Show #7256 - Monday, March 14, 2016


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Amanda Darby, a librarian from Frederick, Maryland

Philip Tiu, an educator from Atlanta, Georgia

Gordon Moffat, an e-discovery professional from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT WAS 1916
(Alex: Those three letters, "R-D-R", will come up in each correct response in that order.)
(Alex: And finally, thanks to Mimi Sheraton, you get to deal with...)
    $200 1
The big news on the Jersey shore in July 1916 was 4 fatal attacks by these, species unknown
    $200 5
2014: This New Mexico-set series
    $200 8
The sacred shrine of Fushimi-Inari Tasha is dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of this foodstuff
    $200 21
Vera Lynn kept up British morale & was the "forces' sweetheart" singing "The White Cliffs of
Dover" during this war
    $200 9
Mimi Sheraton describes this delicacy as "tiny, glistening black-diamond beads that lie silky soft on the tongue"
    $400 7
The Easter Rebellion that erupted in 1916 was centered in this city
    $400 6
1974 & '75: This class-conscious PBS show that wasn't even about Americans
    $400 14
Despite the movies, this faith of the Caribbean has no tradition of sticking pins into figurines to harm others
    $400 22
Dover is home to Wesley College & to this state university
    $400 10
When in Rome treat yourself to one of these fried pastry tubes filled with sweetened, whipped ricotta
    $600 4
This company introduced its first power tools in 1916, a portable pistol-grip power drill & a portable air compressor
    $600 18
1985 & '86: This series about a female cop duo
    $600 15
Sober up! The day after Mardis Gras is this religious observance for Catholics worldwide
    $600 26
Dover sole is this kind of "fish", meaning it has both eyes on the same side of its head
    $600 11
Spoon up some of this French goodness that's been described as a soup, a stew, a "hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes"
    $800 3
A 10-month battle destroyed 9 villages in this country & left 300,000 dead
    $800 19
2005: I still don't understand the polar bear
    $800 16
Members of the upper classes in this religion's social system are considered dvija, meaning "twice-born"
    $800 27
A commando or ranger on a military strike (perhaps from Oakland)
    $800 25
The 1670 Treaty of Dover was a pact between Louis XIV & this "Merry Monarch"
    $800 12
A tasty & popular pairing is Swedish meatballs served with preserves made from these cranberry cousins
    DD: $1,000 2
In May U.S. Marines occupied this Caribbean nation following turmoil & popularized the game of baseball
    $1000 20
1973: This series about a large family during the Depression
    $1000 17
The "I Ching" or "Book of Changes" is a divination tool & one of the 5 Classics of this ancient Asian religion
    $1000 24
This phrase means reason for being or existence; en Francais, s'il vous plait!
    $1000 23
What the Brits call the Strait of Dover, the French call the "Pas de" this city
    $1000 13
Sample the great cheeses of Spain, including this one hailing from the same region as Don Quixote & made from sheep's milk

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gordon Philip Amanda
$3,400 -$800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Philip Amanda
$6,800 $1,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1980s BOOKS
    $400 7
"The Hunt for" this Soviet sub, comrade
    $400 26
"The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende is set in an unnamed country based on this one
    $800 8
"Ice Station Zebra", starring him
    $800 10
In early 20th century England, Emmeline Pankhurst was a dedicated one of these advocates of the vote
    $800 25
This alliterative popcorn treat is also a term for something trivial
    DD: $4,000 24
He may not know who he is yet, but Jason Bourne begins his search for answers in this 1980
Robert Ludlum novel
    $800 21
At Breckenridge, Colorado, a high-speed one of these starts at 11,900 feet up & ascends almost 1,000 feet more
    $800 3
Only Muslims are allowed to enter Mecca & this city, 275 miles away by road
    $1200 9
"U"-this number, mein kapitan
    $1200 16
16th century mystic & poet St. Teresa of this Spanish city worked to steer Catholicism away from fanaticism
    DD: $4,000 5
We can't attest to the musical quality of this instrument, a synonym for the cornucopia
    $1200 6
This First Lady set the record straight with her memoir "My Turn"
    $1200 20
During the Great Depression, this rate reached an all-time high of 24.9% in the United States
    $1200 1
That's a traditional emblem called the Soyombo on the flag of this Asian country
    $1600 11
"Crimson Tide", starring these 2 Best Actor Oscar winners
    $1600 14
Lawyer & Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi worked to defend & strengthen human rights in this country
    $1600 4
Meaning dull, this word is composed of a vocal intonation & musical instrument
    $1600 19
In a memoir this sportscaster told us, "I Never Played the Game"
    $1600 23
A sequoia tree named for this general & non-politician is nearly 275 feet high
    $1600 2
This Oklahoma city named for an Native American tribe was the agency headquarters for the Five Civilized Tribes
    $2000 12
Completes the title "Run Silent..."
    $2000 13
A leading French existentialist, she explored sexism & history in works like "The Ethics of Ambiguity"
    $2000 15
The principal story of a large building or palace is called this instrument "nobile"
    $2000 17
Scott Turow first came on the fiction scene in 1987 with this legal thriller
    $2000 22
In a book title, J.D. Salinger said to "Raise High" this 2-word supporting piece of wood
    $2000 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from French Polynesia.) This island of French Polynesia is a favorite of honeymooners for its stunning scenery & over-water bungalows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Philip Amanda
$16,000 $10,600 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 2013 Laureate, this British man wrote a 1954 thesis on "Problems in the Theory of Molecular

Final scores:

Gordon Philip Amanda
$12,000 $21,198 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,198 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Philip Amanda
$16,000 $8,400 $8,200
21 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2016-01-27
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