Show #7451 - Monday, January 23, 2017

Contestants

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Vidya Srinivasan, a student from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Sean Harrington, an engineer from Houston, Texas

Neil Uspal, a pediatric emergency medicine physician from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

FROM CHUMPS TO CHAMPS
HEALTH & MEDICINE
QUIZINE
SHOOTING BLANKS
GREEK LETTERS & ROMAN NUMERALS
AMERICAN WOMEN
    $200 1
They went from 29-53 in 1979 to 62-20 & an NBA title in 1981; adding Bird, Parish & McHale will do that
    $200 6
If you want to vent this lymphatic organ, you'll find out that it filters old red blood cells out of the bloodstream
    $200 10
In radio ads back in the day, Kate Smith & Jack Benny both pitched this trademarked jiggly dessert
    $200 8
Shooting the ____, a "windy" term of communication
    $200 22
It went by so fast:
CCCLXV
    $200 14
In 1961 she topped Clare Boothe Luce & Jackie Kennedy to be named woman most admired by Americans for the 13th time in 14 years
    $400 2
From 1962 to 1968, they never finished higher than 9th; in 1969, amazingly, they won the World Series
    $400 7
Diverticulitis is common in the U.S., where diets are low in this, AKA roughage
    $400 12
Look up "calamari" in the "Food Lovers Companion" & it says "see" this; (doesn't sound nearly as appetizing)
    $400 18
Shooting the ____, like the Class III on Oregon's Rogue River
    $400 23
Bruce Banner knows a little something about this letter
    $400 15
Gloria Steinem said, "A woman has two choices: either she's" this term "or a masochist"
    $600 3
After a last-place finish in 2007, they dropped the "Devil" from their name; in 2008, they won 31 more games & the A.L. pennant
    $600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) The spine bends forward as the thoracic vertebrae become compressed in a condition called kyphosis, more commonly known as a Dowager's hump, a symptom of this disease of thinning bones
    $600 19
Shooting ____ in a ____, something pretty easy
    $600 28
One of our favorite primes:
MMMMXXVII
    $600 16
In 1967 Kathrine Switzer broke the gender barrier by becoming the first female runner to officially enter this race
    $800 4
After never making the playoffs in their first 6 years of existence, this Northwest team scouted the way to an NBA title in 1977
    $800 11
Those who suffer from carpal tunnel or arthritis may get a shot of this 9-letter steroid to reduce inflammation
    $800 26
This Cajun crayfish stew takes its name from a word meaning "suffocated"
    $800 20
Don't shoot the ____; you'll be taking it out on the wrong person
    $800 24
No hints, but having been in a fraternity or sorority would help
    $800 17
"She guided Post through Pentagon Papers and Watergate", said the headline of her obituary in her own paper
    $1000 5
The Twins went from last in 1990 to the 1991 World Series, where they beat John Smoltz & this team that did the same thing
    DD: $2,200 13
Daltonism is a type of this, a problem with cone receptors
    $1000 27
Per Islamic dietary laws, "haram" refers to forbidden foods & this word refers to permitted ones
    $1000 21
Shoot the ____, a goal in the card game Hearts
    $1000 25
Toronto calling!
CDXVI
    $1000 29
This "Battle Hymn Of The Republic" author was also the first president of the New England Woman Suffrage Association

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

Neil Sean Vidya
$4,400 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neil Sean Vidya
$4,600 $6,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PYRAMIDS
BOOKS BY PROFESSORS
NATIONAL PARKS OF THE WORLD
RELIGIOUS MATTERS
DOUBLE O, 7
(Alex: Each correct response will be a 7-letter word, and it will have a double "O" in it.)
OTHER BOND FILM CHARACTERS
    $400 21
At 42.3 billion candlepower, the light beaming form the top of this Las Vegas pyramid is the strongest in the world
    $400 2
Eucalyptus is common in Southwest National Park on this island state of Australia
    $400 3
Job description of a singer like Bing Crosby
    $400 8
Miss Moneypenny is the personal assistant of this character, the head of MI6
    $800 22
In 2016 ABC revived "The $100,000 Pyramid", now hosted by this pro football Hall of Famer
    $800 16
W.V. historian Otis K. Rice had a posthumous bestseller on these feudin' families when they became a miniseries
    $800 12
This giant monitor lizard is a must-see on a visit to the Indonesian park located on 3 of the Lesser Sunda Islands
    $800 1
The Trimurti, or Hindu trinity, consists of Brahma, Vishnu & this "destroyer"
    $800 7
A train crew's quarters are usually found in this last car
    $800 9
First name of American spy Mr. Leiter, who often helped James Bond defeat the bad guys
    $1200 23
Its glass pyramid is composed of 673 triangular & diamond-shaped panes
    $1200 17
This Cornell professor wrote "English Metres" but is best known for 1918's "The Elements of Style"
    $1200 13
Tulum National Park in the Yucatan has the ruins of one of the last thriving cities of this civilization
    DD: $4,000 19
According to legend, this gospel writer's body & relics were transported from Alexandria, Egypt to Venice in 828
    $1200 4
To cheat, or a type of pool game
    $1200 10
Ben Whishaw is the new computer-savvy version of this character
    $1600 20
Who says a pyramid has to be pointy & up? Here's the headquarters of Slovak Radio in this capital city
    $1600 18
Illinois professor & librarian Dee Brown changed the field of Native American history with "Bury My Heart" here
    DD: $4,000 14
Venezuela's Canaima National Park is home to the picturesque Canaima Lagoon & this other watery icon
    $1600 26
Remove your shoes & cover your head when entering a gurdwara, a temple of this religion founded in northern India
    $1600 5
There's an animal in this slang word starting with "V" that means "get outta here"
    $1600 11
Supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld shows up in "Thunderball" as the head of this criminal organization
    $2000 24
The reverse of the Great Seal of the United States features an unfinished pyramid with this right above it
    $2000 25
In 1959 Young Oon Kim, known as Miss Kim, left South Korea to become this church's first missionary in the United States
    $2000 6
This woodwind has a doubled tube & a curved metal crook
    $2000 15
The giant metal-mouthed assassin "Jaws" chews up the scenery in "The Spy Who Loved Me" & this film in space

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neil Sean Vidya
$12,600 $17,200 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANIMAL SONGS
The title of this hit from a 1933 Disney "Silly Symphony" inspired a Tony-winning 1962 drama & an Oscar-nominated 1966 film

Final scores:

Neil Sean Vidya
$7,999 $9,200 $4,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Neil Sean Vidya
$15,400 $14,800 $4,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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