Show #7075 - Friday, May 22, 2015

Contestants

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Gordon Marx, a software architect from Somerville, Massachusetts

Melissa Lake, a special education teacher from Reading, Pennsylvania

Choyon Manjrekar, an urban planner from Providence, Rhode Island (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOUVENIRS OF SOUTH DAKOTA
(Alex: ...from the world-famous Wall Drug.)
COMMON BONDS
THE PATRIOT ACT
SURGICAL TERMS
FAMOUS NAMES
ENDS IN "TH"
    $200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Wall Drug in South Dakota.) The deluxe 14 incher!--used for this hopeful activity, like at Big Thunder nearby in the 1890s
    $200 19
Business,
padded,
manila
    $200 25
Yo, Lexington! Sylvester Stallone voiced this man in "Midnight Ride", an episode of the animated series "Liberty's Kids"
    $200 7
It can be a road allowing drivers to detour around a city or a surgically created passage that diverts blood
    $200 9
Once named the "youngest billionaire bachelor", in 2012 he changed his status & married Priscilla Chan
    $200 2
Gaiety, especially when expressed by laughter
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Wall Drug in South Dakota.) A few of South Dakota's most recognizable animals!--you could have your own one of these prairie dog colonies, that early explorers called by this name of human settlements
    $400 21
Mediterranean,
South Beach,
paleo
    $400 30
The HBO miniseries starring him as "John Adams" won 13 Emmys & 4 Golden Globes
    $400 8
In a medical lab an autoclave is designed to do this to the surgical instruments
    $400 13
Passing away in 2014, he may be gone, but his voice will never be forgotten
    $400 1
A mass of bubbles on top of hot chocolate
    $600 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from outside Wall Drug in South Dakota.) A stuffed replica of this fabled creature that seems part hare, part deer!--I think I just saw one!
    $600 22
Accent,
Adirondack,
office
    $600 26
Jeff's older brother, he voiced Sam Adams, John's older cousin, for the 2000 documentary "Founding Fathers"
    $600 10
It's the removal of tissue samples, especially of tumors, for diagnostic purposes
    $600 14
He was the first pope to take 2 names, combining those of the 2 previous popes
    $600 4
A scarce supply, or a shortage of food
    $800 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Wall Drug in South Dakota.) All-natural soap made right here in South Dakota with Salvia officinalis, this native aromatic herb that wise men know grows wild on the prairie
    $800 23
Strawberries,
the planet Mars,
a Radio Flyer wagon
    $800 28
Thandie Newton co-starred when this actor was "Jefferson in Paris"
    $800 11
This 10-letter adjective & noun is from words meaning "under the skin"
    $800 15
In 2014 children young & old celebrated the 98th birthday of this author & creator of Ramona Quimby
    $800 5
This type of bomber is designed to prevent detection by radar
    $1000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Wall Drug in South Dakota.) Book ends made of agate, the state gemstone!--it's a banded type of this common silica mineral
    $1000 24
Vinegar,
the element mercury,
some assets
    DD: $1,500 29
Dean Norris is Ben Franklin in the miniseries titled after this group of 1760s radicals
    $1000 12
It can mean to stitch or sew up a wound, or the thread used to do it
    $1000 18
This engineer & inventor gave his name to a form of carbon composed of hollow geodesic spherical molecules
    $1000 6
"To" this "degree" means to a large but inexact extent

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

Choyon Melissa Gordon
$3,000 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Melissa Gordon
$6,100 $3,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR I
THE MUSICAL TYPOGRAPHICAL MARK
GREEN BOOKS
POTPOUR"P"
AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY
ANAGRAMS OF EACH OTHER
    $400 1
...following the 3-letter name of the group that sings "We Are Young"
    $400 26
A nature trail in Van Cortlandt Park is named for John Kieran, author of "A Natural History of" this metropolis
    $400 11
This old-timey word for a sitting room comes from the Latin for "to speak"
    $400 18
The Libyan Desert forms the northeastern part of this larger desert
    $400 2
Humanity's home &
a human pump
    $800 24
One of these on the front lines was typically 6 to 8 feet deep & wide enough for 2 men to pass
    $800 29
...sported by the woman behind "I Am Sasha Fierce"
    $800 19
Actress Tracy Pollan's brother, he tells how our food choices affect the world in "The Omnivore's Dilemma"
    $800 10
This laboratory aid is often home to a world of microorganisms
    $800 17
Maseru is the capital of this kingdom that's completely surrounded by South Africa
    $800 3
An Ohio "Rubber Capital" &
a sacred religious text
    DD: $400 25
British general Sir Ian Hamilton's amphibious assault on this peninsula in April of 1915 ended in a bloody 8-month stalemate
    $1200 21
...that's been dropped from the name of the singer of "Tik Tok"
    $1200 20
In 1935 this novelist delved into nonfiction, writing about a safari he took in "Green Hills of Africa"
    $1200 9
Louisiana's nickname includes this bird
    $1200 15
2 of Africa's deepest lakes, Tanganyika & Nyasa, lie in this 4,500-mile-long valley system
    DD: $2,400 4
A former Yugoslav republic &
a deadly, contagious canine disease
    $1600 28
This British prime minister negotiated the Treaty of Versailles for his nation
    $1600 13
...you can't shake from the guys who sang "You Shook Me All Night Long"
    $1600 22
Peter Matthiessen's "The Cloud Forest" describes the tropical mountain wilderness of this continent
    $1600 7
If you borrow a Brit's car, he might ask for a favour--put a few litres of this in the tank
    $1600 12
At the Gulf of Guinea, this 2,600-mile-long West African river forms a roughly 14,000-square-mile delta
    $1600 5
Unaccompanied confinement &
a supporter of a king like George III
    $2000 27
In early 1918 this French general was named Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces on the Western Front
    $2000 14
...in the name of the "Paradise City" group
    $2000 23
Frank Chapman's 1895 "Handbook of" these critters "of Eastern North America" is a must-have for any naturalist
    $2000 8
The very best of these sparkling Italian wines are labeled "Superiore di Cartizze"
    $2000 16
Once called the Cape of Storms, this southern cape was given its present name by King John II of Portugal
    $2000 6
A farm animal &
an item of ancient apparel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Choyon Melissa Gordon
$18,900 $8,800 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
In a recent British poll, the 1926 book about this title character was named the favorite children's book of the past 150 years

Final scores:

Choyon Melissa Gordon
$18,900 $1 $1
2-day champion: $42,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Choyon Melissa Gordon
$19,200 $9,200 $4,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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