Show #7159 - Thursday, October 29, 2015

Contestants

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Julie Stapel, an attorney from La Grange Park, Illinois

Damien Martin, a travel adviser from Overland Park, Kansas

Nikki Grillos, a freelance associate casting director from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

BAD NEWS
GOING BANANAS
TV CREATORS
LET'S GO TO THE AIRPORT
ART
ENDS IN "OON"
    $200 10
Late on April 14, 1912, things got bad for this ship roughly 400 miles south of Newfoundland
    $200 14
In 2014 a U.K. zoo banned bananas from these primates' diet; commercially available fruits are too sugary
    $200 16
David Chase said, "The final scene" of this mobbed-up show "has no right or wrong answer"
    $200 1
Until 1929, you could visit the Gala Amusement Park; on-site now, runways at this airport, named for a New York City mayor
    $200 19
In 1924 poet Andre Breton published a manifesto of this movement that joined the dream world with the everyday
    $200 6
Kipling wrote, "The flood came along for an extra" this seasonal Asian downpour
    $400 12
An April 26, 1986 test at this power station ended up producing a radioactive cloud more than 3,000 feet high
    $400 15
"Fun Facts" at this company's website include "The average American eats 27 pounds of bananas each year!"
    $400 17
He went through the nightmare of combat in the Philippines before creating "The Twilight Zone"
    $400 2
On March 23, 1963 JFK dedicated this airport, saying, "There is no other airport in the world which serves so many people"
    DD: $1,000 20
It's the Italian term for a mural technique using water-based paint on lime plaster; the Sistine Chapel has examples
    $400 7
I do declare, it means to faint
    $600 13
A 7.4 quake in Istanbul in 1999 did lead to better relations with this western border country that gave support
    $600 24
This "cooking banana" has a mild squashlike flavor
    $600 18
Matthew Weiner said, "For me", this "Mad Man" "was a cross between James Garner & William Holden"
    $600 3
This London airport has but 2 runways, yet served 73.4 million passengers in 2014
    $600 22
Marc Chagall painted several versions of this type of musician hovering above roofs
    $600 8
A subdivision of a company, headed by a lieutenant
    $800 25
Runner's World said marathoners have a post-race banana to replenish about 500 mg of this metallic element
    $800 4
The surrounding terrain is reflected in the design of the international airport seen here that serves this U.S. state capital
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) A self-taught late bloomer who only began to paint seriously in his 40s, this French artist earned the admiration of avant-garde artists with what is often called his naive style
    $800 9
To decorate with a chain of flowers, lights or other bright & colorful objects
    $1000 26
A 2013 Bon Appetit article called this, not apple pie, the "most American diner dessert"
    $1000 5
Thanks to FedEx, this city has the USA's largest cargo airport, handling over 4.3 million tons each year
    $1000 21
This 1642 masterpiece by Rembrandt portrays members of an Amsterdam civic militia company
    $1000 11
Referring in part to its mountains, the name of this area of Hong Kong means "9 dragons"

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

Nikki Damien Julie
$2,000 -$1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nikki Damien Julie
$5,800 -$1,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S YOUR MOVIE NUMBER?
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
IN THE DICTIONARY
A LIFE ON THE "B" LIST
NEW MEXICO
LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
    $400 9
2012:
SEAL Team 6 disposes of Osama bin Laden
    $400 11
Quadragesimal means suitable for this annual Christian period
    $400 20
In 2015 it seemed like fans might not have this FIFA head to kick around anymore after a life in soccer
    $400 23
Even if you're alien to New Mexico, you probably know the name of this Chaves County seat
    $400 16
"The Horse and His Boy" by C.S. Lewis begins, "This is the story of an adventure that happened" here
    DD: $1,200 10
1994:
A quintet of social occasions, one not-so-happy
    $800 12
Coined by Edmund Spenser, a prothalamion is a poem written in celebration of one of these ceremonies
    $800 21
From 1757 to 1827 this English poet was burning bright
    $800 6
New Mexico's state insect is a 2-inch long wasp named for this type of large spider it preys on
    $800 17
Mid-World's last gunslinger searches for the title edifice in this fantasy series by Stephen King
    $1200 8
1999:
"The Taming of the Shrew" goes to high school
    $1200 13
It means to knock against others intentionally at a rock concert, perhaps in the "pit" of the same name
    $1200 22
He's seen here after devoting more than 50 years of his life to representing West Virginia in Washington
    $1200 4
We'll poll you & ask about this city founded in 1881 that calls itself "the Indian Capital of the World"
    $1200 18
In one Seuss tale this place is found in a speck of dust; in another, near Mt. Crumpit
    $1600 7
2010:
A solo hiking trip in Utah goes very wrong
    $1600 27
In "Porgy and Bess" Porgy praises poverty by singing, "I got" this amount "o' nuttin"'
    $1600 14
This word for an avid enthusiast comes from the Spanish for "supporter"
    $1600 25
The divine life of this actress included reputed affairs with Victor Hugo & Edward VII
    $1600 3
"Z" if you know that this Pueblo reservation is nestled in a valley 150 miles west of Albuquerque
    $1600 19
New York, aka the "City of" these in "The Mortal Instruments" series, has faeries, warlocks & Shadowhunters
    $2000 5
1975:
Robert Redford is a CIA researcher
    $2000 26
It's a short cluster of feathers or grass that's close together at the base & loose at the upper end
    $2000 15
A pangram is a sentence that's special in this way
    $2000 24
Born Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak in 1767, he gave his colorful name to an 1832 war
    DD: $2,000 1
This river that rises in northern New Mexico gave its name to the Southwest's counterpart to Paul Bunyan
    $2000 2
This Terry Pratchett "world" sits on elephants that stand on a great turtle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nikki Damien Julie
$15,000 -$1,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICA
On the Horn of Africa, it's the only country whose name in English begins with a silent letter

Final scores:

Nikki Damien Julie
$16,001 -$1,000 $0
2-day champion: $30,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nikki Damien Julie
$14,600 $1,000 $9,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
6 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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