Show #7383 - Wednesday, October 19, 2016


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Debbi Hopkins, an administrative assistant from Charleston, South Carolina

Erin Rettler, a brand manager from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Shannon Dillmore, a genomics research manager from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,062)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will end with those three letters.)
    $200 4
Garcia Marquez' "____ Years of Solitude"
    $200 7
The "Schoolhouse Rock" song "Three Ring Government" explains that these 3 branches are the rings
    $200 28
These 2 smallest states both have a variety of chicken as their state birds
    $200 20
To charm or deceive
    $200 15
A granite obelisk rises 117 feet above his family tomb at Oak Ridge cemetery in Springfield, Illinois
    $400 5
Conan Doyle's "The Sign of ____"
    $400 8
In this physicist's 1910 research paper on opalescence he also explained why the sky is blue
    $400 12
This orange & black state bird of Maryland is also called a Firebird or golden robin
    $400 21
This fancy word for a house comes from the Latin for "dwelling"
    $400 16
Born in Germany, he died & was buried in London, where his grave says, "Workers of all lands unite"
    $600 1
Fronting the "Hot List 2013", this onetime Disney actress-songstress had her tongue on her shoulder
    $600 6
Seuss' "The ____ Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins"
    $600 9
This 21st c. word happens when a male patronizingly tells a female about a topic she already understands
    DD: $2,000 13
The cactus wren represents this state where Cardinals play
    $600 22
There's a river in the 2-word rhyming name of this reptile seen here
    $600 17
His headstone at Arlington says, "He gave to man control over that dreadful scourge yellow fever"
    $800 2
This Academy Award-winning actress from Kentucky was "America's Kick-Ass Sweetheart" in 2012
    $800 27
Daniel Pyne's "____ Palms"
    $800 10
Between 1618 & 1621, he published "The Epitome of Copernican Astronomy" explaining planetary orbits
    $800 14
South Dakota's state bird, the ring-necked species of this is native to Asia & was introduced to the state in 1898
    $800 23
This "shapely" 2-word term is a facetious way to refer to a wastebasket
    $800 18
Emerson & Thoreau are both buried at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in this Massachusetts town
    $1000 3
She was on the cover as a "Manic Diva" & inside she discussed her verse on Kanye's "Monster"
    $1000 25
Leon Uris' "Mila ____"
    $1000 11
The title "Tipping Point" in this author's book attempts to explain "how little things can make a big difference"
    $1000 26
The scientific name of this Arkansas state bird means "many-tongued mimic"
    $1000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew pumps, pumps, pumps.) When you continuously blow up a balloon, it will explode, because the air pressure has surpassed this strength of the plastic from the Latin for "to stretch"
    $1000 19
His grave at a New York cemetery is marked by a Celtic cross made of stone (not steel) from Scotland

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

Shannon Erin Debbi
$5,400 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shannon Erin Debbi
$6,200 $3,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
A day trip from this capital might include hot springs & Thingvellir, once home to the parliament
    $400 20
The Japanese hari-bako is a tiny chest of drawers used when doing this; it includes a lidded box for pincushions
    $400 14
Abe Vigoda TV role &
symbolic money at a poker table
    $400 1
As an officer who doesn't like Nazis, he gives Christoph Waltz a new look at the end of "Inglourious Basterds"
    $800 7
Hungry? Stop by Soren K, a restaurant on this city's harbor, & try the squid with cabbage
    $800 11
To enlarge the surface of a tabletop, some tables have these that hang vertically when not in use
    $800 13
Large farm buildings &
a British peer
    $800 21
He donated his salary as postmaster general to the relief of the war's wounded soldiers
    $800 2
She gave the audience a shot of adrenaline in "Pulp Fiction", her first Tarantino film
    DD: $5,000 6
This capital (& country) is served by the Nice, France airport
    $1200 19
The flat, central support of a chair back, or the sound made when ketchup drops on the floor
    $1200 17
One who monitors an exam &
to risk money
    $1200 23
America's first major naval victory occurred when he & his men captured the Drake in British waters in April 1778
    $1200 3
In "Django Unchained", this Tarantino veteran plays a house slave almost as evil as his master
    $1200 27
Mastery of the bop waltz stylings from this piano-playing jazz "holy man" has been attained--on to the next
    $1600 9
In 1919 this Balkan city became capital of the kingdom of the Serbs, Croats & Slovenes
    $1600 12
A favorite material in America's federal period was this reddish-brown hardwood, often the Honduras type
    $1600 15
Actor Dancy &
a synonym for "to bawl"
    DD: $2,500 22
This attorney wrote 5 essays in the Federalist Papers & was the principal author of the New York State Constitution
    $1600 4
This veteran actor has appeared in Tarantino movies as Mr. White & the problem-solving man known as "The Wolf"
    $1600 26
Saint-Saens' waltz in "Danse macabre" was fun to hear; death played one of these like in "The Devil Went Down To Georgia"
    $2000 10
This Belarus capital features an odd tourist sight, the apartment of presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
    $2000 18
By itself, it's a TV cabinet, but it's also a type of table meant to sit against a wall
    $2000 16
A unit of force &
a printing symbol that looks like a hyphen
    $2000 24
This brewer represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress & later served as the state's governor
    $2000 5
This British actor was unlucky & undercover as Mr. Orange in "Reservoir Dogs"
    $2000 25
Dancing in "Ain't Misbehavin'" I performed Fats Waller's waltz with this "insect" name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shannon Erin Debbi
$12,000 $6,600 $15,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Keats' line "The sedge is withered from the lake, and no birds sing" inspired the title of this groundbreaking book

Final scores:

Shannon Erin Debbi
$15,331 $1,199 $18,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shannon Erin Debbi
$15,600 $6,600 $14,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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