Show #7787 - Tuesday, June 19, 2018


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Ali Hasan, a secondary school teacher from New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

Jessica Rea, a student from Carmichael, California

Deirdre Thomas, an attorney and editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Struck with a small steel rod, one of the simplest percussion instruments is this one named for its geometric shape
    $200 6
Around 200 B.C. an anonymous Chinese innovator froze rice, milk & spices in a paste, creating a type of this dessert
    $200 17
Issues in bioethics include this copying of an organism
    $200 1
This 4-letter word does not need to be in front of "studio audience"--are there audiences of ghosts otherwise?
    $200 25
The son of a tavern owner, Francis Albert Sinatra was born in this New Jersey city in December 1915
    $200 7
When Eric Schmidt was chairman of this company, it acquired YouTube & started Gmail
    $400 13
Some women wear a corset to achieve this figure, named for a time-measuring instrument
    $400 8
In 1202 Leonardo of Pisa urged the use of Arabic numerals including this one originally called a zephyrum & it caught on
    $400 21
Aristotle's "Politics" says in this system, the poor have more power than the rich, because there are more of them
    $400 2
An "added" this additional amount of money, from Latin for "good", is extraneous
    $400 26
She became Frank's wife in 1966, 2 years before starring in "Rosemary's Baby"
    $400 16
As chairman of this media company for nearly 50 years, William S. Paley kept his eye on things
    $600 14
This state is said to be shaped like a boot, with Lake Charles near the heel
    $600 9
Around 1450 printer Wynken de Worde printed an early story of this legendary outlaw & forest dweller
    $600 22
Within linguistics, this -ics is the study of meaning
    $600 3
The NFL says the ball is dead if the runner's this 2-word phrase is stopped
    $600 27
It was a very good 45 minutes it took for Ervin Drake to write this song that helped Frank make a comeback in the '60s
    $600 18
A member of Ayn Rand's inner circle, this jazz musician became chairman of the Fed's board of governors
    $800 15
Shaped like this fruit means tapered on top & round below; the Seckel has less of the classic shape than the Concorde
    DD: $3,200 10
After a long journey, this was signed Nov. 21, 1620 to ensure the enactment of "just & equal laws"
    $800 23
In Boston's Symphony Hall, these are famously spectacular
    $800 4
It's way too polite to write this word in front of "RSVP"--the "SVP" takes care of that
    $800 28
JFK was known as "Chicky Baby" as an honorary member of this group of Frank's pals
    $800 19
Before becoming chairman of this "co", Indra Nooyi brought Tropicana & Quaker Oats into the fold
    $1000 11
Heads up! Or off! the Reign of Terror ended in July 1794 with this man's execution
    $1000 24
Candidate McCain said Obama didn't know strategy (a larger goal) from these (how to reach it)
    $1000 5
The U.N. says member states may not provide terrorists with the redundantly named "safe" this kind of refuge
    $1000 29
Frank won an Oscar for "From Here to Eternity" & got a 2nd acting nomination for this film about drug addiction
    $1000 20
Icahn Enterprises chair Carl Icahn is among activist investors, AKA corporate these, also an NFL team name

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

Deirdre Jessica Ali
$2,200 $1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deirdre Jessica Ali
$5,600 $1,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
It's alphabetically first
    $400 22
He's often called the "Father of Geometry"
    $400 1
Whether acrylic or watercolor, an art supply without its "I" becomes this--breathe hard
    $400 9
At 1,396 feet, 432 Park Avenue in this city is the world's tallest all-residential building in our hemisphere
    $400 21
At the end of chapter 3, Emma Rouault marries & becomes the title Madame of this 1857 novel
    $400 23
The Steel Curtain was the defensive line of this 1970s NFL team
    DD: $1,800 16
Word shared in the name of 2 of the 27
    $800 20
Before he could exact his revenge, he was taken prisoner by Cortes & died after an attack
    $800 4
A word towards the end of an auctioneer's spiel sells its "I" to ring out as this instrument
    $800 10
Built between the 1100s & 1300s, Paris' Notre Dame cathedral is a leading example of this style of architecture
    $800 15
Trying to get into their purses & skirts, Falstaff writes love letters to 2 married women in this play; the plan backfires
    $800 24
Known as "Smokin' Joe", he was famous for his left hook & smoked Muhammad Ali with many of them
    $1200 26
It's the largest in area
    $1200 19
He recently announced that he plans to step down as Japan's emperor in April 2019
    $1200 5
Without its "I", a synonym for "landed" becomes this computer key
    DD: $1,800 11
Instead of Doric, seen here, columns at Athens' temple of Athena Nike are in this order, named for a region in Asia Minor
    $1200 14
A kids' classic pairs this title Mrs. "and the Rats of NIMH"
    $1200 25
Orel Hershiser's sinker helped bring him the 1988 N.L. Cy Young Award & this team a World Series title
    $1600 27
The westernmost
    $1600 18
After her baptism & marriage, she went by the name Lady Rebecca Rolfe
    $1600 6
Poke out the "I" from a ghostly apparition to get this intense anger
    $1600 12
In the early 1950s Louis Kahn designed his first important work: this Ivy League university's art gallery
    $1600 3
"The Paris Wife" is a fictional account of Hadley Richardson, first wife of this novelist
    $1600 29
Kevin McHale, Robert Parish & this other Hall of Famer made up the legendary front line of the 1980s Boston Celtics
    $2000 28
Bordering a Great Lake but no ocean, it was the first on the list to become a state
    $2000 17
The Venus in his "Venus of Urbino" painting has hair of the red-gold color for which his art was known
    $2000 7
Drop the "I" from the start of a word for one's likeness to get this synonym for sorcerer
    $2000 13
It can be a simple country home, or a 7-square-mile complex like the ancient Roman one known as "Adriana"
    $2000 2
This novel by Virginia Woolf is one day in the life of a woman married to a member of Parliament
    $2000 30
Gordie Howe, Sid Abel & Ted Lindsay formed the "Production Line" for this NHL squad

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deirdre Jessica Ali
$10,000 $10,200 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Nov. 3, 1948 he sent a congratulatory telegram, then told reporters, "I was just as surprised as you"

Final scores:

Deirdre Jessica Ali
$1 $1,700 $20,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deirdre Jessica Ali
$10,000 $9,600 $15,800
15 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2018-02-20
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