Show #7909 - Thursday, January 17, 2019


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Caroline Cawley, a research associate from San Mateo, California

Frank Orlando, a professor from Wesley Chapel, Florida

John Presloid, a microbiologist from Perrysburg, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Twice the size of Texas, it's Canada's largest province at 595,000 square miles
    $200 27
The Harley J. Earl Perpetual Trophy, given to the winner of this Florida car race, is named for the guy who put fins on Cadillacs
    $200 11
Partakes of a Marlboro
    $200 6
It's the alias of rapeseed oil
    $200 17
Its 1986 visit to our skies, the last until 2061, was a bit of a dud, as it was only about as bright as the North Star
    $200 21
Got in trouble in Tuscany? Call an avvocato, one of these trained professionals
    $400 2
This state's song hits home--"they say home is where the heart is, these Green Mountains are my home"
    $400 28
This college football trophy is named for a coach who got his law degree from Penn in 1892
    $400 12
In heraldry, this object can be Latin or Maltese
    $400 7
Latin for "heat" gives us the name of this type of dish that keeps food warm
    $400 22
AP's Jeff Widener said he thought on June 5, 1989, "(That) guy's going to screw up my picture" in this Beijing Square
    $400 25
Bask on the beach in Bari with a good romanzo, one of these
    $600 3
This province isn't really "New", it was chartered by King George III in 1784 & is one of Canada's original 4 provinces
    $600 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.) Estimated to be worth $4 million, the Woodlawn Vase, representing victory in the Preakness, is a sterling silver piece dating back to 1860, designed by this New York City jeweler
    $600 13
This food fish seen here lives in ocean coastal areas
    $600 8
A famous movie quote is "Leave the gun. Take" this totally tubular dessert
    $600 23
Brooke Shields asked, "You want to know what comes between me & my" Calvin Klein jeans? This
    $600 26
It's fun at la taverna, the bar, but sooner or later il conto, this, will arrive
    $800 4
The port of East Chicago is not in Illinois but in this adjoining state
    $800 16
This prestigious award is named for its donor: Frederick Arthur, a governor general of Canada
    $800 14
It precedes derby, coaster & -blade
    $800 9
The root of this endive relative can be roasted & used as a coffee substitute
    DD: $4,000 20
In December 1989 he took what would be a short-lived refuge in the Vatican embassy in Panama City
    $800 19
I think you overpaid at the osteria; they're returning novanta euros to you, this many
    $1000 5
This southernmost Mexican state has seen plenty of unrest, such as from the Zapatista rebels
    $1000 30
Winners of this major golf tournament get a trophy depicting the clubhouse along with a nice jacket
    $1000 15
This city in Ohio, "Glass Capital of the World", is named for one in Spain
    $1000 10
This recipe, steak for 2, calls for bearnaise sauce
    $1000 24
1984, a big year:
"Jeopardy!" premiered & these 2 met up in the first vice presidential debate to feature a female candidate
    $1000 18
There's no shortage of chiese, these--they're beautiful, rich in art & cool in the summer

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

John Frank Caroline
$3,200 $1,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Frank Caroline
$11,600 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
In Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things", Rahel & Estha forge a childhood in Kerala in this country
    $400 29
Insert an "I" into an Ivy League school to get this nickname for one of its grads
    $400 17
In chemistry, it's a substance with 2 or more different elements; in real estate, it's a property with multiple homes
    $400 30
In "The Bible" John Huston, the film's director, also plays this ark-itecht
    $400 1
In 1959 this new Latin American leader toured the U.S. but refused to shave his beard as his New York PR firm had advised
    $400 28
A frigid 1 1/2-mile swim from the mainland, Alcatraz is a rocky 2-acre island located in this bay
    $800 21
Nadine Gordimer's final novel, 2012's "No Time Like the Present", is the story of an interracial couple in this country
    $800 25
The OED added the name of this "Star Wars" character in 2016
    $800 18
Currently, the only elements that oxygen cannot create an oxide with are the lightest 4 gases in this group
    $800 12
The parted Red Sea in this 1923 silent epic was created by using 2 blocks of blue gelatin
    $800 27
Red-bearded Frederick I Barbarossa reigned 35 years as this emperor, most of it fighting in Italy
    $800 26
In the late 1890s the population of a military prison on Alcatraz swelled to near 450 due to this war
    $1200 16
This classic work recounts 100 stories told by 3 men & 7 women fleeing the plague in 14th century Italy
    $1200 7
A 12-month-old animal, or a Pulitzer-winning 1938 novel
    $1200 4
A substance that speeds up a reaction without being consumed, so it can be recovered--which is nice if you're using platinum
    $1200 9
About 7-foot-tall pro wrestler Walter Talun played this role in 1951's "David and Bathsheba"
    $1200 3
This buccaneer's luxuriant facial hair earned him his infamous nickname
    $1200 13
In a 1962 film, this actor played prisoner Robert Stroud, the famous birdman of Alcatraz
    $1600 15
A bold English adventurer helps a Japanese warlord become the title of this James Clavell saga of feudal Japan
    $1600 6
The British functionary seen here is called this warder
    DD: $6,000 5
The theory of relativity led to a reconsideration of the law of conservation of this 4-letter thing
    $1600 10
In 2018 Rooney Mara played this alliterative follower of Jesus
    $1600 2
In July bring your beard to this Florida island for its Hemingway Days & you might win a look-alike contest
    $1600 8
As a federal prison from 1934 to 1963, Alcatraz housed criminals like this bank robber nicknamed "Machine Gun"
    $2000 20
In "In the Time of Butterflies", rebels in this country pay the ultimate price for standing up to Trujillo
    $2000 23
This word for a gangster means 8-9-3, the worst hand in a Japanese card game
    $2000 19
By combining nitrogen & hydrogen, Fritz Haber created a process to create this gas needed for fertilizers
    $2000 11
Jewish leader Moses in "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was played by this actor with a different faith-based first name
    DD: $4,000 22
This bearded guy was born in Colonus around 496 B.C. & wrote more than 120 plays, including "Ajax" & "Antigone"
    $2000 14
In 1847 this "Pathfinder" bought Alcatraz but Uncle Sam wouldn't recognize the purchase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Frank Caroline
$25,200 $11,800 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After it was auctioned in 2018, a work by this artist was renamed "Love is in the Bin"

Final scores:

John Frank Caroline
$25,200 $8,799 $11,801
2-day champion: $37,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Frank Caroline
$17,600 $9,800 $7,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2018-11-27
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