Show #7253 - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Contestants

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Bill Patschak, a trivia writer from Frederick, Maryland

Katrina Mundinger, a musician from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Annie Moriondo, a bookseller from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORD PUZZLES
DETAILS ON THE BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER
AMERICAN LITERATURE
LIKE A BOSS
THE MARCH OF TIME
AKA
    $200 9
I'll have mine with vanilla ice cream
    $200 15
We'll never enjoy fava beans & a nice Chianti the same way ever again
    $200 14
In this novel Holden Caulfield has an older brother named D.B. & a little sister named Phoebe
    $200 12
Cornell's Tech Campus on New York's Roosevelt Island got a $100 million donation from this ex-mayor, now back in business
    $200 16
March 9, 1959:
The American Toy Fair is the coming-out party for this 11.5-inch blonde
    $200 18
An artwork:
La Gioconda
    $400 21
Frequency of a rarity
    $400 8
Mumbai's the word; (& much more importantly) going on a game show can make all your dreams come true!
    $400 4
"Her delicate beauty must avoid a strong light" is a description of her in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    $400 13
After Hewlett-Packard parted ways with this woman in 2005, she got paid like a boss, with a $21 million severance
    $400 30
March 6, 1899:
This German company patents aspirin
    $400 28
A Candide man:
Francois-Marie Arouet
    $600 20
With this phrase, there's not a lot of progress being made
    $600 7
Johnny's not so friendly; what's up, dockworkers? more than a contender for Best Picture
    DD: $1,000 1
This book begins, "Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure... a man-child was born to Omoro and Binta Kinte"
    $600 23
Running up the score before halftime, Amazon's strong 2nd quarter in 2015 helped put an extra $16.5 bil. in this CEO's pocket
    $600 29
March 21, 1980:
This show ends with a cliffhanger that lasts until November; spoiler alert! J.R.'s mistress did it
    $600 27
An NFL stadium:
The Razor
    $800 11
Tell your child not to go out alone; remind him or her of this
    $800 6
Let's playhouse; the Bard fiddles with Viola
    $800 2
"The Luck of" this noisy-sounding "Camp" is a not-so-cheery story by Bret Harte
    $800 19
NPR fans know Harvard Business Review listed the CEO of Novo this as 2015's best-performing CEO in the world
    $800 24
March 26, 1950:
This man publicly accuses an innocent professor of being a Soviet spy
    $800 25
A threatened species:
Ursus maritimus
    $1000 10
In 1986, it was a hit for the Rolling Stones
    $1000 5
Winter, spring, summer & fall, it was Paul Scofield as Thomas More
    $1000 3
The narrator of this Poe story says, "The disease had sharpened my senses... Above all was the sense of hearing acute"
    $1000 22
In 2015 this ex-Microsoft man & L.A. Clippers owner was the richest sports team owner in the U.S., with $21.6 billion
    $1000 17
March 3, 1861:
Czar Alexander II issues a manifesto freeing these peasants
    $1000 26
A confrontation:
First Manassas

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

Annie Katrina Bill
$3,000 $400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Annie Katrina Bill
$3,800 $1,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ALGORITHM METHOD
CITY NICKNAMES
MY EX-WIVES & ME
POLISH HISTORY
MAMMALS
"TOUR"ISM
    $400 23
IBM made the Lucifer algorithm in 1974 for the NSA to help with this, from the Greek for "hidden writing"
    $400 1
Agadir, Morocco is "the City of Blue Men", for the uniform of the drivers of these animals
    $400 8
Ex-wife Madonna showed up with him at the 2016 benefit for his Haitian relief organization
    $400 7
Since 1989 Poland's GDP has grown about twice as fast as the rest of this organization that it joined in 2004
    $400 12
Here's the banded type of this pest controller
    $400 18
A temporary route when the usual one is blocked
    $800 24
In 2015 Time magazine told of this website's News Feed algorithm that helped personalize content
    $800 5
This English university city is "the City of Dreaming Spires"
    $800 16
Breaking (up) news... this longtime CNN host & wife No. 6, Julie Alexander
    $800 11
In 966 Duke Mieszko joined the club & bent the knee, bringing this faith to his people
    $800 13
The "mule" this stubbornly migrates 300 miles round trip, the farthest of any land mammal in the lower 48
    $800 19
Group that follows an important person around attending to his needs; where's my foot masseuse?
    $1200 25
Dealing with the function of markets, the Gale-Shapley algorithm was part of a Nobel Prize in this field
    DD: $8,000 4
Ratnapura in this Asian island country is "the City of Gems" & that's what its name means in Sinhalese
    $1200 10
In 2015 this TV grill master found his union with TV Assistant D.A. Stephanie March was done
    DD: $2,000 15
Poland lost its independence in 1795 when Austria & these 2 rhyming countries partitioned the commonwealth
    $1200 14
Oh, dear--this South American animal has been known to eat monkeys
    $1200 20
Give a spectacular acting performance & your reviews might use this 3-word French term
    $1600 26
Euclidean algorithms are used by mathematicians to find the GCD, this
    $1600 2
This most populous New Zealand city is known as "the City of Sails"
    $1600 9
He & wife No. 5, Angelina Jolie, were bound by blood--for a while
    $1600 29
Ignace Jan Paderewski, used to flattery in this profession, failed as PM in 1919 & lived in exile his last 22 years
    $1600 28
A member of the raccoon family, the coati is also known by this longer name
    $1600 21
The name of this small roundish slice of beef is from the French for "turn" & "back"
    $2000 27
An algorithm can be a set of steps for a computer; one type covers this process of packing data into files such as mp3s
    $2000 3
The unofficial capital of Flemish-speaking Belgium, it's "the City of the Madonnas"
    $2000 6
His third wife was Mia Farrow, but she made a brand new start of it
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1569, a jointly elected sovereign was a feature of the Union of Lublin, which merged Poland with this country, whose modern borders are seen here
    $2000 17
Grant's this, Equus quagga boehmi of Africa, doesn't neigh, it barks
    $2000 22
2-word name for an extended trip through Europe formerly taken by young aristocrats to complete their education

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Annie Katrina Bill
$10,200 $11,400 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY GEOGRAPHY
Shelley subtitled a poem named for this famous geographic feature "Lines Written in the Vale of Chamouni"

Final scores:

Annie Katrina Bill
$200 $7,400 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Annie Katrina Bill
$9,800 $11,400 $15,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
3 W
25 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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