Show #7359 - Thursday, September 15, 2016

WE ASKED: Louis C.K.


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Amy Ramsay, a program director from Medford, Massachusetts

Siddharth Hariharan, a student from Herndon, Virginia

Scott Bateman, a filmmaker and author from Beacon, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be formed from letters in the word "explicable".)
(Alex: In that last category, we'll give you the business. You tell us in which state it is headquartered.)
    $200 27
(Hi, I'm Louis C.K.) I got my big break in 1993 when I became a writer on "Late Night" with this other redhead; I was also the first to do stand-up on his show
    $200 1
In winter, some places receive no sunlight for up to 2 months in this northernmost Scandinavian nation
    $200 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a walk cycle on the monitor.) From the Latin for "instill with life", it's the creation of a motion picture from a series of still images
    $200 18
A proverb says "look before you" do this
    $200 28
The half-inch of rain in D.C. on the day of Hoover's inaugural in this year did not bode well
    $200 6
Disney &
    $400 26
In a Disney film, Jodi Benson voiced this title character, daughter of King Triton
    $400 2
In Denmark you are a pepper man or a pepper maid if you are not this by age 30
    $400 12
A prehistoric drawing on stone can be called a petroglyph or this, like art sometimes seen as an urban nuisance
    $400 21
A man wears a boutonniere on this part of his jacket
    $400 29
See Herbert with this athlete who had popularity any politician would crave
    $400 7
Caterpillar &
Sears Holdings
    $600 15
Redheads from books include Anne of Green Gables & this boy, the sixth in his family to go to Hogwarts
    $600 3
The 1986 assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme on a street in this city has never been solved
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates by drawing a bird.) To draw in this liberated style means without support or the guidance of instruments
    $600 22
A color or the fragrant flower seen here
    $600 20
Herbert is seen here with this non-relative
    $600 8
    $800 16
Redheaded Jessicas include the animated Jessica Rabbit & this co-star of "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
    $800 4
Some authorities include this "land of a thousand lakes" nation in Scandinavia, but others do not
    $800 14
From the name of an 18th century man, it's a profile portrait drawn in black
    $800 23
Another word for vertex or summit
    $800 19
Here's Herbert with the football team of this then-new California university; he was manager for its first intercollegiate game
    DD: $1,600 10
Berkshire Hathaway
    $1000 25
This redhead won a Grammy for her comedy album "Calm Down Gurrl"
    $1000 5
Ragnar Lothbrok, a warrior of these Scandinavians, is the main character of the History Channel series named for them
    $1000 24
To draw with the aid of rulers, scales & compasses is this precise kind of technical drawing
    $1000 17
This wild goat sports quite a pair of horns
    $1000 30
Mr. Hoover is with his dog; not a German shepherd, but a shepherd from this country Hoover helped feed during World War I
    $1000 9
Land O'Lakes

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

Scott Siddharth Amy
$3,400 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Siddharth Amy
$5,000 $5,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
"Little House in the Big Woods" was her first novel about her family's life in the late 1800s
    $400 15
"Over The Rainbow"
    $400 20
In California this type of court has no jury & is where you go to sue someone for less than $10,000
    $400 6
On May 31, 2013 a 1.9-mile-wide one of these skimmed by the Earth at a distance of 3.6 million miles
    $400 1
Before Yalta, FDR, Churchill & Stalin met in this Mideast capital where they were hosted by the Shah
    $400 30
To burrow lovingly into your neck with the snout, like a puppy does
    $800 13
To play this author in "The Hours", Nicole Kidman donned a fake nose
    $800 16
"Lose Yourself"
    $800 21
From the Latin for "prove", this type of court is where the validity of a will is proven
    $800 7
The Sombrero Galaxy is classified by astronomers as this type of galaxy having a pinwheel shape
    $800 2
This 1815 battle was actually fought 3 miles south of the village, itself 9 miles south of Brussels
    $800 29
People are this "with excitement", a word that starts with the first 2 letters of the alphabet
    $1200 12
She's had the "metal" to sell 650 million copies of her books, like 2016's "Property of a Noblewoman"
    $1200 17
"When You Wish Upon A Star"
    $1200 22
Actually, don't take me to this animal-named improper or even farcical court
    $1200 26
A 1990 photo of Earth taken by this space probe prompted Carl Sagan to call planet Earth a "pale blue dot"
    $1200 3
This temple was intact until the 5th century when Phidias' giant statue of Athena was removed
    $1200 28
Calm down, don't work yourself into this excited state
    DD: $3,000 10
Known for her sharp wit, in the 1920s, she wrote articles for Vanity Fair & The New Yorker
    $1600 18
Heard here is a song from this 1979 film
    $1600 23
This state's Supreme Court has been fighting governor Sam Brownback over school funding levels
    $1600 8
These extremely hot eruptions in the Sun's atmosphere can cause communications problems on Earth
    $1600 4
Tradition says a door of the Schlosskirche, aka Castle Church, is the site where these were posted in 1517
    DD: $3,000 9
You can get years in prison for this crime of a major theft of property
    $2000 11
Enid Bagnold wrote this 1935 tale of a young woman who wins a prestigious race on a horse she won in a raffle
    $2000 19
"Puttin' On The Ritz"
    $2000 24
FICA is a line on your pay stub; this law set up a special court to approve national security warrants
    $2000 25
The 2 brightest stars in Orion are Betelgeuse in the shoulder & this 5-letter one in his foot
    $2000 5
On Aug. 31,1901 Leon Czolgosz arrived in this city, where he would shoot Pres. McKinley
    $2000 27
In music it precedes "forte" in a term literally meaning "half loud"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Siddharth Amy
$19,000 $14,200 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During the journey, Dante encounters Homer, Socrates & Cicero, who bide their time in the first circle, aka this

Final scores:

Scott Siddharth Amy
$9,599 $21,601 $50
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Siddharth Amy
$18,200 $11,400 $10,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2016-07-19
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