Show #7411 - Monday, November 28, 2016

WE ASKED: Michael Steele.


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Allison Totura, a research microbiologist from Frederick, Maryland

Hobie Barnes, a consultant from Glendale, California

Justin Bender, a technical engineer from Boulder, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The Challenger Deep:
this ocean
    $200 21
This James Bond movie theme says "When it crumbles, we will stand tall, face it all together"
    $200 9
This classic film introduced "If Only I Had A Brain"
    $200 4
Adjective for lines that are the same distance apart at every point along their whole length
    $400 12
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall:
this capital
    $400 23
Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & Venezuela are the founding members of this group that was established in 1960
    $400 2
This T.S. Eliot "Love" poem begins, "Let us go then, you and I, when the evening is spread out against the sky"
    $400 7
We have "A New Hope" you'll name this composer of the 1977 soundtrack cuts "Imperial Attack" & "Cantina Band"
    $400 3
This Asian sauce staple usually has gluten because it's made with wheat; made without, it's called tamari
    $400 5
You get one of these as a record for paying a bill; don't forget the silent letter
    $600 13
Goya's "The Third of May 1808":
this museum
    $600 24
(I'm Michael Steele.) As chairperson of the RNC, this group, from 2009 to 2011, I helped raise nearly $200 million for political causes & candidates
    $600 14
This title Chekhov relative is told, "We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds"
    $600 8
She not only provided the voice of Mrs. Potts in 1991's "Beauty & the Beast", she sang the title song as well
    $600 16
Some 2nd grade students came up with the idea to make tortilla chips & this dip the official state snack of Texas
    $600 6
A chest of drawers, or a government agency within a cabinet department
    $800 27
The MGM Grand Hotel & Casino:
this county
    DD: $1,400 25
This organization began with a 1971 protest against offshore nuclear testing
    $800 15
In this novel, Betty Smith wrote, "No matter where its seed fell, it made a tree which struggled to reach the sky"
    $800 10
"Man In Motion" heated up this 1985 Brat Pack coming of age story
    $800 17
The song "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies mentions this hot Japanese condiment
    $800 19
It's the sea that surrounds Jamaica & Cuba
    $1000 28
this mountain system (that's the "K")
    $1000 26
This organization named for a pollster who died in 1984 has a web-based archive of opinion polls
    $1000 22
She gave us the lesser-known "O beautiful for halcyon skies" as well as "O beautiful for spacious skies"
    $1000 11
"It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" made easy work of winning the Oscar for Original Song for this 2005 film
    $1000 18
This Indian condiment can be made sweet or spicy & is seen here atop naan bread
    $1000 20
Tagalog is a principal language of this country made up of more than 7,000 islands

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

Justin Hobie Allison
$200 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Hobie Allison
$4,800 $6,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

1812: THE WAR & MORE
(Alex: Each correct response will appear in the dictionary before "meridian" and will begin with those same three letters--"M-E-R.")
    $400 29
Formerly the Orleans Territory, it became the 18th state
    $400 18
This Kellogg's trio look pretty spry, considering they turned 80 in 2013
    $400 28
Way back in the 2nd century A.D., Chinese scholar Zhang Heng made a device called a seismoscope to detect these
    $400 12
Working merely for money, whether a hired gun or not
    $400 13
Elizabeth Montgomery had viewers in a spell as the magical Samantha Stephens on this classic sitcom
    $800 26
The U.S. frigate Constitution's defeat of the Guerriere in 1812 earned it this famous nickname
    $800 24
Garrison Keillor writes that this town "is the seat of Tiny Mist County"
    $800 5
This California law could jail you for life if you commit a third felony
    $800 1
Ancient Greek for "slope" gives us this weather word much in the news for the way it's changing
    $800 8
To enter traffic
    $800 14
Before going "Full Frontal", Samantha Bee was a correspondent for this Comedy Central series
    $1200 21
Support of the Luddites was part of this poet's first speech before Britain's House of Lords
    $1200 19
Most of this 1909 book by Frances Hodgson Burnett is set at Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire
    $1200 6
Until WWII, this candy bar had 3 pieces in one package, flavored chocolate, vanilla & strawberry; now it's all chocolate
    $1200 2
It's Earth's 25-mile-deep surface layer
    $1200 9
Elemental term for "fickle"
    $1200 15
Samantha, the operating system in this 2013 film, shares a name with Samantha Morton, who was its original voice
    DD: $5,000 22
This 11-letter political word entered our vocabulary after Massachusetts' governor signed a redistricting bill
    $1600 20
In 1900 Mark Twain wrote a story about "The Man Who Corrupted" this honest & upright burg
    $1600 7
This name for 3 wars between Rome & Carthage comes from Latin for "Phoenician"
    $1600 3
The 3 major rock classes are igneous, sedimentary & this, formed by changes to the other 2 types
    $1600 10
The Caribbean islands gave us this dance for couples
    $1600 16
After her years as Kelly Bundy, she played the amnesiac title character of "Samantha Who?"
    $2000 27
This Shawnee chief fought for the British & led Native American allies but was killed in battle the next year
    $2000 23
A sheep farmer & his girlfriend Arowhena escape in a balloon from this land created by Samuel Butler
    DD: $5,000 25
In Greek & Roman myth, 3 goddesses who determined human destinies were called these, a synonym for destinies
    $2000 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) When the sun & moon align, their gravitational forces work together to produce big springs tides at right angles; the forces partly cancel each other, producing these smaller amplitude tides
    $2000 11
It can precede bank or Marine
    $2000 17
She played the lusty Samantha Jones on "Sex & the City"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Hobie Allison
$17,000 $16,600 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Peter the Great designed Russia's flag based on the tricolor flag of this nation where he'd gone to learn shipbuilding

Final scores:

Justin Hobie Allison
$1,199 $600 $400
2-day champion: $20,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Hobie Allison
$14,000 $16,000 $9,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2016-08-24
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