Show #7155 - Friday, October 23, 2015


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Sean Anderson, a law professor from Champaign, Illinois

Becky Sullivan, a news producer originally from Kansas City, Missouri

Dennis Golin, a video editor from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
In 2006 they dropped the word "mighty" from their name
    $200 19
Self-help book for a woman on her wedding day
    $200 21
After one of these "roared against him", Samson killed it with his bare hands
    $200 26
Head over to the U.K. for the RPS championships--that's rock paper this
    $400 16
Opposites attract & interact in this symbol of Chinese philosophy
    $400 1
They sport the logo seen here
    $400 3
This remnant of Lake Bonneville is the second-largest lake by surface area entirely within the United States
    $400 13
A slender arm or leg
    $400 22
"It is easier for" one of these "to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God"
    $400 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew plays some hard rock riffs with no instrument.) I wonder if I'm good enough to enter the U.S. championships for this, held annually since 2003
    $600 9
Set in silent-era Hollywood, in 2012 it became the first mainly B&W best picture Oscar winner since "Schindler's List"
    $600 6
For much of the '80s, '90s & 2000s, Mario Lemieux was their team captain
    $600 2
Wind your way through Hells Canyon while rafting on this river
    $600 12
A ginormous mold or mushroom
    $600 23
Proverbs compares a "fair woman which is without discretion" to a jewel in this animal's snout
    $600 11
You might be one of these if you're tossing toilet seat horseshoes at the Natl. these Games in Georgia, an annual fundraiser
    $800 17
This 3-word item began appearing regularly on supermarket products in the 1970s
    $800 7
With 24, including one pre-NHL victory, they've won the most Stanley Cups
    $800 4
In "Take Me Home, Country Roads", John Denver sings of "West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains", this river
    $800 14
A safe place to store your sodium chloride
    $800 27
In the second plague, "Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters" & these amphibians covered the land of Egypt
    $800 25
Winners of the North American wife carrying championship get a cash prize plus the wife's weight in this beverage
    DD: $1,200 18
In winter, this weasel, whose fur was once prized by royalty, has a a white coat with a black-tipped tail
    $1000 20
This alliterative team is the oldest NHL team in the U.S.
    $1000 5
The Suwannee River flows from this swamp in southern Georgia, across Florida, to the Gulf of Mexico
    $1000 15
Any action word used in a short publicity statement
    $1000 28
In Luke, Jesus compared Herod to this crafty creature
    $1000 24
Start practicing for the mobile phone throwing world championships held in this country, the birthplace of Nokia

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

Dennis Becky Sean
$400 $800 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Becky Sean
$2,200 $1,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with those three letters.)
(Alex: And you have to identify the movie in that category.)
    $400 1
Pencey prep is full of phonies, according to Holden Caulfield in this book
    $400 20
Napoleon Bonaparte escaped imprisonment on this island in 1815 & briefly staged a comeback
    $400 29
These red-dressed officials of the Catholic church are addressed as "Your Eminence"
    $400 26
Pasta in long narrow flat strips
    $400 30
This type of current is generally preferred for long-distance power transmission
    $400 28
"Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed"
    $800 2
Dotheboys Hall is the place for learning in the Dickens work named for this alliterative lad
    $800 5
A marble throne believed to be used by him during his reign from 768 to 814 is in a cathedral in Aachen, Germany
    $800 8
The Masters is played at this par 72 golf course designed by Alister MacKenzie, with some help from Bobby Jones
    $800 10
Flooring material seen here
    $800 12
Megatron, Firestar or an electrical device that converts voltage
    $800 27
"You wanna get Capone? Here's how you get him. He pulls a knife, you pull a gun"
    $1200 3
Located on a ship far from Earth, Battle School is where this title kid goes to learn how to fight in zero g
    $1200 6
Due to landlords' oppression, in 1524 German peasants were this--& to quote "The Wizard of Id", you can say that again
    $1200 11
Chanel calls it "the now and forever fragrance"
    $1200 15
A medicinal liquid rubbed into the skin to reduce pain
    $1200 18
Optical fibers carry light pulses using thin strands usually made of plastic or this silicate
    $1200 22
"I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper"
    $1600 4
Don't stand so close to his novel "Pnin", about a Russian emigre teaching his native language at Waindell College
    DD: $2,000 7
Because of this natural event in southern Italy, London replaced Rome as the host of the 1908 Olympic games
    $1600 13
The plot of this interlude by Rimsky-Korsakov: a prince turns into an insect & stings his villainous relatives
    $1600 16
This object inserted into an axle to hold in a wheel has come to mean any person or thing deemed essential
    $1600 19
Pacific Gas & Electric touts its "smart" version of this electricity distribution network
    DD: $11,000 23
"What am I supposed to do? You won't answer my calls. You change your number... I'm not gonna be ignored"
    $2000 25
Hold me, baby, & tell me the title of this Kazuo Ishiguro tale of Hailsham & its special students
    $2000 9
Once married to England's Queen Mary, the II Spanish king of this name sent the Armada against England
    $2000 14
This style of furniture was the first in England named after a cabinetmaker & not a monarch
    $2000 17
This oil often used in paints comes from the flax plant
    $2000 21
The old-school way to transfer power is to use gears, friction & the like, letting this type of energy work for you
    $2000 24
"Run to the light, Carol Anne! Run as fast as you can!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Becky Sean
-$400 $6,000 $15,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The flower pictured here is called this, also a disparaging term for people on the political left

Final scores:

Dennis Becky Sean
-$400 $0 $19,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Becky Sean
$10,600 $7,200 $17,600
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2015-09-09
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