Show #7827 - Tuesday, September 25, 2018


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Courtney Llewellyn, an assistant editor from New Orleans, Louisiana

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

Nancy Schoppa, a retired high school teacher from Saint Jo, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Catherine of Aragon had a second chance as queen consort when Prince Arthur died--she married this brother
    $200 16
Physicist Edward Teller was dubbed "the father of" this bomb
    $200 26
Colson Whitehead:
"The Underground ____"
    $200 11
What the Brits call a bowler, we in the U.S. call this, after an earl & an English horse race
    $200 1
The 1962 groundbreaking ceremony for this Houston venue included guns, as the team was then the Colt .45s
    $200 6
The late Sir Simon tries to frighten an American family in Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville" this spectre
    $400 22
Mary was queen of these people almost from birth, but queen consort of France from 1559 to 1560 before Francis II died
    $400 17
It's used with dates to mean approximately or around that time
    $400 27
Paula Hawkins:
"The Girl on the ____"
    $400 12
Type of chapeau in song titles by Prince & by Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler
    $400 2
The linguistics dept. at the Univ. of Toronto said this team name is not incorrectly pluralized, as it is a proper noun
    $400 7
The Air Force's B-2 Spirit is sprayed with a radar-absorbent coating, helping make it this type of bomber
    $600 23
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was queen consort for 16 years, & had this later title for almost 50 years
    $600 18
It can be used as an interjection meaning "Indeed!" or as an exclamation of pain or wonder
    $600 28
J.K. Rowling:
"The Tales of Beedle the ____"
    $600 13
A Robert Burns poem gave this flat cap its name
    $600 3
Students at Cal Berkeley refer to teams from this younger U.C. school as "Baby Bears"
    $600 8
Water & lemon juice are a simple recipe for this junior spy specialty
    $800 24
This woman from Aquitaine went from queen consort of France to queen consort of England
    $800 19
One of the 2 letters that appear as the mint mark on most U.S. coins struck for circulation today
    $800 29
Chelsea Handler:
"Uganda Be ____ Me"
    $800 14
As Sherlock Holmes, Basil Rathbone sported his cap also called a fore-and-after
    $800 4
A game between these 2 NHL teams was described as a "West Side Story" clash
    $800 9
In the Cygnus X-1 star system, discovered in 1964, a blue supergiant circles this hungry, unseen phenomenon
    DD: $1,000 25
Cities in North Carolina, Virginia & Prince Edward Island are named for this consort of George III
    $1000 20
On the periodic table, this letter is the symbol for tungsten
    $1000 30
Sue Monk Kidd:
"The Invention of ____"
    $1000 15
We hope the name of this hat, popular for women in the 1920s, rings a bell
    $1000 5
This city's NBA & NFL teams run the full gamut of stock market animals
    $1000 10
The New Testament says this 5-letter type of belief "is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen"

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

Nancy Vincent Courtney
$2,400 $3,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Vincent Courtney
$5,600 $3,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This lead singer was given "the biggest sendoff in history" at the 1992 tribute concert for AIDS awareness
    $400 1
Iroquois creation myths say their land actually rests on the back of one of these reptiles
    $400 6
In 1945 more than 5,000 people lived at the top secret lab in this town in New Mexico
    $400 16
In 1918 the unfinished Italian liner Conte Rosso was refitted by the Royal Navy as the first flat-topped one of these
    $400 21
Enjoy the huge sequoias in California's Kings Canyon, located in this sierra
    $400 25
A public celebration, perhaps at the Kennedy Center
    $800 12
Queen stole the show at this July 1985 worldwide concert
    $800 2
The Norse believed that after the giant Ymir died, his skull became the sky & his brains were flung into it, becoming these
    $800 7
Open Source Development Labs was backed by IBM, Intel & other companies to promote this O.S. outta Finland
    DD: $2,000 17
In 1982 the QE2 was requisitioned to transport troops to these islands
    $800 22
The Anasazi, ancestors of these Indians named for their dwellings, once lived in Arizona's Canyon de Chelly
    $800 26
It was originally a trade name used by the Otis Company
    $1200 13
Queen has been touring with this "American Idol" alumnus as front man, seen here with Brian May
    DD: $1,200 3
While delivering messages, Iris was said to travel along one of these
    $1200 8
With more than 150 scientists, one of the world's largest DNA crime labs is at NYC's OCME, Office of Chief this
    $1200 18
The builders of the SS United States were so concerned with fire safety, they asked Steinway to make an aluminum this
    $1200 23
"Our House" was the very very very fine Laurel Canyon house of Joni Mitchell & this rock star, the "N" of CSN
    $1200 27
Collective name for the lands Down Under & some islands north of them
    $1600 14
Queen kicked off its 2017 North American tour in Phoenix & kicked off the concert singing, "We Will" do this
    $1600 4
After Phaeton crashed a sun chariot, his mournful sisters became trees & their tears became this fossil resin
    $1600 9
The Tevatron particle accelerator at the Illinois lab named for this Italian had a circumference of 3.9 miles
    $1600 19
Anna Magnani was one of the Italian celebrities who boarded this liner in the years before its 1956 sinking
    $1600 24
On Idaho's border & deeper than the Grand one, this "infernal" canyon's greatest depth is 7,900 feet
    $1600 29
Something done promptly & cheerfully is done with this
    $2000 15
Named for the prisoner number of this man, the 46664 campaign started with a Queen concert in South Africa
    $2000 5
This river was created when Shiva lowered a goddess slowly to the earth, guiding her across India
    $2000 10
"Come up to the lab" took on a whole new meaning in 1973 with the launch of this
    $2000 20
The Titanic was built by the oceanic steam navigation company, better known as this colorful "line"
    $2000 28
Though this most-visited Utah national park doesn't have "canyon" in its name, a canyon is the big draw
    $2000 30
White ornamental stone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Vincent Courtney
$16,400 $14,200 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From its preface:
"It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman...hate him"

Final scores:

Nancy Vincent Courtney
$31,400 $28,400 $7,000
2-day champion: $35,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Vincent Courtney
$16,400 $15,200 $8,600
20 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2018-07-23
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