Show #7076 - Monday, May 25, 2015

Contestants

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Amy Berg, a graduate student in philosophy from San Diego, California

Michael Buss, a creative director from Tiburon, California

Choyon Manjrekar, an urban planner from Providence, Rhode Island (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE OF THE UNION HEADQUARTERS
(Alex: You have to identify the state.)
TV-"G"
PORTMANTEAU WORDS
WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARROTS
DOSTOYEVSKY
GRIME & PUNISHMENT
    $200 2
The Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA
    $200 16
After graduating from high school on this series, Rachel & Kurt headed to New York
    $200 1
The little-used word diaphane provides this transparent packaging material with the second half of its name
    $200 17
The smallest species of lovebirds are nicknamed maddies because they are native to this African island
    $200 10
These "quality" cotton swabs now come in antimicrobial--great for cleaning scrapes
    $400 14
United Auto Workers
    $400 21
James Arness played a marshal on this long-running Western
    $400 3
Robert Borkenstein patented this device that police use to determine a driver's level of intoxication
    $400 29
The high-living kea lives in mountainous areas of this country's South Island & pesters skiers
    DD: $1,200 5
A series of his articles in the 1870s attacked Catholicism & predicted the triumph of this church
    $400 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) An electrostatic precipitator removes pollution from the air with shocks; positively charged plates collect impurities that have gained these subatomic particles & become negatively charged
    $600 8
United Steelworkers
    $600 22
"Mr. Sandman" was an episode of this series inspired by fairy tales
    $600 4
In 1966 Jerry Lewis began hosting one of these long broadcasts as a fundraiser every Labor Day weekend
    $600 23
All parrots are zygodactyl, meaning that 2 of these face forward, 2 backward
    $600 15
4 years in this type of place in Siberia yielded "The House of the Dead", which began a tradition of Russian works set there
    $600 13
Amano shrimp & twig catfish are very popular for getting rid of these eukaryotic organisms from your aquarium
    $800 9
The Jockey's Guild
    $800 26
Ben McKenzie plays rookie detective James Gordon on this Fox series
    $800 6
To divide a geographic area into voting districts, giving an unfair advantage to one party during elections
    $800 24
The Sisserou parrot is found only on this Caribbean island whose name is Latin for "Sunday"
    $800 18
Ivan Karamazov has a vision of the "Grand" this Spanish person, who arrests Jesus as a heretic
    $800 19
The wall is finished--now to clean the enamel paint off your brushes, use this resinous pine tree extract
    $1000 11
UNITE here (UNITE=Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees)
    $1000 27
"Thank You For Being A Friend" was the theme song to this sitcom starring Bea Arthur
    $1000 7
This thing on strings puts the "M" in Muppet
    $1000 28
Natl. Geographic calls the African this color parrot "the most accomplished user of human speech in the animal world"
    $1000 25
Sometimes called "The Devils", this novel about nihilists sounds like a prequel to "The Exorcist"
    $1000 20
To properly shine a belt buckle, use this cleaner, a metal alloy plus 1 letter

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

Choyon Michael Amy
$3,600 $1,000 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Michael Amy
$5,600 $4,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

LOOK DOWN
PRESIDENTS & SECRETARIES OF STATE
____ OF THE ____
MOVIE PUNS
BIBLICAL WOMEN
"S" WORDS
    $400 26
Here's a Space-Shuttle view of this U.S. landmark that began to be carved out millions of years ago
    $400 1
He appointed Madeleine Albright
    $400 18
At Baskin-Robbins for March 2015, it was Snacknado ice cream
    $400 27
In "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2", screams occur when this onion relative is found "in the boat"
    $400 2
Appropriately, after she was called "woman", she was given a name meaning "life" of "life-giving"
    $400 15
The perponderance of people who can sway things politically are this quiet "majority"
    $800 9
An image of part of Algeria shows areas of what's called "desert varnish" & these formations
    $800 7
Cordell Hull served under him for 11 years
    $800 17
Lawyer and author John Mortimer is on the left, with Leo McKern as this fictional lawyer he created
    $800 20
The title of this 2000 Jackie Chan & Owen Wilson film plays on the title of a 1952 Gary Cooper movie
    $800 4
It's to whom the confession is made "If I be shaven, then my strength will go from me"
    $800 12
Yes, Lee, it means to align in a zigzagged fashion, or to move unsteadily
    $1200 24
This bay is the largest estuary on the Pacific Coast of the United States
    $1200 8
The second president under whom William Seward held the post
    DD: $2,400 16
The Coffin Texts & the Pyramid Texts were part of this 3,500-year old collection placed in tombs
    $1200 22
In "Thunderball", 007 shoots a bad guy with a spear gun & says, "I think he got" this
    $1200 3
She told her mother-in-law Naomi, "Whither thou goest, I will go"
    $1200 13
This shift of emphasis in rhythm is a basic element of jazz
    DD: $2,000 10
One of the 2 presidents Dean Rusk served
    $1600 19
(I'm Neil deGrasse Tyson.) I don't have He-Man's muscles, but I was punningly dubbed this by Lynn Sherr in the title of a 2014 Parade magazine article
    $1600 23
In "Mr. Deeds" Adam Sandler asks how this job is going; the response is "It has its ups and downs"
    $1600 5
This mother of John the Baptist was a descendant of Aaron
    $1600 14
In a right triangle, it's the ratio of a side opposite a given acute angle to the hypotenuse
    $2000 25
The name of this desert peninsula may be derived from the name of an ancient moon god
    $2000 11
John Marshall served this Founding Father (for one year)
    $2000 21
Al Hirt's version of this classical piece was the theme for the TV show "The Green Hornet"
    $2000 28
At the end of "Airplane", we find that the inflatable pilot who pops up to help in the cabin has this first name
    $2000 6
A novel & TV miniseries, "The Red Tent" reimagines the story of this daughter of Jacob & Leah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Michael Amy
$14,000 $6,600 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HYMNS
A Christian hymn & a Jewish holiday hymn are both titled this, also the name of a 2009 Tony-nominated musical

Final scores:

Choyon Michael Amy
$14,000 $1 $1
3-day champion: $56,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Choyon Michael Amy
$14,000 $6,600 $6,600
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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