Show #6833 - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Dan Pawson, a global health consultant from Brooklyn, New York

Brad Rutter, an actor and producer from Hollywood, California

Mark Lowenthal, an intelligence educator from Reston, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

VERBS WITH OTHER MEANINGS
FARMING
FROM "D" TO DINING "D"
(Alex: Each correct response beginning and ending with that letter.)
FOLKLORE
THE SOUTH
THEY LEFT US IN THE LAST YEAR
    $200 8
To hurry, or a grassy marsh plant
    $200 26
240 pounds is the difference between these 2 measures used for domestic & international trade in farm commodities
    $200 6
It can precede "oysters" as well as "eggs" to refer to a spiced preparation
    $200 21
Blind men examining different parts of this big animal thought it was a pillar, fan, broom, spear...
    $200 13
This Alabama seaport's Mardi Gras celebration dates back to 1703
    $200 1
The lovelorn Scotty in "Boogie Nights" was one of this actor's many memorable roles
    $400 9
To read over carefully, or a tiny skin opening
    $400 27
Between 1997 & 2011 cropland certified this grew from 1 to 3 million acres, still less than 1% of U.S. acreage
    $400 7
Croquettes & fritters are cooked this way
    $400 22
An urban legend says these hanging on power lines mark gang territory
    $400 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1824, Tallahassee was chosen as the territorial capital of Florida because it was halfway between the two principle towns at the time--St. Augustine & this seaport city--the future cradle of naval aviation
    $400 2
"For 21 years we tangled our minds and hearts together", wrote Laurie Anderson of this musician
    $600 10
To take off paint, or a series of comic panels
    DD: $2,000 28
Boosting efficiency, it's a harvester & a thresher in one machine
    $600 17
Added ranch to the greens, or plucked the bird for cooking
    $600 23
The "Musicians of" this town could have enjoyed Becks, which is brewed there
    $600 15
In 78 years Pat Peacock is the only woman to win the Arkansas contest for calling this other bird
    $600 3
He went on to high-pitched heaven at age 90
    $800 11
To send a package, or Sir Galahad's choice of wear
    $800 29
The Chester White breed of this farm animal traces its origin to one imported from England 200 years ago
    $800 18
Boiled a bit of wine with the sediment from the last dish to make a sauce
    $800 24
The title & theme of this Ibsen play about an ambitious architect reflect a folktale
    $800 16
Passing through Fayetteville in this state, U.S. Highway 301 is known as "The Tobacco Trail"
    $800 4
The first female officer of the National Press Club, she was also a White House correspondent for 50 years
    $1000 12
To overcome a foe, or a division of a musical measure
    $1000 30
It's the biological conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into a form that can be used by plants
    $1000 19
Take a knife & don't stop until you've done this to the backs of all 100 shrimp
    $1000 25
In Irish lore & in "Harvey", it's a spirit in the shape of an animal
    $1000 20
This mountain near Marietta, Georgia is where Joe Johnston held off the Yankees in June 1864
    $1000 5
The motion stopped for this special-effects master, whose artistry is seen here in "Jason and the Argonauts"

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

Mark Brad Dan
$1,400 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Brad Dan
$2,600 $6,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHINESE ART
READ"ING"
WHEEL OF JEOPARDY!
EUROPEAN RULERS
GOVT. MED. ABBREV.
MOVIE DIRECTORS
    $400 29
Pi yu is the dark green type of this stone, the most precious in Chinese art
    $400 24
Dill in this novel is based on the author's childhood friend Truman Capote
    $400 23
A jet uses it finally

_ _ N _ I N G
G _ _ _
    $400 1
In 1975 Juan Carlos returned this royal house to the Spanish throne after an absence of 44 years
    $400 27
Jointly funded by the states 8 the feds, C.H.I.P. is the "Health Insurance Program" for these folks
    $400 22
"Reservoir Dogs"
    $800 30
This California city's Asian Art Museum has hundreds of Chinese ritual bronzes
    $800 25
This collection of essays by Joan Didion is a portrait of 1960s California
    $800 11
Pac-12 powerhouse

U _ _ V _ _ _ _ _ Y
O _
_ _ _ Z _ _ _
    $800 2
In 2004 Prince Alois was entrusted by his father with the day-to-day governing of this small European nation
    $800 28
Not subject to income tax, an H.S.A. is one of these used to pay medical expenses
    $800 26
"There Will Be Blood"
    $1200 21
These landforms, such as Kunlun, have long been featured in Chinese art; they're the home of dongtian, or "cave heavens"
    $1200 8
In this Judith Rossner novel, Theresa Dunn is murdered by a man she'd picked up in the title singles spot
    $1200 12
A friendship is born of common discomfort

M _ _ _ _ _
_ _ V _ _ _
_ _ _ P _ _ Y
    $1200 4
In 1697-98 this czar was in Holland & England studying shipbuilding
    DD: $4,000 15
It's the acronym for the law that allows you to continue the coverage you had after you leave a job
    $1200 18
"Point Break" (an outlier in the category)
    $1600 3
This plant is so central to Chinese art that an idiom meaning "prepared" is literally "have a finished" one "in mind"
    DD: $10,000 9
Squire Allworthy is a character in a 1749 novel by this man
    $1600 13
Product of a thinker from Crotone

_ Y T _ _ G _ _ _ _ N
T _ _ _ _ _ _
    $1600 6
Kenneth I, who reigned from 843 to 858, was the first king to rule both the Scots & these "painted" people
    $1600 16
Used to determine benefit eligibility, F.P.L. stands for this "level"
    $1600 19
"Meet Me in St. Louis"
    $2000 5
This dynasty, 960- 1279, produced great art & one emperor who was a master calligrapher (but lousy emperor)
    $2000 10
Cash builds a coffin for his mother in this Faulkner novel
    $2000 14
Classic hot wheels of the 1920s

V _ _ X _ _ _ _
R _ _ D _ _ _ R
    $2000 7
In 1830 this "citizen king" was placed on France's throne, but the revolution of 1848 forced him to abdicate
    $2000 17
Figuring out which pays first when 2 insurers are responsible for the same claim is this, C.O.B.
    $2000 20
"The Tree of Life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Brad Dan
$1,800 $32,400 $10,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
On Dec. 20, 1956 the Court's ruling on Browder v. Gayle went into effect, bringing an end to this 381-day event

Final scores:

Mark Brad Dan
$300 $32,400 $399
3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Brad Dan
$1,800 $19,800 $10,200
7 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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