Show #7094 - Thursday, June 18, 2015

Brennan Bushee game 4.

Contestants

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Megan Casey, a mechanical engineer from Boulder, Colorado

Ian Giesbrecht, a learning quality specialist originally from Sandspit, British Columbia, Canada

Brennan Bushee, an operations analyst from Malden, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $85,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

LET'S TALK ABOUT NECKS
THE MONEY MAN
EATYMOLOGY
DOUBLE "B"
BEASTLY LIT
NBA ALL-STARS
    $200 13
This animal's 6-foot neck can weigh 600 pounds
    $200 18
An 1892 half-dollar commemorated this explorer
    $200 2
The name of this popular picnic side dish is from the Dutch for "cabbage salad"
    $200 3
Careless, hurried writing
    $200 20
Christopher Robin reattached this donkey's tail with a nail
    $200 1
A record 19 times:
This Buck, Laker & Celebrity "Jeopardy!" contestant
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) To avoid "text neck", don't tilt your head to look at your smartphone; bending your neck increases the weight on the cervical part of this structure; it's better to hold it up
    $400 19
The note that makes up about 45% of U.S. currency production features this man
    $400 7
Though its name may go back to a Latin word for "turnip", this pasta is usually stuffed with anything but
    $400 5
Pieces of rock used in masonry, or Fred Flintstone's buddy Barney
    $400 24
Tock in "The Phantom Tollbooth" is this kind of canine, because he has a timepiece in his side
    $400 4
8 times & counting:
CP3, him
    $600 28
If you have a 25.5" maple neck, you may be a Fender Telecaster, one of these
    $600 21
The 1934 $100,000 note featured this president (20 years earlier, one would have more than paid his salary)
    $600 8
From the Spanish for "spiced with chili", they're corn tortillas wrapped around a meat or cheese filling & topped with sauce
    $600 6
Score is kept in this card game by inserting small pegs into holes
    DD: $2,000 25
In a Steinbeck collection of 4 stories, rancher Carl Tiflin gives his son Jody this title pet
    $600 14
15 times:
This Magic, Lakers, Heat, Suns, Cavs, Celtics & "Kazaam" star
    $800 29
The longneck, the U.S. industry standard bottle for this, holds 12 ounces of the delicious stuff
    $800 22
A 1934 half-dollar commemorated this frontiersman on the 200th anniversary of his birth
    $800 9
Not surprisingly, the name of this fruit is from the Latin for "seedy fruit"
    $800 10
A dagger is kept in it
    $800 26
This Richard Bach seagull lives on in an e-book version & in a tattoo on Justin Bieber
    $800 15
12 times from 1980 to 1992:
This "Hick" of a Celtic
    $1000 30
Now that's a neck! This type of extinct marine reptile had a neck that could reach 25 feet
    $1000 23
He's worth 40% of Ulysses S. Grant
    $1000 12
Crabmeat, asparagus & bearnaise sauce are atop Veal this, said to have been named after a king of Sweden
    $1000 11
From the Aramaic for "my father", he's the superior of a monastery
    $1000 27
With "Jaws" he took quite a bite out of his readers' sense of water safety
    $1000 16
11 times, plus 5 in the ABA:
What's up, Doc? He was--when he dunked

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

Brennan Ian Megan
$2,000 $2,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brennan Ian Megan
$3,400 $9,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CUBAN FIVE
TO LIFE!
A TOP 40 HIT 3 TIMES
THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
"G--OLOGY"
MBA ALL-STARS
    $400 10
The full name of this current Cuban head of state ends in "Ruz", his mother's maiden name
    $400 22
Promoting reading, the "L" in L.I.F.E. stands for this "Is for Everyone"
    $400 6
"Never Can Say Goodbye":
These siblings in 1971, Isaac Hayes in 1971 & Gloria Gaynor in 1975
    $400 17
Corot's "Forest of Fontainebleau" put Mary Magdalene among rocks & trees to add dignity to this picturesque genre
    $400 1
It's from the Greek for "woman study"
    $400 11
Yale grad Indra Nooyi leads this "co" whose Fritos you can wash down with its sodas
    $800 26
The name of this bay is a native word meaning "land among rivers", not "land of detainees"
    $800 23
These 3 letters from "life" front "-de-France" in a French region
    $800 7
"MacArthur Park":
Richard Harris in 1968, the Four Tops in 1971 & this disco diva in 1978
    $800 18
Among this New Englander's works in the Gallery is "Incoming Tide, Scarboro, Maine"
    $800 2
The science of precious stones
    $800 13
Stanford alum Mary Barra became the first female CEO to take this company for a test drive
    $1200 27
Cuba is one of the 4 big islands in this "Greater" group
    $1200 24
Between 45 & 65 you may experience this crisis, a term coined by Elliott Jaques
    $1200 8
"Handy Man":
Jimmy Jones in 1960, Del Shannon in 1964 & this solo artist in 1977
    $1200 19
Not Carnegie but this philanthropic Andrew gave $40 million in art & cash to create the gallery, opened in 1941
    DD: $3,000 3
The study of old age & aging
    DD: $4,000 14
You could call John Chambers this "Kid" after the company he runs that's big in routers
    $1600 28
I don't practice this Afro-Caribbean "way of the saints", but many Cubans do
    $1600 25
The 2 elements on the periodic table whose symbols combine to spell "life"
    $1600 9
"Fever":
Little Willie John in 1956, the McCoys in 1965 & this lady in 1958
    $1600 20
This 19th century British painter, a master of light & atmosphere, was the subject of a 2014 biopic
    $1600 4
The medical specialty of the digestive system
    $1600 15
Forbes called Columbia's Robert Stevens a "savior" of this high-flying company that makes the F-35
    $2000 29
This "majestic" species of the genus Roystonea is the national tree
    $2000 12
"If I Were A Carpenter":
Bobby Darin in 1966, the Four Tops in 1968 & this married country duo in 1970
    $2000 21
Projects of this Bulgarian-born artist like "Valley Curtain" live on in photos in the NGA's Vogel Collection
    $2000 5
The specific study of geologic time
    $2000 16
Harvard MBA Jamie Dimon leads this financial services company that the U.S. helped out with $25 billion in 2008

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brennan Ian Megan
$14,800 $6,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN AUTHORS
Published for the first time in 2014, her "Pioneer Girl" was initially rejected, revised & transformed into a fictional series

Final scores:

Brennan Ian Megan
$17,201 $100 $14,801
4-day champion: $102,403 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brennan Ian Megan
$17,000 $4,800 $8,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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