Show #7947 - Tuesday, March 12, 2019


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Barton Wong, a senior trading associate from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Evan Sroka, a strategy and business development executive from Santa Monica, California

Elaine Wilson, a layout artist from Manassas, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And no matter which museum you enter, you always...)
    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia):

Visit the Franklin Institute gift shop, buy a copy of "Poor Richard's Almanack,"and take some of Ben Franklin's wisdom with you, like, "He that lies down with dogs shall rise up with" these
    $200 9
I gotta feeling you'll know that "I Gotta Feeling" was a No. 1 hit for & this group
    $200 2
The stock market closes down 13% on Black Monday & 12% on Black Tuesday
    $200 8
Zin for short, this grape was introduced to California during the gold rush years
    $200 1
Monaco leads in this: it's 89.40 years from birth
    $200 15
A UCLA study says 2/3 of college freshmen report feeling this longing for the place they're from
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Paisley Park):

Guitar picks and tote bags at Paisley Park feature this symbol that combines the male and female gender signs and was Prince's name for a period of time during a contract dispute
    $400 10
Flea & Anthony Kiedis of this group first met when they were in high school
    $400 3
Hitler takes all of Czechoslovakia
    $400 14
Henderson ruby is one variety of this citrus fruit that some have half of for breakfast
    $400 4
Saudi Arabia: exports of this, 7.3 million barrels a day
    $400 21
Ms. Adamson or Ms. Behar
    $600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia):

At the Betsy Ross House, you can buy a replica of Betsy's famous flag and proudly wave a total of this many stars and stripes combined
    $600 25
Wait. . .wait. . . now name this Adam Levine band that had "Wait" on the charts in 2018
    DD: $1,000 11
It's carved on Plymouth Rock
    $600 28
Chinese gooseberry is an alternate name for this Down Under fruit
    $600 5
The United States: 13,513 of these, including Logan & McCarran
    $600 22
Shakespeare was the first to call it the "green-eyed monster"
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden):

At the Nobel Museum shop, you can pick up our own chocolate medal with Alfred Nobel on the front or admire a replica of the literature one on which a young writer listens to one of these mythic inspirations singing.
    $800 26
A fire at a Frank Zappa concert inspired this band's song "Smoke On The Water"
    $800 12
The Rough Riders battle at San Juan Hill
    $800 29
This fruit named for the islands of southernmost Florida is bitter rather than sour
    $800 6
China: 731 million users of this technological network
    $800 23
Tim Curry saw "you shiver with" this, hope or intu...ition
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA):

The Eric Carle Museum has temporary tattoos of some of the animals in Carle's first book, the ones who ask this creature, "What do you see?"
    $1000 27
Seen here are the members of this duo, part of the garage/rock revival.
    $1000 13
Sputnik 1 launches the space race
    $1000 30
Gardener John Paxton cultivated the most popular variety of this fruit & named it for his employer, William Cavendish
    $1000 7
South Africa: 7.2 million people living with this communicable affliction
    $1000 24
Dylan Thomas said to do this, this "against the dying of the light"

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

Elaine Evan Barton
$2,200 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Evan Barton
$4,600 $4,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you both, and you identify the individual.)
    $400 16
One of these instruments with a magnetized needle, from a navigator who should've avoided that reef
    $400 12
A 1994 letter from Mother Teresa called this 1973 abortion rights decision "tragic and destructive"
    $400 7
Mork from Ork; Mrs. Doubtfire
    $400 1
She lived on public assistance between jobs as a French teacher, then wrote about a boy wizard, conjuring millions
    $400 11
19th century County Supervisor Julian Chavez got this type of deep valley named for him in Los Angeles
    $400 3
Sometimes found before "intellectual", it has stepped out on its own as a 6-letter word for fake
    $800 17
From a pirate ship, a tompion, a plug placed in the muzzle of one of these to protect it from water when loaded
    $800 13
The ACLU sometimes acts as a friend of the court, usually dealing with these issues, the middle 2 letters in ACLU
    $800 8
Regional manager Michael Scott; Bobby Riggs in "Battle of the Sexes"
    $800 2
Barack Obama's favorite book of 2018 was this memoir by a former first lady
    $800 24
Al D'Amato was known as "Senator" this opening in the pavement because he got them fixed for constituents
    $800 4
It means inflated with air, as in that type of tire
    $1200 23
A coral & gold chain of beads for this Catholic devotion--must have fallen overboard
    DD: $3,000 14
P.J. O'Rourke weighed in on a case about whether an Ohio law criminalizing false statements violated this amendment
    $1200 9
Anna Faris' "Mom"; Tonya Harding's mom
    $1200 15
Delia Owens used the marshes of North Carolina as the setting for her bestseller "Where" these, aka crayfish, "Sing"
    $1200 27
Water buildup on your cropland? Dig this alliterative waterway to let it flow elsewhere
    $1200 5
The silent "P" comes third in this word for the place you might keep plates or spices
    $1600 20
The Cato Institute helped convince SCOTUS to rule against these organizations in 2018's Janus v. AFSCME
    $1600 10
Bette Davis on "Feud"; one of "The Banger Sisters"
    $1600 18
In 1925 she published "Mrs. Dalloway" &, to explain what she was doing, the critical work "Modern Fiction"
    $1600 26
The Mormons named this canyon in Utah, found in the alphabetically last national park of the same name
    $1600 6
The 3 main forms of plague in humans are bubonic, septicemic & this one that strikes the lungs
    $2000 29
A bar of silver from a 17th century Spanish one of these treasure ships, such as the Atocha
    $2000 21
The first amicus curiae filed before the Supreme Court came in 1821 from this Kentucky attorney & congressman
    $2000 22
Athena Grant on "9-1-1"; Tina Turner in "What's Love Got to Do with It"
    DD: $4,000 19
Born in Paris in 1804, she's known for her novels, her lovers & writing under a masculine name
    $2000 28
Ausable Chasm bills itself as the Grand Canyon of these New York State mountains up by Lake Champlain
    $2000 25
A recent discovery in Utah: perhaps the oldest flying vertebrate, a 200-million-year-old one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Evan Barton
$13,800 $12,400 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Constructed in the 1930s, it extended from La Ferté to the Rhine River, though it also had sections along the Italian frontier

Final scores:

Elaine Evan Barton
$12,800 $1,400 $23,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elaine Evan Barton
$13,800 $10,600 $10,600
16 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2019-01-29
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