Show #7706 - Monday, February 26, 2018


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Jonah Platt, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Maryann Penzvalto, a librarian from Cleveland, Ohio

Alan Harrison, an administrative assistant from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,710)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The city of Butte's wealth was largely built on 290 million tons of copper ore taken from this state's Berkeley mine
    $200 5
A coronet is a small crown & this is a small, crownlike semicircular jeweled headdress
    $200 27
In Matthew 7 it precedes "and ye shall find"
    $200 12
A rare example of Cleoptra's handwriting is on a document made from this plant; she wrote "make it happen" in Greek
    $200 9
I was ready to run through a wall when Coach Taylor gave the "clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose" speech on this show
    $400 16
One of Texas' largest colonies of Mexican free-tailed these lives 300+ feet down in Devil's Sinkhole
    $400 6
From the French for "small side", it's any of the small, polished sides on a cut gemstone
    $400 23
To examine a document quickly, or to convert it to digital format
    $400 13
Found in lava soap, this very light porous rock is used as an abrasive in solid form & a polish in powdered form
    $400 8
When Bill Bixby's eyes suddenly changed color, this title guy was on his way, & not in a good mood
    $600 17
Bryce Canyon National Park in this state is more than 1,000 feet deep and breathtaking
    $600 7
These accessories include chandeliers, dangles & push backs
    DD: $1,600 28
"A Journey to the Center of the Earth"
    $600 4
To reconnoiter ahead of a main body, or the soldier who does it
    $600 14
Diagenesis is the process of forming this type of rock, like sandstone, through compaction & cementation
    $600 1
"Honeymooners" guy who made Ralph nuts by declaiming about "a villa in France, a yacht, or a string of poloponies"
    $800 18
We'd have to say the Soudan Underground Lab has the coolest spot in Minnesota--about .01 degrees F. above this
    $800 10
When dense, black lignite coal takes on a high polish & is used for jewelry, it's called by this high-flying name
    $800 25
"The Name of the Rose"
    $800 22
To search thoroughly, or to clean by hard rubbing
    $800 20
The U.S. printed its first national paper currency during this war
    $800 2
The "Diff'rent Strokes" catch-phrase given by the often-surprised Arnold was "What you talkin' 'bout", this sibling
    $1000 19
To appreciate the wonder of this state's Antelope Canyon, you'll need a Navajo guide
    $1000 11
Seen here, both these gems are vulnerable to scratching; they become adjectives by adding "E-S-C-E-N-T"
    $1000 24
"The Pianist", a wartime memoir & the basis for a 2002 film
    $1000 26
In the U.K. this "searching" police rank comes between sergeant & superintendent
    $1000 21
This French artist called his later works, like the one seen here, drawing with scissors
    $1000 3
Tony DiNozzo's head demanded constant slapping & Jethro was happy to help on this drama

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

Alan Maryann Jonah
$400 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Maryann Jonah
$200 $1,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
When it opened in 1902, the Santa Justa lift elevator in Lisbon, Portugal uniquely used this type of power, like the Clermont
    $400 8
Dolls represent children from around the globe on this Disneyland ride
    $400 9
Advection (common in San Francisco) & upslope are 2 main types of this visibility reducer
    $400 15
USC Trojans, who've won this bowl game 25 times since their first appearance in 1923
    $400 25
Around 1511 he created "The Creation of Adam" on the Sistine Chapel ceiling
    $400 16
In the Bible, D&G:
Sling & stone vs. sword & spear
    $800 27
To ease anxiety, elevator music first appeared in the 1920s, with this trademarked variety arriving in 1934
    $800 5
In Connecticut, you cannot have a jury for this type of court where cases might be about back rent or damaged property
    $800 10
If the UVI, standing for this, is above 10, it will take only 10 minutes to get a sunburn
    $800 14
1948 Cleveland Indians, the only team other than this one to win a World Series from 1947 to 1953
    $800 24
This "Long" Eugene O'Neill play that premiered in 1956 ranks among the greatest plays of the past 100 years
    $800 17
Familial avatars of Appalachian anger
    $1200 26
The ride was not long enough on the 28 elevators at this ancient Roman site, raising beasts & fighters to the arena floor
    $1200 4
Unimportant people or things can be called this, a term for young fish
    $1200 11
One millibar, a measurement of atmospheric pressure, equals .75 millimeters of this element, Hg
    $1200 1
Montreal Amateur Athletic Association fellas, who in 1893 became the first to win possession of this
    $1200 21
Written by a woman in the early 1000s, "The Tale of Genji" is considered this country's greatest work of literature
    $1200 18
Songwriters of the musical "Chicago"
    DD: $4,000 28
Even the elevator doors are Art Deco in this skyscraper, whose name honors an automobile builder
    $1600 6
In 18th century Europe, this disease was killing 400,000 annually
    $1600 12
From the type of plant they resemble, these ice crystals are alliteratively called this type of frost
    $1600 2
Montreal Expos, who saw this legendary base stealer & left fielder inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2017
    DD: $2,500 22
This ballet about a feathered creature was Igor Stravinsky's first international success
    $1600 19
In 1953 they found the structural strands
    $2000 30
Push the button for floor No. 124 at this tallest building in the world, then gaze out over Dubai, where it's located
    $2000 7
A line from an old hymn gave veterinarian James Herriot this title for a beloved 1972 memoir
    $2000 13
Around 1806 this British commander drew up a "wind force scale and weather notation"
    $2000 3
Golden State Warriors, who in 2015-16 lost 9 & won a NBA record this many regular-season games
    $2000 23
Famous for its mad scene, this great Donizetti opera was based on a novel by Sir Walter Scott
    $2000 20
Sons of Mars & Rhea

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Maryann Jonah
$13,400 $11,800 $7,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet"

Final scores:

Alan Maryann Jonah
$3,199 $15,801 $15,798
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Maryann Jonah
$11,000 $11,800 $9,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2017-12-05
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