Show #7248 - Wednesday, March 2, 2016


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John Bozek, an economic development professional from New York, New York

Peter Diedrich, an attorney from Sierra Madre, California

Rachel Zoch, a writer and editor from Deer Park, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now if you visit museums, you will probably always...)
    $200 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Valley Forge Nat'l Historical Park in Pennsylvania.) At the Valley Forge Encampment Store, treat yourself to a pencil sharpener version of this man's headquarters
    $200 13
Title of a Bob Marley album
    $200 30
These above-the-knee shorts are named for an island in the Atlantic
    $200 10
Indiana Jones, not afraid to live in the past
    $200 21
Fall from ____ period
    $200 4
This island off the northeastern coast of South America is known as Ile du Diable to the French
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA.) Naturally, the Reagan Library Museum Store sells a glass jar full of this brand of gourmet candies, Reagan's favorite
    $400 5
This Elton John title guy "is traveling tonight on a plane", heading for Spain
    $400 29
To create this silhouette, like that of a certain timepiece, wear a belt at the waist with a flowing dress
    $400 17
Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street
    $400 22
Grease ____ wrench
    $400 6
In 2015 Lars Rasmussen became prime minister of this small European kingdom for the second time
    $600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.) At the NASA gift shop, you can get a T-shirt of a phrase associated with this harrowing mission
    $600 1
In a band name it follows "Better Than"
    $600 28
A skinny, low heel that broadens at the base has this feline name
    $600 18
Barton Fink, who had that Barton Fink feeling
    $600 23
Cry ____ Blitzer
    $600 9
Sailors named this crater on an Oahu cape believing that the glimmering calcite crystals were precious gems
    $800 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) I got a replica launch key at Arizona's Titan Missile Museum, where you can see one of these fearsome 4-letter nuclear weapon systems
    $800 11
First word of Three Dog Night's "Joy To The World"
    $800 27
It's the term for colors like gray & black that go with everything; green is a faux one
    $800 19
The non-brunette, non-redheaded Elle Woods
    $800 24
Baptism of ____ fighter
    DD: $1,200 7
This Mideastern place is home to the world's richest horse race & the Desert Classic, a stop on the PGA Tour
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Georgia.) Making this liquor has long been a specialty of monks; the peach type goes into the fruitcake, sold here at Georgia's Monastery of the Holy Spirit
    $1000 12
This band had a hit with "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
    $1000 26
This iconic British brand has checked rain boots that coordinate with its check-lined Sandringham trench coat
    $1000 20
It's how Randy "The Ram" Robinson gained fame
    $1000 25
Preach to the ____ practice
    $1000 8
The Nieuwe Kerk in this Dutch city contains the tombs of William I & other rulers from the House of Orange

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

Rachel Peter John
$1,200 $4,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Peter John
$6,400 $7,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
Before fighting at the Alamo, he served 3 terms as a House representative from Tennessee
    $400 6
It goes from hand to hand in a relay race
    $400 30
This 1902 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle tale about a ghostly canine was based on local legend
    $400 21
At an audition for the role of Lurch on this TV show, 6'9" actor Ted Cassidy ad-libbed "You rang?"
    $400 1
In an amateur boxing match, Serafim Todorov was the last to defeat this man who won his first 49 pro fights
    $400 11
Och aye! At about 400 million years old, the Highlands of this country are among the world's oldest mountains
    $800 7
Like the city where it's located, the mission was originally named in part for this man of Padua
    $800 16
Several make up a regiment
    $800 29
In Greek poetry a faithful dog named Argos was this wanderer's pet
    $800 22
U.S. skier Ted Ligety won gold in the combined event at the 2006 winter games in this Italian city
    $800 2
This George Orwell novel was originally titled "The Last Man in Europe"
    $800 12
These structures have star, parabolic & nebkha types, determined by the behavior of wind, sand & vegetation
    $1200 8
Accounts differ but it's believed this knifesman died on his cot where he had been confined due to illness
    $1200 17
"Energetic" Manhattan park
    $1200 28
In 1838 he began publishing "Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle"
    $1200 23
As supervisor D.B. Russell, this actor has moved over from "CSI" to "CSI: Cyber" to help fight a new breed of criminal
    DD: $3,000 3
In 1996 Delaware's Billy Bailey became the last condemned murderer to be put to death in the U.S. this way
    $1200 13
Phytoplankton blooms in the Gulf of California, like at the bottom of the screen, herald her, El Niño's counterpart
    $1600 9
A month after the siege, this commander of the Mexican army was captured at San Jacinto
    $1600 18
To prepare for trouble, do this to "the hatches"
    $1600 27
Good things happen "Because of" this store-found dog in a novel by Kate DiCamillo
    $1600 24
On this 1970s TV series, Ted Lange was Isaac Washington, chief bartender on the Pacific Princess
    $1600 4
In "Thus Spake Zarathustra", this author described the "last man" as the antithesis of the "superman"
    DD: $3,000 14
This visible phenomenon results from the solar wind buffeting Earth's magnetic field
    $2000 10
A plea for help, this commander's "victory or death" letter was returned to the Alamo in 2013 for the 177th anniv.
    $2000 19
Indonesian fabric dyeing practice using wax
    $2000 26
Described as "a lion-like creature", pilot is this man's dog in "Jane Eyre"
    $2000 25
He's the man of fleet fingers & uncompromising views seen here
    $2000 20
The last Italian-born pope was this short-timer
    $2000 15
The movement of the Earth's crust during quakes is due to convection currents in this lower layer that's 2/3 of Earth's mass

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Peter John
$16,800 $20,600 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Settled in the 1780s, it's the only state capital without a McDonald's

Final scores:

Rachel Peter John
$12,800 $7,599 $8,700
2-day champion: $17,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Peter John
$16,800 $18,800 $11,200
20 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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Game tape date: 2016-01-14
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