Show #7715 - Friday, March 9, 2018


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Mark Ashton, a software engineer from Elmhurst, Illinois

Megan Durazo, a librarian from Playa Del Rey, California

Lane Flynn, a business owner from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
A calvary is an often life-size sculpture depicting this event
    $200 1
Differing by 2 days, the sidereal & synodic types of these are determined by the Moon
    $200 20
Let's sea... it precedes clam, crab & mackerel
    $200 6
To stave off bad luck, use your knuckles & do this
    $200 11
George & Robert Stephenson developed the "rocket", an early practical one of these train pullers
    $200 26
Apollo 7 commander Wally Schirra exclaimed this happy Fred Flintstone line from space in 1968
    $400 17
A small room for prayer; St. John the Divine has several such as St. James & St. Savior
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) Asteroid 2010 TK7 flew into an area that normally would cause it to orbit unstably, but it hit just the right spot where gravity holds it steady in Earth's orbit, making it this type of asteroid that shares its name with an ancient Greek war
    $400 21
An item deposited as security is in this
    $400 7
On Aug. 15, 1969 Richie Havens kicked off this 4-day festival
    $400 12
Parliament's Factory Act of 1819 reduced the working hours for these to a maximum of 12 hours a day
    $400 27
Fred first met this purple creature while on a hunting trip & took him home as a pet
    DD: $2,800 18
The mensa is the top slab or surface of one of these
    $600 3
This very hot planet sorta has snow--metals like galena are vaporized & settle as mist on the mountains
    $600 22
Singer Gladys or Hoops coach Bob
    $600 8
Founded around the 1870s gold rush, this entire South Dakota city has been named a national historic landmark
    $600 13
In the 18th century the word factory gained popularity, dropping these first 4 letters it used to have
    $600 28
After this voice of Barney (& Bugs Bunny) was injured in a car accident, he recorded much of season 2 in his bedroom
    $800 19
A benitier is a basin for this special liquid
    $800 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) Uranus' severe tilt & 84-year orbit mean that the decades-long seasons are extreme; most of the time, one-half is in total darkness or light, but during this 2007 event, every part of the planet saw some sunlight
    $800 24
To swindle someone
    $800 9
In Appalachia this rodent is known as a whistle pig
    $800 14
In the 1800s it was an industry of recycling wool for cheap blankets & such; today it's an adjective for poor workmanship
    $800 29
One street the Flintstones lived on in this town was Cobblestone Way
    $1000 23
A sacristy has this other name, from its use to store clerical garments
    $1000 5
This big moon of Saturn has rain & lakes; don't get excited--they are made of methane
    $1000 25
Author of "The Roman Hat Mystery"
    $1000 10
It was once the place where an unruly child was sent to receive his punishment
    $1000 15
Revolutionizing construction, this man's "process" was the first large-scale method for producing steel
    $1000 30
In a very special episode, when the Rubbles' efforts to adopt this boy almost fail, Barney considers suicide

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

Lane Megan Mark
$3,800 $0 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lane Megan Mark
$7,000 -$600 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
Designed in 1940 in just 75 days, the prototype Jeep was delivered to the U.S. Army on this appropriate November day
    $400 16
When you have skin problems like acne or rosacea, you go to this type of doctor
    $400 18
This Milton poem has the lines "so talked the spirited sly snake; and Eve, yet more amazed, unwary thus replied"
    $400 1
If you're pampered in Perugia, you're living this, Italian for "the sweet life"
    $400 11
Beit Aghion, the current Israeli prime minister's residence, is in this city, not Tel Aviv
    $400 24
These yellow sidekicks of the once-despicable Gru got this own origin story film in 2015
    $800 7
He's seen here riding in a Jeep on Leyte Island in November 1944, shortly after his return to the Philippines
    $800 19
The name of this field dealing with the care & diseases of newborns & premature babies dates to only about 1960
    $800 22
In the Harry Potter books, Nagini is this man's serpentine servant
    $800 2
An eighteenth-century Spanish singer was known as this; her name became an exclamation & we put "Ay!" before it
    DD: $6,000 12
You will find this country's leader at Carthage Presidential Palace, near an archaeological site
    $800 25
She returned to television in 2017 as "The Sinner"
    $1200 8
In 1944 "Old Faithful", the first Marine Corps Jeep on Guadalcanal, got one of these medals for its bullet wounds
    $1200 20
This specialty is devoted to treating diseases of the joints, muscles & tissues, including gout & arthritis
    $1200 23
Asmodeus Poisonteeth in "Redwall" is a giant one of these "calculating" snakes
    $1200 4
Voltaire said the English sometimes execute an admiral "pour encourager les autres", literally this
    $1200 13
You can see why Cheong Wa Dae, home to this country's leader, is known as the Blue House
    $1200 26
Bruno Mars sings, "Ooh, I love that dress, but you won't need it anymore" in this designer tune
    $1600 9
After World War II, Jeeps were sold to farmers as "The All-Around Farm Work" this; one Jeep could do the work of 2
    $1600 21
A subspecialty of internal medicine, it deals with conditions that affect the lungs & respiratory tract
    $1600 29
Cadmus kills a giant serpent but later turns into one himself in this work by Ovid
    $1600 5
German for "ladies & gentlemen" is "Meine Damen und" these, as in the "Cabaret" number "Willkommen"
    $1600 14
The Canadian PM can be found at 24 Sussex Drive, which has a beautiful view of this river
    $1600 27
In 2017 he announced his engagement to co-star Rose Leslie
    $2000 10
Jeeps by the thousands came off the assembly line of this original maker, giving the Axis the...
    $2000 17
If you need a root canal, your dentist may refer you to this person who specializes in diseases of the dental pulp
    $2000 30
In "The Jungle Book" (not the movie), this 100-year-old python is Mowgli's protector
    DD: $4,000 6
This 3-word Latin phrase means "retroactively"
    $2000 15
How chic! There are shoe stores right across the street from this palace, home to the French president
    $2000 28
A Netflix documentary about Lady Gaga has this subtitle, a reference to height

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lane Megan Mark
$23,000 $7,400 $14,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Bill Fernandez, who in 1971 introduced to each other the 2 founders of this California company, became its first full-time employee in 1977

Final scores:

Lane Megan Mark
$14,601 $7,400 $29,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lane Megan Mark
$15,800 $7,400 $12,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2017-12-06
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