Show #7239 - Thursday, February 18, 2016


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Shana Macks, an educator from Arlington, Massachusetts

Brian Worthington, a computer programmer from Lewisville, Texas

Tim Kutz, a data conversion manager from Ogden, Utah (whose 1-day cash winnings total $46,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 2013 Mac cosmetics introduced Archie's Girls, a line named for these 2 rivals for Archie's attention
    $200 11
A distilled beverage like whiskey or tequila
    $200 6
The 2011 great Sendai earthquake caused a series of these that in turn triggered the Fukushima nuclear accident
    $200 1
This city's Boar's Head Inn is a favorite hangout of Falstaff & his friends
    $200 16
If you're shooting from the top of the key, you're trying to score in this sport
    $200 21
An episode of "Mythbusters" examined the slipperiness of these peels, a staple of slapstick comedy
    $400 27
Archie lives in this Midwestern town based on Hiawatha, Kansas, where creator John Goldwater once lived
    $400 12
It was Emily Post's specialty
    $400 7
He resigned in 2013, saying "due to an advanced age", he was no longer suited to lead the Petrine ministry
    $400 2
Hometown of the Montagues & the Capulets
    $400 17
His most famous work was completed in a Baltimore hotel room in 1814
    $400 22
As with garlic, when the shallot bulb is peeled, it separates into 2 or more segments called these
    $600 28
In 1962 Archie comics introduced this teenage witch who sometimes helps Archie & the gang with their problems
    $600 13
It's a small block of compressed coal dust used for barbecue fuel
    $600 8
Mike Piazza & this son of a Major Leaguer are the 2 sluggers joining the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016
    $600 3
This Danish castle also called Kronborg is the setting for much of "Hamlet"
    $600 18
A tagline for this 1948 Bogart film read, "Gun fury in the tropics!"
    $600 23
A metaphor talks about "peeling back the layers" of this bulb
    $800 29
An inspiration for Archie was this 1930s & '40s movie series starring Mickey Rooney as a typical teenager
    $800 14
It's a French term for an essay evaluating a literary work
    $800 9
(I'm New York Times reporter Andrea Elliott.) I did extensive reporting on the scandal that broke in 2004 over the treatment of Iraqi prisoners at this prison near Baghdad
    DD: $1,000 4
The final 3 scenes of "Richard III" take place on this battle site
    $800 19
What the priest uses to lock doors after mass, or a slang term for a bottle opener
    $800 24
The Calimyrna type of this fruit has green skin; the Mission kind has a purplish-black skin
    $1000 30
A straight "F" student, this star athlete is overly protective of his long-time girlfriend Midge
    $1000 15
Adjective for something that's been made obsolete or is just too old-fashioned
    $1000 10
The over 150-year-old investment bank named for these brothers went under in the 2008 financial crisis
    $1000 5
This city in northern Italy known for its university is the setting for "The Taming of the Shrew"
    $1000 20
Golden Key is the college world's largest of this type of society that the Brits spell with a "U"
    $1000 25
Eat this tropical fruit peeled--its skin contains a substance called urushiol that can cause an allergic reaction

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

Tim Brian Shana
$3,000 $1,800 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Brian Shana
$5,800 $3,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
Superagent Ari Gold on "Entourage"
    $400 1
This largest city is home to Africa's largest mall, which features an aquarium & an ice rink
    $400 8
In 1996 Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" was retitled "I'm A" this for the GOP nominee
    $400 10
The Egyptian museum in Cairo has mummies, sarcophagi &, of course, the solid gold funeral mask of this boy king
    $400 15
The first of these was invented by Willis Carrier to control humidity in a Brooklyn printing plant
    $400 20
To consider evidence carefully in the mind, or to put it on a scale
    $800 4
Lloyd Dobler in "Say Anything..."
    $800 2
Morocco's national dish, it consists of steamed wheat served with vegetables, meat, & a souplike sauce
    $800 9
Patsy Cline's "Crazy" was the theme song of this 1992 third party candidate
    DD: $2,000 11
In 1856, the painting seen here became the first one in the collection of this London gallery
    $800 16
In 1906 Frank Rose made these pest killers by attaching squares of window screens to yardsticks
    $800 21
To decide by reasoning; it can also mean to finish
    $1200 5
In "Goosebumps" author R.L. Stine
    DD: $3,500 27
Morocco's coat of arms features a green star & the sun rising over this mountain range
    $1200 24
Bill Clinton must have been "thinking about tomorrow" & the presidency when he decided to use this Fleetwood Mac tune in 1992
    $1200 12
The first international satellite of the Louvre is set to open in 2016 in this capital of the UAE
    $1200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a naval blueprint on the monitor.) A pumping piston was connected to a steam engine & to the two paddle wheels on the side of the ship designed by this man, who came to fame in 1807
    $1200 22
To memorize something exactly is to learn it "by heart" or "by" this, meaning as a result of repeated study
    $1600 6
Music magnate Lucious Lyon on "Empire"
    $1600 28
Nearly all Moroccans belong to 1 of 2 ethnic groups: Arab or this traditionally nomadic group
    $1600 25
In 1928 this New York governor used "The Sidewalks Of New York" in a losing contest against Hoover
    $1600 13
Grant Wood's "American Gothic" hangs in this Midwestern museum
    $1600 18
Some believe that Catherine Greene, his benefactor, came up with the idea of using wire teeth to separate cotton from seeds
    $1600 23
To join different ideas together into a coherent whole; chemists do it to create new compounds
    $2000 7
Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"
    $2000 30
In this city's Jemaa el-Fna, entertainers "express"ing themselves include snake charmers & acrobats
    $2000 26
This Oscar-winning song about an ant moving a rubber tree plant served as JFK's 1960 campaign theme
    $2000 14
The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art has begun a revitalization of this Moscow park
    $2000 19
In 1929 he launched a rocket in Auburn, Mass. containing a camera & a barometer
    $2000 29
Also a way to collect information, it means to gather bits of grain left by reapers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Brian Shana
$20,900 $9,400 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This children's author considered using the anagrams Edgar Cuthwellis & Edgar U.C. Westhill for his pen name

Final scores:

Tim Brian Shana
$16,900 $3,901 $2,400
2-day champion: $63,499 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Brian Shana
$17,400 $9,400 $12,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2016-01-11
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