Show #6991 - Monday, January 26, 2015

Contestants

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Eric Park, a public accountant from Dallas, Texas

Christine Kim, a retired homemaker from Greenwich, Connecticut

Brad Nehring, a copywriter from Federal Way, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
THAT WOMAN CAN SING!
BAD WORDS
FROM WORLD BOOK: "U"
LET'S EXERCISE!
GIVING YOU THE TIME OF DAY
(Alex: You give us the historic event that took place at that moment.)
    $200 25
In 2014 this branch of the Treasury Department issued a half-dollar Baseball Hall of Fame coin depicting a glove on one side
    $200 26
In 2010 this Detroit legend said she'd prefer Halle Berry to play her in a film bio; R-E-S-P-E-C-T her wishes!
    $200 9
Paired with "nice" in seasonal song, it means mischievous
    $200 1
It "was the first planet discovered since ancient times"
    $200 3
Dude, I'm getting totally ripped doing alternate hammer curls! These 6-letter arm muscles are goinna be sick!
    $200 10
7:55 A.M. December 7, 1941
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows three U.S. maps on the monitor.) On maps from 1920, 1976 & 2012 representing this 2-word system laid out in the Constitution, you can see the nation's political landscape change
    $400 24
She won Video of the Year at the 2010 VMAs, & we'll take that meat dress of hers to go
    $400 5
Diminished the quality of, or pampered a child to excess
    $400 2
He "won the Indianapolis 500 race four times", his brother Bobby won it 3 times
    $400 4
bodybuilding.com says push down with your lower back, cap'n, as you contract your abs & exhale to do these
    $400 11
10:15 P.M. April 14, 1865: The shooting of this man
    $600 28
Flora of the mid-Atlantic region are highlighted in the National one, part of the U.S. Botanic one
    $600 23
"All I wanna do" is tell you she worked as a backup singer for Michael Jackson & George Harrison; now have some fun
    $600 6
The movie "Bad Words" got a 65% from the website with this bad word in its name
    $600 15
At 4,406 feet above sea level, its highest elevation is Ben Nevis
    $600 18
Muscle & Fitness says, "Try to touch your hamstrings on your calves" in this dipping exercise
    $600 12
8:01 P.M. ET Sunday, February 9, 1964
    DD: $5,000 29
G.O.P. Congressman Steve Scalise from Louisiana has this post in the House working to persuade others to vote with the party
    $800 22
Those women can sing! The mom of this "Vision of Love" '90s superstar performed with the NYC Opera
    $800 7
This noun for gross immorality comes from the Latin for "equal"--see the "qu" in the middle?
    $800 17
Some stores sell models of these "with seats as high as 6 feet above the ground"
    $800 19
Your body is in slow constant motion doing this 2-word ancient Chinese exercise that can reduce stress
    $800 13
11:00 A.M. November 11, 1918
    $1000 30
This Democrat retired in 2015 as Michigan's longest-serving ever U.S. senator
    $1000 21
Her first two words in the movie "Funny Girl" were "Hello, gorgeous"; she can sing a little, too
    $1000 8
In 2012 the State Department put out an APB--a new "Prevention Board" for these terrible crimes
    $1000 16
It is "any mammal whose toes end in hoofs"
    $1000 20
Here's your "K" ration for today: this is the study of the mechanics & anatomy of movement
    $1000 14
10:22 P.M. Paris time, May 21, 1927

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

Brad Christine Eric
$0 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Christine Eric
$3,000 $10,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CNN WORLD LANGUAGES
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
HOSPITALS
O..............K, THEN
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "O" and end with a "K".)
ALISON WONDERLAND
THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS
    $400 1
(Will Ripley delivers the clue.) Years before a 2011 disaster, a scientist here in Japan coined the term genpatsu-shinsai, genpatsu meaning nuclear plant & shinsai being this type of disaster sometimes accompanied by a tsunami
    $400 23
Narcissus Marsh's 1684 paper on acoustics introduced this word for an object our contestants wear
    $400 16
This Minnesota facility serves more than 1 million patients a year
    $400 6
Porcine grunt
    $400 11
Alison Sweeney hosts this NBC reality show where contestants take it off
    $400 19
The Tiger-Lily says these talk because the ground is hard: "In most gardens... they make the beds too soft" & they sleep
    $800 2
(Max Foster delivers the clue.) To keep up on events in London, it helps to have a bit o'knowledge of Cockney rhyming slang, like knowing that the "Baked Bean" is this local personage
    $800 25
Examples of this 2-word sloping simple machine include a parking garage ramp
    $800 17
Since this pediatric hospital opened in Memphis in 1962, childhood cancer survival rates have improved from 20% to 80%
    $800 7
To sell 100 airplane seats when only 70 are available
    $800 12
On this drama Alison Brie plays Trudy Campbell, whose dad helped her husband, Pete, get the Clearasil account
    $800 20
When Alice first meets this character, he's sitting on top of a high wall "with his legs crossed, like a Turk"
    $1200 3
Tomas Mosciatti of CNN Chile is known as the Chilean this long-time interviewer
    DD: $400 26
The exosphere, the edge of the atmosphere, is primarily made of particles of hydrogen & this element
    $1200 18
Founded in 1973, this center at the Florida Hospital is for people with diseased organs, not those newly come to the state
    $1200 8
Occurring away from Churchill Downs
    $1200 14
The lyrics of his song "Alison" provided the title for his debut album, "My Aim Is True"
    $1200 21
The original illustrations depict the messengers Haigha & Hatta as this tea party pair from the first book
    $1600 4
CNN Arabic says ahlan wa sahlan ("welcome") from its base in this wealthy emirate's Media City
    $1600 24
McLean Psychiatric in Massachusetts is the setting of Susanna Kaysen's memoir "Girl," this
    $1600 9
A sergeant can always say to a corporal, "Because I" this word "you"
    $1600 15
Alison Doody was the Jones girl in this third Indiana Jones film
    DD: $1,500 22
In a preface, Lewis Carroll gives the pronunciation of some new words found in this poem
    $2000 5
(Jim Bittermann delivers the clue.) Here in Paris this simple phrase, 2 rhyming 2-letter words, is very useful for saying "How's it going?", "I'm good", "Does that work for you?" & more
    $2000 27
For 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report ranked this Ohio facility as the nation's top cardiology & heart surgery hospital
    $2000 10
A tapering, 4-sided shaft of stone with a pyramidal apex
    $2000 13
She & her band Union Station have helped lead a bluegrass revival
    $2000 28
Alice begins & ends the story by talking with Kitty, the offspring of this old cat

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Christine Eric
$13,700 $14,600 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
In 1846 it had 200 people; 14 years later, thanks to a discovery, it had over 50,000, making it No. 15 in the country

Final scores:

Brad Christine Eric
$27,400 $27,401 $1,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Christine Eric
$14,200 $10,400 $7,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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