Show #7417 - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tim Aten game 3.

Contestants

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Anuj Patel, a scientist from San Francisco, California

Alison Carey, a housewife from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Tim Aten, an editor from Vermilion, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS ROUND NUMBERS
THAT'S JUST NUTS!
A BARRAGE OF BOOKS
MINING FOR "ORE"
STRUCTURED
CLUES ACROSS AMERICA
(Alex: Featuring our on-air talent from our affiliate stations.)
    $200 3
Hall of Famer Lefty Grove won 300 games at this baseball position & then no more
    $200 16
Mount Olympus was said to have many trees bearing this nut; no word if the gods had them "roasting on an open fire"
    $200 22
Recent parodies of this 1947 book include "Goodnight Nanny-cam" & "Goodnight iPad"
    $200 1
It's a vibration of the soft palate while you sleep
    $200 18
6-letter place to board your Lhasa Apso
    $200 9
(Hi, I'm Shannon Hegy, from WPRI 12.) Waterfire is an art installation of more than 80 bonfires that float above the surface of 3 rivers in this capital of Rhode Island
    $400 4
As a star in this sport, Elvin Hayes played exactly 50,000 minutes in his career
    $400 17
When shaken, the kernel of this 5-letter nut of the walnut family should not rattle but should go into a delicious pie
    $400 23
"Before the wedding, she had believed herself in love", wrote Flaubert about this title woman
    $400 2
Come one, come all to ye olde inn & enjoy our bill of fare & flagons of ale as in days of this
    $400 27
In part form the Old English for "commodities", it's a large building for storing inventory
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Ben Bailey from Local 4.) Also known as "The Fist," the Detroit monument to this boxer was dedicated on October 16, 1986, nearly 50 years after he won the heavyweight title
    $600 5
In 1964 the horse Northern Dancer ran this important race in 2 minutes, zero seconds
    $600 19
Hawaii is the USA's largest exporter of these nuts native to Australia & crazy high in fat content
    $600 24
Sir Wilfrid of Ivanhoe is a Saxon knight in a 19th century bestseller by this author
    $600 7
The traditional tales of a people, usually transmitted orally
    $600 13
(Hi, I'm Cheryl Scott of ABC 7.) Chicago's skyline is a dramatic backdrop for the Lincoln Park Zoo, including a great view of this 100-story landmark named for a signer of the Declaration of Independence
    $800 6
Mercury Morris of the Miami Dolphins ran for exactly this many yards in the 1972 season
    $800 20
This kidney-shaped nut grows out form the bottom of the same-named apple...gesundheit!
    DD: $2,000 25
The original title of the book that became "Schindler's List" was "Schindler's" this Biblical item of refuge
    $800 10
U.S. Navy rank abolished in 1899
    $800 14
(Hi, I'm Rob Fowler from News 2.) An iconic neighborhood in Charleston, South Carolina features houses in an array of bright Caribbean colors, giving the area the alliterative name this "Row"
    $1000 8
In 1944-45 the NHL played this many games & "Rocket" Richard scored exactly that many goals, a feat not matched until 1981
    $1000 21
Cultivated in California & Iran, it has a hard, tan shell, enclosing a pale, green nut
    $1000 26
This Frenchman's novel "Nausea" is about a man coming to terms with the meaning or meaninglessness of existence
    $1000 11
Classical music greats Horowitz & Rostropovich each put out an album of tunes they used as these crowd-pleasers
    $1000 15
(Hi, I'm Juliana Mazza with 22 News.) Many beloved characters from children's literature are features in a Springfield sculpture garden dedicated to Dr. Seuss, the pen name of this man

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

Tim Alison Anuj
$4,600 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Alison Anuj
$5,200 -$1,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OUT OF AFRICA
SUCH COLORFUL LANGUAGE!
SCIENTISTS
EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE
EVERY CLAIM YOU STAKE
I'LL BE WATCHING "U"
    $400 1
An African bird with 2 toes on each foot, or someone who refuses to face unpleasant truths
    $400 10
Alliterative term for writing full of exaggerated pathos
    $400 6
This gravity maven was elected president of England's Royal Society in 1703 & held the office for 24 years
    $400 18
The Four Knights Game, the Bowlder Attack & the Calabrese Countergambit are all options in this game
    $400 13
In the 300s B.C. he crossed the Hellespont, threw his spear in the soil & claimed all Asia to be his
    $400 7
Suarez is the last name of the title character played by America Ferrera on this TV series
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew lays on her front, propped up on her elbows.) A stress-reliever that strengthens the spine & even stretches the lungs, this yoga pose gets its name from a "Great" Egyptian landmark
    $800 14
Sanguinary term for an aristocrat
    $800 19
In a 1979 issue of National Geographic, she reported on chimp warfare & cannibalism
    $800 23
An all-out attack on a foe's checkers in backgammon is called this, like an all-out attack on a quarterback
    $800 28
In 1988 King Hussein of this country renounced all claims to the West Bank
    $800 8
In this 1989 film John Candy played the title relative; Mike Epps took over the role in a 2016 TV adaptation
    $1200 3
The name of this Mali city on the Sahara's southern edge is used to mean any place very distant
    $1200 15
Vespula vulgaris is one species of this picnic-pestering wasp
    $1200 20
In 1776 this Italian became the first to isolate methane gas; 24 years later he invented the electric battery
    $1200 24
In "The Princess Bride", Mandy Patinkin sees that Cary Elwes is using Bonetti's Defense while they are doing this
    DD: $2,000 27
On April 22, 1889 a bugle for a land run sounded in the new Oklahoma territory; those who entered early were dubbed this
    $1200 9
This scripted drama series on Lifetime takes place behind the scenes of "Everlasting", a fictional dating competition show
    $1600 4
In the 1970s reggae music became identified with this pan-African movement inspired by Haile Selassie
    $1600 16
Jealousy, as defined by "Othello"
    $1600 21
While in Bali in the 1930s, she pioneered the use of photography for anthropological research
    DD: $2,000 25
The "Win-stay, Lose-shift" strategy is something to consider in this game where there are only 3 options
    $1600 26
In the mid-19th century, Dumont d'Urville claimed Adelie Land, part of here, for the French
    $1600 11
Before "Downton Abbey," there was this British series with Gordon Jackson as Hudson the butler
    $2000 5
A surf fashion brand made in Africa by Africans is named for this language group that includes Swahili & Zulu
    $2000 17
To gloss over errors to free one from blame, or to keep the other team scoreless
    $2000 22
In the 1890s this man best known for his temperature scale said heavier-than-air flying machines were impossible
    $2000 29
The Spratly Islands in this "directional" sea are claimed by many nations & the U.S. sent a warship there in 2016
    $2000 12
A U.S. sub is pretending to be a Nazi vessel in an effort to get an Enigma machine for the Allies in this film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Alison Anuj
$8,800 $4,200 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
Asked if he read novels, philosopher Gilbert Ryle said, "Yes, all six, every year", referring to this British author

Final scores:

Tim Alison Anuj
$8,500 $8,400 $4,399
3-day champion: $56,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Alison Anuj
$8,800 $6,200 $12,200
18 R,
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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