Show #6793 - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Arthur Chu game 12.

Contestants

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Diana Peloquin, a graduate student of law and social work from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Julie Hornick, a middle school librarian from Summerville, South Carolina

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst and voiceover artist from Broadview Heights, Ohio (whose 11-day cash winnings total $297,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

INSPIRED CHARACTERS
RHYME TREBEK, TREBEK!
IT ALWAYS HAPPENS IN "THREE"S
CEO COMPENSATION
(Alex: ...according to 2012 figures from Forbes.)
TOO BAD
SO SAD
    $200 6
F. Scott Fitzgerald probably drew upon Max Gerlach, a bootlegger & a Long Island neighbor, for this title character
    $200 30
Hell, in polite company
    $200 26
In 1938 this trio soitenly made the short film "Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb"
    $200 28
Bet Mr. Schultz' employees in this co. spell "Howard" correctly on cups, & "Howard" better leave a tip, as he drank up $41.4 mil.
    $200 29
The commissioner of Scotland Yard resigned on Nov. 8, 1888, the day before the 5th & final murder attributed to him
    $200 17
In a 1984 Prince song, things were so sad that these title birds were crying
    DD: $1,400 4
This character is Charles Dickens' most autobiographical; his initials are the reverse of the author's
    $400 24
Unit of dry volume equal to 8 quarts
    $400 25
OK, find the queen, find the nice lady in this street gambling game with a trio of face-down options; oo, sorry! Try again!
    $400 27
Frederick Smith of this company took home $25.3 million--not bad for an overnight delivery boy
    $400 22
After a 2013 chemical attack near Damascus, the French prime minister called this man a war criminal
    $400 18
In a 1988 hit, Poison lamented that "Every Rose Has" one of these
    $600 3
Annie Fitzgerald Stephens, who survived the burning of Atlanta, was a model for this Southern belle
    $600 11
Body block on the ice
    $600 10
50% of the core melted down in Unit 2 of this U.S. facility
    $600 14
Holy Shatner! Jeffery Boyd got a great deal from this .com--over $50 million!
    $600 21
Last name of Lorenzino, who on Jan. 5, 1537 decided the Duke of Florence needed to breathe a lot less
    $600 23
"Dust To Dust" is a 2013 song by this country-folk duo whose name suggests the discord that split them up
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from outside St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, New Mexico.) St. Francis Cathedral is one of the many structures built by Jean-Baptiste Lamy, the first archbishop of Santa Fe & the model for the quiet, pious title character in this Willa Cather novel
    $800 19
Solid Mr. Walesa
    $800 9
Middle-class pretensions! Despair! You want 'em, you got 'em in this Chekhov play that debuted in 1901
    $800 13
Not Marco, but certainly "Polo"! He wore it well, drawing nearly $67 million
    $800 20
The tenure of this first Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition saw 2,000 stake burnings
    $800 1
In her No. 1 hit "Someone Like You", she "hoped you'd see my face and that you'd be reminded that for me, it isn't over"
    $1000 5
Mrs. Honeychurch in his "A Room with a View" was based on his grandmother
    $1000 15
Tanker on the rocks
    $1000 8
This Kurt Weill musical drama was produced in German as "Die Dreigroschenoper" in 1928
    $1000 12
"2 Broke Girls" helped Les Moonves of this network earn $41 million
    $1000 7
On July 26, 1794 this Frenchman seemed to call for an end to the use of terror, but thousands had died already due to him
    $1000 16
The title of a 1979 No. 1 hit by The Eagles warned there'd be one of these "Tonight"

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

Arthur Julie Diana
$3,200 $2,600 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Julie Diana
$4,800 $5,400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL PROBLEMS
ITALIAN ADJECTIVES
(Alex: ...and you have to translate the Italian adjective into English.)
PHILOSOPHY
ON THE "M"AP
NATIVE AMERICANS
NEW ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS?
(Alex: They sound like the Emmy, the Grammy, the Tony--I hope you get the idea.)
    $400 21
We were lucky to catch that bus back to Rome--it was the ultimo
    $400 27
Her descendants through her son Thomas Rolfe number in the tens of thousands
    $400 26
Fleetwood Mac's Ms. Nicks gave this most-diaphanous-dress award its name
    $800 22
This viral disease that causes inflammation of the liver has A, B, C, D & E types
    $800 20
You want to buy my truck for $100; what am I, pazzo?
    $800 23
This Dane proposed that people go through 3 stages: the aesthetic, the ethical & the religious
    $800 19
This principality in southwest Europe is about 370 acres
    $800 24
Originally meaning a shaman or medicine man, it now refers to a Native American council or meeting
    $800 25
We're not sure if Mr. Gilliam or Mr. Jones inspired this award for British comedy troupe members
    $1200 5
The same virus that causes chicken pox in kids may reemerge in adulthood as this ailment
    $1200 14
Pass the lasagna, I'm affamato
    $1200 15
The name of this philosophy that began in Russia in the 1850s is derived from the Latin noun for "nothing"
    $1200 16
This island is separated from the coast of Africa by the Mozambique Channel
    $1200 18
This people's Old Oraibi pueblo in Arizona, settled around 1150, may be the USA's oldest continuously inhabited village
    $1200 17
An award for best sister in a comic strip gets its name from her
    DD: $3,500 4
The H. pylori bacterium causes this type of ulcer, from the Greek for "digestive"
    $1600 3
Don't bother me, I'm affaccendato
    DD: $7,600 11
Antisthenes began this
-ism with the view that self-interest is the primary motive of human behavior
    $1600 10
The largest natural lake in South America, it's an inlet of the Caribbean Sea
    $1600 12
This Ottawa chief's "drive" to capture Fort Detroit in 1763 might have been successful if he hadn't been betrayed
    $1600 13
Given for cutest boy in an ad, it's named for the 4-year-old in a Life cereal commercial
    $2000 1
With 40,000 cases in 2011, Australia was hit by an epidemic of this respiratory ailment that can be fatal in babies
    $2000 2
You with your cute hat! You're just troppo!
    $2000 7
Philosophers distinguish between 2 kinds of knowledge: a priori, by thinking, & this, from experience
    $2000 8
It's the capital of Maharashtra, a state on the Deccan Plateau
    $2000 9
Taza, son of this chief, tried to honor his father's peace agreement with the Army but couldn't unite all the Apache bands
    $2000 6
Coveted by every speechwriter-turned-columnist, it's named for the woman seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Julie Diana
$6,400 $7,800 $12,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH ROYALTY
He was the last male monarch who had not previously been Prince of Wales

Final scores:

Arthur Julie Diana
$0 $2,700 $15,700
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Julie Diana
$14,000 $7,800 $9,200
23 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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