Show #7347 - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Pranjal Vachaspati game 1.
Bible book-themed categories for all three rounds.

Contestants

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Carolyn Riegle, a pediatrician from Norfolk, Virginia

Pranjal Vachaspati, a Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Ellen Corrigan, a law clerk from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THESE AREN'T BIBLE BOOKS
DUDE-ERONOMY
JOB, NOT JOB
FIRST, QUEENS
ADAPTATIONS 5
SYNONYMS 1 & 2
    $200 27
Part of this 1862 French novel tells of how prisoner 24601 became prisoner 9430
    $200 11
In Americana, a dude was an Easterner who went to vacation at one of these places
    $200 6
Between the boroughs of Queens & Manhattan flows this "directional" river
    $200 19
This 2012 movie thriller set during the Iranian revolution was based in part on an article titled "The Great Escape"
    $200 1
Synonyms for huge include elephantine & this extinct elephant-like animal
    $400 28
This 1978 novel character writes "The World According to Bensenhaver" as a way to cope with his son's death
    $400 12
This Aerosmith song implores the unwary to "never judge a book by its cover"
    $400 23
Queens is the site of Citi Field & this predecessor, seen here
    $400 13
Winston Groom's book was the basis of this film about a man running through history, & that's all I have to say about that
    $400 2
The type of headline seen here is called a screamer, a streamer or this other synonym for a flag
    $600 7
The title of this Jon Krakauer book about a fateful Everest ascent sounds like a good way to disapear
    $600 10
This Oscar winner released a 2012 book of meditations entitled "The Dude and the Zen Master"
    $600 9
We certainly appreciate a good scrivener, one of these
    $600 8
Parts of Queens were once marshland, including these "Meadows" that have hosted 2 World's Fairs
    $600 20
A memorable line in this 2013 movie adapted from a nonfiction book: "I'm the captain now"
    $600 3
Synonyms for lingo include argot & this other word that also includes "arg"
    $800 25
This 1886 Stevenson novel concerns a lawyer, Mr. Utterson, & his connection to a reclusive physician
    $800 14
The OED says this "dude" has "fastidiousness in dress", then as a synonym, uses this word that also has 2 "D"s
    $800 16
Q&A is what quiz shows serve up; QA usually stands for this job of making sure the product is up to snuff
    $800 18
Home each year to the Wood Memorial Stakes, this Queens racetrack sounds like an old Roman construct
    $800 21
Adaptation may be a stretch for "You Only Live Twice"; the script by this "Willy Wonka" guy left out a lot of the novel
    DD: $1,000 4
This 8-letter synonym for a delegate or ambassador comes from the Latin for "to send out"
    $1000 24
Stewart O'Nan's "West of Sunset" chronicles the life of this troubled writer in 1937 Hollywood
    $1000 15
Though never elected to the office, he earned the nickname "Dude President" after attaining the post in 1881
    $1000 17
It's the job title of Chicago City Council's 47th Ward rep
    $1000 26
A nature preserve makes up part of this Queens peninsula that juts "Far" into the Atlantic
    $1000 22
The full title of a 2009 film was "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by" this author
    $1000 5
Why settle for the devil when you can use Satan or the name of this prince of the devils

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

Ellen Pranjal Carolyn
$1,400 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Pranjal Carolyn
$3,400 $5,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THESE ARE BIBLE BOOKS
I KINGS
EXODUS
SONG OF SOLOMON
REVELATION
L"UKE"
    $400 19
3 of the 4 gospels are "synoptic", or similar in presentation; this fourth one is the outlier
    $400 1
This Norman who died in 1087 founded a line of succession to the British throne
    $400 25
Due to a natural disaster in 2005, this U.S. city saw its population drop from 450,000 to about 230,000
    $400 8
Solomon Burke was the "Bishop" of this music style; James Brown was the "Godfather of" it
    $400 7
This then-Florida-based tabloid newspaper first exposed John Edwards' affair with a campaign worker
    $400 14
Franz Ferdinand's 8-letter noble title
    $800 28
In 1975, after a lapse of 44 years, he restored the Bourbon monarchy to Spain
    $800 9
The grandfather of 89 kids, Solomon Burke said his favorite Bible verse was "Be fruitful &" this
    $800 6
The Whiskey Ring, an attempt to divert tax dollars, damaged this former Civil War general's time as president
    $800 24
To express harsh disapproval of something
    $1200 18
Habakkuk & Nahum are among the books of the "minor" these--hey, not everyone can be an Ezekiel or an Isaiah!
    $1200 20
This Jordanian king who died in 1999 was known to his people as Al-Malik Al-Insan or "The Humane King"
    $1200 11
"Jamming" & "Three Little Birds" were 2 of the songs on his landmark album "Exodus"
    $1200 16
One of Solomon's crossover hits was a cover of this group's "Proud Mary"
    $1200 3
Laker Nick Young got in hot water with this rapper/fiancee of this after a leaked conversation became news in 2016
    $1200 2
It's part of a whale's tail
    $1600 21
If you turn! turn! turn! the pages of the Bible, you'll find this book right after Proverbs
    $1600 15
In the 490s B.C. this Persian king tried to invade Greece twice, losing the second time at the battle of Marathon
    $1600 10
Millions of Hindus, Muslims & Sikhs migrated across new borders during the partition of British India in this decade
    $1600 17
At London's O2 Arena in 2007, this reunited band had a "Whole Lotta Love" for Burke, who played their aftershow party
    $1600 4
Public knowledge of this Italian prime minister's "bunga bunga" parties tarnished his reputation
    $1600 12
7-letter term for a coin-operated phonograph
    DD: $3,210 27
In "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister", Robert Browning rhymed this Pauline epistle with "damnations"
    $2000 26
Also known as Bluetooth, this Danish king converted to Christianity in 960 & made it the official religion
    $2000 22
Members of this faith arriving in Puritan Boston got a un-Friend-ly reception & a Mass. exodus (or worse)
    $2000 23
Solomon Burke was part of a supergroup with this "Stand By Me" singer & fellow artist on Atlantic Records in 1968
    DD: $3,000 5
The Teapot Dome scandal during President Harding's term was about giving unfair access to reserves of this commodity
    $2000 13
Thailand island called the "Pearl of the South"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Pranjal Carolyn
$11,200 $21,410 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

JUDGES
Before he headed up the Supreme Court, he argued only 1 case before it--a 1796 case he ironically argued on states' rights grounds

Final scores:

Ellen Pranjal Carolyn
$22,200 $25,910 $7,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,910 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ellen Pranjal Carolyn
$11,200 $20,200 $7,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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