Show #7258 - Wednesday, March 16, 2016


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Elena Gray-Blanc, an editor originally from Santa Barbara, California

Geoff Mitelman, a rabbi from Westchester County, New York

Philip Tiu, an educator from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $71,098)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
"I shall fix some things she like not--garlic and a crucifix--and so seal up the door of the tomb"
    $200 9
These 2 prepositions are absolutely critical in a crossword puzzle
    DD: $1,800 6
"'That's a fine death!' said Napoleon as he gazed at Bolkonsky"
    $400 2
A treatment called exposure & response prevention tries to ease this type of behavior, the "C" in OCD
    $400 18
As a noun, it's your rear; as a preposition, it means toward the rear
    $400 20
Get a Nokia 6350, this type of old-school item named for how it opens
    $400 10
The chance to be chief construction grip on 1990's Part III of this was an offer Louis Petraglia couldn't refuse
    $600 4
"...fantastically embroidered with gold thread, upon her bosom!"
    $600 12
Sleepwalking is also called this -ism
    $600 19
It means against, whether in a legal action or a sports contest
    $600 5
In 1838 the section in this state from Centerville to Terre Haute was completed at a cost of $1,136,000
    $600 17
Try the fettuccine with this butter, cream & cheese sauce named for an Italian restaurateur
    $600 25
As key grip on this AMC series from 2007 to 2015, Pat O'Mara helped light up 1960s Manhattan
    $800 3
"She was only beginning to realize... she was... on her way home to grandfather, and would see the mountains"
    $800 13
From the Greek for "self law", it's the ability of an individual to behave independently of others' control
    $800 8
Meaning "more distant than", it also follows "the great" to denote the afterlife
    $800 11
The road first spanned the Ohio River in 1849 when a bridge at Wheeling was built in what's now this state; it is still in use
    $800 21
Pick up a pair of Jack Purcell Signature sneakers from this All Star brand
    $800 24
Filming this Selznick classic, grip Fred Williams turned on a radio & the crew learned Britain & Germany were at war
    $1000 1
"'Jarndyce of'" this residence, "said Mr. Kenge. 'A dreary name', said the Lord Chancellor"
    $1000 14
Dr. Abraham Maslow worked to understand human behavior by relating it to his "hierarchy of" these
    $1000 7
You "go" this "to get" this to make a social situation go smoothly
    $1000 23
Much of the National Road was built using small stones & a method developed by this Scottish engineer
    $1000 22
Get a 500 sport model with alloy wheels & red brake calipers from this brand founded in Turin in 1899
    $1000 16
As key grip on this 1998 blockbuster, Jim Kwiatkowski helped make Ireland's coast look like Omaha Beach

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

Philip Geoff Elena
$0 $4,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Geoff Elena
$2,800 $7,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: How they made the dream of powered flight a reality barely 100 years ago.)
    $400 15
Nanook, real name Allakariallak
    $400 16
This capital on the Vltava River was once the capital of the kingdom of Bohemia
    $400 25
A white tulip is said to represent forgiveness; this color stands for perfect love
    $400 1
This canvas or polyethylene item is used to cover athletic fields as protection from the rain
    $400 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Wright Brothers Nat'l Memorial.) Seeking a place for test flights with strong winds, privacy & sand for soft landings, the Wrights wrote a letter to the U.S. weather bureau & received a list of possible locations; this small fishing village on North Carolina's Outer Banks was just perfect
    $800 11
WWII code talker John Brown Jr.
    $800 17
This most populous city of India was built on what were originally 7 islands, including Colaba & Parel
    $800 3
Since 1980 the tulip has served as the symbol of this disease also known as shaking palsy
    $800 2
To render beautiful or add fictitious details to a story
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Wright Brothers Nat'l Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC.) Frustrated with the data then available concerning wing & propeller designs, the Wrights built their own wind tunnel & tested dozens of models to see what shapes produced the most lift & the least of this force--the resistance to forward motion
    $1200 12
Crazy Horse
    $1200 10
An 18th century tobacco factory made famous in "Carmen" is now home to this city's university
    $1200 4
The tulip's name is derived from a Turkish word for this, a headdress consisting of one long piece of cloth
    $1200 7
In 2015 Denis Mikhaylov set a world record by running 80.53 miles in 12 hours on this
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Wright Brothers Nat'l Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC.) To provide more thrust, the Wrights used two propellers driven by a bicycle chain & sprocket; the laminated spruce propellers were carved by hand & mounted so they'd rotate in opposite directions, canceling out this twisting force
    DD: $11,000 14
Cochise & Geronimo
    $1600 9
This city is the center of Nigeria's thriving motion picture industry, often called Nollywood
    $1600 20
The tulip tree, named for its tulip-like flowers, is also known by this "widely liked" name
    $1600 6
From the Greek for "2 sounds", it's the name of the transition sound like that made by the "O-I" in "boil"
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Wright Brothers Nat'l Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC.) A device called an elevator was placed on the front of the Wrights' plane for more efficiency & to protect the pilot in case of a crash; operated by a lever, it adjusted this upward and downward motion of the plane's nose
    $2000 13
33 high-steel workers killed in the 1907 Quebec Bridge collapse
    $2000 8
The Confederation Chamber in Province House in this capital of P.E.I. is called the "Birthplace of Canada"
    $2000 18
The tulip is the national flower of this country where it originated in the Pamir & Hindukush Mountains
    $2000 21
"Out of Sync"
    $2000 5
A punny riddle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Geoff Elena
$23,800 $11,000 $1,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last prisoner moved before the Bastille was stormed, this nobleman left behind the manuscript for his most infamous work

Final scores:

Philip Geoff Elena
$25,500 $11,000 $2,399
3-day champion: $96,598 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Philip Geoff Elena
$16,200 $11,000 $1,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2016-01-27
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