Show #6785 - Friday, February 28, 2014

Arthur Chu game 9.


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Dawn Volmert, a controller from Troy, Missouri

Semret Lemma, an MBA student from Arlington, Virginia

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst and voiceover artist from Broadview Heights, Ohio (whose 8-day cash winnings total $238,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And "P-A-C-K" will come up in each correct response.)
    $200 27
This director based "Platoon" on his own experiences in Vietnam, for which he was awarded a Bronze Star & a Purple Heart
    $200 26
Nabisco had the technology to make a Mega Stuf version of this cookie
    $200 29
Rio Arriba,
    $200 20
Rocky the flying one, still at large: in 2012 a Canadian man reported this animal on his porch was acting in a suspicious manner
    $200 30
Exiled in Siberia in 1899, this man wrote (ironically) "The Development of Capitalism in Russia"
    $200 2
Proverbially good things come in these
    $400 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.) Among the men who flew in the Avenger torpedo bomber in World War II was this Cool Hand Luke; color blindness in his famous blue eyes kept him from becoming a pilot, but not from flying in the Pacific as a tail gunner
    $400 9
This brand's E.L. Fudge cookies come in an elfin shape
    $400 21
    $400 25
Oops! A burglar "butt-dialed" 911 in this "Sooner State", saying, "I got enough jewelry, we're good"
    $400 28
In 2005 he quit pro chess & later founded the Other Russia, a coalition desiring a more open & democratic country
    $400 23
In the 1930s Ballantine Ale was one of the first brands that came in these
    $600 5
This "Tonight Show" announcer was a fighter pilot in WWII & Korea
    $600 6
These nautical cookies come in chunky as well as chewy varieties
    $600 24
    $600 14
In 2013 Connecticut police had to post online, missing "Breaking Bad" is not a 911 issue, please call this provider, not us
    $600 22
This first Russian port to trade with England was named for the heavenly title of Michael
    $600 18
This rodent of the genus Neotoma is often seen carrying little trinkets back to its nest
    $800 4
This producer of "The Producers" first saw combat duty against German forces at the Battle of the Bulge
    $800 7
This Italian-named cookie from Pepperidge Farm comes in mint, orange & raspberry
    $800 17
Big Horn
    $800 13
"Have it your way"! A woman upset with this chain was told "I'm not sending the deputies down there over a cheeseburger"
    $800 1
Nicholas wooed Alexandra with these, Russian for "pancakes"
    $800 15
In information technology, breaking up a message to transmit it more efficiently is this type of switching
    $1000 3
This star of "Maude" & "The Golden Girls" was one of the Marine Corps' first female recruits of WWII
    $1000 8
This shortbread cookie has a literary heritage--it's named for a 19th century novel heroine
    DD: $1,800 12
Nez Perce,
    $1000 10
A man reported the theft of these pipes, like the one Alice's caterpillar smokes; the cops came & made a pot-growing bust
    $1000 16
The 2013 vote in this parliamentary house for a bill that banned telling minors about gay life was 436-0
    $1000 11
It sounds painful, but it's a clear plastic bubble in which a consumer product is sealed against a cardboard backing

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Arthur Semret Dawn
$3,000 $3,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Semret Dawn
$7,200 $2,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Only one of the five vowels will appear in each response.)
    $400 30
As a result of his 20-year slumber, Rip discovered that this "had grown a foot long!"
    $400 29
It's the location where the iconic Pulitzer-winning photo seen here was taken
    $400 7
"I Heard It Through The Grapevine" that before Marvin Gaye's version hit, this singer & her Pips took the song to No. 2
    $400 1
In March 1942 Anne Miller, suffering from a streptococcal infection, became the first person saved by this drug
    $400 19
2 U's:
A mentor or teacher; Mike Myers played "The Love" one
    $400 25
In 632 he gave his farewell sermon & revealed the last verse of the Koran
    $800 28
This character is said to be "as much henpecked as his master"
    DD: $1,200 18
In 1929 this 2-word phrase was coined for Erich Salomon's spontaneous photo technique, later used by Allen Funt
    $800 6
This song was a hit for Ben E. King in 1961, for John Lennon in 1975 & for Ben again in 1986
    $800 8
In the 19th century Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis "gave birth" to antisepsis in this medical field
    $800 20
3 O's:
A type of louse, or a voracious reader
    $800 24
(Vice President Biden delivers the clue.) As vice president this man gave a speech to West Berliners just days after construction of the wall began, pledging protection of access to the city
    $1200 27
Washington Irving admitted that when he wrote the story, he'd never been to these mountains, the tale's setting
    $1200 17
In 1927 he became the official trip photographer of the Sierra Club
    $1200 5
Manfred Mann made "Blinded By The Light" a hit after it was introduced on a 1973 album by this rocker who wrote it
    $1200 9
Meaning "moulded vessel", this procedure to restore blood flow in a blocked artery was first performed in 1977
    $1200 26
3 I's:
Quarreling among people who should work together, as in a family
    $1200 23
The Beatitudes as well as the Lord's Prayer are included in this speech
    DD: $8,000 21
The strange men playing 9-pins were said to be this British captain & his crew, who would visit the area every 20 years
    $1600 14
To rate film speed, ASA has largely been replaced by this other 3-letter designation with "S" in the middle
    $1600 4
On their "Mother's Milk" album, the Red Hot Chili Peppers covered this Motown great's "Higher Ground"
    $1600 11
In 1926 George Minot & William Murphy reported that a diet of this raw organ meat could cure pernicious anemia
    $1600 15
3 A's:
A follower of the wine god, or an occasion of drunken revelry
    $1600 16
In 1823 he said the Americas are "not to be considered as subjects for future colonization"
    $2000 13
Rip was a descendant of the Van Winkles who served under this one-legged governor of New Netherland
    $2000 2
This photojournalism magazine debuted on Nov. 23, 1936 with a cover photo of Fort Peck Dam, then being built
    $2000 3
In 2004 the White Stripes had a U.K. hit with a live version of her "Jolene"
    $2000 10
In 1798 this British doctor not only created the smallpox vaccine, he also coined the word "vaccine"
    $2000 22
4 E's:
Long after adolescence, it's old age
    $2000 12
In 1588, in a speech to the troops at Tilbury, this ruler warned, "Let tyrants fear"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Semret Dawn
$22,400 $11,400 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Dating from 1973, this 4-letter suffix indicates a person or thing that has become associated with public scandal

Final scores:

Arthur Semret Dawn
$22,800 $22,000 $11,401
9-day champion: $261,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Semret Dawn
$15,200 $12,600 $7,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2013-11-19
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