Show #6868 - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Contestants

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Alana Norton, a furniture store manager from Woodbury, Minnesota

Jesse Yu, a math student from Staten Island, New York

Jennifer Blanton, an attorney from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

INTERNET SLANG
MOVIES' 2 MALE LEADS
CHURCHES & CATHEDRALS
POLITICAL PARTIES
"HERM"-ETICALLY
SEALED
    $200 2
A Spanish speaker might text his amigo "ADM" or "ay Dios mio", this in English
    $200 1
"Grumpy Old Men"
    $200 3
This Vatican basilica's Porta Santa is a holy door that's opened once every 25 years
    $200 8
His 1996 election-day party aboard Air Force One included champagne, mango ice cream & a Macarena line
    $200 9
Munster or Melville
    $200 17
This resinous preparation is mentioned in "Puff the Magic Dragon"
    $400 4
Someone trying to get your goat is one of these, just like the foe of the Billy Goats Gruff
    $400 24
"Wedding Crashers"
    $400 10
In the 20th century electric motors were installed in this Paris cathedral's bells, including the one named Emmanuel
    $400 11
Chuck Connors, Cesar Romero & Buddy Ebsen were on hand at L.A.'s Century Plaza to celebrate his 1984 presidential win
    $400 16
Thierry was the first name of the man who founded this French company; his last name was really that of a god
    $400 18
The Weddell seal is usually found hanging around this continent
    $600 5
RDV is a cool way to type this word for a meeting
    $600 25
"Brokeback Mountain"
    $600 15
It's defined as a church averaging more than 2,000 worshipers a week; Joel Osteen's in Houston gets 40some thousand
    $600 12
Brother Billy skipped the Plains, Georgia election-night party for this guy in 1980, but it was a bust anyway
    $600 21
Soft-bodied crustacean that lives in the castoffs of others
    $600 28
Traditionally used on private letters, the pope's Fisherman's Ring is this type of sealing ring
    $800 6
If you're gaming with a pal online & he doesn't respond, it may be a case of "LD", this "dead"
    $800 26
"White House Down"
    DD: $1,800 19
The San Miguel Mission in this state capital began holding mass in the early 1600s
    $800 13
Whoopee! When he got 2 A.M. word of his reelection, he ordered bacon & eggs for himself, Colson & Haldeman
    $800 22
Old Hickory's plantation home near Nashville
    $800 29
Navy SEALs know that their name comes from these 3 places where they fight
    $1000 7
Eminem knows that if someone calls you a "stan" it's not a compliment, it means you're one of these
    $1000 27
"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
    $1000 20
For more than 1,000 years, it was the cathedral of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
    $1000 14
Jay Leno emceed the 2003 victory party at this man's campaign HQ; he had announced his candidacy on Jay's show
    $1000 23
It's an old word for people who are now said to have "an intersex condition"
    $1000 30
As part of the job, this U.S. Cabinet secretary is the guardian of the Great Seal of the United States

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

Jennifer Jesse Alana
$1,400 $3,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jesse Alana
$4,200 $2,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SUMMER READING?
NAME-CHECKING SONGS
SCIENCE
ASIAN CITIES
5-LETTER WORDS
CHESHIRE CATS
    $400 15
Alexander Solzhenitsyn's "August 1914" centers on a military defeat suffered by this country
    $400 2
Ice T:
"Fool, I'm the illest, bulletproof, I die harder than" this actor
    $400 9
The name of the Cretaceous period comes from a Latin word for this substance used to write on a blackboard
    $400 1
Near the delta of the Indus River, the largest city in this country was formerly called Kolachi
    $400 18
This mallet used by a judge can also mean "to call a meeting to order"
    $400 23
This pseudonymous Oxford don was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, not Wonderland, in 1832
    $800 17
Father & daughter flee the law in an RV in Chris Fabry's "June Bug", a reimagination of this author's "Les Miserables"
    $800 3
"Mama Said Knock You Out":
"Just like" this boxer, "they called him Cassius"
    $800 10
With a high one of these, 2,800 degrees F., scandium is used to make high-intensity lights
    DD: $3,600 5
In 2010 this largest Chinese city overtook Singapore as the world's busiest container port
    $800 19
An instrument such as the guiro, seen here, is made from this type of plant that's hollowed out
    $800 24
Cheshire's Charles Marriott was a great leg break & googly bowler, making him really good at this sport
    DD: $600 22
It's Ron Kovic's memoir of his loss of innocence & mobility in Vietnam
    $1200 4
"Baby Got Back":
"You can have them bimbos, I'll keep my women like" this track star
    $1200 11
THC binds to receptors, making food smell better & possibly explaining this craving with a plural name
    $1200 6
Some 15 million Indians live in the metro area of this city once infamous for its "Black Hole"
    $1200 20
As you have 2 feet, you're one of these
    $1200 25
Cheshire-born WWI flying ace Christopher Draper, "The Mad Major", earned the Croix de Guerre & this medal, the DSC
    $1600 27
Despite this Faulkner novel's title, one of its main characters is Joe Christmas
    $1600 14
Weezer:
"I look just like" this '50s singer, "& you're Mary Tyler Moore"
    $1600 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When a positron reacts with an electron by annihilation, it produces this "hulk"-ing kind of radiation
    $1600 7
Da Lat is in southern Vietnam; this city the French called Tourane is 300 miles north, on the coast
    $1600 21
Meaning "to dispense with", this word sounds like a gesture of hello
    $1600 29
James Chadwick of Macclesfield, Cheshire, won a 1935 Nobel Prize for his discovery of this chargeless atomic particle
    $2000 28
WWII prisoners at an Arkansas internment camp play a part in Bette Greene's "Summer of My" this
    $2000 16
"Message Of Love" by the Pretenders says, "When love walks in the room... it's good... like" this French screen siren
    $2000 13
The early Earth had this, NH3, in its atmosphere; today what there is comes from decomposing animal waste
    $2000 8
The old part of this Yemeni capital is surrounded by a 30-foot high wall
    $2000 26
A U.S. O-1 visa is for this type of foreign person "of extraordinary ability"
    $2000 30
Bowman's capsule, part of this blood-filtering organ, is named for Nantwich, Cheshire's William Bowman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jesse Alana
$12,400 $6,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
Since 1953 5 consecutive siblings have been this country's head of state

Final scores:

Jennifer Jesse Alana
$8,799 $0 $3,000
2-day champion: $38,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Jesse Alana
$14,800 $3,200 $8,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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