Show #7786 - Monday, June 18, 2018


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Erik Johnson, a packaging engineer from Plymouth, Minnesota

Sara Nies, an editorial assistant from New York, New York

Deirdre Thomas, an attorney and editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Love your ring from this company that's "celebrated the world's great love stories" since 1837; breakfast is on me!
    $200 7
Professor Albus Dumbledore
    $200 26
It encloses dialogue from a specific speaker's mouth
    $200 1
I just got 3 cases of pens & 6 cases of Scotch tape all for $20 in this type of liquidation sale
    $200 25
This country's "February Revolution" of 1917 began on March 8 on the calendar we use today
    $200 16
These cubes in a Caesar salad can be Parmesan cheese-flavored
    $400 13
A square platform 18 feet on each side with a 15-foot wide circle is used in this Japanese sport
    $400 8
Jacob Black
    $400 27
An image that extends beyond the edge of a page is said to do this medical verb
    $400 3
Adjective used to describe a deeply religious person
    DD: $5,400 24
The Euphrates Revolt was an unsuccessful 1920s uprising against the U.K.'s control of this country
    $400 17
Every Scot knows that cock-a-leekie soup is a fine repast based on leeks & a stock made from this
    $600 11
Motion capture changed actor Andy Serkis into this giant ape in a 2005 remake
    $600 2
Benjamin Bunny
    $600 28
King Features specializes in this business, distributing a comic strip to a large number of newspapers
    $600 4
It's the 10-letter weather phenomenon seen here
    $600 21
"Power to the people!" was a slogan of this African-American revolutionary group co-founded by Huey Newton
    $600 18
It's Friday, so I'm having the proverbial 3-this lunch, dry with Belvedere if you don't mind
    $800 14
Root growth & moisture are key factors in dendrochronology, time dating via these
    $800 9
James Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser, or just Jamie Fraser for short
    $800 29
This type of story similar to back story goes back at least as far as the character gaining his or her powers
    $800 5
In 2008 the Big Three automakers asked for one of these, worth billions of dollars
    $800 22
The rising on this religious holiday in 1916 briefly proclaimed a free Irish republic before it was crushed
    $800 19
Hillshire Farm's fine selection of lunch meat includes the Black Forest type of this
    $1000 15
Don't "blow" one of these, a rubber ring used to provide a watertight seal between metal joints
    $1000 10
Tentmates Jack Twist & Ennis Del Mar
    $1000 30
This term for a book-length visual narrative spread after it was on the cover of 1978's "A Contract with God"
    $1000 6
It's what the British call a traffic circle
    $1000 23
A revolution by this "juvenile" group in 1908 restored constitutional rule to the Ottoman Empire
    $1000 20
I'm feeling like a little cheese, so my choice is this Mexican treat, from the Spanish for "little cheese"

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

Deirdre Sara Erik
$2,800 $1,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deirdre Sara Erik
$5,200 $400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
A Dutch import:
"Bathsheba at Her Bath"; "Portrait of Hendrickje Stoffels with a Velvet Beret"
    $400 10
From French, it can replace the word "place" in "in place of"
    $400 23
From 1990 to 2015 this annual figure for the U.S. averaged about 2.5%; for China, about 10%
    $400 11
A tenth of the people on this big island are Danish; the other 9/10 are Inuit
    $400 21
The addition of CO2 to a beverage, it imparts sparkle & prevents spoilage
    $400 16
The Jacobite played this train in the Harry Potter films
    DD: $2,000 4
An Italian import:
"The Rebellious Slave" (a sculpture); "Ideal Head of a Woman" (a sketch)
    $800 6
A tamale is usually wrapped in a corn one
    $800 24
For David Ricardo in 1817, the 3 classes of society included these, who got money from farmers, not from apartment renters
    $800 12
Madagascar, the Seychelles & Mauritius have been rebranded for tourism as islands of this orchid spice
    $800 22
This radical, self-sustaining type of reaction happens in 3 stages: initiation, propagation & termination
    $800 17
In "Express Yourself", she sang, "Don't go for second-best... put your love to the test"
    $1200 1
This Dutch "creator of devils": "The Ship of Fools, or the Satire of the Debauched Revelers"
    $1200 7
2 vowels front this verb meaning "to remove from power"
    $1200 25
For price stability & maximum employment, the Fed aims to keep this figure at 2% over time
    $1200 13
A memorial on Mactan Island in the Philippines marks the place this Portuguese explorer was killed
    $1200 28
Combustion is a chemical reaction usually including oxygen & accompanied by heat & light in this physical form
    $1200 18
This children's book series by W. Awdry inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Starlight Express"
    $1600 2
"The Coronation of Emperor Napoleon I and the Crowning of Empress Josephine in Notre Dame Cathedral"
    $1600 8
A Washington, D.C. university honors this policy expert "of the year"
    $1600 26
This grade-"A" term means unevenness between 2 sides; in the information type, one party to a deal knows more than the other
    $1600 14
This island in the Gulf of Naples is known for its Blue Grotto
    $1600 19
This actor played Santa Claus, the conductor, the father, a hobo & more in "The Polar Express"
    $2000 3
"July 28: Liberty Leading the People"; "Mary Magdalene in the Desert"
    $2000 9
It's the simple bouquet seen here
    DD: $2,800 27
From Latin for "to look at", they are investors out for short-term profit; their money keeps the markets liquid & efficient
    $2000 15
The South Pacific's Iles du Vent & Iles Sous le Vent translate as the islands of these 2 nautical directions
    $2000 20
This 3-word phrase often heard in sports copyright disclaimers is the title of an MLB podcast

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deirdre Sara Erik
$10,400 $5,200 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This toy was patented in the 1960s as a "liquid filled die agitator"

Final scores:

Deirdre Sara Erik
$16,801 $10,400 $14,400
2-day champion: $33,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Deirdre Sara Erik
$12,400 $13,400 $8,400
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2018-02-20
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