Show #7769 - Thursday, May 24, 2018

Josh Hill game 7.


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Tom Campo, a project manager from West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Kristen Krikorian, a marketing director from Souderton, Pennsylvania

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 6-day cash winnings total $144,120)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
This mystery author put out what would turn out to be the last in a series in 2017

"I handed him a business card and said, 'Kinsey Millhone. I'm a local private investigator'..."
    $200 12
This Kellogg's cereal promises 2 scoops of raisins in every box
    $200 19
The Prado Museum
    $200 2
Sweet potatoes are often confused with these African tubers with paler flesh
    $200 1
Itchy & Scratchy on "The Simpsons"
    $200 8
A type of false advertising is known as this fishing term "& switch"
    $400 23
More than 30 years after its publication, this dystopian novel read by Claire Danes is a bestseller

"A shape, red with white wings around the face, a shape like mine, a nondescript woman in red carrying a basket..."
    $400 14
The Zante type of this "up-to-date" little fruit is actually a raisin
    $400 20
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Christian Quarter
    $400 7
One difference between rabbits & these bigger-eared relatives is that rabbits build burrows & these don't
    $400 3
Patrick on "SpongeBob SquarePants"
    DD: $1,000 9
Britannica cites the Piltdown man & the Feejee mermaid in its articles on this type of 4-letter scam
    $600 24
This love story is a heartbreaker

"The tumors are made of me. They're made of me as surely as my brain and my heart are made of me. It is a civil war, Hazel Grace, with a predetermined winner..."
    $600 15
Nestle also has cherry & cranberry versions of this classic candy
    $600 21
The Chopin monument seen here
    $600 28
The NYSE has older companies while the stock exchange known by this 6-letter acronym is a high-tech market
    $600 4
Chestnut on "2 Broke Girls"
    $600 10
This adjective that means, like, totally fake describes Bill & Ted's journey in a 1991 film title
    $800 25
This book for kids has a lesson for everyone: choose kind

"My name is August, by the way. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse..."
    $800 16
Raisins are a must in this Italian holiday cake--it's from the Italian for "large bread"
    $800 22
Dong Xuan Market & the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
    $800 29
"Weather" refers to short-term conditions; this is the average weather at a particular location over time
    $800 5
Stella on "Modern Family"
    $800 11
This, in which an email address has been faked, is a tactic used in phishing & spam
    $1000 26
Wil Wheaton reads this sci-fi novel set in the year 2045

"This message had been embedded in the log-in sequence by James Halliday himself, when he'd first programmed the OASIS..."
    $1000 17
Golden raisins are made from this seedless grape named for grower William; sulfur dioxide is used to prevent darkening
    $1000 27
King Rama IX Park
    $1000 30
There's liquor & liqueur, a sweetened spirit like this one whose name may refer to its having been distilled 3 times
    $1000 6
Marcel on "Friends"
    $1000 13
German for replacement gives us this word for a poor substitute

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

Josh Kristen Tom
$1,400 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Kristen Tom
$3,600 $7,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
One of his first paintings upon arriving in Tahiti was "Fatata Te Miti", or "By the Sea"
    $400 6
5 words:
Prepositional phrase that immediately follows "what so proudly we hailed"
    $400 2
The general theory of relativity is concerned with this universal force of attraction
    $400 1
David Carradine was the object of Uma Thurman's disaffection in Volumes 1 & 2 of this
    $400 19
A war hero, this Kansas man was Gerald Ford's running mate in '76 & went for the Oval Office 20 years later
    $400 9
There's a piece of furniture in this phrase for something covert
    $800 11
In the 1870s this Impressionist who loved gardens left Paris & found a place with a nice one at Argenteuil
    DD: $4,600 22
4 words:
Slogan used by De Beers since 1947
    $800 12
The universe could end with the Big Crunch, meaning it collapses into one of these
    $800 3
Stephen Moyer sucked up the scenery as Bill Compton, a vampire on this HBO series
    $800 20
8 years after beating Birch Bayh to win a Senate seat repping this state, Dan Quayle got elected veep
    $800 10
You shall not steal my this, from Proto-Indo-European for "resound"
    $1200 13
In his later years this Fauvist created a mural, "Dance II", for a Pennsylvania gallery
    $1200 23
3 words:
The end of the 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech
    $1200 24
When helium-4 is cooled below 2.17 K, it becomes a "super" this, able to comb walls & flow frictionlessly
    $1200 4
Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb, as played by Ted Levine, has a dog named Precious in this film; now put the lotion in the basket!
    $1200 21
"There can be no neutrals in (this) war, only patriots--or traitors" said this orator, not long after his loss to Lincoln
    $1200 16
Phrase meaning excessively flamboyant, or where World War I trench soldiers reluctantly went
    $1600 14
This post-Impressionist's "Bathers" series, 1894-1905, inspired Picasso's "Women of Avignon"
    $1600 30
2 words:
Beneath the Lincoln memorial on the back of a U.S. currency note
    $1600 25
Some versions of this 6-letter theory said that space-time had exactly 10 dimensions
    $1600 5
For the TV movie "My Name is Bill W." James Woods won an Emmy playing a founder of this self-help organization
    DD: $2,400 26
This Dem., falling short in 1980: "The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, & the dream shall never die"
    $1600 17
This old-timey weapon was the 18th century equivalent of a shotgun
    $2000 15
This founder of French classical painting, like the work seen here, lived mostly in Rome, where he was Niccolo Possino
    $2000 29
1 word:
Harvard's Latin motto
    $2000 28
There are rates of this not just for electricity but for heat; copper is 15,000 times faster than air
    $2000 7
In a 1993 film, this actor played both President Bill Mitchell & "Dave"
    $2000 27
Robert Taft, Republican senator from this state, sought the White House in 1948 & 1952
    $2000 18
There are golden & black-bellied species of this shorebird

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Kristen Tom
$11,400 $9,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For a link between oceans, the U.S. signed an 1859 treaty with Mexico giving us rights to this 2-syllable strip of land "of Tehuantepec"

Final scores:

Josh Kristen Tom
$19,601 $18,801 $0
7-day champion: $163,721 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Kristen Tom
$10,000 $9,800 $10,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2018-02-06
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