Show #7694 - Thursday, February 8, 2018


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Alex Hotovy, a student from Omaha, Nebraska

Marty Cunningham, an accountant and voice artist from Arvada, Colorado

John Giambrone, an investment banking analyst from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Adele picked up the phone in 2017 saying this title to win a Grammy for Song of the Year
    $200 22
In November of 2016, a reported five million people gathered in this city to celebrate a recent championship
    $200 17
In chess, the player of these pieces makes the first move
    $200 11
Its state flag features a coat of arms supported by a miner & a sailor & topped by a badger
    $200 16
Mom of a queen:
    $200 1
It was when Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunctioned
    $400 6
The Grammys thought, "Maybe not" about this nominated song from Carly Rae Jepsen
    $400 23
30 million people in one day crowded this Indian river to celebrate the 2013 Kumbh Mela festival
    $400 18
You win if you pocket the 8-ball on this first shot of the game
    $400 12
Kansas' state flag features horses, oxen & some of these native bovines
    $400 27
Mom of a king:
    $400 2
Back in 1856 a newspaper first described the game of baseball with this 2-word phrase
    $600 7
Stevie Wonder got a Grammy nom & an Oscar win for 1984 for this message anyone would love to hear coming over the phone
    $600 24
Tens of millions from this branch of Islam make a yearly pilgrimage to Karbala to the Mosque of Imam Hussein
    $600 19
If you decide not to take a chance & attack with your armies in this Hasbro game, you pass the dice to your left
    DD: $1,800 13
This creature shows up in the center of North Dakota's flag & on 9 other state flags
    $600 28
Born far away:
    $600 3
This monthly series of movie newsreels ran from 1935 to 1951
    $800 8
Fronted by Debbie Harry, they dialed up a 1980 nomination with "Call Me"
    $800 25
Around six million attended the concluding mass Pope Francis held in this very Catholic Asian country
    $800 20
"Polish" this is played on a 100-square board, & pieces may move backwards to capture
    $800 14
This state's distinctive beastly flag is seen here
    $800 29
Less than advertised:
    $800 4
For foxtrot music it's 4/4
    $1000 9
He won some bling for best rap song for "Hotline Bling"
    $1000 26
In 1970, five million mourners crowded near Ramses Square for the funeral procession of this Middle East leader
    $1000 21
In this board game from India, a piece occupying your opponent's safety space cannot be captured
    $1000 15
This state's flag is abuzz with a beehive, a symbol of industry
    $1000 10
1988 bestseller that was followed by the same author's "The Universe in a Nutshell"

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

John Marty Alex
$0 $5,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Marty Alex
$1,000 $7,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: It's not the Grammy Phone, it's...)
(Alex Trebek: I don't know how to pronounce this. Is it...)
    $400 24
Now that she has the Epicurious app, gramma can peruse over 30,000 of these, giving new ideas for Thanksgiving
    $400 11
Not surprisingly, Selma Lagerlof of this country was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $400 6
To make a symbol on something
    $400 14
This astrological age believed to signal spirituality & harmony gave its name to the hippie 1960s
    $400 1
Krueger. Voorhees. Razor glove. Hockey mask. This film
    $400 19
Micro-roasters ply their wares & barista champions are crowned at Vienna's festival for this product
    $800 12
In 1938 "Animals of the Bible" by Dorothy P. Lathrop became the first picture book to win this medal
    $800 7
To move up & down as if in a boxing ring
    $800 15
Japan's Heisei Era began in 1989 upon the death of this man
    $800 2
It's this Michael Cera character "vs. The World"--specifically, the 7 exes of Mary Elizabeth Winstead
    DD: $600 20
The Imperial Chapel is a great place to catch this "young" group of singers founded by Maximilian I in 1498
    $1200 25
The Eyereader app turns the phone into this device, making print easier to read
    $1200 13
Winners of Britain's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction include Lionel Shriver for her novel "We Need to Talk About" him
    $1200 8
To make your way through not-so-deep water
    $1200 16
In French, this intellectual age of the 17th & 18th centuries was "Le Siecle des Lumieres"
    $1200 3
Justin Henry was at the center of the custody battle between 2 eventual Oscar winners in this 1979 film
    $1200 21
The Tower of Babel is part of the Kunsthistorisches Museum's great collection of this Flemish painter, the Elder
    $1600 27
In flip or smart version, Gramma wants this phone aimed at seniors & named for a long-ago dance
    $1600 22
In 1881 a literary prize named for this "Eugene Onegin" author was established to honor Russian writers
    $1600 9
To touch all the bags in baseball
    DD: $2,000 17
"The Country Wife" is one of the bawdy plays named for this era when the English monarchy returned
    $1600 4
Woody Harrelson in this film: "If the 1st Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, then it will protect all of you"
    $1600 29
Most Viennese streetcar lines will take you into the Wienerwald, these, for a little hiking, ja?
    $2000 26
Meemaw says the games from this app whose name is from the Latin for "light" help keep her sharp
    $2000 23
Awarded by Yale, this poetry prize was established by an admirer of Carl Jung, who named it for Jung's home in Switzerland
    $2000 10
To throw something, or to strike gently under the chin
    $2000 18
In 1925 John Dos Passos wrote of "The Excitement and Wickedness of" this age happening then
    $2000 5
Tom Hanks faces the Big Woo, the geographic feature that makes up the second part of the title of this film
    $2000 28
A great sight in Vienna is the cathedral of this saint, the first Christian martyr

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Marty Alex
$800 $20,400 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Famed for its health care system & medical school, it also sold 15 acres for $10 in 1947 to build CDC headquarters

Final scores:

John Marty Alex
$1,599 $18,900 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,900 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Marty Alex
$1,400 $19,200 $10,200
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2017-11-08
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