Show #7312 - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Contestants

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Laurie Corrin, a community volunteer from Kirkland, Washington

Tim Mercure, a graduate student in mathematics from Washington, D.C.

Erin Delaney, an English professor from North Hills, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

RODENTS
LOGOS
BODY PARTS IN SONG
"FRONT" & "BACK"
DO YOU HAVE ANY NINES?
GO HAMILTON FISH!
    $200 16
The African crested one of these, that continent's largest rodent, has foot-long quills
    $200 21
Here's the logo of this gaming console
    $200 1
DJ Kool had a request--"Let Me Clear My" this
    $200 6
The political candidate who's leading in the polls
    $200 7
The goal of this game aka skittles is to knock down as many as you can
    $200 26
In March 1869 this ex-general & new president appointed Hamilton Fish his Secretary of State
    $400 17
This striped squirrel can gather more than 150 acorns in a day & enough in several days to last the winter
    $400 24
Patrick McDarby designed many sports logos, including one featuring Lady Liberty used by this NHL team
    $400 2
In 1984 the Police told of being "Wrapped Around Your" this
    $400 8
The Romans played a game called ludus duodecim scriptorum that was virtually identical to this board game
    $400 12
Females of the nine-banded type of these plated mammals always give birth to identical quadruplets
    $400 30
In 1873 Ham helped avert war with this nation, which had executed U.S. citizens seized aboard a rebel Cuban ship
    $600 18
Alice in Wonderland could tell you this creature that needs its rest lives mostly in trees
    $600 23
The logo of this German car brand is a 3-pointed star
    $600 3
ZZ Top informed us, "She's got" these, "she knows how to use them"
    $600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) It's the term for illuminating someone to give greater separation between the person & what's behind them
    $600 13
The nine Muses of Greek mythology include Thalia & Melpomene, these 2 forms of drama symbolized by masks
    $600 27
Ham signed an 1875 treaty with this kingdom exempting it from U.S. sugar duties & paving the way for its later annexation
    $800 19
This 2-foot-tall South American rodent has webbed feet to help it swim & to keep from sinking into the mud of river banks
    $800 22
A bat was chosen as this rum's brand logo since Cuban folklore said it symbolized good health & fortune
    $800 4
Josh Turner has a song called "Cold" this
    $800 10
Junior legislators in Britain's House of Commons get this nickname from where they sit
    $800 14
"Blessed are the merciful" is from this group of nine found in Matthew 5
    DD: $2,000 28
A park & library on Houston Street are named for Ham, who graduated from this Ivy League school
    $1000 20
When Lewis & Clark encountered this Great Plains rodent, they called it a "barking squirrel"
    $1000 25
Graphic designer Rob Janoff created this company's rainbow-striped logo by studying cross sections of real fruit
    $1000 5
Kelly Clarkson sang "Behind These" colorful body parts
    $1000 11
Ben Hecht co-wrote this classic newspaper play that became the movie "His Girl Friday"
    $1000 15
According to Milton, there are nine gates of hell: 3 of rock, 3 of brass & 3 of this metal
    $1000 29
Hamilton Fishes II, III & IV served in Congress; V owned this lefty magazine, the country's oldest political journal

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

Erin Tim Laurie
$1,200 $1,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Tim Laurie
$3,200 $7,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOTED AFRICAN AMERICANS
PARTS OF THE MOUNTAIN
U.S. AIRPORT CODES
ALSO A CHURCH WORD
DRAMA
AND THE OBSCURE OSCAR GOES TO...
    $400 1
In 1942 Charles Drew received a patent for preserving this, allowing it to be stored in "banks"
    $400 15
The Khumbu Icefall
    $400 3
SLC serves this state capital
    $400 9
One who entertains people at his home
    $400 7
Actors John Heminge & Henry Condell brought together Shakespeare's plays into this 1623 collection
    $400 23
Visual Effects, 2000: John Nelson, Neil Corbould, Tim Burke & Rob Harvey, for this film about MMA in ancient Rome
    $800 2
Harold Amos, the first black department chair at this Ivy League med school, taught there for nearly 50 years
    $800 16
Uhuru Peak
    $800 4
The codes for the 2 airports in Queens, NYC are LGA & this
    $800 10
Surname of Apollo of "Rocky" fame
    $800 19
Albert Bassermann is seen here in an early 20th century production of Schiller's play about this Swiss hero
    $800 24
Now discontinued, Assistant this, 1936: Jack Sullivan, for "The Charge of the Light Brigade"
    $1200 11
The 2016 TV series "The People v. O.J. Simpson" put this late attorney, seen here at the trial, front & center
    $1200 18
Dome du Gouter,
Brouillard Ridge
    $1200 5
Thurgood Marshall Airport has the code BWI, for these 2 cities "International"
    $1200 12
An assembly of typesetting of like size & style
    $1200 28
3 main types of classical Japanese theater are noh, kabuki & bunraku, which uses these instead of the actors
    $1200 25
Makeup, 1988: Ve Neill, Steve La Porte & Robert Short, who made up a great bio-exorcist for him! him! him!
    $1600 17
As a mission specialist on STS-8 aboard one of these, Guion Bluford helped deploy INSAT-1B
    DD: $3,000 20
Eruption Trail,
Cougar Sno-Park
    $1600 6
American Airlines' largest hub is the Texas airport with this code
    $1600 13
The hero of this video game is Master Chief
    $1600 29
Samuel Beckett wrote "Waiting for Godot" & American playwright Clifford Odets wrote "Waiting for" him
    $1600 26
Dance Direction, 1936: Seymour Felix, for a number from "The Great" him; it was no folly
    $2000 22
James Armistead told Lafayette that the British were moving into this Va. town; siege & surrender soon followed
    $2000 21
St. Katherine's Monastery,
the Steps of Repentance
    $2000 8
DTW serves this city; the airport's full name includes Wayne County
    $2000 14
A tedious account of something
    DD: $500 30
The 1936 book "An Actor Prepares" was a methodical approach to the subject by this Russian
    $2000 27
Black & White Costume Design, 1954: This woman for whom the Academy should've just renamed the award

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Tim Laurie
$8,400 $13,500 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FAUNA
Platypuses are to this Pacific island what alligators are to Florida

Final scores:

Erin Tim Laurie
$0 $20,401 $3,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin Tim Laurie
$8,400 $11,400 $10,200
13 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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