Show #6907 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Contestants

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Silvia Lesko, a director of religious education from Denton, Texas

Alex Champlin, a copywriter from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Elisa Korb, a professor from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE FOOTBALL STADIUM NICKNAMES
FABRICS
SAME-LETTER SWAP
WHAT A FOSSIL!
A BLOODY BUSINESS
WHERE WOULD YOU FIND...
(Alex: And we'll give you certain words.)
    $200 26
This team plays its home games in "The House That Rockne Built"
    $200 18
The name of this fabric often used for shirts worn by lumberjacks may be from the Welsh for "wool"
    $200 13
Change all the B's in "babble" & you get this word meaning to inform on someone
    $200 11
A trace fossil is of activity, not of the animal itself; for example, these measuring 5' across left by sauropod dinos
    $200 1
In 1792 highwayman Nicolas-Jacques Pelletier became the first person executed by this recent invention
    $200 6
An apse
    $400 27
This Trojans home field is known as "The Grand Old Lady"
    $400 19
Mackinaw, a heavy water-repellent woolen cloth, originated in the early 19th century in this state
    $400 14
All the S's in "sassy" have morphed & given us this goat
    $400 12
The Sioux thought the mammals that left brontotherium fossils made this sound by running across the clouds
    $400 2
The low-carb diet named for this N.Y. town surged in popularity after its creator was murdered in 1980
    $400 7
A cowcatcher
    $600 28
This school's Gamecocks rough it up in "The Cockpit"
    $600 20
Despite its name this fabric doesn't come from a great white but is often wool with rayon or acetate
    $600 15
Your "puppy" left some P's on the carpet & became this well-preserved body
    DD: $600 23
Of the 3 types of rock, it's the one in which you'll mainly find fossils
    $600 3
This out-of-favor English queen was executed by the sword in 1536
    $600 8
The Diplomatic Room (which was once the furnace room)
    $800 21
This fabric is called plush when the pile is more than 1/8" in height
    $800 16
Servers crash as "Google" loses its G's & becomes this artistic endeavor of the idle
    $800 24
The three lobes of the arthropod fossil seen here give it its name
    $800 4
In 1957 Albert Anastasia of Murder, Inc. was gunned down in this type of tonsorial establishment
    $800 9
The palatoglossal arch
    $1000 22
From the Persian for "rag", this bed sheet fabric is finer than muslin
    $1000 17
London's in bloom as the B's have deserted a bobby & turned him into this flower
    $1000 25
The fossil called Archimedes resembles one of these tools that Archimedes was famous for inventing
    $1000 5
Nice head on this Scottish hero. Too bad it ended up, in 1305, adorning London Bridge as a warning
    $1000 10
An azimuth clamp

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

Elisa Alex Silvia
$0 $3,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elisa Alex Silvia
$400 $5,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LIGHTHOUSES
SPACE STUFF
LAYING THINGS M TO M
THE PLAYS OF GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
ARMS AND THE MAN
(Alex: That's one of his plays.)
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESION
    $400 16
In 2007 Diamond Head Lighthouse on this island joined 4 others in a 5-stamp set issued by the U.S. Postal Service
    $400 9
The Big Dipper is part of this constellation, from the Latin for "great bear"
    $400 4
A 1.6-quart wine bottle
    $400 1
About this title character, the executioner says, "Her heart would not burn, my lord"
    $400 14
This Aussie worked with trainer Mike Ryan to get ripped arms to reprise his role of Wolverine
    $400 3
In 2012 Elizabeth Warren was elected a senator from this state
    $800 17
The first American lighthouse built outside the original 13 colonies was built on this Louisiana lake
    $800 10
You get an "A" if you know the U.S. ended its manned space program with the final landing of this shuttle in 2011
    $800 5
A stately tomb; it's hard to enjoy an eternal night at the...
    $800 2
"Heartbreak House" is set in the Sussex home of Captain Shotover on the eve of this war
    $800 15
All that dunking & dribbling has been good for the muscle tone of this man's arms
    $800 13
Mrs. Warren is on the Senate committee known as HELP: Health, Eduction, Labor & these retirement benefits
    DD: $5 26
First lit in 1792, Virginia's Old Cape Henry Lighthouse on this bay was the first authorized by the federal government
    $1200 11
Seen during a total lunar eclipse in 2014 was the phenomenon known by this sanguine term
    $1200 6
It's equivalent to 0.0154 grains
    $1200 12
This flower girl tells Henry Higgins, "Every girl has a right to be loved"
    $1200 19
If you want to get the arms of a god, follow the workout that this actor did to play Thor in the Marvel movies
    $1200 23
Elizabeth chaired the Congressional Oversight Panel for this program whose 4-letter abbrev. sounds like a canvas cover
    $1600 27
The Jeddah Light in western Saudi Arabia towers 430 feet over this body of water
    $1600 18
This bright hyphenated comet that was seen in the skies in the 1990s had 3 tails instead of one
    $1600 7
A state of rowdy disorder is said to be "complete & utter" this 6-letter term
    $1600 20
It's said that this action star & Total Gym endorser can split the atom...
with his bare hands
    $1600 24
An expert on bankruptcy, Elizabeth Warren wrote a 2008 text on the essentials of this part of the bankruptcy code
    $2000 28
Le Phare de Cordouan, France's oldest working light, lies at the mouth of the Gironde on this bay
    $2000 22
(Jimmy.) A triple eclipse shows the shadows of three moons in a rare alignment across Jupiter's face. Out here is Callisto, whose shadow is here. Ganymede's shadow is here, and the white circle is this moon, and here's its shadow
    $2000 8
A fundamental quantity in mechanics; let's see if it swings on the clue
    $2000 21
He has lots of tattoos on his arms, including one that he famouly had altered to "Wino Forever"
    $2000 25
Mrs. Warren championed the creation of & was the interim director of this bureau, CFPB for short

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elisa Alex Silvia
$11,200 $15,405 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
He came to power 34 days before FDR & left it 19 days after him

Final scores:

Elisa Alex Silvia
$10,700 $8,405 $1,000
2-day champion: $37,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elisa Alex Silvia
$11,200 $16,600 $6,800
13 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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