Show #7244 - Thursday, February 25, 2016

Contestants

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Chris Giglio, a Naval officer from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Rebecca Harlow, a lawyer from San Francisco, California

Jill Panall, an H.R. consultant from Newburyport, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THAT TOWN'S IN TEXAS, TOO
CRIME TIME
DRINKING SONGS
SINGLE S, DOUBLE S
PRAYERS
THE MAN UPSTAIRS
    $200 30
No big Rock & Roll Hall of Fame here, but say hello, this Texas city named for a local judge
    $200 7
It's a 6-letter term for a military revolt against authority on land as well as aboard ship
    $200 1
A classic song from a boozy film:
"Days Of ____ And Roses"
    $200 9
A snack cake brand, or the job of a woman who seats you at a restaurant
    $200 6
When reciting the Islamic prayer salat, practitioners face this city
    $200 25
Sanjay Shah paid $17 million cash for the top floor of the spiffy Chicago "Tower" bearing this mogul's name
    $400 8
Bada bing! You can find touches of New Jersey in Texas, what with Camden & this city named for the capital
    $400 12
It's also known as retail theft
    $400 2
It rhymes:
"____ Sheila"
    $400 10
You can "mean" it, "get down to" it or "mind one's own"
    $400 16
The Hindu prayer called savitri is traditionally said at dusk until these appear in the sky
    $400 26
Though he stepped down in 2015, he kept his Milwaukee penthouse office, as he's now MLB's commissioner emeritus
    $600 13
Warren Buffett would feel right at home-away-from-home in this city of about 1,000 folks
    $600 20
In words for different kinds of smuggling, it follows "rum" or "gun"
    $600 3
Snoop was sippin' on it:
"____ And Juice"
    $600 11
To pronounce a syllable with emphasis
    DD: $1,000 17
Meaning "good speech", it's a blessing by a minister at the close of a service
    $600 27
Designer shoes, a vintage Rolex & his Manhattan penthouse were among the items sold off from this disgraced financier
    $800 14
In 1887 a railway agent named this Texas town for his former home; perhaps this can be Kiss' "Rock City", too
    $800 21
A numbers racket is the illegal counterpart of this, run by around 45 states
    $800 4
A folk song recorded by Thin Lizzy & Metallica:
"____ In The Jar"
    $800 19
There's a syndrome named for these "legs" that keep you from lying still at night
    $800 23
On this holiday of beginnings, Jews say tashlich prayers by a body of water into which sins are symbolically cast
    $800 28
The building where "SNL" creator Lorne Michaels has a 17th floor office, or the title of another TV comedy
    $1000 15
While it does not have a 92,000-capacity Rose Bowl, this Texas city does have an annual Livestock Show & Rodeo
    $1000 22
Rhyming term for a place where stolen cars are dismantled so the pieces can be sold separately
    $1000 5
A No. 1 song:
"Escape (The ____ ____ Song)"
    $1000 18
To reject, or give permission to depart
    $1000 24
In Roman Catholic liturgy, lauds are morning prayers & these are evening prayers
    $1000 29
This interior designer & TV host has no doubt brought style to his New York City penthouse

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

Jill Rebecca Chris
$1,800 $2,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Rebecca Chris
$4,600 $6,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALL KINDS OF RAYS
WHAT A CHARACTER
LOANWORDS
THE NATURAL WORLD
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
"LAST" FILMS
    $400 28
You can call a certain flat fish a giant devil ray or this 5-letter ray--same creature
    $400 12
Revenge against this creature is Captain Ahab's obsession
    $400 30
German for "leader", it has bad associations
    $400 14
A photo posted on Facebook led to the discovery of a new carnivorous plant north of Rio in this country
    $400 23
The charter of the League of Nations was attached as a covenant to this 1919 treaty
    $400 13
We're not sure if Algren or Katsumoto is the title character in this japan-set 2003 epic
    $800 27
Before she was a TV personality, she offered a cooking class called 30-Minute Mediterranean Meals
    $800 11
This character's 1996 "Diary" is an updating of "Pride and Prejudice"
    $800 29
Get out of here! Amscray is a loanword from this quasi-language
    $800 15
Oak trees are propagated in part due to these rodents not remembering where they buried their acorns
    $800 22
Article 21 of the League charter mentions that nothing in it would supersede this 1823 doctrine
    $800 7
Michael Douglas & his old, old pals cavort in the Aria & Binion's in this comedy
    $1200 2
He didn't just discover X-rays--he coined the term
    $1200 9
We wager you might know that Phileas Fogg is the man in motion in this Jules Verne work
    $1200 26
The OED defines this 3-letter word from Mexican Spanish as "a form of address for a man"
    $1200 16
Each flower of the Vanilla planifolia type of this blooms for only one day
    $1200 21
In May 1939, one month after ending its Civil War, this nation withdrew from the League
    $1200 1
Cybill Shepherd made her film debut in this 1971 movie set in the fictional town of Anarene, Texas
    DD: $2,000 3
In 1954 this salesman visited the McDonald Brothers' California restaurant & the rest was history
    DD: $1,000 8
Despite his name, the character Richard Parker in this recent bestseller isn't human--he's a tiger
    $1600 25
Arabic for "peace", it means to make a low bow
    $1600 17
The longest horns of any sheep belong to an Asian species named for this explorer who first described it in 1273
    $1600 20
Between WWI & WWII, this Polish port was a Free State supervised by a commissioner from the League
    $1600 5
L.A. does have a football team & it's called the stallions in this Bruce Willis/Damon Wayans caper
    $2000 4
The mossbauer effect permits atomic nuclei to absorb these shortest Greek-letter rays
    $2000 10
Clarissa Dalloway is a self-conscious & introspective title character in a work by this author
    $2000 24
In music "with vigor" is "con" this Italian word
    $2000 18
These birds, like the North American white, catch their prey by using an expandable throat pouch called a dip-net
    $2000 19
When this southern neighbor seized Leticia, Colombia in 1932, the League settled the dispute in favor of Colombia
    $2000 6
Based on a David Mamet play, this '80s film about 2 guys & 2 girls was remade in 2014 with Kevin Hart

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Rebecca Chris
$9,400 $12,800 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS
This 1,400-square-mile tourist destination's name comes from a Latin word for "greater"

Final scores:

Jill Rebecca Chris
$15,802 $5,600 $25,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jill Rebecca Chris
$10,000 $12,800 $16,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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