Show #6701 - Monday, November 4, 2013

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Woody Houchin, a medical assistant from Chico, California

Ramsin Toma, an enrollment consultant from Ashburn, Virginia

Norah McKissic, an embroiderer and student from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
THE WORLD SERIES
SINGING
FLORA! FLORA! FLORA!
NUMERICAL GROUPS
"OU" 5-LETTER WORDS
    $200 1
On July 29, 1981 she rode to London's St. Paul's cathedral in a horse-drawn glass coach
    $200 18
In 2005, making only their fifth World Series appearance ever, this Windy City team swept the Houston Astros
    $200 25
In a bit with Jimmy Fallon in 2013, Brad Pitt surprised many by singing in this style of Swiss mountaineers
    $200 6
This plant native to the Carolinas takes about half a second to catch its prey & about 10 days to digest it
    $200 16
In comic books they're Reed & Susan Richards, Benjamin Grimm & Johnny Storm
    $200 11
Completes the old proverb, "In for a penny, in for a..."
    $400 2
Look around you
in St. Paul's & you're taking in this man's true memorial, as his Latin epitaph in the cathedral says
    $400 19
Yankee manager from 1949 to 1960, he won 37 World Series games, the most of any manager in history
    $400 26
The Bee Gees & the Four Seasons both used this artificially high male vocal register for their hits
    $400 7
The rushlike plants of the genus Equisetum are aka this animal "tail"
    $400 17
Les six were a group of anti-romantic Frenchmen in this profession, including Milhaud & Poulenc
    $400 12
It means to clean a greasy pot or pan with vigorous rubbing
    $600 3
With pumps & pails,
a group called St. Paul's Watch protected the cathedral during this, which means "lightning"
    $600 20
In game 1 in 1954 this Giants outfielder made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz' fly ball
    $600 8
It's the genus Sphagnum of this type of plant that forms peat
    $600 22
The group of elites that were convicted in China for implementing the Cultural Revolution
    $600 13
A grave robber, or an evil spirit
    $800 4
In 1897, her diamond jubilee Thanksgiving service was a huge success at St. Paul's
    $800 21
In 1916 & 1918 Babe Ruth, then with this team, pitched 29 2/3 straight scoreless innings, a record that lasted 43 years
    $800 9
It's the heavenly avian name for the beautiful flowers of Strelitzia reginae
    $800 23
Canada, France, Germany, the U.K., the U.S., Japan, Italy & Russia make up this list
    $800 14
The steelhead type of this is named for its steely blue color
    DD: $1,400 5
In 1969 the Alabama-born widow of this man became the first woman to preach in St. Paul's
    $1000 27
A "sea" one is sung by sailors to the rhythm of their movements while working aboard ship
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Costa Rica.) Ferns are among the most ancient plants, With some species dating back more than 300 million years; all of them reproduce via these asexual cells that long predate the germ seeds of more modern plants
    $1000 24
A 1936 book gave the Supreme Court this nickname; the justices' average age was 71
    $1000 15
From the Greek for "female slave", it's a woman who assists a mother during labor & after childbirth

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

Norah Ramsin Woody
$3,200 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,400 $1,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PUP FICTION
THE THESPIAN DIRECTS
"C" THE WORLD
LAMPS & LIGHTS
PRECIOUS PHRASES
THIRD PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
    $400 22
Dodie Smith wrote this "numerical" story, the basis for 3 Disney feature films
    $400 17
Think he's British? The director of "Coriolanus" on film was born Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-this
    $400 2
The West Indies archipelago discovered by Columbus in 1503 isn't the Crocodile Islands but these
    $400 12
The lights to use when your car is stationary & blocking traffic, or what your car has potentially become
    $400 7
Giving someone something that hasn't been earned is giving it to him on this serving tray
    $400 1
Bull Moose Party,
1912
    $800 23
This iconic canine made her bow wow in a 1938 Saturday Evening Post story
    $800 18
He went from playing Opie to winning an Oscar to directing the 2013 film "Rush"
    $800 3
For a European getaway, split to Split in this country on the Adriatic sea
    $800 13
This row of very bright lights along the front of a stage is also a metaphor for the theater as a profession
    $800 8
A person whose good qualities are hidden is one of these gems "in the rough"
    $1200 24
This Yiddish author wrote "Rabchik, a Jewish Dog", or as we like to call it, "Piddler on the Rug"
    $1200 19
Hey, Lavoine! This woman was a "Big" director in 1988
    $1200 4
This African country's English name doesn't fit the category, but its French name does
    $1200 14
A device called a ballast gets this kind of light going; newer ballasts don't buzz like the older ones
    $1200 9
The Bible asks, "Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above" these
    DD: $700 29
Socialist party,
1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 & 1920
    $1600 25
"Savage Sam" is the sequel to this Newbery medal-winning sob story, later a Disney film (Sam's his son)
    $1600 20
Yo, absolutely, the first feature this actor directed was "Paradise Alley" in 1978
    DD: $2,000 5
Its waters separate Azerbaijan from Turkmenistan
    $1600 15
One of these in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island is named for Ida Lewis, its official keeper from 1879 to 1911
    $1600 10
A curious relic of the past is sometimes described as "a fly in" this natural gemstone
    $1600 28
People's Party,
1972
(a pediatrician)
    $2000 26
Argos is the faithful dog who recognizes his long-lost master in this ancient Greek work
    $2000 21
You know who this director of "Iron Man" 1 & 2 likes to play Happy Hogan in those movies? This director
    $2000 6
This city used to be a center for the Inquisition in the New World & is now a major Colombian oil port
    $2000 16
An early use of these lamps named for the way they bridge a gap between conductors was in Wabash, Ind. in 1880
    $2000 11
If you have a generous nature, you have this, the name of Zaphod's ship in "Hitchhiker's Guide"
    $2000 27
Seen here, Freedom and Peace Party,
1968
(a civil rights activist)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,800 $7,000 $14,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD & DRINK
This soft drink was named for a digestive enzyme & a native African plant

Final scores:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$100 $12,011 $14,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,400 $7,000 $16,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.