Show #7264 - Thursday, March 24, 2016

WE ASKED: Placido Domingo.


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Sarah Thompson, an art history professor from Rochester, New York

Vivek Srikrishnan, a graduate student from State College, Pennsylvania

Claudia Stucke, a former writer and high school English teacher from Decatur, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate.)
    $200 16
393 years after a bigger eruption, it was active again in 472, sending ash clouds as far away as Constantinople
    $200 7
This team won its first title since 1985, a different era technologically
    $200 21
This spongy tissue in most bones is also known as myeloid tissue
    $200 2
I'll have one of these vodka cocktails & unlike a certain character, I don't care if you shake it or stir it
    $200 1
A chess piece, a day's beginning & a sign of boredom
    $200 26
He shares a crypt with wife Coretta in Atlanta
    $400 17
According to tradition, the angel Gabriel appeared to him in 610 on Mount Hira
    $400 8
She won Wimbledon & the Australian & French Opens but got slammed by Roberta Vinci at the U.S. Open
    $400 22
These act as shock absorbers between the vertebrae
    $400 3
Stella Rosa calls itself your favorite wine for this type of stadium parking lot party
    $400 12
A small city, a buffoon & a scowl
    $400 27
Dan Aykroyd led this fellow "SNL" comedian's funeral procession on a motorcycle to his grave in Martha's Vineyard
    $600 18
A major battle in 9 A.D. established this river as the boundary between the Roman Empire and Germany
    $600 9
They made a splash as NBA champs
    $600 23
In medical speak, it's the calcaneal tendon
    $600 4
Made from pure agave, Hornitos says it was founded on this country's Independence Day
    $600 13
A spelling contest, a poplar & a pope's bailiwick
    $600 28
US President whose grave site is seen here
    DD: $1,000 19
In one of their first known attacks, in 793 these raiders looted & burned a monastery in northern Britain
    $800 10
July 5:
This team 5,
Japan 2
    $800 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) To do a neck check, look in the mirror & take a sip of water; a bulge below the Adam's apple but above the collarbone could mean this gland is swollen and not functioning normally
    $800 5
Talisker Storm is a "single" this ingredient Scotch
    $800 14
An armed struggle, a baby's toy & a major Northwest port
    $800 29
This swashbuckler at Forest Lawn in Glendale, California is rumored to share his coffin with 6 bottles of whiskey
    $1000 20
This Barbarian leader took a meeting with Pope Leo I, who convinced him not to ransack Rome
    $1000 11
This horse bred in Kentucky (not Egypt) won the Triple Crown
    $1000 25
Head & neck pain & difficulty opening the jaw may be symptoms of the syndrome known by these 3 initials
    $1000 6
Carpano Antica is a red one of these; you can try it in a Manhattan
    $1000 15
A fruit, a shore & a whitener
    $1000 30
In 1849 this composer died in Paris; a handful of Polish dirt was sprinkled on his grave at Pere Lachaise

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

Claudia Vivek Sarah
$400 $5,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Vivek Sarah
$1,800 $8,400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
(I'm Sondra Radvanovsky.) For the Metropolitan Opera's 2015-16 season, I'm playing all 3 queens in Donizetti's Tudor trilogy: Anne Boleyn, Mary Stuart & this 16th century queen
    $400 21
    $400 16
From 1926, the Hundred Acre Wood
    $400 2
This nation's anthem is heard here
    $400 26
Of the NBA, NFL & NHL, this one has the shortest regulation games
    $400 11
Such beautiful writing with special pens
    $800 5
Wagner's opera about him & Isolde made its U.S. debut at the Met
    $800 22
"Tropic Thunder"
    $800 17
From 1922, Dubliner Molly Bloom
    $800 3
This anthem of France has also been an anthem of international revolutionary movements
    $800 27
The common type of this many-armed cephalopod lives only 1-2 years, in which time a female can lay 500,000 eggs
    $800 12
Its distinctive musical sound comes from a series of steam whistles
    $1200 6
(I'm Placido Domingo.) The role I've performed the most at the Met--40 times since 1979--is this title one that Verdi based on a tragedy by Shakespeare
    DD: $4,000 23
"By the Sea" (she directed her husband, too)
    $1200 18
In the Old Testament, the burning bush
    $1200 4
Its anthem contains the line "Beneath our radiant Southern Cross"
    $1200 28
Seen here, hosted by this TV star, the game show "You're in the Picture" lasted but a single episode in 1961
    $1200 13
From the Latin for "hard-skinned", it's an insensitive disregard for others
    $1600 7
The Met opened in 1883 with this devilish Gounod opera based on Goethe's play
    $1600 24
"Garden State"
    $1600 19
A truth-telling alethiometer, the title object
    DD: $2,000 9
First performed in 1745, it has been quoted & arranged by composers including Haydn & Britten
    $1600 29
Per "The Simpsons", "There's Fillmore & there's Hayes / There's William Henry Harrison--I died in" this long
    $1600 14
A young man is usually the one described as this, meaning "immature"
    $2000 8
In 1923 the Met put the overture of this Swiss-set opera before Act II so latecomers wouldn't miss it
    $2000 25
"Pitch Perfect 2"
    $2000 20
From 2006, the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show On Earth
    $2000 10
"Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani" is the national anthem of this Middle Eastern nation
    $2000 30
William Walker led a military takeover of this Central American country & was its "President" for 10 months in the 1850s
    $2000 15
This icy moon "bears" its time well orbiting Jupiter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Vivek Sarah
$9,000 $15,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1872 he wrote his thesis "Diseases of the Teeth" & soon after moved west to a drier climate for his health

Final scores:

Claudia Vivek Sarah
$4,999 $4,399 $16,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Claudia Vivek Sarah
$9,000 $18,800 $12,800
8 R,
0 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2016-02-02
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