Show #7542 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Contestants

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Rand Wise, a math teacher from Decatur, Georgia

Kerry Benn, a legal news editor from Springfield, New Jersey

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $76,191)

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Jeopardy! Round

OCCUPATIONS IN NEWS
BEHIND THE BIBLICAL NAME
OTHER BRITISH ISLES
THE 1910s
FROM THE FRENCH
WINNING THROUGH ALLITERATION
    $200 17
David Muir is one of these heavies, the principal personality on a TV news broadcast
    $200 26
As you might guess, this king's name is derived from the Hebrew word for "peace"
    $200 11
South Georgia Island is a dependency of this group that lies off the Argentine coast
    $200 6
The oldest major league baseball park, it hosted its first game in 1912
    $200 1
The name of this vehicle is from the French for "walking hospital"
    $200 16
The 1933 film about this big ape won no Oscars, but both remakes did for their effects
    $400 18
You need fast fingers to produce "closed" these, which Congress requires for TV shows like news broadcasts
    $400 27
Call me this name & "God will hear"
    $400 12
George Town is the capital of these Caribbean British isles whose name comes from a word for a type of crocodile
    $400 7
Title shared by a popular 1911 poem by Ricardo Guiraldes & the ballroom dance spreading to the U.S. & Europe then
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the National World War I Museum.) With a two-man crew and a top speed of just 5 miles per hour, the Renault FT-17 revolutionized tank design with its ability to point its gun in any direction, thanks to this rotating top section, from the French for "tower"
    $400 22
President Bartlet won a different election as this show was Emmy's top drama series for 2003
    $600 19
Like Bob Woodward, at the Washington Post Debbie Cenziper is this type of reporter, from the Latin for "to track"
    DD: $2,000 28
A character on "Friends" & a woman mentioned in Romans share this name meaning "pure" & "bright"
    $600 13
A daily ferry will take you across the narrows from the USA's St. Thomas Island to Tortola in this group
    $600 8
Adopted in 1913, this industrialist's first conveyor-belt assembly line was less than 300 feet long
    $600 3
This deep red is paired with clover in a 1960s song title
    $600 23
Wide receiver who won "Dancing with the Stars" in 2012
    $800 20
Managing & these editors, the "air-traffic controllers of the newsroom", tell which reporters to chase what story
    $800 29
Sound the trumpets! Both Isaiah & this Old Testament name mean "the Lord is salvation"
    $800 14
Darwin found abundant rats on this Atlantic island named for the day Jesus was taken into heaven
    $800 9
A new viral strain to which few had immunity caused the 1918-1919 pandemic of the "Spanish" type of this disease
    $800 4
It can mean ability or the entire staff of a school
    $800 24
In his youth this Oscar-winning documentarian started a radical newspaper, The Flint Voice
    $1000 21
A 2014 award from the GTC, the Guild of Television these "men", went to a BBC newsman for dramatic footage of Syrian children
    $1000 30
One of the Kennedy sisters had this New Testament name that means "good victory"
    $1000 15
Tourist attractions on this island due east of Charleston include Devil's Hole, a natural aquarium in a cave
    $1000 10
A month into WWI, the first battle of this French river introduced the horrors of trench warfare
    $1000 5
Utterly senseless; in the 1950s & '60s there was a "theater of" it
    $1000 25
This racehorse won the 1977 Triple Crown

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

Jon Kerry Rand
$1,400 $1,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kerry Rand
$3,000 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OCCUPATIONS IN THE NEWS
THE PLAYS OF NEIL SIMON
THE "I"s HAVE IT
SEOUL MAN & WOMAN
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
LYRICAL SPELLING BEE
    $400 17
The 1989 death of reformer Hu Yaobang sparked a 6-week occupation of this square
    $400 8
This title Neil Simon twosome is Felix Ungar & Oscar Madison
    $400 12
It's the condition of being unable to read or write
    $400 26
Ordained in 1973 & promoted to his metropolitan see in 2012, Andrew Yeom Soo-Jong is Seoul's this
    $400 1
These 3 primary types of nuclear radiation are identified by Greek letters
    $400 6
ABBA sang, "Nothing else can save me" then this distress signal
    DD: $3,000 18
In September 2011 lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park became Ground Zero for this movement
    $800 22
Neil's play "The Good Doctor" was based on short stories by this Russian playwright
    $800 13
Latin for "to drink" gives us this verb meaning to do just that, especially booze
    $800 27
Nam June Paik, called the inventor of this type of art, used a thousand-TV-set display at the 1988 Olympics
    $800 2
A moderator of neutrons in nuclear power plants, deuterium oxide is also known by this "weighty" term
    $800 7
Gwen Stefani spells "bananas" while singing about this girl
    $1200 19
In 1969 the National Guard was unleashed on occupiers of this California university city's People's Park
    $1200 23
Willie Clark & Al Lewis are 2 grumpy old former vaudeville partners in this Neil Simon comedy
    $1200 14
The first ship sunk by a remotely detonated explosive, the U.S.S. Cairo was this kind of vessel, named for its armor
    $1200 28
Sunja from Seoul has a popular brand of this fermented dish served at every Korean meal
    $1200 3
In 1940 this Italian-born physicist began his efforts to set up a nuclear reactor at Columbia University
    $1200 9
Tammy Wynette spelled out this title word that she doesn't want her 4-year-old "to understand"
    $1600 20
In October 2016 a jury acquitted 7 people who had occupied this state's Malheur Wildlife Refuge
    $1600 24
"Chapter Two" is Neil's semi-autobiographical play about his life with this actress he married in 1973
    $1600 15
This term means the roads, bridges & public works required for an industrial economy to function
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1971 Seoul-born Kyongwon Ahn founded the UTA, the United this Korean martial art Association
    $1600 4
This type of reactor gets its name from producing more fissionable material than it consumes
    $1600 10
When this Canadian punk-popper spells her first name in "the Best Damn Thing", "A" means "always give me what I want"
    $2000 21
In 1932 this "Army" moved into shacks & tents near the U.S. Capitol & demanded payment for World War I services
    $2000 25
Neil's days as a writer for the show hosted by this giant of '50s TV comedy inspired "Laughter on the 23rd Floor"
    $2000 16
To select a jury from the pool of folks on jury duty
    $2000 30
Chung Ju Yung founded this Seoul-based transportation group, once Korea's largest corporation
    $2000 5
Developed in the early 1900s, this enclosure is used to study the paths of particles as vapor condenses around them
    $2000 11
This duo started their '80s hit "Method Of Modern Love" by spelling everything but the "Modern"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kerry Rand
$18,000 $13,000 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR ERA
The USA's largest state school in 1861, by 1862 its enrollment had dropped by 90%

Final scores:

Jon Kerry Rand
$9,999 $14,000 $11,900
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jon Kerry Rand
$15,800 $13,600 $11,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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