Show #6909 - Thursday, October 2, 2014


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Kate Horowitz, a science writer from Washington, D.C.

Shawn Choe, an attorney from New York, New York

Josh Hager, an archivist from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "IN".)
    $200 16
Trump Taj Mahal allows side bets called "fire bets" that are placed before the new shooter first rolls in this game
    $200 26
1960s New York gov. Nelson Rockefeller pushed for $100 million to build these 2-word post-apocalyptic items for the public
    $200 1
He's seen here
in his playing days during his 14-year NFL
career with the Giants
    $200 6
There are now 8 planets, including this many "inner" ones whose orbits lie inside the asteroid belt
    $200 11
It's any of various small mammals that feed mainly on bugs
    $200 21
The Shema, recited morning & night
    $400 17
Find Gobstoppers or a golden ticket on the Bally's slot machine named for this Roald Dahl guy
    $400 27
The U.S. fire admin. wants you to know that 3/4 of fire injuries occur in residences, most of those in this room
    $400 2
His five years with
the Cowboys included a Super Bowl title and
he was named "All-Decade" at both cornerback and punt returner
    $400 7
It's the only planet not named for a Greek or Roman god
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) When salt & pepper are added to water & shaken, the salt seemingly disappears, while the pepper remains, because pepper is this 9-letter word in water
    $400 22
The Church of Norway
    DD: $1,200 18
It's fitting that this Atlantic City casino comps with its 24 Karat Club
    $600 28
The NRA says before cleaning your gun, make totally sure that it is this; you'd be surprised how many don't
    $600 3
This Harvard graduate and Emmy winner was also named "Best Studio Host of the Decade" for 2001 to 2010
    $600 8
It always rises or sets within 2 hours of its buddy the Sun, so it's never observable in full darkness
    $600 13
This color ranges from a deep violet blue to a dark grayish blue
    $600 23
Speaking in tongues (it's named for a festival)
    $800 19
If you've got the "juice", play slots in this casino's high-stakes Palm Cove section
    $800 29
Known for its bulletproof vest capabilities, this DuPont product is also found in Goodyear tires & Droid Razr phones
    $800 4
He played for the Browns and Eagles before turning coach and winning a Super Bowl with the Steelers
    $800 9
The second-largest, it's also the least dense & would float in water
    $800 14
Don't spread it around, but grippe is an old name for this
    $800 24
The learned class called ulama
    $1000 20
Borgata's poker room has a jackpot for one of these alliterative outcomes, like when your 4 10s loses to 4 aces
    $1000 30
Even with mirrors adjusted right, another car can sneak into this, so some vehicles have a special monitor for it
    $1000 5
He ended his career with
Atlanta in 2013 as the NFL's all-time leader in catches by a tight end
    $1000 10
John Herschel, son of William, contributed to the discovery of this planet decades after his father's death
    $1000 15
A small hospital or dispensary
    $1000 25
St. Gregory Palamas

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

Josh Shawn Kate
$2,200 $4,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Shawn Kate
$5,800 $7,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
This city had Brazil's first Sambadrome, home to dancers strutting their stuff during each year's Carnival
    $400 1
Our 5-day this, a prediction of the future? You'll be sad for 5 days if you don't ring in now
    $400 6
He had planned a 10-volume series featuring Mikael Blomkvist & Lisbeth Salander but died after completing only 3
    $400 14
Dr. Joseph Warren, a Massachusetts statesman, was one of the first to die in the war, in this June 17, 1775 battle
    $400 20
As the name suggests, this "man" originally worked on the railroad stopping cars
    $400 25
The first Steve McQueen played a P.O.W. in this 1963 film in which he led the Nazis on a motorcycle chase
    $800 9
A statue of Leif Eriksson, a gift from the U.S., stands in front of Hallgrimskirkja church in this capital
    $800 2
Eye see it's another term for student
    $800 7
This author of a fantasy series set in the land of Westeros was a conscientious objector during Vietnam
    $800 15
A Massachusetts governor called this son of a Boston brewer the "chief incendiary" of the revolution
    $800 21
These perpendicular planks support & keep the rails apart at a uniform distance
    $800 27
The second Steve McQueen directed Chiwetel Ejiofor in this harrowing 2013 film set in the old south
    DD: $3,000 10
This South African city is often called "the mother city" because it was the first place in the nation settled by Europeans
    $1200 3
The Constitution says treason means giving our enemies "aid and" this
    $1200 11
English poet Matthew Arnold was the great-uncle of this author of "Brave New World"
    $1200 16
In 1776 Silas Deane became our first foreign diplomat when Congress sent him to this nation to procure much-needed aid
    $1200 22
A go-devil is another word for one of these human-powered railroad trolleys
    $1600 12
Colorful shops line
front street in Hamilton, capital of this British territory off the east coast of the United States
    $1600 4
Visible exhalations like steam, or an olden medically imprecise depressed condition
    $1600 18
"The transcendent simplicity and energy of the highest law" is mentioned in his essay "The Over-Soul"
    DD: $200 17
Unemployed when the revolution began, he was hired to outfit the frigate Alfred
    $1600 23
Each year, enough fertilizer to spread over all Kansas is hauled by the BNSF, short for Burlington Northern & this
    $2000 13
This Senegalese capital is the westernmost city of the African mainland
    $2000 5
They're "nuts" in China--
& in the U.S.,
where we grow the Brewster variety
    $2000 19
"Pale Fire", a reference to moonlight in "Timon of Athens", is the title of a 1962 novel by this Russian-born man
    $2000 26
In 1780 he fought the British in skirmishes at Tearcoat Swamp & Georgetown in South Carolina
    $2000 24
Long associated with the riding-the-rails hobo lifestyle, he's the legend heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Shawn Kate
$6,600 $10,200 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Both making news in June, these 2 Davids with similar last names are LeBron's new coach & Eric Cantor's conqueror

Final scores:

Josh Shawn Kate
$0 $7,200 $6,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Shawn Kate
$6,600 $10,200 $5,800
16 R,
4 W
19 R,
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 2014-07-29
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