Show #6797 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014


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Nora Morrison, a music historian from Cleveland, Ohio

Nick Durazo, a compliance engineer originally from Visalia, California

Gordon Graham, a recent anthropology graduate from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The conference starting this week.)
    $200 21
Activism but no guitar in the TED Talk by this man

"Might we answer that clarion call with science, with reason, with facts?"
    $200 16
Lowercase poet of "i carry your heart with me"
    $200 9
To ponder yonder intently
    $200 5
this Police man:
"The Dream of the Blue Turtles"
    $200 1
We have a "hunch" you'll know in 1852, this author wrote "Napoleon le Petit", an indictment of Napoleon III
    $200 26
As you might surmise the London race shown here took place during this month
    $400 22
Head coach John Wooden earned 620 wins with 3 rules at this school

"And the third one was, uh, never criticize a teammate. I--I didn't want that--I used to tell them I was paid to do that."
    $400 17
Henry Fielding's title foundling
    $400 10
Proverbially, "a month of" them is a long long time
    $400 6
without his siblings:
"Got to Be There"
    DD: $200 2
Last name of brothers Andre & Edouard, who noted that with arms, a pile of tires "would make a man"
    $400 27
Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire is a good place to watch fans chase a wheel of this dairy product down a steep incline
    $600 23
This Facebook C.O.O. had advice for women in the workplace

"Because no one gets to the corner office by sitting on the side, not at the table."
    $600 18
Century of Milton's "Paradise Lost"
    $600 13
To eat sheep-ishly
    $600 3
out of sync & on his own:
    $600 7
It's said that in 1921, this fashion maven chose to market the fifth scent a perfumer sampled for her
    $600 28
Tallinn, in this country, hosted a different kind of dance marathon
    $800 24
Different ways of thinking come from Temple Grandin, diagnosed with this disorder

"I think in pictures, I don't think in language."
    $800 19
His L.A. novels include
"The Black Dahlia"
    $800 14
To initiate someone with pranks & tasks
    $800 4
the Genesis of his solo career:
"Face Value"
    $800 11
In 1858 Bernadette Soubirous claimed the Virgin Mary appeared to her 18 times in this town
    $800 29
Brian Godsey set a record with a 19:32 5k running this way--they say it's better for your knees
    $1000 25
A hallucination in a visually impaired patient is described by this "Awakenings" author

"It's got motion but it's completely silent, like a silent movie' and she said that it's a rather boring movie."
    $1000 20
He created Tinker Bell
    $1000 15
Judicial stoppages, like of executions
    $1000 8
producing 5 Top 5 hits:
"The Dutchess"
    $1000 12
In 2009, 2 art historians wrote it was this Paris-born painter who mutilated van Gogh's ear, with a sword, no less
    $1000 30
Mush! Boston's "Urban" this race replaces dogs with people & sleds with shopping carts

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

Gordon Nick Nora
$1,200 $3,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Nick Nora
-$200 $8,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the political party.)
    $400 19
In the Book of Judges, this strongman is tempted & tamed by Delilah
    $400 29
One of Arkansas' official state songs begins, "October morning in" these mountains
    $400 27
Josh Brolin's stepmom is this legend
    $400 7
The Italian pottery known as majolica is named for this Spanish island from which it was imported in the mid-1400s
    $400 3
Vietnam's Le Duc Tho
    $400 1
This card game is also known as 21
    $800 21
This sailor was the son of Lamech & the father of Ham
    DD: $3,000 12
2 college students wrote its state song, which ends, "hailing thee their Northern Star"
    $800 28
Jessica Capshaw, who appears on "Grey's Anatomy", is the daughter of Kate Capshaw & the stepdaughter of this director
    $800 9
Hard paste, soft paste & bone china are the 3 main types of this ceramic
    $800 17
Alexander Hamilton
    $800 6
In astronomy a singularity is the center of one of these objects
    $1200 23
Finishes the King James version quote "How are the mighty..."
    $1200 8
Black composer James Bland, born in 1854, wrote the onetime state song "Carry Me Back To" here
    $1200 13
No, it isn't J.R. & Miss Ellie, but this actor & his mom, Broadway star Mary Martin
    $1200 10
Native American ceramics hand-formed in spirals are called this type of pottery, like a type of "spring"
    $1200 18
Ross Perot, who founded it that year
    $1200 2
It's another name for oil--just ask Jed Clampett
    $1600 22
In Genesis 21, Abraham banishes Hagar & this son of theirs to the desert; call him...
    $1600 11
Terre Haute, Ind., on this river, was the hometown of Paul Dresser, who wrote "On The Banks Of" this river, far away
    $1600 14
She's the famous granddaughter of the actor nicknamed "The Great Profile"
    $1600 15
Delftware, originating in this country, was glazed with tin oxide to produce a creamy white surface
    $1600 20
Winston Churchill
    $1600 4
"Rehab" was the lead single from this Amy Winehouse album
    DD: $6,200 24
In I Kings 20 this king has a whale of a time defeating the Damascenes
    $2000 30
One of Colorado's state songs mentions this official state flower in its title & lyrics
    $2000 26
Pictured here is this buxom blonde actress, the mother of Mariska Hargitay of "Law & Order: SVU"
    $2000 16
This potter's queen's ware was named for Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III, for whom it was originally made
    $2000 25
William Gladstone
& 1968:
Pierre Trudeau
    $2000 5
It's the molasses that's left over after several boilings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Nick Nora
$10,200 $16,800 -$2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The author of more than 50 books, he won 6 Hugo awards & was nominated for a 1968 Oscar

Final scores:

Gordon Nick Nora
$20,400 $20,401 -$2,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Nick Nora
$10,200 $14,800 $4,200
12 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2013-12-03
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