Show #6847 - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Julia Collins game 17.

Contestants

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Dylan Gaillard, a dentist from Omaha, Nebraska

Jeanne Kaiser, a law professor from Springfield, Massachusetts

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 16-day cash winnings total $337,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

BARBARA WALTERS
(Alex: A whole category devoted to this woman who has had an amazing career.)
MOVIES INSPIRED BY LITERATURE
LUCKY 13
THOSE ARE MY INITIALS, TOO
THE PENTAGON
"STR"8 TALK
(Alex: Those 3 letters will begin each correct response; each correct response will consist of 8 letters.)
    $200 16
In 2010 President Obama visited with Barbara & her cohorts on this show's most-watched episode
    $200 6
"A Knight's Tale", starring Heath Ledger, was inspired by this Chaucer classic
    $200 11
Signifying his new manhood, a 13-year-old male reads from the Torah at this occasion
    $200 1
Skinner,
Goodrich
    $200 23
The Pentagon was built in less than 16 months during this war
    $200 19
This baby transport may have a canopy & storage for diapers
    $400 17
Interviewing him in 1980, Barbara asked, "Are you sorry you didn't burn the tapes?"
    DD: $3,200 7
2010's "Easy A"
re-imagined this decidedly unfunny 1850 novel as a comedy
    $400 12
In 2013 it was lucky 13 for tennis' Mike & Bob Bryan, winners of their 13th doubles title at this type of event, a record
    $400 2
Milne,
TV's Ron Balakay
    $400 24
Though it has a D.C. ZIP code, the Pentagon is located in Virginia across this river
    $400 20
Sit astride, such as on a horse
    $600 18
In the 1970s Barbara broke new ground for women co-anchoring the evening news & co-hosting this morning staple
    $600 8
You Goethe go back to this 2-part 19th century work to see the origins of "Damn Yankees"
    $600 13
No. 13 in R.L. Stine's "Classic" this kids' book series is "Welcome to Dead House"
    $600 3
Griffin,
Du Bois
    $600 26
You can send a fan letter to the Pentagon to Martin Dempsey, chairman of this 7-member body
    $600 21
Frederick Douglass claimed, "If there is no" this, "there is no progress"
    $800 29
After a rare 1977 interview with this leader of a Communist island, he made Barbara grilled cheese sandwiches
    $800 9
Be "Clueless" in remembering that 1995 comedy had its roots in this Austen tale
    $800 14
Colgate University in this state was said to be founded by 13 men "with 13 dollars, 13 prayers & 13 articles"
    $800 4
Woolworth,
De Klerk
    $800 27
The 9/11 Memorial includes a wall rising from 3" to 71", representing these of the 184 who died at the Pentagon that day
    $800 22
A part-time correspondent for a newspaper
    $1000 30
In 1977 Barbara made journalism history by arranging the first joint interview with these two leaders
    $1000 10
The 1675 play "The Country Wife" inspired this 1975 movie with Warren Beatty as a lusty hairdresser
    $1000 15
In 1781 the original 13 states established a federal government under this agreement
    $1000 5
Hunley,
Mencken
    $1000 28
The outer & largest concentric "ring" of the Pentagon is designated this letter
    $1000 25
This crumb topping seen here is sprinkled atop baked goods

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

Julia Jeanne Dylan
$10,200 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Jeanne Dylan
$13,600 $1,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLASTIC
VISA
MASTER CARD
AMERICAN EXPRESS
DISCOVER
DINERS CLUB
    $400 26
That tyke building a droid tri-fighter out of these doesn't know the bricks are acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
    $400 1
A passport & visa are all you need to get into Vietnam, but you're advised to tell the U.S. embassy in this city
    $400 21
In "Tropic Thunder", this dude playing another dude is a "5-time Academy Award winner"
    $400 16
In 1868 George Pullman launched the Delmonico, a sleeping car transformed into one of these cars
    $400 6
Also called Ilium, this city from the "Iliad" was rediscovered by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s
    $400 11
Sweet potatoes are packed with this red-orange pigment, a powerful antioxidant
    $800 27
In 1999 Baxter International said it would stop using vinyl in these 2-letter medical bags
    $800 2
You'll need a tourist visa & maybe some oxygen when arriving at the 13,000-foot elevation of La Paz in this country
    $800 22
In "Groundhog Day" Bill Murray has this job; that's why he comes to see the groundhog
    $800 17
Known as the "Train of the Stars", the Super Chief ran from Los Angeles to this city's Dearborn station
    $800 7
While studying the sun with a spectroscope, Pierre Janssen & Sir Norman Lockyer discovered this element in 1868
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the clue crew shows us some palm tree parts in Cambodia.) Botanically palm trees are dioecious, meaning male and female flowers grow from different trees; they can also be delicious, as the meat of the fruit is used to make the green type of this South Asian sauce
    $1200 28
The hard plastic now called HDPE was introduced to consumers by this swiveling 1950s fad
    $1200 3
A visa is required to travel to this country & its districts such as Bagram, but the State Dept. warns against going
    $1200 23
In a 1956 classic this redheaded comic rattled off, "The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle"
    $1200 18
Going up to 150 mph, this Amtrak train running between Boston & D.C. lives up to its speedy name
    DD: $4,000 8
The first fossil recognized as a human ancestor was a skull found near Dusseldorf belonging to this prehistoric man
    $1200 13
Both baklava & spanakopita are made with tissue-thin layers of this type of Greek dough
    $1600 29
The J.M. Eagle company flies high making pipes of this 3-letter material that was first produced in 1838
    DD: $3,400 4
A visa to Saudi Arabia for this purpose only covers travel in the vicinities of Mecca, Medina & Jiddah
    $1600 24
Comedy in which John Candy plays Del, a master shower curtain ring salesman
    $1600 19
In 1934 the Burlington R.R. introduced the first of these streamliners named for a god of the west wind
    $1600 9
Biochemist Henrik Dam shared a Nobel Prize for discovering this vitamin vital to blood clotting
    $1600 14
Chipotles are the dried form of these dark green chile peppers
    $2000 5
You'll need a visa if you want to practice your French in this 920,000-square-mile North African country
    $2000 25
In a 1998 film, Trey Parker & Matt Stone are virtuosos at this sports hybrid
    $2000 20
At this "summit" on May 10, 1869, the ceremonial golden spike was later removed & 3 iron ones driven in
    $2000 10
In 1958, using data from a satellite, this physicist discovered 2 radiation belts encircling the Earth
    $2000 15
Gumbo gets its name from an African word for this gumbo ingredient

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Jeanne Dylan
$28,400 -$2,000 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PLAY TITLES
This play's title comes from the name of a Greek king said to have carved a statue of a woman & fallen in love with it

Final scores:

Julia Jeanne Dylan
$35,000 -$2,000 $4,390
17-day champion: $372,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Jeanne Dylan
$22,800 -$2,000 $7,800
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
5 R,
5 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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