Show #7707 - Tuesday, February 27, 2018


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Paul Mitchell Kelleher, a physician from Millington, New Jersey

Amy Finkelstein, an editor from Chicago, Illinois

Maryann Penzvalto, a librarian from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Back on the doomed planet of Krypton, she was known as Kara Zor-El
    $200 12
Often used in restaurant titles, it means "in the house of"
    $200 26
In the United States, Esso stations like the one here are a thing of the past; in 1972, Esso became this 5-letter brand
    $200 1
It's home to Britain's oldest university
    $200 17
It circles the Earth at zero degrees latitude
    $200 6
In 1649 this colony led by Cecilius, Lord Baron of Baltimore, passed a law of religious toleration
    $400 8
As mom & member of the Incredibles, Helen Parr is sometimes stretched thin as this non-caped crusader
    $400 13
Meaning "without", this word is pronounced with an "S" sound at the end in the U.S., but not in France
    $400 27
Atlantic Refining & Richfield Petroleum are no more; in 1966 they merged to create the company known by this acronym
    $400 2
This Nova Scotia capital is actually closer to Dublin, Ireland than it is to Victoria, British Columbia
    $400 18
In 2011 Mayor Bloomberg said though "we will never forget the devastation of the area", it's time to stop calling it this
    $400 22
"Let there be no compulsion in religion", says this book's second surah
    $600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents an acronym on the monitor.) Saying "Shazam!" gave Mary Batson godly powers; "S" for Selena, "H" for Hippolyta, "A" for Ariadne, "Z" for Zephyrus, "A" for Aurora & "M" for this wise Roman goddess
    $600 14
This short phrase means "in the style of" in English & French
    $600 28
What was formerly a Gilmore oil field in this city is now the Farmers' Market, a tourist attraction at 3rd & Fairfax
    DD: $1,000 3
Antony & Cleopatra died there in 30 B.C.
    $600 19
He played Max Bialystock in the original film version of "The Producers"
    $600 23
Karl Popper's paradox of tolerance says the tolerant should claim the right not to tolerate these people
    $800 10
This colorful sorceress sided with the Captain in "Captain America: Civil War"
    $800 15
In French, it's a preposition meaning "behind"; in English, it's a noun for the behind
    $800 29
Rudolf Diesel's first engine was designed to run on the dust of this solid fuel
    $800 4
It's the state capital whose official flag is seen here
    $800 20
A good time for a raid, it's 3-word military slang for an unspecified time between midnight & dawn
    $800 24
"Never in our full life could we hope to do such work for tolerance... as now we do by accident," said this partner of Sacco
    $1000 11
In the "X-Men" film universe, Sophie Turner played young Jean Grey, while she plays the grown-up
    $1000 16
This 3-word term for "face to face" is generally used in English for comparisons
    $1000 30
Here's a gas station in the '20s, when they were called this kind of station, from what attendants did at the pump
    $1000 5
It's the largest city in South Dakota & its X is silent
    $1000 21
Published in 1986 "Count Zero" is a sequel to his "Neuromancer"
    $1000 25
This Frenchman's 1734 "Lettres Philosophiques" argues in favor of religious tolerance

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

Maryann Amy Paul
$5,200 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Amy Paul
$7,000 $4,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the TV spin-off, you name the source show.)
    $400 16
Shown here is this number of the Wong-Baker faces scale for pain, the worst one
    $400 4
The Federalist Papers were published in 1787 & 1788 to persuade New Yorkers to ratify this
    $400 1
"The Flash"
    $400 15
"Rebecca" begins, "Last night I dreamt I went to" this home "again"
    $800 17
The first person to have 2 restaurants earn this top Michelin rating was Eugenie Brazier
    $800 6
Federalist 56 argued that one member for every 30,000 people in a state would work for this body
    $800 2
"Lou Grant"
    $800 14
This employer of Jane Eyre owns Thornfield Hall
    $800 24
I.O.T. stands for this, when all your devices are connected
    DD: $600 27
Latin name for the large, dark lunar plains that early observers thought were seas
    $1200 18
In 2016, this brand changed its product rating icons to make them more colorful & easier to read
    $1200 7
The papers were the product of Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & him
    $1200 3
"Trapper John, M.D."
    $1200 11
The title of this E.M. Forster novel refers to a country house, & there's no apostrophe
    $1200 21
In the King James version of Matthew 19, Jesus tells his disciples, "With God..." these 4 words
    $1600 26
On the moon, Schroter's this is more than a hundred miles long, like the fertile Shenandoah on Earth
    $1600 19
AAA rates hotels with these items--5 of them signifies ultimate luxury
    DD: $3,000 8
Federalist 74 said, "The dread of being accused of... connivance" would keep presidents from abusing this power
    $1600 5
Daytime's "Port Charles"
    $1600 12
This novel kicks off with news that Netherfield Park has been let
    $1600 22
Deliver us "from ghoulies & ghosties & long-leggedy beasties, &" these 7-word noisy creepies
    $2000 25
Mons Huygens, the moon's tallest peak, is in this lunar range; Monte Corno is the tallest in the earthly one
    $2000 20
The Little Man system for reviewing movies has been used by this Bay Area paper for years
    $2000 9
Each of the papers was signed with this Roman name, perhaps derived from a word meaning "people"
    $2000 10
"Vanderpump Rules", on Bravo
    $2000 13
In a Henry James novel, Catherine Sloper's fictional home is on this real Manhattan square
    $2000 23
Yeats used this 3-word phrase before "the center cannot hold"; Chinua Achebe used it as a title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Amy Paul
$9,600 $6,400 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1931 story in the New Yorker said this "weighs 600,000,000 pounds (&)... contains 37,000,000 cubic feet"

Final scores:

Maryann Amy Paul
$12,801 $100 $8,700
2-day champion: $28,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maryann Amy Paul
$12,600 $7,400 $5,000
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2017-12-05
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