Show #7676 - Monday, January 15, 2018

Gilbert Collins game 4.
WE ASKED: Iain Armitage.


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Tyler Miksanek, a student from Warrenville, Illinois

Steve Garbacz, a newspaper editor and reporter from Fort Wayne, Indiana

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Iain Armitage: Hi, I'm Iain Armitage, a genius on Young Sheldon and your guide for some science clues.)
    $200 6
This word for a sheep's coat can also mean a warm woolen pullover
    $200 1
To clip an animal's ears, or to trim a photo
    $200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows Aruba's flag on the monitor.) The red star on Aruba's flag represents the island & the white outline, its sand beaches; the blue represents this body of water
    $200 16
This period during the Mesozoic Era ended about 145 million years ago, but it's still ripping up the box office today!
    $200 18
(Iain Armitage presents the clue.) Faults like the San Andreas are named for their movement along the fault plane... this way, which Sheldon's dad would know as a sideways pass in football
    $400 7
This term for an athletic shirt originally meant fabric made from the wool of that island
    $400 2
Darn! None of my numbers came up in this game
    $400 12
One tradition says Aruba's name comes from oro huba, Spanish for "there was" this (they hoped)
    $400 17
Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael & Michelangelo were figures in this cultural movement that ended around 1600
    $400 19
(Iain Armitage presents the clue.) Take away the teleprompter--one look & I'll demonstrate an eidetic memory, an ability of Sheldon's that's also called this other name
    $600 8
Wool from this llama relative comes in 22 natural colors, the most of any wool-producing animal
    $600 3
It's a small whirlpool
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) For much of the 20th century, one of the mainstays of Aruba's economy was the refining of oil from this big neighbor to the south
    $600 28
Her "Beautiful Trauma" recently debuted at No. 1
    DD: $3,000 23
This 64-year British era ended for a very specific reason in 1901
    $600 20
(Iain Armitage presents the clue.) In 1964 the brilliant physicist Richard Feynman said, "Nobody understands" this type of mechanics of the subatomic world, but we're doing a lot better now
    $800 9
With about 25% of the global total, this commonwealth nation leads the world in wool production
    $800 4
It's the 4-letter name for the mammal seen here
    $800 14
Aruba's official languages are Papiamento, a Creole language, & this language of the kingdom to which it belongs
    $800 27
She had 4 No. 1 hits from "Forever Your Girl"
    $800 24
The last major one of these ages ended with the Pleistocene Epoch nearly 12,000 years ago
    $800 21
(Iain Armitage presents the clue.) The way we got this term for a bond between an electron pair is that the electrons in the outermost shell of an atom are called valence electrons
    $1000 10
Many moisturizers contain this fatty substance extracted from sheep wool
    $1000 5
A popular type of protein powder is made from this watery byproduct of cheesemaking
    $1000 15
This "colorful" seaport & tourist spot is Aruba's administrative center
    $1000 26
"Sonic Highways", also an HBO miniseries
    $1000 25
Taking its name from the title of Twain's 1st novel, this gaudy U.S. age came to a close around the turn of the 20th century
    $1000 22
(Iain Armitage presents the clue.) The 2017 Nobel Physics Prize was for using these waves, the "G" in the LIGO observatory, to understand the universe

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

Gilbert Steve Tyler
$4,600 $1,200 -$1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Steve Tyler
$9,600 $2,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In "Sons", a sequel by this woman, Wang Lung's sons deal with their father's legacy & wealth
    $400 12
Frank Stallone as a timekeeper, Frank Stallone Jr. as a streetcorner singer, Butkus Stallone as a dog
    $400 6
Seen here is all the equipment you need for this game
    $400 22
Bartlett's attributes "But it does move!" to this 16th century astronomer
    $400 1
(Alex presents the clue from the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.) Reflecting the close relationship that exists between our two countries, Canada is the only one to have its embassy on a section of this stately Washington avenue that connects the White House to the U.S. Capitol
    $400 16
This agency may be clandestine, but its World Factbook is online & the writers love its up-to-date info on nations
    $800 13
Last name of Susan Eloise, who in "Tex" created McCormick brothers Tex & Mason
    $800 21
J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt & John, I'm sorry! I mean Naomie Harris, Patrick Decile & Andre Holland!
    $800 7
Soft down, or a slang term for the police
    $800 23
This businessman/PM, unafraid to go big: "I am the Jesus Christ of politics... I sacrifice myself for everyone"
    $800 2
Named for a lake, this famed Chicago shopping street is also known as the Magnificent Mile
    $800 17
Biblehub is a good source to compare translations of passages from many different Bibles, like this one, the KJV
    $1200 14
The title character of this 1928 Virginia Woolf novel is male in the beginning, but that doesn't last...
    $1200 28
Dooley Wilson, Claude Rains & Peter Lorre
    $1200 8
A swift retort, or a conversation marked by an exchange of witty replies
    $1200 24
He told GQ, "I made the jacket unstructured because I wanted to accentuate the body. See the sensuality"
    DD: $1,000 3
Anne Rice's "Interview with the Vampire" influenced Sting's song "Moon Over" this street
    $1200 18
We have many fine books from this U.K. enterprise, OUP for short, & we can also access more than 400 of them online
    $1600 15
Ayn Rand is the architect of this architect at the center of "The Fountainhead"
    $1600 9
After metal has been cast, cut or drilled, this ragged edge remains
    $1600 25
In 1934 this leader said, "We have buried the putrid corpse of liberty"
    $1600 4
This street runs from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde
    $1600 19
The Tech, a newspaper at this eastern college, maintains the first online edition of Shakespeare's works & we love it
    $2000 26
This foppish lord began solving crimes for Dorothy Sayers in 1923
    $2000 10
Tiny, sharp teeth give this plant its name, also an elite Florida golf course
    $2000 27
This 19th century virtuoso: "When women hear me play (the violin), they come crawling to my feet"
    $2000 5
The name of this Jerusalem street means "way of sorrows"
    DD: $1,600 20
For legends & suspect claims, the writers may check, named for a family in this man's novels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Steve Tyler
$9,600 $2,200 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1915 this play opened for the last time on Broadway, ironically at the Booth Theatre

Final scores:

Gilbert Steve Tyler
$14,801 $0 $5,199
4-day champion: $51,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gilbert Steve Tyler
$7,200 $3,800 $8,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 2017-10-31
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