Show #6755 - Friday, January 17, 2014

Sarah McNitt game 4.

Contestants

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Geoff Norcross, a public radio host from Portland, Oregon

Jen Aprahamian, a computer science teacher from Los Angeles, California

Sarah McNitt, a study-abroad advisor originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $46,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE REALLY OLD COLLEGE TRY
IT BORDERS TENNESSEE
3-LETTER WORDS
NONFICTION
LIQUIDS
SPORTS SIBLINGS
    $200 5
In 1638 the first class was in at this university, which consisted of 1 master in a single frame house & a college "yahd"
    $200 13
Its state quarter features the title of its state song & a thoroughbred race horse
    $200 1
To choose, be it "in" or "out"
    $200 19
Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter & Trudy Cooper are 3 of a title group: the "club" of these men's wives
    $200 26
This element that's liquid at room temperature forms amalgams with some metals, but not iron
    $200 6
Hoopsters Marc & Pau
    $400 8
This university was formed around 1209 by people fleeing "town & gown" riots in Oxford
    $400 17
The only full-length statue of George Washington made from life is in the rotunda of the capitol of this state
    $400 2
Palindromic protection when eating lobster
    $400 20
The Countess of Carnarvon tells the story of "Lady Almina and the real" this PBS title home
    $400 27
For Colavita to label this liquid "extra virgin", it must be collected from the first pressing
    $400 7
Pro pigskin coaches Jim & John
    $600 12
Around 1257 the apparently unbashful theologian Robert de Sorbon founded the Sorbonne at the Univ. of this
    $600 18
One of the world's biggest artificially created lakes, the Lake of the Ozarks in this state has a shoreline of more than 1,000 miles
    $600 3
I don't mean to inquire impertinently, this verb-- oh, wait. I do
    $600 21
(I'm New York Times reporter James Risen.) In 2003 I co-authored "The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with" this rival spy organization that no longer exists
    $600 28
Due to its bright red color, a palm tree resin used as a colorant & medication is called dragon's this
    $600 9
Formula 1's Michael & Ralf
    $800 15
Franz Joseph inaugurated the new main building of the University of this capital--the oldest university in the German-speaking world
    $800 24
Lurleen Wallace & George Wallace were governors of this state
    $800 4
Not strict; it's also used as a shorthand term meaning lacrosse
    DD: $1,400 22
It's the rhyming title of the book about "how a gang of fame-obsessed teens ripped off Hollywood"
    $800 29
"Ex" marks the spot for this thick white liquid produced by the rubber tree
    $800 10
Boxers Vitali & Wladimir
    $1000 16
I come to wive it wealthily at the University of this, founded in 1222 by about 1,000 ex-University of Bologna students
    $1000 25
Natchez was the capital of this state from 1817 to 1821
    $1000 14
Synonym for a dandy or popinjay
    $1000 23
Nik of this "flying" family wrote the memoir "Balance", about "life on the line"
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) This liquid, C3H8O3, is not only used in antifreeze; when water is added, it's also a skin softener
    $1000 11
Legens of the ice Maurice & Henri

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

Sarah Jen Geoff
$2,400 $800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jen Geoff
$5,200 $3,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MAYO CLINIC SAYS...
BATTLE NATIONS
SPECIAL 2 Ks
MARKS
ANGELS
GUYS, CAPITALISM WORKS!
    $400 7
It is "a progressive disease that destroys memory" & "is the most common cause of dementia"
    $400 1
Marathon was fought in this present-day country in 490 B.C.
    $400 8
Robin the Boy Wonder & Ed McMahon are prime examples of this role
    $400 17
As of March 2013 this then-28-year-old techie was worth a tidy $13.3 billion; he likes this
    $400 23
In Matthew 2, "The angel of the Lord appeareth to" this new dad "in a dream, saying... take the young child... into Egypt"
    $400 2
In July 2012 he said as president, he'd show "the good things that can happen (with) more free enterprise"--he didn't get to
    $800 9
It "is a disorder that results from the surges in electrical signals inside the brain, causing recurring seizures"
    $800 22
Ancient Callipolis is now this Turkish site of a World War I clash
    $800 10
It describes both a type of dive & a type of truck accident
    $800 18
In 2013 this NBA owner offered to let fans design his team's next uniform at his blogmaverick.com
    $800 24
This longtime evangelist, Franklin's dad, wrote that angels "think, feel, will, and display emotions"
    $800 3
Better known as a novelist, she defended the morality of laissez-faire in "Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal"
    $1200 11
"Certain foods, health conditions and habits are among the causes of" this, "also called halitosis"
    $1200 28
Go to this country to meet your 1815 battle site Waterloo
    $1200 14
Something that operates with perfect precision, especially a timepiece, "runs like" this
    $1200 19
Told of his true paternity in a 1980 film, this actor says, "No. No. That's not true. That's impossible!"
    $1200 25
This woman "of the d'Urbervilles" says, "I don't believe in anything supernatural" but gets a harp-playing angel of a suitor
    $1200 4
The 1930s pitted free market fan F.A. Hayek at the LSE, this school, vs. Cambridge's pro-government action J.M. Keynes
    DD: $2,500 12
"You can get it through kissing, but you can also be exposed through a cough or sneeze"
    $1600 29
Country that hosted the 1847 Battle of Chapultepec
    $1600 15
Meet this couple, early 20th century airplane designer Anthony & his wife
    $1600 20
Are we not men? We are Mark & Bob Mothersbaugh, who began playing in this robotic New Wave band in 1974
    DD: $3,000 26
Luke I says "The angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee named" this, to visit Mary
    $1600 5
Capitalism was called "the perfect system" in this business magazine that calls itself a "capitalist tool"
    $2000 13
This "palsy causes sudden weakness in your facial muscles (which) makes half of your face appear to droop"
    $2000 30
Home team France might rather forget this October 1415 English victory
    $2000 16
One of the periods of play in polo
    $2000 21
Mark Consuelos can say "All My Children"; he has 3 with this daytime talk show host
    $2000 27
In a 2003 HBO film Emma Thompson was an angel in America as Al Pacino played this McCarthy-era lawyer
    $2000 6
The Uncle Miltie of economics, he wrote in "Capitalism and Freedom" that the former creates the latter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jen Geoff
$13,200 $1,600 $24,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN THEATER
This 1949 drama that ends with a requiem asks, "Why did you do it? I search & search & I search, & I can't understand it"

Final scores:

Sarah Jen Geoff
$23,199 $3,199 $22,000
4-day champion: $69,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Jen Geoff
$13,200 $1,000 $22,200
15 R,
1 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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