Show #6853 - Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Contestants

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Guy Wilson, a football coach and tutor from Leesburg, Florida

Heather Powell, a director of compliance investigations from Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

Sarah Fremgen, a microbiologist from Carrollton, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WRAPPER'S DELIGHT
(Alex: Interesting spelling there.)
MICHIGAN ODDS & ENDS
WHAT KIND OF ANIMATED ANIMAL ARE YOU?
DIFFERS BY A LETTER
THAT'S ALL IN THE PAST
(Alex: Because...)
I'M A CHANGED MAN!
    $200 18
The wrapper leaf for these, like Cohibas, is the most expensive leaf used
    $200 1
Appropriately, this type of public building in Grand Rapids is named after astronaut Roger B. Chaffee
    $200 3
Rocky of Rocky & Bullwinkle fame
    $200 8
A baseball officiator & a huge territory under sovereign power
    $200 13
On Oct. 20, 2011 he was killed in his hometown of Surt, Libya
    $200 26
Some men can be real pigs, especially after Circe gets done with them in this epic poem
    $400 19
Corn husks are the traditional wrappers for these treats
    $400 2
The Porcupine Mountains, or "Porkies", are in this 16,000-square-mile northern slice of Michigan
    $400 4
Alvin, Simon & Theodore
    $400 9
Likely to break & a stiff hairlike structure on a brush
    $400 14
In the 1840s he led 147 Mormon settlers west & would supervise the migration of thousands more
    $400 27
In this Villeneuve tale, a monster/prince tells his female guest, "do not trust too much to your eyes"
    $600 20
Throughout history, organs were removed before the subject was wrapped in linens in this embalming process
    $600 23
Crazy! The city of Wayne & Wayne county are both named after this 18th century soldier
    $600 5
Babar
    $600 10
Heavenly & plunging from a platform into a pool
    DD: $2,000 15
Paul Revere whipped up patriotic anger with his image of this bloody 1770 event
    $600 28
Stevenson: "all human beings...are commingled out of good and evil: and" this man "alone... was pure evil"
    $800 21
Leeches & earthworms create these cases not for their pupal stages but for their eggs
    $800 24
Fair Lane is the name of Henry Ford's mansion in this city next to Detroit
    $800 6
Timon in "The Lion King"
    $800 11
A pair of 4-letter words meaning to leave out & to send forth
    $800 16
Once called Lacedaemon, it was a city-state that eventually came under Rome's control in 146 B.C.; this is...!
    $800 29
One minute, this 1890 title guy is young & handsome; the next, his old corpse is only I.D.'d by his rings
    $1000 22
This shoulder wrap for women is spelled the same as a past tense verb
    $1000 25
This 1860s Detroiter's name is on a ginger ale that's the oldest existing U.S. bottled soft drink
    $1000 7
Diego, voiced by Denis Leary
    $1000 12
Pertaining to a son or daughter & a small ornament on top of a spire or piece of furniture
    $1000 17
Lasting 16 years longer than you'd think, this war was won by the French, though England won most of the battles
    $1000 30
This Kafka guy awakes to find he has an armor-plated back, a domelike brown belly & numerous legs

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

Sarah Heather Guy
$7,000 $1,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Heather Guy
$11,000 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL ROAD VEHICLE STICKERS
THE THEATRE
1940s NEWSMAKERS
"ISM" QUEST
FOOD IN THE BIBLE
BODY LATIN
    $400 4
It straddles two continents
    $400 2
When these theatre awards were first presented in 1947, the winners got a scroll plus a compact (women) or money clip (men)
    $400 9
In a July 1941 speech in London, he told the Nazis, "You do your worst and we will do our best"
    $400 26
The active, principled denial of the existence of God
    $400 1
In Leviticus, God says thou shalt not gather every one of these "of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor"
    $400 21
Manus
    $800 16
In Southern Africa
    $800 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a curtain on the monitor.) In the theatre, when the curtain is raised vertically & completely disappears into the fly, it's called this type of reveal for the instrument of execution it resembles
    $800 12
This newsmaker is seen here during his 1948 fast to end the violence following the partition of India
    $800 27
It's the desire to suffer pain & to be subject to another's commands
    $800 5
Miraculously, Jesus fed 5,000 people with just "five barley loaves, and two small" ones of these
    $800 22
Pulmo
    $1200 17
It's made up of about 700 islands & keys
    DD: $3,500 10
This magazine began in 1884 as a handout for David Belasco's "May Blossom"
    $1200 13
In 1948 this undersea explorer made the first underwater archaeological dive using scuba tanks
    $1200 28
(I'm science reporter Amy Harmon.) In a "Talk to the Newsroom" feature, I discussed covering the debate over whether this "ism", the belief that God made the universe from nothing, should be taught alongside evolution in science classrooms
    DD: $3,200 6
After the Israelites crossed into Canaan & other sustenance was available, this food stopped falling
    $1200 23
Maxilla
    $1600 18
Population about 80 million
    $1600 11
In June 2012 this NYC series celebrated its 50th anniversary with an outdoor production of "As You Like It"
    $1600 14
Convicted of high treason, he was shot by a firing squad at Akershus Fortress in Oslo on October 24, 1945
    $1600 29
Coined in 1870s Britain, it's extreme nationalism backed up by a bellicose foreign policy
    $1600 7
The King James Version tells us Esau sold his birthright for a pottage of these legumes
    $1600 24
Genu
    $2000 20
An Alpine nation; its sticker abbreviation comes from its Latin name
    $2000 19
In 1937 John Houseman & Orson Welles founded this repertory company that did radio as well as stage
    $2000 15
After losing to FDR in 1940, this GOP candidate told the party faithful that its function was to be "that of the loyal opposition"
    $2000 30
(I'm Ross Douthat.) In my online postings, like those critical of Obamacare, I try to bring to the Times blogosphere this philosophy; George W. Bush said his was compassionate & I hope mine is too
    $2000 8
In a parable, Jesus told of this "least of all seeds" that, when grown, is the greatest among herbs
    $2000 25
Supercilium

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Heather Guy
$19,400 $8,900 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BEATLES
(Alex: Very much in the news this year because of the anniversary.)
Of the Beatles' 20 U.S. No. 1 hits, this song has the shortest title

Final scores:

Sarah Heather Guy
$31,400 $16,900 $9,000
2-day champion: $52,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Heather Guy
$18,000 $6,600 $13,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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