Show #7476 - Monday, February 27, 2017


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Amy Sumner, an attorney from Denver, Colorado

Sam Oglesby, a software support rep from Wilmington, Massachusetts

Kirstin Cutts, a graduate student from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ....each correct response will be formed from some of the letters, the eight letters in the word "absentia".)
(Alex: A return visit because there was so much to see.)
    $200 3
The pizza seen here displays the colors of the Italian flag with green mainly provided by this herb
    $200 14
If you divide up a circle like a pie, this is the geometric term for each slice; we've heard of the private one
    $200 18
Over the centuries, 91 popes have been buried in the grottos beneath this Vatican City site
    $200 4
David Lee Roth,
Sammy Hagar,
Gary Cherone
    $200 1
To put your money into a poker pot
    $200 26
(Alex gives the clue from the Nat'l Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Dismantled at its original location on Edisto Island, South Carolina, & now restored & a centerpiece of the museum, this cabin dates back to the early days of slavery but was used well into the 20th century, with residents picking as much as 100 pounds a day of this crop
    $400 10
Made an offer he couldn't refuse, Herman Cain took over this pizza chain in 1986, rescuing it from bankruptcy
    $400 15
CAT scans use X-ray images taken from many different angles to see this type of hyphenated slice of you
    $400 22
In 1828 Mary Randolph of Washington, D.C. became the first person buried at what later became this cemetery
    $400 8
Stevie Nicks,
Peter Green,
Bob Welch
    $400 2
The opposite of mentally deranged
    $400 30
(Alex gives the clue from the Nat'l Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Guests at the opening ceremony for the museum included these men who trained in Alabama as part of this World War II group of aviators who escorted over 200 bombing missions with the loss of just a handful of bombers
    $600 11
(Sarah tosses a pizza dough.) We're using synthetic pizza dough to practice our technique; good hand-tossed pizzas have a lot of this protein in the flour that traps carbon dioxide & helps the dough stretch
    $600 23
In a poem, the owl & the pussy-cat "dined on mince & slices of quince, which they ate with a runcible" 1 of these utensils
    $600 19
Tourists in Buenos Aires are drawn to its La Recoleta cemetery mostly due to one grave--hers
    $600 5
Michael Hutchence,
Jon Stevens,
J.D. Fortune
    $600 9
    $600 27
(Alex gives the clue from the Nat'l Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) He was known to always carry a Bible, & the small one displayed here likely belonged to this preacher & slave rebellion leader, who may have been carrying it when he was captured in 1831
    $800 12
A Harris poll found out that this creature of family Engraulidae topped the list of least-favorite pie toppings
    $800 24
3-word term for a realistic depiction of everyday experience in a movie or novel
    $800 20
This city's Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 has been featured in many of Anne Rice's novels
    $800 6
Steve Perry,
Steve Augeri,
Arnel Pineda
    $800 16
Fork prongs
    $800 28
(Alex gives the clue from the Nat'l Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Among the museum's largest artifacts is a railroad car whose colored section had no luggage racks & smaller bathrooms--just a reminder of these laws of segregation that persisted until the 1960s
    $1000 13
Deep-dish & Sicilian are offerings at Taste Chicago, a Burbank pizza place from this actor & his wife Arlene
    $1000 25
From the Old French for "slice", it's a pool of debt such as mortgages sold to an investor
    $1000 21
This Jerusalem mount is the final resting place of Menachem Begin
    $1000 7
Peter Cetera,
Robert Lamm,
Terry Kath
    $1000 17
To help in the commission of a criminal act
    DD: $2,000 29
(Alex gives the clue from the Nat'l Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) On Easter in 1939, after she was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall, this contralto put on her Sunday best clothes & sang "My Country, 'Tis Of Thee" to a crowd of over 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial

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

Kirstin Sam Amy
$200 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Sam Amy
$2,400 $5,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with that letter of the alphabet.)
4, 4
(Alex: ...each correct response will be a phrase of two 4-letter words.)
    $400 9
For trying to stop a 50-year war with FARC guerrillas, president Juan Manuel Santos of this country won the Peace Prize
    $400 6
In 2015 this product line that makes shoes smell fresher celebrated the 40th anniv. of the Rotten Sneaker contest
    $400 25
Tephra is a collective term for all the materials ejected into the air from one of these
    $400 1
In "The Waste Land", "A crowd flowed over" this; good thing it wasn't falling down
    $400 4
Complimentary synonym for the Bible
    $800 10
The Literature Prize went to this American singer & songwriter
    $800 7
This craft produced the figures seen here
    $800 24
If rocks on 2 sides of a fracture have moved away from each other, it's a fault; if not, it's this, like an ankle or knee
    DD: $1,000 2
A poem about it by its chief engineer says, "To north, the Redwood Empire's gates / To south, a happy playground waits"
    $800 5
In an old joke a horse is asked, "Why" this sign of sadness?
    $1200 13
3 shared the Chemistry Prize for making machines on the scale of these groupings of atoms
    $1200 8
Movie audiences first took notice of her after she played perfect 10 Jenny Hanley in a 1979 movie
    $1200 19
It's the largest restaurant chain owned & operated by Bloomin' Brands
    $1200 23
Chrysotile, the fibrous form of serpentine, provides around 95% of this heat-resistant material in commercial use
    $1200 3
This "word"y romantic poet wrote a poem upon Westminster Bridge Sept. 3, 1802
    $1200 16
Colorful name for this creature, still endangered in parts of the United States
    DD: $1,600 14
2 guys won for work in the theory of these, not just big-money deals for athletes but everyday economic arrangements
    $1600 12
1970 movie that features the lines "Oliver, the problem is more serious than that. Jenny is very sick"
    $1600 20
New additions to this in 2015 included hoverboard, backronym & telly addict
    $1600 11
There's a John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge over the Merrimack River in this, the poet's home state in New England
    $1600 17
Fearfulness about starting something new, like a marriage
    $2000 15
Yoshinori Ohsumi won for studies of this internal cleaning process by cells, from the Greek for "self-eating"
    $2000 26
In 2012 Jenny Lee learned a lot about life & birthing babies in 1950s London as "Call" this person debuted on PBS
    $2000 21
In an 1869 short story, Bret Harte wrote about these exiles "of Poker Flat"
    $2000 22
"Bridge, lifting night to cycloramic crest of deepest day" is from his 1930 masterpiece "The Bridge"
    $2000 18
The punch seen here, or any severe & painful setback

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirstin Sam Amy
$10,200 $8,200 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1942 a Maryland area was named for the Tibetan paradise in "Lost Horizon" but in 1953 was renamed this, for a young boy

Final scores:

Kirstin Sam Amy
$8,201 $4,599 $3,199
4-day champion: $49,403 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kirstin Sam Amy
$10,000 $8,200 $13,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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