Show #7047 - Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Alex Jacob game 3.

Contestants

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Mary Suárez, a writer from New York, New York

Corbin Dill, an editor and graduate student in public health from Houston, Texas

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL SCIENCE
WHAT'S FOR DESSERT?
2-SYLLABLE, 3-LETTER WORDS
SPEECH! SPEECH!
THE "HEART" OF ROCK & ROLL
R.I.P.
    $200 30
In 2014 scientists found the first evidence of tectonic plates outside the Earth on a moon of this largest planet
    $200 29
How about a fresh-baked batch of these chocolate chip cookies named for Ruth Wakefield's Massachusetts inn
    $200 5
Exclamation of approval for bullfighters
    $200 28
On July 4, 1939 he told baseball fans, "I might have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for"
    $200 27
Blondie topped the charts with this song
    $200 7
Trinidadian actor Geoffrey Holder wore a white suit in '70s ads for this "maaah-velous" uncola
    $400 23
George Beadle & E.L. Tatum's studies of the Neurospora crassa mold on this food helped launch molecular genetics in 1941
    $400 22
Appropriately, the name of this frothy dessert means "froth" in French
    $400 17
Containing many frozen water crystals
    $400 24
He's the man seen here with hopeful words in a victory speech

"Just because we have a two-party system doesn't mean we have to be in perpetual conflict..."
    $400 26
"Don't you mess around" with this, Pat Benatar's first hit
    $400 25
In 1957 Dr. William Masters hired her as his assistant, though she had never finished college
    $600 3
The name of this geologic era in which amphibians & reptiles were introduced means "ancient life"
    $600 21
It's the Italian-named cookie seen here
    $600 18
My Chemical Romance & Panic! at the Disco are this type of touchy-feely pop band
    $600 4
On Sept. 12, 1962 JFK said America would achieve this within the decade, not because it is easy, but because it is hard
    $600 12
Adam Levine & Gym Class Heroes duetted on this 2011 No. 1; they must've sung into separate microphones
    $600 14
Paul Craft wrote many country music hits, including this one subtitled "Through The Goalposts Of Life"
    $800 1
In a lead-acid battery, this liquid used to conduct current is usually 35% sulfuric acid, 65% water
    $800 8
How about some banana pudding? I got the recipe from the back of the box of these Nabisco wafers
    $800 19
Yes, Maria, it means "farewell" in Latin
    $800 2
Upon signing the Camp David Accords in 1978, this Israeli leader exclaimed, "No more war, no more bloodshed"
    $800 11
In the title of a No. 1 hit, Bonnie Tyler suffered from this astronomical problem
    $800 6
He served as executive editor of the Washington Post from 1968 to 1991
    $1000 15
These organisms are classified by their fungal partner, not their algal partner
    $1000 16
This 4-letter Spanish baked custard is coated with caramel
    $1000 20
Edible sea urchin gonads
    DD: $2,000 9
At the 1935 dedication of this out West, FDR called it an "engineering victory of the first order"
    $1000 10
"Hey! Wait! I got a new complaint" about this Nirvana song--there's no candy inside!
    $1000 13
Shortly before he died, he designed the wedding dress for George Clooney's bride

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

Alex Corbin Mary
$5,600 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Corbin Mary
$8,200 $600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TREATIES
I'M "FED" UP!
(Alex Trebek: Next, give us the original novel. We'll give you the...)
NOVELS' SEQUELS
MOVIE COSTUMES
SCALING
MOUNT EVEREST
    $400 10
Seems like a no-brainer now, but on Oct. 20, 1803 7 senators voted against the treaty sealing this deal
    $400 16
In Virginia, this Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May
    $400 15
"Fifty Shades Darker"
    $400 1
This "Wizard of Oz" character's tail was operated by technicians from an overhead walkway
    $400 13
The Danjon scale measures the brightness of the lunar type of these heavenly events
    $400 14
Mount Everest is shared by these 2 countries
    $800 12
The acronym ANZUS is a security treaty signed in 1951 by these 2 nations & the United States
    $800 17
In 2006 this pro tennis player went 92-5 & won 12 singles titles
    $800 11
"The Wedding" by Nicholas Sparks
    $800 22
Female fans at sci-fi conventions often dress up in this character's metal bikini from "Return of the Jedi"
    $800 23
Type of musical scale that's a series of whole steps except for half steps between the 3rd & 4th and 7th & 8th degrees
    $800 25
Mount Everest continues to be shaped by the Kangshung, Rongbuk & Khumbu ones of these
    $1200 5
Signed in 1786, America's longest-standing treaty is with this African country & mentions trade with Spain
    $1200 8
The 2014 fiscal year revenue of this company was $45.6 billion
    DD: $10,200 3
"Beggarman, Thief"
    $1200 24
For this 2008 film Christian Bale got a new cowl that allowed him to turn his head
    $1200 27
A pH scale typically ranges from 0 to this amount
    $1200 26
Reinhold Messner was the first to climb Everest alone & also one of the first to do so without supplemental this
    $1600 4
This Austrian archduchess reluctantly ceded Silesia in the 1742 Treaty of Breslau
    $1600 7
After the election of 1816, this political party ceased to exist as a national organization
    $1600 2
"Mrs. de Winter"
    $1600 21
Some clothes worn by Berenice Bejo in this 2011 film were actually from the 1920s, including a coat trimmed in monkey fur
    $1600 28
Plug in your levels of fear & tension to get your rating on the HAM-A, the Hamilton scale of this
    DD: $100 9
At age 16 in 2001 Temba Tsheri, a boy of this ethnicity, became the youngest person to climb Mount Everest
    $2000 6
In 886 this "Great" king of Wessex negotiated a treaty with the Danes giving him the southern part of Great Britain
    $2000 18
7-letter "all-American" crop-inspired term for having a healthy & guileless appearance
    $2000 19
"Women in Love" by D.H. Lawrence
    $2000 20
You can see the 1930s version of a space suit in this film that dropped "The Shape of" from an H.G. Wells title
    $2000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a scale on the monitor.) Devised by a Royal Navy admiral in the early 19th century, this scale for measuring wind ranges from calm to hurricane
    $2000 30
On May 10, 1996 8 climbers died on Everest, a tragedy in this author's book "Into Thin Air"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Corbin Mary
$36,300 $6,200 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
Only 2 presidents had their last names changed--these 2

Final scores:

Alex Corbin Mary
$22,600 $2,400 $6,600
3-day champion: $72,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Corbin Mary
$26,400 $6,200 $4,800
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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