Show #7412 - Tuesday, November 29, 2016


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Jennifer Berry, a Medicare appeals coordinator from Indianapolis, Indiana

Dan Chafetz, a data specialist from Essex Junction, Vermont

Justin Bender, a technical engineer from Boulder, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Huckleberry Finn first shows up in this novel
    $200 10
Dr. Octopus is an adversary of this "friendly neighborhood" Marvel superhero
    $200 26
A time capsule originally placed in a cornerstone by Samuel Adams & this silversmith was uncovered in Boston in 2014
    $200 1
NYU's Stern School of Business offers a Ph.D. in this financial record-keeping specialty
    $400 3
The 1977 World Series-- thanks, Reggie!
    $400 27
Book 4 of "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" is "The Battle of" this mythological maze
    $400 7
Perhaps this egg-shaped nursery rhyme character shouldn't have been sitting where he sat
    $400 11
In this Verne novel Conseil says he remembers seeing "A large vessel drawn under the waves by an octopus's arm"
    $400 25
Pope Julius II laid the cornerstone of this basilica on April 18, 1506
    $400 24
A degree in broadcasting will help prepare you for a career as one of these, like Al Michaels
    $600 2
The World Chess Championship, 1972-- do svidaniya, Boris!
    $600 12
In the original story by Felix Salten, this character is born in a thicket & has cousins named Gobo & Faline
    $600 6
It's essentially a Wi-Fi access point that provides network or internet access to mobile devices like laptops
    $600 19
Ed O'Neill voices Hank the octopus (technically a septopus, since he lost an arm) in this 2016 film
    $600 17
In 1841 he placed the original manuscript for his Book of Mormon in the cornerstone of the Nauvoo House in Illinois
    $600 16
In L.A. you can study the Meisner technique at the Elizabeth Mestnik Studio of this
    $800 4
The Wimbledon women's singles title, every year from 1982 to 1987-- take that, Chrissie!
    $800 13
This 1982 Roald Dahl work about a large fellow became a 2016 film
    $800 8
"Even at this ____ ____" means past the time when something should have happened
    $800 20
A typical one of these Spanish appetizers is octopus in paprika sauce
    $800 18
On a return visit to the U.S. in the 1820s, he visited all 24 states & laid the cornerstone for the Bunker Hill monument
    $800 15
Take classes like "Ornament Theory and Design" & "Building Technology" at Yale's School of this
    $1000 5
(I'm NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson.) In 2004 & 2012 I won the Darlington 500 in this Southern state
    $1000 14
The title page of the first edition of this 1877 novel claims it was "translated from the original equine"
    $1000 9
Danny Elfman, formerly of this rock band, sang the part of Jack the Pumpkin King in "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
    $1000 21
Octopi are members of this class whose name is from the Greek for "head" & "foot"
    DD: $4,400 22
In 1770 statesman & merchant John Brown laid the cornerstone for this state's oldest university
    $1000 23
Study dispute resolution to become one of these & decide if Ryan Howard gets $7 million or $10 million

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

Justin Dan Jennifer
$1,400 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Dan Jennifer
$2,000 $4,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1904 this future British P.M. left the Conservatives & joined the Liberals; in 1924 he switched back
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.) Developed by MIT, the guidance computer for this NASA program that got the first men to the moon and back again had only 72 kilobytes of memory
    $400 11
Chubby Checker reached the Top 40 5 times with songs about this dance
    $400 24
In Norse mythology, Hel, daughter of this troublesome god, ruled Niflheim, where sinners were tormented
    $400 18
Ataturk Dam
    $800 2
In 1964 he galvanized young conservatives with his convention acceptance speech

"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice."
    $800 29
"Seal Island" & "Bear Country" were 2 Oscar winners from this studio's true-life adventure series
    $800 17
E.A. Johnson came up with this tactile idea in a 1965 article subtitled "A Novel Input/Output Device"
    DD: $5,200 10
This term for one who traitorously switches allegiance dates form the mid-16th century
    $800 12
Delacroix depicted this Roman poet guiding Dante across the River Styx
    $800 19
Aswan High Dam
    $1200 3
A 2015 biography of this former pro quarterback & GOP running mate called him a "bleeding-heart conservative"
    $1200 25
2011 winner "Saving Face" is about women disfigured by attacks in this country & the doctor who helps them
    $1200 22
Programming was "women's work"; in a 1967 issue of this mag for worldly women, Grace Hopper said it's like making dinner
    $1200 7
It's an arranged meeting between lovers
    $1200 13
Milton used this word for the capital of hell; now it means wild confusion
    $1200 14
Farahnaz Pahlavi Dam
    DD: $4,000 4
(I'm political commentator S.E. Cupp.) Though I'm politically conservative, I support same-sex marriage as part of a group of Republicans dating from 1977 & named for this structure
    $1600 26
Actor & art collector Vincent Price narrated the 1963 Oscar-winning short about this Vitebsk-born Jewish painter
    $1600 23
On Dec. 9, 1968 in San Francisco, "the mother of all demos" introduced the mouse, GUI & this linking, the H in HTTP
    $1600 8
This metal stand with short feet is used to support a hot dish on a table
    $1600 6
You don't want to open this 4-word Rodin work seen here
    $1600 21
Three Gorges Dam
    $2000 5
It's clear that he's the founder & editor the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard
    $2000 28
This director of "Fort Apache" was wounded while filming the 1942 Oscar-winning short "The Battle of Midway"
    $2000 27
Bob Bemer was "Father of" the 5-letter standard by which computers read keystrokes & he later had it as his license plate
    $2000 9
From the Latin for "to hold", it's a belief or doctrine held as being true by a person or organization
    $2000 15
In Greek mythology the gods consigned their enemies to this lowest region of Hades
    $2000 20
Gatun Dam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Dan Jennifer
$15,200 $10,000 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2009 Amazon remotely deleted unauthorized copies of this 1949 novel from some customers' Kindles

Final scores:

Justin Dan Jennifer
$20,001 $1 $7,400
3-day champion: $40,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Justin Dan Jennifer
$15,200 $14,000 $5,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2016-08-24
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