Show #6674 - Thursday, September 26, 2013


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Heidi McEchron, a painter and parodist from Iowa City, Iowa

Fran Altomare, a tutor and adjunct professor originally from Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Neal Pollack, a writer from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Carmelo Anthony makes $20 million a year from this NBA team; Manhattan rents aren't cheap
    $200 26
A story from Tennessee:
"Cat on a ____ Tin Roof"
    $200 11
Guinness reports Herbert & Zelmyra Fisher of this "Tar Heel State" were married for over 86 years
    $200 6
To get an emotional reaction, I tug at these
    $200 23
In the mid-1800s the Ottomans made Bosnia & this one political unit
    $200 18
L-theanine, an amino acid in the green type of this beverage, helps curb a rising heart rate & may relieve anxiety
    $400 2
Earning more than $4 million, Walter Ray Williams Jr. is the PBA's career money leader in this sport
    $400 27
A tale of Wouk:
"The ____ of War"
    $400 12
"I married and lived happily ever afterwards", wrote this British P.M. of his union, which lasted from 1908 to 1965
    $400 7
Sanguine term for someone considered overly sympathetic to the underprivileged
    $400 17
Principally, this & Principe is a republic that became an independent nation in 1975
    $400 19
(I’m Dr. Oz.) Trouble sleeping? Check your over-the-counter pain medicine; to help constrict swollen blood vessels, it may contain this alkaloid compound, which could keep you awake
    $600 3
Kevin VanDam has hooked more than $5 million in prize money going after these game fish
    $600 28
Isaac Marion's zombie love letter:
"____ Bodies"
    $600 13
Wed 50 years to Joanne Woodward, this actor said, "I have steak at home; why should I go out for a hamburger?"
    $600 8
It's a nickname for Alabama
    DD: $1,000 16
In 2009, Georgia left the group called this Commonwealth originally formed in the early 1990s
    $600 20
This (the substance, not Popeye's girlfriend) is full of antioxidants that help lower stroke risk
    $800 4
This Spaniard's hard work has netted him more than $50 million on the pro tennis tour
    $800 29
Murder in Puget Sound:
"____ Falling on Cedars"
    $800 14
In 1937 this man, the VIII no longer, wed his American bride; the 2 would be wed for 35 years
    $800 9
Promise you'll tell us it's the Playtex bra that "lifts and separates"
    $800 24
In 1979 Yap, Truk, Kosrae & Ponape formed the federated states of this country, today made up of 607 islands
    $800 21
If you're a man 5'7" & 160 pounds, your BMI, this index, is 25.1 & sir, you're a tick overweight
    $1000 5
In just 2 fights in 2010, this Filipino southpaw punched his way to $32 million
    $1000 30
Orphan goes rural:
"____ Comfort Farm"
    $1000 15
Bob Marley knew about "one love": despite ups & downs he stayed married to this woman from 1966 until his death
    $1000 10
A Gilbert & Sullivan operetta says one of these "never won fair lady"
    $1000 25
From 756 to 1870, some territories of central Italy were part of these states aka the states of the church
    $1000 22
The plant called St. John's this can relieve mild depression & help you sleep but may interfere with many medications

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

Neal Fran Heidi
$2,400 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Fran Heidi
$3,400 $8,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
In many of her flower paintings, O'Keeffe employed photography techniques like close-ups & this--trimming off edges
    $400 21
Upon graduation from the academy at this location on the Hudson River, students are commissioned as second lieutenants
    $400 1
Aaron Sorkin, from the book "The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook"
    $400 26
On Nov. 21, 1783 the Marquis d'Arlandes was somehow persuaded to fly over Paris in this
    $400 11
In 1983 she was Arkansas woman of the year; in 1989 she was listed among the state's best business litigation lawyers
    $400 6
solid ground
    $800 17
Using one of these to climb to her roof inspired O'Keeffe's painting this "to the Moon"
    $800 22
John Paul Jones has rested in the chapel of this service academy since 1906
    $800 2
Simon Beaufoy, from the novel "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup
    $800 27
The Marquis de Condorcet was one of the bright thinkers in this "illuminating" 18th century era
    $800 12
Everybody, have you heard? This is Arkansas' state bird, state bird
    $800 7
"Hand to hand" in direct combat
    $1200 18
In many of her paintings, O'Keeffe depicted this bony anatomical structure
    $1200 23
Founded in 1839 this Lexington, Virginia school is the USA's oldest state-supported military college
    $1200 3
Joseph Mankiewicz, from the short story "The Wisdom of Eve"
    DD: $1,200 28
Of the British surrender at Yorktown, he said, "The play is over... the fifth act has just come to an end"
    $1200 13
Inductees in the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame include Conway Twitty & this "Rhinestone Cowboy"
    $1200 8
From the French:
A type of expression with 2 meanings, one of which is often risque
    $1600 19
O'Keeffe's observations of this planet in late afternoon inspired her "Evening Star" paintings
    $1600 24
Because of its location, Britain's Royal Military Academy is also known as this
    $1600 4
William Goldman, from the book by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
    $1600 29
While jailed in the Bastille, he wrote an early version of his most famous work, "Justine; or, The Misfortunes of Virtue"
    $1600 14
The mineral waters that bubble forth in this national park average 143 degrees
    $1600 9
in the open air (2 words)
    DD: $3,000 20
O'Keeffe said, "Artists who spend any time in" this city near Santa Fe "have to paint the Ranchos Church"; here's her take
    $2000 25
Along with the service academies, there are 6 senior military colleges; one is this Texas U. with a 2,200-strong corps of cadets
    $2000 5
James L. Brooks, from the novel by Larry McMurtry
    $2000 30
The 1871 Paris movement known by this hippie name was sternly suppressed by the Marquis de Gallifet
    $2000 15
Issued in 2003, the Arkansas state quarter features rice stalks, a flying mallard &, of course, this gem
    $2000 10
pleasure at another's misfortune

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Fran Heidi
$16,200 $8,800 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The animal for which this computer program is named is actually a red panda

Final scores:

Neal Fran Heidi
$14,799 $600 $400
3-day champion: $60,798 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Neal Fran Heidi
$16,200 $11,800 $9,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2013-08-21
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