Show #7454 - Thursday, January 26, 2017

Contestants

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Josiah Drewien, an engineer and off-grid homesteader from Hayden Lake, Idaho

Christy Karras, a writer and editor from Seattle, Washington

Loren Lee Chen, a basketball podcaster from West Newton, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,038)

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Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR HOSTS
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
A BALANCING ACT
"DOO" OR "DY"
THAT'S MY SCIENTIFIC NAME
(Alex: You tell us what kind of animal we're talking about.)
DON'T WEAR IT OUT
    $200 8
This "Daily Show" host said, "I am the fake Lou Grant of the fake news world"
    $200 1
A character known as Sam-I-Am is the persistent purveyor of this title paired offering
    $200 3
The name of this astrological sign is literally Latin for "balance"
    $200 12
An aimless scrawl, whether done by a Yankee or not
    $200 24
Equus caballus
    $200 28
Don't go out with your hair in curlers or in "hot" these similar items used to get wavy locks
    $400 25
G'day! In 1987, one of the hosts was Paul Hogan, cleaned up after playing this title guy the year before
    $400 6
This classic by Maurice Sendak was turned into a 1980 opera
    $400 10
The 1985 Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act mandated that the federal government balance this
    $400 16
The 1526-1707 Mughals or the 1956-1960 Canadiens
    $400 23
Cygnus atratus
    $400 29
It's great if when you come home, your dog fetches your pair of these, the name of a puppy in an Andrew Clements book
    $600 26
In 1969 this "Wild & Crazy Guy" won an Emmy for co-writing "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour"
    $600 7
Here's an illustration of this title girl and her pet monkey, Mr. Nilsson
    $600 9
Also known as Themis, the lady seen here is the goddess of this 7-letter quality
    $600 17
You're playing with this, which believe it or not its inventor called "safety powder"
    $600 13
Vulpes chama
    $600 14
If you're going out, make sure to remove the item seen here, used for this grooming process
    $800 27
His big-screen debut came as a valet in "Beverly Hills Cop II" before he voiced a zebra in "Madagascar"
    $800 2
A book by Virginia Lee Burton is titled "Mike Mulligan and" this large construction tool
    $800 4
The Balance Bar is named for its proportions of 30% protein, 30% fat & 40% these
    $800 18
Type of music Danny & the Juniors performed
    $800 19
Apis mellifera
    $800 15
Jennifer Aniston wears one in a commercial that lets us know that Emirates airplanes have showers
    $1000 5
During WWII the Pevensie children are evacuated from London to an old professor's country estate in this 1950 book
    $1000 11
This part of the brain below the back for the cerebrum is most responsible for our balance
    $1000 21
You're a real one of these generators
    DD: $2,000 20
Balaenoptera musculus
    $1000 22
Basically French for "forgotten", this dressing gown for women is only for the house

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

Loren Christy Josiah
$1,400 $4,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Loren Christy Josiah
$800 $5,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

QUOTATIONS
THE MIDWEST
UNCROWNED ENGLISH MONARCHS
TV THAT COOKS
WORDS FOR TRAVELERS
ANALYS"S"
    $400 8
He boasted, "Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round"
    $400 26
This Great Lake stretches the furthest west, ending near Duluth
    $400 15
Edward V reigned for a few brief uncrowned months in 1483 before his death, said to be set up by this uncle of his
    $400 1
For 10 years on PBS she hosted her popular show "The French Chef"
    $400 2
Ask Meadowlark, "Trotador de Globo" is Portuguese for one of these
    $400 29
At crime scenes experts study how blood is distributed across walls & floors, or this rather indelicate word
    $800 21
An epistle by Alexander Pope uses the phrase "damn with faint" this
    $800 28
Actually held in September, the "Zinzinnati" version of this German culture celebration draws 650,000 a year
    $800 16
Her devotion to this faith prevented King Charles I's wife Henrietta Maria from being crowned
    $800 12
On "Boy Meets Grill" on the Food Network, he was the boy
    $800 9
It's Spanish for "tourist" & can also mean a traveler's intestinal discomfort
    $800 18
Term for financial instruments such as stocks; you might be an analyst of them on Wall Street
    $1200 6
Dorothy Parker suggested as her own epitaph "Excuse my" this
    DD: $3,000 22
This third wife of Henry VIII had her coronation postponed due to plague & then died after childbirth
    $1200 13
This highly recognizable TV personality seeks out great cooking all over our land
    DD: $2,200 20
The Italian word for "pilgrim" is this, also in the name of a sparkling water from the country
    $1200 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some handwriting on the monitor.) According to handwriting experts, a sharp, pointed bar across a "t", like in "teenager", is a sign that you often use this type of cutting, ironic language
    $1600 7
Some of his "Common Sense": "Time makes more converts than reason"
    $1600 5
In Strasburg, North Dakota, listen for accordion music to find the birthplace of this beloved TV bandleader
    $1600 23
His unpopular intention to marry twice-divorced American Wallis Simpson led to his abdication & non-crowning
    $1600 17
The title of this Ted Allen-hosted show about using a mishmash of ingredients is also what losing contestants get
    $1600 3
Voortrekkers means "those who go ahead" in this language of the Boers, who were on the move
    $1600 10
In Freudian analysis, it's the disapproving voice in our heads left over from when Mom & Dad criticized us
    $2000 27
"A River Runs Through It" begins, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and" this type of "fishing"
    $2000 25
Thanks to its wheat & grain, the Midwest is called this, also a slang term for your stomach
    $2000 24
Daughter & heir of King Henry I, Matilda was never crowed but did gain this title like Victoria centuries later
    $2000 19
Jennifer Paterson & Clarissa Dickson Wright, this pair, traveled the U.K. by motorcycle in search of foodie fun
    $2000 4
This French word for "travelers" is the name of a Minnesota national park
    $2000 14
Analyzing other countries' communications falls under SIGINT, short for this kind of intelligence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Loren Christy Josiah
$6,200 $23,600 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PLAYWRIGHTS
He said of his 1949 play & its main character, "I could write about failure only because I could deal with it...I knew how he felt"

Final scores:

Loren Christy Josiah
$3,199 $30,600 $4,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Loren Christy Josiah
$5,200 $21,800 $6,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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