Show #7675 - Friday, January 12, 2018

Gilbert Collins game 3.


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Alisha Mathalikunnel, a medical student from Alhambra, California

Alex Cook, a consultant from Saint Paul, Minnesota

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
The third Monday in January is a U.S. federal holiday honoring this man
    $200 17
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association awards these each January
    $200 7
Give me these measurements: length, width & height
    $200 6
Juanita is the most famous of the Incan ice mummies found high in the Andes of this country
    $200 16
Giving refunds for glass & aluminum, Oregon's "Bottle Bill" of the 1970s was the first in the nation to encourage this
    $200 1
We swear, suborning this--getting a witness to lie on the stand in court--is also a felony, as the indictment says
    $400 23
Many Hindus celebrate a January harvest festival called Makar Sankranti by bathing in this river
    $400 27
Michael Phelps won only 3 of these in his Olympic career
    $400 8
A regulated course of action, like that of a diet
    $400 12
Otzi the Iceman died more than 5,000 years ago in the Tyrolean range of these mountains
    $400 18
Oregon's only venomous indigenous reptile is the western this, seen here
    $400 2
Whether you stole drugs, diamonds or dirt bikes, theft of more than $500 worth of stuff is "grand" this
    $600 24
The Anglo-Saxons named January this month, after predators that came into villages during winter in search of food
    $600 28
Top Hollywood agent Ari Gold was a character on this HBO series
    $600 9
A medical sample taken for study; it has a special "bottle"
    $600 13
The 2,000-year-old Xin Zhui is so well-preserved, Chinese pathologists were able to perform this on her
    $600 19
Moonbrine Pickles is a location featured on this IFC TV show about offbeat Oregonians
    $600 3
You may say there is one against you, but you had an agreement with 2 others to commit a crime, so you're charged with this
    $800 25
Every year on this date U.S. Christians celebrate Epiphany, a holy day commemorating the arrival of the 3 wise men
    $800 29
The Golden State Warriors have won 2 NBA titles led by this 2-time league MVP
    $800 10
A mob informant who gets found out is said to wear this non-buoyant footwear
    $800 14
Those who found the well-preserved Tollund Man in 1950 in this peaty type of swamp called the cops, not the archaeologists
    $800 20
The Oregon Bach Festival takes place yearly in this city with a man's name
    $800 4
You didn't whisk anyone off or ask for ransom, but as O.J. found in 2008, keeping someone from leaving can also be this crime
    $1000 26
One of the traditional flowers of January is this one, seen here
    $1000 30
This cosmic comic book hero travels through the universe on a board
    $1000 11
This synonym for persuadable gets an "A" for effort
    DD: $2,000 15
He discovered the grandmummy of them all & soon wrote a book called "The Tomb of Tut-ankh-amen"
    $1000 21
Around 1836 Washington Irving wrote a history of this man's successful fur trading business in Oregon
    $1000 5
So not nice you did it twice! Your bogus signature & also endorsement on that draft is double this

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

Gilbert Alex Alisha
$2,400 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Alex Alisha
$1,400 $4,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The title of M. Scott Peck's self-help book "The Road Less Traveled" has caused many to misquote this poet
    $400 6
It's the job of the player in the foreground
    $400 13
In 1988 Bobby McFerrin gave us this optimistic tune
    $400 1
The MCMAP is the martial arts program of this U.S. military branch
    $400 22
The DeVille & the Seville
    $400 17
Above ground anemone blanda makes fields of pretty flowers; below, it produces these growths, like potatoes
    $800 12
The first line of this ancient poet's "Aeneid" inspired George Bernard Shaw's play title "Arms and the Man"
    $800 7
The U.N. has an office for this, getting countries to give up their nukes
    $800 23
Lou Bega's biggie in 1999 was this song that mentions "a little Monica in my life"
    $800 2
Canceled in 2010, the Constellation program planned to return humans here by 2020 after a nearly 50-year absence
    $800 25
The Prelude, 1978 to 2001
    $800 18
Sea anemones' tentacles have nematocysts that inject poison to do this to prey, which is a lot easier to kill afterwards
    DD: $3,000 14
The best-laid plans of these 2 authors gave us 1785's "To a Mouse" & the 1937 title inspired by it, "Of Mice and Men"
    $1200 8
Someone who loves computers & thinks the machines are the solution to everything
    $1200 3
The Eider program called for the incorporation of Schleswig-Holstein into this Scandinavian country
    $1200 26
The LeBaron & the Sebring
    $1200 19
Sea anemones can split in 2, a form of reproduction called longitudinal this, also a physics term
    $1600 15
F. Scott Fitzgerald's last complete novel; its 4-word title is taken from "Ode to a Nightingale" by John Keats
    $1600 9
Saponaceous means "soapy"; this word means "impulsive"
    $1600 24
Daniel Powter had this 2006 hit, also used as a kiss-off song on "American Idol"
    $1600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows the New Horizons probe on the monitor.) The New Horizons probe, part of NASA's New Frontiers program, investigated this belt of dwarf planets that includes Pluto at the edge of the solar system
    $1600 27
The Karmann Ghia, 1955 to 1974
    $1600 20
Very tricky, clown fish; you & the sea anemone protect each other in this arrangement, from the Greek for "live together"
    $2000 16
"Humpty-Dumpty" gave this Robert Penn Warren novel about a Southern politician its title
    $2000 10
In this visual defect of the eye, light is unable to focus clearly at one point on the retina, resulting in blurred vision
    $2000 29
Their "I Know What Boys Like" hit in 1982
    DD: $2,500 5
This program named for a senator sends U.S. students abroad to foster international goodwill
    $2000 28
The Bearcat, introduced in 1912
    $2000 21
Greek myth says red anemones popped up from the blood of this really good-lookin' youth after his death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Alex Alisha
$10,800 $6,900 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With more than 90 million people it's Africa's third most populous country, though it's more than 90% desert

Final scores:

Gilbert Alex Alisha
$13,801 $10,801 $800
3-day champion: $36,599 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gilbert Alex Alisha
$13,800 $11,400 $2,800
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2017-10-25
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