Show #7095 - Friday, June 19, 2015

Brennan Bushee game 5.

Contestants

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Jennifer Shepherd, a quality improvement specialist originally from Port Orange, Florida

Chad Capule, an I.T. applications director from Cheverly, Maryland

Brennan Bushee, an operations analyst from Malden, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $102,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

WE SUGGEST BIOGRAPHY TITLES
BEVERAGE BRANDS
MOVIE ROLE, TV ROLE
CLASSICAL MUSIC ADJECTIVES
I SAW IT ON THE INTERNET
SO IT MUST BE "TRU"
    $200 11
In 1682 he drew up a frame of government for a new American colony:
"Quaker State of Mind"
    $200 17
More than 5.3 billion cans of this energy drink were sold in 2013; that's a lot of wings
    $200 3
Lester Burnham in "American Beauty";
Francis Underwood on "House of Cards"
    $200 1
There's this much "Night Music" in a 1787 work
    $200 6
This satiric news site reported, "Paleontologists Determine Dinosaurs Were Killed By Someone They Trusted"
    $200 20
From the German for "whirlpool" comes this treat that's rolled & baked
    $400 12
This Argentine, whose embalmed body was stolen in 1955 & secreted in Italy for 14 years:
"On 2nd Thought, Do Cry for Me"
    $400 23
It's still "made from the best stuff on Earth"
    $400 4
Brick Tamland in "Anchorman";
Michael Scott on "The Office"
    $400 2
Schubert's 8th Sympho
    $400 7
Oops! An MI6 agent put his used camera (with undeleted pics of suspected Al-Qaeda agents) on this site; the winning bid--$31
    $400 24
I don't mean to do this, thrust myself without permission or welcome... actually, I do, I totally mean to do this
    $600 13
The story of this inventor who was awarded a valuable patent on March 7, 1876:
"It's for You"
    $600 28
Appropriately, this root beer came in a family of sizes: Junior, Mama & Papa, which was a half-gallon bottle
    $600 5
Maggie in "St. Vincent";
Molly Flynn on "Mike & Molly"
    $600 8
Aaron Copland wrote a "Fanfare for" this "Man"
    $600 15
I learned more than I needed to know about Tara Reid on this man's website, originally called PageSixSixSix.com
    $600 25
Absent from school without permission
    $800 14
This general who was fired by Lincoln for not chasing Lee's army (again!) after Antietam:
"Not-So-Curious George"
    $800 9
Salieri in "Amadeus";
Dar Adal on "Homeland"
    DD: $2,600 18
An 1804 symphony is "heroic" or this in Italian
    $800 21
A site called damnyou this function included an unfortunate example where "special" became "suicidal"
    $800 26
No lie, it's the 2-word colloquial term for the drug called thiopental
    $1000 16
Only 10 of her nearly 1,800 poems were published in her 19th century lifetime: "Homebody"
    $1000 10
Aibileen in "The Help";
Annalise Keating on "How to Get Away with Murder"
    $1000 19
Handel wrote "Music for" these "Fireworks"
    $1000 22
Articles at this site: "14 Animals that Have Swagger for Days" & "Which Harry Potter Character Is Your Drunk Alter Ego?"
    $1000 27
Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others

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

Brennan Chad Jennifer
$2,400 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brennan Chad Jennifer
$1,600 $2,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALSO A MAGAZINE
HISTORY
ANIMAL GROUP PHRASES
1-WORD SONG TITLES
U.S. PLACE NAME CHANGES
BRONTE-SAURUS
(Alex: These are words used by the Bronte sisters--famous authors.)
    $400 16
A hedonistic gent who lives without responsibility
    $400 6
Built in 1354, Firuzabad was the fifth version of this city in India; it still didn't serve pastrami
    $400 21
There were no rabbits on this official group that looked into President Kennedy's assassination
    $400 1
Its lyrics include "I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire"
    $400 11
The name of this largest New Mexico city once had a second "R", but it was hard to pronounce that way
    $400 26
When Emily uses the word "bacca", she is talking about this substance
    $800 17
Luck, or great wealth
    $800 7
This dictator's last battle was the defeat of Pompey's sons at Munda in 45 B.C.
    $800 22
This 4-word phrase means you can select any puppy from a recently born group
    $800 2
Look to the Roman deities for this Bananarama hit
    $800 12
In 2005 Clark, Texas renamed itself for this satellite TV provider in exchange for 10 years free service
    $800 27
Charlotte wrote of a character "almost fleyed out of her wits", fleyed meaning this
    $1200 18
A dark, heavy wood from India
    $1200 8
Ignoring a fleet signal at an 1801 battle, this Brit claimed, "I have only one eye. I have a right to be blind sometimes"
    $1200 23
Back in the '80s I ran to see Mike Score's distinctive hair in this British band
    $1200 3
Ray Parker Jr. went to No. 1 with this movie song that answers a key question
    $1200 13
In 1954 Mauch Chunk, Penn. changed its name to honor this Native American athlete buried there
    $1200 28
This grumpy hero of Emily's climbs the cellar stairs with "vexatious phlegm" (one of the 4 humors)
    $1600 19
A pithily phrased universal principle or truth
    $1600 9
In 1783 Catherine the Great made this city in the Crimea a base for the Russian navy
    $1600 24
This bovine group "instinct" causes stock market bubbles & panics
    $1600 4
"Protective or possessive", sings Nick Jonas in this tune
    $1600 14
New Archangel, Alaska's name was "spruced" up in 1867 when it was changed to this
    $1600 29
Drop a few letters from what you offer to the bereaved to get this verb Emily uses for "to offer sympathy"
    $2000 20
It can mean "opinion", as in "for my..."
    $2000 10
Until annexed by Japan in 1910, this land had been ruled by the Choson Dynasty for more than 500 years
    $2000 25
Term for a group of people with villainous intent, or a bunch of poisonous snakes
    $2000 5
"Oh-oh, here she comes, watch out, boy, she'll chew you up"
    DD: $2,000 15
This current state capital was once Beverwijck
    DD: $2,000 30
This heroine is asked, can't you do better than to devote yourself to "a blind lameter" (cripple)?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brennan Chad Jennifer
$12,400 $9,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY SCIENTISTS
Everything changed in 1924 after he observed, "I have found a Cepheid variable in the Andromeda Nebula"

Final scores:

Brennan Chad Jennifer
$24,001 $11,000 $23,500
5-day champion: $126,404 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brennan Chad Jennifer
$15,000 $9,200 $12,000
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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