Show #6920 - Friday, October 17, 2014

Contestants

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Sarah Horvitz, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York

Alexander Persaud, a Ph.D. student in economics originally from Dubuque, Iowa

John Campbell, a romance novelist from Weymouth, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

NSFW
(Alex: You all know what that means--"not safe for work".)
STATE LICENSE PLATES
BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER
CLOTHING & FASHION
THE TEAM, THE TEAM, THE TEAM
THE WISDOM OF "BO"
(Alex: Each correct response begins with those two letters.)
    $200 19
After a car wreck, a man in this "Sunshine State" went to a law firm, where his chair collapsed; the man then sued the firm
    $200 6
This state has featured a Rocky Mountains motif since 1960
    $200 11
The death of the prophet Muhammad,
BDA 1095 A.D.
    $200 13
GQ calls this hanky with a geometric name the most indispensable tool for defining a man of style
    $200 1
Tommy Lasorda of this MLB team said Danny Heep was so slow, "if he got in a race with a pregnant woman, he'd finish third"
    $200 30
Verb meaning to speak with excessive pride about oneself
    $400 20
In a cheesy bit, a TV magician was hospital-bound after getting hit with one of these pies thrown by Sooty the puppet
    $400 7
Its plates feature a canoe on a lake, but we're not sure which of the 10,000 lakes it's supposed to be
    $400 12
The publication of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight",
BDA 2001
    $400 15
A mock one of these sweaters can be knitted double so you don't need to fold the collar over
    DD: $1,000 2
The athletic teams of this New England school founded in 1861 are called the Engineers
    $400 24
A Czech language, or one who lives free of regard for conventional rules
    $600 21
Don't feed this "equal-opportunity mauler" after smoking a funny cigarette, as a Montana park employee did
    $600 8
In Maine this "specialty plate" isn't on your table but on your car, aiding research on Maine's signature product
    $600 14
The Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway,
BDA 1996
    $600 16
For the man not quite at his college weight, Levi's & Gap jeans both come in this 7-letter style
    $600 3
In 2007 Plaxico Burress & Michael Strahan were big players for this team; by 2009 both were gone
    $600 29
TV Cartwrights were well aware it's a rich mass of ore, as found in mining
    $800 22
No workers' comp for a worker who lost an eye sledgehammering this 3-holed sport sphere he found on a job site
    $800 9
The sun symbol of the Zia people has been appearing on this state's license plates since 1927
    $800 28
The real charge of the light brigade,
BDA 1854
    $800 17
This occupational term for the cap seen here may have you shouting "Extra!" at odd moments
    $800 4
From 1980 to 1983 the N.Y. Islanders won 4 straight Stanley Cups, after this team up north had won the previous 4
    $800 26
Fancy material of a Lenox tea service
    $1000 23
A court denied benefits to an exotic dancer as she was not an employee but this, the opposite per the IRS
    $1000 10
This granite formation immortalized in a Hawthorne short story dominates New Hampshire's plates
    $1000 27
The Lewis & Clark expedition hits the trail,
BDA 1801
    $1000 18
The word for this dress worn by the buxom beer-serving Munich fraulein comes from the German for "little girl dress"
    $1000 5
This "hot" Midwestern Major League Soccer team shares its name with a current NBC drama
    $1000 25
A grocery story or a wine shop

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

John Alexander Sarah
$2,000 $2,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Alexander Sarah
$4,400 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

OCCUPATIONAL LAST NAMES
BROADWAY MUSICALS BY SONG
ANIMALS OF THE AMAZON
14 LETTERS OR MORE
(Alex: Each correct response.)
O CAPTAIN! MY LITERATURE CAPTAIN!
ARCHAEOLOGY
(Alex: And finally, because tomorrow is International [*] Day, a whole category on that subject.)
    $400 3
The Royal Children:
"March Of The Siamese Children"
    $400 21
This 3-toed arboreal mammal has extra neck vertebrae that allow it to turn its head 270 degrees
    $400 8
Phone home if you know that this adjective means not of this earth
    $400 25
The Almendres Cromlech in Portugal is an ancient megalithic complex arranged in this shape, just like Stonehenge
    $800 1
In 1819's McCulloch v. Maryland, this Chief Justice said the Constitution would "endure for ages to come"
    $800 5
George, Winifred, Jane & Michael Banks:
"Cherry Tree Lane (Reprise)"
    $800 22
This colorful bird's large bill, which may reach 8 inches in length, helps regulate its body temperature
    $800 9
Andrew Carnegie was one of these people who give a lot of money away to charitable causes
    $800 2
Captain First Rank Marko Ramius ordered a sub to go (defect) in this Tom Clancy novel
    $800 11
In 2013 the bones found under a parking lot in England were proven to be those of this king killed at Bosworth Field
    $1200 18
"Jazz Cleopatra" is a biography of this U.S.-born dancer who became a sensation in 1920s Paris
    $1200 6
Elphaba:
"I'm Not That Girl"
    $1200 4
The females of this giant water boa are longer than the males by an average of around 10 feet
    $1200 15
This city is home to Piedmont Virginia Community College as well as the University of Virginia
    DD: $4,000 12
He "went content to the crocodile"; instead of "Bad form", his last words should have been "Here's seconds!"
    $1600 19
Years before making her feature film debut, this "Wedding Crashers" costar was a best-selling novelist
    $1600 7
Reuben & Brothers:
"Those Canaan Days"
    $1600 10
This 16-letter word means not at all usual or typical, especially when referring to a person
    $1600 13
This 1870 sci-fi captain claimed the South Pole with an appropriate flag
    $1600 26
The 2012 discovery of a girl's skull at this Virginia colony was the first evidence of cannibalism in the British colonies
    $2000 20
Before writing "The Vicar of Wakefield", this 18th century author studied medicine in Leyden
    $2000 17
Lola, Pat, George & Ensemble:
"Sex Is In The Heel"
    $2000 23
This pig-like mammal has a prehensile snout that it uses to pluck fruit or leaves from branches
    DD: $2,400 16
In psychology this means to separate conflicting feelings as if into different boxes in order to cope
    $2000 14
Captain Jack Aubrey & surgeon Stephen Maturin first set sail in 1969 in this Patrick O'Brian novel
    $2000 24
The beginning of this metallic age varied geographically, with China being a latecomer in around 600 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Alexander Sarah
$10,000 $13,000 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COATS OF ARMS
This country's coat of arms features a palm tree & a 19th century American sailing ship

Final scores:

John Alexander Sarah
$5,600 $6,000 $1,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Alexander Sarah
$6,600 $13,000 $14,000
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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