Show #7575 - Friday, July 14, 2017

Contestants

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Vicky Smith, a children's book review editor from South Portland, Maine

Larissa Dizon, an academic advisor from San Diego, California

Gavin Borchert, a writer & editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

ABBREVIATED NO. 1 TV SHOWS
NATION STATE
KID LIT
YOU GET A "D"
ICYMI
(Alex: In case you missed it.)
HIDDEN GEMS
(Alex: The name of a gem is hidden with the text of each clue, and the letters are in order.)
    $200 10
On CBS, 1983-1984:
big "D"
    $200 1
Majority ANC party plagued by infighting; military deployed to keep Zimbabweans from coming over the border
    $200 2
Once "of Green Gables" she grows up & becomes a principal in "of Windy Poplars"
    $200 7
A situation with no chance for progress, or a street with no exits
    $200 22
In 2017 the Westminster Dog Show included this animal for the first time in its 140 years; what could go wrong?
    $200 17
How charming! The cherub you painted has cheeks as rosy as this red birthstone
    $400 11
On ABC, 1999-2000:
"W.W.T.B.A.M."
    $400 27
Has border spats with Thailand, but fairly calm since Prince Norodom Sihamoni took over for his dad in 2004
    $400 3
When "The Enormous Egg" hatches in an Oliver Butterworth book, one of these 3-horned dinosaurs emerges
    $400 8
It's a calendar or list of the upcoming cases set to be tried at a court
    $400 23
In 2013, this "Enter Sandman" metal band became the first to perform on all 7 continents when it played at an Antarctic base
    $400 18
After seeing the 37.8-carat Chalk one at the Smithsonian, Angela had ephemeral dreams of this green gem
    $600 12
On NBC, 1997-1998:
the uproarious "S"
    $600 4
At the beginning of "The Lightning Thief", this kid thinks his pre-algebra teacher turns into a monster
    $600 9
Mr. Gilbert, I have here this collection of information & documents about you--most interesting
    $600 24
Mexico's first Trump-era IPO was a success for this tequila company named for an 18th c. señor
    $600 19
To buy the fire type of this gem, shop along Pitt Street in Sydney's city centre
    $800 13
On Fox, 2006-2007:
a different kind of "A.I."
    DD: $1,200 5
Milo of "Phantom Tollbooth" fame learns you can only get to the Isle of Conclusions by doing this
    $800 15
The courtship type of this may be a dance or a show of special feathers or crests as done here by a couple of grebes
    $800 25
Sam Bradford of this purple-clad team completed an NFL record 71.6% of his passes but not a run to the playoffs in 2016
    $800 20
A top azalea breeder named Hans Hachmann came up with a flower in a gold one named for this gem
    $1000 14
On ABC, 1977-1978:
roommates "L & S"
    $1000 6
The "Everlasting" family with this last name is cursed to live forever
    $1000 16
In a 1999 auction Ty Cobb's pair of these took an over $7,000 "bite" out of someone's wallet
    $1000 26
The Australian Natl. Univ. created an algorithm in 2016 to help warn coastal cities of this dangerous event
    $1000 21
The raja delved into the history of the carved figure & found it was made of this prized gemstone

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

Gavin Larissa Vicky
$800 -$600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Larissa Vicky
$3,600 $1,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

KANSAS HISTORY
THE BIBLE
MUSIC TO MY YEARS
THE ORIENT EXPRESSION
BIG BEN
YOU CAN SET YOUR WATCH BY IT
    $400 25
Kansas became the 34th U.S. state in this year that also saw the beginning of a war
    $400 19
In Mark 1 he says, "There cometh one mightier than I after me"
    $400 1
Orwell's estate nixed a David Bowie musical based on this novel, but a song with the title made it onto "Diamond Dogs"
    $400 7
No, not for anything, "not for all" this "in China"
    $400 2
In 1978 Ben Abruzzo & 2 companions made the first transatlantic flight in one of these full of gas, not hot air
    $400 16
Boston residents peeved at this ship's twice-a-day cannon blasts should know it's been going on for over 200 years
    $800 27
Kansas voters decide every 6 years whether to retain the members of this body; in 2016 all 5 survived a challenge
    $800 20
Fittingly, in the King James version the New Testament ends with this 4-letter word
    $800 3
This title of a 2014 Taylor Swift album is also the year of her birth
    $800 8
In a Kipling poem this line precedes" and never the twain shall meet"
    $800 12
Ben Rich used the security alias Ben Dover when he helped design the F-117 Nighthawk, the first of these hard-to-spot craft
    $800 17
First a gavel, then a gong, now one of these is sounded each day at 4 P.M. to close trading at 11 Wall Street
    $1200 28
Last name of 1930s governor Alf; in 1978 Kansans made his daughter Nancy their first female U.S. senator
    $1200 21
Isaiah 1:10 tells these 2 cities to "hear the word of the Lord"; they didn't
    $1200 4
This Prince album was released October 27, 1982
    $1200 9
The Viggo Mortensen movie title "Eastern" these echoes a U.K. candy slogan
    $1200 13
This Ben, no longer head of the Fed, became an advisor to investment management firm Pimco
    DD: $3,000 18
For years the third U.S. infantry has been doing this ritual "every hour on the hour" at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    DD: $3,000 22
In Roman 1 Paul says "I am debtor both to" the barbarians & these people from whom "barbarians" derives
    $1600 5
"No Elvis, Beatles, or the Rolling Stones", sang The Clash in the song titled this year of Elvis' passing
    $1600 10
It precedes "Thai" in the name of the sport also known as kickboxing
    $1600 14
Ben Shahn rose to fame in the 1930s with a series of paintings based on the trial of these two Italian-American anarchists
    $1600 24
Reveille is played every morning at 6:30 A.M. at Fort Leonard Wood; this other "re" is sounded at 5 P.M.
    $2000 23
Appropriately, "she weepeth sore in the night" & "the ways of Zion do mourn" are in this Old Testament book
    $2000 6
"Oh What A Night" The Four Seasons had in late December of this title year
    $2000 11
"Orient' is from the Latin for "rising sun"; French for "rise" gave us this word for the area east of the Mediterranean
    $2000 15
In 1598 this dramatist killed an actor in a duel, no doubt putting him out of his humour
    $2000 26
Soldiers face off every day in an energetic and patriotic ritual at the Wagah border between these two countries

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Larissa Vicky
$15,800 $3,000 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN AUTHORS
This Pulitzer winner changed his first name to that of an Irish king, avoiding associations with a famous ventriloquist's dummy

Final scores:

Gavin Larissa Vicky
$20,800 $0 $19,600
3-day champion: $50,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gavin Larissa Vicky
$14,000 $6,000 $11,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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