Show #6694 - Thursday, October 24, 2013

Contestants

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Mike Shapiro, an actuary from Denver, Colorado

Rebecca Anderson, an accounting manager from Phoenix, Arizona

Bill Tolany, a marketing executive from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOSPITAL CORNERS
WHAT'S ON YOUR iPOD?
MATH APPEAL
FOODIE CALL
FRAGILE
THIS SIDE "UP"
    $200 26
Center Street & 3rd Avenue SW in Rochester, Minnesota: this clinic
    $200 16
(Hi, I'm Isaac Mizrahi.) This dance pop diva from New York has her own sense of fashion & is all over my iPod with songs like "Bad Romance"
    $200 11
As the bases are 90 feet apart, it's the area in square feet of a baseball infield
    $200 1
Foodies swear by the Himalayan pink type of this seasoning, said to be mined from the Himalayan foothills
    $200 21
The object seen here helps create these fragile items
    $200 6
Dude, you're way too this word, nervous & easily annoyed
    $400 27
Huron & St. Clair Streets, Chicago: Memorial Hospital of this nearby "directional" university
    $400 17
(Hey, there, I'm Neil Patrick Harris.) Sometimes I think about running away & joining this French-Canadian troupe, especially when I'm listening to "Alegria" & their other soundtracks
    $400 12
In 67 divided by 22, 67 is this, also a nice check stockholders get
    $400 2
Dishes flavored or garnished with these fancy fungi are called a la Perigourdine
    $400 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a micrograph on the monitor.) Fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability, gets its name from the appearance of the genetic mutation on the "X" one of these
    $400 7
This "Saturday Night Live" newscast title has been used since a weekend in 1975
    $600 18
(I'm Kelly O'Donnell of NBC News.) Sometimes I like to go country on my iPod, listening to this trio whose hits include "Here Comes Goodbye" & "Life Is a Highway"
    $600 13
To write one of these as a decimal, move the decimal point 2 places to the left
    $600 3
I spy that this "CIA" has campuses cooking in California, New York, Texas & Singapore
    $600 24
This woman who won a Massachusetts Senate seat in 2013 co-wrote "The Fragile Middle Class"
    $600 8
"Casablanca" begins with an order to do this to "all suspicious characters and search them"
    $800 19
(Hi, I'm CCH Pounder.) My iPod's got soul--specifically, this "Godfather of Soul", & his 1968 Top 10 hit "Say It Loud--I'm Black And I'm Proud"
    $800 14
A 2013 paper on "twin" these numbers shows there are infinitely many pairs of them no more than 70,000,000 apart
    $800 4
It can be a type of bivalve mollusk or a thin slice of meat made flatter by pounding
    $800 23
In 2011 Steve Wynn bought 4 of these for $12.8 million & sent them back to China (a good idea for a guy who once tore a Picasso)
    $800 9
In summer 2013 shares of Pandora stock surged after Goldman Sachs did this to it from "neutral" to "buy"
    $1000 20
(I'm Lewis Black.) My iPod includes the Stones, Stevie Wonder & this First Daughter of country music whose hits include "Seven Year Ache"
    $1000 15
7 x (6 x 3) = (7 x 6) x 3 is an example of this law, meaning it doesn't matter which pair you multiply first
    $1000 5
Making a reduction using this fruit that has hundreds of seeds? Not to worry, you can buy its juice from POM Wonderful
    $1000 25
Truces between Israel & this group that runs Gaza & intends Israel's destruction are often called fragile
    $1000 10
Hang gliders ride these rising currents of air to stay aloft

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

Bill Rebecca Mike
$1,600 $3,400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Rebecca Mike
$5,400 $3,800 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A DAY ON THE BOAT
LET IT SLIDE
OSCAR MIRE
(Alex: Each correct response will be the name of someone who has never won a competitive Oscar.)
"P"OETS
ALBERTA
ANAGRAM PAIRS
(Alex: Each response will be two words, and they will be anagrams of each other.)
    $400 6
It's the May 31, 1911 launch of this ship that displaces 52,000 tons; now, its fitting-out phase begins
    $400 18
PowerPoint is often used to create this frame-by-frame presentation used by marketing & sales people
    $400 2
He had 5 nominations for Best Director, including in consecutive years for "Lifeboat" & "Spellbound"
    $400 12
"Enough Rope", the 1st collection by this Algonquin Round Table member, contained "Resume", her poem about suicide
    $400 25
In 2013 75,000 people in this most populous Alberta city were evacuated due to flooding
    $400 9
A coffee cup to store your Juicy Fruit
    $800 20
It's Dec. 25, 1492 & this ship, Columbus' flagship, has run aground off Haiti & will be lost
    $800 19
A beach park in Brazil is home to "Insano", at 135 feet the world's tallest freestanding one of these
    $800 5
"The Big Chill" is that she was nominated for 5 Oscars in the '80s: ...but no cigar
    $800 13
She wrote most of the poems in her collection "Ariel" in the winter of 1962 after Ted Hughes left
    $800 17
In a 2012 election, Albertans gave 17 seats to an upstart party named for this wild official provincial flower
    $800 1
Stressed-out youngsters over the age of 12
    $1200 21
It's Oct. 21, 1797 & Boston sees the launch of this ship; the copper sheathing on its bottom was made by Paul Revere
    $1200 23
The slider helped Sparky Lyle & Zack Greinke achieve success in this profession
    $1200 4
He retired in 2012; final score, 0 wins in 8 nominations, including twice as the same king, in "Becket" & "The Lion in Winter"
    $1200 14
His "The Rape of the Lock" poked fun at a quarrel between Arabella Fermor & a lord who had snipped a lock of the lady's hair
    $1200 26
One of Alberta's exports to the U.S. is this woman who wrote & sang "Big Yellow Taxi"
    $1200 7
Someone who searches out a buddy or pal
    DD: $2,000 22
It's Feb. 17, 1864; this sub has just sunk the Housatonic with its spar torpedo, but she's not looking so good herself
    $1600 3
Loved by the ladies, he's been spurned by Oscar for playing a captain, a barber & a children's author
    DD: $2,500 15
This Imagist became immersed in Fascist politics while living in Italy
    $1600 27
Alberta wildlife includes a vole named for this type of landscape; Alberta is called the same type of province
    $1600 8
To pointlessly use up perspiration
    $2000 24
In the 1500s a sliding column was added near the mouthpiece of this instrument to adjust the pitch; it's still there
    $2000 11
This female producer with an alliterative name has 7 nominations from "E.T." to "War Horse"
    $2000 16
On Easter Sunday 1341, this Italian was crowned poet laureate, the first to be named in Rome since antiquity
    $2000 10
Seat for the queen in a hive of a type of wasp

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Rebecca Mike
$13,800 $3,400 $12,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ART IN THE U.S. CAPITOL
Members of the Hungarian, Swedish & Israeli parliaments spoke when a bust of this foreign diplomat was unveiled

Final scores:

Bill Rebecca Mike
$1,500 $100 $3,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $3,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Rebecca Mike
$15,800 $3,400 $11,400
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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