Show #6701 - Monday, November 4, 2013


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Woody Houchin, a medical assistant from Chico, California

Ramsin Toma, an enrollment consultant from Ashburn, Virginia

Norah McKissic, an embroiderer and student from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On July 29, 1981 she rode to London's St. Paul's cathedral in a horse-drawn glass coach
    $200 18
In 2005, making only their fifth World Series appearance ever, this Windy City team swept the Houston Astros
    $200 25
In a bit with Jimmy Fallon in 2013, Brad Pitt surprised many by singing in this style of Swiss mountaineers
    $200 6
This plant native to the Carolinas takes about half a second to catch its prey & about 10 days to digest it
    $200 16
In comic books they're Reed & Susan Richards, Benjamin Grimm & Johnny Storm
    $200 11
Completes the old proverb, "In for a penny, in for a..."
    $400 2
Look around you
in St. Paul's & you're taking in this man's true memorial, as his Latin epitaph in the cathedral says
    $400 19
Yankee manager from 1949 to 1960, he won 37 World Series games, the most of any manager in history
    $400 26
The Bee Gees & the Four Seasons both used this artificially high male vocal register for their hits
    $400 7
The rushlike plants of the genus Equisetum are aka this animal "tail"
    $400 17
Les six were a group of anti-romantic Frenchmen in this profession, including Milhaud & Poulenc
    $400 12
It means to clean a greasy pot or pan with vigorous rubbing
    $600 3
With pumps & pails,
a group called St. Paul's Watch protected the cathedral during this, which means "lightning"
    $600 20
In game 1 in 1954 this Giants outfielder made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz' fly ball
    $600 8
It's the genus Sphagnum of this type of plant that forms peat
    $600 22
The group of elites that were convicted in China for implementing the Cultural Revolution
    $600 13
A grave robber, or an evil spirit
    $800 4
In 1897, her diamond jubilee Thanksgiving service was a huge success at St. Paul's
    $800 21
In 1916 & 1918 Babe Ruth, then with this team, pitched 29 2/3 straight scoreless innings, a record that lasted 43 years
    $800 9
It's the heavenly avian name for the beautiful flowers of Strelitzia reginae
    $800 23
Canada, France, Germany, the U.K., the U.S., Japan, Italy & Russia make up this list
    $800 14
The steelhead type of this is named for its steely blue color
    DD: $1,400 5
In 1969 the Alabama-born widow of this man became the first woman to preach in St. Paul's
    $1000 27
A "sea" one is sung by sailors to the rhythm of their movements while working aboard ship
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Costa Rica.) Ferns are among the most ancient plants, With some species dating back more than 300 million years; all of them reproduce via these asexual cells that long predate the germ seeds of more modern plants
    $1000 24
A 1936 book gave the Supreme Court this nickname; the justices' average age was 71
    $1000 15
From the Greek for "female slave", it's a woman who assists a mother during labor & after childbirth

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Norah Ramsin Woody
$3,200 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,400 $1,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Dodie Smith wrote this "numerical" story, the basis for 3 Disney feature films
    $400 17
Think he's British? The director of "Coriolanus" on film was born Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-this
    $400 2
The West Indies archipelago discovered by Columbus in 1503 isn't the Crocodile Islands but these
    $400 12
The lights to use when your car is stationary & blocking traffic, or what your car has potentially become
    $400 7
Giving someone something that hasn't been earned is giving it to him on this serving tray
    $400 1
Bull Moose Party,
    $800 23
This iconic canine made her bow wow in a 1938 Saturday Evening Post story
    $800 18
He went from playing Opie to winning an Oscar to directing the 2013 film "Rush"
    $800 3
For a European getaway, split to Split in this country on the Adriatic sea
    $800 13
This row of very bright lights along the front of a stage is also a metaphor for the theater as a profession
    $800 8
A person whose good qualities are hidden is one of these gems "in the rough"
    $1200 24
This Yiddish author wrote "Rabchik, a Jewish Dog", or as we like to call it, "Piddler on the Rug"
    $1200 19
Hey, Lavoine! This woman was a "Big" director in 1988
    $1200 4
This African country's English name doesn't fit the category, but its French name does
    $1200 14
A device called a ballast gets this kind of light going; newer ballasts don't buzz like the older ones
    $1200 9
The Bible asks, "Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above" these
    DD: $700 29
Socialist party,
1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 & 1920
    $1600 25
"Savage Sam" is the sequel to this Newbery medal-winning sob story, later a Disney film (Sam's his son)
    $1600 20
Yo, absolutely, the first feature this actor directed was "Paradise Alley" in 1978
    DD: $2,000 5
Its waters separate Azerbaijan from Turkmenistan
    $1600 15
One of these in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island is named for Ida Lewis, its official keeper from 1879 to 1911
    $1600 10
A curious relic of the past is sometimes described as "a fly in" this natural gemstone
    $1600 28
People's Party,
(a pediatrician)
    $2000 26
Argos is the faithful dog who recognizes his long-lost master in this ancient Greek work
    $2000 21
You know who this director of "Iron Man" 1 & 2 likes to play Happy Hogan in those movies? This director
    $2000 6
This city used to be a center for the Inquisition in the New World & is now a major Colombian oil port
    $2000 16
An early use of these lamps named for the way they bridge a gap between conductors was in Wabash, Ind. in 1880
    $2000 11
If you have a generous nature, you have this, the name of Zaphod's ship in "Hitchhiker's Guide"
    $2000 27
Seen here, Freedom & Peace Party, 1968
(a civil rights activist)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,800 $7,000 $14,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This soft drink was named for a digestive enzyme & a native African plant

Final scores:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$100 $12,011 $14,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Norah Ramsin Woody
$5,400 $7,000 $16,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2013-09-17
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