Show #7541 - Monday, May 29, 2017


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Megan Clair, a senior risk analyst from Houston, Texas

Emily Hollins, a university registrar from Hancock, Maryland

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,991)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Images from Mariner 4 ended the myth of its canals
    $200 10
This "Office" guy: "If I had a gun with 2 bullets & I was in a room with Hitler, bin Laden & Toby, I would shoot Toby twice"
    $200 17
This political treatise by Machiavelli concludes that it's "safer to be feared than to be loved"
    $200 18
In South Africa most of these are mined from a rock called kimberlite
    $200 23
The name of this fruit preserve comes from the Portuguese for "quince jam", but now it's usually made from oranges
    $200 7
Old roadways are made new again when paved over with this
    $400 2
It's no. 3 in mass & no. 8 from the sun
    $400 28
This comedian draws humor from his own life and many kids
    $400 13
This novel ends with the lines "He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother"
    $400 19
Rocky Aoki founded this chain of Japanese restaurants in which knife-wielding chefs entertain diners
    $400 24
Cara cara is one variety of this type of orange--is that an outie or an innie?
    $400 5
The new hit of the 2013 fall TV season was this show with James Spader as "Red" Reddington
    $600 3
It's nearly 89,000 miles in diameter
    $600 4
The 1933 musical "Moonlight and Pretzels" featured William Frawley, who would later gain fame as this neighbor of Lucy's
    $600 14
"Our mother died when I was two, so I never felt her absence", says Scout in this novel
    $600 20
In the 1950s he successfully defended his title 6 times, twice against Ezzard Charles
    $600 25
To make your Chinese chicken salad just like the Cheesecake Factory does, use these fittingly named oranges
    $600 6
Found only in the New World, this flower AKA a yellow daisy may take its name from a fair maiden in a poem
    $800 11
Its year is 224.7 Earth days
    $800 29
In a "Community" episode, Abed concludes that the answer to this 1980s sitcom title question is Angela Bower
    DD: $3,600 15
Charles Dickens used material from an abandoned autobiography for this 1850 novel, which he wrote in the first person
    $800 21
This Apple co-founder started college in Colorado in 1968 & graduated Cal in 1986 under the alias Rocky Clark
    $800 26
The distinct flavor of Earl Grey tea comes from the peel of this small acidic orange
    $800 8
In the "Beverly Hillbillies" theme song, it's one term for Jed's new find
    $1000 12
Relative to the plane of its orbit, it spins almost on its side
    $1000 30
Later a star in his own right, this "Seinfeld" co-creator made an estimated $242 million in 1998
    $1000 16
Hopefully, he was content with "The Winter of Our Discontent"--it helped him win a 1962 Nobel Prize
    $1000 22
Be prepared to hear the Pride of the Southland marching band play "Rocky Top" more than once at games of this university
    $1000 27
Named for a Caribbean island, this liqueur is flavored with dried orange peels
    $1000 9
A new 18th century fad of sea bathing to cure disease helped put this resort town of northwest England on the map

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

Jon Emily Megan
$7,200 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Emily Megan
$9,000 $2,000 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're looking for the largest lakes entirely within a state.)
(Sarah: The only national cemetery with heroes from all United States wars. Clues from...)
    $400 6
Chris Martin & his mates in this band recorded the snappy tune "Miracles" for the "Unbroken" soundtrack
    $400 21
"All's fair in" this pair, also a title in John Jakes' "North and South" trilogy
    $400 11
In a Degas painting, 2 of these are seen going through their motions "At the Barre"
    $400 26
Upper Klamath Lake
    $400 1
The National Broadcasting Company
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arlington National Cemetery.) Here lies Lieutenant John Meigs, killed in Virginia in 1864; his father, the Union quartermaster, put many graves near the former home of this Confederate foe, to make sure he could not return to what had been his family's estate
    $800 7
You rang? The theme to this '60s sitcom with John Astin was quite snappy, & indeed, you ring in now
    $800 22
This rhyming term used to describe ships that had become beached; now it refers to any instance of being stranded
    $800 12
Nicolas Poussin's 17th century painting, titled this, shows Mary being lifted to heaven by cherubs
    $800 27
Yellowstone Lake
    $800 2
Merrill Lynch
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arlington National Cemetery.) In 1911, President Taft spoke at the dedication of Captain of Engineers Pierre Charles L'Enfant's new grave; he's one of only 15 soldiers from this war at the cemetery
    $1200 8
"Under Pressure" by Queen & this solo singer features his finger snaps as well
    $1200 23
Both starting with the same 4 letters, the 2 goals in this saying allow you to move on after someone has wronged you
    $1200 13
At this sports artist's website, you can buy prints of legendary horses in motion like Funny Cide & Secretariat
    $1200 28
Oneida Lake
    $1200 3
Sriracha Hot Sauces
    DD: $3,000 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arlington National Cemetery.) Robert F. Kennedy wanted JFK buried under a simple wooden cross; that was overruled, but when he died, Robert, a World War II veteran of this same service as his brother Jack, got the humble monument he desired
    $1600 9
Oh, snap! This hit had "jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash, we don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair"
    $1600 24
Cheerio! Only these "go out in the midday sun"
    $1600 14
This British painter, a lifelong lover of the sea, painted a dramatic 1805 "Shipwreck"
    $1600 29
The Salton Sea
    $1600 4
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arlington National Cemetery.) One hillside is the resting place of veterans from this family, including Richard, killed in Vietnam, and his grandfather, John, who in World War I led the first U.S. forces to fight in Europe
    $2000 10
"The Longest Time" kept its time with snapping & this man had himself a 1984 hit
    $2000 25
The "to be or not to be" speech includes these 2 weapons "of outrageous fortune"
    $2000 15
Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi went biblical, showing this Bible book gal gruesomely killing Holofernes
    DD: $5,000 30
Lake Sam Rayburn
    $2000 5
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arlington National Cemetery.) General Matthew Ridgway helped win 2 wars; before he led the 8th Army in Korea, he was the first commander of this legendary Airborne division and jumped with them on D-Day

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Emily Megan
$32,200 $5,600 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Cliffs Notes says a book by this man "was the work of a mathematician and logician who wrote as both a humorist and as a limerist"

Final scores:

Jon Emily Megan
$35,200 $0 $11,400
3-day champion: $76,191 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jon Emily Megan
$24,600 $5,600 $11,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
1 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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