Show #7540 - Friday, May 26, 2017


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Liz Bass, a college journalism teacher from Manhasset, New York

Sam Spencer, an engineering graduate student from Champaign, Illinois

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

400 SHOWS ON IN 2017
    $200 1
Perhaps trying to spell "Swiss cheese" in 1901, Marconi telegraphed the letter "S" via this code
    $200 4
Over a million flower bouquets were laid at Britain's royal palaces following her death on August 31, 1997
    $200 9
Musical style of the 1930s heard here & popular for dancing
    $200 18
Eats, Shoots & ____ of Grass
    $200 15
As it can poison even the wildlife that aren't shot, California is banning this metal in bullets used by hunters
    $200 26
What with the former host otherwise engaged, Arnold Schwarzenegger began hosting this reality series
    $400 2
Perhaps some Argentinean Sardo filled Guglielmo up in this capital as he received radio messages from Ireland in 1910
    DD: $1,000 5
In 1983, she went where no American woman had gone before
    $400 10
Ingmar Bergman could tell you the seventh one is opened in Revelation 8:1
    $400 21
Never Let Me ____ Set a Watchman
    $400 16
After this criminal duo was killed on May 23, 1934, 20-plus bullets were dug out of both him & her
    $400 27
Here's a "Full Frontal" shot of this woman, host of a bitingly funny late night show
    $600 3
Marconi likely sampled some Brie when he acted as plenipotentiary at the 1919 peace conference at this royal residence
    $600 6
In 1921 at Vassar she began a speech, "I could tell you many things about radium and radioactivity"
    $600 12
It's the text division indicated here
    $600 22
Arms and ____ ____ Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
    $600 17
A bullet larger than buckshot, or the shot of liquor you may be given if hit with one
    $800 7
An American cheese sandwich would've been a just reward for Marconi in 1899 after he followed this yacht race by radio
    $800 8
In 1967 at age 18 this designer began working for her mentor "AK", Anne Klein
    $800 13
From the Italian for "square", it's the basic administrative unit of the Air Force
    $800 23
The Quiet ____ Psycho
    $800 19
The electrical bullet probe invented by this Scottish-born man didn't save James Garfield but it did save lives in WWI
    $1000 11
Marconi was first educated in this Italian city, also a meat that could go well on a sandwich with a nice fontina
    $1000 25
Nicknamed "Sassy", she passed away in 1990, the same year she was inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame
    $1000 14
This type of tuna that can reach 3 feet in length and tip the scales at 50 pounds gains its name from its leaping ability
    $1000 24
Needful ____ Fall Apart
    $1000 20
The single bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln was fired by a .44 caliber type of this 19th c. pocket pistol

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

Jon Sam Liz
$1,600 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Sam Liz
$4,200 $2,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
"The Dream" is a one-act ballet that uses Felix Mendelssohn's music & is based on this Shakespeare play
    $400 9
One of the USA's 4 naval shipyards is named for this Washington sound
    $400 18
As Marty McFly he went from 1985 to 1955 & back
    $400 15
From 1979 to 1990 her address was No. 10 Downing Street
    $400 25
The words "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" are found in this historic document
    $400 12
A happy place, or a numerical paradise above the Earth
    $800 27
The title character of this Rossini opera regularly shaves Dr. Bartolo
    $800 6
Hawaii's Lake Waiau freeze in winter, as it's located on this, the state's highest peak
    $800 21
This car was chosen to be the time machine because it would look like a spaceship to people in the 1950s
    $800 16
Buzz Aldrin wrote an autobiography for kids entitled "Reaching for" this
    $800 4
In 1857 she led her parents out of Maryland to freedom & from 1863 to 1865 served in S.C. as a scout for Union forces
    $800 10
A feeling of intense pleasure, it's also a term for the transporting of believers to safety at the 2nd coming
    $1200 28
Part of the "Ring" cycle, "Gotterdammerung" has this title in English
    $1200 5
Islands lying within this California bay include Treasure Island & Yerba Buena
    $1200 22
Marty impresses & distresses the kids of 1955 with his guitar work on this Chuck Berry classic
    $1200 17
Son of the general Germanicus, this mad tyrant was the third Roman emperor and the first to be assassinated
    $1200 1
This preacher founded Liberty University, where his son is now president
    $1200 11
This word for great happiness is also a "lemon scent" dishwashing liquid
    DD: $5 29
In a ballet Odette's mother's tears produced this body of water
    $1600 7
This Florida lake lies within 5 counties, including Palm Beach & Glades
    $1600 23
This "BTTF" co-star spent 5 years as "Caroline in the City" & her daughter Zoey Deutch is an actress too
    $1600 19
He directed both the 1923 & 1956 versions of "The Ten Commandments"
    DD: $3,600 2
On Christmas Day 1989 in this city, Leonard Bernstein changed the "Ode To Joy" into an "Ode To Freedom"
    $1600 13
An alternate name for the god Jupiter gives us this adjective meaning cheerful & friendly
    $2000 30
A love story of the American Southwest, the ballet "Rodeo" has music composed by this New Yorker
    $2000 8
It's not one of the Great Lakes but is Minnesota's northernmost, shared with Ontario & Manitoba
    $2000 24
Marty's mom & dad first kiss at the dance with this aquatic theme
    $2000 20
This king of Babylonia captured Judea & destroyed Jerusalem around 587 B.C.
    $2000 3
To commemorate the second French revolution, in 1830 this French artist painted "Liberty Leading the People"
    $2000 14
It precedes "hand" in a word for giving an enthusiastic but not always sincere greeting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,595 $6,000 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His famous work culminates in accounts of Xerxes' invasion & Greek victories at Salamis & Plataea

Final scores:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,590 $9,428 $3,500
2-day champion: $40,991 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,600 $4,000 $7,200
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2017-02-21
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