Show #6852 - Tuesday, June 3, 2014


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Peter Dyakowski, a professional football player from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Sarah Fremgen, a microbiologist from Carrollton, Texas

Brian Loughnane, an investment operations manager from Scituate, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 2013, when asked to name his greatest achievement, he said "CNN"
    $200 1
586 B.C.:
Nebuchadnezzar burns this city's first temple
    $200 21
Of sturdy build or strong constitution
    $200 6
If Tom's tuition costs $43,000 at this school near Palo Alto, how can his parents afford it?
    $200 16
Anthony Edwards & Julianna Margulies were in the cast when this medical drama debuted in 1994
    $200 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew comes to us from a boat near Margerie Glacier in Alaska.) The shorelines were completely covered by ice just 200 years ago; today's glaciers in Glacier Bay are remnants of the "LIA", or Little this, which started in the early 14th century
    $400 27
This church founder was born in Sharon, Vermont in 1805
    $400 2
The "Great Fire" of this city starts in a barn on De Koven Street
    $400 22
It's played with 15 players on a team in "Union" play & 13 players on a team in "League" play
    $400 7
If the new football field at FedEx field is 47 yards long & 24 yards wide, Dan Snyder, the owner of this NFL team, will not be pleased
    $400 17
Freddie Highmore is Norman & Vera Farmiga is his mother on this A&E show
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew talks to us from a boat in Glacier Bay, Alaska.) This famous Baltimore medical school sponsored early expeditions to Glacier Bay, which is why there's a glacier and an inlet that share their name with the philanthropist the University is named for.
    DD: $1,000 28
He didn't have the nicest things to say about Bill Gates in "Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft"
    $600 3
It's fire burn & cauldron bubble for this city's Globe Theatre
    $600 23
Get updates & information for staying safe & healthy from, this federal entity's website
    $600 8
If Joe has 6 dozen eggs & buys 3 dozen more, he'll have plenty to beat into this egg white confection for a type of lemon pie
    $600 18
Can you handle the truth? This man created "The Newsroom" for HBO
    $600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew comes to us from a boat near Margerie Glacier in Alaska.) Ice fields in glaciers affect climate in various ways; white snow's high albedo means the snow is particularly good at doing this to solar radiation, causing the globe to cool.
    $800 4
Circa 50 B.C.:
This city's library is torched (by Julius Caesar, some say)
    $800 9
Sue reads 22 pages an hour; how many pages of "Merry Christmas, Alex Cross" by this man can Sue read until the movie opens?
    $800 19
Basically one long chase, it won the 1966 drama series Emmy
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us some seals from the Margerie Glacier in Alaska.) Wildlife flocks to the Glacier Bay inlet named for this Scottish-born naturalist, founder of the Sierra Club
    $1000 25
In 1968 this Kennedy sister founded the Special Olympics
    $1000 5
The Hotel de Ville in this city is burned during the commune
    $1000 24
Lester Flatt & this banjo virtuoso performed the theme song for "The Beverly Hillbillies"
    $1000 10
If you have 3 100-real notes, it helps to know the real is the currency of this South American country
    $1000 20
"Trust-no1 " is a fitting email address that was used in this drama
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us the ice at Margerie Glacier in Alaska.) Today, glaciers cover 11% of the world's surface; 2.6 million years ago during this epoch, they covered 30%.

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Brian Sarah Peter
$4,800 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sarah Peter
$7,600 $1,400 -$1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The Brits have a sense of this amusing word & insert "u" to make it 6 letters
    $400 16
The Maryland military medical center named for this man says it's "where the nation heals its heroes"
    $400 6
From 2007 to 2010 he gave away nearly $1 billion to charity; thanks, Mr. Mayor!
    $400 29
In "Sun Signs", a classic book in this field, Linda Goodman thanked her friend & teacher Lloyd Cope, a Virgo
    $400 23
When this musical premiered on Broadway in 1959, captain Georg Von Trapp was played by Theodore Bikel
    $400 11
Spent 16 years in the KGB, retiring as a Lt. Colonel
    $800 2
It means gossip or hearsay, but you didn't hear it from me
    $800 17
In the 1940s GM executives Alfred Sloan & this man joined forces to found a cancer institute in Manhattan
    $800 7
Central America is bordered by Mexico to the Northwest and by this country to the Southeast
    $800 30
In the short story "Nightfall" by this prolific sci-fi writer, a planet with 6 suns goes dark
    $800 22
This show about Laurey & Curly was the first R&H collaboration
    $800 12
...who is seen here & became "the Elder" on May 28, 1759
    $1200 3
It's a beautiful day in this, a district or locality
    $1200 18
Medical highlights of this Boston hospital include the first public demonstration of anesthesia in 1846
    $1200 8
Barry & Garry (Goldwater & Shandling, respectively) are alums of the University of this state
    $1200 28
Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns" explores the last 30 years in this Asian nation
    DD: $4,000 19
Seen here are two of the original Broadway cast of this show, including Bonnie Raitt's dad, John; note the set
    $1200 13
Became co-president of the French Committee of National Liberation in 1943
    $1600 4
To bettors, Arsenal would probably be this in a match against Aston Villa
    $1600 24
A mural in the Harvey Morse auditorium of this L.A. medical center honors Jewish contributions to medicine
    $1600 9
This muscle group lets you bend the knee; it's also a word meaning "to cripple"
    $1600 27
"A Raisin in the Sun" was this woman's first produced play
    $1600 20
This Rodgers & Hammerstein musical was based on 2 short "Tales" by James Michener
    DD: $3,000 14
Fled Cuba for the Dominican Republic on Jan. 1, 1959
    $2000 5
To perceive by taste or smell, with relish
    $2000 25
Groote Schuur hospital in this country was the site of the first human heart transplant
    $2000 10
In 1926 artist Walter Sickert won a Carnegie prize (yay); in 2002 Patricia Cornwell said Walt was this serial killer (boo)
    $2000 26
In this "royal" H. Rider Haggard adventure novel, a character uses his knowledge of a solar eclipse to fool tribesmen
    $2000 21
Completes the title of Linda Low's song from "Flower Drum Song", "I enjoy..."
    $2000 15
As Vietnam's first president, is featured on the 500,000-dong note

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sarah Peter
$13,200 $11,000 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Team nicknames of the 8 Ivy League schools include 4 animals, 3 colors & this Christian denomination

Final scores:

Brian Sarah Peter
$4,200 $21,000 $1,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Sarah Peter
$17,200 $12,000 $4,200
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2014-02-12
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