Show #6843 - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Julia Collins game 13.

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Lara Brenckle Malmont, a strategic communications lead from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Sirena Terr, a business lawyer and consultant from Livingston, New Jersey

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 12-day cash winnings total $245,610)

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Jeopardy! Round

LETTERS TO CANADA
THE HAIR APPARENT
SKYDIVING
FAMOUS WOMEN
THE HEISMAN WINNER'S SCHOOL
"E" FOLLOWS "D"
    $200 16
QC is the postal abbreviation for this Canadian province, the largest in area
    $200 6
In the '70s, Darnell "Dr. Dunk" Hillman of the ABA sported a monumental one of these
    $200 25
This electric term is used for the sudden jolt felt by a jumper when the chute opens
    $200 1
In 2013 N.Y. mag. reported, "Three years before November 8, 2016, she's working hard to be relaxed, calm, easy"
    $200 26
Tim Tebow
(2007)
    $200 11
From the Latin for "faithful", it's loyalty or faithfulness to one's spouse
    $400 17
Put MB on your letter & it'll go to this province that could be called the Land of 38,000 Lakes
    $400 7
Joan on "Mad Men" sported this 'do that sounds like insects live on your head
    $400 24
The auxiliary parachute is also called this, a word found on bottles of fine wine
    $400 2
Drinks definitely were not on this pro-Prohibition woman
    $400 27
Johnny Manziel
(2012)
    $400 12
Wine is often poured from the bottle into this decorative container
    $600 18
One of the 4 original provinces, it's NB
    $600 8
Hey, wise guy, time to dish & get this cut--nyuk, nyuk, nyuk!
    $600 20
To exit & clear the plane & then activate the chute right away is rhymingly called hop & this
    DD: $400 3
In 1896 this educator became the first woman in Italy to get a medical degree
    $600 28
Vinny Testaverde
(1986)
    $600 13
This decorative art with needle & thread includes such stitches as flat, knotted & looped
    $800 22
This province with lots of dinosaur bones is SK
    $800 9
In this braided look from Africa, narrow strips of hair are plaited tightly against the scalp
    $800 19
It's the 2-word term for the fastest speed a body can reach falling through the air
    $800 4
After a trip "on the good ship Lollipop", this child star was later ambassador to Ghana & Czechoslovakia
    $800 14
This term refers to a student at a military school such as West Point who is training to become an officer
    $1000 23
NU is new & stands for this territory created in 1999
    $1000 10
Yeah, baby! Let's do this 4-letter 'do, cut in slightly uneven, overlapping layers downward from the crown
    $1000 21
2-word specified area where skydivers plan to land, or a Gary Busey film about skydiving crooks
    $1000 5
Freed from slavery in 1827, she went to court to get her son back from the South; "verify" her
    $1000 15
From the Latin for "to shackle the feet", this verb means to hinder or obstruct progress

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

Julia Sirena Lara
$4,600 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Sirena Lara
$5,000 $4,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

TO THE EXOPLANETS!
PHIL-IBUSTER
SPY FICTION
"KEY" WORDS & PHRASES
THE SECRETARY OF WAR
THAT USED TO BE A THING
    $400 22
NASA has found an Earthlike planet within a "habitable zone"--the area in a star system where this could exist in liquid form
    $400 1
This NBA coach once quipped, "If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball"
    $400 21
This code name of a spy completes Ken Follett's title "Eye of..."
    $400 2
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro delivered this at the 2012 Democratic Convention
    $400 12
Last name of Secretary No. 3--the fort named for him played a "key" role in "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    $400 7
Clark Kent would have trouble today finding one of these to change in, as AT&T & other companies have abandoned them
    $800 23
In 2013 Caltech scientists announced there are more than 100 billion planets in this alone--about one per star
    $800 17
In 1991 this gray-haired daytime talk show host said, "The mammary gland has become the hallmark of our culture"
    $800 25
I spied "A Delicate Truth", a 2013 thriller by this British octogenarian
    $800 3
A thingamajig; its usage dates back 100 years
    $800 13
Pierce's War Secretary, he soon ended up in a war, all right... with the United States
    $800 8
"A Feathered River Across the Sky" is a 2014 book about this creature that once made up over 1/4 of North America's birds
    $1200 24
The first Earth-size exoplanets were found by the NASA satellite launched in 2009 & named for this 17th c. German astronomer
    $1200 18
Name this athletic wear mogul--just do it
    $1200 28
Aspects of his 1958 novel "Our Man in Havana" seemed to predict the Cuban Missile Crisis
    $1200 4
This detachable men's shirt front started to become popular in the 19th century
    DD: $2,000 14
A son of this president worked for Garfield & later became a wealthy corporate lawyer
    $1200 9
The landmark "Old Man of the Mountain" collapsed in 2003, but it's still on license plates of this state
    DD: $200 26
In 1992 the first exoplanets were found orbiting one of these rotating stars that emit regular bursts of radiation
    $1600 19
In 2003 this Phil Keoghan-hosted reality show won its first Emmy--it would not be the last
    $1600 5
A tough way to get off a drug
    $1600 15
Nice balancing act! This future prez was Madison's Secretary of State & War at the same time
    $1600 10
On June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court said this act was "unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons"
    $2000 27
In 1995 astronomers confirmed the first exoplanet orbiting a sunlike star, in this "equine" constellation
    $2000 20
This Texas senator teamed up with Rudman & Hollings for a 1985 balanced-budget law
    $2000 6
If a person purchases a business that is fully equipped & ready to open, it is said to be this
    $2000 16
Secretary during the Civil War, he died 4 days after Grant appointed him to the Supreme Court
    $2000 11
Formed in 1930, this 3-letter airline got absorbed by American in 2001

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Sirena Lara
$17,800 $3,000 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ORGANIZATIONS
The full name of this scholarly group founded after a lecture in 1660 includes "of London for Improving Natural Knowledge"

Final scores:

Julia Sirena Lara
$15,800 $3,000 $6,000
13-day champion: $261,410 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Sirena Lara
$17,400 $3,200 $6,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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