Show #7393 - Wednesday, November 2, 2016


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Dennis Fipps, a retired Navy medical specialist from San Diego, California

Courtney Cissel, a rental coordinator from Raleigh, North Carolina

Vivek Ravishanker, a freelance consultant from Higganum, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you a word, you rearrange the letters in that word to fit the clue, all right?)
    $200 26
The city of Bologna is at the foot of these mountains that form the backbone of Italy
    $200 11
She wrote & illustrated "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", about a frog with more fashion sense than common sense
    $200 6
Fittingly, a muscular man represents this brand of paper towels
    $200 13
This album earned Michael Jackson 7 Grammys in 1984, including album of the year
    $200 21
Not surprising, there's a sweet little rosebud called the yellow rose of this, also the title of a folk song
    $200 1
For costume ones, grab your eye patches & dress as these
    $400 27
The Bologna stones found by Vicenzo Cascariolo were thought to turn base metals into this
    $400 12
In this 1908 novel Mr. Toad lives in a big house called Toad Hall & drives a fancy car
    $400 7
This company introduced the world's first cordless electric drill in 1961
    $400 17
This Culture Club singer said, "America, you've got taste, style and you know a good drag queen when you see one"
    $400 22
If you're holding a Smith & Wesson .38, the .38 refers to this, the diameter of the bore of the gun
    $400 2
Having one could lead to being this
    $600 28
Alums of the University of Bologna include this scientist aka Mikolaj Kopernik, who transferred from Krakow
    $600 14
He gained early fame for a tale about a celebrated jumping frog in California
    $600 8
Here's a sandal from this brand
    $600 18
In 1983 she had the aptly titled album "She's So Unusual"
    $600 23
A Best Picture Oscar winner shares its name with this rose
    $600 3
Rearrange the letters to get this synonym
    $800 29
Hometown painter Vitale da Bologna created art for the city, like this saint slaying a dragon
    $800 15
The chocolate frogs in her books are just candy, but a spell makes them jump
    $800 9
This bubble gum brand said it was named for a wacky musical instrument, not a weapon
    $800 19
In a Duran Duran hit, Simon Le Bon sang, "I smell like I sound, I'm lost and I'm found, and I'm" this title
    $800 24
This word that means "aimlessly wandering" is used to describe climbing roses like Bobbie James
    $800 4
Be that way & you'll find it's easier to do this
    $1000 30
As part of the drive toward unification, in 1860 Bologna voted to unite with this Italian island, then a separate kingdom
    $1000 16
In fables of this ancient Greek, frogs blow themselves up, get eaten by storks & are crushed by bulls
    DD: $1,200 10
Mr. Shavitz, for whom this alliterative beauty brand is named, appeared in a 2008 PSA about colony collapse disorder
    $1000 20
"Who can it be now?" perhaps this Colin Hay group, from the land "Down Under"
    $1000 25
The Remington 700 is an example of a rifle with this manual action to load a cartridge into the chamber
    $1000 5
Do you persist in believing in goblins & faeries, types of these?

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

Vivek Courtney Dennis
$2,000 $3,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vivek Courtney Dennis
$6,200 $3,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...because each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $400 11
During WWII Great Britain's Air Defence Cadet Corps prepped boys for service in this "Royal" group formed in 1918
    $400 1
Longfellow's village blacksmith had "brawny arms" ending in "large and sinewy" these
    $400 21
"Unpredictable" was a million-selling album for this Oscar-winning actor who is unafraid of multitasking
    $400 16
Author Jeff Lindsay created this serial killer who worked by day as a blood spatter expert; Michael C. Hall played him
    $400 22
lies in a Tasmanian blackwood coffin, with a slouch hat & a sprig of wattle
    $400 6
The mass of a substance divided by volume gives you this
    $800 12
Put your kindergartener in a jacket & tie & send him to JA, this group teaching kids entrepreneurship
    $800 2
In a 1901 detective story, Dr. James Mortimer tells this sleuth, "I confess that I covet your skull"
    $800 25
The bold surprise attacks in North Africa by Nazi general Erwin Rommel earned the man this nickname
    $800 17
Sink your teeth into this HBO series that was based on Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse novels
    $800 23
is honored with a pyramid-shaped memorial in Nasr City
    $800 7
A common form of glucose, it's also known as grape sugar or corn sugar
    $1200 13
The student-led anti-Park protests in this country were quelled when Park Chung Hee was assassinated
    $1200 3
In "The Glory of the Garden", Kipling said that "half a proper gardener's work is done upon" these
    $1200 28
First done to ragtime, by the 1920s this dance was performed to any popular music
    $1200 18
A nonfiction book subtitled "The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City" was source material for this HBO series
    $1200 24
has a monument flanked by inscriptions from Pericles' funeral oration
    $1200 8
It's the term for the bending of light waves around the edge of an object
    $1600 14
Wood-gatherer is one rank attained by girls aged 7-18 in this Luther Gulick organization
    $1600 4
Into a cauldron in "Macbeth", a witch tosses this "of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog"
    $1600 29
In the '70s this comedian played the Sanford part of "Sanford and Son"
    $1600 19
This modern-day Western on FX was based on Elmore Leonard's novels "Pronto" & "Riding the Rap" as well as on a short story
    DD: $2,400 26
is entombed in Plac Pilsudskiego
    $1600 9
In 1898 this chemist known for his flask liquefied hydrogen gas
    $2000 15
Aung San was the principal leader of the ABSU, or "All-" this country "Student's Union"
    DD: $2,200 5
In "Iolanthe" Sir William Gilbert wrote that this 2-word phrase "never won fair lady"
    $2000 30
In 2016 this ex-president of Mexico had a few choice words about a certain candidate for U.S. president
    $2000 20
Oboist Blair Tindall's memoir of sex, drugs & classical music inspired this Amazon series of the same name
    $2000 27
has his tomb in Hietaniemi Cemetery near the tomb of Marshal Mannerheim
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows wildlife images on the monitor.) Physical differences between males & females of the same species, like the large male lion with his mane or the coloring of a peacock versus a peahen, is called "sexual" this, from Greek for "having two shapes"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vivek Courtney Dennis
$15,000 $10,000 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Entertainment Weekly's...)
He "inaugurated a new depth--both visually... and emotionally... and (had) a voice that paid the bills until he died"

Final scores:

Vivek Courtney Dennis
$20,001 $8,000 $3,999
2-day champion: $43,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vivek Courtney Dennis
$15,000 $11,200 $7,000
20 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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