Show #6679 - Thursday, October 3, 2013


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Kristan McMahon, an attorney from Annandale, Virginia

Rohit Dewan, a financial analyst originally from Federal Way, Washington

Damian Henri, an architect from Shaker Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the comic who made a particular phrase popular.)
    $200 13
Visit one of the many black sand beaches where the black sand is actually made of this
    $200 15
(CNBC's David Faber delivers the clue.) "Of the Division of Labour" & "Of the Origin and Use of Money" are chapters in this man's "Wealth of Nations"
    $200 7
The emotional aches & trials of adolescents
    $200 1
"Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!"
    $200 6
Types of these used in electric cars include lead-acid, nickel metal hydride, & lithium-ion
    $200 16
"America Runs On" this donut chain's coffee; add a turbo shot of espresso for more caffeine!
    $400 14
Hawaii's equivalent of a balcony where you can sit & relax, it's also the name of one of the islands
    $400 27
Published on the eve of the 1848 revolutions, this pair's "Communist Manifesto" declared capitalism evil & exploitive
    $400 8
What you say of something you've been waiting for

    $400 2
"Isn't that special?"
    $400 9
This metal rod moves up & down inside a cylinder; it's also known to move up and down NBA courts
    $400 23
At "America's Diner", this place, anytime is a good time for the Signature Diner Roast
    $600 17
In Honolulu you can tour this home of Hawaii's last monarchs, the U.S.A.'s only royal palace
    $600 28
In 1920 English readers could tackle Einstein's "Relativity:" these 2 theories, "A Popular Exposition"
    $600 20
Heaven or hell for some

death LIFE
    $600 3
"Here's another nice mess you've gotten me into"
    $600 10
Sodium azide reacts with potassium nitrate to (quickly!) produce nitrogen gas in this safety feature
    $600 24
New Orleans' Cafe du Monde offers coffee mixed with the root of this endive relative
    $800 18
Not surprisingly you'll find 3 of the national tropical botanical gardens on this "Garden Isle"
    DD: $1,000 29
"A Winter Walk" & "Slavery in Massachusetts" are essays by this 19th century American
    $800 21
Take one to see the globe
    $800 4
"Homey don't play that"
    $800 11
ACDelco says this item "is what started it all for us" & it has "the kind of firepower you expect"
    $800 25
This convenience store asks you to "walk on the wild side" & try the blueberry coffee
    $1000 19
Before the end of your trip, you're bound to hear this song whose title means "farewell to thee"
    $1000 22
On the calendar, it's a beginning, as well as an end
    $1000 5
    $1000 12
The kinetic energy of suspension movement is turned into heat energy that's dissipated through hydraulic fluid by this part
    $1000 26
At Starbucks, the smaller 8-ounce cappuccino is called this, & it's not an insult

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

Damian Rohit Kristan
$2,400 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Damian Rohit Kristan
$5,600 $3,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
It's the value of the net charge of a neutron
    $400 20
Devotees bring toilet paper, rice, rubber gloves & other props to midnight showings of this 1975 film
    $400 1
A certain Monterey, California businessman named David helped popularize this type of cheese
    $400 26
A country that existed for more than 70 years broke up January 1, 1993, giving birth to these two European nations
    $400 2
Born in Arkansas in 1932, he walked the final line in Nashville in 2003
    $400 3
I'll "catch you on" this other side of a phonograph record
    $800 16
A nucleus with an excess of neutrons is described as this, meaning it is spontaneously emitting particles
    $800 21
Robert De Niro went behind the wheel of a cab for weeks in preparation for his role as Travis Bickle in this film
    $800 8
Montrachet is traditionally made from this animal's milk
    $800 27
With the help of the U.S., it broke away from Colombia & declared independence on November 3, 1903
    DD: $3,000 13
He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts in 1925 & died in Los Angeles June 6, 1968
    $800 4
A removable protective covering for a couch
    $1200 17
Your standard neutron is composed of 1 "up" & 2 "down" of these elementary particles
    $1200 12
Not satisfied with a portion of the "Kramer vs. Kramer" script, this actress wrote her own courtroom speech
    $1200 9
The holes in cheese are properly known by this anatomical term
    DD: $2,000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Portugal's 1974 change in government led to the end of an over 500-year colonial involvement in Africa & the independence of several former colonies, including these two
    $1200 14
He was born in Scotland in 1813; his mission came to an end in Chitambo (now in Zambia) in 1873
    $1200 5
"Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers", says Paul's epistle to these people
    $1600 18
It helps in studying neutrons if you slow them down from near light speed to 15 mph in a block of this, aka heavy hydrogen
    $1600 22
In this 1970 film, Jack Nicholson has trouble ordering a plain omelet, a cup of coffee & wheat toast
    $1600 10
This brand of cheddar cheese bears the name of a city in Oregon
    $1600 24
He was born in Sussex, England August 4, 1792 & died off the coast of Tuscany July 8, 1822
    $1600 6
An instrument for measuring thickness
    $2000 19
Binding its neutrons to its protons, this "force" holds together an atom's nucleus
    $2000 23
An aircraft hangar in Alabama was used to create the landing area behind this Wyoming landmark in "Close Encounters"
    $2000 11
This blue cheese is named for the English village where it was first sold; oddly, now it cannot be made there legally
    $2000 25
This U.N. Secretary-General was born July 29, 1905 in Sweden & died September 18, 1961 near Ndola, Northern Rhodesia
    $2000 7
This group of organic compounds includes fats, oils, & waxes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Damian Rohit Kristan
$18,000 $17,200 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The impetus for these books came from a vision the author had "of a faun carrying an umbrella & parcels in a snowy wood"

Final scores:

Damian Rohit Kristan
$35,999 $34,400 $5,599
2-day champion: $63,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Damian Rohit Kristan
$17,200 $14,800 $2,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2013-08-27
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