Show #6874 - Thursday, July 3, 2014

Contestants

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Beverly Garcia, a lawyer from Quincy, Massachusetts

Jeff Versteeg, an account executive from Cleveland, Ohio

Christi Esterle, a librarian and stay-at-home mom from Colorado Springs, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

BORN IN THE USA
GLORY DAYS
COVER ME
THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
THE "E" STREET BAND
    $200 7
Drawn up in Wisconsin in 1867, this architect was a real Prairie Style home companion
    $200 10
This religion's festival of colors is celebrated by throwing colored powder & water to honor the god Krishna
    $200 26
A bandage covering a wound, or a preparation covering a salad
    $200 16
...knows this state is in the first line of Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"
    $200 6
Despite 2 suicide mentions & "we gotta get out while we're young", this was proposed as N.J.'s state song in 1980
    $200 1
Don't take this word meaning infinite time to respond
    $400 8
In 2012 this Ala.-born ex-Sec. of State was one of the first 2 female members of Augusta National Golf Club
    $400 27
On New Year's Eve the Dutch hold bonfires of these, which were a centerpiece of the home just a week before
    $400 25
Used to prevent soil erosion, rye & buckwheat are alliteratively planted as "cover" these
    $400 17
...remembers that when we meet Tom, he's just finished 4 years here, & it ain't college
    $400 9
"I didn't know my own face, oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin' away on the streets of" this city
    $400 2
Adjective meaning pertaining to horseback riding
    $600 13
He turned on, tuned in & dropped out of college before becoming a Harvard lecturer in 1959
    $600 28
The Texas Cavaliers River Parade is a centerpiece of this annual San Antonio event, "party" in Spanish
    $600 24
"Easy, breezy, beautiful..." is a pitch of this makeup brand
    $600 18
...thinks this actor did a fine job as Tom in the 1940 "Grapes of Wrath" movie
    $600 22
Bruce donned some old duds to sing "Whip My Hair" with "Neil Young" (actually this TV host, doing a great impression)
    $600 3
An enterprising type of businessman who says, yes, start up with me
    $800 14
A N.Y. congressman from 1903 to 1907, this newspaper magnate returned to California & got into castle building
    DD: $1,000 29
April 9 is Bataan Day, aka Day of Valor, on the Bataan Peninsula & in the rest of this nation
    $800 23
An independent record label of yore, or a pupal covering for butterflies
    $800 19
...recalls traveling with Jim Casy, who talks about the "holy sperit" & is called this, similar to a minister
    $800 21
Springsteen's 1973 debut, "Greetings from" this New Jersey resort city, initially sold only 25,000 copies
    $800 11
To disembowel
    $1000 15
This Chicago law man who enforced Prohibition ran for Cleveland mayor
in 1947; here endeth the lesson
    $1000 30
Jamhuri is Swahili for "republic", & this country's Jamhuri Day celebrates its independence from Great Britain
    $1000 5
In military slang, your "cover" refers to this article of clothing
    $1000 4
...was told, "They's a grove of" these--& "a guy with a gun that got the right to kill you if you touch one"
    $1000 20
"Everybody's got" this body part, a song Bruce first intended to give to The Ramones
    $1000 12
An arm of the sea at the lower end of a river

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

Christi Jeff Beverly
$3,400 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christi Jeff Beverly
$3,800 $3,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MR. SECRETARY
DOUBLE LETTERS
CLIFFS
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
SCIENTIFIC NON-AMERICAN
NAME THE NETWORK
    $400 6
In the 1980s, William Bennett monitored the halls of this Cabinet department as its secretary
    $400 26
It's a disorderly crowd waiting for its "rouser"
    $400 19
A cave at the bottom of the cliffs below Tintagel Castle in Cornwall is said to be the home of this Arthurian wizard
    $400 1
In 1996 Michelle Obama became an associate dean at this school in her hometown
    $400 16
In 1714 this Dutch physicist made the first working mercury-in-glass thermometer
    $400 24
"Ace of Cakes",
"Chopped",
"Everyday Italian"
    $800 13
(Vice President Biden reads the clue.) The idea of a vice president was proposed at the Constitutional Convention by this first Secretary of the Treasury
    $800 27
Term for a young child; you're one letter off, Kermit
    $800 20
The La Quebrada cliff divers at this Mexican resort city perform daily shows, diving from more than 100' into a shallow inlet
    $800 2
Elizabeth Dole received the distinguished alumni award from this North Carolina school
    $800 17
In a 1758 work this Swedish botanist applied his binomial system to animal classification
    $800 25
"Modern Family",
"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.",
"Shark Tank"
    $1200 12
This father of a recent presidential candidate was HUD secretary under Nixon
    $1200 11
An importer of illegal goods, without payment of legal duty (of course)
    $1200 21
More than 700 years ago, Puebloan people lived in the caves of this state's Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
    DD: $1,000 3
The campus of the University of this state is in Orono, named for a Penobscot chief
    $1200 18
Last name of the man who took the image seen here in the 1890s
    $1200 15
"Fashion Police",
"Rich Kids of Beverly Hills",
"Chelsea Lately"
    $1600 8
On April 4, 1996 the NYSE closed for a minute in memory of Ron Brown, who was this Cabinet secretary
    $1600 10
A prairie one was similar to but smaller than a Conestoga wagon
    $1600 22
2,000-foot sea cliffs are on this island's Kalaupapa Peninsula near Father Damien's leper colony
    $1600 4
Minnesota's Northfield College got this name in 1871, honoring a benefactor
    DD: $2,500 14
This English astronomer died on Jan. 14, 1742 at age 85; that's 9 years longer than than we might have expected
    $1600 28
"Newshour",
"Foyle's War",
"Great Performances"
    $2000 7
Serving until 1975, Rogers Morton of Maryland was the last secretary of this department to come from east of the Mississippi
    $2000 9
According to Vatican I of 1870, the pope has this quality when speaking ex cathedra
    $2000 23
This Venezuelan waterfall plunges uninterrupted for a half mile down a cliff
    $2000 5
A sportswriter used the term "ivy colleges" in 1933 to describe 9 schools--the 8 current Ivies & this school in New York State
    $2000 30
A continuous loop of material with a half-twist is the "strip" named for this 19th century German
    $2000 29
"Bar Rescue",
"Ink Master",
lots of mixed martial arts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christi Jeff Beverly
$12,200 $11,700 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS OBJECTS
In 1950 the England-Scotland border was closed for the first time in 400 years to try to recover this stolen item

Final scores:

Christi Jeff Beverly
$24,200 $11,199 $0
2-day champion: $36,199 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christi Jeff Beverly
$13,200 $10,800 $6,200
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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