Show #7389 - Thursday, October 27, 2016


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P.J. Molski, a web developer from Brooklyn, New York

Ken Hirsh, a law library director and law professor from Milford, Ohio

George Stuart, a payroll professional from Orlando, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
This letter was used by the Romans to represent 1,000
    $200 7
The red algae pepper dulse & landlady's wig are types of this found in the North Atlantic
    $200 1
Giles, the librarian at Sunnydale High School, served as the watcher to this title student
    $200 13
In 2009 the Cabinet opened for ex-Kansas gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who began leading HHS, this department
    $200 20
In 1782 the seal of the U.S. was adopted with an eagle brandishing the arrows of war & this, of peace
    $200 17
It's the colorful cake seen here
    $400 9
This letter is used to define a generation & also as a label for superhero mutants
    $400 8
Some species of this echinoderm in the class Asteroidea may have as many as 50 arms rather than the usual 5
    $400 2
Patti LaBelle was a guest mentor on this singing competition, teaming up with Christina Aguilera
    $400 14
In the Bible, this woman says God "hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel"
    $400 21
To join this group founded in 1961, you must commit to work in the host country for 2 years & learn its language
    $400 22
This "stately" dessert is sponge cake topped by ice cream & meringue! That's hot! & cold!
    $600 12
This letter stands for the currency of Albania; when it comes before F, it's often silent
    $600 10
The last of many books by Jacques Cousteau was titled "The Human, the Orchid, and" this other "O" creature
    $600 3
On "Game of Thrones", a 3-eyed this that appeared in Bran's dreams was actually a seer seeking Bran as his successor
    $600 15
(I'm ABC News's senior legal correspondent Sunny Hostin.) I co-own a restaurant in New Rochelle & got a huge thrill when this Latina Supreme Court justice, one of my heroes, dropped by for a meal
    $600 24
The Global Peace Foundation sponsors synchronized meditation with the use of this sacred mantra
    $600 23
This device used to decorate t-shirts can also be used to spray color on cake decorations
    $800 25
It looks just like the Greek letter rho, but it's not "R"
    $800 11
In 2014 a fish with an eel-like tail & winglike fins was discovered a record 5 miles deep in this trench
    $800 4
Stick is the martial arts master who taught Elektra & the title guy all they know on this Netflix series
    $800 18
This actress invented technology that would become part of cell phone security, & it's Hedy, not Hedley
    $800 27
Long a prisoner, he said, "To make peace with an enemy one must work with that enemy", who then becomes a partner
    $800 29
The name of the French Christmas cake buche de noel means this, which it is made to resemble
    $1000 26
The NATO phonetic alphabet version of this letter is also the name of an African people
    DD: $1,500 16
Natl. Geographic says without this small shrimplike crustacean, most "life forms in the Antarctic would disappear"
    $1000 6
In the '70s Keye Luke as Master Po was a teacher on this show
    $1000 19
In 1865 Maria Mitchell, the USA's first female professional astronomer, was made a professor at this N.Y. college
    $1000 28
1648's peace of Westphalia ended this long conflict
    $1000 30
The Linzer type of this small, rich cake is filled with jam

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

George Ken P.J.
$1,200 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Ken P.J.
$3,800 $4,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
To replace the silver half-dime, Congress authorized this U.S. coin for the first time
    $400 1
The Department of Energy says homes employing this water heating method can save 50% on their bills
    $400 8
"I'm gonna show you and everybody else that Willy Loman did not die in vain"
    $400 16
Opened in 1932, Orly is this type of place where one might make a connection
    $400 20
Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for this movie
    $400 30
In this Douglas Adams novel, the Earth is demolished in favor of a new hyperspatial express route
    $800 11
Putting him at odds with Congress, this U.S. president vetoed the Civil Rights Act of 1866
    $800 2
100-foot-tall towers grouped in "farms" are used to create this type of power
    $800 9
"If there is one thing interesting--remarkable indeed--in the whole province, it's just our cherry orchard"
    $800 17
Aneto Peak is the highest point in these mountains that connect (or separate) France & Spain
    $800 24
Traditional offering to someone facing a firing squad
    $800 29
A virus could kill half of humanity if Robert Langdon can't remember his Dante in this 2016 film based on Dan Brown's novel
    DD: $800 5
Garnier & Doudart de Lagree, sort of the French Lewis & Clark of Asia, left Saigon in 1866 & journeyed up this river
    $1200 3
Fuel cells made of this most abundant element in the galaxy powered the Space Shuttles
    DD: $1,000 6
"Time just outran me, Big Daddy--got there first"
    $1200 18
The Frejus Tunnel carries car traffic from Mondane, France to the Piedmont region of this country
    $1200 23
With your eyes covered, try to catch & identify other players in this game
    $1200 28
Galactic apocalypse? No problem for Cortana & Master Chief in this video game series
    $1600 12
This novel about a murder & its aftermath was first published in installments in the Russian Messenger
    $1600 4
Hydroelectric power employs rushing water passing through these rotored machines that turn generators
    $1600 7
"I sold flowers. I didn't sell myself. Now you've made a lady of me I'm not fit to sell anything else"
    $1600 19
This lake lies between southwestern Switzerland & the Haute-Savoie Department of France
    $1600 22
Said to be without racial prejudice
    $1600 26
This Max Brooks novel begins, "It goes by many names: 'The Crisis,' 'The Dark Years,' 'The Walking Plague'"
    $2000 13
2016 is the 150th birthday of Fisk University in this city, home of the Jubilee Singers & alma mater of W.E.B. Du Bois
    $2000 15
This 7-letter word can refer to the total weight of one plant species or to plant material used as fuel
    $2000 14
"A big nose is indicative of a soul affable, and kind"
    $2000 27
Baptiste du Cerceau & Pierre des Illes designed this, the oldest existing bridge across the Seine
    $2000 21
Photokeratitis, basically a sunburned eye, includes this condition that's especially common on high mountains
    $2000 25
Will Smith is the last man on Earth you'd expect to star in this 2007 film dealing with a vampiric plague

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Ken P.J.
$10,400 $8,500 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This song released on July 11, 1969 to coincide with the Apollo 11 mission was used in the BBC's coverage of the Moon landing

Final scores:

George Ken P.J.
$3,799 $16,001 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

George Ken P.J.
$11,000 $8,000 $8,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2016-08-15
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