Show #6919 - Thursday, October 16, 2014

Contestants

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Jim Hamilton, a risk manager from Wilmington, Delaware

Chris Hoeh, an architect from Riverdale, Georgia

John Campbell, a romance novelist from Weymouth, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, GRUMPY GUY
MUSIC
EGGING YOU ON
ELEMENTS OF THE FAIRY TALE
INVENTIVE THINKING
H _ _ E
(Alex: Each correct response will be four letters, beginning with an "H," ending with an "E.")
    $200 1
Hamilton thwarted the ambitions of this longtime enemy several times; enough was enough on July 11, 1804
    $200 7
This tune from "Frozen" begins, "The snow glows white on the mountain tonight"
    $200 21
Weavers don't weave; a kid tells it like it is; out goes a G rating for not-so-brief royal nudity
    $200 6
Gail Borden Jr.'s process for condensing this preserved it with no refrigeration & enabled transport over long distance
    $200 12
To improve a skill or sharpen a knife
    $400 2
In 1798 this man was forced into making Hamilton 2nd-in-command of the army; later he rid his cabinet of "Hamilton's spies"
    $400 8
This song by Lorde mentions Grey Goose & ball gowns
    $400 22
A tower with tough access demands a hairy solution
    $400 17
In 1888 George Eastman offered this small box camera for $25; that's about $600 in today's dollars
    $400 13
Don't believe this, excessive publicity
    $600 3
In this job, Hamilton was outraged by the charges of Rep. William Giles that he was mishandling public debt
    $600 9
That's Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo & Thomas Bangalter under the helmets of the robots of this electronic duo
    $600 28
Bust out your español for this dish, fried corn tortillas topped with fried eggs & then a layer of salsa
    $600 23
A deliverer of cake & wine has serious lupine perception problems
    $600 18
The 60 passengers aboard this man's Clermont enjoyed its 24-horsepower steam engine
    $600 14
To require someone to do silly or often dangerous things in order to join a group
    $800 4
Hamilton did not enjoy an "Era of Good Feelings" with this future pres.; the 2 nearly came to blows in a July 11, 1797 showdown
    $800 10
Songs by this Madden-ing group include "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous" & "Like It's Her Birthday"
    $800 27
This 3-word Chinese-American dish also includes bean sprouts, water chestnuts, scallions & ham
    $800 24
A dude gets all Eminem up in here with a miller's daughter with his "Hi, my name is (what?), my name is (who?)" act
    $800 19
The National Inventors Hall of Fame said his 1863 sleeping car was "a parlor by day and a first-class hotel room at night"
    $800 15
A type of lagomorph
    $1000 5
Hamilton & this 1st Secretary of State had a long-standing feud, with each trying to drive the other out of the cabinet
    $1000 11
In 2004 he won a song of the year Grammy for "Daughters"
    $1000 26
The key to this Italian dish is a very hot pan to make it fluffy, says Harrison Ford in a 2010 movie
    $1000 25
2 starving kids discover some primo real estate apparently owned by an old lady cannibal
    DD: $2,000 20
More than Bell's sidekick, he came up with a ringer that let a telephone caller alert the recipient
    $1000 16
A costume combo mentioned in Shakespeare was "doublet &" this

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

John Chris Jim
$3,800 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Chris Jim
$8,400 $4,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN RIVERS
FEEL-GOOD MOVIES
SOCIAL SCIENCE BOOKS
MR. "T"
ART & MYTHOLOGY
MAD MAX BEYOND PALINDROME
    $400 7
East of Belgrade this river flows through a narrow gorge called the iron gate
    $400 23
2006, an animated Oscar winner:
"___ Feet"
    $400 13
This color comes before "illusions" in the title of a book on the "dirty secrets of clean energy"
    $400 1
This frequent road-tripper created his own style of journalism
    $400 14
(Alex presents the clue from the J. Paul Getty Museum.) Only a fraction of the paintings by this great Dutch master
depict scenes from mythology, but the Getty has one showing Jupiter in the guise of a bull
abducting Europa
    $400 15
Max is on this first-name basis with TV's Ms. Montana
    $800 3
Surrounded by peat bogs for much of its course, this 224-mile river drains most of central Ireland
    $800 27
2001, with Steve Zahn & Paul Walker:
"___ Ride"
    $800 28
James Surowiecki wrote of "The Wisdom of" these large groups, as opposed to elites
    $800 2
This second emperor of Rome was not as good as the first, who was Augustus
    $800 8
An ancient statue in the Louvre's Egyptian antiquities collection depicts this goddess suckling Horus
    $800 16
Max could teach some combat skills to this actor who played an "Avengers" archer
    $1200 4
The Moscow canal links this river at Evankovo with the Russian capital
    $1200 26
1952, starring Lana Turner:
"The ___ Widow"
    DD: $1,000 12
"What do school teachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?" is one question asked in this "crazy" 2005 book
    $1200 20
Fast food chain founder seen here
    $1200 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) In Botticelli's painting of Athena restraining a centaur, the interlocking rings on her clothing are a symbol of this family,
a member of which
commissioned the work
    $1200 17
No longer a road warrior, Max now has this document to his house
    DD: $3,000 5
Iberus was the ancient name for the longest river entirely within this country
    $1600 25
1934, starring Shirley Temple: "Stand Up and ___"
    $1600 21
In 1876 he won the popular vote but not the White House
    $1600 10
A painting by Raphael shows this trio of Greek sisters each holding an apple
    $1600 19
Life's tough in a post-apocalyptic world; Max is able to do this, paired with "out", regarding a living
    $2000 6
Cities on this important commercial waterway include Geneva, Lyon & Avignon
    $2000 24
1945, starring Rex Harrison:
"___ Spirit"
    $2000 22
Once Napoleon's minister of foreign affairs, he later opposed the little guy and helped restore the Bourbon dynasty
    $2000 11
Created in the 1600s,
the mosaic seen here depicts this masterful musician and son of Apollo
    $2000 18
Now an air warrior, & operating a plane unaccompanied, Max does this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Chris Jim
$17,200 $4,200 $6,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
This title 1864 adventure is embarked upon by a descent into Iceland's Mount Sneffels

Final scores:

John Chris Jim
$19,000 $8,400 $3,600
2-day champion: $35,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Chris Jim
$15,800 $4,200 $6,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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