Show #6978 - Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Elliot Yates game 4.


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Nathan Tsoi, a program analyst from Arlington, Virginia

Rebecca Speas, a theater artist originally from Greensboro, North Carolina

Elliot Yates, an opera producer from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

"15" YEARS
(Alex: "15" comin' up in each correct response.)
    $200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows currency on the monitor.) At the top of each bill are the words "this note is..." this two-word phrase "...for all debts public and private"
    $200 1
It's the "S" in "Law & Order: SVU"
    $200 3
Whew! Just made it to class ahead of la campana, this
    $200 6
John Irving wrote, "But in the world according to" him, "we are all terminal cases"
    $200 23
The Arch of Constantine is dedicated near the Colosseum in Rome
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows currency on the monitor.) The back of every dollar bears the front & reverse of the image designed in part by Ben Franklin & known by this two-word name
    $400 2
The president of Cinnabon did an episode:
"____ Boss"
    $400 5
Quiet down, here comes la maestra, this person
    $400 7
This Swedish girl's "hair, the color of a carrot, was braided in two tight braids that stuck straight out"
    $400 22
The Magna Carta grants new liberties
    $600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows currency on the monitor.) At the end of the 19th century, the U.S. issued a $1 bill featuring her, the only woman ever to appear on a U.S. currency note
    $600 4
Referring to animated CIA agent Stan Smith:
"____ Dad!"
    $600 14
Help! My pluma is out of tinta, this
    $600 8
Hey, this Thomas Hardy character "opened the book... which Mr. Phillotson had bestowed on him as a parting gift"
    $600 20
King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years
    $600 28
Designs by 2014 Lifetime Achievement winners Ivan Chermayeff & Tom Geismar include one for this L.A. museum
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows currency on the monitor.) The letter inside the circle indicates which one of the 12 Federal Reserve banks issued the dollar, from "A" for Boston all the way to "L" for the bank in this West Coast city
    $800 9
Someone's in the kitchen with Ina (Garten):
"____ Contessa"
    $800 15
I've got una computadora, a computer, un raton, a mouse & this, un teclado
    $800 10
This Austen girl: "Dear Mrs Weston, do not take to match-making... Jane Fairfax mistress of the Abbey!--Oh! no, no"
    $800 19
Havana, Cuba is founded by conquistador Diego Velazquez de Cuellar
    $800 26
Syd Mead won a special jury award for visualizing the future in movies like "Tron", "Aliens" & this 1982 Harrison Ford film
    DD: $2,000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows currency on the monitor.) On the front of each dollar are the signatures of the two people in these two similar-sounding jobs
    $1000 12
Mike Rowe tried all kinds of these "Jobs", including roadkill collector
    $1000 16
Arts & Crafts day, yay! Hand me these, las tijeras
    $1000 11
This Edith Wharton title man, "throwing back his worn bearskin, made room for me in the sleigh at his side"
    $1000 18
Henry V & his archers win the Battle of Agincourt
    $1000 25
For works like the one seen here, this Canadian-born architect won the first Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000

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

Elliot Rebecca Nathan
$3,200 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Rebecca Nathan
$4,400 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, the word "bad", or the letters B-A-D, will come up in each correct response in the category...)
    $400 21
When he left office after the 1994 election, he had served as New York governor longer than any Democrat in history
    $400 2
"Early dawn was the time, she would pay for her crime, or would Lancelot reappear, come and rescue" her
    $400 26
Collective term for fuels like petroleum, referring to their formation millions of years ago
    $400 6
The name of this 1-celled shape-shifting organism is from the Greek for "change"
    $400 16
Large rivers that enter this lake include the St. Joseph, Muskegon & Kalamazoo
    $400 11
5-letter, 2-word modern equivalent of mea culpa
    $800 23
He took New York into the 21st century
    $800 8
For "Gigi", L&L wrote of "The Night They Invented" this sparkling potable
    $800 27
(I'm Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors.) By reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the use of electric vehicles like those being produced by Tesla Motors will go a long way towards reducing this individual measure of environmental impact first formulated in the 1990s
    $800 5
A halophyte is defined as a plant that thrives in soil with high levels of this
    $800 17
In 1990 colonies of marine life were found living in hydrothermal vents at the bottom of this Siberian lake
    $800 12
8-letter, 2-word modern equivalent of mala fides
    $1200 9
Rex Harrison was singing about this character's face when he sang, "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face"
    $1200 25
Run your water through this, like a Brita, instead of buying bottled water & adding to waste
    $1200 1
A bird's crop is an expanded area of this muscular tube that serves as a temporary storage area for food
    $1200 18
Bordered by 5 countries, this saltwater lake is also called the Khazar Sea & the Mazandaran Sea
    $1200 13
    $1600 28
Like his uncle George Clinton, he was elected New York governor multiple times
    $1600 10
"Thank heaven for" them; they "get bigger every day" & "grow up in the most delightful way"
    $1600 24
Abbreviated PV, this type of solar power cell converts sunlight into electric energy
    $1600 3
In 1935 botanist Arthur Tansley coined this word for an environment as it functions with its organisms
    $1600 19
This scenic lake in central Switzerland is also known as the Lake of the Four Forest Cantons
    $1600 14
Timothy Leary wrote that "The Western world has been on" one of these
    DD: $2,600 7
"The Heather on the Hill" was one of the featured songs in this 1947 Lerner & Loewe musical
    $2000 22
In 2009 Energy Sec. Steven Chu said doing this simple thing to roofs could reduce energy use & keep buildings cooler
    DD: $2,000 4
Though jellyfish are spineless, they form a hydrostatic one of these structures when they take in water
    $2000 20
Lake Balkhash in this largest "stan" by area is bizarre in that it's half freshwater, half saltwater
    $2000 15
Brendan Behan said "there is no such thing as" this "except for your own obituary"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Rebecca Nathan
$13,000 $5,400 $3,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the Red Star in 1976, Capt. Yuri Gavrilov coined this nickname for a U.K. politician who had made a speech against the USSR

Final scores:

Elliot Rebecca Nathan
$15,000 $10,000 $100
4-day champion: $65,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elliot Rebecca Nathan
$14,400 $5,400 $5,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2014-11-18
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