Show #7217 - Tuesday, January 19, 2016

WE ASKED: News anchor John Berman.


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Kyle Webb, a veterinary clinical pathologist originally from Boyertown, Pennsylvania

Matt Egbert, a marketing specialist from New York, New York

Hans Kamm, a supply chain analyst from Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Part of this bridge built in the 19th century is in Kings County
    $200 17
In "Oliver Twist" Fagin teaches his young followers this type of theft
    $200 18
Central American Common this
    $200 1
Pittsburgh QB Roethlisberger is aka this, like the bell of a famous clock
    $200 11
When it comes to composting, used grounds or paper filters for this beverage are welcome
    $200 6
It's the format

of the clue,

as you can see
    $400 16
In Michel Faber's sci-fi novel "Under the Skin", these are captured & then fatted up for consumption
    $400 23
This 15-member body
    $400 2
The Bears' jumbo-sized William Perry was aka this appliance
    $400 19
Done with that Hubba Bubba or Nicorette? Yes, you can go ahead & compost this
    $400 7
It's the key to making text on your computer go away in one click
    $600 27
Take me home, Fayette County roads in this state, but not on Bridge Day, when New River Gorge closes & BASE jumpers have at it
    $600 12
Her poem "I heard a Fly buzz--when I died" was suggested by a chapter in a Hawthorne novel
    $600 3
Jets QB Namath was called this, after Manhattan's Great White Way
    $600 20
OK, you hollowed it out, cut it up & stuck it on your front step but it's Nov. 1--compost this hyphenated holiday item
    $600 8
Area in a building containing wiring or plumbing but with limited upright access
    $800 26
Seen here being built, the Golden Gate Bridge links San Francisco to this county that includes cities like Mill Valley & Sausalito
    $800 13
Born in Bombay in 1865, in 1907 he became the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $800 28
Association of these Nations
    $800 4
This other nickname for "Neon" Deion Sanders was especially appropriate when he played on "MNF"
    $800 21
After finishing a $15,000 bottle of 1985 Richebourg Grand Cru, you can put this in your heap, as long as it's natural
    $800 9
It's the one-word realm of electronic communication
    $1000 25
Cook County, Illinois is where you find the first bridge designed by this architect in 2004; note the biomorphic curves
    DD: $1,000 14
On the "fifth day", as recounted in this 14th century collection by Boccaccio, the storytellers must tell tales of love
    $1000 24
Organization for the Prohibition of these
    $1000 5
...& the award for least-intimidating nickname goes to: graceful Lance Alworth, aka this animated movie orphan
    $1000 22
Big into discipline, Gen. Winfield Scott earned the nickname "Old Fuss &" these, which the General could then compost
    $1000 10
In 1948 it was a novel about Matt Dodson's adventures on Venus; today it's someone out of touch with reality

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Hans Matt Kyle
$3,400 -$2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hans Matt Kyle
$3,600 -$1,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But not the same category as in the first round.)
    $400 25
By age 8, future grandmaster Sammy Reshevsky was giving this kind of chess exhibition, a word meaning "at the same time"
    $400 1
Ren in the original "Footloose";
Ryan Hardy on "The Following"
    $400 6
Leaves around 4 P.M. in England:
_ _ A
    $400 9
A fob pocket near the waistband of men's pants was originally designed to hold this item
    $400 8
The Eagle Nebula is 56 trillion miles high, or 9.5 of these units; that's about twice the distance of our Sun to the nearest star
    $800 24
In 1935 she received a special miniature Academy Award
    $800 2
Jovie in "Elf";
Jess on "New Girl"
    $800 7
A fun way to hold hands:
P _ K _ _
    $800 10
Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham once played the talking leaf in commercials for this underwear company
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical diagram on the monitor.) has a running chart that shows the distance from Earth of both this 1 & this 2; as of January 2016, 1 was 12,500 million miles from us, & 2 was 10,300 million miles
    $1200 21
(Hi, I'm John Berman, co-anchor of CNN's Early Start.) In 1762 at the age of 5, this early starter performed at the Bavarian court
    $1200 3
Clare in "The Time Traveler's Wife";
Detective Ani Bezzerides on Season 2 of "True Detective"
    $1200 16
Affirmative action:
_ _ D
    $1200 11
A 20-teens trend is away from those boring identical earrings & toward this alliterative way of choosing a pair
    $1200 15
It's the constellation represented here
    DD: $4,000 22
In 1895 at age 13 he had his first exhibition in a furniture store on Calle Real in the town of La Coruña
    $1600 4
Ike Turner in "What's Love Got to Do with It";
Pops on "Black-ish"
    $1600 17
A long way to travel:
_ IM _ _ SIN _
    $1600 12
Geoffrey Beene designed the dress for her 1967 White House wedding
    $1600 18
The Heaven's Gate religious cult believed an alien spacecraft was trailing behind the Hale-Bopp one of these
    $2000 23
We'll "wager" you can name this 17th century French philosopher who published an important math essay at age 16
    $2000 5
Nick, a young professor & guest in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?";
Pops on "The Goldbergs"
    $2000 20
A green activity:
_ _ TT _ _ _
    $2000 13
19th century crinolines were made of cotton & this animal's hair, which is what "crine" means in Italian
    $2000 26
Holding power for the majority of time since 1955, the dominant political party in Japan is this one, the LDP
    $2000 19
Bearing a mythical princess' name, this nearby-ish spiral galaxy is a bad driver, having collided with other galaxies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hans Matt Kyle
$5,600 $9,200 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1721 explorer Charlevoix called a point at the border of these 2 states "the finest confluence in the world"

Final scores:

Hans Matt Kyle
$4,199 $0 $4,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hans Matt Kyle
$5,600 $7,800 $11,400
8 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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Game tape date: 2015-12-14
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