Show #6784 - Thursday, February 27, 2014

Arthur Chu game 8.

Contestants

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Claire Tuley, a paralegal from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chris Sánchez, a high school language arts teacher from Chaparral, New Mexico

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst and voiceover artist from Broadview Heights, Ohio (whose 7-day cash winnings total $180,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALEX' HONKY-TONK SALOON
(Alex: Happy to welcome you in.)
5-LETTER WORDS
NAMING RIGHTS
SITCOM BY EPISODES
BENIN THERE
DONE THAT
    $200 27
A little poker, gents? First card is dealt face down, the next 4, face up for a game of 5-card this; good luck!
    $200 16
"The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic",
"Ms. Knope Goes to Washington",
"Leslie vs. April"
    $200 22
He reached the South Pole by tractor in 1958, 5 years after summitting Everest
    $400 25
Doc? Doc Holliday? Now, you're the one that's the medico, but I think you got pulmonary phthisis, or this... I'll shut up & pour
    $400 24
Another word for poisonous, it can also describe a bad relationship
    $400 26
For $5 million in 2013 an L.A. movie house became TCL Chinese Theatre, but we bet many will still call it this, after its founder
    $400 15
"Sexual Harassment Panda,"
"The Death of Eric Cartman",
"Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow"
    $400 23
On a December morning, your sinuses may be irritated by a harmattan, this, but it only lasts until March
    $400 21
What did you do as a newborn? When she was less than a week old in 1542, she became the Queen of Scots
    $600 18
Come on, fellas! I thought we all agreed that force = mass x acceleration is part of his 2nd law of motion. Fellas!
    DD: $5,400 19
A recess in a wall, or a situation suited to a person; we hope you've found yours
    $600 13
In 2013 the Fighting Illini's assembly hall was renamed for this 2-word "agricultural" insurance co. of Bloomington, Ill.
    $600 8
"Busey and the Beach",
"Aquamansion",
"Sorry, Ari"
    $600 17
Vodun, still the faith of many in Benin, came from the area to the western hemisphere, where we call it this
    $600 20
In 1913 Niels Bohr theorized that these move in fixed orbits around an atom's nucleus
    $800 4
Look who's here! Hey guys, in 1893, 6 million folks went to this guy's Wild West show in Chicago! Drinks are on me!
    $800 11
From Yiddish, it's a clumsy person
    $800 12
No longer just stadiums but teams are renamed: the Metrostars are now the New York Red Bulls in this sport
    $800 6
"Sandcastles in the Sand",
"Slapsgiving",
"Ted Mosby: Architect"
    $800 9
Majestic elephants & this scavenger, Canis aureus, share W National Park, named for the shape of bends of the Niger River
    $800 1
The "1812 Overture" was just one of the pieces he composed in 1880
    $1000 5
Come set a spell, son. You in town fer this event
represented musically here?
    $1000 3
& in other news,
change a letter in
the name of a sea creature & you get this short filler item in a newspaper
    $1000 2
This Roundup herbicide company got the naming rights to the Insectarium
at the St. Louis Zoo
    $1000 7
"Jackie Jormp-Jomp",
"Christmas Attack Zone",
"Mrs. Donaghy"
    $1000 14
If a tree grows in Benin, it might be the karite, which produces the skin restorer called "shea" this
    $1000 10
Bernardo O'Higgins became the first leader of this South American country in 1817

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

Arthur Chris Claire
$4,000 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Chris Claire
$12,000 $1,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
A 1980s BOOKSTORE
"M" IN THE MIDDLE
(Alex: The letter "M" will come up in the middle, the exact middle, of each correct response.)
STATE BIRDS
ENTERTAINERS
CNN RELIGION
    $400 30
A former assistant U.S. attorney, Scott Harris became clerk of this body in 2013
    $400 25
In this thriller Jack Ryan is on a quest for an elusive Soviet sub somewhere under the Atlantic
    $400 28
The current officeholder
    $400 29
New Mexico's state bird is this desert dweller
    $400 1
This comic known for verbal outbursts was also well-versed in physical comedy
    $400 27
(CNN's Sumnima Udas delivers the clue.) The earliest reference to a city in the Delhi area appears in the Mahabharata, a basic text of this religion
    $800 24
The gold at this Kentucky facility is held as an asset of the U.S. at a book value of just $42.22 an ounce
    $800 6
His book "Gracie: A Love Story" was a No. 1 nonfiction bestseller
    $800 21
A mischievous child or a small demon
    $800 26
This state bird of Maryland is black & orange
    $800 19
He called the milk can escape "the best escape that I have ever invented"
    DD: $10,000 22
A 2013 CNN special on him, "A Man of Many Firsts", included his newsmaking line "Who am I to judge?"
    $1200 23
The written description of the Great Seal approved in 1782 calls this ancient structure "unfinished"
    $1200 5
"A Time to Kill" is a courtroom drama probing racial violence in this state
    $1200 16
This penal institution is for the correction of young offenders, especially minors
    $1200 13
Texas adopted this mimic as its state bird in 1927; Tennessee mimicked the pick in 1933
    $1200 17
She walks all over "Mr. Schue" as Coach Sue Sylvester on "Glee"
    $1200 20
(CNN's Dan Rivers delivers the clue.) Krung Thep is the local name for Bangkok, but that's only the first two syllables of the full name which includes "City of Angels", "Residence of the Emerald" & this religious figure
    $1600 18
It's the process by which a Congressional committee debates & amends a bill, & maybe increases its price
    $1600 4
Evil is alive & inhabiting a 1958 Plymouth Fury in this Stephen King tale
    $1600 11
The name of this 2-hulled vessel comes from the Tamil for "tied wood"; it once consisted of logs lashed together
    $1600 8
The Eastern brown pelican is this state's bird
    $1600 9
This three-named man is an accomplished musician as well as a unique character actor
    $1600 12
The CNN series "God's Warriors" presented the Christian, Muslim & Jewish versions of this -ism that upholds the basics
    DD: $5,000 10
Financial need for a federal Pell grant is determined by this department
    $2000 3
This 1980 novel by Jean Auel is a saga of the dawn of modern humans
    $2000 7
To the British, it's a blackberry; to Americans, it can be any rough, prickly bush
    $2000 2
Both Montana & Nebraska have the western type of this bird
    $2000 14
In 2012 Forbes ran its first list of the highest-paid people in this job: $250,000-a-night man Tiesto led, with Skrillex No. 2
    $2000 15
(CNN's Sara Sidner delivers the clue.) Exciting archaeological finds such as clay seals & the names of biblical figures have been unearthed in this 3000-year-old part of Jerusalem known as the city of this biblical king

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Chris Claire
$44,200 $1,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LANDMARKS
From 1936 to 1987, the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power helped operate this facility in another state

Final scores:

Arthur Chris Claire
$58,200 $3,598 $8,000
8-day champion: $238,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Chris Claire
$27,200 $1,800 $6,000
33 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
3 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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