Show #6704 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

Rani Peffer game 3.

Contestants

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Sarah Orman, a travel planner from Shoreview, Minnesota

Adam Johnston, a project manager from Mechanicsville, Maryland

Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,712)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE USA
SONG & DANCE
LITERARY BUNNIES
HODGEPODGE
THE FABRIC OF OUR LIVES
ALAS, POOR...
(Alex: But the correct response will not be "Yorick". However, it will be a word that rhymes with "Yorick" in that category.)
    $200 13
Gobbler's Knob is the scene of the action for a critter named Phil in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania for this annual event
    $200 11
Chubby Checker had hits singing about this dance; Joey Dee & the Starliters sang about the "Peppermint" one
    $200 21
Alice overheard him say, "Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it's getting!"
    $200 6
Seen here is a page printed in this language in the 15th century
    $200 26
When you say it's fiber from insect larvae made from cocoon spinning, it's hard to believe we love to sleep on sheets of it
    $200 1
This order of classical architecture characterized by austere columns
    $400 14
The Mar-a-Lago estate, now a private club owned by Donald Trump, is in this Florida "Beach" town
    $400 15
In 1999 Lou Bega had a hit with this Caribbean dance "No. 5"
    $400 22
This naughty little guy disobeyed his mother & "first ate some lettuces and some French beans; and then he ate some radishes"
    $400 7
Echoing the size of some of its early audio products, the RX100 HD digital camera from this company fits in a pocket
    $400 27
Go wale-watching in this woven fabric with vertical stripes of tufted ribs
    $400 2
This, the "intake" you should regulate if you're trying to drop weight
    DD: $1,000 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) As the U.S. expanded its territory westward,
this point moved from the east coast in 1776 to South Dakota in 1959 with the addition of Alaska & Hawaii
    $600 16
The title of this Ritchie Valens hit is a dance; the Spanish lyrics say that you need a little grace to do it
    $600 23
Gary Wolf's book questioned, "Who Censored" this character; in the movie he was "framed"
    $600 8
The 1880s cartoon
seen here shows the helpless Cherokee nation tied down like this Swift character
    $600 28
Oh let the sun beat down upon my face as I wear this goat-hair sweater, like Oprah's favorite by Ralph Lauren
    $600 3
This word for things that happened before the written word
    $800 17
Is a marathon too short? Try a 100-mile course with a high point at 12,600 feet--the Leadville trail 100 run in this state
    $800 19
A "Rock" song about doing this dance says, "Lower now, how low can you go"
    $800 24
The subtitle of this Margery Williams children's story is "Or How Toys Become Real"
    $800 9
Responding to criticism by calling the critic an illiterate moron is this kind of attack with a 2-word Latin name
    $800 29
Made from a certain type of rabbit's coat, this soft, fuzzy yarn was a hit in 1980s sweaters
    $800 4
This acid produced in the stomach
    $1000 18
There are bobcats on this state's Kiawah island
    $1000 20
In a No. 1 hit Little Eva told us, "Everybody's doin' a brand new dance"--this one in which "You gotta swing your hips"
    $1000 25
Richard Adams conceived of this story about Hazel, Fiver & others while on a long car journey with his 2 daughters
    $1000 10
The monolith that Aborigines call Uluru was named this by surveyor William Gosse
    $1000 30
This coarse, heavy plain-weave fabric used in gunny sacks is made of hemp or jute
    $1000 5
Alas, poor this castle that brings tourists to the English Midlands

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

Rani Adam Sarah
$3,200 $2,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Adam Sarah
$8,600 $3,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH PRIME MINISTERS
THE NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS
O-E-O-E
(Alex: That sequence of letters coming up in each correct response.)
WHAT ISLAND?
99 MODELS OF GEAR
ON THE WALL
    $400 15
Dispatched HMS invincible to the South Atlantic under captain Jeremy Black
    $400 6
(I'm Gretchen Morgenson.) I've written a lot about shareholders trying to get greater accountability for this group of people, including one story headlined "Daring to Knock on the Boardroom Door"
    $400 18
Depressed or sad because of a lack of friends or companionship; are you this tonight?
    $400 1
Rafjam's Bed & Breakfast & the Bob Marley mausoleum
    $400 20
This NHL star tucked in his 99 jersey to one side, a childhood habit to stop his stick from getting caught
    $400 24
...of Madonna's house are works by this woman who died in Coyoacan 4 years before Madonna was born
    $800 14
Staged a comeback in 1951 at age 76
    $800 7
Sam Grobart said that this app from Intuit was better than his accountant & got him $2,000 in refunds
    $800 19
It's a foot-pound per-second unit of power; let's see what you've got under the hood
    $800 2
Ankarafantsika National Park, with its unique collection of lemur species
    $800 26
...of the Prado is a Tiepolo showing Mary stomping a serpent, representing this event's freedom from original sin
    $1200 11
Also met Mussolini on that fateful Munich trip
    $1200 8
(I'm Andrew Ross Sorkin.) In 2000 I broke the news of the acquisition of J.P. Morgan by this banking company
    $1200 21
Job description of George Balanchine & Bob Fosse
    $1200 3
Great Neck & Amagansett
    $1200 16
Before wearing 99 for the Dodgers, part of this Manny being Manny for Boston was wearing a snood over his dreads
    DD: $1,200 25
...of this museum is a portrait of Elizabeth Petrovna as a child (1712-13) by Ivan Nikitin
    DD: $6,000 12
The longest serving Labor prime minister ever
    $1600 9
An Oct, 3, 2011 TimesCast covered White House emails about this solar energy co. that got huge govt. loans & went bust
    $1600 22
Drink up! It can precede "whale", though the dolphin types get more press
    $1600 4
The Philippine National Police Academy
    $1600 17
In 1984 Nena sang, "Floating in the summer sky, 99" of these "go by"--we'll accept a response in English or German
    $2000 13
Alternated with Gladstone from 1868 to 1880
    $2000 10
(I'm Eric Lichtblau.) In 2012, as this group celebrated its centennial, I wrote that as the longtime leading business voice in Washington, it was competing to be heard in fiscal debates
    $2000 23
In Marxist theory, this class is primarily concerned with property values
    $2000 5
The Al Khamis Mosque & the Manama Souk Bazaar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Adam Sarah
$14,200 $4,600 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY INFLUENCES
The "Gossip Girl" series of books was inspired by this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel also set in New York City but 120 years earlier

Final scores:

Rani Adam Sarah
$12,423 $1,600 $700
3-day champion: $41,135 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rani Adam Sarah
$15,400 $10,200 $5,000
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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