Show #7573 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017


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Sara-Jane Whitaker, an office clerk from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gavin Borchert, a writer and editor from Seattle, Washington

Kelly Lasiter, an administrative assistant from Granite City, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of Henry David Thoreau's birthday today.)
    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm in the old quarter of this capital city that once had the name Tonkin
    $200 11
Advised to make a change in his life, this Mark Ruffalo character says, "That's my secret, Captain. I'm always angry"
    $200 12
In his Harvard class bio, Thoreau wrote, "I first saw the light in" this "quiet village" that's not far from Lexington
    $200 23
In 2015 "Wait Wait ...Don't Tell Me!" angered some fans when this reality TV star was on to promote her book of "Piktures"
    $200 1
Hurry up & name this synonym for "quicken"
    $200 15
boxes of oranges produced in 2014-15 by this state
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) Behind me is this Pacific island whose double-talk name means "first born"; according to Polynesian mythology, it's the first island that the god Ta'aroa fished out of the water
    $400 14
This title guy played by Peter Sellers notes, "The whole point of the doomsday machine is lost if you keep it a secret!"
    $400 13
This "Little Woman" memorialized her former school teacher with a poem called "Thoreau's Flute"
    $400 24
"I Was There Too" has as guests supporting actors like Clancy Brown, prison guard captain Hadley in this 1994 film
    $400 2
A type of snake, or that old soft shoe
    $400 19
permanent members of this U.N. body
    $600 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm at the building housing the president's office in this administrative, not legislative or judicial, capital of South Africa
    $600 16
This Golden Globe winner plays Rainbow Johnson, wife, mom & doctor on ABC's "Black-ish"
    $600 25
In a travel book about this peninsula, Thoreau called it "the bared and bended arm of Massachusetts"
    $600 28
80 years old, this former "Face the Nation" host is trying a new format with a podcast "About the News"
    $600 3
This ball-rolling game is a Special Olympics event
    $600 20
The Cubs' Hack Wilson, 1930:
191 these
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) Named for the sailor who first sighted it in 1767, I'm on this island that was eventually populated by the mutineers of the Bounty
    $800 17
This Mike Myers man had "one simple request, & that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads"
    DD: $1,800 26
Thoreau was a protege of this thinker & lived at his home, acting as handyman & gardener
    $800 29
Malcolm Gladwell "Re"examines an accepted view in the podcast called this type of "History"
    $800 4
Odd or irregular
    $800 21
4.6 seconds:
this figure for a 1964 Pontiac Tempest GTO, per Car and Driver
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm at the U.S. Army garrison in this German city that was once a spa town where Goethe, Brahms and Dostoevsky all took the waters; the "baden" in its name means "baths"
    $1000 18
On this Adult Swim series, Nate Corddry was Dr. Jason Mantzoukas & Jason Mantzoukas was Mole Man
    $1000 27
In the opening of this essay, Thoreau wrote, "That government is best which governs least'"
    $1000 30
Hosted by Josh Barro & Rich Lowry, this political podcast from public radio comes at you from all directions
    $1000 5
A respiratory spasm
    $1000 22
23.5 miles:
distance you travel under the sea in this, opened 1994

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

Kelly Gavin Sara-Jane
$1,200 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Gavin Sara-Jane
$2,600 $1,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I don't know what that's about.)
    $400 16
In a 1932 Pittsburgh campaign speech, he accused Republicans of "spreading the gospel of fear"
    $400 1
a place full of flyboys
    $400 14
This singer left Black Sabbath in 1979--hold on a sec... Shaaaaaronnn!--but was back with the band in 2016
    $400 6
She's appeared on every cover of O magazine since it was launched in 2000
    $400 11
The 4 varieties of this explosive are straight, ammonia, straight gelatin & ammonia gelatin
    $400 9
Wayward offspring who in a parable marries your daughter
    $800 17
In 1948 this general told the Chamber of Commerce, "Business has a special stake in European recovery"
    $800 2
you may have heard of a Soviet one
    $800 20
Whether he got canned or he quit, as of '96, Sammy Hagar was no longer the voice of this band of 2 brothers
    $800 7
A muscular membranous sac, this internal organ stores and concentrates bile produced by the liver
    $800 23
On July 16, 1945 this secret project got big results near Alamogordo, New Mexico
    $800 10
Betrayal payment in Matthew 26 that's a term for the medium of film
    DD: $1,500 28
In a 1983 Pittsburgh speech, Ronald Reagan spoke about frustrated & "permanently laid-off" workers in this industry
    $1200 3
this political status
    $1200 21
In 1983 drummer Phil Rudd left this "high voltage" Aussie band powered by guitarist Angus Young
    $1200 8
Rubber & duplicate are the 2 main types of the contract version of this card game
    $1200 24
Cosmologists believe that the universe started from a very small volume with this event
    $1200 15
Visitors to Jesus' birthplace who sang "Who Can It Be Now?"
    $1600 29
"You want to look back and say, 'I did the best I could'", this Pitt grad & Dolphins HOF QB said at the 2008 commencement
    $1600 4
this place where wild animals are kept safe
    $1600 22
In 1981 singer Paul Di'Anno was out & Bruce Dickinson was in this Brit metal band named for a torture device
    $1600 12
You can become a master of molding & trim with this type of saw that resembles a hacksaw
    DD: $1,500 25
The National Demolition Assoc. says this process of collapsing a building "is the most visible face" of the industry
    $1600 18
Roman-installed monarch stretching from Liaoning province to Jiayu Pass
    $2000 30
In Pittsburgh in 1964, LBJ said, "The Great" this "is when America's promise and her practice come together"
    $2000 5
NHS, as in Golden Spike NHS
    $2000 27
In October 1996 Axl Rose faxed MTV (how '90s is that!) that this guitarist had not been making music with their band since '94
    $2000 13
Since her marriage to Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles uses the title Duchess of this place
    $2000 26
In 1908 the Tunguska object smashed into a remote region of this country, flattening half a million acres
    $2000 19
Amazing shrub seen by Moses that says the U.S. has the right to preemptive action to stop terror

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Gavin Sara-Jane
$8,600 $14,600 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A landmark 1957 New York Times story called him "a powerful six-footer, olive-skinned...with a straggly beard"

Final scores:

Kelly Gavin Sara-Jane
$14,400 $19,600 $14,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kelly Gavin Sara-Jane
$7,600 $14,600 $10,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R,
4 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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