Show #6930 - Friday, October 31, 2014

Contestants

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Tyler Johnson, a blogger from Buffalo, New York

Allison Solomon, a management consultant originally from Brooksville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

Ryan Alley, a patent attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEET YOUR ANCESTORS
TV SHOWS BY BOSS
A MATTER OF WIFE & DEATH
STRAIGHT "A"
(Alex: That's the only vowel that will appear in each correct response. There may be more than one "A".)
WORLD HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
ONLY ONE
    $200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Though it leads in relatively few counties, most in the Northeast, this European ancestry, shown in green, is the USA's second-most common at about 11%
    $200 9
Voiced by Harry Shearer, Mr. Burns
    $200 22
A grave in Stratford says, "Heere lyeth interred the body of Anne wife of" him "who departed" August 6, 1623
    $200 7
A document granting permission to search a house
    $200 3
At midnight on New Year's Eve, Spaniards eat one of these vine fruits with each chime of a clock bell
    $200 13
Is a primary color: white, orange, blue
    DD: $1,000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Census Bureau map codes U.S. counties by the residents' most reported ancestry; most counties in Nebraska are coded as this, the most common U.S. ancestry from central Europe
    $400 18
Leslie Knope's superior Ron Swanson
    $400 23
In 2014 he said, "anytime I hear that door opening, I still think I'm going to hear" Natasha Richardson
    $400 8
A skin transplant, or political corruption involving money
    $400 27
Argentina honors this dance on Dec. 11, the birthday of 2 of its important figures, Carlos Gardel & Julio de Caro
    $400 14
Is a county in England: Warwickshire, Oxenshire, Middleshire
    $600 4
People in the beige counties tended to identify simply as this, a phenomenon called the "unhyphenating" of the country
    $600 19
in the '60s & early '70s, Darrin's boss Larry Tate
    $600 24
His beloved wife June Carter preceded him in death by 4 months, both passing away in 2003
    $600 10
To drag a net behind a boat
    $600 15
Is an independent country: Sikkim, Saint Lucia, Sumatra
    $800 5
Most residents in the purple counties identified as this two-word term, the most common ancestry in the Deep South
    $800 20
Lou Grant of WJM-TV
    $800 25
When she died in 2003, this widow of a fast-food magnate left $200 million to National Public Radio
    $800 11
Wild dabbler from which most domestic ducks descend
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a skeletal doll.) La Catrina, the skeleton figure who has become an icon of Day of the Dead celebrations, was an early 20th-century creation to mock elite Mexicans, but her origins can be traced to the underworld goddess of this pre-Columbian civilization
    $800 16
Is an astronomical constellation: Mensa, Mantis, Macros
    $1000 6
Orange represents this ancestry that's also common in eastern Oklahoma
    $1000 21
Hollywood super-agent Ari Gold
    $1000 26
This political figure & wife of a Chinese president was well over 100 when she died in New York in 2003
    $1000 12
An aria from this type of religious musical work is heard here
    $1000 28
Monaco's national day is November 19, the date in 1949 of his formal accession to the throne
    $1000 17
Is a novel by Oscar Wilde: "Lady Windermere's Fan", "The Picture Of Dorian Gray", "Salome"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Ryan Allison Tyler
$2,200 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Allison Tyler
$5,000 $2,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ALL IN THE PAST
CREATURE FEATURES
WORDS ABOUT WORDS
"O" CANADA
HENRIK IBSEN
A DOLL'S HOUSE
    $400 1
He earned his nickname the "Desert Fox" while leading the Afrika Korps during World War II
    $400 6
1965 & 1997:
"That Darn _____"
    $400 22
The "L-E-T" in piglet is this kind of suffix added to mean small or young
    $400 2
It borders Manitoba & Quebec
    $400 18
Ibsen was born in this country in 1828 but exiled himself in 1864 & didn't return for almost 30 years
    $400 21
Mattel introduced this doll in 1961;
Barbie needed some arm candy
    $800 8
This woman (not the actress) was the mother of King Edward VI
    $800 16
1950:
"Francis the Talking _____"
    $800 15
From the Greek for "good speech", it's a mild word substituted for an offensive one
    $800 3
Signed in 1846, this treaty that set a boundary between Canada & the United States shares its name with a U.S. state
    $800 26
Among his best-known works is the music he wrote for Ibsen's play "Peer Gynt"
    $800 28
Rose O'Neill became wealthy & famous creating these dolls that began as magazine illustrations
    $1200 9
In 1854 this Naval officer (not the actor) opened Japan to Western trade & diplomacy
    $1200 17
2011:
"Mr. Popper's _____"
    $1200 13
Confusion of words that sound alike, as in "the world is your lobster"
    $1200 4
Canada's 4th largest city, it's home to the National Library & National Gallery
    $1200 25
In 1982, Kevin Spacey made his Broadway debut in this Ibsen play, not costumed in a white sheet
    DD: $3,000 30
In doll collecting, M.I.B. isn't "Men In Black" but this desirable condition
    $1600 10
Under the Treaty Of Paris that ended this war in 1763, France lost all of its land holdings on the North American Continent
    $1600 19
2008:
"Beverly Hills _____"
    $1600 12
The accent aigu in lame is this type of mark added to a letter to change its pronunciation
    $1600 5
Many members of this Iroquois Confederacy tribe migrated to Canada in the 1830s (they don't make the tableware)
    $1600 23
A stand-in for Ibsen himself, truth-telling medical inspector Thomas Stockmann becomes this "of the people"
    $1600 29
This series of dolls has helped lots of girls learn about history
    $2000 11
Ancient Greek for "hot gates", this mountain pass was the site of a famous battle in 480 B.C.
    $2000 20
1973:
"The Day of the ____"
    DD: $1,400 14
Swatch, formed from "Swiss" & "watch", is this French-named type of word formed from parts of other words
    $2000 7
Born in Ceylon, this bestselling author of "The English Patient" emigrated to Montreal in the 1960s
    $2000 24
The 1879 play "A Doll's House" was a sensation as this female character challenged the traditional roles of wife & mother
    $2000 27
The Hopi & Zuni are 2 of the many Pueblo tribes that make these ancestral spirit dolls

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Allison Tyler
$18,000 $3,800 $8,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTIONS
This machine was invented in 1929; the government began buying them to help prevent any more in a series of Army Air Corps fatalities

Final scores:

Ryan Allison Tyler
$17,000 $2,000 $7,700
3-day champion: $56,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Allison Tyler
$18,600 $6,200 $8,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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