Show #7019 - Thursday, March 5, 2015


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Rebecca Press Schwartz, a high school administrator from New York, New York

Austin Roberts, a program analyst originally from Spring, Texas

Laura Lorson, a newscaster and editor from Perry, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the current country in which the opera is set.)
1920s SLANG
    $200 26
Diceros Bicornis, the black species of this, can charge with up to 3,000 pounds
    $200 12
Carl Heinrich Graun's "Montezuma"
    $200 11
This tree with lobed leaves can live for 400 years, with or without the yellow ribbons of song
    $200 16
On a calendar it's 10 years; on a rosary it's 10 beads
    $200 3
"Bangtails" were these critters--got a hot tip on one?
    $200 1
Ruling the box office in 2011 was the re-release of this film with Simba & Mufasa in 3D
    $400 27
AKA "hard coal"' it's steel gray to black in color
    $400 13
Verdi's "Aida"
    DD: $1,000 15
The 300-foot tree called the coast this lives up to its name; it's rarely found more than 50 miles inland
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents) It's time for some quick math as we see a comparison. Here's 11 pounds, roughly the equivalent of 5 of these metric units
    $400 4
A "wooden kimono" was to be avoided, considering it was this object
    $400 2
Dane Cook is the voice of Dusty Cropper in this 2013 release
    $600 28
This region of fertile black soil in Alabama & Mississippi sounds like it can break a 2x4 with its bare hands
    $600 14
Giacomo Meyerbeer's "The Huguenots"
    $600 21
The cause of this disease with a tree in its name was identified in the Netherlands in 1921
    $600 18
A $25,000 a head fundraiser may be described as $25,000 a this; make sure yours gets filled up
    $600 6
If you couldn't find your bootlegger, he might have been "under glass"
    $600 5
This live-action favorite with versions in 1961 & 1998 was based on a German novel, "Das doppelte Lottchen"
    $800 29
It gets its name from the black inside its mouth
    $800 24
Jacques Offenbach's "Die Rheinnixen"
    $800 22
I do so enjoy the view of this tree from my Mississippi veranda
    $800 19
It's a Chicago district represented by an alderman
    $800 7
Something that was the best could have been the ant's pants or this other insect rhyme
    $800 9
"Colors of the Wind" from this 1995 film won a Golden Globe for Best Song as well as an Oscar
    $1000 30
The so-called "black box" is the cockpit voice recorder plus this, FDR for short
    $1000 25
Puccini's "Turandot"
    $1000 23
Soft or white, types of this tree produce needles in bunches of 5; hard or yellow, in bundles of 2 or 3
    $1000 20
The "409" in a Beach Boys song referred to the engine displacement in a Chevy, given in these units
    $1000 8
This phrase for a guy checking out girls at a soda fountain later became a Matt Dillon movie title
    $1000 10
Back in the day he starred in "The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" & "The Strongest Man in the World"

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

Laura Austin Rebecca
$1,800 $3,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Austin Rebecca
$4,000 $9,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
The "Hollywood Ten" were blacklisted in 1947 for refusing to testify before HUAC, this committee
    $400 12
In her introduction to this classic, Mary Shelley said it was Byron who suggested, "We will each write a ghost story"
    $400 9
Enjoying extravagant living? You're in the lap of this
    $400 1
Men, after visiting the Pro Football H.O.F. in this Ohio city, take your own first lady to the nearby First Ladies Historic Site
    $400 30
A wyvern is a smaller 2-legged, 2-winged, usually non-fire-breathing type of this
    $400 2
Tom Cruise, Keith Urban
    $800 15
Kirk Douglass helped end the blacklist when he acknowledged Dalton Trumbo as the writer of this 1960 film
    $800 13
In his poem about this famous lover, Byron wrote "Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction"
    $800 10
Let me put it in black & white for you; an Armani Classic one goes for $1,995 at Neiman Marcus
    $800 3
The Greeneville, Tennessee site honoring this president preseves 2 homes & his tailor shop
    $800 29
Monsterologists are in debate how this ugly demon differs from the version with "hob" in front
    $800 7
Patricia Arquette, Priscilla Marie Presley
    $1200 16
Urged on by his priest, Billy Wilkerson of this Variety rival published "Billy's Blacklist" in 1946
    $1200 19
Byron's poem "She Walks In" this was inspired by a lovely lady in a mourning dress
    $1200 11
In the mid-'80s more than a million of these talking bears were sold, many with his buddy Grubby
    $1200 4
In 1998 the Alabama airfield where these black pilots received their training in WWII became a National Historic Site
    $1200 24
The Orkney & Shetland Islands are where Selkies, creatures that appear as these "s"ea mammals, call home
    $1200 8
Scarlett Johanson, Blake Lively
    $1600 20
"On the Waterfront", in which Brando turns informer, was this director's justification for naming names
    $1600 22
In 1823 Byron gave 4,000 pounds of his own money to activate this country's fleet in its war against the Turks
    $1600 17
The national motto of this European country is "We want to remain what we are"
    $1600 5
The Old Danish Customs House is part of the National Historic Site in Christiansted in this U.S. territory
    $1600 25
It had a woman's head & a bird's body & met up with the Argonauts; c'mon get...
    $1600 28
Cynda Willians, Angelina Jolie
    $2000 21
This alliterative "Threepenny Opera" Man dodged the blacklist by fleeing to his native Europe
    $2000 23
Lord Byron got a bit childish & replaced the "W" at the beginning of this "Prelude" poet's name with a "T"
    DD: $4,000 18
This word comes from the Latin for "side by side"
    $2000 6
With the Oregon Trail & the Pony Express passing through the post, this Wyoming fort was the center of a nation moving west
    DD: $3,000 26
In "The Once and Future King" this beast is described as "Falco Leonis Serpentis"
    $2000 27
Jack Cassidy, Marty Ingels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Austin Rebecca
$18,000 $11,200 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She was called a "Trailblazer for America's daughters" when she won in 2012, a century after founding an organization

Final scores:

Laura Austin Rebecca
$22,000 $200 $3,200
2-day champion: $33,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Austin Rebecca
$18,000 $18,200 $6,000
20 R,
0 W
22 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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