Show #7805 - Friday, July 13, 2018

The Final Jeopardy! screen displays the clue incorrectly in the studio, disadvantaging a challenger and resulting in him being invited back later in the year.


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Bryan Rucker, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Vincent Valenzuela, an internal customer service manager from Wheaton, Illinois

Michelle Cabral, an elementary school music teacher from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'"
    $200 17
Despite his nickname, this left fielder for the 1919 Chicago "Black Sox" didn't usually play barefoot
    $200 2
Hair emerges from this tiny pore in the skin
    $200 6
To sulk
    $200 9
This city isn't just about cable cars; its classic Muni streetcars run past the historic piers
    $200 10
This name won a 1966 contest in the New Orleans States-Item newspaper for the city's new NFL team
    $400 3
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"
    $400 27
HOFer Ralph Kiner became an announcer known for quotes like "McReynolds stops at" this base "and he scores"
    $400 8
From the Latin for "little key", it's another name for the collarbone
    $400 18
Crab claws
    $400 13
The Sun Link streetcars that take you to the U. of Arizona in this city are among the first U.S.-made ones in 60 years
    $400 11
This "colorful" conservation group asked the internet to name a humpback whale & we got Mr. Splashy Pants
    $600 4
Page 001 (not 007):
"The scent and smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning"
    $600 28
A 37-foot wall with this nickname looms over left field in Fenway Park
    DD: $1,000 12
It's the junction between neurons; let's hope yours are firing now
    $600 19
Describing supernatural phenomena
    $600 14
If you are from west this city, born & raised, you've seen its restored SEPTA streetcar on Route 15
    $600 24
After a NASA naming contest, the COLBERT, named for late night host Stephen, was a treadmill usable aboard this
    $800 5
"All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"
    $800 29
From 1941 to 1963 Stan "The Man" Musial patrolled left in this city's Sportsman's Park & Busch Stadium
    $800 15
Swallowing or yawning can equalize the pressure in this, also called the auditory tube
    $800 20
Rice field
    $800 22
In 2001 this City of Roses got the USA's first new streetcar line since WWII & it'll take you to the Rose Quarter
    $800 25
After letting the internet vote on the name of 2 moons circling Pluto, SETI chose Kerberos & this river
    $1000 7
"Roy Hobbs pawed at the glass before thinking to prick a match with his thumbnail"
    $1000 30
Some weren't happy CEO Derek Jeter & this team traded young left fielder Marcell Ozuna after his great 2017 season
    $1000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a model of the knee on the monitor.) These two ligaments, one posterior & one anterior, stabilize the knee & get their name from the fact that they cross in a "X" shape
    $1000 21
Eastern tiered tower
    $1000 23
A vintage trolley in Denver travels a short distance along this river to Mile High Stadium
    $1000 26
Boaty McBoatface won a poll for the name of a big polar ship, but instead, the name chosen honors this British naturalist

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

Michelle Vincent Bryan
$1,400 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Vincent Bryan
$3,400 $2,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Then, from the official UNESCO list of 54 endangered World Heritage sites...)
    $400 10
Only this ex-76er & TNT analyst could say he was misquoted in his own 1992 autobiography, "Outrageous!"
    $400 5
Kevin Bacon gets some cents drilled into him by Magneto in this group "First Class"
    $400 26
Between 1844 & 1851, Ireland's population dropped more than 20% as a result of this disaster
    $400 15
Ship captains rely on this group; for Mardi Gras, it's spelled with a "K" at the start & an extra "E" at the end
    $400 1
Far from any mosque, one of these prayer towers rises above the Hari River in remote central Afghanistan
    $400 18
In bowling, a 3-10 or 2-7 is called a baby this
    $800 11
The title of this memoir by Maya Angleou comes from a poem that says, "When he beats his bars and he would be free"
    $800 6
Christoph Waltz exudes evil charm as Hans Landa in this WWII-set film
    $800 27
Irish herpetophobes are still grateful to the raiders who kidnapped this 16-year-old Brit in the 5th century
    $800 16
A community for fans of the Cleveland Indians can be found online at www.letsgo this 5-letter word
    $800 2
The only U.S. site on the list is this national park that's home to endangered species such as the manatee
    $800 19
This geometry term is what the middle line has done to the angle
    $1200 12
"It's Too Late Now" looked back at how his son's stuffed animals were the genesis of this Brit writer's beloved characters
    $1200 7
As Clubber Lang in "Rocky III", this actor got to say his "I pity the fool" catchphrase
    DD: $6,800 28
The Protestant society called this color "Order" is named for the king who defeated Catholic James II in Ireland in 1690
    $1200 17
To law enforcement, KA's are known these, potential accomplices the suspected bad guys hang out with
    $1200 3
The historic docklands of this northern England port city were added to the list in 2012
    $1200 20
This other word for a butcher's knife has a word for "divide" in it
    DD: $1,200 13
His "Gifted Hands" pointed him toward neurosurgery; later, he entered politics
    $1600 8
Rosamund Pike coolly nixes NPH in this alliterative 2014 adaptation
    $1600 29
It was created in 1919 as a successor to a militant group called the Irish volunteers
    $1600 24
Under this 3-letter word, a "Dictionary of American Regionalisms" has "Family, relations. 'He ain't no ____ of mine'"
    $1600 4
The BBRRS, the "Belize" this "Reserve System", is threatened by oil & gas exploration & overfishing
    $1600 21
This type of issue is brought up to divide a political party, not to hold the door open
    $2000 14
Vol. 2 of Buzz Aldrin's look back is "Magnificent" this synonym for barrenness, a memorable Buzz quote on the moon
    $2000 9
Robert Patrick was this alphanumeric baddie in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"
    $2000 30
Dublin's main thoroughfare commemorates this last name of 19th century Irish nationalist Daniel
    $2000 25
A hot beverage & the German for "gossip" give us this term for a gathering of minds
    $2000 23
Sadly, 6 sites in this civil war-torn country were added to the list in 2013, including the fortress of Saladin
    $2000 22
Common prayer says of marriages, "Those whom God hath joined together let no man put" this 7-letter word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Vincent Bryan
$14,200 $15,200 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This slang term for an environmentalist is literally true of groups that used passive resistance vs. deforestation, as in India in 1973

Final scores:

Michelle Vincent Bryan
$18,200 $1,999 $11,800
2-day champion: $36,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michelle Vincent Bryan
$14,600 $9,600 $11,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2018-03-07
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