Show #7537 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017


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Kelly Sullivan, an actuary from Glen Allen, Virginia

Daniel Okamura, a lecturer from Los Angeles, California

Tanya Obreiter, a cell biologist from Frederick, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,805)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Evolutionary war starter:
    $200 7
In this colorful technique, meat is rubbed with Cajun spices & cooked at high heat until charred, giving it a crispy crust
    $200 2
I believe we're all in accord that the League of Nations assembly met for the first time in 1920 in this Swiss city
    $200 17
Teri Bauer does not live to see another day on this TV show, killed by her hubby's duplicitous coworker
    $200 12
An epistaxis is one of these, maybe after a punch
    $200 1
It's said of some people, "Born on third base & thinks he hit" this
    $400 27
Lawyer & evolutionary war defender:
    $400 8
This term refers to making sugar brown by heating in a skillet over low heat until melted & golden
    $400 3
This document that said the king was subject to the rule of law was reissued with some changes in 1216, '17 & '25
    DD: $1,000 18
An early episode of this killer cable show was "Shrink Wrap"; near the finale came "Goodbye Miami"
    $400 13
The columella or tip of your nose is the lower, front portion of this nasal divider
    $400 5
Oliver Goldsmith once noted that a certain man was born with one of these in his mouth, another with a wooden ladle
    $600 30
A famous playwright:
    $600 9
This thin cotton cloth is used to strain liquids & bundle up herbs & spices that can be dropped into soup stock
    $600 4
In 1984 this Minnesotan got the fewest electoral votes, 13, of any Democrat since 1872
    $600 19
On "The Office" he killed Sprinkles, the cat of his sometime love interest Angela
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows the brain on a monitor.) Inhalations come through the nostrils and trigger odor signals that are relayed to the brain by these cranial nerves
    $600 6
The '70s were called this 2-letter decade
    $800 28
Women's rights activist:
    $800 10
This term for vegetables cut into long, thin strips to accompany a salad comes from a French first name
    $800 14
This Siberian mystic didn't make it to New Year's 1917, getting poisoned, shot twice, tied up & drowned, all in 1 rough Dec. night
    $800 20
As serial killer Billy Flynn, Tim Curry confronted Shemar Moore on this CBS show
    $800 24
A nose job is the common name for this 11-letter medical procedure
    $800 11
In 1989 a syndrome named for this type of coddled child was identified as involving self-centered & immature behavior
    $1000 29
Retired from the Supreme Court in 1932 at age 90:
OWH (Jr.)
    $1000 16
To do this to herring or salmon, you must split, salt & smoke it
    $1000 15
On March 13, 1954 50,000 Vietminh attacked 10,000 French troops at a base in this village
    $1000 21
On "The Last Man on Earth", January Jones got revenge of a sort, gunning down this actor in a cameo
    $1000 25
It's that weird divot just below the nose & above the upper lip
    $1000 22
Describing the idle wealthy, in 1899 Thorstein Veblen wrote of this "class", now a common phrase

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

Tanya Daniel Kelly
$2,600 $800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Daniel Kelly
$3,800 $3,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
Grab a spot of oolong and enjoy watching the lush, rolling hills of China as this is being cultivated
    $400 5
A structure called the Vatican Obelisk towers over this square
    $400 4
Poet laureate Nahum Tate wrote "A New Version of the Psalms of" this Biblical king
    $400 20
It can mean "a million" or just "a lot" as before "bucks"
    $400 11
Ovid said frankincense was the food of this bird that always rises again
    $400 1
Jeff Bridges voiced the aviator in the Netflix reworking of this Antoine de Saint-Exupery tale
    $800 24
Greg Lecoeur captured the hunt of all kinds of predators for these fish that are proverbially crowded in
    DD: $1,000 6
This American colony was chartered by George Calvert in 1632 as a refuge for English Catholics
    $800 10
This father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis was poet laureate & a professor of poetry at Oxford
    $800 21
Synonymous with "anti-", it precedes "intelligence" & "intuitive"
    $800 12
When Apollo was born, his father Zeus gave him a golden chariot pulled by these white water birds
    $800 2
In this song Queen cautioned, "Be cool, relax"
    $1200 25
Giuseppe Famiani caught Mount Etna clearing its throat on this island in 2015
    $1200 7
Once home to an order of medieval Catholic knights, this island nation between Italy & Libya is more than 90% Catholic
    $1200 19
His "Birthday Letters" is a collection of poems addressing wife Sylvia Plath over a period of 25 years
    $1200 22
A homophone of a letter, it comes before "bolden" & "powerment"
    $1200 13
In the mythology of the Inca, this camel relative warned 2 shepherd brothers of an impending worldwide flood
    $1200 3
Every bro knows Twilight Sparkle & Pinkie Pie are characters in this "Friendship is Magic" animated series
    $1600 26
The structures the Turkish strawberry farmer moves between are actually these despite their color
    $1600 8
Founded by the Jesuits in 1881, Marquette University is the largest private college in this state
    $1600 28
His tenure as poet laureate was the longest at 42 years, 1850 to 1892
    $1600 23
It's one "S" shorter than the Greek word for "universe"
    $1600 15
In Norse myth a never-ending supply of this drink is produced by the she-goat Heidrun, not by bees
    $1600 14
This Sondheim show with a Mozartean title returned to Broadway in 2009 with Catherine Zeta-Jones
    $2000 9
A natural spring flows at this site where St. Bernadette saw an apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1858
    DD: $4,000 27
It precedes "phile" if you love Sichuan & Shanghai
    $2000 16
This oldest & wisest of the centaurs mentored such heroes as Jason & Achilles
    $2000 17
Kate Winslet starred in this 2006 movie from Tom Perrotta's novel about moms & kids

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Daniel Kelly
$15,800 $12,600 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Jonathan Cain was a struggling musician when his father told him to keep at it & never give up, inspiring this 3-word 1981 title

Final scores:

Tanya Daniel Kelly
$28,405 $1 $7,400
2-day champion: $63,210 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tanya Daniel Kelly
$15,800 $10,000 $8,400
18 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2017-02-21
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