Show #7392 - Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Contestants

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Denver Wade, an English teacher from Westfield, Indiana

Vivek Ravishanker, a freelance consultant from Higganum, Connecticut

Thea Lawton, a nonprofit resource development specialist from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

NASCAR FROM THE DRIVER'S SEAT
GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMES
ADVERTISING
THAT'S AWFUL GRIMM
YOU'RE THE TOP
E BEFORE I, BUT NO C DO I SPY
    $200 26
(I'm Joey Logano.) In 2015 I won my first Daytona 500 after some drama: a crash with 3 laps to go & then one of these--when the green flag waves & we hit the gas again
    $200 6
"Haggisland"
    $200 21
Owens Corning uses this pink cartoon character to advertise its pink fiberglass insulation
    $200 1
These 2 kids, near-victims of cannibalization, burn a woman to death & don't think twice about it
    $200 11
With 27, this Major League Baseball team has won more World Series than any other
    $200 16
Anyone who lives near you
    $400 27
(I'm Matt Kenseth.) In 2000 I became the first rookie to win the Coca-Cola 600 & beat out this son of a legendary driver for Rookie of the Year honors
    $400 7
It's "The City of David"
    $400 22
A ad paying tribute to Prince showed one of these under the line "Baby, that was much too fast"
    $400 2
The final words in "The Death of the Little" this, a female domestic fowl-- "and then everyone was dead"
    $400 12
Covering about 600,000 square miles, it's the largest gulf in the world
    $400 17
A big steal from a big bank
    $600 28
Smoke gets in the other drivers' eyes when this champion & team owner hits the track
    $600 8
It's "The Lost City of the Incas"
    $600 23
Ads asked, "How about a nice" one of these, the name of a drink brand
    $600 3
When 2 girls get too rough playing with a bear, the bear says, this girl & "Rose-Red, will you beat your wooer dead?"
    $600 13
Sometimes called the best of its kind in the world, Napa Valley's French Laundry isn't a laundry, but one of these
    $600 18
It's the soothing color in use here
    $800 29
(I'm Brad Keselowski.) In 2009 the first lap I ever led in a Sprint Cup race was the winning one at the Aaron's 499 in this city that's familiar to the fans of Ricky Bobby
    $800 9
"The Parnassus of Japan"
    $800 24
This fictional man seen in ads for the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation is accompanied by his mule Conchita
    $800 4
"The Twelve Brothers" ends with this "wicked" relative "put into a barrel filled with boiling oil and venomous snakes"
    $800 14
Consumed by many each morning, this alkaloid is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world
    $800 19
Odin or Athena
    $1000 30
(I'm Chase Elliott.) In 2016 I followed in the footsteps of this NASCAR legend by taking over behind the wheel of the 24 car when he retired from a cup career that began in 1992
    $1000 10
German city that's "The Mother of Diets"
    DD: $2,600 25
One ad in the Clio Hall of Fame is the 1993 "got milk?" commercial named for this man born in 1756
    $1000 5
In this tale a woman cuts off her own toe to fit into some footwear
    $1000 15
This Vegas edifice is the tallest tower in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River
    $1000 20
Assets used to commit federal crimes are subject to seizure & this

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

Thea Vivek Denver
$3,600 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Thea Vivek Denver
$4,400 $4,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

REPTILES
THE 19th CENTURY
MISS-ING YOU
PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS
CAN I HAVE A WORD?
MTV MOVIE AWARDS: BEST KISS WINNERS
    $400 26
Chelonoidis nigra is the scientific name of a tortoise that lives in this island group
    $400 21
In 1805 a pharmacy assistant isolated morphine from this 10-times-weaker narcotic substance
    $400 1
She has a thing for Kermit the Frog
    $400 6
In 2015 the photography staff of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch won for capturing images of despair & anger in this city
    $400 11
To rubricate is to highlight with this color, such as Jesus' words in the New Testament
    $400 16
2009:
Kristen Stewart & him
    $800 27
Also a feathery fashion accessory, it's a variety of constricting snake
    $800 22
Paul Kruger's 1899 ultimatum provoked this South African war with the British
    $800 2
In 2013 Gabriela Isler became the seventh woman from Venezuela to be named this
    $800 7
(I'm Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post.) As part of a New York Daily News team, I won a 1999 Pulitzer for an editorial series that helped rescue this historic Harlem theater from financial mismanagement that had threatened its survival
    $800 12
Skirl is a shrill wailing sound; as a verb, it means to play this Highland instrument
    $800 17
2006:
Jake Gyllenhaal & him
    DD: $3,200 28
This lizard was discovered in 1910 by Lt. Van Hensbroek on the Indonesian island for which it's named
    $1200 23
What we call this 1853 "Purchase" is known in Mexico as La Venta de la Mesilla
    $1200 3
Lea Salonga won a Tony for her leading role in this musical, a modern-day "Madame Butterfly"
    DD: $3,000 8
The Washington Post shared a 2014 Pulitzer for revealing widespread secret surveillance by this govt. agency
    $1200 13
If something is hippocrepian, it's shaped like one of these metal objects
    $1200 18
2003:
Tobey Maguire & her
    $1600 29
The bite of this lizard is venomous & painful, but thankfully not deadly to humans
    $1600 24
In 1893 his daughter Esther became the first child of a president to be born in the White House
    $1600 4
Since 1978 Judith Martin has been doling out etiquette advice under this byline
    $1600 9
The only U.S. president to win a Pulitzer is JFK, for this series of biographies
    $1600 14
From the Latin for "to wash away", it can mean a heavy downpour, perhaps even a flood
    $1600 19
1999:
Joseph Fiennes & her
    $2000 30
When the American alligator became protected, this South American crocodilian was imported to sell to tourists
    $2000 25
The USA's first passenger RR track was started in 1828 in the harbor area of this mid-Atlantic city, then our second biggest
    $2000 5
In this Strindberg play, the daughter of a Swedish count has an illicit affair with her father's valet
    $2000 10
Jennifer Egan won the 2011 Pulitzer for fiction for "A Visit from" this group
    $2000 15
The Latin for "tear" gives us this 10-letter adjective that means mournful or easily shedding tears
    $2000 20
2005:
Rachel McAdams & him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Thea Vivek Denver
$19,200 $17,200 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
This nation joined the Warsaw Pact in 1955 & NATO in 2009, & was alphabetically first in each

Final scores:

Thea Vivek Denver
$1,900 $23,199 $11,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Thea Vivek Denver
$19,200 $13,400 $8,200
21 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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