Show #6824 - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Julia Collins game 4.

Contestants

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Grace Riley, a writer from Fort Smith, Arkansas

James Behrens, a geophysicist from San Diego, California

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,105)

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Jeopardy! Round

FILL IN THE MOVIE TITLES
FROM "B" TO "Y"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "B" and end with a "Y".)
THE WOMAN WHO WROTE...
IT WAS AN ACCIDENT
THAT EXPLANATION
DOES HOLD WATER
    $200 4
Both have scenes about selling burgers:
"____ Food Nation" & "____ Times at Ridgemont High"
    $200 13
A generous gift, or a brand of paper towels
    $200 1
"Quidditch Through the Ages"
    $200 26
What may be the first air disaster came in 1785 when a fire ensued after one of these hit a chimney in Tullamore, Ireland
    $200 19
One non-alien explanation for this "geometric" phenomenon off the coast of Florida is rogue giant waves
    $200 21
This container named from the Greek for "hot" was invented in 1892
    $400 5
One's got Inspector Clouseau, the other Bjork:
"A Shot in the ____" & "Dancer in the ____"
    $400 14
Theft becomes this felony when the perpetrator enters your home to do it
    $400 2
"Heartburn", based on her breakup with husband Carl Bernstein
    $400 27
Reportedly, 1,000 died when part of this "Big" 2-word Roman sports venue collapsed during gladiator games
    $400 9
One theory says this type of drink got its name from a rooster's feather that was used to garnish it
    $400 22
When followed by "up", it can mean to enclose, like traffic in a tunnel
    $600 6
2 very different films:
"Coming ____" & "____ Alone"
    $600 16
Church feature seen here; where are the bats?
    $600 3
The poem that appears inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty
    $600 28
It's the accident that got 78-year-old Texas lawyer Harry Whittington into political news in 2006
    $600 10
Before Copernicus, odd circles called epicycles were used to explain the "wandering" motion of these bodies
    $600 23
Painter David Hockney often depicted these in L.A., as in "Peter Getting Out of Nick's"
    $800 8
An action flick & a musical:
"____ Gun" & "____ Hat"
    $800 17
It can be a branch of library science dealing with the history of books as well as a list of sources used
    $800 7
The Top 10 hits "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" & "How Do I Live"
    $800 29
A 1947 ship explosion in Texas killed 500 & led to the first of these mass lawsuits against the federal govt.
    $800 11
A story says this lost its nose to Napoleon's cannon, but the mutilation happened in the 1300s
    $800 24
From the Latin for "vase" comes this term that refers to something that carries water or carries people over water
    $1000 12
A film set in Texas & a film based on Judas priest:
"Lone ____ " & "Rock ____"
    $1000 18
In mountain climbing, this verb means to secure a person to an end of a rope
    DD: $1,000 15
In 1882, "An Official History of the Red Cross"
    $1000 30
A race car flew in to the crowd at the 1955 edition of the "24 hours of" this French town, killing dozens of spectators
    $1000 20
A rye fungus causing strange behavior may have led to the 1692 accusations against some of this town's women
    $1000 25
This line of hands-free water holders to get you over the "hump" started as an IV bag in a sock

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

Julia James Grace
$1,200 $3,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia James Grace
$8,400 $2,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

LEO, THE POPE
STATE OF THE ART
LEGAL MATTERS
WORDS REFASHIONED
(Alex: ...the correct response will be a word that can be made of some of the letters in a word in the clue that we will highlight for you.)
SINGAPORE
SITCOM NEIGHBORS
(Alex: We want you to name the show in [*].)
    $400 15
Leo I declared that papal power was granted by Jesus to this man alone & passed on to his successors
    $400 10
Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial carving
    $400 29
A transfer hearing determines whether a case should be moved from here to adult criminal court
    $400 7
'We compel you to look at "obligatory" & point out this noun for someone intolerant
    $400 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Singapore.) The cosmopolitan city of Singapore has evolved its own language called Singlish; it's a form of English with a large influence from this ethnic group that make up about four-fifths of Singaporeans
    $400 2
Cosmo Kramer
    $800 18
Leo XI was born Alessandro Ottaviano de Medici in this city
    $800 11
Georgia O'Keeffe's "My Backyard", painted in 1937
    $800 28
This 2-word term refers to a messenger who delivers legal documents to a person involved in a court case
    $800 8
Reach into "tabernacle" & you'll find a glass of this wine
    $800 22
It rains somewhere in Singapore almost every day; the average for this figure is 84%
    $800 3
Ed & Trixie Norton
    DD: $2,000 19
Leo XIII's 25-year reign as pope was the 3rd longest in papal history, following Pius IX & this more recent pope
    $1200 12
The mountain-carved Crazy Horse Memorial, dedicated in 1998
    $1200 23
Chief Justice John Roberts served as a law clerk for this man, his predecessor
    $1200 9
There's a plethora of words in "plethora"; please fashion for us this woodworking machine
    $1200 30
A book about PM Lee Kuan Yew, who helped bring about Singapore's economic rise, is titled "No Man Is" one of these
    $1200 4
Jerry & Millie Helper
    $1600 20
In 799, after being attacked in Rome, Leo III fled to the safety of this king of the Franks with whom he remained for 7 months
    $1600 13
Watts Towers
    $1600 24
2 French words make up this procedure in which prospective jurors are questioned by the judge & lawyers
    $1600 16
You'll have all the answers if "question" yields this, a coroner's search for cause of death
    $1600 26
You can take "Transformers: The Ride" in Singapore; it's home to one of only 4 of these studios
    $1600 5
Winnie Cooper
    $2000 21
The schism between Rome & this eastern city happened in 1054, the last year of Leo IX's pontificate
    DD: $2,000 14
Degas' portrait of his American cousin Estelle, who lived there
    $2000 25
Personal injury law is part of this branch of civil law that covers the awarding of damages to one who is harmed
    $2000 17
In the sweet spot of "saccharine", you'll find this adjective meaning antiquated
    $2000 27
A busy sea channel is called these of Singapore, also before "Times" in the name of a venerable local newspaper
    $2000 6
Marcy D'Arcy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia James Grace
$20,800 $10,000 $9,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DIARIES & JOURNALS
This archaeologist's diary for November 26, 1922 mentions 2 "ebony-black effigies of a king, gold sandalled"

Final scores:

Julia James Grace
$20,005 $1,199 $18,800
4-day champion: $73,110 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia James Grace
$22,000 $10,000 $9,400
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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