Show #7408 - Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Contestants

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Andrew Lee, an aspiring TV writer from West Hollywood, California

Christina Boyadjian, a writer from Boston, Massachusetts

Stephanie Hubley, an executive assistant from Burien, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

POTENT POISONABLES
CONTINENTS OF NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS
CAPTAIN
FAMILIAR PHRASES
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
SEASONAL SONGS
    $200 26
Its leaves look like parsley, but parsley didn't kill Socrates like this herb did so be careful!
    $200 10
For Peace,
Mohamed El Baradei
    $200 7
In 1770 he sailed through a body of water Tasman thought was a bay & showed that New Zealand is made up of 2 large islands
    $200 15
Take it from me, this duo "Don't make a right"
    $200 16
This magazine's annual special issues include the Oscars Double Issue &, of course, Sexiest Man Alive
    $200 21
Kanye wrote is a eulogy for his mom:
"Coldest _____"
    $400 27
Weakness, nausea & cramping may result from the bite of this spider, or, you may not notice anything at all
    $400 11
For Literature,
Pablo Neruda
    $400 5
(Sarah gives the clue from Tahiti.) Charles Nordhoff & James Hall moved to Tahiti, found local brides & collaborated on the "Bounty" trilogy, the second book of which tells the tale of this captain's escape to Dutch Timor
    $400 22
This beastly phrase of suspicion alludes to a feline's ability to sniff out a rodent that it can't see
    $400 1
You can read the Times-Picayune in print or online at nola.com; NOLA is short for this city
    $400 20
From the movie "Grease":
"_____ Nights"
    $600 12
For Peace,
Lester B. Pearson
    $600 6
Brothers Martin & Vincente Pinzon captained these 2 ships for Columbus in 1492
    $600 23
Set Emeril, Wolfgang Puck & Alton Brown all to making vichyssoise & you'll sadly see the truth of this
    $600 2
Slugger Eddie Mathews of the Braves was on the cover of its first issue, August 16, 1954
    $600 19
Composed by Mel Brooks:
"_____time For Hitler"
    $800 13
For Medicine,
Elizabeth H. Blackburn
    $800 8
In September 1608 he became president of the Jamestown Council
    $800 24
Found in "Macbeth", "at one" this refers to the action of a bird of prey
    DD: $1,000 3
From 1889 until early in the Great Depression, this newspaper rarely reported beyond business & economic news
    $800 17
A top 20 hit for Bananarama:
"Cruel _____"
    $1000 28
O, the poisons I know; don't eat any part of this plant; it's really toxic
    $1000 14
For Peace,
Tenzin Gyatso
    $1000 9
Here's the Milwaukee mansion of this captain, a beer baron
    $1000 25
The placement of men's wigs to block their vision might be the literal origin of this cliche about deception
    $1000 4
In 2013 a go-to paper for expats in Europe changed its name from International this to International New York Times
    $1000 18
Fall Out Boy played on the name of a video game:
"Grand Theft _____"

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

Stephanie Christina Andrew
$4,600 -$1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Christina Andrew
$7,400 $800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUTH AMERICAN CITIES
SCI-FI TV
NONFICTION
THE “MM”EES
(Alex: Two M's coming up in each correct response.)
ARTS
CRAFTS
    $400 12
For a stunning view of this Venezuelan capital, take the cable car up to the top of Pico el Ávila
    $400 26
This 1994 Kurt Russell film spawned several TV spinoffs, including "SG-1" & "Atlantis"
    $400 13
This series of 85 essays said that the Articles of Confederation were garbage
    $400 1
Mr. Fallon knows it's a male Chesapeake Bay blue crab
    $400 25
This architect fell in love with the Arizona desert & built Taliesin West, his winter home, in Scottsdale
    $400 6
It can refer to an open-air freight car, a cable car conveyance for skiers or a craft on the Canale Grande
    $800 11
Known to locals as Sampa, this Brazilian city is the most populous in the Southern Hemisphere
    $800 27
Sam Beckett, not to be confused with the playwright, was the hero of this 1990s time travel show
    $800 14
"Money, or the Circulation of Commodities" is a chapter in this tome by Karl Marx
    $800 2
In gymnastics you hop on this horse
    $800 24
Mozart's Serenade No. 13 in G Major has this nickname that includes the time of day it was intended for
    $800 8
Before powered airplanes, the Wright brothers built a successful type of this 6-letter flying craft in 1902
    $1200 7
From 1952 to 1955 Argentina's city of La Plata was named after this late beloved first lady
    $1200 28
Winona Ryder hit the small screen in this '80s-set Netflix series
    $1200 15
"The Lion of the West" is the subtitle of a biography of him, given a raccoon hat by Hollywood
    $1200 3
The board for this dice game has 24 spear-shaped divisions called points
    $1200 21
As in Louis Comfort Tiffany's work, an undulating line, often in the form of vine tendrils, is characteristic of this style
    DD: $3,000 18
In 1976, with Gene Roddenberry looking on, this space shuttle was rolled out of an Air Force hangar
    $1600 9
It's Chile's chief seaport & home to the Chilean Naval Academy
    $1600 29
On Syfy's "The Expanse", Thomas Jane plays a detective on this asteroid, largest in our main asteroid belt
    DD: $3,000 16
The subtitle of this memoir by Elizabeth Wurtzel is "Young and Depressed in America"
    $1600 4
When you are served with a this "and complaint", a lawsuit against you has commenced
    $1600 22
The full title of this modernist Stravinsky ballet includes "Pictures from Pagan Russia in Two Parts"
    $1600 19
With "craft" in their name, these craft such as the PACV were used by the U.S. in Vietnam to cross marshes & paddies
    $2000 10
The inner city of this Incan capital was laid out in the shape of a puma whose head was the fort of Sacsayhuaman
    $2000 30
"Exterminate!" is the cry of this "Doctor Who" race from the planet Skaro
    $2000 17
This man known for his predictions wrote "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-- But Some Don't"
    $2000 5
To exclude from the sacraments of a church by ecclesiastical sentence
    $2000 23
Have a seat in this chair, named for American designer Charles
    $2000 20
Athena furnished this seacraft with a talking timber from the Forest of Dodona

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Christina Andrew
$13,000 $6,000 $19,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NAMES IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
A newspaper announcing his death in 1801 said he died in England & was "notorious throughout the world"

Final scores:

Stephanie Christina Andrew
$19,201 $7,000 $26,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Christina Andrew
$14,400 $6,000 $19,200
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
22 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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