Show #7222 - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Contestants

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Gerry Matatics, a speaker and writer from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Sonam Shah, a healthcare consultant originally from Greenville, South Carolina

Fred Vaughn, an Internet operations technician from Mineral Point, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NORTHERNMOST STATE CAPITAL
(Alex: We'll give you a list.)
SCIENCE UPDATE
RADIO
HOUSE PROUD
SPORTS CENTER
"E-S-P-N"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "E", and it'll be followed by "S-P-N", but not necessarily bunched up together.)
    $200 4
Bismarck,
Boise,
Baton Rouge
    $200 6
A single "leap" of this time unit was added to June 30, 2015; we hope you used it well
    $200 5
2-word name for the identifying designation of a radio station, like KABC
    $200 25
Aputiak is another name for this dwelling of northern North America
    $200 1
As a pitcher, he was 94-46, but it's the 714 career homers for which he's best remembered
    $200 2
A state of intense irritation
    $400 3
Salt Lake City,
Sacramento,
Salem
    $400 8
Scientists at the University of Glasgow created a service robot that can sort & fold this
    $400 13
It's a schedule of songs to be played at a station; in a 2008 movie title, it was "Infinite"
    $400 26
A "caravan" in England, in the U.S. it's called this dwelling that may go from place to place
    $400 7
In 2011 this former star quarterback became general manager of the Denver Broncos
    $400 17
What those in Madrid call their country
    $600 10
Tallahassee,
Austin,
Oklahoma City
    $600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) In 2015, NASA said there appears to be a saltwater ocean, with more water than exists on the surface Earth, beneath the icy crust of Ganymede, the largest moon of this planet
    $600 21
2-word term for a brief recording of a person giving a quote, used as part of a news story
    DD: $2,000 27
New Orleans has many of these narrow, elongated dwellings named for a type of firearm
    $600 9
Names associated with this event held annually in May include Spend a Buck, Twenty Grand &, of course, Regret
    $600 18
Spies do it
    $800 11
Boston,
Concord,
Hartford
    $800 15
In 2015 the earliest known case of this blood cancer was identified in a 7,000-year-old skeleton from Germany
    $800 24
It's the act of setting a record on a turntable in position for immediate play
    $800 28
"Pub" is short for this; at one time, they were compelled to lodge travelers
    $800 22
The Lady Byng (for gentlemanly conduct) & Vezina (for getting in the way really well) are trophies given by this league
    $800 19
This artificial language came into being in 1887
    $1000 12
Denver,
Des Moines,
Nashville
    $1000 16
In 2015 astronomers found 2 giant ones orbiting each other at the center of a nearby quasar
    $1000 30
Radio term for the rush-hour morning & evening periods when people are likely to listen in their cars
    $1000 29
Look out below! Just west of Colorado Springs is the site called the Manitou these Native American "dwellings"
    $1000 23
Son of former NBA-er Mychal, he's one of the champion Warriors' Splash Brothers
    $1000 20
An open, level space for walking, like the one in Boston

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

Fred Sonam Gerry
$3,000 $3,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Sonam Gerry
$4,800 $6,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

RECENT AFRICAN HISTORY
MUSIC
A LITTLE ALLITERATION
TV SHOWS BY CHARACTERS
(Alex: We'll give you the characters.)
IRISH PLAYWRIGHTS
ALWAYS READY: THE U.S. COAST GUARD
    $400 13
In Sept. 2015 Liberia, one of the 3 countries hardest hit by this terrible disease, was declared free of it
    $400 11
Naturally, blue notes are a characteristic of this 1924 Gershwin concert piece
    $400 1
French phrase for a dangerous woman
    $400 3
Katrina Crane,
the Headless Horseman
    $400 26
"Exiles", his only surviving play, draws from "The Dead", the final story in "Dubliners"
    $400 19
Her last radio communication was July 2, 1937 with the cutter Itasca, which immediately sped off to search for her
    $800 15
From 1960 to 1990 this political party was banned & was forced to operate underground & outside South Africa's borders
    $800 12
"The King Amuses Himself" by Victor Hugo was adapted into "Rigoletto" by this composer
    $800 2
It's a single bet placed on the winners of 2 horse races on the same day
    $800 4
Horshack,
Epstein,
Barbarino
    $800 27
When the Abbey Theatre opened on December 27, 1904, 2 of this poet-founder's plays were staged
    $800 20
Dutifully guarding this city's harbor in April 1861, the Harriet Lane fired a cannon shot, the first Civil War shot from a ship
    $1200 18
This leader was born in a tent near Surt, Libya, the town where he would die in 2011
    $1200 14
A song by Morrissey is called this 4-letter woodwind "Concerto"
    $1200 6
This traditional Christmas dessert is made with suet, currants, raisins, almonds & spices, but rarely the fruit in its name
    $1200 5
Agent Melinda May,
Director Phil Coulson
    $1200 28
Martin McDonagh moved from theater to film, using this Irish actor as his alter ego in "Seven Psychopaths"
    $1200 21
The Coast Guard had a new type of smuggling to fight when this was enacted in 1920; the "war" lasted more than a decade
    $1600 24
The 2-word name of this terrorist group founded in Nigeria has been translated as "Western education is forbidden"
    $1600 16
Amilcare Ponchielli is known for this opera, also an alternative title for the "Mona Lisa"
    $1600 7
Funny quotes from a movie, or a nicer way of referring to crow's-feet
    $1600 8
Police detective Lennie Briscoe,
D.A. Adam Schiff
    DD: $2,000 29
After World War II he began writing mostly in French instead of his native tongue
    $1600 22
The "Roots" of this author include his Coast Guard service, where his fellow crewmen paid him to write their love letters
    $2000 25
In 2015 Mohammed Morsi of this country was sentenced to 20 years for inciting violence against protestors
    $2000 17
This "Carmina Burana" composer developed a music education system for kids that's widely used today
    DD: $3,000 10
Helvetica is this kind of typeface that by definition lacks the fine cross-strokes at the top & bottom of letters
    $2000 9
Selina Meyer,
Jonah Ryan
    $2000 30
His "Juno and the Paycock" was set during the Irish Civil War
    $2000 23
The only member of the USCG to receive the Medal of Honor is Douglas Munro, killed evacuating Marines in this 1942 S. Pacific battle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Sonam Gerry
$20,800 $16,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICA
The 1970 follow-up line "We've had a main B bus undervolt" was addressed to a listener in this city

Final scores:

Fred Sonam Gerry
$13,300 $3,999 $2
3-day champion: $49,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Sonam Gerry
$20,800 $13,800 $10,600
24 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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