Show #7747 - Tuesday, April 24, 2018


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Alyssa Abel, a bookseller from Waupaca, Wisconsin

Randy Mathews, a fragrance specialist from Houston, Texas

Kate Jovin, a social worker from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "N"--the letter "N"--will be at the end of each correct response.)
    $200 6
The infamous Kray twins were among the last to be locked up in this London prison
    $200 16
In 2017 protests & a puppy were among this Russian leader's 65th birthday gifts
    $200 1
Making this juice the state beverage didn't get bogged down in the Massachusetts legislature
    $200 7
In Argentina "Vaseline" was the word for this 1978 film set in the '50s
    $200 26
Great with kids & famous for rescuing stranded travelers in the Alps--can't get much better than this dog breed
    $200 17
At Harvey Mudd for 2017-18, it was $54,347
    $400 12
In 1950 two brothers set up McWhirter Twins Limited to sell facts to newspapers; soon, they created this record book
    $400 22
Normally it would be a secret-type thing, but South Korea has announced it has a hit squad for this man
    $400 2
Since 1987 apple has (naturally) been this Eastern state's state muffin
    $400 8
This 2010 film played in Japan with a title meaning "Mysterious Thief Gru's Moon Theft"
    $400 27
First made by a 17th c. monk, this fine champagne can go for $1,200 for a 1964 magnum
    $400 18
To gradually get a young animal off mother's milk
    $600 13
The American Castro brothers, twins Joaquin & Julian, are big in this state's politics
    $600 23
In 2017 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz said danke as this country made him one of the world's youngest leaders
    $600 3
These green represent South Carolina as state vegetable
    $600 9
To Mexican moviegoers, Macaulay Culkin was left behind as "My Poor Little Angel", aka this film
    $600 28
The Traveller Lite from this brand includes 2 blades, screwdriver, altimeter, barometer & thermometer
    $600 19
Ashes to ashes in this type of vase
    $800 14
The Quinn twins of Canada, better known by these two first names, want you to know everything is awesome
    $800 24
In New Zealand "Jacindamania" brought Jacinda Ardern to power in 2017 for this left-wing party (spelled with a "U")
    $800 4
You've still got a little right here after eating this pie, Maine's state dessert
    $800 10
Israel re-titled this film "Love in the Skies" but we'd say Goose's experience in said skies was not as fun as Maverick's
    DD: $2,000 29
Founded in 1971, this voluntary medical group has been doing good works globally ever since
    $800 20
You can perform an "act of" this, sincere penitence
    $1000 15
Last name of twin British playwrights Anthony & Peter, seen here
    $1000 25
Yoweri Museveni, in power in this East African land since 1986, says he planted bananas & has to stay to see them bear fruit
    $1000 5
Double-talk name of Ohio's state native fruit, seen here
    $1000 11
In 2017 Edgar Wright tweeted that in China, this film he directed is called "Extreme Bandit Car God"
    $1000 21
Sheer muscle power, sometimes contrasted with intelligence

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

Kate Randy Alyssa
$2,800 $4,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Randy Alyssa
$6,600 $8,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
In St. Petersburg it's not far from Raskolnikov's murder spree in this book to the bridge where he considers suicide
    $400 1
This Rolling Stones guitarist, summing it up: "I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police"
    $400 4
In TV advertising, women 18 to 49 are an important target audience AKA a "key" one of these population groups
    $400 30
Brothers Richard Henry Lee & Francis Lightfoot Lee were 2 of the signers from this state
    $400 16
Batman actually did have shark repellent on this belt at times
    $400 11
It's a 4-letter word for the soft part of the external ear
    $800 19
Jack Kerouac & Henry Miller both penned books with this "Big" stretch of Pacific coast in their titles
    $800 2
After deciding "I was growing out of it", this performer was no longer *Nsync with that group
    $800 7
Established in 1914, this govt. agency, the FTC, protects U.S. consumers by enforcing truth in advertising laws
    $800 29
Alphabetically, these cousins were the first 2 signers
    $800 17
Now meaning a secret identity, this 2-word term from the Latin originally meant "trusted friend"
    $800 12
Let's hear you nail this other word for the malleus
    DD: $1,800 20
"Kite Runner" Amir lives in the Wazir Akbar Khan district & takes part in the kite competition, all in this city
    $1200 3
Darius Rucker named this "Hold My Hand" '90s band without thinking a lot of folks might not call him "Darius" after that
    $1200 8
Marketing guru Jonah Berger says this 3-word person-to-person interaction works 10 times better than traditional ads
    DD: $900 28
He's better remembered for signing an infamous redistricting bill while governor of Massachusetts
    $1200 21
This term for a hero's partner once had "-er" on the end
    $1200 13
It precedes "membrane" to designate the eardrum
    $1600 22
Rooster Cogburn is a deputy marshal in Fort Smith, Arkansas in this Charles Portis novel
    $1600 5
"Hold On"! In 2015 this "stately" band featuring Brittany Howard topped the Billboard 200 with "Sound & Color"
    $1600 9
Ad agency Ogilvy & Mather has put many slogans in your head, like this tech co.'s "Solutions for a small planet"
    $1600 27
2 Benjamins signed for Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin & this noted physician
    $1600 24
This term for a villain's minion or underling once meant a highland chief's right-hand man
    $1600 14
The curved fold of the external ear is called this spiral shape--just single, not double
    $2000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map of Chicago on the monitor.) In Chicago, there's a big economic difference between the mansion where Bigger Thomas worked & his family's apartment just a few blocks away in this novel
    $2000 6
437 hopefuls, including Stephen Stills, auditioned to join this TV band
    $2000 10
In 2014 the man who wrote the code creating these ads that block your browser window said he's sorry
    $2000 26
A statue of Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer, represents this state in the U.S. capitol
    $2000 25
A group of mug shots gives us this 2-word term for all the enemies of a particular hero
    $2000 15
I predict you will know this 7-letter word for the visible part of the outer ear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Randy Alyssa
$15,900 $15,800 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Markers for this geog. designation are on Lake Victoria's Lwaji Island & at Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Final scores:

Kate Randy Alyssa
$0 $20,000 $1
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Randy Alyssa
$16,200 $14,000 $5,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2018-01-23
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