Show #7494 - Thursday, March 23, 2017


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Stephanie Garrone-Shufran, a teacher educator from Woburn, Massachusetts

Robin Devereux, an art dealer from Durham, North Carolina

Kevin Shrum, a retired adjunct professor from Fort Collins, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On the nonfiction list, Phil Knight's book title says it all: "Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of" this
    $200 30
Despite its name, this little rascal used in pancakes is not a cereal grass; it's related to rhubarb
    $200 6
Samuel L.,
Phil &
    $200 13
The skunk ape is Florida's version of this legendary humanoid
    $200 21
No coups d'etat in Little Rock-- in 2016 this state voted to allow the governor to retain power while out of state
    $200 16
This word meaning "on the occasion of" is in the opening of many a fairy tale
    $400 2
In Colson Whitehead's novel named for this 19th century path to freedom, it has actual tracks & engineers
    $400 29
The name of this cereal grain with a nutty taste sounds like the word for an Egyptian king
    $400 7
The U.K.'s central lawmaking body
    $400 9
This type of ship follows "prairie" in the name of a kind of 19th century wagon
    $400 22
It was almost every man for a kingfish in 1928-- he won a whopping 96% of the vote to be Louisiana's governor
    $400 17
Lesser in rank or less than zero, in temperature
    $600 3
In the May 1, 2016 N.Y. Times, this hero: "The Killing Joke" marked 200 weeks on the hardcover graphic bestseller list
    $600 24
Einkorn & teff have remained relatively unchanged over the years & are called this type of very old grain
    $600 8
Ms. Nightingale + the Apparatus
    $600 10
It's the type of end-blown flute heard here
    $600 23
This ex-Speaker of the House is popular in her West Coast district with results like 86% of the vote in 1998
    $600 18
2 of the 3 letters are vowels in this word, traveling through a point to get to another destination
    $800 4
Jeffrey Toobin's "American Heiress" focused on the 1974 kidnapping of this woman
    $800 25
Triticale is a hybrid of durum wheat & this grain, also used to give Canadian whisky its je ne sais quoi
    $800 14
Form a mental image of Puff & Drogon
    $800 11
This other term for the Holy Communion comes from the Greek for "grateful"
    DD: $2,000 26
Robert Caro, biographer of this president, said his 87-vote win in the 1948 Senate primary was fraudulent
    $800 19
It means beside or during; "the caissons go rolling" that way too
    $1000 5
This Indian-American comedian tried to figure out "Modern Romance" with the help of a sociologist
    $1000 28
The first 4 letters of this grain spell out the type of facility that could help to refine it
    $1000 15
In order:
a place of worship,
a bunch of aviators
    $1000 12
"Not to be ministered unto, but to minister" is the motto of this Seven Sisters college that's outside Boston
    $1000 27
His name was after "McCain" in a 2002 campaign-finance reform act & on the ballot in 2016 to get his job back in Wisconsin
    $1000 20
This Latin word meaning "around" is found before years like 3000 B.C.

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

Kevin Robin Stephanie
$1,200 $1,000 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Robin Stephanie
$3,400 $1,800 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The Ctenocephalides canis species of this feeds not only on dogs but on other mammals including humans
    $400 16
Marajo Island:
the delta of this very long river
    $400 21
NSFW for short, it's found on emails you'd maybe prefer people not send you
    $400 26
"Easy A" reimagined this Hawthorne tale in a modern high school
    $400 1
As architect Louis Sullivan wrote, Chicago's Masonic Temple "raised its head" 22 stories in 1892 & this word "came into use"
    $400 6
On the roof of a New York theater in July 1907, this impresario staged the first of his spectacular "Follies"
    $800 12
Wireworms, which feed on such ag products as corn & soybeans, are the larvae of the click type of this insect
    $800 17
The Salt River Valley, AKA the Valley of the Sun:
this state capital
    $800 22
As Andy Grammer mavens know, this phrase used to only mean you were OK; now it can mean "No thanks"
    $800 27
"O Brother, Where Art Thou?" adapted this ancient classic to the American South
    $800 2
Dry masonry is stonework or brickwork done without this binding agent made with cement
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a picture on the monitor.) On May 27, 1943, his plane went down in the Pacific, & after surviving a 2,000 mile trip on a raft & weighing less than 100 pounds, this bombardier was captured by Japanese forces on July 13th
    $1200 13
German is a common species of this bug whose name is from the Spanish, as in a popular song
    DD: $2,000 18
The Plaza de Colon, this world capital
    $1200 23
It began in 2001 as "Nous sommes tous Americains"; now these 3 English words precede the name of any hard-hit group
    $1200 28
"Apocalypse Now" adapted this novella to the Vietnam War
    $1200 3
The type of Victorian architecture seen here is named for this molasses cake & features ornate woodwork
    $1200 8
Home movies of JFK's assassination were taken by Orville Nix, Marie Muchmore &, famously, him
    $1600 14
Like dragonflies, these feminine-named "flies" have see-through wings, but at rest, they demurely keep them folded
    $1600 19
Bar Harbor, near Acadia National Park:
this state
    $1600 24
The direct opposite of transgender is this prefix "gender"
    $1600 29
The 1913 play "Pygmalion" walked the streets of Los Angeles as this 1990 Garry Marshall film
    DD: $3,000 4
The Latin for "ship" gives us the name for this central part of a church
    $1600 9
This Mexican revolutionary was a champion of agrarianism
    $2000 15
Lymantria dispar is this moth that true to its name, travels around devastating forests of aspen & oak
    $2000 20
This imperial city of Morocco:
the Haouz Plain
    $2000 25
This acronym precedes "Blog" in the name of Tom Goldstein's blog on the work of Breyer, Alito & their pals
    $2000 30
Loosely based on Shakespeare's "Henry IV" plays, this 1991 film starred Keanu Reeves & River Phoenix
    $2000 5
A $100 million one of these cottages in Gstaad is part of the divorce award to Mrs. Dmitry Rybolovlev
    $2000 10
This printer's 1735 court victory was the first major win for freedom of the press in the American colonies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Robin Stephanie
$12,200 $14,000 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The word that gave us "picaresque" may also have inspired the name of this clever valet featured in a 1786 opera

Final scores:

Kevin Robin Stephanie
$5,599 $3,599 $17,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Robin Stephanie
$16,200 $12,600 $9,400
23 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2016-12-07
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