Show #6230 - Friday, October 21, 2011


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Balaji Narain, an attorney originally from Cumming, Georgia

Heather Anstaett, an auditor from West Palm Beach, Florida

Jay Peterson, an English professor from Howell, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the state in which the novel's action takes place.)
    $200 16
From 1964 to 1970 this British songwriting duo churned out a record 21 Billboard No. 1 hits as a team
    $200 26
In winter these are often connected by a string that runs through the sleeves of a child's coat
    $200 1
    $200 11
The 1935 Social Security Act established this type of insurance nationally
    $200 6
Back around 100 A.D. Ptolemy studied the refraction of this through several media
    $200 21
To signal that you are about to start transmitting a message on one of these, start by saying, "Breaker"
    $400 17
This songwriting duo's many classics include "Ruby Tuesday" & "Tumbling Dice"
    $400 27
This hooded, fur-lined Inuit garment can also be called an anorak
    DD: $1,000 2
"Needful Things" &
"Salem's Lot"
    $400 12
Not shortened, like Webster's 3rd New International Dictionary
    $400 7
A football position, or the point in a pendulum's arc at which it reaches maximum velocity
    $400 22
The Electric Boogaloos & the Rock Steady Crew are masters of this, featuring windmills & head spins
    $600 18
Brian Holland, Eddie Holland & Lamont Dozier wrote 13 No. 1 hits for this label, including "Stop! In The Name Of Love"
    $600 28
This raincoat with a glossy name can be made of oilskin, plastic or rubber
    $600 3
"The Bridges of Madison County"
    $600 13
To move gently up & down in a wavy pattern
    $600 8
In 1954 Charles Townes, James Gordon & Herbert Zeiger developed the first maser, the "M" standing for this
    $600 23
The Afikomen is this, broken off from a larger piece & hidden for children to find at a Passover Seder
    $800 19
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" & "I'm Every Woman" were written by this man who died in 2011 & his wife Valerie Simpson
    $800 29
Its parts include ribs, stretchers & a crook handle
    $800 4
"My Antonia"
    $800 14
To remove a no-longer-wanted computer program from your hard drive
    $800 9
In some particle accelerators, particles can reach energies of over a trillion eV, which stands for this
    $800 24
This other name for a green bean comes from the sound it makes when you break it in half
    $1000 20
With partner Gerry Goffin, she wrote 5 No. 1 hits, then 2 more without him
    $1000 30
These sunglasses were introduced in 1929; the "Who's that behind those..." ads began in the 1960s
    $1000 5
"The Yearling" by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    $1000 15
There are even-toed & odd-toed orders of these hoofed mammals
    $1000 10
Milk is an example of this suspension of tiny drops of one liquid in another
    $1000 25
Musicians use this Italian term for a broken chord whose notes are played in succession

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

Jay Heather Balaji
$1,600 $1,800 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Heather Balaji
$3,800 $2,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
China's Song Dynasty marked a high point in the making of this, like Jingdezhen whiteware
    $400 6
You usually saw a thatcher working on this part of the house
    $400 17
In 2007 this opposition leader & former Prime Minister was assassinated at a political rally
    $400 9
A peck on the lips from a Genevan
    $400 8
In 2007 this New York City mayor changed his party affiliation from Republican to Independent
    $400 1
Matt Damon began writing this screenplay as a student at Harvard
    DD: $2,000 23
These fierce invaders from the north took out the Jin Dynasty before overthrowing the Song in 1279
    $800 7
Farriers & ostlers had occupations tending to these animals
    $800 18
In 1882 gunman Charles Guiteau was hanged for the assassination of this man
    $800 10
Talk in the language of Athens or Thessaloniki
    $800 26
Probably one of the few vegans in the House of Representatives, this Oh. Democrat ran for President in 2004 & 2008
    $800 2
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci & Ray Liotta--need I say more?
    $1200 30
Attributed to Song Emperor Huizong, the painting here shows court ladies ironing this newly woven luxury material
    DD: $3,000 14
A lavender was a woman who did this
    $1200 19
He was shot in February 1965 while giving a speech at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem
    $1200 11
A Mexican midday nap party
    $1200 27
This Minnesota liberal ran for president in 1960 & was elected vice president in 1964
    $1200 3
Cameron Diaz doesn't care what child gets left behind in this 2011 comedy
    $1600 24
Song dynasty innovations included rockets powered by this explosive stuff
    $1600 15
According to the name, an aurifex worked with this metal
    $1600 20
Played on screen by Liam Neeson, this leader of the Irish struggle for independence was ambushed & killed in 1922
    $1600 12
An overly pushy person from Sydney
    $1600 28
Bruce Babbitt served in this Cabinet post throughout the Clinton presidency
    $1600 4
Ho! ho! no! Billy Bob Thornton is anything but in the spirit as a foul-mouthed con man in this 2003 flick
    $2000 25
Song Dynasty philosopher Zhu Xi systematized traditional Chinese thought into the school called "neo" this -ism
    $2000 16
A loblolly boy specifically assisted this person onboard ship
    $2000 21
In 1828 this great Zulu warrior chief was killed by 2 of his half-brothers & a servant
    $2000 13
A barrel of wine from a group of people living in the Western Pyrenees of Spain & France
    $2000 29
Inaugurated in 2010 as New Jersey's governor, this ex-prosecutor is tough on spending
    $2000 5
Piper Perabo plays a fledgling songwriter who serves up sass & drinks in this 2000 movie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Heather Balaji
$19,600 $9,400 $17,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the original 1883 work, this title character kills a talking cricket, has his feet burned off & nearly starves

Final scores:

Jay Heather Balaji
$3,599 $18,799 $35,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $35,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jay Heather Balaji
$17,800 $8,800 $16,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2011-08-30
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