Show #7678 - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gilbert Collins game 6.


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Lee Quinn, a teacher from Raleigh, North Carolina

Amanda Griggs, a librarian from Iron Mountain, Michigan

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey (whose 5-day cash winnings total $84,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You get to join me in the Galapagos, as we deal with...)
    $200 26
(Alex presents the clue from the Galápagos.) Lava lizards on the islands have developed distinctive coloring to match their volcanic surroundings; it's a great example of this kind of defensive adaptation
    $200 1
When only Blue Point oysters will do, know that they come from this ocean
    $200 16
Independence, Missouri
    $200 21
Illuminated by thousands of lightbulbs, the building seen here was devoted to this new innovation for the home
    $200 7
Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Dave Krusen, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder
    $200 2
Potassium-40 or uranium-235
    $400 27
(Alex presents the clue from the Galápagos.) The rare Galápagos penguin--remember, we're close to the equator--thrives on the nutrient-rich, cold waters that well up from the depths of the ocean; thus, the warmer waters of this Spanish-named weather phenomenon can be disastrous to it
    $400 12
Of minced, chopped or diced, the one from the Latin for "small"
    $400 17
Stonewall, Texas
    $400 22
For 50 cents people got a great view of the fair from high atop this amusement park ride that made its debut there
    $400 8
Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard
    $400 3
This goddess was the daughter of Geb & Nut
    $600 28
(Alex presents the clue from the Galápagos.) The marine iguana is the world's only marine lizard; among its adaptations are special glands that allow it to sneeze out this compound that it ingests too much of when it dives in the ocean
    $600 13
"Nothing says lovin' like something from the oven" is a classic slogan of this food company
    $600 18
Grand Rapids, Michigan
    $600 23
The building at the fair where the Liberty Bell was on display was modeled after this famous building in Philly
    $600 9
Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton
    $600 4
In politics, an avoider of foreign entanglements
    $800 29
(Alex presents the clue from the Galápagos.) The vice-governor of the Galápagos, Nicholas Lawson, told Charles Darwin that he could tell just by sight which island a tortoise came from; now, that was a fortuitous observation that came in very handy when Darwin released this groundbreaking work in 1859
    $800 14
Mom gives you some TLC with this beloved comfort food with the initials TNC
    $800 19
Abilene, Kansas
    $800 24
At the fair, people got their first taste of Aunt Jemima pancakes & this beer that won a prize that became part of its name
    $800 10
Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Margot Olaverra, Elissa Bello
    DD: $1,000 5
This adjective is from the Greek for "equal-legged"
    $1000 30
(Alex presents the clue from the Galápagos.) The pigment carotenoid, from the fish they consume, is the source of the blue on the feet of these birds--the brighter the blue, the healthier they appear to potential mates
    $1000 15
Chicory is the British term for what we call Belgian this leafy plant
    $1000 20
Kinderhook, New York
    $1000 25
This bestseller by Erik Larson tells the true story of a serial killer who used the 1893 fair to lure his victims
    $1000 11
Jon Farriss, Tim Farriss, Andrew Farriss, Garry Beers, Kirk Pengilly, Michael Hutchence
    $1000 6
This line connects spots of equal barometric pressure

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

Gilbert Amanda Lee
$3,800 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Amanda Lee
$6,200 $3,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
The flags and sign take a stand in a referendum held in this year
    $400 23
According to Oxford, the superscript dot is the term for the mark that goes over these 2 letters
    $400 19
At No. 15, this Delaware family shares $14.3 billion in chemical money--but they share it among more than 3,500 members
    $400 2
Its monument to the discoveries on the Tagus depicts several explorers with Henry the Navigator leading the way
    $400 1
This Fox show claims it is about "the original fallen angel"
    $400 14
This epic poem in Italian begins on Good Friday 1300
    $800 10
Note the tricolor flags as a big city gets a little freedom in this year
    $800 24
Abbreviations in Webster's 3rd include Skt, this language
    $800 22
The Carnegie family didn't make the list, but this other Pennsylvania family did, landing at No. 22 with $11.5 billion
    $800 5
Among the many sights to see in this capital is the home where Albert Einstein lived from 1903 to 1905
    $800 3
Homer Simpson once sold his soul to the devil for one of these circular items
    DD: $4,000 15
The full title of this novel includes "El Ingenioso Hidalgo"
    $1200 11
Celebrants stand on a crumbling wall in this year
    $1200 25
Differentiating vowel sounds, this double-dot diacritic is big in German
    $1200 28
The only California family in the top 25 are these winemakers, No. 25 with $10.7 billion
    DD: $4,000 6
This capital is just a 3-hour voyage cross the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires
    $1200 4
In season 4 of this Comedy Central show, Saddam Hussein makes it back to hell
    $1200 16
This Frank Herbert novel grew out of a proposed article on stabilizing the shifting sands of Oregon's coast
    $1600 12
A local march gets nationwide help in this year
    $1600 26
"To sob loudly" is the type of "phrase" named for this verb form
    $1600 29
Nearly $18 billion in cosmetics money is shared by the heirs of this New Yorker with a French-sounding name
    $1600 7
Valletta, this island country's capital, was planned as a refuge for injured soldiers & pilgrims in the Crusades
    $1600 20
Sam Oliver worked as a bounty hunter who captures fugitive souls for the devil on this "grim" show
    $1600 17
This Thomas Mann novella mentions the "airy splendor of the...Bridge of Sighs, the columns of lion and saint on the shore"
    $2000 13
A Bohemian city has a memorable spring in this year
    $2000 27
Diacritical mark used to represent vowel sounds like the A in ago
    $2000 30
Hyatt Hotels has been good for this Chicago family, No. 7 with $29 billion
    $2000 8
Barack Obama Sr. died in a car accident Nov. 24, 1982 in this city
    $2000 21
Mark Pellegrino has a devil of a time playing a lord of hell on this CW show
    $2000 18
In this novel by George Eliot, the title character discovers that he is Jewish

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Amanda Lee
$9,400 $6,600 $21,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1954 act amended a 1938 one by striking out this word & replacing it with "Veterans"

Final scores:

Gilbert Amanda Lee
$13,201 $600 $22,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gilbert Amanda Lee
$13,200 $6,600 $18,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2017-10-31
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