Show #7006 - Monday, February 16, 2015

Contestants

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Susan MacKay Smith, a writer from Boulder, Colorado

Andy Axel, a graduate student in poetry from Iowa City, Iowa

Karen Ash, a business analyst from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

MR. CATEGORY
DOUBLE-LETTER SCIENCE
THIS & THAT
HIT MEN
OH, TOO SOON?!
NICE "SHOE"S
    $200 6
Edward is the name of this murderous title character of a Robert Louis Stevenson novella
    $200 21
It's scientific for "stuff"; dust in the atmosphere is the "particulate" type
    $200 11
In cooking, tagliatelle & rotini are both types of these
    $200 1
"Livin' La Vida Loca"
    $200 16
The Ptolemaic Dynasty ended when her 22-year reign became legendarily snakebit
    $200 26
That's right, sweetheart, a private detective is aka one of these
    $400 7
This iconic brand started as a powder that promised to get kids clean without leaving a bathtub ring
    DD: $3,000 22
In birds it's also known as the gastric mill
    $400 12
In Britain, "Parliament" often refers only to this elected body, the lower house
    $400 2
"Cry Me A River" &
"Suit & Tie"
    $400 17
Paradise very lost! The locals ensured Cap. James Cook had a pretty awful Valentine's Day 1779 in what's now this state
    $400 27
Michigan's "Bigfoot Boogie" race gets its name from these items worn by the competitors
    $600 8
Mr. Bumble is the petty bureaucrat who names the orphans in this Dickens novel
    $600 23
Any mix of fuel & an oxidizer, it contains a verb that thrusts you forward
    $600 13
The painting shows the retro interests of this 19th-century movement whose name suggests it harks back before the Renaissance
    $600 3
"Slip Slidin' Away" & "You Can Call Me Al"
    $600 18
Gen. John Sedgwick said on May 9, 1864, "They couldn't hit" this animal "at this distance"--but they sure could hit Gen. John Sedgwick
    $600 28
This term from someone perfectly behaved & smugly virtuous is the title character of an 18th century children's story
    $800 9
Here's the logo of this official bartender's guide, around since 1935.
    $800 24
Rust on steel is an example of the atmospheric type of this
    $800 14
In rowing, catch, drive, finish & recovery are the 4 stages of this, something coxswains don't actually yell
    $800 4
A country singer:
"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" & "Mud On the Tires"
    $800 19
In 1616 the English thanked this Powhatan woman who had aided them by taking her back to Britain, where she died
    $800 29
A blue-blooded marine arthropod that despite its name is more closely related to scorpions & spiders
    $1000 10
Richard Sylvan Selzer was the real name of this Mr., known for his annual worst-dressed lists
    $1000 25
The orientation of a spacecraft's axes relative to earth is this; you may develop a bad one if you get it wrong
    $1000 15
In this musical John Hinkley & Squeaky Fromme sing the song "Unworthy Of Your Love"
    $1000 5
"Against The Wind" &
"Night Moves"
    $1000 20
In Florida in 1521 this Spaniard found the Fountain of You-have-an-arrow-in-you
    $1000 30
It's a type of upper-crust law firm, or the once favored footwear of lawyers there

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

Karen Andy Susan
$3,200 $2,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Andy Susan
$5,800 $7,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITOLS
BRAM STOKER AWARD WINNERS
AVIATION
DROPPING AN "ESS" BOMB
SHORT-LIVED TV SHOWS
NICE SHOES!
    $400 6
The bronze front entrance doors to the capitol in Little Rock were purchased from this New York jeweler's
    $400 1
Novel, 1988:
This Thomas Harris thriller that made readers bleat
    $400 21
This city's Old South Meeting House appears in the 1860 photo here, the USA's oldest aerial photo
    $400 8
Emphasis, for example on an accented syllable in poetry
    $400 11
"Undeclared" had Seth Rogen, Kevin Hart, Amy Poehler & him, aka Ron Burgundy
    $400 26
After playing a shoe-loving character, she started her own shoe line, SJP
    $800 7
The state capitol building in this city once housed the first provisional government of the Confederacy
    $800 2
2003, Lifetime Achievement:
This woman who taught us a lot about vampires
    $800 22
The USS Macon, one of these, first flew in 1933 & was designed to launch & retrieve airplanes in flight
    $800 9
2-word term for the place where military folks go to eat
    $800 12
"Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" had Bradley Whitford, Merritt Wever, Amanda Peet & him, aka Chandler Bing
    $800 27
Shoes are hot! Florence has museums devoted to Gucci & this Italian, a favorite in Hollywood since the 1920s
    $1200 18
On the grounds of the state capitol in Nashville, you'll find the tomb of this "Dark Horse" president & his wife
    $1200 3
2012, Graphic Novel:
These "Hunts": "A Graphic History of the Burning Times"
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio.) This amazing single-seat fighter with an alphanumeric name saw action in World War II, the Korean War & other conflicts & was not phased out of some nations' Air Forces until the 1980s
    $1200 10
General term for a watercraft bigger than a rowboat
    $1200 13
"Who Killed Laura Palmer?" was the hot question after the 1990 debut of this ABC drama
    $1200 28
The name of this brand of French walking shoes is a synonym for Satan; the shoes are devilishly comfy
    $1600 19
A prime attraction of the capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri is a series of murals painted by this native son
    DD: $3,000 4
2012, Screenplay:
"The Cabin in the Woods" by Drew Goddard & this "Buffy" biggie
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1910 a Wright airplane flew several bolts of silk from Columbus to this Ohio city, possibly the 1st air freight shipment
    $1600 16
Adjective for a rumor without foundation, or a ballfield converted for a concert
    $1600 14
"My So-Called Life" only lasted a year but it did launch the career of this actress who played 15-year-old Angela Chase
    $2000 20
Home to the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, this city has the only state capitol with active oil rigs on the grounds
    $2000 5
Novel, 1995:
"Zombie" by this prolific woman
    $2000 25
(Sarah wraps up the category from the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.) The highly efficient hybrid wing body has been a long-time dream. Today's engineers are working out the control issues that doomed the 1940s flying wing from this company later paired with Grumman
    $2000 17
The name of the retired pope means this, a good state for him to be in
    $2000 15
"Dr. Vegas" was only in from September to October 2004 but starred Rob Lowe & this "American Hustle" redhead

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Andy Susan
$10,600 $11,400 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
The ancient Greeks derived the name of this evil sorceress from a verb meaning "to plot"

Final scores:

Karen Andy Susan
$0 $1,599 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $1,599 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karen Andy Susan
$10,600 $11,800 $4,400
16 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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