Show #7523 - Wednesday, May 3, 2017


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Ragavan Ramsubramani, a financial analyst from New York, New York

Krista Denn, a human resources manager from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Liz Fischer, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 1588 Lord Howard commanded the fleet that defeated this Spanish force
    $200 10
    $200 27
These seedlings of alfalfa that go great on a tofu-on-whole-grain sandwich are high in fiber & micronutrients
    $200 1
Closely connected words commencing with same sounds or like letters
    $200 2
Cincture can mean girdle or this accessory
    $200 4
Shakespeare's wife & an actress who has won both a Emmy & an Academy Award
    $400 25
For opening the first trade route to India, this Portuguese nobleman was named Admiral of the Indian Seas
    $400 11
    $400 28
No boll, the alfalfa type of this insect can devastate crops if not controlled
    $400 15
This condition affecting millions worldwide is the result of a poor or insufficient diet
    $400 3
A long, wide scarf worn as a wrap can be called this, sounding like a past tense verb
    $400 5
Henry VIII's wife No. 3 & "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
    $600 9
Years after he was booted from the Bounty, he achieved the ranks of rear & vice admiral
    $600 12
    $600 22
Imperial & Kern are leading alfalfa-growing counties in this state that cultivates about 1 million acres
    $600 19
This adjective refers to moving things around, or the devious quality of controlling people
    $600 16
How 'bout some hats in this traditional knit pattern named for a Scottish island?
    $600 6
The star of "Bullitt" (1968) & the director of "12 Years a Slave" (2013)
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.) Salvaged from a clipper ship called the great admiral that was built in 1869, the figurehead here represents this admiral who won fame in the 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay
    $800 13
Plantar fasciitis
    DD: $1,500 29
Alfalfa has symbiotic bacteria in its roots that "fix" this element in the soil, thereby replenishing it
    $800 20
You get an "A" if you know it's the "A" in F=MA
    $800 17
Long, ornate earrings are called this, like a decorative light fixture
    $800 7
A chief speechwriter for Obama & the director of "Iron Man" who also starred in "Swingers"
    $1000 24
It was aboard this flagship of Admiral Halsey that the Japanese surrender was signed in 1945
    $1000 14
Adhesive capsulitis, AKA frozen this
    $1000 30
The word alfalfa comes from words meaning "fresh fodder" in this language
    $1000 21
A civilian in wartime, or an army member like a chaplain who doesn't actually fight
    $1000 18
A signature color for this luxury company's Birkin bag is called "Orange H"
    $1000 8
Please "R.T."! The drummer for Duran Duran & the drummer for Queen

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

Liz Krista Ragavan
$3,200 -$2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Krista Ragavan
$5,000 -$2,600 $8,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the series currently on television.)
    $400 30
Using natural gas as a fuel releases half as much of this greenhouse gas as coal
    $400 7
Poet Katharine Lee Bates used her amber waves of brain to pen the lyrics to this patriotic song
    $400 26
The first foreign language edition of this Joseph Smith work came out in Danish in 1851
    $400 6
An 1848 dictionary of Americanisms defined it as a nickname given "to a native of Indiana"
    $400 23
J'onn J'onzz & James Olsen
    $400 1
Material used to advance a cause; it's original sense was the early 17th century advancement of the Catholic cause
    $800 29
In 1997 Charles Moore saw millions of pieces of this material while sailing--he'd found the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
    $800 8
Ponyboy gets acquitted of manslaughter, but Dally gets shot by the police after a robbery in this S.E. Hinton book
    $800 25
This church's leader is known as the Pope of Alexandria
    DD: $2,000 19
If you're from this English county, you're a Cestrian or a Cat
    $800 18
Alfred Pennyworth & Oswald Cobblepot (AKA the Penguin)
    $800 2
These short notes are written as reminders
    $1200 24
The Oregon chub is the first fish ever taken off this list due to recovery
    $1200 9
Her historical time travel "Outlander" series has been a worldwide hit both in book form & on TV
    $1200 12
The priesthood of this Haitian religion can have a houngan (a priest) or a mambo (a priestess)
    $1200 20
Yoopers, from Michigan's upper peninsula, call lower peninsula folks these, as they live under a bridge
    $1200 15
Ghost Rider & Daisy Johnson (AKA Quake)
    $1200 3
Something in its entirety is said to be "the whole" this Mexican food dish
    $1600 28
40% of the world's coal mines use this method also called surface mining, worse for the land than going underground
    DD: $2,000 10
In the 1950s, this well-traveled Danish author was a contender for a Nobel Prize
    $1600 13
This saint wrote his tome "City of God" over a period of 13 years, 413 to 426
    $1600 21
An Emirati is from the UAE, including this emirate that's largest in area
    $1600 16
Dr. Harrison Wells & Iris West
    $1600 4
Italian for "tail", it's the tail end of a musical composition or movement
    $2000 27
Nuclear waste sizzles with radioactivity from the 90 isotope of this element, half-life 30 years
    $2000 11
In "The Women of" this location, Gloria Naylor wove together the stories of 7 African-American women
    $2000 14
This Protestant reformer preached his last sermon in Edinburgh on November 9, 1572; he died 2 weeks later
    $2000 22
A Porteño is from this South American capital & seaport
    $2000 17
Foggy Nelson & Karen Page
    $2000 5
Rudolf Rassendyll is the sword-wielding narrator of "The Prisoner of" here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Krista Ragavan
$10,200 $3,000 $18,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1999 many Warner Bros. movies open with the studio's logo & a snippet of this song made famous in a 1942 film

Final scores:

Liz Krista Ragavan
$18,800 $2,000 $20,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Liz Krista Ragavan
$10,200 $1,800 $20,000
19 R,
3 W
4 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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