Show #7640 - Friday, November 24, 2017


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Jennifer Chang, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York

Marcus Gresham, a WRAP facilitator from Corydon, Indiana

Jesse Parks, a performance manager from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
According to the fifth amendment, Bill can't be compelled to do this on the witness stand
    $200 21
"You incommoded me" is one of the sinister utterances of this Sherlock Holmes archfoe
    $200 16
Pencils have been around for centuries, but this aid wasn't patented until 1828, using "metal files set at 90°"
    $200 1
The Seattle Seahawks' mascot is named this, a football term for an assault on the opposing quarterback
    $200 11
Even after stepping down as a world leader, this woman stayed in Parliament and later moved on to the House of Lords
    $200 6
To add earrings or a belt to an outfit
    $400 26
According to the first amendment, the government can't establish this, but Bill is allowed to start the Billitarians
    $400 22
Under the name Robert Galbraith, she's taken to writing detective novels featuring Cormoran Strike
    $400 17
In 1908 Faber-Castell, one of the oldest pencil brands, introduced the Polychromos line of these
    $400 2
In 2017 this New York team found a new "Mr." after the old one made a colorful gesture to a fan
    $400 12
In 1978 she co-hosted "People Are Talking" in Baltimore but we bet she's the only host who became a multibillionaire
    $400 7
An hors d'oeuvre is one
    $600 27
Bill knows that according to the 4th amendment, the police can't search his house for illegal snakes without this
    $600 23
Kathy Reichs' novels featuring Temperance Brennan include "Bare" these & "Cross" these
    $600 18
There's no danger of lead poisoning with a normal pencil--the "lead" is a mixture of clay & this form of carbon
    DD: $1,000 3
In the "birthplace of rock 'n' roll", Moondog (an homage to DJ Alan Freed's nickname) barks for this NBA team
    $600 13
An assistant attorney general in Arizona in 1965, she got a nifty promotion in 1981: Supreme Court justice
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a helicopter on the monitor.) Magic seemingly happens when a helicopter's rotor blades & a video camera's frame rate become this, from the Greek for "at the same time"
    $800 28
Bill got out of jail without having to sell his Trans Am because the eighth amendment prevents excessive this
    $800 24
She's won several Shamus Awards for her Alphabet mysteries, including "G is for Gumshoe"
    $800 19
Called plugs by manufacturers, these were first attached to pencils in 1858
    $800 4
After the Expos left town, this NHL squad inherited Youppi!
    $800 14
Ooh la la! The little black dress first got put on--& put out--by this designer in the 1920s
    $800 9
By definition, triage is an effort to do this to patients, in terms of their care
    $1000 29
The fifth & sixth amendments were cited in the creation of this warning in 1966, but we know Bill can't remain silent
    $1000 30
In his novel "Devil in a Blue Dress", he introduced Easy Rawlins, an African-American detective in 1940s Los Angeles
    $1000 20
AKA china marker, this waxy-tipped pencil is said to be what the Soviets used in space because ballpoints require gravity
    $1000 5
Orbit circles the field for this Texas team
    $1000 15
Her fight against gorilla poachers intensified in 1978 after the killing of Digit, one of her favorite animals
    $1000 10
Endemic goiter is reduced when you do this to salt

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

Jesse Marcus Jennifer
$1,600 $5,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Marcus Jennifer
$3,400 $8,600 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 300+
    $400 9
New Glarus, Wisconsin, known as "Little" this country, has a Heidi festival every June
    $400 14
A troika
    $400 6
In 1963 Cliff Robertson was Jack-ed up & took to the seas in this title transport
    $400 24
Pounds per square inch is one common way of expressing this
    $400 19
In 1996 Baltimore became the first city where dialing this number got you non-emergency info from local government
    $400 1
Like its main rival city, Sparta had an acropolis with a temple dedicated to this goddess
    $800 10
Elk Horn, Iowa, known as "Little" this country, hosts the Tivoli Fest
    $800 15
A score
    $800 7
He got an Emmy nomination for the role in a 2011 miniseries
    DD: $2,000 25
This quantum of light is the particle that carries the electromagnetic energy
    $800 20
U.S. Route 322 traverses New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Ohio, from the Atlantic Ocean to this lake
    $800 2
Kings of Sparta traced their descent from this mythic strongman considered by them the greatest warrior of all time
    $1200 11
A Nebraska city named for this Bohemian capital has "Beer Barrel Days" in August--everybody polka!
    $1200 16
A battery (in baseball)
    $1200 8
In 1993 he was "JFK: Reckless Youth"; by 2005 life was McDreamy for him on ABC
    $1200 26
It's any object that after being given an initial velocity is allowed to fall under the effects of gravity alone
    $1200 21
Whether his lifetime batting average was .367 or .366, it's still the all-time record
    DD: $2,000 3
In 480 B.C. King Leonidas & his men perished to the last Spartan defending this mountain pass from invasion
    $1600 12
Delftware & wooden shoes are made in the DeKlomp factory in this Michigan town
    $1600 17
A coven (traditionally)
    $1600 27
In 2016 Caspar Phillipson played John & Natalie Portman had a bigger role in this film
    $1600 29
One constant in the uncertain world of quantum mechanics is the constant named for this physicist
    $1600 22
AL 333, AKA "the first family", is a group of hominid fossils found in Hadar in this Horn of Africa nation
    $1600 4
In war Spartan soldiers called hoplites used this closely linked formation, from the Greek for "line of battle"
    $2000 13
You can get authentic fare at Old Lviv restaurant in Chicago's this nationality "Village"
    $2000 18
A minyan (minimally)
    $2000 28
Tim Matheson was hubby to "Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis" in 2000; you otter know Tim was Eric Stratton in this 1978 film
    $2000 30
In 1880 it was found that if you compress a crystal like quartz, you can produce this effect
    $2000 23
Built starting in 1948, the 356 was this company's first production automobile
    $2000 5
This king of Sparta & brother of Agamemnon lost his wife Helen to Paris, leading to the Trojan War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Marcus Jennifer
$10,200 $14,600 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One orphan arriving before him was given the surname Swubble; some arriving later were to be Unwin & Vilkins

Final scores:

Jesse Marcus Jennifer
$5,400 $20,401 $9,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jesse Marcus Jennifer
$9,000 $14,200 $6,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
7 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2017-08-22
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