Show #7236 - Monday, February 15, 2016

WE ASKED: Stephan James.

9 clues left unrevealed in Double Jeopardy!


[<< previous game]

Sarah Wright, a school librarian from Plainfield, Indiana

Ramona Riddles, a substitute teacher from Fullerton, California

Chris Becker, a bus driver and trainer from Orlando, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,399)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A category dedicated to the great Jesse Owens in honor of the film that's upcoming about his life.)
    $200 1
People from the Perth area of this country are "Sandgropers"
    $200 6
You'll be A-OK with a TFT-LCD one of these basic parts of a desktop computer
    $200 22
2-time Academy Award winner
    $200 11
In 2015 about 6,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities, from 165 countries, came together in L.A. for this event
    $200 15
This symbol helps you find posts on Twitter
    $200 14
Jesse Owens, known as "the Buckeye Bullet", broke an astounding 3 world records & tied a 4th, all within 45 minutes, for this Big 10 school
    $400 2
Sticky nickname for someone from Fayetteville or Charlotte
    $400 7
A circuit that allows data to travel between a peripheral & a computer is a "local" this vehicle
    $400 20
Appeared in the 1992 film "Wayne's World"
    $400 13
The USA's first humane society & today's leading voice for animal welfare, it's celebrating its 150th anniv. in 2016
    $400 12
Its deadly demise in 1937 marked the end of the use of airships for commercial air transportation
    $400 27
In 1935 Jesse broke the old world record of 26' 2 1/8" by a full half foot in this field event--a record that stood for an amazing 25 years
    $600 3
Walloons are French-speaking residents of this country
    $600 8
If your website is DDoSED, you've got problems because DDoS stands for distributed this
    $600 21
Studied & speaks Vietnamese
    $600 16
Walt Disney designed the train logo for this program that distributes new playthings for kids at Christmas
    $600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.) The warm & soft wool of the alpaca is low in substances that irritate human skin, making it popular for garments that are this, meaning "unlikely to cause immunological reaction"
    $600 28
(I'm Stephan James, and I play Jesse Owens in Race.) Hitler didn't want the Olympics in Berlin, but this propaganda chief convinced him that the games could showcase Aryan superiority; Jesse had other ideas
    $800 4
People from this city in the Distrito Federal call themselves Chilangos
    $800 9
A pun on one of China's claims to fame, this is the nickname for China's Internet barriers
    $800 23
Once dated Raquel Welch
    $800 17
Largely from its telethons, this program, whose logo is seen here, has had over $300 million pledged to the campaign
    $800 25
In hockey it's 3 goals scored in a single game by the same player
    $800 29
In 1936 Adi Dassler, father of this sportswear company, risked the wrath of the Nazis by having Jesse Owens wear his cleats
    $1000 5
Sting is a proud Geordie, from the area of Newcastle-upon-this river
    $1000 10
Different from emoticons, these pictographs come from the Japanese for "picture writing"
    $1000 24
Born in Helena, Montana
    DD: $3,200 18
The National Society for Crippled Children was later renamed this, after its famous stamp that bears a lily
    $1000 26
Latin for "have the body", this legal writ requires that a person held in custody be brought before the court
    $1000 30
(Stephan James delivers the last clue.) Due to the climate of Hitler's Germany, USA's Jewish runners were pulled from this 4-man event; Ralph Metcalfe & a reluctant Owens stepped in, giving Jesse his historic 4th gold medal

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

Chris Ramona Sarah
$5,400 -$600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$10,400 $4,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
This Mideastern body of water through which big ships pass is rarely deeper than 300 feet
    $400 12
It's a medicine taken to neutralize a specific poison & the hero usually finds it just in time
    $400 1
This 1854 poem contains the lines "Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die"
    $400 6
After Heraclius assumed the throne in 610, he replaced Latin as the official language with this
    $400 7
A large wardrobe or movable cupboard
    $800 14
The Central American area seen here is this type of narrow strip of land joining two larger land masses
    $800 2
He's the very dramatic Russian seen here around 1900
    $800 8
7-letter word for the area close enough to be audible
    $1200 15
Extending 65 miles into the Atlantic Ocean off North America, its beaches attract visitors in droves
    $1200 18
The heart medicine digitalis comes from this flower that sounds like a vixen accessory
    $1200 3
He's the only human in the "Winnie-the-Pooh" stories
    DD: $3,000 19
The Byzantine Empire's overthrow of the Ostrogothic Kingdom paved the Lombards' way into what's now this country
    $1200 9
Comically vulgar or indecent in speech
    $1600 16
The inhabitants of this 76,000-square-mile peninsula are predominantly descendants of the Maya
    $1600 4
This sci-fi author's "C" novels include "Childhood's End" & "Cradle", about contact with an alien civilization
    $1600 20
In the 8th century this movement that barred the veneration of Christian images swept throughout the empire
    $1600 10 says they hate "corporations and everything mainstream, yet... buy Apple products"
    $2000 17
2 nations share the 220-mile-wide delta of this Asian river
    $2000 5
"Chirp the first" is the first chapter of this Dickens short novel
    $2000 21
The empire's ships sailed as far as Britain for tin from this historic county at the island's southwest tip
    DD: $3,600 11
Pertaining to the throat, though it sounds like it means pertaining to an area near the stomach

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$10,000 $5,000 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In one version of a 19th century quote, "There is room and health... away from the crowds" so you're urged to do these 2 words

Final scores:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$9,399 $0 $5,600
2-day champion: $27,798 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$11,400 $5,000 $8,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2016-01-11
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at