Show #7750 - Friday, April 27, 2018


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Alexandra Henkoff, a college admissions counselor from Houston, Texas

Tom McGinnis, a fulfillment associate from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carolyn Walsh, a software engineer from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
When he said, "Repent", it was his will that believers should spend their lives repenting
    $200 16
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum is in this city, where she lived & wrote "Gone With the Wind"
    $200 7
Founded in 1967 in San Francisco, this music & culture mag was named in part for a blues song by Muddy Waters
    $200 1
A twisting of ligaments at a joint, such as the ankle
    $200 2
Robert Frost's "Mending Wall" ends with the phrase "Good fences make good" these
    $200 14
This singer & dancer beyond compare from Gary, Indiana topped the list with $75 million
    $400 22
Only God can forgive; this man in white can only tell you that God does so
    $400 17
Hansel could tell you that building one of these houses requires more sugar than timber
    $400 8
Lila Bell Acheson & Dewitt Wallace created this magazine that condensed articles from other publications
    $400 3
Something that's the cause of a decrease, such as "on resources"
    $400 12
One of his poems for kids begins, "There is a place where the sidewalk ends and before the street begins"
    $400 15
No. 3 with $38 million, this cartoonist passed in his sleep the night before his final strip hit newspapers
    $600 23
This 3-letter type of act stays with you until you go to heaven
    $600 18
Billed as "the most shocking tale of carnage ever seen", Rob Zombie's 1st movie was titled "House of 1,000" these
    $600 9
His popularity began with stories he contributed to Strand magazine starting in 1891
    $600 4
Abstain & this other "ain" word both mean to just not do it
    DD: $1,000 13
Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote this poem as a call to help save the USS Constitution from demolition
    $600 27
This British singer & actor who left us too soon--2 days after his 69th birthday in 2016--was No. 11 with $9.5 million
    $800 24
54: Hey, priest! These talks should have as much about the Holy Word as about the forgiveness called indulgences
    $800 19
From words for "house study", it's the study of the relations of organisms to one another & to their environment
    $800 10
Succeeding Graydon Carter, Radhika Jones became editor in chief of this magazine in 2017
    $800 5
It's the "AT" in ATV
    $800 25
He wrote, "Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can make a tree"
    $1000 20
In 1899 the first juvenile court in the nation was organized at this Chicago house co-founded by Jane Addams
    $1000 11
In the 1920s Amelia Earhart penned an aviation column for this "worldly" women's magazine begun in 1886
    $1000 6
You're probably one of these eggheads from the name of a super-smart alien in the Superman comics
    $1000 26
He wrote "Concord Hymn" for the dedication of a monument commemorating the 1775 battle

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

Carolyn Tom Alexandra
$800 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Tom Alexandra
$5,200 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Moscow, how was your 51 years? Terrible, with this man as the city's Grand Prince from 1533 to 1584
    $400 3
It's also the postal abbreviation for a New England state
    $400 16
In 2001 he stung like a bee as "Ali"
    $400 25
This great structure in Touba, Senegal, has room for more than 7,000 worshippers
    $400 8
Best not have one of these on stage; if it breaks, it's 7 years bad luck & it also interferes with the lights
    $400 20
The Matilda Effect, the marginalizing of women in sci., was named for Matilda Gage, one of these fighters for the vote
    $800 2
53 years as grand duke of Tuscany made Cosimo III the longest-reigning member of this family
    $800 4
It's first alphabetically of a news reporter's 5 Ws
    $800 17
Hilary Swank donned the gloves in this film & won an Oscar for her performance
    $800 26
This capital's mummy-rich antiquities museum dates back to 1902
    $800 9
Hopefully it won't really happen, but instead of wishing an actor good luck, tell him to do this
    $800 21
This woman's record was not glowing enough to get her into the French Academy of Sciences--husband Pierre got in
    DD: $4,000 13
In the 11th century al-Mustansir ruled Egypt for 58 years as the 8th Fatimid one of these political Muslim leaders
    $1200 5
To know this detergent introduced in 1959 is to know "everything" about laundry
    $1200 18
In this film Russell Crowe as James J. Braddock defeats Max Baer in a big upset & lives happily ever after
    $1200 27
One of the highest on the continent, the Maletsunyane Falls tumble 630 feet in this nation surrounded by South Africa
    $1200 10
Never say the name of this play in a theater or there may really be "double, double toil and trouble"
    $1200 22
Nettie Stevens worked on sex determination & suffered sex discrimination discovering the XY these
    $1600 14
During his 68-year reign that ended in 1916, he was king of Hungary, Croatia & Bohemia & emperor of Austria
    $1600 6
From Latin for "separate", it means more than 2
    $1600 19
He put up a good fight as Billy "The Great" hope in 2015's "Southpaw"
    $1600 28
Site of a former slave trading post, an isle in the Gambia River today bears this "Roots" character's name
    DD: $4,000 11
Never carry one of these feathers on stage--the evil eye may curse the show
    $1600 23
Lise Meitner coined this phrase for the splitting of atomic nuclei, but only her partner Otto Hahn got the Nobel
    $2000 15
Sobhuza II of this kingdom of southern Africa ruled for 82 years transitioning to independence from the U.K. in 1968
    $2000 7
Giant mutant ants were this 1954 movie title pronoun!
    $2000 29
This successor organization to the Organization of African Unity has its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    $2000 12
For safety reasons & to ward off resentful spirits, don't turn off the light called this
    $2000 24
Rosalind Franklin was the British woman who took the X-ray photos that allowed two dudes to find the structure of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Tom Alexandra
$9,600 $9,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Leodegrance, king of Cameliard, gave the newlyweds a piece of furniture on the marriage of this daughter

Final scores:

Carolyn Tom Alexandra
$799 $400 $17,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carolyn Tom Alexandra
$10,800 $10,200 $8,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2018-01-23
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