DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS (3/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)
DIRECTORS ON FILM (1/3)
ALLOYS (4/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
NOTHING BUT NET (3/5)
LET'S CALL IT A "DAY" (4/5)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Tim: 7 R (including 1 rebound), 0 W
Jaime: 7 R (including 1 rebound and 1 DD), 4 W (including 1 DD)
Wendi: 4 R, 2 W
Clues revealed: 27Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $12,800FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Jaime snagged the next Daily Double on the 15th clue. Tim had $8,800, Jaime had $5,600, and Wendi was at $1,200. Jaime wagered $3,400.
THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS $2000: The ark of the covenant was kept in the temple of Solomon in a room with this repetitive name
(Alex: Jaime? Not coming?)
(Jaime: What is the Room room?)SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Jaime who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 18th clue. Tim had $8,800, Jaime had $2,600, and Wendi was at $1,200. Jaime wagered $2,400.
ALLOYS $1600: From the Greek for "soften", it's any alloy of mercury & another metal, such as silver in dental fillingsTRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
LET'S CALL IT A "DAY" $2000: Originally it meant a religious holiday marked in color on a calendar
THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS $800: "Reflect" upon it & tell us the name of this room in Versailles where Marie-Antoinette's masked wedding ball occurred
(Jaime: What is the reflecting hall?)
(Wendi: What is the mirror room?)
NOTHING BUT NET $1600: In July 1996 these 3 letters first preceded .ca & you could get online news from P.E.I. to B.C.
(Alex: And that would be the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, or the [*].)
NOTHING BUT NET $2000: This forerunner of the internet that also ends in "net" was an arm of the U.S. Defense Department
(Jaime: What is DARPANET?)
ALLOYS $2000: Stainless steel is stainless because of this element often used to plate household appliances & machine parts
POETRY $800: In "Paul Revere's Ride", "It was one by the village clock, when he galloped into" this place
DIRECTORS ON FILM $2000: He was "Gung Ho" to play Steve in "American Graffiti"
DIRECTORS ON FILM $1600: Long after "The Maltese Falcon", this
director played the sinister Noah Cross in 1974's "Chinatown"
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Tim: $12,400 (lock game
Wendi: $2,800FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESLock for first place; two-thirds-tie for second place.
Tim: Wager between $0 (venusian
) and $3,999 (martian
), and enjoy your victory.
Jaime: Wager $1,400.
Wendi: Risk all $2,800.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
1 of 2 states whose first-ever electoral votes were cast for Woodrow WilsonFINAL SCORES
Wendi: $2,800 - $700 = $2,100 (What was Hawaii) (3rd place)
Jaime: $4,200 - $1,400 = $2,800 (What is Hawaii?) (2nd place)
Tim: $12,400 + $2,600 = $15,000 (What is Arizona?) (56301-day champion: $15,000)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $17,400GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Tim: $12,000, 20 R (including 1 DD), 2 W
Jaime: $6,800, 11 R (including 1 DD), 4 W (including 1 DD)
Wendi: $2,800, 8 R, 6 WCombined Coryat
: $21,600BATTING AVERAGES
Tim: 21/59 = .356
Jaime: 11/60 = .183
Wendi: 8/58 = .138
Team: 40/63 = .635MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
FUNNY LADIES $1000: Join this
funny lady in "Sandy Land", her daily show on Andy Cohen's Sirius XM radio channel
FUNNY LADIES $200: In 2010, she
became the youngest recipient of the Mark Twain prize for humor
ON THE MONEY $400: The loser of an 1804 duel
(Alex: Yes, Alexander Hamilton.)
ON THE MONEY $600: The sage of Monticello
(Wendi: Who is Jefferson?)
ON THE MONEY $1000: The victor of Vicksburg
(Alex: U.S. Grant.)
OPERATION $800: Wrath of God: covert Israeli campaign to avenge the deaths of Olympic athletes in this city
(Alex: With less than a minute to go.)
THE GREAT LOOP $600: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.
) Leaving Lake Michigan, loopers take either the northern Sanitary & Ship Canal or the southern Calumet-Sag channel right through this metropolis
NOTHING BUT NET $800: In 2011 this 3-letter internet giant bought the Huffington Post; in 2015 it was bought in turn by Verizon
(Wendi: Who is IBM?)
ALLOYS $1200: This
alloy that's now at least 90% tin has a melting point around 500 degrees, so go ahead and pour a hot drink in your mug
POETRY $1200: In this Robert Frost poem, we are told that "two roads diverged in a yellow wood"
(Jaime: What is "The Road Less Traveled"?)
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)CORRECT RESPONSES
the $20 bill
the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
the Erie Canal
the holy of holies
a red-letter day
the Hall of Mirrors
Arizona and New Mexico
the $10 bill
the $2 bill
the $50 bill
"The Road Not Taken"