Monday, April 07, 2014

"JEOPARDY!" 4/7/14

Jonathan Kuehnle (Springfield, OH): HS campus director
Michelle Leppert (Cambridge): Sr. managing editor
TWO-DAY CHAMP: Amy Nienaber ($51K)

BB:
ICE CREAM PARLOR WORDS
INNOVATION
AUTHORS' PLOTS
GUITARS
TV HOSTS BY INITIALS
THE USS OLYMPIA (CC clues from the Independence Seaport Museum in Philly)

Michelle steals the DD on the last Author's Plot w/ $800 & a $200 early lead over the champ. To add a one to Michelle's score:

The monument for his grave in Elmira, NY is two fathoms tall.

"Um, who is..Washington Irving?"...Mark Twain. But she does get that positive $800 right back before recess; Amy stands at $2,600 & Jonathan's in the chips to the tune of $400. Time elapses on the last two clues regarding The USS Olympia.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $400 (Guitars)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3,400
TOTAL LT: $3,800

CS:

Amy: $6K/Michelle: $2,600/Jonathan: $1,400

DJ!:
BORN TO BE WILD (video clues)

"COM" TO ME
QUOTABLE QUOTES
ON THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE DANUBE
A LEAGUE
OF THERON

Michelle has her 2nd DD tonight at the end of Quotable Quotes & has just taken 1st away, $8,600-$7,600; Jonathan has half of Amy's score. $3K answer:

Yr. in which a U.S. President remarked "This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the creation".

"I have no idea- what is 1946?"...not in the ballpark- 1969. The other challenger hunts & discovers the 3rd one on the $1,600 spot from On the Beautiful Blue Danube; he has $10,200 & is $1,400 behind Amy for the lead & $1,800 over Michelle for 2nd. Jonathan sticks w/ a $2K bet:

It's the only country through whose territory the Danube flows that used to be part of the USSR.

"What...is...Ukraine?"...good guess & right.

NO LT THIS RD.

Pre-Final S:

Amy: $12,800/Michelle: $12,400/Jonathan: $12,200

CHALLENGERS' CORYATS:
Michelle: $16,400
Jonathan: $11,800

ALEVE FJ! C #146: Food & Drink

The corporate website for this product says it leaves its container at .028 mph.

J: "WHAT IS...HEINZ KETCHUP" ($12K) = $24,200
M: SAME ($12300) = $24,700
A: "What is Reddi Whip?" ($12,200) = $600

EP. RATING: 7

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