Show #7218 - Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Contestants

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Megan Loyd, a stay-at-home mom originally from Marietta, Georgia

Sarah Godwin, a head of operations at a venture capital firm from Frederick, Maryland

Kyle Webb, a veterinary clinical pathologist originally from Boyertown, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE WORLD ALMANAC 2016 EDITION
INCREDIBLY SPECIFIC WEDDING VOWS
DWELLING ON THE PAST
'90s POP CULTURE
BETWEEN 5 FERNS
IT'S A "WR"AP
    $200 26
This U.S. paper currency features B. Franklin & a bell that changes color from copper to green as a security measure
    $200 11
I will always let you be the racecar or top hat when we play this game; I'm cool with being the thimble
    $200 21
For insurance purposes, Thomas Jefferson put the value of this house & outbuildings at $6,300
    $200 1
With Zoo TV & PopMart, they had 2 of the highest-grossing concert tours of the '90s
    $200 16
A young girl named Fern saves a pig from certain death in this E.B. White novel
    $200 8
Squirm in agony
    $400 27
Within 24 hours of its Oct. 19, 2015 release, the trailer for this "Star Wars" film was viewed more than 112 mil. times
    $400 12
If Waffles, this breed of dog, has to do his business at 3:00 A.M., I'll always take the big fella out & let you sleep
    $400 22
We wonder if there were fences to paint on the 1874 completion of this author's Hartford home, now open to the public
    $400 2
She was Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl" until their marriage ended in 1994
    $400 17
Ferns produce not seeds but spores, which form on these, a fern's version of leaves
    $400 6
South Carolina's state bird is the Carolina variety of this small flyer
    $600 28
In 2012 Libya's all-time world record high temp. was invalidated & replaced by this U.S. spot's 134 degrees set in 1913
    $600 13
I vow I won't keep looking at my watch as you shop at A.T., this clothing store
    $600 23
Since 1984 the Wadowice, Poland building in which this religious figure lived before WWII has been a museum
    $600 3
In 1994 Tess Trueheart served him with divorce papers
    $600 18
The animated fantasy film "Ferngully" is subtitled "The Last" of these tropical locales where ferns thrive
    $600 7
In a 2013 hit Miley Cyrus "came in like" one of these
    $800 29
Only Arizona & Montana allow doing this while driving for all motorists
    $800 14
You like the Springsteen song, so I will take you to a ranch near Amarillo that has 10 of these, dating from 1949 to 1963
    $800 24
This Frank Lloyd Wright-designed National Historic Landmark was named for obvious reasons
    DD: $1,000 4
In September 1996 Jacquelyn Mitchard's "The Deep End of the Ocean" became its first selection
    $800 19
For a yummy treat that's high in vitamins A & C, steam this type of fern named for a stringed musical instrument
    $800 9
As you might gather from its name, escritoire is French for this type of desk
    $1000 30
On the list of the world's richest people, Bill Gates is on top with this Mexican telecommunications mogul at No. 2
    $1000 15
I will watch your favorite movie repeatedly--"From Justin to Kelly", with Justin being this "American Idol" runner-up
    $1000 25
Buckingham's nice, but this castle above the Thames is nifty, too; William the Conqueror picked its site
    $1000 5
The "original 9" of these to hit store shelves included Patti the Platypus & Squealer the Pig
    $1000 20
In the 1961 novel "Where the Red Fern Grows", a boy's dogs are killed defending him from attack by one of these cats
    $1000 10
A past participle of work, as in "What hath God..."

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

Kyle Sarah Megan
$5,000 $2,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Sarah Megan
$6,400 $4,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS, "OF" ALL THINGS
SYNONYMS
YOU MIGHT NEED SURGERY
FOUND IN ROY G. BIV
SCREAMS, SHOUTS
WALES
    $400 3
Okies on the move west
    $400 1
"Home On The Range" uses this synonym for infrequent
    $400 8
A hemostat is this device that's closed over a cut blood vessel to stop bleeding
    $400 13
In Ireland it began in 1981 as the ecology party
    $400 18
At the end of the song "Helter Skelter", this drummer screams, "I got blisters on my fingers!"
    $400 30
The publication of the complete translation of this in 1588 helped preserve the Welsh language
    $800 4
Schoolboys divide up & kill
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a bowling animation on the monitor.) PBA.com says a pin that rolls across the pin deck into a pin to break up a split is called this synonym of courier; don't kill it
    $800 9
In this technique, the reflection of sound waves is recorded to produce images from inside the body
    $800 14
Due to fear of communism, in the 1950s this color was followed by "Legs" to make a new baseball team name
    $800 19
For the 75th anniv. of "King Kong" in 2008, 9-year-old Shannon O'Hanlon won the scream-alike contest named after her
    $800 29
Wales' national instrument, it has 3 rows of strings; Prince Charles appoints a player on a scholarship program annually
    DD: $2,000 5
Powerful pup reverts to the primitive
    $1200 23
This synonym for clumsy is the title of an MTV show about the drama of being a teenager
    $1200 10
To relieve pressure, trepanning is boring or drilling a hole through this
    DD: $6,800 15
This title is borne by heirs apparent to the Dutch throne
    $1200 20
Corey Taylor of metal band Slipknot provided the roar of an alien warlord on this Peter Capaldi show
    $1200 26
Near Llanrhaeadr-ym-mochnant splashes a 240' this; not so high, but I love to say Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant
    $1600 6
Greg's journal of being uncool in middle school
    $1600 24
Here is a black-throated blue type of this songbird, whose name is a synonym for singer
    $1600 11
When used to open the thoracic cavity, a surgical guillotine transects this group of bones, not the neck
    $1600 16
The Sannar Dam in Sudan impounds the flow of this
    $1600 21
Shelley Duvall loudly indicates her displeasure at the imminent arrival of an axe-bearing Nicholson in this film
    $1600 27
Built on the site of an old Roman fort, it didn't become the capital of Wales until 1955
    $2000 7
A Savannah slaying saga with a statue on the cover
    $2000 25
This synonym for "glee" is found in the title of an Edith Wharton novel
    $2000 12
It's the intentional burning away of tissue by electric current or heat
    $2000 17
Frank Sinatra covered this "emotional" Duke Ellington composition in 1955
    $2000 22
Donald Sutherland was a total scream dealing with pod people in this 1978 horror remake
    $2000 28
You might want to wear a sweater when visiting Aberaeron on this bay, as it can be quite chilly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Sarah Megan
$23,600 $4,000 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD RELIGION
From a word meaning "tradition", this branch has over a billion followers, many in the Middle East

Final scores:

Kyle Sarah Megan
$23,600 $1 $1,999
2-day champion: $27,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Sarah Megan
$22,600 $10,800 $5,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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