Show #7505 - Friday, April 7, 2017


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Pat Greiner, a radio copywriter and voiceover announcer from Casper, Wyoming

Brad Shumel, a pharmaceutical medical director from Chappaqua, New York

David Gatewood, a Ph.D. student from Knoxville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: Established in 1904, its members have inspired fellow adventurers while sharing with all of us the wonders of our world.)
    $200 2
"____ & Mindy"
    $200 17
To do squats & jumping jacks, & to drive out an evil spirit
    $200 6
Don Quixote's squire
    $200 11
If applying for this job, make sure to say that you're highly flexible
    $200 22
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Explorers Club in New York.) Using the Explorers Club globe, this Norwegian planned an expedition to show that South Americans could've settled Polynesia as early as 500 A.D.; on August 7, 1947, his balsa wood raft reached Raroia Atoll after 101 hazardous days at sea, proving his theory
    $400 1
"Cagney & ____"
    $400 16
Spelled one way it means relating to the mouth; spelled another, relating to the ears or hearing
    $400 7
Bradbury gave guy Montag this profession
    $400 12
Step right up! It's the canine term for a person who stands in front of a theater & calls out to attract customers
    $400 21
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Explorers Club in New York.) Past presidents of the Explorers Club include Roy Chapman Andrews, who's said to be the real life inspiration for Indiana Jones; Andrews gained fame in the 1920s with his discoveries of fossilized dinosaur eggs in this Mongolian desert
    $600 3
2016 brought us "Rob & ____"
    $600 18
Quit your job, or stay on & put your John Hancock on a new contract
    $600 8
It took Argos, one of these, to recognize Odysseus
    $600 13
Who was that payaso, this professional, that I saw you with at the Spanish circus last night?
    $600 23
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the explorers club in New York.) Explorers club meetings begin with the ringing of this bell from one of the ships that in 1884 rescued the club's future first president Adolphus Greely & six surviving crew members; all were near death, having been stranded for three years on this large island 16 miles west of Greenland
    $800 4
"____ & Allie"
    DD: $1,000 19
Any article of clothing & the birthstone for January
    $800 9
She's aka Jean Louise Finch
    $800 14
Another word for an acrobat, it's also part of a lock
    $800 24
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Explorers Club in New York.) These seal-skinned mittens with polar bear fur inserts were made by an Inuit woman for this polar explorer, who in 1937 became the first African American admitted to the Explorers Club
    $1000 5
The full title was "Mr. Show with Bob and ____"
    $1000 20
Help settle a dispute, then add a letter & quietly reflect on it
    $1000 10
The Deerslayer is not Natty Dresser but Natty him
    $1000 15
Margaret Dumont changed "man" to "woman", setting up the Marx Brothers' jokes as a master of this job
    $1000 25
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Explorers Club in New York.) Using this radio transmitter to keep in contact with his base camp, this admiral left camp on the afternoon of November 28, 1929, & flew south; around 9 hours later, he & his crew became the first to fly over the South Pole

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

David Brad Pat
$200 $0 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Brad Pat
$2,800 $0 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...there will be five responses that begin with the letter H.)
    $400 27
In 2015 researchers workin' "9 to 5" honored the Appalachian roots of this singer by naming a local lichen for her
    $400 1
In 1891 he applied for a patent on the first American motion-picture camera
    $400 10
From the Greek for "pretender", it's someone who expects standards that he doesn't live up to
    $400 16
"The Lighthouse at the End of the World" is in this S. Amer. country near Ushuaia, one of the world's southernmost cities
    $400 13
When hackers hit the U. of E. Anglia in this country, Climategate bloomed, aiding climate change deniers
    $400 29
Take a chance on this 1978 Kenny Rogers album
    $800 17
The Siberian herd of these animals seen here feeds on lichens during the winter
    $800 2
(I'm Chuck Todd.) Someone I would have loved to interview on "Meet the Press"' is this president who left office in 1861 & left the nation on the brink of civil war--where did it all go wrong?
    $800 6
Yeehaw! It's a type of lively square dance or a festive hootenanny where it might be performed
    $800 21
Built in 1764, the USA's oldest surviving light is Sandy Hook, where the Atlantic meets New York Bay in this state
    $800 11
This anchorman's name preceded "-gate" after he reported on George W. Bush's activities during the Vietnam War
    $800 23
His "No Fences" & "Ropin' the Wind"
    $1200 18
Some say a lichen called Lecanora esculenta was this "from heaven" eaten by the Israelites in the Bible
    $1200 3
No grim reaper, in the 1850s his harvest machine company became the world's largest maker of farming implements
    $1200 7
It's the artery that supplies the liver with fully oxygenated blood
    $1200 22
Boston Harbor's Little Brewster Island has the U.S. government's only manned light, manned by this military service
    $1200 12
In 2015 when this diminutive singer was caught on camera licking unsold wares, Donutgate was born
    $1200 24
From 1997, her "Come on Over"
    DD: $2,000 19
Let's take a test; once used to color beverages, this substance that determines acids & bases is extracted from lichens
    $1600 4
Dubbed "The Father of American Music", he composed the song heard here
    $1600 8
The object seen here; metaphorically, it's any difficult situation you may not want to be part of
    DD: $3,000 30
This N.C. cape's lighthouse, the USA's tallest at 200 feet, was used as a lookout tower for German subs in WWII
    $1600 14
Bob Woodward & this reporter gave their account of their Watergate investigation in "All the President's Men"
    $1600 25
Completes the Kenny Chesney title "No Shoes, No Shirt, No" these
    $2000 20
Dyes from lichens grown on rocks in the Hebrides were traditionally used to color yarns in the Harris type of this wool fabric
    $2000 5
The first Southern black woman elected to the house, she represented Texas from 1973 to 1979
    $2000 9
A major coastal region of western Saudi Arabia, it contains Mecca & Medina
    $2000 28
Each November 10, Split Rock Lighthouse on Lake Superior lights its beacon in memory of the 1975 sinking of this ship
    $2000 15
The Telegraph said Oscar Pistorius' Bladegate allegations were "the end of innocence" for this event
    $2000 26
Their 2010 album "Need You Now"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Brad Pat
$12,400 $6,000 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this 1908 novel is an allusion to the hotel in Florence where the novel starts & ends the next year

Final scores:

David Brad Pat
$2,400 $2,700 $14,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Brad Pat
$12,400 $9,000 $10,800
19 R,
4 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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