Show #7396 - Monday, November 7, 2016


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Kat Lewin, a composition lecturer from Irvine, California

Georjean McKeeman, a homemaker from Prescott, Arizona

Chuck Dunn, a mathematics professor from Tigard, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: appropriate name for a U.S. Navy hospital ship bringing medicine and relief around the world.)
    $200 1
Kurt Russell in "Backdraft"
    $200 2
"Salem's Lot"
    $200 23
Founded in 1854:
This U.S. party that also goes by a 3-letter nickname
    $200 16
It's the oxymoronic name for the comparatively small instrument seen here
    $200 7
Percy the Small Engine & James the Red Engine are among this toy's friends on the Island of Sodor
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, VA.) Comfort made its first deployment during Operation Desert Shield & while offshore of this small Mideast country, bordering Saudi Arabia & Iraq, the crew treated over 8,700 patients
    $400 9
Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd..." (we'd give it away with the full title)
    $400 21
"The Martian"
    $400 24
Active from the 1790s to the 1810s:
This party of the second U.S. president
    $400 17
Simon & Garfunkel hit No. 1 for the first time with this deafening title
    $400 3
Originally offered in off-white, this product expanded in 1957 to include red, yellow & blue colors all served in airtight cans
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, VA.) Comfort is adorned with large red crosses to show that it's a medical ship & is protected by this set of agreements, first made in Switzerland in 1864
    $600 10
Cuba Gooding Jr. in "Jerry Maguire", ya know?!
    $600 19
"The King of Torts"
    $600 25
Founded in 1973:
This Israeli party to the right of Labor
    $600 14
L'Oreal makes a lip gloss in this dull finish also used for photos
    $600 4
Action figures inspired by these animated characters include Bob with teddy bear & a banana-eating Kevin
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, VA.) Comfort provided shelter for 10,000, meals for 30,000 & medical & psychological treatment for many of the workers at the New York site immediately dubbed this in the wake of 9/11
    $800 11
Anil Kapoor in "Slumdog Millionaire" (a very honorable profession!)
    $800 20
"All the Pretty Horses"
    DD: $1,000 12
Dissolved in 1991:
At its height, this party had about 19 million members
    $800 18
Laurel & Hardy had a 1930 short called "Another Fine" this
    $800 5
The box for this classic said you can see the insects "dig tunnels", "build bridges" & "move mountains"
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, VA.) In 2010, Comfort moved to the Caribbean after a 7.0 earthquake decimated this country; its 10 operating rooms ran at full capacity & delivered 9 babies during the relief effort
    $1000 15
Tom Hanks in "Charlie Wilson's War"
    $1000 8
"The Aquitaine Progression"
    $1000 13
Active 1834-1854:
This U.S. party that borrowed its name from a British party
    $1000 22
Merrell has a line of running shoes oxymoronically called this; actually running that way is said to be better for you
    $1000 6
This game's action cards include reverse, skip & wild draw four
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, VA.) To help evacuate & treat wounded patients, the ship is equipped with these helicopters, the Navy's equivalent of the Army's Blackhawk

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

Chuck Georjean Kat!
$400 $2,200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Georjean Kat!
$3,200 $1,600 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the closest sea.)
(Alex: And in that category, each response will be two words, very similar to each other.)
    $400 6
In 1945's "Spellbound", Alfred Hitchcock filmed a trippy dream sequence designed by this Surrealist
    $400 1
Nome, Alaska
    $400 18
There's no more perfect 10, so it was a 15.933 floor exercise that clinched her all-around gymnastics gold
    $400 23
From the Greek for "treasury", it's a book that contains lists of words that have similar meanings
    $400 26
(Hi, I'm Kate Bolduan of CNN.) In 2013 I covered the birth of the first baby of this other Kate; in 2014 I had my own little princess, so maybe a playdate sometime
    $400 17
Change the lone vowel in the pulpy part of a fruit to "A" & you get "jumpin' jack"
    $800 7
Intonaco is the final, smooth coat of plaster spread onto a wall in the buon', or true, type of this painting technique
    $800 2
    $800 19
Officials gave multiple lessons in chemistry as they tried to explain why the diving pool turned this color
    $800 24
A good place to find international background info online is the World Factbook, a resource produced by this agency
    $800 13
Change the "O" in a symbol of Christianity to an "A" & you get a word that lacks refinement
    $1200 8
A circa 1620 portrait of Cornelis van der Geest shows the pointy beard that bears this artist's name
    DD: $2,400 3
    $1200 20
Her 4 gold medals included a world record & a win by nearly 12 seconds in the 800-meter freestyle
    DD: $3,000 11
On his 1914-16 expedition to the South Pole, Ernest Shackleton carried 2 sets of the 11th edition of this multi-volume work
    $1200 28
Martin Winterkorn resigned as the CEO of this car company in 2015 amid an EPA cheating scandal
    $1200 15
Change the "I" in a liquor-producing apparatus & you get a delaying tactic
    $1600 9
As a type of ink, this brown pigment secreted by cuttlefish has been around since at least ancient Roman times
    $1600 4
Cartagena (the older city)
    $1600 21
The first ROT, short for this "Olympic team", demonstrated the plight & resolve of displaced people
    $1600 12
This man whose books of rules helped standardize card game rules died in 1769 about age 97
    $1600 27
88,000 people, the entire population of Fort McMurray in this Canadian province, were evacuated in 2016 due to a wildfire
    $1600 14
Replace the "E" in what the Brits watch their BBC on & you get a counting word
    $2000 10
"High Cliff, Coast of Maine" is a typical work by this American
    $2000 5
    $2000 22
Known as "Chicken Legs" as a kid, she's now the most-decorated U.S. female track & field athlete in Olympic history
    $2000 25
An alphabetical index of the principal words of a book; Strong's is a well-known one of the Bible
    $2000 16
Change the "U" in a slang word for an infantryman to an "A" & you get a word of bestowal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Georjean Kat!
$16,400 $8,000 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Oddly, the California gull is the state bird of this landlocked state

Final scores:

Chuck Georjean Kat!
$4,399 $15,990 $8,001
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,990 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Georjean Kat!
$15,200 $8,000 $12,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2016-08-23
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