Show #7716 - Monday, March 12, 2018


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Zach Dark, an investment analyst from Hoover, Alabama

Ashley O'Mara, a Ph.D. candidate and teaching associate from Baldwinsville, New York

Mark Ashton, a software engineer from Elmhurst, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Boathouse, houseboat. There's an example for you.)
    $200 1
They're the oldest & best preserved of the 7 ancient wonders
    $200 26
New recruits at Parris Island get whipped into shape by a D.I., short for this
    $200 21
An apple pastry & to reverse a legal decision
    $200 14
Ariel Winter was the title Dunphy in "The Day Alex Left for College", a 2015 episode of this sitcom
    $200 4
When overlining to make these look fuller, Khloe Kardashian says do it top & bottom but not at the sides
    $200 3
"A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state..."
    $400 2
The fire at its top guided ships for over a thousand years
    $400 27
The more fashionable amongst us know that espadrilles are a type of these
    $400 22
An unexpected victory by a lesser team & a plan that makes use of an unsuspecting person
    $400 15
You can play with blocks in creative mode or fight monsters in survival mode in this video game
    $400 8
This vacuum brand reversed the flow with its "supersonic" hair dryer
    $400 6
"Congress shall make no law..."
    $600 5
Standing over 100 feet tall, the Colossus of Rhodes was a huge bronze statue of this sun god whose name mean "sun"
    $600 28
It's a 1 followed by 15 zeroes
    $600 23
The sound of a firearm & a firearm used to ensure a pregnant daughter gets married
    $600 16
In a 2016 hit a hospitable Flo Rida offered a "welcome to" this title place
    $600 9
This word for "shape" can mean using makeup to create a new shape for your face
    DD: $600 7
"No person shall... be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb"
    $800 12
Her temple at Ephesus was destroyed by invading Goths in 262
    $800 29
The Lafayette Escadrille in World War I was made up of men who operated these
    $800 24
Food sold to be eaten elsewhere & a film clip left on the editing room floor
    $800 17
Simon Baker must have had a vision that he'd be a hit as Patrick Jane on this series
    $800 10
Skip the glue--One Two lashes attach to your real lashes using tiny these to hold them in place
    $800 19
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons... shall not be violated"
    $1000 13
Fragments of sculpture from this tomb are in the British Museum
    $1000 30
Here's this distinctive monkey of the African rainforest
    $1000 25
Chores around the domicile & a Dickensian institution where the poor exchanged labor for lodging
    $1000 18
Her acclaimed roles range from Roseanne's sister Jackie to the mom in "Lady Bird"
    $1000 11
Add some bling to your fingers with Swarovski Pixie--crushed these to sprinkle on wet nails
    $1000 20
"The powers not delegated to the United States... are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people"

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

Mark Ashley Zach
$200 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Ashley Zach
$2,000 $1,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
When they met in 1959, Marilyn Monroe said this Soviet premier looked at her the way a man looks at a woman
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles.) Living in Los Angeles when he wrote "Fahrenheit 451", this author took the title from the temperature at which paper burns
    $400 21
An actor playing a role vastly different from other roles he's known for is "cast against" this
    $400 26
Lake Uri is where this Swiss hero is said to have leaped from a prison-bound boat & escaped Gessler
    $400 16
19th c. teacher James Pillans boasted of being among the first to have students make chalk markings on this
    $400 1
Groucho Marx called "military" this "a contradiction in terms"
    $800 10
Pam Anderson's trips to London's Ecuadorian embassy had People magazine asking if she was dating this man
    $800 8
"I'm Losing You", "I'll Let You Go" & 2003's "Still Holding" are Bruce Wagner's showbiz trilogy named for this device
    $800 22
It's the "circular" term for redoing dialogue of a low sound quality
    $800 27
The Uda & Chikoy are among the 300-plus rivers & streams that flow into this huge Siberian lake
    $800 17
24 states mandate this kind of education; 22 of them say to include HIV in the curriculum
    $800 2
To ostentatiously display ability, like your knowledge of Edna Ferber's works
    $1200 11
When this Italian director & fan met Stan Lee, Lee's receptionist pronounced his name like a serious type of crime
    $1200 9
In this author's "The Long Goodbye", Philip Marlowe is living on Yucca Ave. & drinking at Victor's
    $1200 23
Fittingly, given what his name means, Joe Pesci starred as "My Cousin Vinny", this kind of tale of culture shock
    DD: $3,000 28
Take a look & we'll Clooney you into this lake, 25 miles north of Milan
    DD: $3,000 18
There was a 21st C. boom in boot camps for this activity, a less scary version of computer programming
    $1200 3
Originally, it was a series of pictures viewed through a hole in a box--P.S., it now has a seedier meaning
    $1600 12
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hosted a seance to contact this magician's mother; it didn't go well & the 2 friends parted ways
    $1600 14
L.A. foster homes & poisoning with the white plant of the title are part of this Janet Fitch novel
    $1600 24
"Above the" this refers to the budgeted cost associated with the major talent
    $1600 30
Every little breeze seems to whisper this Alberta lake, so named to honor the daughter of Queen Victoria
    $1600 19
In 2017 this N.J. city regained local control over its schools & 55,000 students, taken over by the state in 1995
    $1600 4
A piece of fabric on a boat mast to show wind direction, or a Poe title adjective
    $2000 13
This one-time POTUS hopeful once had a drinking session with unlikely pal Hunter S. Thompson
    $2000 15
Michael Connelly says this cop & "Hollywood Station" author "took crime fiction to a whole new level"
    $2000 25
Term for a sought-after item that drives a plot; Hitchcock said the word originated as a device to trap lions in Scotland
    $2000 29
In 1802 Matthew Flinders discovered the rather unusual-looking & very salty Lake Hillier in this nation
    $2000 20
A 1988 law boosting research & new strategies is named for these 2 qualities, 1 of a math whiz & 1 of a violin prodigy
    $2000 5
Colorado ski resort & film festival locale

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Ashley Zach
$6,000 $600 $24,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1982, when Bess Truman died, she had been enrolled in this government program for about 17 years, longer than anyone else

Final scores:

Mark Ashley Zach
$6,000 $600 $29,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Ashley Zach
$6,000 $4,200 $22,200
16 R,
5 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2017-12-12
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