Show #6975 - Friday, January 2, 2015

Vaughn Winchell game 6.
Elliot Yates game 1.

Contestants

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Elliot Yates, an opera producer from New York, New York

Mike Blaha, an attorney originally from Homestead, Florida

Vaughn Winchell, a stay-at-home dad and graduate student from Columbia, Maryland (whose 5-day cash winnings total $103,103)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN MY CABINET
(Alex: You have to identify the president for us.)
5-LETTER WORDS
PLACES THAT END IN "IA"
POLICE LINGO
LATIN IN PLANT NAMES
& THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON!
    $200 11
Hilda Solis,
Tom Vilsack,
Chuck Hagel
    $200 13
The name of this yellowish white color is from a word for "elephant"
    $200 6
This country is bordered by Turkey to the north & Iraq to the east
    $200 20
I need this, assistance from other cops that sounds like an additional vocalist
    $200 1
Australis is from this general direction
    $200 26
This talking title horse had his own CBS sitcom from 1961 to 1966, but work slowed down for him after that
    $400 12
Al Haig,
Ed Meese,
James Watt
    $400 14
In the song "American Pie", it was dry
    $400 7
This capital of British Columbia has a regal name
    $400 22
The LAPD defines this type of "force" as causing a risk of serious bodily injury or, of course, worse
    $400 2
Somnifera means inducing this
    $400 27
In 1994 Alan Cumming was the voice of this "colorful" Anna Sewell horse
    $600 15
Gale Norton,
John Snow,
Alberto Gonzales
    $600 16
This steel rod is used to strengthen concrete pourings
    $600 8
One of the 2 U.S. state capitals that fit the category
    $600 23
When trying to locate a suspect, cops will often check this, his "L.K.A."
    $600 3
Muralis means growing on this part of a building
    $600 28
This 2011 Spielberg film is about a man named Albert & a loyal equine named Joey
    DD: $1,800 18
George Romney,
John Connally,
John Mitchell
    $800 17
In the Catholic Church, it's a small vessel for holy water; in the kitchen, it holds a condiment such as vinegar or oil
    $800 9
Hungary regained about 2/5 of this region in WWII, but the entirety was ceded to Romania in 1947
    $800 24
This word can also refer to high-ranking monks, but in cop-speak they're previous convictions
    $800 4
Fetidus means it offends this
    $800 29
Roy Rogers' original horse named this was foaled in 1934 on a ranch co-owned by Bing Crosby
    $1000 19
William Jennings Bryan,
Thomas R. Marshall
    $1000 21
Collect bit by bit, such as grain left by reapers
    $1000 10
This Virginia city is politically not part of a county but is within the boundaries of Arlington & Fairfax
    $1000 25
4-letter word for crimes like prostitution & gambling without any obvious complaining parties
    $1000 5
"Pumila" means this 5-letter term in the name of the 4-inch iris seen here
    $1000 30
When it comes to 1943 Roddy McDowall films about a boy & his horse, let me introduce you to "My Friend" this

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

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$3,800 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$7,200 $3,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN MY CABINET
A NOVEL CATEGORY
PENN. PALS
PARENTHETICAL SONG TITLES
SORRY THE PLACE IS A MESS
CROSSWORD CLUES "D"
    $400 21
I have an owie, & I hear this adhesive brand "Heals the wound fast, heals the hurt faster"
    $400 7
He spent a lot more time in Kansas than he would have otherwise to prepare "In Cold Blood"
    $400 8
This country singer from Wyomissing sang the national anthem at a 76ers game at 11 & had her 1st single, "Tim McGraw", at age 16
    $400 6
The Rolling Stones:
"(But I Like It)"
    $400 19
I'm King Minos--welcome to my palace on this Greek island; haven't picked up much in the last 3,500 years
    $400 1
A song for 2
(4)
    $800 25
Oral-B's Complete Deep Clean Ultra this hits those hard-to-reach spots
    $800 9
At last count there were 16 books in this apocalyptic series that began with "A Novel of the Earth's Last Days"
    DD: $3,400 11
This general from Uniontown won the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize for his plan helping European recovery
    $800 13
Blue Oyster Cult:
"(Don't Fear)"
    $800 20
The temple at Tollan, Mexico was once the religious center of thousands of these "Tol" people
    $800 2
Surplus opposite
(7)
    $1200 26
This indigestion relief product from Novartis gets an "AA" for effort
    $1200 10
Nicholas Sparks has set many novels, including "Safe Haven" & "Nights in Rodanthe", in this, his home state
    $1200 12
NFL quarterbacks from Pennsylvania include Dan Marino & this man, "Broadway Joe"
    $1200 16
Rihanna:
"(In The World)"
    $1200 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows ruins and a map on the monitor.) 13th-century Whitby Abbey has been left a ruin by storms, neglect, the suppression of the monasteries &, of course, the German navy's shelling of this historic British county in 1914
    $1200 3
A backless sofa
(5)
    $1600 27
It's the ultra strength pain relieving cream by this brand, not the Browns running back of the same name
    $1600 14
Tom Wolfe wrote about the fall of Wall Street master of the universe Sherman McCoy in this, his first novel
    $1600 28
This author's early novels, including one about Harry Angstrom, were set in his native Pennsylvania
    $1600 17
Sheena Easton:
"(Nine To Five)"
    $1600 23
Add two letters to a Roman title to get the name of this Israeli city of Roman ruins
    DD: $3,000 4
The usually wealthy widow of a king
(7)
    $2000 30
Swabpoules of this 7-letter brand stop bleeding of minor abrasions within 10 to 20 seconds
    $2000 15
A little birdie told us Donna Tartt won a 2014 Pulitzer prize for this novel that deals with a small, mysterious painting
    $2000 29
This 19th century educator known for his "Readers" began teaching at age 14 with little formal education
    $2000 18
Tina Turner:
"(Thunderdome)"
    $2000 24
Pueblo Bonito is one of the ruins of the ancestral Pueblo culture also known by this Navajo word
    $2000 5
Checkers, in Cheshire
(8)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$18,200 $2,400 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICA
In 1923 Fanny Brice made news by having this procedure, later rejected by a woman portraying her

Final scores:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$4,399 $4,799 $18,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$14,600 $2,400 $14,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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