Show #7503 - Wednesday, April 5, 2017


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Nora Rowaily, a scoring director from Cincinnati, Ohio

Amy Falconetti, an accountant from Denver, Colorado

Abigail Myers, an education administrator from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Sean Thomas O'Kelly (1945 to 1959); we truly defy you to get this one wrong
    $200 24
"Wide World of Sports" showed us "The Thrill of Victory, & the Agony of" this
    $200 9
Under surprising facts, Americans in 2016 paid an average of 25.6% of their earnings in income tax & into this fund
    $200 10
Its right half is believed to specialize in nonverbal concepts
    $200 16
Cabinet department established in 2002 that becomes a bedding item carried by a kid for reassurance
    $400 7
Hosni Mubarak (1981 to 2011)
    $400 23
On the news you hear about PTSD; on "Downton Abbey", the WWI soldiers had this similar alliterative condition
    $400 8
Top 10 news topics of 2016 included the security concerns raised by these solo terrorist attacks with a canine name
    $400 11
It differs from the other digits by having only 2 phalanges
    $400 17
NYC nickname that refers to the most special person ever
    $600 26
What is the sound of one ice cream melting? The actual flavor made with this German pickled cabbage
    $600 2
Ferdinand Marcos (1965 to 1986)
    $600 15
"La Toti" is a nickname of this "Modern Family" actress
    $600 1
This team set a new NBA record on April 13, 2016 when it won its 73rd game of the regular season
    $600 12
From the Italian for "stump", it's the trunk of a human body independent of the head & limbs
    $600 18
The atom bomb partner of Little Boy become a fabric-related term for a clergyman
    $800 27
Master Cho asked, "When is a meal dessert? When it is this treat that sounds like it has 2 slices of bread"
    $800 3
Nguyen Van Thieu (1967 to 1975)
    $800 22
A Kiefer Sutherland show taught us this term for the cabinet member who doesn't attend the State of the Union
    $800 5
In a statistical spotlight, the almanac mapped the active transmission of this mosquito-borne virus in 2016
    $800 13
It's a word from the Latin; the frontal one is indicated here
    $800 19
Luxury auto from the Ford Motor Company that also served as Washington's fighting force
    $1000 28
If you meet the Buddha, kill him by overserving him this flavor with unbaked Tollhouse bits
    $1000 4
Park Chung Hee (1963 to 1979)
    $1000 21
The website politifact has a page called thisfact, to check the experts who come on political talk shows
    $1000 6
This Fox News CEO was ousted after Gretchen Carlson charged him with sexual harassment
    DD: $1,400 14
The epidermis covering the head, excluding the face
    $1000 20
A "Little House" actress & sister of Sara gets operatic merging with a 19th century show-writing duo

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Abigail Amy Nora
$4,000 -$800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Abigail Amy Nora
$9,400 -$200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be made of entirely Roman numeral letters.)
    $400 2
For spectacular views of this American wonder, take the South Kaibab trail along its south rim
    $400 1
A fun-loving rebel inspires a mental ward's patients to challenge a nurse's cruel rule in this novel
    $400 20
Just as Smith is common in the U.S., this name that means a smith is one of Germany's top 10
    $400 21
Aromatic pickle herb
    $400 9
Seen here on a break is Billy Johnson, a celebrated rider for this service of the early 1860s
    $400 26
These are the 5 words that begin the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    $800 3
This Australian monolith is naturally gray but its iron content is causing it to "rust", resulting in its iconic red color
    $800 5
In "The Maltese Falcon", this detective is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderly
    $800 16
Mueller... Mueller... your last name involves one of these structures
    DD: $5,000 22
Another term for a resumé is sometimes abbreviated this way
    $800 10
On April 9, 1865 Lee surrendered to Grant in this Virginia village whose name sounds like a judiciary building
    $800 27
It completes the title "1001 Books You Must Read...", of which "The Big Sleep" is one
    $1200 4
Since its formation 10,000 years ago, this cataract has eaten away 7 miles of cliff; in 50,000 years, it will join with Lake Erie
    $1200 6
Rebecca West's "Black Lamb & Grey Falcon" is a study of this troubled Balkan country that broke apart in the 1990s
    $1200 17
Klein means this, regardless of your stature
    $1200 23
Poorly illuminated
    $1200 11
On April 9, 1979, 12 days after it began, the Nuclear Regulatory Comm. declared the crisis at this facility over
    $1200 28
Ethan Hawke & Julie Delpy share one night in Vienna in this 1995 film
    $1600 7
Many bathe in the unusual mud volcanoes near this Azerbaijani capital believing they have medicinal qualities
    DD: $5,000 14
When this Anton Chekhov play debuted in St. Petersburg in 1896, it was a dismal failure
    $1600 18
An ancestor of this actress seen here must've been a knight--that's what her last name means
    $1600 24
Popeyes' fried chicken usually comes in spicy or this alternative
    $1600 12
The son of Increase & grandson of Richard, this minister had 15 children but only 2 survived him
    $1600 29
A wronged-in-song Carrie Underwood: "Slashed a hole in all 4 tires, maybe next time he'll think" this title
    $2000 8
The spectacular Mapu a Vaea blowholes in this Pacific kingdom create plumes that reach almost 100 feet in height
    $2000 15
This literary pair "went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat"
    $2000 19
Schneider means this professional who makes people look fashionable
    $2000 25
I know we don't like each other, but can't we at least be this 5-letter word
    $2000 13
At a women's convention in Ohio in 1851 this former slave delivered her "Ain't I A Woman" speech
    $2000 30
To the victor goes this "morbid" 2015 miniseries starring Kristen Wiig & an Orson Welles-like Will Ferrell

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Abigail Amy Nora
$19,000 $17,200 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The animal on this NBA team's primary logo peaked about 75 million years ago

Final scores:

Abigail Amy Nora
$21,000 $0 $23,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Abigail Amy Nora
$20,400 $13,000 $10,200
25 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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