Show #6705 - Friday, November 8, 2013

Rani Peffer game 4.

Contestants

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Vimal Murthy, a burn and wound surgeon from Redondo Beach, California

Amanda DeMeola, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York

Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,135)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
DEPARTMENT STORES
"LEAD" THE WAY
CARTOGRAPHIC ABBREVIATIONS
THE OSCAR-WINNING ROLE
SOUTH AFRICAN WILDLIFE
    $200 22
Walt Whitman put this word in a book title & said it grows "among black folks as among white"
    $200 17
In the name of an upscale department store, it follows Bergdorf
    $200 1
Alliterative 2-word term for a star actress
    $200 9
ft. can stand for feet or for this type of structure
    $200 16
1987:
Getting greedy as Gordon Gekko
    $200 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) Warthogs are good fighters--butting heads & then using their tusks, which are actually these teeth also called cuspids in humans
    $400 23
This politician was the subject of Vachel Lindsay's 1919 poem "Bryan, Bryan, Bryan, Bryan"
    $400 19
The name of this chain tells you its flagship store is on Fifth Avenue
    $400 2
The Derrick Dolls were the Houston Oilers' squad of these
    $400 10
jc. stands for this; we're fond of the "Petticoat" & "Conjunction" locations
    $400 24
2008:
For his brilliant & deranged Joker
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) Giraffes are well adapted for tearing leaves & young shoots from trees, including a 20-inch grasping tongue that is classified as this, from the Latin for "to seize"
    $600 28
He wrote about the USS Constitution, "The meteor of the ocean air shall sweep the clouds no more"
    $600 20
In September 2013 this upscale 2-named department store chain was sold to 2 private investors for $6 billion
    $600 4
Harry Reid, in the U.S. Senate
    $600 11
bsnh refers to a basin collecting the runoff for these, the upper tributaries of a river
    $600 25
1982:
Her as refugee Sophie
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) The shaggy-maned wildebeest got its name from its wild appearance, but it's also known by this shorter name imitative of the sound it makes
    DD: $800 29
In "Paul Revere's Ride", these 9 words precede "and I on the opposite shore will be"
    $800 18
This Seattle-based department store was started by a Swedish immigrant
    $800 5
It's sold cheap to attract buyers to more expensive items
    $800 12
AVO stands for the Alaska Observatory for these vents in the Earth's crust
    $800 26
1996:
As Rod Tidwell, he could've said, "Show me the Oscar!"
    $800 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) The hide on a Cape buffalo's neck can reach two inches in thickness, which help males against other aggressive bulls trying to assert this, a type of hierarchy
    $1000 21
In 1923 a certain Mr. Pressman hocked his wife's engagement ring to start this New York department store
    $1000 6
To supplicate
    $1000 13
ib is short for this line that connects points of equal barometric pressure
    $1000 27
1962:
Atticus! Atticus! (Finch)
    $1000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.) The name "impala" comes from the language of these people, the single-largest ethnic group of South Africa

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

Rani Amanda Vimal
$3,000 $1,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Amanda Vimal
$6,200 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SWEET 1600s
PANTSLESS TV
GLASS & GLASSMAKING
FILTHY 4-LETTER WORDS
IMMIGRANTS
THE "OL" COUNTRY
    $400 16
The first representative Colonial Assembly in America was held in this Virginia settlement in 1619
    $400 1
Richard Hatch outlasted & outnuded his rivals on the island of Pulau Tiga to win the first $1 million prize on this show
    $400 26
Nature-produced glass includes fulgurites, slender tubes made by this discharge
    $400 9
As the saying goes, "Ashes to ashes", this to this
    $400 21
Born Ho Da-i in Taiwan, Dr. David Ho was Time's 1996 Man of the Year for research into this disease
    $400 2
Catch some Zs in Szczecin, a port city in this country
    $800 17
In 1634 the island of Curacao was captured by this country
    $800 7
In the 1960s neither this Bedrock man nor his wife Willlllma! wore the pants in the family
    $800 27
The Sabatini art gallery in Topeka is ready for Kansas winds--it has a collection of glass these for desktops
    $800 10
If you bought an item very inexpensively, you got it this-cheap
    DD: $3,000 25
He was California's first foreign-born governor since Irishman John Downey, who left office in 1862
    $800 3
It's bordered to the south by Namibia & to the west by the Atlantic
    $1200 18
In 1619's "Harmonice Mundi", he proposed his third law of planetary motion
    $1200 8
In the '90s Dennis Franz used colorful language on this colorful ABC cop show (& also flashed his bare tush)
    $1200 11
The Earth's surface consisting of disintegrated rock & humus, it also means to sully or tarnish
    $1200 24
Jose Bosch, who ran this giant Cuban rum concern for 32 years, died in Coral Gables in 1994 at age 95
    $1200 4
This Asian country has an average altitude of 5,200 feet above sea level
    $1600 19
This explorer claimed the Louisiana Territory for France in 1682
    $1600 14
Under enemy sniper fire, this man (Gary Burghoff) lost the towel covering his rear flank on "M*A*S*H"
    $1600 28
This French city sounds like a lot of paper, but its cathedral has some of the loveliest medieval stained glass
    $1600 12
Investigative reporters of yore like Ida Tarbell were said to be these "rakers"
    $1600 22
Scientist Tetsuya Fujita who moved from Japan to Chicago was known as "Mr." this common Midwest wind event
    $1600 5
We sing the song of this island country in the Pacific about 1,000 miles N.E. of Australia--actually, we won't
    $2000 20
Nicknamed the "Old Lady of Threadneedle Street", it was founded in London in 1694
    $2000 15
In view of guests, a pantsless Basil jumps on Manuel in one episode of this classic Britcom
    $2000 13
From the middle English for "to smoke", it means to smell strongly & unpleasantly; you totally this, man!
    $2000 23
Last name of winemaker Giuseppe, who came from Italy & had a few quarreling sons
    DD: $3,000 6
This South American country has coasts along both the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Amanda Vimal
$7,800 $10,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLYMPIC HISTORY
In London in 2012, judo & the 800m run included the first female Olympians ever from this Mideastern country

Final scores:

Rani Amanda Vimal
$15,577 $0 $3,599
4-day champion: $56,712 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rani Amanda Vimal
$7,800 $10,200 $12,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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