Show #7724 - Thursday, March 22, 2018


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Lynn Klyde-Allaman, a journalism professor from Lafayette, Colorado

Natasha Go, an innovation strategist from Sunnyside, New York

Rebecca Zoshak, a language specialist from State College, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,407)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEWS OF 2017
(Alex: And you identify the novel we are rewriting.)
    $200 3
On April 24 aboard this, Peggy Whitson became the U.S. astronaut with the most time in space; she's now at 665 days
    $200 29
He's the mascot for the pizza and play place where a kid can be a kid
    $200 17
Come to this country to visit Hobbiton, where the "Lord of the Rings" films were shot
    $200 1
Billiard Room
    $200 14
Rain?! The climate had changed! The Dust Bowl was no more! "Ma!" Tom yelled. "We're not leaving Oklahoma after all!"
    $400 4
Adding physical locations to its online empire, Amazon purchased this grocery retailer in a deal worth $13.7 billion
    $400 26
In 1915 bond dealer Charles E. Merrill took on a business partner with this last name
    $400 20
20461 Dioretsa is one of these with a retrograde orbit
    $400 6
If you want to see the pavilion where Liesl was "16 going on 17" in this movie, head to Salzburg's Hellbrunn Castle
    $400 2
Just Visiting,
    $400 15
"God forgive me everything!" she said, but then, for no good reason, the train to Obiralovka stopped! She lived!
    $600 5
In September, Saudi Arabia's government announced it would let women do this
    $600 21
We're mad for this cover boy seen here
    $600 24
Baseball star Anthony Garciaparra goes by this middle name, his dad's name backwards
    $600 7
Take a tour of Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England, better known to PBS fans as this title manor
    $600 11
Gumdrop Mountains,
Lollipop Forest
    $600 16
"Hey Jurgis, Packingtown is going vegan! You'll love boxing up carrots at your new ergonomic work station"
    $800 8
Soprano Audrey Luna hit the note known as A above this, a first in Metropolitan Opera history
    $800 22
After graduating from West Point, he married Mary Anna Randolph Custis, the great granddaughter of Martha Washington
    $800 25
Mail abuse prevention systems, or MAPS, are designed to fight this
    $800 10
The Visitors Center in Fargo, North Dakota has this piece of heavy equipment used in "Fargo", complete with fake leg inside
    DD: $1,600 13
Start Career,
Pay Day
    $800 18
"Pencey Prep apologizes for the mixup in grades... no, I'm not being phony. You're not're valedictorian!"
    $1000 9
This HHS Secretary & physician became the first secretary to leave the Trump Cabinet
    $1000 23
"Goliath", "Boston Legal" & "The Practice" are among the many TV shows he's created
    $1000 28
A backwards state name, Ak-Sar-Ben has been on the name of a racetrack & coliseum in this Midwest city
    $1000 12
The Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield doubled as this film prison; you can tour it & see Andy's escape tunnel
    $1000 27
Western Australia,
    $1000 19
Sure, she'd had affairs with Leon & Rodolphe & lost all her money, but a quick bankruptcy & a huge GoFundMe later, she was fine

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Rebecca Natasha Lynn
$3,200 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Natasha Lynn
$6,000 $5,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Each year Edwinstowe Village hosts a weeklong Robin Hood Festival in this forest
    $400 27
Writing in his journal in January 1806, he gave Clark's Mountain, Oregon its name
    $400 1
It's a nonrigid airship often used for observation, Colonel
    $400 12
On May 20, 1927 he left Roosevelt Field with 5 sandwiches & over 400 gallons of fuel
    $400 17
No Crosby, Nash or Young around when this man sang "Song Of Love"
    $400 9
Salute this man for holding two pens used for signing the German surrender at Reims in 1945
    $800 13
The wind rustling through a forest of this tall grass has been named one of the top 100 sounds in Japan
    $800 10
The 1807 steamboat known as the Clermont was dubbed his folly
    $800 2
A secondary substance made during the manufacture of something else
    $800 18
Benjamin Davis Jr. became the first to lead this all-black Alabama flying unit also known as the Red Tails
    $800 6
This man sang "Song Of Madness" like a bat out of hell
    $800 22
Here's a Candide painting of this pensive Frenchman
    $1200 14
As its name indicates, this type of forest such as Monteverde in Costa Rica is higher than a rain forest & cooler
    $1200 11
As cars were so new, in 1904 this British company's first policy for one called it a "ship navigating on land"
    $1200 3
It's the formal act of becoming engaged to be wed
    $1200 28
In the mid-1800s George Cayley sent a 10-year-old aloft on a "governable parachute", which we call this type of aircraft
    $1200 7
In "Song Of Home" this Belfast bluesman is sailing home from Maine, then sailing home from Spain--did he get lost?
    $1200 23
The pen shares this name with geologic feature on the left
    DD: $1,000 20
The Cedars of God area in this country contains remnants of an extensive ancient forest
    DD: $1,600 19
According to Boyle's Law, this in a gas increases whenever the volume of its container decreases
    $1600 4
This adjective mans characteristic of the lord who penned "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"
    $1600 29
With H. Ross Perot Jr. aboard, the Spirit of this state is seen here completing the first round-the-world helicopter trip
    $1600 8
Bette Midler copied a movie title with a "Song Of" this woman from Lourdes--"she saw the queen of heaven once"
    $1600 24
Left wing feathers were the best of this type of pen for right-handed users, as the feathers curved away from the user
    $2000 21
California's Sequoia National Forest is home to the world's largest-in-volume tree, named for this general
    $2000 26
In the 1730s England went to the War of Jenkins' this body part, allegedly cut off by Spaniards
    $2000 5
This African tree produces fruit with an edible pulp called monkey bread
    $2000 16
In 1972 Joan Baez sang the "Song Of" this newly created South Asian nation
    $2000 25
The U.K.'s Malicious Communications Act of 1988 covers letters written with this figurative "pen"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Natasha Lynn
$13,200 $9,000 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Greek islands of Lesbos & Rhodes are each about 10 miles from the mainland of this other country

Final scores:

Rebecca Natasha Lynn
$8,399 $4,601 $8,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rebecca Natasha Lynn
$12,400 $11,600 $8,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2017-12-13
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