Show #7775 - Friday, June 1, 2018


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Dan Hess, a wine and spirits distributor from Los Angeles, California

Ian Booth, a trade specialist from Washington, D.C.

Jeffrey Schwarz, a private investor from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $62,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Movies with exclamation points in their titles.)
    $200 21
Groundhog Day
    $200 26
PetSmart says a pet tortoise needs at least a 40-gallon terrarium; a pet turtle a 30-gallon one of these
    $200 1
"As a tribute to his... versatile poetry" in 1903, Bjornstjerne Bjornson became man No. 3 to win this prize
    $200 2
Barbra Streisand played matchmaker (Ms. Levi, specifically) in this 1969 movie
    $200 7
Its red flag with a white crescent & star was officially confirmed June 5, 1936, after the revolution led by Ataturk
    $200 12
A group of actors, musicians or pieces of clothing working together
    $400 22
Coinciding with another celebration, Corned Beef & Cabbage Day
    $400 27
To escape predators, cuora, the Asian type of this turtle, seals itself in its shell, which is uniquely hinged
    $400 15
In 1985 Murray Haydon became the third man to get a permanent artificial one; Haydon lasted 16 months with it
    $400 3
Looks like Steve picked the wrong week to quit smoking, drinking, amphetamines & sniffing glue in this 1980 spoof
    $400 8
Tenn., Miss. & this state on their western borders are true red states--that color is their flags' main background
    $400 13
Profession of Harry Winston & Charles Lewis Tiffany
    $600 23
Canada Day
    $600 16
On May 23, 1956 Swiss climber Ernst Schmied became the third man to do this
    $600 4
Songs on the soundtrack of this film: "Honey, Honey" & "Money, Money, Money" as well as "Dancing Queen"
    $600 9
The five red stars on this region's flag refer to China's flag
    $600 14
It can mean a quay or pier as well as an embankment to prevent flooding
    DD: $2,000 24
National Magic Day, on the anniversary of Harry Houdini's death
    $800 17
Use your wisdom & name this third king of ancient Israel, Bathsheba's boy
    $800 5
"Well, I try & try to forget you, girl, but it's just so hard to do, every time you" name this 1996 Tom Hanks-directed film
    $800 10
You can buy a big red flag of this university in New York state with its founding date, 1865
    $800 19
Ceres is the Roman counterpart of this Greek goddess of agriculture
    $1000 25
Bill of Rights Day & Wright Brothers Day
    $1000 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a model of space flight on the monitor.) In a 15-minute trip from Cape Canaveral to the Atlantic Ocean on July 21, 1961, Liberty Bell 7 reached a height of 118 miles and traveled 303 miles carrying this alliteratively named astronaut, making him the third man in space
    $1000 6
In this 1977 film George Burns tells John Denver that creating ostriches was a big mistake--"silly looking things"
    $1000 11
You'd think this British island would have a certain cat on its flag, but instead has the triskelion seen here
    $1000 20
Dane Cook's half-brother & business manager stole millions from the comic, this crime of misappropriating bank funds

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

Jeffrey Ian Dan
$3,000 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Ian Dan
$6,800 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
In the 1930s producer Irving Thalberg had this nickname, just like Batman's sidekick Robin
    $400 11
Gray is tired from being used to color elephants & beige hates being called brown in the kids' book "The Day" these "Quit"
    $400 19
A spear used on aquatic mammals
    $400 6
Now serving life, Aldrich Ames got $2.7 million to reveal the ID of every U.S. agent operating in this country
    $400 1
In 1792, George Vancouver was the first to explore this arm of the Pacific
    $400 22
This potato topper that resembles blades of grass is the smallest member of the onion family
    $800 14
Frank Sinatra's nicknames included this, also the title of an NBC TV singing competition
    DD: $2,000 12
A butler recalls the successes & failures of his own life in this Kazuo Ishiguro novel
    $800 20
A cooked fowl's lower joint
    $800 7
In 1780 John Andre was caught with papers in his boot concerning Benedict Arnold surrendering the fort at this place
    $800 2
From 1790 to 1808 the location of the wanted men who had settled this Pacific island was unknown to the world
    $800 25
Sprigs of this herb once thought to enhance memory are used to season lamb & chicken
    $1200 16
He was hailed as the King of Cool
    $1200 13
The hero of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" has this autism spectrum condition named for an Austrian
    $1200 21
Used to fan a fire, this type of blower draws in air & expels it quickly through a tube
    $1200 8
It's not just in movies: D.C.'s International Spy Museum has these disguised as pens, lighters & from around 1950, a watch
    $1200 3
Today split between two countries, this historic region was once conquered by Alexander the Great
    $1200 26
Ground sumac is often added to this curdled milk foodstuff & used for dipping with kebabs
    $1600 17
Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, she has the "hardest working legs in show business"
    $1600 23
Stephen King's "Night Shift" short story collection includes this one about a deadly cult of kids in farm country
    $1600 27
Lye-soaked dried cod, beloved by Scandinavians
    $1600 9
On Feb. 10, 1962 convicted Soviet spy Rudolf Abel was exchanged for Frederic Pryor & this captured U-2 pilot
    DD: $2,600 4
This city was founded in 1855 by a Boer leader who became the 1st president of the South African republic
    $1600 29
Smoked jalapeno chili peppers, which are also called by this name, can be found in chili powders
    $2000 18
Starring in the 1927 movie "It" made her the "It" girl & the quintessential flapper
    $2000 24
Set designer Tod Hackett glimpses firsthand the artificiality of Hollywood in this 1939 work by Nathanael West
    $2000 28
Transparent package wrapper
    $2000 10
A company called Narus was in the news in 2006 for its product that let this U.S. agency monitor web traffic & emails
    $2000 5
This volcano on Martinique blew its top in 1792, 1851, 1902 & 1929

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Ian Dan
$11,600 $14,600 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born the farthest west in the continental U.S. of any president, he would later die farthest from his birthplace

Final scores:

Jeffrey Ian Dan
$5,100 $23,201 $13,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeffrey Ian Dan
$11,600 $15,600 $7,800
19 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2018-02-07
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