Show #6925 - Friday, October 24, 2014

Contestants

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Sam Heft-Luthy, a college student from Seattle, Washington

Amy Thon, a museum development assistant from Tempe, Arizona

Matthew LaMagna, a digital consultant from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

1809
ADJECTIVES
COLLEGE TEAM NAMES
THE BIG BLANK THEORY
STRIKE A (YOGA) POSE
VOGUE
(Alex: And finally, a whole category about [*] magazine.)
    $200 21
On October 11, 1809 this traveling companion of William Clark was found dead at a Tenn. inn called Grinder's Stand
    $200 16
In law this 5-syllable word describes a crime that was planned in advance & carried out willfully
    $200 1
This team hogs all the glory at the University of Arkansas
    $200 6
Big ____:
London attraction since 1859
    $200 26
This seated pose named for a flower is excellent for meditation
    $200 7
This woman whose song says, "Strike a pose, Vogue" has been on the cover of Vogue 4 times
    $400 22
Enemies kidnapped this country's Gustav IV Adolf & held him in Gripsholm Castle until he abdicated
    $400 17
While "cervine" means relating to eer, "cervisial" means pertaining to this beverage
    $400 2
They roar for Penn State
    $400 8
Big ____:
Alcor & Mizar are in its handle
    $400 27
A good all-over stretch is the downward-facing this
    $400 12
After a stint as an assistant at Vogue, Lauren Weisberger wrote this 2003 novel about an assistant at a fashion mag
    $600 23
Pope Pius VII excommunicated this French leader, so he had the Pope arrested
    $600 18
Meaning holy or sacred, in the Lord's Prayer it precedes "be thy name"
    $600 3
This colorful team takes the field for Texas Tech
    $600 9
Big ____:
To Philip Marlowe, it was death
    $600 28
You lie on the floor like, well, a dead body in Savansana, a pose named for this synonym of "dead body"
    $600 13
This month was in the title of a documentary chronicling the prep that went into Vogue's 2007 Fall Fashion issue
    DD: $3,000 24
In May Mary Dixon Kies became the first American woman to receive one, for a way to weave straw with silk or thread
    $800 19
It's the 12-letter adjective meaning characteristic of the comedy of the man seen here
    $800 4
Don't be chicken, go ahead & cheer for this University of South Carolina team
    $800 10
Big ____:
A Callaway club
    $800 29
The tree pose, in which you stand on one leg, can help relieve this disorder of the longest nerve
    $800 14
Sarah Michelle Gellar threatened to cancel her Vogue subscription when this celebrity couple was on the April 2014 cover
    $1000 25
President Madison appointed this future president as United States Minister to Russia
    $1000 20
It describes a legislature such as our own or the U.K.'s, made up of 2 houses
    $1000 5
They sail for Vanderbilt University
    $1000 11
Big ____:
Nazi coinage for propaganda so outrageous it gets believed
    $1000 30
Often used as a warm up & actually a series of 12 dynamic poses is the Surya Namaskar, or this salutation
    $1000 15
This London-born fashion icon has been the editor-in-chief of the American edition of Vogue magazine since 1988

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

Matthew Amy! Sam
$6,600 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Amy! Sam
$11,200 $2,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHUN
WORLD LITERATURE
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIRSTS
CHARACTERS BASED ON REAL PEOPLE
LIBRARIES
FINISH THE C.P. ABBREV.
(Alex: I'll give you an example. It can save your life. The correct response would be, "what is resuscitation?" Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.)
    $400 11
Estonia's beaches are on this sea
    $400 16
Consisting of 24 books, this ancient poem tells of a homecoming after the fall of Troy
    $400 30
Messman Dorie Miller was the first African American awarded the Navy Cross for bravery at this place, December 7th, 1941.
    $400 21
Larry David's neighbor Kenny Kramer inspired the character who lived in apartment 5B on this sitcom
    $400 1
He gave Cleopatra, as a wedding gift, the Library of Pergamum, which contained about 200,000 scrolls
    $400 6
A numbers guy
    DD: $1,200 12
7 mini-kingdoms make up this federated nation on the Persian Gulf
    $800 17
In the 1990s a group of women inspired the bestseller "Reading Lolita In" this city
    $800 29
In 2000 Robert Johnson became the first African American billionaire after selling this TV network to Viacom
    $800 22
(George Stephanopoulous presents the clue)
It's been said that Sam Seaborn on this TV drama was based on me, but actually, my job was a bit more like Josh Lyman's
    $800 2
This D.C. school's Moorland-Spingarn Library includes rare works by Phillis Wheatley & Frederick Douglass
    $800 7
Your computer depends on it
    $1200 13
The Damrei Mountains, Chaine de l'Elephant in French, extend north in this country from the Gulf of Thailand
    $1200 18
After publishing this book in 1988, Salman Rushdie was forced into hiding
    $1200 28
In 1950 Juanita Hall became the first African American to win a Tony, for playing Bloody Mary in this musical
    $1200 25
The Dude who abides in this film was based on film producer Jeff Dowd
    DD: $3,000 3
The library of this type of institution in Norfolk, Massachusetts made Malcolm X the thinker & orator we know
    $1200 8
This restaurant chain is really cookin'
    $1600 14
(Sarah points to a map)
Though it's 3,000 miles wide, China has only one time zone. At 2,500 miles wide, Australia has three, and the one used in this state Is the same one for all of China.
    $1600 19
Last name of the life-loving Alexis, "the Greek" in a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis
    $1600 27
Mary Patterson, the first black woman to earn a B.A. degree, graduated in 1862 from this state's Oberlin College
    $1600 24
Newscaster Mort Crim, who wasn't happy about pairing with Jessica Savitch, inspired this comedic movie character
    $1600 4
In a pun on TGV, the name for a high-speed train, France's new national library is called the TGB -- Très Grande this.
    $1600 9
In the Navy, you can sail the 7 seas with this rank
    $2000 15
This body of water west of England & south of Scotland covers about 40,000 square miles
    $2000 20
His "The Unbearable Lightness Of Being" was banned in his native Czechoslovakia until 1989
    $2000 26
Rita Dove was the first African American to serve in this government post, from 1993 to 1995
    $2000 23
This 1930s cartoon character wasn't based on just any flapper-- specifically on singer Helen Kane
    $2000 5
Investigators from this state university library created the oral history "Dust, Drought & Dreams Gone Dry"
    $2000 10
It's insurance-speak, so we'll give you the "CPC" (Chartered Property & Casualty) but this "U" is up to you

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Amy! Sam
$16,600 $5,600 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TONY NOMINATIONS
Although she has appeared in only 2 Broadway musicals, she got Tony nominations for both, for 1962 & 1964

Final scores:

Matthew Amy! Sam
$16,000 $2,500 $599
2-day champion: $33,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Amy! Sam
$17,400 $5,200 $8,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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