Show #7077 - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Dan Feitel game 1.

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Dan Feitel, an attorney originally from Gillette, New Jersey

Lenny Porges, a retailer from Tucson, Arizona

Choyon Manjrekar, an urban planner from Providence, Rhode Island (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OCCULT
JACK IN THE BOXING RING
EPONYMS
ASIAN HISTORY
FAMILIAR NUMBERS
A STATE OF VWLLSSNSS
(Alex: We are going to give you states without the vowels. See how well you can identify them.)
    $200 3
This word for a meeting to communicate with the deceased comes from the Old French for "sit"
    $200 2
Lightweight champ Beau Jack fought the main event at this NYC venue a record 21 times
    $200 24
For measuring earthquakes, it's largely been replaced by the moment-magnitude scale
    $200 11
During this country's White Revolution of the 1960s, the shah gave women the right to vote
    $200 29
You get this many dollars for passing Go in classic Monopoly
    $400 12
Supposedly bringing messages from beyond, it was touted as "the wonderful talking board" in an 1891 ad
    $400 4
In his 70s, long after his 1920s championship days, he flattened 2 men who tried to mug him
    $400 19
Not romantic love but this type of friendship between a man & a woman
    $400 7
In 1924 this country became a people's republic & dropped the "Outer" from its name
    $400 25
Title number of Truffaut "Blows" in a 1959 film
    $400 15
LSN
    $600 16
Some cultures fear the evil eye while eating; this is thought to become vulnerable with one's mouth open
    $600 1
Jack Sharkey won the heavyweight title in 1932 by defeating this German
    $600 21
A tinsmith developed this type of glass jar that provided an airtight seal
    $600 8
A 2014 report says despite U.S. efforts, cultivation of this in Afghanistan is at an all-time high of 1/2 million acres
    $600 26
Poetically, "Into the jaws of death, into the mouth of hell rode" this number
    $600 13
TH
    $800 17
In the Tarot's Minor Arcana, wands generally deal with career & this suit, with matters of the heart
    $800 5
This pioneering black heavyweight fought in Paris, Havana & Leavenworth
    $800 22
One who fears technology; the name honors Ned, who smashed knitting machines
    $800 9
In 1900 China's dowager empress ordered all foreigners killed during this uprising
    DD: $1,200 27
In 2015 Magna Carta marks this number anniversary
    $800 14
H
    $1000 18
In New Orleans jujus include these double-talk magick bags traditionally consecrated to the 4 elements
    $1000 6
Before becoming an actor, this "Shane" tough guy had a career in the pro ring
    $1000 23
This elaborate fabric & the loom on which it was created are both named for a French weaver
    $1000 10
In 1959 this crown prince married Michiko Shoda, becoming the first Japanese royal to marry a commoner
    $1000 28
Patricia Schultz has prepared a long bucket list with her book this many "Places to See Before You Die"
    $1000 20
W

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

Choyon Lenny Dan
$2,400 $3,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Lenny Dan
$3,200 $800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE
1960s QUOTATIONS
SAY THE "WER"
CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS
THE MOVIES
THE ARMED FORCES RESERVES
    $400 25
Melbourne's Federation Square is fronted by a fabulous fractal this other F-word
    $400 1
Mary Quant thought this item of women's apparel she created was "an instrument of liberation"
    $400 16
John Molson or Adolphus Busch
    $400 6
Born Howard Allen O'Brien, this vampire author changed her first name to Anne in first grade
    $400 11
Ben Whishaw voiced this Peruvian bear, lost in London & taken in by the Brown family
    $800 5
The domed U.S. Capitol consists of 2 wings branching off this circular central part
    $800 21
To this Nation of Islam man, "White conservatives aren't friends of the Negro either, but at least they don't... hide it"
    $800 17
Cabbage family member with a white curd that's edible (news to some kids)
    $800 7
This author of "The Road" told Oprah he doesn't use commas because they "block the page up with weird little marks"
    $800 12
She played the intrepid Ripley in the "Alien" films
    $800 26
In 1948 President Truman created this reserve that performs about 20% of the tasks of its service
    $1200 2
The garden room is a highlight of this place West, Frank Lloyd Wright's home & studio in the Sonoran Desert
    $1200 22
It's the 1969 Oscar-winning film in which Dustin Hoffman declared, "I'm walkin' here!"
    $1200 18
A belfry or minaret
    $1200 8
He's been responsible for such phrases as "the Me Decade" & "radical chic"
    $1200 13
To woo Ione Skye in this film, John Cusack memorably holds a boombox over his head, playing "In Your Eyes"
    $1200 27
The symbol of the 200,000 members of the Army Reserve is John Parker, one of these "quickly ready" folks at Lexington
    $1600 3
In the 17th century this Italian designed the papal canopy at St. Peter's as well as St. Peter's
    $1600 23
In 1968 Jim Lovell described it as "essentially gray--no color... like plaster of Paris or sort of a grayish beach sand"
    $1600 19
Belgian seaport on the Schelde
    $1600 9
Richard Ford introduced Frank Bascombe in this 1986 novel with Frank's journalism job as its title
    $1600 14
He won a Best Actor Oscar as "The Pianist" Wladyslaw Szpilman
    DD: $2,200 28
The Navy Reserve has its own motto, "Ready now. Anytime, anywhere", but still uses this Navy anthem
    $2000 4
This material is typical of the International style & is dominant in the 1951 Corning Museum
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1962 she wrote, "As crude a weapon as the cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life"
    $2000 20
A poetic term for a rustic cottage, or one who stoops
    $2000 10
This author based his "Wonder Boys" character Grady Tripp on his Univ. of Pittsburgh English professor Chuck Kinder
    $2000 15
Barbra Streisand played New York psychiatrist Susan Lowenstein in this 1991 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Lenny Dan
$200 $7,600 $13,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TIMES
Aristotle said that an ancient Athenian law made uprooting one of these trees punishable by death

Final scores:

Choyon Lenny Dan
$193 $600 $27,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Choyon Lenny Dan
$3,600 $7,600 $13,800
10 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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