Show #6879 - Thursday, July 10, 2014

Contestants

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Jen Fiero, a librarian from Jackson, Michigan

Pete Gittens, a stay-at-home dad and bartender from Brownsville, Minnesota

Campbell Warner, a military attorney originally from Rock Hill, South Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

A THOREAU UNDERSTANDING
ANIMALS ALL AROUND
GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY
WHISKEY
ON THE "ROCK"S
NO CHASER
    $200 26
From July 4, 1845 to Sept. 6, 1847, Thoreau made his home on the shore of this
    $200 17
Don't ever forget that a herd of these African & Asian mammals is sometimes called a memory
    $200 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In order to gain military advantage, the ancient Romans were the first to build roads like the Via Claudia Augusta across this mountain system between central Europe & Italy
    $200 1
The "E" in the word is for whiskey from the U.S. & this island, such as Connemara; otherwise, enjoy "whisky"
    $200 6
Yabba dabba doo! It can mean the bottom layer or fundamental principles
    $200 11
This sprinter lived up to his name in 2013, taking his 7th world title, the 200 meters, in 19.66 seconds
    $400 27
"Resistance to Civil Government" was an early title of this essay printed a year after "The Communist Manifesto"
    $400 16
The western lowland type of this can sometimes be found in the mist
    $400 15
This persecuted group fled England in 1609 & lived in the Netherlands for 11 years before crossing the Atlantic
    $400 2
A seven & seven features Seagram's 7 & this soft drink; add a lemon twist & down it goes
    $400 7
Sure & 'tis this plant in the name of the NBA's Celtics' charitable foundation
    $400 12
In 1973 he won the Preakness by 2 1/2 lengths---he became a "tremendous machine" at Belmont
    $600 28
An 1859 plea for this radical abolitionist asks, "When were the good and the brave ever in a majority?"
    $600 18
California's flag has one
    DD: $2,400 21
In the late 1800s Boers in the Dorsland Trek crossed this desert from the Transvaal to Angola
    $600 3
A Manhattan is basically whiskey & "vitamin 'V"', sweet this
    $600 8
Down, down! This spiny crustacean does not have claws, but those tails are goooood
    $600 13
In 2013 Frederik Van Lierde won this Kailua-Kona event in 8:12:29 (& our own Kelly Miyahara did it in 14:03:33! Way to go, Kelly!)
    $800 29
God knows Thoreau wrote that this "is under our feet as well as over our heads"
    $800 19
This water mammal has long been thought friendly--in mythology Arion rode to safety on its back
    $800 22
The career of this British soldier culminated in the 1918 capture of Damascus
    $800 4
This whisky with "regal" in its name fittingly got a royal warrant from Victoria in 1843
    $800 9
To deprive a priest of ecclesiastical function
    $800 24
At 15, in the 200 m. fly at 2001's spring nationals, he became the youngest man to break a swimming world record
    $1000 30
When "A Week on" this "and the Merrimack Rivers" sold only 220 copies, publishers dumped the last 700 on H.D.'s door
    $1000 20
This creature is used to drive rabbits out of their burrows, which is why its name also means "to search out"
    $1000 23
On all 4 voyages to the New World, Columbus' ships stopped for supplies at this island group off Morocco's coast
    $1000 5
The "old No. 7" from this whiskey maker is "Charcoal mellowed. Drop by drop"
    $1000 10
A toothed wheel engaging with a chain
    $1000 25
This American must have taken his DayQuil before winning giant slalom gold at Sochi in 2014

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

Campbell Pete Jen
$1,600 $800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Campbell Pete Jen
$4,200 $6,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

STAGE WHISKERS
(Alex: ...not "stage whispers".)
MUSICAL MEDICOS
AN "S"-ORTMENT OF THINGS
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
ON THE SQUARE
THAT'S DIFFICULT!
    $400 17
James K. Hackett
could use a little shave as this Scottish royal from a 1924 production
    $400 26
In "I Need A Doctor" Skylar Grey & Eminem beseech this rap "physician", real name Andre Young
    $400 6
This word can follow "measuring", "slotted" or "runcible"
    $400 11
It's believed pirates used a simple red jack before adopting this flag with the skull & crossbones
    $400 1
St. Basil's Cathedral lies at the southern end of this bricked expanse in the heart of Moscow
    $400 13
It precedes "-boiled", "candy" & "cider"
    $800 18
Ah, the pleasant memories of Old Deuteronomy's whiskers in this Broadway show
    $800 16
The title of this song from "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" is on Lucy's psychiatry booth sign
    $800 7
What's billed as the "world's biggest" this doesn't handle documents but can turn a car to shrapnel in 2 min.
    $800 12
Arrested in America, he was hanged in 1701 in London & his body dangled beside the Thames
    $800 2
Copley Square is a highlight of this city's Back Bay
    $800 14
Unreasonably obstinate, like the proverbial ox
    $1200 23
A mustachioed character depicted on the poster here
was first made famous by this author
    $1200 25
Actually a trio, this group made an appointment for "Doctor! Doctor!" to alleviate some "burning, burning"
    $1200 8
These rod-shaped organisms can wreak havoc in your intestines
    $1200 21
For many years, Tortola in this island group was a major base for pirates who terrorized the Spanish Main
    $1200 3
Once a chocolate factory, Ghirardelli Square in this city is now a mix of retail shops near Fisherman's Wharf
    $1200 15
Complex; as a Meryl Streep film title says, "It's" this
    $1600 29
Tradition says
you need a beard
to play this lead "Fiddler on the Roof" character
    $1600 27
Robert Palmer tells his "doctor, doctor" he's got a "bad case of" this
    $1600 9
The Star of Africa diamond is set in this staff as part of the British crown jewels
    DD: $2,000 22
While plundering Portobelo, Panama this knighted pirate created a human shield of women, priests, & the mayor. Nice guy
    $1600 4
Named for a now-defunct newspaper, this New York City square is mentioned in "Give My Regards To Broadway"
    DD: $1,200 19
The EU said its 2012 budget was "in tune with" these stern "measures in place in many EU countries"
    $2000 30
With Ricky Martin as Che, it must be this play
    $2000 28
This Motley Crue character "sells the Mexican mob packages of candycaine"
    $2000 10
South Bend, Indiana is home to a museum dedicated to this bygone automobile company
    $2000 24
After aiding at the Battle of New Orleans, this privateer continued his pirating ways
    $2000 5
In November 1963, Rudolph Wilde Platz in this city was renamed John F. Kennedy Platz
    $2000 20
Also meaning "responsibility", this 4-letter word for a disagreeable obligation is on you

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Campbell Pete Jen
$15,400 $13,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

IN THE DICTIONARY
This adjective can mean "delicate", "heavenly" or, in chemistry, "related to C4H10O"

Final scores:

Campbell Pete Jen
$3,600 $3,600 $17,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Campbell Pete Jen
$15,800 $13,800 $10,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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