Show #7636 - Monday, November 20, 2017


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Alex Jumper, a graduate student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Eric Maher, an attorney from Epping, New Hampshire

Kara Chandler, a stay-at-home mom from Berwyn, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
A still is seen here in the McCreary County Museum in this state, perhaps most associated with moonshining
    $200 1
AKA "Tom Terrific", he's won 4 Super Bowl MVP awards
    $200 6
Still a giant, especially in supercomputers, in the '60s it had a 70% market share of world computer sales
    $200 21
Edvard Munch's diary entry where "the sky suddenly turned to blood" may have inspired this, his best-known painting
    $200 16
These 5 words follow "be it ever so humble"
    $200 11
The Loop between Lake & Van Buren
    $400 27
A photo by Heinrich Kuhn was part of a 2010 Getty Museum show of this type of photography, also a type of painting
    $400 2
Houston's J.J. Watt really put the bag on QBs in 2015, leading the NFL with 17 1/2 of these
    $400 7
You might be lost without a RoadMate series GPS from this company named for a Portuguese explorer
    $400 22
This liquid straw-colored part of blood consists of about 90% water
    $400 17
The 17th c. play "The Scornful Lady" speaks of kissing until this bovine action occurs
    $400 12
The Tiergarten & Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
    $600 28
A famous work mentions the "glassy surface" of this pond's still water
    $600 3
It was the feline nickname of Dallas Cowboy defensive lineman Bob Lilly, who was no Peter Pan
    $600 8
QuickBooks FAQs at the site of this co. include "How much accounting do I need to know?" (Not much, apparently)
    $600 23
Reviews at the time said this novel wasn't "a treatise on cetology" but "the plot is meagre beyond comparison"
    $600 18
Basketball gives us this expression about the psychological edge gained from familiar surroundings
    $600 13
The National Cherry Blossom Festival
    $800 29
Andrew Taylor Still founded this type of medicine that stresses the relation between skeletal health and organ function
    $800 4
At his Hall of Fame induction in 2017, this Chargers RB known as LT compared America to a football team working together
    DD: $500 9
In 2013 this .com had the youngest CEO in the Fortune 500 when it debuted on the list at 482
    $800 24
Known for his portraits of full-figured ladies, this 17th c. Flemish artist painted 20+ large pictures of Marie de Medicis
    $800 19
A familiar saying is "curses", like chickens, "always" do this
    $800 14
79,000-seat Maracana Stadium
    $1000 30
Clyfford Still left 2,000 artworks to any city that would give him his own museum; this city put it near the Molly Brown House
    $1000 5
Len Dawson led this red-&-white-clad tribe to victory in Super Bowl IV
    $1000 10
Pong! In the 1970s its 2600 console had a whopping 128 bytes of RAM--a 2017 iPhone has about 3.2 billion
    $1000 25
In 1704 Newton published a groundbreaking treatise on this science of light
    $1000 20
Lady Antebellum has a song called this, also a proverb about an emotional attachment to the place you're from
    $1000 15
Drexel University

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

Kara Eric Alex
$2,500 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Eric Alex
$6,900 $3,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Let me give you an example. "Everything in Big D." Correct response: "What is all?" "A-L-L" in Dallas.)
    $400 1
Full recovery after snapping this tendon named for a Greek hero can sometimes take a year or even more
    $400 6
A good-time charlie as holder of this kingly title, Muzaffar Al-Din faced unrest & had to grant Persia's first constitution
    $400 7
On film he's played slain leaders Steve Biko & Malcolm X
    $400 17
Tom Clancy had the U.S. take a sub to go in this 1984 "Book of the Month"
    $400 12
Alfred Dreyfus spent a hellish 4 years & change in captivity on this island
    $400 26
A big weight in Beantown
    $800 2
Sharp central vision in your eye comes from the macula, a circular area at the center of this
    $800 22
It was in the 1500s that Persia became majority this branch of Islam
    $800 8
He voiced both "The Iron Giant" & Guardian of the Galaxy Groot
    DD: $3,000 18
A quote from this 19th century novel: "Woman, it is thy badge of shame!"
    $800 13
This prison is in the title of Johnny Cash's song that says, "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die"
    $800 27
Gas mixture in Egypt's capital
    $1200 3
16 to 20 incomplete rings of cartilage hold open the windpipe, AKA this
    $1200 23
This religion grew out of the Babi faith in Persia in the 1860s
    $1200 9
This Brit has played a mechanic and a transporter
    $1200 19
Harold is the shockingly powerful tyke who uses this title drawing implement to alter reality
    $1200 14
It was at this New York prison that Julius & Ethel Rosenberg were executed in 1953
    $1200 28
A Bos taurus in Kremlinville
    $1600 4
The internal these veins help bring blood from the brain to the heart
    DD: $2,000 24
One story says the Persians diverted the Euphrates to help them take this great city in 539 B.C.
    $1600 10
TV viewers have seen this 3-named actor on "Grey's Anatomy", "The Good Wife", and "The Walking Dead"
    $1600 20
Pete, Georgie & Dim ("Dim being really dim") are "my 3 droogs" in this novel
    $1600 15
Oscar Wilde pled for prison reform in his last published work, "The Ballad of" this place
    $1600 29
Mr. Onassis' nickname in the birthplace of Baudelaire
    $2000 5
Secreted in this organ, glucagon causes the liver to release stored glucose to fuel your body
    $2000 25
Around 550 B.C. this great king founded the Persian empire by overthrowing Astyages, king of the Medes
    $2000 11
On the wrong side of the law in his youth, he changed his ways and has starred in films like "Machete"
    $2000 21
A chapter of "Hans Brinker, or" these is "What the Boys Saw and Did in Amsterdam"... OK, slow down, it's a kids' book!
    $2000 16
This Berlin prison was demolished after the death of its last inmate, Nazi Rudolf Hess

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Eric Alex
$15,700 $16,800 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

She declared, "By blood, I am Albanian... as to my calling, I belong to the world"

Final scores:

Kara Eric Alex
$25,700 $31,500 $6,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kara Eric Alex
$15,600 $14,600 $5,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2017-08-22
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