Show #6700 - Friday, November 1, 2013


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Andrea Massar, a clinical social worker from Rockville, Maryland

Norah McKissic, an embroiderer and student from Anchorage, Alaska

Rhea Hantelman, an administrative assistant from Marysville, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
    $200 6
(I'm Gretchen Morgenson.) Stories like "How Did They Value Stocks? Count The Absurd Ways" won me a 2002 Pulitzer for beat reporting. My beat is this street
    $200 7
Victoria Beckham was the Posh member of this group; Mel B was Scary
    $200 13
studied art in Madrid,
got surreal,
    $200 8
From the Latin for "kidnapping", it's stealing the ideas or writings of another & passing them off as your own
    $200 17
In geologic time, of epoch, period & era, the one that's the longest
    $400 2
    $400 14
(I'm James Risen.) With my Times colleague Eric Lichtblau, I won a Pulitzer in 2006 for our disclosure of the Bush administration's use of domestic electronic eavesdropping without these legal documents issued by a judge
    $400 15
It was bound to happen--but Beyonce first found fame as a member of this group
    $400 20
Trinity College,
did some astronomy & math,
    $400 9
The name of this official Chinese language comes from the Sanskrit for "counselor"
    $400 18
The traditional number of days in a U.S. school year, it's the title of a PBS "Inside An American High School" program
    $600 3
No money needed for the meter
    $600 19
(I'm Amy Harmon.) I won my second Pulitzer in 2008 for a series about the new information that can be gleaned about a person's genetic profile with this kind of test which some people welcome & others prefer not to know
    $600 16
In 2000 they took home 4 CMA Awards, including Best Album for "Fly"
    $600 21
dazzled us as Tony Soprano,
    $600 10
Before it had instrument readouts, it was a panel that kept mud from splashing into horse-drawn vehicles
    $800 4
Seaside pathway of narrow wooden slats
    $800 24
(I'm Linda Greenhouse.) I won a 1998 Pulitzer for covering the Supreme Court with articles like "Why" this name of a failed nominee "Is Still a Verb in Politics 10 Years Later"
    DD: $500 22
A hotel room in 1888,
a year at Princeton,
some "Electra"-fying playwriting,
a hotel room in 1953
    $800 11
The name of this small magnifying glass used by jewellers is from a French term for a flawed gem
    $800 27
A geisha's fee is figured in "sticks", about a stick an hour; the term originated as the time it took a stick of this to burn
    $1000 5
Punitive penalty assessed to sports teams that spend more than the salary cap
    $1000 25
(Andrea Elliott delivers the clue.) Chronicling the life of an immigrant in Brooklyn who is one of these Muslim leaders of a mosque earned me a 2007 Pulitzer Prize
    $1000 23
home schooled by his father Leopold,
    $1000 12
In mythology it's the shield of Zeus; it also means protection or sponsorship
    $1000 26
Used instead of B.C. as a secular date reference, B.C.E stands for this

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

Rhea Norah Andrea
$2,800 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rhea Norah Andrea
$3,100 $6,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now, November is Military Family Month, and it's also the month in which we honor our military veterans.)
    $400 11
The Jesuits were founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius, a man from this present-day country
    $400 6
Hunter S. Thompson:
"A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream"
    $400 1
One's native language
    $400 17
Number of "Hours" in a CBS documentary show plus number of "Minutes" in a CBS documentary show
    $400 22
hasn't asked a question during oral arguments since Feb. 22, 2006
    $400 12
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from Italy.) Naval Support Activity Naples has a rather nice view of this world-famous volcano, which hasn't erupted since 1944--so no worries, right?
    $800 27
The first Jesuit pope was born in this country
    $800 7
Gustave Flaubert:
"A Study of Provincial Life"
    $800 2
Fowl term for an overprotector
    $800 18
Pat Robertson's "Club" times "Broke Girls"
    $800 23
was the first justice of Italian ancestry
    $800 13
The largest installation in the Asia-Pacific region, the Kadena Air Force Base operates from this Japanese island
    $1200 28
Sometimes called "God's Marines", the order is led by a man with this fitting title
    $1200 8
Thomas Hardy:
"A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented"
    $1200 3
Stones fans know this 3-word slang term for a tranquilizer
    DD: $3,000 19
Sum of the digits in a famous Shannen Doherty ZIP code
    $1200 24
graduated tied for first in her Columbia Law class in 1959
    $1200 14
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from Germany.) In 1948 & 1949, a lot of brave airmen flew some dangerous missions out of Wiesbaden Air Base in order to resupply this blockaded German city
    $1600 29
This Spokane university is named for the Jesuit patron saint of teens, who died nursing plague victims
    $1600 9
Anthony Swofford:
"A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles"
    $1600 4
She takes care of a group of Cub Scouts
    $1600 20
"Deep Space" number minus fractional sitcom "Men" number
    $1600 25
was nominated to the Court, then renominated
    DD: $2,000 15
Camp Patriot & a related Naval base are located on the southeast corner of this small Persian Gulf country
    $2000 30
The Jesuit society is considered a "mendicant order", meaning they get by by doing this
    $2000 10
Oscar Wilde:
"A Play About a Good Woman"
    $2000 5
This rich California gold belt extends from El Dorado County in the north to Mariposa County in the south
    $2000 21
A Fox drama about Jack Bauer divided by how many kids "Is Enough"
    $2000 26
was the first woman to become Solicitor General
    $2000 16
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from Germany.) Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is the largest American hospital outside the United States; most of its patients are wounded warriors who are flown in for care to this nearby well-known American airbase in Germany

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rhea Norah Andrea
$7,900 $19,400 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only 2 countries in the Americas that border each other & begin with the same letter

Final scores:

Rhea Norah Andrea
$100 $11,400 $6,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rhea Norah Andrea
$8,400 $17,200 $13,200
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2013-09-16
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