Show #7135 - Friday, September 25, 2015

Matt Jackson game 1.

Contestants

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Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C.

Laura Varriale, a government attorney from Madison, Wisconsin

Dylan Parson, a student from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALSO A CABINET DEPARTMENT
HAIKU ABOUT THE POET
NICKNAMES
SOUTH AMERICAN CAPITALS
THE "MAR" THE MERRIER
THAT'S A WRAP!
(Alex: ...in which you have to name the movie with the described ending that we will provide as the clue.)
    $200 27
In 2011-12 a woman having triplets went through this for 75 days & had to lie nearly upside down for more than 10 weeks
    $200 30
Born in Beatrice /
Worshiped a girl named Florence /
Oops, got that backwards
    $200 28
Referring to the extensive quarries there, it's "the Granite State"
    $200 10
In 2010 a massive 8.8 earthquake damaged this Chilean capital city
    $200 29
Can't you see it? Your name, up in lights, on this sign over the entrance to a theater
    $200 7
1941:
A sled burns
    $400 26
A large-scale interchange of goods
    $400 24
"Queen Mab" was so fab /
Was the groom of Frankenstein /
Not waving, drowning
    $400 16
Andrew Jackson's toughness during the War of 1812 earned him this "Old" nickname
    $400 11
Stand back--it's the capital seen here
    $400 25
Made from sugar & almonds, it's used for decorating cakes & making candies
    $400 9
1996:
Norm gets his mallard on the 3-cent; Marge is due in 2 months
    $600 19
Department name a sports crowd often chants--"Health & Human Services! Health & Human Services!" ...nope
    $600 23
Talkin' 'bout lilacs /
A Civil War caregiver /
The good gray poet
    $600 15
Stockbroker Jordan Belfort's nickname, it's the title of Scorsese's 2013 biopic of him
    $600 12
Oils well that ends well in this city by the Caribbean coast that became a capital in the 1820s
    $600 22
To relegate someone to lesser status; it sounds like pushing him to the edge
    $600 8
1990:
Henry Hill gets to live the rest of his life like a schnook
    $800 4
Types of this include a funicular
    $800 18
"Aurora Leigh", whoa! /
19th century lady /
Let me count the ways
    $800 14
This French tennis player & shirt tycoon was "the Crocodile"
    DD: $1,000 2
The universidad catolica in Paraguay's capital is called Nuestra Senora de la, or Our Lady of, this
    $800 21
It's one of Morocco's 4 imperial cities
    $800 6
2013:
A hand reaches down to save sailor Robert Redford; or, the sailor has a vision of a rescuing hand as he drowns
    $1000 3
Its synonyms include vigor, force & potency
    $1000 17
A joy forever /
Big "into Chapman's Homer" /
Tuberculosis
    $1000 13
A Yat, as in "Where y'at?", is a person from this Southern U.S. city
    $1000 1
It's roughly 300 miles from Panama, 200 miles from the Pacific & a mile & a half high
    $1000 20
From the name of a French military officer, it's anyone who demands strict adherence to rules
    $1000 5
1969:
Captain America & Billy have a really bad trip

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

Dylan Laura Matt
$400 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Laura Matt
$2,000 $3,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BOOK OF NORMAN
FICTIONAL TV TOWNS
THE VIKINGS
LET'S STOP AT THE GAS STATION
SHELL
X ON
(Alex: ...each correct response will be two words.)
    $400 30
Norman Mailer's "The Gospel According to the Son" is in the form of a first-person memoir by him
    $400 3
Dillon, Texas
    $400 29
Many Vikings wore pendants made in the form of Mjolnir, this symbol of Thor, to protect them from danger
    $400 25
Before GPS, gas stations gave these away by the millions; a 1960s one for Indiana was "For People Going Places"
    $400 28
The blue species of this crustacean is commonly eaten soft-shell, which means it is newly molted
    $400 27
X on an animal such as a gorilla gives you a high point
    $800 17
Jack Anderson used this rhyming title for his heroic tale of General Schwarzkopf
    $800 4
Bon Temps, Louisiana
    $800 26
The Vikings may have been named for Viken, located in a fjord of this future Scandinavian capital
    $800 24
If you stop for gas in Ashland or Medford in this Pacific NW state, stay in the car; self-serve is illegal
    $800 21
Prized by collectors, this spiral shell can be used as a trumpet
    $800 23
X on a numerical prefix gives you a General Mills cereal
    $1200 16
A Howard Norman novel set in Manitoba is titled after this spectacular show in the skies
    $1200 5
Starling City
    $1200 6
The need for wood in Greenland prompted visits to Markland, which today is this mainland partner of Newfoundland
    $1200 12
Here comes this Northeast-based company, the official fuel of NASCAR, & I say it's all right
    $1200 20
The band Squeeze had a song called "Pulling" these "(From The Shell)"
    $1200 22
X on a word for size or extent gives you a brand that limits the size or extent of your waist
    $1600 15
In addition to "The Power of Positive Thinking", he put out a spiritual leaflet called "Guideposts"
    $1600 10
Cicely, Alaska
    DD: $5,000 7
Under the terms of a 911 treaty, Norse leader Rollo received this region at the mouth of the Seine River
    $1600 13
If you drive mucho in Mexico, you'll stop at one of these stations, an abbreviation of Petroleos Mexicanos
    DD: $3,000 19
This mottled material used for jewelry & eyeglasses once came from the hawksbill turtle; it's now illegal most places
    $1600 9
X on a word that goes with "behold!" gets you a word that goes with "and bagels"
    $2000 14
Norman Cousins wrote books about this German humanitarian who won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize
    $2000 11
Collinsport, Maine
    $2000 18
Viking shipbuilders greatly improved the seaworthiness of their vessels by adding this piece of wood to form the backbone
    $2000 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a photo on the monitor.) The first long distance automobile trip was in 1888 & included a stop at a pharmacy in Wiesloch, Germany; Bertha of this last name bought petroleum detergent to fuel the car invented by her husband Karl
    $2000 2
You don't want to leave Hawaii without getting a necklace made from these shells whose name means "hole"
    $2000 8
X on a cryptic system makes for a biblical manuscript

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Laura Matt
$8,600 $7,800 $20,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CITIES
National Geographic says the site of this city is "the largest wetland in the Mediterranean"

Final scores:

Dylan Laura Matt
$17,198 $412 $21,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dylan Laura Matt
$8,200 $7,800 $17,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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