Show #7722 - Tuesday, March 20, 2018


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John Bizal, a retired high school English teacher from Scottsdale, Arizona

AJ Freeman, a customer solutions advisor from Boise, Idaho

Lisa Mueller, a technical services librarian from Naperville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
OK, keep up! A Cylon is found on "Battlestar Galactica"; Ceylon is an old name for this country
    $200 16
In college if you're an Ape, an Ox or a Pike, you're in one of these brotherhoods
    $200 21
A new person in an organization who behaves as if he's more important than those already there
    $200 9
The central character, Hickey, cometh not on stage until well into this O'Neill play, generating great excitement
    $200 14
Cleopatra's Needle &
Tavern on the Green
    $200 3
He hit a record-breaking 715th home run on April 8, 1974
    $400 24
Kardashians are reality TV stars; Cardassians are an alien culture in this sci-fi universe
    $400 17
This Catholic organization is named for the explorer, not the capital of Ohio
    $400 22
It's a diagram like this one that shows a sequence of movements involved in a complex activity
    $400 10
Though it may have put me off all pies forever, this play about a "demon barber" certainly has some thrills
    $400 15
Bridalveil Fall &
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
    $400 5
In the 7th inning of a 2013 NCAA softball game, St. Louis' Laura Bohning put 8 runs on the board with 2 of these
    $600 25
Bilbo is the title character of "The Hobbit"; this city is the capital of Spain's Vizcaya province
    $600 18
Known for their red hats, this fraternal organization has established more than 20 hospitals for children
    $600 1
"Bumblescratch", set in 1665-66 London, starts with a plague & ends with this other disaster
    DD: $2,800 11
The Serpentine &
Speakers' Corner
    $600 6
In 1983 George Brett was called out after a go-ahead HR; his bat had too much of this sticky stuff on the handle
    $800 26
Metatron is an archangel of Jewish myth; this Transformers bad guy could be turned into a toy gun
    $800 19
Lodges of the Fraternal Order of these beasts are known as aeries
    $800 2
You can cut the tension with a knife in this John Patrick Shanley play about a Catholic school's secrets
    $800 12
Flamingo Visitor Center &
Nine Mile Pond
    $800 7
The longest MLB homer of 2016 was a 504-foot shot by this Florida team's Giancarlo Stanton
    $1000 27
Hodor is a "Game of Thrones" character; this is the last name of Eugene, who put out his first travel book in 1936
    $1000 20
The Elks began celebrating this very patriotic June holiday in 1907
    $1000 4
The Scopes monkey trial is the inspiration for this riveting play, later a Spencer Tracy film classic
    $1000 13
Canadian Ski Museum West &
Icefields Parkway
    $1000 8
A 1988 World Series homer by this Oakland A's muscleman left a dent in a center field TV camera

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

Lisa AJ John
$6,400 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa AJ John
$8,200 $4,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response contains a body of water in its name.)
    $400 13
So far, Matt has played this extremely hard to kill guy 4 times, in 2002, '04, '07 & '16
    $400 8
In 1888 this president was down in his re-election bid 168-233, but 4 years later proved to be not out
    $400 18
No place like it
    $400 1
Spending 7 years in the hermit kingdom as a business executive helped Felix Abt write "A Capitalist in" this nation
    $400 27
The M16 has fittings to attach this close-quarters weapon
    $800 14
So far, Matt played Linus Caldwell, a member of this title guy's gang, 3 times, in 2001, '04 & '07
    $800 9
In 1972 this Democrat won only D.C. & Massachusetts, losing his home state of South Dakota by 9 points
    $800 19
Acquiring this
    DD: $2,000 2
An early 2000s bestseller was a memoir about a secret book club in this city that discussed works like "Lolita"
    $800 5
Andre Caplet is mainly remembered as an orchestrator of this man's works, like "Clair de Lune"
    $800 26
Don't think too long about this word meaning "to think long"
    $1200 15
Hilton Head pro Tim Moss taught Matt how to play golf for "The Legend of" him
    $1200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Here's the 1824 Electoral College map--Andrew Jackson got the most Electoral College votes with 99, but with the vote split 4 ways, no one had a majority, & the House elected this man as president
    $1200 22
Perhaps like Mickey Rooney or Zsa Zsa
    $1200 3
"Snow Country" is Yasunari Kawabata's tale of a doomed love between a rich Japanese man & one of these hostesses
    $1200 6
In the 19th century composers like Mendelssohn & Weber were among the first to do this standing up
    $1200 25
A winter crystal, or a derogatory word for someone easily offended
    $1600 16
"I missed the last category", said Matt to this Emmy host right after John Oliver got a talk show award; "Did you win?"
    DD: $3,000 11
In 1864 Lincoln gave him a general beatdown, 212-21
    $1600 23
    $1600 4
Simon Winchester's study of the 19th century eruption of this volcano is subtitled "The Day the World Exploded"
    $1600 20
In 1893, he was in the house as the New York Philharmonic gave the world premiere of his symphony, "From the New World"
    $1600 28
A secret avenue of communication in diplomacy
    $2000 17
Matt took the field as rugby player Francois Pienaar in this 2009 film based on a true story
    $2000 12
In 1856 this "Pathfinder" did not chart the correct course to the White House, losing 114-174 to Buchanan
    $2000 24
These people
    $2000 7
"First They Killed My Father" by Loung Ung takes place during the brutal reign of this group in Cambodia
    $2000 21
At 22 this alliterative British composer led the Worcester glee club; 25 years later in 1904, he was knighted
    $2000 29
Meaning "prudish", this hyphenated word is the right way for putting on a bodice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa AJ John
$14,200 $8,000 $22,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of this battle in 31 B.C., Virgil wrote, "Neptune's fields grow red with fresh slaughter"

Final scores:

Lisa AJ John
$16,400 $1,000 $16,399
2-day champion: $33,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa AJ John
$12,000 $8,000 $19,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2017-12-13
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