Show #7956 - Monday, March 25, 2019


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Mara Taylor, a retired attorney from the Bronx, New York

Ryan Ermey, a journalist from Washington, D.C.

Dave Scatena, a chemical engineer from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Let's leave Southern California and head north, shall we?)
(Alex: In each correct response.)
    $200 20
Going north from Florida on I-95, it's the third state you'll enter & soon you'll reach Fayetteville
    $200 11
Naturally, this holiday has a shade in the red family & the green family
    $200 9
2 things described as "not" this science: give the ball to Kevin Durant & to lose weight, burn more calories than you eat
    $200 5
24 hours earlier
    $200 1
A 2018 cheating scandal rocked the wine world, causing 23 people to lose the title "master" this wine steward
    $200 18
"And here's to" this Simon & Garfunkel woman, "Jesus loves you more than you will know"
    $400 21
China is on the northern border of this 2-word peninsular nation, about 80% of which is covered by mountains
    $400 12
Flower-named purples include lilac, orchid & this, the state flower of Illinois & Rhode Island
    $400 10
A 2016 web article for the magazine this -ology Today addressed the "Is it a science?" debate & said yes
    $400 6
In radio communication, "message received & understood"
    $400 2
This filmmaker has a line of wines called Director's Cut
    $400 19
She sing, "Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got, I'm still, I'm still Jenny from the block"
    $600 22
South Bend is in northern Indiana; North Bend, near Coos Bay, is in this coastal state
    $600 13
This gem's name precedes "white" in the name of a Crayola color
    $600 25
Chemistry sure is; in fact, it's this 4-letter kind of science dealing with things that can be observed & measured
    $600 7
According to a proverb, it's "the best teacher"
    $600 3
You say shiraz, I say this French name for a red wine & a red wine grape from the Rhone region of France
    $600 28
Hey there, the Plain White T's promise her "that by the time that we get through the world will never ever be the same"
    $800 23
Every year since the turn of the 20th century, this geog. feature "of balance" has moved 6" toward North America
    $800 16
Hues in the orange family with edible names include clementine, peach & this dish that pairs elbow pasta with cheddar
    $800 26
National Geographic says this medieval effort to make gold is "usually dismissed as mystical pseudoscience"
    $800 14
It's the Japanese name for Japan
    $800 4
Kathryn Borel's wine trip memoir is titled this, a term for wine that has the taint of the stopper
    $800 29
The title girl in this Knack hit who made Dough Fieger's "motor run, my motor run" became a star in the real estate world
    $1000 24
The 3,500-foot Beinn Dearg can be found in Scotland's northern these, living up to the name
    $1000 17
This green named for a trifoliate plant is perfect for St. Patrick's Day
    $1000 27
A 2005 court decision called intelligent design "a religious view, a mere re-labeling of" this -ism, not science
    $1000 15
In 2017 Monopoly gave the boot to the boot, the thimble & this contraption designed to move outdoor loads
    $1000 8
A type of glass is named for this white wine-making French region near Germany whose name rhymes with "glass"
    DD: $3,200 30
In 2018 the woman who was immortalized in this 1958 hit by schoolmate Buddy Holly passed away

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

Dave Ryan Mara
$2,000 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Ryan Mara
$4,800 $2,000 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "G-R-A-M" will come up in each correct response.)
    $400 8
This actor/director was born in Duncan, Oklahoma in 1954 & was already in Mayberry by age 6
    $400 5
In 1861, 3 years after he published a famous book on this title subject, Henry Gray passed away from smallpox
    $400 1
To line up
    $400 18
On Jan. 15, 1967 the vast L.A. Memorial Coliseum had 35,000 empty seats for the first of these games
    $400 13
Isotoner says you can keep warm while texting with its SmarTouch pairs of these
    $800 9
Born in Vinita, Oklahoma in 1950, this psychologist coached Oprah during a lawsuit & she made him famous
    $800 7
Based on interviews with more than 50 survivors, Walter Lord's "A Night to Remember" details this tragedy
    $800 2
French term for a woman's male escort
    DD: $4,400 19
In 1964 D.C. residents were allowed to vote for president for the first time, going 85% for this man
    $800 14
2 stars that are close together & orbit around a common center are called a double star or this other 6-letter type
    $1200 10
Though she's repped Massachusetts in the Senate since 2013, she was born in Oklahoma City in 1949
    $1200 3
A variety of color, or an old word for a shout, paired with "cry"
    $1200 20
A Naval Academy graduate, he became the USA's first man in space with a 15-minute suborbital flight
    $1200 15
They're often found in the hands of a flamenco dancer
    DD: $2,100 25
In 1959 Western Union began this service that included sweets with the message
    $1600 11
S.E. Hinton was born in this second-largest city in Oklahoma & set "The Outsiders" there
    $1600 4
2 Freudian parts of the mind
    $1600 21
A May 1963 "Children's Crusade" helped civil rights as cops' treatment of kids in this Ala. city shocked the nation
    $1600 16
Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina is the site of a large monument dedicated to this pair
    $1600 23
Sometimes called an arteriogram, this procedure uses X-rays & contrast dyes to image blocked arteries
    $2000 12
Before representing Okla. in Congress, pro football HOFer Steve Largent played for this West Coast team
    $2000 6
How Frere Jacques would customarily say, "See ya!"
    $2000 22
This woman's 1963 book "The Feminine Mystique" helped launch second wave feminism
    $2000 17
In an Edward Lear poem, this pair "dined on mince, and slices of quince, which they ate with a runcible spoon"
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows Koko on the monitor.) A few apes have shown some skill at language--the gorilla Koko used sign language to communicate, while Konzi the bonobo became a whiz with these graphic symbols that represent words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Ryan Mara
$14,000 $400 $4,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Operating for only one week a year, a train line to this city moves over half a million people a day

Final scores:

Dave Ryan Mara
$18,600 $400 $7,799
2-day champion: $23,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Ryan Mara
$14,000 $8,000 $3,400
18 R,
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2019-02-04
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