Show #7499 - Thursday, March 30, 2017


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Eric Vernon, a retired government relations specialist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Brook North, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

Julie Brannon, a professor of English from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: First, I want you to join me on...)
(Alex: According to Forbes, they're...)
    $200 16
(Alex reports from the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA.) The Director's Gallery in the headquarters building contains portraits of every man who has led the CIA, including this one, who also served as president of the United States
    $200 17
Using compressed air to break up pavement, this portable drill is slightly less noisy than fireworks going off 3' away
    $200 15
The 1880s work "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"
    $200 8
In math they're the 4 basic operations, each with its own sign
    $200 19
This late singer moonwalked away with $825 million
    $200 1
Payment to start buying a house
    $400 27
(Alex reports from the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA.) A perfect metaphor for the CIA, its headquarters, & its mission is "Kryptos", containing four encrypted messages; kryptos is a Greek word meaning this
    $400 18
This word for a long-handled shovel should suit you
    $400 11
"The Gallic Wars"
    $400 6
The human heart has 4 chambers: 2 atria & 2 of these
    $400 20
You'd think this kids' author would not, could not make $20 million 25 years after his death, but he did
    $400 2
USMA "Point"
    $600 28
(Alex reports from the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA.) Intelligence derived mockups, like this one, were used to great effect in 2011 in a CIA-directed mission to this man's residence in Pakistan
    $600 22
This volcanic material was used by primitive humans in the making of tools
    $600 12
The movie "Rashomon"
    $600 7
They're the 2 other tournaments along with Wimbledon & the U.S. Open that make up the Grand Slam of tennis
    $600 21
Raking in $11.5 million 61 years after passing away? This physicist really was a genius!
    $600 3
Kanye West's daughter
    $800 29
(Alex reports from the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA.) A predecessor of the SR-71, the fastest aircraft ever flown, the CIA's A-12 Oxcart could do better than Mach 3 & had a handcrafted heat-resistant airframe made mainly of this strong white metal
    $800 23
An auger, also called a snake, is an important tool of this professional
    DD: $2,000 13
The diary of Anne Frank
    $800 9
Diamonds are graded according to the 4 Cs: color, cut, carat & this, based on the stone's imperfections
    $800 25
Scents like White Diamonds kept up the sweet smell of success for this late actress who banked $8 million
    $800 4
On the it & it means "honest"
    $1000 30
(Alex reports from the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA.) In World War II, the Nazis used this riddling encryption machine; breaking its code was instrumental in Allied victories
    $1000 24
A howel is a special tool used by coopers to smooth the insides of these barrels for wine
    $1000 14
The 1830s work "Democracy in America"
    $1000 10
Historically the 4 provinces of Ireland are Connacht, Leinster, Ulster & this one where Cork is located
    $1000 26
This actor was No. 12 with a Bullitt on Forbes' list, taking in $9 mil
    $1000 5
Tom Hayden was part of the "New" this

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

Julie Brook Eric
$4,400 $800 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Brook Eric
$7,400 $3,000 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And that means that each correct response will begin with that letter.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be made of the letters you find in "Microsoft".)
    $400 2
It has a higher percentage of Mormons than any other state except Utah
    $400 7
She played officer Stacy Sheridan on "T.J. Hooker" at the same time she played bad girl Sammy Jo on "Dynasty"
    $400 12
Helen Goff used the pen name P.L. Travers when writing about this magical nanny
    $400 26
It's like a fog but less dense
    $400 17
The strongest & longest bone in the body, it is stronger than an equivalent rod of steel, yet is itself partly hollow
    $400 16
Here's a 2003 image of a curator giving this statuesque stalwart a bit of a nose job
    $800 3
This country was known as the Netherlands Indies until the 1940s
    $800 8
Her experience as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: SVU" led her to start a nonprofit group to help victims of assault
    $800 22
This author of "The Fountainhead" was born Alissa Rosenbaum in St. Petersburg, Russia
    $800 28
To get the coarser parts out of your flour
    $800 1
Humans have 12 pairs of these, 2 of which are "floating"
    $800 18
Over the centuries this 5,500-mile barrier has undergone various repairs, like the recent one near Mount Hu
    $1200 4
It's the Dallas suburb where the Cowboys used to play
    $1200 9
On this show Kathryn Morris cracked old unsolved crimes in Philadelphia
    $1200 24
"The Running Man" & "Thinner" are among the novels that Stephen King wrote using this pseudonym
    $1200 13
The plantar fascia ligament acts as a bowstring on the bottom of the foot, helping the bones maintain this structure
    $1200 19
This landmark will go quiet for a bit in 2017, as it & the Elizabeth Tower housing it will undergo much needed repairs
    $1600 5
Part of this natural wonder in South America is seen here
    $1600 10
As the LAPD's leading homicide interrogator, she was "The Closer" of the title
    $1600 25
This bestselling romance author also writes futuristic crime novels as J.D. Robb
    DD: $2,000 14
Ossicles, the tiny auditory bones, are the stirrup, the hammer & this one aka the incus
    $1600 20
The Sphinx' head has lost several features, including its nose & this, part of which is in the Egyptian museum
    DD: $2,600 6
This capital of the Tyrol Province hosted the 1964 & 1976 Winter Olympics
    $2000 11
Everything was hip for Peggy Lipton as undercover cop Julie Barnes on this swinging 1960s series
    $2000 23
In the 1950s this prolific sci-fi author wrote a series of books for young adults using the name Paul French
    $2000 27
Adjective for the doughnut shape seen here, & of the cut off part used for contact lenses that correct astigmatism
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew show an anatomical illustration on the monitor.) Perhaps from an ancient belief that it was the bone around which a body would be resurrected, the triangular bone at the base of the spine in connecting with the pelvis has this name meaning "holy"
    $2000 21
A Spanish woman tried to restore this type of depiction of Jesus, Latin for "behold the man"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Brook Eric
$15,400 $3,000 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the world's longest-running musicals, in 2015 it celebrated "30 years of revolution!"

Final scores:

Julie Brook Eric
$22,900 $5,399 $26,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Brook Eric
$15,400 $3,000 $12,600
21 R,
4 W
9 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2016-12-13
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