Show #7508 - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Contestants

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Jane Joseph, a bond analyst from Wilmington, Delaware

Trevor Mahoney, an actuary from Louisville, Kentucky

Greg Chin, a direct service provider from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH POLITICIANS
HOW DO YOU...
(Alex: You'll phrase each correct response beginning that way.)
TRUE STORY
STATE THE NATIONAL MONUMENT
HERE WE "AR"
HAPPY 70th, DAVID LETTERMAN
    $200 27
No big surprise, his interests included art, politics & Tennessee
    $200 9
Navigate Lhotse Face & Geneva Spur; survive Death Zone, reach Hillary Step; planting flag is optional
    $200 25
Frank Spiering titled his in-depth story of an alleged 1892 double murderer this, just her first name
    $200 26
George Washington Birthplace
    $200 23
When telling a tale, you "spin" this thread
    $400 8
Though he lost his bid to become U.S. president, he was class president at his Brooklyn high school
    $400 7
Ignore the impulses telling you not to & drop the object into Mount Doom
    $400 6
Piers Paul Read's "Alive" recounts a rugby team surviving a plane crash & resorting to cannibalism in these mountains
    $400 17
Muir Woods
    $400 1
It means "served raw"
    $400 19
"Working" here, Dave was asked what's in a Happy Meal & said veal shank & German potato salad
    $600 20
He graduated from his Baton Rouge high school with a 4.62 grade point average & was voted most likely to succeed
    DD: $1,000 5
Season tenderloin, apply mushroom duxelles, wrap meat in puff pastry, then bake
    $600 10
Wonder what it's like to be a girl from Seattle accused of murder in Italy? Read her "Waiting to be Heard"
    $600 13
Little Bighorn Battlefield
    $600 2
It's Russian for "king"
    $600 24
Who ya gonna call to be Dave's first guest on "Late Night" & the last scheduled guest on "Late Show"? This actor
    $800 21
A star debater at her Oklahoma high school, she would get a full debate scholarship to George Washington University
    $800 12
Slide your feet up the street, bend your back, shift your arm & pull it back, just like the Bangles song says
    $800 11
John Steinbeck chronicled his journey across America with his pet poodle in "Travels with" him
    $800 14
White Sands
    $800 3
An indication of a river's height, or an impression on a piece of paper visible in light
    $800 22
In 2009 this impeached Ill. gov. wanted "to be on your show in the worst way"; Dave: "Well, you're on in the worst way"
    $1000 28
In his senior year at his Columbus, Georgia high school, he was voted most intellectual
    $1000 18
In the Olympics, grip object with finger joints on outside edge; twirl your body; release object
    $1000 15
Peter Matthiessen's memoir of hiking in the Himalayas has this title, also a rare feline of that region
    $1000 16
Organ Pipe Cactus & Navajo
    $1000 4
The pope's titles have included this "of Christ" & "of St. Peter"

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

Greg Trevor Jane
$0 $1,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Trevor Jane
$1,000 $3,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

DAVE'S NOT HERE, MAN
BIOLOGY
WE SALUTE YOU
SHAKESPEARE IS KILLING ME!
PUPPETS
FEELING SHEEPISH
    $400 26
Unhappy with Tennessee politics in 1835, he said, "You may all go to hell & I will go to Texas", but that did not turn out well
    $400 20
These compounds are called the building blocks of protein
    $400 16
This businessman & former mayor has donated more than $4.3 billion to a wide variety of charities & organizations
    $400 10
Ophelia:
possible suicide by this method
    $400 29
In 1995 this Muppet released his own cologne, "Amphibia"
    $400 30
In the Gospel of John, Jesus calls himself "the good" this who "giveth his life for the sheep"
    $800 13
On July 12, 2016 moving vans were outside 10 Downing Street, as this man was headed to a new address
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a cat on the monitor.) More common in white cats is something called heterochromia where one eye is blue & the other is a different color due to a gene that prevents this pigment from reaching the blue eye
    $800 8
Seen here is the symbol of this charity that raises almost $4 billion a year in private donations
    $800 4
Juliet:
suicide by this method
    $800 18
In this movie a Variety headline says, "Malko ankles screen for strings"
    $800 25
Someone who has strong, unchangeable opinions is said to be "dyed in" this
    $1200 14
In 2011 this ex-Army general took over as CIA director but quit a year later after personal issues arose
    $1200 6
In taxonomy, animals are classified by domain, then kingdom, then this subdivision
    $1200 5
This children's research hospital in Memphis charges no fees to its patients' families
    DD: $2,000 3
Desdemona:
Murder by this method
    $1200 1
Before he worked with Carrie & Bruno on "Dancing with the Stars", he co-hosted FX's "Breakfast Time" with Bob the Puppet
    $1200 12
A diploma
    $1600 19
He left the Supreme Court in 2009, 19 years after filling the seat of William Brennan
    $1600 21
2 genetically identical daughter cells are produced in this process of cell duplication
    DD: $1,000 24
Volunteer labor & donations support this charity whose vision is "A world where everyone has a decent place to live"
    $1600 2
Cordelia:
murder by this method
    $1600 11
Matt Damon was a puppet of few words in this 2004 film: "World Police"
    $1600 17
A black-banded food fish, or a Brooklyn bay
    $2000 23
In 1998 this NPR humorist moved to Paris to try to learn French; hilarity ensued
    $2000 28
In vertebrates, this sac contains the embryo; it has its own fluid, too
    $2000 27
Add 3 letters to "America" to get this charity that delivers medical aid & disaster relief
    $2000 9
Chiron & Demetrius from "Titus Andronicus": made part of this treat
    $2000 15
Crow & Tom Servo gave their running commentary for "This Island Earth" in a 1996 movie based on this TV show
    $2000 22
To do this to a Christmas tree, apply a substance to the branches to give the appearance of snow

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Trevor Jane
$14,400 $8,600 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCARY MOVIES
A remake of this scary movie was released on 6/6/2006, 30 years to the day after the release of the original

Final scores:

Greg Trevor Jane
$11,199 $6,000 $17,402
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,402

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Trevor Jane
$16,000 $8,600 $8,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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