Show #7727 - Tuesday, March 27, 2018


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Robert Dimitri, a management and production assistant from Los Angeles, California

Katy Rosati, a communications manager from New York, New York

Johnny Trutor, an instructional technologist from Colchester, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Where they are looking into indoor farming. Interesting subject.)
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Bowery Farms in Kearny, NJ.) Indoor farming can consume 95% less water than traditional methods & doesn't require application of these chemicals that release more than 5 billion pounds of contaminants into the environment each year
    $200 16
Explorers Cartier & Cousteau
    $200 6
On Sunday, he is so last week
    $200 11
Cited by Machiavelli & used as a political weapon:
"Divide & ____"
    $200 19
Of $7 million, $70 million or $700 million, the approximate amount the U.S. paid Russia for Alaska
    $200 1
An autobiography
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Bowery Farms in Kearny, NJ.) Bowery tends its crops with a proprietary automated operating system that monitors every step of the growing process, beginning with this first stage, from Latin for "to sprout"
    $400 17
Composer Debussy & painter Monet
    $400 7
The obstacle course in this NBC competition is based on one at Mount Midoriyama in Japan
    $400 12
Associated with architect Mies van der Rohe:
"Less is ____"
    $400 20
The purchase was derisively called this man's "Folly", after the Secretary of State who led the effort to buy Alaska
    $400 2
Faustian fiend
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Bowery Farms in Kearny, NJ.) The practice of vertical farming dates to antiquity, with historic examples including the 2000-year-old rice terraces of the Philippines & this possibly legendary one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
    $600 18
Political radical Marat & philosopher Sartre (it's hyphenated)
    $600 8
She's been on TV as a teen detective & a resident of "The Good Place"
    $600 13
While "one good turn deserves another", be warned that "no good deed goes ____"
    $600 21
One reason Russia sold was fear of not being able to access Alaska after this 1850s war reduced its sea power
    $600 3
A statement of views, like a Communist one
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Bowery Farms in Kearny, NJ.) It's projected that by 2050 two-thirds of Earth's population will live in cities far from traditional food sources; indoor vertical farming brings fresh produce to urban areas with this soil-free growing process, from Greek words meaning "water" & "labor"
    $800 24
Painter Pissarro & composer Saint-Saens
    $800 9
Cole Sprouse dons an updated version of Jughead's hat on this dark take on the Archie comics
    $800 14
A proverb from "Poor Richard's Almanack":
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are ____"
    $800 22
U.S. canneries established after the sale led to the world's largest industry for this fish
    $800 4
A short lyrical love poem, often set to music
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Bowery Farms in Kearny, NJ.) Urban farming also has a long tradition; in both World Wars I and II, patriotic ads encouraged city-dwellers across America to grow food in these gardens with a winning name
    $1000 25
Actress Signoret & writer de Beauvoir
    $1000 10
Freddie Highmore plays a surgeon with autism & savant syndrome on this ABC drama
    $1000 15
Alluding to a pompous puppet character:
"Pleased as ____"
    $1000 23
Until 1867, the Russians had controlled the region since this great guy sent Vitus Bering to explore the coast
    DD: $1,000 5
Corruption exposers, like Ida Tarbell & Upton Sinclair

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

Johnny Katy Dimitri
$2,200 $2,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Johnny Katy Dimitri
$6,600 $4,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Touring England in 1887, the Wild West show begun by this man was so exciting, Queen Victoria saw it multiple times
    $400 17
This island famous for its huge stone carvings is about 2,200 miles west of Chile
    $400 19
This canary puts up with a "bad ol' puddy tat"--Sylvester
    $400 6
Babe Ruth & Al Capone figure in "One Summer", Bill Bryson's chronicle of this year ending in 7
    $400 7
In the title of a 1957 movie that reworks G.B. Shaw's original text, this word precedes "Joan"
    $400 1
Navy rank equal to an Army 2nd looie
    $800 13
On Oct. 24, 1962 it was showtime at the Apollo for this "Godfather of Soul" when he taped a live album
    $800 18
2 R.N. ships named HMS Invincible saw action in these south Atlantic islands, one in WWI & the second, 68 years later
    $800 25
It's 2 below par on a single hole in golf
    $800 23
This university's "Civil War" is about the 20th Massachusetts volunteer infantry & its many officers from that school
    $800 8
Paul Bettany was the title cleric tracking down a niece who was kidnapped by vampires in this 2011 film
    $800 2
To grind your molars together in rage
    $1200 14
2-word term for the equestrian event that involves a series of obstacles in an arena that must be leapt over
    $1200 20
First included on a map in 1351, this Atlantic ocean group has 9 main islands
    $1200 26
In the stories of Jason & the Argonauts, these horrible creatures are represented as birds with the faces of women
    $1200 24
"At the Crossroads of Central Asia" is a chapter in a history of this trade route named for a fabric
    $1200 9
Christian Bale plays Moses in 2014's "Exodus:" these "and Kings"
    $1200 3
A supreme ruler like a monarch
    $1600 15
This 1926 novel chronicles 3 generations of a theatrical family who live & work on a steam-powered vessel
    $1600 21
No man is an island, but the Isle of Man is found in this "national" sea
    $1600 27
He was really good at painting birds--look for yourself
    DD: $2,000 29
A shelf essential is Thucydides' classic on this war
    $1600 10
Mickey Rourke pontificates quite a bit as the title character in this NYC-set 1984 film
    $1600 4
To defame or slander
    $2000 16
The Armory Show, a groundbreaking 1913 exhibition, introduced many Americans to the work of this impressionist
    $2000 22
Portuguese is widely spoken in Praia, the capital city of this island nation off the west coast of Africa
    DD: $1,500 28
In Rossini's opera "La Gazza Ladra", a maid is accused of stealing silver, but the real thief turns out to be this title bird
    $2000 30
People once left out of history books get their due in the prize-winning this family "of Monticello"
    $2000 11
Robert Duvall wrote, directed & starred in this 1997 movie about a Texas preacher
    $2000 5
A metamorphic rock rich in quartz; awww! That's...!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Johnny Katy Dimitri
$11,800 $16,300 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1960s NO. 1 SONGS
Complaints about heavy workloads inspired the titles of 2 songs by this group, No. 1 hits 7 months apart

Final scores:

Johnny Katy Dimitri
$0 $19,300 $23,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Johnny Katy Dimitri
$11,800 $16,400 $12,600
16 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2018-01-16
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