Show #7497 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Contestants

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Steve Asiatico, a network engineer from McKinney, Texas

Julie Brannon, a professor of English from Jacksonville, Florida

Adam Vesterholt, an energy engineer from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

PIE-POURRI
ENDS WITH K
PICK YOUR POISON
A FALLEN CATEGORY
WHAT DAY IS IT?
THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING! THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!
    $200 24
To make this pie topping, stiffly beat egg whites & add granulated sugar one tablespoon at a time
    $200 19
3-foot measuring implement
    $200 12
First Alert's CO600 detects it:
ammonia,
carbon monoxide,
radon
    $200 18
If something is inevitably going to happen, you're idiomatically waiting for "the other" one of these "to drop"
    $200 6
The Bangles had a manic one
    $200 1
Sparking the "Winter War", Russia's Red Army invaded Finland in this first year of World War II
    $400 26
Confusingly, this official state dessert of Massachusetts is called pie but made with sponge cake
    $400 22
Term for a male witch
    $400 11
Agatha Christie taught us it smells like bitter almonds:
cyanide,
nicotine,
opium
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) Inertia causes the eggs to seemingly defy logic and fall straight down; it's all part of this guy's first law of motion
    $400 7
Mitch Albom spent them with Morrie
    $400 2
In 1703 the Russians established this city & future capital on territory won in a war with Sweden
    $600 28
In olden times, finely chopped meat gave this pie its name; today, it's a mix of fruit & spices but usually no meat
    $600 23
The kickoff's through the end zone, it's a this, & the ball's comin' out to the 25
    $600 13
My philosophy is avoid this herb, Conium maculatum:
belladonna,
hemlock,
wolfsbane
    DD: $3,400 16
When a breeze knocked fruit to the ground, it was called this, now a term for any unexpected boon
    $600 8
Morticia's daughter
    $600 3
Merry Christmas! On Christmas Eve 1979, the Russians invaded this country
    $800 29
Seen here, it's also known as pie plant, because of its frequent use in pies
    $800 25
Lindenwald was Martin van Buren's 225-acre farm in this New York town
    $800 14
First used by the Germans at Ypres, April 22, 1915:
bromine,
chlorine,
methane
    $800 20
This activity traces its roots to Pentecost Island, where "land divers" connected a vine to their feet
    $800 9
Day to be "in the Park with George"
    $800 4
During this 1850s war, Russia occupied parts of the Ottoman Empire including what is today Romania
    $1000 30
This crisscross top of a pie crust is often woven
    $1000 27
Small, enclosed exercise field for animals
    $1000 15
Used to murder ex-KGB man Alexander Litvinenko:
plutonium,
polonium,
potassium
    $1000 21
An Australian scooped up some of this that landed near him in 1979 & sold it to the S.F. Examiner for $10,000
    $1000 10
Robert Smith of The Cure is in love on this day
    $1000 5
Fighting separatists, Russian forces occupied 1/3 of this republic in 1999 in an effort to subdue it

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

Adam Julie Steve
$3,400 $1,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Julie Steve
$8,400 $3,600 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MacARTHUR GENIUS GRANT RECIPIENTS
5-LETTER WORDS
WILL SMITH
WATER-LOVING MAMMALS
PLAY TIME
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
    $400 27
In 2015 this Broadway star got 62,500 Hamiltons from the foundation
    $400 11
A bloodsucking worm or friend
    $400 6
Will: "& I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called" this
    $400 21
This semiaquatic little guy of the genus Neovison was once almost synonymous with women's fur coats
    $400 2
This mythic woman launched some ships & a play by Euripides in 412 B.C.
    $400 16
I've got a view of the lower Manhattan skyline from this New York City landmark to sell you
    $800 28
Biologist Yukiko Yamashita looked at the effect of aging on how well these cells replace ineffective specialized ones
    $800 12
The baker's one is actually 13
    $800 7
In "Men in Black" Will says, "You do know Elvis is dead, right?"--this actor replies, "No, Elvis is not dead, he just went home"
    $800 22
It's now believed that the nerve endings in the tusk of this "unicorn of the sea" are used to find food & mating females
    $800 1
The first dramatic portrayal of this private eye was in an 1899 play that angered purists by giving him a love interest
    $800 17
The Pont Alexandre III has a lovely view of the seventh of these Paris districts
    DD: $5,000 26
Cosmology paid off for Matias Zaldarriaga, who went back to the beginning studying faint signatures of this event
    $1200 13
Domino's Pizza ads once wanted you to rhymingly do this to the noid
    $1200 8
After escaping an alien ship with Jeff Goldblum in this film, Will announces, "Elvis has left the building!"
    $1200 23
The paws of this Arctic carnivore are about 12 inches wide, & the pads have small depressions that help grip the ice
    $1200 3
Riots accompanied performances of the 1907 John Millington Synge work called this "of the Western World"
    $1200 18
Here's a view looking up from this colorful landmark
    $1600 29
The "test" named for this 2014 genius: does a movie have at least 2 women talking to each other & not about a man?
    $1600 14
In 1948 the Catholic Church published its last this "of Forbidden Books"
    $1600 9
In this 1995 film as Det. Mike Lowrey, Will tells Martin Lawrence, "You drive almost slow enough to drive Miss Daisy"
    $1600 24
Toothless whales are also called this type, for the filtering material in their mouths
    $1600 4
Italian actress Anna Magnani inspired him to write "The Rose Tattoo"
    DD: $2,000 19
From London's Tower Bridge, get a look at Renzo Piano's tower nicknamed this, like a glass fragment
    $2000 30
Dr. Eric Coleman, one of these "-icians", helps the elderly transition from hospital to home
    $2000 15
A grouping of something; there's a "very large" one watching the skies in New Mexico
    $2000 10
Will & wife Jada produced this theatrical celebration of the life of Afrobeat pioneer Mr. Kuti
    $2000 25
The prominent snout of this largest seal doesn't begin developing until sexual maturity, around 3-5 years
    $2000 5
Childhood memories of racism provided the basis for her 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun"
    $2000 20
Here's sunrise from the Rialto in this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Julie Steve
$17,400 $19,200 $17,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC ANNIVERSARIES
In July 1938 about 2,000 people with an average age of 94 gathered at this site for a 75th & final reunion

Final scores:

Adam Julie Steve
$17,601 $28,400 $5
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adam Julie Steve
$10,800 $18,800 $17,600
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,200

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