Show #6703 - Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Rani Peffer game 2.

Contestants

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Evan Voorn, a student teacher from Fort Worth, Texas

Kellie Herson, a Ph.D. student and teaching assistant originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin

Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,311)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S A FEDERAL HOLIDAY
GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT
THE NEW YORK TIMES FOOD
(Alex: And all of the clues will be presented by the paper's food writer, Mark Bittman.)
IN THE WORLD CAPITAL
MYSTERY FOLKS
BEASTLY WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 1
The idea for this holiday is credited to Peter J. McGuire, a carpenter & union leader
    $200 16
Van Heflin was in "Shane" & "3:10 to Yuma"; this group gave us songs like "Hot For Teacher"
    $200 26
(Mark Bittman delivers the clue.) In one of my Opinionator pieces, I talked about the dangers of pesticide exposure & a move toward this type of food grown without the use of chemicals
    $200 6
Communist Party HQ in the Plaza de la Revolucion
    $200 21
Found dead on Sept. 8, 1888, Annie Chapman is said to be one of this unidentified man's London victims
    $200 11
Slang for a dice throw of double ones
    $400 2
According to the feds, that Monday you get off in February is for this man's birthday
    $400 17
Ram Jam is a '70s rock group & the trademark move Mickey Rourke's character performed in this 2008 film
    $400 27
(Mark Bittman delivers the clue.) At nytimes.com you'll find videos on how to cook a variety of dishes, American & international, like dal tarka, a lentil dish from this country
    $400 7
The Festival Franco-Ontarien
    $400 22
We don't know the name of the man who on June 5, 1989 confronted a line of tanks in this area & even crawled atop one
    $400 12
This alliterative 2-word term means a haughty attitude; to become less arrogant, you've got to get off it
    $600 3
It originated when citizens placed flowers on the graves of Civil War soldiers
    $600 18
Kelly Clarkson was an "American Idol"; in 2002 Kelly Clark went all the way to Olympic gold in this snowboarding event
    $600 28
(Mark Bittman delivers the clue.) In the Diner's Journal blog, I shared a recipe for this meat "under a brick", a favorite in Italy
    $600 8
Plaza de Garibaldi, near the Avenida Juarez
    $600 23
"Immortal Beloved" is the only I.D. we have on the woman whom this 19th c. composer called "my angel, my all, my very self"
    $600 13
Dipole antennas, also called these, were mostly made obsolete when TV stations began broadcasting in digital
    $800 4
Of the 10 U.S. federal holidays, this one honors the oldest event historically
    $800 19
Tippecanoe was an 1811 battle; she starred in "Marnie" & "The Birds"
    $800 9
Tivoli Gardens amusement park
    $800 24
On Nov. 24, 1971 the man known as this hijacked a Northwest Airlines flight, parachuting out with 200 grand
    $800 14
George Orwell called it, used by certain armies in military parades, "one of the most horrible sights in the world"
    DD: $1,000 5
The first presidential proclamation of this day mentions "the favorable interpositions of" God's providence
    $1000 20
Frankie Muniz played agent Cody Banks; Diablo Cody wrote the screenplay of this 2007 film about a pregnant teen
    $1000 10
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, near a noted gate
    $1000 25
Some say Louis de Bourbon, son of Louis XIV, was the prisoner in the Bastille known as this man
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some clouds on the monitor.) Long, wispy cirrus clouds are sometimes referred to by this name from their resemblance to a certain equine body part

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Rani Kellie Evan
-$1,400 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Kellie Evan
$1,600 $2,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLYMOUTH COLONY
LIT-TREE-TURE
MEDICAL TALK
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
READJUSTED
(Alex: Each correct response will be a short word that is composed of the letters in "readjusted".)
BEATLE-Y WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 19
Today a national shrine, it has the year "1620" carved on it & is preserved under a granite canopy
    $400 14
Treebeard, created by this author, says, "Nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even elves nowadays"
    $400 24
During pregnancy, insulin resistance may result in the gestational type of this condition
    $400 11
Since Georgetown had students who served on both sides in the Civil War, these became the school's colors in 1876
    $400 1
Like Yorick, you may be "a fellow of infinite" this synonym for "joke"
    $400 6
"I don't care too much for money, money can't" do this
    $800 20
The colonists had intended to settle near the mouth of this New York river but were blown off course due to stormy weather
    $800 15
Wow! The boy in this Shel Silverstein classic tale never even says thanks for the branches, the apples...anything!
    $800 12
This Rhode Island school's Van Wickle Gates open twice a year -- inward for incoming freshman and outward for commencement
    $800 2
A mammary gland on a cow
    $800 7
This "road that leads to your door will never disappear"
    $1200 21
"Miles" from his birthplace in Lancashire, he helped found the town of Duxbury & in 1656 died there
    $1200 16
This book begins, "serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York, especially in the summer of 1912"
    DD: $2,000 13
Truman the Tiger has been this school's mascot since 1984
    $1200 3
Protrudes, like a strip of land into a bay
    $1200 8
This song includes the line "a thousand pages give or take a few, I'll be writing more in a week or two"
    $1600 22
Plymouth was part of the Dominion of New England, an entity that collapsed when this couple took the throne in 1689
    DD: $2,000 17
This self-described "fool" wrote, "a tree that looks at God all day / and lifts her leafy arms to pray"
    $1600 26
This condition that causes pain, stiffness & tenderness in the muscles & joints is known as FM for short
    $1600 28
The undergrad school at this Northampton, Mass. college admits only women, but its grad school is coed
    $1600 4
A cleaning brush, or a long, lightweight coat
    $1600 9
"Now somewhere in the Black Mountain hills of Dakota there lived a young boy named" this
    $2000 23
This chief of the Wampanoag Indians signed a peace treaty with the Pilgrims & became a loyal friend
    $2000 18
In "Paradise Lost" it stood in the Garden of Eden "high eminent, blooming ambrosial fruit"
    $2000 25
A little bird told us smoking or dentures can cause this most common fungal infection of the mouth & throat
    $2000 27
Somewhat oddly, USF, this school, also has Pleasanton & Santa Rosa campuses
    $2000 5
A deceptive 4-letter ploy
    $2000 10
About her, Lennon & McCartney wrote, "nothing can come between us, when it gets dark I tow your heart away"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Kellie Evan
$9,600 $6,600 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ON THE GLOBE
Of the 5 named circles of latitude on a standard Earth globe, it's the one with the longest name

Final scores:

Rani Kellie Evan
$14,401 $13,200 $14,400
2-day champion: $28,712 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rani Kellie Evan
$11,600 $8,600 $8,200
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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