Show #6922 - Tuesday, October 21, 2014


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Elizabeth Webster, an ESL teacher from East Lansing, Michigan

Deb Williams, a member services counselor from Hudson, Ohio

Alexander Persaud, a Ph.D. student in economics originally from Dubuque, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Have...)
    $200 11
A classic animal tale:
"Belleza Negra"
    $200 16
You heard it directly from here, meaning the most reliable source
    $200 21
It's spoken by lawyers to alert the court to improper evidence or procedure
    $200 6
This steak sauce was created in the 1820s by the chef to England's King George IV
    $200 1
In 1975 Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach its summit
    $400 15
Shel Silverstein:
"El Arbol Generoso"
    $400 29
At-bats, games played, hits, Hall of Fame arguments
    $400 17
It's worth 50 points in darts
    $400 22
Stevie Nicks sang about the white-winged this, & here it is
    $400 7
Sometimes wrapped in bacon, this choice cut of boneless steak with a French name is from the end of the loin
    $400 2
The farthest humans have ever been from Earth is 248,655 miles, when this ill-fated craft rounded the Moon in 1970
    DD: $1,800 12
The first in a series:
"El Leon, la Bruja y el Ropera"
    $600 28
Consecutive games (once), grand slams (once), biopic starring Gary Cooper
    $600 18
It's the broken or jagged fabric pattern seen here
    $600 23
Located between 85th & 96th, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is found in this landmark
    $600 8
Found in the bottom sirloin & on the Sizzler's menu is this cut whose name comes from its geometry
    $600 3
In 2005 former Mumbai sheriff Vijaypat Singhania reached 68,986 feet in one of these
    $800 14
An American classic:
"Por Quien Doblan las Campanas"
    $800 27
Among pitchers: strikeouts, walks (win some, lose some)
    $800 19
"In" this beastly body part means very unlikely to happen if at all
    $800 24
In one legend, Juno condemned this nymph, saying, "You shall still have the last word, but no power to speak first"
    $800 9
This trendy steak cut of recent origin sounds like something you'd use to press your clothes
    $800 4
The Nurek one of these in Tajikistan is 984 feet high plus 52 more feet of concrete under the river
    $1000 13
    $1000 26
Times caught stealing (win some, lose some)
    $1000 20
Vonnegut volume about a possibly world-ending form of water called ice-nine
    $1000 25
"The Lost Colony" that landed on this island in 1587 had about 17 women, 9 kids & 90 men
    $1000 10
A 19th century doctor invented this oval beef patty "steak" served in brown sauce & prescribed it to ward off gout
    $1000 5
In 2012 this "happy" Austrian set a record, parachuting from 24 miles up for more than 9 min. back to Earth

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

Alexander Deb Elizabeth
$6,600 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alexander Deb Elizabeth
$8,600 $1,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
...named this was killed in 1094 at the instigation of his uncle Donald Bane, not murdered by Macbeth
    $400 14
You can treat it with diet & lifestyle changes as well as drugs:
    $400 13
An arrangement of overlapping slats that can be used to control airflow
    $400 23
This actor played a Nazi in "Marathon Man" & a Nazi hunter in "The Boys from Brazil"
    $400 1
Buonarroti is the surname of this sculptor & painter who gave us "David"
    $400 7
On January 6, children in this U.S. commonwealth place grass in a shoe box for the Magi's camels
    $800 3
...of this house whose monarchs included Mary, Queen of Scots was William of Orange
    $800 15
A shot for the young, it's a triple treater:
    $800 20
From a country south of Ecuador
    $800 24
In 1994's "Junior", this macho action superstar got in touch with his feminine side as a pregnant male research subject
    $800 8
These decorative waterspouts of the Middle Ages were designed to prevent rainwater from running down masonry walls
    $800 9
Barbados' Crop Over Festival celebrates the harvest of this crop; of course, it's followed later by a rum fest
    $1200 4 die in battle was killed at the 1513 Battle of Flodden Field by the forces of this English king
    DD: $2,000 16
For a cardiologist or a DJ:
    $1200 21
A clever movement, or a training exercise for troops
    $1200 25
She entranced us as a proper little witch but then cast a spell as a Valley Girl party animal in "The Bling Ring"
    $1200 10
In a sculpture by Giambologna, Nessus, one of these creatures, horses around with Deianira, Hercules' wife
    $1200 11
Reggae Sumfest, the world's premier reggae festival, is held each July in this resort city on Jamaica's NW coast
    DD: $2,000 5
...of this house was David II, son of Robert
    $1600 17
Pioneered in the 1950s by Dr. Sabin:
    $1600 22
Viens ici, mon cher--snuggle with me in bed under this
    $1600 26
Say hello to my little friend! He was a gangster in "Scarface", then put on a badge as a dedicated cop in "Heat"
    $1600 29
Naturally, Degas knew his ballet terms; the sculpture seen here is called "Large" this
    $1600 12
The Cayman Islands' Carnival Batabano is named for the tracks left in the sand by these reptiles as they crawl to nest
    $2000 6
...who wasn't also king of England was the V of this name, reigning from 1513 to 1542
    $2000 18
A small pressurized can for delivering asthma medication:
    $2000 28
Existing before the flood
    $2000 27
"I didn't kill my wife!" he exclaimed in one of his many hero roles, but in "What Lies Beneath", he was a murderer
    $2000 30
In 1915 this goofy Frenchman exhibited a snow shovel on which he wrote, "In Advance of the Broken Arm"
    $2000 19
The Shakespeare Mas in this "Spice Isle" country is a battle of wits using only lines from the Bard's plays

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alexander Deb Elizabeth
$27,800 $3,000 $8,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Losses in this event included 12 chests of souchong

Final scores:

Alexander Deb Elizabeth
$35,000 $6,000 $17,600
3-day champion: $61,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alexander Deb Elizabeth
$26,200 $3,000 $8,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2014-08-06
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