Show #7053 - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Contestants

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Ashley Alley, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia

Alex Schraff, a management consultant from Coral Springs, Florida

Michael Brady, a user experience designer from Norwood, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS: BORN & DIED
BUSINESS HISTORY
THE SPIN-OFF SOURCE
(Alex Trebek: You have to name the earlier show.)
NEW TO THE OED
SOJOURNER
TRUTH
    $200 5
This master of the techno-thriller was born in Baltimore in 1947 & died there in 2013
    $200 12
This restaurant chain opened in London in 1971; Eric Clapton's guitar became the first piece of memorabilia in 1979
    $200 19
of "Frasier"
    $200 18
This sad 2-word term uttered by bartenders just before closing time
    $200 3
Nevada's capital is named for this man who sojourned through the West for 40 years
    $200 24
John 8:32:
"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you" this
    $400 6
Born in 1932 in Boston, she died by her own hand in London in 1963
    $400 11
Back in 1896, an insurance company started telling us it had the reliability of this landmark
    $400 20
of "Better Call Saul"
    $400 14
This symbol that "originated on" & is "chiefly associated with" Twitter
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1271, this man left Venice with his dad and uncle & hit what is now Israel & Iran on his way to Shangdu, China, & the summer palace of Kublai Khan
    $400 25
Stephen Colbert popularized this, not exactly truth; Merriam-Webster's made it the 2006 Word of the Year
    $600 7
This Nobel Prize winner's story began in Colombia in the 1920s & ended in Mexico City in 2014
    $600 10
In 1933 W.G. Peacock created this drink consisting of tomatoes, celery, carrots, spinach, watercress, beets, lettuce & parsley
    $600 23
of "Go, Diego, Go!"
    $600 15
This funereal 3-word term for the toughest bracket of a sports tournament like the World Cup
    $600 13
Pedro Paez' 20-year trek through East Africa in the 17th c. included seeing the source of its Blue branch
    DD: $2,000 26
Latin for "truth", it's Harvard's motto
    $800 2
Born in Russia in 1905, she died in capitalist New York in 1982
    $800 9
Ingvar Kamprad was 17 when he founded this company
    $800 22
of "The Lone Gunmen"
    $800 17
This numerical type of "problem" that might be found in the U.S. or Western Europe but not in India
    $800 30
Heinrich Harrer was already a champion skier & SS veteran when he tutored the young Dalai Lama in this city
    $800 27
I can't lie: in 1991 I took over for Lynn Swann as host of this
    $1000 1
Born in 1885 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, he died in 1951 near Rome
    $1000 8
In 1917 a cookware salesman began giving customers soapy steel-wool pads, which he later sold under this name
    $1000 21
of "Melrose Place"
    $1000 16
This American Indian "wooden or leather hoop with a webbed centre of threads decorated with feathers, beads, etc."
    $1000 29
He returned to Lake Victoria without Burton & mapped the region before returning home in 1863
    $1000 28
In an 18th century quotation, these pieces of true information "are stubborn things"

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

Michael Alex Ashley
$3,200 $1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Alex Ashley
$9,400 $2,200 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

VOLCANOES
THE 4 SEASONS-ISH
DEDICATIONS
IRISH SONGS
CROSSWORD CLUES "A"
SOJOURNER TRUTH
    $400 20
When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, the volcanic type of this dustlike material formed a 12-mile-high column
    $400 11
Someone a bit on the old side is said to be "no" this poultry term
    $400 17
A 1611 Bible translation was dedicated to this "most dread Sovereign"
    $400 6
"'Tis like the morn in spring" is a line from this song
    $400 1
Sky blue
(5)
    $800 21
A Persian legend says this extinct volcano in eastern Turkey is the cradle of the human race
    $800 12
The descent of debris right after a nuclear explosion
    DD: $1,000 18
Bach dedicated 6 concertos to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of this, who never paid or thanked him
    $800 5
This song, which inspired a James Joyce title, tells the tale of a man who "fell from a ladder and he broke his skull"
    $800 7
Athenian high point
(9)
    $800 28
Sojourner Truth never lost her faith, once asking this more agnostic abolitionist, "Frederick, is God dead?"
    $1200 22
Vesuvius & Etna are part of this mountain chain
    $1200 13
"Military" subtitle of the 2014 "Captain America" movie
    $1200 19
His Baudelaire kids book dedications to Beatrice include "My love for you shall live forever. You, however, did not"
    $1200 4
It's "the sweetest" & "the dearest flow'r that grows"
    $1200 8
Eagle's nest
(5)
    $1200 27
In the 1860s you could buy these of Truth with the caption "I sell the shadow to support the substance"
    $1600 23
In 1991, this volcano on Luzon spewed millions of tons of sulfur dioxide, causing depletion of the ozone layer
    $1600 14
Alliterative term for a repertory company's plays put on in June or July
    $1600 26
Shostakovich dedicated his Symphony No. 7 in C to this besieged city where he had lived
    $1600 3
Bing Crosby sang, "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, that's an Irish" this type of song
    $1600 29
Gunpowder or grenades
(10)
    $1600 10
Shouting, "I want to ride", Truth helped rid D.C.'s streetcars of the segregated system named for this character
    $2000 24
This Antarctic volcano is known for its 40-year-old lava lake that's been dubbed Ray Lake
    DD: $1,700 15
This African antelope got its name because it leaps 6 feet in the air when frightened
    $2000 25
In Chile this poet was buried next to Matilde Urrutia, to whom he dedicated "100 Love Sonnets"
    $2000 2
In a George M. Cohan song, he spells his name with a "double R"
    $2000 16
A "boring" tool
(5)
    $2000 9
A speech attributed to Truth declares, "I have plowed, and planted, and... no man could head me, and" these 4 words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Alex Ashley
$18,000 $7,000 $3,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
This 1883 poem says, "Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a mighty woman..."

Final scores:

Michael Alex Ashley
$18,001 $6,201 $100
2-day champion: $33,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Alex Ashley
$17,600 $7,000 $3,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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