Show #7515 - Friday, April 21, 2017


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Meghan Phillips, a library and archives assistant from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

David Rigsby, a Social Security Administration attorney from Alexandria, Virginia

Nilanka Seneviratne, an international development nonprofit professional from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In 1774 Penelope Barker organized an Edenton, N.C. version of this 1773 Boston protest
    $200 6
Upton Sinclair refers to the Chicago stockyards as "Packingtown" in this 1906 novel
    $200 19
(I'm political commentator S.E. Cupp.) I wasn't a politics or history major but graduated from this upstate New York Ivy League school with a degree in art history & wrote art reviews for the Sun
    $200 16
Unmanned plane
    $200 1
In 2011 a museum dedicated to Arnold's life opened in Thal, his childhood home in this country
    $200 28
This plant whose heart is a delicacy is not a tuber, though the unrelated Jerusalem type is
    $400 12
She joined hubby MLK Jr. in civil rights activism, taking part in the Montgomery bus boycott
    $400 7
She won a Pulitzer Prize not for "My Antonia" but for another Nebraska novel, "One of Ours"
    $400 20
He was a shock jock in training at Boston University where a radio show he created was canceled after one broadcast
    $400 17
Strike that
    $400 2
Going undercover as an elementary school teacher in this film, Arnold has headache but tells the kids, "It's not a tumor!"
    $400 29
This veggie that goes into a classic cream cheese-frosted cake is a taproot, not a tuber
    $600 13
In 1916 Jeannette Rankin from this "Big Sky Country" state was elected the first female member of Congress
    $600 8
His "Sevastopol Sketches" were based on the defense of Sevastopol in the Crimean War, in which he served
    $600 22
(I'm ABC News senior legal correspondent Sunny Hostin.) I received my law degree from this Indiana university that houses the oldest Roman Catholic law school in the nation
    $600 18
Write out of a will
    $600 3
Sharon Stone kicks Arnold in this film & says, "That's for making me come to Mars!"
    $800 14
Margaret Bourke-White was one of the original 4 photographers for this magazine & a war zone photojournalist
    $800 9
The movie "Simon Birch" was adapted from John Irving's novel "A Prayer for" him
    $800 23
Rashida Jones studied religion & philosophy at this school & was also involved in its Hasty Pudding theatricals
    $800 21
Wine weed
    $800 4
The indispensable Arnold has played Trench in the first 3 films in this recent series
    $800 26
The potato is a tuber, an underground stem; this 4-letter onion relative, potato's partner in soup, is not
    DD: $2,000 15
This 1972 numerical clause was later renamed the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act
    $1000 10
At age 25 in 1774, young Goethe had a bestseller with "The Sorrows of" this young man
    $1000 24
Dan Brown, Harlan Coben & David O. Russell all attended this college in Emily Dickinson's home town
    $1000 25
The Ten Commandments
    $1000 5
In 2006 Gov. Arnold signed a bill saying California would reduce these alliterative emissions to 1990 levels by 2020
    $1000 27
Commonly mixed with yams in the West African dish fufu is this member of the banana family

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

Nilanka David Meghan
$1,800 $4,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nilanka David Meghan
$2,600 $8,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1990s NO. 1 ALBUMS
    $400 16
One who is broke may be called this, paired with "The Prince" in a book title
    $400 26
"Waltz Of The Flowers" & "Dance Of the Sugar-Plum Fairy" are part of this ballet & seasonal favorite
    $400 11
This city in New York state is sometimes called "Nickel City"
    $400 1
This rap group had "Ill Communication"; take a "Sure Shot"
    $400 6
More than 2,000 years ago, the Zhou dynasty had this service, with couriers changing mounts regularly
    $400 21
Since leaving the D.A.'s office, he's been seen in "The Newsroom " & on "Grace and Frankie"
    $800 17
Chapter 11 is known as a reorganization one of these
    $800 27
In 2016 this Moscow company ended its 240th season with "The Damnation of Faust", its first Berlioz work
    $800 12
About 3% of this country lies at the eastern edge of southern Europe in Thrace
    $800 2
"Hell Freezes Over" to culminate this band's unlikely reunion in an MTV special
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) After the death of Alexander the Great, his generals divided his empire into four kingdoms; Ptolemy I took over this one & founded its Ptolemaic Dynasty
    $800 22
In 1962 with his brother James, he opened the first of his discount stores in Rogers, Arkansas
    $1200 18
A specific coin is referenced in this word meaning "having no money"
    DD: $100 28
In 1967 this dancer was just 19 when he became a soloist at the Kirov Ballet of Leningrad
    $1200 13
This river rises in New Mexico & flows into the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona
    $1200 3
He returned--& then left?--with "Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell"
    $1200 8
A divorced woman in ancient Rome would expect to get this back in full; if found to be an adulterer, often only half
    $1200 23
For hits like "Cupid" & "Twistin' The Night Away", he was known as "The King of Soul"
    $1600 19
In 1824 Charles Dickens' father went to this type of prison; "Little Dorrit" is partly set in one
    $1600 29
Critic Edwin Denby said this 1942 Agnes de Mille ballet established the genre of "American local-colour ballet"
    $1600 14
This island known for its great wineries is just a short hop by plane from Adelaide, Australia
    $1600 4
This hard rock group conjured up "Use Your Illusion II"
    $1600 9
The Hasmonean Palace was named for the dynasty of these Hanukkah heroes
    $1600 24
This Texan's 17-year tenure as Speaker of the House was the longest in history
    $2000 20
A classic by Ray Charles begins, "My bills are all due and the baby needs shoes and I'm" this title word
    $2000 15
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in this Tennessee town is billed as "the most fun place to eat in the Smokies"
    $2000 5
That's them in the corner with "Out of Time"
    DD: $2,000 10
Nineveh was a huge city of this land which, if the first 2 letters were removed, would spell a current Mideast country
    $2000 25
The last project he directed before his 1984 death wasn't another western, but a music video for Julian Lennon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nilanka David Meghan
$12,100 $10,200 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Published in L'Aurore on January 13, 1898, it caused its author to be convicted of libel

Final scores:

Nilanka David Meghan
$3,799 $8,200 $399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nilanka David Meghan
$12,200 $9,200 $7,400
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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