Show #6844 - Thursday, May 22, 2014

Julia Collins game 14.

Contestants

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Ryan Real, a sports information director from Clinton, South Carolina

Alex Tran, an auto repair shop service manager from St. Louis, Missouri

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 13-day cash winnings total $261,410)

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Jeopardy! Round

TOURING ALABAMA
BRANDS
THE PART OF SPEECH IN THE BOOK TITLE
SIMON SAYS
POP MUSIC OF TODAY
2 SYLLABLES, 1 SYLLABLE
(Alex: There are two words in each correct response. The first one has 2 syllables, the second word has 1.)
    $200 23
With traffic a mess due to this rarity, in 2014 a doctor took a 6-hour walk through Birmingham to do lifesaving surgery
    $200 12
The No. 1 breakfast cereal in the U.S. is the "Honey Nut" variety of these
    $200 2
Pronoun in the title of a 1940 Hemingway classic whose title "rings" out
    $200 7
He told one singer on "American Idol", "My advice would be, if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't"
    $200 1
The song heard here put this teenager on the map

"And we'll never be royals (royals) /
It don't run in our blood..."
    $200 17
If you're caught with your "hand in" this dessert container, you've probably just taken a bribe
    $400 27
The first White House of the confederacy in this city is decorated with period furniture from the 1850s & 1860s
    $400 13
This brand's "Light" is the USA's top-selling beer
    $400 22
A novel about Daisy Buchanan, among others:
Adjective
    $400 8
He told the pieman, "Let me taste your ware"
    $400 3
This neo-synth pop group that has a hit with "Pompeii" has the same name as a French prison
    $400 18
A list of students who have earned good grades, it's also called the dean's list
    $600 28
In 1919 citizens of Enterprise erected a monument to this cotton pest because it forced the farmers to plant other crops
    $600 14
Big date tonight? Try this toothpaste "with Scope"
    $600 24
A 1937 Tolkien tale:
Article
    $600 9
In 1971 she penned, "Anticipation, anticipation, is making me late, is keeping me waiting"
    $600 4
This British boy band gave us the immodestly titled "Best Song Ever"
    $600 19
Meant to improve public health, these disposable drinking vessels got their name in 1919
    $800 29
The USS Alabama, which is moored in this bay, serves as a memorial to all Alabamans who've been in the military
    $800 15
Entrepreneur Herman, not Enron's Kenneth, launched this potato chip brand in 1938
    DD: $1,500 25
A 1937 short novel by Steinbeck:
Preposition
    $800 10
His brother Danny made him laugh; "He was a character... in at least nine or ten of my plays"
    $800 5
Try to form a mental image of this group heard here

"Whoa, oh, oh /
I'm radioactive, radioactive..."
    $800 20
Vexing look thought capable of bringing bad luck to the person it was directed at
    $1000 30
The piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues" is on display at his birthplace & museum in Florence
    $1000 16
This salad dressing is named for a site near Santa Barbara--we can say no more
    $1000 26
Budd Schulberg's Hollywood novel about Sammy Glick:
Verb (1 of 2)
    $1000 11
This man said, "Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations"
    $1000 6
Kim Kardashian stars with him in his video for "Bound 2"
    $1000 21
This piece of furniture proverbially helped actresses get movie roles

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

Julia Alex Ryan
$4,800 $200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Alex Ryan
$6,700 $3,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH ART & ARTISTS
FAMOUS GEMSTONES
TV THEN & NOW
AMERICAN HISTORY
"I-O"
(Alex: Those two letters coming up in that order.)
YOU
    $400 7
"The Bloody-Shouldered Arabian" was one of many of these animals depicted by 18th c. artist John Wootton
    $400 2
The Nizam Satlada is a 7-stringed necklace of India with hundreds of these marine gems strung on it
    $400 1
"The Andy Griffith Show" was set in this North Carolina town
    $400 12
In 1676 Nathaniel Bacon burned to the ground this first permanent English settlement in America
    $400 21
One postulated sequence of events, hopefully "best-case"
    $400 26
There are 20 in the first set of these you get, then--bonus! you get 32
    $800 8
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum.) In the 1770s, Thomas Gainsborough painted a portrait of this friend, the founder of a London auction house; he's leaning against 1 of the artist's own paintings & is holding what is probably an auction list
    $800 3
The 182-carat Star of Bombay, one of these blue gems, inspired a brand of gin
    $800 14
She moonlights from "Glee" to host "Hollywood Game Night"
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1851 The New York Times was founded to represent the views of this party that didn't last much longer
    $800 22
A leather case for carrying important documents
    $800 27
A woman is born with more than a million of these but only about 400 will ever be released
    $1200 9
We wonder if this acclaimed artist, a grandson of Sigmund, liked to psychoanalyze his subjects as well as paint them
    $1200 4
The 3,107-carat Cullinan Diamond, the largest gem diamond ever known, was presented to this British king in 1907
    $1200 15
Woody Harrelson & Matthew McConaughey are cops on a 17-year hunt for a serial killer on this HBO series
    $1200 18
On Oct. 3, 1993 rebels shot down 2 Blackhawk helicopters in this country; 18 U.S. soldiers were killed
    $1200 23
A relationship between 2 values; Wall Streeters talk about the "P/E" one
    $1200 28
Made up of many bones fused together, it protects the cerebrum, the hippocampus & other vital parts
    $1600 10
Hoping to revive the style of early Italian artists, Dante Gabriel Rossetti helped found the Pre-this Brotherhood
    $1600 5
One of the largest faceted gems is the 22,892-carat "American Golden" one of these November birthstones
    $1600 16
The desperation may be permanent on this lane now that "Desperate Housewives" has been canceled
    $1600 19
This 1972 pick for running mate told McGovern he had been treated for depression & withdrew from the race
    $1600 24
An organizer & sponsor of public entertainments such as concerts or plays
    $1600 29
This soft, purplish organ with sinusoids may be removed if one has cancer of the lymphatic system
    $2000 11
Sir George Frampton's most famous work is a sculpture of this kiddy lit character in Kensington Gardens
    $2000 6
The Chalk emerald ring & the Mackay emerald necklace both showcase gems from this South American country
    $2000 17
Mrs. Garrett was housemother to Jo, Tootie, Natalie & Blair at the Eastland School on this sitcom
    $2000 20
On July 10, 1962 this satellite was placed in orbit & soon began relaying TV pictures between the U.S. & Europe
    $2000 25
An official representative of the pope
    DD: $2,000 30
This main artery of the thigh ends just above the knee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Alex Ryan
$20,300 $4,400 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TECHNOLOGY
When Apple sued for iPad patent infringement, Samsung cited this 1968 movie as the originator of the design

Final scores:

Julia Alex Ryan
$22,690 $5,600 $9,700
14-day champion: $284,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Alex Ryan
$19,600 $4,400 $7,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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