Show #7487 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017


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Grant McSheffrey, a software developer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lolita Welch, an independent contractor from Fort Worth, Texas

Jessica Johnston, a college admission officer from Pasadena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the toys which come up as correct responses are in the Toy Hall of Fame.)
    $200 1
If you're bored in Botswana, just bore an 8,000-mile hole & say aloha to this island chain
    $200 5
(I'm political commentator Ana Navarro.) In 2015 I became a political contributor for this show that is co-hosted by Joy Behar & Whoopi Goldberg
    $200 2
For a baby born on February 14, this name of one of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" is perfect
    $200 17
"A leopard cannot change..."
    $200 16
Another word for a recreational vehicle, or one who sleeps outside at national parks
    $200 7
2009 seems really, really late for this 4-letter thing to make the Hall, be it a foot, volley, golf or any other type
    $400 3
Go straight through the globe from anywhere in the contiguous U.S. & you'll reach not China but this ocean
    $400 6
(I'm Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner.) A few good things happened in the '90s: I was a "Jeopardy!" champ in 1992 & in '97 I got to write for "The Naked Truth" with this woman, now "Madam Secretary"
    $400 15
Though the king was slain by Macbeth, you still might like this boy's name meaning "brown warrior"
    $400 19
"You can catch more flies with honey than..."
    $400 18
The RV Industry Association classifies RVs 2 ways: motorized, or those that move this way
    $400 9
Sometimes, simple is simply best; this 1-word disc made the Hall in 1998
    $600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a globe on the monitor.) From Madrid, Spain, spin the globe and diametrically opposite is the hamlet of Weber on this country's North Island
    $600 8
Seen here, she's had stints on "60 Minutes" & "The Today Show"
    $600 28
Personally, I'd avoid these paired names, chums of Hamlet; it's a lot to write
    $600 20
Long a slogan of the United Negro College Fund or UNCF: "A mind is a terrible thing..."
    $600 25
This company that makes the RV seen here shares its name with Wisconsin's largest inland lake
    $600 10
Sometimes, simple is simply best; this 2-word circle made the Hall in 1999
    $800 11
Isla de Pascua in Spanish, it's on the other side of the world from India's state of Rajasthan
    $800 23
On Netflix, Ellie Kemper stars as this "Unbreakable" woman, rescued from a cult
    DD: $2,000 29
This feminine name from "The Taming of the Shrew" means "white"
    $800 21
"The road to hell is paved with..."
    $800 26
RVs traveling in a group are called this, from the Persian for "desert travelers"
    $800 13
This action figure with 21 moving parts & "life like hair" stepped up for a different kind of induction in 2004
    $1000 12
Burrow through the Earth from Manila & you'll be tired, dirty & in this country's state of Mato Grosso
    $1000 24
Working in the coroner's office gives Liv Moore access to fresh brains on this CW series
    $1000 30
With this name from "The Tempest", your boy should "live long and" succeed financially
    $1000 22
"Revenge is a dish best..."
    $1000 27
"Boondocking" refers to using your RV at a site that doesn't provide these
    $1000 14
This video game company's 2600 invaded the space of the Hall in 2007, joysticks & all

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

Jessica Lolita Grant
$1,200 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Lolita Grant
$4,400 $7,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
"Unearthed" is a Discovery Channel show in which foragers dig up these valuable black fungi in the forests of Oregon
    $400 11
Daft Punk was fortunate
    $400 22
It's a list of all source material used in preparation of a text
    $400 17
Massachusetts celebrates Patriots' Day, the third Monday in April, with the running of this race
    $400 1
In November the price of a first class one rose by 50% to 3 cents
    $400 6
Daedalus fled to Sicily while this son flew too close to the sun & melted the wax in his wings
    $800 27
Fungi requiring a host to live are called these; some chitonomyces fungi depend on just one species of water beetle
    $800 12
They tried to make Amy go
    $800 23
"He was alone in this noisy hive with no place to roost" is a mixed one of these figures of speech
    $800 18
Arbor Day was first celebrated in 1872 in this state; other states soon followed
    $800 2
This city's Love Field airport began in 1917 as an Army base to train pilots
    $800 7
An oracle told King Laius & Jocasta that this son would kill Dad; the prophecy came true despite countermeasures
    $1200 28
In the 1840s late blight caused by the water mold Phytophthora infestans destroyed this crop in Ireland
    $1200 13
Paul Simon tries world music
    $1200 24
It's the French term for an expression that can have multiple meanings, though the name implies just 2
    $1200 19
In 2012 Ohio governor John Kasich signed a law designating February 20 as this man's Friendship 7 Day
    $1200 3
On August 10 this future president was appointed to serve as food administrator for the war effort
    DD: $1,800 8
She angered Hera, who took away her power of speech, except for the ability to repeat the last words of another
    DD: $3,000 29
Seed is to plant as this is to fungus
    $1600 14
Gotye got it
    $1600 25
"Animal Farm" uses anthropomorphism while "the walls have ears" is an example of this similar literary device
    $1600 20
Its Cherokee Strip Day celebrates the 1893 land rush in which former Indian lands were opened to settlement
    $1600 4
Naturalist Charles Sheldon brought Pres. Wilson the bill making this Alaskan "Great One" part of a national park
    $1600 9
He took a bribe from Aphrodite for his judgment & was rewarded with Helen of Troy, which led to the Trojan War
    $2000 16
For U2, it was one of these
    $2000 26
This word can refer to a punctuation mark or a type of imagery, like "O Death, where is thy sting"
    $2000 21
This Progressive politician known as "Fighting Bob" has his own day, June 14, in Wisconsin where he was born
    $2000 5
In August this U.S. journalist sailed to Russia & joined the Bureau of International Revolutionary Propaganda
    $2000 10
She boasted that her daughter Andromeda was more beautiful than the Nereids; Poseidon got mad & ravaged the land

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Lolita Grant
$11,600 $10,400 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This is the most populous city on the world's most populous island; both begin with the same letter

Final scores:

Jessica Lolita Grant
$23,200 $12,427 $23,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Lolita Grant
$11,600 $9,800 $10,800
18 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2016-12-06
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