Show #6948 - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Contestants

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Joel Stjernholm, a student and emergency room scribe from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aggie Lee, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Mariusz Galczynski, a university lecturer from St. Charles, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,350)

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Jeopardy! Round

DINNER & A BROADWAY SHOW
(Alex: Sounds like a fun evening.)
3-LETTER WORDS
HALF A TV TITLE PAIR
SECOND BOOK IN THE SERIES
(Alex: We'll give you that, you give us the preceding book.)
AMERICANA
A VISIT TO TESLA
(Jimmy: [*] Motors--turning electric cars into the first successful American auto start-up in almost a century.)
    $200 16
I want seafood! I'll have the spiny this--no claws to speak of, but good tail meat
    $200 21
To hesitate alliteratively is to hem & this
    $200 6
"& the City"
    $200 1
"The Two Towers"
    $200 11
The America the Beautiful quarter that honors this Florida national park shows a bird with outstretched wings
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from behind the wheel of a Tesla at Tesla Motors in Fremont, CA.) Unlike an internal combustion gas engine with many moving parts, a Tesla motor only has one, the rotor--as a result, this increase in velocity is instantaneous, allowing you to go from 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds
    $400 17
There's no masking the fact that Hal Prince directed the 1988 Broadway opening of this musical
    $400 23
Your face, or a coffee cup with a handle
    $400 7
"& Ebert"
    $400 2
"Force 10 from Navarone"
    $400 12
In 1930 Jimmy Dewar created this creme-filled sponge cake, which Hostess sold 2 for a nickel
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Tesla Motors in Fremont, CA.) The body of each car begins with a giant 20,000-lb. coil of this metal, atomic #13, which will be stretched, bent, punched, painted & more before it's done
    $600 18
Corned beef & this vegetable is a St. Patrick's Day tradition but good any day
    $600 22
It's short for a penguin suit
    $600 8
"& Geeks"
    $600 3
"Insurgent"
    $600 14
Miss U.S.A. began in 1952; 3 decades later this word was inserted to start a new pageant
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Tesla Motors in Fremont, CA.) As the body of a Tesla comes together, several joining methods are used, including adhesive, cold metal transfer, self-piercing rivets & the resistance type of this metallurgic technique
    $800 19
The 1980 original cast of "Amadeus" had Tim Curry in the title role & Ian McKellen as him
    $800 24
It's the central part of a wheel, or the center of activity
    $800 9
"& the Beautiful"
    $800 4
"The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"
    $800 13
This type of covered wagon used in the 19th century is named for a region of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Tesla Motors in Fremont, CA.) In 2013, 9 years ahead of schedule, Tesla Motors paid back $465 million in loans from this U.S. government department that's rightly interested in Tesla's advanced technology
    $1000 20
It looks like someone's cooking this perfect Sunday supper that sometimes has "Yankee" before its name
    DD: $1,400 25
Of Chinese origin, in U.S. slang it originally referred to a craving for opium
    $1000 10
"& Down"
    $1000 5
"Prince Caspian"
    $1000 15
This boy & his dog Tige were major cartoon characters before becoming mascots for kids' shoes
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Tesla Motors in Fremont, CA.) Drawing on ideas conceived by Nikola Tesla himself, the motors used in all Tesla cars make use of this phenomenon by which the spinning of a metallic rotor inside a magnetic field creates an electrical current

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

Mariusz Aggie Joel
$2,200 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mariusz Aggie Joel
$3,000 $4,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

COLORFUL GEOGRAPHY
WHAT THEY MAKE
"HI"S & "LO"S
(Alex: Each response will begin or end with "hi" or "lo".)
THE LATE 19th CENTURY
-OLOGIES
MUSIC & MOVIES
    $400 3
Its widest point, around 200 miles, lies between Eritrea & Saudi Arabia
    $400 21
Since around 1870, Sherwin-Williams
    $400 5
This skin condition is also called nettle rash or urticaria
    $400 13
In 1889 this list of the 11 best college football players in the country first came out
    $400 8
As a practitioner of this -ology, Nostradamus cast the horoscopes of Catherine de Medicis' children
    $400 22
We'll never listen to "Stuck In The Middle With You" the same way again after seeing this 1992 Tarantino film
    $800 2
This Florida city in Palm Beach County shares its name with a sitcom that starred Eddie Albert & Eva Gabor
    $800 26
Prego, part of Campbell
    $800 14
Londoner Marie Kelly, killed in 1888, is generally believed to be his last victim
    $800 9
Doctors who specialize in this field deal with matters of the heart, literally
    $800 17
"Take Me With U" & "I Would Die 4 U" are songs on this 1984 soundtrack
    DD: $3,000 1
In the Middle Ages this historic region of France included half of what is now Switzerland
    $1200 24
Stihl:
It's "the best" one "made"
    $1200 15
In 1892 astronomer E.E. Barnard discovered Amalthea, the 5th moon of this planet; the first 4 were found in 1610
    $1200 10
This branch of medicine focuses on the preparation, uses & effects of drugs
    $1200 7
The note sequence heard here played a huge role in this 1977 film
    $1600 4
This colorful range is known for its beautiful scenery, especially along the Skyline Drive in Virginia
    $1600 23
Melissa & Doug, since 1989
    $1600 20
When P.T. Barnum purchased this animal from the London Zoo in 1882, the queen demanded the sale be stopped
    $1600 11
It's the 2-word science dealing with all forms of life found in the oceans
    $1600 18
A "Monty Python" film song noted, "just purse your lips & whistle, that's the thing, & always" do this optimistic thing
    $2000 6
This river & its chief tributary, the Vaal, form a drainage basin of around 330,000 square miles in southern Africa
    $2000 25
Cleeve of London and Turnbull & Asser
    $2000 16
In 1898 gold was discovered on Anvil Creek near this future port on Alaska's Seward Peninsula
    $2000 12
This 13-letter science is concerned with dating the earth & its rock formations
    DD: $2,000 19
John Lennon said when this "came out in '65, I was actually crying out for" it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mariusz Aggie Joel
$4,800 $8,000 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY NOVELS
In 1940 House Representative from Oklahoma Lyle Boren denounced it as a "dirty, lying, filthy manuscript"

Final scores:

Mariusz Aggie Joel
$9,600 $15,800 $14,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mariusz Aggie Joel
$3,000 $7,600 $15,400
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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