Show #6993 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Contestants

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Andrew Smith, an aerospace engineer from Madison, Alabama

Marissa Edelman, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Christine Kim, a retired homemaker from Greenwich, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

YES, VIRGINIA
A MUSIC HISTORY TIMELINE
THOUGHTS FROM THE COMMISSIONER
ICE CREAM
SCOOPS
I'LL HAVE A TRIPLE
(Alex: Each response will be three words that rhyme with each other.)
    $200 1
This river marks Virginia's border with Maryland
    $200 13
In 2003 this online music store was launched, allowing people to download songs for 99 cents each
    $200 8
French for "in the fashion", it's the way to get ice cream with your dessert
    $200 16
There are "two scoops" in this product from Kellogg's
    $200 3
A fake doctor,
a small meal &
a Tibetan wild ox
    $400 2
It's the colorful name of the range where you'll find Mount Rogers, Virginia's highest point
    $400 14
Around 1666 the first violins with this man's label were created in Cremona, Italy
    $400 9
This company's name was crafted to "convey an aura of... old-world traditions and craftsmanship"
    $400 17
Evelyn Waugh's satirical novel "Scoop" is about how William Boot stumbles into success in this job
    $400 4
A Panzer,
a repository &
a wooden floorboard
    $600 21
The Colonial Custom House is an attraction in this town, site of a British surrender
    $600 15
Designed by William Tuthill, this performance space opened in 1891 in Midtown Manhattan
    $600 26
Tim Finchem, commissioner of this tour, has said his handicap is 4
    $600 10
The ice cream cone was popularized at the 1904 World's Fair in this U.S. city
    $600 18
To make skinny shoulders look broader, ladies should consider this U-shaped dress front
    $600 5
A coin,
a citrus fruit &
a misdemeanor
    DD: $2,000 22
This World Heritage site just southeast of Charlottesville was built between 1768 & 1809
    $800 24
In 1804 Beethoven composed his 3rd symphony, "Eroica", which heralded the dawn of this musical period
    $800 27
(NBA Commissioner Adam Silver delivers the clue.) The NBA championship trophy is named after this former NBA commissioner
    $800 11
A 1921 ad for this product called it "a chocolate covered, tin foil wrapped ice cream bar"
    $800 19
Awarding over $80 million in 2014, "SCOOP" is the annual "Spring Championship of Online" this game
    $800 6
A defining Quasimodo feature,
an ex-tree &
a Tom Hanks role
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) When West Virginia split off in 1863, Virginia no longer shared borders with these two states
    $1000 25
Composed after the death of the writer Alessandro Manzoni, Verdi's "Requiem Mass" premiered in 1874 in this city
    $1000 28
Mike Slive, commissioner of this conference, was happy to welcome new members Missouri & Texas A&M in 2012
    $1000 12
Ben & Jerry's hippy-dippy lineup includes Cherry Garcia & this sweet "Sutra"
    $1000 20
It's the bivalve name for this scoop found on many a construction site
    $1000 7
An action word,
an aromatic plant &
a Belgrade native

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

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1,400 $2,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

I AM A MAN OF SCIENCE!
WORD ORIGINS
"EL" CATEGORY
1980s CINEMA
(Alex: You might be too young.)
ROMAN EMPERORS
STATE OF THE NOVEL
(Alex: You have to tell us the state where the main action takes place.)
    $400 1
One of his many titles: Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge
    $400 9
The French for "to turn" gives us the name of this, a bandage used to control bleeding
    $400 19
Manoa & Omagua were said to be cities in this fabled country of gold
    $400 2
It had the tagline "Desperate, he took a female role and became a star. If only he could tell the woman he loves"
    $400 24
The emperor born Gaius Octavius took this name that means "lofty" or "solemn"
    $400 14
"Lake Wobegon Days"
    $800 3
An astronomer by trade, he took the local temperature & used his fame to get money to build an observatory in Uppsala, Sweden
    $800 10
This word for a certain type of journey means "journey" in Swahili
    $800 20
Nickname of Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, a Castilian military leader
    $800 4
To prepare for his role as an astronaut in this 1983 film, Jack Nicholson met with real astronauts in Houston
    $800 25
The Antonine Wall in Scotland was built by Antoninus Pius, adopted son of this emperor
    $800 15
"A Time to Kill"
    $1200 6
Louis & Mary's son, this Kenyan scientist found a humanlike creature's skull that was 1.7 million years old
    $1200 11
The name of this muscular membranous wall comes from the Greek for "through" & "fence"
    $1200 21
This album by The Black Keys includes the song "Lonely Boy"
    $1200 5
In "Dirty Dancing" she played Baby, whom nobody puts in a corner
    $1200 26
In retaliation for the murder of Emperor Pertinax, Septimius Severus reorganized this bodyguard group
    $1200 16
"From Here to Eternity"
    DD: $1,000 7
He didn't carry a blue security blanket when he won a Chemistry Nobel for research on the nature of chemical bonds
    $1600 12
This 8-letter synonym for a treaty or a promise comes from the Latin for "to come together"
    $1600 22
This restaurant chain says of its food, "It's crazy you can taste"
    DD: $400 29
For the funeral scene in this 1982 biopic the production co. placed ads for 400,000 extras in Delhi newspapers
    $1600 27
In 67 A.D. he was declared the winner of an Olympic chariot race, though he fell out & didn't finish
    $1600 17
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $2000 8
Before his "Sexual Behavior" books were bestsellers, this biologist was known for his studies of gall wasps
    $2000 13
This type of figure of speech that suggests a resemblance is partly from a word for "to transfer"
    $2000 23
Teshet, which operates travel agencies & catering facilities, is a subsidiary of this airline
    $2000 28
His ashes & later those of his wife Plotina were placed in the base of his 130-foot column erected in 113
    $2000 18
"The Color Purple"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$3,400 $7,400 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDIEVAL LITERATURE
Characters in this epic 4,002-line poem include Count Ogier, Duke Thierry & Archbishop Turpin of Reims

Final scores:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1 $9,400 $2,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$3,400 $8,400 $12,000
12 R,
5 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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