Show #7504 - Thursday, April 6, 2017

Contestants

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Maresha Mead, a high school English teacher from Alexandria, Virginia

David Gatewood, a Ph.D. student from Knoxville, Tennessee

Nora Rowaily, a scoring director from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

RHYMES WITH A BEATLE'S FIRST NAME
AN ECO-CATEGORY
PUERTO RICAN HISTORY
JESSICA
IN THE KING JAMES BIBLE
HIT THE GYM
    $200 12
To create an illegal imitation of official papers
    $200 30
"Flora" refers to the plants of an ecosystem; this word often paired with it refers to the animals
    $200 13
Puerto Rico was originally the name of just the first port & this capital's name was applied to the whole island
    $200 19
When quarterback Tony Romo played badly while dating this singer, some Cowboy fans called her "Yoko Romo"
    $200 3
In Genesis 1 it's described as the "lesser light to rule the night"
    $200 1
Yogalates is a fusion of yoga & this exercise
    $400 8
It can precede tennis or mower
    $400 28
A warming Earth threatens the glory of the Montana national park named for these formations
    $400 24
Puerto Rico became part of the U.S. as part of the terms ending this 19th century conflict
    $400 18
She's the versatile actress seen here
    $400 4
God confounded "the language of all the Earth" there
    $400 2
The name of this ballet handrail follows "cardio" in the name of an exercise class enjoyed by celebs like Elle Fanning
    $600 11
An early American form of this game was called Beano
    $600 27
An eco-friendly way to deodorize a garbage disposal is to use baking soda & the distilled white type of this
    $600 25
To improve its financial situation, on July 1, 2015 Puerto Rico raised this to 11.5%, the highest in the U.S.
    $600 16
Before she was one of "The Fantastic Four", she was nominated for a Golden Globe as a TV "Dark Angel" in 2001
    $600 5
Jesus told the tempter, "Man shall not live by" this "alone"
    $600 17
Squats work the glutes, hamstrings & these muscles at the front of the thigh
    $800 10
Worshippers show love for the Torah by touching it with the prayer type of this, which they then kiss
    $800 22
The Carolyn Dorothy is cutting pollution as the first hybrid one of these towing vessels
    $800 26
In 1509 this youth-seeking man became the first colonial governor of Puerto Rico
    $800 14
By the time she left "7th Heaven" in 2006 after 10 years on the TV show, it was safe to say this actress brought sexy back
    $800 6
Death rides this ashen horse in Revelation
    $800 20
Here's the side variation on this core strengthening exercise
    $1000 9
You could be wading in an east African lake as this, Phoeniconaias minor
    DD: $2,800 23
From the Greek & Latin for "life" & "turning", this word refers to the healthy mix of wildlife in a region
    $1000 29
In 1951 Puerto Rico voted to become one of these as part of the U.S.; in 1967 & 1993, it voted to stay one
    $1000 15
In 2009 this actress won an Emmy for her role in "Grey Gardens"
    $1000 7
The shortest Bible verse, it's John 11:35
    $1000 21
Greg Glassman created this fitness regimen known for its WOD (workout of the day)

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

Nora David Maresha
$1,200 $1,800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nora David Maresha
$7,600 $3,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MARITIME FLAGS OF CONVENIENCE
AWARDS & HONORS
"E"ASY DOES IT
VAUDEVILLE
A LIBERAL LIBRARY
COMMA SYMPATHIZERS
    $400 21
F.O.C. offer fewer regs & lower fees; on paper, the Marshall Islands in this ocean has one of the world's largest fleets
    $400 15
The New York Tribune won the first of these prizes in the category of Editorial Writing
    $400 2
It's the process by which a compound converts from a liquid state to a gaseous one
    $400 22
Term for the performer often the butt of a comedian's jokes; there would be "Three" popular ones in film later
    $400 16
"A Fighting Chance" is the story of Elizabeth Warren's journey from small town mom to U.S. senator from this state
    $400 3
E.L. Doctorow said he "liked commas" but "detested" these punctuation marks, a word he hyphenated
    $800 23
Moldova justifies its F.O.C. registry with its tiny frontage along this long European river that ends in the Black Sea
    $800 1
Paul Cohen's work on set theory earned him a Fields Medal, AKA the Nobel of this area of study
    $800 5
Someone who was there & saw what happened
    $800 28
Known for playing George M. Cohan on film, he said, "Everything I know I learned in vaudeville"
    $800 17
The biography "Notorious RBG" is subtitled "The Life and Times of" this Supreme Court justice
    $800 4
This "Earnest" wit on editing one of his poems: "I took out a comma" but "on mature reflection I put back the comma"
    $1200 24
The actual flag of convenience is not the national flag, but an ensign; the Bahamas' ensign bears the cross of this saint
    DD: $3,000 12
Japan's highest order is the order of this flower
    $1200 6
From the Latin for "boiling", it means joyously unrestrained
    $1200 25
Dialogue to this Abbott & Costello routine was donated to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956
    $1200 18
This former White House staffer and now big-city mayor penned "The Plan: Big Ideas for America"
    $1200 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a sentence on the monitor.) Our sentence here may seem confusing to the reader, so let's add the serial comma, also known as this school's comma
    $1600 29
This western Mediterranean island, one of the smallest countries of Europe, is top 10 in world ship registration
    $1600 13
(I'm Senator Al Franken.) The 2003 audio version of my bestseller "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" won the Grammy in the category Best this type of album
    $1600 7
This word has the same first 2 & last 3 letters as exculpate & means the same thing
    $1600 26
The Great Stone Face, he noticed early on "the more serious I turned, the bigger laugh I got"
    DD: $3,000 19
"Wait! Don't Move to" this country is the title of a book about liberal ideas "to Win Back America"
    $1600 10
E.B. White said this magazine he worked for used commas "with the precision of knives in a circus act"
    $2000 30
The relative calm in this West African country after the fall of Charles Taylor has made it a popular F.O.C. nation once more
    $2000 14
These theater awards were created in 1955 at the suggestion of Jerry Tallmer, an editor at the Village Voice
    $2000 8
Anything that exists or is used for a short time; to historians, it means documents like ads & pamphlets
    $2000 27
Will Rogers got into vaudeville after showing his prowess with one of these inanimate objects
    $2000 20
"The History of a Dangerous Idea" is the subtitle of a study of this policy of severely reducing govt. spending
    $2000 11
Even this punctuation-averse author of "Blood Meridian" admits to the "occasional comma"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nora David Maresha
$12,200 $11,600 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMILIAR PHRASES
Old circuses like "Gentry's Equine & Canine Paradox" gave rise to this idiom referring to any elaborate presentation

Final scores:

Nora David Maresha
$1,199 $21,600 $20,398
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nora David Maresha
$9,000 $14,600 $10,200
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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