Show #7498 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Contestants

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Tricia Riley, a nurse practitioner from Quincy, Massachusetts

Rachel Levinson-Emley, a literature Ph.D. student from Goleta, California

Julie Brannon, a professor of English from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT COMES ONCE A YEAR
FOOTWEAR
1967
WHAT'S THEIR SPORT?
ROCKS
& "AWAY" THEY GO
    $200 8
An autumn harvest celebration in 1621 gave way to this holiday, for which we're most grateful
    $200 7
Minnetonka has been making these soft leather Native American shoes since 1946
    $200 1
The Constitution left the order of this unclear; it wasn't until 1967 that the 25th Amendment cleared it up
    $200 14
The Indiana Fever, whose star Tamika Catchings retired in 2016
    $200 15
This limestone mass on the southern coast of Iberia is 1,398 feet at its highest point
    $200 2
Type of car idling outside a bank that's being robbed
    $400 19
Lucky lottery winners get to attend this annual spring event on the South Lawn of the White House
    $400 10
"Off the wall" is the slogan of this brand known for its skate shoes
    $400 9
This Arab-Israeli conflict that broke out June 5 ended less than a week later
    $400 23
The New York Empire, coached by Patrick McEnroe
    $400 27
This "colorful" stone was used to make (& describes) 19th century Eastern U.S. row houses
    $400 3
A segment between curved sections on a racetrack
    $600 20
Closer than Munich, Columbus, Ohio hosts its own version of this event with plenty of beer, polkas & music
    $600 16
A backless closed-toe shoe isn't a hinny but this
    $600 11
This seasonal term was first used in the name of an org. set up to deal with young people flocking to San Francisco
    $600 24
The Durham Bulls
    $600 28
It's the piece of history seen here
    $600 4
Actress who was feline fine in "The Dark Knight Rises"
    $800 21
This spring festival involves a different kind of pole dancing with ribbons
    $800 17
This type of religious man precedes "strap" in the name of the shoe seen here
    DD: $1,000 12
On October 26 this future politician was shot down over North Vietnam
    $800 25
The Portland Timbers
    $800 29
Sounding like it gets you clean, it's almost synonymous with Inuit carvings
    $800 5
"Seedy"-sounding narrator of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel
    $1000 22
In England fireworks & the burning of effigies are part of the festivities for this November 5 holiday
    $1000 18
A kiltie is a shoe that has this decorative type of tongue over the instep
    $1000 13
First name of Joseph Stalin's daughter, who caused a sensation by defecting to the West; in the United States she went by "Lana"
    $1000 26
Hoosier Team Pineapple, 2016 men's champs of the PVL, the "Premier" this "League"
    $1000 30
This word for a light-colored rock used in building comes from an old Roman name for Tivoli, Italy
    $1000 6
General MacArthur famously said this is the eventual end for old soldiers like himself

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

Julie Rachel Tricia
$3,000 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Rachel Tricia
$6,200 $2,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"A" CAST
(Alex: We want you to name a movie title that starts with the letter A.)
OF THOUSANDS
IT'S EPIC
ASIAN FLAGS
4-LETTER WORDS
JACQUES COUSTEAU
(Céline Cousteau: I'm filmmaker and conservationist Céline Cousteau with clues about my grandfather Jacques, an inspiration for me and for millions around the world.)
    $400 12
1999:
Alyson Hannigan,
Jason Biggs
    $400 11
In the Book of Revelation, an angel "laid hold on the dragon... which is" him "and bound him a thousand years"
    $400 1
"The Lusiads" is an epic poem in this language about explorer Vasco da Gama
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a flag on the monitor.) The design of the national flag of Malaysia was based on the Stars & Stripes of the United States combined with the symbolism of this religion on the blue canton
    $400 6
It's the bottom of a sleeve
    $400 21
(Céline Cousteau presents.) Learning in 1960 that France was going to dump nuclear waste into the Mediterranean, my grandfather quickly organized opposition to it; after he confronted this French president, the idea was scrapped
    $800 13
2013:
Amy Adams,
Christian Bale
    $800 17
A 46.17 400m run & an 18.40m shot put each earn you 1,000 points in this Olympic track & field event
    DD: $1,400 2
This Roman poet wrote his own epic around 19 B.C. & in 1321 A.D. appeared as a character in one
    $800 27
Traditional name for the hexagram at the center of Israel's flag
    $800 7
Unemployed Brits are said to be "on" it
    $800 22
(Céline Cousteau presents.) In 1950 Cousteau took an old British minesweeper & outfitted it as an oceanographic research vessel with an undersea observation chamber; in November 1951 this ship sailed on its first scientific journey to the Red Sea to study coral
    $1200 14
1998:
Edward Furlong,
Edward Norton
    DD: $2,000 18
One thousand of these make up a micrometer
    $1200 3
All the epic events of the "Iliad" & the "Odyssey" keep Odysseus away from Penelope & Ithaca for this many years
    $1200 8
The sound when a bell or laughter rings out
    $1200 23
(Céline Cousteau presents.) During World War II, Jacques Cousteau joined the French Resistance spying on Italian troops & documenting their movements; for his espionage work, Cousteau was made a chevalier in this, the premier order of the French Republic
    $1600 15
2016:
Shailene Woodley,
Naomi Watts
    $1600 19
The Thousand Islands lie in this river between Canada & New York State
    $1600 4
Perhaps the first ever written, "The Epic of" this king of Uruk includes a Sumerian account of a great flood
    $1600 9
A pillowcase with a tricky flap
    $1600 24
(Céline Cousteau presents.) In 1943 my grandfather & the engineer Emile Gagnan revolutionized diving by creating a valve to automatically regulate a diver's air pressure & supply; the valve was the main component in this Cousteau scuba system
    $2000 16
1997:
Harrison Ford,
Glenn Close
    $2000 20
Maxwell Anderson's play about a monarch of England was titled her "of the Thousand Days"
    $2000 5
Come blow your horn at the Battle of Roncesvalles, the climax of this Old French epic "Song"
    $2000 10
A magical charm, or skill or flair you don't want to lose
    $2000 25
(Céline Cousteau presents.) The famous yellow submarine my grandfather used for photography & filmmaking is on display in front of the Oceanographic Museum of this principality where is served as director from 1957 to 1988

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Rachel Tricia
$12,800 $8,800 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDS IN THE NEWS 2016
NASA wished John Glenn this 8-letter word when he made the 1st U.S. manned orbital flight in 1962 & again upon his passing in 2016

Final scores:

Julie Rachel Tricia
$18,800 $13,000 $18,399
2-day champion: $47,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Rachel Tricia
$11,400 $8,800 $10,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
0 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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