Show #6718 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013


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John Kyle Grady, a substitute teacher originally from Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Shanna Lafferty, a law student from Boyertown, Pennsylvania

Mike Nickel, a social worker from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,210)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This late funnyman, ever in search of respect: "I met the Surgeon General. He offered me a cigarette"
    $200 17
These 2 men clash in 1 Samuel 17 in a game of rock, sword, spear; rock beats sword & spear
    $200 11
It's said "no man" is one, but one in a kitchen makes a man happy when he has a place to put stuff
    $200 12
The colorful title of this Antarctic graphic novel from Greg Rucka refers to a visibility condition created by a snowstorm
    $200 22
Popes taking office in 575, 855 & 2005 used this name
    $200 1
The objective case of I
    $400 7
By George, this standup comic said, "As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero, he no longer is"
    $400 18
These 2 classic Monopoly properties are available for a combined price of $750
    $400 13
Types of this furniture include Shelby &--ah do believe ah have the vapors--fainting
    $400 25
32 years after "A Wrinkle in Time", she wrote of the South Pole in "Troubling a Star"
    $400 23
Latin was made the church language by a pope of this name, Latin for winner or conqueror
    $400 2
Sir, you don't look 18; I'll need to see this
    $600 8
Jack Handey: "Blow ye winds, like" this Miles Davis instrument "blows, but without that noise"
    $600 19
Though linked today, the 2 men behind A&F, this clothing company, were working partners only from 1900 to 1907
    $600 14
This small elevator used for moving food between floors actually sounds pretty smart to us
    $600 26
Clive Cussler's "Atlantis Found" finds this protagonist--no relation to Brad--in Antarctica
    $600 24
A 20th century pope took this name to honor the popes who made him a bishop & a cardinal
    $600 3
A conjunction
    $800 9
For "Blazing Saddles", this legendary black standup wrote the classic line "Mongo only pawn in game of life"
    $800 20
In "Through the Looking-Glass", these "fat little men only looked at each other and grinned", not good for much else
    $800 15
Thomas Crapper did not invent the modern this; Al Giblin patented it in 1819, 17 years before Crapper was born
    DD: $1,000 27
Beryl Bainbridge's "Birthday Boys" fetes this explorer's fatal 1912 expedition to the South Pole
    $800 29
The last pope with this name from Latin for "good-doer" died in 1404
    $800 4
For Ice Cube it was a good day because "I didn't even have to use" this weapon
    $1000 10
This extremely deadpan comic asked, "What's another word for thesaurus?"
    $1000 21
In 1877 these 2 moons of Mars got their names from words denoting fear & terror
    $1000 16
It's the word for the kind of post seen here
    $1000 28
In John Campbell's novella "Who Goes There?", filmed with this title, an alien ship is found in Antarctica
    $1000 30
Reigning from 1471 to 1484, the fourth pope of this name had a certain chapel built
    $1000 5
William James Mayo got his in 1883

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

Mike Shanna John
$5,400 $200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Shanna John
$7,600 -$400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
On December 15 the U.S. ratified this important 10-part package
    $400 2
This game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling is played with wooden balls on a court covered with fine gravel
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sitka Raptor Center in Alaska.) The great gray owl has acute hearing due in part to its enormous facial disk that acts like one of these receivers, trapping & concentrating sounds, allowing it to hear prey that's a foot beneath the snow
    $400 3
This duo "Escape from Guantanamo Bay"
    $400 12
Pillsbury Sound between St. Thomas & St. John in this U.S. territory was named for a U.S. admiral, not a baker
    $800 7
This adjective means having anatomical structures that are enhanced by electronic components
    $800 18
A toy on a string was named after this bird of prey because it hovers in the air in the same way
    $800 4
This film "II: The Legend of Curly's Gold"
    $800 13
Milford Sound in this country's South Island was described by Rudyard Kipling as the 8th Wonder of the World
    $1200 17
Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, the 13th of these Franciscan outposts, was founded in California
    $1200 8
Also called the ward, it's the courtyard of the castle & usually pairs with "motte"
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sitka Raptor Center in Alaska.) The bald eagle has made a remarkable recovery from the ravages of this now-banned pesticide, which caused affected birds to lay thin-shelled eggs, producing fewer young
    $1200 1
This comedy "2 1/2: The Smell of Fear"
    $1200 23
In 1998 this program in Chicago Public Schools "attracted " future Education Secretary Arne Duncan as its head
    $1200 11
Darwin Sound lies on the south coast of this South American island, the "land of fire"
    DD: $5,000 22
In August the Treaty of Sistova ended war between the Hapsburgs & this empire to the east
    $1600 9
To brighten up a piece of silver; a public figure may do it to "his reputation"
    $1600 20
In 1982 biologists began capturing the California species of this bird to breed it & save it from extinction; so far, so good
    $1600 5
2013's "A Good Day to" do this
    $1600 24
This test was developed in 1926 by Carl Campbell Brigham for the College Entrance Examination Board
    $1600 14
Almost all of Connecticut's coastline lies along this arm of the Atlantic
    $2000 27
After New York gave up claims to its territory, on March 4 it joined the Union as the 14th state
    $2000 10
Life is good at this tree seen here
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sitka Raptor Center in Alaska.) Peregrine falcons are not only fast, they also have great eyesight, which might be why the ancient Egyptians depicted this sky god as having the eye of a peregrine falcon, used as a motif to represent the all-seeing eye
    $2000 6
"28 Weeks Later" is a sequel to this film
    DD: $200 25
This New Jersey-based organization says it's the world's largest provider of scholarships to young women
    $2000 15
This 1,980-mile-long river flows across Alaska & enters the Bering Sea via Norton Sound

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Shanna John
$12,000 $14,400 $16,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Over 8,000 people have been saved from harm by this program authorized in a 1970 law, but we're not allowed to name any

Final scores:

Mike Shanna John
$50 $14,400 $28,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Shanna John
$12,000 $13,800 $16,000
18 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2013-09-24
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