Show #7032 - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Contestants

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Gautam Mukunda, a professor from Boston, Massachusetts

Cindy Garner, a tax accountant from Omaha, Nebraska

Alex Navissi, a business development associate originally from Katy, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT A TV DRAMA QUEEN!
ASTROLOGY
EVERYBODY'S TALKIN' 'BOUT THEM
U.S. CITIES' INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
(Alex Trebek: You identify the city for us.)
THE ELEMENTS OF "TILE"
HEALTHY COOKING WITH MICHELLE OBAMA
    $200 17
"What a wonderful time for women on television", she said on accepting her 2014 Emmy for "The Good Wife"
    $200 20
A planet in the zodiac with retrograde motion appears to be moving this way
    $200 14
George Foreman called him "the most intelligent, pure boxer I'd ever fought"; he "let the dope throw his explosives"
    $200 19
O'Hare
    $200 3
An object shot or thrown as a weapon
    $200 1
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) We should make half our plate fruits & vegetables; when using canned vegetables, read the label & opt for ones low in this element that's tied to high blood pressure; or remove some by rinsing them in water first
    $400 18
Oh, Anna Bates (Joanne Froggatt) on this PBS drama, will you ever be happy in this title home?
    $400 21
The 12 divisions of the heavens as seen from Earth are called these, & no realtors were involved
    $400 15
E.L. Doctorow:
"To... the public he appeared as some... German sexologist"
    $400 23
Louis Armstrong International
    $400 4
Puerile or immature
    $400 2
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) Punch up your lasagna with layers of red & orange vegetables such as butternut squash, which helps eye health with this pigment
    $600 5
A real mystery: how she did not win an Emmy as Jessica Fletcher despite being up for one every year from 1985 to '96
    $600 22
Sometimes Sagittarius is considered a human sign, but usually they're Virgo, Aquarius, Libra & this
    $600 16
Stonewall Jackson:
He "is the only man I would follow blindfold"
    $600 24
Logan
    $600 11
Producing no result
    $600 28
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) You can find it in a variety of dishes & foods like canned salmon; because it contains tiny edible bones, 4 ounces provides 25% of the daily recommended amount of this mineral
    $800 6
Tea Leoni plays a former CIA analyst who joins the president's cabinet on this TV drama
    $800 27
This 4-letter term refers to one born on the border of 2 signs
    $800 9
William Dean Howells called him "sole, incomparable, the Lincoln of our literature"
    $800 25
George Bush Intercontinental
    $800 12
A ranking on a 1-100 scale
    $800 29
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) Don't wait for Thanksgiving to make sweet potatoes; just one provides you with nearly 40% of your daily requirement for vitamin C & over 400% of this vitamin
    $1000 8
On "The West Wing" this Allison Janney character got promoted from press secretary to chief of staff
    $1000 7
To know your horoscope, an astrologer needs your place & time as well as date of birth so he can cast this
    DD: $1,000 10
A 1953 newspaper column called this Wisc. man the only politician "who can be labelled 'liar' without fear of libel"
    $1000 26
14 miles from Manhattan, Liberty International
    $1000 13
Quality of metal like copper, meaning drawn out into wire or thread
    $1000 30
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) Good for any meal, one of the winning recipes in the Kids 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge was for mini ones of these--Italian omelettes made with egg whites in a muffin tin--with veggies added for flavor, color & nutrition

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Alex Cindy Gautam
$0 -$1,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Cindy Gautam
$2,200 -$2,600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HANNIBAL LECTURE
NEWSPAPER TERMS
DOG STARS
LETTER-WORD
(Alex Trebek: For instance, "T-shirt". Something like that.)
BRITISH LITERATURE
TURNING OVER A NEW REEF
    $400 22
Born in 247 B.C., Hannibal became the greatest general of this North African city
    $400 1
This terrier got frequent-flier miles with Judy Garland
    $400 11
In 2003 American Airlines announced it was only going to issue these to let you board domestic flights
    $400 6
In this H. G. Wells novel, a character is hurtled into the year 802,701
    $800 23
In his crossing of the Alps, Hannibal lost all but 1 of his 37 of these, the only Asian one
    $800 2
Dogue de Bordeaux partnered with Tom Hanks
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents an animation on the monitor.) A 2013 report showed doctors removed these letter-perfect white blood cells that fight infections, genetically modified them to recognize & attack cancer cells, then put them back in
    $800 7
His 1786 "Account of Corsica" gained him fame; "The Life of Samuel Johnson" cemented it
    $1200 19
Hannibal came pretty darn close to winning the second of these wars against Rome
    $1200 17
This 4-letter type of story comes from AP or Reuters rather than being written in-house
    $1200 3
A St. Bernard, joining Charles Grodin's litter
    $1200 13
The excellence of a roller coaster may be judged by these it inflicts on riders
    $1200 9
There are 7 books in the Harry Potter series, including this latest one
    $1200 25
Coral polyps have skeletons of calcium carbonate, so in effect they build this sedimentary rock
    $1600 18
Hannibal lost the sight in one eye in a crossing of this main river of Tuscany
    $1600 16
The "inverted" this refers to the structure of a story, revealing facts in decreasing importance
    $1600 4
In this movie Jack Nicholson has to take care of Verdell, Greg Kinnear's Brussels Griffon
    $1600 14
This term for the shape of the skirt seen here dates from the '50s
    $1600 8
3-letter name of the narrator of Dickens' "Great Expectations"
    DD: $1,800 24
This 2-word theory that explains the movements of Earth's outer shell also explains the development of mid-ocean reefs
    $2000 20
Hannibal specialized in killing these chief magistrates of Rome; he later got the equivalent office back home
    $2000 21
A newspaper that makes readers pony up to view articles online has put its content behind this
    $2000 5
This German shepherd's first role was in 1922's "The Man from Hell's River"
    $2000 15
Yeah, decided to go here, take courses in entrepreneurial finance & marketing strategy, graduate & make a few mil
    DD: $2,000 10
"Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth" are paired 1979 plays by this Bard-loving Brit
    $2000 26
Animals that need reefs for habitat include the hawksbill type of this reptile, which has a beaky mouth & 2-clawed flippers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Cindy Gautam
$6,200 $12,200 $18,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SCULPTOR SPEAKS
"Chaste women remain fresher" was the reason he made a mother look barely older than her son

Final scores:

Alex Cindy Gautam
$12,200 $5,600 $24,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Cindy Gautam
$6,200 $12,200 $18,600
12 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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