Show #7814 - Thursday, July 26, 2018


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Rick Terpstra, an aspiring English teacher from Havertown, Pennsylvania

Ian Flynn, a copy editor from Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Burt Westermeier, a Ph.D. candidate from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to correct the name which has an incorrect spelling. It has an "S" that doesn't belong at the end...)
    $200 4
You can see Gal's early work on the series "Bubot", made in this, her home country
    $200 1
From 1815 to 1821 Napoleon had a lot of time to sit right there & think about what he'd done on this island 1,200 mi. off Africa
    $200 21
Kim Fields,
Mrs. Fields,
Sally Fields
    $200 6
In 2017 New Jersey eliminated the cash type of this for most defendants
    $200 11
Enacted in 1890, the U.S. govt.'s first law of this kind was named for Ohio senator John Sherman
    $200 24
In a variant of this game, instead of "Do you have any aces?", you ask for an ace of a specific suit
    $400 5
As Gisele, Gal ultimately proved mortal in the sixth installment of this high-octane franchise
    $400 2
Ponce de Leon took a very early Florida vacation in 1513 & claimed land for Spain near what is now this city
    $400 22
Book of Lamentations,
Book of Revelations,
Book of Numbers
    $400 7
It was Ford's second big seller, starting with the 1928 model year
    $400 12
In 1130 Pietro Pierleoni became Anacletus II, an "anti" this
    $400 25
Ochos Locos, as its name suggests, is an Android app for this card came
    $600 18
Gal can be seen glamming it up as Vinny Chase's date on an episode of this HBO comedy
    $600 3
The name of this largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands means "holy cross" & holy cross! The average temp there is 82!
    $600 23
Buck Owens,
Clive Owens,
Jesse Owens
    $600 8
The Catholic revival that began in the mid-1500s is also called the Counter-this
    $600 13
Giant coastal cliffs typify the South Pacific's Antipodes Islands, an outlying group belonging to this nation
    $600 26
In a kids' game an unpaired queen is this; if you're holding it as the last card, you lose
    $800 19
While Tina Fey & Steve Carell are having this title evening in a 2010 film, they meet Mark Wahlberg & Gal
    DD: $2,000 16
This river flows into the gulf of the same name, northeast out of Lake Ontario
    $800 9
This 7-word "Seinfeld" catchphrase follows "We're not gay!"
    $800 14
It's a protagonist who lacks the typical qualities of great courage or morality
    $800 27
Hold the gin & deal 7 cards when 3 or 4 play this game instead of just 2 people
    $1000 20
The first time Gal played Wonder Woman was in this movie
    $1000 17
The 3,792-foot peak that forms much of this, Nevis' pal, is the pleasantly named Mount Misery
    $1000 29
Whitney Cummings,
E.E. Cummings,
Alan Cummings
    $1000 10
Begun as an alternative to SMS messaging & now part of Facebook, it helps a billion people keep in touch
    $1000 15
If electrons ever meet these, their antimatter counterparts, the 2 "annihilate" each other, releasing a lot of energy
    $1000 28
In 1959 a championship for this card game debuted on TV, with Charles Goren providing the play-by-play

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

Burt Ian Rick
$1,400 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Ian Rick
$3,800 $6,800 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
The Lied Jungle at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo is North America's largest indoor one of these forests
    $400 1
In 1505 a fleet from Portugal was blown to this island off the coast of India, & Portuguese troops soon followed
    $400 7
Talk back to Grandpa & he may say, "No comments from" this, the audience section on "The Howdy Doody Show"
    $400 2
For 6 straight years in the 2000s, this competition show was No. 1 for the season
    $400 16
This monarch who loses her tarts is a danger to Alice & others during her adventures in Wonderland
    $800 28
See gorillas in their jungle habitat on a safari to the republic of this river
    $800 8
In 1553 Chile's Mapuche Indians defeated & killed Pedro de Valdivia, one of these "conquerors"
    $800 12
The PG movies--well, PG-13--of this P.G. include "San Andreas" & "Cinderella Man"
    $800 3
This 1939 wartime epic was first shown on TV in 1976 to a 47 rating for each of 2 successive nights
    $800 17
In "Henry VIII" Shakespeare has this Spanish-born queen die when Elizabeth is born; in fact, it was 3 years later
    $1200 24
Synonymous with cutting a path through the jungle, its name is from the Spanish for "hammer"
    $1200 9
Martin Luther was asked to recant his criticisms of this church at a diet convened in 1521 in this Rhine River city
    DD: $3,000 13
It's also called the hypophysis because it lies under the brain
    $1200 4
"Dallas" roped a drama series high with 53.3 in 1980 because everyone had to know the answer to this question
    $1200 23
Secrecy, or a type of agreement not to disclose details publicly
    $1200 18
In the third of Anne Rice's "Vampire Chronicles", we meet Akasha, who has this title title
    DD: $1,000 26
In 1951 an airstrip was cut in the jungle near this nation's Mayan ruins of Tikal
    $1600 10
He ruled the Spanish empire at the height of its power
    $1600 14
This rodent is named for its cheek pouches
    $1600 5
With a 60.2 rating in 1983, the finale of this sitcom is the highest-rated TV episode of all time
    $1600 22
The glow of certain protozoans is the result of this natural ability to produce light
    $1600 19
Dido, the queen of Carthage, is tragically tossed aside by her lover in this post-Troy epic
    $2000 25
This jungle-dweller of South America uses its mini-trunk to browse higher for twigs & leaves
    $2000 11
This admiral for whom a doomed luxury liner would later be named drove the French out of Genoa
    $2000 15
Now a museum, the Palazzo Venier Dei Leoni in Venice houses the art collection of this American heiress
    $2000 6
In 1994 the Winter Olympics scored 48.5 with its coverage of this event
    $2000 21
The 1935, 1964 & 2018 State of the Union addresses used this word for the poor & needy
    $2000 20
Queen Bramimonde is a Spanish Saracen queen who questions her faith in this "Song" of France

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Ian Rick
$11,600 $9,600 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Almost 100 when he died in 2018, this North Carolina man became just the 4th private citizen to lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol

Final scores:

Burt Ian Rick
$23,200 $6,300 $23,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Burt Ian Rick
$12,200 $9,600 $9,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2018-04-04
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