Show #6845 - Friday, May 23, 2014

Julia Collins game 15.

Contestants

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Brandon Barnes, a student of sociology from Park Forest, Illinois

Steve Buechner, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 14-day cash winnings total $284,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
"CAN" IT!
EUROPEAN HISTORY
THAT'S MY JOB
(Alex: We want you to give us a simpler term than the clue we give you for each job.)
PAUL McCARTNEY
WINGS
    $200 3
A Toronto bylaw says homeowners need permission to cut down a tree more than 1 foot in diameter unless it's 100% this
    $200 5
At a swim party you'll make a big splash if you grasp your knees & do this type of jump into the pool
    $200 11
Initially a barbed wire barrier, it began going up August 13, 1961
    $200 21
Vintner
    $200 1
In 2003 Paul sang "come and keep your comrade warm" as he played his first-ever Russian concert, in this square
    $200 16
An official state bird, the Rhode Island Red is one of these
    $400 4
A California law grew out of the case of these tall trees blocking solar panels in Sunnyvale
    $400 6
If a piece of film is "in the can", it's in one of these containers
    $400 12
According to tradition, in 490 B.C., Pheidippides ran 25 miles to announce a Greek victory in this battle
    $400 22
Milliner
    $400 2
This superstar was Paul's duet partner for 1983's "Say Say Say"
    $400 17
Yes, Atticus, the delicately handled bird here is one of these
    $600 18
In 1939 Oregon's legislature chose the fir named for this man as the state tree
    $600 8
Served as an appetizer, it's a bite-sized piece of bread or toast topped with a savory garnish
    DD: $1,200 13
The Battle of Balaklava & the Battle of Inkerman took place during this war
    $600 23
Terpsichorean
    $600 7
In a No. 1 song by Wings, "With" this "we can help it out, we can make this whole damn thing work out"
    $600 28
Each tail feather is tipped with an eyespot on the males of this resplendent bird
    $800 19
Federal law protects all plants in this national park, including the "Biblical" tree the park's named for
    $800 9
A small Mayan village until 1970, today it's one of Mexico's premier resort areas
    $800 14
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 ended the rule of King James II & brought this pair to the English throne
    $800 24
Apiculturist
    $800 26
Paul woke up with the tune for this song in his head & gave it the provisional title "Scrambled Eggs"
    $800 29
During the creche stage, chicks of the emperor type of this bird lose their fuzzy down covering
    $1000 20
A Maryland law calls for the replanting of this conifer, such as the loblolly or shortleaf
    $1000 10
You might know that this dialect is also called Yue
    $1000 15
In France the Carolingian dynasty was followed by this one named for a guy named Hugh
    $1000 25
Metrist
    $1000 27
This musician co-wrote Paul's hit "My Brave Face" as well as his own hit "Veronica"
    $1000 30
There is a red-footed as well as a blue-footed type of this tropical seabird

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Julia Steve Brandon
$5,800 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Steve Brandon
$11,600 $1,600 -$1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BODACIOUS CANTATAS
9-LETTER WORDS
THE MIDWEST
ASIAN AMERICANS
THE ENTERTAINMENT BIZ
AUTH"ER"S
    $400 22
A sonata is to be played; the word "cantata" means a work to be performed this way
    $400 3
This mark of punctuation combines 2 other punctuation marks
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Northwest Ordinance set Illinois' northern border here; when statehood was requested in 1817, an Illinois delegate had Congress move it 60 miles to the north to include a Lake Michigan port that would become this city
    $400 12
At Harvard, Tony Hsieh sold pizzas out of his dorm room; today he's the CEO of this largest online shoe retailer
    $400 1
The company named for him traces its origins to the founding of Muppets, Inc. in 1958
    $400 17
She was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    DD: $2,000 23
Alessandro Scarlatti's "O di Betlemme altera" was written for this holiday
    $800 28
This fuse or percussion cap is used to set off an explosive charge
    $800 4
It's Nebraska's top plant crop
    $800 13
Penn.-raised Daniel Dae Kim had to relearn Korean to play Jin Kwon on this early 2000s adventure series
    $800 11
In 2013 this onetime Thomas Edison company sold its stake in NBC & Universal Studios
    $800 18
The life & death dates for this poet in Britannica simply say, "flourished 9th or 8th century BCE?, Ionia? (now in Turkey)"
    $1200 24
A Handel cantata tells the story of this Greek god & his pursuit of Daphne
    $1200 29
The derivation & history of a word
    $1200 5
The people of this Indiana city call themselves Hauteans
    $1200 14
Husband & wife Andrew & Peggy Cherng founded & run the 1,500-plus restaurants in this chain; who ordered orange chicken?
    $1200 10
In this company's full name, the "G" stands for David Geffen
    $1200 19
This hard-boiled writer took the big sleep for real on March 26, 1959
    $1600 25
"Wachet Auf", one of Bach's greatest cantatas, is based on a hymn of this Christian denomination
    $1600 30
In computer lingo, it's the reduced "digital" image of a graphic used so that multiple images can be viewed on a page
    $1600 6
Its state song is heard here
    $1600 15
This daughter of Chinese immigrants competed nationally as a figure skater before going into bridal wear design
    $1600 9
In a 2013 spat, this cable company's customers lost CBS for a month
    DD: $2,000 20
Published posthumously in 2003, a novel by this Brooklyn guy was titled "Catch as Catch Can"
    $2000 26
This German was only 1 opera into his career when he wrote a New Year's cantata to welcome 1835
    $2000 27
From the Latin for "rise up", it's one who rebels against an established government; today it's often used to mean "terrorist"
    $2000 7
Tonka Toys got their name from this lake, one of the largest in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
    $2000 16
In 1989 he became the youngest male winner of tennis' French Open
    $2000 8
Once there was a "Big Six" of these; the 2012 breakup of EMI took it down to 3
    $2000 21
In 1991 this Brooklyn guy penned "Harlot's Ghost", focusing on the CIA

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Steve Brandon
$30,400 $10,400 -$1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
In his last speech, he mentioned local newsmakers of the day, including his friend Cesar Chavez & Don Drysdale

Final scores:

Julia Steve Brandon
$30,800 $1 -$1,000
15-day champion: $314,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Steve Brandon
$28,200 $10,400 -$1,000
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
1 W
3 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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