Show #7225 - Friday, January 29, 2016

Contestants

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Sandy Hall, a nurse residency program manager originally from Evansville, Indiana

Chris Becker, a bus driver and trainer from Orlando, Florida

Mara Apostol, a criminal defense attorney from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHICH NYC BOROUGH?
ANAGRAMMED BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
ALPHABET SOUP
LONG-RUNNING SITCOMS
DOUBLE-LETTER BRANDS BY SLOGAN
PO PRESENTS UNCONVENTIONAL WARRIORS
(Po: I'm Po, the Dragon Warrior, presenting five other unconventional warriors.)
    $200 21
Has its name on a ferry that transports approximately 70,000 passengers each weekday
    $200 1
DENIAL
    $200 16
Served with or without matzo balls, C is for this soup "for the Soul"
    $200 3
Dwight Schrute, on this sitcom: "I did not become a... volunteer sheriff's deputy to make friends. & by the way, I haven't"
    $200 11
"When you care enough to send the very best"
    $200 26
(Po delivers the clue.) This British admiral, killed during his greatest victory at Trafalgar, was blind in one eye but didn't wear an eyepatch. You know I would have. Nobody messes with you when you wear an eyepatch
    $400 22
Shares its name with a city in northeastern Kansas
    $400 2
OX DUES
    $400 17
T is for this soup that's paired with grilled cheese on the Campbell's Kitchen website
    $400 7
Episodes of this 1970s show included "Some 38th Parallels" & "Patent 4077"
    $400 12
"The best a man can get"
    $400 28
(Po delivers the clue.) This Danish master wrote a tale about a brave one-legged tin soldier & his love for a tiny toy dancer; he ended up being melted by the fire into the shape of a heart--sorry, that one always kinda gets me
    $600 23
Is home to Coney Island
    $600 4
VIOLENT ERA
    $600 18
"F" is for this soup with a little cheesy goodness on top
    $600 8
On "The Simpsons" this character said, "You may remember me from such medical films as 'Alice Doesn't Live Anymore'"
    $600 13
"Think outside the bun"
    $600 27
(Po delivers the clue.) In the American Revolution, I would have been grateful to this woman for bringing water in the heat of battle... though Molly Bowl of Noodles & Molly Dessert woutd have been nice to see, too
    $800 24
Is the only one entirely on the U.S. mainland
    $800 5
HER WEBS
    $800 19
B is for this thick 6-letter soup, perhaps lobster or mushroom
    $800 9
Mark Wahlberg produced & guest starred on this series that ran on HBO from 2004 to 2011
    DD: $2,800 14
"The toughest 4-letter word on wheels"
    $800 29
(Po delivers the clue.) I'm a big fan of this Shakespeare knight but Prince Hal ends up telling him, "the grave doth gape for thee thrice wider"--c'mon, that's not what you say to an old buddy
    $1000 25
Hosted the 1939 & 1964 World's Fairs
    $1000 6
SEE SIGN
    $1000 20
A is for this spicy Mexican soup whose name is Spanish for "meatball"
    $1000 10
Before he was Leonard on "The Big Bang Theory", this actor made out with future co-star Mayim Bialik on "Blossom"
    $1000 15
"A diamond is forever"
    $1000 30
(Po delivers the clue.) Jordan Noble was just 14 when he played the long roll in this 1815 battle, Andrew Jackson's victory over the British; so was a drummer, but's that's OK. We can't alI be, you know, in the thick of the fight

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

Mara Chris Sandy
$5,600 $2,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mara Chris Sandy
$7,800 $5,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ROTTEN TOMATOES
WHERE'S THAT BOOK?
(Alex: And next, we have an interesting twist to [*]. You'll see when we get into the category.)
SENIOR-ITIS
STARTS & ENDS WITH DIFFERENT VOWELS
THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
BAND WITH
(Alex: ...not width.)
    $400 1
In the early 1900s some ketchup used rotten tomatoes masked by sodium benzoate, but this co. went artificial-preservative-free
    $400 7
"Where the Sidewalk Ends" is a collection of his poems & drawings
    $400 5
In 1952 Thomas Watson Sr. turned over the presidency of this tech company to Thomas Jr.
    $400 12
Leo Durocher said that he "never questioned the integrity of" one; his eyesight, yes
    $400 26
The area of this capital of Peru stretches over 1,500 square miles
    $400 21
Freddie Mercury &
Brian May
    $800 2
Begun during the Franco era, the tomato-hurling event known as "La Tomatina" is a fixture of this country
    $800 8
This title of E.M. Forster's first novel completes the line "fools rush in..."
    $800 17
This "senior" pastor was born with the first name Michael but changed that to Martin & did the same for his son
    $800 13
From the Latin for "not known", it means having one's identity concealed
    $800 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has officially said that bad weather & poor navigation were to blame for any loss of transports in the area between Miami, Puerto Rico & this island
    $800 22
Mike Love,
Al Jardine &
the Wilson brothers
    $1200 3
On PETA's website you can play a video game where you throw tomatoes at people who wear this
    $1200 9
If you are looking for the title guy of this series, you might also spot his gal pal Wenda & his foe Odlaw
    $1200 18
This sr. hit 152 home runs in his major league career; add Jr.'s total & you get 782
    DD: $2,000 14
A term for military weapons, ammunition & combat vehicles; insert an "I" & you get a statute
    $1200 29
"Canada's Breadbasket", this province is sandwiched between Alberta & Manitoba, eh?
    $1200 23
Eddie Vedder on vocals
    $1600 4
In 2013 Russian activists pelted King Willem-Alexander of this country with tomatoes
    DD: $2,000 10
Max is wearing his wolf suit & causing mischief at the start of this Sendak classic
    $1600 19
This "Father of the Waltz" (& of Jr.) composed more than 150 waltzes
    $1600 15
You'll find K-I, ki, meaning "energy", within the name of this martial art
    $1600 27
Rivers emptying into this gulf include the Sonora & Colorado
    $1600 24
Richie Sambora on guitar
    $2000 6
When people don't get enough of this element, it may lead to osteoporosis; when tomatoes don't, they get blossom end rot
    $2000 11
In Maria Semple's novel, Bee is the daughter of this woman & asks the title question, "Where'd you go"
    $2000 20
Around 1830 this pere wrote a series of historical plays like "Napoleon Bonaparte"
    $2000 16
It's the central dark spot of the shadow cast by the Moon or Earth during an eclipse
    $2000 30
It's believed that Lake Nicaragua & this city-named lake to the northwest once formed part of a Pacific Ocean bay
    $2000 25
Donald Fagen &
Walter Becker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mara Chris Sandy
$12,200 $21,400 $9,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
He wrote, "As life and fortune are risked by serving his majesty, it is necessary that the latter shall be secured"

Final scores:

Mara Chris Sandy
$2,999 $18,399 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mara Chris Sandy
$10,200 $21,400 $11,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
24 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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