Show #7046 - Monday, April 13, 2015

Alex Jacob game 2.

Contestants

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Kathy Callahan, a student, volunteer and happy retiree from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carlos Capellan, an IT manager from Queens, New York

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES IN 3 WORDS
TRUE OR FALSE
BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMERS
'99
BOTTLES OF BEER
ON THE WALL
    $200 30
South America's largest
    $200 29
Scammers can be indicted for the mail type of this, trickery used for profit
    $200 18
This 5-time NBA MVP & onetime minor league baseball non-MVP
    $200 26
The troupe known as the Lord Chamberlain's Men was rehoused in this London theatre in 1599
    $200 23
It's a value brand as well as the name that follows "Anheuser"
    $200 28
Divided into 20 sections, it's often made of cork; take a shot!
    $400 11
Capital at Kingston
    $400 21
Constant in keeping one's wedding vows until you're an old geezer, or an "Old" geyser
    $400 17
This "Zen" master coach inducted in 2007
    $400 25
In 1499 the Peace of Basel gave this Confederacy its independence
    $400 22
Tecate Light is the best selling light beer in this country where it's brewed
    $400 27
In the 1920s this Mexican artist painted his "Creation" mural for the Bolivar Auditorium
    $600 2
Also called Burma
    $600 20
Confirmed as truth by acceptable evidence; on Twitter it's represented by a blue check mark for a celebrity
    $600 16
This ex-76er, Sun & Rocket & current colorful commentator
    DD: $1,000 10
Great idea--he decreed in 1699 that the new year would begin in Russia on January 1, not September 1
    $600 15
Michelob has 4 ingredients: water, barley malt, yeast & these blossoms that flavor the beer
    $600 5
The name for this light holder is etymologically related to the word abscond
    $800 1
Western Tunisia adjacent
    $800 8
Proverbially, this 7-letter word precedes "article" to represent a good example of a particular thing
    $800 7
This legendary Lakers announcer who popularized the term "slam dunk"
    $800 9
On Sept. 19, 1899 French President Emile Loubet pardoned this soldier
    $800 14
This Miller brand whose name implies a swell time has been around since 1903
    $800 4
Fido knows Cassius Coolidge is credited with painting the first of these, like the one called "A Bold Bluff"
    $1000 3
Formerly Gilbert Islands
    $1000 19
When used before "up", this card-game word means to fabricate criminal charges
    $1000 12
This late North Carolina coach who won 879 games
    $1000 13
In 1999 this remote Himalayan kingdom became the last nation to get TV, when it was installed in Thimphu
    $1000 24
The best selling Irish lager is the beer with this musical name
    $1000 6
In fresco painting intonaco is the final coating of this lime-y substance spread on a wall

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Alex Carlos Kathy
$5,000 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Carlos Kathy
$8,800 $2,800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY DEBUTS
BOOK SYNOPSES
INTERNATIONAL LAW
WHICH BODY PART?
HEY, "BRO"!
EASTER ISLAND
(Sarah: One of mankind's most intriguing cultures.)
    $400 1
2003 was a great year for this boy from Oz: he debuted in "The Boy from Oz" & hosted the Tony Awards
    $400 29
Presumed dead, Roger Chillingworth finds out his wife, Hester, has cheated on him
    $400 28
Refuge granted by a sovereign state, it can sometimes be sought in an embassy
    $400 16
Hepatitis:
This organ
    $400 19
A cat might instinctively know to use the litter box so it doesn't need to be trained to be this
    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Easter Island.) In 1888, this country annexed Easter Island, leasing the land for sheep-raising & later granted its inhabitants citizenship
    $800 11
She made her Broadway debut in "The Boy Friend" in 1954; starring roles in "My Fair Lady" & "Camelot" were soon to come
    $800 12
The town of Chester's Mill is suddenly & inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world
    $800 5
Read all about it! It's the delivery of a fugitive from another country specifically for a criminal offense
    $800 17
The anterior cruciate ligament:
This joint
    $800 20
This word for a skewer comes from the French
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Easter Island.) Moai, the giant stone statues that grace Easter Island, sit atop ceremonial pedestals known as ahus, that could also serve as these, celebrating important figures within
    $1200 10
"I don't even like the theater!", said this 67-year-old sourpuss comedian about his 2015 bow in his own play "Fish in the Dark"
    $1200 13
13-year-old Theo Decker steals a painting of a yellow bird from a museum
    $1200 3
The 1982 Law of the Sea says for these groupings, like Indonesia, water between islands is for all states' ships
    $1200 18
Otitis media:
This organ
    $1200 21
It's the food of the gods
    $1200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Easter Island.) The original Rongorongo tablets of Easter Island are now housed in museums around the world; replicas here on the island show this type of pictographic script that was used, though the meanings have been lost to time
    $1600 9
Before "Wicked", she won a Theatre World Award for her role in the 1997 musical "Steel Pier"
    DD: $9,200 2
Harvard Law grad Mitch McDeere takes a job with a mafia-connected law partnership
    DD: $4,000 4
This reciprocal 2-word status exempts ambassadors from taxation as well as arrest in most cases
    $1600 26
Strabismus:
Misalignment of these
    $1600 27
It's the type of rich textile seen here
    $1600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Easter Island.) Easter Island is volcanic in nature, & walks along its craters will turn up this volcanic glass that also lends its name to a color
    $2000 8
Diane Keaton debuted in the original 1968 run of this musical as an understudy to a member of the "Tribe"
    $2000 7
Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley & some other friends go to Spain
    $2000 6
The United Nations defines "human" this-ing as the acquisition of people with the aim of exploiting them
    $2000 15
Graves disease:
This gland
    $2000 14
Cymbalta has been used to treat this disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Easter Island.) The stone village of Orongo was the site of a yearly trial where young men scaled down a cliff and swam through shark-infested waters to retrieve the egg of a sooty one of these birds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Carlos Kathy
$26,400 $7,200 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
The Caucasian Isthmus lies between these 2 large inland bodies of water

Final scores:

Alex Carlos Kathy
$26,400 $5,999 $8,395
2-day champion: $49,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Carlos Kathy
$18,800 $10,800 $4,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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