Show #6693 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Emily Wood, an attorney from Waltham, Massachusetts

Nina Emkin, a tutor from Los Angeles, California

Bill Tolany, a marketing executive from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

GAMBLING
AT THE TRACK
SPORTS BOOK
(Alex: You have to identify the sports.)
'21
PARLEZ?
(Alex: You have to translate the French word.)
ALL IN
    $200 1
This word, from the Italian for "little house", sounds a lot classier than "gamblatorium" would
    $200 21
The "Toy Train" is a nickname of this country's Darjeeling Himalayan with a two-foot gauge to help it climb hills
    $200 7
"Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream"
    $200 11
1921:
On November 11, the first burial is held at this spot in Arlington National Cemetery
    $200 24
Michel is mort; we will miss Michel much
    $200 16
Brick red, hot magenta, sea green & 117 more options are in a 120-count box of these
    $400 2
Want to gamble on a race but can't get to Churchill Downs? Go to an OTB satellite, OTB standing for this
    $400 22
The tracks of these mountains' "Scenic Railroad" run from Utica, New York to Lake Placid
    $400 10
"Pinstripe Empire"
    $400 12
1421:
According to the title of a Gavin Menzies book, the Chinese do this, 7 decades before it was supposedly done
    $400 25
Angelique gave the victim bouche a bouche
    $400 17
Nevis, the Windward Passage & the Spanish Main are all in this sea
    $600 3
A number that is marked when playing keno is known as this, also the name of Dick & Jane's dog
    $600 23
Historically, north of the Frisco rail line was "the wrong side of the tracks" in this northeast Oklahoma city
    $600 9
"Into Thin Air"
    $600 13
1821:
In his second inaugural, he pats himself on the back for the acquisition of Florida
    $600 28
I'm not spending cinquante euros on that scarf
    $600 18
At its core, this boozy clan was Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr.
    $800 4
This term refers to a group of linked slot machines that offer a big payday, or to a political "forward" thinker
    $800 26
This rail service zooms through the Chunnel on a track called High Speed 1 out of London's St. Pancras station
    $800 6
"The Sweet Science"
    $800 14
1721:
Johann Sebastian Bach completes these concertos bearing the name of a German state
    $800 29
I'm wearing jeans because it's vendredi decontracte, this day
    $800 19
The "Discobolus" statue, a Viking antler comb & a Henry I halfpenny are all in this London site
    $1000 5
It's an automatic pass line loser if I get a 2, 3 or this total on my come out roll
    $1000 27
One of Manhattan's newer attractions, this park on the West Side was converted from unused freight tracks
    $1000 8
"A Season on the Brink" by John Feinstein
    DD: $5,000 15
1521:
The tenth pope of this name excommunicates Martin Luther with a papal bull
    $1000 30
Join me for petit dejeuner, won't you?
    $1000 20
If you had raided this object, you might have found a pot of manna, Aaron's rod & the 2 stone tablets of Moses

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

Bill Nina Emily
$400 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Nina Emily
$3,000 $1,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FARTHER LEFT THAN BARACK OBAMA
(Alex: We'll show you pictures. You have to identify the person, as you look at the photo, to the left of President Obama.)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE
SEVEN UP
WOMEN DIRECTORS
ANIMAL VERBS
POINT "A" TO POINT "B"
(Alex: Two places in each correct response--the first one begins with the letter "A", the second one with a "B".)
    $400 5
He has something in common with Obama--both took over their jobs from George W. Bush, & that's about it
    $400 18
In the "Aeneid" Virgil wrote, "Whatever it is, I fear" them "even when they bring gifts"
    $400 19
First enumerated in the 6th century, they include sloth & gluttony
    $400 1
For the 2009 Oscars, she was in competition against ex-husband James Cameron for Best Director; she won
    $400 13
As a noun, it's a chickenlike game bird; as a verb, it means to complain or grumble
    $400 3
A couple of hours flying south will get you from this Paraguayan capital to this Argentinean capital
    $800 6
The Pres is seen here with this man, leader of a close ally
    $800 26
Philippic, meaning a bitter rant, comes from the speeches Demosthenes made against this kingdom's Philip II
    $800 20
Proverbs 9:1 & the title of T.E. Lawrence's memoir mention 7 of these
    $800 8
British director Gurinder Chadha had a cameo in the wedding scene in this 2002 girls' soccer film
    $800 14
Mimic or imitate
    DD: $3,600 4
It's about a 30-hour drive between these 2 rhyming state capitals
    $1200 7
This man lost his 1997 Parliament run, but today is the U.K.'s top dog
    $1200 27
This poetess of Lesbos was known as the "tenth muse"
    $1200 21
His comedy routine "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling
    $1200 12
This sister of Francis Ford Coppola & aunt of Sofia also directed "One Night Stand", starring Ally Sheedy
    $1200 15
A gastropod, or a verb meaning to strike heavily, as with a fist
    $1200 24
Though far from Europe, you return to Dutch soil when you sail between these two islands
    $1600 9
You may recall this governor hanging with the president--actually, in 2012, Wisconsin did not
    DD: $200 28
The "lives" of Aristides & Cato the Elder were among those this biographer covered
    $1600 22
In antiquity Mons Palatinus was the first of this group to be built upon
    $1600 2
This first film directed by Barbra Streisand was based on a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    $1600 16
To tease the hair in order to give it volume
    $1600 25
It's less than 30 miles between this pair of cities, Belgium's largest & its capital
    $2000 10
In 2011, this man went from whip to House majority leader
    $2000 23
Vassar & Smith are 2 of the institutions collectively known as this
    $2000 11
In 2013 this New Zealander directed the Sundance Channel's 7-part miniseries "Top of the Lake"
    $2000 17
Bamboozle, or intimidate by a display of power or importance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Nina Emily
$12,000 $3,800 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOREIGN CURRENCY
Iran's 50,000 rial note includes an international symbol for one of these, featuring 3 well-defined orbits

Final scores:

Bill Nina Emily
$17,700 $2,600 $100
3-day champion: $44,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Nina Emily
$22,000 $3,800 $8,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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