Show #7250 - Friday, March 4, 2016


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Natasha Gainey, an artist from Decatur, Georgia

Therese Jones, a space policy analyst originally from State College, Pennsylvania

Rachel Zoch, a writer and editor from Deer Park, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,699)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
This biblical river rises on Mount Hermon, then flows down to 1,300 feet below sea level
    $200 26
He took a gamble & invested in hotels, casinos, & resorts; he also created a game show or two
    $200 4
"____ of a Lesser God"
    $200 15
No. 1:
Like Shelley & Pickford
    $200 21
The $1.7 billion Endeavour
    $200 10
Liquid precipitation +
something directing a bank to pay money =
this I.O.U.
    $400 6
Denmark's "Little Belt" Strait is as little as half a mile wide between Funen Island & this peninsula
    $400 27
These twins' billion-dollar business empire includes a high-end fashion line called The Row
    $400 2
"August: ____ County"
    $400 20
No. 6:
Like Mouse, Pearl & Driver
    $400 22
The LZ 129, doomed in 1937
    $400 11
Solemn or serious +
36-inch measurement =
this place of eternal rest
    $600 7
This city in Mexico's Chihuahua State was once known as El Paso del Norte
    $600 28
When it comes to business, he's a raging bull, with stakes in the Nobu Restaurants, Tribeca Grill & the Greenwich Hotel
    $600 1
Tennessee Williams'
"The Rose ____"
    $600 19
No. 27:
Like Ederle & Stein
    $600 23
The Southwest Chief & the Ethan Allen Express
    $600 12
Principal scale of a musical work +
sudden brain impairment =
this tap on your laptop
    $800 8
This & Kashmir, often just called Kashmir, is the only state in India with a 2/3 Muslim majority
    $800 29
This rapper sold his stake in the Brooklyn Nets after opening his own sports agency, Roc Nation Sports
    $800 3
by Jason Miller:
"That ____ Season"
    $800 18
No. 12:
Like TV mom Henderson
    $800 24
The Kursk, doomed in 2000
    $800 13
Verbal golf warning +
umbra =
this ominous literary device
    $1000 9
Switching the pronunciation of the "J", the name of this Swiss Alp is German for "virgin"
    $1000 30
This reality star & Skinny Girl brand creator tells new entrepreneurs to be passionate about their ideas & make them happen
    $1000 16
"Love! Valour! ____!"
    $1000 17
No. 19:
Like reporter Bly
    $1000 25
Named for a New York City borough president, the Guy V. Molinari
    DD: $1,200 14
To provoke into a demonstration of worthiness +
denizen of hell =
this reckless chap

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Rachel Therese Natasha
-$1,600 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Therese Natasha
$1,000 $4,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

"YES" "NO" "OR" "MAY" "BE"
    $400 30
The blue light found in Waitomo in New Zealand is caused by these so-called "worms"
    $400 7
From the French for "to glue", it's the form of art in which pieces of paper or other materials are glued to a canvas
    $400 19
After the Revolutionary War, this "Father of the American Navy" served as a rear admiral in Russia's fleet
    $400 16
It houses more than 160 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves
    $400 1
Playing Death in "Meet Joe Black", he said, "Easy, Bill. You'll give yourself a heart attack & ruin my vacation"
    $400 11
In 1965 this Beatles song was No. 1 on Billboard's Top 40 for 4 weeks
    $800 27
The Naica Mine in Mexico has a cave of these structures, actually gypsum formed over half a million years
    $800 8
Sticks of this for drawing & sketching are often made from the slow burning of willow branches
    $800 21
The name of this ancient queen is from the Greek for "glory of her father"
    $800 17
This state's State Library is an affiliate of Thomas Edison State College
    $800 2
The Grim Reaper played Clue & Battleship with this title duo as they took a "Bogus Journey"
    $800 12
Helium & krypton are this type of gas
    $1200 20
The longest cave system in the world is in Kentucky, in this appropriately named national park
    $1200 6
In the 1870s Monet introduced the "rainbow" this, banning the colors black & brown from his work
    DD: $2,000 22
France's Reign of Terror ended with the death by guillotine of this revolutionary leader on July 28, 1794
    $1200 18
Follow his journey from humble farm boy to "America's Pastor" at his library in Charlotte, North Carolina
    $1200 3
In this group's "Meaning of Life", Death says, "You always talk, you Americans... well, you're dead now, so shut up"
    $1200 13
To get your bearings geographically; the word can also have -ate at the end
    $1600 25
Hungary's Aggtelek Caves are known for these rock formations that aren't always pointy as they rise from the floor
    $1600 9
The Navajo are known for this type of painting used in healing rites; colors are made by grinding stones from cliffs
    $1600 23
This man who died in Geneva in 1564 carried on the Reformation after Luther
    DD: $2,000 28
The National Library of Medicine is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in this Maryland town
    $1600 4
Death, voiced by Norm MacDonald, told the Griffins, "I'll be back really, really soon" on this animated Fox show
    $1600 14
6-letter term for violence with a chaotic or random quality
    $2000 26
France's Chauvet Cave has lion & rhino paintings from 30,000 years ago in this period also called the Old Stone Age
    $2000 10
The 2 major types of this painting are transparent & gouache, an opaque style
    $2000 24
In 2005, 350 years after this Dutch scientist discovered the moon Titan, a space probe named for him landed there
    $2000 29
At her library & museum ranks as the No. 1 thing to do in Montgomery, Alabama
    $2000 5
Max von Sydow plays chess against death in this Ingmar Bergman film
    $2000 15
From the Latin for "blessedness", one of these starts, "Blessed are the peacemakers"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Therese Natasha
$3,800 $9,000 $16,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1972 this anthemic song became the first Billboard chart-topper by an Australian-born artist

Final scores:

Rachel Therese Natasha
$1 $3,600 $14,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Therese Natasha
$3,800 $11,000 $16,600
12 R,
7 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2016-01-14
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