Show #7713 - Wednesday, March 7, 2018


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Lane Flynn, a business owner from Atlanta, Georgia

Emily Perez, a graduate student of library science from Wappingers Falls, New York

Jack Rice, a marketing associate from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
(Alex presents the clue from the Galapagos.) One of the most famous ships to visit the Galapagos Islands was a whaling vessel called the Essex; shortly after leaving this island of Floreana, it was attacked and destroyed by a sperm whale--hm, the inspiration for this 1851 novel?
    $200 6
    $200 1
Rock out with this magazine:
    $200 12
"The Wind in the Willows" opens with Mole doing this with brooms & dusters
    $200 2
The National American Woman Suffrage Association became the League of these in Chicago in 1920
    $200 16
Proverbially, you "sing someone's" these
    $400 22
(Alex presents the clue from the Galapagos.) In Darwin Bay, Franklin Delano Roosevelt first came to the islands aboard the U.S.S. Houston on a fishing trip; along the way, he caught a shark, but more importantly, that trip helped us make a deal with this country to establish a base here in 1942
    $400 7
    $400 3
It gets our seal of approval:
    $400 13
From the Latin, it means "relating to spring"
    $400 27
Lucy Burns took to the sky in 1916 to scatter leaflets over this city in Washington state
    $400 17
To officially approve a politician, or to sign the back of a check
    $600 23
(Alex presents the clue from the Galapagos.) Convenient to South America and with a natural food supply in the tortoises that could live for months onboard ships, the Galapagos Islands attracted many mariners, including pirates who preyed on Spanish ships that were transporting treasure from this conquered empire
    $600 8
Claude Frollo
    $600 4
In a 2017 issue Phil Mickelson shared some driver secrets:
    $600 14
From the Italian, it means "spring" or "served with veggies"
    $600 28
In 1913 Alice Paul arranged for a demonstration of over 5,000 women before this man's inauguration in D.C.
    $600 18
Plant term for honors earned during a career; don't "rest on" them & be too content
    $800 24
(Alex presents the clue from the Galapagos.) Pinnacle Rock was used as target practice by U.S. pilots in World War II, but despite the damage, it still looked good enough to be featured in this 2003 Russell Crowe film, the first major Hollywood motion picture to be made in the Galapagos
    DD: $1,000 9
Governor Ratcliffe
    $800 5
Since 1902 it's focused on science & technology & new innovations like cars & TV:
    $800 15
Spring training baseball in Florida is known as this league
    $800 19
Proxy Music, Non Jovi & the Faux Fighters are this type of band
    $1000 25
(Alex presents the clue from the Galapagos.) I'm at Post Office Bay on the island of Floreana--when sailors' messages to their families back home were intercepted right here by U.S. Navy captain David Porter & his crew, they indicated the positions of their ships, & that information helped destroy the British Pacific whaling fleet during this war
    $1000 10
    $1000 11
From Rodale, a healthy lifestyle magazine covering nutrition, medicine & exercise:
    $1000 26
Each spring, half a million sandhill ones hang out in Nebraska as they migrate
    $1000 20
From the Greeks to you, this "K" word; you'll receive 'em if you respond correctly

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

Jack Emily Lane
$4,000 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Emily Lane
$5,000 -$200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Dr. Seuss might have coined "nerd" & definitely came up with this word for an ill-tempered spoilsport
    $400 21
IRS filing statuses include married filing separately & married filing this way
    $400 2
In 1697 he toured western Europe incognito under the name Sgt. Mikhaylov
    $400 1
The group assigned to protect the president proceeds through this door meant for delivery people & other help
    $400 16
An example of metathesis, the switching of sounds, is saying "per" for "pre" in this word for a Dr.'s written order
    $400 26
You hauled in a northern one of these game fish rivaling the 55-pounder caught in 1986? Wow!
    $800 12
This classic men's hat was named for a 19th century play whose title character was actually a woman
    $800 22
Metallic powder commonly used to demonstrate magnetism
    $800 7
The promoter of an 1820 Congressional quid pro quo, Henry Clay was nicknamed this
    $800 3
A landmark Louisiana area featuring Bourbon Street gets a classic burger from McDonald's
    $800 17
A speaker for high-frequency sounds, or a high-frequency social media messager
    $800 27
9 pounds, 12 oz.?! Well done, Brent Ehrler, who boated the biggest one at the 2017 this Master Classic
    DD: $1,600 13
This nickname of little Margery Meanwell has come to mean one who is cloyingly virtuous
    $1200 23 says files are always stored in these, also called directories
    $1200 8
Wayne Gretzky, "The Great One", is a native of the country with this 3-word nickname
    $1200 4
The cruise line whose ships include the Rotterdam manages to sail to "purple mountain majesties"
    $1200 18
This verb meaning to change the play at the line of scrimmage can also mean to improvise in a non-football situation
    $1600 14
Any trusted adviser, like the one who taught Telemachus in the "Odyssey"
    $1600 24
Elinor Wylie wrote, "In masks outrageous and austere / the years go by" this way, one by one
    $1600 9
In TV's "Killing Jesus", Kelsey Grammer played this king
    $1600 5
A 1940 way to say "carrying a gun" becomes "carrying a measurement of temperature & humidity"
    $1600 19
It's the next sound you hear after an osprey spots & heads for its dinner
    $2000 15
Casanova, Romeo & Don Juan are all synonyms for this eponymous seducer from a 1703 play
    $2000 25
In the 1970s Tippi Hedren found work for refugees from this country filing nails; now that ethnic group rules the salon biz
    $2000 10
During his 1740-1786 reign, Prussia became a leading military power
    $2000 6
An Asia-set musical merges with an Isaac Asimov tale known for its 3 laws
    $2000 20
Tchaikovsky sounds ethereal played on this quirky musical instrument

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Emily Lane
$11,800 $4,200 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 3 U.N. member states that begin with the letter "J"; 2 are island nations & one is nearly landlocked

Final scores:

Jack Emily Lane
$4,399 $1 $19,198
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,198

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Emily Lane
$13,200 $4,200 $9,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2017-12-06
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