Show #7618 - Wednesday, October 25, 2017


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Mary Grace Buckley, a writer and retail sales associate from St. Louis, Missouri

Edgar Castillo, a digital media specialist from Brooklyn, New York

Nan Bauer, a writer from Brooklyn, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE NOV. 14-20, 1998 TV GUIDE
    $200 24
"A mythological creature is suspected in a death. Ruben Blades, Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny"
    $200 12
In the Grimms' version, this creature becomes a prince not from a kiss but when he's thrown against the wall
    $200 4
It's not just root beer but this brand of root beer
    $200 1
The composer of the piece you're hearing was born in 1860 in this country
    $200 8
"A fool & his" this "are soon parted"
    $200 16
The father of a "Great" Macedonian
    $400 25
"Mitch befriends a young boy who joins the junior lifeguards in hopes of escaping a brutal home life"
    $400 13
Here's a 19th century illustration of this character
    $400 5
Orville Redenbacher was said to be a fan of buttered this flavor
    $400 2
It's the city in the title of the 1873 work we've selected
    $400 22
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of" this
    $400 18
4 kings of Scotland were of this name, including the son of Duncan
    $600 26
"Something stinks about the dinner party Niles... throws at Maris's beach house: a seal carcass... below the deck"
    DD: $2,000 14
An ailing Chinese emperor tells this bird, you have "banished death from my heart, with your sweet song"
    $600 9
No alcohol (darn!) in the cocktail classics mix with flavors like peach bellini & strawberry this
    $600 3
Heard here is an "Overture On Three" themes from this vast country
    $600 23
"The lion shall lie down with" this animal
    $600 19
Irish poet Heaney, for one
    $800 27
"The original bad boy... is back. Tonight, the return of Dylan McKay"
    $800 15
The 4 words that complete the line from "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Fee, fi, fo, fum, I smell the..."
    $800 11
Be careful with the Beanboozled set: skunk spray & licorice look identical, as do lawn clippings & this citrus flavor
    $800 6
Ottorino Respighi's "Fountains Of" this city where the composer lived depicts 4 of them
    $800 29
"Rob" this guy "to pay" this second guy
    $800 20
With a name from the Hebrew for "grace", she was the mother of the prophet Samuel
    $1000 28
She "stands trial willingly... for a murder committed when she was evil. 'No defense for what I did,' she tells Gabrielle"
    $1000 17
After the queen correctly guesses his name, this little man, in a rage, tears himself in two
    $1000 10
This berry is alphabetically first in the superfruit mix
    $1000 7
At "Holyrood, where Queen Mary lived & loved" Mendelssohn found the start of this "national" symphony
    $1000 30
This "is nine points of the law"
    $1000 21
First name of the literary character whose 1726 "Travels" took him far & wide

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

Nan Edgar Mary Grace
$1,200 $2,200 -$1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Edgar Mary Grace
$5,000 $5,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Bottle of rum or not, British Columbia's Yoho National Park has amazing views of this mountain range
    $400 3
Here's the voice of Chris Thile, who has replaced a legend as the host of this program
    $400 1
The word Protestant was introduced at the Diet of Speyer in this century
    $400 5
A letter or diary is this kind of source, from the Latin for "first" or "main"
    $400 6
It's a term for various aquatic turtles
    $400 18
This practice involves inserting needles into any of hundreds of points along 12 basic meridians
    DD: $1,000 27
In La Mauricie National Park you can observe this beloved rodent, also the mascot of Parks Canada
    $800 4
This 2-letter dial in the U.S. was dubbed VHF in Europe
    $800 2
Early Protestantism reduced these from 7 to only 2, one of them being baptism
    $800 14
Studying Lincoln is top-down history; focusing on soldiers & slaves is this, a term popularized by Prof. Jesse Lemisch
    $800 7
This little gland in the brain produces melatonin
    $800 19
The DJ is using the needle to create this hip-hop effect
    $1200 28
There are only 20 main islands in this park on the St. Lawrence but a lot more in its name
    $1200 20
Sirius XM rocks out in the underground garage from this bandanna-ed Springsteen sideman
    $1200 11
Organized in Augusta, Georgia, the largest U.S. Protestant denomination is the SBC, or this convention
    $1200 15
It's quantitative history if you're basing a thesis on the U.K. producing a record 292 mil. metric tons of this fuel in 1913
    $1200 8
French gives us the name of these old-timey glasses
    $1200 22
Seattle's monorail was built to bring visitors to this landmark in 1962
    $1600 21
This provider is the radio home of NCAA football & basketball, not just UCLA games
    DD: $3,200 12
In 1960 Geoffrey Fisher, the 99th man in this post, became the first modern one to visit the Vatican
    $1600 16
In counterfactual history, you game out the result if things had been different, like if this May-June 1940 evacuation failed
    $1600 9
In a work by Gilbert & Sullivan, Captain Corcoran commands this title vessel
    $1600 23
Though beautiful, the Norway type of this evergreen isn't the best Christmas tree because of poor needle retention
    $2000 25
This last name of singer James can mean a marijuana cigarette & his "You're Beautiful" got a radio edit for a drug lyric
    $2000 13
John Knox led the establishment of this branch of Protestantism that uses a system of elders to govern
    $2000 17
The view of history as a march toward liberal democracy is named for this less-monarchist old British party
    $2000 10
A type of ode is named for this Greek poet
    $2000 24
Fancy types of this fabric include Venetian needle & Irish needle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Edgar Mary Grace
$11,000 $3,400 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The tiny town of Cayce, Kentucky was the home & supplied the nickname of a man famous in this job

Final scores:

Nan Edgar Mary Grace
$14,801 $3 $5,000
3-day champion: $36,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nan Edgar Mary Grace
$14,200 $5,400 $8,400
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2017-08-07
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