Show #6915 - Friday, October 10, 2014


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Shane Curtis, an assistant professor from Lansing, Kansas

Elizabeth Crofton, an elementary school counselor from Tucker, Georgia

Rena Morse, a director of semantic technology from Charlottesville, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
90% Khmer
    $200 16
An online to-do list & task manager is naturally called "Remember" this dairy aisle staple
    $200 21
This president restored posthumous citizen's rights to Robert E. Lee; he also pardoned Richard Nixon
    $200 1
1 of 7 womb mates
    $200 6
It's what is asked for here in Morse code
    $200 11
In 1900 baseball changed the shape of this from a 12-inch square to a 5-sided figure 17 inches wide
    $400 23
98% Bengali
    $400 17
This site that calls itself "the front page of the Internet" hosted its first Presidential AMA in 2012
    $400 27
This Yankees owner got a presidential pardon for his illegal campaign contributions
    $400 2
Irish water or English springer
    $400 7
In 1942 the Marines recruited 29 men from this Native American tribe to develop a code, one the Japanese never broke
    $400 12
In 1969 MLB adopted its first new statistic since 1920, this one for relief pitchers
    $600 24
58% Fleming
    $600 18
Not to be confused with eBay is this Brooklyn-based company, sort of the eBay for handmade goods
    DD: $2,000 28
James Buchanan pardoned this governor of the Utah Territory in exchange for submission to federal law
    $600 3
Yom Kippur trumpet
    $600 8 on this 3-letter code: "Never drink the last beer, unless you have... specific permission that it is OK", guys
    $600 13
The American League adopted this new rule & new role in 1973; the National League declined
    $800 25
74% Sinhalese
    $800 19
Want to brush up on your math? Head to the website of this academy, whose logo is seen here
    $800 29
Convicted of obscenity in 1964, in 2003 this comedian got the first posthumous pardon in New York state history
    $800 4
Isolate a jury
    $800 9
If your wife got sick, it was cool to re-wed, but you had to take care of your sick wife until she passed, said his 1700s B.C. code
    $800 14
A sports page looks like a stock page, with a three-part stat, including this measure of power--total bases divided by at-bats
    $1000 26
42% Pashtun
    $1000 20
A utensil is in the name of this website that aggregates local restaurant reviews
    $1000 5
    $1000 10
Military code name for the plant-killing Vietnam War chemical that was linked to 3 kinds of cancer in 1993
    $1000 15
In 1895 baseball adopted this rule by which a batter can be called out for popping up with runners on first & second

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

Rena Elizabeth Shane
$1,000 $400 $6,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rena Elizabeth Shane
$400 $2,400 $12,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Launched in 1959, the Savannah was the first American merchant ship powered by this
    $400 11
A song, or a masculine pronoun
    $400 24
A series depicting 5 species of these plants shows their fronds in close-up
    $400 1
Don Pedro de Mendez rescues this title character after he's left the country of the Houyhnhnms
    $400 21
In 2014 this chain introduced Happy as ambassador for its Happy Meals
    $400 6
It's the "I" in a DWI
    $800 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) Separated by a storm near the Azores, two ships that were part of a famous trio both made it back to Spain in March, 1493 but without this flag ship that was wrecked on a wreath near HispaƱola
    $800 12
The core part of a church, or the jack in a deck
    $800 2
Captain Hastings first meets this detective at Styles Court & narrates a "Mysterious Affair" there
    $800 22
When Jimmy Fallon took over "The Tonight Show", this "SNL" vet began hosting "Late Night" on NBC
    $800 7
A juice cleanse & Ayurveda yoga can be part of this 5-letter health-restoring program
    $1200 18
Once the flagship of the USA's Pacific Squadron, it was salvaged by the Confederates & recommissioned as the Virginia
    $1200 13
A holy compartment in a synagogue, or a curved shape
    $1200 29
The stamps seen here celebrate the Centennial of Tokyo's gift of these trees to Washington, D.C.
    $1200 3
Since he can't have Cathy, he marries Isabella Linton
    $1200 23
Beirut-born lawyer Amal Alamuddin made headlines with her 2014 engagement to this man
    $1200 8
Cobra venom has this type of substance that by definition damages or destroys nerve tissue
    $1600 19
Jacques Cousteau converted a British minesweeper into this oceanographic research ship
    DD: $3,000 14
A religious code or a big gun
    $1600 28
This pet owl is on one of the stamps in the "Harry Potter" set
    $1600 4
This pickpocket befriends Oliver Twist & brings him to Fagin's house
    $1600 25
Creepers are akin to suicide bombers in this video game
    $1600 9
This rock group took its alarming name in 2006 from a Don DeLillo chapter title
    $2000 20
The last luxury liner to sink on a transatlantic voyage was this Italian vessel on July 25, 1956
    $2000 15
A Bible book, or renowned orthopedic surgeon Frank
    $2000 26
The 50th birthday of this suspension bridge that spans New York Harbor was celebrated with a priority mail stamp
    DD: $2,000 5
The letters of Walton, an English explorer in the Arctic, tell the story of this Swiss student of natural sciences
    $2000 27
When you buy a pair of these shoes, founder Blake Mycoskie's one for one program sends a pair of shoes to a child in need
    $2000 10
This attraction for history buffs is 25 miles east of Lynchburg, Virginia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rena Elizabeth Shane
$9,200 $3,800 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It became a colony of the U.S. in 1898, a commonwealth in 1935 & an independent country in 1946

Final scores:

Rena Elizabeth Shane
$18,200 $0 $18,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rena Elizabeth Shane
$9,200 $8,800 $13,800
10 R,
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2014-07-30
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