Show #7238 - Wednesday, February 17, 2016


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Tim Kutz, a data conversion manager from Ogden, Utah

Katie Oliver, an administrative professional from Fredericksburg, Virginia

Chris Becker, a bus driver and trainer from Orlando, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $52,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words that are basically the reverse of each other in terms of lettering.)
    $200 3
A starting point for the trail is this oldest U.S. public park, once a grazing ground for sheep & cattle
    $200 8
Title-wise, it preceded "‑topus" as well as "‑nado"
    $200 22
The kind of chatter some have "the gift of" &
a sack that might hold a gift
    $200 27
The sheep's in the meadow because this colorful kid is fast asleep under a haystack
    $200 1
Let's start you out with a salad--this one classically made with romaine lettuce, croutons & anchovies
    $200 12
Jan. 1, 1919:
J.D. Salinger;
10 years earlier:
this Arizona senator & 1964 presidential hopeful
    $400 4
Officially known as the USS Constitution, today it's berthed in Charlestown Navy Yard
    $400 9
Syfy's take on medieval times is "Dark Relic", set in the Mideast in 1099, at the end of the first of these
    $400 23
A navigator's charts &
unwanted inbox messages
    $400 16
When Simple Simon meets the pieman, he's headed to this event
    $400 2
Soup of the day? This Andalusian one with veggies in a pureed tomato base, served cold
    $400 14
June 3, 1808:
Jefferson Davis;
118 years later:
this "Howl" poet
    $600 5
One if by land & two if by sea--it's the most visited historic site in Boston
    $600 10
Let the "CHiPS" fall where they may--he starred in "Chupacabra vs. the Alamo"
    $600 28
Your best buddies &
an open hand smack to the face
    $600 24
He's so fast & acrobatic, this character has no problem clearing a lit taper
    $600 17
Could it be... "oeufs farcis"? This "demonic" preparation served as an appetizer or side dish
    $600 15
Feb. 5, 1914:
"Naked Lunch" writer William S. Burroughs;
this Portuguese soccer star
    $800 6
5 men listed on a headstone at Granary Burying Ground were victims of this tragic March 5, 1770 event
    $800 11
Stuck in the middle of "Piranhaconda" was this "Reservoir Dogs" star, Virginia's brother
    $800 29
Ceramic vessels &
a save made by a goalie
    DD: $3,000 25
Maybe he's a thief because his wind instrument musician father can't make enough to feed the family
    $800 18
Main course! The item at the end of the French name of this chicken dish is usually a red
    $800 20
March 7, 1974:
actress Jenna Fischer;
99 years earlier:
this composer of "Bolero"
    $1000 7
"The Home of Free Speech" & "the Cradle of Liberty"--this historic building is now part of a bustling marketplace
    $1000 13
"Mega Python vs. Gatoroid"? sure, but really, it was Tiffany vs. this '80s pop rival known for "Only In My Dreams"
    $1000 30
Money for the return of something lost & a compartment in a cabinet to keep it in
    $1000 26
That merry old soul Old King Cole called for these 2 things & his fiddlers 3
    $1000 19
& now this, ladyfingers dipped in a coffee-marsala mix & with Mascarpone & chocolate--nice way to end a meal!
    $1000 21
October 31, 1705:
Pope Clement XIV;
this founder of the Girl Scouts

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

Chris Katie Tim
$600 $3,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Katie Tim
$9,600 $3,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Position of outstretched arms & legs
    $400 12
Here is the symbol for this inhabitant of the solar system
    $400 3
In 2015 this star of "Identity Thief" & "Spy" launched her own clothing line, which runs from size 4 to size 28
    $400 8
In 1961 this country's Tutsi monarchy was overthrown in a Hutu revolution
    $400 11
The Hindu god Shiva is often shown bearing one of these 3-pointed spears
    $400 26
Ithaca, N.Y. claims to be the home of the first one of these ice cream treats; it included cherry syrup with a cherry on top
    $800 20
This patriotic character has taken it upon himself to be the moral compass & censor for his Muppet troop
    $800 13
As with yeast, a single one can be a complete organism
    $800 4
Her 21 singles Grand Slam titles include six wins at Wimbledon
    $800 6
Its nearest neighbor is Greenland, about 200 miles to the northwest
    $800 22
Roman soldiers relied on the pilum, a 7-foot-long one of these, now used in the Olympics
    $800 28
This person is skilled in giving facials, manicures, pedicures & other beauty treatments
    $1200 17
This city's Eagle has the largest circulation of any newspaper in Kansas
    DD: $10,000 14
It's the only 4-letter noble gas
    $1200 1
The single name of this "Titanium" singer is somewhat ironic as we actually only see her wigs
    $1200 7
Schellenberg & Vaduz were united to form this tiny country
    $1200 23
The halberd was a weapon used in the late Middle Ages that combined a spear with this for cleaving helmets
    $1200 29
This word for a Scottish highlander is spelled like actor Garcia Bernal's first name
    $1600 18
For 2 years Barack Obama attended this Eagle Rock, California college called "Oxy" for short
    $1600 15
This force is responsible for the nuclear fusion reaction that powers the sun
    $1600 5
Jessica Simpson still owns the red cowboy boots she wore bringing this TV character to the big screen
    $1600 9
The wildebeest migration is a thrilling sight in this country's Maasai Mara National Reserve
    $1600 24
British lancers were killed charging up the "Valley of Death" in this battle of the Crimean War
    DD: $10,000 27
The name of this mythological labyrinth builder means "skillfully wrought"
    $2000 19
Altair is the brightest star in this constellation known as "the Eagle"
    $2000 16
This mineral rates a 1 (softest & easiest to scratch) on the Mohs scale
    $2000 2
In 2014, he got an honorary degree from Northeastern as his daughter graduated
    $2000 10
The main island of this Persian Gulf archipelago nation has many fresh springs for drinking & irrigation
    $2000 25
Around 350 B.C. this father of Alexander the Great introduced the sarissa, a spear up to 21 feet long
    $2000 30
According to the theory of plate tectonics, this supercontinent later broke into Gondwana & Laurasia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Katie Tim
$34,000 $11,800 $23,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man who was in "The Godfather" & "Apocalypse Now" is the only living actor in 6 or more films on the list

Final scores:

Chris Katie Tim
$20,399 $0 $46,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $46,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris Katie Tim
$14,600 $11,800 $23,800
20 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
1 W
22 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $50,200

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Game tape date: 2016-01-11
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