Show #7648 - Wednesday, December 6, 2017


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Eric Dravland, a pediatrician from Lenoir, North Carolina

Lindsay Norsworthy, a small business owner from Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Kyle Becker, a research scientist from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 2017 Betsy DeVos became the 11th holder of this job
    $200 6
Amy Schumer made waves with the photo she posted in honor of this swimsuit's day, July 5, its 71st anniversary
    $200 16
Of the 3 basic states of matter, the one that fits the category
    $200 3
Rod-shaped eye cells help you to see forms, & cells of this shape help you see colors
    $200 21
The Jersey boys who play sports for this university are the Tigers
    $200 26
In a No. 1 hit, she sings, "I got the eye of the tiger... 'cause I am a champion & you're gonna hear me roar"
    $400 2
Post held by Robert McNamara & Chuck Hagel
    $400 7
Small Business Saturday is 2 days after this holiday
    $400 17
It describes filthy living conditions due to neglect or poverty
    $400 9
Redness, excessive tearing & itching may be signs of pinkeye, known medically by this name
    $400 22
First graders work to achieve tiger rank in this organization
    $400 30
She asserts in a 2012 hit, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger... doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone"
    $600 4
Coloradans Ken Salazar & Gale Norton are recent Secretaries of this
    $600 13
Learn how to save a person who's choking on June 1, the national day for this, also known as an abdominal thrust
    $600 18
When asked about a shorter or easier method, he told Ptolemy I, "There is no royal road to geometry"
    $600 10
In surgery for this condition, an artificial lens replaces your own clouded one
    $600 23
Here's the story of a dog named Tiger who was a family pet on this TV show
    $600 27
In the '70s this No. 1 hit by Helen Reddy asked us to "hear me roar"
    $800 5
This department's website says its Secretary Andrew Mellon made the Great Depression worse
    $800 14
Aug. 4 honors this military branch whose forebear, the Revenue Cutter Service, was founded on that day in 1790
    $800 19
In the 19th c. a medical journal defined a chronic one as having been incapacitated by disease for the duties of life
    $800 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a scan of an eye part on the monitor.) Unlike retinal scans, biometrics using this eye part take 2 seconds and show more than 200 unique characteristics, about 6 times more than fingerprints
    $800 24
"Tyger Tyger, burning bright, in the forests of the night", begins a poem in his 1794 collection "Songs of Experience"
    $800 29
At the Grammys in 2014, Sara Bareilles sang this song of hers with Carole King; the pair also sang King's "Beautiful"
    $1000 8
This Obama Labor Secretary became head of the DNC in 2017
    $1000 15
Because of the label tucked into the character's hat band, National Mad Hatter Day is on this date
    $1000 20
Earthworms are classified as this type of segmented invertebrate
    DD: $1,000 12
Sometimes when we get older, this part of the retina "degenerates" & causes blurriness in our field of vision
    $1000 25
The largest carnivorous marsupial of modern times was the now-extinct thylacine, also known as this alliterative tiger
    $1000 28
Gloria Gaynor called her autobiography this, also the name of her signature song

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

Kyle Lindsay Eric
$5,400 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Lindsay Eric
$6,400 $3,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This military command is used to mean a sudden change in direction
    $400 16
Tea, this type, hot; it bears the name of a prime minister to King William IV
    $400 21
Gore Vidal was born at this military academy & drew on his WWII experiences for his first novel, "Williwaw"
    $400 6
This Nigerian city has about 18 million people & some estimate that will double by 2050
    $400 11
This word that rhymes with summit may describe a fall from the summit
    $800 29
Hitchcock hated eggs & said this liquid was "jolly" compared with runny yolk
    DD: $2,000 2
The Venerable Bede said they were descendants of 3 different Germanic peoples--the Jutes & the 2 in their name
    $800 17
The year 3031 won't have this Jewish holiday; it'll start Jan. 1, 3032
    $800 22
The Marquis de Sade served as an officer during this 1756-1763 war
    $800 7
Muhammad Ali & Hunter S. Thompson were born in this city
    $800 12
In a Marcel Duchamp title, it's how a nude is coming down a staircase
    $1200 28
After Vera Miles' pregnancy, Hitch lost interest in her; Kim Novak got the lead in this film instead
    $1200 3
If you need to beat metal, use this tool seen here
    $1200 18
An HP engineer devised the modern delivery system for this, today said to be the world's costliest liquid
    $1200 23
At the age of 40, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle volunteered as a military doctor during this war in Africa
    $1200 8
Henry Clay & Citation are buried in this city
    $1200 13
Clown down! This word sounds like the demise of "Guardians of the Galaxy" actor Chris
    $1600 27
Hitch planned every detail in advance; asked what work there was for this professional, he said, "None"
    $1600 4
This Scottish soup has 2 hyphens & an onion relative in its name
    $1600 19
In 2000 the average American consumed 146 pounds of this grain; carb-consciousness helped cut that 10% by 2011
    $1600 24
He fought & was wounded in the Spanish Civil War & wrote about it in "Homage to Catalonia"
    $1600 9
This gulf was the site of a naval action also called the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea
    DD: $3,000 14
A 2017 Vogue story said Susan Sarandon's dress had this type of "neckline"
    $2000 26
Michael Caine angered Hitch by refusing a killer role in "Frenzy" but slashed away in this director's "Dressed to Kill"
    $2000 5
This instrument has a name that is hyphenated and rhyming
    $2000 20
The Cassini space probe found massive icy clumps make up these features
    $2000 25
Having served in Britain's RAF may have helped Arthur Hailey write this bestselling 1968 thriller
    $2000 10
It's Italy's most populous region & a center of both agriculture and industry
    $2000 15
As well as to fall, it can mean to be tossed around to get dry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Lindsay Eric
$13,200 $6,600 $6,600
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This manual resulted from a military engineer's attendance at an unruly 1860s church meeting

Final scores:

Kyle Lindsay Eric
$13,201 $0 $0
3-day champion: $43,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kyle Lindsay Eric
$13,200 $5,400 $5,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 2017-08-29
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