Show #7080 - Friday, May 29, 2015

Dan Feitel game 4.

Contestants

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Andrew Lasken, a royalties manager from Studio City, California

Autumn Swinford, a major in the U.S. Marine Corps originally from Fredericktown, Missouri

Dan Feitel, an attorney originally from Gillette, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $85,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

EX-MEMBERS OF THE BAND
TOOL TALK
HISTORY
WORLD CAPITAL"IA"
(Alex: I don't know how to pronounce that, but each correct response will contain an "I" and an "A".)
PULL UP A CHAIR
IT'S TIME TO EAT
    $200 2
20 years after Jerry Garcia's 1995 death, 4 living members of this band announced 50th anniversary gigs in Chicago
    $200 19
In computer-speak, 404 is this "not found"
    $200 1
After a 34-hour siege in April of this year, confederate forces captured Fort Sumter
    $200 12
In 447 the Huns destroyed this city, now the capital of Bulgaria
    $200 11
Designed by Frank Gehry in the 1970s, the wiggle chair was made from this common material
    $200 24
At this type of group dinner, folks bring food, usually one dish, to share with others
    $400 6
In 1997 this Michael Stipe band said drummer Bill Berry was retiring to his farm (& replaced him with a drum machine)
    $400 20
It's the part of a gun that by its fall causes a discharge
    $400 3
The Normans invaded England in 1066, & the Anglo-Normans invaded this large nearby isle in 1169
    $400 13
Designed & built in the '50s, it is located in the "Distrito Federal"
    $400 17
French for "long chair", it's a seat long enough to support its user's legs
    $600 8
This multi-instrumentalist quit the Rolling Stones shortly before his 1969 death
    $600 21
The name of this palindromic tool means horizontal
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1950 & then again in 1951, this capital city fell to invading forces who were evicted each time by U.N. troops
    $600 14
It's named for a U.S. president
    $600 18
This hyphenated company started with a reclining wood porch chair; in 1929 it added upholstery & moved indoors
    $600 27
Popular varieties of this vegetable include Bibb & butterhead
    $800 9
From 1960 to 1962 he provided the backbeat for the Beatles but in their eyes, didn't live up to his last name
    $800 22
To swindle someone, perhaps out of the same-named wedgelike tool
    $800 5
In 1794 Napoleon was placed under arrest for ties to this incorruptible man, the force behind the Reign of Terror
    $800 15
Today one of its country's 3, it was once the capital of the Transvaal
    $800 25
Also known as a turtle bean, this dried bean forms the base for a soup popular in Cuba
    $1000 10
In 2001 this band kicked Don Felder out of the aerie; in "the long run", the 2 sides settled out of court in 2007
    $1000 23
To force with a violent twist; you don't want to do it to your back
    $1000 7
Henri Christophe helped Toussaint L'Ouverture liberate this country, then tyrannically ruled its northern part
    $1000 16
You'll find it on an eastern Mediterranean isle
    $1000 26
Order up! At a diner, "nervous pudding" is slang for this offering

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dan Autumn Andrew
$2,200 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Autumn Andrew
$5,600 $1,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...a tribute, if you will, to the most common U.S. surname...)
MR. SMITH
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES
TV MOVIES
GRAINS
BEOWULF
"YM", NO C-A
    $400 10
Sgt. Paul Ray Smith posthumously received the Medal of Honor in 2005, the first for actions in this war
    $400 25
In 1842 President Tyler ordered the end of military actions against this Florida tribe, but no peace treaty was signed
    $400 1
In a 1992 TV biopic, Robert Duvall was this Soviet man of steel
    $400 4
Basmati, an aromatic type of this grain, is grown in the foothills of the Himalayas & is especially popular in India
    $400 15
The only existing "Beowulf" manuscript dates to around 1000 & resides in a library in this capital
    $400 20
Rings & pommel horse are part of this Olympic sport
    DD: $4,000 11
John Stafford Smith composed "To Anacreon In Heaven", later used as the tune for this song
    $800 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) When established in 1851, the reservation for this Native American tribe covered much of present-day South Dakota; it shrank in 1868, & then again in 1889, the year of both Dakotas' statehood
    $800 2
Judy Davis won an Emmy in 2001 for her portrayal of this show-biz Judy & her tumultuous life
    $800 7
Samuel Johnson called it "a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people"
    $800 16
Beowulf lives in Geatland in Sweden but travels to this other Scandinavian country to aid King Hrothgar
    $800 21
In Hodgkin's disease, these nodes become enlarged
    $1200 12
In 1838 Joseph Smith came up with a 10% solution & introduced this practice to the LDS church
    $1200 27
This Montana tribe that shares its name with a black bird calls itself Apsaalooke, or "children of the large-beaked bird"
    $1200 3
In 1997 Jack Lemmon & George C. Scott led a stellar cast in a remake of this jury drama
    $1200 8
It's the main grain for malt production
    $1200 17
Heorot is a hall that functions as a seat of govt. as well as a place to down tankards of this fermented honey beverage
    $1200 22
Seen here, at 9,570 feet, it's Greece's highest mountain
    $1600 13
William Smith, a Weymouth, Massachusetts minister, was this First Lady's father
    DD: $400 28
Historically, the Mojave were known as the Pipa Aha Macav, "people by the river"--this river
    $1600 5
In "Death of a Centerfold", Jamie Lee Curtis played this starry-eyed Canadian teenager who became a Playboy Playmate
    $1600 9
In the 1950s pollen grains of this were discovered in Mexico City & estimated to be 60,000 years old
    $1600 18
When one of these creatures ravages his land, the elderly Beowulf slays it but is mortally wounded
    $1600 23
This type of punch is delivered with great force & can result in a knockout
    $2000 14
When he launched FedEx in 1973, it delivered 186 packages the first night; now it handles more than 10 mil. a day
    $2000 29
From the Latin for "hard", it's wheat used chiefly in making pasta
    $2000 6
Now starring on "Shameless", he played a traveling salesman with cerebral palsy in "Door to Door"
    $2000 19
This evil monster who's terrorized King Hrothgar's land for 12 years is a demon descended from Cain
    $2000 24
It's a figure of speech like "cruel kindness" or, as some soldiers say, "military intelligence"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Autumn Andrew
$11,200 $5,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Mens et manus, "mind and hand", is the motto of this university whose alumni include I.M. Pei, Amar Bose & Richard Feynman

Final scores:

Dan Autumn Andrew
$14,401 $0 $3,199
4-day champion: $99,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Autumn Andrew
$16,200 $5,400 $8,400
22 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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