Show #7485 - Friday, March 10, 2017

Contestants

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Jessica Johnston, a college admission officer from Pasadena, California

Adam Lapetina, a partnerships editor from Brooklyn, New York

Annie Marggraf, an unemployed bartender from Vancouver, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

TELL THEM WHAT THEY'VE WON, JOHNNY!
2 TICKETS TO PARAGUAY
6 PLAYS
5 KNIGHTS
"AIR" INCLUDED
& A NEW CAR!
    $200 16
You've won this medal, instituted in 1782 for bravery in action but with a different purpose today; let's avoid a repeat, soldier!
    $200 1
A seal on Paraguay's flag features the national motto, which means this in English
    $200 6
Before using 7, Mickey Mantle briefly wore No. 6 for this team
    $200 7
Got a couple of 7s & twin jacks? You're holding this poker hand
    $200 12
We can all agree its Accord was one of Car and Driver's 10 Best of 2016
    $400 17
You've won a 2015 Best Supporting Actress Emmy for your role as Bonnie on "Mom", because your name is this!
    $400 2
One of the oldest cities in South America, this capital was built on a high promontory in 1537
    DD: $6,200 28
Freedom isn't free! On Aug. 23, 1305 this Scot's day included hanging & disembowelment
    $400 8
A natural talent, or smartness of style; respond with...
    $400 13
You can go off-road & we guess, up a mountain in this make's high altitude Grand Cherokee
    $600 18
You've won the heart of this heroine "of the D'Urbervilles"; but alas, your time together will be short
    $600 3
One of the 5 major circles of latitude, it passes across Paraguay, dividing it almost in half
    $600 27
Jake Muzzin wore No. 6 for this "regal" team of 2014 Stanley Cup champs
    $600 22
This sobriquet of a muy famoso 11th-cenutry Spanish knight is from an Arabic word for "lord"
    $600 9
Recticle is the technical name for this pair of intersecting lines in a firearm scope
    $600 14
4G Wi-Fi is available in the Impala from this brand
    $800 19
"Back Me for a Seat in Congress!" your super type of this 3-letter group, had $300 mil., so congrats, Senator!
    $800 4
From the Latin for "mixed", this term is used for Paraguay's largest ethnic group
    $800 26
Ozzie Alonso escaped Cuba to play midfield wearing No. 6 for the Sounders of this MLS West Coast city
    $800 23
Jacques de Molay, last boss of this religious knightly order, was burned at the stake in 1314
    $800 10
2-word French term for a doctrine of not messing in other folks' biz
    $800 15
This company calls its Golf GTI "The Hot Hatch"
    $1000 20
Ironically, you've won a copy of this 1948 short story by Shirley Jackson detailing human sacrifice in a small town! Enjoy!
    $1000 5
A national department is named for this 19th U.S. president, who helped settle a boundary dispute in Paraguay's favor
    $1000 25
Jay Cutler sports No. 6 for this venerable NFL team
    $1000 24
Shakespeare immortalized Sir Henry Percy, called this for his readiness to charge foes; the foes mortalized him
    $1000 11
Angora goat fleece
    $1000 21
This company's Edge model is an SUV with built-in BLIS--Blind Spot Information System, that is

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

Annie Adam Jessica
$2,200 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Annie Adam Jessica
$12,400 $2,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LET'S HIT THE GYMNOSPERM
ELECTIONS
SIR WALTER SCOTT & HIS WORKS
HER HIT ALBUM
DEATH SENTENCES
12 LETTERS OR MORE
    $400 1
Gymnosperm means "naked seed"; pines are gymnosperms & carry their seeds in a strobilus, AKA this
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an electoral map on the monitor.) Shown in the Electoral College map here, this man would've won the presidency had he taken his home state of Tennessee's 11 votes, making Florida's 25 moot
    $400 6
"1989"
(2014)
    $400 26
On rumors of his demise, he remarked, "The report of my death was an exaggeration"
    $400 27
You may have less polite names, but it's the proper term for a person who sells goods or services by phone
    $800 2
Take a look at Cycas revoluta & you'll see why it's better known as the sago this
    $800 12
In 2004 Hamid Karzai won this country's first nationwide presidential election
    DD: $2,000 28
Sir Walter Scott was honored in 1844 with the completion of a 200-foot monument in this city
    $800 7
"Tapestry"
(1971)
    $800 19
In a 2005 commencement speech, this Apple CEO told students, "Death is the destination we all share"
    $800 20
It's the early type of photograph seen here
    $1200 3
Gymnosperms ruled the plant world for most of this "middle" geologic era; then those darn flowers appeared
    $1200 13
In South Dakota GOP primaries, delegates are awarded not proportionally but this 3-word way
    $1200 24
Wilfred is the first name of this title Scott hero who is Saxon English, not Scottish
    $1200 8
"Control"
(1986);
"Unbreakable"
(2015)
    $1200 14
Of his death at 84, widow Kathie Lee said he "lived an incredible life...had an incredible legacy"
    $1200 21
It can mean innovative as well as ceremonially digging up dirt to begin a new construction project
    $1600 4
This member of the cypress family is a gymnosperm; gin drinkers should recognize its berries
    $1600 16
Used in Ireland & Malta, the Single Transferable Vote formula, or Hare system, asks voters to do this with their picks
    $1600 25
Scott coined this term to refer to the dynastic wars between the Lancaster & York families
    $1600 9
"Circus"
(2008)
    $1600 15
Attributed to Clarence Darrow: "I have never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading" these
    DD: $2,000 22
William Faulkner, Medgar Evers or B.B. King, by birth state
    $2000 5
The endangered biloba species of this gymnosperm is the only living member of its family
    $2000 17
In 2011 this state had the largest recall attempt in history, with 6 Republican & 3 Democratic senators involved
    $2000 29
This "dandie" breed is named for a character in "Guy Mannering", one of Scott's Waverley novels
    $2000 10
Featuring "Leather and Lace":
"Bella Donna"
(1981)
    $2000 18
A famous line from this play says, "To die will be an awfully big adventure"
    $2000 23
A dictatorship may be this form of government with absolute control over all aspects of a person's life

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Annie Adam Jessica
$19,600 $5,800 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

TV CHARACTERS
Oxford Dictionaries lists his name as a verb meaning to "make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way"

Final scores:

Annie Adam Jessica
$8,199 $11,600 $20,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Annie Adam Jessica
$13,800 $7,800 $11,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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