Show #7746 - Monday, April 23, 2018



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Rex Moroux, a commercial real estate broker from Lafayette, Louisiana

Kate Jovin, a social worker from Somerville, Massachusetts

Kristin Robbins, an attorney from Red Bank, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,994)

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Jeopardy! Round

(RuPaul: With me, RuPaul. So contestants, start your engines and may the best player win.)
    $200 2
She continues to get thousands of letters each year addressed to her in Verona
    $200 26
This casino that naturally contains the Appian Way shops
    $200 22
For the record, this emperor didn't actually fiddle while Rome burned because the fiddle didn't come until centuries later
    $200 7
Synonyms for this word include dressing table & excessive pride
    $200 14
    $200 1
(RuPaul presents the clue.) "The Diary of a Mad Black Woman" introduced movie audiences to this character, whom Tyler Perry called "exactly the PG version of" his mother & aunt
    $400 3
In "The Taming of the Shrew", she's the shrew tamed by Petruchio
    $400 27
Here--try the Skyjump, which involves an 800-foot drop above the strip
    $400 23
In 1465 the archbishop of Mainz granted this printer an annual pension of grain, wine & clothes
    $400 8
It's the botanical name of the piece, whether loose or hinged, that extends a table
    $400 15
    $400 10
(RuPaul presents the clue.) In a twist, Nathan Lane's flamboyant character is out of drag & Gene Hackman's conservative senator is in drag at the end of this film based on "La Cage aux Folles"
    $600 4
Placed under a magic spell by her husband, this queen falls in love with the donkey-headed Nick Bottom
    $600 28
'Tis true, my lord, I will lay my head at this hotel & casino that did open in 1990
    DD: $1,800 24
During France's Reign of Terror, this wax modeler was forced to make death masks of freshly guillotined heads
    $600 9
The inward curve of the short, heavy table leg gave it this name of an animal's proboscis
    $600 19
Sinophile, all things this country
    $600 11
(RuPaul presents the clue.) The makeup team won an Oscar for its work--4 1/2 hours each day--transforming Robin Williams into this character, whom he based on his real childhood nanny
    $800 5
Though King Lear disinherited her, she was the only one of his 3 daughters who remained faithful to him
    $800 16
After the death of Charles II came the "War of the Spanish" this, 1701 to 1714
    $800 17
A tambour is a flexible hood used as the lid that gives this type of desk its name
    $800 20
    $800 12
(RuPaul presents the clue.) Billy Wilder hired famed drag artist Barbette to teach Jack Lemmon & Tony Curtis how to move like women for this 1959 film
    $1000 6
After pledging her love to King Priam's son, she betrays him & takes up with Diomedes
    $1000 25
In 1948, after celebrating 58 years as this country's queen, Wilhelmina abdicated in favor of her daughter
    $1000 18
American craftsman Gustav Stickley designed the chair seen here in this style named for religious outposts
    $1000 21
    $1000 13
(RuPaul presents the clue.) John Travolta requested that his Edna Turnblad character be made voluptuous like role models Sophia Loren & Elizabeth Taylor for this film set in 1960s Baltimore

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

Kristin Kate Rex
$400 $4,200 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Kate Rex
$3,800 $8,400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
Where to go to see the great Sphinx
    $400 3
"First Lady Sings the Blues" on this D.C.-set melodrama
    $400 1
Material, formal, efficient & final are the 4 types of cause this ancient Greek posited to explain the world
    $400 8
An audible sound of relief from the twins
    $400 13
For years before his death in 1891, this master of the seagoing novel had a customs job on the river in Manhattan
    $400 24
It's a synonym for "integrate", as a school or workplace
    $800 19
East African land named for the 17,000-foot mountain in its middle
    $800 4
On this hacking-centered show, "eps1.1_ones-and-zer0es.mpeg"
    $800 2
According to yoga philosophy, the universe is made up of prakriti, "matter", & purusha, this 6-letter term
    $800 9
A very funny person born at the end of January
    $800 14
Losing his New Orleans customs job freed up H.L. Hunley to make this type of vessel he named after himself
    $800 25
In 2017 JP Morgan claimed bank bragging rights as it took over the No. 1 spot with $1.31 trillion in total these
    $1200 20
This Mediterranean country comprises 5 islands east of Tunisia
    $1200 5
Danger! An episode of this 1960s show was titled "War of the Robots"
    $1200 23
In mid-1800s New England, this idealistic philosophy grew out of the Romantic movement
    $1200 10
Pixies belonging to a springtime zodiac sign
    $1200 15
Nathaniel Hawthorne did not excel at the job, briefly working at customhouses in Boston & this hometown
    $1200 26
After years of defueling, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier underwent this removal from service in 2017
    DD: $3,000 21
The CIA World Factbook calls it "the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere"
    $1600 6
"Goodnight, Mother" on this show, a prequel of a scary film
    DD: $4,000 28
In the 18th century, this Swiss-French philosopher observed, "Man is born free, and everywhere, he is in chains"
    $1600 11
Someone born in a fabulous Brazilian city in early August
    $1600 16
As N.Y.'s customs collector, this future president was the highest-paid public employee in the U.S.--nice, Chet!
    $2000 22
In 2017 Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with this emirate on its eastern border
    $2000 7
"Brother, Can You Spare a Brain?" because Liv on this CW show wants to eat it
    $2000 27
Born into monotheistic Judaism, Baruch Spinoza shifted to this "all is God" belief
    $2000 12
Bob Fosse, born June 23
    $2000 17
Long after his days exploring with Peary, this man started at the N.Y. customhouse at age 47 as a messenger
    $2000 29
Hackers send thousands of requests to a website in the type of attack called DDOS, or "distributed" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Kate Rex
$12,400 $14,400 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Congress met in June 1778 to sign these but found errors in the official copy; it had to reconvene with a new set in July

Final scores:

Kristin Kate Rex
$24,800 $28,799 $15,500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Kate Rex
$14,200 $14,400 $6,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2018-01-23
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