Show #7728 - Wednesday, March 28, 2018


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Emily Milan, a nanny from Birmingham, Michigan

Joey DiNardi, a substitute teacher from Newington, Connecticut

Robert Dimitri, a management and production assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And each one of those clues will be presented by the talented on-air people at WABC in New York.)
    $200 11
(I'm Lee Goldberg from New York's ABC7.) In the 1800s Brooklyn's Plymouth Church became known as the "the Grand Central depot" of this secretive network that helped slaves escape to the North
    $200 6
A triptych by painter Francis Bacon inspired the chest-bursting scene from this 1979 film
    $200 16
Recipients kneel on a special footstool before Queen Elizabeth to be dubbed a dame or this male equivalent
    $200 20
A rising political star, he became grand sachem of Tammany Hall in 1868, making him a true "Boss"
    $200 1
Bosom buddy
    $400 12
(I'm Bill Ritter from New York's ABC7.) I'm in Flushing Meadows in Queens & the towers behind me were part of the New York State pavilion at this 1964 celebration
    $400 7
The structures in Larry Niven's novel "Ringworld" inspired this video game series with a more angelic ring in the title
    $400 17
Here's Leonardo's version of the Annunciation, with this angel kneeling before the Virgin Mary
    $400 2
The confidence of a group
    $600 13
(I'm Sade Baderinwa from New York's ABC7.) On the way to Staten Island from Manhattan you can see this island where the American lives of many U.S. families began
    $600 8
A 1984 joke about a fake show called "Miami Nice" was the inspiration for this Bea Arthur / Betty White sitcom
    $600 18
This 49ers QB took a knee as his protest during the national anthem at the suggestion of ex-Seahawk & Green Beret Nate Boyer
    $600 22
Though Eli Whitney secured a patent for this invention in 1794, the ease of its piracy put the man out of business
    $600 24
Eric Trump to Jared Kushner
    $600 3
The logical reasons why an action was taken
    $800 14
(I'm Liz Cho from New York's ABC7.) Ulysses S. Grant & his wife Julia lie together in Grant's Tomb in upper Manhattan; it is said their desire to be interred side by side stemmed from a visit to the tomb of this Spanish royal couple
    $800 9
Artwork for the Elton John song "I've Seen That Movie Too" inspired this mocking cable TV show that premiered in 1988
    $800 19
With feet of clay, a member of this spirit army takes a knee to protect Emperor Shihuangdi
    $800 21
Behind Gandhi is a throng of supporters in the symbolic march to the sea in 1930 to collect this
    $800 25
George Clooney to Rosemary Clooney
    $800 4
Area of dense shrubs often found in southern California
    $1000 15
(I'm Ryan Field from New York's ABC7.) The High Line Park runs from the Meatpacking District through Chelsea to New York City's convention center, named for this late senator
    $1000 10
A very optimistic sermon by Father Divine led Johnny Mercer to write this classic 1944 song
    $1000 23
It was the winning 1-word slogan of the Afrikaner National Party in 1948
    $1000 26
Mei Xiang to Bao Bao (born 2013)
    $1000 5
High-level programming language used for teaching

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

Dimitri Joey Emily
$1,200 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dimitri Joey Emily
$2,600 $3,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Seen here is an engraving of this god & his eponymous pipe
    $400 10
When it precedes "case of" or "incident of" in titles, this word means provokingly strange, not inquisitive
    $400 18
Alfred's will lays out his prizes, specifying that one is for holding these congresses & reducing standing armies
    $400 6
The covenant creating this league in 1919 mentions the goal "to promote international cooperation"
    $400 1
The film "What's New Pussycat?", about a guy women chase, had a title song by this guy women chased
    $400 3
This Man in Black of country music wrote "The Man in White" about St. Paul & Jesus
    $800 11
Monster of the Oedipus myth used to describe an inscrutable person
    $800 19
In 1863 Nobel patented this innovative "cap", a detonator for triggering explosives
    $800 9
The NCL, or "National" these people's "League", works for economic justice for shoppers
    $800 2
Phoebe on "Friends" was known to warble about this feline
    $800 4
"The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ" by Anne Emmerich inspired a 2004 movie from this director
    $1200 22
A subterranean chamber adds "IC" at the end to be this word meaning ambiguous
    $1200 20
A turning point was when this type of newspaper article was published in error & Alfred was shocked by how he'd be remembered
    $1200 12
Hiawatha is traditionally credited as one of the founders of this league of 5, then 6 nations
    $1200 5
The feline in this Harry Chapin song was accompanied by "Little Boy Blue and the Man in the Moon"
    $1200 15
"The Gospel According to" this "Myra Breckinridge" author moves the crucifixion to the television age
    $1600 28
The blowpipe & dart seen here are from Sarawak on the Malaysian part of this island
    $1600 23
Enciphering machine built by Germany--can you break its code?
    $1600 21
Early in his career, a factory Alfred had built to produce this liquid explosive blew up, killing his brother Emil
    DD: $5,000 13
In the 19th century the Land League on this island sought to gain more rights from their British landlords
    $1600 7
This quartet sang "Our house is a very very very fine house, with two cats in the yard, life used to be so hard"
    $1600 16
The Greek Orthodox church tried & failed to excommunicate Nikos Kazantzakis for writing this 1955 novel
    DD: $1,300 25
These are your standard PVC pipes--PVC short for this
    $2000 27
O say can you "C" this puzzling word that may involve puns? Oh, it's a...
    $2000 24
An ailing Alfred died in this Italian city then known for "San"atoria & now for a music festival
    $2000 14
"Defenders of soil, air, woods, waters & wildlife" is the compleat motto of the league named for this 17th c. Brit
    $2000 8
Members of The Cure wore kitty costumes in the video for this poppy tune, the band's first U.K. Top 10 hit
    $2000 17
This title item of Jesus' clothing is won by a Roman soldier in a dice game in a Lloyd Douglas novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dimitri Joey Emily
$5,800 $7,900 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This show has songs that weren't in the 1992 film it's based on, like "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" & "How Will I Know"

Final scores:

Dimitri Joey Emily
$9,000 $7,900 $11,601
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dimitri Joey Emily
$5,800 $13,600 $6,600
10 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2018-01-16
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