DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
LANDLOCKED AFRICAN COUNTRIES (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
SCIENCE NEWS (4/5)
A NOVEL CATEGORY (1/4, including 1 missed Daily Double)
POP CULTURE (4/5)
THEY SAID IT (3/4)
FROM TO N TO N (2/2)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Cindy!: 10 R (including 1 rebound and 1 DD), 0 W
Jonathan: 4 R, 1 W
Kristin: 5 R (including 1 rebound), 2 W (including 1 DD)
Clues revealed: 25Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $8,400FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Cindy! snagged the next Daily Double on the 5th clue. Cindy! had $3,200, Jonathan had $6,600, and Kristin was at $5,400. Cindy! made it a True Daily Double
, wagering $3,200.
LANDLOCKED AFRICAN COUNTRIES $800: If you turned in 175 quadrillion of this country's old currency in 2015, you would get 5 U.S. dollarsSECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Kristin who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 17th clue. Cindy! had $9,600, Jonathan had $7,400, and Kristin was at $9,400. Kristin wagered $2,000.
A NOVEL CATEGORY $1200: Khaled Hosseini dedicated "The Kite Runner" in part "to the children of" this country
(Kristin: What is Iran?)TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
SCIENCE NEWS $2000: The observatory Ligo has detected 2 of these cosmic objects with souped-up gravity coalescing into one
POP CULTURE $2000: Jerry Seinfeld drove around the White House in a 1963 Stingray with Pres. Obama on an episode of this web series
A NOVEL CATEGORY $1600: Sweden's Fredrik Backman became an overnight sensation with his novel about an old curmudgeon, "A Man Called" this
A NOVEL CATEGORY $800: 2016's "End of Watch" completed his trilogy that began with "Mr. Mercedes"
(Alex: Less than a minute now, Cindy.)
THEY SAID IT $2000: This poet said that when "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" came out, "I awoke one morning and found myself famous"SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Kristin: $6,200FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
WORDS WITH MULTIPLE MEANINGSVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESThree-quarters for first place.
Cindy!: Wager $6,401 to cover Jonathan.
Jonathan: You need to wager $3,401 to cover Kristin's doubled score, but no more than $3,800 if you want to top Cindy! on a Triple Stumper
Kristin: Think about risking $1,000, thereby beating Cindy! on the Triple Stumper
(should Cindy! wager to cover Jonathan's doubled score).FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Found in a 1970 Tom Wolfe book title, it's a chemistry term, a math quantity & a drastic word in politicsFINAL SCORES
Kristin: $6,200 - $999 = $5,201 (What is extreme) (3rd place)
Jonathan: $9,000 - $3,500 = $5,500 (What is absolu) (2nd place)
Cindy!: $11,600 + $6,401 = $18,001 (What is a radical?) (62002-day champion: $18,001)
([After revealing Cindy's response] Alex: [*] chic.)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $11,800GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Cindy!: $9,200, 14 R (including 1 DD), 2 W
Jonathan: $8,800, 16 R (including 1 DD), 3 W
Kristin: $8,200, 15 R, 4 W (including 1 DD)Combined Coryat
: $26,200BATTING AVERAGES
Jonathan: 16/59 = .271
Cindy!: 15/59 = .254
Kristin: 15/59 = .254
Team: 46/63 = .730MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
LETTER-WORD $600: It's the opening in a violin seen here
(Kristin: What is an s-curve?)
LETTER-WORD $800: It's a type of ruler used in mechanical drawing to create right angles
(Jonathan: What is a square?)
NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY $1000: This great orator gave a 3 1/2-hour speech in favor of the Compromise of 1850; his fellow New Englanders didn't like that
(Cindy: Who is Clay?)
DECK THE "HALL" $600: In 1992 Bill Clinton played sax on this man's late night show
(Jonathan: Who is David Letterman?)
DOUBLE-NAME NEWSPAPERS $800: The San Diego Union- or the Minneapolis Star...
(Cindy: What is Times
TONY BENNETT $200: (Tony Bennett gives the clue.
) In September 2014 I became the oldest artist, at age 88, to have the No. 1 album on the Billboard charts when "Cheek to Cheek", my duet album with this pop star, debuted at the top spot
TONY BENNETT $400: (Tony Bennett gives the clue.
) In November 1990 I appeared in "Dancin' Homer"
, an episode of this long-running animate series & became the first performer to guest-star as himself on the show
TONY BENNETT $600: (Tony Bennett gives the clue.
) On October 1, 1962 I joined Joan Crawford & Mel Brooks as the guests on this man
's very first night as the host of the "Tonight" show
TONY BENNETT $800: (Tony Bennett gives the clue.
) In 1951 I recorded a cover version of "Cold, Cold Heart"; when it became a huge hit, this legendary country artist
called me & joking asked, "What's the idea of ruining my song?"
SCIENCE NEWS $400: Soak this in: a minivan-sized one of these multicellular aquatic creatures was found off the coast of Hawaii
(Jonathan: What is a jellyfish?)
SCIENCE NEWS $800: (Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an image on the monitor.
) Using a multi-step process that isolates dolphins' sounds on specific objects, researchers have created a 3-D image that simulates how dolphins see a human using this process
THEY SAID IT $1200: "Do. Or do not. There is no try" were words of wisdom form this fictional trainer
(Kristin: Who is Mr. Miyagi?)
FROM TO N TO N $800: William the Conqueror, by birth
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]CORRECT RESPONSES
the XYZ AffairWolf HallHerald
The Power of Love
black holesComedians in Cars Getting CoffeeOve
Lady GagaThe Simpsons
Hank Williams, Sr.