Show #7049 - Thursday, April 16, 2015

Alex Jacob game 5.

Contestants

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Erin Steinhart, a clinical research coordinator originally from Worcester, Massachusetts

Dane Walker, a courier from Flint, Michigan

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $109,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

2014 ADDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY
FACT: -OID
POLITICIANS
CEREMONIES
FLOUR POWER
MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
(Alex Trebek: ...because each correct response will begin with one of those letters.)
    $200 8
"The Big Lebowski", in which these brothers "explore themes of alienation, inequality and class structure"
    $200 24
Flavonoids are antioxidants that are plentiful in the red type of this, so pass the claret
    $200 19
Here's this representative handing off a cherished item in 2011; we think she wants it back
    $200 10
Whole wheat flour is also known as this type of "cracker" fame
    $400 7
With Mia Farrow in her first leading film role, this devilish masterpiece from 1968
    DD: $4,600 15
The Festa della Sensa celebrates this city's "marriage to the sea"
    $400 25
John Nance Garner held this job 1933-1941 & said it isn't worth "a bucket of warm spit" (or something else, in other sources)
    $400 23
A golden spike was integral to the May 10, 1869 ceremony that celebrated the completion of this
    $600 4
"Rio Bravo", a Howard Hawks Western starring this tough guy as sheriff John T. Chance
    $600 14
Pon Farr is the mating time of this "Star Trek" humanoid race
    $600 9
(I'm George Stephanopoulos.) After seeing Bill Clinton speak for the first time, I thought, this is the guy who can bring blacks & whites together the way that this senator promised to do back in 1968
    $600 22
Gold Medal flour products include self-rising, unbleached & this one that sounds good for any type of baking
    $600 17
This word precedes field theory, mechanics & leap
    $800 1
"Felicia", a 1965 documentary about a high school student living in this L.A. neighborhood before the riots
    $800 3
In a Herman Wouk novel, this captain of the USS Caine is paranoid
    $800 5
As a senator from this state, 1985-2015, Jay Rockefeller pushed for health & safety measures for coal miners
    $800 12
In Oct. 2014 you could see this ceremony on even days of the month at Buckingham Palace; odd days, at Windsor Castle
    $800 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew kneads and shows a time-elapse video on the monitor.) When wheat flour is mixed with water to make dough, the protein content is converted to this substance; it retains gas, which when heated, causes the bread to rise
    $800 2
This alliterative music maker was big in the early 1900s
    $1000 6
Vincent Price in one of the first successful 3-D movies, "House of" this
    $1000 18
A haploid cell, such as a sperm or egg, is defined as having only one copy of each of these genetic units
    $1000 13
In 2006 Deval Patrick was elected to succeed this man as governor of Massachusetts
    $1000 20
At age 7, many Zoroastrians go through Sadreh-Kusti, this type of ceremony; fraternity pledges are usually older
    $1000 21
In Corsica, standard cornmeal is replaced by chestnut flour to make this mushy Italian treat
    $1000 16
This general term for an elephant can also apply to a rhino

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

Alex Dane Erin
$4,600 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Dane Erin
$10,600 $3,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

OLDE ENGLISH
CELEBRITY ARTISTS
VOCABULARY
WELCOME TO MY HUT
ENGINEERING
IT'S JUST GORGE-OUS
    $400 30
Yea, clause 39 of this olde document sayeth no free man shall be imprisoned except by the judgment of his peers
    $400 18
In 2003 paintings by this U2 singer were auctioned off to raise money for the Irish Hospice Foundation
    $400 1
Unwritten examination type
    $400 22
In a Steinbeck work a big one of these gems from the ocean might be Kino's ticket out of hut life
    $400 19
The Egyptians constructed more than 100 of these, with the Great one taking a relatively quick 23 years to build
    $400 25
Once an important trade route, the Kali Gandaki Gorge lies between Dhaulagiri & Annapurna--two peaks in this range
    $800 29
O foul & dark time! This infamous event was borne in Pudding Lane & did rage for 5 awfull days in September of 1666
    $800 28
This rocker portrays himself & his wife Iman in his lithographs
    $800 2
A marshy outlet of a river; it was "Blue" in song
    $800 27
Chapter 3 of this novel is "Huts on the Beach"--Ralph & Simon are building them & the other kids aren't helping
    $800 26
Containing 167 arches, one of these built in 50 A.D. is still delivering water from the Frio River to Segovia, Spain
    DD: $100 17
One of the highest points on this river's gorge is Lorelei Rock at 433 feet above the water
    DD: $100 16
Forsooth! In 1657 Parliament doth offer this man the title of king, but zounds! He doth say nay to donning a crown
    $1200 10
Ronnie Wood featured fellow members of this band in his series of prints called "Paint It Black"
    $1200 3
Alopecia is a loss of this
    $1200 24
In this story natives bring Kurtz, the "pitiful Jupiter" , into a little cabin, "just a room for a bedplace"
    $1200 11
The volume of material excavated for this project added 90 acres to the size of Great Britain
    $1200 8
The unusual rock formations found in Sicily's Alcantara Gorge were created by lava flow from this volcano
    $1600 23
Verily, though this king won the day at Agincourt, he was foully defeated by dysentery
    $1600 4
Life's a beach for this actress, who creates paintings like the one here, and also has her own "Open Hearts" jewelry line
    $1600 5
With 1 R, not 2, it's not a letter writer, it's a lover in a divorce case
    $1600 12
Clym Yeobright's mother dies in a hovel in this author's "The Return of the Native"
    $1600 13
You'll find the category title in this 2-word term that means taking apart a device to figure out how it was made
    $1600 9
This British gorge in Somerset shares its name with the cheese produced there & once stored in nearby caves
    $2000 15
It shall be writ that the house of York was a house of ruin upon this site in 1485 once the king ate-eth the big one in a bog
    $2000 7
This Oscar-winning British star of "Surviving Picasso" is something of a Picasso himself & also composes classical music
    $2000 6
From the French for "to squint", it's the old-time visual aid seen here
    $2000 21
There are many huts in this man's "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" & they all sound pretty terrible
    $2000 20
This horseshoe-shaped, glass-bottomed structure extends 4,000 feet over the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
    $2000 14
The funicular railway running up the side of this Colorado gorge on the Arkansas River climbs 1,550 feet at a 45-degree angle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Dane Erin
$25,000 $9,000 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
On the occasion of this late leader's visit to the U.S. in 2009, ABC News listed 112 various spellings of his name

Final scores:

Alex Dane Erin
$20,000 $11,300 $10,000
5-day champion: $129,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Dane Erin
$21,600 $9,000 $6,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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