Show #7721 - Monday, March 19, 2018


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Regis Michelena, a civil engineer from Casper, Wyoming

Lisa Mueller, a technical services librarian from Naperville, Illinois

Rahul Gupta, a data engineer from Midlothian, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
On the Roman calendar October was this number month
    $200 12
In its first season, the team on this Vegas-set show worked on the "I-15 murders"
    $400 24
Zebub, the word for a fly used in the Bible, gave us this word for a demon
    $400 1
Don't forget this soup from right here in the USA that can use different meats &, of course, okra
    $400 6
Otto Dix did several of this type of portrait, including one "As a Soldier" & one as the war god Mars
    $400 19
January Jones was born in the year of the snake on this calendar that didn't go horse until February
    $400 11
This Norwegian leader's name is so associated with "traitor" that it often isn't even capitalized
    $400 14
A Red Sox pitcher & coach were bartenders on this series
    $600 21
In Psalm 78 the plague of flies is mentioned along with the plague of these, which you'd think would eat up all the flies
    $600 2
Believed to be an aphrodisiac, mannish water soup from Jamaica is made from the head & guts of this barnyard animal
    $600 7
"Girl Arranging Her Hair" from 1886 is by this female American impressionist
    $600 20
On the French revolutionary calendar, Germinal began on the first day of this season
    $600 4
The last man some 17th c. perps met was Jack Ketch, whose name became synonymous with this official job he did with zeal
    $600 15
Matt Smith plays a young Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on this Netflix series
    $800 22
Though some say "a flaw in" this, the Bible verse where we probably got the expression specifically mentions flies
    $800 3
This tomato & spices soup of the Iberian peninsula is properly served chilled
    $800 8
In the 1930s an exiled Leon Trotsky & his wife came to stay with these 2 married artists in Mexico
    DD: $3,200 25
As this calendar was left behind, the year 1752 only had 354 days
    $800 5
This Italian American became synonymous with get-rich-quick scams
    $800 16
The WB had 2 "bewitching" shows on its 2001 sched.:
"Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" & this one on Thursday nights
    $1000 23
This prophet AKA Yesha'yahu says, "The Lord shall hiss for the fly" in the rivers of Egypt
    $1000 13
Sopa de piranha, "piranha soup", is a popular receita, "recipe", in this country
    $1000 9
This English landscape painter's 1816-1817 work "Flatford Mill" demonstrates his distinctive use of clouds & sky
    $1000 26
In 2015 Gigi Hadid posed in this Italian company's calendar
    $1000 10
Karl Hieronymus, this baron, told so many lies that his name is now associated with a tall-tale mental illness
    $1000 17
Crack addict Tyrone Biggums was a recurring character on this sketch comedy series

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

Rahul Lisa Regis
$1,600 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rahul Lisa Regis
$2,800 $3,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

"HIT" & "MISS"
    $400 26
The postmark for letters & postcards for the Seattle World's Fair in 1962 featured this landmark
    $400 18
"Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling", he wrote in a poem in "Leaves of Grass"
    $400 1
Apple has the App Store; this rival has Play
    $400 28
The crab fishermen of "Deadliest Catch" operate out of the port of Dutch Harbor on the southern edge of this sea
    $800 27
You can see why until 1891 Spokane had this 5-letter word as part of its name
    $800 19
According to Paul Simon, this brand of photographic film "makes you think all the world's a sunny day"
    $800 15
Metallic ink used in a special T-shirt allows it to display the 4th Amendment when you wear it in this TSA machine
    $800 7
In this movie Colin Firth tells Renee Zellweger, "I like you very much... just as you are"
    $800 16
Hypothetical extinct connector between humans & older anthropoids
    $800 13
In an episode of "Sea Rescue", vets work to save an imperiled manatee in this state's St. Johns River
    $1200 4
In 1833 William Fraser Tolmie became the first white man to attempt to climb this summit
    DD: $5,400 20
Langston Hughes asked, "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like" this
    $1200 3
John Cleese might be delighted to know that the Navy gave its robotic fish prototype this name
    $1200 8
(Iain Armitage of Young Sheldon presents the clue.) 50 years after these 2 actors fell in love in "Barefoot in the Park", they fell in love again in "Our Souls at Night", co-starring me, Iain Armitage
    $1200 2
To punch fodder, or to go to bed
    DD: $4,800 14
An episode of the BBC's "Oceans" explored the San Andreas fault line in this sea named for a conquistador
    $1600 5
In 1992 this Democrat became the first female U.S. senator from Washington state
    $1600 21
Completes Christopher North's 1829 line "His Majesty's dominions, on which the sun..."
    $1600 17
These plural units of computer processing power stand for floating-point operations per second
    $1600 9
In this film, Annette Bening is asked out by widower Michael Douglas, who happens to be the commander-in-chief
    $1600 11
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) A 2002 National Geographic special recounted the finding of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in this sea with the name of a Biblical king
    $2000 6
The world's first production plutonium reactors were at this site that still has a lot of cleanup to do
    $2000 22
"The summer soldier and the sunshine" this "will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country"
    $2000 23
If your new computer game has DLC, go online because it means it has this kind of "content"
    $2000 10
Zoe Kazan plays a girlfriend in a coma in this 2017 film co-starring & co-written by Kumail Nanjiani
    $2000 12
Genesis 15:20 mentions this people
    $2000 25
"Mediterranean Mosaic", an episode of NBC's "Victory at Sea", focused on the WWII fight for this island country south of Sicily

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rahul Lisa Regis
$8,000 $16,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before signing the bill creating this, President George W. Bush noted its "nearly 170,000 employees" & "a new kind of war"

Final scores:

Rahul Lisa Regis
$12,000 $16,800 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rahul Lisa Regis
$12,800 $12,600 $9,200
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2017-12-13
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