Show #7673 - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Gilbert Collins game 1.


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Flora Leen, a proofreader and editor from Studio City, California

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey

Lindsay Resnick, an archivist from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
This future starship captain freaks out on an airplane flight when he thinks he sees someone on the wing
    $200 2
A demilitarized zone 2 1/2 miles wide by 150 miles long separates these 2 nations
    $200 5
If you are dealt a natural blackjack with only 2 cards, one of them always has to be this
    $200 13
His widow Elizabeth was lobbying Congress for a Little Bighorn museum when she died in 1933 at 90
    $200 12
In 1978 the U.S. military stopped using this, which can produce a 2,000-degree wall of fire
    $200 1
Calligraphy is an elaborate form of this
    $400 22
A magical player piano turns a bully into a weakling when this song of childhood is played
    $400 3
This capital city once had a Mayor Ahmadinejad
    $400 19
In Romania, this classic kids game with songs is called "Birdie, Move Your Nest"
    $400 14
The author of "Wife No. 19, or the Story of a Life in Bondage" had the satisfaction of outliving this Mormon by 40 years
    $400 8
Proverbially, someone on the wrong road might be traveling to Hades via this transport
    $600 23
From Rod Serling's opening:
"You're traveling through another dimension...not only of sight & sound, but of" this
    $600 4
A tall bit of business, this mountain got its name from being the second peak measured in the Karakoram range
    $600 20
Puzzle in which every 3 by 3 box should contain the numbers 1 through 9
    $600 15
In Feb. 2009 the former Maria Elena Santiago, married to this Texan musician for 6 months, marked 50 years as his widow
    $600 9
If you're a scratch golfer, this is zero
    $800 24
In an early role, this actor played Mr. Death, sent to collect an old lady who refuses to face the end
    $800 6
Among the principal tributaries of this river are the Xiang, the Han & the Yalung
    $800 21
Total number of colored wedges you need to collect to win a game of Trivial Pursuit
    DD: $1,800 17
This president from Ohio was assassinated in 1881; his widow moved to South Pasadena, dying in 1918 aged 85
    $800 26
Depending on who's wielding it, this item here can be either a nifty Irish walking stick or a cudgel
    $800 10
This blues composer born in Alabama in 1873 lived to be 84
    $1000 7
One of the lands that lock in this landlocked country is Myanmar, to its west
    $1000 18
The USA's first female licensed glider pilot, she died age 94 in 2001, 26 years after her husband
    $1000 25
In U.S. military slang, this fruit becomes a hand grenade
    $1000 11
A balustrade

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

Lindsay Gilbert Flora
$1,600 $3,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Gilbert Flora
$1,200 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give us their professional names as we deal with...)
    $400 10
Hurry up & name this westward movement sparked by an 1848 find by James Marshall
    $400 16
Tom Mapother IV & Demetria Guynes in "A Few Good Men"
    $400 21
David Lagercrantz wrote "The Girl in the Spider's Web", continuing the story of Lisbeth Salander, created by this author
    $400 23
According to the American Cancer Society, there is no safe level of exposure to SHS, this
    $400 6
This resort town has one of the oldest casinos in Germany, but it's better known for its hot springs
    $400 1
Stevedores deal with reefers, containers named for protecting perishables this way
    $800 11
He's the 17th-century English king shown here with his co-ruler--note what color he's wearing
    $800 17
Susan Tomalin & Virginia Davis in "Thelma & Louise"
    $800 22
The last chapter of this thriller is "Amy Elliott Dunne: Ten Months, Two Weeks, Six Days After the Return"
    $800 24
Smoke used to calm bees prevents the alarm type of this chemical secretion from alarming others in the hive
    $800 7
It's the full name of the dog breed seen here
    $800 2
Pilots tell flight attendants, "Doors for arrival &" this, meaning have your work verified by someone else
    $1200 12
She gave birth to a son less than 2 months before departing with Lewis & Clark
    $1200 18
Roy Scherer Jr. & Doris von Kappelhoff in "Pillow Talk"
    $1200 28
People magazine called this 2006 Sara Gruen novel a "surprising portrayal of life in a traveling circus in the '30s"
    $1200 25
The Vatican says potassium chlorate, lactose & pine rosin create this after 2/3 of the votes for a new pope come in
    $1200 8
Polka-dot jacket, pants, shirt & tie? It's this type of fashion folly
    $1200 3
If you start out your new job at the diner as a "bubble dancer", you've scored a gig as this
    DD: $3,000 14
Orator Dolores Ibarruri coined the Republican battle cry "No pasaran" ("They shall not pass") during this war
    $1600 19
Charles Buchinsky & James Bumgarner in "The Great Escape"
    $1600 26
Dating back to the 1600s B.C., this long fortification used smoke mounds to send military communications
    $1600 9
He has a thing for Lolita
    $1600 4
Your I.T. guy has to figure out if the problem is with the chips or the salsa--these 2 words that end in the same 4 letters
    $2000 15
The ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro lies on the Indus River in what's now this country
    $2000 20
Margaret Smith & Maurice Micklewhite in "California Suite"
    $2000 27
Early in the 20th c. the original "smoke-filled room" in a Chicago hotel chose him as the GOP nominee & soon, the pres.
    $2000 13
It bears repeating that this disease with a name from Sinhalese is caused by a lack of Vitamin B1
    $2000 5
Miesian & Corbusian are adjectives used in this field

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Gilbert Flora
$4,400 $11,200 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last names of these 2 current senators, one from Virginia & one from Massachusetts, are anagrams of each other

Final scores:

Lindsay Gilbert Flora
$1 $8,399 $2,700
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,399 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lindsay Gilbert Flora
$6,200 $11,200 $10,000
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2017-10-25
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