Show #7236 - Monday, February 15, 2016

WE ASKED: Stephan James.

9 clues left unrevealed in Double Jeopardy!

Contestants

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Sarah Wright, a school librarian from Plainfield, Indiana

Ramona Riddles, a substitute teacher from Fullerton, California

Chris Becker, a bus driver and trainer from Orlando, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHERE YA FROM?
COMPUTER TERMINOLOGY
COOPER: ALICE, GARY OR ANDERSON
GOOD CAUSES
WHAT THE "H"?
RACE
(Alex: A category dedicated to the great Jesse Owens in honor of the film that's upcoming about his life.)
    $200 1
People from the Perth area of this country are "Sandgropers"
    $200 6
You'll be A-OK with a TFT-LCD one of these basic parts of a desktop computer
    $200 22
2-time Academy Award winner
    $200 11
In 2015 about 6,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities, from 165 countries, came together in L.A. for this event
    $200 15
This symbol helps you find posts on Twitter
    $200 14
Jesse Owens, known as "the Buckeye Bullet", broke an astounding 3 world records & tied a 4th, all within 45 minutes, for this Big 10 school
    $400 2
Sticky nickname for someone from Fayetteville or Charlotte
    $400 7
A circuit that allows data to travel between a peripheral & a computer is a "local" this vehicle
    $400 20
Appeared in the 1992 film "Wayne's World"
    $400 13
The USA's first humane society & today's leading voice for animal welfare, it's celebrating its 150th anniv. in 2016
    $400 12
Its deadly demise in 1937 marked the end of the use of airships for commercial air transportation
    $400 27
In 1935 Jesse broke the old world record of 26' 2 1/8" by a full half foot in this field event--a record that stood for an amazing 25 years
    $600 3
Walloons are French-speaking residents of this country
    $600 8
If your website is DDoSED, you've got problems because DDoS stands for distributed this
    $600 21
Studied & speaks Vietnamese
    $600 16
Walt Disney designed the train logo for this program that distributes new playthings for kids at Christmas
    $600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.) The warm & soft wool of the alpaca is low in substances that irritate human skin, making it popular for garments that are this, meaning "unlikely to cause immunological reaction"
    $600 28
(I'm Stephan James, and I play Jesse Owens in Race.) Hitler didn't want the Olympics in Berlin, but this propaganda chief convinced him that the games could showcase Aryan superiority; Jesse had other ideas
    $800 4
People from this city in the Distrito Federal call themselves Chilangos
    $800 9
A pun on one of China's claims to fame, this is the nickname for China's Internet barriers
    $800 23
Once dated Raquel Welch
    $800 17
Largely from its telethons, this program, whose logo is seen here, has had over $300 million pledged to the campaign
    $800 25
In hockey it's 3 goals scored in a single game by the same player
    $800 29
In 1926 Adi Dassler, father of this sportswear company, risked the wrath of the Nazis by having Jesse Owens wear his cleats
    $1000 5
Sting is a proud Geordie, from the area of Newcastle-upon-this river
    $1000 10
Different from emoticons, these pictographs come from the Japanese for "picture writing"
    $1000 24
Born in Helena, Montana
    DD: $3,200 18
The National Society for Crippled Children was later renamed this, after its famous stamp that bears a lily
    $1000 26
Latin for "have the body", this legal writ requires that a person held in custody be brought before the court
    $1000 30
(Stephan James delivers the last clue.) Due to the climate of Hitler's Germany, USA's Jewish runners were pulled from this 4-man event; Ralph Metcalfe & a reluctant Owens stepped in, giving Jesse his historic 4th gold medal

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

Chris Ramona Sarah
$5,400 -$600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$10,400 $4,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY FROM SPACE
TAKE YOUR MEDS
"C" IN LITERATURE
THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
STARTS WITH A 3-LETTER BODY PART
ANCHOR MANAGEMENT
    $400 13
This Mideastern body of water through which big ships pass is rarely deeper than 300 feet
    $400 12
It's a medicine taken to neutralize a specific poison & the hero usually finds it just in time
    $400 1
This 1854 poem contains the lines "Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die"
    $400 6
After Heraclius assumed the throne in 610, he replaced Latin as the official language with this
    $400 7
A large wardrobe or movable cupboard
    $800 14
The Central American area seen here is this type of narrow strip of land joining two larger land masses
    $800 2
He's the very dramatic Russian seen here around 1900
    $800 8
7-letter word for the area close enough to be audible
    $1200 15
Extending 65 miles into the Atlantic Ocean off North America, its beaches attract visitors in droves
    $1200 18
The heart medicine digitalis comes from this flower that sounds like a vixen accessory
    $1200 3
He's the only human in the "Winnie-the-Pooh" stories
    DD: $3,000 19
The Byzantine Empire's overthrow of the Ostrogothic Kingdom paved the Lombards' way into what's now this country
    $1200 9
Comically vulgar or indecent in speech
    $1600 16
The inhabitants of this 76,000-square-mile peninsula are predominantly descendants of the Maya
    $1600 4
This sci-fi author's "C" novels include "Childhood's End" & "Cradle", about contact with an alien civilization
    $1600 20
In the 8th century this movement that barred the veneration of Christian images swept throughout the empire
    $1600 10
urbandictionary.com says they hate "corporations and everything mainstream, yet... buy Apple products"
    $2000 17
2 nations share the 220-mile-wide delta of this Asian river
    $2000 5
"Chirp the first" is the first chapter of this Dickens short novel
    $2000 21
The empire's ships sailed as far as Britain for tin from this historic county at the island's southwest tip
    DD: $3,600 11
Pertaining to the throat, though it sounds like it means pertaining to an area near the stomach

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$10,000 $5,000 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS PHRASES
In one version of a 19th century quote, "There is room and health... away from the crowds" so you're urged to do these 2 words

Final scores:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$9,399 $0 $5,600
2-day champion: $27,798 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Ramona Sarah
$11,400 $5,000 $8,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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