Show #6908 - Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Contestants

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Josh Hager, an archivist from Raleigh, North Carolina

Sara Goodman, a graduate student originally from Huntington Woods, Michigan

Elisa Korb, a professor from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATES' HIGH & LOW POINTS
(Alex: You identify the state for us.)
THE TV BUSINESS
SILENT G
(Alex: There's a [*] in each correct response in this category.)
TITLE CHARACTERS
BOOKS FOR BARTENDERS
MERE MEREDITHS
    $200 16
High:
20,320 feet in Denali Borough
    $200 1
In many markets the broadcast day is broken up into parts including 7-8 P.M., called "access", & 8-11 P.M., called this
    $200 11
This word meaning dexterity precedes "of hand"
    $200 6
Egyptians did not call their ruler by this title until the 18th Dynasty, roughly 1500 to 1300 B.C.
    $200 26
"Tequila Mockingbird" , a book of literary cocktails, has a recipe called "Are You There, God? It's Me," this drink
    $200 21
Harold Hill is the smooth-talking title salesman in this Meredith Willson musical
    $400 17
High:
Wheeler Peak in Taos County
    $400 2
Established in 1934, this U.S. govt. agency regulates TV, radio, cable & satellite broadcasting
    $400 12
Let's splash on some of this mildly perfumed toilet water
    $400 7
Know it was the title of the supreme ruler of the Tatar tribes during the Middle Ages, or feel my "wrath"
    $400 27
A book of "drinks and bites" themed to this TV show includes the Bon Temps Sazerac & Arti-Choked-to-Death Dip
    $400 22
Meredith College is a women's college in this capital of "The Tar Heel State"
    $600 18
Low:
Colorado River in Yuma County
    $600 3
Often 30 minutes in length, it's an advertisement recorded to look like a news program or talk show
    $600 13
If you have a tumor, you want it to be this; it also means pleasant
    $600 8
In the 11th century the rulers of the Turkish Seljuk Empire had this title
    $600 28
Perhaps your heart will grow fonder reading "The Little Green Book of" this spirit
    $600 23
This 20th-century actor is seen here in one of his signature roles
    $800 19
Low:
Snake River in Nez Perce County
    $800 4
TV advertisers' coveted age group is this 31-year span
    DD: $1,000 14
The partition separating the thoracic cavity from the abdominal
    $800 9
It's the 8-letter title of a prince of the ex-ruling house of Austria who did not duck well enough
    $800 24
This former host of the "Today" show & "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" recently hosted a special on the life of Valerie Harper
    $1000 20
High:
Black Mountain in Harlan County
    $1000 5
Term for a TV station not owned by a network that grants a network use of specific time periods
    $1000 15
You may sell goods "on" this, also a type of store selling secondhand clothes
    $1000 10
From 1349 to 1830 it was the official title of the king of France's oldest son
    $1000 25
In 1962 he became the first black student at the University of Mississippi

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

Elisa Sara Josh
$1,800 $3,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elisa Sara Josh
$2,800 $4,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HIGH & LOW POINTS
PAINTERS
STARTS WITH A 3-LETTER BODY PART
LITERARY QUOTES
ANTHROPOLOGY
BEFORE & AFTER AT THE MOVIES
    $400 3
High:
this Irish company decides to concentrate on stout beers in 1799; good call!
    $400 6
For the Ghent Altarpiece, Jan Van Eyck painted 2 monumental nudes on the wings: this biblical couple
    $400 13
Rudyard Kipling described him as "like a little cat in his fur and his tail" but "like a weasel in his head and his habits"
    $400 7
Indians of the Pacific Northwest carved family & clan emblems & histories on these that were made of cedar
    $400 20
Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert hitchhike across George Romero's original apocalypse
    $800 18
Low:
this crime began in Peru in 1931; the demand was for the pilot to fly around dropping leaflets
    $800 5
This Belgian surrealist is known for his paintings featuring men in bowler hats
    $800 14
This Ayn Rand novel begins, "Howard Roark laughed"
    $800 9
In the 1700s Johann Blumenbach divided the races based on these bony body parts & claimed Caucasian ones are "most beautiful"
    $800 21
Jimmy Stewart meets an angel & a Monty Python member is mistaken for the Messiah
    $1200 19
High:
Su-Lin, the first of these exhibited in the West, reaches the U.S. in 1936; we've been going crazy ever since
    $1200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.) The exotic landscape meant to evoke the Mexican jungle is by this Primitive artist, who never actually left France, & began his self-taught training career in his 40s
    $1200 15
James Bond asked Goldfinger about this henchman, "Why does the man always wear that bowler hat?"
    DD: $10,000 10
Ruth Benedict's "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword" is a classic 1946 study of this country's culture
    $1200 22
"Wolverines!" shout the American teens who resist an invasion of Soviet primates
    $1600 8
High:
the 1935 birth of this physical manifestation of a bodhisattva of compassion
    $1600 2
Leonardo da Vinci painted this fresco in the church of the Santa Maria Delle Grazie in Milan
    $1600 26
Courage, guts, resourcefulness
    DD: $3,500 16
In this 1946 novel, Old Major says that "Man is the only creature that consumes without producing"
    $1600 11
Polygamy can be divided into polygyny, having multiple wives, & this, having multiple husbands
    $2000 12
High or low? In the 400s B.C. Sophron of Syracuse uses this as an art form, perhaps walking against the wind
    $2000 1
(Alex reports from The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.) Mont Sainte-Victoire dominates not only the landscape of Aix en Provence, but also the landscape paintings of this native son & Post-Impressionist, who devoted more than 30 canvases to it. It also appears in the background of many of his other works, as well
    $2000 25
An official representative of the pope
    $2000 17
In "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", she's called a "smiling, tender angel of mercy" --ironically
    $2000 24
From a single molar found in China in 1927, Davidson Black postulated on the existence of this early human
    $2000 23
Patrick Swayze gets a job as a bouncer at Vincent Price's unique museum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elisa Sara Josh
$16,800 $8,200 $13,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITY FIRSTS
Among its firsts are underwater auto tunnel to a foreign country & corp. to net more than $1 billion in a single year

Final scores:

Elisa Sara Josh
$12,600 $16,400 $26,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elisa Sara Josh
$8,000 $8,000 $11,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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