Show #7271 - Monday, April 4, 2016

Contestants

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Kerstin Nordstrom, a physics professor from Northampton, Massachusetts

Udit Banerjea, an international relations graduate student from Washington, D.C.

Todd Giese, a hotel front desk manager from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 4-day cash winnings total $82,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

POETRY, NON-POETICALLY
ASSORTED FRUIT
TEXAS HISTORY
BRANDED
GRAMMY'S BEST NEW ARTIST
SCRABBLE PLAYERS DICTIONARY "D"
    $200 26
So, this poet writes of a massive military mess-up, & the poor soldiers--600, to be precise--man, they are just hosed!
    $200 1
Proverbially, someone you really like is said to be this, especially if that someone is from Georgia
    $200 19
In 1901 Beaumont, Texas saw the birth of this industry at Spindletop & the fortunes of the state were changed forever
    $200 3
Ahoy! This brand supplies us with Chips Ahoy! chocolate chip cookies
    $200 8
How unusual! 1965's winner was this Welsh singer who beat Herman's Hermits, the Byrds & Sonny & Cher
    $200 14
"A finger or toe",
5 letters
    $400 27
Well, we counted, & the actual number of ways she loves thee? 7
    $400 2
To crush, or the name of a racket game
    $400 20
On Nov. 22, 1963 around 1:45 PM, he was arrested at the Texas Theatre, about an hour & 15 minutes after his crime
    $400 4
When fighting the cold war, use products like Nyquill & Vaporub from this brand
    $400 9
On Grammy night in 2013, this group also took home Song of the Year for "We Are Young"
    $400 15
"A short, simple song",
5 letters
    $600 28
When you write of an 18th c. hero like Longfellow did & end line 1 with "hear", it's a given this guy's name is coming up in line 2
    $600 11
In 1936 it was Catholic 20, Mississippi 19 in this bowl game in Miami
    $600 21
The 1836 election for president of Texas pitted Sam Houston against him
    $600 5
Thanks for the super cool lighter from this brand that first began producing them in 1933
    $600 10
For 1999 Kid Rock & Britney Spears were second-best to her; what a "Voice"!
    $600 16
"Japanese radish",
6 letters
    $800 29
Och, this titl' means "times gone by", but ta po'm nae hae a wee bit o' sense to ye 'til ye give't a gud eye
    $800 24
Television's Mr. Hound
    $800 22
The first public college in Texas opened in 1876 & emphasized these 2 fields found in the school's name
    $800 6
Equal & Nutrasweet are brand names of this organic compound that's 200 times sweet as cane sugar
    $800 12
Brandy needed a sip of brandy, as did Alanis & Shana, when this Darius Rucker group beat them out
    $800 17
"To search for underground water with a diving rod",
5 letters
    $1000 25
To upset this item means to ruin carefully made plans
    $1000 23
We miss this outspoken woman with white hair who became the governor of Texas in 1991
    $1000 7
This Italian chef was a real person & made it big in the U.S. starting in 1915
    DD: $1,200 13
This singer was the Best New Artist of 2007 but sadly passed away only 4 years later
    $1000 18
8-letter adjective,
"pertaining to a flood"

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

Todd Udit Kerstin
$200 $2,000 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Udit Kerstin
$2,400 $4,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE AZTECS
TV NICKNAMES
5-LETTER CAPITALS
THE BOOK OF PROVERBS SAYETH
HE VARNISHED
INTO THIN AIR
    $400 8
As a blood debt to the gods, humans were sacrificed by removing this organ & holding it up to the sun
    $400 4
Dr. McCoy on "Star Trek" had this nickname, long before Temperance Brennan
    $400 16
Henry IV designed the Place des Vosges, the focal point of this city's fashionable Marais District
    $400 1
The varnishes of this Flemish master are said to "have the toughness of agate", so those Zaftig women he painted are safe
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Pitcarin Island) In 1790,
this British naval ship
came here to Pitcairn Island and was stripped and burned
so there would be no trace of her
    $800 9
This ruler's ornate throne, seen here, was built to commemorate the new fire ceremony in 1507
    $800 5
Ken, one of the title "Freaks" on this show, found romance with Amy, aka "Tuba Girl"
    $800 17
This capital commands the main approaches through the Khyber Pass to Pakistan & India
    DD: $2,000 2
Around 1690 he began using a deeper-colored varnish on his instruments, distinguishing them from Amati's
    $800 22
In physics, when a particle & one of these collide & disappear in a burst of energy, it's called annihilation
    $1200 10
The Aztecs made a version of cheese from blue-green this that they took from the surface of Texcoco Lake
    $1200 13
On "The Facts of Lfe", it was the nickname of Kim Fields' character Dorothy Ramsey
    DD: $5,000 18
Lonely Planet says this capital has many wonderful restaurants but "the nightlife is not what it is in Casablanca"
    $1200 27
"As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair" one of these "which is without discretion"
    $1200 3
In 1890 he wrote that a study of his "Cypresses" could use a thick coat of varnish
    $1200 23
This Hitchcock film is named for Miss Froy, who mysteriously goes missing from a train
    $1600 11
The cuauhololli, with a ball at one end, was the Aztec version of this war club
    $1600 14
Quite the charmers, doctors Derek Shepherd & Mark Sloan on "Grey's Anatomy" had these rhyming nicknames
    $1600 19
The Postage Stamp Museum in this capital city tells the story of Liechtenstein's postal service over the years
    $1600 26
"The way of" this dope "is right in his own eyes"
    $1600 6
In 1954 a restorer re-varnished this Vermeer beauty, lobe, pendant & all; in 1994, his goop came off
    $1600 24
Alexey Pajitinov designed this video game in which falling, rotatable blocks dissappear when complete rows are formed
    $2000 12
Every 52 years, Aztecs feared the world's end; they felt safe when this "sisterly" star cluster appeared directly overhead
    $2000 15
Edith Bunker had to bear with Archie always calling her this nickname, implying she was none too bright
    $2000 20
In the 1390s Yi Song-Gye began building this city to serve as the capital of Choson
    $2000 28
"A false balance" & "lying lips" are each this 11-letter word "to the Lord"
    $2000 7
Jean Dubuffet used
rough impastos of varnish and sand
in his development
of this painting style, French for "raw art"
    $2000 25
You can get this magical creature's gold if you keep your eyes on him, but he will trick you into looking away & disappear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Udit Kerstin
$10,000 $17,800 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH NOVELS
Local legend says that Top Withens, the Yorkshire farmhouse seen here, may have been an inspiration for this novel

Final scores:

Todd Udit Kerstin
$11,000 $21,300 $20,601
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Todd Udit Kerstin
$10,000 $14,000 $9,200
15 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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