Show #7774 - Thursday, May 31, 2018


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Skyler Kelemen, a healthcare data analyst from Watertown, Massachusetts

Maryanne Theyerl, a veterinarian from Loves Park, Illinois

Jeffrey Schwarz, a private investor from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Terrorists with a nuclear weapon must be stopped by this hero of Tom Clancy's "The Sum of All Fears"
    $200 1
Jack Paar,
Johnny Carson,
Jay Leno
    $200 3
This word describing a strong, muscular lumberjack is often paired with hurly
    $200 9
Apple has redesigned the interface of this assistant & given it a more expressive voice
    $200 15
There's little hope for you, Mr. Magoo, as you can't study for the slit lamp or stereopsis portion of this test
    $200 4
It's 120 degrees in this desert & you want to drive from L.A. to Vegas in your 1969 jalopy? Take a plane!
    $400 27
This future saint published several books, including 1994's "Crossing the Threshold of Hope"
    $400 2
    $400 16
Tragically, the Titanic didn't live up to this adjective that became Molly Brown's moniker
    $400 10
Mother Teresa adopted Indian citizenship & wore this Indian garment as her habit
    $400 22
Acidity or alkalinity is determined by this test; in politics, a failed one can cause great damage
    $400 5
Over 1,700 miles, the Outback Way is called this continent's "longest shortcut"--try Qantas
    $600 28
The beautifully dangerous Lucky Santangelo takes on Hollywood in this author's novel "Lady Boss"
    $600 14
Alice Nelson,
Rosie the Robot
    $600 17
This word describes fresh foods like meat & fruit that need to be refrigerated before they go bad
    $600 11
This first name of Tom Cruise's daughter with Katie Holmes means "rose" in Persian
    $600 23
I predict trouble in the combat water survival test, a requirement to join these U.S. "R"my special ops forces
    $600 6
This waterway's land bridge once connected Asia & N. America, but I'm not waiting for it to happen again; book us a flight!
    $800 20
Damon Salvatore,
Barnabas Collins
    $800 18
November can be described as this 11-letter month of the year, meaning next to last
    $800 12
A song in "Oklahoma!" is this carriage "With The Fringe On Top"
    DD: $2,000 24
Oops, you crammed for the multistate bar exam but this state with laws deriving from the Napoleonic code doesn't use it
    $800 7
Traffic is horrible around the Big Apple--take a chopper to JFK from this Jersey airport, EWR
    $1000 21
General Lee,
Black Beauty
    $1000 19
From the Latin word for "rainbow", the colorful lining of an abalone shell is described by this adjective
    $1000 13
Spelled with or without an "H" at the end, it's a chapter of the Koran
    $1000 25
If you fail the test named after this British mathematician, you're not human, you backstabbing cyborg!
    $1000 8
Avalanches & heavy snow plague this pass connecting Kabul with Peshawar, so try an aerial route

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

Jeffrey Maryanne Skyler
$3,400 $600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Maryanne Skyler
$3,800 $1,600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
From the French for "hut", these structures were herders' shelters in the Alps, but now are found all over
    $400 11
Don't get confused--this artist's song "The Real Slim Shady" is not on "The Slim Shady LP"
    $400 12
Islamorada, the "Village of Islands" in Florida, is made up of 6 of the islands called these
    $400 10
This animated green hero & his friend Pokey the horse hit the comics with "50 Shades of Clay" in 2017
    $400 1
Around 65 million years ago, many of these mammals became geographically isolated Down Under
    $400 2
He ruled France from 1774 to 1792
    $800 13
Slim Pickens is seen here on the wildest ride of his career in this film
    $800 16
Calif. wildfires first hit the news with number of these square units burned; big ones get converted into square miles
    $800 14
Usagi Yojimbo is a 17th century ronin, a masterless this warrior, who also happens to be a rabbit
    $800 3
Verb meaning to arrange in order, as you can do to the troops or the facts
    DD: $3,000 5
He reigned in the United Kingdom from 1760 to 1820, with a few interruptions
    $1200 21
The colorfully named Amarillo Slim won 4 events in the World Series of this
    $1200 17
Those who value land as a possession include John Bergson in this Willa Cather novel named for western settlers
    $1200 15
Just as in literature, you can get this type of collection, from Latin for "all", for comic books
    $1200 4
"Their impure blood should water our fields" is a lyric from this 1792 composition
    $1200 6
His reign ended around 1000 B.C., when he fell on his sword to escape the Philistines
    $1600 22
His real name is John Burstein, but he bares his insides for everyone as this character
    $1600 19
Four-letter word for a long, narrow piece of land jutting into the ocean, like Britain's Spurn Point
    $1600 24
An '80s band who sang "So Alive" was named after the underground comic "Love &" these, which is still published
    $1600 8
Yum! Today they're made from corn syrup, gum arabic & gelatin, not the goo of wetland plants
    $1600 7
Carl XVI Gustaf came to the throne in this country in 1973
    DD: $3,000 27
The vertical grooves of a column are referred to by this musical term
    $2000 26
He's gone by many names, but DJ Norman Cook used this name on "Weapon of Choice" & "Praise You"
    $2000 20
You got title to a nice tract of land if you lived on it & improved it under this 1862 law
    $2000 25
This "epic" 4-letter comic series from Brian K. Vaughn & Fiona Staples features winged Alana & horned Marko
    $2000 9
This town in Sicily lends its name to a fortified dessert wine
    $2000 18
In this north African land, Muhammad VI succeeded Hassan II in 1999

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Maryanne Skyler
$12,400 $3,600 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20-euro notes available in 2015 fittingly feature this mythological mother to some of Zeus' kids

Final scores:

Jeffrey Maryanne Skyler
$9,800 $400 $4,799
3-day champion: $62,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeffrey Maryanne Skyler
$10,200 $3,600 $16,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2018-02-07
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