Show #7564 - Thursday, June 29, 2017


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Megan Williams, a chief of operations from Brooklyn, New York

Clint Thompson, a project manager from Putnam, Connecticut

Nathan Flynn, an English teacher from Royal Oak, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
This main body type of jellyfish is named for a snake-haired gal
    $200 18
The New Jersey Devils play home games at the Prudential Center in this city
    $200 2
In a Super Bowl first, in 2017 this team's Matt Ryan had a perfect QB rating for the first half
    $200 1
A letter added to something owed turns it into a first public appearance
    $200 7
This Biblical king was known for hanging a type of lyre called a kinnor above his bed to catch the wind
    $200 12
Women's Wear Daily coined this term for the ultra-short shorts whose sales were on fire in the 1970s
    $400 24
Butterflies have taste receptors on their tarsi, or these, allowing them to determine if a leaf is a good place to lay eggs
    $400 19
2 Ugandan portions of this river are known as Victoria & Albert
    $400 3
This last name of golfer David is applied to what he called a "correction shot"
    $400 8
Add a letter to a god of love & he becomes one of the canine teeth
    $400 17
The lyre was an attribute of this Greek bigwig, god of music & the sun
    $400 13
In the 1960s Sonny & Cher helped popularize these wide-flared pants based on ones originally worn by sailors
    $600 25
The earthworm has no teeth, but like a chicken, it has this organ that helps grind its food
    $600 20
This Bahamian city got its name from a family name of England's King William III
    $600 4
Amanda Nunes KO'd her in December 2016
    DD: $1,000 9
Add a letter to a Spanish cheer & you'll be cheering for a spicy, chocolatey Mexican sauce
    $600 28
Zeus threw this legendary bard's lyre into the heavens, where it can be enjoyed as the constellation Lyra
    $600 14
A big trend of the '80s was denim treated with bleach to fade the color, creating this-washed jeans
    $800 26
The sea anemone's tentacles provide a protective home for this "circus" fish while the anemone dines on the fish's scraps
    $800 21
This region of France includes the departments of Manche, Calvados & Seine-Maritime
    $800 5
This "A-Rod" of tennis was 2003 U.S. Men's Open champ
    $800 10
Insert a letter in a train station & it becomes a tyrant
    $800 29
Erato & Terpsichore, 2 of these, were often depicted lyre in hand
    $800 15
The brand called this Couture got trendy putting its name in rhinestones on the seats of its velour sweatpants
    $1000 27
The giant triton species of this gastropod is protected in Australia because it eats starfish that feed on coral
    $1000 22
Prudence & Patience (very New England values) are islands in this bay
    $1000 6
Fernando Valenzuela threw this reverse curve with a zany name
    $1000 11
Stick a letter to a picture made by pasting various objects onto a surface to get a protein that helps keep your skin firm
    $1000 30
The bull head seen here adorned one of the famed lyres found at the site of what was once this 2-letter city of Sumer
    $1000 16
Part of a bicycle is in the name of these cropped pants, originally worn for biking

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

Nathan Clint Megan
$3,200 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Clint Megan
$5,400 $4,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will contain the letters "E-I" but are pronounced "AY.")
(Alex: From a list of frequently challenged books put together by the American Library Association.)
    $400 19
Mozart would live just 2 months after this "Magic" work premiered Sept. 30, 1791
    $400 6
He has more Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay than anyone else
    $400 5
In 195 B.C. this Carthaginian fled the Romans & went into exile under the protection of the Seleucid Empire
    $400 27
You're so this blood vessel
    $400 21
The opposite of progressive, it's the type of tax that takes a bigger portion as income drops
    $400 14
This H.G. Bissinger book about a small-town Texas football squad was oft-penalized
    $800 23
Vasek, a ninny, is the intended groom, but this Smetana title character has other ideas
    $800 15
His song "Do Re Mi" warned Dust Bowl migrants that California might not be so receptive
    $800 4
The 1864 convention in this city called for "relief to the wounded without any distinction as to nationality"
    $800 20
A whinny
    $800 22
A downturn in the U.S. economy from 1836 to 1838 was partly caused by a lack of confidence in this common type of currency
    $800 10
"The Perks of Being" this by Steven Chbosky became an Emma Watson film & got itself banned
    $1200 24
The "March of the Toreadors" from this opera is heard here
    $1200 16
One of his earliest TV characters married Kelly Gaines, daughter of one of Boston's richest men
    DD: $1,800 1
In 1966 the Chinese government unleashed radical youth against older Communists in this movement
    $1200 11
The anchor seen here is this, clear of the sea floor, my boys
    $1200 28
In 1886 Henry George published "Protection or" this 2-word policy, which he preferred
    $1200 7
Dav Pilkey made the list with his cheeky series about the character seen here, named Captain this
    $1600 25
After Mussorgsky died, this friend with a hyphenated name revised the orchestration for his "Boris Godunov"
    $1600 17
This jazz clarinetist fronted the herd
    $1600 2
During the reign of Egypt's Ptolemy II around 280 B.C., Sostratus completed this ancient wonder
    $1600 12
Very light brown
    DD: $5 29
Full employment can be defined as the highest percentage that won't trigger this as workers ask for more money
    $1600 8
Profanity was one objection to this Katherine Paterson book about a structure to a fantastic place
    $2000 26
(I'm Mario Andretti.) Most people aren't aware that I'm an opera lover & can sing several complete arias; I was about 10 when I saw my first opera--this one by Verdi in which the dying Violetta sings "Gran Dio! Morir si giovine"
    $2000 18
Woody Paige of the Denver Post is a regular guest on this network's "Around the Horn"
    $2000 3
In 1783 the Russians began building this naval base & fortress in the Crimea
    $2000 13
The doomed Edmund Fitzgerald was one
    $2000 30
This economist in the Bloomsbury Group theorized governments must practice deficit spending during depressions
    $2000 9
The spectrum of challenged books includes "The Color Purple" & this first novel by Toni Morrison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Clint Megan
$10,995 $19,800 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its contiguous territory covers 36 degrees of latitude, the longest stretch of any country not in the top 10 in area

Final scores:

Nathan Clint Megan
$17,610 $22,000 $12,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nathan Clint Megan
$11,000 $19,200 $5,800
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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