Show #7791 - Monday, June 25, 2018


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Kelly Griffin, a teacher from Brookhaven, Mississippi

Ben Henry-Moreland, a financial planner from Omaha, Nebraska

Jordan Nussbaum, a lawyer from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Before becoming Speaker of the House, he wrote speeches for Jack Kemp & was legislative dir. for Sam Brownback
    $200 26
A metal fitting to which a boat can be fastened, it sounds like a single football shoe
    $200 7
You can buy the original story of this kids' book bear or his "pop-up London"
    $200 6
4-letter shortened form of a word for a world's fair
    $200 1
Iraq first asserted a claim to Kuwait in 1938, the same year this was discovered in Burgan
    $200 16
Malcolm, there's a reason Cole can see you in this 1999 film, & you're not gonna like it
    $400 15
This document ends, "We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor"
    $400 27
Halyards & sheets are these used in different ways to control sails
    $400 8
His "Notebook" must be full of romantic novels, giving us "See Me" in 2015 & "Two by Two" in 2016
    $400 9
Boiled breakfast cereal
    $400 2
The 1990 Gulf War disturbed the desert surface layer, leading to a big increase in these wind-blown deposits
    $400 17
Yes, Taylor, that's Lady Liberty sticking up out of the sand in this 1968 camp classic
    $600 22
About half the states have elections for the top level of this branch of government
    $600 28
Perhaps from Spanish for "to pitch", it's when a boat turns on its side or completely tips over
    $600 10
"The Mercury Visions of" this French photography pioneer is a tale of his quest to take 10 final photos
    $600 11
A ruler who wields great power, it's from the Latin for "power"
    $600 3
Kuwaitis are a minority in Kuwait; 2/3 of the pop. is foreign workers, mostly from the southern part of this continent
    $600 18
Sorry, Farrier old chap, but that Spitfire won't have enough petrol to get you back to Blighty in this 2017 film
    $800 23
Millard Fillmore Caldwell, William Sherman Jennings & Napoleon Bonaparte Broward governed this state
    $800 29
The rudder steers a boat & this lever moves the rudder
    $800 21
In DeLisle, Miss. Jesmyn Ward endured this 2005 event that looms over her "Salvage the Bones" & "Sing, Unburied, Sing"
    $800 13
This fish dish that's everywhere in Hawaii is pronounced with 2 syllables
    DD: $1,000 4
Kuwait is one of these jurisdictions, from Arabic for "commander"
    $800 19
Too bad, Heather, but Michael kicked the map into the creek, & you & your handheld camera are in for worse in this 1999 film
    $1000 24
2 people claimed to be the acting director of the CFPB, this, in 2017--turns out, Mick Mulvaney was more correct
    $1000 25
"Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris continues the tales about the telepathic waitress with this first name
    $1000 14
This Nazi organization was Germany's first national police force
    $1000 5
Before desalination plants, Kuwaitis imported water or drew it from these wells named for a French province
    $1000 20
Sergeant Howie, you've got an appointment with the title pagan fella in this 1973 horror classic

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

Jordan Ben Kelly
$3,800 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jordan Ben Kelly
$6,400 $3,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
In the NBC reality show "Better Late Than" this, William Shatner & Henry Winkler join others on adventures
    DD: $2,000 1
General Thomas Gage, military governor of this colony, gave the orders that started the war in 1775
    $400 26
In military drill the basic command to start advancing from a halt is this, "march"
    $400 6
While writing for this magazine, Frank Deford was named Sportswriter of the Year 6 times
    $400 13
In the 18th century Jan Ingenhousz figured out this process in which green plants transform light into energy
    $400 7
Be quick & name this Roman god, seen here in an 18th-century fresco
    $800 16
Now with an epic beard, this talk show host returns to TV with "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction" on Netflix
    $800 2
In 1780 Sir Henry Clinton refused to give up this man in return for the captured John Andre
    $800 27
In the 1800s people started to care about spelling & some began saying the silent "T" in this synonym for "frequently"
    $800 8
He brought great cinema & great class to viewers for 23 years as a host on Turner Classic Movies
    $800 17
The medusa, the bell-shaped body of this tentacled sea drifter, can be made of up to 95% water
    $800 12
One of his magic tricks was the construction of Stonehenge (in a single night!)
    $1200 23
The musical "Head Over Heels" features the music of this all-female band
    $1200 3
Also a senator from this state, Thomas Sumter was the last living general officer from the revolution
    $1200 28
ODTs are pills that can be taken without water; DT is disintegrating tablets & O is for this adverb
    DD: $2,000 9
The co-host of "Morning Joe" called this national security adviser an "inspiring, loving & devoted father"
    $1200 18
Jupiter has its Great Red Spot; this planet has a Great White Spot, seen at 30-year intervals
    $1200 14
How smart! This Roman goddess of wisdom graces California's state seal
    $1600 24
Oddly, the 2016 sequel to this 2013 Woody Harrelson movie about magicians isn't called "Now You Don't"
    $1600 4
These European soldiers were offered 50 acres, a cow & 2 pigs to desert & fight for America
    $1600 29
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women ____ players"
    $1600 10
This Rock & Roll Hall of Famer was known for songs like "Whipping Post" & "Ramblin' Man"
    $1600 19
The collapse of the top of a volcano's cone often forms this bowl-shaped depression in a volcano
    $1600 21
This sorceress was the daughter of the king of Colchis
    $2000 25
Songs from this pop star's 2013 album "Prism" include "Walking On Air", "It Takes Two" & "Choose Your Battles"
    $2000 5
Not Lafayette but this French general brought his soldiers & maybe rocks, paper & scissors to Yorktown
    $2000 30
This compound adverb means "starting now"; as a noun, it can refer to the world to come
    $2000 11
Germany's longest-serving chancellor since Bismarck, he was a driving force behind the creation of the euro
    $2000 20
When this organ is embryonic, specialized tubules empty into Wolffian ducts
    $2000 22
In Norse myth, it's the 7-letter name for where the mere mortals lived

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jordan Ben Kelly
$11,600 $7,800 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though it doesn't have "island" in its name, it's named after a European island

Final scores:

Jordan Ben Kelly
$6,799 $2 $16,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jordan Ben Kelly
$13,400 $7,800 $6,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2018-02-21
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