Show #8007 - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Emma Boettcher game 2.


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Liz Neal, a graphic designer from Astoria, New York

Matthew Swanson, a Ph.D student from Los Angeles, California

Emma Boettcher, a user experience librarian from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $46,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: From one of the USA's most iconic hotels, famous guests and employees of Boston's Omni Parker House rolls into history.)
    $200 29
In 1705 Cotton Mather thought the bones of these mammoth relatives were really pre-flood human giants
    $200 5
    $200 25
A Major League Baseball team bears this name, once a derogatory term for Northerners
    $200 26
Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Marsters: this undead TV classic
    $200 27
We're neutral on the subject of 15,000'-foot Dufourspitze in the Pennine Alps, this nation's highest peak
    $400 23
In 2007 this society went on the record: we did not find a gigantic human skeleton in India
    $400 4
    $400 24
A National Hockey League team bears this name, once a derogatory term for Canadians
    $400 14
Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, a cute yellow lab: this 2008 film
    $400 17
It has a total area of about 1,000 square miles; oh, you're in Grand Duchy now!
    $400 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Omni Parker House hotel.) The restaurant at the Parker House, specifically here at table 40, is one of a few places claiming to be where these two, a future President and First Lady, got engaged
    $600 22
Found by miners of this, aka bat poop, it's bat poop crazy that the artifacts of Lovelock Cave led to a legend of red-headed giants
    $600 3
    $600 18
Not everyone was fond of the Jayhawkers when they were a guerrilla group from this state
    $600 8
Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Florence Henderson: this TV show that premiered in 1969
    $600 16
This nation reclaimed about 1/3 of its land from the sea by pumping out water, making new areas called polders
    $600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Omni Parker House hotel.) Founded in 1855 and meeting on the last Saturday of the month at the Parker House, the Saturday Club included local literary giants like Whittier, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and this American scholar transcendentalist
    $800 12
Seen here is one of the Texas Giants; they were listed up to eight feet, but this showman used a ruler that wasn't a full 12 inches
    $800 2
    $800 15
Once a derisive term, this 7-letter dialect is now arguably the most famous British accent
    $800 7
Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern: This Monterey-set HBO series
    DD: $4,600 10
A peninsula, 406 nearby islands & other possessions make up this nation
    $800 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Omni Parker House hotel.) Working as a baker making Parker House rolls here at the hotel in 1912 was this future communist world leader
    $1000 11
In 1520 this Portuguese explorer reported he encountered 8-foot natives in South America he called patagones
    $1000 1
    $1000 13
This onetime insult referencing a famous product of Wisconsin is now a word of pride
    $1000 6
Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable: this 1953 film with an instructional title
    $1000 9
Outdoorsy vacationers enjoy the thinly populated Baltic Lakes region in the northern part of this nation
    $1000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Omni Parker House hotel.) Moving to Boston in 1941, he found work here as a busboy; busted for burglary, he'd convert to Islam in prison and emerged with this new name

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Emma Matthew Liz
$11,400 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Matthew Liz
$14,200 $3,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not fathers.)
    $400 29
Talk about primo & to the point! It was the alpanumeric license plate--London's first--issued December 1903
    $400 12
This New Kent County, Virginia woman was the public face of a 1780 campaign to raise money for troop supplies
    $400 24
"Somewhere" this smooth transoceanic tune from Bobby Darin provided the title of a movie about his life
    $400 30
A hemiparasite that makes food but steals water & nutrients, this plant is better known for Christmas kissing
    $400 28
L.A. is this "of Angels"; the Shadowhunters live in Cassandra Clare's this "of Glass"
    $400 3
Hyphenated verb meaning to quaff an entire beer in one go
    $800 26
2 inclined & opposed banks of 4 cylinders is this type of internal combustion engine
    $800 7
Dolley Madison was a hero of this war for her actions during the burning of the White House
    $800 23
"I'm On A Boat" smoothly paired T-Pain with this comedy musical trio
    $800 27
In a chain of parasitism, the love vine feeds on galls, the tissue swellings made by these bee relatives, which feed on oak trees
    $800 20
"The Asphalt" this is about the mean streets where a jewel heist is going down
    $800 13
This gathering of Native Americans is also a verb meaning "to confer"
    $1200 11
Suze Orman said never borrow against this retirement plan; you'll play double taxes on the money you borrow
    $1200 4
1998 DNA tests showed Jefferson to be the likely dad of some of the kids of this woman
    $1200 22
"Come Sail Away" was a '70s top 10 hit from this band with a name out of Greek mythology
    $1200 25
With a smell like rotting meat, it's the largest flower in the world but has no other plant parts like roots or leaves.
    DD: $6,000 16
In this novel by Cormac McCarthy, a man finds $2 million in cash
    $1200 14
To keep going on the same course, or to stay at the same weight
    $1600 10
The building site of the Millennium Dome, aka this alphanumeric arena, skirts the Prime Meridian along the Thames
    $1600 5
Though his wife was mentally ill & occasionally violent, this Virginia orator refused to institutionalize her
    $1600 8
"Sailing, takes me away" to this mellow singer who also did the best that he could do with "Arthur's Theme"
    $1600 21
Colorful flowers called these "paint brushes" steal nutrients from perennial grasses
    $1600 1
In "The Beggar's Opera", "every night would kiss and play if with me you'd fondly stray" these 3 words "and far away"
    $1600 15
From the Chinese, it means to show excessive subservience
    $2000 17
This plastic explosive needs a shock to go boom; match-lit, it burns slowly, & was used by Vietnam soldiers as a cooking fire
    $2000 6
Julia, nee Stockton, bore 13 children with this best-known physician & second-best-known Benjamin of the Revolution
    $2000 9
Prior to "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald", this singer took a smooth trip around "Christian Island"
    DD: $6,000 18
Trifolium is the genus of this plant grown as livestock feed & sometimes damaged by the parasitic plant dodder
    $2000 2
This Jean Rhys novel is about the early life of the madwoman in the attic from "Jane Eyre"
    $2000 19
To spend time with the rich & famous

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Matthew Liz
$24,600 $11,000 $9,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This European country is still an hour ahead of GMT, a move made in 1940 to be on the same time as Nazi Germany

Final scores:

Emma Matthew Liz
$24,600 $19,201 $7,200
2-day champion: $71,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emma Matthew Liz
$20,800 $12,200 $9,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2019-03-12
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