Show #7255 - Friday, March 11, 2016


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Gordon Moffat, an e-discovery professional from Nashville, Tennessee

Victor Ferreira, a transplant immunologist from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Katrina Mundinger, a musician from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "C" and end with a "C".)
    $200 5
Seen here is a bust by Rodin of this "Les Miserables" author
    $200 7
Clampett Oil paid the bills for Jed, Jethro, Granny & Elly May on this sitcom
    $200 4
Thank you, but I'll pass on the Blutwurst, German for this sausage
    $200 1
If you're at "the end of" this, you're out of resources & options
    $200 2
The Niagara River is the only natural outlet of this Great Lake
    $200 21
Our clue is written in this alphabet
    $400 19
A gigantic bust of his head tops his monument at Highgate Cemetery in London
    $400 11
On film & TV, the 2-word name of the fictional company owned by the alter ego of Batman
    $400 6
Jagdwurst is also known as hunter's this sausage, named for an Italian city
    $400 20
About 140 miles east of San Francisco, you'll find this national park
    $400 3
Type of unit used to measure 3-dimensional volume
    $600 12
Scavo Pizzeria was opened by Tom & Lynette on this Sunday night series
    $600 8
Craving a spicy all-pork Mettwurst? Head to this Ohio "Queen City" once known as "Porkopolis"
    $600 28
Name of the former park for football's 49ers
    $600 15
The highest state capital in the U.S. at about 7,000 feet, it lies in the northern Rio Grande Valley
    $600 17
Mark Twain said this type of book is one that people praise but don't read
    $800 27
At the Louvre, you can see Bernini's bust of this French cardinal & statesman
    $800 13
To try & catch the road runner, Wile E. Coyote buys rocket skates & a few other things from this company
    DD: $800 9
It's no surprise that Bierwurst is a specialty of this German state that's home to the original Oktoberfest
    $800 25
If you do this to your ankle, you've given it a heavy strain
    $800 16
This mountain system stretches about 1,500 miles from Maine to Alabama
    $800 22
Last name of Antoine, the Colonial governor who founded Detroit in 1701
    $1000 26
The bust of this Egyptian queen has been called the ultimate symbol of female beauty
    $1000 14
Rachel would be there for you, serving up java at this coffeehouse on "Friends"
    $1000 10
A 2013 Google doodle celebrated the 100th birthday of Herta Heuwer, inventor of this Indian-spiced Berlin specialty
    $1000 24
When preceding "cinch", it means a virtual certainty
    $1000 18
Ponce de Leon named these "Dry" Florida islands for the abundance of sea turtles in the surrounding waters
    $1000 23
A person skeptical of others' motives, or a member of an ancient Greek sect founded by Antisthenes

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

Katrina Victor Gordon
$1,600 $3,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katrina Victor Gordon
$3,800 $3,600 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
More than 1.1 billion heard this singer "Roar"
    $400 21
Roald Amundsen reached this point in December 1911 & told the world 3 months later in a telegram from Australia
    $400 6
This adjective means timeworn as well as destroyed by certain lepidopterans
    $400 29
Launched in 1965 as the USA's first commercial satellite, it caught TV signals, not "the worm"
    $400 8
This non-metric race is the glamor event in middle distance running; a "sub-four" one is still notable
    $400 9
"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day"
    $800 2
1.1 billion saw her sing, "break break break break break" & "fake fake fake fake fake"
    $800 7
In the 1850s this Scot wrote the bestseller "Missionary Travels", an account of his explorations
    $800 23
This high hairstyle created a "buzz" in the 1960s
    $800 24
In the 1810 case Fletcher v. Peck, the Supreme Court declared for the first time ever that a state law was this
    $800 10
About the size of Africa, Aphrodite Terra is a plateau region stretching across the middle of this planet
    $800 15
In a 1902 novella:
"The horror! The horror!"
    $1200 3
The son of a singing superstar from Spain, he got into the billion club with "Bailando"
    $1200 13
While searching for a rich land named El Dorado in 1531, Diego de Ordaz explored this Venezuelan river
    $1200 22
The ball is handed off, tossed back to the quarterback, then thrown downfield in this football play
    $1200 11
The first accurate date for a volcanic eruption in the U.S. was when this Washington State volcano erupted in 1842
    $1200 12
A documentary on music for the "Lord of the Rings" films told of "A Composer's Journey Through" this land
    DD: $4,000 30
"Bob! Make up the fires, and buy another coal-scuttle before you dot another I, Bob Cratchit!"
    $1600 4
"Baby, baby, baby, oh", Justin Bieber & this rapper aka Chris Bridges got views a-plenty with "Baby"
    $1600 14
To prove that pre-Inca voyagers could have settled Polynesia, in 1947 Thor Heyerdahl set sail from Peru on this balsa raft
    $1600 25
A nice housewarming gift, it grows easily in baskets
    $1600 16
On Sept. 6, 1870 Louisa Swain became the USA's first recorded female voter when she cast a ballot in this future state
    $1600 20
This leg of the Triangular Trade route took African slaves across the Atlantic to the New World
    $1600 27
In an 1851 novel:
"Thus, I give up the spear!"
    $2000 5
Count the views on "Counting Stars" by this group & it's north of a billion
    $2000 18
In January 1643 this Dutchman left New Zealand & a month later became the first European to reach Fiji
    DD: $4,000 26
This phrase for a flaw that spoils something good has its origin in Ecclesiastes 10:1
    $2000 17
Depicting the 5,400 stars visible to man, the USA's first planetarium was this one in Chicago that opened in 1930
    $2000 19
This 3-word Latin phrase means "in the middle of things"
    $2000 28
Tessie Hutchinson, in this 1948 short story:
"It isn't fair, it isn't right"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katrina Victor Gordon
$15,400 $5,200 $20,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its preamble substituted the words "a permanent federal government" for "a more perfect union"

Final scores:

Katrina Victor Gordon
$10,400 $5,200 $24,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katrina Victor Gordon
$10,600 $5,200 $20,200
16 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
26 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2016-01-26
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