DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
COTTON IS KING (4/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
THE BLUE & THE GRAY (5/5)
WAR (3/5)GONE WITH THE WIND
1865 AMERICA (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Will: 9 R, 0 W
Erin: 8 R (including 1 DD), 0 W
Daniel: 7 R (including 1 DD), 1 W
Clues revealed: 30Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $10,800FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Daniel snagged the next Daily Double on the 3rd clue. Daniel had $2,000, Erin had $3,600, and Will was at $5,000. Daniel made it a True Daily Double
, wagering $2,000.
1865 AMERICA $1200: This agency was founded in 1865 to suppress counterfeit currencySECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Erin who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 26th clue. Daniel had $2,800, Erin had $9,600, and Will was at $15,400. Erin wagered $2,000.
COTTON IS KING $1600: Dorothy's iconic blue & white checked pinafore in "The Wizard of Oz" was made from this cotton fabric
(Alex: There are only four more clues to deal with, and we have about a minute to go, and the lead is within your reach.)TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUNDGONE WITH THE WIND
$1600: In 2014 the movie turned 75 & this actress who played Melanie Hamilton turned 98GONE WITH THE WIND
$2000: He was working on another 1939 blockbuster when he was brought in to replace George Cukor as the film's director
WAR $2000: Development of the MX missile, AKA this somewhat contradictory term, began in the '70s
(Daniel: What is the Peacemaker?)
"CIVIL" $2000: Title of a 1970s bestseller complaining about Americans' bad English--keep it "in your head"
COTTON IS KING $2000: Similar to khaki, this durable cotton twill was originally used for U.S. Army uniforms; now it's often used for casual pants
WAR $1200: AKA the M9A1 rocket launcher, this shoulder-held weapon could pierce 5 inches of armor plate, JoeSCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Daniel: $4,800FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
FICTIONVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESThree-quarters for first place.
Will: Wager $9,401 to cover Erin.
Erin: You'll want to wager $3,401, and you'll win the game if Will wagers enough and gets it wrong.
Daniel: You can't really win on a Triple Stumper, so your best hope is if you're the only one to get Final right. Wager everything but a few dollars.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
A line in this short story is "slowly, awkwardly trying out his feelers, which he now first learned to appreciate..."FINAL SCORES
Daniel: $4,800 + $4,800 = $9,600 (What is Metamorphisis) (2nd place)
Erin: $12,800 - $3,401 = $9,399 (What is The Fly?) (3rd place)
Will: $16,200 + $3,400 = $19,600 (What is The
Metamorphosis) (New champion: $19,600)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $13,600GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Will: $16,200, 20 R, 2 W
Erin: $12,400, 15 R (including 1 DD), 0 W
Daniel: $4,000, 12 R (including 1 DD), 4 WCombined Coryat
: $32,600BATTING AVERAGES
Will: 21/58 = .362
Erin: 15/59 = .254
Daniel: 13/59 = .220
Team: 49/63 = .778MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
DANGEROUS WEATHER $400: (Sarah of the Clue Crew shows time-elapse satellite imagery of a storm on the monitor.
) On October 22, 2012, it began as a tropical depression over the Caribbean, Jamaica got it as a hurricane two days later & by October 29th, this superstorm had a 1,000-mile-wide diameter as it reached the eastern United States
DANGEROUS WEATHER $800: (Sarah of the Clue Crew shows time-elapse satellite imagery of a storm on the monitor.
) On November 5, 2013, with 74-plus-mile-per-hour winds, the storm called Haiyan was classified as this; winds hit 195 miles per hour by the time it reached the Philippines
SWIFT MYTH $200: Multi-headed hellhound
(Daniel: What is Cerebus?)
(Daniel: What is [*]?)
WHAT'S MY LINE? $600: This Spaniard wrote, "a knight without a lady is like a tree without leaves"
(Alex: [*], correct. Don Quixote
SWIFT MYTH $800: Jackal-headed son of Osiris
(Alex: [*] is right with less than a minute.)
FRENCH DIP $600: Our beach abbreviation SPF becomes FPS in French; the "P", this word, is spelled the same in both languages
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]GONE WITH THE WIND
$800: For her role as Mammy, this actress
became the first African American to win an OscarCORRECT RESPONSES
Myanmar (formerly Burma)
the Secret Service
Olivia de Havilland
the PeacekeeperA Civil Tongue