Show #7726 - Monday, March 26, 2018

Alex returns to taping after taking a month off to recover from brain surgery for a subdural hematoma.


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Johnny Trutor, an instructional technologist from Colchester, Vermont

Vicki Cole, a compliance technician from Denver, Colorado

Tristan Mohabir, a nonprofit associate director from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Airlines have codes like airports do; this foreign-based carrier is AF
    $200 29
A performer who overacts
    $200 10
In this Steinbeck work, Lennie remembers what to do if anything goes wrong: "Hide in the brush an' wait for George"
    $200 1
Charlize Theron
    $200 27
In Judaism, this rite of passage is celebrated around the time of a boy's 13th birthday
    $200 13
In 1946 movie mogul Darryl Zanuck said this wouldn't last because people "will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box"
    $400 20
In 2016 this airline transported a relic:
a feathered cloak & helmet given to Captain James Cook 237 years before
    $400 28
This is played when 2 autos are headed straight for each other, with the loser being the first to turn away
    $400 6
Claudia & her brother run away from home & hide in this NYC museum in "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler"
    $400 2
Penelope Cruz
    $400 26
The Catholic rite for this sacrament begins with asking the parents what they name their child
    $400 14
Aristotle claimed that this organ is the coldest in the body, helping it cool the passions of the heart
    $600 19
On a history timeline from 1998 to 2000 at its website, this airline "flies northeast"
    $600 24
Escaped prisoners are said to be "on" this slang word
    $600 7
Peter Pettigrew transformed into a rat & hid that way for 12 years as the pet of Percy & then this younger brother
    $600 3
Heidi Klum
    $600 25
In this religion, a book of the dead called the "Bardo Thodol" is read to the dying to help them prepare for a favorable rebirth
    $600 11
In 1987 the BBC's Michael Fish said "there isn't" going to be one of these; London got its strongest winds ever recorded
    $800 18
Its slogan:
"It's not just an airline. It's Israel"
    $800 23
Federal appropriations for friends
    $800 8
The unnamed title character of this novel by Ralph Ellison lives in "a hole in the ground" in a basement
    $800 4
    $800 17
Casting 7 stones at each of the 3 pillars of Mina is a rite enacted during the pilgrimage with this name
    $800 15
Paul Krugman says he wasn't totally serious in his 1998 call: this will have no more impact on the economy than the fax machines did
    $1000 21
Let's tail this overseas airline
    DD: $3,800 22
A citizen of a town, whether it's Calais or not
    $1000 9
Can't do the category without this 1847 novel where the insane Mrs. Rochester is kept locked up in the attic
    $1000 5
Jean-Claude Van Damme
    $1000 16
This rite is a solo vigil by a Plains Indian boy to seek spiritual power & knowledge through an apparition
    $1000 12
Jimmy Carter proclaimed in 1977 the greatness of this man has created "an island of stability" in the Middle East

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

Tristan Vicki Johnny
$2,200 $2,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tristan Vicki Johnny
$5,000 $5,200 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Sir Neville Marriner, famous conductor/
played this classical fiddle & was an instructor
    $400 19
A hangman's loop lops off an "O" & turns into a body part
    $400 26
Him as Frasier Crane
    $400 11
In phonetics, these can be pulmonic, like T or F, or non-pulmonic, like clicks
    $400 25
William Henry Harrison gave the longest inaugural speech in history; this man in 1793 at his second gave the shortest
    $400 16
The name of this large sea comes from words for "middle of the land"
    $800 7
Neville went for Baroque with this man's "Four Seasons"/
The critics all loved it & they had their reasons
    $800 20
Pull, pull, pull an "O" from a word meaning to encourage your team with cheers & you're left with one meaning decay
    $800 12
This is the most famous language of the Italic language family
    $800 24
This keystone state's name is spelled incorrectly in the U.S. Constitution
    $800 23
This 19,340-foot African peak is said to be the highest "walkable" mountain in the world
    $1200 17
Sir Nev had 3 Grammy awards in his tally/
With one for this film about Wolfie & Sali
    $1200 8
When "O" skips out of a track for a record needle, a small orchard of citrus trees grows in its place
    $1200 13
Alexandra D'Arcy wrote a book on this word, as in "I'm, ____ totally mad because Kim was all, ____, why can't I date Kevin?"
    DD: $6,200 4
In 1999 the Senate voted 50-50 on the charge that Bill Clinton obstructed justice, this many votes shy of conviction
    $1200 2
It's Paraguay's largest city
    $1600 5
Critics agree the results were quite Bela/
When Nev did the works of this composing fella
    $1600 21
To sag from lack of support loses the support of its second "O" & ends up meaning "to fall"
    $1600 14
Now known more for political work, this linguist came up with the concept of universal grammar
    $1600 3
This man's political rise began when he was just 30 & the people of Nebraska elected him to Congress
    $1600 1
The Dole Pineapple Company once owned 98% of this 5-letter Hawaiian island
    $2000 18
Fans of Sir Neville habitually hearten/
to hear him with this band that mentions St. Martin
    DD: $2,800 22
Drop an "O" from the word represented on the left to get the person on the right
    $2000 15
Among the Uralic languages are Finnish, Estonian & this main language of the Carpathian basin
    $2000 9
Military engagements authorized by Congress include the 1801 First & 1815 Second of these African wars
    $2000 10
The dodo once made its home on this island about 500 miles east of Madagascar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tristan Vicki Johnny
$0 $2,800 $14,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The illustration seen here appeared in the second printed edition of this book, published in England in 1483

Final scores:

Tristan Vicki Johnny
$0 $0 $14,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tristan Vicki Johnny
$9,000 $2,800 $11,200
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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Game tape date: 2018-01-16
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