Show #6696 - Monday, October 28, 2013


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Gus Iurillo, a business ownership coach from Glen Allen, Virginia

Molly Kossoff, a beauty-industry magazine editor from West Hills, California

Mike Shapiro, an actuary from Denver, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response--two words, one the reverse of the other.)
(Elphaba: Clues about one of Broadway's biggest hits of all time.) (Glinda: You're good.)
    $200 11
"The Crucible" &
"On the Road"
    $200 16
In 1987 Lisa Jackson took a job with this govt. agency & oversaw Superfund industrial cleanup sites; in 2009 she became its leader
    $200 21
Its main campus lies along the Charles River
    $200 1
Married &
nightly condensation
    $200 23
Send that check to charity; this guy & his wife Melinda's foundation has granted $26 billion
    $200 6
I'm Elphaba--"Wicked" is based on Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel subtitled "The Life & Times of" this character
    $400 12
"Carrie" &
"Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders"
    $400 17
In the spring of 1862, you did not want to be a Union commander up against this major general in the Shenandoah Valley
    $400 7
Ignore someone at a party &
hot dog holders
    $400 24
Make a dent in this 1,400-page Tolstoy novel, issued in complete form in 1869
    $400 5
They call me "Wonderful" in the show & give me credit for the idea of building a wonderful road of yellow brick & a town of this color
    $600 13
"All Quiet on the Western Front" &
"This Side of Paradise"
    $600 18
From 1990-1996, he served as a nonvoting member of the U.S. Senate from the District of Columbia
    $600 8
Tough blue fabric &
extracted ore
    $600 25
Pick up more of these for that roofing job--I'll need cedar ones in the 24-inch "royal" length to match
    $600 2
My name is Madame Morribile & "weather is my specialty", which creates a huge plot twist when I conjure up this weather phenomenon
    $800 14
"Valley of the Dolls" &
"Silent Spring"
    DD: $2,000 19
Maynard Jackson was mayor of fhis city, & one of the USA's busiest airports now bears his name
    $800 22
It's home to the Lauder Institute of Management & the Wharton School of Business
    $800 9
"Pale" beer type &
    $800 26
Whip up a 7-course meal, including this expensive, boneless, 2-word cut of beef from the small end of the tenderloin
    $800 3
I, Galinda, try to teach my less fortunate college roommate Elphaba to be more like me in this show-stopping number

"Follow my lead /
And, yes, indeed /
You /
Will /
    $1000 15
"The Good Earth" &
"It Can't Happen Here"
    $1000 20
This artist started to move from representation to abstraction after a 1938 nervous breakdown
    $1000 10
After-dinner treats &
emotionally strained
    $1000 4
Fiyero here--I've been the love interest of both Elphaba & Galinda for 10 years, since the show opened on Broadway in 2003, the night before this holiday (fitting for a show about 2 witches)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Mike Molly Gus
$600 $4,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Molly Gus
$2,000 $5,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
This ex-planet's average distance of 3.7 billion miles from Earth could pose commuting problems
    $400 1
Professor Van Helsing
    $400 12
A soldier carries water in it
    $400 6
In the 1280s this Venetian served as an official for Kublai Khan in the city of Yangzhou
    $400 18
These, even if you call them escargots, their French name--non
    $400 30
John McCain says he has to translate this friend & fellow senator's Southern accent into English
    $800 29
You might want to wish upon Proxima this, a star only 4.2 light-years from our sun
    $800 2
    $800 11
This postal marking or perforation on a stamp indicates that it's been used
    $800 7
This poet had mooned over Beatrice Portinari for 9 years before she even spoke to him in 1283
    $800 19
This generic 4-letter variety of seaweed, kombu in Japanese--no
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The 4 great rivers of Africa are the Niger, the Nile, the Zambezi & this one that lends its name to 2 countries in its basin
    $1200 28
Not many are looking to settle in Valles Marineris, canyons discovered on this planet by Mariner 9 in 1971
    $1200 3
Defense lawyer John Quincy Adams
    $1200 8
In "Moby Dick", Melville wrote, "better sleep with a sober" one of these flesh-eaters "than a drunken Christian"
    DD: $3,200 15
Al-Razi gave the first description of acquired immunitv in a discussion of this disease that disfigured & killed
    $1200 13
This, Foeniculum vulgare, looking sort of like celery & tasting like licorice--no!
    $1200 23
A century-old Silver Ghost from this British car company sold for $7.1 million in 2012
    $1600 27
If you have your heart set on this 2-letter moon of Jupiter, pack a coat; temperatures get below -225 degrees
    $1600 4
Butler James Stevens
    $1600 9
In a 1972 hit, Sammy Davis Jr. told us that he could "take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew"
    $1600 16
In 1057 he was killed in battle at Lumphanan in Aberdeenshire, not at Dunsinane Castle
    $1600 14
Also known as the velvet stem, the enoki type of this--yes
    $1600 24
Like the one in your nose, this dividing membrane between 2 halves takes its name from the Latin for "fence"
    DD: $5,000 26
Want land? Buying on this moon of Saturn is a no-brainer: its 3,200-mile diameter is bigger than Mercury!
    $2000 5
Mad genius Bailey
(a 2013 sequel)
    $2000 10
In Catholicism this part of the mass begins after the preface & sanctus & ends just before the Lord's prayer
    $2000 17
At the battle for Jaffa in 1192, Richard the Lionheart's mount was killed, so this Muslim foe sent him 2 to replace it
    $2000 20
The comice type of this fruit--yes, with good cheese
    $2000 25
In 2013 Detroit became the largest U.S. city ever to take this undesirable step

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Molly Gus
$11,000 $16,200 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 19th century character talks about his own writings about tattoo marks & on the tracing of footsteps

Final scores:

Mike Molly Gus
$1,000 $11,100 $5,500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,100 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Molly Gus
$11,200 $18,200 $7,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2013-09-16
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