Show #6716 - Monday, November 25, 2013

Rani Peffer game 5.


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James Kosmatka, a theater manager from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Johnna Mahoney, a medical student from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky (whose 4-day cash winnings total $56,712)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "O-V-E" comin' up in each correct response.)
    $200 13
The seed of this herb is often used in the mix to cure pickles
    $200 8
Dangerous gushes that occur suddenly in canyons or gulches are known by this alliterative term
    $200 14
Piggybacking on a 747, Space Shuttle Endeavour says goodbye to this, its old launch facility
    $200 1
Bird of the Columbidae family
    $200 16
In 2013 TV shows on CBS & the BBC respectively, Lucy Liu & Martin Freeman played doctors with this surname
    $200 6
If you're applying a Band-Aid to your scuffed knee, you can thank this company that makes the brand
    $400 15
Basmati & jasmine are types of this
    $400 9
Paris looked like Venice in the winter of 1910, when this river overflowed its banks & flooded the city
    $400 19
This place in Omaha,
whose logo is seen here, traces its roots to the efforts of Father Edward J. Flanagan
    $400 2
A hitter wears them on his hands
    $400 17
Before movies like "Crimson Tide" & "Flight", he played Dr. Philip Chandler on "St. Elsewhere"
    $400 7
You give me fever, so hand me 2 of these acetylsalicylic acid tablets & a glass of water
    $600 25
It's the 4-letter name for the dessert seen here topped with raspberries
    $600 10
September 2013 flooding in 17 counties of this state wrecked thousands of homes & cut off entire towns
    $600 20
Princeton Delivery Systems manufactures the Piggyback line of these trucks that raise loads with a pair of tongs
    $600 3
To desire something that belongs to someone else
    $600 18
Maggie Siff as Dr. Tara Knowles tries to help out Jax & the Samcro Motorcycle Club on this FX show
    $600 24
Used to relieve allergy symptoms, diphenhydramine is one of these drugs named for what they counteract
    $800 26
A Greek specialty similar to shawarma, lamb roasted on a spit, shaved off & put in a pita has this 4-letter name
    $800 11
Rome's Pantheon was surrounded by water 12 feet deep after this river overflowed its banks on Christmas Eve 1598
    DD: $1,000 21
No longer on the Catholic calendar, this saint is often shown carrying the Christ child on his back
    $800 4
To linger around a particular place
    $800 23
On Adult Swim's "Childrens Hospital", Dr. Blake Downs uses makeup to look like one of these
    $1000 27
Vegans love this veggie that's basically a primitive cabbage
    $1000 12
Heavy rains swelled the Allegheny & Monongahela in March 1936, inundating this city
    $1000 22
In the piggyback type of this hospital setup, a secondary line adds intermittent doses of a new medication
    $1000 5
To aim a gun directly at someone

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

Rani Johnna James
$1,200 $2,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Johnna James
$3,200 $4,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
His second wife was the former Nancy Davis
    $400 14
Considering the title of this Wham! song, the lyric "don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo" had to happen
    $400 9
"The Bells" features golden wedding bells & sledges with bells of this metal (might make a good Christmas carol)
    $400 5
It's the letter seen here in American Sign Language
    DD: $3,000 28
Largely gone since the 14th century is this system in which a fief holder took an oath in a ceremony called homage
    $800 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Soweto, South Africa.) Nelson Mandela wrote, after his years of confinement,
"That night, I returned with her to number 8115 here in Soweto. I knew in my heart that I had left prison"
    $800 15
"Cover me with kisses, baby, cover me with love" is a line in this Blondie song
    $800 27
In April 2013 the Chicago Sun-Times announced the death of this man who reviewed movies for the paper for 46 years
    $800 10
This poem includes the line "much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly"
    $800 6
A Roman numeral, or a symbol for a kiss
    $1200 21
This emperor's early 19th century blockade called the Continental System hurt British commerce for a few years
    $1200 3
When he divorced first wife Mileva in 1919, he promised to give her the money if he ever won a Nobel Prize (he won & paid)
    $1200 16
Carly Rae Jepsen personally okayed Holden Nowell as the co-star of the video for this song
    $1200 26
Ohio's largest newspapers include The Blade of Toledo & this city's Beacon journal
    $1200 11
"And this was the reason that, long ago, in this kingdom by the sea, A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling my beautiful" her
    $1200 7
Notation for the least valuable chessman
    $1600 22
In 1601 the Banner System organized armies to conquer China & create this dynasty aka the Qing
    $1600 2
He met Mary Godwin in 1812, but they didn't wed until 1816 because he was still married to his first wife, Harriet
    $1600 17
Back off! In 1981 The Police had proximity issues with this Top 10 hit
    DD: $3,000 25
In 2013 this paper won a Pulitzer for its breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting
    $1600 12
The violent killings of an old woman & her daughter are the title crimes of this detective story
    $1600 8
It's the 4th tone in the scale of C major
    $2000 23
In the 1960s the British ditched this system that used feet & pounds
    $2000 1
In an HBO movie, Nicole Kidman played this war correspondent, Hemingway's third wife
    $2000 18
This No. 1 hit by Pink begins, "Right from the start you were a thief, you stole my heart"
    $2000 24
This media company owns over 80 newspapers, including USA Today & the Des Moines Register
    $2000 13
The narrator of "The Tell-Tale Heart" hears a low, dull sound--"such a sound as a watch makes when enveloped in" this
    $2000 4
Chemically, it's the symbol for tungsten

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rani Johnna James
$14,600 $8,600 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner from this country was under arrest at the time of the award

Final scores:

Rani Johnna James
$11,989 $1,600 $0
5-day champion: $68,701 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rani Johnna James
$13,400 $8,600 $8,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2013-09-24
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