Show #7415 - Friday, December 2, 2016

Tim Aten game 1.

Contestants

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Tim Aten, an editor from Vermilion, Ohio

Ryan O'Shea, an engineer from Hermosa Beach, California

Asim Modi, an attorney from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE PACHEBEL CANON IN D
THE MOVIE/TV STAR
BREAK-UPS
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE NOUNS
REQUIRED READING
"Y"s UP
    $200 26
The Pachebel Canon is often played at this type of event & is heard in movies about its planner & crashers
    $200 9
"White Men Can't Jump", "True Detective"
    $200 1
A No. 1 song by this duo said, "They say our love won't pay the rent"; after their 1975 divorce, it was "I Don't Got You, Babe"
    $200 16
Buffalo & other bovines gather in these
    $200 21
Mary Mapes Dodge penned this guy, "Or, The Silver skates"; within her lifetime, the book appeared in more than 100 editions
    $200 2
It's the word usually seen on the sign here
    $400 30
The Canon was written for 3 violins & continuo, the 17th c. version of this instrument of Sting, Flea & Paul McCartney
    $400 4
"The Imitation Game", "Sherlock"
    $400 11
The hardships of the Civil War & the death of daughter Bonnie Blue finally took their toll on this iconic couple of page & screen
    $400 17
Just as you can have a this "of roses", you can also have one of oysters
    $400 22
After leaving Rochester-- the man, not the city--this Bronte title woman finds herself destitute & friendless
    $400 3
It was a popular abbreviation for the year 2000
    $600 28
This 1980 film with Timothy Hutton as Mary Tyler Moore's troubled son was one of the first to make the Canon a soundtrack fave
    $600 6
"Limitless" (as Eddie Morra), "Limitless" (as Senator Eddie Morra)
    $600 12
This plastic couple got together in 1961; they split in 2004, but in 2011 she welcomed him back to her dream house
    $600 18
A stench, sometimes used for a group of these mammals, may be appropriate but seems a bit unfair
    $600 23
The daydreams of this James Thurber character include being a surgeon & the world's greatest pistol shot
    $600 5
George Bernard Shaw supposedly said, this "is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children"
    $800 27
The tune was popularized by a 1968 recording from the Paillard this small-room type of orchestra
    $800 7
"Knocked Up", "Grey's Anatomy"
    $800 13
These Mexican painters wed in 1929 & divorced after a volatile decade; remarried in 1940, they had a rocky 2nd marriage
    DD: $1,600 19
It's a cloud of grasshoppers & a plague of these relatives
    $800 24
"T.S. Garp cried in the airplane that was bringing him home to be famous in his violent country", penned this novelist
    $800 10
This website's stated purpose is "to connect people with great local businesses"
    $1000 29
The Canon shows expert use of this technique in which composers use multiple melodies together
    $1000 8
"9 to 5", "Grace and Frankie"-- both women, please
    $1000 15
This couple fell in love while filming "Cleopatra"; they wed in '64, divorced after a decade, remarried in 1975--& split again in 1976
    $1000 20
Termites & penguins both get collective with this collective name
    $1000 25
Though the play did not hit Broadway until 1946, "The Iceman Cometh" by him first cameth in 1939
    $1000 14
Add 1 letter to a device used to pair draft animals to get this term for a country bumpkin

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

Asim Ryan Tim
$1,400 $3,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Asim Ryan Tim
$3,000 $5,200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE TACO BELL CANON IN "D"
PERFECT!
BROADWAY
NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES
HEALTH & MEDICINE
A RIVER RUNS TO IT
    $400 1
You can get these chips as a side or in your Locos Tacos
    $400 7
This synonym for perfect refers to how the Virgin Mary was conceived in her mother's womb
    $400 30
In July 2016, to a standing ovation, creator & star Lin-Manuel Miranda took his final bow in this smash musical
    $400 13
You'll find the Martin Luther King Jr. national historic site in this state capital
    $400 22
One of the leading causes of school absenteeism is this respiratory disease that often arises from allergies
    $400 27
The Volga, to this so-called "sea"
    $800 2
@tacobell has tweeted that "It's okay to do" this double-"D" party foul "with rolled chicken tacos"
    $800 8
When grading the clarity of a diamond, the best is FL, meaning this; I.F. means internally this
    $800 28
This current biographical musical ends with a rousing rendition of "I Feel The Earth Move"
    $800 14
A national historic site since 1964, the Allegheny Portage Railroad linked this state's canal system with the West
    $800 23
From the Greek for "half skull", it may progress through 4 stages: prodrome, aura, headache & postdrome
    $800 26
The Po, to this arm of the Mediterranean
    $1200 3
The drink menu includes this "Always one of a kind" soda
    DD: $2,600 9
This adjective for perfection is meant to evoke a newly struck coin
    $1200 11
This play that first came to Broadway in 1974 was inspired by a story about a boy who had blinded several horses
    DD: $3,000 21
The unusual windows seen here are at the Maryland site named for this woman
    $1200 15
In this disease, proteins called beta-amyloid & tau damage nerve cells in the brain, causing memory loss
    $1200 18
The Gambia, to this ocean
    $1600 4
In 2015 Taco Bell partnered with this double "D" app, so tap your phone & a quesarito appears
    $1600 10
This 6-syllable word means pure or not contaminated; it has nothing to do with the absence of grownups
    $1600 5
Robert Morse won a Tony in 1990 for this 3-letter play, a look at 2 nights in the life of writer Capote
    $1600 24
Today a national historic site, Pu'ukohola Heiau, a stone temple in Hawaii, was built by this king in the 1790s
    $1600 16
A tympanoplasty is a surgical procedure to repair a hole in this
    $1600 19
The Indus, to this sea
    $2000 6
This plural word follows "Garden of Earthly" in a painting title & "Cinnabon" in a Taco Bell menu item
    $2000 12
If you have no equal, you're this, also the name of those sugar pellets used in cake decoration
    $2000 29
This alliterative middle play in Neil Simon's trilogy comes between "Brighton Beach Memoirs" & "Broadway Bound"
    $2000 25
This site 90 miles east of Fresno was a WWII internment camp for Japanese Americans
    $2000 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation of a vein on the monitor.) Healthy blood has plenty of red blood cells to carry oxygen to body tissues; if the number of cells is reduced, causing weakness and fatigue, it may an indication of this condition, from the Greek for "want of blood"
    $2000 20
The Loire, to this bay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Asim Ryan Tim
$4,200 $17,000 $18,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MODERN MYTHOLOGY
A purported image of this subject of legend was published in the Daily Mail newspaper on April 21, 1934

Final scores:

Asim Ryan Tim
$8,399 $18,515 $35,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $35,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Asim Ryan Tim
$4,200 $15,200 $15,800
13 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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