Show #7223 - Wednesday, January 27, 2016


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Bianca Hegedus, a financial analyst from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Colin West, a graduate student in physics from Port Jefferson, New York

Fred Vaughn, an Internet operations technician from Mineral Point, Wisconsin (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Apulia & the Southeastern Plains form the "heel" of this country to Austria's south
    $200 7
In an 1868 song, he'd "fly through the air with the greatest of ease"
    $200 19
Fill in AD __ __ T & you're this skillful word
    $200 9
In weaving it's the machine used for interlacing the horizontal & vertical elements
    $200 26
She made her European racing debut in 1998, competing in the Formula Vauxhall Winter Series
    $200 1
Bernstein & von Karajan were famous in this job
    $400 8
The European headquarters of the U.N. are in this country, due in part to its foreign policy
    $400 14
Matthew 6:26 says, "Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they" this
    $400 20
Fill in AD __ __ __ T & you're this skillful word
    $400 10
A stopcock is an external this 5-letter item used to control a liquid flow through a pipe
    $400 27
It was Martina Navratilova who suggested this Russian tennis player move to Florida; she turned pro at 14
    $400 2
British landscape painter John, or a British police officer
    $600 16
The geographic center of the European Union is in this country
    $600 15
Critic Dave Hickey called criticism "the written equivalent of" this, such as playing imaginary Stratocaster
    $600 21
It's a 2-word sweet popcorn treat made into 1 word
    $600 11
The first atom bomb using this transuranium element was detonated on July 16, 1945 in New Mexico
    $600 28
This MMA champ said, "What makes me so confident that I can win is I'm the greatest fighter in the world"
    $600 4
First name of Mr. Nast, who in 1909 began a publishing empire that today includes W, GQ, Vanity Fair & more
    $800 17
Northward ho! You'll find the Moravian Lowlands & Bohemian Basin in this country
    DD: $1,000 24
"These our actors, as I foretold you, were all spirits and are melted into air" in this island-set Shakespeare play
    $800 22
From the Latin for "wise", it has the rare double-V
    $800 12
To shape molten metal, or the furnace used to melt metal
    $800 5
Unlike Edward the Martyr, English king Edward may have been called this to mean he died naturally & had time to see a priest
    $1000 18
In 2015, thousands of Middle Eastern migrants headed for the Austrian border, many via this ex-Yugoslav republic due south
    $1000 25
Her poem "Lady Lazarus" ends, "Out of the ash / I rise with my red hair / And I eat men like air"
    $1000 23
A skilled professional might be this, with the same first 4 letters as "professional"
    $1000 13
Most welding torches use this colorless gas, C2H2, burned with oxygen to produce a heat high enough to cut metal
    $1000 6 touts "men's flexibility at its best" & is a website for these guys

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

Fred Colin Bianca
$3,400 $2,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Colin Bianca
$2,200 $2,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
This 2-word term for the start time of a military operation
    $400 23
An African type of this carrion eater, the Ruppell's griffon has been known to fly as high as 7 miles
    $400 12
During her 2015 "Unbreakable" tour, she duetted on "Scream" with her brother Michael's recorded voice
    $400 20
This ancient Greek wrote his "Poetics" around 340 B.C.
    $400 3
Joining Great Britain, Congress passed an act in 1807 abolishing this international African trade
    $400 1
On an extra hot day on this planet closest to the sun, temperatures can reach over 800 degrees
    $800 10
This restaurant rating service that began in 1979
    $800 25
Anteaters belong to a suborder called vermilingua, which means "worm" this in Latin
    $800 13
The Eagles had "7 women on my mind" in this hit
    $800 21
"On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres" by this astronomer wasn't published until 1543, the year of his death
    $800 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) 62,000 men in parallel corps columns covered up to 15 miles a day on their way to Savannah in this general's march to the sea
    $800 2
More than 4,500 ex-players have sued the NFL for not disclosing the long-term dangers of these brain injuries
    $1200 11
This frothy Italian treat made with eggs, sugar & wine
    $1200 26
This swift African cat has claws that are not fully retractable, enabling it to grip the ground when running after prey
    $1200 14
Beyonce was featured as a guest vocalist on this artist's 2010 hit "Telephone"
    $1200 22
Arnold Toynbee's 12-volume "Study of" this school subject provoked debate on the decline & fall of civilizations
    $1200 8
The Credit Mobilier scandal involved this "oceanic" railroad company
    $1200 4
What the couple here is doing, or a No. 1 pop hit from the summer of '78
    $1600 17
This Yiddish adjective meaning plumply voluptuous
    $1600 29
The nesting group of this large tropical seabird is called a colony, not a hatch
    $1600 15
This singer-songwriter reached the Top 10 twice with "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do", in 1962 & 1976
    $1600 27
This Latin word follows "Principia" in the title of Newton's work often just called "Principia"
    DD: $2,200 9
In 1890 this bureau of the government reported that the West was so settled that no frontier could be said to exist
    $1600 7
TLC describes this show with a rhyming title as "part fashion show, part bridal story, part family therapy"
    DD: $2,000 18
This eponymic word for Mexican rebels of the 1910s & their modern descendants
    $2000 30
This toothed whale has the largest brain of any animal & can dive to a depth of almost 2 miles
    $2000 16
Since his huge success producing Amy Winehouse & funking with Bruno Mars, you may not be able to get him to DJ your party
    $2000 28
His research study "Sexual Behavior in the Human Female" was a sensation in 1953
    $2000 24
This American naval hero wasn't killed in the Illinois city that bears his surname, but rather in a duel in Maryland
    $2000 19
This writer of more than 80 plays was nicknamed "the father of Greek tragedy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Colin Bianca
$10,600 $11,200 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the first show nominated for both Outstanding Comedy Series (2014) & Outstanding Drama Series (2015)

Final scores:

Fred Colin Bianca
$16,100 $1,000 $11,201
4-day champion: $65,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Colin Bianca
$10,600 $13,400 $6,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2015-12-15
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