Show #7120 - Friday, July 24, 2015

Scott Lord game 5.

Contestants

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Sam Suarez, a postdoctoral researcher from Cary, North Carolina

Tracy McCarthy, a customer service manager from Vista, California

Scott Lord, a construction attorney from Santa Monica, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $93,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

APOSTOLIC NAMES
STATE CAPITALS
TRANSPORTATION
NOT CHESS AGAIN!
TV ROLES
DOUBLE D WITH ANOTHER D
(Alex: That'll be three "D"s, at least, in each correct response.)
    $200 2
McCutchen & Carnegie of Pennsylvania
    $200 16
Juneau had its beginning in 1880 when Richard Harris & Joe Juneau arrived in the area seeking this... what else?
    $200 6
In 1911 Eugene Ely made the first airplane landing on one of these, the USS Pennsylvania
    $200 17
In doing this, a player moves a rook either 2 squares to the left or 3 to the right
    $200 11
On this series Andrew Lincoln is Sheriff's Deputy Rick Grimes, who awoke from a coma to a zombie apocalypse
    $200 30
Physiologically dependent; might as well face it, you're this
    $400 3
Philosophers Hobbes & Paine
    $400 22
In 1743 the site of this S.D. capital was claimed for France by the burial of a lead plate; the plate was found in 1913
    $400 7
The Professional Caddies Association calls it "the caddie's worst enemy"
    $400 18
If one of these moves 2 squares rather than one, it may be captured "en passant", in passing
    $400 12
She plays "Madam Secretary" of State Elizabeth McCord
    $400 29
"Make room for" this word that follows "big" & precedes "longlegs"
    $600 1
Actors Goode & Morrison
    $600 25
The only house Abraham Lincoln ever owned is located at Jackson & 8th Streets in this capital
    $600 8
At 250+ miles, Wash. has the USA's longest project converting train tracks into a path, rhymingly called this to trail
    DD: $1,000 19
In a set of standard Staunton-style pieces, not bishops but these pieces are topped with crosses
    $600 13
Kate Walsh played surgeon Addison Montgomery on this spinoff from "Grey's Anatomy"
    $600 26
It means "snowboarded aggressively down the mountain", dude
    $800 4
Authors Pullman & Dick
    $800 24
Atlanta's seal features this mythic bird, which symbolizes its rebuilding that began in 1865
    $800 9
Like Huck & Jim, a ship's steward named Poon Lim drifted on one of these--for 133 days before being rescued
    $800 20
White moves first & looks to increase his advantage; black replies & seeks to gain this, part of Wyoming's state nickname
    $800 14
Once suburban mom & "Medium" Allison DuBois, in 2015 she took on the role of Agent Avery Ryan on "CSI: Cyber"
    $800 27
Confined to your mattress
    $1000 5
Noted beard sporters Hetfield & Harden
    $1000 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Parthenon in Nashville, TN.) The Parthenon in Nashville boasts one of the world's largest sets of doors made from this metal--24' high & 7' wide
    $1000 10
This eurocompany, really big in passenger jets, also produces close to 1/3 of the world's helicopters
    $1000 21
If a game opens d4 d5 c4 you're playing the queen's this, you schemer you
    $1000 15
Alex O'Loughlin plays this iconic role on the reboot version of "Hawaii Five-O"
    $1000 28
Type of gently treated egg seen here

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

Scott Tracy Sam
$0 -$800 $6,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Tracy Sam
$2,600 $2,400 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION
IN WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY
WATER SCIENCE
"A"+ IN HISTORY
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
POP CULTURE
    $400 27
The SEC's original purpose was to give confidence to investors who lost money due to the crash of this year
    $400 30
"The student usu. of the highest rank in a graduating class"
    $400 5
Mineral water from natural springs usually has a high level of carbonate of this chemical element
    $400 13
What's now Mexico City was once the capital of this empire
    $400 2
Based on the life of Gauguin, "The Moon and Sixpence" takes place partly on this Pacific island
    $400 1
In the new movie "Pixels", aliens send our own video game characters to menace Earth, including this one seen here
    $800 26
The SEC says this illegal type of trading involves "possession of material, nonpublic information about" a stock
    $800 28
"To sing in a manner common among the Swiss and Tyrolean mountaineers"
    $800 6
Less steep waterfalls are called these, like a Northwest U.S. mountain range
    $800 14
When he heard the North Pole had been reached, he changed his destination to the South Pole without telling his men
    $800 4
The same year as "Ghostbusters", Bill Murray went dramatic in a film of this Maugham novel with a "sharp" title
    $800 3
This ace NBA rebounder & colorful personality was Deke Reynolds on TV's "Special Ops Force"
    DD: $1,000 18
The SEC regulates this type of 5-letter material that allows shareholders to vote without being present
    $1200 29
"A machine for beheading"
    $1200 7
The water in most hot springs is heated by this 5-letter substance
    $1200 15
The pact known as this document of Mudros marked the defeat of the Ottoman Empire
    $1200 10
"The Hairless Mexican" & "The Traitor" are 2 of Maugham's stories drawn from his exploits as a spy in this war
    $1200 21
The MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance 2011: her in "Easy A"
    $1600 19
Being misleading over a housing market investment cost this "group" $285 million when the SEC got wind of it
    $1600 25
"A bay or recess in the shore of a sea, lake, or river"
    $1600 8
It would cost about $2,000 to supply a family of 4 for a year with this, aka purified seawater
    DD: $3,000 16
Flourishing between 3000 & 1100 B.C., Cycladic & Minoan were 2 of the cultures named for this sea
    $1600 11
Philip's entanglement with Mildred is one of the restricting ties in the title of this novel
    $1600 22
The title of this sitcom about the Huang family is a slighting phrase about immigrants
    $2000 20
She brought down John Gotti; "You don't wanna mess with Mary Jo", said President Obama, in nominating this current SEC head
    $2000 24
"Die... or faint typically because of noxious gas or want of adequate oxygen"
    $2000 9
These natural pools whose water levels rise & fall exist in lava depressions in Hawaii
    $2000 17
German for "union", it was advocated between Germany & Austria in 1919 but became a reality in 1938
    $2000 12
Maugham's first novel had the alliterative title "Liza of" this London district
    $2000 23
Band that gave us the '80s hit "Don't Dream It's Over"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Tracy Sam
$13,600 $13,800 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL AIRLINES
This small land's airline advertises a "stopover": 7 nights at no extra travel charge to break up a Boston-Brussels trip

Final scores:

Scott Tracy Sam
$14,600 $0 $400
5-day champion: $108,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Tracy Sam
$13,400 $12,400 $14,400
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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