Show #7536 - Monday, May 22, 2017

Contestants

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Tanya Obreiter, a cell biologist from Frederick, Maryland

Justin Braddock, a power engineer from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ragavan Ramsubramani, a financial analyst from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,603)

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Jeopardy! Round

DGA FEATURE FILM AWARD WINNERS
THUNDER & LIGHTNING
BOOKS
WORDS WITH SILENT LETTERS
BEERS BY STATE
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
    $200 17
2016:
Damien Chazelle for this musical
    $200 12
Familiar name for a roof-mounted air terminal, so called because it's a terminal for the electricity in the air
    $200 1
E.L. James added to her oeuvre with "Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by" him
    $200 30
50 percent
    $200 3
Samuel Adams
    $200 10
(Alley Mills and Dick Christie give the clue as Pamela and Charlie from The Bold and the Beautiful.)
"You go ahead, Charlie, I'll be home in a few hours."
"Pammy, do I need to steal you away like this beautiful Grecian woman abducted by Paris around 1100 B.C."
    $400 18
1995:
Ron Howard, who must have been over the moon
    $400 13
Ar-Ra'd, the 13th Surah or chapter of this holy book, is also known as "The Thunder"
    $400 2
Chapter 1 of this novel says, "For the record... I didn't die on Sol 6. Certainly the rest of the crew thought I did"
    $400 29
In the Bible No. 137 begins, "By the rivers of Babylon"
    $400 4
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
    $400 22
(Karla Mosley and Jacob Young give the clue as Maya and Rick from The Bold and the Beautiful.)
"Rick, if you keep obsessing about taking over the company, you're gonna make yourself sick."
"No, Maya, it's time to strike like this bold U.S. commander during the Korean War who cut off & surrounded the enemy with his brilliant Inchon landing"
    $600 19
2013:
Alfonso Cuaron, who must have been at least nearer to the moon
    $600 14
This NFL team's mascot, an Arabian horse named Thunder, sprints down the sidelines when the team scores
    $600 7
In 2016 this independent senator released "Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in"
    $600 28
The day that gets you over the hump
    $600 5
Jai Alai IPA
    $600 23
Last name of Floria, the bold & beautiful title diva in an opera by Puccini
    $800 20
2009:
Kathryn Bigelow, who is the bomb
    $800 15
On summer nights watch the flashes of the lightning bugs, better known as these
    $800 8
A review said ancestors of this Yann Martel novel include "Gulliver's Travels" & "Robinson Crusoe"
    $800 27
Total throne time for a monarch
    $800 6
Yuengling
    $800 24
(Katherine Kelly Lang and Don Diamont give the clue as Brooke and Bill from The Bold and the Beautiful.) "Bill, you've got to concentrate & do the right thing."
"You expect me to concentrate, when you walk in the room like this Greek goddess of love walking ashore from the sea in all your radiant glory"
    $1000 21
2010:
Tom Hooper, who then had to give a non-royal one
    $1000 16
Lying on the shore of Lake Superior, this Ontario city was created in 1970 from the twin cities of Port Arthur & Fort William
    DD: $1,200 9
William Strunk said this book "aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English" form
    $1000 26
This 9-letter type of episode involves a break from reality & may include hallucinations & delusions
    $1000 11
Shiner Bock
    $1000 25
(Heather Tom and Thorsten Kaye give the clue as Katie and Ridge from The Bold and the Beautiful.) "Ridge, why are you still concealing the truth?" "Because, Katie, it is our secret to reveal, no one else's. & I'll stand behind that like Leonidas & his 300 men at this famous mountain pass in the 5th century B.C."

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

Ragavan Justin Tanya
$1,400 $4,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Justin Tanya
$4,000 $5,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIAN CULTURE
WEEDS
ASIAN-AMERICAN PERFORMERS
WORLD TOUR
19th CENTURY CONGRESSMEN
ENDS WITH A DOUBLE VOWEL
    $400 7
This epic novel was first published in its entirety in 1869 under the title "Voyna i Mir"
    $400 21
In 2004 New Jersey-born Kal Penn played Kumar, hungry for this title place for some reason
    $400 8
The 4,500-year-old pyramids of Giza are today just 10 minutes from the center of this capital
    $400 10
Before dealing with the wild frontier, Davy... Davy Crockett dealt with Congress for this southern state
    $400 16
From the French for a tuft of hair, it's a man's wig
    $800 6
Made of gold and enamel, the hen egg was the first of some 50 creations he produced for the imperial family beginning in 1885
    $800 15
Some scientists believe this "crazy" herb is poisonous because of the large amounts of selenium absorbed from the soil
    $800 22
Maggie Q fulfilled the second part of this 2007 Bruce Willis title after plunging down an elevator shaft in an SUV
    $800 4
Rio de Janeiro's version of this several-day pre-Lenten celebration has been called the biggest party in the world
    $800 17
There's no debating Illinois sent this state Supreme Court judge to the House in 1843
    $800 13
One piece of dermis art
    $1200 5
The 1980 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film went to the Soviet romcom "Moscow Does Not Believe in" these
    $1200 14
One of these hay fever plants, Ambrosia artemisiifolia, can produce 1 billion pollen grains
    $1200 23
As Tom Haverford on "Parks & Rec", he said, "I have no interest in art. Let me clarify--I have no interest in non-nude images"
    DD: $3,000 1
The Coliseum is one structure bolstering this nickname for Rome, suggesting it'll endure for all time
    $1200 18
James G. Blaine, former co-owner of the Kennebec Journal, repped this state
    $1200 9
Hawaiian housedress
    $1600 25
Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" features this famous piece heard here
    $1600 24
This part-Korean singer who goes by a name & an initial fronts the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    $1600 3
In 1406 the Hall of Supreme Harmony, once China's highest structure, was built by this dynasty known for smaller scale art
    DD: $2,000 19
This man said that Massachusetts electing him to the House pleased him more than winning the presidency
    $1600 11
A low droning wooden tube instrument of the Aborigines
    $2000 26
The "Father of Russian Literature", this poet & dramatist was mortally wounded in a duel in 1837
    $2000 28
This "stinging" weed is sold as a diuretic & as an herbal drug for prostate diseases
    $2000 27
Constance Wu has recently arrived on & is all aboard with this ABC sitcom as Jessica Huang
    $2000 2
London has not the Left Bank but this artsy bank, where in 1999 the London Eye went up and changed the iconic skyline
    $2000 20
He was a congressman from Georgia before & after his stint as vice president of the Confederacy
    $2000 12
Delicate ornamentation in gold or silver wire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Justin Tanya
$16,200 $8,800 $18,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BRITISH EMPIRE
The city that some 19th century Englishmen called "Caranjee" is now the biggest city in this country

Final scores:

Ragavan Justin Tanya
$1 $10,000 $34,805
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $34,805

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ragavan Justin Tanya
$14,400 $8,800 $18,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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