Show #7240 - Friday, February 19, 2016


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Pat Woodard, a journalist and documentary producer from Denver, Colorado

Mitch Metcalfe, a digital marketer originally from Austin, Texas

Tim Kutz, a data conversion manager from Ogden, Utah (whose 2-day cash winnings total $63,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response in that last category will be a current or former currency of a country.)
    $200 1
Chris Martin has led this Brit band through such gently rocking hits as "Clocks"
    $200 3
In "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court", Hank asks, "Bridgeport?" & a knight replies, this place
    $200 14
Ask Mr. Limbaugh--it's the general name for flowering plants of the family Juncaceae
    $200 18
From the Latin for "teach", it's a museum guide
    $200 26
They're called grissini in Italian & since the waiter hasn't brought my entree yet, I'll just keep eating them
    $200 13
16 ounces
    $400 2
This "Weekend In New England" & "Can't Smile Without You" guy is heavy on the gentle, light on the rock
    $400 4
Holly Golightly says, "I want to still be me when I wake up one fine morning and have" this title phrase
    $400 15
Coffee beans are called green when they haven't yet gone through this process, also a way to cook meat
    $400 20
This adjective can be used to describe grandparents who show a lot of affection for little Johnny
    $400 27
A round, flat pita-like bread of India, its name is from Farsi
    $400 12
Senator Paul, elected in 2010
    $600 5
This duo's Top 40 debut was a No. 1 hit as they sang, "Just like me, they long to be close to you"
    $600 8
In "Tropic of Capricorn", this writer insists, "There is only one great adventure and that is inward toward the self"
    $600 16
The Knights Who Say "Ni!" are really into these bush-like plants like the lilac & honeysuckle
    $600 21
One of the greatest holders of this Venetian position was 85 & blind when he got the job
    $600 28
Have a spot of tea & this Scottish quick bread that some say is named for the stone of destiny
    $600 11
A strong desire or longing
    $800 6
In 2014 "Take Me To Church" took this Irishman on a gentle ride to No. 2 on the Billboard charts
    $800 24
In this novel Rat tells Mole there is "absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats"
    DD: $1,000 17
With soft needles & an attractive shape, the Norfolk island type of this tree is good for indoor use
    $800 22
Melancholy, or perhaps stuffed with pineapple chunks
    $800 29
King Arthur Flour calls this, made from a starter mix, "the Mount Everest of bread baking"
    $800 10
Former Red Sox ace Curt
    $1000 7
Gently hail this gem of a composer of such hits as "Shilo" & "Hello Again"
    $1000 25
This gumshoe tells Brigid, "When a man's partner is killed he's supposed to do something about it"
    $1000 19
Bryophytes are green, seedless plants that are either mosses or "liver" or "horn" these
    $1000 23
We're hoping that you have time to count all of the sides so you can give us the name of this solid
    $1000 30
We need to raise our bread, so there's only one call to make--to yeast, our best this type of agent
    $1000 9
Soccer team of Madrid

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

Tim Mitch Pat
$5,400 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mitch Pat
$10,200 $1,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AS EASY AS 1, 2, 4
    $400 11
See the Gypsies hammer out their wares blacksmith-style in this chorus from "Il trovatore"
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Tahiti.) Tahiti's black sand beaches were created by the flowing of this hot material into the cool sea; it solidifies & then bursts into bits
    $400 26
In the 5th century B.C., Protagoras (not Pythagoras) wrote, "there are" this many "sides to every question"
    $400 21
As Mission Commander Lewis, Jessica Chastain leaves something very important behind in this 2015 film
    $400 6
Farmers got help with forecasts as the weather bureau was moved from the military to this Cabinet department
    $400 14
"Well, it's 1 for" this, "2 for the show"; thank you, thank you very much
    $800 12
2-word term for this essential that should bring the action on stage into focus
    $800 2
If you're into cross-country skiing, try the beautiful Peer Gynt ski area of this country
    $800 30
Thomism, based on the ideas of this Dominican friar, combined Greek philosophy & Christian theology
    $800 22
J.K. Simmons played this newspaper man in "Spider-Man" movies & voiced him in many cartoons & a video game
    $800 7
This president from New York underwent secret jaw surgeries in 1893 that weren't revealed until 1917
    $800 15
2 bits is this many cents
    $1200 13
Built in 1869, the State Opera House in this city reached its peak under the directorship of Gustav Mahler from 1897 to 1907
    $1200 3
Andrea Palladio's 1554 guidebooks to this city were quite popular in their day
    DD: $500 29
Aristotle came at this branch of reasoning philosophically, but in- 1847 George Boole argued that it's part of math
    $1200 23
This versatile actor played the sartorially splendid Caesar Flickerman in "The Hunger Games" movies
    $1200 8
Showcasing the West, the 1898 expo called Trans- this river drew 2.5 million visitors to Omaha
    $1200 16
Numeric name for the Southwest U.S. point very close to 37 degrees north & 109 degrees west
    $1600 19
The last name taken by this dame was derived from her Down Under hometown
    $1600 4
This Paris museum housed in an old railway station has several works by Degas, including "in a cafe"
    $1600 28
Rousseau wrote, "A true" this form of government "has never existed, and never will exist"
    $1600 24
Alexander Chaplin played the speech-writer who put the words in the mayor's mouth on this Michael J. Fox sitcom
    $1600 9
In 1892, this firm's detectives were management muscle during a strike at Homestead Steel in Pennsylvania
    DD: $3,000 17
This term for a slot machine is a bit dated, as a lot are push-button now
    $2000 20
Keep an eye out for the swan-drawn boat of this Wagnerian hero
    $2000 5
This southernmost region of Portugal is known for its pretty beaches & whitewashed houses
    $2000 27
He was excommunicated by the Amsterdam Jewish community in 1656 for his freethinking ways
    $2000 25
A big 2015 for Emilia Clarke, named Esquire's "Sexiest Woman Alive" & starring as Sarah Connor in "Terminator" this
    $2000 10
In 1894, 12,000 NYC tailors struck to protest these exploiting establishments, a word just coming into use
    $2000 18
Be a potty mouth & name this term for a 2-faced individual who makes false claims

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mitch Pat
$18,100 $3,000 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2015 a street connecting with Frank Sinatra Drive & Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas was renamed in his honor

Final scores:

Tim Mitch Pat
$19,100 $6,000 $16,200
3-day champion: $82,599 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Mitch Pat
$18,600 $5,800 $8,200
25 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2016-01-11
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