Show #6947 - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Contestants

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Eugene Britton, a chemical engineer from Gonzales, Louisiana

Mariusz Galczynski, a university lecturer from St. Charles, Illinois

Doug Perez, a database developer from Monrovia, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHICK LIT
EXPRESSIONS FROM BASEBALL
OPERA
TRADITIONAL FOODS AS NATIONAL FLAGS
BRAD PITT FILM ROLES
WHAT'S IN THE BOX?!
    $200 20
"Henny Penny" is another name for this tale about a fowl who thinks there's a problem with the stratosphere
    $200 1
Your figures are pretty close, definitely in this place
    $200 2
In "Il trovatore", Leonora kills herself with poison concealed in this piece of jewelry
    $200 23
Curry chicken & cheera thoran make up the stripes of this country's flag
    $200 24
1999:
Tyler Durden, a soap salesman who gets involved in bare-knuckle brawling
    $200 26
Ooh, a watch! Does that say Timex or this other brand with the $35,000 Submariner?
    $400 12
In an L. Frank Baum novel, Billina the hen is blown overboard from a steamship along with this girl
    $400 10
Things aren't looking good; it's like we've already got this pair against us
    $400 3
It's the title occupation of the baritone heard here
    $400 18
Of course, the olives are interspersed with feta cheese stripes to make the flag of this country
    $400 25
2013:
Samuel Bass, a Canadian abolitionist & carpenter
    $400 27
Look! The original Broadway cast recording of this show! Let's listen to "You And Me (But Mostly Me)" & "All American Prophet"
    $600 13
It's the "fowl" moral of a fable about a milkmaid who spills her pail before she can sell it & realize her dreams
    $600 11
Dinner with your aunt? I can't do it until her next visit, so I've got to take this
    $600 4
This Puccini opera is set in an attic apartment & at the Cafe Momus in Paris' Latin Quarter
    DD: $1,400 7
The recipe for this country's flag--chorizo & arroz
    $600 16
2009:
Lt. Aldo Raine, a hardened Nazi-killer
    $600 28
I wasn't expecting a map of this country, with the cities of Namanga, Lodwar, & Mombasa highlighted
    $800 14
A giant's hen lays golden eggs in many versions of this story
    $800 21
Don't worry, I'll keep you informed; I'll do this briefly with you after I get back
    $800 5
In Act One this tempestuous heroine has a fight with another woman from the tobacco factory
    $800 8
This Middle Eastern country got tomatoes, pita bread &, as a stand-in for a tree, a sprig of parsley
    $800 17
2013:
Gerry Lane, a former U.N. troubleshooter fighting the undead
    $800 29
It's this water-soluble liquid that can be used in rocket propellants & prescribed to treat angina
    $1000 15
In Chaucer's "Nun's Priest's Tale", a proud & foolish rooster escapes one of these predators by the skin of his beak
    $1000 22
Most of the world doesn't care how we pick Daily Doubles; that's real this 2-word phrase
    $1000 6
This knight reveals that he comes from Montsalvat, where his father, Parzifal, is king of the Holy Grail
    $1000 9
This Asian nation serves up sweet chili sauce, shredded coconut & blue swimmer crab
    $1000 19
2004:
Achilles
    $1000 30
A belt made with this 7-letter craft, hooking strands of string into patterns? You shouldn't have! & I truly mean that!

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

Doug Mariusz Eugene
$800 $4,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Mariusz Eugene
$1,800 $8,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

RHYMING BRANDS
PUERTO RICO
THE REIGN OF TERROR
BEFORE & AFTER
SHE'S A GODDESS!
FROM "E" TO "U"
    $400 9
A division of Gannett, this daily paper has sections like Money, Sports & Life
    $400 16
Puerto Rico's anthem says that when this man reached the island he exclaimed, "This is the beautiful land that I seek"
    $400 26
It was the preferred instrument of execution during the reign of terror
    $400 1
I'll have a vodka & tomato juice drink with a Julie Andrews movie chaser
    $400 8
The original statue of her in the Parthenon was lost by 400 A.D.
    $400 17
It's just water in French
    $800 12
Owned by Nestle, this low-cal meal creating company aims to "keep life delicious"
    $800 22
Sail over the rainforest on "The Beast", one of the world's highest of these at 853 feet
    $800 27
The Festival of Reason, which secularized society, took place at this cathedral; soon all churches were closed
    $800 2
Mao's 1934 walkabout goes Hollywood as a film about waddling birds
    DD: $5,000 7
A crater deep inside Kilauea volcano is said to be the home of this goddess responsible for many eruptions
    $800 18
Africa has the ostrich; Australia has this
    $1200 13
This Hawaiian-sounding online video website wants you to know that it is A. free & B. legal
    $1200 23
In 2012 Alejandro Padilla was elected this, the island's top executive position, for a 4-year term
    $1200 28
Just like in the U.S. in the 1970s, a decree, called the Maximum, was passed to fix these 2 things to control inflation
    $1200 3
A clever cat from "Shrek" puts combat troops in the fight overseas
    $1200 6
Not to be confused with Freya, this wife of Odin was the chief goddess in Norse myth
    $1200 19
This Biblical name can mean someone who prefers a current advantage to long-term rights or interests
    $1600 14
It appeared in 1928 to challenge boring old Wrigley's, which you could only sit there & chew
    $1600 24
In 1987 this king became the first Spanish monarch ever to visit Puerto Rico
    DD: $5 30
In 1794 her first husband Alexandre de Beauharnais was executed & she was imprisoned
    $1600 4
An "Enthusiasm"-challenged TV actor/writer is pretty, pretty, pretty good as a Dickens title guy
    $1600 10
In Celtic myth Clota was the goddess of this Scottish river
    $1600 20
It's the color of unbleached linen
    $2000 15
This company touts that it's "where fans buy and sell tickets"
    $2000 25
In 1956 this Spanish cellist moved to Puerto Rico & helped the island assemble a first-class orchestra
    $2000 29
The Committee of Public Safety used members of this political "club" to carry out some of its terror-ist policies
    $2000 5
Dwyane Wade's team turns into "Mr. Hundred & One" degrees in a Christmas TV special
    $2000 11
In Egyptian myth, Seshat, goddess of writing, was the wife of this god of learning
    $2000 21
First name of Mr. Root, TR's Secretary of State

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Mariusz Eugene
$11,000 $10,200 $12,995

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN THE ARTS
He once said, "It is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming wild things"

Final scores:

Doug Mariusz Eugene
$10 $20,350 $3,895
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,350 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Mariusz Eugene
$11,000 $14,400 $13,000
16 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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