Show #7245 - Friday, February 26, 2016


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Bill Murphy, an emergency physician from Laguna Beach, California

David Bradley, an author from Atlanta, Georgia

Chris Giglio, a naval officer from Virginia Beach, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
"King Creole", Elvis' favorite of his 31 films, was the first shot on location--the French Quarter in this city
    $200 7
Pennsylvania--this architectural mainstay
    $200 17
This synonym for a slim briefcase with a handle is also a word for a diplomatic official
    $200 30
An 1867 appeal to scientists by Napoleon III led to the creation of this butter substitute
    $200 1
In 1968 Richard Hooker published this book subtitled "A Novel About Three Army Doctors"
    $200 16
Musically, Kool had one
    $400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Elvis Presley home in Tupelo, MS.) Elvis Presley's Tupelo, Mississippi birthplace park & a local youth center were created with proceeds from a Tupelo concert Elvis played in September 1957, right before the release of this movie in which he goes from prisoner to star
    $400 8
Illinois--this tract of grassland
    $400 18
Perhaps due to a bias against the household chore, this Monopoly token was voted out & replaced by a cat in 2013
    $400 29
From words meaning "outside the work" , it's an appetizer served before a meal
    $400 2
The 2014 National Book Award for Fiction went to Iraq vet Phil Klay's book with this title, meaning going back to overseas duty
    $400 22
You love your best these, also where flowers spring from
    $600 4
It's the sport Elvis takes up in "Kid Galahad"
    $600 9
Wyoming--this profession
    $600 19
This star group in Ursa Major is also called the Plow
    $600 28
It's the main course in Norman Rockwell's painting "Freedom from Want"
    $600 13
Horatio Hornblower came to the big screen with this word, Horatio's job, before his name in the title
    $600 23
Milwaukee's MLB team is sometimes referred to as the "Brew" this
    $800 5
"Ku-U-I-Po" & "Island of Love" are on the soundtrack of this "colorful" movie, a No. 1 album for 20 weeks
    $800 10
Montana--this collection of wealth
    $800 20
This name of a whip used for flogging tells you the number of lines tied to its handle
    DD: $1,600 26
This fruit is named for its flower, parts of which are said to resemble Christ's crucifixion
    $800 14
For refusing to box, Private Prewitt faces harsh treatment in this James Jones novel of pre-WWII Hawaii
    $800 24
Rest easy--Tunisia's on our side; in 2015 it was even designated a major non-NATO this
    $1000 6
Elvis' last feature, with Mary Tyler Moore as a nun, was called "Change of" this--get it?
    $1000 11
South Dakota--this canine
    $1000 21
Traditional stickball was played with the handle of this cleaning item as the "bat"
    $1000 27
The 2-word name of this dish of large prawns uses an English word & an Italian word that mean the same thing
    $1000 15
This Hemingway novel about a G.I. injured in Italy during WWI shares its peaceable title with a 16th c. poem
    $1000 25
This word for a friend can also mean bait to attract sharks

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

Chris David Bill
-$400 $4,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris David Bill
$4,200 $6,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
A cruise to the Bahamas likely includes a stop in this largest city & seaport
    $400 6
(Vice President Joe Biden delivers the clue.) My office in the West Wing of the White House has portraits of these 2 men, the first 2 vice presidents of the United States
    $400 12
(I'm Hiroko Tabuchi.) In 2015 I reported on the Japanese company Takata's delay investigating why inflators on these in cars were exploding
    $400 27
"Bossypants" by this funny lady
    $400 30
Poussin & Leonardo each painted an "Adoration of" the biblical trio known by this 4-letter name
    $400 24
One lacking in or hostile to culture; I'm talkin' to you, Goliath!
    $800 4
Home to the Queen Mary, it's one of the busiest ports in the United States
    $800 7
Of his VP opponent, he said, "Sen. Edwards got picked for... his great hair... How do you think I got the job?'"
    $800 11
James Whitaker, royal reporter for the Daily Mirror, shocked Britain with the news of this woman's eating disorder
    $800 16
"Life Itself" by this late film critic
    $800 25
"14th Street at 6th Avenue" was created under the auspices of the WPA, part of this 1930s government program
    $800 20
Uh oh! The organ affected by this inflammation may burst & cause peritonitis (another 3 "I" word!)
    $1200 3
France's second-busiest seaport, it was founded under a longer name meaning "haven of grace"
    DD: $3,000 8
1 of the 2 20th century VPs who had been governor of New York
    $1200 13
"An age-old journalistic dilemma": getting the story or protecting this "S"-person
    $1200 17
"I Am Not Spock" &, then again, "I Am Spock", both by this actor & director
    $1200 26
German artist Max Ernst married a girl named Peggy who came from this art-loving American family
    $1200 21
This 9-letter word means not perceptible by the eye
    $1600 2
In September 1950 a surprise landing at this port changed the course of the Korean War
    $1600 9
By taking over for a deceased prez, he established a precedent
    $1600 14
The thrilling Zachary Taylor/Lewis Cass contest of 1848 was the first presidential election for this new wire service
    $1600 18
"Everybody's Got Something" by this "Good Morning America" anchor
    $1600 28
In "Santa Maria Della Vittoria", you can see how Bernini depicted not the agony, but this of St. Teresa
    $1600 22
The area around a place, or a synonym for proximity
    $2000 1
This port & year-round resort lies at the southern tip of Israel & at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba
    $2000 10
He shares his full name (but probably not much else) with a P-Funk music legend
    $2000 15
The first reporter in space, Japanese journalist Akiyama Toyohiro trained at Star City in this country
    DD: $2,000 19
"Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock & Roll" by these 2 sisters
    $2000 29
He likened crawling Christina Olson, the subject of his famed 1948 painting, to "a crab on a New England shore"
    $2000 23
Often found before "value", this adjective means belonging to a thing by its very nature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris David Bill
$13,400 $17,000 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This title of a British ceremonial march comes from a line in Shakespeare that continues "of glorious war!"

Final scores:

Chris David Bill
$26,800 $27,000 $10,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris David Bill
$12,600 $17,000 $10,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2016-01-12
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