Show #6917 - Tuesday, October 14, 2014


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Candice Torres, a contract analyst from Stallings, North Carolina

Dan Tran, a Ph.D. student in physics originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,600)

Shane Curtis, an assistant professor from Lansing, Kansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Miranda Lambert is married to this fellow country star
    $200 1
Check my own one of these from Equifax or Experian; 700? C'mon, 700?
    $200 9
This word of solace precedes "Inn & Suites" on Ann Arbor's State Street & at Sea-Tac Airport
    $200 22
    $200 16
These 1st people of Australia & noted Outback dwellers numbered at least 500,000 when Euros arrived in 1788 but only 62,000 by 1921
    $200 21
It won't bloom 'til March, but at Christmas my wife tells me to get underneath this parasitic plant & pucker up
    $400 4
This co-star of "The Big Bang Theory" married tennis player Ryan Sweeting on December 31, 2013
    $400 2
Lace up my Chuck Taylors, sneakers made by this brand, & take my mad game to Rucker Park to hoop it up
    $400 12
The pool on the 8th floor of the Four Seasons in this city overlooks the Public Garden & Beacon Hill
    $400 23
Liquid-fueled war rocket that fell on the United Kingdom
    $400 17
There are over 600 vertebrate species in the Outback, but the desert this, a rat-like marsupial, went extinct; Crash must've been sad
    $400 30
These plants, whose flowers can be one foot across, are Monet, & they don't even know it
    $600 5
He met Rita Wilson on the set of "Bosom Buddies"; the pair reconnected making the 1985 movie "Volunteers"
    $600 6
Feed my pet this, a variety of antelope; then I'm off to play the same-named drums
    $600 13
I'm not sure how I managed to solve the Riemann hypothesis, but I did "stay smart" at this "Express" chain last night
    $600 24
Rendered with x-axis & y-axis only
    $600 18
First crossed by explorer Ernest Giles in 1876, this desert shares its name with localish actor Mel
    $600 29
We'll plant bulbs of this in the fall; come spring, we'll enjoy varieties like Darwin, parrot & triumph
    $800 10
In 2013 John Legend wed this model & Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover girl
    $800 7
Climb this highest mountain in Japan & hope it keeps up its eruption-less streak, intact since 1707
    $800 14
In 2014 new Beijing & Bogota hotels are opening in this letter-perfect chain from Starwood
    DD: $1,000 25
Get above it all here, aka Dapsang
    $800 19
AKA Uluru, this 1,142-foot landmark was sighted in 1872 by explorer Ernest Giles
    $800 28
Don't be shy; name this spring-blooming perennial
    $1000 11
This British actress wore a short Chanel dress for her 2013 wedding to indie rocker James Righton
    $1000 8
Master this artificial international language whose name means "one who hopes"
    $1000 15
"Alice" doesn't live in Phoenix anymore, but she did leave this last name on the Regency Hotel
    $1000 26
A London arena, or something we literally can't survive without
    $1000 20
The Great this Desert was named for a queen in 1875 by explorer Ernest Giles, who got around
    $1000 27
When Adam & Eve left the garden, all the plants shrank away--except a tiny blue flower that said these 3 words

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

Shane Dan Candice
$3,000 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Dan Candice
$5,000 $5,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Before his 1821 election to the Tennessee legislature, this frontiersman served as a justice of the peace
    $400 1
Kohala is the northernmost of the 5 volcanoes on this "Big Island"
    $400 6
Less than half of the people living in this busiest port on Canada's West Coast speak English as their first language
    $400 11
Term for the notes on a piano from one C to the next C, or one D to the next D, or... so on
    $400 16
An Eastwood title role, punk
    $800 22
In 1874 he invented the quadruplex telegraph, allowing 4 messages to be sent at a time, 2 in each direction
    DD: $2,000 29
"We asked you to speak about women and fiction--what has that got to do with a room of one's own?"
    $800 2
This adjective describes the "Case of Benjamin Button" on film
    $800 7
It's the only big city in Uruguay
    $800 12
In case you were wondering, there are approximately 68 ounces of soda in this size bottle of Coke
    $800 17
The soundtrack from this Patrick Swayze film topped the album charts in 1987
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Clue reports from Deadwood, South Dakota.) This is what it looks like now, but in 1875, Deadwood was just a mining camp that sprung up after this lieutenant colonel & his 7th Cavalry found that the Black Hills were rich in gold
    $1200 28
"Where I want to start telling is the day I left Pencey Prep"
    $1200 3
Even without a telescope those with good vision can see the 7 Sisters in this star cluster
    $1200 8
In 2014 this Spanish city honored El Greco on the 400th anniversary of his death with a series of exhibitions & concerts
    $1200 13
This unit, whose symbol is seen here, is used in measuring wavelengths of light
    $1200 18
Hit 1967 film about 12 criminals recruited to launch a raid on the Nazis
    $1600 24
In 1865 he & his brother William built an oil refinery in Cleveland they called Standard Works
    $1600 27
"Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark"
    $1600 4
In this outdoor ring toss game, a ringer is usually worth 3 points
    DD: $3,000 9
Morocco was named for this city known for its centuries-old red clay buildings
    $1600 14
It measures 164 feet long & 82 feet wide, has 10 lanes & is at least 6 feet 7 inches deep
    $1600 19
This song mocking the media was Don Henley's first solo hit after splitting from the Eagles
    $2000 25
This president was a supporter of the Pendleton Civil Service Act
    $2000 26
"Nature's first green is gold, her hardest hue to hold"
    $2000 5
This word for merriment is the name of a Dublin theater, the "Grand Old Lady of South King Street"
    $2000 10
On an evening lantern hike, you can see the ski slopes used in this Austrian city's Olympics
    $2000 15
Like a ship's, an aircraft's speed is typically measured in these units
    $2000 20
Trying to act tough in a bar in "The Road to Utopia", Bob Hope said, "I'll take lemonade in" one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Dan Candice
$15,000 $3,800 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Today this company markets more than 100 times the number of products found in a slogan it used in 1896

Final scores:

Shane Dan Candice
$18,000 $3,800 $1
3-day champion: $42,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shane Dan Candice
$15,000 $8,800 $1,600
19 R,
1 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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