Show #6685 - Friday, October 11, 2013


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Greg Buzzard, an organizing fellow originally from Warrensburg, Missouri

Julie Huffman, a judicial research lawyer from Oxnard, California

William Bernhardt, a novelist from Midwest City, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the show as we present...)
___ING ___
    $200 5
Of Colorado's 7 congressional districts, 3 are partly within this metropolis & its suburbs
    $200 24
Angie, to Jack Donaghy: "As you know, my single, 'My Single Is Dropping', is dropping"
    $200 7
A lone redeeming quality, or a Holly Hunter TV show
    $200 3
That fifth of whiskey you picked up today means 1/5 of this liquid measure
    $200 1
This 2-word rhyming phrase, a magical incantation, is also the name of a movie about 3 sister witches
    $200 18
In criminal law, if a defendant refuses to enter a plea or does not appear, the court enters this plea on his behalf
    $400 6
In this state the 1st district is the skinny part & the 2nd is the bulgy part by Wyoming
    $400 25
Larry David: "1 in 30 (apricots) is a good one. It's such a low-percentage fruit"
    $400 8
British people push a trolley when buying tea at Tesco; in the U.S. we push this
    $400 4
Here come the "Jeopardy!" writers; better tap this cask that can hold 165 12-ounce beers
    $400 2
In 1923 Horace Goldin was awarded a patent for this illusion; he later incorporated a buzz saw
    $400 19
In an attempt to plead this, 2 brothers who robbed a payroll truck in NYC in 1941 barked like dogs & drooled in court
    $600 13
The states with only one district covering the whole state include these three large bordering ones
    $600 28
Sue, on Fox: "You think this is hard?! I'm passing a gallstone as we speak! That's hard!"
    $600 9
If your employment has ended, you've been given these
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a goblet of cognac.) This special goblet used to serve fine cognac narrows at the top to trap & enhance the aroma of the liquor
    $600 12
Ironically, this magician says he's never been able to finish the Dickens novel that gave him his stage name
    $600 20
"Stand your ground" laws have increased the possible situations for this hyphenated plea
    $800 14
One of the 2 states that gained the most new districts following the 2010 census, 4 & 2 seats
    DD: $1,000 10
Australia's unofficial national anthem
    $800 27
Avast ye hearties! Hand me the large beer glass named for this large sailing vessel with at least 2 masts
    $800 16
Bullwinkle tried this cliched magic trick, but his results were feline & ursine, not leporine
    $800 21
2-word Latin phrase for a plea in which the defendant does not dispute the charges
    $1000 15
This landmark is divided between New York's 10th district (median income, $70,270) and the 13th, where the figure is half that
    $1000 29
"Oh my God, Brian, there's a message in my Alpha-Bits. It says 'Oooooo'". "Peter, those are Cheerios"
    $1000 11
Poultry dominance hierarchy
    $1000 26
It's a tall, often pewter mug with a hinged lid
    $1000 17
Author Peter Lamont traveled to India to write "The Rise of" this, called "the world's most famous illusion
    $1000 22
This word comes before "pleading" to mean an argument that blatantly favors only one side of a case

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

William Julie Greg
$3,000 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Julie Greg
$4,400 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain 3 C's.)
    $400 11
The sensation that a dark curtain is being pulled across the eye can indicate that this has become detached
    $400 1
A John Hughes classic:
"_____ Candles"
    $400 7
A captain in Knowlton's Rangers, this Conn. teacher volunteered to spy on the British in September 1776
    $400 2
The first known one of these self-reflective chronicles in English is Thomas Whythorne's from circa 1576
    $400 21
Tiger Woods & this golfer got in a public spat at the 2013 Players Championship
    $400 14
Wow, that's so weird--I was just thinking about this word for a striking occurrence of 2 events at 1 time
    $800 12
A condition commonly called Dowager's Hump is part of the bone-thinning effects of this disease
    $800 8
With Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson:
    DD: $1,000 20
On March 23, 1775 he told the House of Burgesses that "the war is inevitable--and let it come!"
    $800 3
John Barry's "Philadelphia Spelling Book" of 1790 was the first book in America with this protection
    $800 26
In 2005 Mexican author Sergio Pitol won the Spanish-language literary award named for this man born in 1547
    $800 15
This college degree is total B.S.
    $1200 19
This medical therapy is necessary to eliminate wastes & maintain fluid balance in cases of kidney failure
    $1200 9
A 2011 high-speed chase with Vin Diesel & Paul Walker:
"Fast _____"
    $1200 24
In 1774 this Virginian attacked the crown in "A Summary View Of The Rights Of British America"
    $1200 4
His "Murders in the Rue Morgue" in 1841 is considered the first detective story in English
    $1200 28
Sergio Marchionne turned around this Italian car company & later became CEO of Chrysler
    $1200 16
These household pests targeted by Raid have lived on earth for 250 million years
    $1600 22
Myelin, a substance that protects & coats nerve fibers, becomes swollen & inflamed in this 2-word autoimmune disease
    $1600 10
Jennifer Garner grows up way too fast:
"_____ Going On _____"
    $1600 25
Later the first Chief Justice of the U.S., he played a leading part in drafting the Constitution of New York
    $1600 5
The logo seen here belongs to this University Press, founded in 1534 & claiming the title of the world's oldest publisher
    DD: $2,000 17
It's the last of the "5 stages of grief"
    $2000 23
The word for this disease comes from the same Latin root as "rage"
    $2000 13
With Harrison Ford & Anne Heche:
"_____ Days _____ Nights"
    $2000 27
Rousing the countryside in April 1775, William Dawes arrived in Lexington soon after this man
    $2000 6
According to UNESCO, the oldest book printed with movable metal type is the Jikji, from Cheongju in this country
    $2000 18
From the Latin for "to cook together", it means to devise or contrive

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Julie Greg
$11,600 $6,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the capital city of the only country that borders both the Mediterranean Sea & the Black Sea

Final scores:

William Julie Greg
$13,001 $9,200 $24,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

William Julie Greg
$11,400 $7,200 $15,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2013-08-28
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