Show #7139 - Thursday, October 1, 2015

Matt Jackson game 5.

WE ASKED: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Contestants

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Ezgi Ustundag, a student from Durham, North Carolina

Greg Vinton, a ranch hand from North Platte, Nebraska

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C. (whose 4-day cash winnings total $106,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

DICKENS BOOK BY CHARACTER
SUPER BOWL MVP QBs
(Alex: Quarterbacks.)
FINANCIAL LITERACY
"EX"CELLENT!
BLUE BIRDS
OF HAPPINESS
    $200 21
Bob Cratchit
    $200 1
In 2015 this QB gave the truck he won as MVP to Malcolm Butler, the rookie who made the game-saving interception
    $200 14
To set a fair valuation of a property for a transaction, turn to a certified residential this professional
    $200 10
With the power of a million tornadoes, it's a description that overstates reality for effect
    $200 18
Both blue-faced boobies & blue-footed boobies nest in these Ecuadorian islands
    $200 30
Happy baby, in which you lie on your back with your knees to your chest & hold your feet, is a pose in this
    $400 20
Bill Sikes
    $400 2
Coach Weeb Ewbank, furious after this Jet guaranteed a win, was probably not as mad after his MVP performance
    $400 15
Cash, investments & physical goods are all these, from the Latin for "enough"
    $400 8
In math it indicates the number of times an expression is multiplied by itself
    $400 22
The smallest species of this bird, the fairy or little blue, nests in burrows, not in the ice & snow
    $400 29
He had a way with words, enumerating our unalienable rights as "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness"
    $600 16
Esther Summerson
    $600 3
(I'm Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers.) I'm one of the first 2 Packer QBs to be Super Bowl MVP; this 2-time winner who later coached the team is the other
    $600 11
Colorful term for stock from an established company, regarded as a safe investment
    $600 6
A concentrated substance used in chemistry or cooking
    $600 23
Found across North America, the blue-winged teal is a small dabbling one of these birds
    $600 28
The song "Happy" says, "Clap along if you feel like a room without" this
    $800 17
Dr. Alexandre Manette
    $800 4
In 2010 this MVP QB said, "We played for our city... for the entire Gulf Coast region... for all the entire Who Dat Nation"
    DD: $3,000 12
Often used in mutual funds, it's the strategy of investing broadly across a number of investments to reduce risk
    $800 7
Like a foot or a hand, it's a part of something that is the farthest from the main part
    $800 24
As well as the great blue, there is a little blue type of this long-legged wading bird
    $800 27
A book by him is called "Happiness Is a Warm Puppy"
    $1000 19
Uriah Heep
    $1000 5
Quoth the raven, "MVP!" after this man was deemed most valuable in 2013 at Super Bowl XLVII
    $1000 13
If you hold a bond as its price rises, this other 5-letter word falls, because you're getting a lower return percentage
    $1000 9
Someone who deliberately behaves in an extravagant way to attract attention
    $1000 25
The blue bird seen here is Steller's this, noted for its beautiful plumage & harsh call
    $1000 26
In 1997 this French-named cosmetics company introduced Happy, a fragrance for women

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

Matt Greg Ezgi
$1,800 $7,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Greg Ezgi
$5,000 $8,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GREEK ALPHABET PUZZLERS
HISTORIC AMERICANS
ASIAN MOUNTAINS
THEORIES OF EVERYTHING
20th CENTURY COMPOSERS
TV SHOWS BY SIBLINGS
    $400 16
It's a symbol of the all-american way of life
    $400 19
On January 20, 1801 he was nominated to be Chief Justice, a job he would retain for the next 34 years
    $400 1
Mount Kita-Dake, Japan's second-highest peak, is almost 2,000 feet lower than this top mountain
    $400 27
Maurice Allais got a 1988 Nobel in this for work in "the theory of markets and efficient utilization of resources"
    $400 30
Yes, Sir! Among this British composer's awards & honors are 7 Tonys, 7 Oliviers & a life peerage
    $400 29
Ross & Monica Geller
    $800 28
What baby needs, according to craps players
    $800 18
On May 24, 1844 he sent the historic message "What hath God wrought" to his partner Alfred Vail
    $800 2
Some believe that Saudi Arabia's Jabal al-Lawz is the real this mountain Moses climbed
    $800 22
The kinetic theory of these directly relates their pressure to their temperature & density
    $800 5
In 1911 this "King of Ragtime" completed "Treemonisha", an opera set during Reconstruction
    $800 26
Keith, Laurie, Danny, Christopher & Tracy
    $1200 15
Around 1960, it was a state-of-the-art music system
    $1200 10
In 1866 she fell on the ice in Lynn, Mass. & her recovery led to the principles of Christian Science
    $1200 3
Rongbuk Monastery, at about 16,400 feet on this mountain in Tibet, is the world's highest religious temple
    $1200 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geological animation on the monitor.) Dynamo theory says that Earth's rotation causes liquid iron in the outer core to move in spiral currents, generating this gigantic field around the planet
    $1200 6
This longtime conductor of the New York Philharmonic also composed the music for "West Side Story"
    $1200 23
Helena & her many "Sestras", including Sarah
    $1600 25
In song, she's asked, "What's that flower you have on?"
    DD: $6,000 11
(Hi. I'm Ken Burns.) My film about this man who inspired Robert Penn Warren's "All the King's Men" depicts his road to the White House cut short by an assassin in 1935
    $1600 4
Declared a national park of this country in 1936 by Manuel Quezon, Mount Apo is home to a rare species of eagle
    $1600 13
Feminist standpoint theory is rooted in this "ism" named for a 19th century manifesto man
    $1600 7
He composed "Peter and the Wolf" to demonstrate for children the instruments in an orchestra
    $1600 21
Charlie, Bailey, Julia, & Claudia Salinger; not shown--Owen
    $2000 24
A type of violent windstorm
    $2000 17
This Maryland physician hadn't practiced medicine primarily for years when he set John Wilkes Booth's broken leg
    $2000 9
This mountain range's name means "kills the Hindu"; many Indian slaves died there while being moved to central Asia
    DD: $6,000 14
Bronsted & Lowry were red & blue in the face when Lewis disputed their theory about these 2 types of substances
    $2000 8
He also wrote a "Death Valley Suite", but he's better known for his "Grand Canyon Suite"
    $2000 20
Prue, Piper & Phoebe Halliwell

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Greg Ezgi
$33,000 $17,200 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE CHARACTERS
8-letter name shared by a tragic heroine & Uranus' innermost known moon

Final scores:

Matt Greg Ezgi
$34,401 $1,399 $2,000
5-day champion: $140,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Greg Ezgi
$24,600 $15,000 $2,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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