Show #7063 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015


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Rebecca Golden, a writer from Hamtramck, Michigan

Mike Duval, a television production coordinator from Norwood, Massachusetts

Scott Ylinen, a draftsman and college student from Morgantown, West Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,655)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words exactly the same except we have added an "S" to one of them.)
    $200 15
In 1932 Oskar Speck paddled from Germany to Australia in one of these whose name is Inuit for "small boat of skins"
    $200 5
A rain forest area called the Darien Gap is an obstacle to the completion of this highway system of almost 30,000 miles
    $200 1
I gotta tell ya, this comic got 5 special Academy Awards for his humanitarian services & services to the film biz
    $200 13
William Styron, 1980:
"____ Choice"
    $200 19
Idiomatically, do this to the candle & you're going too hard by both day & night
    $200 11
An empty space fills up with an "S" to be a sudden, short, surprised intake of breath
    $400 6
A 1972 earthquake destroyed just about all of this Nicaraguan capital's downtown
    $400 2
But I would not feel so all alone, everybody must get this man who gave us "Lay Lady Lay" in 1969
    $400 14
E. Annie Proulx, 1993:
"The ____ News"
    $400 23
This facility was renamed for the tech company 3Com from 1995 to 2002
    $400 12
A pricey place for lodging travelers tones it down with an "S" to put up kids on a bike trip, inexpensively
    $600 7
"Rich coast"? Heck, this country has 2 of 'em--one on the Caribbean & one on the Pacific
    $600 3
This Olympic & team sports broadcaster carries a 1958 Mickey Mantle baseball card everywhere
    $600 16
"The Man with the ____ Arm"
    $600 24
A 1997 revised version of this song sold more than 30 million copies
    $600 20
A term meaning to remain inactive until something expected happens adds an "S" to be a body part we "watch"
    $800 28
3-word name of the boating weather advisory issued when winds reach 20+ knots along with dangerous wave conditions
    $800 8
Guatemala's 37 of these tempt some climbers; be careful on the one fittingly named Fuego
    DD: $1,200 4
He put out the live double album "Babylon by Bus" in 1978
    $800 17
"____ Is Rich"
    $800 25
As a verb, it means to get thinner at one end; as a noun, it's a tall candle
    $800 21
A word meaning to defeat gets that "S" & morphs into a savage animal
    $1000 27
Depicting an event from 1816, Theodore Gericault's "Raft of" this vessel might make you a little seasick
    $1000 9
The southern coast on the Gulf of Fonseca is the only outlet to the Pacific for this country big in bananas
    $1000 10
In 1978, this choreographer's final Broadway hit was titled, appropriately, "Dancin'"
    $1000 18
Jaimy Gordon, 2010:
"Lord of ____"
    $1000 26
These 2 items were paired with candle in a Roman Catholic excommunication ceremony
    $1000 22
An amount of money set by a court picks up an "S" & becomes an aromatic herb of the mint family

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Scott Mike Rebecca
$800 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Mike Rebecca
$1,000 $3,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
About 400 of these beans are required to make a pound of chocolate
    $400 29
Robin Leach promised "champagne wishes & caviar dreams" on the TV show "Lifestyles of" these people
    $400 16
The 1st century Book of Jubilees lists this man's wife as Emzara; hope she could swim!
    $400 28
...are made up of more than 35 trillion of these, the basic units of the human body
    $400 1
In 1862 Robert E, Lee's Confederate Army of the Potomac was renamed the Army of Northern this
    $800 10
California's top cash crop is grapes; a close 2nd is this nut for which the state supplies 80% of world production
    $800 6
A practice session between 2 units of the same sports team
    $800 3
The Facebook page for the Indiana Office of Tourism said they'd miss this retiring sitcom almost as much as Li'l Sebastian
    $800 17
The Bible doesn't name her, but Josephus gives us this name for Herod's dancing stepdaughter
    $800 27
...have 23 intervertebral these, each composed of a soft center surrounded by a tough, flexible ring
    DD: $4,500 21
In 1974, farmers in China discovered the army seen here, made of this earthy material
    $1200 11
The emblem of this "forward-looking" youth organization features an ear of corn & an owl sitting on a plow
    $1200 5
This peace officer has less authority than a sheriff & is empowered to serve warrants & make arrests
    $1200 2
After "Cheers", she went on to star in "Veronica's Closet"
    $1200 18
Traditional Ethiopian lore names this royal female friend of Solomon as Makeda
    DD: $2,000 12
...were one of these, from Greek for "newborn animal", for the first 7 weeks after you were conceived
    $1200 22
A 2014 documentary titled this "Army" isn't about war but a great hockey team led by Vyacheslav Fetisov
    $1600 14
The Bible commands that every 7 years, land should be left unused, lying this 6-letter word
    $1600 7
It's a young bird that has recently acquired its flight feathers
    $1600 4
McArdle & Lowell were the last names of this sitcom-title pair played by Susan Saint James & Jane Curtin
    $1600 19
The Babylonian Talmud identifies this patriarch's mother as Amthlai Bath Khrubu
    $1600 25
...have a fissure of Rolando in this organ, even if you're not named Rolando
    $1600 23
This name for an army that went kaput at the end of World War II is German for "defense force"
    $2000 15
Last name of father & son John & Don, who made Arkansas a national leader in poultry
    $2000 8
It's a colonnade surrounding an open area
    $2000 13
Adrian Paul starred as Duncan MacLeod in this TV series that was based on a Christopher Lambert film
    $2000 20
The Gospel of Nicodemus names the thieves crucified with Jesus: him & Gestas
    $2000 26
...are hearing me through this membrane aka the eardrum
    $2000 24
John J. Pershing commanded the AEF; despite his name, John French was in charge of the BEF, this "Force"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Mike Rebecca
$18,700 $2,000 $9,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1906 this city's Academy of Fine Arts admitted Egon Schiele; in 1907 it rejected Adolf Hitler

Final scores:

Scott Mike Rebecca
$19,050 $3,989 $10,980
3-day champion: $62,705 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Mike Rebecca
$15,000 $3,200 $8,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2015-02-25
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