Show #7448 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Contestants

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Sherri Cohen, a nonprofit writer and editor from Brooklyn, New York

Aaron Ellis, a high school physics teacher from Whitestown, Indiana

John Avila, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN AUTHORS
4-LETTER EDIBLES
CLASSIC DISNEY TITLE CHARACTERS
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HISTORY
THE BIG 3-0
    $200 16
In 1990 Time magazine called this "Presumed Innocent" author the "Bard of the Litigious Age"
    $200 11
It's also called "p"ocket bread
    $200 1
His mom-- in chains. His ears-- laughable. Tough times for this 1941 character
    $200 13
This 11-letter word for a nightclub for dancing is French for "library of music records"
    $200 19
Trace Jesus' steps in this city as he walked down the Via Dolorosa towards Golgotha
    $200 14
The daily price average of 30 selected blue chip stocks, it's abbreviated DJIA
    $400 28
John Steinbeck got a Shetland to ride when he was a boy, inspiring this tale about young Jody Tifflin
    $400 12
A rather new Thanksgiving tradition is a chicken stuffed inside this stuffed inside a turkey
    $400 2
His mom-- killed. His home-- ablaze. Tough times for this 1942 character
    $400 27
The name of this type of collective farm is Hebrew for "gathering" or "collective"
    $400 26
A tour of his infamous trail of murder starts at the Aldgate East Tube station
    $400 15
Starting as a celebration of its 30th anniversary, "30 for 30" is a series of sports documentaries on this TV network
    $600 29
His first published novel, "The Notebook", was inspired by the relationship of his wife's grandparents
    $600 10
The Brunswick type of this was originally made with squirrel; today it's usually chicken or rabbit
    $600 4
Playing an unusual game of croquet, she keeps her head about her
    $600 7
The 2-word title of this Wayne Newton song is the German equivalent of "thank you very much"
    $600 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Starting at the Boston Common and making its way past the Boston Massacre site, the Old North church, over the Charles to Old Ironsides and ending at the Bunker Hill Monument is this two-word path
    $600 22
This woman gained fame by preparing tasty meals in just 30 minutes
    $800 18
"Achilles in Left Field" was the title of Norman Podhoretz' review of this first novel by Bernard Malamud
    $800 9
Shoepeg is a white variety of this
    $800 5
On the run, she moves in with a bunch of dudes
    $800 3
The Spanish name of these appetizers means "cover" because they were originally put on top of glasses as "lids"
    $800 20
Hike in the footsteps of settlers & Native Americans on the Natchez Trace, starting in Natchez in this state
    $800 23
For his efforts, the Sanhedrin paid him 30 pieces of silver
    $1000 30
In 1984 a Presidential Medal of Freedom went to this author of "Hondo" & dozens of other Western novels
    $1000 17
This form of clarified butter is commonly used in Indian, Pakistani & Middle Eastern cooking
    $1000 8
He foils an Indian princess kidnapping plot & attempted murder
    $1000 6
Au revoir, in Russian
    DD: $2,500 25
Retracing this 1930s journey will take you thousands of miles from Ruijin to Yan'an
    $1000 24
The 30 Tyrants were appointed to administer Athens after its defeat by this city in 404 B.C.

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

John Aaron Sherri
$1,000 $2,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Aaron Sherri
$4,400 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

THIS LAND IS MY LAND
SHELLFISH
SPORTS NICKNAMES
BIOGRAPHIES
CERAMICS
Y_O_Y
    $400 7
Pierce Downer gave his name to Downers Grove, 21 miles west of the Loop in this state
    $400 14
A group of these "pearl" bivalves is called colony, bed or reef
    $400 2
1924 college backfield: Harry Stuhldreher, Jim Crowley, Don Miller, Elmer Layden
    $400 11
This G-man got booked & printed in Curt Gentry's bio subtitled "The Man and the Secrets"
    $400 19
In the 1780s Josiah Wedgwood invented the pyrometer to read this in the kiln so firing could be more accurate
    $400 20
Young fellow seen here turning 3 on his special day
    $800 1
In 1602 an explorer named this Massachusetts island for both its local flora & one of his female family members
    $800 15
In 2004 the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy passed a law banning the killing of this shellfish by dropping it in boiling water
    $800 3
In 1974 Muhammad Ali reclaimed his heavyweight boxing title from this man in the "Rumble in the Jungle" in Zaire
    $800 12
"Touch of Light" opened the world's eyes to the life of this writing system creator
    $800 25
China's Yung Lo period was noted for its paper-thin white bowls called t'o t'ai, also known by this brittle name
    $800 21
A letter with no signature was sent this way
    $1200 8
You can go up on Cripple Creek southwest of this Colorado peak named for an Army officer
    $1200 26
Some of these shellfish, such as genus Crangon, change color to fit surroundings; maybe to cocktail-sauce red?
    DD: $3,000 4
In a 1972 AFC playoff game, Franco Harris made the winning TD with a "divine" shoestring catch dubbed this
    $1200 13
"Illustrations of Camp Life" is a chapter title in a biography of this 19th century photographer
    $1200 18
The tall, cylindrical Greek vase seen here is called a lekythos and usually held this oil sacred to the Greeks
    $1200 22
To tell a friend that something is really his bag, say "it's right up" these 2 words
    $1600 9
It took until the 21st century for Oregon to honor this Clark with a summit named Clark's Mountain
    $1600 27
The name of this fan-shaped shellfish is from the French for "shell"
    $1600 5
This Hall of Fame shortstop was known as "The Wizard of Oz" for his deft fielding
    $1600 16
Andre Maurois wrote a 1949 biography called "A la Recherche de" this other French author
    DD: $2,000 29
This tin-glazed earthenware named for a city just southeast of the Hague was first made in the 17th century
    $1600 23
This officious person always has meddling to do
    $2000 10
John E.'s Pond is on Block Island in this state, about 9 miles off the mainland
    $2000 28
Each year over 100 million of the red species of this shellfish on Christmas Island mass migrate to spawn in the sea
    $2000 6
It was the nickname of the horse Phar Lap, and also preceded "Machine" in the nickname of a baseball team
    $2000 17
If you didn't read John McCormick's 1987 biography on this philosopher, you may be condemned to repeat it
    $2000 30
In 1901 Edward VII gave permission for this Lambeth, London pottery to use the word "Royal" in its name
    $2000 24
Degenerative muscular disease

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Aaron Sherri
$14,800 $13,600 $700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
On Dec. 7, 1787 30 delegates at Battell's Tavern gathered & made history in what's now this state capital

Final scores:

John Aaron Sherri
$2,399 $1,600 $199
3-day champion: $40,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Aaron Sherri
$14,800 $13,800 $3,200
20 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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