Show #7538 - Wednesday, May 24, 2017


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Matthew Cooper, a retail site specialist from Villanova, Pennsylvania

Mackenzie Vogt, a systems analyst from Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Tanya Obreiter, a cell biologist from Frederick, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $63,210)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These will be headlines from Hearst-owned newspapers in the past.)
    $200 19
Visitors to the museum are greeted by a statue of this first postmaster general in the foyer
    $200 14
"Don't Wanna Know" by Maroon ____ featuring Kendrick Lamar
    $200 25
The triangular Deccan Plateau makes up most of the south of this nation, including Andhra Pradesh
    $200 9
"Entomological" term for a gathering with a specific purpose, like a spelling competition
    $200 6
A cantaloupe that's the perpetrator of a serious misdeed
    $200 1
The Albany Times-Union, April 16, 1912:
"436 on Carpathia Comprise All Who Were Saved" from this disaster
    $400 20
In the early days, snow was no problem for rural letter carriers who converted this Ford model into a snowmobile
    $400 15
"____K Magic" by Bruno Mars
    $400 26
Most of Norway's western coastline is made up of these steep narrow inlets created by glacial erosion
    $400 10
The name of this type of banquet that's often accompanied by entertainment is Hawaiian for "young taro tops"
    $400 7
Stealing that little indentation in someone's chin
    $400 2
The New York Journal-American, Oct. 29, 1956:
this pop star "Would Quit Singing If He Aided Delinquency"
    $600 21
Beginning in the 1850s, a machine like this one was used to put these holes between stamps for easier separation
    $600 16
"____ Inch" by Beyonce
    $600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a reservoir on the monitor.) Canada's Manicouagan Reservoir was formed by an asteroid impact 200 million years ago and because of its shape, is often called the eye of this province
    $600 11
This meal served at the beginning of Passover celebrates the Israelites' liberation from bondage
    $600 8
The illegal killing of the guy who moves the cattle
    $600 3
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 30, 1975:
"Vietnam War is Over"; this city (as then called) "Surrenders"
    $800 22
The character seen here made his public debut in January of 1963 to remind Americans to add this to each address
    $800 17
"Heathens" by ____ ____ Pilots
    $800 28
The remnants of an ancient lake, these U.S. salt flats are often used to set land speed records
    $800 12
Based on a character in the "Li'l Abner" comic strip, a Sadie Hawkins dance has this main feature
    $800 24
Responsibility for that sudden unprovoked attack
    DD: $1,000 4
The Boston American, July 31, 1942:
"Reds Halt Nazis at" this Russian city (as then called)
    $1000 23
Here's one of the rare U.S. airmail stamps known as this inverted biplane because of a printing error
    $1000 18
"Summer ____" by Drake
    $1000 29
Up to 750' feet high, the highest sand dunes in the US. are in Great Sand Dunes National Park in this Rocky Mountain state
    $1000 13
This word for a religious festival devoted to a saint precedes Spain's "de San Fermin"
    $1000 30
Unlawfully lingers outside the offices of that British news agency
    $1000 5
The Los Angeles Examiner, August 20, 1953:
this man "Reveals 'Sex Life of Women'"

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

Tanya Mackenzie Matthew
$400 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Mackenzie Matthew
$2,000 $4,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In 2014 at age 33 he led Switzerland to its first Davis Cup title
    $400 6
The title of this Aldous Huxley novel comes from a line of Miranda's in "The Tempest"
    $400 16
In 2016 to her supporters:
"We must accept this result and then look to the future"
    $400 21
Fans at the game seen here know a player has just accomplished this
    $400 26
Covers the right to bear arms
    $400 1
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) When a coronary artery is blocked, & drugs & angioplasty can't fix it, we go in for this type of surgery where new blood vessels go around the artery, maybe even a triple or quadruple version
    $800 8
Andy Murray hails from this U.K. country
    $800 11
"Mrs. Woolf", about Virginia, is one section of this "timely" Michael Cunningham novel
    $800 17
Karl Marx:
"A spectre is haunting Europe--the spectre of" this
    $800 25
Commercial setting where Rhode Island Reds might be born
    $800 27
Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo invoked it 172 times in one hearing in 1958
    $800 2
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) As director of a center for integrative medicine, I appreciate a pioneer of integrated medicine, the African-American surgeon Daniel Hale Williams, who in 1893 sutured a man's pericardium, becoming one of the first Americans to perform this then-risky type of surgery
    $1200 9
He's "The Matador of Manacor", Spain
    DD: $2,000 12
Trotter is the last name of the title boy in this book by Roald Dahl
    $1200 18
Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939:
"Today I consider myself" these 9 words
    $1200 22
The U.S.S. Monitor sank off this East Coast promontory on New Years Eve 1862
    $1200 28
Contains the Establishment Clause
    $1200 3
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) All the skill & technology that go into a heart transplant are no use without a donor; in 1996 it was a young man in the Bronx whose heart I put in this Yankee manager's brother Frank in a story that made a lot of hearts warmer in New York City & beyond
    $1600 10
Ex-Czech, please! In 1990 she won Wimbledon singles title no. 9
    $1600 13
A 1969 novel says, "His reward...the respectful title of 'Don', and sometimes the more affectionate salutation of" this
    $1600 19
On his crowning in 1804:
"I am the successor not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne"
    $1600 23
Meaning "The Hope", it's the national anthem of Israel
    DD: $2,200 4
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) Replacement of these gateways that open & close is by far most common with the aortic & the mitral; they're on the left side of the heart so they endure higher pressure & wear out sooner than the other 2
    $2000 14
Homeland of Gabriela Sabatini & Juan Martin Del Potro
    $2000 15
This novel by Czech writer Milan Kundera was first published in French, as "L'Insoutenable Légèreté de L'Être"
    $2000 20
Queen Victoria to Arthur Balfour in 1899:
"We are not interested in the possibilities of" this
    $2000 24
This ancient Egyptian queen erected granite obelisks at Karnak, one of which is still standing
    $2000 5
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) Major heart surgery may involve an incision down the midline of the breastbone, medically called this; it's not as bad as it sounds because there are relatively few nerves in that area

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Mackenzie Matthew
$6,400 $15,600 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This popular small dog breed is named for the man who was the Vicar of Swimbridge for almost 50 years, beginning in 1832

Final scores:

Tanya Mackenzie Matthew
$3,400 $12,600 $12,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tanya Mackenzie Matthew
$9,400 $15,600 $8,600
10 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
25 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2017-02-21
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