Show #7803 - Wednesday, July 11, 2018


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Stel Plakas, a project manager from Flushing, New York

George Holcomb, a writer and musician from Harrison, Arkansas

Wes Hazard, a standup comic and storyteller from Stoughton, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,795)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You name the film in each of the games that we have made up.)
    $200 16
You can see why Macaca fascicularis is also called the this-eating macaque
    $200 11
Bachelor president
    $200 1
A kid's life is in your hands as you play as any one of a dozen jurors; the action is all in one room; sway opinions as No. 8
    $200 22
On Feb. 5, 2018 this dropped 1,175 points, its worst closing point decline to that date
    $200 17
Candid or outspoken
    $200 6
This animal laughed when it saw the cow jump over the moon
    $400 27
The cuscus of Australasia is called the monkey of this group of pouched mammals
    $400 12
Tibetan Nobelist
    $400 2
Befriend Red, collect a Rita Hayworth poster, make your getaway via a sewer level & win by finding hope in the end
    $400 23
This Aussie airline began with biplanes carrying 1 or 2 passengers
    $400 18
Get pumped; it's the structure seen here
    $400 7
They soiled their mittens by eating pie
    $600 28
A South American tamarin is called this top, for the plant fiber it looks like it has on its head
    $600 13
Escapology king
    $600 3
Like the film, the game is in real time as you take on the Miller gang as marshal, but try to avoid having Grace Kelly leave you
    $600 24
Peter Dinklage really spit fire lip-syncing to Busta Rhymes for Blaze Chips from this brand
    $600 19
This part of the eye surrounds the pupil
    $600 8
Her flock disappeared but left their tails behind hanging from a tree to dry
    $800 29
The Celebes crested macaque has a tiny tail, so it's sometimes mistakenly called the Celebes this tailless primate
    $800 14
Bavarian pope
    $800 4
Be a 14th century knight or take a holiday as death; debate God's existence as you play a chess game within the game
    $800 25
In January 2018 (after Christmas, thank goodness) this retail chain that kids love said it would close about 180 stores
    $800 20
It's the traditional gift for the 15th wedding anniversary; Waterford is a good choice
    $800 9
Historically, his "plum" may have been the deed to Mells Manor in Somerset, England
    $1000 30
The chacma, or Cape, is the largest member of this family of large monkeys
    $1000 15
Centenarian senator
    $1000 5
Choose a restaurant, then 1 of the 2 players--Wallace Shawn or the title guy; max your discussion points as you eat
    $1000 26
A business has to control this part of its budget, a term for fixed costs like rent, electric & other expenses
    DD: $2,000 21
First names in the dictionary that are synonyms for a Christmas song include Carol & this male name
    $1000 10
After singing for his supper, he had white bread & butter

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

Wes George Stel
$1,600 $5,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wes George Stel
$7,800 $6,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
Seen here, she had a low-key 2005 wedding to a real prince of a guy
    $400 8
The Barones of Long Island
    $400 1
In a battle between them, Ares is defeated by this Greek goddess of war, his female counterpart
    $400 13
Our nation's top judicial body employs this professional fool
    $400 6
Chimamanda Adichie had a 2014 bestseller with "We Should All Be" these, believers in women's equality
    $400 23
Vallis, used in the names of planetary gorges, is "valley" in this language
    DD: $3,000 19
This web-based mapping service introduced in 2005 gives a satellite view of Paris, Tokyo or your own block
    $800 9
The Crawley family, who lived big in Yorkshire County
    $800 2
In some myths, Eros is the son of this love goddess
    $800 14
Government body that protects the great outdoors & brings color & fabric swatches for the indoors
    $800 7
15 years after "Push", this gem of a writer gives voice to Precious' son in "The Kid"
    $800 24
From Hindi for "valley", a dhoon is a type of valley found at the foot of these great mountains
    $1200 20
The 13 senators who voted no on her confirmation was the largest number for any Secretary of State since 1825
    $1200 10
The Johnsons, including baby DeVante & twins Jack & Diane
    $1200 3
This Greek goddess of agriculture has a daughter by Zeus (her brother)
    $1200 15
A 2-time Oscar-winning actor is honored by a 554-foot obelisk
    $1200 28
Maryse Condé wrote the historical novel "I, Tituba, Black Witch of" this New England town
    $1200 25
From the Russian for "valley", a doline, a surface collapse of limestone, is better known as this
    $1600 21
A 22-year civil war ended in this African country that would split up a few years later
    $1600 11
The DiMeos, including son J.J., who has cerebral palsy
    $1600 4
As a baby, this handsome youth was put into the care of Persephone, who later had to share custody
    $1600 16
Coffee maker with a plunger that holds briefings for journalists
    DD: $2,000 29
This British author of "White Teeth" also wrote "Swing Time", a story of 2 childhood friends who dream of being dancers
    $1600 26
This Arabic word for "valley" means a ravine that becomes a river during the rainy season
    $2000 22
London's Day of Terror known as 7/7, July 7th of 2005, came just 1 day after a triumph when it was chosen for this honor
    $2000 12
So-Cal family the Cohens, who celebrated Chrismukkah
    $2000 5
She is both the mother & the wife of Oedipus
    $2000 17
A disaster-defying breakfast chain that serves pancake alternatives to 435 members
    $2000 30
This "Their Eyes Were Watching God" author wrote "Tell My Horse" after living in Haiti
    $2000 27
This 8-letter name of an L.A. suburb & a Phoenix suburb is made of 2 different words for "valley"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wes George Stel
$21,400 $12,200 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Son of a Witch” & “A Lion Among Men” are sequels to the book that inspired this musical

Final scores:

Wes George Stel
$24,401 $2,999 $22,400
3-day champion: $51,196 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Wes George Stel
$20,000 $12,200 $9,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2018-03-07
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