Show #7257 - Tuesday, March 15, 2016


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Sean Cauley, a purchasing manager from Louisville, Kentucky

Kristen Bancroft, a compliance executive from New York, New York

Philip Tiu, an educator from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

"R" & "R"
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words, each word beginning with the letter R.)
    $200 12
At age 16 in 1921 Margaret Gorman was crowned the first winner of this national beauty contest
    $200 26
This mountain system was formed by the Eurasian & Indian tectonic plates ramming into each other
    $200 4
In Seattle network prime time starts at this hour on weekdays
    $200 18
In "The Lesson for Today", Robert Frost wrote, "I had a lover's" this "with the world"
    $400 13
Women-only sports in the Olympics include this, once called water ballet
    $400 25
We lava this molten material from which igneous rock is formed
    $400 5
To the nearest half hour, when "Saturday Night Live" goes live in Chicago
    $400 19
In a 1916 poem Edgar Guest wrote, "It takes a heap o' livin' in a house t' make it" one of these
    $600 14
The women of the WCTU are seen here disposing of liquor, as the T stood for this sober quality
    $600 17
This Mideast country has around 16% of all the world's oil reserves, with an estimated 268 billion barrels
    $600 6
Barring NFL nuttiness, "60 Minutes" begins at this hour on the East Coast
    $600 1
This phrase concludes Keats' line "A thing of beauty is..."
    $600 22
A Navy footrace held annually in Millington, Tennessee covering 11.8061 miles is called the 10 these units race
    $600 11
London levies a charge for driving into the city center; the boundary is known as this circular thoroughfare
    $800 15
In 1888 2 students at Boston University founded this this this sorority
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a geological diagram on the monitor.) Oceanic islands like Hawaii rise to the surface from the ocean floor; continental islands, like New Guinea, are simply unsubmerged parts of these shallow terraces at the edge of a continent
    $800 7
Chris Hardwick starts this show with "It's 11:59 & 59 seconds"
    $800 2
In a Tennyson poem, this legendary monster sleeps "far, far beneath in the abysmal sea"
    DD: $2,000 21
A base at China Lake, Calif. claims the creation of glow sticks, urinal cakes & this missile with the same name as a rattlesnake
    $800 9
It's the naturally formed Colorado amphitheatre seen here
    $1000 16
In 2014 Jillian Michaels teamed up with this chain of fitness centers for women
    $1000 23
There are various North Poles; some scientists believe this one may move from Canada to Siberia within the next 50 years
    $1000 8
Your "Late Night with David Letterman" began in 1982 at this time, Eastern
    $1000 3
Emily Dickinson called it "the thing with feathers-- that perches in the soul"
    $1000 20
2,300 miles up the Amazon in Peru, a Navy lab tracks Malaria & this mosquito-borne fever caused by the DEN-1 virus
    $1000 10
This 2-item ratio helps you decide whether the upside of buying a stock is worth the downside

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

Philip Kristen Sean
$600 $2,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Kristen Sean
$5,200 $3,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: They got it backwards.)
(Alex: Everything's backwards!)
(Alex: And you know why I've been saying it?...)
    $400 18
Raised in Manhattan, Jill Abramson was the first female executive editor of this newspaper
    $400 1
Sensibly enough, English breakfast is Twinings' most popular type of this
    $400 8
A review of "Freejack" said this Rolling Stone had "the enviable... task of stalking and trying to kill Emilio Estevez"
    $400 12
In 1812 one of these caused a fluvial tsunami in the Mississippi River, causing it to flow backwards
    $800 17
This proud military mom is also an English professor
    $800 2
The classic way to make Swedish these is to use a plett pan, a griddle that has 7 round shallow indentations
    $800 9
In 1976 he was "The Man Who Fell to Earth"; that inspired "Lazarus", a musical he completed before he passed in 2016
    $800 13
Fitzgerald's "Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is about a man who does this backwards
    $1200 19
He wrote "On the Road" on 120 feet of paper taped together & fed into a typewriter to keep a fast pace
    DD: $19,000 24
The country's busiest port, this southwestern Canadian city is about 15 miles from the U.S. border
    $1200 5
This Mexican dish is kind of a taco with a flat instead of a curved shell
    $1200 3
Defined as the next in order, it was also the title of a Fox TV show about a serial killer & his cult
    $1200 10
In 2001 this pop diva played Billie Frank in "Glitter", a movie that has a 7% rating on Rotten Tomatoes
    $1200 16
Rascal Flatts says if you play this backwards, you get your "house back... dog back... truck back"
    $1600 20
In 2000 engineer Jack Kilby won the Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing the integrated one of these
    $1600 22
The 160' African Renaissance monument overlooks this capital of Senegal
    $1600 6
Kirschwasser is a German brandy made from the sour Morello type of this fruit
    $1600 11
The many acting credits of this lead singer of Hole include Ms. Harrison on "Sons of Anarchy"
    $1600 15
Neptune's moon Triton is one of the few in the solar system with this type of "walking backwards" orbit
    $2000 21
Kevin Bacon portrayed this astronaut in "Apollo 13"
    $2000 23
Good Lord Almaty, a city name that may mean "father of apples", refers to the orchards in this nation
    $2000 7
For a rich accompaniment to fish, try a figaro sauce-- tomato puree & minced parsley added to this egg yolk sauce
    $2000 4
As Sean Parker in "The Social Network", he says, "A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool"--a billion dollars
    DD: $6,000 14
101 is called this type of prime number because it reads the same backwards

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Kristen Sean
$38,600 $4,000 $13,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In July it replaced Toyota as the world's largest automaker; in September its stock price fell by one-third

Final scores:

Philip Kristen Sean
$49,900 $0 $19,199
2-day champion: $71,098 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Philip Kristen Sean
$15,600 $4,000 $13,600
14 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
3 W
22 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2016-01-27
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