Show #7493 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017


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Emlen Smith, a college professor from Lafayette, Indiana

Madeline Wilson, a writer from Akron, Ohio

Kevin Shrum, a retired adjunct professor from Fort Collins, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Botticelli painted the profile picture of this poet, last name Alighieri
    $200 1
A letdown or a disappointing conclusion
    $200 4
The radius, ulna & humerus all converge at this joint
    $200 7
Sabrina, Jill & Kelly solved crimes as this title trio of private investigators
    $200 8
For your entree, Madame, water-simmered chiens chauds, these-- avec de la moutarde, bien sur
    $200 22
6-letter word for a men's jacket or Damian Lillard, who plays point guard in Portland
    $400 18
This Shakespeare character is seen here before her watery end
    $400 2
The polar opposite & ultimate enemy of Jesus
    $400 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some optical diagrams on the monitor.) Most people have three types of this color receptor in their eyes, but some people, called tetrochromats, have four, allowing them to see millions more hues than the rest of us
    $400 25
Drs. Greene, Weaver & Carter saved Windy City lives on this 15-season drama
    $400 9
For dessert we have le gateau éponge avec garniture a la crème, this Hostess treat introduced in 1930
    $400 23
A dust jacket is something regularly used to protect these
    $600 19
Here's an 1890s black & white profile pic of this French artist; one of his Tahitian paintings is in the background
    $600 3
It's the "AB" in ABM, a type of weapon
    $600 14
The strongest tendon in the body, it's named for the king of the Myrmidons
    $600 26
Who could forget undercover cop Pepper Anderson played by this actress on "Police Woman"?
    $600 10
Delicate slivers of Idaho's best, fried in oil to a perfect crisp --may I present these, les croustilles?
    $600 24
Mae West was a nickname WWII sailors gave to these helpful items
    $800 20
Her profile includes membership in the Bloomsbury Group
    $800 5
Ms. Magazine wrote, "What hypocrisy to call such...people 'pro-life.' Call them what they are--" this
    DD: $2,000 16
The principal muscle of respiration, it's the proud owner of a silent "G"
    $800 27
Jaleel White played this annoying neighbor on "Family Matters"
    $800 11
May I suggest le beurre de cacahuètes avec confiture sur pain blanc, this classique, for dejeuner?
    $800 29
The movie title "Full Metal Jacket" refers to one of these, usually covered with copper
    $1000 21
This Impressionist created the profile picture of Marie-Thérèse Durand-Ruel sewing
    $1000 6
Warfarin is an oral one of these blood-thinning drugs
    $1000 17
The meninges are membranous envelopes whose job is to protect both the brain & this
    $1000 28
Tyra Collette was more than just the bad girl of Dillon, Texas on this drama
    $1000 12
This comfort food, les pâtes alimentaires avec fromage, will be most agreeable with your insides
    $1000 30
The American Mustache Institute once interviewed Jim James, founder of this Louisville-based alt-country band

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

Kevin Madeline Emlen
$3,800 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Madeline Emlen
$7,400 $2,600 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be some [*] to be found in the clue.)
    $400 1
Posthumous works from this Brit include "Mr. Bliss" & "The History of Middle-earth"
    $400 6
Fridtjof Nansen was the first European to cross this land; a Danish official met him at the end in Godthaab in 1888
    $400 8
This gait can follow "dog" as well as "fox"
    $400 7
It's the ability to connect; it can follow "internet" or, in Wayne's World, "cable"
    $400 26
She's the "First Lady of Song" seen here
    $400 13
When you're moving, a box for dolls comes in handy
    $800 2
A posthumous collection of this astronomer's writings is titled "Billions and Billions"
    $800 22
In 1952, a year before he reached the top of the world, he failed to reach the summit of 27,000-foot Cho Oyu in a rehearsal
    $800 9
A secondary story within a literary work
    $800 18
For analog transmission, bandwidth comes in cycles per second; for digital, in these per second
    $800 27
Later musical director of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", in 1985 he scandalized the jazz world by playing with Sting
    $800 14
Before her beau arrived, Isabel fastidiously adjusted her bonnet
    $1200 3
Here's the catch: this author's "Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man" was published after his 1999 death
    $1200 23
In 1897 Sweden's Salomon Andree tried to drift over the North Pole in one of these but crash-landed & later perished
    $1200 10
This fruit, Fortunella margarita, can be used in an exotic margarita
    DD: $3,000 19
A kids' book, "The Lonely" this convenience tells the story of one of NYC's last ones, at West End Ave. & 100th Street
    $1200 28
The Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band features Woody Allen on this instrument
    $1200 15
How proud Pa Isley would have been if only he had lived to see "Shout" become a classic song
    $1600 4
Bond, James Bond, appeared by Ian Fleming's own hand in one last novel, the posthumously published "The Man with" this weapon
    $1600 24
While exploring the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1534, this Frenchman discovered Prince Edward Island
    $1600 11
Wide-ranging & indiscriminate, perhaps like a blast from a 12-gauge
    $1600 20
In July 2016 Turkey's president used this Apple app to tell his people he was all right & to rally them against a coup
    $1600 16
That's what happens when you treat Oscar differently from the other kids
    $2000 5
A collection of this German's thoughts was published soon after his death in 1900 as "The Will to Power"
    $2000 25
In 57 days in 1930, 3 men crossed this "Quarter" in the Arabian desert; a TV ad shows a Range Rover doing it in 10 hours
    DD: $3,000 12
The son of Uther & Igraine lived here
    $2000 21
A help to the harassed, on Verizon *57 is this feature that tells you where your latest incoming call came from
    $2000 17
At the library you'll find love poems & more filed under Byron

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Madeline Emlen
$12,400 $4,200 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This company founded in 1945 offers a special deal on the last day of January, March, May, July, August, October & December

Final scores:

Kevin Madeline Emlen
$16,300 $1,600 $6,799
2-day champion: $33,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Madeline Emlen
$14,200 $4,200 $14,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2016-12-07
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