Show #7844 - Thursday, October 18, 2018

Alan Dunn game 5.


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Mark Johnson, a pastor and hospice chaplain from Rolla, Missouri

Jessica Cantrell, a museum development assistant from Adairsville, Georgia

Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $87,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will have a silent "L".)
    $200 16
The original 2 chains, it's thin, it's chainlike & its found in every living cell on Earth
    $200 1
Identify a person or thing within a score of inquiries
    $200 15
In any weather you can visit, for the National Association of these Carriers
    $200 22
She starred as slain Tejano singer Selena 2 years before releasing "On the 6", her debut album
    $200 5
Most of Libya is covered by this desert
    $200 10
You're pulling my leg! This fleshy part in the back of my leg
    $400 23
You give me this bone, the head of which forms a ball-&-socket joint with the hip
    $400 2
Occupy 42 territories on 6 continents
    $400 17 is for the International Longshore & this type of storage facility Union
    $400 27
It may ring a bell that Kristen Bell gave (singing) voice to Anna in this blockbuster film
    $400 6
This island country is 250 miles across the ocean from Mozambique
    $400 11
This light yellowish-pink color sure sounds fishy
    $600 24
The science of naming & classifying organisms is called this, though the IRS has little to do with it
    $600 3
Repeat the pattern of flashing colored lights on the circular console
    $600 18
Go behind the scenes at, the International Alliance of Theatrical these Employees
    $600 28
This singer ruled records & radio before winning an Academy Award for 1944's "Going My Way"
    $600 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents a map on the monitor.) Brazil is the only country in the world through which the Equator passes as well as this imaginary line 23.5 degrees south of the Equator
    $600 12
Any oily substance of medicinal value derived from certain plants; you're the...!
    $800 25
This, the beginning of growth for a seed, requires 3 basic elements:
water, oxygen & the right temperature
    $800 4
Get all 15 of your stones to your home table & bear them off
    DD: $2,000 20 belongs to the American Federation of these Employees, more than 700,000 of them
    $800 8
More than 80% of the 104 million people in this Asian country of thousands of islands identify as Catholic
    $800 13
To fill the seams between planks to make watertight
    $1000 26
Latin for "whip" gives us the name of this hairlike appendage, used for locomotion by most bacteria
    $1000 19
Form a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line of a quartet of your own colored discs
    $1000 21
You can learn a lot at, NEA being short for this
    $1000 9
Established in 930, this country's Althing is the world's oldest national parliament
    $1000 14
Limestone writing implement

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

Alan Jessica Mark
$1,600 $3,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Jessica Mark
$3,200 $4,000 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
This legendary golfer looked back on "A Life Well Played"
    $400 20
"The very existence of" this James Bond chief, "let alone his identity, was never admitted"
    $400 6
For the bicentennial, PEZ put its first real people on dispensers, one being this Kentucky frontiersman
    $400 24
Hired as a hotel caretaker, Jack Torrance hopes to work on his play in this Stephen King classic
    $400 21
60 conspirators helped knock off Julius Caesar in 44 B.C., but as far as we know, only he got the "et tu" thrown at him
    $400 1
An Egyptian sun god, or a cheerleader's exclamation
    $800 8
"In Praise of Difficult Women" praises this "Parks & Rec" star & 28 other "Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules"
    $800 16
Niacin is part of this vitamin group
    $800 9
Named for his literary relative, Edgar Allan Poe was named to the 1st of these elite college athletic teams in 1889
    $800 22
The going rate for selling out America in 1780? For him, 6,315 pounds, but it's not like his name was totally destroyed...oh wait
    $800 2
Jupiter's sister-wife, or an Alaskan panhandle city
    $1200 13
His story was that of "The Life and Legacy of Chile's Controversial Dictator"
    $1200 17
Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time includes 2 by this L.A. punk quartet
    $1200 10
Known as "The Liberty Bell of the West", the Kaskaskia bell is found on an island in this state
    $1200 28
Some say "truth is" this, a movie with Emma Thompson as a novelist writing Will Ferrell's life
    $1200 23
FBI Soviet analyst Robert Hanssen began spying for this overseas intelligence agency in 1985
    $1200 3
Sneaky Norse bad guy, or a hyphenated word for "understated"
    $1600 14
"Swan: The Life and Dance of" this Russian is one bio of her; so is "Twentieth Century Ballerina"
    DD: $4,000 18
Einstein used it to denote the speed of light
    $1600 11
Walter Chrysler & Elizabeth Arden are among those taking a "snooze" at this New York cemetery near Tarrytown
    $1600 29
His alter ego, the sci-fi writer Kilgore Trout, appears in many of his books, like "Breakfast of Champions"
    $1600 27
Last name of the couple who in 1953 were the first U.S. civilians to be executed for espionage
    DD: $3,000 4
A Roman food goddess, or another word for "TV show"
    $2000 15
One book examines the "Literary Life" of this 18th century English poet known for his savage wit & satire
    $2000 19
In chess notation, this, not K, denotes a knight
    $2000 12
A witness in a 1950s Senate crime probe invoked this, refusing to answer "on the grounds it might intend to criminate him"
    $2000 25
"Deadly Heat" was an actual 2013 bestselling novel by this TV title character played by Nathan Fillion
    $2000 26
In 480 B.C. the traitorous Ephialtes helped the Persians outflank the Greeks at this mountain pass
    $2000 5
A deadly Hindu goddess, or a deadly Colombian drug cartel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Jessica Mark
$16,800 $17,000 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This winged character from an early 20th century work is so named "because she mends the pots and kettles"

Final scores:

Alan Jessica Mark
$33,600 $399 $9,400
5-day champion: $120,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Jessica Mark
$13,200 $15,600 $9,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2018-08-15
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