DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
COUNTRIES' CURRENCIES (5/5)
TRUST THE SCIENCE (4/5) (Alex: We want you to...)
WESTERN MOVIES (3/5)
THE ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT (4/5)
NUMERIC WORDS & PHRASES (3/5, including 1 missed Daily Double) (Alex: In [*], each correct response will begin with a spelled number.)
WOMEN WHO WRITE (3/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Michael: 8 R, 0 W
Cindy!: 8 R, 0 W
Erin: 6 R, 2 W (including 2 DDs)
Clues revealed: 30Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $8,800FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Erin snagged the next Daily Double on the 12th clue. Cindy! had $9,800, Erin had $5,800, and Michael was at $7,600. Erin wagered $3,000.
WOMEN WHO WRITE $1200: In 1964 this woman big into laissez-faire capitalism offered "The Virtue of Selfishness"
(Erin: Who is Gloria Steinem?)SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Erin who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 23rd clue. Cindy! had $10,600, Erin had $6,800, and Michael was at $10,000. Erin wagered $3,000.
NUMERIC WORDS & PHRASES $1200: The Lakers won championships in 1987 & '88, so before the next season, Pat Riley trademarked this
(Alex: You trail by a substantial amount.)
(Erin: I'll wager $3,000.)
(Alex: Okay, that will put you very close to the lead. Here is the clue...)
(Erin: What is... Lakers '89?)
(Alex: No. He trademarked a [*]. Pick again.)TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
TRUST THE SCIENCE $1200: The amosite type of this fibrous material can resist temperatures up to 1,000 degrees
(Alex: That would be [*]. That's why they use it.)
WOMEN WHO WRITE $2000: This woman who's part Chippewa has written "Love Medicine", "The Plague of Doves" & "The Round House"
WESTERN MOVIES $1200: This hard-drinking friend of Wild Bill Hickok has been played on film by Jean Arthur, Yvonne de Carlo & Doris Day
WESTERN MOVIES $2000: Audie Murphy played Tom Destry in 1954's "Destry"; oddly, this film with Jimmy Stewart in the role came 15 years earlier
(Alex: Oddly because it was titled [*].)
NUMERIC WORDS & PHRASES $400: Hyphenated term for a contest that's really no contest
(Alex: Because it's [*]?)
THE ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT $2000: This 3-named abolitionist crusader published a Boston newspaper called The LiberatorSCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Erin: $5,400FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHYVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESTwo-thirds for first place.
Cindy!: Wager $7,001 to cover Michael.
Michael: You'll want to wager between $0 (venusian
) and $399 (martian
), and you'll win the game if Cindy! wagers enough and gets it wrong.
Erin: To win, you must get Final right and count on a wagering mistake on Michael's part. Wager all $5,400.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
The 2 Central American nations that border only one oceanFINAL SCORES
Erin: $5,400 + $5,400 = $10,800 (What are Belize and Honduras
El Salvador) (3rd place)
Michael: $11,200 + $8,800 = $20,000 (What are Belize + El Salvador?) (2nd place)
Cindy!: $15,400 + $7,001 = $22,401 (What are El Salvador and Belize?) (39601-day champion: $22,401)
(Alex: A lot of writing.)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $10,800GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Cindy!: $15,400, 18 R, 0 W
Erin: $12,600, 16 R, 4 W (including 3 DDs)
Michael: $11,200, 14 R, 1 WCombined Coryat
: $39,200BATTING AVERAGES
Cindy!: 19/58 = .328
Erin: 17/61 = .279
Michael: 15/58 = .259
Team: 51/63 = .810MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
SONGS ON TV $800: As its theme song "The Wonder Years" used the powerful cover of "With A Little Help From My Friends" by this English singer
Alex (in accent) [*]. Yes.
FILL "E_R" UP $800: It's the mighty machine seen doing its work here
(Cindy: What is an [*]?)
(Alex: No. Well, we'll accept that. It's an [*] also. Go again.)
OPPOSITES $200: They're the opposite types of theater represented here
(Michael: What are comedy and drama?)
(Alex: Yep. No, we won't accept that. Sorry.)
OPPOSITES $600: When ordering blinds for your home, you often have a choice between these
UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS $200: Depopulated in the early 20th century, Goldfield, Arizona is a tourist attraction as one of these
(Alex: Right. You're tied for the lead again.)
UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS $800: Hawaii's version of Old Faithful, the "Halona" this cetacean feature is the result of a narrow lava tube exiting straight up
(Erin: What is a geyser?)
UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS $1000: Not a druid in sight at the alliance, Nebraska attraction
known as this
COUNTRIES' CURRENCIES $400: Let's be honest--Switzerland and Liechtenstein are the only 2 countries in Europe that still use this monetary unit
(Alex: The [*]. That's why we're honest. We're [*].)
COUNTRIES' CURRENCIES $800: 40 years after his death, he
still appears on some of China's paper money
TRUST THE SCIENCE $1600: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.
) Fluids vary in the degree of friction between their molecules, leading them to also vary in their degree of resistance to flow--this 9-letter word
WESTERN MOVIES $1600: It's the classic film in which Alan Ladd rides off as Brandon de Wilde yells for him to "come back"
(Alex: Come back, [*]. Mom really likes you.)
NUMERIC WORDS & PHRASES $1600: A rare, lucky specimen of genus trifolium
(Alex: That's it, with less than a minute now.)
THE ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT $400: Willing to use violence for the abolitionist cause, he
went to the gallows on December 2, 1859CORRECT RESPONSES
Judah Maccabee (Makabi)
Calamity JaneDestry Rides Again
William Lloyd Garrison
Belize and El Salvador
earthmover (excavator accepted)
comedy and tragedy
horizontal and vertical