Show #7674 - Thursday, January 11, 2018

Gilbert Collins game 2.
A poorly-worded Final Jeopardy! clue disadvantages a challenger, resulting in her being brought back later in the year.


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Rebecca Zoshak, a language specialist from State College, Pennsylvania

Julie Zauzmer, a reporter and balloon twister from Washington, D.C.

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct response will come after the word "apocalypse" in the dictionary.)
    $200 26
The flow rate of water through a plumbing system is often measured in this, GPM
    $200 1
In 1988 Glenn Tropf of Holy Cross set a single-season record by making 63.4% of these long shots
    $200 6
Nebraska's state seal has a steamboat on this river with the Rocky Mountains in view
    $200 11
"So sorry"
    $200 21
You turn your nose up at this sport that gives Calder & Lady Byng trophies, so thanks, but no thanks
    $200 16
Stave 1 of "A Christmas Carol" is called his "Ghost"
    $400 27
Usually, it's an in-ground container used to hold wastes & allow decomposition & settling of solids
    $400 2
This Tar Heel hit a championship winner vs. the Hoyas in 1982; in 2013 he was named an all-time March Madness player
    $400 7
This bird feeds its young on Louisiana's seal
    $400 12
A small, oval orange-yellow fruit, or its color
    $400 22
I like a good glass of wine or 2; you are this type of 10-letter nondrinker
    $400 17
This story mentions an apparition "said by some to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper"
    $600 28
This metal alloy is used as a slang term for faucets & other fittings, regardless of the real material used to make them
    $600 3
Lonzo Ball, a star for this college team, didn't have far to travel for his pro job when the Lakers took him in the 2017 draft
    $600 8
This item that ends up in a bed in "The Godfather" is also on New Jersey's flag & seal
    $600 13
This French word describes a fabric design that is fastened to another piece of material
    $600 23
For you, it's got to be roses; I prefer this type of flower that comes in Rembrandt & Greigii varieties
    $600 18
The ghosts that live in the paths of the dead in this series must never rest until they fulfill their oath made to Isildur
    $800 4
In 2014 both the men's & women's teams from this university located in the small town of Storrs won basketball titles
    $800 9
8 leaves of this poi-producing plant are on Hawaii's seal
    $800 14
The name of this horse may derive from the name of a river in Idaho & Washington
    $800 24
I wear a suit at work; you go to the office in clothes for this activity on which Lululemon was built
    $800 19
A governess is convinced that the 2 children in her care see ghosts in this novella by Henry James
    $1000 5
This Spokane, Wa. Jesuit school made its first appearance in the NCAA final game in 2017, but came up a tad short
    DD: $2,000 10
Each ray of the large star on its state seal has an emblem of one of the 5 Civilized Tribes
    $1000 15
It begins, "I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven & Earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son"
    $1000 25
You like the Jason Bourne films, while I prefer classics like this one with Humphrey Bogart as a riverboat captain
    $1000 20
"The Haunting of" this title residence includes inexplicable noises & doors that shut by themselves

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

Gilbert Julie Rebecca
$5,800 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Julie Rebecca
$8,000 $3,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Psychedelic mushrooms may have been used by the cult of Demeter & this abducted daughter
    $400 18
This began as an attempt to buy New Orleans & might have been unconstitutional when Jefferson authorized it
    $400 12
The Rhine River makes its way to this sea
    $400 11
He wrote Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, "You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out"
    $400 1
Try not to laugh at this, the output of a currency counterfeiter
    $400 26
One of the first LP records pressed in 1931 was of the Philadelphia Orchestra playing this work
    $800 7
Teonanacatl, "flesh of the gods", was a mushroom sacred to these Mesoamerican people
    $800 19
This 1798 law aimed at Frenchmen & Irishmen in the U.S. was passed about 3 weeks before the Sedition Act
    $800 13
The 5 degrees east longitude line runs through the Netherlands & this other European country
    $800 17
This comedian has 2 quotes in Bartlett's, both catchphrases: "Can we talk?" & "Who knew?"
    $800 2
A full-length monster movie
    $800 27
In the '50s the Dukes of Dixieland were one of the first to record their albums with this new dual audio process
    $1200 8
This circle of mushrooms is named for the magic creatures said to dance there
    $1200 20
The Hartford Convention was a meeting of those peeved at losing trade with Britain & opposed to this war
    DD: $3,000 14
This city is about 20 miles northeast of Cannes via the N98 coastal road
    DD: $2,000 23
In 1798 he told his men, "From the summit of yonder pyramids forty centuries look down upon you"
    $1200 3
If you're eager & fidgety, you might have this rhyming problem that mentions trousers
    $1200 28
A recent vinyl resurgence has been aided by this musician, who built a pressing plant in his Detroit hometown
    $1600 9
This Welsh queen of mythical creatures rules over the Ellyllon, elflike creatures that eat toadstools
    $1600 21
His sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" helped fire the 18th century's Great Awakening religious movement
    $1600 15
This northeastern English town "Upon Tyne" gave its name to a famous brown ale
    $1600 24
This "wish"ful line from "Brokeback Mountain" is Annie Proulx' entry in Bartlett's
    $1600 4
A heroic defender, specifically of a company facing a hostile takeover
    $2000 10
Long before "Brave New World", this 4-letter liquid of Hindu mythology might have come from mushrooms
    $2000 22
After he died in 1656, Josiah Winslow succeeded him as the commander of Plymouth Colony's military forces
    $2000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Lake Ladoga is connected with the Gulf of Finland and the rest of the Baltic Sea by this commercially important river that flows through St. Petersburg
    $2000 25
Bartlett's quotes this author:
"Mother died today, or maybe it was yesterday"
    $2000 5
In a farm idiom a problematic situation is a "tough" one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gilbert Julie Rebecca
$14,800 $3,800 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the first Oscar nominee for Best Picture to be produced by an internet streaming service

Final scores:

Gilbert Julie Rebecca
$14,399 $7,598 $25
2-day champion: $22,798 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gilbert Julie Rebecca
$13,000 $6,800 $7,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2017-10-25
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