Show #6912 - Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Contestants

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Carol McGhee, a police officer from Chicago, Illinois

Brendan McParland, a lawyer from Rockville, Maryland

Terri Pous, a social media editor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEN OF FEW WORDS
HUMMINGBIRDS
WHOSE MOVIE TITLE?
"IST" GOOD, "IST" GOOD
BIG STUFF
MAKE ROOM
    $200 11
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few", he said about the RAF in 1940
    $200 21
You can feed hummingbirds with a homemade version of this syrup; start with 1 part sugar to 4 parts water
    $200 1
From Tyler Perry:
her "Big Happy Family"
    $200 6
The International Association of this demon-fighting job was recognized by the Catholic Church in 2014
    $200 15
This continent covers about 30% of the world's land area & has about 60% of its people
    $200 22
In England, loft & garret are terms for this room in a house
    $400 12
The admen at J. Walter Thompson came up with the slogan these 4 words. "The Marines"
    $400 2
A weepy classic TV movie with James Caan:
his "Song"
    $400 7
If you've got this, any grain ready for grinding, I've got the mill
    $400 16
The USA's longest thermometer stretches 134 feet high, matching the record 134 degrees set in this California location
    $400 23
A formal audience chamber containing a monarch's chair
    $600 13
Completes the words in the King James Version of Matthew's gospel, "For many are called, but..."
    $600 29
When migrating, the ruby-throated hummingbird flies more than 500 miles nonstop over this body of water to reach the Yucatan
    $600 3
A dark fairy tale:
his "Labyrinth"
    $600 8
Type of old school scientist of the middle ages who sought the elixir of life
    $600 17
This huge museum made up of 5 buildings, including the Czars' Winter Palace, became public property after 1917
    $600 24
In a monastery or convent, a refectory is the room communally used for this
    $800 14
In a sci-fi film these 2 men (well, a man & a 1/2 man) combine to say "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few"
    $800 28
Hummingbird feathers adorned the ceremonial robes of this early 16th century Aztec emperor
    $800 4
Starring Al Pacino as a Puerto Rican ex-con:
his "Way"
    $800 9
Someone who takes advantage of a chance when it knocks
    $800 18
Oklahoma's Winstar World this establishment has 500,000 square feet & 88 tables
    $800 25
In ancient Rome, the hospitalia were these rooms in a villa
    $1000 20
In Shakespeare this phrase follows "We few, we happy few, we..."
    $1000 27
Part of a male's courtship is this maneuver in which he reaches 50 mph & experiences 9G forces when pulling out of it
    $1000 5
An Oscar-winning foreign film:
her "Feast"
    $1000 10
This English card game popular in the 18th century is an ancestor of modern bridge
    $1000 19
2024 is the target date to complete the Square Kilometer Array, which will be the world's largest of these
    DD: $2,000 26
This French room completes the title of a book by the Marquis de Sade, "La Philopsophie dans le..."

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

Terri Brendan Carol
$4,200 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terri Brendan Carol
$5,200 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN WAR HEROES
STRAITS
A VERY "GRAPHIC" CATEGORY
LEAD SINGER OF THE BAND
(Alex: You identify the band.)
SHORT STORIES
ORDINAL NUMBER PHRASES
    $400 16
This U.K. country's Pentland Firth flows between Caithness County & the Orkney Islands
    $400 1
It precedes "symbol" &, of coruse, "error"
    $400 6
Chris Martin
    $400 11
In a Herman Melville story, this scrivener works for a Wall Street lawyer
    $400 21
Designation used for underdeveloped nations, especially those with widespread poverty
    $800 29
Zachary Taylor's victory in the Battle of Buena Vista during this war made him a national hero
    $800 17
For olden sailors this 1520 discovery was a safer route than the Drake Passage between the Atlantic & Pacific
    $800 2
In "American Born Chinese", the first of these nominated for a national book award, Gene Luen Yang "drew" on his own heritage
    $800 7
Gwen Stefani
    $800 12
"The Hypnotist" & "The Stranger" are among the many stories penned by this author of "The Devil's Dictionary"
    $800 22
An inventory plan, FIFO is short for this
    $1200 28
He was frequently seen with his corn-cob pipe, but no button nose
    DD: $1,000 18
Cities lying on this strait include Tarifa, Spain & Ksar Es Seghir, Morocco
    $1200 3
2014 is the 50th birthday of Alvin, a research vessel that has made 4,600 dives for Woods Hole this Institution
    $1200 8
Rob Thomas
    $1200 13
Her "On the Gull's Road" is set not in Nebraska, but aboard a ship cruising the Mediterranean
    $1200 23
The Statue of Liberty & Machu Picchu have each been heralded as this phenomenon
    $1600 27
During the first Persian Gulf War, he commanded more than 540,000 U.S. troops & 200,000 allied troops
    $1600 19
The McClure Strait, an arm of the Beaufort Sea, forms part of this sailing route through the Canadian Arctic
    $1600 4
We'd all love to have this, where you can recall every word on a page, but scientists say there's no such thing
    $1600 9
For much of the '80s & '90s, Michael McDonald
    DD: $2,000 14
In this Edgar Allan Poe story, a fatal & hideous pestilence causes scarlet stains upon the body & "face of the victim"
    $1600 24
This term plays off France's designations for the nobility, the clergy & the common people
    $2000 26
He's the highly decorated hero-turned-actor who played himself in the movie seen here
    $2000 20
Also known as Formosa Strait, it was once called Black Ditch
    $2000 5
Interested in Bulgarian folk crafts & shepherd pipes? Head for this museum in Plovdiv
    $2000 10
Pat Monahan
    $2000 15
The Kristen Wiig movie "Hateship Loveship" is based on a story with 2 more "ships" in the title by this Canadian woman
    $2000 25
This term originally referred to fascist sympathizers during the Spanish Civil War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terri Brendan Carol
$11,200 $4,200 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAUXBITUARIES
(Alex: Not OBITUARIES.)
He received a real obituary in the Albuquerque Journal in 2013 noting his "long battle with lung cancer"

Final scores:

Terri Brendan Carol
$13,200 $0 $100
2-day champion: $36,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terri Brendan Carol
$11,200 $6,000 $3,600
16 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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