Show #7773 - Wednesday, May 30, 2018


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Amy Cuzzolino, an attorney from Bloomfield, New Jersey

Amanda McClendon, a librarian from Houston, Texas

Jeffrey Schwarz, a private investor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This is taking a snippet of one song & using it in another; "Funky Drummer" by James Brown is often used
    $200 26
I know I shouldn't keep going back to eat the Concord type of this fruit off the bunch, but they are so plump!
    $200 11
Former South African policy:
    $200 1
This Athens high ground was the site of the palaces of Mycenaean-era kings
    $200 6
The only species of this mammal found in the U.S. is the nine-banded one
    $200 12
In 2016 this son of a Brooklyn exterminator became the leader of the Senate Democrats
    $400 22
In digital music sales, this method used to be about 20% of purchases & downloads were 70%; now it's flipped
    $400 27
I can't stay away from the freezer knowing that cookie dough pint slices from this ice cream brand are inside
    $400 13
Selfless dedication or private prayer:
    DD: $1,000 2
The government work going on in the Gothic revival buildings gives the hill in Ottawa this name
    $400 7
The Tibetan sand type of this animal can live at altitudes above 13,000 feet
    $400 17
Tom DeLay wrote "No Retreat, No Surrender" & this 2012 GOP presidential nominee wrote "No Apology"
    $600 23
A hit song from one genre of music that also achieves commercial success in another genre
    $600 28
Do you expect me to just pretend there's not a slice of chocolate tuxedo cream this from the same-named "Factory"?
    $600 14
Fancy term for a nose job:
    $600 3
This Paris district takes its name from the hill where St. Denis, a French patron saint, was beheaded for his faith
    $600 8
The Dall is the largest species of these toothed whales often mistaken for dolphins
    $600 18
In high school this U.S. senator played soccer & basketball & was named Most Likely to Become the Next Geraldo Rivera
    $800 24
Non-reserved general admission seating at a performance venue; it sounds like a celebration
    $800 29
Bringing home bonafide fried chicken from this chain was a mistake--it will be gone "Louisiana Fast"!
    $800 15
An energetic person:
    $800 4
Lazarus is a character in a work by W.B. Yeats named for this hill of Jesus' death, AKA Golgotha
    $800 9
It's easy to see by the color why this critter is called an emerald tree this snake
    $800 19
Today a TV talk show host, he was elected mayor of Cincinnati in 1977, hopefully with a minimum of chair tossing
    $1000 25
BMI defines this type of old, familiar song as one that's played 2.5 million times
    $1000 16
Totally absurd:
    $1000 5
On your mark, get set, go to the hotel atop San Francisco's Nob Hill named for this railroad magnate
    $1000 10
The name of this camel breed comes from the Greek for "running"
    $1000 20
Coleman Young was the longest-serving mayor of this city & its first African-American mayor

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

Jeffrey Amanda Amy
$1,800 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Amanda Amy
$2,400 $4,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

MY OLD "L.P."s
(Alex: You have to name the state where each federally accepted or recognized tribe resides.)
    $400 1
In the 16th century Swiss bishop Matthaus Schiner helped create this group that serves in a different country
    $400 19
A federal law signed Aug. 6, 1965 banned literary & other tests for people to do this
    $400 24
In "Arrival", she plays Dr. Louise Banks, a linguist sent to communicate with some new neighbors
    $400 6
This instructional driver's license for the young can be obtained at age 14 in Iowa
    $400 11
Admitted to the Mississippi bar in 1981, he was inspired to write his first novel by a trial he observed in 1984
    $400 16
Zuni tribe
    DD: $1,000 2
The Celtic Helvetii tried to move from Switzerland to Gaul but this man, then Roman governor, barred them in 58 B.C.
    $800 20
This speedy southwestern bird of Warner Bros. fame enjoys a good dust bath
    $800 25
As Dr. Dick Solomon on this sitcom, John Lithgow led a team of loopy aliens sent to study Earth
    $800 7
Figuratively, it's a place to start a project or career; literally, it's where a Saturn V rose from
    $800 12
The photo of this author seems to have been taken far from the madding crowd
    $800 17
Nez Perce tribe
    $1200 3
In the 1850s Neuchatel was at the same time part of Switzerland & property of this German state's Friedrich Wilhelm
    $1200 21
Seen here, it's the designated flower for the month of March
    $1200 26
This WB TV series about high school students, some with powers not of this Earth, bore the name of a town in the Southwest
    $1200 8
In regard to phonograph records designed to be played at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute, "LP" stands for this
    $1200 13
He wrote, "The portrait should bear the burden of his days, and... keep the unsullied splendour of eternal youth"
    $1200 18
St. Regis Mohawk tribe
    $1600 4
1856 saw the creation of the powerful bank now known as this Suisse
    $1600 22
An 1890 LDS church manifesto mandated a halt to this practice
    $1600 27
An alien mother ship hovers over Devils Tower at the end of this classic film
    $1600 9
This city was founded by conquistador Alonso de Mendoza in 1548--its full name means "Our Lady of Peace"
    $1600 14
In "Rikki Tikki Tavi", he wrote, "Turn for turn and twist for twist... hah! The hooded death has missed!"
    $1600 29
Passamaquoddy tribe
    $2000 5
The Swiss defeated the Austrian forces of this family at 1386's Battle of Sempach
    $2000 23
The centers of California's wine industry are the Napa Valley & this valley where Glen Ellen comes from
    $2000 28
In a John Sayles film, an alien (Joe Morton) arrives in Harlem & becomes this "from Another Planet"
    $2000 10
"Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" is the title in the original Italian of a 1921 play by this writer
    DD: $400 15
"Catch as Catch Can" is a posthumous collection of stories by this real-life WWII bombardier
    $2000 30
Standing Rock Sioux tribe (1 of 2 states)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Amanda Amy
$14,000 $13,600 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His works are the only ones in the National Recording Registry that are preserved on piano rolls

Final scores:

Jeffrey Amanda Amy
$27,500 $12,200 $15,000
2-day champion: $52,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeffrey Amanda Amy
$13,400 $14,000 $9,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2018-02-07
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