Show #6856 - Monday, June 9, 2014

Contestants

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Jack Barry, a chief financial officer from Raleigh, North Carolina

Heather Heffner, an attorney from St. Louis, Missouri

Molly Lalonde, a pediatric nurse practitioner student from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN CITIES
YOU CAN QUOTE ME
SPORTS TALK
STUPID ANSWERS
STOP! HEY, WHAT'S THAT SOUND?
EVERYBODY LOOK WHAT'S GOING "DOWN"
    $200 1
Once part of New Sweden, this Pennsylvania city is found where the Schuylkill River meets the Delaware River
    $200 4
FDR declared, "The only thing we have to fear is" this
    $200 20
In a racquet sport, you whack this object seen here
    $200 21
You must be at least 21 to play at Luxor Las Vegas' 38 tables for this game
    $200 26
This huge mammal sounds like it's enjoying a bath in an African river
    $200 12
...3, 2, 1 is an example of this; so is "American Top 40"
    $400 2
The Bisons are a Triple-A minor league baseball team from this New York city
    $400 8
About his upcoming opponent Billy Conn, this boxing champ remarked, "He can run, but he can't hide"
    $400 19
In 1996 MLB expanded this area, moving one boundary from the top to the bottom of the batter's knees
    $400 22
"Red Carpet" & "Just Like Us" are weekly features of this magazine
    $400 27
Ever wanted to know how to ask, "Where is the train station?" in this language?
    $400 13
A division into parts or categories; you don't want a "nervous" one
    $600 3
This city of 2 million people--we have no problem
    $600 11
Martin Luther King reached a peak with "Free at last! Free at last!" These 3 words, "we are free at last"
    $600 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a racetrack diagram on a monitor.) At the start of a NASCAR race, the top cars line up according to their qualifying times; best time gets this 2-word spot, a term said to have originated in horse racing
    $600 23
The Rhine River flows north from Switzerland into Germany & through the Netherlands before emptying into this sea
    $600 28
Buckeyes, cover your ears--here's the fight song of this Big 10 school
    $600 14
A "pickle" in baseball, or a brief summary of main points
    $800 5
Joplin in this state was not named for a musician but for a Methodist missionary
    $800 9
On March 4, 1966 John Lennon made the scandalous remark, "We're more popular than" him "now"
    $800 15
Fouls in the NBA include technical, personal & these, for unnecessary &/or excessive contact against an opponent
    $800 24
Tragedy befalls Roberta Alden when she ends up pregnant & dead in this novel, an American classic
    $800 29
G'day! This instrument can be 5 feet long
    $800 17
A community party featuring square dancing
    DD: $1,400 7
The southernmost major city on the U.S. mainland, it had a population of only 343 when the railroad arrived in 1896
    $1000 10
Lord Acton famously said, this "tends to corrupt"
    $1000 16
This 5-letter rugby play also means "hubbub" or "confusion"
    $1000 25
This son of Gutzon Borglum put the finishing touches on Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln & Teddy Roosevelt on Mt. Rushmore
    $1000 30
Oops! Is "Malpractice Lawsuit" the sequel to this Hasbro game?
    $1000 18
The confining of prisoners to their cells after a riot

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Molly Heather Jack
$0 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Heather Jack
$2,000 $3,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOVELS & NOVELISTS
THE CENTURY'S FIRST YEAR
CARIBBEAN CUISINE
GLANDS & ORGANS
ACTORS' ROLES
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 6
Thomas Paine wrote "The Age of Reason"; Edith Wharton wrote this 1920 satire of social life in 1870s New York City
    $400 21
In 901 Edward the Elder took the title "King of the Angles &" these people
    $400 26
Gizzada is a popular Jamaican tart made with a filling of brown sugar, nutmeg, butter & this grated palm fruit
    $400 1
Claude Bernard found that juices of this insulin-secreting gland help digest fats
    $400 9
Bridget Jones,
Dorothy Boyd
    $400 16
The 3 colors of the U.S. flag that are a sure bet for market investors
    $800 7
Selecting her for 1938, the Nobel committee cited her "rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China"
    $800 22
In 1501 Rodrigo de Bastidas sailed west from Colombia & became the first European to reach this isthmus
    $800 27
Basically a freshwater lobster, it's not only big in Louisiana but is said to be on every menu in St. Vincent
    $800 2
Apocrine glands are an important type of this gland whose jobs include helping form ear wax as well as cooling the skin
    $800 12
Captain Billy Tyne,
Michael Clayton
    $800 17
Contact sport that allows striking, kicking, grappling, pottery & needlework
    $1200 8
David Herbert were the given names of this author whose 1915 "The Rainbow" was banned as obscene
    DD: $1,000 23
On July 3, 1801 this U.S. inventor's Nautilus submarine descended to a depth of 25 feet in a test in France
    $1200 28
Puerto Ricans enjoy mofongo, made with this cooking banana, mashed, & crushed pork rinds
    $1200 3
Birds have 2 chambers in this internal organ, including the gizzard
    $1200 13
The Waco Kid,
Willy Wonka
    $1200 18
Pro-free market movement that emerged in 2009 as a hit with the line "The Jay-Z song was on"
    $1600 10
Lassiter is the hero of the Zane Grey Western "Riders of" this
    $1600 24
According to tradition, it was founded on Sept. 3, 301; it's still a republic on the Italian peninsula
    $1600 29
This 4-letter term refers to the process of rubbing spices & hot peppers onto strips of meat to tenderize them
    $1600 4
The ileum is the end portion of this, extending from the jejunum to the cecum
    $1600 14
Detective Alonzo Harris,
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
    $1600 19
Alaska fishing TV show that tries to create popular expressions like "it's not rocket science"
    DD: $3,000 11
This 1906 novel was partly inspired by an article in the San Francisco Chronicle called "The Call of the Tame"
    $2000 25
Australia's first parliament opened on May 9, 1901 in this city in the state of Victoria
    $2000 30
In Haiti this spiral-shelled marine snail is cut up into small pieces & cooked in a stew called lambi
    $2000 5
These 2-inch-long glands sit on top of the kidneys & produce steroids
    $2000 15
Padme,
Nina Sayers
    $2000 20
Piscine term for someone not in his element, that being beneath the Verrazano-Narrows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Heather Jack
$14,200 $8,200 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MEDITERRANEAN
It's the only U.N. member country in the Mediterranean where English is an official national language

Final scores:

Molly Heather Jack
$11,900 $200 $2,600
3-day champion: $38,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Molly Heather Jack
$18,600 $9,200 $7,600
23 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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