Show #6682 - Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Contestants

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Jason Idalski, a web producer from Ypsilanti, Michigan

Erin Hoesly, a preschool teacher from Fredericksburg, Virginia

Mary Murrell, an anthropologist from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME
A FEW CHOICE WORDS
FOOD & DRINK
"F"ILM TERMINOLOGY
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "F".)
EVACUATE!
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST THIS OLD...
(Alex: ...in order to do whatever it is we'll tell you about.)
    $200 16
"Developed 325 different uses for the extra peanuts--from cooking oil to printers ink"
    $200 21
Of rain, hail or sleet, the one that has a homophone meaning "healthy"
    $200 11
In 1996 U.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid made this jiggly treat for her associates on the space station Mir
    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew illustrates the clue.) This refers to the degree of sharpness of a film's image... & you can stop shouting it from your seat now
    $200 26
In 2005 almost 80% of this city's 484,000 people were evacuated
    $200 1
To play baccarat in the casino at Caesars Palace Las Vegas
    $400 17
"Developed the first American cast steel plow"; inc. in 1868, "his business, is still in existence today"
    $400 22
Of scuba, maser or razor, the one that's not an acronym
    $400 12
Coffee & seafood are regulated by the FDA; beef, lamb & pork are regulated by this cabinet department
    $400 7
2-word French term for a dangerous woman in a film whom you'd better not turn your back on
    $400 30
Themistocles had the people abandon this city in preparation for a war with the Persians
    $400 2
To be vice president of the United States
    $600 18
His "radio was the first to demonstrate workable wireless radio communication"
    $600 23
Of anachronism, masochism or bolshevism, the one that gets its name from a person
    $600 13
Headquartered in Atlanta, this chain of over 430 restaurants says 66% of its customers are male
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew illustrates the clue from the studio.) A smooth, gradual transition from black to a clear image
    $600 29
Petersburg fell on April 2, 1865; this capital of the Confederacy was evacuated that night, after being set afire
    $600 3
To be officially responsible for obeying Jewish commandments (bar mitzvah)
    $800 19
"Historians regard (his) Hartford gun factory as a prototype for America's Industrial Revolution"
    $800 24
Of boisterous, articulate or opaque, the one that's an antonym of pellucid
    $800 14
This type of butter has had water & milk solids removed & is easier to understand
    $800 9
FPS is short for this; for a 35mm print it's usually 24
    $800 28
This capital was evacuated & Napoleon's troops occupied it for 35 days until food shortages forced them out
    $800 4
To receive full membership in AARP
    $1000 20
"In 1865, (his) company built the first factory for producing nitroglycerin"
    $1000 25
Of conjugate, abrogate or fustigate, the one that's a synonym for repeal
    $1000 15
It's a traditional Russian tea urn with a spigot & a chimney
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew acts out the clue with Jimmy's help.) A character who stops addressing the others in the story & addresses the camera directly is said to be breaking this barrier
    DD: $1,600 27
In 1906 the Southern Pacific Railroad evacuated more than half of this city's 400,000 people
    $1000 5
To drive a car with supervision in Florida, Illinois or Oregon

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

Mary Erin Jason
$2,400 $2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Erin Jason
$1,600 $6,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE THE EURO
BEGINS & ENDS IN "G"
I HOSTED FAMILY FEUD...
APOCALYTERATURE
TARGET IN SIGHT
BRAHMS AWAY!
    $400 1
Several monetary systems in Germany were consolidated into this 4-letter currency after 1871
    $400 22
Most U.S. species of this "man-root" are exported to China, where there is a high demand for its medicinal value
    $400 17
& played Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes"
    $400 2
Subtitled "The Last Man", Brian Vaughan's 2002 apocalyptic epic bears this chromosomal letter as its title
    $400 12
Golf fans know you can find a Target store in this city just off the Bobby Jones Expressway
    $400 4
At a museum in Brahms' birth city of Hamburg, visitors can play the tafelklavier, this that Brahms used for lessons
    $800 3
This Greek coin's name is from a verb for "to grasp"; it was once 6 iron rods grasped in the fist
    $800 23
A wrestler can practice using this type of dummy
    $800 25
& tell you the weather every morning on the "Today" show
    $800 7
Over 1,000 pages long, this Stephen King novel sees 108-year-old Abagail face off against "the dark man"
    $800 13
The Target store in this state capital is near a Walgreens & Wyoming Spine & Neurosurgery
    $800 5
Singer Hermine Spies had this type of "Passion", Brahms' first name & the German title of a work by Bach
    $1200 8
In 1997 this nation issued a coin to honor the 100th anniversary of Paavo Nurmi's birth
    $1200 24
A basketball player who deflects the ball on its downward path to the basket is guilty of this infraction
    $1200 9
In "Lucifer's Hammer", the title object is not a tool but one of these that threatens earth
    $1200 14
As an alternative to the Bozeman Target, there's a nearby store of this chain that started in an airplane hangar
    DD: $5 6
A youthful stint accompanying violinist Eduard Remenyi led to an interest in this national music & its dances
    $1600 10
The Netherlands switched to the euro in 2002, but this currency is still used in Curacao
    DD: $5,005 21
The farm where Pres. Eisenhower lived after his retirement lies outside this Pennsylvania town
    $1600 18
& assisted Tim Allen on "Home Improvement"
    $1600 26
In a novel by Jose Saramago, a whole society falls prey to this affliction, which they call the white evil
    $1600 15
Hungry after shopping Target in this "biggest little city in the world"? Gamble on Chinese at Two Guys from Hong Kong
    $2000 11
Italy's 500,000-lira note featured a self-portrait of this artist on one side & his "School of Athens" on the other
    $2000 20
This alcoholic drink consists of rum & water & is often served hot with sugar & lemon juice
    $2000 19
& played J. Peterman on "Seinfeld"
    $2000 16
Maybe you'll see Nick Saban buying athletic socks at the Target 3 miles from his workplace in this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Erin Jason
$8,000 $4,600 $20,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HISTORY
In 1948 he won South Carolina with 72% of the vote & 3 other states but finished a distant third overall

Final scores:

Mary Erin Jason
$9,250 $600 $25,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Erin Jason
$8,000 $4,000 $17,400
13 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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