Show #7524 - Thursday, May 4, 2017

Contestants

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Laura Spoelstra, a library media center technician from San Jose, California

Erin Wilson, a professor from Baltimore, Maryland

Ragavan Ramsubramani, a financial analyst from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

A MARRIAGE IN RUINS
U.N. ABBREVS.
CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKS
MOVIE & TV TITLE CHARACTERS
LATIN IDIOMS
SPOKEN WORD GRAMMY AWARDS
    $200 14
Board the Hiram Bingham train in Cuzco & have your ceremony near these ruins with a shaman as your officiant
    $200 2
Flopsy, Mopsy & Cotton-tail are siblings of this title character; Benjamin Bunny is his cousin
    $200 5
Jeff Bridges abided as the Dude, while the late David Huddleston played this title role
    $200 24
"This for this"
    $200 19
This late night TV host won in 2013 for "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't"
    $400 15
There's an idea to turn the ruins of this old metropolis S. of Baghdad into a wedding venue, but you may want to wait for calm
    $400 3
At birth, this title E.B. White character "could have been sent by first class mail for three cents"
    $400 6
In the film, she was played by Kristy Swanson; on TV, by Sarah Michelle Gellar
    $400 25
"Seize the day"
    $400 20
Garrison Keillor earned a Grammy for telling tales about the "Days" of this spot
    $600 16
Chichen Itza may be a good site for your nuptials; it's located in this Mexican state with the same name as a peninsula
    $600 9
WIPO:
World this Property Organization-- think about it
    $600 4
This 1957 classic was written to see if its author "could rediscover something about Christmas" that he'd lost
    $600 1
The title M.D. of this sitcom is played by a real physician
    $600 26
"For the good"
    $600 21
"The Words of Gandhi" won an 1984 Grammy for this actor who spoke them
    $800 17
Come clean with your bride at a wedding in Rome's baths of this emperor, opened in 216 A.D.
    DD: $2,400 12
ICJ:
meets in the NLD, not NYC
    $800 10
"Let the wild rumpus start!" is a line from this favorite
    $800 7
Bored with hell, this fallen angel, played by Tom Ellis on a Fox series, movies to Los Angeles
    $800 27
"Nourishing mother"
    $800 22
Beau Bridges was one or the actors who won for reading this warming warning by Al Gore
    $1000 18
Wed at the Talisay Ruins, once a sugar plantation on Negros Island, part of this Southeast Asian archipelago
    $1000 13
UNICEF's CRC:
Convention on the Rights of this type of person
    $1000 11
The book about her begins, "In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines"
    $1000 8
Toshiro Mifune & Isao Kimura are 2 of the title septet of this Akira Kurosawa classic
    $1000 28
"Solid ground"
    $1000 23
In 1997 Hillary Clinton won for reading this book of hers about how we raise children

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

Ragavan Erin Laura
$5,200 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Erin Laura
$5,600 $3,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

STARTS WITH AN NBA TEAM NAME
U.S. HISTORY
HOMELAND
(Alex: Name the country of birth of the people we will mention.)
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
ELECTRICITY
LET THERE BE "LIGHT"
    $400 12
In an animated film Jasmine & Aladdin go flying on this type of remarkable rug
    $400 7
In 1945 scientists in this state witnessed the detonation of the world's first atomic bomb
    $400 13
Popes John XXIII & John Paul I
    $400 30
In 2011's "The Enchanted Island", Plácido Domingo gave a bravura turn as this Roman sea god backed by floating mermaids
    $400 25
Most generators on power networks use this type of current
    $400 1
An old saying goes, "Many hands make" this
    $800 18
Thelonious Monk would have loved this musical workout created by Judi Sheppard Missett
    DD: $4,000 8
In his 1964 State of the Union address, Lyndon Johnson declared an "unconditional war on" this "in America"
    $800 14
"Daily Show" host Trevor Noah
    $800 29
The company goes at it quite literally with hammer & tongs in this rousing piece from "Il trovatore"
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) Plasmaspheres create an electric field that affects a fluorescent bulb outside the glass, but touching the bulb causes a type of short circuit as the current takes what's called the path of this, an idiom for the easiest way
    $800 2
This phrase refers to nearing the end of a tiresome task; pessimists say it's actually "an oncoming train"
    DD: $2,000 19
This lucrative British lottery is also a 1960s James Bond movie title
    $1200 9
Last name of the man who broke ground for his first powder mills on Delaware's Brandywine River on July 19, 1802
    $1200 15
Model Bar Refaeli
    $1200 26
Rodolfo, Mimi & Marcello are gathered at the Café Momus when Musetta sings her own praises in this Paris-set opera
    $1200 6
If you have an HEV, you have this type of "electric vehicle"
    $1200 3
When one goes dancing, one is said to "trip" this splendid way
    $1600 20
The University of the West Indies is located on the outskirts of this capital city
    $1600 10
John L. Lewis headed this pick-&-shovel-wielding union, the UMW, from 1920 to 1960
    $1600 16
Playwright & president Vaclav Havel
    $1600 28
This title gypsy makes her entrance to the "Habanera", one of the most famous arias in all of opera
    $1600 23
Electrical impulses come form the heart's natural pacemaker, the S-A node, short for this
    $1600 4
Amsterdam locals refer to this hyphenated place as the "Rossebuurt"
    $2000 21
The Sidewinder missile is this type that uses infrared technology
    $2000 11
The "Never Blaine" Republicans who didn't support the 1884 GOP candidate were called these, from an Indian word
    $2000 17
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel
    $2000 27
This composer was adamant that his "La traviata" be set in the present in modern dress, as the Met's current staging is
    $2000 24
In 1929 the application of crystals of this mineral allowed for electric timepieces
    $2000 5
Lord Cardigan led a famous one in 1854

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Erin Laura
$14,400 $10,600 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NOVELS
In a Spanish translation of this novel, Chapter 1 begins, "Era el mejor de los tiempos, era el peor de los tiempos"

Final scores:

Ragavan Erin Laura
$21,201 $21,200 $4,399
2-day champion: $41,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ragavan Erin Laura
$9,600 $10,600 $11,400
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
15 R,
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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