Show #7099 - Thursday, June 25, 2015

Contestants

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Desta Kimmel, a director of communications from Houston, Texas

Ed Cardoni, a director of a contemporary arts center from Buffalo, New York

Matt Pressman, a graduate student in history from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

INDOOR & OUTDOOR CATS
THE WORKING DEAD
BIGGER THAN A BREADBOX
"V"OCABULARY
HUMAN BEHAVIOR
AFRICAN COUNTRY BY AIRPORT
(Alex: We'll give you the airport.)
    $200 26
After mating, the male of this big cat doesn't stay long with the female before he leaves for good, perhaps at 70 mph
    $200 1
Surprisingly busy since her 1962 death, she had a good financial report in 2014: $17 million
    $200 17
The name implying it's twofold in size, it's the instrument seen here
    $200 6
This 20th c. word describes someone who avoids animal products in clothes & household items, not just food
    $200 9
It's said that "There's no accounting for" this set of preferences
    $200 10
Aswan Airport
    $400 27
This breed with a Middle Eastern name has been around since at least the 1600s
    $400 2
In a 12-month span he released his posthumous album "Xscape" & made $140 million
    $400 18
In 1972 this Volkswagen surpassed the Model T as the most produced car model in history
    $400 7
Synonyms for this adjective include coarse, crude & unrefined
    $400 13
Enforced separation of races; in 1954 Earl Warren said it's "a denial of... equal protection"
    $400 11
Mogadishu International
    $600 3
Being dead since 1977 didn't stop this singer from making a cool $55 million between Octobers in 2013 & '14
    $600 19
At 4 feet tall & up to 100 pounds, this largest species of penguin, seen in a family setting, reigns over the others
    $600 8
In Norse mythology, it's Odin's palace
    $600 14
About half of college students who consume alcohol do this, defined as having 5 or more on the same occasion
    $600 12
Kruger Mpumalanga International
    $800 4
MetLife ads helped this cartoonist draw in $40 million over a yearlong period
    $800 22
This hotel on the Las Vegas Strip is built in the shape of a giant pyramid
    $800 20
The name of this form of theatrical entertainment comes from a valley in Normandy
    $800 15
"Dark" verb meaning to exclude someone socially, like from membership in a club
    $800 16
Indaselassie Airport
    DD: $3,000 28
As of 2013 there were said to be about 300 left of the Iberian this, which would also like to buy a vowel, Pat
    $1000 5
More than 40 years after his untimely death, this movie legend kicked up $9 million over a 12-month span ending in 2014
    $1000 23
This sporting good measures 9 feet long, is 2 1/2 feet above the ground & is divided in half by a net
    $1000 21
5-letter word for an article of food
    $1000 25
Letitia Baldrige, an expert on this, called it "A set of behavior rules... which will guide you safely through life"
    $1000 24
Mohammed V International Airport

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

Matt Ed Desta
$4,400 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ed Desta
$6,800 $800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE DESOLATION OF SMOG
THE END OF THE SOVIET UNION
ETYMOLOGY
"HIGH" PAGE DRIFTERS
HYMN BOOK
HER MOVIE
    $400 16
Residents thought it was a Japanese chemical attack when this U.S. metropolis got its first big smog on July 26, 1943
    $400 11
On Dec. 25, 1991 he announced, "I hereby discontinue my activities at the post of president of the USSR"
    $400 21
The Dutch for "donkey" gives us this word for a stand on which a painting is placed, much as a burden is placed on a donkey
    $400 6
Michael Eric Dyson's book on Hurricane Katrina is titled "Come Hell or" this
    $400 1
In 2014 she was magnificent as "Maleficent", whom she called "wonderfully, deliciously cruel"
    $800 17
Exposure to smog can worsen bronchitis, emphysema & this breathing disorder that afflicts 7-10% of children
    $800 12
The chief policy-making body of the Communist Party, it was dissolved with the USSR
    $800 22
This word for a movie hall comes from an 1890s term used by the Lumiere Brothers
    $800 7
Stephen Covey's self-help book "The 7 Habits of" these "People" was on the best-sellers list for over 270 weeks
    $800 2
She & Spencer Tracy starred in 9 films together, beginning with "Woman of the Year" in 1942
    $1200 18
Face masks were de rigueur for the Oct. 2014 international marathon in this smog-stricken Asian capital city
    DD: $2,000 13
This mutual defense treaty between the USSR & other Communist states was disbanded in 1991
    $1200 23
In 1847 Thomas Savage gave this type of ape a name that referred to a legendary African tribe of hairy women
    $1200 8
John Cusack starred in the film version of this record-obsessed Nick Hornby book
    $1200 3
Her film roles have included Vicki Vale in "Batman" & Vicki Anderson in "The Marrying Man"
    $1600 19
The EPA has a smog rating of tailpipe emission chemicals like carbon monoxide & HCHO, this specimen-preserving fluid
    $1600 14
This entity, the C.I.S., keeps some of the old Soviet countries together in an economic & cultural confederation
    $1600 24
The Latin for "things to be remembered" gives us this non-S plural word for souvenirs
    $1600 9
Mage/musician Kvothe rocks in Patrick Rothfuss' "Kingkiller Chronicle", part of this subgenre
    $1600 4
Her favorite film role was 1936's "Camille"; she would only make 3 movies after that
    $2000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Smog episodes in urban areas are intensified when normally low-lying, warm air moves on top of a cold layer, creating this weather condition that traps pollutants
    $2000 15
These 2 ethnic groups that both begin with "U" were the next-largest ethnic groups in the Soviet Union after Russians
    DD: $800 25
Something that produces a rainbow of colors is said to be this adjective, after the Greek word for rainbow
    $2000 10
In 2015 Ridley Scott helped bring to TV the Philip K. Dick novel called "The Man in" this structure
    $2000 5
As Madame Mallory, she ran a Michelin-starred French restaurant in 2014's "The Hundred-Foot Journey"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ed Desta
$9,600 $3,200 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POP STARS
She won the 1984 Grammy for Best New Artist & in 2013 became the first solo woman to win a Tony Award for Best Score

Final scores:

Matt Ed Desta
$10,700 $200 $200
3-day champion: $46,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Ed Desta
$10,400 $5,400 $4,200
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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