Show #6848 - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Julia Collins game 18.

Contestants

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Maggie Davis, a violin and viola teacher from Indianapolis, Indiana

Manuel Bermúdez, a legal assistant originally from Modesto, California

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 17-day cash winnings total $372,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

PIN THE TALE ON THE DONKEY
DOUBLE DOUBLE VOWELS
OOO, SORRY
(Alex: I did that so well.)
ASIAN HISTORY
GROUPIES
WE'RE WITH "THE" BAND
    $200 26
Clover, a horse in this Orwell book, asks Benjamin the donkey to read her their sixth commandment
    $200 18
2-word candy craving
    $200 13
This Jewish holiday concludes the 10 Days of Repentance
    $200 8
This empire got its name from Osman I, who founded it around 1300
    $200 6
Continuing the work of the G8, this organization met for the first time in December 1999
    $200 1
"The End" &
"Light My Fire"
    $400 27
This title boy & his pal Lamp-Wick get turned into donkeys; later he "becomes a marionette once more"
    $400 19
It's a crass joke of a "cushion" & no, this will not be an audio clue
    $400 14
In 1988 this actress apologized to Vietnam vets & said that some of her behavior in Hanoi was "thoughtless"
    $400 9
In 1975, after a long siege, Pol Pot & the Khmer Rouge entered this capital & overthrew prime minister Lon Nol
    $400 7
Group f.64 was a loose association of Californians in this field
    $400 2
"I'm A Believer" &
"Daydream Believer"
    DD: $1,200 28
Not quite Rocinante, the mount used by this character is a brown donkey
    $600 20
This beverage including Barq's is flavored with syrup from the extracted juices of barks among other items
    $600 15
In 1998 the German parliament formally said "we're sorry" for the 1937 bombing of this Basque "holy city"
    $600 10
In the 17th c. this country's East India Company took over the Moluccas & controlled the world clove trade
    $600 23
Uncooperative witnesses Ring Lardner Jr. & Dalton Trumbo were part of this numerical group in 1947
    $600 3
"Hollywood Swinging" &
"Jungle Boogie"
    $800 29
Titania says "Thou art as wise as thou art beautiful" to this Shakespeare character recently made an ass
    $800 21
Let's account for this work of maintaining money transactions in ledgers
    $800 16
In 1986 the French government compensated this organization for the sinking of its vessel the Rainbow Warrior
    $800 11
From 1901 to 1904 William Howard Taft served as governor-general of this former Spanish possession
    $800 24
The ABO group for this was discovered by Karl Landsteiner in 1901
    $800 4
This quartet's "Monkey Business" included "My Humps"
    $1000 30
In 1879 this young Scot documented his adventures in France in "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes"
    $1000 22
A tangled mass of metal shavings used for scouring
    $1000 17
This WWII general publicly atoned for his slapping of a combat-exhausted soldier in a hospital
    $1000 12
Built for the emperor Shah Jahan, this throne named for a bird was stolen in 1739 by the Persians, who then lost it
    $1000 25
In 2003 this business behemoth changed its tobacco-associated name to the Altria Group
    $1000 5
This country group heard here is no relation to Katy

"So don't let me be, let me be, let me be lonely tonight..."

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

Julia Manuel Maggie
$3,400 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Manuel Maggie
$3,800 $4,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
BIBLICAL NEXT OF KIN
MLB TEAMS EN FRANÇAIS
(Alex: We'll give you the French.)
STATES THAT END IN "IA"
NEWER WORDS & PHRASES
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABRATORY
(Jimmy: From particle accelerators to scanning the surface of Mars, it's at the forefront of scientific discovery.)
    $400 8
Patty Murray chairs the Senate Committee on this spending document
    $400 6
Son of Rebekah,
brother of Jacob
    $400 2
Les Chaussettes Rouges
    $400 26
Its governors have included John Tyler Sr. & Jr.
    $400 14
Popularized by a 1991 film, it's an educated but purposeless young person usually working in a dead-end job
    $400 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory in New Mexico.) At the heart of the Neutron Science Center is a powerful linear accelerator that accelerates protons to 84% of this, the "c" in E = mc2
    $800 9
Heads up! It's a downright dirty 11-letter term for malicious attacks on opponents
    $800 7
Brother of Seth,
father of Enoch
    $800 3
Les Peres
    $800 27
Devastated in the Civil War, it was readmitted to the Union in 1868, expelled in 1869, then readmitted again in 1870
    $800 15
1-word term for a conservation-minded vacation to places having unspoiled natural resources
    $800 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory in New Mexico.) When Trident is active, its three beams produce in 500 quadrillionths of a second the equivalent of 200 times the electrical output capacity of the U.S.; it's a type of this beam device first suggested by Einstein
    $1200 10
It's the only Cabinet department headed by an official whose title isn't secretary
    $1200 20
Daughter of Laban,
mother of Benjamin
    $1200 4
Les Corsaires
    $1200 1
Vallejo was its capital in the 1850s
    $1200 17
People weary of appeals to give money to the needy suffer from the "compassion" or "donor" type of this
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory in New Mexico.) A Los Alamos operation center monitors instruments that help this craft that landed on Mars in 2012 analyze rocks & soil
    $1600 12
In 2003 this South Carolinian retired at age 100 after 47 years in the Senate
    $1600 28
Father of Ahaziah,
husband of Jezebel
    $1600 11
Les Jumeaux, or perhaps Les Doubles
    $1600 5
It had 20 electoral votes to offer in the 2012 election
    DD: $3,000 18
Get in touch with this, defined by Random House as "the juvenile aspect of a person's psyche"
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory in New Mexico.) The National High Magnetic Field Lab owns a world record; its magnet reached the goal of 100 of these magnetic units, named for a European-American scientist
    $2000 13
Hoover Dam was built using federal authority under this constitutional clause, another word for "trade"
    $2000 30
Brother of Shem & Ham,
son of Noah
    $2000 25
Les Rocheuses
    $2000 16
It has northern & eastern panhandles; Spruce Knob is its highest point
    $2000 19
This phrase covers edibles from carts & such, more on the sidewalk, really; there was a World Congress of it in 2013
    DD: $2,300 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory in New Mexico.) The lab's 3-D visualization theater uses 33 digital projectors to study complex physical systems; for example, the asteroid impact that created the Chicxulub Crater on this peninsula, leading to the extinction of the dinosaurs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Manuel Maggie
$18,900 $9,400 $800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
In a bit of foreshadowing, the title character's dad has committed suicide before the action of this 1904 opera

Final scores:

Julia Manuel Maggie
$18,900 $14,400 $800
18-day champion: $391,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Manuel Maggie
$19,800 $8,000 $800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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