Show #7507 - Tuesday, April 11, 2017


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Atissa Banuazizi, a writer and communication instructor from Allston, Massachusetts

Steve Gavenas, an artist and business consultant from South Pasadena, California

Greg Chin, a direct service provider from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
For 20 years the Peace Corps was part of this Cabinet department, but in 1981 it became an independent agency
    $200 6
"Wrecking Ball"
    $200 2
This South Korean capital is said to be the world's most wired city, with around 95% of households having broadband
    $200 15
California's penal code describes this as waiting around on a property "without a lawful purpose"
    $400 10
The first group of 51 Peace Corps volunteers were sent to Accra in this African nation to serve as teachers
    $400 24
"I Get Around"
    $400 1
The 2 main roads in this city are King Fahd Highway, running north-south, & Mecca Highway, running east-west
    $400 19
2-word term for what you're in when waiting in the sky past arrival time until your plane is allowed to land
    $400 7
Clam chowder turned reddish by the addition of tomato is named for this island
    $600 11
Famous volunteers include MSNBC host Chris Matthews & Reed Hastings, founder of this media streaming service
    $600 12
"You Give Love A Bad Name"
    DD: $1,000 3
This European capital city is served by 3 main ports: Piraeus, Rafina & Lavrion
    $600 25
The Cranberries had a hit song called this, meaning "wait around"
    $600 8
Flies are of the order Diptera, referring to their dual these
    $600 27
Miso soup can have strands of wakame, this greenery, sunk to the bottom of the bowl
    $800 16
In 2005 Peace Corps volunteers served on home soil for the first time when they went to La. after the ravages of this storm
    $800 18
"Just Dance"
    $800 4
In 1957 urbanist Lucio Costa won a contest to design this new capital, which was dedicated 3 years later
    $800 13
Ted Cruz did a Darth Vader impression & read from "Green Eggs and Ham" during a 21-hour one of these
    $800 26
Not so bothersome here, but the horsefly is also called this, a term for someone who can get your goat
    $800 22
Italian wedding soup is best known for these miniature round treats bobbing in it
    $1000 20
John F. Kennedy tapped this brother-in-law to organize & serve as the first director of the Peace Corps
    $1000 23
"Black Water"
    $1000 5
2 African capitals, Brazzaville & this one, lie across the Congo River from each other
    $1000 21
After a pope's death, the period when the faithful wait for a new pope is referred to by this 11-letter term
    $1000 14
Discovered in 1929 in Florida, this destructive fruit fly is named for a body of water far from the Sunshine State
    $1000 17
Your pozole is chock-full of these hulled corn kernels, the basis for grits

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

Greg Steve Atissa
$3,400 $4,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Steve Atissa
$5,800 $6,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
1660 to 1683:
this radiant royal & Marie-Therese
    $400 21
"The West Wing" did a 2005 live episode about this one-on-one matchup between Alan Alda & Jimmy Smits
    $400 25
The University of Pennsylvania archive of this man includes the publishing contract for "Leaves of Grass"
    $400 6
This element & its compounds have been used in antiseptics & to treat syphilis
    $400 1
When you said I was buffo, this, I'm buffo how? I mean, buffo like I'm a clown, I amuse you?
    $800 8
1956 to 1982:
he & Grace
    $800 2
In 2016 this "Daily Show" host went live on Comedy Central after both the Republican & Democratic conventions
    $800 26
In 2002 this Egyptian city opened a library that stands where another stood 2,300 years ago
    $800 15
This singer headlined the 2014 Super Bowl halftime
    $800 5
Don't fiddle around; "nero" translates to this color
    $800 13
She "waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door"
    $1200 3
1924 to 1989:
he & Nagako
    $1200 23
Set at County General Hospital, this No. 1 drama of 1996-97 did a live show for the East Coast & then the West Coast
    $1200 4
Jay Walker used his fortune from this say-what-you-want-to-pay website to create his "Library of Human Imagination"
    $1200 16
11-letter word for pottery of hardened clay
    $1200 10
The bancomat is this 3-letter acronym to us
    $1200 14
In "Farewell, My Lovely," he wrote, "It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained glass window"
    $1600 7
1677 to 1694:
    $1600 11
In 1999 this "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" host fittingly served up some improv for a live performance of his sitcom
    $1600 27
200,000 volumes fill the fittingly named Long Room in the library of this Irish college
    $1600 17
With no dad issues because he had no dad, he was the sky in Greek myth
    DD: $1,000 19
An Italian word for "strong" isn't arabica but this counterpart
    $1600 28
"The Way of" this Daoist philosopher says, "One may see the way of heaven without looking through windows"
    DD: $2,000 9
1894 to 1918:
____ II & ____
    $2000 24
With no pro theater experience, Maddie Baillio went live as Tracy Turnblad in a 2016 version of this musical
    $2000 12
This organization's Madison Avenue library has rare volumes like 1570's "De Canibus Britannicus"
    $2000 18
This cremation services company was incorporated in 1985
    $2000 20
The opera "Pagliacci" appropriately ends, "La commedia è" this word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Steve Atissa
$13,800 $10,000 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

There are rest stops named for Edison, Lombardi & Woodrow Wilson on this road mentioned in the 1968 song "America"

Final scores:

Greg Steve Atissa
$21,399 $1 $2,401
2-day champion: $37,599 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Steve Atissa
$13,800 $9,600 $5,000
18 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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