Show #7576 - Monday, July 17, 2017


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Graydon Mears, an analytics director from San Antonio, Texas

Deborah Elliott, an educator from Cleveland, Ohio

Gavin Borchert, a writer and editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
A horse may win a close race by a head or by this part of a head, sometimes literally
    $200 16
Plastics are made from polymers; change the first 4 letters in "polymers" to get these smaller units they're made of
    $200 1
Judge Reinhold & Jennifer Jason Leigh had some "Fast Times" at this school
    $200 11
A kid learning to walk, or the size of clothing that the child may wear
    $200 19
It's the person named in a will to administer the disposition of an estate, not to impose capital punishment
    $200 6
A.A.'s pottery ovens
    $400 18
The Kentucky Derby is run the first Saturday in May at this Louisville racetrack
    $400 27
Groucho Marx once quipped that a woman "got her good looks from her father--he's" this kind of physician
    $400 2
Dean Wormer says, "Fat, drunk & stupid is no way to go through life, son" before kicking Kent out of Faber College in this film
    $400 12
This word can precede proof, stripping or bureau
    $400 21
Like Matthew, Luke includes these blessings such as "Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh"
    $400 7
Robert B.'s felt-tipped pens
    $600 20
According to his 1989 obituary, this racing legend was survived by more than 300 sons & daughters
    $600 28
The word plastic comes from the Greek "plastikos", meaning it has this quality
    $600 3
Ms. Summers & pals matriculated over to UC Sunnydale, where some folks really vamped it up on this TV show
    $600 13
As a noun, it can be a heroic act or deed; as a verb, it means to take unfair advantage of someone
    $600 22
One study said this alliterative act, putting the same chip back into the guacamole, really does transfer bacteria
    $600 8
Amy's cookware
    $800 25
Male or female, single or not, it's the term for a horse that has never won a race
    $800 29
Plastics are commonly used in these "zones" of a car that are designed to squish & absorb energy in crashes
    DD: $1,000 4
Chevy Chase was Pierce Hawthorne & you were not at Greendale, this type of college that gave the show its title
    $800 14
From the Latin for "split", it's a long narrow crevice made by the splitting of a rock or the Earth
    $800 23
In 1893 J.J. Hill finished the first transcontinental one of these built without government aid
    $800 9
Ms. Proulx' favorite older relatives
    $1000 26
You can cash in big if you correctly pick the first 3 finishers in a race in exact order in this type of bet
    $1000 30
Epoxies are an important structural type of this, used as an alternative to rivets & welds
    $1000 5
Adam Sandler hit the gridiron for South Central Louisiana State after having this title job
    $1000 15
It's the 7-letter word for the underground reservoir seen here
    $1000 24
Around the time of the American revolution a "Brown Bess", weighing about 10 pounds, was this type of firearm
    $1000 10
Mr. McCourt's handles to start up Model T Fords

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

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$3,600 $3,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$7,400 $5,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"O" YES!
    $400 11
Zappa, Ozzy & The Cure have all recorded this "colorful" Hendrix tune, but none like Jimi
    $400 21
A modern travel classic is William Least Heat-Moon's this color "Highways", the color they were on old maps
    $400 19
A Tandoor is a traditional clay one
    $400 6
In 2014 this king stepped down in favor of his son, Prince Felipe
    $400 1
In 1965 Labrador's Great Falls were renamed to honor this great Englishman who died that year
    $400 16
The name of this main airplane structure comes from the French for "spindle"
    $800 12
Naturally, Jimi is featured in "Uncommon Sound", John Engel's book about guitarists who play this way
    $800 22
Alexander Frater was "Chasing" this wet weather event around India to see its impact
    $800 20
Comedian Henny Youngman was "The King of" these short, witty remarks
    DD: $4,000 7
Grandson of Louis XIV of France, Philip V was the first Spanish ruler from this dynasty
    $800 2
Among the cataracts in South America's Iguazu Falls are the pair called Dos Hermanas, this in English
    $800 17
Yes, most jets do have these alliterative items to deal with moisture & each pilot can control his own
    $1200 13
Jimi's first album was "Are You" this word--remember his band's name
    $1200 23
The author of "Wild" chose her name by "scanning words that sounded good with Cheryl...nothing fit until" this one
    $1200 26
With its distinctive cone-shaped speculum, this instrument is used to examine your ears
    $1200 8
His older brother Joseph was king of Naples from 1806 to 1808 & king of Spain from 1808 to 1813
    $1200 3
Don't chuckle at these falls in Minnesota, though Longfellow said they "laugh and leap into the valley"
    DD: $4,000 18
The name of this international carrier, once the world's largest airline, is right on the plane in Cyrillic letters
    $1600 14
Bob Dylan said he was "overwhelmed" by Jimi's version of this song Bob wrote
    $1600 24
John Hanning Speke's diary has been published as "Journal of the Discovery of" this (turns out it's Lake Victoria)
    $1600 27
Wild marjoram is another name for this pizza herb
    $1600 9
After abdicating in 1556, Charles I, who was also Holy Roman Emperor, retired to this type of religious place of seclusion
    $1600 4
A good view of Niagara Falls can be had on this bridge that replaced the earlier Honeymoon Bridge
    $1600 29
The rudder on planes helps to control the side-to-side force known as this 3-letter word
    $2000 15
In this grim single from 1967, Jimi asks, "Where you goin' with that gun in your hand?"
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Leaving Sag Harbor on September 23, 1960, heading west across the U.S., and reaching Mississippi by December was this author with his dog; when he got back to New York, he got lost and had to ask for directions
    $2000 28
This gem is often used in cameos as in the example seen here from Roman times
    $2000 10
This king XIII, who kept Spain neutral during World War I, was forced to flee the country in 1931
    $2000 5
One of the highest waterfalls in the U.S. is Olo'upena Falls on this island between Oahu & Maui
    $2000 30
The parts seen here are called the horizontal & vertical these, & as the name implies, they're there to keep things steady

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$18,200 $21,800 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The National Ocean Service says one lethal type of this bone-free creature is the most venomous marine animal

Final scores:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$35,700 $36,800 $14,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $36,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$18,200 $18,400 $4,400
21 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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