Show #7511 - Monday, April 17, 2017

Contestants

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Kevin McGinty, an account representative from Randolph, Vermont

Jamie Newland, a loan coordinator from Chicago, Illinois

Deborah Beams, a certified public accountant from Dallas, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MARVEL UNIVERSE
BODY PART TITLES
THIS CATEGORY IS JUST FLUFF
2016 PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM RECIPIENTS
GET A LYFT WITH UBER
3 + 3
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words, three letters each word.)
    $200 3
His marvel.com bio says he's "highly proficient in hand-to-hand combat, swordsmanship and hammer throwing"
    $200 1
"The Moving Finger" was Agatha Christie's fourth mystery featuring this elderly amateur sleuth
    $200 11
Captain Kirk almost sits on one of these fluffy furballs that found its way into his chair
    $200 26
Music icons Diana Ross & him, the Boss
    $200 14
Uber says its drivers aren't employees but independent these, thus not entitled to reimbursements for car expenses
    $200 19
A hired killer
    $400 7
The sense & sense ability of this hero/lawyer includes hearing a heartbeat from 20' away & tracking people by scent
    $400 2
"How I Got My Shrunken Head" & "The Headless Ghost" are 2 of the scary titles in this R.L. Stine series
    $400 12
In "The Princess & the Pea", the princess has to deal with one of these that isn't as fluffy as her one back home
    $400 27
This recently retired broadcaster, the voice of the Brooklyn & Los Angeles Dodgers
    $400 15
Both Lyft & Uber are headquartered in this city, just a short rideshare from Silicon Valley
    $400 20
Rover, if rabid
    $600 8
Drax, Gamora & Rocket Raccoon make up part of this team
    $600 4
Poe played an organ of a different sort--under the floorboards-- in this tense short story
    $600 13
It's the fluff in a fluffernutter sandwich, a New England favorite
    $600 28
This couple whose foundation has provided more than $36 billion in grants
    $600 16
In 2015 Lyft shaved this symbol form its cars' grills & replaced it with a light-up dashboard version
    $600 21
In 1956 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey gave its last performance under one of these
    $800 9
Travel doesn't seem to be an issue for this sorcerer & onetime surgeon; astral projection & teleportation are no prob
    $800 5
In "Broca's Brain" this astrophysicist explored the romance of science & the amazing future to come
    $800 17
This Russian region gave its name to a fluffy cat breed introduced to the U.S. in 1990
    $800 29
This funny lady, daytime talk show host & advocate for fairness & equality
    $800 24
Uber debuted this kind of car in September 2016, & passengers didn't have to make small talk or argue about the music
    $800 22
Outdated, or the item seen here
    $1000 10
In the comics, Natasha Romanova, known by this "colorful" superhero name, was instructed by the Winter Soldier
    $1000 6
"There was only a flat patch on his face" is the alarming discovery of a major in the Gogol story named for this
    $1000 18
In 2009, this Southern California-born comedian reminded us, "I'm not fat. I'm fluffy"
    DD: $1,600 30
This artist & designer, whose latest memorial "What Is Missing?" raises awareness about habitat loss & biodiversity
    $1000 25
Airports have been slow to welcome rideshare cars; this busiest one in the U.S. began allowing pickups on Jan. 1, 2017
    $1000 23
Creation of a kid playing by the river, or of a baker working with chocolate

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

Deborah Jamie Kevin
$2,000 $3,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Jamie Kevin
$3,400 $6,400 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MARVELOUS UNIVERSE
SPORTS TROPHIES
WORLD WAR II
THE LAW
BORDER FRENZY
"Q"UIZZICAL
    $400 19
Hale-Bopp, this type of celestial body, has a nucleus with a 20-mile diameter
    $400 27
The first team awarded this hockey trophy was the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association in 1893
    $400 1
U-boats surfacing to attack couldn't be detected by this pinging device the British called ASDIC
    $400 6
It shocked San Francisco when Dan White was convicted only of voluntary this for killing Harvey Milk & George Moscone
    $400 9
The 2 countries that border Colombia but not Brazil are Ecuador & this one to the north
    $400 8
5 new mouths to feed
    $800 20
SPF 50 won't help on this, the planet with the thinnest atmosphere, where the sun's rays are 7 times as strong as on Earth
    $800 30
The Duchess of Kent Challenge Cup is the ladies' doubles trophy at this event
    $800 2
The first major Allied victory over the Japanese was the Battle of this atoll northwest of Hawaii
    $800 7
On Mar. 8, 1948 the Supreme Court said religious teaching to spread the faith in public schools was this 16-letter word
    $800 13
Norway borders these 3 countries
    $800 15
In the Navy, official ceremonies on a ship are traditionally held here
    $1200 21
5 stars suggesting a water pitcher are held in the "arm" of this Zodiac constellation
    $1200 26
A Greek-like figure waves a checkered flag atop the Borg-Warner trophy, presented to the winner of this race
    $1200 3
On January 29, 1944, this future presidential daughter seen here christened the battleship U.S.S. Missouri
    $1200 10
20% of the 32,000 Alaskans who filed a 1994 class action vs. this co. were dead by the time it got to the Supreme Court in 2008
    $1200 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Bearing the name of a 14th century ruler of the Golden Horde, this "stan" only borders other countries that end in "stan"
    $1200 16
If 16 Wyoming state senators show up, it's this minimum number & business can proceed
    $1600 22
In 2016 a planet that could maybe support life was found orbiting Proxima, part of this triple star closest to our sun
    $1600 28
Here's Colin Montgomerie with this cup he won as captain of the 2010 European team
    $1600 4
Under Ike's supervision, this British field marshal commanded all Allied ground forces on D-Day
    $1600 11
The 1917 law under which Edward Snowden was charged in 2013 isn't called the Spying Act but this act
    DD: $1,000 24
The only Caribbean island nations that have a land border with another country are these 2
    $1600 17
Physics-derived phrase for an abrupt increase in knowledge
    $2000 23
In 1854 astronomer James Ferguson made the first discovery from the U.S. of this type of body, naming it Euphrosyne
    DD: $2,000 29
The Jules Rimet Cup was replaced by this trophy in 1974
    $2000 5
A World War I flying ace with 22 kills, he headed Hitler's Luftwaffe
    $2000 12
On Sept. 15, 1934 in NYC, he used a bill with serial nos. used in the Lindbergh baby ransom & was arrested
    $2000 25
They were united in a confederation from 1982 to 1989, so it makes sense that these two countries share a border
    $2000 18
Slang for 1 pound sterling

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Jamie Kevin
$5,800 $17,000 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

UNIVERSITIES
This university on John C. Calhoun's former plantation is named for Calhoun's son-in-law, who gave the land

Final scores:

Deborah Jamie Kevin
$8,300 $15,500 $14,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deborah Jamie Kevin
$9,400 $17,600 $7,400
14 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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