Show #7130 - Friday, September 18, 2015

Contestants

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Tina Uihlein, a table game dealer originally from Ballwin, Missouri

Eric Matheis, a lecturer from New York, New York

Natalie Lips, an office assistant from Lincoln, Nebraska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OED SAYS...
(Alex: The Oxford English Dictionary, of course.)
PRESIDENTIAL BOOKS
THE ____ OF ____
RATERS GONNA RATE
AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY
TALK LIKE A PIRATE
    $200 1
It's "that which points the way", especially "a piece of evidence useful in the detection of a crime"
    $200 5
In "Everything to Gain", he & his wife touched upon their later lives & Habitat for Humanity
    $200 16
This Washington, D.C. landmark's Thomas Jefferson building houses its main reading room
    $200 26
It's the top grade in the system of rating securities used by Moody's
    $200 21
Nearly all of Botswana's 225,000 square miles is made up of this desert
    $200 9
"And you can buy an eye what actually fits & is made of glass" is spoken in this movie franchise
    $400 2
It's "a title of respect given" especially "to a Jewish scholar or teacher"
    $400 6
While serving as president, he wrote "Between Hope and History"
    $400 17
This 389,000-square-mile body of water laps at the western shores of Honshu
    $400 27
A green splat icon denotes a bad review on this movie & TV rating site
    $400 22
Dating back to the 700s B.C., the ruins of this ancient city can be found outside Tunis
    $400 10
In this film Cary Elwes as the Dread Pirate Roberts calls Chris Sarandon a "warthog-faced buffoon"
    $600 3
It's "to walk or march vigorously", or "an increase (in prices, wages, etc.)"
    $600 7
Frederic Remington illustrated this future president's 1888 book "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail"
    $600 18
It's the subtitle of the first "Anchorman" movie
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a world map on a monitor.) The continent of Africa, as well as its surrounding oceanic crusts, are part of the African one of these rigid pieces that make up the Earth's surface
    $600 11
"It is, it is a glorious thing to be a pirate king", says a song from this Gilbert & Sullivan show
    $800 4
It's "the name given by Guido D'Arezzo to the sixth note in his hexachords"
    $800 14
In 1884 Mark Twain offered him a $50,000 advance for his "Personal Memoirs", which he finished just prior to his death
    $800 19
Joseph Smith said this text, written on gold plates, was delivered to him
    DD: $500 24
Isn't it romantic? After flowing over Murchison Falls, waters from this lake eventually reach Lake Albert
    $800 12
This Steven Spielberg title pirate is described by Smee as being "so deep he's almost unfathomable"
    $1000 8
This 3-letter guy "is foolishly attentive to and vain of his appearance, dress, or manners; a dandy"
    $1000 15
The beginning of the Interstate Highway System was one of the stories told in his "At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends"
    $1000 20
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) Even before you go through the front door at the Norton Simon Museum, you walk past a number of masterpieces by August Rodin, including this one, which depicts 6 townsmen who were willing to sacrifice their lives to help end the siege of their city by the English army
    $1000 25
The Blue Nile & the White Nile meet just north of this capital city
    $1000 13
"It's the world against us & us against the world", says Errol Flynn as this sanguine title pirate

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

Natalie Eric Tina
$2,600 -$800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Eric Tina
$5,100 $2,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SMART PEOPLE
POP
ALL IN A "ROW"
LAND IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
(Alex: You tell us where.)
DYSTOPIAN LIT
THE DETERGENT SERIES
    $400 1
Christoph Scheiner said sunspots were satellites; this Italian armed with a telescope said, uh, no
    $400 12
This singer & judge on TV's "The Voice" was People Magazine's 2013 "Sexiest Man Alive"
    $400 7
In a famous song it's "always a day away"
    $400 20
Olympus Mons
    $400 2
This novel is Aldous Huxley's 1932 take on genetic engineering
    $400 23
Resurgent:
Adman James Jordan revived sluggish Wisk sales with the slogan "Ring around" this
    $800 8
In 1603 Francis Bacon wrote a treatise supporting the union of these 2 kingdoms, an idea King James liked
    $800 13
Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, she won the 4th season of "American Idol" in 2005
    $800 17
Until 1966 it was known as London Airport
    $800 21
Gagarin Crater
    $800 3
This 2008 novel is set in Panem, "the country that rose up out of the ashes of a place that was once called North America"
    $800 24
Belligerent:
Era is advertised as having 3x this-fighting power
    $1200 9
A 2004 book collected these by Antonin Scalia, opinions where he was in the minority
    $1200 14
Before the gaudy excesses of albums like "The Fame" & "Artpop", she was an extra on "The Sopranos"
    $1200 18
Go jimmy something open with this implement
    $1200 4
A state-sponsored program conditions Alex to abhor violence in this satire of British life
    $1200 25
Omnipresent:
"Everything" is a synonym for the name of this Sun Products brand
    $1600 10
Jack Dorsey co-founded Twitter & moved on to this "geometric" mobile payment company
    $1600 15
This band Wentzed to No. 1 with the album "American Beauty/American Psycho" in 2015
    $1600 19
For many people the best part of osso buco is this rich, fatty tissue inside the bone
    DD: $2,000 29
Huge cliffs called lobate scarps, discovered by MESSENGER
    $1600 5
This novel by Margaret Atwood is narrated by Offred, one of the unfortunate women of Gilead
    $1600 26
Emergent:
Now there's "H.E. Turbo" Tide, H.E. short for this type of washer
    DD: $2,000 11
The "test" of A.I. named for him is whether a computer can make a person think it's a person
    $2000 16
In 2010 Shakira had a world smash hit with this double-talk song that sounds like something Fozzie Bear says
    $2000 22
As an adjective, it describes a cow that isn't pregnant; as a noun, it's a litter of pigs
    $2000 28
Maxwell Montes, discovered by cloud-penetrating radar
    $2000 6
Jonas is chosen as the receiver of memory in this Lois Lowry book, often cited as the original Y.A. dystopian novel
    $2000 27
Beneficent:
This detergent designed to make babies' clothes soft & fresh was introduced in 1933

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Eric Tina
$22,700 $10,400 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ALPHABETS
It's the only letter of the Greek alphabet whose English spelling could also be identified as a number in Roman numerals

Final scores:

Natalie Eric Tina
$23,200 $13,200 $8,600
2-day champion: $36,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Natalie Eric Tina
$22,600 $10,400 $8,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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