Show #6992 - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Contestants

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Brian Quinn, a management consultant from Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer Hindert, a teacher from San Antonio, Texas

Christine Kim, a retired homemaker from Greenwich, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

ABBR-"E"-VIATIONS
THE CITY OF...
RENTING
DISNEY'S 7 DWARFS
DISCOVERIES IN THE SCIENCES
(Alex: Each response will be a word that can be found in the particular science we refer to.)
THE TITAN MISSILE
(Jimmy: Perhaps the mightiest weapon of the Cold War. We're fortunate it was never used.)
    $200 7
Had this, the ERA, been ratified, it would have been the 27th Amendment
    $200 24
Angels
    $200 25
In Alaska, a failure to pay utility bills can be grounds for this process against a tenant within 5 days
    $200 2
Timidly reticent
    $200 16
A small rug inside the study of the skin
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) Deployed in the 1960s, the Titan II had what's still the largest warhead ever on a U.S. missile--9 of these explosive units, or 600 times the force of the 1945 Hiroshima bomb
    $400 8
An EMT, this technician, may provide help at the scene of an accident
    $400 21
The Big Shoulders
    $400 6
Many states limit this required upfront sum to an amount equal to 1 or 2 months rent
    $400 1
Nasally irritated
    $400 14
A companion animal inside the study of reptiles & amphibians
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) Though we may think of them as towers for storing grain, they're also underground structures where missiles are housed; Titan was protected by a 750-ton door
    $600 9
Are you listening to Penguin Prison? Then you are enjoying this, EDM for short
    $600 18
Seven Hills, in Europe
    $600 10
Renters with low incomes can seek assistance through the Section 8 program of this U.S. govt. department
    $600 3
Byname of sometime dentist John Henry Holliday
    $600 13
A dress bottom inside the study of the elements
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) The stage I engine of a Titan II missile has the thrust of two 747s at full throttle, so in about 30 minutes, it could cover the 6,100 miles from here in Arizona to this world capital
    $800 11
EBV is short for this virus that is the major cause of mononucleosis
    DD: $1,500 19
Gaudi
    $800 22
Discrimination against renting to families with children is illegal except for housing reserved for these only
    $800 4
Cantankerously sullen
    $800 15
An elemental unit inside the study of the physical structure of the human body
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) With 54 Titan II missiles on alert from 1963 to '87, & the U.S.S.R. racing to maintain missile equality, MAD, short for this doctrine of reciprocal deterrence, was in full effect
    $1000 12
During WWI John J. Pershing commanded the AEF, this American force
    $1000 20
White Nights, in Russia
    $1000 23
California rental agreements have implied warranties that the apt. isn't rotten, verminous or otherwise this 13-letter word
    $1000 5
Jovially exultant
    $1000 17
An involuntary movement inside the science of data collection & analysis
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) This president, associated with a military buildup, including a missile defense initiative, was the one who decided to end the Titan II program as part of modernizing the U.S. nuclear arsenal

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

Christine Jennifer Brian
$3,800 $1,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Jennifer Brian
$4,600 $2,000 $8,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

TASTY SONGS
ISLAND FACTS
FOR RICHARD
THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LISTS
COLLECTIBLES
GREAT BALLS OF "IRE"
    $400 16
In this Jimmy Buffett tune, "There's booze in the blender, and soon it will render that frozen concoction"
    $400 3
Manitoulin Island, the world's largest lake island, lies in Lake Huron & belongs to this Canadian province
    $400 18
Accounts vary as to whether Richard Worley, who flew the "skull &" these, was hanged or killed fighting in 1719
    $400 20
The first weekly list, Aug. 9, 1942, was topped by "The Last Time I Saw" this city, about living on the rue de la Huchette
    $400 1
Clothing, especially formal
    $800 14
"And I'll take with me the warmth of thee and a taste of" this, "tasting much sweeter than wine"
    $800 2
Found in the Caribbean, it's the most populous island country in the western hemisphere
    $800 9
In this city in 1948, SS general Richard Hildebrandt was convicted of crimes against humanity
    $800 19
Some felt this series clogged the fiction list, so in 2000, as the 4th book came out, the Times created a children's list
    $800 24
Tom Hanks not only collects vintage manual ones of these, but he also uses them for memos, notes, etc.
    $800 13
To shuffle off this mortal coil
    $1200 17
Creme tangerine & apple tart are mentioned in the Beatles song called "Savoy" this sweet
    $1200 4
It's not a stretch that Kiritimati, with the largest land area of any atoll, is in this Pacific nation
    $1200 8
This English scholar was the first European to discover Lake Tanganyika
    DD: $700 21
In 2014, 20 years after it was published, this book about the origins of Ebola was back on the nonfiction list
    $1200 25
The horse seen here is one of the pieces available exclusively to members of this company's Crystal Society
    $1200 7
To be the male parent of, milord
    $1600 5
The tallest island peak, Puncak Jaya rises 16,024 feet above sea level on this, the world's second largest island
    $1600 11
In debt & fired as Lord Protector in 1659, Richard of this last name took an alias & fled to France
    $1600 22
In the 21st century, graphic novels & this Japanese genre each got their own list in the New York Times
    $1600 26
In 2010 a first edition of his "Birds of America" with hand-colored illustrations sold for over $10 million
    $1600 10
Wet land that gives way underfoot
    $2000 6
One of the southernmost named islands is Deverall Island in this largest Antarctic ice shelf
    $2000 12
In a TED Talk, this Oxford professor of evolutionary biology urged the practice of "militant atheism"
    $2000 23
First published in 1984, this "pregnancy bible" has spent more than 675 weeks on the New York Times best sellers list
    DD: $7,000 27
Perhaps you'd like to add to your collection the vases & clock in iconic light blue jasper from this company
    $2000 15
Any county in jolly old England

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Jennifer Brian
$14,000 $3,200 $21,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BEST ACTOR OSCARS
1 of 2 performers to win 2 Best Actor Oscars for films that won Best Picture

Final scores:

Christine Jennifer Brian
$14,000 $0 $13,999
2-day champion: $41,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christine Jennifer Brian
$9,000 $3,200 $20,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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