Show #7313 - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Contestants

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Liz Miles, a doctoral candidate in anthropology from New Haven, Connecticut

Kelly Bayles, a librarian from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tim Mercure, a graduate student in mathematics from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

NAME'S THE SAME
"UCK"Y STUFF
IVY LEAGUE
THE MOVIE ACTOR'S ROLE
PRESIDENTS FROM OHIO
GEOGRAPHY IN RHYME
(Alex: You have to identify the country for us.)
    $200 25
Writers Kilmer &
Carol Oates
    $200 19
Guests are arriving for this type of dinner
    $200 24
Cubs outfielder Hank Sauer used to store his chewing tobacco in the ivy of this ballpark
    $200 5
In 2003 Morgan Freeman played God, lover of the jingle for "The Clapper", in this comedy
    $200 1
Sundsvall should be all you're needin' /
'Cause you know, we're referring to...
    $400 20
Fashion designer Lagerfeld &
car designer Benz
    $400 18
In 1719 James Figg became the first English boxing champion, fighting in this hyphenated style
    $400 2
AKA botanical expert Pamela Isley, she's one of the Gotham City Sirens
    $400 11
In the Coen Brothers movie "Hail, Caesar!", this movie star plays a 1950s movie star who gets kidnapped
    DD: $500 26
His earlier career included stints as U.S. Solicitor General & judge of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court
    $400 3
Oran on the sea /
Then off to Adrar for me /
Farther east, you got Syria /
But we're staying here in...
    $600 12
Ford who starred in "Gilda" &
Close who starred in "Damages"
    $600 15
A curled-up position in diving
    $600 21
L.A. restaurant The Ivy is a favorite of celebrities, hence also of these celeb-focused photographers
    $600 6
In this 1969 film Peter Fonda was marvelous as Captain America, man (no, not that one, man!)
    $600 23
Charles Guiteau wrote that this 20th president's assassination would "reunite the Republican party"
    $600 4
Come visit Mongo /
Not far from the Congo /
Tibesti mountains are not that bad /
Yes, we're talking, talking 'bout...
    $800 13
Schnabel of the art world &
civil rights leader Bond
    $800 16
Slang for someone from my homeland
    $800 17
Project Ivy is the Home for Technology Innovation for this political group abbreviated DNC
    $800 7
Wait until the kids are asleep before watching Heather Graham play Rollergirl in this 1997 flick
    $800 27
In 2015 DNA evidence validated Nan Britton's claim that this man from Marion fathered her daughter
    $800 9
Uttaradit & Surin were places to go /
In Hua Hin, what a fabulous show /
I was out on tour with my band /
In the country of...
    $1000 14
First Lady Coolidge &
computer whiz Hopper
    $1000 29
A flamboyant swordsman, or a book or movie that features lots of swordplay
    $1000 22
The colorful ivy seen here is called the Virginia this, which sounds like a sneaky person
    $1000 8
"Looking good, Billy Ray!" says Dan Aykroyd in this 1983 film; "Feeling good, Louis!" replies Eddie Murphy
    $1000 28
In 1879 he signed a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the U.S. Supreme Court
    $1000 10
I'd like to go, by golly /
To Zabid, Ibb & Bir Ali /
Enjoy some fruit, perhaps a ripe lemon /
That would mean I'd be in...

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

Tim Kelly Liz
$4,000 $1,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Kelly Liz
$6,000 $1,900 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD OF POETRY
LEFTOVERS
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
THE 2015 IG NOBEL PRIZES
EPONYMS
TELE-NOVELAS
"CL"ASSICAL MUSIC
    $400 11
The dwarf type, a parasite on pine tree trunks, is a variety of this plant; now how about a Christmas kiss?
    $400 16
A Greek Titan,
a geographic volume
    $400 6
HBO's "The Leftovers" is based on a novel about the aftermath of one of these apocalyptic disappearing acts
    $400 1
One of Saint-Saens' "Woodwind Sonatas" was for this instrument & piano
    $800 25
Written by a Persian poet, "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" is a collection of rubai, these 4-line verses
    $800 12
Feta is also called pickled cheese, as it is cured & stored in this, a strong solution of water & salt used to preserve food
    $800 22
Literature: for finding this 3-letter palindrome of bafflement "seems to exist in every human language"
    $800 17
An Italian immigrant family,
a hot tub
    $800 7
This prolific author's novel "Zoo", about animals attacking humans, was turned into a TV series in 2015
    DD: $1,000 2
The original title of this Debussy piece is translated as "Pierrot vexed by the Moon"
    $1200 26
Modern poetry of Japan is called shi to distinguish it from tanka & this other traditional form with a 5-letter name
    $1200 13
He depicted 20th century alienation in his 1942 novel "The Stranger"
    $1200 21
Chemistry: for "Shear-Stress-Mediated Refolding of Proteins from Aggregates and Inclusion Bodies", or unboiling this
    DD: $5,000 18
An inventor,
a Jetta propulsion system
    $1200 8
Based on books by James S.A. Corey, it's Mars vs. Earth & more on "The Expanse", on this cable channel
    $1200 3
The metronomic strains in this Haydn symphony might help you with its "timely" title
    $1600 27
A clever pun says that Paul Verlaine "was always chasing" these, referring to a fellow French poet
    $1600 14
In 2015 Qatar issued a stamp marking 50 years of this international organization
    $1600 23
Medicine: studying "the biomedical benefits or... consequences of intense" this activity, aka osculation
    $1600 19
A Major League lefty,
a major type of arm surgery
    $1600 9
Sally Field soared as Sister Bertrille on this sitcom based on a book by Tere Rios
    $1600 4
This pianist became an American hero when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1958
    $2000 28
This country's poet known as Odidere Ayekooto, "the loquacious parrot", is a rock star among his Yoruba people
    $2000 15
After nearly 28 years in a coma, this heiress & "Reversal of Fortune" subject finally succumbed on Dec. 6, 2008
    $2000 24
Biology: for seeing when you attach a weighted stick to a chicken's rear, it walks like these "are thought to have walked"
    $2000 20
A Russian scientist,
a "The Day the Earth Stood Still" musical instrument
    $2000 10
"Dragonfly in Amber", the second novel in this series, is Season 2 of the TV show as Claire & Jamie flee Scotland
    $2000 5
Bach wrote of the "Well-Tempered" this instrument, referring to a tuning system that would suffice for all keys

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Kelly Liz
$4,200 $16,900 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE TEAM SPORTS
The USA's first intercollegiate athletic event was in 1852 in this, which as a sport goes back to at least the Middle Ages

Final scores:

Tim Kelly Liz
$1,599 $16,900 $4,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,900 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Kelly Liz
$9,200 $16,600 $7,600
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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