Show #6719 - Thursday, November 28, 2013


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Steven Durham, a writer and stay-at-home dad from Asheville, North Carolina

Whitney Magendie, a public health program coordinator from New Orleans, Louisiana

John Kyle Grady, a substitute teacher originally from Hyde Park, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
It's the base of our number system
    $200 11
This blind Greek's epic poems furnished plots for tragic dramatists like Euripides
    $200 2
To compete for something, like a prize
    $200 1
Julie Chen & Sara Gilbert give their view as 2 of the co-hosts of this talk show
    $200 21
In the 1930s the engineers of the Bay Bridge linking these 2 cities sank supports hundreds of feet to reach the bedrock
    $200 26
Of the 4 Grand Slam tennis tournaments, it's the one played on clay
    $400 17
This number when spelled out has the same number of letters as its value
    $400 12
Alexander the Great's tutelage under this Greek ended in 336 B.C. after the assassination of Alexander's dad
    $400 3
To express an emotion, or to relieve building pressure
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Tennessee.) Nashville's Bluebird Cafe is featured on this TV drama, starring Connie Britton & Hayden Panettiere
    $400 22
Messner & Habeler proved to the world in 1978 that they could climb Mount Everest without supplemental this
    $400 27
We hope you know in mythology, Hephaestus molded this "all gifts" woman out of clay; no word on the box
    $600 18
The Baskin-Robbins logo introduced in 1953 included this number
    $600 13
This 200s B.C. man demonstrated 467 propositions of plane & solid geometry from axioms & postulates
    $600 4
To treat with sulfur & heat, thereby strengthening
    $600 8
"The Cleveland Show", which follows a guy named Cleveland Brown & his family, was spun off from this series
    $600 23
Muhammad's booty from the Battle of Badr, Dhu al-Faqar was a magical 2-bladed type of this deadly weapon
    $600 28
A 2006 Oscar went to a film starring this claymation pair, an inventor & his faithful dog
    $800 19
Revelation 13 declares it "the number of the beast"
    DD: $3,000 15
"Life of" this Greek, by the Roman physician Soranus, was published around 100 A.D.
    $800 5
To clear of suspicion
    $800 9
This film popular at Christmas was based on more than one story by Jean Shepherd
    $800 24
In 1943 Norwegian commandos set back the Nazi atom program by destroying a 4-month supply of this liquid
    $1000 20
212 is the area code for the Empire State Building; this is the area code for the White House
    $1000 16
This "Oresteia" man was the first to use 2 actors in a tragedy to create dialogue, instead of having one just play to the chorus
    $1000 6
To defeat in battle
    $1000 10
In 1933 Will Rogers & Janet Gaynor starred in a non-musical version of this film set at the Iowa state fair
    $1000 25
Floyd Bennett won a Medal of Honor for piloting himself & this explorer over the North Pole in 1926

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Whitney Steven
$4,400 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Whitney Steven
$3,400 $600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the [*]; you name the birth country.)
(Alex: The author's name is anagrammed in the clue.)
(Alex: And finally, a visit to Philadelphia to one of America's greatest art galleries...)
    $400 21
In some areas of Donegal County's west coast, this Irish tongue is the spoken first language, not English
    $400 16
To describe how you move objects between icons on a desktop, this word is paired with "drop"
    $400 6
Golf's Ernie Els
    $400 11
That was simply this awe-inspiring adjective often paired with "the ridiculous"
    $400 1
A "miserable(s)" author:
    $400 26
(Alex presents the clue from the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.) For "The Dance", this artist pinned paper cutouts to the canvas; now, this made it much easier to make changes to the mural, but it also gave him a working method that he used to great acclaim later in his career
    $800 22
Each July pilgrims climb Ireland's holy mountain Croagh Patrick, in this county that sounds like a sandwich spread
    $800 17
If we're talking NiCads, we're talking about these in laptops
    $800 7
Baseball's Yasiel Puig
    $800 12
This title for Christian ministers such as Ike is also an adjective meaning "deserving respect"
    $800 2
Far from the "Twilight" of her career:
    DD: $300 27
(Alex presents the clue from the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.) "Haere Pape", the inscription on "Beach Scene", roughly means "she goes down to the fresh water", but a literal translation is rather difficult, which indicates
that this artist had a rather quirky grasp of the local language
    $1200 23
From Piccadilly & Leicester square, "it's a long way to" this largest inland Irish county
    DD: $3,000 18
OS can stand for operating system or this movement to make operating systems & other programs freely available
    $1200 8
Figure skating's Elvis Stojko
    $1200 13
As part of my sense of awe, I feel this 5-letter synonym for deep fear
    $1200 3
Oh, the courtroom drama:
    $1200 28
(Alex presents the clue from the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.) Pointillism may seem like a novelty, but it's really a scientific use of colored dots to create an overall image; your computer monitor & your television screen work the same way, so in the 1880s, this artist was years ahead of his time
    $1600 24
This largest Irish county in area is home to Doneraile National Park & Blarney Castle
    $1600 19
Actors might memorize these rectangles that appear onscreen to present information, then vanish
    $1600 9
Soccer's Cristiano Ronaldo
    $1600 14
I kneel before this Broadway theatre where "The Phantom of the Opera" has been playing since 1988
    $1600 4
A bit of Danish in Africa:
    $2000 25
The lakes of Killarney & Dingle Peninsula make this SW county one of Ireland's most popular tourist destinations
    $2000 20
The "RW" in DVD-RW is for this adjective, meaning users can erase what's on the DVD & put new stuff on it
    $2000 10
Cricket's Imran Khan
    $2000 15
The Latin mirabilis gave us this word for something awesome or what we do "at" it
    $2000 5
Rely on this American poet:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Whitney Steven
$12,100 $1,800 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1942 Winston Churchill said, "I can handle this peasant"; historians aren't sure things turned out that way

Final scores:

John Whitney Steven
$2,599 $1,800 $18,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Whitney Steven
$15,600 $1,800 $9,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
6 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2013-09-24
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