Show #7500 - Friday, March 31, 2017

Contestants

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Aaron Benor, an online sales director from Rutherford, New Jersey

Andrea Palmiter, a strategic data analyst from Woodinville, Washington

Eric Vernon, a retired government relations specialist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCAR WINNERS
IT HELPS TO REMEMBER
BOOKS & AUTHORS
BREAKFAST CEREALS
SPECIAL DOUBLE K
    $200 10
That's a Space Shuttle above the trees on this state's quarter
    $200 5
Patty Duke as her in 1962's "The Miracle Worker"
    $200 14
4-word mnemonic to remember how to adjust your clocks for daylight saving & standard time
    $200 3
In 2016 Bruce Springsteen released an autobiography called this, a title he'd used before
    $200 1
Job of keeping account ledgers of financial transactions
    $400 19
The World Almanac's entry on this state uses a glottal stop in its name
    $400 6
Her as the mother of the boy in "Boyhood"
    DD: $1,000 20
"She makes Harry eat onions" is one way to remember these 5 geographic features
    $400 4
The first part of this H.G. Wells novel is "The Coming of the Martians"; part 2 is "The Earth Under the Martians"
    $400 2
A cutting implement, or a fancy dive
    $600 18
This state no longer features the spires of Churchill Downs on its license plates, but still has a horse logo
    $600 7
This actress as the spicy Maria Elena in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
    $600 21
"Mites grow up, tights come down" can help you to remember the difference between these 2 cave features
    $600 11
"Deep Down" & "Never Go Back" are 2 of Lee Child's tales about this tough ex-Army guy
    $600 15
A 2016 poll in Utah found this cereal, introduced in 1963 & promoted by a navy man, was the most popular in the state
    $600 27
A Tokyo stock exchange index
    $800 16
The Sequoyah Constitution became part of this state's Constitution when it was admitted to the Union in 1907
    $800 8
Melissa Leo as boxing mom Alice Ward in this film
    $800 22
To recite these in order, just recall "Richard of York gave battle in vain"
    $800 12
This giant of African-American lit was named after another literary great: Emerson
    $800 28
Items on drop-down menus at the website of this cereal include "Our honey", "Our oats" & "Healthy hearts"
    $800 26
Time to meet this aircraft used by the Germans in World War I
    $1000 17
The highest temperature ever recorded in this state was a blistering 118 degrees at Keokuk on July 20, 1934
    $1000 9
Linda Hunt as Billy Kwan (a male role) in this Indonesia-set film
    $1000 23
Britain's royal houses can be recalled with "No plan like yours to study history wisely", with study standing for this
    $1000 13
A little bird told me that this Kristin Hannah novel is the story of 2 French sisters living through World War II
    $1000 24
Franken Berry & this other "Monster Cereal" were introduced in 1971; Boo Berry got scared up in 1972
    $1000 25
A period of play in polo

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

Eric Andrea Aaron
$2,800 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Andrea Aaron
$3,800 $3,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

UNFORTUNATE HISTORY
THE QUEEN'S ENGLISH
GENERAL SCIENCE
EUROPEAN ARTISTS
STREET MUSIC
SKIMMING THE MAGAZINES
    $400 20
Developed as a miracle insecticide in 1939, it was later discovered to cause damage to wildlife & was restricted in 1972
    $400 12
It's the 5-letter British slang term for what they've watched "Eastenders" on since 1985
    $400 21
The fifth & sixth of these subatomic particles, bottom & top, were once called truth & beauty
    $400 4
In 1816 this onetime court painter to Spanish royalty published "Tauromaquia", his etchings on bullfighting
    $400 27
"Well, I found a new place to dwell, well, it's down at the end of" this street "at Heartbreak Hotel"
    $400 23
Its name is French for "enjoy the meal!"
    $800 19
Pressed into service during WWII, this "royal" luxury liner rammed a navy cruiser in 1942, cutting it in half
    $800 13
Zebra crossing isn't an African road sign, it's one of these found on the street
    $800 30
In 1851 this scientist used a pendulum in the pantheon in Paris to show that the Earth rotates on its axis
    $800 5
Although best known for his nonsense poems such as "The Jumblies", he was an accomplished landscape painter
    $800 29
This Beatles song is also the name of a character in "Almost Famous"
    $800 24
Founded to rival Time; briefly went all-digital in 2013
    $1200 1
This president from N.H. began his inaugural address in "bitter sorrow", his son having recently died in a train wreck
    $1200 14
The Brits use a different prefix, producing this word instead of "counter-clockwise"
    $1200 18
Marble is classified as this type of rock because it changed from limestone due to heat & pressure
    $1200 6
This 17th century Dutch master who had at least 7 daughters painted "The Milkmaid" & "A Maid Asleep"
    DD: $4,000 9
The statue here is a tribute to Glenn Frey in this Arizona city where he sang of standing on a corner
    $1200 25
Founded 1888; first issue had compelling article "The Survey & Map of Massachusetts"
    $1600 2
In 2003 this traditional French vacation month was marred by a heat wave that killed nearly 15,000
    $1600 15
The trunk of a car is called this, also a type of footwear
    DD: $2,000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) Plasma spheres have differing effects on naturally colorless xenon & krypton, which are this class of gas; when they're near the sphere, they become ionized & colorful
    $1600 7
This Venetian's use of his iconic red color can be seen here in his 1548 work "Empress Isabella of Portugal"
    $1600 10
Sheryl Crow told us, "All I wanna do is have some fun until the sun comes up over" this "Boulevard"
    $1600 28
Where folks "Ask Marilyn" every Sunday
    $2000 3
This Caribbean island was all but obliterated in 1997 when the Soufriere Hills volcano woke up
    $2000 22
To New Yorkers it's a type of subway train; to Brits, it's the pub near home you usually frequent
    $2000 17
2 compounds made of the same elements in the same proportions but with different properties are called these
    $2000 8
This Austrian known for using gold leaf in his paintings was a founder of the Vienna Secession
    $2000 11
Perhaps paved with good intentions, this title AC/DC thoroughfare has "no stop signs, speed limits"
    $2000 26
Get hernia news in this, JAMA for short

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Andrea Aaron
$11,800 $14,000 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS BRITISH NAMES
He used the coat of arms granted to his father in 1596; it depicts a long-shafted weapon, a visual pun on the family name

Final scores:

Eric Andrea Aaron
$23,600 $4,000 $7,200
2-day champion: $50,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Andrea Aaron
$11,800 $13,400 $10,800
13 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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