Show #6950 - Friday, November 28, 2014


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Ann Conger, a healthcare analyst from New Orleans, Louisiana

Sam Sukaton, a community organizer from Los Angeles, California

David Greisman, a communications manager and boxing writer from Columbia, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
The book of Acts begins with Jesus' ascension & ends with the story of this apostle
    $200 1
It's the number of degrees in a right angle
    $200 8
Columbia, S.C.'s this building is named for Matthew J. Perry, the first black federal judge from the Deep South
    $200 26
Here is the actual diary given to this girl on June 12, 1942
    $200 22
Star of "Defiance" & "Cowboys & Aliens"
    $200 15
One complete turn in a circle around a fixed point
    $400 5
The Old Testament was originally mostly written in Hebrew, with a few passages in this language
    $400 2
It's the atomic number of radium, or the number of keys on a standard piano
    $400 9
Blum is the maiden name of this TV judge, married to fellow judge Gerald Sheindlin
    DD: $1,000 27
On Sept. 13, 1864, this writer noted the completion of illustrations for a book he wrote for young Alice Liddell
    $400 30
Star of "In the Name of the Father" & "The Crucible"
    $400 14
There are Tony Awards for Best this of a musical & of a play
    $600 6
Printers were fined for an error in the "Wicked Bible" of 1631 that commanded readers, "Thou shalt commit" this
    $600 11
This term that means "to throw out" or "we're out of it" may be rhyming slang for "nix"
    $600 10
Judge John Raulston considered having the 1925 trial of this teacher under a tent to handle all the spectators
    $600 28
Jim Bouton, on Nov. 15, 1968 in this book:
"I signed my contract today to play for the Seattle Pilots at a salary of $22,000"
    $600 23
Daniel Stern & Joe Pesci were 2 hapless burglars in this 1990 comedy blockbuster
    $600 18
Sleep stopper heard here
    $800 7
The 14 books called this are omitted from Protestant Bibles
    $800 12
Pat Robertson, Gordon Robertson & Terry Meeuwsen are all hosts of this "Club"
    $800 16
This judge liked to boast that he was the only law west of the Pecos River
    $800 25
July 19, 1910 for this author:
"Slept, awoke, slept, awoke, miserable life" (but not waking as a big insect was ok!)
    $800 24
Daniel J. Travanti was Captain Frank Furillo on this 1980s cop show
    $800 19
Someone who advocates a view of history different from the accepted view
    $1000 3
The Jewish scriptures are the Ketuvim, or "writings"; Nevi'im, or "prophets"; & this, meaning "law"
    $1000 13
This digit is lucky to the Chinese because the word for it sounds like the word for "prosperity"
    $1000 17
This 3-named justice, on the Supreme Court 1902-1932, wrote 873 opinions, more than any other justice before him
    $1000 29
From his July 25, 1947 diary entry:
"Ike & I think MacArthur expects to make a Roman triumphal return to the U.S."
    $1000 21
The movie "Rush" is about the racing rivalry of James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) & him (Daniel Bruhl)
    $1000 20
An absentminded daydream or musing

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

David Sam Ann
$2,000 $2,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Sam Ann
$4,000 $5,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, we deal with the classic book for writers...)
    $400 8
In the not fully understood Mpemba effect, hot water sometimes does this faster than cold
    $400 3
Archduke Franz Ferdinand & his wife Sophie were assassinated on June 28, 1914 while motoring through this city
    $400 17
Muscle activity may be nearly absent in this phase of sleep, R.E.M. for short
    $400 28
Ports on this strait include Folkestone, England & Boulogne, France
    $400 12
Jim Morrison's Lizard King persona was front & center on this band's No. 1 album "Waiting for the Sun"
    $400 1
Enclose parenthetic expressions between these (not parentheses)
    $800 18
Maybe they're there to heighten our sense of touch, but no one is really sure why we have these aka dactylograms
    $800 4
This doctor's vaccine was declared safe & effective on April 12, 1955, the 10th anniversary of FDR's death
    $800 23
This medical condition is characterized by uncontrollable spells of sleep during the day
    $800 27
A great way to see Liverpool is to hop aboard a ferry & take one of the cruises offrered on this river
    $800 13
This 1961 Elvis movie soundtrack LP contained the hits "Can't Help Falling In Love" & "Rock-A-Hula Baby"
    $800 2
"Fewer" refers to number, while this word refers to amount; don't confuse them
    $1200 19
Debate continues as to why cats do this, which has a pattern & frequency between 25 & 150 hertz
    $1200 5
In a 1979 accident the temperature of fuel rods at this facility went from their normal 600 degrees to near 4,000
    $1200 22
The legendary magician Merlin was said to have been fathered by one of these demons that prey on sleeping women
    $1200 26
Covering about 150 square miles, Lough Neagh in this U.K. country is the largest lake in the British Isles
    $1200 14
From late 1966 through mid-1967, this TV sitcom quartet topped the album charts for 31 straight weeks with 2 LPs
    $1200 9
Formal quotations are introduced by one of these punctuation marks
    $1600 20
Earth's molten outer core has something to do with these "poles" reversing; that's about all we know
    $1600 6
By 9 A.M. on April 15, 1912, this ship had rescued about 705 survivors of the Titanic disaster
    $1600 24
Adjective for a drug that helps you sleep or a book or movie so boring it puts you to sleep
    DD: $5 29
British history books include the story of King John losing the crown jewels in the Wash, a shallow bay on this sea
    $1600 15
It was "wunnerful" when this bandleader known for his "Champagne Music" reached No. 1 with "Calcutta!" in 1961
    $1600 10
In an essay, begin each of these with a topic sentence
    $2000 21
Newton thought light was a particle; Huygens said it's this; scientists are still debating
    DD: $1,000 7
Clement Attlee succeeded Churchill in the middle of the 1945 conference of allied leaders held in this German city
    $2000 25
In a sleeper hold, the biceps muscle is squeezed against the victim's neck to compress this artery
    $2000 30
A sweater may be needed in Aberystwyth, Wales, which lies on this large bay; it can be cool most of the year
    $2000 16
This group's No. 1 albums included "Whipped Cream & Other Delights", "What Now My Love" & "The Beat of the Brass"
    $2000 11
A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence must refer to this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Sam Ann
$8,605 $9,000 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The remains for Arlington's first monument to unknown soldiers mostly came from this battlefield 30 miles away

Final scores:

David Sam Ann
$11,105 $2,000 $13,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Sam Ann
$11,200 $8,400 $12,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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