Show #7224 - Thursday, January 28, 2016


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Mara Apostol, a criminal defense attorney from Miami, Florida

Phyllis Kidd, a retired teacher from Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Fred Vaughn, an Internet operations technician from Mineral Point, Wisconsin (whose 4-day cash winnings total $65,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: From the Great Fire to the great buildings, we learn about it from the Chicago History Museum.)
    $200 26
It may smell weird but the apple cider type of this culinary item can soften your tresses & give them shine
    $200 2
"The ____ Show"
    $200 6
Keats wrote one "on a Grecian Urn"
    $200 7
It's the term for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
    $200 17
To make a marriage void
    $200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Chicago History Museum.) The museum houses many relics that survived the Great Fire of 1871, including a cowbell that was allegedly worn by this woman's cow, who was once blamed for kicking over a lantern & starting the fire
    $400 27
Sodium bicarbonate, aka this, added to shampoo makes for a deep cleanse
    $400 1
"Patch ____"
    $400 13
A cycle of plays by Sophocles includes the dramas him "Rex" & him "at Colonus"
    $400 10
We'll meet again, don't know where, but do know this diagram used in math
    $400 21
To remove oneself from a failing aircraft
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Chicago History Museum.) During Prohibition, which saw a rise in criminal activity, copper stills & buckets like these were used at home to make illegal high-proof whiskey known by this lunar name
    $600 28
When your blond hair goes green after a dip in a pool with too much of this, a club soda rinse can help
    $600 3
"Charlie ____'s War"
    $600 14
In this memoir Isak Dinesen wrote that her farm was "at the foot of the Ngong Hills"
    $600 18
For 6 & 10, 30 is the LCM, short for this
    $600 22
To verbally exaggerate one's own accomplishments
    $600 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Chicago History Museum.) Made of wood & originally pulled by a steam locomotive, the car here, which transported passengers from the loop to the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 is the last one remaining of Chicago's first fleet of railcars to be called by this nickname
    $800 29
The time-saving breakthrough of 2-in-1 products combined shampoo & this in one hair elixir
    $800 4
"Billy ____"
    DD: $2,000 15
This tale includes the line "Fish, you are going to have to die anyway. Do you have to kill me too?"
    $800 19
In geometry 2 angles whose sum is 90 degrees are this; thank you, that's sweet of you to say!
    $800 23
To vote for more than one party is to do this to a ticket
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Chicago History Museum.) In 1911, you could actually buy the motorbuggy, the Model P, for $495, by mail order through the catalog of this Chicago merchant
    $1000 30
Pyrithione zinc is key to this flake-fighting Procter & Gamble product introduced in 1961
    $1000 5
"Get ____"
    $1000 16
Herman Melville wrote this "Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas"
    $1000 20
"SOH CAH TOA" helps you remember the meaning of the trig functions sine, cosine & this one
    $1000 24
Also a type of vessel, it means to burst in upon
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Chicago History Museum.) In 1924, in the crime of the century, Chicago teen Bobby Franks was brutally murdered; these glasses found near the body were traced back to this man, who soon confessed, as did accomplice Richard Loeb

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Fred Phyllis Mara
$2,000 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Phyllis Mara
$3,400 $1,600 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in that last category, each correct response will be one word of a pair. But it'll be the word that is--does not begin with the letter "C", okay? Common pairs.)
    $400 8
The 93rd & last secretary working for this Candice Bergen sitcom character was played by Bette Midler
    $400 12
During aerobic respiration, glucose reacts with this inhaled element to produce energy
    $400 26
Gaston J. Glock, son of the company founder, markets accessories like these hearing protectors
    $400 1
To this city for the inauguration of Argentina's new president
    $400 6
Lin Wang, an Asian one of these animals who carried supplies in World War II, lived until 2003 when he was 86
    $400 15
It's a food that little Miss Muffet was eating on her tuffet
    $800 9
5'9" Calvin Murphy's NBA career included the 1980-81 season when he hit 206 of 215 of these; that's 96%!
    $800 13
When we breathe this is the main muscle that contracts to draw air into the lungs
    $800 27
His child was Marcellus; his brainchild was the Tommy gun
    $800 2
On top of old Mt. Godwin Austen, now better known by this alphanumeric moniker
    $800 7
In 1669 the city of Heraklion on Crete fell to Ottoman forces after a 21-year one of these
    $800 16
In a trademarked phrase, Thomas' English muffins tells you about these in their products
    $1200 11
Sing out if you know Ryan Murphy co-created this show featuring Mercedes Jones & Tina Cohen-Chang
    $1200 14
Air enters the lungs through this tube aka the windpipe, then branches into the bronchi
    $1200 28
Pierce Brosnan knows this last name of Philo & his dad Eliphalet, who of course used steel
    $1200 3
I've been mourning the 2,000-year-old Baalshamin Temple at Palmyra in this country, destroyed by militants in 2015
    $1200 10
A terminal at Los Angeles International Airport is named for this 5-term mayor
    $1200 17
Partner in the title of Elgar's March in D major, Opus 39, Number 1
    $1600 20
Wake up! Cillian Murphy played Robert Fischer in this 2010 Christopher Nolan film
    DD: $3,000 22
The left lung has superior & inferior these parts; the right lung has those & a middle one too
    $1600 29
Uzi Gal designed a gun & had a son after emigrating in 1936 to what's now this country
    $1600 4
Visiting Zhoukoudian, China, where the fossils of this "Man" were discovered in 1927
    $1600 24
This empire that lasted from around 800 to 1800 had an emperor elected by voters & crowned by the pope
    $1600 18
On French water faucets, you have this word in the native tongue
    $2000 21
In 2015 this star of TV & film was honored with the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
    $2000 23
This respiratory illness spread worldwide from China in 2002, but by mid-2003 everyone was breathing easier
    $2000 5
Sunning myself on St. Kitts, one of the "Lesser" these
    $2000 25
It's longer than a period or era; the Phanerozoic one started 541 million years ago & is still going on
    DD: $3,000 19
Mythological character now left alone in the constellation Gemini

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Phyllis Mara
$11,600 $8,400 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A critic said, "I doubt if there is a single joke in" this 1885 work "that fits the Japanese. But all the jokes... fit the English"

Final scores:

Fred Phyllis Mara
$16,600 $11,601 $16,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Phyllis Mara
$10,600 $10,400 $13,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2015-12-15
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