Show #7614 - Thursday, October 19, 2017


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Tom Blake, a video producer from New York, New York

Justin Broughman, a high school social studies teacher from Strasburg, Virginia

Joanna Kimmitt, a librarian from Long Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Uh-oh.)
    $200 2
A curse! a curse of a Babe, I say, was placed in 1920 upon the team calling this park home; 84 yrs. of futility, hence!
    $200 1
Also called a pen name, it's from the Greek for "falsely named"
    $200 25
In 1316 Llywelyn Bren led a revolt against English rule of this once-independent kingdom
    $200 14
You've caught me in one of these, a reverie
    $400 3
Blow, ye winds! Blow! But blow no more at this West Coast stadium known as "the cave of winds"; 'tis but mem'ry now
    $400 5
Adhesive bandage is a generic term; Band-Aid is this type of name, or a "name" type of this
    $400 27
1916 began well for this dual monarchy with the capture of Montenegro
    $400 28
The White House has been called "the President's palace" & this "mansion"
    $400 10
The name of this Toyota model is Latin for "first"
    $400 15
3-word term for a time when consequences for an action must be faced
    $600 4
Forsooth! in 1937 Bill Veeck put forth a noble idea he'd seen in 2 minor league venues; add this to thy field's walls, Mr. Wrigley!
    $600 22
For his stage name, handsome, urbane Archie Leach chose this
    $600 19
The influential Cardinal Richelieu was appointed young king Louis XIII's Secretary of State in this year
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the National Mall in Washington, D.C.) Because the ground is firmer, the Washington Monument was placed here, instead of at a spot in the center of the original D.C., as planned by this designer of the city
    $600 11
It's an emergency! I need the 2017 370-horsepower Porsche Carrera with this model number
    $600 16
Check out the Richard Petty driving experience in this city where cars once raced on the sand
    $800 6
I say to thee, from 1964 to 2008, it did house teams oft-described as "Amazin'"
    $800 23
This type of name is a 5-letter Latin word for "otherwise"
    $800 20
This opera heard here had its premiere in 1816
    $800 9
The world's largest collection of Shakespeareana is housed at this library
    $800 12
Classic car lovers know the "Deuce & a Quarter" is the Electra 225 from this GM make, named for its length in inches
    $800 17
Someone who buys & sells stocks on the basis of small, short-term price fluctuations
    $1000 7
On June 18, 2014 Dodger Stadium did rock in merriment as this lefty held his foes hitless, in deed & fact
    $1000 24
By definition, a name for use in war
    $1000 21
Called thermae, these bearing the name of an emperor were completed in Rome in 216
    DD: $1,000 26
This 3-word motto is on D.C. license plates to protest its lack of voting rights; a 2016 proposal is start the motto "end"
    $1000 13
This maker was founded in 1910 as the Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili
    $1000 18
Calaveras are seen here in preparation for this annual event

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

Joanna Justin Tom
$2,000 $2,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joanna Justin Tom
$5,800 $2,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And your response will not contain the sequence S-U-M. All right?)
    $400 21
In 1980 Peter Buck & Michael Stipe considered Twisted Kites as a name for their new band, but you know the group as this
    $400 1
France's Garonne river rises in this mountain range in Spain
    $400 28
It's June in Altoona or Laguna--it's this season
    $400 6
Select & choice are OK, my butcher says, but if you want the best, go for this USDA grade you usually get in restaurants
    $400 29
18th c. builder William Baker lent his name to a street most famous as the home of this character
    $800 11
Drummer Tommy died in 2014, the last of the original 1-2-3-4 members of this NYC band
    $800 2
This alp has Chamonix at its base & a nearly 16,000-foot summit in French territory
    $800 19
Don't ignore this order to come to court
    $800 8
Your butcher should be able to tell you whether his poultry is classified as this, meaning they were allowed outdoors
    $800 18
He was the first & the last U.S. Secretary of State to visit East Germany
    $800 23
This 1939 Raymond Chandler title is a euphemism for death
    $1200 7
In 1992 this "hot" group achieved its first hit single with "Under the Bridge"
    DD: $1,200 3
The principal chains of the northern part of this mountain range are the Ligurian, Tuscan & Umbrian
    $1200 26
Surname of a member of pop music's The Police
    $1200 12
For Thanksgiving our butcher is offering turkeys that have been "pre-" this, meaning soaked in a salt solution
    $1200 15
This Rodgers & Hart song perfect for Feb. 14 was a signature tune for jazzman Chet Baker
    DD: $1,200 22
Chandler wrote, "Down" these paths a detective "must go"; the phrase became a 1973 Scorsese film title
    $1600 9
Jonny Greenwood has composed classical works but is best known as this British band's guitarist
    $1600 4
This range that shares a name with a peninsula extends from Serbia to Cape Emine on the Black Sea
    $1600 20
Elizabeth Banks earned this 3-word Latin phrase with her degree from Penn
    $1600 13
Kosher salt would be better called koshering salt; butchers use it to draw out this, which kosher meat can't have
    $1600 16
Engineer Benjamin Baker, whose mustache is an engineering feat itself, wrote a major work on this bridge type using projecting beams
    $1600 24
A typical hard-boiled line: these guys "never say goodbye. They're always hoping to see you again in the line-up"
    $2000 10
Paul Westerberg fronted these Minnesota rockers with albums like "Let It Be" & many chaotic gigs
    $2000 5
Ireland's Gap of Dunloe separates Purple Mountain and the range called Macgillycuddy's these; hold your nose
    $2000 27
It's a 6-letter synonym for the top, the apogee, the vertex, the highest point
    $2000 14
If you're into experimenting, ask your butcher for the hip steak named for this mollusk
    $2000 17
Ernest Hemingway is said to have called this "black Venus" & star of "Zouzou" "the most sensational woman anybody ever saw"
    $2000 25
Chandler's "Poodle Springs" was completed by Robert B. Parker, creator of this private eye & his pal Hawk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joanna Justin Tom
$7,800 $7,600 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the only actor to win 3 Best Actor Oscars, the most recent for his portrayal of a U.S. president

Final scores:

Joanna Justin Tom
$300 $15,200 $16,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joanna Justin Tom
$9,000 $8,800 $8,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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Game tape date: 2017-08-03
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