Show #7784 - Thursday, June 14, 2018


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Katherine Pisarro-Grant, a verbal identity consultant from Brooklyn, New York

Adam Manning, a senior sales manager from Denver, Colorado

Diana Hsu, a legal records assistant from Malden, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A kitchen fixture is in the name of this slang term for a tall, usually black silk top hat
    $200 2
Colorado's John Hickenlooper claims to be the first brewer/state governor since this Founding Father
    $200 4
To give up a criminal to another nation for prosecution
    $200 26
Edwin Starr:
"____", adding "What is it good for?"
    $200 13
Native Hawaiians are part of this ethnic group whose name means "many islands"
    $200 21
The D.O.E. found that 4 extra weeks added to this period in 2007 saved 0.5% of electricity per day, 1.3 billion KWH in total
    $400 6
"A" is the only vowel in this cold-weather mask & cap combo
    $400 3
In the '90s this ex-husband of Cher was mayor of Palm Springs & a 2-term Republican congressman
    $400 5
Resembling a clumsy pachyderm
    $400 27
Rage Against the Machine:
"____ In The Name"
    $400 14
Javanese are the largest ethnic group of this nation
    $400 22
Also called "New Style", this calendar was proclaimed by the pope in 1582 as a reform of the Julian one
    $600 8
Wonder Woman wears this type of small crown that she can use like a boomerang
    $600 17
Then a New Jersey prosecutor, this future governor helped jail Jared Kushner's father in 2005
    $600 7
A supposed secret sect of world dominators, of which I am totally not a member
    $600 28
Staff sergeant Barry Sadler:
"The Ballad Of" these special forces
    DD: $1,200 15
Afrikaners were once called by this name meaning "farmer"
    $600 23
In 1883 the scheduling of these made the adoption of standard time zones a necessity
    $800 10
Here's Jackie Kennedy wearing one of these lace veils with a diminutive Spanish name
    $800 18
An Iraq War veteran & a Purple Heart recipient, she represents Illinois in the Senate
    $800 9
Food of the gods
    $800 29
Pere Ubu:
"30 Seconds Over ____"
    $800 16
The homeland of the Basques is this border-straddling mountain range
    $800 24
The moving shadow of a gnomon on this is what led to the use of the word clockwise
    $1000 11
You say hairnet, I say this 5-letter word, a decoration for women's hair in the Victorian era
    $1000 19
A rough start to 2008 for this Dem. of North Carolina--he was third in South Carolina's primary, & scandal made things worse
    $1000 12
Ayers Rock is also known as this, with the same vowel front, back & middle
    $1000 30
Elvis Costello:
"____ Forces"
    $1000 20
The Pashtun mostly call these 2 countries home; you'll find over 30 million of them there
    $1000 25
The Pleistocene is an example of this subdivision of a period, itself subdivided into ages

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

Diana Adam Katherine
$5,200 $400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diana Adam Katherine
$7,200 $5,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
A great place to go spelunking is the limestone caverns in Montana named for this pair of expeditioners
    $400 29
Perrault's "Tales of Mother Goose" includes early versions of "Sleeping Beauty" & this shoe-losing lass
    $400 11
"How now..."
    $400 2
Sherwin-Williams paint colors include a delectable brownish yellow called "Cut the" this
    $400 1
Larry Hagman's mom, Mary Martin, said that of all her stage roles, this one was her favorite
    $400 18
During polar excursions, Robert Peary relied on the native people he referred to as "my" these
    $800 25
Caverns in Indiana bear the name & the bones of this trailblazer's brother Squire, who was laid to rest there in 1815
    $800 17
Francis Bacon penned a vision of society based on 17th century science, "The New" this fabled lost land
    $800 12
"Little strokes fell great..."
    $800 7
Careful--adding "ide" to this greenish-blue color produces a deadly poison
    $800 3
In a revival of this musical, Alan Cumming played the Emcee to Michelle Williams' Sally Bowles
    $800 19
Britain's Natural History Museum houses an egg collected in Antarctica in 1911 from this "royal" bird
    $1200 26
Warren's Cave in Florida is named for Colonel John Warren, who led troops during the second of these Indian wars
    $1200 15
This French playwright had a flop with his 1665 take on the Don Juan legend
    $1200 13
"Leaves of three..."
    $1200 8
These intensely colored compounds used in paints get their name from the Latin for "paint"
    $1200 4
She originated the role of Elphaba in "Wicked"
    $1200 20
Occasionally having to get off & push, Daniel Burton recently became the first to reach the South Pole via this, a "fat" type
    $1600 27
This ancient playwright's cave on Salamis is believed to be where he wrote tragedies like "Trojan Women"
    $1600 16
An allegorical play about human destiny, Pedro Calderon's "La Vida es SueƱo" translates as "Life is" one of these
    $1600 14
"Drive for show..."
    DD: $4,200 9
This color obtained from a plant dye is also known as blue-violet
    $1600 5
In 2017 this rock icon became a Broadway name when he starred in a series of autobiographical acoustic shows
    DD: $7,000 22
The first nuclear sub to visit the North Pole was this one that shared a name with a fictional submersible
    $2000 30
A cave on Mount Carmel is named for this prophet who may have lived & hid there before whirlwinding up to heaven
    $2000 28
For imagery about the nature & meaning of the universe, John Donne & others were dubbed these poets
    $2000 21
"Red sky in morning..."
    $2000 10
Lord Rayleigh explained that scattering of sunlight is what does this--now stop asking questions, Junior!
    $2000 6
In 1980 she won a Tony for "Evita"; in 2008 she won for "Gypsy"
    $2000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows the South Pole on the monitor.) Here is Amundsen's route to and from the South Pole, & here is the 1911-1912 route from Cape Evans led by this man--on the return trip, he met his end just 11 miles from shelter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diana Adam Katherine
$29,600 $8,600 $10,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Zodiac constellation includes 2 lines (or strings) that terminate in a star called Alrescha, the knot

Final scores:

Diana Adam Katherine
$20,600 $1 $4,399
2-day champion: $44,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diana Adam Katherine
$21,000 $8,600 $10,800
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
3 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2018-02-14
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