Show #7134 - Thursday, September 24, 2015


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Amanda Fieiras, a registered nurse from Chicago, Illinois

Kyle Baum, an M.B.A. candidate originally from Wildwood, Missouri

Dylan Parson, a student from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the chapter title.)
    $200 11
"Another View of Hester"
    $200 15
The University of Nebraska, presidentially speaking
    $200 9
Being Chechen has not always been easy in this large country where most of them live
    $200 20
This Ozzy Osbourne band, in "War Pigs":
"Generals gathered in their masses, just like witches at black masses"
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a nest of eggs on the monitor.) Some birds, like this wild American whiskey symbol, nest on the ground & lay pointed eggs so they roll in a circle, not away from the nest
    $400 12
"Javert Off the Track"
    $400 7
The University of Wisconsin, presidentially speaking
    $400 8
ISIS persecutes members of the Mideast's Yazidi sect, who say they are descended only from this man, not his mate
    $400 28
In Scrabble you get at least 12 points for this slang synonym of pimple
    $400 27
In "Nothing Else Matters" by this Lars Ulrich band:
"Never opened myself this way, life is ours, we live it our way"
    $600 16
Round eggs, like those of this marine reptile that uses its flippers to bury dozens in holes in sand, fit well in tight places
    $600 13
"The Deadly Poppy Field"
    $600 2
The Universities of South Carolina & Missouri (it's a university name itself)
    $600 6
The Nazis hounded Jehovah's Witnesses in part for refusing to participate in universal this, introduced in 1935
    $600 26
A beam of light, or an arm of a starfish
    $600 24
In "Hot Blooded" by this band:
"You don't have to read my mind, to know what I have in mind"
    $800 14
You're on your own, kid: the brown tree type of these reptiles doesn't incubate its eggs or care for its young
    $800 18
"Aunt March Settles the Question"
    $800 1
Here's some flowery prose about Indiana University
    $800 4
The phrase "ethnic cleansing" gained currency in 1991 when done to Balkan groups like Muslims in this 2-named state
    $800 25
It's a Vietnamese soup with noodles & thin slices of meat
    $800 21
This Miami rapper, "dog":
"Picture that with a Kodak, or better yet, go to Times Square, take a picture of me with a Kodak"
    $1000 10
The 1920s discovery of fossil eggs in this central Asian desert proved that at least some dinosaurs laid 'em
    DD: $1,800 19
"I Strike the Jolly Roger"
    $1000 3
The University of Kentucky
    $1000 5
France is not always nice to this ethnic group that included the great French jazzman Django Reinhardt
    $1000 23
In Arabian legend, this bird was so big & strong that it could carry off an elephant
    $1000 22
This ex-Beatle:
"You know it don't come easy, you don't have to shout or leap about, you can even play them easy"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dylan Kyle Amanda
$2,600 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Kyle Amanda
$4,400 $200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the writer, of course.)
(Alex: We're in chemistry class, obviously.)
    $400 2
This type of shrimp named for its salty habitat has been called the most numerous inhabitant of the Great Salt Lake
    $400 26
It's number 1!
    $400 1
A political rival called the trickle-down monetary theory espoused by Ronald Reagan this "scary" kind of economics
    DD: $4,000 4
This lake in Upstate New York was named in 1755 to honor the then-current British monarch
    DD: $2,500 11
Thb 2 elements whose symbols are personal pronouns
    $800 23
Including currency & other liquid assets, it's the total amount of cash available in a given economy
    $800 25
Clean these up & throw them away after using a French press
    $800 24
WWI Dutch aviator Anthony Fokker developed a way to synchronize machine gun fire with the rotation of this
    $1200 16
2010, adaptation:
"The Social Network"
    $1200 5
The name of this resort island in Lake Huron used to have "Michili- " in front of it
    $1200 10
Element number 18, it's every pirate's favorite noble gas
    $1200 8
The proposed trans-pacific partnership is an FTA, this type of agreement meant to open markets & create jobs
    $1200 21
To jump-start a fast break, release a quick outlet pass after a defensive one of these
    $1200 22
Rembrandt was one of these, & his painting was featured on the box of the cigars of the same name
    $1600 14
2003, original:
"Lost in Translation"
    $1600 19
In the 19th c., this 22-mile-long lake in the Sierra Nevada lost most of the forest around it, used for timber in the Comstock mines
    $1600 9
Until 1957 it was known as glucinium, but whatever will Be will Be
    $1600 3
In 1936 this British economist said the way to beat a recession was a government-sponsored policy of full employment
    $1600 17
It went out of circulation in Ireland in 2002
    $1600 20
Margaretha Zelle was the less glamorous original name of this dancer & accused spy
    $2000 13
1999, adaptation:
"The Cider House Rules"
    $2000 6
Due to its serpentine curves, this large reservoir in central Missouri has been called "the Magic Dragon"
    $2000 12
We won't tell you the "tedious" tale of the discovery of this element, No. 107, named for a physicist
    $2000 7
America had Reaganomics & now Japan has this set of policies named for the current PM, including fiscal expansion
    $2000 15
Fisherman, release the gulf type of this flatfish if it's less than a foot long
    $2000 18
1 month older than Anne Frank, this actress survived Nazi-occupied Holland & could not bring herself to portray Anne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Kyle Amanda
$13,200 $1,300 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This French phrase refers to part of the Order of the Holy Ghost; its knights became known for serving superb dinners

Final scores:

Dylan Kyle Amanda
$5,200 $0 $3,999
3-day champion: $29,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dylan Kyle Amanda
$13,200 $3,800 $11,200
22 R,
4 W
5 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2015-08-26
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