Show #7263 - Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Contestants

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Jessica Kiefer, a reference librarian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jen Kadzie, a technical service manager from Chicago, Illinois

Claudia Stucke, a former writer and high school English teacher from Decatur, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD TESTAMENT PEEPS
NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET CODE WORDS
WOMEN ON TV
(Alex: You get to go back in time to...)
THE 18th CENTURY
(Alex: And then you'll be...)
SINGING
FOR YOUR SUPPER
    $200 4
1 Samuel describes him as "a champion out of the camp of the Philistines... whose height was six cubits and a span"
    $200 23
Bourbon is one type of this product
    $200 1
(I'm Bellamy Young.) "Scandal isn't my first venture in D.C. TV; in 2004 I played North Carolina lawyer Marylou Meriwether on an episode of this show named for part of the White House
    $200 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Easter Island.) When Captain Cook reached Easter Island in 1774, he found many of the great statues toppled & the Polynesian population decimated by this type of localized conflict
    $200 13
A barcarolle is a song traditionally sung by a gondolier of this city
    $200 16
Of cheese, seafood, or dessert, it's what you're having if fruits de mer is on the menu
    $400 5
Esther was the Jewish wife of the King of this land & saved the Jews there from annihilation
    $400 24
E is represented by this, this, this, this
    $400 9
Before seeing red on "Orange is the New Black", Kate Mulgrew captained this "Star Trek" vessel
    $400 3
Heard here is a piece from this German composer's "English Suites" composed around 1715
    $400 14
"Scoobidy zip zip zippidee be bop bo di oh do" is an example of this technique
    $400 22
Larb & yum are Thai types of this relatively healthful food preparation, with a lot more than lettuce
    $600 6
The prophet Elijah was victorious over the priests of this Phoenician god
    $600 25
Check in, check out; H is this
    $600 10
Lena Headey took a naked walk of shame! shame! shame!... on this drama; someone will eventually pay! pay! pay!
    $600 17
In 1765 he gave a rousing speech in the House of Burgesses to support his legislation against the Stamp Act
    DD: $1,000 15
The primo uomo is the lead male singer in an opera; this is the lead female singer
    $600 28
Albondigas is a traditional Mexican this; it's the meatball type, so it's awesome as an entree
    $800 7
Joshua led the Israelites into this promised land
    $800 26
F is this dance done in 4/4 time in a slow-quick-quick rhythm
    $800 11
This actress defending our "homeland" as CIA officer Carrie Mathison
    $800 18
In 1795 the currency unit called the livre tournois was replaced by this
    $800 20
This chief singer of the liturgy in Jewish worship is also known as a hazzan
    $800 29
Fans of "Hell's Kitchen" are used to hearing Gordon Ramsay yelling about the status of this dish
    $1000 8
Ruth was a convert to Judaism from these people
    $1000 27
Take a swing at it--G is this
    $1000 12
Connie Britton said her character on this show was inspired by several country singers including Faith Hill & Reba McEntire
    $1000 19
In 1737 Swiss mathematician Leonard Euler "irrationally" adopted this Greek letter to use in math notation
    $1000 21
Also called overtone-singing, this Asian style involves a single vocalist sounding more than one pitch simultaneously
    $1000 30
A dish of red snapper in a spicy tomato sauce is named for this state in Eastern Mexico

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

Claudia Jen Jessica
$600 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Jen Jessica
$2,600 $5,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

5-LETTER FILM FEST
RECENT SCIENCE
FELINE LIBRARY
NAMESAKES
THE BALTIC
IT'S A "SHAM"
    $400 5
1994:
Braking banned on Bullock's big bus
    $400 13
Using a process powered by the sun, chemists at GWU are capturing this greenhouse gas & turning it into nanofibers
    $400 2
Thing 1 & Thing 2 are characters in this Seussical work about finding something to do on a rainy day
    $400 3
(Hi, I'm Ginger Zee of Good Morning America.) My dad grew up in the Netherlands & learned English by watching this sitcom; I'm named for Ginger but I think I'm more of a Mary Ann
    $400 19
In a 1975 accord signed in this Finnish capital, Baltic nations agreed to take steps to address the sea's pollution
    $400 14
It can be any of several plants having 3 leaves, such as wood sorrel
    $800 6
1995:
Spacey slyly slays city's sinners (sorry, spoiler)
    $800 21
Researchers in Spain have given this character's name to an increase in temperature around the nose when people lie
    $800 1
"Did he who made the lamb make thee?" pondered this author in his poem "The Tyger"
    $800 4
This English nurse was born May 12, 1820 & named for the city of her birth
    $800 15
In 1930 Dr. John Breck created what is said to be the world's first pH-balanced one of these
    $1200 7
1998:
Snipes stalks supernatural suckers
    $1200 22
2015 computer simulations suggest a collision between 2 of this planet's moons may have created its "F" ring
    $1200 10
Lampedua's "Il Gattopardo", this wild cat, became an epic film starring Burt Lancaster
    $1200 28
(I'm Elon Musk.) Tesla Motors was named for Nikola Tesla, the early 20th-century visionary behind such ground-breaking ideas as using rotating magnetic fields & this reversing direction electrical flow
    $1200 16
A total mess
    DD: $1,400 8
2008:
Pop's princess pilfered in Paris; purloiner's payback painful, prolonged
    $1600 23
Oxford research finds mammals evolved 10 times faster during this period 145-200 million years ago than any other
    $1600 11
Winston Churchill is an unfortunate cat run over & buried in an ancient burial ground in this 1983 horror novel
    $1600 25
Railroad pioneer Arthur Stillwell gave his name to this Texas city, Janis Joplin's hometown
    $1600 27
For centuries, the port of Gdansk has been known for its artisans of this resin, the "Baltic gold of the north"
    $1600 17
In the 1960s he & the Pharaohs reached the Top 10 with "Wooly Bully"
    $2000 9
1955:
Butcher Borgnine balks at Bronx bachelorhood
    $2000 24
Chinese scientists captured the first video & spectrum of the elusive ball type of this atmospheric phenomenon
    $2000 12
Joy Adamson wrote "Pippa: The Cheetah and Her Cubs" but is more famous for this 1960 book about raising a lion
    DD: $2,200 20
A comic strip tiger was named for this author of "Leviathan"
    $2000 26
Until 1948 this "K"anal between the Baltic & North Seas was officially known as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal
    $2000 18
Seen here is this character from one of many movie versions of a Dickens novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Jen Jessica
$11,800 $16,400 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

21st CENTURY NEWS
Russia took out $200 million in insurance, anticipating any damage that might be caused by this in 2001

Final scores:

Claudia Jen Jessica
$11,800 $9,199 $1,200
2-day champion: $30,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Claudia Jen Jessica
$12,800 $16,400 $6,200
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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