Show #7395 - Friday, November 4, 2016

Contestants

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Chuck Dunn, a mathematics professor from Tigard, Oregon

Donna Goldberg, a psychotherapist from West Hills, California

Rachel Hopkins, a student from Middletown, Rhode Island (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE FILMS OF MERYL STREEP
U.S. MOUNTAINS
AUTO SHOP TALK
A SPANISH INQUISITION
"C"s THE DAY
PUNNING POLITICAL TITLES
    $200 2
Meryl mistakenly left the Oscar she had just won for this 1979 film co-starring Dustin Hoffman in the ladies' room
    $200 7
The U.S. army's Schofield Barracks are at the base of Ka'ala, this Hawaiian island's highest peak
    $200 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an automotive animation on the monitor.) In a car's catalytic converter, exhaust fumes go through reduction, then oxidation occurs using catalysts such as platinum & palladium filters; for example, one extra oxygen molecule converts a toxic gas into this harmless gas
    $200 8
¿Que hora es?
    $200 21
This holiday is known as "natale" in Italian & "noel" in French
    $200 16
"Dave Barry hits below the" this 64-mile interstate encircling D.C.
    $400 3
The winter-set Iowa location seen here was one of several used in this 1995 film
    $400 13
Utah's Uinta range, a part of this mountain system, is the only major range in the contiguous U.S. running east-west
    $400 9
¿Como te llamas?
    $400 22
Whether besting melanoma or leukemia, you can celebrate the first Sunday in June as "National" this "Survivors Day"
    $400 1
After abandoning conservative politics, David Brock titled a book "Blinded by" this
    $600 4
Meryl donated her entire salary from playing Margaret Thatcher in this film to the National Women's History Museum
    DD: $600 14
A Wyoming peak was named for this man soon after his 1924 death; there are said to be 14 points on its ridges
    $600 10
¿Cuantos años tienes?
    $600 23
The second Monday in March is this day & more than 60 countries & dependencies get to hear from the British monarch
    $600 17
A book praising conservative donors as heroes calls them "funding" these
    $800 6
This 1990 film in which Meryl plays a substance-addicted actress was based on a book by Carrie Fisher
    $800 15
Mount Whitney is the tallest & most frequently climbed mountain in this range
    $800 11
¿Hablas aleman?
    $800 24
Marking the ascension to the throne by King Bhumibol, this Thai national holiday is held on may 5
    $800 19
A P.J. O'Rourke anthology is "thrown under the" this 7-letter "transport"
    $1000 5
This film stars streep as a technician at the Kerr-McGee plutonium processing plant in Oklahoma
    $1000 18
The observatory on the summit of this New Hampshire mountain provides guided tours of its weather station
    $1000 26
10W-40 is a grade of this quality of your engine oil's thickness & resistance to flowing
    $1000 12
¿Quien paga por el muro?
    $1000 25
February 2 is this day when Mary went to the Temple in Jerusalem to be purified after birth
    $1000 20
Canada's Allan Fotheringham chronicled the Pierre Trudeau years in a book called this quality "in Blunderland"

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

Rachel Donna Chuck
$0 $3,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Donna Chuck
$1,400 $4,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LIVES OF AUTHORS
TV SHOWS BY EPISODES
(Alex: We'll give you the episodes.)
KINGS & QUEENS
"READY" WHEN YOU ARE
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
TRAVEL & TOURISM
    $400 17
In 1359 Geoffrey Chaucer was captured in France as a soldier in this war; luckily he wasn't held for its whole duration
    $400 1
"Two Tonys" & "A Hit is a Hit"
    $400 6
She became queen in 51 B.C. when her father the pharaoh died
    $400 11
This company produces handheld lights & several types of batteries, including rechargeables
    $400 12
In the mid-20th C. the pedal steel one largely replaced the lap steel one as a typical country music sound
    $400 20
"For all those Nosferatus", a Berlin hotel offers a room with 2 of these, lids & all
    $800 18
After the Civil War this bestselling author spent time in the South & "Palmetto Leaves" is a book about her life in Florida
    $800 2
"Arkham" & "Everyone has a Cobblepot"
    $800 7
In the spring of 1533, she was crowned queen in London; in the spring of 1536 she was executed
    $800 27
Pret-a-porter is French for this type of clothing
    $800 13
An electronic instrument, or someone who puts things together, such as ideas from disparate areas
    $800 23
Exhibits at Pilgrim Hall in this Mass. city include William Bradford's wine cup & a cooking pot belonging to Myles Standish
    $1200 19
This Irish-born English satirist's travels took him to St. Patrick's Cathedral, where he became dean in 1713
    $1200 3
"The Truth" & "Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man"
    $1200 8
Under Roman control, this monarch became king of Judea in 37 B.C. & later of all of Palestine
    $1200 28
This name for the original troupe of "Saturday Night Live" performers reflected their late night work
    $1200 14
Bandleader Glenn Miller was also a virtuoso on this brass instrument
    $1200 24
Barcaccia Fountain lies at the foot of this popular Rome tourist attraction seen here
    $1600 21
This "Magic Mountain" author left Germany for the same L.A. street where O.J. Simpson later lived
    DD: $3,000 4
"Dirty Little Secrets" & "Happy Birthday, Mr. President!"
    $1600 9
King at 4, Louis XIV was advised by his mother, Anne of Austria, & Jules Mazarin, a minister with this religious title
    $1600 29
4-word nickname of President Zachary Taylor, who had served 40 years in the U.S. military
    $1600 15
Unlike a piano, this 17th & 18th c. instrument creates sound by plucking strings rather than striking them
    $1600 25
While in Fiji see this ceremony natives call vilavilairevo, or "jumping into the oven", & listen for "Ow! Ow! Ow!"
    $2000 22
Written while she lived in France, "Tender Buttons" is a 1914 collection of poems by this American author & art patron
    $2000 5
"A Plush Ride" & "Kittnap"
    $2000 10
King Sobhuza II of this southern African kingdom reigned 1899-1982, enough time for 70 wives & 600 kids
    DD: $6,500 30
In the year 1000 England's king was this man who sounds ill-prepared
    $2000 16
Zamfir could tell you that the syrinx is another name for this musical instrument beloved by shepherds
    $2000 26
"Undressed: A Brief history of Underwear" was a 2016 exhibit at this London museum known as the V&A

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Donna Chuck
$9,000 $300 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
William Seward objected to its timing, saying "it may be viewed as the last measure of an exhausted government"

Final scores:

Rachel Donna Chuck
$17,399 $300 $22,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rachel Donna Chuck
$9,600 $6,800 $12,000
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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