Show #7697 - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

WE ASKED: Jay Leno.


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Emily Deckenback, a midwife from San Bruno, California

Frank Lang, a utility locator from Mesa, Arizona

Marty Cunningham, an accountant and voice artist from Arvada, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $65,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
(Jay Leno presents the clue.) First produced in 1955, the Citroen DS remains to this day the most innovative car ever designed... in 1962 it saved the life of this French president when its hydropneumatic suspension kept his car under control at 70 MPH when assassins shot out a tire
    $200 6
In female mammals prolactin initiates the secretion of this
    $200 11
Atticus Finch & Denny Crane
    $200 16
Wood suitable to be used for building, or a word used when a tree is falling
    $200 19
If you are in Wroclaw in this country, you might observe the airport named for Copernicus
    $200 26
    $400 2
(Jay Leno presents the clue.) In the 50s and 60s France's Panhard PL 17 delivered excellent performance along with the then-remarkable future of 40 MPG thanks to a tiny but powerful 2-cylinder engine & weight-saving features like trim & bumpers made out of this lightweight material
    $400 7
The 1990s weren't baseball's sex hormone era, but sex hormones are these compounds of 17 carbon atoms
    $400 12
Folk hero Paul Bunyan
    $400 17
These often round spots in wood planks are the remaining stumps of onetime tree branches
    DD: $1,000 21
Cities in Greece & Macedonia both have airports named for this man
    $600 3
(Jay Leno presents the clue.) Considered the most sophisticated & expensive steam car ever built, the Doble generates tremendous power; in fact in 1925 this aviator, movie mogul & original owner got it up to 132.5 miles per hour
    $600 8
Glucagon, which raises glucose levels in the blood, works in opposition to this other pancreatic hormone
    $600 13
Lola in the song "Copacabana"
    $600 18
This term for the fibers within a piece of finished wood can refer to direction, size or arrangement
    $600 22
Ajaccio on this French island has named its airport for Napoleon
    $800 4
(Jay Leno presents the clue.) The jet-engine 1963 Chrysler Turbine car was a tour de force of futuristic design & as a 14-year-old, I went to this 1964 New York City expedition of space-age technology specifically to see one
    $800 9
Acromegaly, a disorder in which the hands & feet enlarge, is caused by overproduction of this
    $800 14
Buffy's Watcher, Mr. Giles, at Sunnydale High
    $800 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Prized for its hard, reddish wood and used in furniture, this national tree of Belize appears on its flag
    $800 24
Venice's airport is named for this Italian traveler
    $1000 5
(Jay Leno presents the clue.) With a top speed of more than 240 MPH, a central driving position & touches like an engine bay literally lined with heat-reflective gold, it's no surprise that this British company's F1 has been called the greatest car of the 20th century
    $1000 10
Darkness triggers production of this hormone isolated in 1958, so turn out the lights at bedtime
    $1000 15
Dudley Do-Right
    $1000 23
This construction toy created by John Lloyd Wright turned 100 in 2016 & is all wood after an unfortunate era of plastic
    $1000 25
Konrad Adenauer Airport serves this city where Konrad worked as chancellor of West Germany

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Marty Frank Emily
$600 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Frank Emily
$1,800 $4,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Don't zigzag; make this to your destination
    $400 16
A share of stock in this company, then just a bookseller, cost about $1.50 in June 1997; 20 years later? Over $1,100!
    $400 26
After North Vietnamese troops captured it in 1975, it was renamed Ho Chi Minh City
    $400 11
Quoting this novel, "About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire"
    $400 1
Harry Truman, who defied these surveys, mused, "What would Jesus Christ have preached if he'd taken" one?
    $400 21
Tom Hanks just wants some time with his girl after ages on an island in this 2000 movie, but she's moved on
    $800 7
Sitcom star start
    $800 17
The news (corp) had been good & then bad for this founder in his long bid to take over European broadcaster sky
    $800 27
"The King and I" is set in the 1860s in this country
    $800 12
It begins, "When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow"
    $800 2
In his 2nd inaugural address, he said, "I know that the acquisition of Louisiana has been disapproved by some"
    $800 22
When Andy gives Woody to Bonnie in the third movie in this series, the handkerchiefs start a-flutterin'
    $1200 8
Overseas overtures
    $1200 18
Let's see... I need some gas, a patio set & 27 boxes of cereal at this retailer whose roots trace back to 1976
    $1200 28
Zimbabwe was formerly known as this & also Southern this
    $1200 13
Spoiler alert! Thomas Hardy's novel about this woman ends with her arrest & death
    $1200 3
In accepting his 1988 nomination, he called on govt. & the private sector to bring about "a kinder and gentler nation"
    $1200 23
All the singing in the world from Ewan McGregor can't bring this actress back to life at the end of "Moulin Rouge!"
    $1600 9
This time, it really matters
    $1600 19
In 2002 this Nasdaq co. put in a winning bid of $1.5 billion to buy PayPal, which would be quite handy for it
    $1600 29
For most of the 1980s, Cambodia was known by this name
    DD: $2,000 14
In Audrey Niffenegger's bestseller, Clare Abshire DeTamble is this title spouse
    $1600 4
In 1996 Bill Clinton declared, "I still believe in a place called" this, "a place called America"
    $1600 24
After his death, Gerard Butler's love letters sent to Hilary Swank end with this afterthought, the movie's title
    $2000 10
Tuna fisherman's catch
    $2000 20
Buy a Driveluxe GPS from this company & you'll get free lifetime updates of North American maps
    $2000 30
Prior to 1925 this world capital was known as Kristiania
    $2000 15
Referring to this Zora Neale Hurston novel, Alice Walker said, "There is no book more important to me"
    DD: $2,000 5
In 1832 Andrew Jackson complained that this institution "is trying to kill me, but I will kill it"
    $2000 25
Lifelong friends Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey sit on the sand one last time at the end of this uber-chick flick

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Frank Emily
$9,000 $16,000 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2017 the Bel-Air estate used in this '60s TV show was listed for $350 million

Final scores:

Marty Frank Emily
$17,000 $22,999 $3,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marty Frank Emily
$14,000 $16,000 $3,800
15 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)
27 R,
5 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2017-11-27
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