Show #7275 - Friday, April 8, 2016


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Ricky Young, a tax accountant originally from Canyonville, Oregon

Kim Rohrer, a web production manager from Ossining, New York

Ken Sansone, an assistant attorney general from Bedford, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

7 UP
(Alex: ...not your "A" game.)
    $200 26
The most direct route is straight as this bird flies
    $200 14
The coldest on average
    $200 2
    $200 18
Chemically, this stimulant is the principal alkaloid of coca leaves
    $200 24
In the 100s B.C. Antipater of Sidon made one of the earliest known references to this group of sites
    $200 10
Here's the specialized board for this game
    $400 27
You might be "happy as" this bird whose name also means a merry, carefree adventure
    $400 15
The northernmost
    $400 6
"Pump Ya Brakes" (featuring Snoop Dogg),
"After Earth"
    $400 19
The EPA says it's a problem if water has more of this element than 15 parts per billion; in 2015 Flint, Mich. tested at 27
    $400 23
At about 3 million square miles, it's the smallest of the world's 7 continents
    $400 5
Each player's fleet includes a submarine & a destroyer in this classic board game
    $600 28
Something that serves as a warning to others is this bird "in a coal mine"
    $600 13
The westernmost
    $600 7
"Edge of the Earth",
"Dallas Buyers Club"
    $600 20
From 1947 to 1951, after graduating from Oxford, she worked as a research chemist before becoming a world leader
    $600 11
Play well at "Lucky Seven" on this TV show & you can buy a car for a dollar
    $600 1
Appropriately, the 2015 world championships in this Italian bowling game were held in Rome, Italy
    $800 29
It's the avian name for the type of compartment seen here
    $800 16
The one with the most coastline
    $800 8
"Dance Again" (featuring Pitbull),
"The Wedding Planner"
    $800 21
Less than 7 represents acidity on this scale that mostly ranges from 0 to 14
    $800 12
The 7 classification groups of these include herding, sporting & working
    $800 3
In the book "Casino Royale", 007's mission is to ruin a Russian operative at this royal casino game
    $1000 30
In carpentry, it's a type of joint, leading to its other meaning of "fit together harmoniously"
    $1000 17
The first alphabetically
    $1000 9
"Naughty Girl",
"Austin Powers in Goldmember"
    $1000 22
A boiling dilute acid breaks down starch into a simple sugar called this
    DD: $800 25
When the G7 economic group was formed in 1976, this was its only Asian country
    $1000 4
In the movie "Atlantic City", Susan Sarandon played an aspiring dealer of this game

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

Ken Kim Ricky
$2,600 $1,200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kim Ricky
$2,200 $4,400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Carl XVI Gustaf, current king of Sweden, is the great-great-grandson of this British monarch
    $400 5
In Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe", the mysterious archer called Locksley turns out to be this legendary bowman
    $400 8
Otto Octavius is the real name of this heavily armed Spider-Man villain
    $400 17
Worshippers at this Jerusalem holy site insert bits of paper containing written prayers into its cracks
    $400 20
This author wrote about traveling from Missouri to Nevada on a stagecoach he called a "cradle on wheels"
    $400 2
A lump of something, perhaps gold
    $800 27
At the 1912 Olympic games, Gustav V told this American, "Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world"
    $800 6
The son of King Thranduil, this skilled archer is the elven member of Tolkien's "Fellowship of the Ring"
    $800 9
No 3-strikes law in Metropolis--Superman first fought this alliterative arch-foe in 1940
    $800 15
Around 1400 B.C. Thutmose IV ordered a team to dig out the buried front paws of this landmark
    $800 19
This city's Market Street cable railway began running in 1883
    $800 4
Old-timey word meaning to procreate
    $1200 28
Deposed in 1809, Gustav IV Adolf went into exile using this last name, which makes sense as his father was Gustav III
    $1200 18
In "The Inheritors" by William Golding, Lok is one of these humanoids, doomed after meeting bow-&-arrow-toting modern man
    $1200 10
Marvel says this Fantastic Four foe is 6'2", 225 in civvies; 6'7", 415 in armor
    $1200 13
The pediment of his memorial contains a sculpture of the 5 members of the Declaration of Independence Drafting Committee
    $1200 21
By 1886 you didn't have to ferry across the Mersey from this city to Birkenhead; you could take a train tunnel
    $1200 3
It's about 40 miles southwest of Harrisburg
    $1600 29
An amateur botanist, Gustav VI Adolf was an expert on this flower whose name is Greek for "rose tree"
    $1600 24
The story of a band of outlaws during the Wars of the Roses, "The Black Arrow" is an 1888 novel by this Scotsman
    $1600 11
This dick sent Benny the Grip to prison in 1955
    $1600 12
Sainte-Chappelle, with fabulous stained glass windows, stands near the more famous Notre-Dame Cathedral on this island
    DD: $4,000 22
The first production one of these in the U.S. was 1898's Orient-Aster, preceding the Indian brand by 3 years
    $1600 1
The L.A. art center named for this tycoon opened in 1997
    $2000 30
A patron of the arts, Gustav III reigned over an intellectual & cultural period of the 18th c. called Sweden's this
    $2000 25
In the "Odyssey", for a chance to marry this woman, you will have to first string her husband Odysseus' bow
    $2000 14
The Red Skull debuted as Hitler's henchman in the March 1941 first issue of this comic
    DD: $3,000 16
The El Caracol structure at the ruins of this ancient Mayan city in Mexico served as a 10th century observatory
    $2000 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows photos of transports on the monitor.) The disparity in wheel sizes of a tricycle duplicates the differentiated wheel sizes of this adult transport that first rolled upon the world stage in the 1870s
    $2000 7
Figuratively, to sip of nepenthe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kim Ricky
$1,000 $12,400 $25,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Major League team has no mascot today, but from 1979 to 1981 used a mustachioed fella named Dandy

Final scores:

Ken Kim Ricky
$1,999 $22,799 $25,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Kim Ricky
$1,000 $13,200 $21,800
11 R,
5 W
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2016-02-23
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