Show #6686 - Monday, October 14, 2013

Contestants

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Chris Gaiman, a post-production coordinator originally from Slatington, Pennsylvania

Loren Gianini, a clinical psychology research fellow originally from West Hartford, Connecticut

Greg Buzzard, an organizing fellow originally from Warrensburg, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

CURRENT EVENTS
3-SYLLABLE WORDS
AGRICULTURE
FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
EX-WORLD LEADERS
THE USO
    $200 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Alaska.) Flotsam ranging from small toys
to a 200-foot squid trawler began washing up on Alaska's shores
months after this March 2011 event
    $200 9
If an animal eats both plants & animals, it's classified as one of these
    $200 23
Since 1970 annual production of this per cow has grown from around 10,000 pounds to around 20,000
    $200 17
Sheedy,
Walker,
McBeal
    $200 1
He entered the Venezuelan military academy (class of 1975) because it had a strong baseball team
    $200 6
In 2009 this Comedy Central "pundit" worked with the USO to film his show in a combat zone--Baghdad
    $400 8
A carcass that washed ashore in New Zealand in 2013 resembling some prehistoric sea monster was this, aka a killer whale
    $400 13
Pair, pare, pere & pear are these, from the Greek for "sound"
    $400 24
A rich protein substitute, as well as an oil source, these legumes are grown on
more than 75 million U.S. Acres
    $400 18
Davis,
Coverdale,
Standish
    $400 2
In 1972 he expelled more than 40,000 Asians from Uganda, leading to a breakdown of the economy
    $400 22
During a 2012-13 tour, the cheerleading squad from this Tony Romo team got to shake Djibouti
    $600 10
This Norwegian explorer was carried across the Atlantic by ocean currents in his reed boat Ra II
    $600 14
Violent disorder or commotion; rough winds may lead to some during a flight
    $600 25
Calif.'s leading forage crop, it's human food too, in the form of a sprout associated with a healthy lifestyle
    $600 19
Pollock,
de Govia,
Browne
    $600 3
In 2011 France extradited this man back to Panama, where he began serving time for crimes committed when in power
    $600 28
On my 2012 USO tour,
I got to know the troops
and the equipment, like this vehicle, whose full name includes
"high mobility"
    DD: $500 11
In 2012 a Scottish skipper found one of these, also a song by the Police; it had been adrift for 97 years & 309 days
    $800 15
Following "intestinal", it means "courage"
    $800 26
This type for grass, used for pasture, shares its name with a disciple of Saint Paul
    $800 20
Montessori,
Callas,
Shriver
    $800 4
In 1964 he was exiled from Iran; in 1979 he became the country's political & religious leader for life
    $1000 12
In 1835 this French engineer described the effect named for him, which influences the direction of ocean currents
    $1000 16
7 letters, 3 syllables: the power to endure fatigue--show some!
    $1000 27
Growing faster than any other poultry, including turkeys, they can weigh 7 pounds in 7 weeks
    $1000 21
Bridges,
Biden,
Brummell
    $1000 5
He was chancellor of West Germany from 1982 to 1990, then of just plain Germany until 1998

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Greg Loren Chris
$3,200 -$400 $3,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Loren Chris
$2,800 $1,600 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
A JUDI DENCH FILM FESTIVAL
ZOOLOGY
STATE THE STATE UNIVERSITY
"BOY"s WILL BE BOYS
THE U.S. OWES
    $400 13
This youngest sister in "Little Women" was based on the author's sister May--note the anagram
    $400 6
Judi played Queen Elizabeth I in a brief but Oscar-winning performance in this film
    $400 26
Now extinct, the huge, flightless Aepyornis maximus was called this "bird", like the one born in "Horton Hatches the Egg"
    $400 12
In 1855 this East Lansing school opened as the first agricultural college in the United States
    $400 1
The magazine Boys' Life has been published by this organization since 1911
    $400 3
The first Treasury Secretary, he said, "the United States debt, foreign & domestic, was the price of liberty"
    $800 18
Tolstoy thought the masterpiece of this fellow countryman was the 1860s work "The House of the Dead"
    $800 7
In "GoldenEye" Ms. Dench took her first run at this role
    $800 27
Just 3/10 inch long, the world's smallest amphibian is a species of this found on New Guinea
    $800 15
This university's college of medicine is located at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    $800 2
The young man seen here or anyone known to be
moral and innocent
    $800 4
19th century decade that saw the U.S. debt grow from $65 million to $2.7 billion
    $1200 19
The 2012 book "Portrait of a Novel" is about "Henry James & the Making of" this "American masterpiece"
    $1200 14
In 2011 Judi was Annie Hoover, a doting mother in this biopic
    $1200 16
In 1858 this university was founded as Corvallis College; it was soon sold to the Methodist church
    $1200 8
Schlitz introduced this 24-ounce can in 1956 & has brought it back in a 16-ounce version
    $1200 5
First offered on March 1, 1935, the sale of these helped to manage the USA's growing public debt
    $1600 20
The daydreams of this James Thurber character include being a surgeon & the world's greatest pistol shot
    $1600 21
In 2011 Dame Judi was Dame Sybil Thorndike opposite Michelle Williams as this actress
    $1600 17
Marion, Lima & Newark (not that one!) are branches of this university whose main campus is in the state capital
    $1600 9
A scapegoat, perhaps tied to a post
    DD: $1,200 10
This country owns around 8% of all U.S. public debt, more than any other
    $2000 23
In a Goethe novel "The Sorrows of" this man include the fact that Lotte is engaged
    $2000 22
Judi is a widow giving India a go in the film about this hotel that bills itself as "the best"
    $2000 28
2 basic substances in snake venom are neurotoxins & these, a word for poisons that damage blood vessels
    $2000 24
Located in Manhattan (not that one!), it has the wheat genetics resource center & a nuclear reactor
    $2000 25
Not far from L.A., Mrs. Knott's restaurant has been serving these pies since 1934
    $2000 11
The White House says s1.4 trillion of the debt is from recent wars & $800 billion from the 2009 recovery act, aka this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Loren Chris
$14,400 $4,800 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BIG COUNTRIES
In area, it's the largest former Soviet republic after Russia & the largest nation that doesn't border an ocean

Final scores:

Greg Loren Chris
$7,800 $800 $14,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Loren Chris
$14,800 $4,800 $10,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
6 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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