Show #6846 - Monday, May 26, 2014

Julia Collins game 16.

Contestants

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Steve Martinez, a U.S. Air Force logistics readiness officer from Fairfax, Virginia

Simone Chavoor, a media consultant from Oakland, California

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 15-day cash winnings total $314,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S COOKING?
IMPRESSIVE SPORTS RECORDS
AUTHORS' RHYME TIME
BIG STUFF
"BOARD" WALK
EMPIRE
    $200 1
This basic tomato-based spaghetti sauce whose name means "in sailor's style"
    $200 26
This longtime Packer QB who truly never knew when to quit started 297 straight games
    $200 6
Beatrix' water mammals
    $200 19
This planet is so big that more than 1,000 Earths would fit inside it
    $200 16
Stand up on one of these to shoot the curl at the Banzai pipeline
    $200 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) The map here shows the growth
of this empire, from 275 B.C. to 133 B.C.
to 14 A.D. & to 117 A.D.
    $400 2
This comfort food--ground beef, seasonings, bread crumbs & a ketchup glaze baked in a rectangular pan
    $400 27
On March 23, 1952 the Blackhawks' Bill Mosienko performed this 3-goal feat in just 21 seconds
    $400 7
Philip's clear, thin soups
    $400 20
This country's King Fahd Airport covers 300 square miles, more than all of Bahrain, which has 3 airports of its own
    $400 17
It's divided into 20 equal-sized areas & has double & triple score rings
    $400 12
In the 20th century the sun finally set on this empire that at its peak included 1/5 of the world & its peoples
    $600 3
Chicken & this spicy Mexican sauce made with several kinds of chiles &, of course, Mexican chocolate
    $600 28
You know about the 100 points, but in 1968 he also had the NBA's only 20-20-20 game: 22 points, 25 rebounds & 21 assists
    $600 8
Umberto's lizards
    $600 21
Dedicated in 80 A.D., it covered 5 acres, was 4 stories high & originally sat 50,000 spectators
    $600 18
On "Downton Abbey" one footman's job is to stand by this piece of furniture that's often in a dining room
    $600 13
A superpower during the Middle Ages, it ended in 1806 when its last monarch lost to Napoleon & abdicated
    $800 4
A country ham named for this Virginia town, the "Ham Capital of the World"
    $800 29
To match his major league pitching wins, you'd have to win 25 games a year for 20 years... & you'd still be 11 short
    $800 9
Hillerman's sliced luncheon meats
    $800 24
Cawker City, Kansas claims the world's biggest ball of this 5-letter item, with around 8 million feet
    $800 22
Popular nickname for the New York Stock Exchange
    $800 14
Founded by Cyrus the Great, this empire conquered parts of Asia, Africa & Europe
    $1000 5
This Spanish dish of saffron-flavored rice with shellfish such as shrimp, lobster & clams as well as chorizo
    $1000 30
Before Rulon Gardner beat Aleksandr Karelin in this Olympic sport, Karelin hadn't given up a point in 10 years
    $1000 10
Koontz's mungs & favas
    DD: $2,400 25
The world's largest building by volume is this company's 472 million-cubic-foot factory in Everett, Wash.
    $1000 23
Traditional hat for a cap-&-gowned graduate-to-be
    $1000 15
From its capital Constantinople, this empire remained a world force for more than 1,000 years

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

Julia Simone Steve
$5,600 -$200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Simone Steve
$9,600 $800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MAUI? WOWIE!
ADJECTIVES
SUPER-HEAR-O
ALL GONE
MISTER "E" CATEGORY
THE ATLANTIC
(Alex: Not the ocean--the magazine.)
    $400 26
The name of the Maui port Lahaina originally meant "cruel" or "relentless" this; today tourists bask in it
    $400 6
This adjective meaning "really great" precedes "Sams" & "Four"
    $400 11
A Snoop Dogg song mentions this duo "deep in Gotham, fighting crime"
    $400 1
We give a hoot that the whekau, or laughing this bird of New Zealand, laughs no more
    $400 16
He's the wizard seen here using one of his inventions
    $400 21
This mayor credited the 1982 Atlantic article "Broken Windows" with showing the way to slash crime in New York City
    $800 27
Maui was created by 2 of these, Puu Kukui & Haleakala
    $800 7
This adjective can refer to a lazy person, or maybe to someone who types only in lowercase
    $800 12
moe. is known for their song about this guy, aka the Star-Spangled Avenger
    $800 2
The giant rice rat of Martinique hasn't been seen since 1897; the introduction of this cobra foe may be responsible
    $800 17
Last name of lawmen Wyatt & Virgil
    DD: $2,200 22
In 1933 she wrote about what she'd look at if she had sight for 3 days: Rembrandts, Fifth Avenue, the face of her dog Helga...
    $1200 28
1 letter off from a mainland folk hero of great size, this type of tree in Lahaina boasts more than a dozen separate trunks
    $1200 8
This 15-letter adjective ascribes human form or attributes to a non-human thing
    $1200 13
The chorus to the Manowar song about this god & superhero includes "by your hammer let none be saved"
    $1200 3
The last known thylacine, or "tiger" of this Australian island, died in 1936
    $1200 18
In 2000, while he was a senator from North Carolina, People magazine named him sexiest politician alive
    $1200 23
A controversial 2012 piece was "Why Women Still Can't..." this 3-word phrase, meaning excel at work & family
    $1600 29
Europeans first set foot on Maui in 1786; this Englishman sighted it in 1778 but couldn't find a landing spot
    $1600 9
Pronounced differently, this adjective meaning "pertaining to birth" is a former province of South Africa
    $1600 14
The Man of Steel isn't such a fan, but other superheroes think this 3 Doors Down song has real substance

"If I go crazy, then you can call me Superman"
    DD: $3,000 4
The wolf named for these islands wasn't around for the 1982 war; it was hunted to extinction a century before
    $1600 19
He was CEO of Disney from 1984 to 2005
    $1600 24
Reading the magazine's 1857 first issue was a transcendentalist experience, as this man had 4 poems in it
    $2000 30
Maui came under Hawaiian rule when it was conquered in 1795 by this "great" king
    $2000 10
The opposite of poetic, this adjective meaning unimaginative or dull comes from the Latin for "straightforward"
    $2000 15
Paul McCartney & Wings sang of Titanium Man & this helmeted foe of the X-Men aka Erik Lehnsherr
    $2000 5
The dwarf woolly type of this roamed Russia's Wrangel Island a few centuries after the Great Pyramid was built
    $2000 20
Slain in Mississippi in 1963, this civil rights leader was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery
    $2000 25
In an 1869 Atlantic shocker, Harriet Beecher Stowe exposed this "noble" romantic poet's affair with his half-sister

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Simone Steve
$31,400 $6,600 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TITLE MOVIE ROLES
In 1984, in the first of the films featuring this character, he only has 21 lines, for a total of 133 words

Final scores:

Julia Simone Steve
$22,800 $1,100 $15,000
16-day champion: $337,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Simone Steve
$28,600 $5,200 $9,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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