Show #7382 - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Contestants

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Anne Exler, a librarian from Underhill, Vermont

Jeremy Zarowitz, an energy trader from Oak Park, California

Shannon Dillmore, a genomics research manager from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,631)

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Jeopardy! Round

I'M A WHEEL WATCHER
PLANET EARTH
WHAT CAN YOU BUY FOR A BUCK?
U.S. HISTORY
L.A. TELEVISION
T(4 LETTERS)T
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a T, end with a T, and there are four letters in between those two.)
    $200 23
This numerical slang term for a tractor-trailer truck comes from what goes on its many axles
    $200 19
It's the name used for any half of the globe
    $200 11
A new one of these every month from the Dollar Shave Club
    $200 16
Throughout the '90s, David Hasselhoff & company kept L.A. County beaches safe on this TV series
    $200 4
The object in competition shooting
    $400 24
Huck Finn could tell you this type of steamer once churned up & down the Mississippi
    $400 18
Burning coal & oil in the Industrial Age has produced this, atomic No. 6--mix it with oxygen & you get a greenhouse gas
    $400 12
A travel-sized bottle of this from Purell
    $400 29
2 weeks after 9/11, a CIA team entered this country to prep our invasion
    $400 17
His trusty agent & close circle of friends helped film star Vince Chase navigate L.A. on this show
    $400 6
It's the force that propels a plane
    $600 3
With a spin of the wheel in this casino game, you can win $350 with a $10 bet
    DD: $1,000 1
This dark, organic substance found in soil & formed from decaying matter is good for plants; some might try to eat it with pita
    $600 20
At one of the dollar stores, you can get an 8-digit desktop or pocket one of these
    $600 13
The 1912 platform of this short-lived political party had all the antlers, like direct election of U.S. senators
    $600 26
As inner city L.A. cop Vic Mackey on "The Shield", this actor wasn't above breaking a few rules
    $600 7
Jamal Al-Fayeed was the title despot on this FX drama
    $800 5
It's a wheeled platform with a mounted camera on it used to make a tracking shot
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the USS Intrepid in Norfolk, VA.) The Concorde cruised at 60,000 feet, high enough for its 100 passengers to see this phenomenon, which at just 8 inches per mile is invisible from lower altitudes
    $800 21
A Crunchtada Tostada or grilled chicken taco from this chain
    $800 14
In June 1877 a war began between this tribe & the U.S. in Idaho, ending when federal troops captured Chief Joseph
    $800 27
As this title fixer for the L.A. rich & famous, Liev Schreiber seems to solve everyone's problems but his own
    $800 8
A small tower in a fortress
    $1000 25
Often found on the bottom of heavy furniture, it's a wheel that swivels in order to help in moving large objects
    $1000 10
These 5 letters follow "rock" or "mud" in a type of event that killed thousands in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
    $1000 22
For your Kindle a "megapack" of 15 classic stories in this genre by Philip K. Dick
    $1000 15
Regular passenger transatlantic air service began in June 1939 when this company's Dixie Clipper flew from N.Y. to Portugal
    $1000 28
5 decades apart, we spent time on this title road, at "77" & in "Studio 60"
    $1000 9
There's only 1 vowel in this word, to oppose a plan successfully

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

Shannon Jeremy Anne
$3,800 $200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shannon Jeremy Anne
$5,400 $200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS WITH PRESIDENTIAL NAMES
2-WORD COUNTRIES
ROCK "ME"
DOME, DOME ON THE RANGE
WHERE SELDOM IS HEARD
A DISCOURAGING WORD
    $400 22
In 1809 he published "A History of New York" under the pen name Diedrich Knickerbocker
    $400 21
One of this country's major exports is known as K-pop, like the hit "Gangnam Style"
    $400 5
"You have made my life complete, and I love you so" says this Elvis hit
    $400 28
2 main Muslim holy sites were built on the Temple Mount after the fall of the Second Temple: the Al-Aqsa Mosque & this one
    $400 14
"Sure, Maui is nice, but I'm moving to" this Russian region covering nearly 5 million sq. miles; "livable warmth is so last year"
    $400 15
This bovine term means to bully, & we can wait 'til it comes home for you to respond
    $800 23
Not John but Anne is the first name of this author of "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant"
    DD: $5,000 10
It occupies most of the world's largest peninsula
    $800 6
"But she wears short skirts, I wear T-shirts
She's cheer captain and I'm on the bleachers" in this Taylor Swift tune
    $800 29
This concert, NFL & Atlanta Olympics venue has 4 A/C units totaling 5,000 tons
    $800 13
This "Omnimedia" style maven: "Whether making a quilt or preparing filet mignon, do it any way you want! It doesn't matter!"
    $800 16
Preceding "upon", it means to look disapprovingly; now turn that smile upside down!
    $1200 4
Her haunting short story "The Lottery" first appeared in the New Yorker in 1948
    $1200 1
Independence for this country seen here was unfortunately followed by civil war
    $1200 7
4-word title of the song in which "Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose"
    $1200 17
Stephen King wrote in this novel, "It was whole, then it was in 2 pieces... as if an invisible guillotine blade had dropped"
    $1200 8
From this Conn. school: "Now that our endowment has reached $25.6 bil. in 2015, let's put it all on red for one roulette spin"
    $1200 19
To dull one's spirits, or to moisten a cloth
    $1600 3
This title of Stephen Carter's Cuban Missile Crisis thriller means a secret avenue of communication between nations
    $1600 11
They are the 2 2-word nations in Central America
    $1600 12
"When the night has come and the land is dark", I'll be okay if you do this
    DD: $2,000 2
A shell structure with a frame of tubing connected into hexagons, pentagons & triangles is this type of dome
    $1600 25
This junior senator from Florida: "You know who has a lot of great ideas? Hillary Clinton"
    $1600 20
Change the prefix in persuade & you get this 8-letter opposite
    $2000 9
John Kennedy Toole took this novel title from a quote by Jonathan Swift
    $2000 27
The name of this West African country may refer to the shape of nearby hills resembling a certain beast
    $2000 18
Police song that says, "Her friends are so jealous, you know how bad girls get"
    $2000 26
"Sure, I'll have a 6th helping of" this 4-letter veggie with loose, curly leaves (actually, that may be heard in L.A. quite often)
    $2000 24
Negative altitude in astronomy, or a period of economic woe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shannon Jeremy Anne
$18,000 $11,400 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FUNNYMEN
He's won 4 Emmys, 3 Grammys, an Oscar & 3 Tonys, & 3 of his films rank on AFI's list of funniest movies of all time

Final scores:

Shannon Jeremy Anne
$28,431 $15,200 $2,200
2-day champion: $49,062 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shannon Jeremy Anne
$13,400 $11,000 $14,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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