Show #7785 - Friday, June 15, 2018


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Jon Brown, a bartender from Los Angeles, California

Deirdre Thomas, an attorney and editor from Seattle, Washington

Diana Hsu, a legal records assistant from Malden, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Visit & you get the current hour & minute; visit & you get the current news
    $200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows the Andes on the monitor.) A small stream in Peru's Andes flows into the Apurimac, becoming a source of this river that some 4,000 miles later flows into the Atlantic
    $200 6
In "Tell anyone you see they should leave", the word "they" is this-neutral
    $200 13
Mary Anderson is in the National Inventors Hall of Fame for creating this car device; intermittent ones would come later
    $200 22
Calixa Lavallee composed the music for this song in 1880; drop the puck!
    $200 21
Comedian Jerry & comic actor, director & producer Ben
    $400 8 shows you the Navigator & Continental; shows you tourist sites in a Midwest state capital
    $400 2
The main entry point for tourists from California, this Mexican city is just south of San Diego
    $400 9
Kompositum is the German word for this type of word the Germans are famous for, like Schmutzfang-matte, "doormat"
    DD: $500 14
In 1950 Zenith introduced the first one of these gadgets; it was called the "Lazy Bones"
    $400 26
In 1916 this prairie province became the first in Canada to give women the right to vote
    $400 23
Comedian Carl & actor/filmmaker Rob
    $600 18 takes you to Atlantic marine forecasts; takes you to Carolina NHL action
    $600 3
Remember Albert's title & you'll know that Monaco is not a monarchy but this entity
    $600 10
This 5-letter verb meaning "to express feeling", maybe on stage, is an example of a back-formation
    $600 15
Ben Franklin, describing this invention: "I have only to move my eyes up or down... to see distinctly far or near"
    $600 28
William Lyon Mackenzie King's long stretch as PM saw the creation of this radio & TV entity that gave me my big break
    $600 24
Oscar winner Henry & Oscar-nominated Peter
    $800 19 is an agency that polices Wall Street; takes you to a college sports organization
    $800 4
A vast grassland from central Europe to Manchuria is called by this 1-syllable word from the Russian
    $800 11
Alliteratively, this animal goes with "word" to mean language used to avoid taking a stand
    $800 16
In addition to his machine gun, this Civil War-era man also invented a steam plow
    $800 25
Late actor/composer Alan & singer Robin
    $1000 20 is an outdoor clothing company; is an Ivy League school
    $1000 5
Eritrea's vital region along this sea includes the major port cities of Massawa & Assab
    $1000 12
This -ism is the use of an old or obsolete term
    $1000 17
In 1846 Elias Howe took this invention to Washington to apply for a patent
    $1000 27
James of "The Godfather" & his sonny, Scott, of "Hawaii Five-0"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Diana Deirdre Jon
$1,500 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diana Deirdre Jon
$2,900 $5,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In Egyptian myth Sobek is an ancient god with the head of these reptiles of the Nile
    $400 19
Chris, Tracy, Danny, Laurie & Keith were the solo concerns of a singing single mom on this show
    $400 26
In late April 1789 Parisians were rioting while on the other side of the world the crew of this ship was in mutiny
    $400 14
VMI for short, it has produced citizen-soldiers for over 170 years
    $400 11
This play opens with "the barely distinguishable word assassin!" & whispers of "Salieri!... Salieri!"
    $400 6
Choral singing group that's got 3 slices of toasted bread, turkey, bacon, lettuce & tomato
    $800 2
The Cretan bull is dad to this monster
    $800 20
As Christie on "Mom", this actress gets sober & struggles through parenthood with the help of her own mom
    $800 27
In 1815, while Napoleon was abdicating in France, the Serbs were rising against this empire
    $800 15
VR is virtual reality & VL is this, which you might spend there
    $800 12
Pack a basket for this William Inge play about a group of lonely women whose lives are disrupted by a drifter
    $800 7
Deep-fried circles from a Vidalia go into a set of 4 operas by Richard Wagner
    $1200 3
When Zeus played follow the Leda, he did it disguised as this
    $1200 21
On "Desperate Housewives", this actress played Susan Mayer, a single mom who was the daughter of a single mom
    DD: $6,000 28
In 1603 the Tokugawa shogunate began in Japan & this English dynasty came to an end
    $1200 16
The VOA; its first broadcast was in German in 1942
    $1200 13
Talking giant lizards show up in this "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" author's play "Seascape"
    $1200 8
Transformer leader of the Autobots who is really good with horseradish as a meat entree
    DD: $1,500 4
In west African myth, many tales were spun about Anansi, a trickster in the form of this
    $1600 22
41 years apart, it's the title in common to the two shows featuring the divorced single moms seen here
    $1600 29
The Sumerians settled the city of Ur in the 3000s B.C., the beginning of this civilization's "long count" calendar
    $1600 17
In Oklahoma, to join a VFD, this, you must be 18 to 44 years old, have a good driving record & pass a background check
    $1600 24
"Gin was mother's milk to her", says Eliza Doolittle of her aunt in this Shaw play
    $1600 9
Jewish soup dumpling also called a knaidel that's the title of Jim Bouton's baseball memoir
    $2000 5
At Ragnarok, the final battle in Norse mythology, Odin will be swallowed up by this giant wolf & son of Loki
    $2000 23
Alexis Bledel & this actress were the "Gilmore Girls" teenage daughter & single mom
    $2000 30
In 1867 Nebraska joined the Union & a union called the Ausgleich created this dual monarchy in Europe
    $2000 18
Through the VA, a veteran might have his VA tested, this ophthalmological measure
    $2000 25
In this "colorful" play, abstract expressionist Mark Rothko struggles with art & fame
    $2000 10
French-named toasted sandwich with ham, cheese & a fried egg that's a London museum of wax figures

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diana Deirdre Jon
$11,600 $19,800 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Portuguese explorer gave this name to an island he sighted off Africa's coast 40 days after Easter

Final scores:

Diana Deirdre Jon
$5,599 $16,399 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diana Deirdre Jon
$17,600 $19,800 $5,600
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2018-02-14
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