Show #6897 - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Contestants

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Tessa Fleming, a high school history teacher from Mission Viejo, California

Bill Cossen, a Ph.D. candidate in history originally from Lexington, South Carolina

Elizabeth Williams, a business research librarian from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

BRAND NAMES
"B" + 3
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "B" and be followed by three others.)
GHOSTBUSTERS
(Alex: The 30th anniversary Blu-ray DVD comes out today for [*].)
ANAGRAMMED BODIES OF WATER
PLASTIC SURGERY
SHE'S HAD SOME WORK DONE
    $200 4
This company offers crop insurance as well as it signature green & yellow tractors
    $200 9
A slang term for a party, it can also mean to criticize harshly
    $200 1
Dan Aykroyd called Slimer the ghost of this friend of his who was supposed to be in the first film but died in 1982
    $200 26
A big lake:
Prior use
    $200 14
Karl Ferdinand von Grafe described reconstructing these in his 1818 work "Rhinoplastik"
    $200 2
The house is toastier since she had the Batt type of this installed in the attic
    $400 6
This candy brand invites you to "taste the rainbow"
    $400 10
A source of fiber, it's the outer layer of a grain
    $400 3
When Sigourney Weaver says it's time to do this to her baby, Bill Murray starts with "You're short"
    $400 27
A sea:
Rabbi cane
    $400 15
A building or website can also get this, an operation to reduce sagging of the jowls & neck
    $400 19
She made her living room less noisy with these ceiling tiles, from the Greek for "hear"
    $600 16
This brand of cleaning product is represented by the cute little guy seen here
    $600 11
This rope with weights attached is used in South America to catch cattle by entangling their legs
    $600 5
When asked to choose the form of the Traveler, Ray chooses the Stay Puft Man, who's made of this foodstuff
    $600 28
An Italian River:
Coin rub
    $600 22
widesmiles.org is a resource for people who may be looking to have plastic surgery for this type of "palate" or "lip"
    $600 20
Grandma can now shower with ease since the bathroom became compliant with this act, the ADA
    $800 17
Treat your itchy eyes with this brand of antihistamine first marketed back in 1946
    $800 12
In a 1916 interview, Henry Ford said, "History is more or less" this
    $800 7
This man who passed away in 2014 directed "Groundhog Day" after acting in & writing "Ghostbusters"
    $800 29
A big bay:
Fan fib
    DD: $1,000 23
This alliterative procedure is also called abdominoplasty
    $800 21
This "troubling" technique of fabricating nicks & scratches on her furniture gives the lounge a homey feel
    $1000 18
A military parachute duffle inspired this brand of nylon totes with a French-sounding name
    $1000 13
A Scottish hillside
    $1000 8
(Here's Sarah to wrap up the category.) Dan Aykroyd wanted it to be black, but because of all the night scenes, the 1959 Cadillac, known as "'this'-1," was painted white instead, and the rest is history
    $1000 30
A gulf:
Spin ear
    $1000 24
Trichloroacetic acid, phenol & alphahydroxy acids are used to improve your skin in a "chemical" this
    $1000 25
For illumination inside & out, she added arc lamps & this other type of light that Noah would know well

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

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$1,600 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$3,200 $5,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT ARE YOU READING?
BETTER KNOWN BY ONE NAME
AFRICAN HISTORY
WORD ORIGINS
POP MUSIC
WHO LET THE GODS OUT?
(Alex: Not the dogs.)
    $400 15
Susan Orlean's biography of this movie star dog
    $400 23
Nigeria actually called a cease-fire in its civil war in 1967 to see this soccer star play
    $400 19
Egypt's president throughout the 1970's he tried to open up the economy & and reached out in foreign affairs
    $400 10
This profession is from the Greek for "star sailor"
    $400 1
"I'm in trouble deep", Madonna tells her dad in this 1986 hit
    $400 4
Su-En, the Mesopotamian god of this celestial body, was represented by a crescent
    $800 16
This Cormac McCarthy novel with the cattle gun-wielding Chigurh
    $800 24
The Academy, one of Greece's first schools that met regularly in a set place, was founded by him
    $800 20
In the 1820's Hugh Clapperton crossed the Sahara from the shores of this Libyan port to Lake Chad
    $800 11
This light brown candy may take its name from the Arabic kurat al milh, meaning "ball of sweet salt"
    $800 2
This group's 1972 no. 1 hit "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" isn't about Mick or Keith
    $800 5
Like his Norse counterpart Thor, Perun was the Slavic god of this weather phenomenon
    $1200 17
"Duty", the 2014 memoir of this former Secretary of Defense
    $1200 25
This young Kiwi singer put an "E" at the end of her stage name to make it more feminine
    $1200 28
In 2014, 5 African nations made an alliance against this Islamist group notorious for kidnapping girls in Nigeria
    DD: $5,600 12
It was coined by George Orwell & means the capacity to accept 2 contradictory ideas at the same time
    $1200 3
In 1965 we learned from him that Papa had acquired a "Brand New Bag"; in 1974, that he "Don't Take No Mess"
    $1200 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Cambodia.) Now called Ta Reach, or "royal ancestor", & found in the main entrance shrine, a statue of this god to whom Angkor Wat was originally dedicated may have once been located in the central shrine at the very top
    $1600 18
"Dark Places", by this author of "Gone Girl"
    $1600 26
One half of this duo has the last name Jilette; the other has the (silent) first name Raymond
    $1600 29
In the 15th century the Mossi people established their capital at Ouagadougou on the upper reaches of this river
    $1600 13
Partly from the Greek for "all", it once meant a complete set of arms & armor but now refers to a striking array
    $1600 6
"I'm gonna be like you, Dad / You know I'm gonna be like you", he sang in the 1974 hit "Cat's In The Cradle"
    $1600 8
Itzli was this culture's god of stone knives associated with sacrifices; he was a busy guy
    $2000 22
"The Mermaid Chair", by this 3-named author
    $2000 27
This Pulitizer-winning editorial cartoonist drew up indictments of some powerful people
    DD: $1,000 30
This capital of South Africa's Northern Cape was founded after an 1871 diamond find; today it's a name for baby girls
    $2000 14
This word for an autocratic leader is from the Greek for "lord, master"
    $2000 21
This group had some words for absentee dads:

"Father of mine, tell me where have you been/You know I just close my eyes, my whole world disappeared..."
    $2000 9
The Inuit god of the bear shares his name with this "of the North" documentary title character

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$1,400 $15,000 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CAPITALS
At 200 miles, this capital of just over a million people is the continental capital closest to London

Final scores:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$2,600 $15,000 $2,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$8,000 $14,800 $2,800
14 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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