Show #6841 - Monday, May 19, 2014

Julia Collins game 11.


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James Herman, a research scientist from Washington, D.C.

Leah Blumenfeld, a political science professor from Miami, Florida

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 10-day cash winnings total $220,610)

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Jeopardy! Round

____ OF ____
    $200 1
From the BBC: "And now for something completely different"
    $200 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Baja California.) Baja's sea lions can dive deep because they have the ability to store substantial amounts of this gas in their blood & muscle
    $200 13
This senator from way out west was the Republican candidate for president in 1964
    $200 26
    $200 2
You've opened "a whole new" this, a source of invertebrates &, proverbially, of unexpected problems
    $200 11
The more than 3,000 grades of this metal can be categorized into carbon, alloy & stainless varieties
    $400 6
On Fox: "Are you this rude to all your patients?" "Yes. Don't think you're special"
    $400 19
These polyps come in several varieties including thorny, gorgonian & mushroom
    $400 14
Sir Charles Barry was
the chief architect of this government edifice,
finished around 1860
    $400 27
    $400 3
A plan that's insubstantial & subject to collapse is this wobbly structure
    $400 18
Some schools use the "A-F" grading system & some use "P" , "F" & "IN", these 3 grades
    $600 7
Hannibal Smith, on an NBC show: "I love it when a plan comes together"
    $600 20
The name of this tusked whale comes from the Old Norse for "corpse whale", referring to its whitish color
    $600 15
"Can't get enough of" this singer who led the Love Unlimited Orchestra
    $600 28
    $600 4
"I'll never be your" ox or mule, this type of animal
    $600 23
Something too important for you to decide is "above your" this, a level of salary in the military
    $800 8
On Showtime: lockhart is "the head of the Senate intelligence committee, not some civilian... monkey"
    DD: $1,200 21
This small fish of the genus hippocampus has no stomach & must eat almost constantly to stay alive
    $800 16
This media mogul who helped launch Fox TV started his career in the mail room at the William Morris agency
    $800 29
    $800 5
This term for weakness in the character of an admired person includes lower extremities
    $800 24
One of these is below investment grade if it is rated "BB+" or lower by Standard & Poor's
    $1000 12
On CBS: "As god is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly"
    $1000 22
Each fall silver eels migrate to this "sea" within the North Atlantic to breed, some traveling across land
    $1000 17
Under publisher Barry Bingham Jr., this southern city's Courier-Journal won 3 Pulitzer prizes
    $1000 30
    $1000 10
A distribution of forces so no single nation is strong enough to dominate (& tip it)
    $1000 25
Factors such as amnesia & loss of consciousness help grade this injury as mild, moderate or severe

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

Julia Leah James
$3,400 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Leah James
$5,000 $3,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
The Japanese theatrical form of noh derives its name from a word meaning this type of ability America ostensibly has
    $400 2
A Tony winner for "Miss Saigon", Lea Salonga provided the singing voice for "Mulan" & for Princess Jasmine in this film
    $400 1
It was originally made for Uther Pendragon
    $400 11
He based "stately, plump Buck Mulligan" in "Ulysses" on his friend Oliver Gogarty
    $400 13
This king who lends his name to a costly type of victory was killed in a 272 B.C. battle to capture Argos
    $400 21
First Response offers this type of test--which has only 2 responses--& says it's "over 99% accurate"
    $800 27
The 5 types of noh play include the kami play, about the deities of this religion
    $800 3
This "G.I. Jane" played Esmeralda to Tom Hulce's Quasimodo in 1996's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
    $800 6
A journey there & back again
    $800 12
This Joseph Conrad character receives the title of lord from natives on the remote island of Patusan
    $800 14
Talk about wanting a recount! On Jan. 19, 1793, this king was condemned to death by 380 votes to 310
    $800 22
In a 1992 game Dominique Wilkins set an NBA record by making 23 of these shots without missing
    DD: $2,000 28
Kuroko are kabuki stagehands whose traditional black dress
Is believed to give them
this quality
    $1200 4
Idina Menzel voiced the snow queen in 2013's "Frozen", while this "Veronica Mars" actress played her sister Anna
    $1200 7
This sweeping punch is kind of the side-to-side version of an uppercut
    $1200 18
P.G. Wodehouse introduced this valet in a Saturday Evening Post story, "Extricating Young Gussie"
    $1200 15
In 1975 King Faisal of this country was shot to death by his nephew, Prince Faisal
    $1200 23
This Swiss legend put an arrow in the heart of a local bailiff after not putting one in his son's head
    $1600 29
At a climactic moment, a kabuki actor strikes a pose called a mie, usually characterized by this ocular action
    $1600 5
Bandleader & longtime Jack Benny associate Phil Harris voiced this bear in 1967's "The Jungle Book"
    $1600 8
English pastime that was a forerunner of baseball
    $1600 19
It's never clear why Joseph K. is arrested in this Kafka novel, but he's executed anyway
    DD: $2,600 16
In 336 B.C. a young Macedonian noble named Pausanias killed this king but was killed on the spot himself
    $1600 24
Lockheed-Martin says a satellite launching in 2014 as part of this system will be able to track objects within 3 feet
    $2000 30
The only noh instrument that plays melodies is the no-kan, one of these made of bamboo
    $2000 10
In a 1995 film Oscar winner Linda Hunt played this title heroine's grandmother willow
    $2000 9
2 crucial hills in the Battle of Gettysburg were "Big" & "Little" this
    $2000 20
The novel "Trilby" is mostly remembered for this character who hypnotizes & controls the title singer
    $2000 17
In 1485 he wasn't horsing around when his forces killed Richard III; for him, it was really good to be king
    $2000 25
At 30 paces, she could split a playing card held edge on and hit dimes
tossed into the air

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Leah James
$16,400 $4,200 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the classic version of Monopoly, the only 2 improvable properties without Avenue or Place in their names

Final scores:

Julia Leah James
$10,700 $5,602 $10,400
11-day champion: $231,310 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Leah James
$18,200 $4,200 $10,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2014-02-05
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