Show #7268 - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Contestants

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Bill Burns, a management consultant from Carrollton, Texas

Megan Selva, a content manager from Woodbridge, Virginia

Todd Giese, a hotel front desk manager from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
WORD ORIGINS
TASTY ADS & JINGLES
HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
DEALER'S CHOICE
"LITTLE" MOVIES
    $200 4
The Great River Road features many scenic sites along this river in 10 states, including Iowa & Minnesota
    $200 1
From the Latin for "last", it's a final demand
    $200 20
"Finger lickin' good"
    $200 25
The 1534 Act of Supremacy established this church with Henry VIII at its head
    $200 30
Wilhelm Roentgen won the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of these rays
    $200 17
A tagline to this Disney film was "Somewhere under the sea and beyond your imagination is an adventure in fantasy"
    $400 6
Along the route of this city's Via Dolorosa are the Stations of the Cross, each associated with an event in Jesus' life
    $400 11
The first "nerd" was probably the creature seen here, named by this author in his 1950 book "If I Ran the Zoo"
    $400 3
"Eat Fresh"
    $400 21
In 1948 this organization proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    $400 29
The Vulcans play for U.H. Hilo, this school with an active volcano next door
    $400 16
Mon dieu! A recent animated version of this tale of a boy from another world cost 60 million euros
    $600 7
You'll find the Winter Garden theatre at 1634 this street
    $600 12
The Latin for "footprint" is related to this word in the name of a federal bureau
    $600 14
Revived in 2013, "Pardon me, would you have any..."
    $600 22
14 pages & hundreds of names long, this title subject of an Oscar-winning film was put on eBay in 2013
    $600 26
The 1932 Bela Lugosi classic "White Zombie" is set in this traditional Caribbean zombie homeland
    $600 2
In a 2006 film Abigail Breslin & her family take a road trip so she can compete in this beauty pageant
    $800 8
Carl Fisher pushed the development of the coast-to-coast Lincoln Highway & in 1909 opened this Midwest facility with faster traffic
    $800 13
A wealthy person who controls a government, it comes from the Greek for "wealth", not a dwarf planet
    $800 15
"Obey Your Thirst"
    DD: $2,200 23
One of the oldest known legal codes is this Babylonian one from around 1760 B.C.
    $800 27
Pablo Picasso said that "the genius of" this man "leads to Hiroshima"
    $800 5
Classic gangster film in which Edward G. Robinson has the dying line "Mother of mercy! Is this the end of Rico?"
    $1000 9
Called the "Queen of Roads" in antiquity, it stretched from Rome to Brindisi on the Adriatic
    $1000 18
In 1630 Governor William Bradford gave this group a name meaning "strangers"; it came into common use much later
    $1000 19
"I put that" $%@! "on everything"
    $1000 24
Watery charter of mutual support & postwar cooperation jointly declared by Churchill & Roosevelt in 1941
    $1000 28
A journalist's source who wants to remain anonymous may speak "on" this, or even "on deep" this
    $1000 10
Lillian Hellman wrote the screenplay for this film based on her play of the same name

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

Todd Megan Bill
$1,600 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Megan Bill
$4,000 $0 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SENSORY LIT
2 FIRST NAMES?
INVENTION & INNOVATION
VIDEO GAMES
CHURCHES & CATHEDRALS
AFTER IMAGE
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that begins with "I-M", but comes after the word "image" in the dictionary.)
    $400 10
Pew is a blind pirate in this Robert Louis Stevenson tale
    $400 15
After dramatic hearings & a close Senate vote, in 1991 he replaced Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court
    $400 5
This car innovation was introduced in 1940 by GM with the slogan "No clutch to press! No gears to shift!"
    $400 1
Spreading the jam is a goal in the "soda" version of this sweet game you can play on your smartphone
    $400 26
The foundation stone of Washington's National Cathedral came from a field near this birthplace of Jesus
    $400 21
Large-screen movie format
    $800 11
In this Carson McCullers novel, a deaf-mute becomes a perfect confidant for others in a small Georgia town
    DD: $3,000 16
Born 26 years apart, these 2 heavyweights of the Protestant Reformation fit the category
    $800 6
University of Calgary grad James Gosling created this computer language for Sun Microsystems
    $800 2
Nintendo released a dual game in 1995 that paired "centipede" with this similar creature
    $800 28
Built over the grave of St. Olaf, Nidaros Cathedral is this country's national sanctuary & once the site for its coronations
    $800 22
To drink
    $1200 12
A satire of mass culture & consumer overload, this Don DeLillo novel was a National Book Award winner
    $1200 17
This portrayer of Professor Xavier was awarded a knighthood in 2009
    $1200 7
In 1895 the Westinghouse Company built a hydroelectric power station at this New York site
    DD: $2,000 3
Sharing a name with a type of ship, this game was made for Windows by Windows & was first playable in 1990
    $1200 27
Mozart's "Coronation Mass" was written for this city's cathedral where he was baptized
    $1200 23
Mosque man
    $1600 13
The fates of an aging film actress & a young hustler take flight in this playwright's "Sweet Bird of Youth"
    $1600 18
Contemporaries of this 19th-century Senator for Illinois gave him the nickname "Little Giant"
    $1600 9
Men typically resharpened & reused the same razor blade for life before an invention by this man around 1895
    $1600 4
This video game featured a dog that laughed when you missed a shot
    $1600 29
In 1420 Filippo Brunelleschi won a competition to design the dome of this city's Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
    $1600 24
Let's not get into one of these complicated disputes, Italian for "entanglement"
    $2000 14
"Fatal Vision" & "Blind Faith" are true crime books by this McWriter
    $2000 19
This "Waverley" writer was offered the Poet Laureateship, but he refused, thinking the office silly
    $2000 20
Named for this multi-talented 18th-century American, the stove seen here often went in the middle of the room
    $2000 8
The spirit of Tom Clancy hovers over the games about this title group & grizzled agent Sam Fisher
    $2000 30
This basilica seen here served as the doge's chapel until 1807, when it became the seat of the archbishop
    $2000 25
Ancient Egyptian who's the first physician known by name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Megan Bill
$16,600 $10,400 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OBITUARIES
(Alex: Is this a gloomy subject, or what?)
On his death in 2015, his New York Times obit said he "built his stardom 90 percent on skill and half on wit"

Final scores:

Todd Megan Bill
$20,801 $1 $7,500
2-day champion: $52,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Todd Megan Bill
$15,000 $10,400 $6,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
8 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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