Show #7249 - Thursday, March 3, 2016

WE ASKED: Weatherman Al Roker.

Contestants

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Soumia Meiyappan, a research associate from Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Ted Dorsey, an author and educator from Los Angeles, California

Rachel Zoch, a writer and editor from Deer Park, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLEVER LOGOS
BOOK SONGS
ITALIAN, WITH THE SPEAKING
YOU GET 95 YEARS
TIME OFF
FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR
    $200 6
A gorilla & a lioness face each other on either side of the tree in the logo for the zoo in this Steel City
    $200 1
1968's "Bookends", the fourth album by this duo, included "Bookends Theme" & "Mrs. Robinson"
    $200 11
The merry month of maggio is this
    $200 21
1795:
The first state university in the U.S. opens in this North Carolina town
    $200 30
Take some R&R, these 2 things part of a regular vacation period from military duty
    $200 16
The Walter Payton Man of the Year Award goes to a player in this league who excels off the field
    $400 7
An imprint of Penguin, Gotham Books has a logo of 3 stacked books that form this type of building seen in New York City
    $400 2
This Beatles song says, "Dear sir or madam, will you read my book"
    $400 12
Dieci is this perfect number
    $400 22
1595:
Commanding an Armada of English ships, he sails from Plymouth on his last voyage
    $400 25
In Middle English it was a beggar; today it's one who plays hooky or the officer who pursues him
    $400 17
The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is part of these awards
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, GA.) Called "the Widget", Delta Airlines' corporate logo is designed to resemble both the swept wings of a jet flying overheard & the fourth letter of this alphabet
    $600 3
"I Could Write A Book" from "Pal Joey" has words by Lorenz Hart & music by this man
    $600 13
That calzone will knock your calzini (these) off
    $600 23
1695:
This captain is commissioned to hunt pirates; he later becomes one
    $600 26
In 2015 Microsoft said it would require its vendors to provide workers with 15 total days a year for vacation & this
    $600 18
The award named for this hotelier gives $2 million, the largest humanitarian prize in the world
    $800 9
In this logo seen on trucks & planes, the white space between the "E" & the "X" forms a right-facing arrow
    $800 4
This bespectacled singer made his Top 40 debut with "Everyday I Write The Book"
    $800 14
You look lovely in verde, this color
    $800 24
1395:
Tamerlane invades the Caucasus & takes the glitter off this horde
    DD: $1,000 28
It's a peaceful & happy interlude &, perhaps fittingly, a homophone of a word for "lazy"
    $800 19
In 2015 Maggie Doyne, who helped girls in Nepal, was the top honoree at this news network's annual tribute "Heroes"
    $1000 10
2 of the "T"s in the name of this brand of chips are actually sharing a chip; a bowl of salsa rests on the "I" between them
    $1000 5
This song alludes to "Lolita" when Sting sings, "just like the old man in that book by Nabokov"
    $1000 15
Making reservations for 8 PM, an hour hence? Open with this common expression literally meaning "good evening"
    $1000 27
1895:
J'accuse the French army of stripping this man of his rank in a public ceremony
    $1000 29
Considering that Dartmouth job? Remember, full-time faculty get this type of leave for 1 term after 9 terms of teaching
    $1000 20
The legacy of this Canadian, who died in 1981, lives on in scholarships in his name, for youngsters who help others

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

Rachel Ted Soumia
$1,800 $2,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Ted Soumia
$1,800 $4,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
SCARLETT JOHANSSON ROLES
(Alex: ...we want you to name the movie.)
WORLD RELIGION
"UNK" IN THE TRUNK
BRIDGE ON THE RIVER
KAUAI
    $400 2
First published in 1997, this Mitch Albom work was the nonfiction bestseller of the year for 1999
    $400 4
Charlotte, a young American in Tokyo looking for her place in life
    $400 1
Hauhauism & Ringatu are religious movements of these native people of New Zealand
    $400 17
The stink badger of Indonesia is a variety of this critter
    $400 25
Southwark Bridge
    $400 13
The most green of Hawaii's islands, Kauai is nicknamed this "isle", reflecting its botanical bounty
    $800 3
Andrew Young's "The Politician" is about this scandal-plagued presidential candidate, to whom Young was an aide
    DD: $2,000 5
An artificially intelligent operating system
    $800 9
The Abhidharma Pitaka is one of the "baskets", or texts, of this religion
    $800 18
This term for a dilapidated old auto like my '52 Chrysler refers to the sound it makes
    $800 26
Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge
    $800 14
Kauai is known for its ubiquitous feral these, descendants of wild junglefowl brought by ancient Polynesians
    $1200 22
(Hi. I'm Al Roker.) In my book "The Storm of the Century", I telI about the dealiest natural disaster in U.S. history, a monstrous hurricane in 1900 that nearly wiped this Texas seaport off the map
    $1200 6
Cristina, on vacation in Spain in a Woody Allen film
    $1200 10
Though part of the Hindu Trinity with Shiva & Vishnu, he has only a handful of temples in all of India
    $1200 19
An underling of unquestioning obedience
    $1200 27
Old Vicksburg Bridge
    $1200 15
One look at Waimea Canyon & you'll see why it's called this of the Pacific, after a mainland natural wonder
    $1600 23
"The Modern Science of Mental Health" is the subtitle of this L. Ron Hubbard work
    $1600 7
The title role, vying for the attention of Henry VIII
    DD: $2,200 11
From the Arabic for "master" & also starting with "M", it's a teacher or leader in Islam
    $1600 20
To expose false claims, theories or legends
    $1600 28
The O'Connell & Sean O'Casey Bridges
    $1600 16
Kauai & its small neighbor Niihau were the only Hawaiian islands not conquered by this king
    $2000 24
The chapters in his "Cosmos" corresponded to episodes of his TV show
    $2000 8
In 2014, a woman who gets superhuman abilities from a powerful synthetic drug
    $2000 12
Rastafarianism traces its origins to this Jamaican who said to look to Africa, where a black king shall be crowned
    $2000 21
It's the activity the explorers here are practicing
    $2000 29
The 3,580-foot-long Peace Bridge
    $2000 30
In the movie version of "South Pacific", Kauai's beautiful North Shore was used as this exotic isle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Ted Soumia
$12,600 $10,000 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
In the 1690s its legislature referred to this place as "his Majesty's ancient colony and dominion"

Final scores:

Rachel Ted Soumia
$25,199 $7,385 $0
3-day champion: $42,699 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rachel Ted Soumia
$13,600 $10,000 $16,800
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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