Show #7490 - Friday, March 17, 2017


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Holly Stewart, a tax attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Rebecca Wald, a psychologist from Baltimore, Maryland

Grant McSheffrey, a software developer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A German idiom for "a pig in a poke" is "buying" this animal "in a sack"; time to let it "out of the bag"
    $200 11
In 1970 Britain's prime minister Edward Heath appointed her secretary for education
    $200 16
2 big phrases at this state school: "Til Gabriel blows his horn" & "Hook 'em"
    $200 19
In 1962 Tony Bennett hit the Top 40 with this tune; he's sung it a few times since
    $200 6
Spock's planet
    $200 18
In "Lady Windermere's Fan", he wrote, "I can resist everything except temptation"
    $400 3
In Spanish, poner las manos en el fuego, or "to put" these "in the fire", means to have 100% faith in someone
    $400 12
Before becoming prime minister in 1966, she served as India's minister of information & broadcasting
    $400 17
In 1858 this university went co-ed when it took on the Tallahassee Female Academy
    $400 7
Rigg, Vreeland or Nyad
    DD: $2,000 20
Spoiler alert: the title character of this absurd 1950s play sends word that he will arrive, but never does
    $600 2
You're probably familiar with carpe diem, but the less-used carpe noctem translates to this
    $600 13
In 1770, at age 14, she married Louis XVI by proxy in Vienna; the 2 had never met
    $600 25
The Walsh School of Foreign Service is part of this D.C. university
    $600 8
Created in 1932, the U.K. version of this candy bar has chocolate, caramel & nougat
    $600 21
In "Arms and the Man", by him, a fugitive soldier exposes some villagers' romantic ideas about war
    $800 4
Vai a fava, Portuguese for "go to the fava bean", is like our slang "get" this 4-letter word, meaning "go away"
    $800 14
Dolores Ibárurri, a heroine of the losing side in this 1930s war, remained honorary president of the Communist Party until 1989
    $800 26
Home to the William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive, this university is known as the "Harvard of the South"
    $800 9
If you say this is rising, that means it's getting hotter
    $800 22
In the satiric 1729 "A Modest Proposal", this author suggested dining on poor Irish children to control poverty
    $1000 5
For us, this animal's "years" means a long time; in France, "to jump from the cock to" it is a non-logical conversation
    $1000 15
In 1903 she starred in the play "Hatchetation" & got the chance to smash a saloon in one scene
    $1000 27
This U. is home to its state Writers Hall of Fame; honorees include Joel Chandler Harris & Alice Walker
    $1000 24
The Beach Boys were "gettin' bugged drivin' up & down the same old strip" in this 1964 song
    $1000 10
The third-stage engine of this type of rocket used for Apollo flights to the moon kicked things to 25,000 MPH
    $1000 23
'Tis this 3-named Irish poet & Nobel laureate seen here

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

Grant Rebecca Holly
$2,000 $5,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$4,000 $6,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Before the Weinstein Company, Bob & Harvey founded this film corporation named after their parents--Mom was Miriam
    $400 13
Columbia, Penn. got its name in the hope that Congress would make it this, an effort that missed in 1790 by a few votes
    $400 18
The head honchos of the NFL & Major League Baseball share this title
    $400 23
Glenn Warner, Cornell's 1894 football team captain, go this nickname because he was older than most students
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an image of the Milky Way on the monitor.) In a view of the Milky Way's core, the blue haze is light from gas that has been heated to millions of degrees by the super-massive one of these regions at our galaxy's center
    $400 2
Charisma or personal charm
    $800 27
United Artists was formed in 1919 by Charlie Chaplin, D.W. Griffith, Douglas Fairbanks and this acting sweetheart
    DD: $2,000 14
You can find the 32-mile-long Columbia glacier just west of Valdez in this state
    $800 19
The chief administrative officer of the United Nations gets this hyphenated title
    $800 24
This Vermont regiment led by Seth Warner was crucial in the 1777 Battle of Bennington
    $800 10
A dramatic Hubble photo shows gigantic columns of dust and gas known as the pillars of this Biblical event
    $800 1
It's no. 12 on your periodic table
    $1200 28
This man once controlled 1/3 of the world's cinemas; his co. later merged with 20th Century Pictures
    $1200 15
Columbia Heights is a city on the Mississippi River in this state where the river begins
    $1200 20
Apart from world champion, it's the highest title given by the World Chess Federation
    $1200 25
In "The People v. O.J. Simpson", this former "Cosby Show" actor got behind the wheel as Al Cowlings
    DD: $4,000 9
Hubble images have helped scientists produce a 3-D map of this unseen stuff that makes up most of the universe's mass
    $1200 3
A very, very, very small life form
    $1600 29
Artist Robert Hunt used his son as the model for the boy-fishing-from-the-moon logo used by this studio
    $1600 16
Columbia University in New York City is affiliated with this women's school, one of the Seven Sisters
    $1600 21
The highest order of angels, they're described in Isaiah as each having 6 wings
    $1600 26
This Virginia politician gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 2008
    $1600 8
Seen here are two galaxies merging, forming new groups called star these, with thousands of twinklers in each
    $1600 4
Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a master of this literary genre
    $2000 30
Walt Disney's son-in-law launched this subsidiary that shares a name with the jester in "As You Like It"
    $2000 17
Fear not, the Columbia River is unafraid to receive this winding, coiling river, its biggest tributary
    $2000 22
Once the highest active rank in the U.S. Navy, this type of admiral wore 5 stars
    $2000 7
In a line of succession, husband-wise, this Virginia politician followed Richard Burton & Richard Burton
    $2000 6
You can't refuse our offer to come up with this animal nickname for a nebula in the constellation Orion
    $2000 5
Women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation should get this every year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$7,200 $20,200 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

William Goldman asked his daughters what he should write about; they said these 2 things, which he combined

Final scores:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$4,799 $31,200 $5,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$5,600 $20,200 $11,400
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2016-12-06
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