Show #7815 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Last game of Season 34.


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Jerry Tsai, a data scientist from Los Angeles, California

Karla Nickels, a retired business and property manager from Newcastle, Oklahoma

Rick Terpstra, an aspiring English teacher from Havertown, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
A recovered anchor from the USS Arizona is on display at this memorial's visitor center
    $200 1
A dog runs with the wolves
    $200 22
Concerning her 1949 nude calendar photos, this actress said, "It's not true I had nothing on; I had the radio on"
    $200 16
2 numeric movies produced a tie in 2016: "Fifty Shades of Grey" & this not-so-great superhero quartet
    $200 2
If your high-flying idea turns out to be a dud, it lands with this sound that rhymes with "dud"
    $200 25
This word is combined with "trailer" in a standard truck type used for hauling loads
    $400 5
You can travel Mountain Thunder Plantation on the "Big Island", in the area that gives this coffee its name
    $400 9
Heathcliff is a bad cat
    $400 20
This primitive artist who began painting in her 70s said, "Painting's not important. The important thing is keeping busy"
    $400 17
In 1982 this biopic starring Faye Dunaway brought home the prize, wire hangers & all
    $400 8
Hearing this hyphenated sound "of tiny feet" means you have kids in the house, or mice
    $400 26
In trucker jargon, a "dragon wagon" is one of these vehicles you don't want to have to call when out on the road
    $600 3
This tower, in downtown Honolulu, was built to say welcome to tourists arriving in the 1920s and '30s
    DD: $1,600 11
Ms. Bennet confronts 2 specific things
    $600 19
On August 10, 1945 this former First Lady wrote, "The times now call for mankind as a whole to rise to great heights"
    $600 15
"Basic Instinct 2" (to the Razzies, "basically, it stinks, too") took Worst Pic & Worst Actress went to this star
    $600 10
After a few hours in the hot sun, I'm ready to drink a cold beverage this way, also an engine sound
    $600 27
Many large trucks have this many gears, matching the number of "wheels" in a popular nickname for the vehicles
    $800 4
In 2013 the beautiful Kilauea Point Lighthouse on the north end of Kauai was renamed to honor this late senator
    $800 12
On the Joad again
    $800 21
This mademoiselle said, "As for you, archers, soldiers, gentlemen...who are besieging Orleans, depart in God's name"
    $800 18
In 2000 Razzie found this Will Smith & Kevin Kline period piece to be very very not good
    $800 14
Large ones can measure more than 5 feet across
    $1000 7
This royal palace completed by King David Kalakaua in 1882 had electricity installed before the White House
    $1000 13
Oh, the Rat & the Toad should be friends
    $1000 23
She once remarked, "Freaks was a thing that I photographed a lot"
    $1000 28
Come out to the coast, we'll have a few laughs...he starred in Worst Pics 3 years apart--"Hudson Hawk" & "Color of Night"
    $1000 24
Hey! It's a 6-letter bray from Mr. Ed

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

Rick Karla Jerry
$3,000 $1,600 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Karla Jerry
$4,200 $2,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word--a shorter word than "translation", but made up of the letters in "translation".)
(Nancy Pelosi: I'm House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, here to present clues about the U.S. Congress.)
    $400 16
Italian for "plucked"
    $400 1
It's the more common name for the female gonads
    $400 2
Between 1879 & 1915, this N.Y. city had 3 different pro baseball teams somewhat redundantly called the Bisons
    $400 10
We can thank Freya, the goddess of love, for this day that takes its name from her
    $400 13
To restrict distribution of something scarce
    $400 29
(Nancy Pelosi reads the clue.) I was the 52nd Speaker of the House & the first woman to hold the post since Congress convened in 1789 with 59 representatives; today, our 115th Congress has this many House members
    $800 8
4 letters--Italian for "high"
    $800 5
Arranged in 2 rows, 8 small carpal bones make up this part of the body
    $800 3
In the 1950s Washington, D.C. had a NBA team called this, like the current NHL team but spelled -ols
    $800 14
Hermod, whose name means "war spirit", performed this service for his fellow gods, like Mercury for the Roman pantheon
    $800 22
A facetious, often bawdy tribute banquet
    $800 26
(Nancy Pelosi reads the clue.) While Congress has declared war on 11 occasions, the first was on June 17 of this year, against Great Britain
    $1200 15
French for "German"
    DD: $3,000 4
Named for the way they release secretions, they're the body's 2 main types of glands
    $1200 9
From 1974 to 1976, this city had a pro basketball team called the "Spirits of" it
    $1200 19
Known for his eloquence & knowledge, Bragi was the patron god of skalds, who composed & wrote these
    $1200 23
Irregular plural word for multiple layers of something
    $1200 27
(Nancy Pelosi reads the clue.) Nonvoting members of Congress include Eleanor Holmes Norton representing Washington, D.C. & Jenniffer González-Colón serving this hurricane-devastated island
    $1600 17
Italian for "deep bass"
    $1600 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents a diagram of a tooth on the monitor.) Between a tooth's enamel & the pulp is this hard, yellow, sensitive layer of tissue that makes up the bulk of the tooth
    $1600 11
The Stapletons briefly brought NFL action to this NYC island borough
    $1600 20
Delling, whose name means "luminous one", was the personification of this daily moment
    $1600 24
To lean or tilt to one side
    $1600 28
(Nancy Pelosi reads the clue.) In February 2018 I took to the House floor speaking for over 8 hours in support of this program that temporarily protects the Dreamers in our country from being deported
    $2000 18
Italian for "from the head"
    $2000 6
The left one of these arteries originates over the heart & supplies blood to the head & neck
    DD: $2,000 12
In 1914 & 1915 the Terrapins repped this town in baseball's upstart Federal League
    $2000 21
This goddess of the dead has become synonymous with the world of darkness over which she reigned
    $2000 25
Push the blue button in your GM car to get this helpful trademarked service
    $2000 30
(Nancy Pelosi reads the clue.) In 2009, I proudly unveiled the Capitol portrait of this first African-American woman elected to Congress, who said she wanted to be remembered as a catalyst for change

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Karla Jerry
$17,400 $5,600 $18,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The last survivor of this battle that started a war died in 1854 & more men marched at his funeral than fought with him

Final scores:

Rick Karla Jerry
$16,599 $5,600 $1,399
2-day champion: $39,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rick Karla Jerry
$16,400 $5,600 $16,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2018-04-04
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