Show #7793 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018


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Scott McFadden, a librarian from Muncie, Indiana

Amy Goodchild, a library youth services associate from Morton Grove, Illinois

Andrew King, a lawyer from Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: What do we do about it? We'll be [*], that's what!)
    $200 16
"The Fellowship of the Ring" included Elijah Wood as this hobbit on a hero's journey
    $200 6
A barbarous, ignorant era between the Roman Empire & medieval times, or any unsophisticated period
    $200 7
The name of this artistic dynasty that began in 1368 means "bright" in Chinese
    $200 22
An owie, or double talk for a little mistake
    $200 1
An oath-taker in a federal court who "states...any material matter which he does not believe to be true" has committed this
    $400 17
Chevy Chase as Clark Griswold takes his family on a road trip to Wally World in this classic comedy
    $400 12
Any very busy place, or this specific transport center at Park Avenue & 42nd Street
    $400 8
This anti-discriminatory act of 1964 finally passed after a more than 2-month filibuster in the Senate
    $400 23
4-letter result of hitting the "Q" on the keyboard instead of the "W"
    $400 2
You promised the senator a consulting gig in exchange for his vote? You're looking at 15 years for this, pal
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Here is a map approximating the 3 years, 2 months, 14 days & 16 hours of running this title man does in a 1994 Oscar-winning film
    $600 13
Meaning a large amount of people used on a project, it comes from promos for a movie that boasted 125,000 extras
    $600 9
On Feb. 22, 1862--Washington's birthday, no less--he delivered an inaugural address in Richmond
    $600 21
It rhymes with "hitch" & once meant a hitch caused by a small spike in voltage
    $600 3
Someone who blows up an arsenal in wartime can get 30 years for this, from French for "shoe"
    $800 19
Miguel journeys to the land of the dead in this 2017 animated film with a look inspired by traditional Mexican folklore
    $800 14
Courtesy of Cervantes, to battle imaginary injustices is to tilt at these
    $800 10
On Sept. 29, 1662 he wrote in his diary, "Saw 'Midsummer Night's Dream' is the most insipid ridiculous play"
    $800 24
You may have one "of judgment"; it can also mean the passage of a period of time
    $800 4
The sentence for attempted kidnapping of the director of this agency created in 1947 is "any term of years or for life"
    $1000 20
Captain Willard journeys into the heart of darkness to find Col. Kurtz in this Vietnam-set film
    DD: $2,000 26
Terms used in this craft include batting, binding & block of the month
    $1000 15
Phrase for a deadly array, poised for action, also a prison term applied to the lineup of the 1927 Yankees
    $1000 11
Kidnapping boy-king Francis II was the goal of 1560's conspiracy of Amboise by this French Protestant group
    $1000 25
I used 30 instead of 29.87 in my calculations, leading to this kind of minor error
    $1000 5
18 USC 96 defines this gangster activity as "any act or threat involving" murder, gambling, extortion, etc.

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

Andrew Amy Scott
$3,800 $200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Amy Scott
$6,200 $1,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
The 2017 movie about this title skater brought some limelight back to her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly
    $400 1
It's Pennsylvania's fourth-largest city & its only lake port
    $400 7
Joyce Kilmer's "Rouge Bouquet" is about the dead of this war that Joyce himself did not survive
    $400 4
Scheme up this figure with a polygon for a base & triangles with a common vertex for faces
    $400 16
The Hall is still saving all its love of this 25-time Grammy nominee & her 11 No. 1 hits
    $400 24
Type of tournament where you play each opponent at least once
    $800 22
The Navy SEAL who wrote a book on killing Bin Laden also helped rescue a ship's captain from pirates of this nation
    $800 2
"There's no place like" this city on the Seward Peninsula, population about 3,500
    $800 8
From 1993 to 1995 writer & teacher Rita Dove held this position appointed by the Librarian of Congress
    $800 9
It's a closed, oval-shaped curve
    $800 17
Are they not men? Then why aren't these New Wave pioneers from nearby Akron in the Hall?
    $800 25
Zero Points foods are part of this company's plan
    $1200 23
Red-sweatered Ken Bone gained fame in 2016 after asking a question at one of these events
    $1200 3
Renee Zellweger hails from this Texas city that sounds like a girl's first name
    $1200 10
In the 600s B.C. the Greek poet Tyrtaeus composed verses to inspire this militaristic city's people to fight bravely
    $1200 13
2 angles that share a vertex & a side are this, like neighboring lots
    $1200 18
Are you "Kid A"-ing? These alt-rock legends weren't part of the class of 2018, their first year of eligibility
    $1200 26
Abundant, or 10 cents for 12
    $1600 27
Brian Cullinan, working for this company on Oscar night in 2017, got his 15 minutes after mixing up envelopes
    DD: $2,200 5
It's home to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum & Hall of Fame
    DD: $1,000 11
This Romantic poet, who wrote "The World is Too Much With Us", had a perfect last name for his profession
    $1600 14
A multiplicative inverse
    $1600 19
This famously gloomy Robert Smith band has been passed over for 14 years
    $1600 30
Sweet sliced pickle that mentions 2 other foods
    $2000 28
In January 2018 journalist Michael Wolff became the story with his book "Fire and" this appropriate word
    $2000 6
On Maui the legendary, winding "Road to" this town takes you past waterfalls, rain forests & plunging pools
    $2000 12
This 3-named Amer. 19th century poet wrote, "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!'"
    $2000 15
2 numbers whose position is important, so (X,Y) is different than (Y,X)
    $2000 20
Sadly, Lemmy won't be around to accept if & when this "Ace Of Spades" powerhouse is ever inducted
    $2000 29
French trouver, "to find", is related to the second word in this phrase for a fabulous find or store of wealth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Amy Scott
$13,000 $9,200 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This annual event first held in 1934 includes play in areas named Pink Dogwood, Flowering Peach & Azalea

Final scores:

Andrew Amy Scott
$26,000 $15,801 $26,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Amy Scott
$13,000 $8,600 $18,400
15 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2018-02-21
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