Show #7554 - Thursday, June 15, 2017


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Debb Johnson, a retired teacher from Columbia, Maryland

Jacob Jenkelowitz, a lawyer from The Bronx, New York

Phil Ricciardi, a management consultant from North Wales, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In Snoopy you have not only a loyal pet but a flying ace in this war
    $200 1
Leavenworth, named for Colonel Henry
    $200 26
The bite of this spider named for a town in Italy was once thought to make the victim cry, skip & dance
    $200 21
2-word Latin term meaning "to the memory of"
    $200 11
In 1969 he received a hero's welcome home after taking man's first steps on the moon
    $200 16
With the addition of this ingredient, your BLT becomes a BLAT
    $400 7
Like your creator's dad, your father has this profession, perhaps explaining your unusual coif
    $400 2
Aurora, elevation 5,435 feet
    $400 27
Seen here, Eriovixia gryffindori is named for its resemblance to this Harry Potter item
    $400 22
Heart Mountain in Wyoming was one of these World War II "camps" for Japanese Americans
    $400 12
This legendary bowman is a national hero of Switzerland
    $400 17
This sandwich whose name reflects its messiness evolved from the loose meat sandwich of the Midwest
    $600 8
Siblings are like built-in pals & this one arrived to ask meaningful questions like "Who cares?"
    $600 3
Riverside, on the Santa Ana River
    $600 28
Like the shellfish for which they are named, these spiders are known to walk sideways & backwards
    $600 23
That's this, amusement provided by performers
    $600 13
On Jan. 15, 2009 he told passengers to "brace for impact" before safely landing his plane on the Hudson river
    $600 18
The pit viper at this ball team's Chase Field isn't really snake but a battered & deep-fried pork sandwich
    $800 9
This acquaintance of yours had only a passing acquaintance with soap & water
    $800 4
Greensboro, in Guilford County
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a spider on the monitor.) Black widows' bites are rarely fatal to humans, but the venom can produce temporary paralysis in this muscle, making breathing difficult
    $800 24
It's the "E" in a government agency established in 1970
    $800 14
After 2 brothers died fighting in France in 1915, he headed for Arabia to become a guerrilla leader against the Turks
    DD: $2,000 19
Served on a warm baguette & filled with grilled meats & pickled vegetables, banh mi is a sandwich from this country
    $1000 10
We do have to ask--why did you choose bossy, crabby Lucy as this professional for help?
    $1000 5
Henderson, incorporated 1953
    $1000 30
Garden spiders are part of the spider group known as these "weavers" due to the oval shape of their webs
    $1000 25
2-word term for speaking in accordance with an official position; politicians try to "stay" there
    $1000 15
His Olympic records in track & field during the 1920s made him a national hero of Finland
    $1000 20
From Kentucky, the hot brown is an open-faced turkey & bacon sandwich topped with this cheesy bechamel sauce

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

Phil Jacob Debb
$6,200 $600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jacob Debb
$10,600 $800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
A typical Roman home had a cubiculum, or bedroom & a culina, this
    $400 26
Josh Holloway survived a plane crash & 6 seasons as Sawyer on this TV series
    $400 4
Catch a wave to Oceanside, California, where you can visit a museum devoted to this sport
    $400 15
"Reason, even science, was what Billy Beane was intent on bringing to baseball" is a line from this book
    $400 1
Don't be this type of person who sounds like a type of pest and is
    $400 21
Bosnia & Herzegovina is about half Bosniak, 30% Serb & 15% this (not Herzegovinak)
    $800 12
This first emperor overhauled all aspects of Roman life in his regime, which he called the principate
    $800 27
In 2016 this crooner & sometime actor made his Broadway debut in "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812"
    $800 7
This museum in Washington, D.C. includes a Hall of Witness & a Hall of Remembrance
    $800 16
Jon Krakauer's "Into Thin Air" tells of a tragedy at this location
    $800 2
Impossible to erase or wash away, such as certain inks
    DD: $1,100 22
This minority group makes up about 20% of Turkey & Iraq
    $1200 13
A retiarius was a gladiator who wore very little armor & fought with a trident & this to entangle his opponent
    $1200 28
In "The Hunger Games" movies, Josh Hutcherson plays this tribute & love interest of Katniss
    $1200 8
As you're walking the streets of this city, drop by the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum
    $1200 14
Charles Duhigg explored "Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business" in "The Power of" this
    $1200 3
While eating barbecued ribs, it helps to have this small piece of cloth that often follows "moist"
    $1200 23
This largest minority group in Latvia is about 30% of the population
    $1600 19
With a population of more than a half million, this Egyptian seaport was the second-largest city in the empire
    $1600 29
He's been heard as Olaf the snowman & seen in the FX series "The Comedians"
    $1600 9
A contemporary art museum in Pittsburgh is housed in & named for this type of factory owned by Stearns & Foster
    $1600 17
''The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston recounts the scary outbreak of this virus at a U.S. government facility
    DD: $1,500 5
Teddy Roosevelt took this term from "Pilgrim's Progress" to refer to one who digs up scandal about famous people
    $1600 24
Nepalese constitute a majority in the southern part of this country just a little strip of India away
    $2000 20
By 23 A.D. the prefect Sejanus became the sole commander of these elite protectors of the emperor
    $2000 30
At age 14, Joshua Bell, on this instrument, became the Philadelphia Orch.'s youngest-ever soloist
    $2000 10
Learn about these mysterious ancestors of the Pueblo people at the Manitou cliff Dwellings & Museum in Colorado
    $2000 18
Don't confuse "Heat" memoirist Bill Buford with this Bill who took a quirky look at English in "The Mother Tongue"
    $2000 6
A herbicide is used to kill weeds & this similar-sounding pesticide is specifically used to kill worms
    $2000 25
Related to the Inuit, they speak a different language & live on an island chain off the Alaska peninsula

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jacob Debb
$12,700 $4,700 $18,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For his portrayal of a famous man born in the 1940s, he was the first actor born in the '80s to win the Best Actor Oscar

Final scores:

Phil Jacob Debb
$9,500 $2,200 $12,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Jacob Debb
$14,200 $4,400 $17,400
26 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2017-02-28
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