Show #6666 - Monday, September 16, 2013

Jared Hall game 3.
First game of Season 30.
New set and opening graphics.

Contestants

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James Mardock, an English professor from Reno, Nevada

Angela Murock Hussein, an archaeologist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jared Hall, a graduate student in global policy studies from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

PLACES IN THE NEWS
"GRAND" SLAM
CARE TO DANCE?
REAL LITERARY PARODIES
IF YOU BUILD IT
THEY WILL SING COME
    $200 1
He wasn't an alien visitor, but Felix Baumgartner did come from 24 miles up when he landed in this Southwest state in 2012
    $200 8
I'm hotter than Brad Pitt! I can beat Lebron one-on-one! I'm the king of the world! I'm suffering from "delusions of" this
    $200 21
A more original pole dance? This West Indies dance uses a progressively lowered bar
    $200 30
"The Wind Done Gone" parodies this classic published 65 years earlier
    $200 15
This word meant a tall hat or a tall guy before it meant a towering glass building
    $200 16
1969:
"Come Together"
    $400 2
In May 2013 hearts rejoiced when 3 women missing for nearly a decade escaped to freedom in this city
    $400 9
This 3-word nickname for the Republicans dates to 1876
    $400 22
Music for this dance of Bohemian origin is heard here; an-a 1, an-a 2...
    $400 14
The original by this author inspired "The Soddit: Or, Let's Cash in Again"
    $400 26
At Princeton Michelle Obama lived in Pyne Hall, one of these residences
    $400 17
1991:
"Come As You Are"
    $600 4
This leaker of NSA secrets had quite a layover, 5 weeks, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport
    $600 10
This term applied to international auto races was originally the name of a 19th c. Paris horse race
    $600 23
"Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do" this lively South American dance in triple time?
    $600 3
A self-help parody tells us "Vampires Are from Venus, Werewolves Are from" here
    $600 27
One difference between a wigwam & this other Native American dwelling is that a wigwam is domed & the other is a conical tent
    $600 18
1982:
"Come On Eileen"
    $800 5
In August 2013 ex-president Pervez Musharraf of this country was charged with the murder of Benazir Bhutto
    $800 11
Louis Lapostolle created this orange-flavored liqueur in 1880
    $800 24
Marlon Brando actually does (or attempts) this title dance at the end of a 1972 film
    $800 6
Kantkiss is the heroine of the Harvard Lampoon parody titled these, what you get when lunch is late
    DD: $2,000 28
This term for ancient arenas like the Colosseum comes from Greek words meaning "viewing on both sides"
    $800 19
1982:
"Come Dancing"
    $1000 7
In 2013 this Boston-area town was in the news as a marathon bombing suspect was captured there
    $1000 12
As part of their education, young men of fortune used to visit Europe's major sights on a trip known as this
    $1000 25
Also a haircut style, it's the R&B-based state dance of South Carolina
    $1000 13
This parody of "Goodnight Moon" is a reminder to power down, especially a device kids love
    $1000 29
If you've been invited to a friend's dacha for the weekend, it's probably in this country
    $1000 20
2006:
"Kingdom Come"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jared Angela James
$3,800 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Angela James
$6,600 $4,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

INTELLIGENCE
ABBREVIATIONS
MY "SON", THE PRESIDENT
LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD
BIBLICAL ROLES
(Alex: Name the role for us.)
(Alex: A trip to paradise for art lovers...)
MASTERPIECES FROM THE NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
    $400 16
IQ stands for this, smartypants
    $400 21
Part of the armed forces:
U.S.C.G.
    $400 11
Chronologically, he was the first who fits the category
    $400 1
Hausa, one of the Chadic languages, is spoken by some 50 million people on this continent
    $400 6
Charlton Heston
(1956)
    $400 26
(Alex gives the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) For many years, art historians believed that this famous Dutch painter had painted an engaging portrait of his son, Titus; not so; the identity of the boy is a mystery
    $800 17
Innate intelligence not from education, or the title of a 1776 pamphlet
    $800 22
Modern miracle method:
I.V.F.
    $800 12
He was preceded & succeeded as president by the same man
    $800 2
With more than 70 million speakers, Javanese is spoken by more than a quarter of the people of this country
    $800 7
Roma Downey
(2013 TV miniseries)
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) The influence of African sculpture can be seen on this Italian's painting style--a long, oval face with simplified features atop an elongated neck
    $1200 18
Campus chapters of this fraternity founded in 1776 invite straight-A students to join
    $1200 23
Camera type:
S.L.R.
    $1200 13
He beat Clinton--DeWitt Clinton--in 1812
    $1200 3
This branch of the Indo-European languages includes Scottish Gaelic & Manx
    $1200 8
Jim Caviezel
(2004)
    $1200 28
(Alex gives the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) Modern viewers are really entranced by "Little Dancer, Age Fourteen", but when this artist first exhibited this work in 1881, it was cast in wax, not in bronze as it is now, & the public was a little bit put off by the realism of real clothing & a wig of human hair
    $1600 19
Puzzles & brainteasers challenge your intelligence in this magazine founded in 1977
    $1600 24
A regional cooperative body:
O.A.S.
    $1600 14
For refusing to shine the boots of a British officer as a child, he got a saber across the face
    $1600 4
Most of the book of Daniel was written in this Semitic language, still spoken in isolated Mideast villages
    $1600 9
Richard Gere
(1985)
    $1600 29
(Alex gives the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) The bronze "King and Queen" exemplify the biomorphic shapes that were preferred by this Brit, whom some people regard as the greatest sculptor of the 20th century
    $2000 20
An early fictional example of A.I., he was a humanoid computer from the planet Colu who battled Superman
    $2000 25
An award for valor:
V.C.
    DD: $5,000 15
He whipped 2 former presidents in the same election by an electoral score of 435-88-8
    $2000 5
The boys from Siracusa are among the 5 million speakers of this island tongue
    $2000 10
Victor Mature
(1949)
    DD: $6,200 30
(Alex gives the clue from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) The design of the garden here at the Norton Simon Museum was inspired by Claude Monet's own garden in this French village; both feature water lilies floating on a pond that reflects the sky

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Angela James
$18,800 $14,400 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POETS
Funds provided by his widow were used to set up a literary charity called Old Possum's Practical Trust

Final scores:

Jared Angela James
$28,801 $24,400 $12,800
3-day champion: $88,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jared Angela James
$15,800 $14,400 $11,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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