Show #7348 - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pranjal Vachaspati game 2.


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Conor Lastowka, a comedy writer originally from Vienna, Virginia

Sophie Carrell, a graduate student from Raleigh, North Carolina

Pranjal Vachaspati, a Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,910)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The Showa period in Japan ended with this emperor's death in 1989
    $200 24
This soda with an M.D. is "always one of a kind"
    $200 7
Sarah Michelle Gellar as her:
"Okay, how many times do I have to kill you? Ballpark figure"
    $200 22
Germany's Stuttgart Tower inspired Edward Carlson's initial sketch for this Seattle landmark
    $200 30
When a command went out for "all hands", it was for these "hands", the regular seamen on board
    $200 21
"Weapon" that serves as indisputable evidence of a crime
    $400 28
From 1957 to 1975 this man who turned Jackie K into Jackie O ran Olympic Airways
    $400 18
The logo of this golfer's beverage brand is a lemon wedge that's pierced by a golf tee
    $400 8
Playing Frasier:
"My wife had left me, which was very painful. Then she came back to me, which was excruciating"
    $400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a USPS distribution center in Chicago, IL.) The Postal Service moves mail by planes, trains, trucks, cars, feet & many other methods, including by mule train down an eight-mile trail to a Havasupai Indian community at the bottom of this location
    $400 27
The officer ranking just below the captain, like Gilligan on TV
    $400 20
This word for thick grease comes from a trademark for a grease remover
    $600 13
In 1953 he had the right stuff when he set a world record by flying 1,650 mph in an X-1A rocket plane
    DD: $1,000 4
John McLaughlin created this brand of ginger ale in Toronto in 1904
    $600 9
This "Last Week Tonight" man:
"Cranberries taste like cherries who hate you"
    $600 1
It was in this Philadelphia building that the Constitution was drafted in 1787
    $600 10
If you had done this type of useful "service", it was doing clerical work on the ship
    $600 2
A line of hereditary military dictators of Japan, they ruled until the 1860s
    $800 15
Delaware's name is derived from the 12th Baron de la Warr, who was governor of this colony from 1609 to 1618
    $800 5
This brand calls itself the "meanest energy drink on the planet"
    $800 14
On "Parks & Recreation":
"Just give me all the bacon and eggs you have"
    $800 6
The swan boats featured in books like "The Trumpet of the Swan" are a popular attraction in this city
    $800 25
The commander of a merchant vessel was known as this, like a skilled kung fu teacher
    $800 11
Dijon is this wine region's historic capital
    $1000 16
Known as "Mr. Republican", this son of William Howard Taft lacked both the mustache & the presidency
    $1000 17
This brand known for its applesauce & apple juice dates back to a guy named Samuel who sold apple cider back in 1842
    $1000 19
This character on "Glee":
"It is my strong recommendation that both these students be hobbled"
    $1000 23
Oahu's Diamond Head has great views of this coastal resort district just to its west
    $1000 26
General term for any noncommissioned officer aboard ship, chief
    $1000 12
This word for the upper edges of the sides of a boat isn't pronounced as it looks

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

Pranjal Sophie Conor
$5,200 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Sophie Conor
$6,200 $2,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be homophones that have the order of two letters flipped within them.)
    $400 1
In 1984 this singer had her first No. 1 solo hit with "What's Love Got To Do With It"
    $400 26
Native Americans used the white, waterproof bark of the paper type of this for roofing & canoes
    $400 25
Electoral maps from these 2 years are seen here--what some called "Mr. Wilson's war" was in between
    $400 6
"Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature" is said in this novel
    $800 4
Here's "Something To Talk About"; this redhead entered the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, in the "Nick Of Time"
    $800 15
In 1909 near the Sea of Galilee, European Jewish immigrants built Degania, the first of these collective farming villages
    DD: $4,800 27
Found in the scientific name of the redwoods, sempervirens is Latin for this type of tree
    $800 28
Under the 23rd Amendment, it's allocated 3 electoral votes & treated like a state
    $800 8
A figure skating jump spins 2 letters to become a car part
    $800 22
This character says, "Billy thinks he wants to change. He's making himself a girl suit out of real girls"
    $1200 3
Tina Weymouth joined David Byrne, Jerry Harrison & Chris Frantz as this band reunited for the 1st time in about 20 yrs. in '02
    $1200 17
In the early 700s a "Golden Age" of Jewish life in what's now this European country began with the Muslim conquest
    $1200 16
As seen here, this type of oak is stripped for use by wineries, but the bark regrows in a few years
    DD: $3,000 11
The meeting of the electors takes place on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in this month
    $1200 7
A layer of planet Earth flips 2 letters to frame a fireplace
    $1200 23
A vampire asks how much tape a reporter has in the second paragraph of a novel by this author
    $1600 2
In 2016 this singer & Drake went to "Work", a cut off her album "Anti"
    $1600 18
During the Civil War this lawyer from Louisiana served as attorney general & sec. of state for the Confederacy
    $1600 14
The 2 main species of the coffee tree are Arabica & this one that is more resistant to disease & yields more coffee
    $1600 12
In 1796 Samuel Miles became the first elector to switch his vote, voting for Thomas Jefferson instead of this man
    $1600 10
To rendezvous reverses 2 letters to dole out punishment
    $1600 9
You get horror right in the title of this book & the prologue tells of 1974 mass murders at a home on Long Island
    $2000 5
On Feb. 16, 1968 Martin Luther King gave this singer the Southern Christian Leadership award on her "Day" in Detroit
    $2000 20
The Baal Shem Tov was the 18th century founder of this movement known for wearing black hats
    $2000 19
This chemical used to make aspirin was first isolated in 1828 from the tannins of willow trees
    $2000 13
In a joint session of Congress, this official presides over the count & announces the results of the electoral vote
    $2000 21
A synonym for "conceal" switches 2 letters & becomes a past tense verb meaning "went quickly"
    $2000 24
It's a rough go for humanity as a supercomputer turns evil in Harlan Ellison's "I Have No Mouth and I Must" do this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Sophie Conor
$16,000 $800 $7,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1978 presidential statement recognized October 4 as a day celebrating this communication system

Final scores:

Pranjal Sophie Conor
$15,679 $1 $7,700
2-day champion: $41,589 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pranjal Sophie Conor
$13,800 $5,600 $7,800
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2016-04-26
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