Show #7705 - Friday, February 23, 2018


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Mary Kalemkerian, a human rights officer from New York, New York

Kate Tucci, a blogger from Los Angeles, California

Alan Harrison, an administrative assistant from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Christina Aguilera talks about tackling this very difficult song
    $200 8
From the Spanish for "stray animal", it's a wild horse, or a sports car
    $200 14
The 8th:
This alloy, so maybe use one of your old Olympic medals
    $200 9
Reddening of the face in the presence of someone you're crazy about
    $200 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map of San Francisco Bay on the monitor.) San Francisco Bay, with its strong currents & frigid water, was probably too much for three inmates who escaped this prison in June 1962 in a homemade raft
    $200 27
Wheel! Of! Mis-fortune! PBS noted if you bet $100 an hour on this game, you'd lose an average of $5.26 an hour over time
    $400 25
Shonda Rhimes discusses the importance of doing research, as she did when creating & writing this show
    $400 5
The roar of this type of monkey can be heard 2 miles away, & also right here
    $400 15
The 35th:
This marine organism, so be creative & take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef
    $400 10
An oxford that's a piece of evidence at a crime scene
    $400 17
Many prefer the safety of the Panama Canal to dealing with this S. American cape rounded by a Dutch navigator in 1616
    $400 26
Life was a bowl of cherries when a Vegas man won $4.6 million & years later, $21.1 million on a Megabucks one of these
    $600 28
Here's this celebrity chef teaching about knife skills
    $600 4
The Chinese call this native animal da xiong mao, meaning "great bear cat"
    $600 18
The 11th:
This metal, so anything Superman-related
    $600 11
A sense of excitement in Sao Paulo
    $600 21
First sighted in 1488, this dangerous South African cape will never quite be rounded by the Flying Dutchman
    $600 1
Somehow this game even makes the concept of insurance exciting; splitting may also play a key role
    $800 29
Serena Williams talks about how to master the fundamentals of these, forehands & backhands from the baseline
    $800 6
Descriptive moniker for this South Asian export
    $800 19
The 2nd:
This fiber, so how about a set of sheets with a high thread count
    $800 12
An irritating inconvenience at Balmoral
    $800 22
Swift water rescue teams frequently visit the Great Falls area of this river between Reston & Bethesda
    $800 2
The race & sports book has special cards to let you do this to your winnings, plow them right into the next wager
    $1000 30
Steve Martin explains how he found the voice of Ruprecht in this film with Michael Caine
    $1000 7
A porpoise with a purpose would know that along with whale & dolphins, they make up this mammalian order
    $1000 20
The 30th:
These gems, perhaps a string of the seed type
    $1000 13
The most essential chorus
    DD: $1,500 23
In 2016 the waves at Mavericks in this "lunar" California bay were gnarly, dude, like totally hitting 50 feet
    $1000 3
One joker is added to a 52-card deck & may be used to complete any flush or a straight in this Asian type of poker

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

Alan Kate Mary
$2,800 $1,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Kate Mary
$6,200 $4,500 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
There's nothing like a dame, particularly this dame surrounded by her mystery novels
    $400 23
Landmarks along this Washington, D.C. route include the J. Edgar Hoover building & the National Archives
    $400 18
Those who said Arthur was born in Canada, not Vermont, have been retroactively called these, like Obama's doubters
    $400 10
"Battle of the Sexes"
    $400 1
As a boy, James Whistler lived in St. Petersburg, Russia where he studied Velazquez' work at this state museum
    $400 5
They're your chief biting teeth--you have 4 on top & 4 on the bottom
    $800 13
Here's this author of spy fiction, licensed to type
    $800 24
Changan Avenue runs east-west through Beijing with this square lying at the midpoint
    $800 19
On May 24, 1883 President Arthur & other dignitaries helped dedicate this bridge that spans the East River
    $800 9
"Breaking Away"
    $800 2
The Getty Villa is modeled after the Villa Dei Papiri, a house in this town that was named for a hero & wiped out by Vesuvius
    $800 16
The disguise seen here is perfect for someone who's traveling this way & doesn't want to be recognized
    $1200 14
It was not the best of hair days for this great British author
    $1200 25
In Oct. 2017 the 3-mile-long Tappan Zee Bridge was closed as a prelude to demolition on this state's thruway
    DD: $555 28
On his last day in office, Arthur nominated this ex-president for the retired list of the Army with full pay
    $1200 8
    DD: $2,000 3
It was completed under Ferdinand VII in 1819 & opened as the Royal Museum of Painting
    $1200 20
It's a court order requiring a person to refrain from doing some specified act
    $1600 15
That's a fab coat on this Irish wit
    $1600 26
A stretch in Newfoundland was one of the final sections built in this 4,860-mile highway
    $1600 7
    $1600 4
Frank Lloyd Wright intended visitors to this NYC museum that he designed to start at the top & spiral their way down
    $1600 21
It's French for an innocent, unworldly young woman, or an actress who plays one
    $2000 17
Here's Simone de Beauvoir with this like-minded friend
    $2000 27
This Kansas town's historic Front Street has been reconstructed to appear as it did in the 1870s
    $2000 6
"Heart Like a Wheel"
    $2000 11
Built in 1852 as a winter shelter for citrus trees, it's now a Paris museum that houses Monet's "Water Lilies"
    $2000 22
It's the title given to a daughter of a Spanish monarch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Kate Mary
$16,755 $12,500 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1994 Wired magazine described this 4-letter word as an idea leaping "from mind to mind... as viruses leap from body to body"

Final scores:

Alan Kate Mary
$8,509 $2,500 $299
2-day champion: $23,710 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Kate Mary
$17,400 $12,000 $5,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2017-11-28
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