Show #7349 - Thursday, July 21, 2016

Pranjal Vachaspati game 3.

Contestants

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Kyle Murphy, an I.T. support specialist from Charlotte, North Carolina

Dan Marsh, a supply chain analyst from Corinth, Mississippi

Pranjal Vachaspati, a Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,589)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
(Alex: You're too young to remember.)
TV CHARACTERS
THE LETTER OF THE LAW
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES
POETS & POETRY
NEW TO THE OED
(Alex: The Oxford English Dictionary.)
    $200 20
The Sears Tower in this city began its 23-year reign as the world's tallest building
    $200 21
Jeff Albertson is the real name of the Comic Book Guy on this sitcom, though its creator preferred "Louis Lane"
    $200 15
M:
If it can go wrong, it will
    $200 2
With a machine gun part of its design, the WWI Fokker Eindecker has been called the first true example of this type of plane
    $200 7
This poem that sure is wocky ends, "All mimsy were the borogoves, and the mome raths outgrabe"
    $400 22
On Sept. 26, 1973 this supersonic aircraft made its first transatlantic crossing
    $400 8
In 2015 fans mourned Yvonne Craig, who played this motorcycle-riding crimefighter on '60s TV
    $400 14
B:
Handgun violence prevention act passed in 1993
    $400 3
A true story of how a train got stuck in snow for days inspired Agatha Christie to write this mystery
    $400 28
The practice of financing "a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people"
    $600 23
The feathery cut of this actress who played Charlie's Angel Jill was a popular hairstyle
    $600 9
(Hi, I'm Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan.) I was going to kill off this character at the end of Season 1, but once we cast Aaron Paul, we killed that idea instead
    $600 11
O:
Physics law describing the relation between voltage, current & resistance
    $600 1
Under the hood, this automobile device converts mechanical energy to electrical energy & charges the battery
    $600 4
Joyce Kilmer's most famous work ends, "Poems are made by fools like me but only God can make" this
    $600 16
He's hot: "A pitcher with a very fast delivery"
    $800 24
In 1979 the first $1 coins bearing the face of this woman were struck at U.S. mints
    $800 10
Pied Piper's Richard Hendricks got an unusual bit of inspiration for TechCrunch-winning computer code on this HBO show
    $800 12
B:
Chemistry law saying pressure of a gas at constant temperature varies inversely with volume
    DD: $1,400 5
The largest U.K. train station at 24.5 acres, it shares its name with an 1815 battle location
    $800 25
In 1668 John Dryden became the first person to officially hold this royal writing position
    $800 17
This acronym for a president's wife
    $1000 27
He was elected president of Egypt in 1970, leading his country until his death in 1981
    $1000 19
This somewhat hallucinatory 1990s title character lawyered up at Cage & Fish on Fox
    $1000 13
M:
1996 federal law requiring law enforcement to notify communities of sex offenders
    $1000 6
In the 1930s Wiley Post made record round-the-world flights in this Lockheed model with the same name as a 1970s Chevy
    $1000 26
Spawning the Romantic Movement, 1798's "Lyrical Ballads" was penned by Wordsworth & this other poet
    $1000 18
"A person who believes that the U.S. government is involved in a conspiracy to conceal" 9/11 info

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

Pranjal Dan Kyle
$600 $3,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Dan Kyle
$3,400 $5,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

"S" FIRST & LAST
(Alex: That letter at the beginning and the end of each correct response.)
HISTORICAL FICTION
MISCELLANEOUS
ON BROADWAY
WHAT AILS YA
A SUMMER COLD
    $400 1
Summertime garment seen here
    $400 7
Seen through a young girl's eyes, "Fever 1793" recounts the yellow fever epidemic that swept this Penn. city
    $400 30
In "A Charlie Brown Christmas", Linus drops this & says "Fear not..." while explaining what the season is all about
    $400 2
This "tale as old as time" headed to Broadway with Susan Egan premiering as Belle
    $400 29
Vaporized mist is a solution to this inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the voice box
    $400 28
On July 16, 1967 this capital of Florida topped out at a surprisingly chilly (for them) 57 degrees
    $800 13
A patient who's acutely ill is deemed to be in this condition
    $800 22
The subject of Roddy Doyle's "A Star Called Henry" is a teenage soldier in this rebel "Army" in 1916 Dublin
    $800 20
The book "Twist of Faith" tells the story of Anne Beiler, founder of this pretzel store
    $800 3
This classic that returned to Broadway in 2015 features the songs "Sunrise, Sunset" & "Anatevka"
    $800 12
Pressure on the middle nerve, which serves the thumb & palm side of the hand, can lead to this "syndrome"
    $800 27
Legendary as the site of exile, this Russian region had a weird July in 2014; 90 degree temperatures, then snow
    $1200 26
A plethora or overage
    $1200 14
"Gods and Generals" by Jeff Shaara fictionalizes the events culminating in this Civil War battle
    $1200 18
Neil Armstrong got this document on his 16th birthday
    $1200 4
"Bright Star" shines on Broadway with music by Edie Brickell & this "L.A. Story" funny man
    DD: $2,000 9
Muscles slowly waste away, replaced by scar tissue & fat with this disease that Jerry Lewis vowed to destroy
    $1200 16
In July 2015 average temps. in Montego Bay in this nation ranged from 96 to--yipes!--75, so hope you brought a shirt
    DD: $4,000 19
Hester re-dresses. Arthur confesses--that's a very brief one of these for "The Scarlet Letter"
    $1600 15
"Pitcairn's Island" was the third novel in a trilogy that began with this one about a nautical rebellion
    $1600 8
This "ordinal" term was created to refer to places once under Soviet control
    $1600 5
"The Sound of Music" & this 1957 Broadway show each have a song called "Maria"
    $1600 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation of a spine on the monitor.) Girls are more likely to have this disorder than boys; an original abnormal curve can later lead to an additional curve due to compensation
    $1600 17
In July 1960 this city founded in 1796 & divided by the Cuyahoga River was a bit chilly, averaging 67 degs. over the month
    $2000 23
Hungarian-born billionaire George
    $2000 25
This second wife of Napoleon is "The Second Empress" in Michelle Moran's novel
    $2000 24
New York times crossword guru Will Shortz said this Post product was his favorite cereal, until the formula changed
    $2000 6
"Long" after playwright Eugene O'Neill's death, this tale of family dysfunction returned to Broadway in 2016
    $2000 11
This term for an absence of automatic breathing follows "reflex", "deglutition" & "sleep"
    $2000 21
M.K. could stand for mighty kold or this observatory that dealt with a very un-Hawaiian-like 24 degrees in July of 2011

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Dan Kyle
$20,600 $7,800 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
Letters mailed to "God, Jerusalem" are placed in this alliterative landmark

Final scores:

Pranjal Dan Kyle
$25,599 $8,801 $8,798
3-day champion: $67,188 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pranjal Dan Kyle
$17,400 $7,200 $4,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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