Show #7557 - Tuesday, June 20, 2017


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Chris Nadon, a college teacher from Claremont, California

Melissa Dean, a quality assurance auditor from Raleigh, North Carolina

Peter Guekguezian, a Ph.D. student in linguistics from Fresno, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The 7 members of the Warren Commission were appointed by this man
    $200 2
When made with calcium sulfate, this soybean curd has lots of calcium, though not lots of flavor
    $200 7
Wove a web about "some pig":
    $200 1
To take a document off the secret list & make it public
    $200 12
A baked potato that comes this way has all the fixins; for dice, it means they've been tampered with
    $200 26
Gandalf & Aragorn & a host of others fought Sauron's army in this 2003 finale
    $400 22
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission scolded the Federal Reserve's pivotal "failure to stem the flow of toxic" these
    $400 3
This nut that resembles a peach pit has more calcium than any other nut
    $400 8
He told EB she was "all that is good & kind":
    $400 16
Sorry, ma'am, I need to do this, seize your Subaru to pursue those criminals
    $400 13
Bernie Sanders thanked Obama for not putting his thumb on these to influence the nominating process
    $400 27
It's the subtitle of "Star Wars" Episode VI
    $600 23
In 1992 David Dinkins created the Mollen Commission to investigate police corruption in this city
    $600 4
These seeds traditionally used to make halvah are an excellent source of calcium
    DD: $2,000 9
He liked to rime:
    $600 17
To shed too much light on film while taking a photograph is to do this
    $600 14
If they "keep moving" these on the gridiron, they're changing the rules mid-game & it's not fair
    $600 28
1968's "Night of" these creatures apparently didn't finish them off; 1985 witnessed "The Return of" them
    $800 24
In 1961 this 76-year-old former First Lady became the first chair of the President's Commission on the Status of Women
    $800 5
The curly type of this hearty member of the cabbage family thrives in the cold & is a good source of calcium & iron
    $800 10
He dreamed up "The Sandman" & "Coraline":
    $800 18
You need a body part to spell this term for what a gawker does passing a crash scene on the highway
    $800 15
It can mean a cup for coffee, your face, or a sucker, as in "The stock market is a ____'s game"
    $800 29
More scares awaited in "Halloween 4: The Return of" this crazed killer
    $1000 25
In 1954 the Hoover Commission created a committee to spy on this 3-letter U.S. agency established in 1947
    $1000 6
A spoonful of the blackstrap type of this sweet stuff makes the calcium go down in the most delightful way
    $1000 11
Creator of "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy":
    $1000 19
When you digest, you break down food; when you do this, you process the resulting chemicals for your body to use
    $1000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew deals cards.) As the dealer, I've secretly organized the cards so that I get a great starting hand, an action known by this 3-word phrase
    $1000 30
The 1954 western "River of No Return" saw Robert Mitchum team up with this sultry screen goddess

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

Peter Melissa Chris
$5,200 $1,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Melissa Chris
$8,000 $4,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
With Amarillo No. 1, this state has 4 of the Weather Channel's 10 windiest U.S. cities
    $400 6
The largest one of these ever measured was a 110-foot female that weighed more than 200 tons
    $400 25
A spontaneous nosebleed can be exacerbated by severe hypertension, the medical term for this
    $400 20
The 45th pres. has changed the way the office talks to the public, including the use of this personal Twitter handle
    $400 11
By the 1920s the area of this northeast Ohio city was No. 2 to Pittsburgh in American steel production
    $400 16
Bob was born in Minnesota with this last name
    $800 2
Safaga on Egypt's east coast is a windsurfing & sailing destination on this sea
    $800 7
Blu-Ray video technology uses a blue one of these beams instead of the red one used by DVD
    $800 26
In the show "Les Miserables", Fantine coughs up blood because she has this bacterial lung disease
    $800 21
In 1960 the 5-year survival rate of this white blood cell cancer averaged just 14%; today it's over 60%
    DD: $7,200 12
The seeds of this disruptive group date back to 1889 with members of the Imperial Medical Academy of Istanbul
    $800 17
Song that Jann Wenner's magazine ranked the greatest ever
    DD: $4,400 3
Speeding up evaporation, winds are strong in many deserts, like this one that's home to most Joshua trees
    $1200 8
Term for a stock regarded as a safe investment in a large, established & stable company
    $1200 27
I am bleeding, so I need a few of these surgical stitches whose name is from the Latin for "sew"
    $1200 22
In 1915 Mary was the most popular baby girl name; in 2005 it was Emily & in 2015, this name similar to Emily
    $1200 13
Greg Maddux won it 4 times in a row
    $1200 18
Bob's son, who fronted The Wallflowers
    $1600 4
Winds sweep the 300,000 square miles of the Kazakh this vast plain
    $1600 9
Bergen County, New Jersey has one of the USA's last blue laws, banning retailers from doing this
    $1600 28
Bleeding & the blockage called pyloric stenosis are possible complications of a peptic one of these
    $1600 23
In the 20th century there were as many as 24 Communist countries; today there are only 5, including these 2 in southeast Asia
    $1600 14
In 1835 he was named third of the original quorum of the 12 apostles
    $1600 19
City Bob made news by not being in December 10, 2016
    $2000 5
Paros is one of the windiest of these Greek islands that encircle Delos
    $2000 10
Check it out! Like cornflower, it's both a flower an a popular shade of blue for shirts
    $2000 29
A collection of blood in unbroken tissue is a bruise, aka this fancy 9-letter word
    $2000 24
Beginning in 2017, a record 21 women are now U.S. senators, including this new one from California
    $2000 15
In a Nathaniel Hawthorne tale, this title Puritan flees a witches' Sabbath
    $2000 30
Folk artist who sang "Diamonds & Rust" about her fling with Bob

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Melissa Chris
$21,600 $9,600 $800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The verse from the Sermon on the Mount following "Judge not, that ye be not judged" inspired this Bard comedy title

Final scores:

Peter Melissa Chris
$19,201 $1,600 $1,599
3-day champion: $44,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Melissa Chris
$17,000 $9,600 $8,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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