Show #7265 - Friday, March 25, 2016

WE ASKED: Actress Audra McDonald.


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Sam Gale, a test reader and evaluator from Kernersville, North Carolina

Doug Behrend, a college professor from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Sarah Thompson, an art history professor from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category on the brilliant...)
    $200 15
To push someone violently & to take something away
    $200 1
"The M of V"
    $200 16
Neil Diamond,
Neil Sedaka,
Neil Young
    $200 25
20 cubic yards of capacity is a common size for this now-generic term for a large mobile trash receptacle
    $200 2
John Tyler, James Monroe, & Jefferson Davis are all buried in this Virginia city's Hollywood Cemetery
    $200 26
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) A new storm was brewing on Catfish Row when "Porgy and Bess", with music & lyrics by these brothers, was revived on Broadway in 2012
    $400 7
The highest singing voice & a fissure in the earth's crust
    $400 11
"M for M"
    $400 17
James Franco,
Seth Rogen,
Jason Segel
    $400 24
It's the part of a bovine that was once used as a gunpowder container
    $400 3
Name shared by the state where St. Joseph is located & the river it's on
    $400 27
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) "Master Class" by Terrence McNally was inspired by a series of classes given at Juilliard by this Greek-American opera diva
    $600 8
To send someone away forever & a breakfast pastry
    $600 12
With action at Agincourt, "H the F"
    $600 18
Pavel Bure,
Dino Ciccarelli,
Jari Kurri
    $600 21
The amphora was a container used to hold this; in the "Odyssey", Telemachus asks for 12 amphorae full of it
    $600 4
If you want to cross this California range, the best way is to use the Donner Pass over 7,000 feet up
    $600 28
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) My performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" was challenging for me because I was portraying not only the unique vocal style, but also the physical deterioration of this legendary jazz singer
    $800 9
A watercraft & a person such as Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic
    $800 13
"A Y L I"
    $800 19
Kelly Ayotte,
Kim Campbell,
Kirsten Gillibrand
    DD: $2,200 22
This 4-letter term refers to a coffin as people are bearing it to the grave
    $800 5
In WWII 28,000 aviators trained in & around this Florida Panhandle city
    $800 29
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) In 1994 this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about carnival barker Billy Bigelow had a new go-round on Broadway
    $1000 10
Full-grown & the physical world including all living things
    $1000 14
"T of A"
    $1000 20
Milton Friedman,
John Kenneth Galbraith,
John Maynard Keynes
    $1000 23
Ladle me out some soup from this serving container
    $1000 6
Billings, Montana is found on this "colorful" river that shares its name with a major attraction
    $1000 30
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) I shared the stage with Sean Combs & Phylicia Rashad in a 2004 revival of this Lorraine Hansberry drama

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

Sarah Doug Sam
$0 $5,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Doug Sam
$1,000 $6,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response...)
(Alex: But the WHO in this case is WHO--the World Health Organization.)
    $400 1
President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992, she used the nickname Cory
    $400 17
The wise ruler seen as ideal in Plato's "Republic" is known as the philosopher-this
    $400 3
He pitches peas & other veggies from a valley
    $400 8
To snooze past the appointed time of waking
    $400 13
The armistice bringing this to a halt was signed July 27, 1953
    $400 24
"We have to be everywhere, behind the lines", said a WHO rep for this country discussing its recent conflict with Russia
    $800 2
In 1953 Robert Corey & Linus Pauling said its structure was 3 strands twisted around each other like a rope (wrong)
    $800 18
Polytheism says there are many gods in the universe; this -ism says the whole universe is God
    $800 4
Luke he helps & Darth Vader he once taught
    $800 9
A grumbler or a killjoy, like Oscar
    $800 14
An 1894 strike named for this railroad car manufacturer paralyzed trains all across the United States
    $800 25
In Malawi, WHO helps vaccinate dogs against this transmissible disease that kills more than 500 people there a year
    $1200 22
Corey Hawkins played Dr. Dre in this hip-hop biopic
    $1200 19
This 19th-century German philosopher asked "Is man only a blunder of God, or is God only a blunder of man?"
    $1200 5
When angered, this doctor becomes the incredible green guy known as The Hulk
    $1200 10
If you "go" this, a term describing some weapons, you become overwrought
    $1200 15
U.N. Resolution 338 called for an immediate halt to this October 1973 war
    $1200 26
In 2014 WHO went to the C.A.R., this country, & vaccinated more than 100,000 children against measles
    $1600 23
He's the first African American from New Jersey to serve in the U.S. Senate
    $1600 20
1789's "Principles of Morals" by this man defined utilitarianism as the greatest good for the greatest number
    $1600 6
Kato becomes this TV hero's assistant
    DD: $2,200 11
This cooking item is Japanese for "fire bowl"
    DD: $1,600 16
This transit-based historic event began December 5, 1955
    $1600 27
"We know the risks", said WHO's Alaa Abu-Zaid of the dangers of providing immunizations in this Somali capital
    $2000 30
Edwin Arlington Robinson wrote a poem about this rich, enviable gentleman who yet kills himself
    $2000 21
The fundamental question of philosophy is whether life is worth living, he wrote in "The Myth of Sisyphus"
    $2000 7
He's appointed the conscience of a wooden boy
    $2000 12
Also called Guanhua, it's spoken by hundreds of millions of people
    $2000 29
This Napoleonic system tried to stop trade between mainland Europe & Great Britain
    $2000 28
A 2015 WHO meeting in New Delhi promoted alternatives to this crop implicated in 6 mil. annual deaths

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Doug Sam
$8,200 $9,200 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1950s physicist Louis Essen built the 1st practical one of these, noting that it wouldn't give you the time of day

Final scores:

Sarah Doug Sam
$14,200 $16,401 $9,900
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Doug Sam
$8,200 $11,400 $9,200
10 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2016-02-02
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