Show #7729 - Thursday, March 29, 2018


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Alex Lopinto, a veterinary ophthalmologist from Brooklyn, New York

Shannan Younger, a writer from Naperville, Illinois

Emily Milan, a nanny from Birmingham, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Whether an occupied dwelling had one of these entertainment devices
    $200 24
ASU scientists have made the first white one of these, whose beams could bring many more colors to TV sets
    $200 1
A shiner is slang for this
    $200 6
Ready to climb Mount Everest? Head to Sagarmatha National Park in this country to get started
    $200 16
Jonathan Knight of this "New" group that's been singing for 30 years now has gone public about his panic attacks
    $200 8
She is a champion of tennis & for social justice
    $400 18
Choices among Latino & Hispanic identities included this synonym for Mexican American
    $400 25
Dazzle your classroom or colleagues by drawing on an IWB, an interactive one of these
    $400 2
In 2015 this hockey team won its sixth Stanley Cup
    $400 7
Reflecting the city's earlier name, it's the nickname for the thriving film industry in India's city of Mumbai
    $400 20
This president inherited Andrew Jackson's financial policies, which spurred on the stock world's "Panic of 1837"
    $400 9
Naturally, David Ritz titled his biography of this singer "Respect"
    $600 19
"Do you have a second or junior" one of these "on this property?"
    $600 26
Say "cheese!" & then say "carbamide peroxide!", used in most products for whitening these
    $600 3
"You Shook Me All Night Long" was on this classic album of the '80s
    $600 10
Covering part of northern China is this desert of which Marco Polo said, "It would take a year to go from end to end"
    $600 21
After his 1938 broadcast, a listener ran into a church screaming "N.Y. has been destroyed! It's the end of the world!"
    $600 12
This actress & activist couldn't be more perfect for the category
    $800 29
1980: Whether a person's ethnicity was Hawaiian or Samoan, or from this other U.S. Pacific island territory
    DD: $2,000 27
Sir Isaac Newton showed that white light is composed of this many colors
    $800 4
It grew out of a small machine shop in Baltimore to become a leading maker of power tools & accessories
    $800 11
The Red Sea port of Jeddah is more liberal than other big cities in this Middle East kingdom
    $800 22
This Greek god embraced the panic, since his sons were fear & panic personified
    $800 13
This actress of Connecticut played Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1968's "The Lion in Winter"
    $1000 30
Number of members of a household who were these
    $1000 28
White lion cubs have leucism, not albinism; they make this pigment, but it's having trouble getting to the fur
    $1000 5
An essay that promoted kindness to animals inspired Anna Sewell to write this novel
    $1000 15
Turkmenistan's Garabogazkol Gulf makes up part of this, the world's largest inland body of water
    $1000 23
Gen. Horatio Gates of this army lost to the Redcoats at Camden but got mocking admiration for fleeing 180 miles in 3 days
    $1000 14
He's made his mark on American fashion

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

Emily Shannan Alex
$3,200 $2,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Shannan Alex
$4,200 $3,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Gaylord DuBois wrote the first novel about this masked lawman, published in 1936
    $400 1
"The Schuyler Sisters" & "Ten Duel Commandments"
    $400 20
There were no casualties in this April 12-14, 1861 engagement that got the Civil War going
    $400 17
Don't wait until tomorrow to tell me it means to postpone habitually rather than act
    $400 7
Disney villains stamps include this baddie from "Sleeping Beauty"
    $400 12
All flying fish use their pectoral these to "fly"--some are aided by the pelvic ones too
    $800 24
Clifton Adams specialized in rip-roaring Westerns like "Law of" this mechanism that you really press more than pull
    $800 2
"Prisoners Of Love" & "Springtime For Hitler"
    $800 21
Losing 1282's Battle of Orewin Bridge saw this kingdom led by Llywelyn Ap Gruffudd fall to the English
    $800 18
Yummy! This adjective means "saliva-inducing"
    $800 8
A stamp honoring Henry David Thoreau has his face, his signature & sumac leaves, which grew next to his cabin here
    $800 13
The flying type of this rodent can't fly, but is nocturnal like bats
    $1200 25
This Thomas Berger Western about a white boy brought up by the Cheyenne became a Dustin Hoffman movie
    DD: $2,000 3
"Fisch Schlapping Song" & "I Am Not Dead Yet"
    DD: $2,000 26
The December 2001 siege of Tora Bora took place in this nation
    $1200 19
This quality isn't just shown in being a good loser but in being a good (non-gloating) winner
    $1200 9
For your RSVP envelopes, consider the celebration corsage & this counterpart, worn on a lapel
    $1200 14
The marsupials called gliders are sometimes incorrectly called flying these worldwide marsupials
    $1600 28
A thinking person's Western, "The Ox-Bow Incident" explored the aftermath of one of these acts of mob violence
    $1600 4
"Dulcinea" & "The Impossible Dream (The Quest)"
    $1600 27
At the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C., this Spartan king led the stalwart defenders
    $1600 22
Term for a musician who plays the cymbals, drums or xylophone
    $1600 10
Latin American cuisine on the Delicioso stamp series includes this 4-letter egg custard
    $1600 15
The flying this reptile goes from a "J" shape to an "S" shape to a "C" shape to get air
    $2000 29
This prolific author wrote more than 50 Westerns, including "The Last of the Plainsmen" & "Trail Driver"
    $2000 5
"Horace Green Alma Mater" & "Faculty Quadrille"
    $2000 30
The 1526 Battle of Panipat saw Chief Babur defeat Sultan Ibrahim & thus begin this 2-century Muslim empire in India
    $2000 23
It's the large-scale removal of trees from a wooded area, often with detrimental effect
    $2000 11
Father Theodore Hesburgh is depicted on the campus of this college, where he was the longtime president
    $2000 16
The flying type of this cephalopod doesn't fly as much as it leaps by expelling a jet of water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Shannan Alex
$11,800 $11,800 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2017 this govt. agency dedicated a new computational facility named in honor of 99-year-old ex-employee Katherine Johnson

Final scores:

Emily Shannan Alex
$23,600 $16,799 $6,700
2-day champion: $35,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Shannan Alex
$11,000 $11,800 $7,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2018-01-16
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