Show #7664 - Thursday, December 28, 2017


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Travis Rojakovick, an equity analyst from Nashville, Tennessee

Vaishali Shetty, an attorney from Melville, New York

Kevin Foley, a police captain from Mount Sinai, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to correct each title that we kind of messed up a bit on.)
    $200 9
In 1986 the beignet became the official doughnut of this state
    $200 26
In "The 59th Street Bridge Song", Simon & Garfunkel were "kicking down the cobblestones, looking for fun &" doing this subtitle
    $200 3
"Parental" this is "given on a minor's behalf... for the minor to engage in or submit to a specified activity"
    $200 21
"Rosencrantz and Morgenstern Are Dead"
    $200 1
It describes the one who makes the "dough" to support dependents
    $200 16
"The Lord did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies" is in this Bible book
    $400 10
Of course a state can have an official flavor, & big-on-syrup Vermont selected this one
    $400 27
This man wrote, & then sang, "When Scooter & the big man bust this city in half... Tenth Avenue freeze-out"
    $400 4
"The act...of officially nullifying punishment or other legal consequences of a crime"
    $400 22
"Lady Windermere's Farm"
    $400 2
You got a hole in one the first time you golfed? & that deflected in off a tree?! Talk about this 2-word phrase
    $400 17
Throwing doubles 3 straight times lands you in jail in this game; one double thrown over your next 3 rolls gets you out
    $600 11
Its name sounds redundant, but the state flower of New Jersey is the purple this
    $600 28
On "461 Ocean Boulevard", his album & onetime address, this blues master went reggae with "I Shot The Sheriff"
    $600 5
"A person who settles on property without any legal claim or title"
    $600 23
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Quilting Bee"
    $600 8
Tuxedo's 2-word synonym, & not just at mealtime
    $600 18
Celebs who've had this nightclub job include Vin Diesel (easy to picture) & Pope Francis (less)
    DD: $1,000 12
Who's a good boy? This Maryland state dog, named for a nearby body of water--yes, you are
    $800 29
"Tumbling Dice" & "Happy" were 2 of the 18 tunes released in 1972 when the Rolling Stones faced "Exile" here
    $800 6
"A writ... directing a law enforcer to make an arrest, a search, or a seizure"
    $800 24
"Stock Characters in Search of an Author"
    $800 14
An apex or a very high peak, perhaps of one's career
    $800 19
Asked to leave, you may get your marching orders or these blanking blanks
    $1000 13
Utah has an official cooking pot, this national-named item
    $1000 30
In 1978 this singer-songwriter parked "Big Shot" & "Honesty" on "52nd Street"
    $1000 7
"The judicial procedure by which a testamentary document is established to be a valid will"
    $1000 25
"The Lady's Not for Beaming"
    $1000 15
Bred from a male horse & a female donkey, it's smaller and has smaller ears than a mule
    $1000 20
The Huguenots fled France after the Edict of this was revoked in 1685

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

Kevin Vaishali Travis
$3,000 $1,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Vaishali Travis
$6,400 $2,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct response will be a shorter word that is found inside the clue. For instance, if I said "A feline inside a teacher", the correct response will be, "What is cat?" Because you find "cat" in "educator".)
    $400 9
Starting c. 600 there were fewer free peasants & more of these lowliest people, bonded to a nobleman's estate
    $400 1
"The Loneliest Place in North America" is Stannard Lighthouse, sitting on a rock in this western Great Lake
    $400 17
A walking aid inside another word for a pirate
    $400 25
This Polish-born master dedicated a concerto to Friedrich Kalkbrenner, whom he called Europe's best pianist
    $400 12
In "1984" war is handled in Oceania by Minipax, the ministry of this
    $400 6
A scientific vessel, Boaty does its work for the NOC, Britain's National Centre of this -ography
    $800 7
In 1830 at age 72 this hero of the American Revolution played a key role in France's July Rev. that changed kings
    $800 2
A misheard Joe Cocker lyrics is the name for this guidebook empire started by Tony & Maureen Wheeler
    $800 18
A shopping complex inside a contagious viral killer of old
    $800 26
Bruckner laid it on thick in a dedication to this German "world famous noble master of poetry & music"
    $800 13
A special portrait at 10 Downing Street allows this ministry to announce visits to the Muggle prime minister
    $800 22
Boaty isn't a submarine, or boat, for that matter, but this type of sub that's remotely operated and used to explore
    DD: $2,000 8
Albania became majority Muslim during its 500-year occupation by this empire
    $1200 3
"The Lonely Bull" was the hit debut for this man & his band
    $1200 19
An insect home inside little green things atop a baked potato
    DD: $100 27
In 1785 he dedicated a set of 6 string quartets to the much older Joseph Haydn
    $1200 14
According to a Monty Python sketch, the British government only allocated 348 million pounds to this ministry
    $1200 23
Boaty is defined as this kind of ship, from the Greek for "self-ruled", & can travel far from its parent vessel
    $1600 10
He formed the Redshirts while fighting in South America before leading the group to Italy
    $1600 4
This 12-letter word often followed "Miss" in romantic advice column titles
    $1600 20
A noisemaker inside an extra large cremini mushroom
    $1600 28
Rimsky-Korsakov dedicated his Russian Easter Overture to Borodin & this alliterative composer
    $1600 15
The Ministry of Information Retrieval may or may not be in South America in this 1985 dystopian film
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Boaty measured Antarctic currents near the southern island group that shares its name with an archipelago off northern Scotland called this
    $2000 11
In 1967, after a military takeover by Colonel George Papadopoulos, this Greek king fled to Italy
    $2000 5
This 1940 novel was originally called "The Mute"
    $2000 21
A narrow road inside a type of celestial body
    $2000 16
Before he was the 12th Doctor, this actor tormented the staff of the Minister for Social Affairs on "The Thick of It"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Vaishali Travis
$9,200 $1,000 $12,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This list of 12 may have been inspired by a Biblical garment decorated in 4 rows, the top being sardius, topaz & carbuncle

Final scores:

Kevin Vaishali Travis
$16,399 $0 $18,450
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,450

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Vaishali Travis
$9,000 $1,000 $12,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
6 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 2017-09-06
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