Show #7265 - Friday, March 25, 2016

WE ASKED: Actress Audra McDonald.

Contestants

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Sam Gale, a test reader and evaluator from Kernersville, North Carolina

Doug Behrend, a college professor from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Sarah Thompson, an art history professor from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORDS THAT SHOULD RHYME
PLAYTIME WITH SHAKESPEARE
SPOT THE CANADIAN
CONTAINERS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
(Alex: A whole category on the brilliant...)
AUDRA McDONALD ON BROADWAY
    $200 15
To push someone violently & to take something away
    $200 1
"The M of V"
    $200 16
Neil Diamond,
Neil Sedaka,
Neil Young
    $200 25
20 cubic yards of capacity is a common size for this now-generic term for a large mobile trash receptacle
    $200 2
John Tyler, James Monroe, & Jefferson Davis are all buried in this Virginia city's Hollywood Cemetery
    $200 26
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) A new storm was brewing on Catfish Row when "Porgy and Bess", with music & lyrics by these brothers, was revived on Broadway in 2012
    $400 7
The highest singing voice & a fissure in the earth's crust
    $400 11
"M for M"
    $400 17
James Franco,
Seth Rogen,
Jason Segel
    $400 24
It's the part of a bovine that was once used as a gunpowder container
    $400 3
Name shared by the state where St. Joseph is located & the river it's on
    $400 27
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) "Master Class" by Terrence McNally was inspired by a series of classes given at Juilliard by this Greek-American opera diva
    $600 8
To send someone away forever & a breakfast pastry
    $600 12
With action at Agincourt, "H the F"
    $600 18
Pavel Bure,
Dino Ciccarelli,
Jari Kurri
    $600 21
The amphora was a container used to hold this; in the "Odyssey", Telemachus asks for 12 amphorae full of it
    $600 4
If you want to cross this California range, the best way is to use the Donner Pass over 7,000 feet up
    $600 28
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) My performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" was challenging for me because I was portraying not only the unique vocal style, but also the physical deterioration of this legendary jazz singer
    $800 9
A watercraft & a person such as Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic
    $800 13
"A Y L I"
    $800 19
Kelly Ayotte,
Kim Campbell,
Kirsten Gillibrand
    DD: $2,200 22
This 4-letter term refers to a coffin as people are bearing it to the grave
    $800 5
In WWII 28,000 aviators trained in & around this Florida Panhandle city
    $800 29
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) In 1994 this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about carnival barker Billy Bigelow had a new go-round on Broadway
    $1000 10
Full-grown & the physical world including all living things
    $1000 14
"T of A"
    $1000 20
Milton Friedman,
John Kenneth Galbraith,
John Maynard Keynes
    $1000 23
Ladle me out some soup from this serving container
    $1000 6
Billings, Montana is found on this "colorful" river that shares its name with a major attraction
    $1000 30
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) I shared the stage with Sean Combs & Phylicia Rashad in a 2004 revival of this Lorraine Hansberry drama

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

Sarah Doug Sam
$0 $5,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Doug Sam
$1,000 $6,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

A CATEGORY FULL OF COR(E)YS
PHILOSOPHY
GANG GREEN
(Alex: Each correct response...)
STARTS WITH ONE LETTER, ENDS WITH THE NEXT
HALT!
WHO GOES THERE
(Alex: But the WHO in this case is WHO--the World Health Organization.)
    $400 1
President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992, she used the nickname Cory
    $400 17
The wise ruler seen as ideal in Plato's "Republic" is known as the philosopher-this
    $400 3
He pitches peas & other veggies from a valley
    $400 8
To snooze past the appointed time of waking
    $400 13
The armistice bringing this to a halt was signed July 27, 1953
    $400 24
"We have to be everywhere, behind the lines", said a WHO rep for this country discussing its recent conflict with Russia
    $800 2
In 1953 Robert Corey & Linus Pauling said its structure was 3 strands twisted around each other like a rope (wrong)
    $800 18
Polytheism says there are many gods in the universe; this -ism says the whole universe is God
    $800 4
Luke he helps & Darth Vader he once taught
    $800 9
A grumbler or a killjoy, like Oscar
    $800 14
An 1894 strike named for this railroad car manufacturer paralyzed trains all across the United States
    $800 25
In Malawi, WHO helps vaccinate dogs against this transmissible disease that kills more than 500 people there a year
    $1200 22
Corey Hawkins played Dr. Dre in this hip-hop biopic
    $1200 19
This 19th-century German philosopher asked "Is man only a blunder of God, or is God only a blunder of man?"
    $1200 5
When angered, this doctor becomes the incredible green guy known as The Hulk
    $1200 10
If you "go" this, a term describing some weapons, you become overwrought
    $1200 15
U.N. Resolution 338 called for an immediate halt to this October 1973 war
    $1200 26
In 2014 WHO went to the C.A.R., this country, & vaccinated more than 100,000 children against measles
    $1600 23
He's the first African American from New Jersey to serve in the U.S. Senate
    $1600 20
1789's "Principles of Morals" by this man defined utilitarianism as the greatest good for the greatest number
    $1600 6
Kato becomes this TV hero's assistant
    DD: $2,200 11
This cooking item is Japanese for "fire bowl"
    DD: $1,600 16
This transit-based historic event began December 5, 1955
    $1600 27
"We know the risks", said WHO's Alaa Abu-Zaid of the dangers of providing immunizations in this Somali capital
    $2000 30
Edwin Arlington Robinson wrote a poem about this rich, enviable gentleman who yet kills himself
    $2000 21
The fundamental question of philosophy is whether life is worth living, he wrote in "The Myth of Sisyphus"
    $2000 7
He's appointed the conscience of a wooden boy
    $2000 12
Also called Guanhua, it's spoken by hundreds of millions of people
    $2000 29
This Napoleonic system tried to stop trade between mainland Europe & Great Britain
    $2000 28
A 2015 WHO meeting in New Delhi promoted alternatives to this crop implicated in 6 mil. annual deaths

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Doug Sam
$8,200 $9,200 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY INVENTIONS
In the 1950s physicist Louis Essen built the 1st practical one of these, noting that it wouldn't give you the time of day

Final scores:

Sarah Doug Sam
$14,200 $16,401 $9,900
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Doug Sam
$8,200 $11,400 $9,200
10 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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