Show #7501 - Monday, April 3, 2017


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Billy Wong, an adjunct professor from Hacienda Heights, California

Abigail Myers, an education administrator from Brooklyn, New York

Eric Vernon, a retired government relations specialist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'm trying to discover new ways.)
    $200 11
The Mesolithic Period is part of the Stone this
    $200 8
At a 2016 show by this band, Eddie Vedder paid tribute to terminally ill singer Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip
    $200 1
Luke & Andrew are famous brothers of this man seen here
    $200 6
In Murphy, N.C., climbing a hillside where these Old Testament injunctions are written in 4'-by-5' letters
    $400 21
How about this first name of Maris or Ebert?
    $400 12
Number of days in half a fortnight
    $400 15
This Dave Grohl band, in 2016: "For the millionth time, we're not breaking up. And nobody's going (bleeping) solo!"
    $400 2
Born in 1810, Bernhard von Bismarck sank in 1893, 5 years before this younger brother did
    $400 7
At the rock with this 5-letter name in Joshua Tree National Park--centuries of rain hollowed out the eye sockets
    $600 27
I'll put together 2 4-letter words & add the English accent for this Austin Powers catchphrase
    $600 14
In ancient Greece this was the 4-year span between athletic games
    $600 16
"If you try sometimes, you just might find" this Stones song that played after many of Donald Trump's speeches
    $600 24
In a standard international deck of cards, this sword-wielding king is the only one with no mustache
    $600 3
Aubrey Nash was this poet's brother / of which there were 2, & Ted was the other
    $600 9
At Bladensbug, Md.'s "dark and bloody grounds", where dozens of D.C. gents once came to settle scores via this
    $800 26
On "The Big Bang Theory", Sheldon uses it to indicate a joke; I think it'll work for me to mean "correct"
    $800 18
It sounds like a heroic poem; Paleocene is one
    $800 17
In 1979 500,000 people in Central Park decided this Ric Ocasek band was "Just What I Needed"
    $800 23
In a competition in 1815, this 4-letter cheese was crowned le roi des fromages, "the king of cheeses"
    $800 4
On the morning of December 17, 1903, he flew 120 feet in 12 seconds
    DD: $1,400 10
In Queenston, Ontario, at the 185-foot monument to Isaac Brock, who repelled a U.S. invasion during this war
    $1000 25
"This is how we roll!", claims this Milton Bradley dice game, & using it to say you're right could be how I roll
    $1000 20
A period of about 30 years, whether it's "the greatest" one or not
    $1000 19
This quintet became a temporary quartet on "MTV Unplugged" in 1996 when singer Liam Gallagher had laryngitis
    $1000 22
This ineffectual 15th century king still got his name on not 1, not 2, but 3 Shakespeare plays
    $1000 5
On his brother Magnus' death in 1069, the III Haraldsson of this name became the sole king of Norway
    $1000 13
At Austin, Minnesota's Museum of this Hormel product, featuring a wall of more than 3,000 cans

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

Eric Abigail Billy
$2,400 $3,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Abigail Billy
$3,200 $9,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1870 if you wanted to visit Franz Liszt, you could drop by 20 Palatine Street in this city across from Buda
    $400 23
The "arrow" about to be launched by this constellation points to the center of the Milky Way
    $400 10
This "White Fang" author's "The Mutiny of the Elsinore" was based in part on his 1912 voyage around Cape Horn
    $400 12
Eadweard Muybridge's 1878 photos proved that when this animal runs, all 4 feet are off the ground at 1 point
    $400 26
In a 1979 George Miller film, this title road warrior uses his V8 Interceptor to run down some bad bikers
    $400 16
Money paid to a shareholder
    $800 2
Liszt, the 19th c. equivalent of a rock star, was played by this frontman of The Who in the movie "Lisztomania"
    $800 6
Capella is the brightest star in Auriga, the driver of a horse-drawn one of these vehicles
    $800 9
In old age Colette wrote this 1944 novella of a girl raised to be a courtesan, adapted as a movie musical
    $800 13
Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" is an iconic photo of Florence Thompson from this period in U.S. history
    $800 27
The end of this 1978 comedy saw a car named the "Deathmobile" emerge from a giant cake that said "Eat me"
    $800 17
To understand, or to take into police custody
    $1200 3
Liszt wrote books, too, on subjects like "Tannhauser", Chopin & the music of these itinerant peoples of Europe
    $1200 24
Vela, once part of the constellation Argo Navis, represents these, which kept the Argo moving
    $1200 4
In 1867 he took a 5-month cruise to the Mediterranean; his newspaper articles sent back home became "The Innocents Abroad"
    $1200 14
Lewis Hine's 1932 book "Men at Work" documented in photographs the construction of this NYC building in 1930
    $1200 28
In this movie, Clark Griswold must explain to an officer why there is a dogless leash tied to the back of the family car
    $1200 18
After Kanye West signed him, singer & pianist John Stephens adopted this last name
    $1600 11
To get the title of this Liszt waltz, take the first 3 syllables of a "Faust" character
    $1600 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents an astronomical diagram on the monitor.) Though it reaches into the zodiac, the constellation Ophiuchus is not one of the traditional zodiac signs; with a name meaning "serpent holder", it represents this son of Apollo, the Greek god of medicine, who is often depicted holding a serpent
    $1600 7
The curator of the Lahore Museum in the first chapter of "Kim" is based on this author's father, who once held the position
    DD: $2,000 15
In 1927 this photographer published his first portfolio, "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras"
    $1600 19
The official form of address for an archbishop is "most" this
    $2000 21
Marie, Countess d'Agoult bore Franz 3 illegitimate children: Daniel, Blandine & this one named for St. Cosmas
    DD: $9,600 25
Zeus placed Callisto in the night sky as one of these animals; her son Arcturus was her "keeper" in the stars
    $2000 8
W. Somerset Maugham's childhood was material for the life of orphan Philip Carey in this 1915 novel
    $2000 22
A 2016 film about this controversial photographer who died of AIDS in 1989 is subtitled "Look at the Pictures"
    $2000 20
To haughtily deign to do something

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Abigail Billy
-$800 $22,000 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1947 these 2 nations became the first new members of the British Commonwealth since the original group in 1931

Final scores:

Eric Abigail Billy
-$800 $29,000 $11,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Abigail Billy
$8,800 $21,600 $5,000
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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