Show #7054 - Thursday, April 23, 2015

Greg Seroka game 1.

Contestants

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Greg Seroka, a chef from Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Ellen Burgett, a technical writer from Brighton, Michigan

Michael Brady, a user experience designer from Norwood, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE PANTHEON
AIRPORTS
PLEASED TO MEAT YOU
SCIENCE TERMS IN FRENCH
(Alex: En fran├žais.)
5-LETTER "W"ORDS
I'M ALL ABOUT THAT BASSIST
    $200 21
This Greek sea god fathered many horses, including Pegasus
    $200 8
By the time it turned 60 in 2006, this London airport had handled around 1.4 billion passengers
    $200 2
Because of its diet, low fat content & being free-range, the meat of this Aussie hopper is quite healthy
    $200 17
This part of a cell that contains the chromosomes is "le noyau"
    $200 16
Walked slowly through the shallow waters
    $200 10
He's a singer, a bassist, &, as of 2014, Broadway composer with "The Last Ship"
    $400 22
This love goddess got around, having erotic adventures (& children) with Ares, Hermes & the mortal Anchises
    $400 26
The name of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport honors 2 of the mayors of this city
    $400 4
Varieties of this Hormel product include jalapeno & teriyaki
    $400 18
With or without Monsieur Bunsen, "un bec", one of these, should get temperatures rising
    $400 3
The goods sold by a peddler
    $400 9
In 1993 this bassist of some note said Michael Jackson picks up more for "Yesterday" than he does
    $600 23
Here's a statue of this influential Greek god; that thing he's holding is a lyre
    $600 27
Naturally, the Sky Train takes passengers to this Phoenix airport
    $600 5
This frankfurter dipped in batter & fried on a stick came to fame in 1942 at the Texas State Fair
    $600 19
This element is "le plomb"; get it out!
    $600 15
Structure built for moorage
    $600 11
He was a member of the Flowers of Romance before joining the Sex Pistols in 1977
    $800 24
Maker of metal objects, the fire god Hephaestus is the Greek counterpart of this Roman
    $800 28
Israel's main airport, Ben Gurion is about 25 miles from Jerusalem & less than 10 from this city "that Never Stops"
    $800 6
The name of this Pennsylvania Dutch dish of cooked pork & cornmeal sounds like a wordplay board game
    DD: $2,200 20
In chemistry, "une liason" is one of these, perhaps "ionique"
    $800 14
A young dog, or an impudent youngster
    $800 1
Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer) laid down the big bottom end for this "Big Bottom" band
    $1000 25
The name of this goddess of agriculture indicates that she's a mother; she is--of Persephone
    $1000 29
NRT is the airport code for this international airport that serves Tokyo
    $1000 7
Meat from a sheep over 2 years old is known as this; it has tougher flesh & a stronger flavor
    $1000 30
You'll be all-powerful when you attach the wires to "les electrodes" on this, "la pile"
    $1000 13
To shrink in pain
    $1000 12
He co-wrote Led Zeppelin's "Black Dog" with Plant & Page; apparently, he had not yet begun to fight over writing credit

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

Michael Ellen Greg
$2,200 $1,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Ellen Greg
$4,000 $600 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN THE PANTHEON
(Alex: Once again, you are [*], but this time, each correct response will be made up of letters in the word "pantheon" itself.)
THE CALENDAR
MOVIE & TV TERMS
BOLIVIA YOU ME
NONFICTION
THE LAST TIME THE CUBS WON THE WORLD SERIES
(Alex: No one is alive to remember that, I think.)
    $400 26
Drew Barrymore & E.T. both say this 5-letter word; E.T. later pairs it with "home"
    $400 21
This many months have 31 days
    $400 1
A pan shot, which gives the audience a larger view of the scene, gets its name from this longer word
    $400 16
About 95% of Bolivians practice this branch of Christianity
    $400 7
A 2014 biography tells her "Untold Story" of dealing with flashbacks after her husband's 1963 assassination
    $400 10
It was 1908 & this Paris attraction was the tallest man-made structure in the world
    $800 27
The winner of a running race breaks it first
    $800 22
It's the only day of the week named for a satellite
    $800 2
Choosing a performer to play a role based on appearance or similar parts he's done before
    $800 17
The Island of the Sun is a sacred site in the Bolivian portion of this lake
    $800 6
In a series of inspirational books, this dish precedes "for the Bride's Soul" & "for the Pet Lover's Soul"
    $800 12
This man was gearing up to win the presidential election
    $1200 28
An unskilled drudge
    DD: $1,500 23
Dec. 21, 2012 was in the news as the end of a calendar cycle for this ancient Native American people
    $1200 3
Film critic Andrew Sarris coined this French term for a theory that says the director is the major creative force in a film
    $1200 18
The family of Pres. Evo Morales farmed this 4-letter crop common in Bolivia, & not for its use in cola
    $1200 8
In the fourth book in his "Killing" series, Bill O'Reilly writes about "The Strange Death of" this WWII general
    $1200 13
This Turkish empire was still in existence
    $1600 30
One who held this Scottish title, a feudal lord, could aspire to be an earl
    $1600 24
The Jewish year periodically has not a leap day but a leap month & this dress-up holiday moves from Adar to Adar Bet
    $1600 4
As opposed to traditional live-audience sitcoms, shows like "30 Rock" are this-camera, more like movies
    $1600 19
This city whose name suggests sugar is known as la Ciudad Blanca, "the White City"
    $1600 9
2013 marked the 50th anniversary of her groundbreaking "The Feminine Mystique"
    $1600 14
Some people were tooling about in a luxurious touring car made by this company--one of the three P's
    $2000 29
Projection inserted into a mortise
    $2000 25
From the French for "seed", it's a Zola novel title & was the 7th month of the French Revolutionary calendar
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) The name of this diaphragm in a camera lens can be found in film techniques; when used before the word "in", it can open a scene, & before the word "out", it can close a scene
    $2000 20
On Bolivia's coat of arms, one of these large birds perches atop an Incan shield
    DD: $2,000 11
This critically acclaimed 2001 book begins with a look at "The Founding Fathers", starting with Carl Karcher
    $2000 15
His "A Room with a View" was brand new

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Ellen Greg
$12,700 -$2,600 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ART IN THE CITY
German city where you'll find the statue seen here

Final scores:

Michael Ellen Greg
$13,700 -$2,600 $25,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Ellen Greg
$14,400 -$400 $17,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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