Show #6918 - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Contestants

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Regina Cabrera, a nonprofit communications director from Monrovia, California

John Campbell, a romance novelist from Weymouth, Massachusetts

Shane Curtis, an assistant professor from Lansing, Kansas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

DECADES OF ASIAN HISTORY
WHICH SANDWICH?
SURROUNDED BY WATER
TV GUIDE SAYS
(Alex: You identify the show for us.)
NO RUSH
JUST "MBLE" ALONG
    $200 24
Hong Kong is returned to China
    $200 1
Elvis' favorite was a fried sammy of peanut butter with mashed these
    $200 2
Northern islands surrounded by this ocean include Franz Josef Land & Severnaya Zemlya
    $200 16
"An abandoned building is rigged to explode with McGarrett and Danny trapped inside"
    $200 19
In 2012 he lost some advertisers after criticizing Sandra Fluke's statements about birth control
    $200 7
To mumble discontentedly under your breath on & on because no one really cares what I think anyway
    $400 25
The last Soviet forces leave Afghanistan
    $400 12
A croque monsieur is a grilled ham & cheese sandwich; to make a croque madame, add a fried one of these
    DD: $400 3
In 1869 Africa became completely surrounded by water with the opening of this
    $400 17
"Molly makes a career decision"
    $400 20
The black bog rush became scarcer when these lands, which include bogs, marshes & fens, began to vanish in Britain
    $400 8
Wear it to prevent needle pokes
    $600 26
India & Pakistan gain independence
    $600 13
James Beard said the inventor of this "horror should be forced to eat 3-deckers 3 times a day the rest of his life"
    $600 4
The Laguna Madre Estuary separates this 130-mile-long island named for a Spanish priest from the South Texas coast
    $600 18
On CBS, "Holmes and Watson track a lethal toxin's origin when a pickpocket dies of anthrax poison"
    $600 21
Starting in 2012 Yale & Princeton banned fraternity rush for these students
    $600 9
Let's get ready to...make this deep, long rolling sound that's also slang for a gang fight
    $800 27
Mao Zedong dies
    $800 14
A traditional Reuben has this cabbage dish inside it, not on the side
    $800 5
This peninsula that makes up over 15% of Greece's area is separated from the Greek mainland by a canal
    $800 29
"Coulson goes on the attack to save Skye's life"
    $800 22
If you arrived in Dawson in 1899, you were too late for the gold rush named for this Yukon river
    $800 10
He & William Procter married 2 sisters, & the rest is history
    $1000 28
Tokyo hosts Asia's first Olympic games
    $1000 15
Philippe's in L.A. claims to have invented this dunky sandwich
    $1000 6
More than 30 islands make up this small Arab nation surrounded by the waters of the Persian Gulf
    $1000 30
"A deadly foe attacks Wesen in Portland"
    $1000 23
Declaration signer Dr. Benjamin Rush quit this army led by Washington over its hospital management
    $1000 11
The Screen Actors Guild gives an award for best one of these, as opposed to a single performer

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

Shane John Regina
$3,400 $2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shane John Regina
$7,000 $4,000 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHEN IN ROME...
HEALTH & MEDICINE
THE NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY
PULITZER PRIZE DRAMA WINNERS
NICKNAMES
THE SOUND OF MONEY
(Alex: And each correct response will sound like "money".)
    $400 16
See this amphitheater measuring about 1/3 mile around & having an approximately 160-foot facade
    $400 21
Ketosis occurs when this sugar is unavailable as a source of energy, causing the body to use fats instead
    $400 11
The registry includes a 1924 recording of "Rhapsody In Blue" with this composer at the piano
    $400 1
1999's winner, Margaret Edson's "Wit", chronicles a female university professor's losing battle against this
    $400 25
John Barrymore's good looks, viewed from the right or left side, earned him the nickname "The Great" this
    $400 2
It can mean strange as well as amusing
    $800 17
Visit this country the city surrounds completely
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) When you're fighting an infection, you may notice the glands get swollen, as the ones in the neck do with strep throat. They belong to this system that helps provide immunity
    $800 12
"You'll never know, dear, how much I love" this official state song of Louisiana
    $800 5
Mary Coyle Chase wrote this 1945 play involving an imaginary giant rabbit
    $800 27
This nickname of Harald I, unifier of Denmark, was given to technology that enables wireless connectivity
    $800 3
An infant angora
    $1200 18
Bust out your Barnum & Bailey, combine that with some Latin & hit this chariot-racing arena said to hold 250,000
    DD: $1,600 23
In 1911 a Swiss psychiatrist coined this term for a withdrawal into one's inner world in patients with schizophrenia
    $1200 13
Jeff Buckley's haunting cover of this Leonard Cohen song has been heard on many TV & movie soundtracks
    $1200 6
Zoe Akins won in 1935 for an adaptation of "The Old Maid" by this Pulitzer-winning female novelist of NYC
    DD: $2,000 28
Once known as the Napoleon of the West, he did mess with Texas
    $1200 4
Vegans fight (caringly) over whether they can eat this food
    $1600 19
Enjoy this landmark completed in 1762. Rumor has it, if you throw a coin in, you'll return to the city
    $1600 24
In 2013 a Lasker Award, one of medicine's great honors, went to developers of this type of implant that helps the deaf
    $1600 14
Said to have launched an entire genre of music, "Rapper's Delight" is by this "gang"
    $1600 9
Beth Henley won in 1981 for this "heart"y play that centered on 3 maladjusted Mississippi sisters
    $1600 29
It was Sitting Bull who gave Annie Oakley the nickname "Little" this
    $1600 7
Tenor sax great Rollins
    $2000 20
Get an "E" for effort pointing out this ancient hill of Rome where you can see the Santa Maria Maggiore church
    $2000 26
First isolated in 1910, this chemical released by the immune system can cause itching & swelling in an allergic reaction
    $2000 15
This pianist's trio introduced jazz to millions of new fans with the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown Christmas"
    $2000 10
Ketti Frings won in 1958 for her adaptation of this Thomas Wolfe novel
    $2000 30
This "old" nickname for Winfield Scott came from his being a stickler for army dress & etiquette (& from his plumed hat)
    $2000 8
A coarse jute fabric

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shane John Regina
$12,200 $20,400 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDPLAY
Subtract a letter from the name of a keystroke found in computer commands & you get this violent reaction to social change

Final scores:

Shane John Regina
$0 $16,400 $4,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shane John Regina
$12,200 $22,000 $4,000
18 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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