Show #6675 - Friday, September 27, 2013

Contestants

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Andrew Mugica, an options trader originally from Libertyville, Illinois

Sarah Zucker, an Internet entrepreneur and screenwriter from Los Angeles, California

Neal Pollack, a writer from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE SHUTTLE FLYOVERS
30 MINUTES OF EXERCISE A DAY
THE VOWELS ARE MYTHING
(Alex: ... in the clues, but you have to identify the mythological figure)
THE GOOD
THE "BAD"
(Alex: [*] will come up at the beginning of each correct response)
THE UGLY
    $200 26
This city's people
got to see the Enterprise, but good luck getting a cab.
    $200 6
...will improve your body's ability to use insulin, the hormone that regulates levels of this, aka blood sugar
    $200 11
Battle ready god: RS
    $200 16
The woman born Agnex Gonxka Bojaxhiu became known as Blessed Mother Teresa of this city
    $200 1
Wind & rain can mess with your 'do, causing you to have one of these 3-word experiences
    $200 21
Played by America Ferrera, the title character of this sitcom was the assistant to the editor of the fashion mag Mode
    $400 27
Over this city, Endeavour shows us a way to beat the bridge traffic.
    $400 7
...will reduce this, the pressure of modern living; it's been described as "the common cold of the psyche"
    $400 12
Eye opening goddess: RS
    $400 17
This pious 10th century Bohemian ruler was only in his 20s when he died, but got a carol written about him
    $400 2
What's that racket in my backyard? Oh, it's for this game
    $400 22
This word for an aerial battle is the title of a movie about another contest, to find the ugliest date
    $600 28
Discovery took a different kind of trip to the mall over this city.
    $600 8
...will reduce your risk of this, aka high blood pressure
    $600 13
Sounding a little Norse: DN
    DD: $3,000 18
In 1958 this org. got a new mission; the disease it originally targeted had been tamed 3 years before
    $600 3
Like South Dakota, Alberta is home to a large rocky region known as this for its inhospitable terrain
    $600 23
A 1939 Disney version of this Hans Christian Andersen tale was the last "Silly Symphony"
    $800 29
On a visit to Los Angeles, the shuttle took itself out to the ball game, flying over this venue.
    $800 9
...reduces the chance of apoplexy, this brain event that can be hemorrhagic, embolic or ischemic
    $800 14
Very Supportive: TLS
    $800 19
In May 1940 many "little ships" & their captains did good when they aided in the evacuation of this French port
    $800 4
A proverb says that one of these always turns up
    $800 24
In 2008 this non-hideous actor played Harvey Dent, who becomes the hideously disfigured Two-Face
    $1000 30
The flyover here is over this city & its 40-something-year-old dome
    $1000 10
...will improve muscle tone & strength, including in this muscle with a 2-word name, the largest in the body
    $1000 15
Earth mother: G
    $1000 20
The brainchild of this school's famed media lab, One Laptop Per Child provides cheap computers to kids worldwide
    $1000 5
This Black Forest city with a double-talk name has been home to soothing baths since Roman times
    $1000 25
In a 1966 film Clint Eastwood was "The Good", Lee Van Cleef was "The Bad" & this actor was "The Ugly"

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

Neal Sarah Andrew
$5,400 $1,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Sarah Andrew
$6,200 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BEAR ESSENTIALS
AMERICA BEFORE THE REVOLUTION
HILLBILLY MUSIC
TITLES & SUCH
THAT VERB'S DARNED IRREGULR
ICONIC PENTAMETER
    $400 24
A bear's young, known as these, are usually born 2 at a time, 1/2 to 1 pound, eyes closed & without fur
    $400 26
Samuel Higley minted what are known as "Higley pennies", reassuringly stamped "I am good" this metal
    $400 6
Bill Monroe is known as the "Father of" this "colorful" music genre
    $400 11
In the U.S. "Esquire" is usually reserved for those in this job
    $400 16
I did this, handed out the cards--too bad if you don't like your hand
    $400 1
"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child"
    $800 21
Ringed seals are a primary food for this bear that can weigh 1,600 pounds, but it has killed Beluga whales, too
    $800 29
In the 1744 Treaty of Lancaster, this 6-nation Indian league ceded lands in the Ohio River Valley to the colonies
    $800 7
Ralph Stanley is renowned for his "high lonesome" vocals & his "clawhammer" picking style on this instrument
    $800 12
Some reverends have a D.D. after their names, meaning this
    $800 17
Crawled slowly, or spread like a vine across a surface
    $800 2
"See how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O that I were a glove upon that hand, that I might touch that cheek"
    $1200 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Alaska.) Black bears prefer to fish for food while remaining as dry as possible, unlike the brown bear that develops superb fishing skills for this migrating fish, a staple in their diet
    $1200 25
This colony's expansion west began after its Gov. Spotswood led a 1716 expedition into the Shenandoah Valley
    $1200 8
The Fruit Jar Drinkers, the Gully Jumpers & the Possum Hunters were among the early performers on this radio show
    $1200 13
The highest honor of the City of London is making you an honorary one of these of the city
    $1200 18
This 5-letter synonym for "rupture" is the same in the present & past tenses; look out, the dam's about to...
    $1200 3
"To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub"
    $1600 23
AKA silvertip for the white hairs on its brown coat, this bear can eat 90 pounds of food a day
    $1600 27
In 1734 this New York newspaper publisher was busted for allegedly libeling Governor William Cosby
    $1600 9
"Guitars, Cadillacs and hillbilly music" was the refrain from the title song of his 1986 album that topped Billboard's country charts
    $1600 14
A student who has completed all requirements but one for a Ph.D. may use the title "ABD", meaning "all but" this text
    $1600 19
It's the simple past tense of a verb that's also a vernal season
    DD: $1,500 4
"Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand"
    DD: $1,000 30
3,500 of this subspecies of brown bear live on the Alaska archipelago of the same name
    $2000 28
This man succeeded John Carver as governor of Plymouth Colony in 1621 & served for 31 of the next 35 years
    $2000 10
Patriarch Alvin P., his wife Sara & sister-in-law Maybelle formed this first family of country music in the 1920s
    $2000 15
After Haskell Wexler's name you might have seen ASC, the C for this movie job
    $2000 20
It's the past participle, the form used in the passive voice, of what Ryan Lochte does best
    $2000 5
"I have set my life upon a cast, & I will stand the hazard of the die: I think there be six Richmonds in the field"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Sarah Andrew
$12,600 $13,500 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CAPITALS
Since a national split in 1993, it's the only world capital that borders 2 other countries--Austria & Hungary

Final scores:

Neal Sarah Andrew
$1 $1,799 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $1,799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Neal Sarah Andrew
$15,600 $14,600 $9,200
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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