Show #7812 - Tuesday, July 24, 2018


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Tara O'Byrne, a senior advisor on aviation security from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Beth Schoenbach, a communications director from Washington, D.C.

Dave Mattingly, a director of technology from Old Forge, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Banks make money via this, the price paid for the use of borrowed funds
    $200 11
your ruling, please
    $200 24
James Madison was in this important post for all 8 years of the Jefferson administration
    $200 10
It's a short dramatic audition filmed to show your acting potential (or lack thereof)
    $200 26
"This Time Together" is a memoir by this funny lady who in 2017 celebrated the 50th anniv. of her TV variety show
    $200 6
If you complete a rescue of someone, you "save his" this meat
    $400 16
Adjective for assets that can be turned into cash quickly without much trouble
    $400 12
number 3 in the O.T.
    $400 20
Bruce Babbitt spent Clinton's 2 terms in this post, bringing the gray wolf & bald eagle back from the endangered list
    $400 1
By definition these occur about 50% of the way through a semester & can be a big part of your final grade
    $400 27
It's no dream--Arnold Schwarzenegger really did title his 2012 memoir this, like that of his 1990 sci-fi thriller
    $400 5
Term for a government project designed merely to benefit a politician's constituents
    $600 17
The auto industry introduced this incentive in a 1975 commercial--Joe Garagiola saying, "Buy a car, get a check!"
    $600 13
Just add 2 letters!
    $600 21
Tom Vilsack resigned from the Obama Cabinet as USDA head on January 13, 2017--this many weeks short of 8 years
    $600 2
In use since 1916, the Stanford-Binet test is commonly used to evaluate this in children
    $600 28
In the preface to "Behind the Scenes", she says of her role as "M", I "was not...pleased when they killed me off in 'Skyfall'"
    $600 7
To "run around like" one of these means to do things without thinking
    $800 18
This general term for gold or silver bars kept in bulk is in the official name of Fort Knox Depository
    $800 14
Paul calls them foolish
    $800 22
Ezra Benson was on this church's Council of the 12 Apostles when he served as Sec. of Agriculture 1953-1961
    $800 3
After a controlled period of strenuous exercise, a stress test might include one of these, an EKG
    $800 29
In his "Infinite Tuesday", he talks about his days with the Monkees & also his mother's invention of liquid paper
    $800 8
A '90s movie quote:
"First prize is a Cadillac... second prize, a set of" these. "Third prize is you're fired"
    $1000 19
It's a gift of money as a legacy to provide income for an institution or a person; there's a national one for the arts
    $1000 15
It follows Ez, Ezra
    DD: $4,000 23
Josephus Daniels ran this branch of the military from 1913 to 1921 with FDR as Assistant almost the whole time
    $1000 4
The litmus in a litmus test is a reactive dye obtained from these symbiotic plants that grow on rocks or trees
    $1000 30
"What's It All About?" isn't about Alfie but about this actor who played him in the original 1966 film
    $1000 9
Completes a phrase for something that doesn't fit a recognizable category, "neither fish..."

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

Dave Beth Tara
$5,800 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Beth Tara
$14,600 $1,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Diarist William Byrd portrayed life in this colony where he owned a large James River plantation
    $400 28
This Cubbie first baseman caught a lot of throws from Tinker & Evers
    $400 16
The Spanish viceroyalty of New Granada included what we know today as this country
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.) The house of Fabergé can transform the everyday into the fabulous, like an enameled & bejeweled box to hold this powdered preparation of tobacco
    $400 29
The Rhind papyrus showed that the Egyptians calculated this number as 256/81
    $400 30
Gus Sebring performs the haunting French horn solo that begins this 1998 Spielberg war film
    $800 14
Thomas Morton so mocked the "piety" of his Mass. neighbors, he was exiled to this future "Pine Tree State" up north
    $800 12
Negro Leagues shortstop Willie Wells used a miner's hard hat as an early version of this
    $800 17
The 17,500 islands of what was once the Dutch East Indies are now this nation of 260 million
    $800 2
A duty on imported goods
    $800 6
The number of times a bicycle's wheels are turned by each rotation of the pedals is called this ratio
    $800 8
This long horn is heard at the end of commercials for Ricola cough drops
    $1200 15
A pioneer of religious liberty, he wrote "The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution" & founded his own colony in 1636
    $1200 21
A manager said Harmon Killebrew "can knock the ball out of any park, including" this one est. by Uncle Sam in 1872
    DD: $2,000 18
Northern Rhodesia & Southern Rhodesia are today these 2 countries that begin with the same letter
    $1200 3
This dog crossbreed began in England around 1860 to guard against poachers
    DD: $4,000 7
According to Charles' Law, the ratio of volume to temp. for a gas is constant as long as this doesn't change
    $1200 9
Damon Bryson, brass player for this "Tonight Show" band, is punningly nicknamed "Tuba Gooding Jr."
    $1600 26
Mary Rowlandson wrote an account of her captivity by Native Americans during the 1676 war named for this Wampanoag "king"
    $1600 22
The Hall's class of 2018 includes Braves 3B Larry Jones, universally known by this childhood nickname
    $1600 19
Before independence in 1971, Bangladesh was known as "East" this other country
    $1600 4
Old High German is probably the source of this synonym for a little boat
    $1600 24
The ratio of this force to the load that produces it, as by sliding or rolling, is symbolized by the Greek letter mu
    $1600 10
Louis Armstrong gained fame on the trumpet, but he got his start playing this very similar brass instrument
    $2000 27
Born Anne Dudley, she expressed her Puritan faith in her poetry
    $2000 23
Carl Yastrzemski's plaque says "Yaz"; "Maz" was this Pirates second baseman & 1960 World Series hero
    $2000 20
As an important source of this metal from the 1400s on, Ghana was previously known as this "Coast"
    $2000 5
This hybrid mythical creature throws a horse body into the mix with another hybrid creature
    $2000 25
A law of elasticity says stress is proportional to this "str" word, stretch divided by length
    $2000 11
The side effect to this trumpeter's greatness was stretched-out buccinator muscles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Beth Tara
$28,600 $200 $9,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Debuting in 1946, it was deemed "four triangles of nothing"; some critics even found it sinful

Final scores:

Dave Beth Tara
$28,600 $399 $9,000
3-day champion: $77,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Beth Tara
$22,800 $200 $8,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2018-04-04
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