Show #7163 - Wednesday, November 4, 2015


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Jenny Gu, a medical student from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sam Stubblefield, a hospital pediatrician from Wilmington, Delaware

Ryan Mewett, a naval officer originally from Plano, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Many consider it the most beautiful monument in the world
    $200 6
In a musical Kim MacAfee has said "bye bye" to this pop music star, resigning as president of his fan club
    $200 20
In Greek these veggies with dark purple skin are melitzanes
    $200 24
The dealer shows it to the rest of the table
    $200 1
The American Revolution began in April 1775 with the battles of these 2 Massachusetts towns
    $200 17
This Bronx-born Supreme Court justice got her B.A. from Princeton
    $400 11
You ought to recognize this iconic art deco skyscraper
    $400 7
This evil organization that 007 has battled in many movies is the title of the 2015 James Bond film
    $400 28
A tabloid version of the board game Clue made this purple-named character a billionaire video game designer
    $400 25
A slope, or an improvement
    $400 2
The name of this 1815 battle has come to mean a decisive defeat
    $400 29
At Harvard, Al Gore roomed with this future movie actor, who spoke in support of Al at the Democratic Convention in 2000
    $600 12
The stunning Baha'i Temple in New Delhi is built in the shape of this sacred flower
    $600 8
SD-6, a top-secret spy agency, recruited college student Sydney Bristow, "Alias" this actress
    $600 21
Elizabeth Taylor's eyes were often described as this shade of purple, as in the title of a "Doonesbury" collection
    $600 19
To transfer data from a smaller device to a larger one
    $600 3
This battle fought in Maryland in 1862 was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War
    $600 5
Naturally, this "Oracle of Omaha" went to the University of Nebraska, but for B-school attended Columbia
    $800 15
In 2015, this museum, named for the former Gertrude Vanderbilt, moved to a new building with a cantilevered entrance
    $800 13
Several of the Time Lords on this series have dealt with U.N.I.T., a task force that investigates aliens on Earth
    DD: $3,000 22
The dried purple flowers of this shrub that's part of the mint family are used for scent or as a preservative
    $800 26
More common in women? it's using a rising inflection even on non-questions?
    $800 4
In Shakespeare, before this battle Henry V rallies his troops, calling them "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers"
    $800 18
Seen here, this New York senator graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth
    $1000 16
Legend says the architects of this cathedral were blinded so they could never again create anything as beautiful
    $1000 14
In the Marvel universe, Baron Wolfgang von Strucker was instrumental in creating this evil organization
    $1000 23
Appropriately, Alice Walker has this gem that's the color purple as her birthstone
    $1000 27
With or without a prefatory "one", it's the art of gaining an advantage
    $1000 9
World War II's largest naval engagement was the 1944 battle of this Philippine gulf
    $1000 30
She was still a senior at Yale when her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial won a nationwide competition

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

Ryan Sam Jenny
$3,400 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sam Jenny
$6,200 $8,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be the name of a state.)
    $400 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a mountain on the monitor.) Whether a climber takes a direct route or a scenic one, it takes the same amount of work to overcome gravity on the way to the top of the mountain because gravity is this type of force, a political antonym of "liberal"
    $400 12
This river begins its 315-mile journey just northeast of Montgomery
    $400 21
Crema is the thin layer of foam found on this concentrated caffeinated product
    $400 25
Stephen King made his debut with this 1974 novel about the worst prom ever
    $800 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the USS Intrepid in New York.) Pushing through the air at more than 1,300 miles per hour, the Concorde expanded 8 inches in length during flight because of heat generated by this contact force
    $800 27
This widow of Kurt Cobain
    $800 13
Louisville, Kentucky lies on this river that forms most of the state's northern border
    $800 9
It's the type of "money" contributed to nonprofits but really used for political means
    $800 17
It's never too late: at age 73 Norman Maclean published this debut book about fly-fishing
    $1200 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a globe on the monitor.) In the northern hemisphere, a projectile moving north outraces Earth's rotation, so it will appear to be deflected to the right, thanks to this force named for a 19th century Frenchman
    $1200 19
Talking Heads:
This guy who famously wore an oversized white suit
    $1200 14
In the late 1930s the All-American Canal was built to deliver water from this river to California's Imperial Valley
    $1200 1
Colony collapse disorder refers to the death of these animals
    DD: $1,400 10
Her 1936 debut "We the Living" began a lifelong theme by attacking the evils of socialist collectivism
    $1200 11
With an August 16, 1996 IPO, this online brokerage company swapped its private status for a public one
    $1600 7
Take a second to turn things over & identify this, also called the moment of force
    $1600 20
Alabama Shakes:
This big-voiced woman from Athens, Alabama
    $1600 15
The first permanent white settlements in Nebraska & South Dakota were located on this river
    $1600 2
A headline designed to lure a web user to a site of dubious merit is this fishing-themed term
    $1600 18
"Cup of Gold", a swashbuckling fantasy about 17th c. pirates, was the first novel by this author of "Tortilla Flat"
    DD: $4,500 22
This company named for a local hero began making early American furniture in Beecher Falls, Vermont in 1936
    $2000 8
The subatomic weak force acts on these particles named for an Italian-American physicist
    $2000 26
The Killers:
This charismatic guy from the Southwest
    $2000 16
New England's longest river, it flows from a small beaver pond near the Canadian border to Long Island Sound
    $2000 3
From the Latin for "to cloak" comes this "care" intended to treat, not necessarily cure the symptoms of the very sick
    $2000 24
His first novel "Burmese Days" was published in 1934, not long after he began using this name instead of Eric Blair
    $2000 23
The 2 of the "Big 3" credit reporting bureaus that fit the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sam Jenny
$13,800 $23,300 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its name refers to safety efforts that currently restrict cylinder capacity & prohibit supercharging

Final scores:

Ryan Sam Jenny
$27,600 $27,601 $6,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Sam Jenny
$13,800 $18,200 $8,000
19 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2015-09-16
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