Show #7749 - Thursday, April 26, 2018


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Carolyn Walsh, a software engineer from Brooklyn, New York

Robert Marx, a graduate student from Nashville, Tennessee

Jen Regan, a travel marketer from North Bergen, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,780)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These will be descriptive phrases from Old English or Norse.)
    $200 14
These largest New World camelids don't normally spit at humans, but do at others of their kind
    $200 7
No, that movie battle scene didn't really have 50,000 extras--too expensive! They used CGI, short for this
    $200 2
I was once one of these, which the CDC defines as a person between the ages of zero & one
    $200 17
Let's kick around this popular '80s object seen here
    $200 1
Heaven's candle
    $400 15
This fish with a William Tell-like name shoots water at insects above the surface to knock them in
    $400 8
NAACP Image Awards winners in 2018 included Taraji P. Henson for "Empire" & Tracee Ellis Ross for this sitcom
    $400 3
Scavenger cells are part of this group of body defense responses
    DD: $2,200 29
In 1913 James Hamilton Lewis became the first senator in this job of counting votes & rounding up members
    $400 18
Quincy Jones assembled a slew of superstars in 1985 to record this fundraising song with a global name
    $400 12
    $600 16
This Chinese dish is made from the hardened spittle of a cave-dwelling swiftlet
    $600 9
Without X-rays and non-invasively, this technology can give your doctor a great view of your insides
    $600 4
Don't let anyone swipe this, defined by Webster's as "who someone is: the name of a person"
    $600 28
Asking how an idea will "play in" this home city of Illinois Central College is asking for its impact in Middle America
    $600 19
A safari-wear craze was inspired in part by this movie starring Meryl Streep & Robert Redford
    $600 13
    $800 22
These tusked creatures spit jets of water into the muddy ocean floor to loosen shellfish for eating
    $800 10
In the King James Version of Exodus, commandment no. 2 specifically prohibits the making of this kind of image
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) The name of this vein of the lower body means that it's below the superior vena cava, which drains the head
    $800 27
In September 2017 this Tenn. chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would not run again in 2018
    $800 20
The hot toy of Christmas 1983: these dolls created by Xavier Roberts that were "adopted"
    $800 24
    $1000 23
The ringhals, or "spitting", this snake doesn't spit venom to subdue prey, but to ward off attackers
    $1000 11
In the 1920s, this American TV pioneer created the first video camera & called it an image dissector
    $1000 6
The pupil perforates it
    $1000 26
Who Mom loves best, or a candidate like Gov. Cecil Underwood who in 1960 got all W.V.'s delegates at the GOP convention
    $1000 21
1985 saw the first of these slamfests; one match included Hulk Hogan & "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
    $1000 25

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

Jen Robert Carolyn
$400 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Robert Carolyn
$0 $8,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Let me give you an example. A cheesy dip becomes the day a baby is expected. The correct response--what is a fondue date?)
    $400 17
Redheaded singer Ed Sheeran is sometimes mistaken for this "Weasley" actor
    $400 22
Carlo Lorenzini used the pen name Collodi to write this beloved tale about a puppet
    $400 1
The Adriatic & Tyrrhenian are large enough to merit being called seas within this sea
    $400 5
To bring lunch from home to eat at work
    $400 11
In Deadwood, S.D. you can enjoy re-enactments of the 1876 killing of this "Wild" guy along with the trial of his killer
    $400 12
A smoked Italian cheese becomes a masked lawman in a TV western
    $800 18
It's not surprising that Larry David not only plays this man on "Saturday Night Live", but is his distant relative
    $800 23
Lesser known now than another work, this man's "La Vita Nuova" described in poetry his new life after meeting Beatrice
    $800 2
Not a triangle but an irregular oval, the Sargasso Sea boasts this U.K. territory & its capital, Hamilton, in the west section
    $800 6
Someone born in the immediate post-World War II years
    $800 14
Sold for $17 in 1873 ($360 today), the .45 caliber "peacemaker" from this manufacturer was "the gun that won the West"
    $800 13
A semi-soft cheese big in pizza stretches to be a female jazz & scat singing superstar
    $1200 19
Jessica Chastain posted a video of this "Jurassic World" redhead lip-syncing to the song "I Am Not Jessica Chastain"
    $1200 24
"My Brilliant Friend" begins Elena Ferrante's series about 2 women growing up in this seaport in southern Italy
    $1200 3
Many consider St. George's Channel to be the southern section of this sea with a national name
    $1200 8
Singer Jimmy Buffett has been called the pied piper of these laid-back folks
    DD: $4,000 15
The source of the Old West term "buckaroo", it's Spanish for cowboy
    $1200 27
Dodger Stadium's middle-innings "Smooch Screen" gets even sweeter as a cheese with a creamy interior
    $1600 20
That's not Will Ferrell, it's Chad Smith of this L.A. band with a spicy name
    DD: $4,000 25
The 1st known one was written c. 1235 by Giacomo da Lentini; Petrarch wrote several to the unattainable Laura
    $1600 4
The northern part of this sea hits Papua New Guinea; on its west, Australia, noted for a certain reef
    $1600 9
From a film based on a 20th century novel, it's the sinister entity depicted here
    $1600 16
The 1850s discovery of this "lode" named for a prospector set off a silver rush in Nevada
    $1600 28
Pecorino & Caprino duke it out in a Spanish expression for a 2-person confrontation
    $2000 21
Comedian John Oliver has some fun with his own resemblance to this Treasury Secretary
    $2000 26
The author of "The Leopard" was Giuseppe, prince of this, also the name of an island now a haven for hopeful migrants
    $2000 7
A section of the Atlantic north of the North Sea borders this nation & is sometimes called its sea
    $2000 10
Playthings, or essential components of a larger structure or project

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Robert Carolyn
$5,200 $12,800 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This athlete lost a 1931 lawsuit against the Curtiss Candy Company

Final scores:

Jen Robert Carolyn
$7,700 $4,599 $10,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Robert Carolyn
$7,400 $12,800 $12,200
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2018-01-23
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