Show #6934 - Thursday, November 6, 2014


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Che Smith, a consultant and Ph.D. candidate from Washington, D.C.

Charles Brower, a senior managing editor from Durham, North Carolina

Hillary Huttenhower, a materials engineer from Manchester, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
is the site for this city & Mecklenburg County
    $200 6
Chorba & borscht:
this food that has its own course
    $200 26
This nickname for Alcatraz was the title of a movie in which Ed Harris takes hostages there
    $200 1
This Michael Moore documentary about the war on terrorism took the top prize at Cannes in 2004
    $200 11
"Worm" comes from an Old English word for this mythic creature
    $200 21
In just one word, it's the animal known scientifically as Bison bison
    $400 15
is for people who love this town, summer or not
    $400 7
a basic white one of these
    $400 27
In the 1850s the first of these on the West Coast was built on Alcatraz; the Fresnel lenses arrived last
    $400 2
Jon Heder wore a "Vote for Pedro" T-shirt as the title character of this film
    $400 12
We get "vinegar" from words meaning "sour" this liquid
    $400 22
What's that at the door?
It's this animal, Canis lupus
    $600 18
is for this city's library system, including the Rainier Beach branch
    $600 8
this type of dessert
    $600 28
To quell inmate disturbances, the ceiling of the dining room was equipped with canisters of this chemical irritant
    $600 3
Simon Pegg & Nick Frost starred in this British movie described as a rom-zom-com
    $600 13
The French for "little shield" gives us this word for an arrow's intended
    DD: $2,000 23
Cygnus atratus is this creature, also the title of a dance movie
    $800 19
is the site for a major newspaper based in this city
    $800 9
Beefsteak & champion:
this member of the nightshade family
    $800 29
An author of 2 books on canaries, his stay included 6 years in segregation & 11 in the hospital
    $800 4
Cady moves from the jungles of Africa to those of high school & gets in with an A-list clique in this film
    $800 16
The one against whom a wrong or crime has been committed, from the Latin for "creature to be sacrificed"
    $800 24
Balaenoptera bonaerensis of the Antarctic is this creature
    $1000 20 belongs to a digital video production company based here
    $1000 10
Scotch bonnet:
a very hot one of these
    $1000 30
On March 21, 1963 this Attorney General closed Alcatraz because of the high cost of maintaining the prison
    $1000 5
Guillermo del Toro's screenplay for this film was based on Mike Mignola's comic book series
    $1000 17
Naturally this word for a perfect place is from the Greek for "not a place"
    $1000 25
As it rarely feeds
on water creatures,
Martes pennanti
or penance martin
makes more sense
than this name

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

Hillary Charles ché
$1,000 $4,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hillary Charles ché
$1,600 $11,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Every correct response will rhyme with "five.")
    $400 1
In 1974 the Ohio Players sang of this kind of "turkey"
    $400 22
Around the year 58 he penned a few letters to the Corinthians
    $400 8
A collection of short stories, her "Miss Marple's Final Cases" was published in 1979
    $400 6
The only first lady ever elected to public office, she's also a Grammy winner
    $400 19
Operating since 1901, Germany's Schwebebahn is the world's oldest one of these trains that run on one track
    $400 7
A professional who gives tips on healthful eating
    $800 2
In "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," the tooth of the baked potato hippo
consists of a single this
    $800 23
This city was founded in 43 A.D. just north of the Thames' marshy valley
    $800 13
"Persuasion", her last completed novel, was published only months after her death in 1817
    $800 17
This 2-named Michigan city, thought Susan Baldwin, was grrreat! Susan served 4 terms as mayor
    $800 24
In 1294 B.C. Egyptians & Hittites waged a battle involving the use of thousands of these 2-wheeled vehicles
    $800 9
Pertaining to or resembling the devil
    $1200 3
No. 1 adult contemporary hit for The Cars in 1984
    $1200 26
The wheel is older, but the wheelthis, for moving loads more easily, dates to second century China
    $1200 14
In "Queen", published in 1993, he told of his grandmother, the daughter of a slave & a white slave owner
    $1200 18
Jeanne Shaheen & Maggie Hassan tried to bring concord to Concord while governing this state
    DD: $2,000 25
Bases for these are located at Carson, California, Pompano Beach, Florida & Akron, Ohio
    $1200 10
A song by the DeVilles helped give this style of vocal music its name
    $1600 4
Mos Eisley in "Star Wars" was called a "wretched" this "of scum and villainy"
    $1600 29
St. Irenaeus streamlined the contentious world of Christianity with his book "against" these unorthodox beliefs
    DD: $3,000 15
His "Lighthouse at the End of the World" was published in Paris shortly after his death in 1905
    $1600 20
She was the third secretary of Homeland Security & the first woman to serve in that post
    $1600 27
The rear window auto brake lights mandated by the govt. in the '80s are nicknamed "Liddy lights" in her honor
    $1600 11
Shakespeare, in "Julius Caesar": "Run, as it were" this time for the end of the world
    $2000 5
First name of the guy who played Hemingway in a 2012 HBO movie
    $2000 30
The last remnant of Jewish rule in ancient Palestine, this fortress was taken after a bitter siege
    $2000 16
Unfinished at his death, his "Silent Night: A Spenser Holiday Novel" was completed by his agent & published in 2013
    $2000 21
In 2014 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of this state gave her party's state of the union response
    $2000 28
L.A.'s Angels Flight
is an example of this short cable-drawn
cliff railway
    $2000 12
In folk music he's told, "Hang down your head"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hillary Charles ché
$8,800 $25,400 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Hiram Bingham Highway, opened in 1948, is the last leg linking Machu Picchu with this World Heritage site, a city about 50 miles off

Final scores:

Hillary Charles ché
$5,800 $20,400 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Hillary Charles ché
$8,800 $24,600 $7,200
14 R,
4 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2014-08-13
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