Show #7643 - Wednesday, November 29, 2017


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Shawn Adler, a high school English teacher from Hackensack, New Jersey

Missy Meyer, a graphic designer from Gilbert, Arizona

Matt Preston, an assets protection leader from Harvest, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The third of these expeditions got testy when Leopold of Austria refused to work on a wall & Richard I kicked him
    $200 1
A women's prison in Litchfield
    $200 21
The umbra, the dark center of one of these phenomena, can be many times larger than the Earth
    $200 16
This number can mean to turn your life around or just turn yourself around
    $200 11
"A" is for Alphabounce & this company that makes Alphabounce engineered mesh running shoes
    $200 26
A bildungsroman can tell of the rise & education of a man or a woman, like this Austen title heroine
    $400 7
A memorial unveiled in 2014 honors the spontaneous soccer games of this war's Christmas truce
    $400 2
A South Dakota town where there is no law as of July 1876
    $400 22
In the British pudding known as spotted dick, the sultana type of this dried fruit is often used for the "spots"
    $400 17
If you are as suave as James Bond, they call you this number
    $400 12
This "reptilian" brand wants you to know you can also get its clogs & other shoes without holes
    $400 27
Philip grows up in this novel by W. Somerset Maugham & the "Bondage" is his passion for a not very nice waitress
    $600 8
A 1945 Medal of Honor-winning effort by Russell Dunham including kicking away one of these that landed at his feet
    $600 3
500 years in the future aboard the transport ship Serenity
    $600 23
This Shakespeare character cries, "Out, damned spot! Out, I say!"
    $600 18
College course or not, this 3-digit number following a word designates it as elementary information
    $600 13
This "physician" is in with its 8-eye boots
    $600 28
In 1867 he published a novel about "Ragged Dick", who isn't so ragged by book's end
    $800 9
French commander Bougainville blew up talks with the Iroquois when he kicked a friendship belt of these money beads
    $800 4
The prestigious African-American-owned law firm of Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad in Chicago
    $800 24
This classic quartet's biggest hit was "If I Didn't Care"
    $800 19
To throw out
    $800 14
On an episode of "Sex and the City", Carrie's shoes are stolen--a brand new pair by this ultra-pricey designer
    $800 29
Orson Scott Card took the concept to space, telling the story of Andrew Wiggin in this 1985 sci-fi classic
    DD: $1,000 10
Phew! As a boy on the Indiana frontier, this president was kicked unconscious by a horse but survived
    $1000 5
A Florida nail salon
    $1000 25
A poisonous red variety of this with white spots is called fly agaric because it was once used to kill flies
    $1000 20
A calculator (upside down) can help you get this 4-digit number for Leetspeak
    $1000 15
Comfortech is a line from this family-named men's shoe brand that began in Chicago in 1892

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

Matt Missy Shawn
-$800 -$1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Missy Shawn
$800 $2,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "H" followed by two "O"s.)
    $400 7
You must register your drone with this federal agency--if it's under 55 pounds, you can do it online
    $400 2
This capital is located on Cook Strait at the extreme southwestern tip of North Island
    $400 18
According to The Temptations, "Papa was" this, "wherever he laid his hat was his home"
    $400 1
Being a truant involves "playing" this
    $400 10
A striking sight on Kelleys Island, Ohio, are the grooves named for these chilly formations that etched them into the rock
    $400 15
"Old" this basilica lasted from the 300s to the 1500s, when the "New" one replaced it
    $800 8
Companies like Verifly offer this for drone operators just in case you take out a few windows
    DD: $2,000 13
Majuro, capital of the Marshall Islands, is part of this type of coral island that encloses a lagoon
    $800 19
"I need love, love to ease my mind, I need to find, find someone to call mine, but Mama said" these 4 words
    $800 3
Arabic-named water pipe
    $800 24
In 1985 a paper documented a "hole" over the south polar region in this layer of the atmosphere
    $800 22
Later used for other things, the Maison Carrée in Nimes was first this type of building
    $1200 9
Drone racing can reach speeds of 120 MPH with these copters named for their 4 propellers
    $1200 14
This capital of Norfolk Island shares its name with the capital of Jamaica
    $1200 20
This Stevie Wonder hit says, "You're the only girl my heart beats for, how I wish that you were mine"
    $1200 4
It's what Granny's making in her still
    $1200 25
It can't fly or breathe fire, but this largest living lizard has a venomous bite that inhibits blood clotting
    $1200 23
Everyone knows about this emperor's wall in Britain, but he also built a library in Athens
    $1600 11
You don't want to crash & burn on your first try, so practice with one of these programs, like Liftoff
    $1600 16
Only about 3,700 people live in this capital capital of American Samoa Samoa
    $1600 21
"Before you ask some girl for her hand now, keep your freedom for as long as you can now, my mama told me" this
    $1600 5
Folk singers' performances
    $1600 26
It's the largest blood vessel in the body
    $1600 28
Victor Emmanuel II & Raphael are at rest in this Roman structure; Paris has its own
    $2000 12
Nevada officials released silver iodide from drones in attempts to make rain via this process
    $2000 17
This capital of French Polynesia has over half the population of the island of Tahiti
    $2000 30
"Could it be the devil in me or is this the way love's supposed to be? It's like" one of these
    $2000 6
Football firm is a term for a group of these British ne'er-do-wells
    $2000 27
Of DNA's 8 bases, this one was first discovered in animal dung, hence its name
    DD: $2,000 29
Over 2,000 years after it was built, the Bridge of Alcantara in western Spain still crosses this river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Missy Shawn
$10,800 $8,200 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1870s this phrase meant a hairdo, using a British word for bangs; now it's an extreme group on the edge of a cause

Final scores:

Matt Missy Shawn
$5,199 $2,399 $0
2-day champion: $25,998 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Missy Shawn
$12,600 $8,200 $7,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2017-08-23
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