Show #6693 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013


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Emily Wood, an attorney from Waltham, Massachusetts

Nina Emkin, a tutor from Los Angeles, California

Bill Tolany, a marketing executive from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the sports.)
(Alex: You have to translate the French word.)
    $200 1
This word, from the Italian for "little house", sounds a lot classier than "gamblatorium" would
    $200 21
The "Toy Train" is a nickname of this country's Darjeeling Himalayan with a two-foot gauge to help it climb hills
    $200 7
"Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream"
    $200 11
On November 11, the first burial is held at this spot in Arlington National Cemetery
    $200 24
Michel is mort; we will miss Michel much
    $200 16
Brick red, hot magenta, sea green & 117 more options are in a 120-count box of these
    $400 2
Want to gamble on a race but can't get to Churchill Downs? Go to an OTB satellite, OTB standing for this
    $400 22
The tracks of these mountains' "Scenic Railroad" run from Utica, New York to Lake Placid
    $400 10
"Pinstripe Empire"
    $400 12
According to the title of a Gavin Menzies book, the Chinese do this, 7 decades before it was supposedly done
    $400 25
Angelique gave the victim bouche a bouche
    $400 17
Nevis, the Windward Passage & the Spanish Main are all in this sea
    $600 3
A number that is marked when playing keno is known as this, also the name of Dick & Jane's dog
    $600 23
Historically, north of the Frisco rail line was "the wrong side of the tracks" in this northeast Oklahoma city
    $600 9
"Into Thin Air"
    $600 13
In his second inaugural, he pats himself on the back for the acquisition of Florida
    $600 28
I'm not spending cinquante euros on that scarf
    $600 18
At its core, this boozy clan was Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr.
    $800 4
This term refers to a group of linked slot machines that offer a big payday, or to a political "forward" thinker
    $800 26
This rail service zooms through the Chunnel on a track called High Speed 1 out of London's St. Pancras station
    $800 6
"The Sweet Science"
    $800 14
Johann Sebastian Bach completes these concertos bearing the name of a German state
    $800 29
I'm wearing jeans because it's vendredi decontracte, this day
    $800 19
The "Discobolus" statue, a Viking antler comb & a Henry I halfpenny are all in this London site
    $1000 5
It's an automatic pass line loser if I get a 2, 3 or this total on my come out roll
    $1000 27
One of Manhattan's newer attractions, this park on the West Side was converted from unused freight tracks
    $1000 8
"A Season on the Brink" by John Feinstein
    DD: $5,000 15
The tenth pope of this name excommunicates Martin Luther with a papal bull
    $1000 30
Join me for petit dejeuner, won't you?
    $1000 20
If you had raided this object, you might have found a pot of manna, Aaron's rod & the 2 stone tablets of Moses

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

Bill Nina Emily
$400 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Nina Emily
$3,000 $1,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll show you pictures. You have to identify the person, as you look at the photo, to the left of President Obama.)
(Alex: Two places in each correct response--the first one begins with the letter "A", the second one with a "B".)
    $400 5
He has something in common with Obama--both took over their jobs from George W. Bush, & that's about it
    $400 18
In the "Aeneid" Virgil wrote, "Whatever it is, I fear" them "even when they bring gifts"
    $400 19
First enumerated in the 6th century, they include sloth & gluttony
    $400 1
For the 2009 Oscars, she was in competition against ex-husband James Cameron for Best Director; she won
    $400 13
As a noun, it's a chickenlike game bird; as a verb, it means to complain or grumble
    $400 3
A couple of hours flying south will get you from this Paraguayan capital to this Argentinean capital
    $800 6
The Pres is seen here with this man, leader of a close ally
    $800 26
Philippic, meaning a bitter rant, comes from the speeches Demosthenes made against this kingdom's Philip II
    $800 20
Proverbs 9:1 & the title of T.E. Lawrence's memoir mention 7 of these
    $800 8
British director Gurinder Chadha had a cameo in the wedding scene in this 2002 girls' soccer film
    $800 14
Mimic or imitate
    DD: $3,600 4
It's about a 30-hour drive between these 2 rhyming state capitals
    $1200 7
This man lost his 1997 Parliament run, but today is the U.K.'s top dog
    $1200 27
This poetess of Lesbos was known as the "tenth muse"
    $1200 21
His comedy routine "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling
    $1200 12
This sister of Francis Ford Coppola & aunt of Sofia also directed "One Night Stand", starring Ally Sheedy
    $1200 15
A gastropod, or a verb meaning to strike heavily, as with a fist
    $1200 24
Though far from Europe, you return to Dutch soil when you sail between these two islands
    $1600 9
You may recall this governor hanging with the president--actually, in 2012, Wisconsin did not
    DD: $200 28
The "lives" of Aristides & Cato the Elder were among those this biographer covered
    $1600 22
In antiquity Mons Palatinus was the first of this group to be built upon
    $1600 2
This first film directed by Barbra Streisand was based on a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    $1600 16
To tease the hair in order to give it volume
    $1600 25
It's less than 30 miles between this pair of cities, Belgium's largest & its capital
    $2000 10
In 2011, this man went from whip to House majority leader
    $2000 23
Vassar & Smith are 2 of the institutions collectively known as this
    $2000 11
In 2013 this New Zealander directed the Sundance Channel's 7-part miniseries "Top of the Lake"
    $2000 17
Bamboozle, or intimidate by a display of power or importance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Nina Emily
$12,000 $3,800 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Iran's 50,000 rial note includes an international symbol for one of these, featuring 3 well-defined orbits

Final scores:

Bill Nina Emily
$17,700 $2,600 $100
3-day champion: $44,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Nina Emily
$22,000 $3,800 $8,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2013-09-11
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