Show #6979 - Thursday, January 8, 2015

Elliot Yates game 5.
John Schultz game 1.


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John Schultz, a computer programmer from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Elizabeth Scott-Jones, a budget analyst from Riverside, California

Elliot Yates, an opera producer from New York, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $65,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The capitals of Brazzaville & Kinshasa sit across from each other on this river
    $200 8
Blemishes on the red planet
    $200 16
"Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator" was a follow-up to this 1964 book
    $200 1
Oatmeal Delights & Gone Nutty are varieties of these breakfast items
    $200 30
Joyce Kilmer has 2 entries in "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations", both from this poem
    $200 2
Tom Brady:
This supermodel
    $400 25
As Turkey's Lake Van is this kind of lake, only one kind of fish lives in it; surprisingly, it's quite edible
    $400 12
An undignified jokester on our biggest satellite
    $400 17
In this book, a small train hauling toys chugs up a hill, puffing, "I think I can, I think I can, I think I can"
    $400 4
RuPaul & Dockers are among those who have had temporary retail outlets known as these shops
    $400 29
In 1968 football player Rosey Grier wrestled the gun from this man's assassin
    $400 3
Andy Roddick:
This supermodel
    DD: $2,400 24
Arkansas' Hot Springs average 143 degrees; presumably these Oklahoma springs are 69 degrees hotter
    $600 9
Taxonomic classification of the second planet
    $600 20
This beloved Eric Carle book begins, "In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf"
    $600 5
This coach known for kids' football leagues retired with more than 300 wins
    $600 28
Tracy Letts wrote this play whose title tells you it takes place in summer somewhere in Oklahoma
    $600 13
Javier Bardem:
This Spanish enchantress
    $800 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows water on the monitor.) Two distinct colors occur in the Alaskan waters when the sea water meets melting snows from glacial valleys, which are rich with this fine, 8-letter detritus
    $800 11
Second-biggest planet's designs
    $800 19
She's the blindly optimistic title character in books by Eleanor H. Porter
    $800 6
A blogger named Bakerella helped popularize these treats
    $800 27
Marion Morrison's first screen appearance using this name was in the 1930 Western "The Big Trail"
    $800 14
Freddie Prinze Jr.:
This 3-named actress
    $1000 22
The Maelstrom ride was in this country's pavilion at EPCOT
    $1000 10
The thawing of the area filled with asteroids
    $1000 18
Writer & artist James Gurney created this series of books, the first of which was subtitled "A Land Apart from Time"
    $1000 7
He started out as a minor character in a comic strip called Thimble Theatre
    $1000 26
Evelyn Waugh created the Marchmain family for this novel
    $1000 15
Adam Brody of "The O.C.":
This "Gossip Girl" girl

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

Elliot Elizabeth John
$1,200 $1,000 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Elizabeth John
$2,800 $1,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...each clue will have two responses, each word an anagram of the other.)
    $400 16
This reddish-brown gland weighs 3 pounds & sits in the upper right part of the abdomen
    $400 1
"A Spoonful of Sugar" is from this movie
    $400 6
For a brief period in the early 19th century, it was the capital of the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata
    $400 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows off her shirt.) Named after a French town, chambray fabric has been called a lightweight cousin to this fabric, also named for a French town
    $400 11
A gem of a color turns into what a dog will do to a bone
    $400 19
In 1945 Italian partisans caught this man as he tried to cross into Austria disguised as a German soldier
    $800 17
2 prominences on either side of its lower end form the upper half of the knee joint; you give me this bone
    $800 2
The song titled "Some Day" he "Will Come" is from "Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs"
    $800 7
It's the Andean capital city shown here
    $800 27
This straight, narrow, fitted dress shares its name with a case for a knife or blade
    $800 12
Robert Smith's band changes its name to a light brownish hue
    $800 20
Fidel Castro needed just 800 fighters to beat the 30,000-man Cuban army & topple this man's regime
    DD: $5,000 25
These in women are also called oviducts
    $1200 3
A "Beauty and the Beast" song, or a hospitable Disney World restaurant
    $1200 10
High up & deep inland, it was isolated until the railway to Guayaquil on the coast opened in 1908
    $1200 28
Quarrelsome or not, men used to wear these shoe coverings that buttoned at the sides & secured under the foot
    $1200 15
A "ducky" blue anagrams to a story
    $1200 21
This simian-sounding word for a resistance fighter entered English during the Peninsular War against Napoleon
    $1600 24
Hey, muscles, shoulder the burden of naming the right & left type of this muscle
    DD: $4,000 4
Simba & Nala sing it on realizing they've found romance
    $1600 9
Sucre is Bolivia's judicial capital; this city, the legislative capital
    $1600 14
A vivid, unchaste red becomes multiple international syndicates
    $1600 23
Josip Broz, aka Marshal this, & his resistance fighters wrested control of much of Yugoslavia from the Nazis
    $2000 18
A treatment for atrial fibrillation is PVI, short for this vein isolation
    $2000 5
Randy Newman's Oscar-nominated song from "Toy Story"
    $2000 8
This Guyanan capital received its name in 1781, when it was named for the British monarch then on the throne
    $2000 13
A yellow-brown color named for a Tuscan city becomes a crazy word
    $2000 22
The name of this ill-fated WWI ocean liner comes from an Iberian people who bitterly resisted their Roman invaders

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Elizabeth John
$13,200 $4,000 $20,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He said a 2009 exhibit was the 1st time taxpayers' money was used "to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off"

Final scores:

Elliot Elizabeth John
$20,601 $100 $27,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elliot Elizabeth John
$13,200 $4,000 $16,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2014-11-18
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