Show #7350 - Friday, July 22, 2016

Pranjal Vachaspati game 4.

Contestants

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Samantha Hartke, a product manager from Sugar Land, Texas

Ross Merriam, a strategy card game player and writer from Roanoke, Virginia

Pranjal Vachaspati, a Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $67,188)

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Jeopardy! Round

POISONOUS PLANTS
OPERATIC ADJECTIVES
THAT GAME OF THRONES GUY WITH THE BEARD
(Alex: Don't they all have beards?)
THE BUCKET LIST
THINGS TO DO BEFORE
YOU "DY"
    $200 30
The leaves of three of this vine start out red, then turn shiny green--let them be
    $200 14
By Wagner:
"The ____ Dutchman"
    $200 27
Oh, my sun & stars! In 2011 Jason Momoa took over this title film role from Arnold & got all barbaric
    $200 28
Alliterative name for a line of people who pass pails of water to help put out a fire
    $200 26
"Scorching" word for qualifying rounds in a track contest held before the main race
    $200 29
Term for a sports team that wins several championships in a row, like the Bulls in the 1990s
    $400 25
The stinging variety of this plant is covered in minute hairs that inject irritants when they are touched
    $400 12
With Papageno:
"The ____ Flute"
    $400 4
You know nothing, Kit Harington! But we know in 2014 you voiced Eret, a trapper of these beasts also big on "Thrones"
    $400 7
The Chum Bucket is a rival restaurant to the Krusty Krab on this animated TV show
    $400 22
"Seasonal" verb meaning to prepare a car for cold weather by adding antifreeze, or to prep a house, using insulation
    $400 24
Implosion initiator for buildings past their prime
    $600 23
This highly poisonous plant of Europe of the parsley family was used to do in an ancient method man
    $600 18
A comic opera by Smetana:
"The ____ Bride"
    $600 8
Not exactly Westeros' Dad of the Year, Charles dance also played this spy novelist in the 1989 TV bio "GoldenEye"
    $600 19
Notable paintings by this woman, born in 1860, include 1943's "The Old Oaken Bucket"
    $600 2
It's the "P" in PSAT, which high schoolers may want to take before the SAT
    $600 1
Oh, Rob... the Petries were the family on this sitcom
    $800 13
Lovely to look at, yes, but its bulbs & flowers contain lycorine & other alkaloids, which are toxic to you & your pets
    $800 16
Lehar's title refers to Hanna:
"The ____ Widow"
    $800 10
Before he was Robert Baratheon, Mark Addy stripped away his troubles as an ex-steelworker in this 1997 movie
    $800 3
Bucket seats in cars were popularized by this make's Monza & Corvair & soon took over
    $800 21
Useful books before going on "Jeopardy!" include this type whose name may derive from Arabic for "calendar"
    $800 9
The DC41 Animal is a model from this manufacturer of high-tech bagless vacuum cleaners
    $1000 20
Despite its lilting name, the lily of this can be dangerous
    $1000 17
Set in California:
"The Girl of the ____ West"
    $1000 11
This Emmy winner said, "Dwarves are still the butt of jokes. It's one of the last bastions of acceptable prejudice"
    $1000 15
This character "appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a long-handled brush"
    DD: $1,000 5
During this pretrial court hearing, charges are read & the accused usually enters a plea
    $1000 6
This 4-word "fabric" phrase means someone is extreme or unwilling to change an opinion

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

Pranjal Ross Samantha
$3,000 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Ross Samantha
$5,600 $1,000 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HAPPY TRAILS TO YOU
FRENCH HISTORY
BEASTLY BACKING BANDS
SHE'S A REAL SAINT!
TECHNO-THRILLERS
SOUNDS LIKE A PIECE OF FURNITURE
    $400 27
Official sites on this trail include the Massachusetts State House & the Paul Revere House
    $400 1
King of the Franks from 814 to 840, he would be followed in French history by 17 other kings bearing the name
    $400 11
Buddy Holly &
them--chirp in now
    $400 28
An office or department for transacting a certain business, it may follow News, Travel, & Weather
    $800 26
First used by fur traders, this 2,000-mile trail went from Independence, Mo. to the Columbia River region
    $800 25
In Domremy around 1425, she began to hear voices encouraging her to lead the French army
    $800 21
Adam &
these little workers
    $800 20
Cunegund is a patron saint of this grand duchy where she served as empress
    $800 16
Theme park robots are hijacked in this Lincoln Child thriller that shares its name with Thomas More's ideal land
    $800 18
To head up a meeting, or the one who does the presiding
    $1200 12
The Pacific Crest Natl. Scenic Trail follows the crests of the Sierra Nevadas & this range that includes Mt. Hood
    DD: $1,400 8
The French epic "Song of Roland" depicts a battle against Saracens, but it was actually vs. these people of the Pyrenees
    $1200 4
Neil Young &
this "loco" group
    $1200 2
When St. Clare was unable to attend mass, the ceremony became visible on her wall--today she's the patron of this device
    $1200 3
With books like "Prey" & "The Andromeda Strain", this late author exemplified the genre
    $1200 22
A set of data placed in columns & rows, usually in a rectangular form
    $1600 9
Follow the Inca trail 26 miles to this "lost city of the Incas"
    $1600 17
Sparking the French Wars of Religion, 1,000 members of this group were massacred on March 1, 1562
    $1600 5
Country Joe &
these swimmers
    $1600 14
In 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha of this New York tribe became the first Native American canonized
    $1600 7
Secret agents & a deadly virus show up in "The Satan Bug", a rollicking yarn from this "Guns of Navarone" author
    $1600 19
At its peak in the 1600s, this empire stretched from Hungary in the north to Yemen in the south
    $2000 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Starting south of San Antonio & ending in Abilene, Kansas, from 1867 to 1871, 1.5 million head of cattle headed north on this trail
    $2000 10
La Montagne, an extremist revolutionary faction in 1793 & '94, was led by Georges Danton & this man
    $2000 6
David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust &
this galactic group
    DD: $3,500 15
This mother of the virgin Mary is the patron saint of expectant mothers
    $2000 24
A data thief targets a giant computer mind orbiting Earth in this William Gibson cyberpunk classic from 1984
    $2000 23
This foundation of a road or railway tracks is often made of crushed rock

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pranjal Ross Samantha
$21,700 $7,000 $10,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PAINTED LADIES
She's been called the "Mona Lisa of the North" & the poster girl for the Dutch Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague

Final scores:

Pranjal Ross Samantha
$22,000 $0 $3,599
4-day champion: $89,188 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pranjal Ross Samantha
$21,600 $8,000 $10,600
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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