Show #6916 - Monday, October 13, 2014

Alex shaves his mustache again.

Contestants

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Amanda Brown, a graphic artist from Dallas, Texas

Dan Tran, a Ph.D. student in physics originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Shane Curtis, an assistant professor from Lansing, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

QUESTIONABLE GRAMMAR IN LYRICS
PUPPY LOVE
FOOD & DRINK
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
(Alex: We will give you the official language. You give us the country.)
CAUSE OF DEATH?
HILARIOUSNESS!
    $200 12
Parenthetically, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" has this 2-word grammar atrocity
    $200 6
Seen here shortly after arrival at the White House, Feller, Harry Truman's pup, was one of these small spaniels
    $200 1
Assam, a black tea with a malty flavor, is named for a state in this country
    $200 9
Hebrew
    $200 18
England's Charles I went 2 pieces by this method
    $400 13
"I still haven't found what I'm looking for" ain't preferred by some, due to this part of speech the title ends with
    $400 7
The bones aren't really that big; it's just that the puppy seen here is one of this notoriously small breed
    $400 2
To make a paddy cocktail, you'll need vermouth & this kind of whiskey
    $400 10
Rundi
    $400 19
Anton Chekhov, a man of letters, was felled by this 2-letter disease
    DD: $2,000 14
"Every little thing she does is magic, everything she do just turns me on" has an issue with agreement of these 2 elements
    $600 24
There's a reason these pups, all with the same name, look so much alike: they were produced in 2007 by this process
    $600 3
This drink is the main product of Tree Top Inc. of Selah, Washington
    $600 8
Malagasy
    $600 20
Mr. & Mrs. Ceausescu died by firing squad in this country in 1989
    $800 15
Bryan Adams: "That'd change if she ever found out about you & I": "I" should be in this grammatical case
    $800 25
The chimps seen here were photographed in England in 1970 holding these little high-strung English terriers
    $800 4
Risotto alla milanese gets its vivid golden color & flavor from this expensive spice
    $800 11
Xhosa
    $800 21
Caligula, a caesar who didn't learn from history, died this way
    $1000 16
"Damn I wish I was your lover" should be "...were your lover", as this mood is used to express a wish
    $1000 26
The puppies here are with their proud mom, Pushinka, a gift to the Kennedys from this Soviet premier
    $1000 5
Sometimes called "Italian sashimi", it's catching on in the U.S.; the name is simply Italian for "raw"
    $1000 17
Kurdish
    $1000 23
Electrocution was the end for this convicted Lindbergh baby kidnapper
    $1000 22
2 of the aliases of this "American Dad!" alien: Dan Ansom Handsome & '80s Jacuzzi dealer Reaganomics Lamborghini

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

Shane Dan Amanda
$1,000 $4,000 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Dan Amanda
$2,400 $5,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

POEMS
THE CAST OF FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH
SAINTLY WOMEN
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
ON A "ROLL"
A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES
    $400 18
In 1906 Grantland Rice wrote "Casey's Revenge", a reply to this baseball classic
    $400 1
Anthony Edwards went from Ridgemont on to medical school to play doctor Mark Greene on this NBC drama
    $400 7
St. Barbara protects people from this because her father Dioscorus was struck by it after he executed her
    $400 4
It's the "rate" at which one country's currency is converted into another's
    $400 12
This word means a wad of cash
    $400 20
Historians have criticized Jefferson Davis for defending this capital with troops needed elsewhere
    $800 19
According to Longfellow, children love to see his "flaming forge, and hear the bellows roar"
    $800 2
Before "Leaving Las Vegas", this Oscar winner had some "Fast Times" as Brad's bud
    $800 17
On Feb. 11, 1858 she saw a vision of the Virgin Mary on the banks of the Gave River
    $800 8
At more than $200 billion worth, France's top international trade partner is this neighboring country
    $800 13
Unusually funny
    $800 21
A Confederate senator called defense plans for this vital river "the weakest and most inefficient" possible
    $1200 3
As Jeff Spicoli, this Oscar winner was learning about Cuba & havin' some food in Mr. Hand's class; gnarly, dude!
    $1200 25
While Attila the Hun was marching to this city, St. Genevieve told the people to pray & fast; Attila changed course
    $1200 9
It's the unfair business practice of selling an export at a price lower than charged in its country of origin
    $1200 14
The reduction of prices or wages to an earlier level
    DD: $2,000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows notes and a map on the monitor.) Union soldiers found Robert E. Lee's handwritten plans wrapped around three cigars & lying in a field east of Sharpsburg, Maryland, four days before this bloody 1862 battle
    $1600 5
All right, Hamilton! Judge Reinhold later played detective Billy Rosewood in this 1984 Eddie Murphy picture
    $1600 28
It's said that she wiped the face of Christ with a veil while he was on the way to his crucifixion
    $1600 10
Joseph Stiglitz wrote a 2002 bestseller about this internationalization of business "and Its Discontents"
    $1600 15
A 4th century Chinese depiction of correct behavior is called the "Admonitions" this
    $1600 23
He was known as the Eyes of the Army; before Gettysburg, his cavalry raid left the South deprived of intelligence
    $2000 27
In an ode, Keats called this object an "unravish'd bride of quietness," a "foster child of silence"
    $2000 6
He played the scary football player Charles Jefferson, & in "The Last King of Scotland", the even scarier Idi Amin
    $2000 26
On a pilgrimage, this mother of a Roman emperor is said to have found the True Cross
    DD: $2,000 11
Per U.S. D.O.T. figures, this Central American nation has the largest registered merchant fleet in the world
    $2000 16
The original Buffalo Springfield wasn't a band but a company that made this big piece of equipment
    $2000 24
This general's defeat during the 1864 Valley Campaigns led to the final collapse of the South

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Dan Amanda
$7,600 $10,400 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS FIGURES
He was featured on the September 22, 1947 cover of Time with the caption "He and the boss took a chance"

Final scores:

Shane Dan Amanda
$5,600 $5,600 $2,000
2-day co-champion: $24,001 New co-champion: $5,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shane Dan Amanda
$11,600 $9,000 $2,000
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
4 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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