Show #7553 - Wednesday, June 14, 2017


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Phil Ricciardi, a management consultant from North Wales, Pennsylvania

Becca Arm, a library worker from Herndon, Virginia

Tucker Dunn, an ESL teacher from Tucson, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
This college established the USA's oldest continually operating university-based law school
    $200 30
A softer-edged studio style is called countrypolitan or this city's "sound"
    $200 10
The 1st MEB is this military branch's First Expeditionary Brigade
    $200 8
Chartres Cathedral is a prime example of this type of architecture
    $200 2
He needed oil to move his parts, but what the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz" really sought was this
    $200 1
At KFC 2 popular chicken choices are original recipe or extra this
    $400 14
Master sculptor Antonio Canova finished the three Graces representing the daughters of this Greek god
    $400 21
Elvis Presley pioneered this hybrid style; even the name is a hybrid word
    $400 11
Alabama's Redstone is one of these centers where weapons & ammunition are stored & used for training
    $400 9
It's the triangular section of a wall at the end of a pitched roof; your house might have 7
    $400 3
He's the royal title pachyderm in books by artist & writer Jean de Brunhoff
    $400 7
This one of the 7 dwarfs had a bad case of hayfever
    $600 12
In his first inaugural, he said the government is so close to perfect that we have to keep it just like it is
    $600 20
This all-acoustic style got its name from the "Boys" who were Bill Monroe's backup band
    $600 17
Decommissioned in 2009, the Navy's U.S.S. Kitty Hawk is appropriately this type of vessel
    $600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows three different column illustrations on the monitor.) The ancient orders of architecture can be identified by different features: Doric is the simplest, while Ionic has twin scrolls called volutes; stylized acanthus leaves are found on this last Greek order
    $600 4
Nana Is the dog who acts like a nanny to the children in this work
    $600 16
The First Law of Thermodynamics states that this cannot be created or destroyed, but it can be converted to other forms
    $800 15
The tomb of the mighty pharaoh Seti I was discovered in this valley in western Thebes
    $800 22
In the 1970s Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings personified this nonconformist style
    $800 19
Whether the "staff" type or not, in the Army this rank typically commands about 10 soldiers
    $800 27
The Blue Mosque has magnificent examples of these pictures made with inlaid stones or glass tiles
    $800 5
In this "colorful" book, Harold draws the moon so he can go for a walk in the moonlight
    $800 25
To figure out how much this you have in your home, subtract what you owe from the home's value
    $1000 24
Atomic No. 3, this lightest of the solid elements was discovered by Swedish chemist Johann August Arfvedson
    $1000 23
It's named for the kind of country music bar in the title of Kitty Wells' first big hit
    DD: $2,000 29
The patrols of this service's 7th district cover South Carolina & most of Florida & Georgia
    $1000 28
This American architect designed the University of Minnesota's Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum seen here
    $1000 6
In a series that began in 1904, Nan & Bert are one set of the title siblings
    $1000 26
It's the neat & tidy name for a hospital attendant who does routine, mostly nonmedical tasks

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

Tucker Becca Phil
$1,800 $3,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Becca Phil
$3,200 $9,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1958 Bruins in a chopper dumped 500 pounds of manure on Tommy Trojan at this U. but some say the rotors caused blowback
    $400 4
An angel said to this pair, "Fear not: For, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people"
    $400 17
I've had a bath & a nap & I feel "as fresh as" this flower
    $400 11
Flea made his name playing bass for this pop-funk band but also played trumpet in a group called Trulio Disgracias
    $400 24
The cirrus ones of these on Earth are ice crystals; the ones on Neptune are probably methane
    $400 12
The part of Kashmir administered b this nation includes K2
    $800 2
Sometimes Aggies at this school need support, like in 1973 when a 40'-wide bra fronted an academic building
    DD: $2,500 7
They were told, "Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return"
    $800 18
Under questioning, the suspect "sang like" this cage bird, perhaps the Hartz Mountain type
    $800 22
This Tina Fey TV character said, "Who's got 2 thumbs, speaks limited French & hasn't cried once today? This moi"
    $800 25
Polyethylene is this type of substance that starts with the same 4 letters
    $800 13
Now an independent "stan", before 1991 it also went by the initials USSR
    $1200 3
A clock tower at Louisiana Tech was rigged to play "dueling" these, famed in the 1972 film "Deliverance"
    $1200 8
In 2 Kings a chariot of fire appears to these 2 men whose names both start with the same 3 letters
    $1200 19
It's "hot as" these, or even "blue" these flames
    $1200 23
Movies are "certified fresh" at this .com with at least a 75% rating after 40 reviews
    DD: $2,000 28
Recent cognitive research indicated bilingual speakers retain more brain function following this medical event
    $1200 14
Victory Peak, or should it be spelled "Vyctory", is the highest mountain in this country
    $1600 5
At the 1984 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, the scoreboard got hacked so it read this nearby school 38, M.I.T. 9
    $1600 9
Here's a 19th century depiction of a discussion between these two
    $1600 20
"Big as" this is sometimes followed by "& twice as natural"
    $1600 26
"Let's Get It Started"; Taboo & are 2 of the 4 members of this group
    $1600 29
When an electron & a positron meet & both disappear, it's not eradication or obliteration but this term
    $1600 15
The largest country in area in central Asia, it borders both the Aral Sea & the Caspian Sea
    $2000 6
"Spirit Mission" by Ted Russ fictionalizes a 1990 theft by West Point cadets of this Navy mascot
    $2000 10
These women are the "thou" & "I" in the quote "Whither thou goest I will go... thy people shall be my people"
    $2000 21
Doing something superfluous is "like carrying coals to" this Tyne River mining city
    $2000 27
It's high time for Seth Rogen & James Franco to go on the run in this 2008 comedy
    $2000 30
During the Cambrian period 500 mil. years ago, these "3-segment" arthropods thrived in the world's waters
    $2000 16
This country highlighted here is mostly made up of deserts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Becca Phil
$5,200 $22,200 $16,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His first novel, from 1920, incorporated some of his pieces from The Nassau, a Princeton literary magazine

Final scores:

Tucker Becca Phil
$4,889 $27,500 $33,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $33,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tucker Becca Phil
$5,200 $20,400 $19,400
12 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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Game tape date: 2017-02-28
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