DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
NOTORIOUS WOMEN (4/5)
SHIP SHAPE (3/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)
THE ARTS (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
STARTS WITH "C" (4/5)
THEIR SOUL GRAMMY NOMINATION (4/5)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Kris: 15 R (including 1 rebound and 1 DD), 2 W (including 1 DD)
Gonzalo: 5 R (including 1 rebound), 1 W
Debra: 3 R (including 1 rebound), 3 W
Clues revealed: 30Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $10,800FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Kris snagged the next Daily Double on the 8th clue. Kris had $10,000, Gonzalo had $2,000, and Debra was at $4,400. Kris wagered $600.
THE ARTS $1200: "Neptune, the Mystic" ends this Gustav Holst workSECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Kris who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 12th clue. Kris had $11,800, Gonzalo had $2,000, and Debra was at $4,400. Kris wagered $2,900.
SHIP SHAPE $1600: In June 1787 this ship's interior was converted to house pots holding breadfruit plants
(Kris: What is... the Mayflower
?)TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
STARTS WITH "C" $2000: In music recording, this "track" sets the tempo
SHIP SHAPE $1200: While protesting nuclear testing in the Pacific, this Greenpeace ship was sunk in 1985 by agents of the French govt.
(Alex: And that was the famous [*].)
NOTORIOUS WOMEN $2000: This third wife of Emperor Claudius "mess"ed around with a lot of men & tried to get one on the throne, but it didn't work
BANGLADESH $1600: Subject to flooding, Bangladesh is on the flood plain of this river, which joins with the Brahmaputra
BANGLADESH $2000: Following its conquest by Muslim invaders, Bangladesh became part of this empire in the 16th century
(Gonzalo: What is the Ottoman Empire?)
(Debra: What is the Moorish empire?)
THEIR SOUL GRAMMY NOMINATION $2000: 1974 was good to this "Tell Me Something Good" soul group that featured Chaka Khan
(Alex: Debra, bad news for you. You have no money. You're not in the red, though, but you have no money; which means you won't be around to play in Final Jeopardy!
. You'll get our third-place prize of $1,000.)SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Kris: $17,300 (lock game
Debra: $0FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
LITERARY FIRST LINESVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESLock for first place.
Kris: Wager between $0 (venusian
) and $6,099 (martian
), and enjoy your victory.
Gonzalo: You've no hope of catching up... unless Kris does something stupid. So risk as much as $5,599; you needn't worry about falling into third place.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
"You better not never tell nobody but God", begins this 1982 novel, whose film version garnered 11 Oscar nominationsFINAL SCORES
Gonzalo: $5,600 + $4,400 = $10,000 (What is "The Color Purple?") (2nd place: $2,000)
Kris: $17,300 + $6,000 = $23,300 (What is The Color Purple) (3-day champion: $60,301)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $14,000GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Kris: $21,600, 32 R (including 1 DD), 6 W (including 2 DDs)
Gonzalo: $5,600, 9 R, 1 W
Debra: $0, 7 R, 3 WCombined Coryat
: $27,200BATTING AVERAGES
Kris: 33/61 = .541
Gonzalo: 10/58 = .172
Debra: 7/58 = .121
Team: 50/63 = .794MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
TALK OF THE TOWN $800: "I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday", wrote this mystery novelist; maybe the town put him into a "big sleep"
(Kris: Who is Dashiell Hammett?)
A BUNCH OF IDIOMS $400: Beware of this idiom, seen here
(Alex: Ugly, little thing, isn't it?)
A BUNCH OF IDIOMS $800: It's the same either way with this
(Alex: Remember your phrasing.)
(Debra: What is [*]?)
RESTAURANTS BY SLOGAN $400: "Everything you love about breakfast"
(Kris: What is Denny's?)
SHIP SHAPE $400: (Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.
) The CLS4 Carpenteria was built in 1917 to be a floating one of these; a sunlight-operated valve on the unmanned ship turned on the acetylene beacon
SHIP SHAPE $2000: It was hijacked in 1985 by Palestinian terrorists who killed American Leon Klinghoffer
(Debra: What is the Cole
NOTORIOUS WOMEN $1600: When Anna Sage betrayed this gangster on July 22, 1934, she was not dressed in red but wore an orange skirt
(Debra: Who is Al Capone?)
BANGLADESH $800: This country is the main destination for Bangladeshi exports
(Kris: What is India?)CORRECT RESPONSESA Moveable Feast
LondonDriving Miss DaisyGiant
Olive GardenThe Planets
Her Majesty's Ship Bounty
the click trackRainbow Warrior
the Mughal Empire
RufusThe Color Purple
the wolf in sheep's clothing
six of one, half dozen of another
the Achille Lauro
the United States