Show #6986 - Monday, January 19, 2015

Contestants

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Tim Lane, a financial services executive from Montvale, New Jersey

Leah Turpin, a senior manager of call center operations from Villa Park, Illinois

Nicholas Bérubé, an architect originally from State College, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

LABOR
& THE EMMY GOES TO...
THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
LITTLE WEASELS
ATTA BOY, TOM!
VO"CH"ABULARY
(Alex: The "C-H" will not have a "C-H" sound in each correct response, but a "C" or "K" sound.)
    $200 7
In October 2014 Labor Secretary Thomas Perez called for the raising of this to $10.10 an hour
    $200 6
this comedy in 2001:
Sarah Jessica Parker, producer
    $200 12
Fitzhugh Lee, U.S. Consul General in Havana, advised President McKinley not to send this ship to the city; he was ignored
    $200 16
The black-footed species of this weasel of the Great Plains feeds on prairie dogs
    $200 21
In 2011 he starred in his fourth "Mission: Impossible" film, "Ghost Protocol"
    $200 1
A repeated part of a song, or a group that sings it
    $400 8
Time-of-year adjective for temporary workers like those on farms or in ski resorts
    $400 26
this Claire Danes drama in 2012
    $400 13
This Assistant Secretary of the Navy resigned his office to fight the war on horseback
    $400 17
The wolverine is a member of the weasel family & is also known by this name that means "overeater"
    $400 22
Tom Wolfe worked for six years on this bestseller about the early space program
    $400 2
Per its constitution, Denmark is a constitutional one of these
    $600 9
To protest job conditions, these public servants may threaten an outbreak of "blue flu"
    $600 27
this lead actor in a comedy in 2004, for "Frasier"
    $600 14
This "Red Badge of Courage" author covered the war in Cuba as a reporter for Pulitzer's New York World newspaper
    $600 18
Also known as the striped weasel, the zorilla of this continent feeds at night on insects & small rodents
    $600 23
In 2005 he ended his tenure as the first head of the Department of Homeland Security
    $600 3
Abraham's burial chamber is said to be in the West Bank city of Hebron in the "Cave of" these Biblical leaders
    $800 10
Founding members of their guild, the J.G., include Eddie Arcaro, Johnny Longden & John Pollard
    $800 28
this lead actress in a drama in 2003, for "The Sopranos"
    $800 15
General Nelson Miles captured this future U.S. commonwealth & served as civilian administrator after the war
    $800 19
Pelts of weasels, especially of stoats, are known by this name in the fur trade
    $800 24
As its creative director from 1994 to 2004, Tom Ford transformed this Italian fashion house
    $800 4
Far out, man--this word from Greek for "soul made visible" describes the artwork seen here
    $1000 11
In 1981 nearly 13,000 members of PATCO, a union of these workers, went on strike but most were soon fired
    $1000 29
this supporting actor in a comedy in 2008
    $1000 30
During the Battle of Manila Bay, this captain of the Olympia was told by Dewey to fire "when you are ready"
    DD: $1,000 20
As its name indicates, this member of the weasel family has the same favorite food as Winnie-the-Pooh
    $1000 25
Last name of U.S. Senators Tom from New Mexico & Mark from Colorado
    $1000 5
Holden Caufield uses the phrase of praise "a gentleman and" this

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

Nicholas Leah Tim
$3,400 $0 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nicholas Leah Tim
$7,600 $2,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FRENCH CITIES & TOWNS
THE TRANSPORTER
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
TOP 30 TO 40 HITS
(Alex: ...on the Billboard pop chart.)
POWERFUL BOOKS
ANAGRAMMED CURRENT WORLD LEADERS
    $400 2
A decree from Louis XIV created this palatial city about 15 miles southwest of Paris
    $400 20
Time magazine, on an "arrogantly huge" 21st c. model of this: "Maybe we all shouldn't be driving tanks that get 10 mpg"
    $400 1
Palindromic canoe
    $400 8
Kazaam! In 1993 this NBA superstar hit for 35 (on the charts, not the court) with "(I Know I Got) Skillz"
    $400 26
This 1859 book posited the controversial idea of natural selection
    $400 13
Russian around:
RIVAL DUMP IN IT
    $800 3
This city has 2 racing circuits: the Circuit de la Sarthe & the Bugatti Circuit
    $800 21
We call it a streetcar; the Brits use this 4-letter term
    $800 7
This archaic word is--keep up now!--the 3rd person singular present indicative of have
    $800 9
Now on "NCIS: Los Angeles", he rapped his way to No. 36 in 2003 with "Paradise"; we hear ladies love him
    $800 27
Conflict is inevitable, according to this ancient work by Sun-Tzu, so prepare for it
    $800 15
Think of England:
RANDOM ADVICE
    $1200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) After France surrendered to the Nazis in June 1940, the country was divided into a German-occupied area & an unoccupied zone with an administrative center in this spa town, by whose name the region would be known
    $1200 22
On July 20, 1969 the world held its breath as 2 guys finally found a parking spot for this transport at 4:17 P.M. EDT
    $1200 10
This 5-letter word means "implied", like a type of approval that's given without speaking
    $1200 14
This actress-singer "from the block" was 32nd-best in 2003 with "I'm Glad"
    $1200 28
Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" depicted the gory world of this city's meatpacking industry
    $1200 16
Boss in Berlin:
MAKE ALLERGEN
    $1600 5
Known for its wine, this major southwestern port once belonged to the English & was their main port on the continent
    $1600 23
Every year, 22 million ride this ferry 5.2 miles between the St. George Terminal & Manhattan's Whitehall Terminal
    $1600 11
Type of horse altered to never have a chance to be father of the year
    $1600 18
In 1978 this Jeff Lynne group took "Mr. Blue Sky" to No. 35
    DD: $600 29
Published in 1513, it was dedicated "to the magnificent Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici"
    $1600 17
Oh, Canada:
PERHAPS RENT, EH
    $2000 6
This city at the juncture of the Rhone & Saone Rivers is famous for its cooked dishes prepared with onions
    $2000 24
From one of the materials visible, it's the word for classic cars like the one seen here
    DD: $1,200 12
Temporary cessation of breathing; asphyxia is when it's not so temporary
    $2000 19
After discovering "Your Body Is A Wonderland", this singer/guitarist made it to No. 33 with "Bigger Than My Body" in 2003
    $2000 30
Subtitled "Another Testament of Jesus Christ", it is a record of God's dealings with ancient inhabitants of the Americas
    $2000 25
Havana bad time:
RURAL COAST

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nicholas Leah Tim
$20,800 $14,200 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH BUSINESS NAMES
Still around, these 2 rival companies began with a 1744 sale of "scarce & valuable books" & a 1766 sale of chamber pots

Final scores:

Nicholas Leah Tim
$12,800 $10,000 $100
2-day champion: $19,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nicholas Leah Tim
$20,800 $16,000 $11,400
26 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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