Show #6872 - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Contestants

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Howard Ray, a laser applications engineer from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Shloka Ananthanarayanan, a compliance analyst from New York, New York

Jill Rowley, a flight attendant from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HERSTORY
BAND OF BROTHERS
CHARLESTON CHOOSY
DOGGING THE "WAG"
SUGAR LAND
INCREDIBLE MACHINE
    $200 1
In 1953 this country's Vijaya Pandit became the first woman president of the U.N. General Assembly
    $200 11
Boy banders: Drew & Nick Lachey
    $200 17
Charleston lies on a peninsula between the Ashley & Cooper rivers on the coastline of this state
    $200 6
"Jump on" this conveyance to join with what is currently popular or fashionable
    $200 22
Amount of sugar in a 1964 movie song title; tell us "in a most delightful way"
    $200 15
Now retired, this first passenger-carrying supersonic transport could cruise at 1,354 mph
    $400 2
In 1774 her troops crushed a peasant revolt led by Yemelyan Pugachev, a cossack
    $400 3
MMMBoppers Isaac, Taylor & Zac, who released a new album, "Anthem", in 2013
    $400 18
I cannot tell a lie: you can see this founding father's christening cup at the Charleston Museum, the USA's oldest museum
    $400 7
Partner of Funk in the dictionary biz
    $400 23
The Big Gulp got a pass in 2012 when this NYC Mayor proposed a ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces
    $400 16
In 1997 Antares Technology developed this program to correct singers with imperfect pitch
    $600 12
An early advocate for women's rights, Mary Wollstonecraft was also the mother of this author
    $600 4
In the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Dave & Ray Davies
    $600 28
Charleston ceased to be the state capital in 1790, when the legislature moved to this city
    $600 8
A strip of drapery that lays over the curtain rod is called this, like promotional goodies given away
    $600 24
Don't be intolerant of this carb AKA milk sugar that makes up about 5% of cow's milk
    $600 19
Examples of this 3-letter device are Dish Network's Hopper & DirecTV's Genie
    $800 13
Elizabeth Griscom was the birth name of this woman who made flags for the Pennsylvania navy
    $800 5
Grammy-winning indie rockers out of Canada: Win & William Butler
    $800 29
The April 1861 Confederate capture of this site precipitated the Civil War
    $800 9
The Dasher & the Fox were cars from this manufacturer
    $800 25
In 1975 the Sugar Bowl moved from Tulane Stadium to this other local venue
    $800 20
After seeing a video about removing a stuck wine cork, Jorge Odon invented a medical device to ease this process
    $1000 14
In 1919 this lady became the first woman in the British Parliament
    $1000 27
Big in the '60s & early '70s: John & Tom Fogerty
    DD: $2,800 30
(Take a look.) Duckett Hall isn’t very fortress-like; it’s in the Moorish style of much of the campus of this college.
    $1000 10
Disdainful term for a white southerner who help reconstruction after the Civil War
    $1000 26
007, do be careful riding the cable cars at this peak overlooking Rio!
    $1000 21
The Model S from this car company named for an inventor has 0 emissions & goes from 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds

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

Jill Shloka Howard
$800 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Shloka Howard
$5,600 $2,200 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

3-NAMED AUTHORS
BEASTLY VOCABULARY
"P"LACES
THAT'S SPOOKY
ANCIENT SCIENCE
(Alex: A category about funny Canadians called...)
CANYUCKS
    $400 1
On February 7, 1867 she was born in a little house in the big woods in Lake Pepin, Wisconsin
    $400 25
A protective spine of a porcupine, or a stiff tail feather of a bird used as a pen
    $400 24
This Haitian capital was founded by French planters in 1749
    $400 30
truTV claimed Abigail Adams is still hanging her laundry & Andrew Jackson "swears up a storm" in this building
    $400 12
Chinese general Huang-ti used a lodestone as one of these around 300 B.C., perhaps by floating it in a bowl
    $400 7
This cable repairman/pet detective/grinch was born in Newmarket, Ontario in 1962
    $800 3
In 1966 Erle Stanley Gardner, creator of this defense lawyer, appeared as a judge in the final episode of the TV series
    $800 2
"Lupine" means similar to this animal
    $800 20
A Pakistani province and an Indian state share this name
    $800 26
Here is Caravaggio's late 16th century painting of this creature of myth
    $800 13
Around 270 B.C. Aristarchus calculated that its distance was 60 times the radius of the earth -- he was pretty darn close
    $800 8
This Blues Brother/Joe Friday/Bass-o-matic operator was born in Ottawa in 1952
    $1200 4
In 1936 he published an autobiography titled "Across Spoon River"
    $1200 17
Jump into this one-piece outfit like those worn by Michelle Pfeiffer & Una Thurman on film
    $1200 21
The Swann valley outside this Western Australian city is home to dozens of vineyards
    $1200 27
Haley Joel Osment had a nice conversation with his dead grandma in this 1999 film
    DD: $3,000 14
Around 400 B.C. Democritus proposed that all matter is composed of these tiny units
    $1200 9
Nathan Fielder got attention in 2014 by opening a store of this coffee chain but putting "Dumb" before the name
    $1600 5
In 2014 she celebrated her 50th year as a novelist with the release of "Carthage"
    $1600 18
Cows described by this adjective have had their horns removed, not their opinions recorded
    DD: $5,000 22
North America's largest oil field lies in the area surrounding this Alaskan bay
    $1600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 2013, a declassified CIA document showed a map with the name of this land parcel in the Mojave desert for the first time publicly; it was once used to test the U-2 spy plane (& who knows what else)
    $1600 15
This pupil of Plato observed that dolphins bear live young attached by an umbilical cord
    $1600 10
As Gob Bluth on this sitcom, Will Arnett said of a DNA test, "The jury's still out on science"
    $2000 6
This Yiddish writer's short story "Gimpel the Fool" was translated into English in 1953
    $2000 19
A snood is the fleshy appendage hanging above the beak of one of these birds
    $2000 23
This teensy nation is part of the Caroline Islands group
    $2000 29
Maybe you'll encounter a ghost in the haunted bedroom of this Lord Protector's home in Ely, England
    $2000 16
Why not take this guy, who around 140 A.D. developed a model of the solar system with earth as its center
    $2000 11
He came into this world (& Wayne's) in Scarborough, Ontario in 1963

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Shloka Howard
$8,800 $20,400 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
The first official use of this 4-word term is at The Declaration's beginning, immediately after "The thirteen"

Final scores:

Jill Shloka Howard
$6,800 $400 $30,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jill Shloka Howard
$7,000 $17,000 $17,800
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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