Show #7161 - Monday, November 2, 2015


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Marcus Lewis, a tutor from Brooklyn, New York

Christine Qualey, a retired teacher from Abington, Massachusetts

Katie Walker, a biomedical science teacher from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
The order Lagomorpha is made up of pikas, hares & these
    $200 1
To utter in a loud, deep voice, or the last name of writer Saul
    $200 16
This type of mint originated in Cuba, where it is used to flavor the alcoholic drink of the same name
    $200 14
In Spanish this word is bahia, as in Bahia de Cochinos, this "of Pigs"
    $200 9
Rhyming phrase for letters sent via the postal service rather than instantaneously using a computer
    $400 26
Animals like anteaters in the order Pilosa are called edentates, meaning they lack these or have few of them
    $400 2
A carpenter's tool, it's also a term for a xylophone mallet
    $400 24
Athlete-lawyer Ken Dryden wrote "The Game", this one he played with Serge Savard, Bob Gainey et al.
    $400 17
This "freshmaker" brand of mints now offers pure fresh gum
    $400 21
A Pennsylvania boulder field is an example of moraine, debris deposited by a melting one of these
    $400 10
7-word phrase made famous in an editor's reply to a child's 1897 letter to the New York Sun
    $600 27
An ancient living order of mammals, the Monotremata are oviparous, meaning they do this
    $600 3
A form of lottery in which you win a prize if your ticket is picked
    $600 6
"Hot Money" by Dick Francis centers on Ian Pembroke, who does this sporting job
    $600 18
Ah do declare, there's nothing like this bourbon, sugar & mint drink served over crushed ice on derby day
    $600 15
The altitude of every point in the U.K. is measured against a brass bolt in Newlyn, Cornwall, marking this
    $600 11
"You've got mail!" is still what users of this email service hear
    $800 28
Chiroptera is made up exclusively of these, which may be fruit- or insect-eating
    $800 4
It's from the Latin for "to bristle with fear"; the this... the this
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, PA.) Organized competitive rowing dates back thousands of years, with the first known literary mention in this work by Virgil, who wrote, "the whole sea gapes, torn by the oars"
    $800 19
Minthe, a nymph from whom we get the plant's name, was turned into mint after the wife of this underworld god got mad
    $800 22
Midlatitude is another word for this zone whose name suggests a nice, moderate climate
    $800 12
A Sept. 17, 1888 letter signed by this infamous man read, "Sorry about the blood"
    DD: $1,300 29
The Proboscidea order only has one living family today, this one
    $1000 5
A flubber in the fairway, a bungler in the bunker
    $1000 8
"Ball Four" by this pitcher begins, "I signed my contract today to play for the Seattle pilots at a salary of $22,000"
    $1000 20
Mint is good if you live around lots of mosquitoes as it is an antipruritic, meaning it relieves this
    $1000 23
In the 1950s a change of prefix created this word for the areas beyond the suburbs
    $1000 13
A onetime owner of the 1856 British Guiana stamp that sold in 2015 for $9.5 million was this heir featured in "Foxcatcher"

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

Katie Christine Marcus
$1,400 $1,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Christine Marcus
$2,000 $2,900 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the [*]. You name the city.)
    $400 11
Over 600 fables are attributed to Aesop, including the one about this pair with the moral "slow but steady wins the race"
    $400 26
It's an unscientific time-based rule of thumb for assessing the edibility of dropped food
    $400 21
Rodeo Drive
    $400 16
became king of Scotland in 1567 & of England in 1603
    $400 8
In "Kingdom of Heaven", Orlando Bloom played Balian, a man fighting to defend this besieged city
    $400 1
A simple story with a moral or religious message
    $800 12
To visit Diego Velazquez's 17th century portrait of Aesop, you'll have to visit this Madrid museum
    $800 22
Peachtree Road &
Buckhead Avenue
    $800 17
helped organize relief efforts & visited hospitals during the Crimean War
    $800 6
"Heaven & Earth" was Oliver Stone's last film in a trilogy about Vietnam that began with this film
    $800 2
This type of plant or animal takes its name from the Greek for "one who eats at another's table"
    $1200 13
By some accounts Aesop was unjustly executed in this oracle city for stealing; his death cursed the city
    $1200 27
This Pirates shortstop was among the first group of 5 elected to baseball's Hall of Fame
    $1200 23
Bond Street in Mayfair
    $1200 18
did not earn his subjects' love on succeeding his brother Richard the Lionheart
    $1200 3
A bestselling book about a young boy's encounter with Jesus during an operation was the basis for this 2014 movie
    $1200 4
Its independence from Spain came in 1811
    $1600 14
In one fable this hungry animal concludes that some grapes must be sour when he can't reach them
    $1600 28
Borodin was one of "the Five", a group of composers from this country
    $1600 24
Newbury Street
    DD: $3,000 19
introduced England to a form of Norman feudalism
    $1600 7
This western directed by Michael Cimino became shorthand for a costly, self-indulgent flop
    $1600 5
It's the term for the apparent displacement of an object caused by a change in the observation point
    DD: $1,000 15
Plutarch said Aesop once worked as an advisor to this fabulously rich king of Lydia
    $2000 29
Aristotle said the universe was made up of 5 elements, the fifth being this elusive substance
    $2000 25
Avenida Presidente Masaryk
    $2000 20
defeated the Danes at the Battle of Edington in 878
    $2000 9
Jim Carrey gets a visitor straight from heaven in this film & thanks him for the Grand Canyon
    $2000 10
The curve formed by the intersection of a cone & a certain plane, it's the path of a projectile

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Christine Marcus
$8,200 $6,100 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country has 8 of the world's 10 highest peaks

Final scores:

Katie Christine Marcus
$12,300 $10,000 $14,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Katie Christine Marcus
$9,200 $7,400 $14,000
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2015-09-16
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