Show #7710 - Friday, March 2, 2018


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Suzie Newman, an early childhood educator from New York, New York

Matt Lisiecki, an international development researcher from Brooklyn, New York

Laura McLean, a data analyst from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Set in Mexico:
"Like Water for ____"
    $200 16
In 2006, he pledged to donate more than 80% of his wealth--& he's worth billions--to charities
    $200 6
Colonel Bat Guano & Major King Kong are characters in this 1964 Peter Sellers satire
    $200 26
This official language of Myanmar uses the old name of the nation
    $200 1
Sparring with yourself
    $200 21
Its name honoring Argentinian independence, Avenida 9 de Julio in this city is 150 yards & 12 lanes wide
    $400 8
Erma Bombeck's classic wit:
"If Life Is a Bowl of ____, What Am I Doing in the Pits?"
    $400 17
Wealth from the Bankers Life & Casualty Co. enabled him & wife Catherine T. to endow their foundation
    $400 12
In 2014 he shot straight when he played "American Sniper" Chris Kyle
    $400 27
Myanmar is under international pressure to stop the persecution of the Rohingya people, mostly of this religion
    $400 2
Something indisputable has been proved "beyond" this
    $400 22
Trump Tower in Manhattan is located on this avenue
    $600 9
Serve a kids' book with a side of jam:
"If You Give a Moose a ____"
    $600 18
EJAF is short for this musician's AIDS Foundation, which works to eradicate the disease
    $600 13
This 1981 Bill Murray movie was made with the full cooperation of the U.S. Army; did they read the script?
    $600 28
State counsellor is one of her titles; she can't be president because she married a foreigner & had foreigner babies
    $600 3
Seen here is one of these at play
    $600 23
Kalakaua Avenue is a famed shopping street in this city
    $800 10
Set in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago:
"The House on ____ Street"
    DD: $1,000 19
In the 1870s the will of this man from Md. endowed an orphanage for black children, a university & a hospital
    $800 14
Tim Considine of "My Three Sons" fame was the slapee in this George C. Scott film
    $800 30
The Carmen Lucia, a 23-carat type of this corundum gemstone, came form the Mogok region of Myanmar
    $800 4
In the British government, the opposition party creates this as an alternative--no carpentry required
    $800 24
As you approach Vt. & Ct. avenues on the Monopoly board, you pass through this other light blue avenue
    $1000 11
Steinbeck's Camelot in California:
"____ Flat"
    $1000 20
L.A. has a contemporary art museum & a playhouse named for this music & movie mogul
    $1000 15
As Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, he was the "Lone survivor" in the 2013 film
    $1000 29
The temples seen here have this 5-letter name, but not because they aren't Christian--it's the village they are in
    $1000 5
The drier part of a mountain is said to be in this
    $1000 25
If you walked down this avenue from Oakland to U.C. Berkeley in the 1960s, you would spot many hippies

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

Laura Matt Suzie
$3,800 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Matt Suzie
$5,400 $5,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Seen here is a traditional carving made by this native people of New Zealand
    $400 26
James Gandolfini led 2 types of families, each with their own unique sets of problems, on this HBO drama
    $400 6
In 2000 John Paul II came to Capernaum & prayed at the spot where this apostle & first pope is said to have lived
    $400 17
The American Academy of Dermatology suggests tweezers or a needle for removal of these wood slivers
    $400 16
January 24, 1946:
This 51-member body adopts its first resolution, on the uses of atomic energy
    $400 1
Folded-back part of a jacket collar
    $800 12
In 2017 Chicagoans celebrated the 50th birthday of this cubist's 50-foot-tall sculpture in Daley Plaza
    $800 27
In "Two and a Half Men", he was just Duckie playing Alan Harper, dad to the half-man
    DD: $1,200 7
After the crucifixion Joseph of this city went to Pilate & asked for the body of Jesus
    $800 18
Androcles had a few tense moments until he removed one of these pointy things from a lion's paw
    $800 22
December 10, 1948:
This milestone document, the UDHR, is adopted
    DD: $3,500 2
The AKC calls this German import "an inherent protector"
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a sculpture on the monitor.) Leaning against another famous figure, the sculpture here is a personification of this river, with 16 children climbing about alluding to the 16 cubits it ideally rose during flooding to ensure a fertile year
    $1200 28
On this show, Will moved in with his Auntie Viv & Uncle Phil, parents to Hilary, Ashley, Nicky & dance master Carlton
    $1200 8
Paul wrote to the Romans from Corinth; to the Corinthians from Ephesus; &, closing the circle, to them from Rome
    $1200 19
Waffle & sugar are 2 varieties of this item invented around 1900
    $1200 23
November 4, 1977:
The Security Council condemns this country's racist regime & initiates an arms embargo
    $1200 3
In this Scandinavian language, "flower" is blomst
    $1600 14
His sculpture "The Burghers of Calais" honors a sacrifice by the city's leaders in 1347
    $1600 29
Taiwanese immigrant Louis Huang makes a go of it in 1990s Orlando with his wife & 3 sons on this ABC sitcom
    $1600 9
As recounted in 1 Kings & 2 Chronicles, the queen of this realm converted to Judaism
    $1600 20
This Japanese electronics company got its name from a replaceable-lead pencil that was always pointy
    $1600 24
October 25, 1971:
The People's Republic of China is admitted, & this leader's representatives are expelled
    $1600 4
From "T" to sullen "T", this adjective means ready to fight
    $2000 15
His "Bird in Space" was the subject of a court case after U.S. customs officials deemed it an industrial part & not a sculpture
    $2000 30
His 2017 Emmy award as dad & son on "This Is Us" was his second in two years--for your information, the "K" is for Kelby
    $2000 10
It's the city where a reluctant Jonah was sent to preach
    $2000 21
The island of Palawan, part of this country, is pointy on both ends
    $2000 25
December 2010:
An appeal to safeguard people worldwide identified by this 4-letter abbreviation
    $2000 5
"Fetus" led to this word for infertile & later, weak but snobby

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Matt Suzie
$6,200 $14,100 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Echoing a rock band with 8 platinum albums, the teams of the Ark. School for the Deaf are named for this animal

Final scores:

Laura Matt Suzie
$6,200 $14,950 $7,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,950 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Matt Suzie
$6,200 $17,200 $7,600
15 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2017-12-05
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