Show #7611 - Monday, October 16, 2017


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Jayanthi Martins, a finance manager from Austin, Texas

Emily Wilson, a nonprofit fundraising operations manager from Brooklyn, New York

Manny Abell, a naval officer from Lacey, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
On a map of Los Angeles County, it follows "Santa"
    $200 16
In 2017 winner "The Girl Who Drank the Moon", a village leaves babies as offerings to one of these, but not a wicked one
    $200 17
The stereo type of this doesn't need slides & we can supply one with 16x magnification
    $200 11
This abolitionist leader & raider was captured by Robert E. Lee & hanged in 1859
    $200 26
When you crack a whip, you should know that reaching the speed of this is creating the loud crack
    $200 6
In addition to Trefoils & Tagalongs, this youthful squad now offers S'mores cookies
    $400 4
A young kangaroo
    $400 18
A boy who tends llamas learns about his ancestors in Ann Nolan Clark's "Secret of" these mountains
    $400 19
Congratulations, college grad! We've got your traditional outfit here, a robe & one of these caps
    $400 12
He was watching the movie "War is Hell" at a Dallas theater before being nabbed by the police in 1963
    $400 27
When doing this with one hand, try using a cascade, shower or column pattern & try not to drop anything
    $400 7
A European tour with this brand includes Milano, Brussels & Geneva cookies
    $600 1
In the Bible one of Jacob's 2 wives
    $600 23
"Carry On, Mr. Bowditch" tells the tale of a young 18th c. sailor who masters & improves this science of guiding a ship
    $600 20
Got a lovely shrubbery for you--this evergreen, whose name is on a famous beach
    $600 13
Jessica Lynch received a Bronze Star, Purple Heart & P.O.W. medal after being captured in this country
    $600 28
When Puck says, "Give me your hands" in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", he's asking for this
    $600 8
One claim says these cookies made their U.S. debut at Golden Gate Park's Japanese tea garden over 100 years ago
    $800 2
Name of an ice shelf near the South Pole
    $800 24
Cornelia Meigs' 1934 winning bio "Invincible Louisa" is subtitled "The Story of the Author of" this other book
    $800 21
A 12-pack to go of this Schlitz product with a higher-than-beer alcohol content? Excellent choice
    DD: $1,000 14
She was captured in 1430 while protecting her rear guard as they crossed the Oise River
    $800 30
If you don't have a canine, you can still walk the dog using this toy
    $800 9
Would you care for this, with a spice in its name? It's great for dunking
    $1000 5
A moon of Saturn
    $1000 25
1977's winner was the classic "Roll of Thunder," these 3 words
    $1000 22
Lovely rings for your every finger, all with diamonds in this noble cut
    $1000 15
Eli Cohen, who infiltrated the top ranks of Syria's military for this spy agency, was caught & hanged in 1965
    $1000 29
If you're going to use jazz hands so often, at least credit this "Pippin" choreographer who helped popularize them
    $1000 10
These Nabisco marshmallow cookies are made only from October to March so the chocolate won't melt

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

Manny Emily Jayanthi
$3,800 $200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Manny Emily Jayanthi
$4,200 $3,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each country will end with two vowels, but they will not be "I-A".)
    $400 20
A still life by Van Gogh is often called "Vase with 15" these, though Vincent himself wrote there were 14
    $400 1
In 1865 the pantelegraph was the first commercial service for this document-sending technology
    $400 13
"Nowhere Boy" recounts the early life of this man whose new friend Paul wants to form a band with him
    $400 15
Pusan & Inchon are major cities in this country
    $400 27
Charles C. Mann's work entitled this year, subtitled "New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus"
    $400 6
I was just walking down the street & I had a sudden sense of "already seen"
    $800 21
An 1850 masterpiece by Ivan Aivazovsky is entitled "The Ninth" this
    $800 2
In 1977 Dennis Hayes & Dale Heatherington invented this, enabling a PC to transmit data via phone lines
    $800 14
Renee Zellweger played "Miss" her, looking for a publisher for her & Peter Rabbit
    $800 16
It shares a long border on its northwest with Honduras
    $800 26
Jared Diamond's "Guns, Germs and" this
    $800 7
I see you've positioned the bed according to the principles of "wind water"
    $1200 28
Here's his "Number 16, 1949"
    $1200 3
Founded in Israel in 2006, this Google app to map the fastest route for drivers often takes you down side streets
    $1200 11
Played by Tom Hardy in 2008, Britain's "most violent prisoner" renamed himself this after the star of "Death Wish"
    $1200 17
This Pacific island group lost the "Western" from its name in 1997
    $1200 25
Barbara Tuchman's "The Guns of" this month, 1914
    DD: $2,000 8
Don't overcook the pasta--I like it "to the tooth"
    $1600 29
Here's this French master's "Napoleon Crossing the Alps at Great St. Bernard Pass, the 20th of May, 1800"
    $1600 4
The "brain" behind Amazon Echo, she can turn on your thermostat or tell you who won a medieval battle
    $1600 12
A tagline for "The Imitation Game", about this man, was "Behind every code is an enigma"
    $1600 18
Part of Borneo, it's an independent sultanate
    DD: $4,000 23
William Shirer's "The Rise and Fall of" this numerical abomination
    $1600 9
Step outside, pal--it's you & me, "hand to hand"
    $2000 30
"Two Girls Dressing a Kitten by Candlelight" is a masterpiece of this Italian-named contrast of light and dark
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.) Seen here in a 2002 replica that's 7 feet high, 11 feet long & 5 tons, Difference Engine Number 2 was designed to remove human error from scientific tables; it was a groundbreaking computer concept by this British inventor back in the 1840s
    $2000 22
This word for a hedonistic rake is the title of a film with Johnny Depp as hedonistic rake John Wilmot
    $2000 19
Once known as Portuguese East Africa, it was settled by the Bantu almost 2,000 years ago
    $2000 24
The best-selling "A People's History of the United States" by this activist and Boston University professor
    $2000 10
Gerry Adams is the leader of "Ourselves Alone"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Manny Emily Jayanthi
$19,000 $11,400 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2000 this company reported revenues of more than $100 billion; in 2001 it was bankrupt

Final scores:

Manny Emily Jayanthi
$25,599 $19,400 $0
2-day champion: $42,798 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Manny Emily Jayanthi
$16,400 $10,600 $12,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2017-08-03
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