Show #7510 - Friday, April 14, 2017


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Jim Hope, a writer and producer from Tustin, California

Elspeth Green, a graduate student from Princeton, New Jersey

Deborah Beams, a certified public accountant from Dallas, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Options from the drop-down menu on London's Royal Opera House website.)
    $200 3
One of the 3 weapons used in fencing, it's also a verb meaning "to hinder"
    $200 1
John Stumpf quit as CEO of this bank with more accounts than customers but fret not; John had $100 mil. in stock
    $200 6
The objective case of I
    $200 11
Around 500 B.C. Heraclitus said change is constant, so you can't step into the same one of these twice
    $200 19
Blanketed in snow, it's the fitting name for the highest mountain in the Alps
    $200 28
The lowest grade of nobility; the "Red" one became an international figure in his own right
    $400 4
Safety equipment includes a glove that sometimes goes by this name, like one from knights of old
    $400 2
Donald Trump's inaugural address declared, "From this day forward, it's going to be only" this 2-word slogan
    $400 7
It's Down Under slang for Australia itself
    $400 14
Lord Kelvin built a computer to calculate tables of these in a harbor & predict them for any day & hour
    $400 20
Here is one of Hokusai's 36 views of this mountain
    $400 27
It's the highest rank of a nation's diplomatic official sent to live abroad as a representative
    $600 5
Excellent, sir! You have accepted my invitation to a contest of thrust & this, meaning "to deflect"
    $600 16
Imagine flying from Memphis to Dallas in 2014 & seeing this guy, AKA the Duke of Cambridge, sitting next to you in coach
    $600 8
A wise movie character told us this, or this not; there is no try
    $600 13
Shigeru Miyamoto did much of the design of this game, the origin of Mario, in a Nintendo company bathtub
    $600 21
It's also known as Mount Horeb & the Mountain of Moses
    $600 24
A nice job title if you can get it; in 2016 Brunei was on its 29th
    $800 29
On beginning a bout, "Pret? Allez!" (Ready? Go!) often follows this 2-word French phrase
    $800 17
Curt Schilling made a pitch to voters-- before talking with his wife-- for a 2018 Senate run from this state
    $800 9
2-piece martial arts garment
    $800 12
"Why should we live with such hurry?" asks this, the most famous work ever named for a pond
    DD: $1,000 22
Pliny the Younger noted that on the morning of August 24, 79 A.D., a cloud appeared over the summit of this mountain
    $800 25
If Otto von Bismarck were alive, he could use this prefix he got in 1871
    $1000 30
In "Hamlet" Laertes says "A" this, "I do confess"; today he wouldn't have to, as the electronics would record it
    $1000 18
In October 2016 a coalition force began what was hoped to be a 2-month quest to retake this Iraqi city from ISIS
    $1000 10
A woman loved by Zeus turned into a heifer
    $1000 15
Do the "Leaves on a Stream" exercise to get this, defined by Psychology Today as active, open attention on the present
    $1000 23
This flat-topped mountain rises 3,500 feet above Cape Town
    $1000 26
Above a earl but below a duke, it is often heard when referring to boxing rules-- watch your pronunciation!

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

Deborah Elspeth Jim
$800 $2,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Elspeth Jim
$600 $7,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the genius whose name is contained within the letters of each clue.)
    $400 9
In Norse myth jotnar are these; the eyebrows of Aurgelmir, father of the race, became the fence around Midgard
    $400 13
In 1854 the James Baines, this type of graceful sailing ship, "cut" the Atlantic crossing record to 12 days, 6 hrs.
    $400 18
"(I've Had) The Time of My Life":
don't put it in the corner
    $400 1
From the Old Norse for "house searching", it means to go hurriedly through a place, stealing & wrecking
    $400 6
Mike Royko's "Boss" is a portrait of this Chicago mayor & Democratic party boss
    $400 8
In the 1860s you didn't have to go past Europe to see this chemist working at the Sorbonne
    $800 10
Minimum distance in feet from home plate to the center field fence at a major league baseball park
    DD: $1,800 14
In 1837 Britain's admiralty set up a committee to figure out how to ensure the accuracy of these aboard iron ships
    $800 19
starring Jennifer Beals
    $800 2
This type of inferior liquor sounds like what it might do to your insides
    $800 7
His "Chicago Poems" includes the one that calls Chicago "hog butcher for the world"
    $800 23
A great many men delved into the mysteries of genetics before this pea brain did
    $1200 11
Someone who Tom Sawyers you tricks you into doing his work for him, just as Tom got others to do this
    $1200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animated map on the monitor.) On the return trip during his first voyage, Columbus and the crew of the NiƱa were almost arrested on Santa Maria Island in this group, because the governor may have thought they were pirates
    $1200 20
"Up Where We Belong":
Richard Gere tried to live up to the movie's title
    $1200 3
This kind of disregard, showing malice in publication, is a factor in proving libel
    $1200 26
Chicago "was the great, mysterious city which was still a magnet for" this Theodore Dreiser title woman
    $1200 24
This code breaker & computer genius was persecuted for his sexuality; sounds like a non sequitur in Great Britain
    $1600 12
"Stairway To Heaven" mentions one of these fences formed by a dense line of trees or shrubs
    $1600 16
This legendary British steamship line that included the Queen Mary & the Queen Elizabeth is named for a British baronet
    $1600 21
"Danger Zone":
the movie flew high
    $1600 4
"Everybody loves" this old term for clothing, especially fine or decorative garments
    DD: $2,000 27
This Windy City lawyer sets books like "The Burden of Proof" in Kindle County, a stand-in for the Chicago area
    $1600 25
You won't make a faux pas calling this Frenchman the inventor of the hydraulic press
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation of the Lusitania on the monitor.) Torpedoed on May 7, 1915, the Lusitania sank in just 18 minutes, in part because these watertight internal divisions ran longitudinally, confining incoming water to one side and causing a huge list to starboard
    $2000 22
"I'm Alright":
a Cinderella story
    $2000 5
As a verb, it's the action seen here; as a noun, it's stale material done again in a book or movie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Elspeth Jim
$4,400 $11,800 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 2010 study of this country is subtitled "Inside the Land of Milk and Money"

Final scores:

Deborah Elspeth Jim
$1,300 $599 $1,199
2-day champion: $23,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deborah Elspeth Jim
$5,400 $11,800 $12,200
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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