Show #7437 - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

J!Buzz: Jeopardy Team Lego Minifigures.


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Amanda Berofsky, a quality assurance analyst from Waterford, Michigan

Rebecca Glass, an administrator from New York, New York

Gavin Mulligan, a software engineer from Parker, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: Lego.) (Sarah: How the company keeps building the memories of each new generation.)
    $200 19
After his fifth heart attack, he co-wrote a book with his doctor called "Heart: An American Medical Odyssey"
    $200 1
A sequel:
"____ Jump Street"
    $200 8
The action-packed Book 7 of this ancient poem features the duel of Hector & Ajax
    $200 10
An oceangoing vacation, or a type of low-altitude guided missile
    $200 3
Hotel Neos Olympos,
Electra Hotel
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Lego Systems in Enfield, CT.) A carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, founded Lego in the 1930s to make wooden toys; he coined the company name from the words "leg godt", "play well" in this, his native language
    $400 20
In 1945 ex-Attorney General Robert Jackson served as chief U.S. prosecutor in this German city
    $400 2
James Franco on the cutting edge:
"____ Hours"
    $400 9
This Vietnam vet & action hero sprang form the pages of "First Blood" by David Morrell
    $400 14
To move clumsily through water, or the type of flatfishes that includes the halibut
    $400 4
Isis Hotel,
Ramses Hilton
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Lego Systems in Enfield, CT.) Popular sets from the building series include such landmarks as Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower & this World Heritage Site & masterpiece of Indian architecture
    $600 21
Ex-Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers had a stormy tenure as president of this university
    $600 16
Gerard Depardieu is Italian?:
"____: Conquest of Paradise"
    $600 11
Like Michael Crichton, Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a thriller with this title about a land inhabited by dinosaurs
    $600 15
One who takes care of horses, or to prepare an employee for advancement
    $600 5
Hotel Peter I,
Hotel Soyuz
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Lego Systems in Enfield, CT.) In 2016 NASA's Juno probe completed its 5-year voyage to Jupiter; on board is a minifigure of this 17th-century Italian, telescope in hand
    $800 22
(Presidential daughter Jenna Bush Hager delivers the clue.) Secretary of War under Garfield & Arthur, this son of Abraham Lincoln was also minister to Britain & ran the Pullman Company after the founder's death
    $800 17
Hai, Keanu plays Kai:
"____ Ronin"
    $800 12
"The Last of the Mohicans" takes place against the backdrop of this 18th century war
    $800 24
Track a pray or quarry, or the petiole of a leaf
    $800 6
Hotel Adlon Kempinski,
Hotel California am Kurfurstendamm
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lego Systems in Enfield, CT.) In 2015, Lego Group inaugurated its own off-shore wind farm & every employee was given a model wind farm kit, symbolizing the company's stated goal of being 100% based on this type of energy by 2020
    DD: $1,000 23
Her 2012 memoir details her family's experiences in Europe during World War II & the Holocaust
    $1000 18
That's a lot of nail polish:
"The ____ Fingers of Dr. T"
    $1000 13
Brian Garfield's wife had her purse stolen, so Brian wrote this novel about a vigilante whose wife has been murdered
    $1000 25
A flock of geese in flight, or a length of thread or yarn wound in a loose coil
    $1000 7
The Balmoral,
Nira Caledonia
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lego Systems in Enfield, CT.) The Mindstorms construction kit, which allows children to build & program their own robotic devices, grew out of the company's longstanding partnership with the famous Media Lab of this Cambridge, Massachusetts school

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

Gavin Rebecca =) Amanda
$1,000 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Rebecca =) Amanda
$1,800 $4,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
The Stag's Leap cab was awesome; now it's time for this course--I'll start with the Roncal & then some chevre
    $400 17
This Babylonian king laid down the law & go things going for the empire around 1792 B.C.
    $400 5
If this ancient statue was a real woman, her measurements would be 51-38-47
    $400 10
She performed her hits "Rise" & "Roar" at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
    $400 2
Look that up in your Calepino? In 1502 Ambrogio Calepino compiled "Cornucopiae", a Latin one of these
    $400 1
They shared one zygote
    $800 27
Like our cultured European brethren, we choose to have this roughage course after the entree & red wines
    DD: $2,000 18
A trading hub and cultural center, the city of Babylon was located on the banks of this river
    $800 6
In 2001 Artist Alma Lopez caused protest with her depiction of this woman in a swimsuit
    $800 11
This No. 1 single by Madonna namechecks Greta Garbo & Marilyn Monroe, among others
    $800 3
A story of revenge, Thomas Kyd's play "The Spanish Tragedy" influenced this Shakespeare play from 1600
    $800 22
Ervin Santana was their 2016 opening day starter
    $1200 19
An Oxford researcher says this terraced marvel that helped make Babylon famous was actually in Assyria
    $1200 7
Winslow Homer often depicted the coast of Maine in this type of painting, also the title of an Edward Albee play
    $1200 12
Leskanich is the last name of this woman who fronted the Waves & was "Walking On Sunshine"
    $1200 4
Before "The Faerie Queene", he wrote a series of poems called "The Shepheardes Calender"
    $1200 23
You go on ahead--I'll just sit a minute, got this momentary pain in my knee
    $1600 28
To cleanse the palate after the filet & silver oak, it's this black currant sorbet, also found after "Creme de"
    $1600 20
This overworked Babylonian goddess of war & fertility was also the goddess of rain & thunderstorms
    DD: $2,000 8
Andre Breton called the art of this fellow 20th c. artist "the most hallucinatory known until now"
    $1600 13
"Cheap Thrills" was a No. 1 hit for this woman not seen here
    $1600 16
This author became a monk but broke his vows to study medicine & pen his masterpiece "Gargantua and Pantagruel"
    $1600 24
T Magazine said one risks looking like an elderly aunt when wearing this, a cardigan with a matching short-sleeve sweater
    $2000 21
Some scholars identify etemenanki, one of these Babylonian structures, as the Tower of Babel
    $2000 9
Not sure if it's ready for Playboy, but one of this painter's "Nude"s is seen here
    $2000 14
She had 3 singles in Billboard's Top 10 during one week in 2014: "Problem", "Break Free" & "Bang Bang"
    $2000 15
This author of "Lives of the Artists" has been credited with introducing the term "Renaissance" around 1550
    $2000 25
The 1904 book that introduced them says "There were four... now that sounds funny, doesn't it?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Rebecca =) Amanda
$4,600 $4,800 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Named for a saint & built in 1348, Vaclavske Namesti is the main square & center of cultural life in this capital city

Final scores:

Gavin Rebecca =) Amanda
$2 $300 $5,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gavin Rebecca =) Amanda
$4,600 $6,800 $7,400
12 R,
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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