Show #7278 - Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Contestants

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Christian Maher, a fishmonger from Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Pamela Stewart, an art historian and college professor from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Carter Spires, a law student originally from Birmingham, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

POTPOURRI
(Alex: Little bit of everything.)
A MIXED BAG
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
RANDOMNESS IN SCIENCE
(Alex: A little bit of everything, I guess.)
LITERARY MISCELLANIES
(Alex: I won't repeat myself.)
HODGE-POD
"E-T-C"
(Alex: Those three letters will come up in that order, but not necessarily together, in each correct response.)
    $200 11
Lift your spirits with potpourri that contains these leaves, a mainstay of koalas
    $200 16
A sporran is the bag attached to a belt worn over this part of a Highland costume
    $200 1
This 5-letter theory explores ideas like a butterfly's random wingbeat influencing events miles away
    $200 6
Bentley's Miscellany presented "Oliver Twist" in installments as part of this, just like a soap opera
    $200 26
In the movie "2001" Dr. Dave Bowman asks this character to "Open the pod bay doors"
    $200 21
A flower arrangement or other display placed at the middle of a table
    $400 12
These berries that flavor gin are also a nice addition to potpourri
    $400 17
Mary Poppins, as well as Northerners who went to the South after the Civil War, carried this type of satchel
    $400 2
From the Latin for "change", these random variations are retained in a species gene pool
    $400 7
Anne Sexton & Karl Shapiro wrote for the Carleton Miscellany, symbolized by its imp who held this sooty job
    $400 27
This 1993 movie features an orca who is traumatized after being taken from its pod
    $400 22
The process of making a wild animal tame
    $600 13
There's something soothing about the scent of these flowers that are popularly used in sachets
    $600 18
In a movie title, 8 heads were in this large canvas bag
    $600 3
We predict you'll know this Werner Heisenberg principle about randomness in quantum mechanics
    $600 8
Richard Tottel's Miscellany of 1557 featured Sir Thomas Wyatt, a major poet of this king's court
    $600 28
"Pod People" is savaged by the robotic critics on "MST3K", aka this show
    $600 23
Perceived path of the planets around the sun according to Kepler
    $800 14
Lemon & this herb of remembrance create a wonderful fragrance when simmered on the stove
    $800 19
Here's the logo of this brand of bags, also the name of a style of roomy unstructured purse
    $800 4
Also used to describe the scattering of reflected light, it's the random movement of molecules in a fluid
    $800 9
John Aubrey's 17th c. Miscellany of the Occult tells of Richard Napier, who spoke with Raphael, one of these beings
    $800 29
As Kane, John Hurt has to get something off his chest after discovering a pod field in this 1979 movie
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) This adjective refers to the five bones of the hand between the wrist & the fingers
    $1000 15
These dried flowers are often used to add color to the mix
    $1000 20
In 1956 this princess hid her baby bump behind a bag from Hermes, & now the bag is named for her
    DD: $1,000 5
These "liberated" molecules are unstable & their random reactions can damage proteins in tissues
    $1000 10
Yet to "make peace" with his name, this "Barry Lyndon" author used pen names in his "Miscellanies"
    $1000 30
1993's "Lifepod" was a sci-fi movie based on this director's "Lifeboat" nearly 50 years prior
    $1000 25
A type of drywall or plasterboard made of gypsum layered between heavy paper

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

Carter Pamela Christian
$2,800 $2,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carter Pamela Christian
$3,800 $5,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CENTRAL AMERICAN CAPITALS
THE HOLY "C"
CAT & DOG BREEDS
RADIO & TV GAME SHOWS
8-LETTER WORDS
THE HILL, HULL & HALL OF FAME
    $400 1
This Costa Rican capital's Gold Museum has hundreds of pre-Columbian gold artifacts
    $400 3
The largest church in an archdiocese is usually one of these
    $400 8
Before 1830 all of these Alpine rescue dogs were shorthaired; the longhaired variety came from crossbreeding
    $400 30
The goal of this show was to get 3 celebrities in a row across, up & down or diagonally
    $400 14
General term for any line on the globe that runs parallel to the equator
    $400 13
At the battle of Chancellorsville, A.P. Hill replaced this mortally wounded Confederate gen. in command
    $800 2
Ruins from the Mayan city Kaminaljuyu can be found in this capital but much has been covered by urban expansion
    $800 4
Distinguished from the laity, it's the collective term for priests
    $800 9
This pup doesn't look as pugilistically minded as his name would suggest
    $800 29
Whoopee! Bob Eubanks hosted this show in which recently married spouses answered questions about each other
    $800 15
Based on its diet, an aardvark is sometimes called this other animal
    $800 22
It's not a secret that in the 1770s Prince Hall founded the first African-American one of these lodges
    $1200 26
This Belize capital was named for a Mayan tribe that never surrendered to the Spanish
    $1200 5
This code of law that sounds like a weapon governs the administration of the church
    $1200 10
This cat from an isle in the Irish Sea has longer hind legs than front, giving it a rabbit-like gait
    $1200 19
(Hi. I'm Mo Rocca.) I'm a frequent panelist on this weekly NPR news quiz show that includes the games Bluff the Listener & Not My Job
    $1200 16
It's the game seen here
    $1200 23
In the NHL this "Golden Jet" scored 610 goals; in the WHA he added 303 more
    DD: $1,000 27
It shares its name with the lake on whose shores it is located
    $1600 6
During communion the paten or ciborium holds the bread; this holds the wine
    $1600 11
The Lollipop Guild knows this short-legged breed is fast, takes corners well, & is generally Oz-some
    $1600 20
College teams including Columbia & Notre Dame faced off on this show that moved from radio to television
    $1600 17
This symbol of the medical profession is modeled on a staff that Mercury carried
    $1600 24
In the 1830s Sir Rowland Hill invented the stamp, allowing a 1/2-oz. letter to go anywere in England for this sum
    $2000 28
Port facilities serving this capital lie in the adjacent city of Balboa
    DD: $3,000 7
A convent or other place of religious seclusion, or, as a verb, to confine oneself to such a place
    $2000 12
Named for an island near Sicily, it's thought to be the most ancient of the European toy breeds
    $2000 21
Say the not-so-secret title of this quiz show, hosted by Groucho Marx on both radio & television
    $2000 18
God compared the power of job to this huge animal, kind of the land version of Leviathan
    $2000 25
Secretary of State Cordell Hull helped improve U.S. relations with Latin America using this 2-word "Policy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carter Pamela Christian
$10,200 $12,000 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS HOTELS
The painting seen here, "A Vicious Circle", hangs in this hotel in the room that's portrayed in the painting

Final scores:

Carter Pamela Christian
$5,199 $3,599 $1
2-day champion: $31,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carter Pamela Christian
$10,200 $11,000 $8,600
17 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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