Show #7319 - Thursday, June 9, 2016

Hunter Appler game 2.

Contestants

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Mark Adams, a health benefits advisor from Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Peggy Szymeczek, a retired civil servant from Gilbert, Arizona

Hunter Appler, an attorney originally from Mount Airy, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

PUNNY LITERARY TITLES
(Alex: You have to give us a response that is a pun that's very close to the original work.)
TAKE A LETTER
MINOR ROLES, MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
(Alex: And each film was a nominee for the Oscar as best film in 2015.)
"BEE" MINE
BEVERLY HILLS
A JASON
    $200 16
A small round pastry causes a blackout in deepest Africa in this Joseph Conrad narrative
    $200 8
Ailing in 1923, this Soviet leader wrote to his comrades, "Find a way to remove Stalin" as general secretary
    $200 27
French trapper No. 1,
pregnant Pawnee woman
    $200 1
To take the most direct route is to "make" one of these
    $200 4
In 1907 Lomitas, Elevado, Carmelita, Crescent, Canon & this shopping drive were the city's first streets
    $200 14
In a Greek myth--& not a Tyler Perry film--Jason hooks up with this enchantress
    $400 17
Dostoyevsky's story of ingrained dirt & guilt
    $400 9
In 1820 this British poet invited John Keats to "pass the winter" with him in Italy & "take up your residence with us"
    $400 28
Chinese flight director,
NASA break room worker
    $400 2
Minimally attired attractive men with large muscles (like me & Johnny, poolside)
    $400 5
Perhaps because he never met a man he didn't like, he was liked enough to be Beverly Hills' first honorary mayor
    $400 15
If you'll "Walk This Way", you'll find Jason Mizell was known as Jam Master Jay in this '80s rap trio
    $600 18
William Golding's fable of rendered hog fat for insects marooned on an island
    DD: $1,400 10
In 1430 she wrote a letter of support to the town of Reims saying that if it was under siege, "I will be with you shortly"
    $600 13
Cardinal Law,
Boston Globe security guard
    $600 3
Brewing a batch of Budweiser beer takes about 30 days & involves milling, mashing & this type of aging
    $600 24
Lenny Kravitz let love rule along with Maria McKee & this Guns N' Roses guitarist as classmates at B.H. high school
    $600 21
Jason Bourne has his (false) identity stolen in "The Bourne Supremacy" by this author
    $800 19
W. Somerset Maugham's chronicle about a beauty salon that specializes in dyeing hair pale yellow
    $800 11
Being lonely, in 1939 he wrote to Simone de Beauvoir, "far from you I measure the nothingness of the flesh"
    $800 29
U2 pilot,
Allen Dulles
    $800 6
Seen here, it's about 5/8ths domestic cattle & 3/8ths bison
    $800 25
Pre-1906, the land was a planned North African-themed area called this country that Bing & Bob took a "Road to"
    $800 22
In 2016 this Giants defensive end sued ESPN for tweeting his medical record concerning the loss of his finger
    $1000 20
Cooper's historical fiction about the final batch of rum cocktails
    $1000 12
In a 1964 letter made public in 2015, he calls Islam "an already proven solution to the race problem"
    $1000 30
War rig war boy,
ripsaw driver
    $1000 7
Second-in-command to Satan in "Paradise Lost"
    $1000 26
Last name of infamous brothers Lyle & Erik, who murdered their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989
    $1000 23
Jason Chaffetz was chief of staff to former gov. Jon Huntsman before repping the 3rd District of this state

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

Hunter Peggy Mark
$4,400 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hunter Peggy Mark
$10,000 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

STOCKS
BRITISH HISTORY
11-LETTER WORDS
COWBOY SONGS
ASTRONOMY
WORLD "G"EOGRAPHY
    $400 14
Commodities are traded in a "pit"; stocks, on one of these structural elements
    $400 20
The site of many coronations, this religious edifice was dedicated December 28, 1065
    $400 6
DDT is a deadly one of these bug killers
    $400 18
In a Sons of the Pioneers song, "I'll keep rolling along... drifting along with the tumbling" these
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) Planets become nearly spherical in part because rotation helps round off the edges after dense molten matter is pulled towards the center by this force
    $400 1
In India's West Bengal state & in Bangladesh, this great river is known as the Padma
    $800 10
It's the designated recipient of funds from an insurance policy or trust
    $800 19
"I'm an old cowhand from" this river was written by non-old cowhand Johnny Mercer
    $800 8
One of the finest meteor showers each year is the one radiating from near Castor & Pollux in Dec. in this constellation
    DD: $2,000 4
Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, lies on this island that gained notoriety in World War II
    $1200 27
Beastly term for underperforming stocks; a bargain-hunting investment fund is called these "of the Dow"
    $1200 23
In 1840 the U.K. post office issued the world's first postage stamps, the 2 Penny Blue & the Penny this
    $1200 11
It's the socially valuable vehicle seen here
    $1200 28
In 1939 this movie cowboy recorded "Back In The Saddle Again", a song that later became the theme of his TV series
    $1200 9
In July 2015, one of these said to contain $5.4 trillion in precious metals passed within 1.5 million miles of earth
    $1200 5
This island in the English Channel is home to a breed of cattle known for its rich milk
    $1600 24
A stock order of less than 100 shares, or a 2-word term for our writers
    $1600 21
Saxon realms established in England included this "sex"y kingdom
    $1600 12
One who lives in a residential area on the outskirts of a city, having barbecues & tending the lawn
    $1600 17
"Come along boys and listen to my tale, I'll tell you of my troubles on" this old cattle trail
    DD: $5,000 15
The elevation above the horizon of this star in Ursa Minor is equal to the observer's latitude
    $1600 26
In 1997 oil production began in the Hibernia oil field in this area of underwater plateaus off eastern Canada
    $2000 7
Times of conflict raise the prices of "war babies" like this defense & aerospace company, symbol LMT
    $2000 22
Signaling change, Tony Blair ended his first speech as party leader with these 2 words, followed by "New Britain"
    $2000 13
It's the controversial practice of cutting into a living body for physiological knowledge
    $2000 16
In "Felina", the "Breaking Bad" finale, this Marty Robbins hit echoed the events in the episode
    $2000 3
Aldebaran, from the Arabic for "follower", is so named because it follows this cluster of 7 sisters in the sky
    $2000 25
For its vibrant creative scene, this 2nd-largest Austrian city has been designated a "City of Design" by UNESCO

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hunter Peggy Mark
$20,000 $4,400 $9,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY NONFICTION
A 2014 bestseller, in 1853 it was called "more extraordinary" than "Uncle Tom's Cabin" because "it is only a simply unvarnished tale"

Final scores:

Hunter Peggy Mark
$19,800 $2,200 $9,158
2-day champion: $44,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hunter Peggy Mark
$19,200 $3,200 $5,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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