Show #7378 - Wednesday, October 12, 2016


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Susan Cole, a legislative librarian from Bowie, Maryland

Russ Williams, a retired Army officer from Alexandria, Virginia

Pidge Meade, a technical writer and actress from Pacifica, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, actual news stories found by the [*] Twitter account.)
    $200 17
In the 2000s he won Best Acting Oscars for "Mystic River" & "Milk"
    $200 1
As you might expect, it's the fruity element in Key West chicken
    $200 6
A '70s ABA player, on departing this "Bluegrass State" at 8 & landing in St. Louis at 7:59: "I ain't goin' on no time machine"
    $200 11
She died without issue in 1603, making her the last Tudor monarch
    $200 16
"Florida Man Steals" this "ultimate driving machine" "After He's Told He Can't Buy It With Food Stamps"
    $400 18
In 2012 & 2015 these celebrity twins won Womenswear Designer of the Year awards for their label The Row
    $400 2
For beer can chicken, Bobby Flay likes to use this 5-letter type of strong, dark beer
    $400 7
OK... our train left France at 5; the trip to England through this feature took 35 minutes, so now it's 4:35
    $400 12
"The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen", reads the last verse of the Bible, in chapter 22 of this book
    $400 22
Fla. man "Ordered to Stay Away From Animals After Throwing Live" this state reptile "Through Wendy's Drive-Thru Window"
    $600 19
With a "Voice" like his, it's no wonder he was the CMA's Male Vocalist of the Year 5 years in a row beginning in 2010
    $600 3
You deserve a ribbon if you know it's the stuffed chicken dish seen here
    $600 8
Leave Pecos, Texas at 10, drive north for an hour & 1/2 & you'll pull into Carlsbad in this state at 10:30
    $600 28
A few male deer
    $600 13
The last man to visit here was Eugene Cernan in 1972
    $600 23
On this wrestler & his lawsuit against Gawker--"Florida Man Shows up to Court in 'Formal Bandana'"
    $800 20
In 2016 Terrence Howard & Taraji P. Henson both won NAACP Image Awards for their roles on this series
    $800 4
The name of this spicy Chinese chicken & peanut dish is believed to derive from a Sichuan official
    $800 9
A new time zone was created on Aug. 15, 2015--this world capital "time", set 30 minutes behind South Korea
    $800 27
I can think of a thousand ways to say it means stately or majestic
    DD: $1,000 14
The last day these could be advertised on U.S. TV was January 1, 1971
    $800 25
"Florida Man Tells Police He's So Drunk He'll Blow Up" this measuring device
    $1000 21
He's won more Tony Awards than any other composer, including ones for "Company" & "Into the Woods"
    $1000 5
A New York Times recipe for this dish calls for 6 small boneless breasts that get wrapped around 12 tablespoons of butter
    $1000 10
Fly from Oklahoma City to this other capital city & you'll cover 650 miles, but arrive just 45 minutes after you left
    $1000 26
To pocket the cue ball
    $1000 15
On Sept. 1, 1914 Martha, the last known living bird of this species, died at the Cincinnati Zoo
    $1000 24
"Florida Man Slashes 88-Year-Old Woman's Tires With Ice Pick For Sitting in His... Seat" during this 5-letter game

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

Pidge Russ Susan
$1,600 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pidge Russ Susan
$3,000 $4,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response is two movie titles.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that will come between "dawn" and "dusk" in the dictionary.)
    $400 6
On Feb. 14, 1929 7 members of Bugs Moran's gang became the victims in this event
    $400 1
In most languages with Latin origins, Tuesday is named for this Roman god
    $400 11
This 1891 Oscar Wilde novel paints quite a "Picture" of artistic London
    $400 21
Audio term for a succinct extract from a recorded interview that encapsulates a story in just a few seconds
    $400 16
You may feel one in the room, but we're talking about military conscription
    $800 7
This woman worked as a cook in New York, spreading deadly disease to more than 50 people between 1900 & 1915
    $800 2
In Spanish "y" is this part of speech
    $800 12
Alan Moore's graphic novel "From Hell" speculated on the identity & motives of this deadly Londoner
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads while text scrolls at the bottom of the screen.) As its name implies, the feature seen here at the bottom of the screen has to go slowly enough to be readable
    $800 17
It's the measure of cream atop the brownie
    $1200 8
Barely 20 minutes after a torpedo struck in 1915, it disappeared beneath the waves taking more than 1,000 souls with it
    DD: $1,800 3
From words meaning "through" & "speak", it's a regional form of a language often with its own words
    $1200 13
In a conversation with James Boswell, he remarked, "I think the full tide of human existence is at Charing Cross"
    $1200 28
A steamy movie with William Hurt & Kathleen Turner & one word shorter, a shoot-'em-up pairing de Niro & Pacino
    $1200 23
In reporting on human foibles, newswriters are careful to avoid this, from Latin for "source of offense"
    $1200 18
The nature of a deity; some universities have a "school" for it
    $1600 9
In 48 B.C. Caesar looted scrolls from this Egyptian institution, later destroyed
    $1600 4
These 2 South Asian languages, sometimes jointly abbreviated Hirdu, have few structural differences
    DD: $5,000 14
Zadie Smith's novel "White Teeth" is about 2 immigrant families in London: 1 from Bangladesh & 1 from this Caribbean nation
    $1600 27
Subtract 1 1/2 from a Fellini title to get a 1990s movie shocker
    $1600 24
Alphabetic name for video footage used to accompany a TV news story as a reporter talks over it
    $1600 19
A sheriff in the Old West might do this to someone, making him part of law enforcement
    $2000 10
The 1857-1858 mutiny named for these native soldiers in India was marked by brutality by both Indians & Britons
    $2000 5
The word "robot" comes from a word meaning "servitude" in this language
    $2000 15
After this author's 1722 "Journal of the Plague Year", he might have wanted to escape to a desert island
    $2000 26
A "numeric" zombie film from Danny Boyle loses a word & becomes a Sandra Bullock recovery story
    $2000 25
A broadcaster who hasn't seen the wire copy until he speaks it aloud is said to do this "and read"
    $2000 20
This name for a free-for-all fight comes from an Irish fair known for its rioting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pidge Russ Susan
$10,200 $6,200 $22,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first line of its state song, "Eight stars of gold on a field of blue", refers to the star group on its flag

Final scores:

Pidge Russ Susan
$7,900 $2,199 $20,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pidge Russ Susan
$10,000 $6,200 $18,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
5 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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