Show #7492 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017


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Kevin Shrum, a retired adjunct professor from Fort Collins, Colorado

Adam Weissengruber, a librarian from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Rebecca Wald, a psychologist from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
This North American country shares the only 2 colors on its flag with the flags of Denmark & Switzerland
    $200 11
    $200 6
As Edward Scissorhands, he was a real cut-up
    $200 16
The name of this strong coffee means "pressed"
    $200 1
The National Institutes of Health has sent most of its 360 of these lab apes to a swinging retirement home
    $400 23
From 1992 to 2000 David Joyner was the man inside this purple dinosaur suit
    $400 29
A 1956 international crisis revolved around control of this canal
    $400 12
race car,
$20,580 in fake money
    $400 7
In 1972 he spoke the famous line "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse"
    $400 17
This Hebrew phrase literally means "good luck" & is often used for "congratulations"
    $400 2
This wild dog of North America is also known as a prairie wolf or brush wolf
    $600 24
This Ivy League school began as a Baptist institution for men & later adopted the name of its benefactor
    $600 20
Albert Fall, Harding's Interior secretary, got into "hot water" after taking a bribe related to this Wyoming locale
    $600 13
    $600 8
After starring in "High Society", she retired from the screen to live a fairy tale life
    $600 18
This 2-word Arabic salutation means "Peace be with you"
    $600 3
Orinoco is one species of this river-dwelling reptile
    $800 25
Six minarets rise up from this city's Blue Mosque, begun by Sultan Ahmed I in 1609
    $800 21
From 1986 to 1997, he was number one in the world, and from 1997 to 2000, only number one among humans
    $800 14
suspension lines,
    $800 9
In the 2016 drama "Allied", this actress & Brad Pitt are married spies who may be on the same side
    $800 19
If you're learning karate or judo, you go to this type of Japanese-named school
    $800 4
Unlike most parrots, this parrot of Australia & New Guinea can raise & lower its crest of feathers
    $1000 26
Made popular by a 1973 hit song, these are used to welcome servicemen & women home from overseas
    $1000 27
Called the Night of Broken Glass in English, it's the German name for the terrible night of November 9-10, 1938
    $1000 15
Light-emitting diode,
horizontal & vertical wheels,
roller ball
    DD: $1,400 10
In 1999 co-stars Anne Bancroft, Jessica Lange & Tom Cruise helped him celebrate his AFI Life Achievement Award
    $1000 28
Similar to a parka, this jacket gets its name from Eskimos
    $1000 5
This rodent of Panama & South America can weigh as much as 100 pounds & grow to 4 feet in length

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

Rebecca Adam Kevin
$0 $2,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Adam Kevin
$1,800 $2,400 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Quincy Jones wanted to change the title of this Michael Jackson hit to avoid confusion with a tennis player
    $400 9
In 1956 a channel was cut through this island's Hanauma Bay Reef for a phone cable to link Hawaii with the West Coast
    $400 21
As this territory's governor, Harrison signed the Treaty of Fort Wayne in 1809, opening Indian lands to whites
    $400 2
A sailor foolishly kills a lucky seabird & all hell breaks loose in this Coleridge poem
    $400 16
Popular coinage name for under-$5 stocks that are risky & sometimes peddled by fraudsters
    $400 1
A referee sounds it to signal an infraction
    $800 25
Jean Smart played the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family on this Dakota-set FX series
    $800 10
Yachts arriving at the remote island of Pitcairn should anchor in this bay seen here, named for a ship
    $800 22
During the 1840 election, Harrison was accused of only wanting a pension, a log cabin & this hard apple beverage
    $800 3
Ernest Lawrence Thayer got $5 for this baseball poem published in 1888
    $800 17
"Can't Touch This" rapper who lost his millions on investments like 19 thoroughbreds but came back as a tech startup guru
    $800 5
The 2017 federal holiday that fits the category
    $1200 27
A pricey brand of jeans is called "True" this; perhaps the quality craftsmanship will help you find it
    $1200 11
Chaleur Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of St. Lawrence that separates this province's Gaspé Peninsula from New Brunswick
    DD: $5,000 23
The arrival of this fellow general & political foe in the White House cost WHH a diplomatic post in South America
    $1200 4
This Tennyson poem begins, "Half a league, half a league, half a league onward"
    $1200 18
Long-term capital, a prominent one of these high-risk funds, tanked in 1998
    $1200 6
Simon the Zealot & James the son of Alphaeus were 2
    $1600 28
Al Jean wrote 2 of "The Simpsons" Halloween episodes called this
    DD: $1,500 12
In 2014 the U.N. settled a boundary dispute between India & Bangladesh on this bay that's important for energy exploration
    $1600 26
Harrison became a national hero in 1813 after defeating British forces on this river near London, Ontario
    $1600 14
The medieval poem "Parzival" tells of a young knight's search for this sacred object, in the form of a gemstone
    $1600 19
Flooz & Beenz were trying to push online these that never caught on & lost their investors real money
    $1600 7
To hustle events along, perhaps to a demise
    $2000 29
She's the legend of the silver screen seen here
    $2000 13
The Concorde took its last flight on November 26, 2003, over this bay between France & Spain
    $2000 30
During his brief time as president, Harrison tried to end this system in which offices were given to loyal party members
    $2000 15
This Frenchman's "Flowers of Evil" poetry collection was published to scandalous success in the 1850s
    $2000 20
Shy away from investments with Moody's rating D-PD; the "PD" stands for "probability of" this
    $2000 8
Military supply place

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Adam Kevin
-$3,200 $17,100 $15,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These pants first became popular when Pratap Singh, a maharaja's son, visited Queen Victoria with his polo team in 1897

Final scores:

Rebecca Adam Kevin
-$3,200 $15,595 $17,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rebecca Adam Kevin
$1,800 $18,600 $15,600
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2016-12-07
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