Show #6849 - Thursday, May 29, 2014

Julia Collins game 19.

Contestants

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FeiFei Jiang, a law student originally from Olathe, Kansas

Matt Weldy, a logistics coordinator from Grand Prairie, Texas

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 18-day cash winnings total $391,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

NOTORIOUS WOMEN
COMMON BONDS
ON THE OLD MAP
CLASSIC COUNTRY DRINKIN' SONGS
SCI-, NO FI
ENDS IN "SS"
    $200 1
An FBI press release said that she also went by the names Mrs. Roy Thornton & Mrs. Clyde Barrow
    $200 26
Loving,
measuring,
sippy
    $200 3
1990 was the end for this country whose districts included Neubrandenburg, Leipzig & Karl-Marx-Stadt
    $200 8
"She's acting single, I'm drinking" these
    $200 16
Your weight is gravitation-dependent & will be less in Denver, than Death Valley, but this, abbrev. m, is the same in both
    $200 21
Golfers know it means to lay the club behind the ball in preparation to hit it (not mail it)
    $400 2
In 1954 Lolita Lebron & 3 other nationalists from this U.S. commonwealth shot & wounded 5 congressmen
    $400 27
Mount Suribachi volcano,
the Gothic language,
dodos
    $400 4
Since 1964 the former Northern Rhodesia has been this, second from the end on the African alphabet
    $400 9
Jerry Lee Lewis sang, "What made" this Wisconsin city "famous has made a loser out of me"
    $400 17
In 2014 this physicist said oops, light may be able to escape black holes after all; forget what I said in 1974
    $400 22
Satan also goes by the title "Prince of" this
    $600 11
Known as the "Bandit Queen", this wife of Sam Starr had a string of lovers, including Cole Younger
    $600 28
John Warner,
Mike Todd,
Eddie Fisher
    $600 5
In 1972 an island about 20 miles off India said so long, Ceylon, & took this name
    $600 10
"Don't the girls all get prettier at" this late-night moment
    $600 18
In scientific classification, it's next in line after class & order
    $600 23
A diamond free from inclusions or blemishes is said to be this
    $800 12
She served 7 years for the attempted murder of Mary Jo Buttafuoco & then became a columnist for the Long Island Press
    $800 29
Disneyland rides,
a football field,
notebook paper
    $800 6
Called New Towne when Harvard college was established, the city soon got this name
    $800 14
Johnny Russell sang of "rednecks, white socks and" this beverage with a colorful name
    $800 19
This element was first isolated as a pure metal in 1807, K?
    $800 24
In the title of a beloved book by Charles Schulz, this "Is a Warm Puppy"
    $1000 13
She refused to wear a blindfold as she faced a firing squad in Paris on October 15, 1917
    $1000 30
Nautical,
statute,
Standish
    DD: $1,200 7
In the 1939 Britannica Book of the Year, this entry says the king is Ananda Mahidol & a chief town is Bangkok
    $1000 15
This "river don't run dry, you're all I've got"
    $1000 20
Fatty tissue inside the eye socket, also known by this astronomic term, nearly surrounds the eyeball & cushions it
    $1000 25
In 1901 this became Albert Einstein's new nationality

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

Julia Matt FeiFei
$600 $4,200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Matt FeiFei
$4,200 $4,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW BRITISH COINS
SHORT STORIES
I WON THAT STATE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
SUFFIXES
TV TIME
WORLD CULTURES
(Sarah: Artifacts of human life and ingenuity from around the globe at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.)
    $400 12
Lord Kitchener points at you from the 2-pound coin commemorating the 2014 centenary of this
    $400 1
The title of O. Henry's short story collection "The Four Million" refers to the population of this city
    $400 13
Oregon in 2004:
This Democrat
    $400 11
Meaning "pain", it can follow neur- as well as nost-
    $400 6
Simon Baker is a crime-solving fake psychic on this show
    $400 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.) The Copan stelae are the major source for scholars' growing understanding of Mayan writing; though we associate this term with picture writing, each symbol had a word associated with it, too
    $800 25
The Royal Mint recently produced the first ever 20-pound coin; it features Queen Elizabeth, a dragon & him
    $800 2
Agatha Christie's collection "Thirteen for Luck" includes 3 stories about this spinster
    $800 14
Alaska in 1996:
This Republican
    $800 22
It's used to denote residency, like in Brooklyn, or adherence to a person, like Mr. Ludd
    $800 7
He's the host of "Survivor"
    $800 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.) Many cultures have valued tiny feet, but none as much as this country, the source of the shoe here; already tiny, they sometimes had lifts in back to raise the heel so the foot was even tinier
    DD: $1,200 26
Floral emblem 1-pound coins feature a daffodil for Wales, a thistle for Scotland & this for England
    $1200 3
In 1938 he published "The Long Valley", a collection including "The Red Pony"
    $1200 15
Minnesota in 1988:
This Democrat
    $1200 23
To make a node smaller, drop the E & add this suffix
    $1200 8
Let's jump around in time like Scott Bakula did on this show from 1989 to 1993
    $1200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.) With this belief in the return to earth of the departed, the ofrenda, or altar, that honors deceased loved ones & welcomes them back for a visit is part of the Mesoamerican influence on this autumn day celebrated in Mexico
    $1600 27
A special edition 5-pound coin marks the 300th anniversary of this queen's 1714 death
    $1600 4
Completes the title of a Joyce Carol Oates story inspired by a serial killer: "Where Are You Going..."
    DD: $1,400 16
Arkansas in 1968:
This third party candidate
    $1600 30
19th century folks loved this suffix meaning "place for", adding it to terr-, insect-, etc.
    $1600 9
"Caprica" was a spin-off from this sci-fi reboot
    $1600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.) The people of relatively isolated Pacific islands relied on canoes; according to the first Europeans to visit these biblically named islands, they could catch Spanish sailing ships that had a 6-mile head start
    $2000 28
A new 50-pence piece marks the 20th celebration of these multi-country games, to be held in the U.K. in 2014
    $2000 5
Her 1929 story "Big Blonde" is about an aging party girl named Hazel Morse
    $2000 17
Delaware in 1948:
This Republican
    $2000 29
This double-vowel suffix denotes the object or beneficiary of an action
    $2000 10
On "The Crazy Ones", she plays Robin Williams' daughter & business partner
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.) 1 of only 7 surviving Indian artifacts positively linked to Lewis & Clark is a bear claw necklace; Lewis wrote, "It was worn by those who esteemed themselves brave" among these people to whom Sacagawea belonged

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Matt FeiFei
$23,200 $4,000 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FRUIT
It's the only commercially important edible fruit of the Bromeliad family

Final scores:

Julia Matt FeiFei
$18,400 $7,500 $2,000
19-day champion: $410,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Matt FeiFei
$24,600 $4,000 $5,000
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
8 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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