Show #7097 - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Contestants

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Matt Pressman, a graduate student in history from Somerville, Massachusetts

Donna Normington, an office manager from Mesa, Arizona

Sacha Samotin, a student from Naples, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEW YORK POLITICIANS
DISCOGRAPHIES
6-LETTER WORDS
TOOLS
LITERARY CHARACTERS
SPOT THE IM‑PASTA
(Alex: We want you to [*]: the one item in the clue that is not a pasta.)
    $200 3
As senator, she was appointed to the Armed Services panel, the first New Yorker to serve on the committee
    $200 17
"Sonic Highways":
This Dave Grohl band
    $200 22
Take stock--it's slang for both a watch & your heart
    $200 26
The crosscut type of this tool works best at a 45-degree angle using as much of the blade's length as you can
    $200 2
Stuck in a trap, this Brer begged Brer Fox to hang, drown or skin him, but not to fling him into a briar patch
    $200 1
Conchiglie,
consigliere,
cappelletti
    $400 4
Charles is his given name, but come on--who calls him "Charles"?
    $400 18
"Private Dancer":
This woman who can really move in high heels
    $400 21
A pit of slate, or game hunted with hounds
    $400 27
Used for cutting grain, it's a hooklike blade on a short handle & was a symbol of the Soviet Union
    $400 5
In "The Iliad" he kills the Trojan hero Hector
    $400 9
Manicotti,
mineola,
mostaccioli
    $600 6
This 19th century man's "ring" plundered NYC of sums estimated between $30 & $200 million
    $600 19
"It's the Girls!":
This divine singer
    $600 15
Canine term for a loudspeaker designed for low-frequency sounds
    $600 28
When referring to coffee or pepper, a "mill" is one of these kitchen tools
    $600 14
Evil Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter books was originally this Hogwarts student
    $600 10
Farandole,
fideo,
farfalloni
    $800 7
A philosophy of Republicans, or the party of Senator James L. Buckley & his brother, losing mayoral candidate William F. Buckley
    $800 20
"Houses of the Holy":
These rockers
    $800 13
From the French for "to see", it sounds much classier than its synonym Peeping Tom
    $800 29
It'll mean everything to me if you name this tool used to make little holes
    DD: $2,000 24
This literary character's father works for Mr. Scrooge
    $800 11
Tortiglioni,
tortellini,
tortoni
    $1000 8
Nixon offered this ex-gov. who didn't defeat Truman the chief justice job in 1968, but he passed, saying he was too old
    $1000 23
"In the Lonely Hour":
This neo-soul singer
    $1000 16
Lying on the back, face or front upward
    $1000 30
A treasure of the British Museum is a 1.2 million-year-old stone one of these tools found at Olduvai Gorge
    $1000 25
She's the sister of Holden Caulfield & one of the few people he trusts
    $1000 12
Campanelle,
cavatelli,
calamanco

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

Sacha Donna Matt
$1,400 $1,400 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sacha Donna Matt
$1,000 $2,600 $13,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

LINES IN THE SAND
HISTORICAL FILMS
A WORLD OF ART
ALPHANUMERICS
U.S. AREAS & TERRITORIES
3-"SY"LLABLE WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "S-Y" and contain three syllables.)
    $400 5
Clint Eastwood told the story of a WWII battle from the Japanese viewpoint in "Letters from" here
    $400 11
In the 1970s Australian artist John Olsen painted "Salute to Five Bells", a mural for this Sydney landmark
    $400 22
A young Anakin Skywalker created this droid to help his mother with household chores
    $400 1
Hacienda Buena Vista, a restored 19th c. coffee plantation, is a must-see during a visit to Ponce in this commonwealth
    $400 16
Bisect the snowflake, & you'll see it has this quality
    $800 6
Former Supreme Court justice Harry Blackmun had a small role in this 1997 film about a mutiny on a slave ship
    $800 12
The lesser known St. Roderick of Cordoba is depicted by one of this country's great 17th-century artists
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, OH.) While many cars carry a standard V8 engine, the 1932 all-aluminum Peerless would blow them off the road by generating nearly 175 horsepower with this giant of an engine
    $800 2
The annual carnival on St. Thomas in this territory dates back to 1912 during the Danish occupation
    $800 17
A brief outline
    $1200 26
"Like sands through" this, "so are the days of our lives", intoned the voice of MacDonald Carey
    $1200 8
"55 Days at Peking", starring Charlton Heston & David Niven, tells the story of this 1900 insurrection
    $1200 13
The Rockefellers destroyed this Mexican's "Man at the Crossroads" mural for the RCA Building because it featured Lenin
    $1200 20
This section of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code sets out the requirements for tax exempt status for charities
    DD: $4,000 3
In 1988 Congress authorized a natl. park in this territory south of the equator to preserve its rain forest
    $1200 18
Name shared by a city in central New York & a city in southeast Sicily
    $1600 27
In 1924, this pres. of China said the Chinese people didn't have a national spirit but were "just a heap of loose sand"
    $1600 9
Paul Scofield won an Oscar for playing this historical role in "A Man for All Seasons"
    $1600 14
He began painting "The Falling Angel" in 1923, shortly after emigrating from the Soviet Union; it was completed in 1947
    DD: $5,800 21
The first swine flu, identified in 1930, was caused by this alphanumeric virus; in 2009 it was back
    $1600 4
Jarvis Island is a national wildlife refuge; so though way out in the Pacific, it's administered by this Cabinet dept.
    $1600 23
This person tries to gain an advantage by flattering influential persons
    $2000 28
This Shelley poem ends, "Round the decay of that colossal wreck... the lone and level sands stretch far away"
    $2000 10
In this 1959 film actress Millie Perkins claims, "I still believe... that people are really good at heart"
    $2000 15
This Swiss-born artist painted camouflage on German airplanes during World War I
    $2000 25
Trainer Tony Horton created this alphanumeric "Extreme Home Fitness" regimen
    $2000 7
In 2010 Eddie Baza Calvo, a Chamorro, was elected governor of this island
    $2000 24
The higher number in 120/80 represents this type of blood pressure

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sacha Donna Matt
$0 $3,800 $18,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FUN & GAMES
A standard chessboard has this many perimeter squares

Final scores:

Sacha Donna Matt
$0 $0 $13,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sacha Donna Matt
$5,800 $3,800 $21,600
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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