Show #6987 - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Contestants

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Rebeca Avila, a teacher from Arroyo Grande, California

Daniel Grigg, a beer wholesaler from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Nicholas Bérubé, an architect originally from State College, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL FIRSTS
TYPES OF SALADS
PROVERBIAL 4‑LETTER WORDS
"A"CADEMY AWARD NOMINEES
SNEAKER BRANDS
FISHY SCIENCE
(Sarah: Cutting-edge animal care from the research and conservation programs at the Georgia Aquarium.)
    $200 26
His 1997 inaugural was the first to be broadcast live on the Internet
    $200 6
"Georgia Peach" Ty
    $200 16
Be smart & do this "while you are ahead"
    $200 7
Acting, 1965, for "The Sound of Music"
    $200 1
The Air Zoom Pegasus 31 is from this company
    $200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Georgia Aquarium.) If an aquarium vet suspects an abscess or an unseen injury, a thermography camera looks for a difference in this just below the skin's surface
    $400 8
Celadon or hunter
    $400 17
Dating from the 1500s when it was spelled with 5 letters, "There is no" this "like an old" this
    $400 9
Writing, 16 times, winning for 1977, 1986 & 2011
    $400 2
When Boris Becker won Wimbledon in 1985, his shoes & racket were by this feline brand
    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Georgia Aquarium.) This machine can tell us that a stingray is pregnant & image the vertebral columns of the unborn young
    $600 13
From Thessaloniki or Samothrace
    $600 18
In vino veritas, "There is truth in" this
    $600 10
Acting, 2012, for "Argo"
    $600 3
The logo of this brand is seen here
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Georgia Aquarium.) Tricaine methanesulfonate is anesthesia given in water for fish pre-surgery; it's closely related to this drug from a South American plant, but in more ways than one, the fish won't get hooked
    $800 28
This first inaugural poet wrote "Dedication" for the occasion but recited "The Gift Outright" instead
    $800 14
Thomas Keller or Wolfgang Puck
    $800 20
From Shakespeare, one of these "by any other name would smell as sweet"
    $800 11
Supporting Actor, 1974, this dancer in "The Towering Inferno"
    $800 4
In 1949 this company registered its logo of 3 stripes, which then began appearing on track shoes
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Georgia Aquarium.) Maintaining water quality is key when a fish first enters quarantine to match temperature, salinity & this measurement; a fish fresh from the ocean would be used to a level between 8.0 & 8.4
    $1000 27
At Thomas Jefferson's 1801 inauguration, this band played for the first time; it has played at every one since
    $1000 15
Type of golf club or heel on a shoe
    $1000 21
A Russian proverb says, "Better a bed of wood than a bier of" this
    DD: $800 12
11 nominations, 1984; it won 8 Oscars, including Costume Design
    $1000 5
The first syllable of the name of this running shoe brand is pronounced like something else you wear on your foot
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Georgia Aquarium.) Used to remove small tumors, the radio surgical instrument not only cuts through tissue, but simultaneously prevents blood loss by doing this to vessels

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

Nicholas Daniel Rebeca
$3,200 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nicholas Daniel Rebeca
$7,200 $3,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A BRIEF HISTORY OF MIME
(Alex: Name the state in which each reservation is located...)
DO YOU HAVE A RESERVATION?
ENTERTAINMENT
(Alex: Name the poet quoted in...)
DEAD POETS
SOCIETY
CARPE "D.M."
    $400 16
This Frenchman defined mime as "expressing feelings by attitudes", not "expressing words through gestures"
    $400 6
Hopi & Gila Bend
    $400 7
Small-town cop Rick Grimes battles hordes of the deceased as this comic book series begins
    $400 12
"There was an old man in a tree, who was horribly bored by a bee"
    $400 21
Better known name of ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
    $400 1
She supervises a group of Cub Scouts
    $800 17
Circa 45 B.C., Decimus Laberius & Publilius Syrus engaged in a mime contest at this man's command; Publilius won
    $800 8
This Cinemax show isn't about a basketball player but about 1900 NYC doctor John Thackery
    DD: $1,400 13
"So glistered the dire snake, and into fraud / Led Eve our credulous mother, to the tree / Of prohibition, root of all our woe"
    $800 22
Each November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the "Great American" this
    $800 2
High-stepping leader of the pack seen here
    $1200 18
Mime contributed to the development of this Renaissance form, Italian for "comedy of the profession"
    $1200 9
In 2014 Kristen Bell was among the all-star hippies who rocked out in a revival of this musical at the Hollywood Bowl
    $1200 14
"A bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage"
    $1200 23
This conservation group founded in 1905 supports & maintains more than 100 wildlife sanctuaries & nature centers
    $1200 3
The person who devises & runs a "D&D" game
    $1600 19
The first Greek mime is said to have been Telestes, a dancer in "Seven Against" this city
    $1600 10
This Australian hip-hopper used the pet name/street name system to come up with her rap name
    $1600 15
"Lenore 'hath gone before', with hope, that flew beside, leaving thee wild for the dear child that should have been thy bride"
    $1600 24
In 1832, this three-named newspaper editor founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society
    $1600 4
Grim reminder of Beethoven from 1827
    $2000 25
With hundreds of performers in an evening, Victorian pantomime peaked at the theater named for this lane
    $2000 11
In 2008 Mario Barth, perhaps Germany's finest comedian, broke this "Bring the Pain" man's record by playing to 68,000
    $2000 20
"If called by a panther / don't anther"
    $2000 26
The Ebenezer Society, established in New York in 1843, moved to this state & changed its name to Amana
    $2000 5
Pre-2002 currency in Cologne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nicholas Daniel Rebeca
$12,000 $6,000 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LAST WORDS
In 1170 he said, "I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace"

Final scores:

Nicholas Daniel Rebeca
$6,600 $12,000 $5,100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nicholas Daniel Rebeca
$12,000 $6,000 $8,800
20 R,
3 W
10 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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