Show #7259 - Thursday, March 17, 2016

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Gwen Niksic, a major account manager originally from Chicago, Illinois

Chris Horton, a data administrator originally from Manville, Rhode Island

Philip Tiu, an educator from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $96,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

ONE-VOWEL WORDS
GERSHWIN TUNES
ALL SORTS OF SANDWICHES
FOUNTAINS
WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE NEWS?
BEASTLY BOOK BLANKS
    $200 5
A saber or a scimitar
    $200 15
A falafel sandwich is traditionally made with this Middle Eastern pocket bread
    $200 7
When this Spanish city's soccer team wins a cup, fans gather around Cibeles Fountain to celebrate
    $200 20
In 2015 a Penn. town cited federal law to stop a man from paying a $25 parking ticket with this many pennies
    $200 9
"Island of the Blue ____s" by Scott O'Dell
    $400 4
One variety of these pincers is used to grasp ice
    $400 21
A very traditional tea sandwich is made with this green gourd sliced very thin
    $400 16
The fountain seen here at Peterhof Palace near Saint Petersburg shows this biblical hero tearing open the jaws of a lion
    $400 25
Glenn Berger estimated he retrieves 1.3 to 1.7 million of these lost sports items a year & sells 'em for $1 each
    $400 11
"The ____ Whisperer" by Nicholas Evans
    $600 3
5-letter spot where the scaphoid meets the radius
    $600 24
This McDonald's sandwich is called "le Royal Cheese" in France
    $600 17
This Missouri city's seal boasts, "City of Fountains", like the J.C. Nichols
    $600 26
The 4 leaders of Congress asked people not to try to shake the hand of this visitor in the House chamber on Sept. 24, 2015
    $600 12
"The Day of the ____" by Frederick Forsyth
    $800 2
Named for a British dentist, it's an artificial tube implanted in a blood vessel to keep it open
    $800 19
Michele A. Jordan wrote a cookbook devoted to this sandwich whose name tells you its 3 main ingredients
    $800 8
The fountains in front of this hotel are choreographed to such songs as "Luck Be A Lady" & "Viva Las Vegas"
    $800 22
REI, an outdoor & fitness gear co., paid its staff & stayed closed on this "colorful" shopping day
    $800 13
"A Feast for ____s" by George R.R. Martin
    DD: $1,000 1
Sir Toby Belch is a character in this Shakespeare comedy with a 2-word, 2-vowel title
    $1000 23
This tune from "Shall We Dance" says, "You say eether and I say eyether, you say neether and I say nyther"
    $1000 18
Hunt's Manwich is a sauce for this messy sandwich
    $1000 6
A fountain tribute to this river in Budapest features female figures representing the Tisza, Drava & Sava Rivers
    $1000 14
Scandal in Male! The VP of this Asian nation of islands was busted in 2015 for trying to blow up the president on a speedboat
    $1000 10
"The ____ and the Motorcycle" by Beverly Cleary

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Philip Chris Gwen
$3,000 -$1,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Chris Gwen
$3,400 $400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ONE-CONSONANT WORDS
NEW ZEALAND
AMERICAN DIPLOMATS
HEALTH & MEDICINE
2-WORD BUSINESS TERMS
TV DETECTIVES
(Alex: And finally, we'll give you the [*], you identify the show for us.)
    $400 7
It's the currency of both Estonia & Andorra
    $400 19
Philip Bonsal was the last U.S. ambassador to this island nation before diplomatic ties were cut in 1961
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a medical animation on the monitor.) A major cause of heart attacks & strokes, atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of this combination of fatty substances, cholesterol & calcium on the artery walls
    $400 26
AP stands for accounts payable, while AR stands for this counterpart
    $400 1
Detective Danny "Danno" Williams
    $800 6
It's the largest Hawaiian island in area that fits the category
    $800 20
New Zealand's 5-dollar note features a penguin on the back & this explorer on the front
    $800 18
Politically important last name of the first Irish American to be U.S. ambassador to Great Britain
    $800 8
The American Cancer Society now recommends women have this breast cancer screening yearly beginning at age 45
    $800 2
Baltimore detectives Bunk & McNulty
    $1200 3
This instrument has been called "an ill wind"
    $1200 16
New Zealand's only native land mammals are 2 species of this, short- & long-tailed; they live in trees, not caves
    $1200 13
His father appointed him minister to Prussia in 1797 but lost the presidency & recalled him 4 years later
    $1200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows two medical illustrations on the monitor.) At birth, most babies are set to come out head-first; however, 3 to 4 percent present with their feet or buttocks against the cervix in this position & may need a C-section delivery
    $1600 4
A book by Benjamin Hoff is called this "of Pooh"
    $1600 15
In the 19th century New Zealand was governed as a part of this now most populous Australian state
    DD: $2,000 12
This former actress' diplomatic career included stops at the United Nations, Ghana & Czechoslovakia
    $1600 25
The most common cause of vision loss in people over 55 is age-related this, AMD for short
    $1600 23
A company attempting a hostile takeover may swallow one of these "deadly" alliterative tablets
    $1600 17
Portland detective Nick Burkhardt
    $2000 5
Here's the razor-billed type of this bird
    DD: $5,000 14
Settled in the 1850s by the Canterbury Association of England, it's South Island's largest city
    $2000 11
In 2009 this Utah governor became ambassador to China but resigned 2 years later to seek the presidency
    $2000 21
In 2009 the FDA approved this HPV vaccine for boys & young men as well as girls
    $2000 22
"Large" buzz-phrase for a mass of information, like about shopping habits, used in business decision-making
    $2000 10
Star City police detective Quentin Lance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Philip Chris Gwen
-$400 $4,400 $15,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GREAT BRITONS
A pair of shoes that he wore when making history in 1954 sold at auction in 2015 for more than $400,000

Final scores:

Philip Chris Gwen
-$400 $8,800 $14,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Philip Chris Gwen
$4,600 $6,400 $15,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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