Show #6744 - Thursday, January 2, 2014

Jerry Slowik game 6.

Contestants

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Rachel Samberg, an academic tutor and performer from New York, New York

Sarah Olson, a project coordinator from El Cerrito, California

Jerry Slowik, a writer from Arlington Heights, Illinois (whose 5-day cash winnings total $121,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

JANUARY HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
JOINING THE TV CAST LATER
WORLD OF FACTS
JOE PARTY
BASS
"ACK" WORDS
    $200 9
Burnt offerings in mid-January are part of "Sending Off the Kitchen God Day" for the 1.4 billion folks in this country
    $200 4
Sam Waterston joined this show in 1994, 4 years after its debut; Sam stuck around for 16 more years
    $200 1
This river has been eroding rock for about 6 million years, creating the Grand Canyon
    $200 20
He married off his daughter Eunice to Sargent Shriver in 1953 at St. Patrick's with a cardinal officiating
    $200 12
Sure, there's a hook, but the bass seen here are really chasing this four-letter decoy
    $200 13
To destructively search a house
    $400 23
January 3 is admission day in this state that celebrates being No. 49
    $400 5
Zou bisou bisou... latecomer Jessica Pare eventually married a Don on this drama
    $400 2
Famous in World War II, Tobruk is a Mediterranean port in this North African country
    $400 21
Tom has a party & Jerry tries to stop it in the short "Saturday Evening Puss", directed by William Hanna & him
    $400 14
Open wide & tell us the name of this game fish, the state fish of Georgia & Mississippi
    $400 15
A quarterback sack is also one of these
    $600 24
January 20 is Philately Day! Also, it's this big day, thanks to the 20th Amendment
    $600 6
Later arrivals to this NBC medical drama included Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra & John Stamos
    $600 3
Port Jackson is another name for this harbor, the principal port of New South Wales
    $600 22
The Victrola plays the tunes in Joseph Moncure March's "The Wild Party", a poem from this decade
    $600 16
The markings of the rockfish give it the alternate name -- this bass
    $600 17
In the '70s airline cockpits were stocked with maps of the Havana airport in preparation for this crime
    $800 25
We bet you know that on Jan, 27, Monte Carlo honors St. Devota, the patron saint of this principality
    $800 7
It took 3 years, but in 2004 we could report this drama introduced Lois Lane
    DD: $600 10
In 1808 Prince John made this New World city the capital of the Portuguese empire
    $800 27
In 1886 this press lord was toastmaster at Delmonico's for a lavish Hungarian-American banquet
    $800 29
A 1967 tournament of 106 fishermen evolved into this "classic" tournament with a half million dollar prize to the winner
    $800 18
It's a book section for an author's thanks to colleagues, family members et al.
    $1000 26
Rice pudding is eaten on Thai Pongal, a January festival of this people of Sri Lanka & southern India
    $1000 8
In 2006 Ed Helms joined in the "documentary" being "filmed" on this sitcom
    $1000 11
The Gran Sasso D'l'talia ("Great Rock of Italy") contains the highest point in this mountain range
    $1000 28
In 2009, the bicentennial of his death, this man who established the symphony form was celebrated all through Austria
    $1000 30
This "stellar" bass family lends its name to "the most popular recreational sailboat in history"
    $1000 19
To intentionally put 5/8/13 on a document you're writing 3 months later on 8/5/13 is to do this

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

Jerry Sarah Rachel
$1,800 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Sarah Rachel
$4,600 $6,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

A SLAYING SONG TONIGHT
THIS & THAT
AMERICAN HISTORY
TUNNELS
WORD ORIGINS
STONE COLD JANE AUSTEN
    $400 17
"Murder by Numbers" is the last track on this trio's album "Synchronicity"
    $400 12
Currently the top 10 baby names for girls include Emma, Sophia Isabella & this; Ms. Newton-John was ahead of her time
    $400 11
Around 2180 B.C. a brick-lined walkway was built in Babylonia under this river to connect a palace & temple
    $400 1
This type of flimsy dressing (or should we say undressing?) gown comes from the French for "neglected"
    $400 2
In 2013, a London lake got a 12-foot statue of this Austen character
    $800 18
He wrote & sang the song that includes the line "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die"
    $800 13
This state ranks 45th in population & 49th in area
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) With Missouri as its starting point, the Great Plains, the Rockies & the present state capitals of Salt Lake City, Carson City & Sacramento were on the route of this 19th century service
    $800 22
The Ahmed Hamdi tunnel, the first underwater tunnel to link Africa & Asia, runs from near Suez, Egypt to this peninsula
    $800 7
Greek for "sun" & "turned toward" give these flowers their name
    $800 3
She's a wood... house! This title woman gets Harriet to reject a farmer's marriage proposal, but that turns out badly
    $1200 19
Merry Clayton was called to the studio in curlers to sing, "rape, murder, it's just a shot away" on this Stones tune
    $1200 14
Contaminated needles are the most common cause of the C or chronic type of this liver disease
    DD: $5,600 28
In May 1857, 2 months after his famous Supreme Court decision, he was freed by Taylor Blow of St. Louis
    $1200 23
The dangerous job of tunnel digger is also called "sand" this animal
    $1200 8
The word for this crime against humanity was coined in the 1940s; it was used in the official indictment of Nazis in 1945
    $1200 4
Glenda Jackson brings this novel to life in audio book form
    $1600 20
His song "Kim", named for his ex-wife & the mother of his daughter, mentions double homicide & suicide
    $1600 15
Film director Bernardo Bertolucci was born in this city that's famous for its ham & cheese
    $1600 26
With the consent of Massachusetts, this state was admitted to the union as part of the Missouri compromise in 1820
    $1600 24
On Nov. 27, 2000 this country's King Harald opened Laerdal tunnel, the world's longest road tunnel at 15.2 miles
    $1600 9
This type of fish is not a separate species but a Jewish delicacy whose name is Yiddish for "stuffed fish"
    $1600 5
It's a day in the "park" & the price is right--the price being Fanny--in dealing with the Bertram family in this novel
    $2000 21
In a song by The Killers, "there ain't no motive for this crime" because this girl "was a friend of mine"
    $2000 16
On July 9 members of this faith observe the anniversary of the martyrdom of the Bab
    $2000 25
In 1911 Wisconsin's Victor Berger became the first congressman of this party of Eugene Debs
    $2000 27
Connecting Midtown Manhattan with Weehawken, N.J., it's one of the world's busiest vehicular tunnels
    DD: $6,200 10
This purplish red is named for a town in northern Italy
    $2000 6
This novel with a monastic title was sold to a publisher in 1803 but didn't appear until after Jane died in 1817

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Sarah Rachel
$800 $12,800 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTORS
In the '50s he won a Tony for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical & a Best Actor Oscar for playing the same role, a monarch

Final scores:

Jerry Sarah Rachel
$1,600 $10,600 $7,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerry Sarah Rachel
$12,600 $13,000 $4,800
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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