Show #6932 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Contestants

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Caitlin Malcuit, a writer and editor from North Reading, Massachusetts

Jason Newell, a quality analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Casey LaPlante, a high school media specialist from Enfield, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us which one is...)
NOT A SUCCESSFUL RAP MUSICIAN
BRIDGES
POETRY & THEE
TRADEMARKS
"PUMP" UP
THE JAMES
    $200 1
Ice Cube,
Ice Berg,
Ice T
    $200 6
A statue of engineer Joseph Strauss graces the visitor area on the San Francisco side of this bridge
    $200 26
He explained, "The naming of cats is a difficult matter, it isn't just one of your holiday games"
    $200 9
This 3M brand dates to 1930; it became "Magic Tape" in 1961
    $200 14
"Peanuts" figure awaited on Halloween
    $200 16
The third James to be president, he led the U.S. during the Mexican War
    $400 2
Corn Dogg,
Nate Dogg,
Snoop Dogg
    $400 7
One pylon of this country's Millau Viaduct, the world's tallest road bridge, is higher than the Chrysler Building
    $400 27
He penned, "Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die. Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred"
    $400 10
Initially called "Chemgrass", it was first installed at a field house at a Rhode Island school
    $400 15
Loafing gone a rye
    $400 17
The James River flows through Virginia before entering this bay at Hampton Roads
    $600 3
Lil Scrappy,
Notorious B.I.G.,
MC Medium
    $600 8
The Vasco da Gama bridge in this European Capital was built to provide easier access to the 1998 World's Fair
    $600 28
Her: "Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise"
    DD: $500 11
This gum brand gets its name from a Spanish word for "gum"
    $600 21
It's useful for when Mommy has to leave Baby for a period of time
    $600 18
This Scottish engineer's improvements in the steam engine led to its widespread use in industry
    $800 4
Nipsey Hussle,
Twista,
Boogaloo B
    $800 24
This country's Firth of Forth Bridge was the world's longest span in the late 1800s
    $800 29
"To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells from the bells, bells, bells, bells" (He added 3 more bells there)
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Individual fibers are twisted to increase density in this "five times stronger than steel" DuPont material; bullets deform or mushroom on impact, dispersing & reducing energy
    $800 22
Type of shotgun that has a mechanism for ejecting a shell
    $800 19
On an episode of "Star Trek", a malfunction in this machine causes Capt. James T. Kirk to split into evil & good Kirks
    $1000 5
Xzibit,
Xtremanator,
DMX
    $1000 25
In the 19th century this man designed both the Niagara & Brooklyn Bridges in New York
    $1000 13
It's Kawasaki's trademarked brand of 1- and 3-passenger boats that are ridden like motorcycles
    $1000 23
To prevent basement flooding, this rhyming device sucks up water
    $1000 20
Betty Grable married this popular bandleader in 1943

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

Casey Jason Caitlin
-$800 $2,600 $3,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Casey Jason Caitlin
$200 $5,600 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BIG RED WON
WORDS THAT START WITH CONJUNCTIONS
MANAGEMENT
UNUSUAL TV FIRST NAMES
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL CATEGORY
ON PORPOISE
    $400 21
Soviet troops captured this capital in December 1979 (things still didn't turn out well)
    $400 1
Dairy product term for someone who drops things a lot
    $400 8
A meeting for everybody from CEO down to charlady is called this kind, a phrase heard before "on deck"
    $400 2
This character was the matriarch of "The Addams Family"
    $400 7
"Wave" by Sonali Deraniyagala is a recent personal account of surviving this horrendous Indian Ocean event
    $400 18
Dall's porpoise resembles this other mammal, Orcinus orca, one of its primary predators
    $800 22
In the struggle for the nascent USSR, the Bolshevik Reds bested the anticommunists known as this color
    $800 14
To wander in search of food or provisions
    $800 11
In the opposite of "delegate"; this prefix comes before "manage"
    $800 3
Named for our 37th president, he's Bart Simpson's schoolmate
    $800 9
This comedian's autobiography is titled "Born Standing Up"; well, excuse me!
    $800 19
Porpoises hunt & navigate by this method using a series of reflected high-pitched clicks
    $1200 23
At the end of this 1942-1943 siege, field marshal Paulus surrendered 2 German armies to the Soviets
    $1200 15
This word for any painful experience also refers to a medieval trial whose outcome showed God's will
    $1200 16
Memo to the CEO: CYA if the SEC gets false data from your CFO, short for this
    $1200 4
First name of Mrs. Walter White (Anna Gunn) on "Breaking Bad"
    $1200 10
This leader's "My Life: A Spoken Autobiography" mentions his relations with Nikita Khrushchev & Hugo Chavez
    $1200 25
Among the differences between porpoises & dolphins, these are spade-shaped in porpoises, conical in dolphins
    $1600 24
In February 1940 a Soviet barrage finally broke the Mannerheim Line of this plucky northeastern neighbor
    $1600 28
It's the range with the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere
    DD: $1,000 17
Don't fire that old duffer yet--he knows stuff about the company that's not written down, this 13-letter type of "memory"
    $1600 5
Kramer's on "Seinfeld"
    $1600 12
This cable talk show host penned the tell-all "My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands"
    $1600 26
The word porpoise dates from medieval times & comes from the Latin porcus piscis, which means this
    $2000 20
This type of review gets its name--er, number--because it sues feedback from all around the worker: bosses, peers & underlings
    $2000 6
Katey Sagal plays her on "Sons of Anarchy"
    DD: $1,800 13
Marcus Luttrell wrote this memoir about being the only Navy SEAL to come home from Operation Redwing
    $2000 27
The endangered vaquita porpoise lives in the northern reaches of this gulf off Mexico's Baja peninsula

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Casey Jason Caitlin
$8,000 $10,800 $6,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPREME COURT
After Washington & FDR, he is, perhaps fittingly, the president who appointed the most Supreme Court justices

Final scores:

Casey Jason Caitlin
$4,200 $6,600 $12,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Casey Jason Caitlin
$9,800 $10,800 $7,600
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
0 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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