Show #7777 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018


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Megan Beesley, a public defender from St. Louis, Missouri

Joe Castro, a comptroller from Pasadena, California

Leslie Manion, a bookseller from Vancouver, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Including 1922's unsolved murder of director William Desmond Taylor, "Fallen Angels" spills secrets from this city
    $200 6
They did not give out a Drama award in 1944, but this stately Rodgers & Hammerstein musical won a special award
    $200 7
This home run king's dad Bobby hit 332 dingers of his own, with nary an asterisk in sight
    $200 12
Stringed music maker
    $200 22
Focal hand dystonia is this profession's "cramp", though it also affects musicians
    $200 17
It's a product for hair or a type of chilled after-dinner treat, but definitely not both at once
    $400 2
The worldwide hunt for this Colombian drug lord is chronicled in "Killing Pablo"
    $400 13
He had plenty of Tonys by then, but this composer finally won a Pulitzer in 1985 for "Sunday in the Park with George"
    $400 8
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton's son Luke is head coach of this team he played on for 9 seasons
    $400 27
Big Island coffee district
    $400 23
This 2-word "animal" term for a painful leg cramp traces back to 19th century baseball slang
    $400 18
In 2017 Harry Winston paid a ton of green--$5.5 million--for the 18.04-carat Rockefeller this gem
    DD: $1,000 3
"The Skies Belong to Us" narrates one 1972 instance of this crime that was unfortunately big in that era
    $600 14
Jonathan Larson posthumously won the 1996 Drama award for this musical
    $600 9
'50s MLB star Ray Boone sired Bob, who sired this Boone named in 2017 as the Yankees' manager
    $600 28
Headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Pacific fleet
(5, 6)
    $600 24
Men's Fitness' "5 Nutrient-Rich Dishes" providing this cramp-fighting element included avocado, salmon & papaya
    $600 19
"Disappearing" 4-letter hairstyle sported by musical artists like Bobby Brown back in the day
    $800 4
"Black Mass" about the life & capture of this notorious gangster, was made into a film with Johnny Depp
    $800 15
5 people, including Marvin Hamlisch, shared the 1976 Drama award for this musical
    $800 10
Rick Barry made 8 of these teams in 10 NBA seasons; sons Brent, Jon & Drew were 0 for 31
    $800 25
Diuretics lower this measure, so you can fit the new 2017 standards, but deplete fluid, which can lead to cramping
    $800 20
Gingham, along with percale & taffeta, is called this type of weave, like a cat with a striped coat
    $1000 5
How 50 of the world's most infamous crimes were solved is revealed in "The Little Book of" these techniques
    $1000 16
There are 8 words in the title of this Frank Loesser musical that won in 1962
    $1000 11
Last name of college football legend Bobby, whose sons Jeff, Terry & Tommy have followed him into coaching
    $1000 26
This type of fever characterized by muscle stiffness & painful joints may take its name from the Swahili for "cramp"
    $1000 21
In Paris it's a men's shirt; in New York it's a type of dress, loose-cut & short

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

Leslie Joe Megan
$400 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Joe Megan
$3,000 $4,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Remember this historic landmark, built as a Roman Catholic mission
    $400 2
A clock invented by Christiaan Huygens using this feature that oscillates was the accuracy standard until quartz in 1927
    $400 12
In 2016 this actor said he wasn't playing Rambo again: "The heart's willing, but the body says, 'Stay home!'"
    $400 21
This capital of Colombia is located about 300 miles north of the Equator
    $400 17
Expressing shock today, it's also a command to horses to stop
    $400 7
Years after fleeing Portugal with the royal family, Pedro I became emperor of this country
    $800 3
Why bother with a color photo when the skin of this water mammal is grayish anyway?
    $800 8
Working at the Royal Observatory in Paris in 1676, Ole Romer demonstrated that this travels at a finite speed
    $800 13
General Rambo was one of the many warlords to plague this African nation under the rule of Charles Taylor
    $800 22
It's the northernmost of New York City's boroughs
    $800 18
From Ireland, this interjection for "by God" is often paired with "faith"
    $800 20
Portugal's national poet Luis de Camoes wrote the 16th century epic "The Lusiads" about this explorer
    $1200 4
In black-&-white may be the way many remember this alliterative actress of the 1930s, who starred in films like "Ninotchka"
    $1200 9
In 1643 Evangelista Torricelli invented the barometer, enabling the measurement of this
    $1200 14
Army engineers have developed a grenade launcher called Rambo mostly made by this futuristic process
    DD: $4,000 23
In 2017 Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah marked 50 years on the throne of this country
    $1200 19
After big plays, Yankees broadcaster Phil Rizzuto would often exclaim this 2-word beastly interjection
    DD: $1,000 28
Despite his nickname, this prince who sponsored many voyages didn't go on the expeditions himself
    $1600 5
Get your kicks from these rhymingly named boots here
    $1600 10
Logarithmic scales are key to this adjustable calculator invented by William Oughtred
    $1600 15
A type of survival knife, the Rambo knife is officially called this, after the 1982 film it was created for
    $1600 24
The Brahmaputra & Ganges Rivers both empty into it
    $1600 26
The French have "voila!"; we use this hyphenated word ending in "A" for the same purpose
    $2000 6
These ferns, whose name includes a word for a young lady, take their name from their delicate fronds
    $2000 11
With his telescope in 1610, Galileo focused in on this moon, the largest of Jupiter & of our solar system
    $2000 16
"Rambo III" was originally dedicated to these rebel fighters of Afghanistan; the dedication has been removed
    $2000 25
The misidentification of ospreys may have given this Massachusetts bay its name
    $2000 27
An interjection meaning "way to go!", or any piece of encouragement; it can end in "girl" as well as "boy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Joe Megan
$2,600 $12,600 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He got a real N.Y. Times obit in 1975; it said he wore "false mustaches to mask signs of age that offended his vanity"

Final scores:

Leslie Joe Megan
$5 $9,384 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,384 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Leslie Joe Megan
$2,600 $14,600 $7,600
14 R,
5 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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Game tape date: 2018-02-13
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