dollars for this organization
    $800 25
The New York Times said of this 2015 sequel starring Channing Tatum: "The plot is as flimsy as a G-string"
    $800 15
A roll sometimes "hot cross" becomes a small lump
    $1000 10
The Battle of Petersburg
    $1000 11
This 5-letter animal looks like it has some zebra blood, but it's actually related to the giraffe
    DD: $1,000 22
In the 1890s Melvil Dewey twice served as president of this organization
    $1000 26
(New York Times film critic A.O. Scott delivers the clue.) My review of this film starring Oscar winner J.K. Simmons & Miles Teller was titled "Drill Sergeant in the Music Room"
    $1000 16
An onion relative turns into a part of a boat

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

Steve Ava Adam
$1,600 $4,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Ava Adam
$3,800 $4,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1300s
    $400 15
Once a skinny youth, Shang Yunxiang became a warrior known as "iron-leg" this religion founder
    $400 21
Pope's line "A little" this "is a dangerous thing" is sometimes misquoted as "A little knowledge"
    $400 10
This Van Halen lead singer is "Diamond Dave"
    $400 20
With 60 million, it's the most populous island in Europe
    $400 29
A signature treasure is seen here of this dynasty that began its 3-century rule of China in 1368
    $400 1
Position of an actor towards the front of the performing area
    $800 16
Du Xinwu gained fame when he went to Japan & defeated these much, much bigger fighters who battle in a ring
    $800 22
Although he knew little Greek, Pope took on the task of translating these 2 Homeric works
    $800 6
Celia Cruz was "The Queen of" this saucy music & dance style
    $800 11
These 2 islands combine to make a total of 6.5 million Italians
    $800 27
This long conflict began in 1337
    $800 2
6-letter word meaning to make someone angry
    $1200 17
At age 11, he did kung fu for President Nixon; 24 years later, he made his Hollywood movie debut in "Lethal Weapon 4"
    DD: $3,000 23
Pope wrote "Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, let" this scientist "be! and all was light"
    $1200 7
This Led Zeppelin drummer was known as "The Beast" as well as "Bonzo"
    $1200 12
This island of 6 million is shared between one nation & part o' another
    $1200 24
Historians mark 1325 as the years that these people founded the city of Tenochtitlan
    $1200 3
3-word phrase meaning to make someone angry, as if he were a zoo animal
    $1600 18
Yuan Zhong mastered the Bao Quan or "leopard fist" style as a monk of this famed monastery
    $1600 28
This poem was based on an incident in which Lord Petre cut the tresses of Arabella Fermor
    $1600 8
A 1973 Frank Sinatra album was titled he "Is Back"
    $1600 13
Some consider this island nation of 1 million to be in Asia, some in Europe
    DD: $3,000 25
In 1301 a son of the first English king of this name received the new title Prince of Wales
    $1600 4
This aromatic favorite is native to Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region
    $2000 19
Chan Sau Chung mastered the style named for this creature; there are variations called drunken, stone & lost
    $2000 30
Pope added a 9th of these "to the 8 in the scripture; blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed"
    $2000 9
William Collins, better known as this, passed the nickname tradition on by dubbing Kenneth Edmonds "Babyface"
    $2000 14
This island of 600,000 people marks the southern limit of the Aegean Sea
    $2000 26
Early in the century, Clement V moved the papacy to Avignon, France & aided the suppression of this order of knights
    $2000 5
To calm someone's fears

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Ava Adam
$9,400 $9,000 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something we all looked forward to in school.)
Often applied to athletes, this 2-word term popularized by Robert K. Merton refers to an example we aspire to

Final scores:

Steve Ava Adam
$18,001 $18,000 $18,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Ava Adam
$10,400 $10,200 $14,600
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2015-12-08
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