Show #6931 - Monday, November 3, 2014


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Casey LaPlante, a high school media specialist from Enfield, Connecticut

Conor Sullivan, a Jesuit volunteer and gym teacher from Hingham, Massachusetts

Ryan Alley, a patent attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
In this dessert the banana is prepared with 3 ice cream scoops, syrups, whipped cream & a cherry
    $200 12
Tony Dorsett, Bo Jackson & Carson Palmer are among winners of this football trophy
    $200 13
In the artwork seen here, this composer is directing his "Requiem" on his deathbed
    $200 4
The son who flew too near the Sun
    $200 6
Line that begins Shakespeare's "Seven Ages of Man" speech from "As You Like It"
    $200 1
This is "the offense of attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which one owes allegiance"
    $400 14
Known for his historic realism, Paul Delaroche depicted events like the 1603 end of this queen's 45-year reign
    $400 5
"Flowery" part of the eye
    $400 18
The song "We Are Young" by fun. uses this idiom meaning to do great deeds & gain fame
    $400 2
Any "serious crime... punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death... examples include burglary"
    $600 15
"Death of Socrates" exemplifies this master's neoclassical style
    $600 9
The greatest Greek warrior of the Trojan War
    $600 19
Cory & Topanga from a 1990s sitcom have a daughter in this 2014 show from Disney
    $600 3
An "aider" assists in a crime; this is "an instigator... who promotes... a crime to be committed"
    $800 23
First played in 1903, this event got an official piece of hardware, the Commissioner's Trophy, in 1967
    DD: $2,200 16
Daniel MacLise painted the death of this naval commander 60 years after his heroic passing
    $800 10
This voluptuous horror movie hostess who was more bare than scare
    $800 20
"My DVR only records 2 shows at a time" is one of these, including a phrase for the industrialized countries
    $800 7
I proclaim it is "The act by which one who was unfree... is rendered free, or set at liberty and made his own master"
    $1000 24
At Brennan's in New Orleans, the recipe for this banana dish says, "tip the pan slightly to ignite the rum"
    $1000 22
For 7 of the Maple Leafs' Stanley Cups, this man was manager; the playoff MVP trophy is now named for him
    $1000 17
"Tod und Leben", "Death and Life" by this Austrian, shows his Art Nouveau tendencies
    $1000 11
It's paired with Guadalupe in the name of a Mexico City neighborhood
    $1000 21
The 2 words that follow "BBC" in the name of a global radio network
    $1000 8
It is "a knowing misrepresentation of the truth... to induce another to act to his or her detriment"

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

Ryan Conor Casey
$4,200 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Conor Casey
$1,600 $2,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But that category has a bit of a twist. You have to identify the director of a motion picture that was made about the FBI.)
    $400 1
The prologue of this novel is called "The Bite of the Raptor"
    $400 2
In French, this nation is Afrique du Sud
    $400 7
Muhammad Ali used this strategy by leaning against the ropes while George Foreman got tired punching him
    $400 9
J.K. Rowling's is Robert Galbraith
    $400 20
This brother of John Foster Dulles resigned as C.I.A. director in 1961 after the Bay of Pigs failure
    $400 23
"Catch Me If You Can"
    $800 3
He narrates "The Catcher in the Rye"
    $800 4
While this empire controlled Libya, it was part of the region known as Africa Nova
    $800 17
The first synthetic fiber rope was made of this & used for glider tow ropes & parachute cords in World War II
    $800 10
Here's the drill; this adjective is associated with tires or pertains to air, gases or wind
    $800 22
Once President Clinton's Chief of Staff, he served as Secretary of Defense & C.I.A. director in the Obama administration
    $800 24
"American Hustle"
    $1200 11
He wrote "I, the Jury" in less than 3 weeks & introduced us all to Mike Hammer
    DD: $2,000 5
Gazing from space at Victoria Falls, we're looking at the border of these two nations that start with the same letter
    $1200 18
The name of this largest island in the Ryukyus is Japanese for "rope in the sea", referring to its shape
    $1200 13
Time to deal with the heartbreak of this skin disease marked by scaly patches
    $1200 28
This general resigned as director in 2012 after a little bit of hanky panky came to light in the press
    $1200 25
"The Silence of the Lambs"
    $1600 12
This 1961 novel is about an Air Force bombardier named Yossarian
    $1600 6
It's the second-largest desert in Africa
    $1600 19
The Dutch gave us this word meaning a mop made of rope or yarn that's used for cleaning a ship's deck
    $1600 15
The state bird of Alaska, the willow this, has feathers on its feet
    DD: $500 29
Appointed by Gerald Ford, he's the only man to serve as both C.I.A. director & U.S. president
    $1600 26
    $2000 14
John Galt stops the motor of the world in this Ayn Rand novel
    $2000 8
Governing for the Ottoman sultan, the khedive was the title of the ruler of this North African nation until 1914
    $2000 21
From the abaca plant in the Philippines, the natural fiber most often used in ropes is called this type of "hemp"
    $2000 16
What's now called food poisoning was once named for this stinky substance made by bacteria during putrefaction
    $2000 30
An Air Force base on California's Central Coast is named for this general & 1940s C.I.A. director
    $2000 27
"Dog Day Afternoon"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Conor Casey
-$2,400 $6,600 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Accepting his 1922 Nobel Prize in Stockholm, he spoke of "the intellectual solidarity" in the Scandinavian countries

Final scores:

Ryan Conor Casey
-$2,400 $2,200 $5,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Conor Casey
-$200 $8,600 $7,000
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 2014-08-13
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