Show #7465 - Friday, February 10, 2017

Contestants

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Brandon Beckler, a Naval officer from Honolulu, Hawaii

Sara Callori, a physics professor from Redlands, California

Kirstin Cutts, a graduate student from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE TIME
GOOD CAUSES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
LITERATURE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
"FEE", "FI", "FO", "FUM"
GLOBETROTTING
    $200 21
1996:
"From ____ Till Dawn"
    $200 1
From One Hand to AnOTHER, founded by this "Happy" singer, gives school supplies to at-risk students
    $200 5
A metric one of these is equal to around 2,204 pounds
    $200 12
"Some pig" is one of the lifesaving slogans woven by a spider in this work
    $200 4
Doing this as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles will lose possession for your team & get you booed
    $200 26
One travel guide calls this country "a mountainous slice of Central America immediately south of Mexico"
    $400 22
1952:
"High ____"
    $400 2
The goal of JDRF is to better treat & eventually cure Type 1 this, which strikes juveniles as well as adults
    $400 8
A surveyor's chain is 66 feet long & is composed of 100 of these
    $400 13
At Hogwarts Harry Potter is "sorted" into this house
    $400 17
Tentacles or antennae-- sometimes you just have to put them out there
    $400 27
Africa Serendipity offers a tour called "Panorama Migration" this trip & sends you from Arusha to Nairobi
    $600 23
1969:
"____ Cowboy"
    $600 3
In 1950 the Ecologists Union became the Nature this word for an assoc. dedicated to protecting the environment
    DD: $1,000 9
The torr measures atmospheric pressure & is named for Torricelli, best known for inventing this device
    $600 14
Before the euro, this royal children's book character appeared on the French 50-franc note
    $600 18
It's that Italian bread you're dipping into olive oil
    $600 28
Oregon's Volcanic Legacy scenic byway takes you to this lake created by the eruption & collapse of Mount Mazama
    $800 24
1949:
"____ O'Clock High"
    $800 6
It's the disease in the name of Boston's Dana-Farber Institute-- give & you can help beat it
    $800 10
This standard hardware item is measured in pennys
    $800 15
This lonely old woodcarver carves himself a whittle boy named Pinocchio
    $800 19
You may want a CFP, short for certified this professional, to help plan a secure retirement
    $800 29
A surreal sight of Dali, China is a triangle of these Buddhist towers, the tallest over 200 feet
    $1000 25
1987:
"____ O'Clock High"
    $1000 7
This website that uses the logo seen here is your guide to intelligent giving
    $1000 11
Used to measure distances in space, this unit greater than a light year is equal to around 206,000 astronomical units
    $1000 16
In a Katherine Paterson classic, an elder twin is taunted with this title, "but Esau have I hated"
    $1000 20
To foster the seeds of a rebellion
    $1000 30
A trip to these lakes in County Kerry should include a visit to Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane

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

Kirstin Sara Brandon
$1,000 $2,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Sara Brandon
$3,800 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

KHAN MEN
STATE SCHOOL ALUMNI
6-LETTER WORDS
THE "EL"EMENTS
FLOWER POWER
WON'T YOU TAKE ME TO FUNKYTOWN?
    $400 26
Pashtun leader & nonviolence advocated Abdul Ghaffar Khan was known as the "frontier" this man whom he'd advised
    $400 18
Stephen King, Olympia Snowe
    $400 6
Airships also find shelter in this type of building; the one seen here is at Wingfoot Lake in Ohio
    $400 11
Put in your five cents & name this silvery-white metal
    $400 13
Come to my pad & see my varieties of this flower, candidum & longiflorum, AKA Madonna & Easter
    $400 1
Giving us "Uptown Funk!", he sang, "Saturday night and we in the spot, don't believe me, just watch!"
    $800 27
A 131-foot statue of this conqueror looms over the steppe east of Ulan Bator
    $800 14
John Edwards, Michael Jordan
    $800 7
It's a meeting of political party leaders prior to a general election; Iowa held one February 1, 2016
    $800 12
It's named for the Pac-12 city where it was discovered
    $800 22
You may be familiar with this plant in a baked potato sense, but its purple flowers are quite appetizing in their own way
    $800 2
In the late 1960s he assembled the group Funkadelic
    $1200 28
Indian-born Mohammad Ayub Khan became this country's president in 1958
    $1200 15
Arthur Miller, Madonna
    $1200 8
This part of speech tells place, time, manner & degree
    $1200 19
Let's Se if you can name this element named for the moon
    DD: $2,000 23
Vanilla is a type of this flowering plant
    $1200 3
Dave Chappelle's impression aside, this bass player was a funk master who gave it to us with "Give It To Me Baby" in 1981
    $1600 29
Xanadu you know that Shizu was the temple name of this man born in 1215?
    $1600 16
Ashley Judd, Mitch McConnell
    $1600 9
This 6-letter verb means to persuade a customer to buy something more expensive
    DD: $1,000 20
It was created in 1957 at a Stockholm institute named for the same man
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation of sunflowers on the monitor.) Sunflower buds follow the course of the sun as it tracks through the sky, thanks to an internal clock giving them this kind of rhythm, just like humans
    $1600 4
1973's "Funky Stuff" was the first Top 40 hit of this funk-tastic band; "Jungle Boogie" was next
    $2000 30
In 1911 Bogd Gegeen Khan declared this country's independence from China, though it wasn't achieved for a decade
    $2000 17
Raul Castro (not that one, but a governor of the state), Annika Sorenstam, Barry Goldwater
    $2000 10
A syrup of this Brazilian plant has been used since ancient times to induce vomiting
    $2000 21
Alphabetically just before terbium, it gets its name from Latin for "earth"
    $2000 25
From the Latin for "wolf", this tall, purplish flower was favored by Monty Python in a celebrated sketch
    $2000 5
The queen of funk, Chaka Khan...Chaka Khan...let me rock you, Chaka Khan, with this 1984 hit; that's all I wanna do

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Sara Brandon
$10,600 $4,800 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
When we first meet her in the novel, she's wearing a green dress with 12 yards of fabric & matching slippers from Atlanta

Final scores:

Kirstin Sara Brandon
$15,600 $9,599 $6,799
3-day champion: $41,202 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kirstin Sara Brandon
$9,800 $5,800 $13,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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