Show #7544 - Thursday, June 1, 2017

Contestants

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Coby Klein, a PhD candidate in biology from Huntington, New York

Christie Burke, a school librarian from Richfield, Minnesota

Joe Nguyen, an attorney from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOPE-POURRI
BEASTLY VERBS
BIBLE STUDY
WHAT'S THE SCORE?
CHINESE CUISINE
THIS IS 40
    $200 1
A quote that's been around since the 1730s says that hope does this "eternal in the human breast"
    $200 3
To keep all of something for oneself
    $200 12
God chose this most righteous man & his family to survive the events of Genesis 7
    $200 24
Jets 16, Colts 7 in the third (or IIIrd) of these
    $200 19
Mu shu pork is normally served with thin Mandarin these
    $200 26
At 40 in 1962 he decided once wasn't enough & decided to orbit the Earth a second & third time
    $400 2
In a victory speech in October 2015, this PM of Canada said, "We beat fear with hope. We beat cynicism with hard work"
    $400 7
To quickly & hungrily devour all your food
    $400 13
This woman "out of whom went seven devils" became a follower of Jesus & was present at his crucifixion & resurrection
    $400 11
John Isner 70, Nicolas Mahut 68 in the 5th set of the longest match in the history of this sport
    $400 20
A successive selection of small portions of different foods, its name means "heart's delight"
    $400 27
He had his first vision at age 40 in the cave of Hira in 610 A.D.
    $600 4
The Oscars were first telecast in 1953 with this comedian as the host
    $600 8
To bother someone repeatedly, like Wisconsin's state animal
    $600 14
The passage "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son" is in this book
    $600 15
Blackhawks 4, Flyers 3 on June 9, 2010, enabling Chicago to hoist this for the first time since 1961
    $600 21
It'll be sheer panda‑monium when you add this essential of Chinese cooking, seen here peeled
    $600 28
In 1974, a few months after his 40th, he had a big hit in Atlanta, breaking a record that had stood since 1935
    $800 5
In Texas hold'em, it's the highest card you hope will come up on the river to make a straight flush
    $800 9
To
extend
one's
neck
for
a better
view
    $800 16
The last book attributed to Moses, this fifth book is written in the form of a farewell address by him
    $800 17
March 31, 1973, Ken Norton over Muhammad Ali by 7-5, 5-4, 5-6, this kind of decision
    $800 22
Not vegetables as their name implies, they're relatives of the sea urchin & often used in soups
    $800 29
Alexis Tsipras, leader of the radical left Syriza party, was elected P.M. of this country before his 41st birthday
    $1000 6
"Lingvo Internacia" is an 1887 book detailing this new language whose name translates to "one who hopes"
    $1000 10
To habitually get money from someone without doing anything in return for it
    DD: $1,900 18
The ark of the covenant was kept for a time in this city that's also the name of a Civil War battle site in Tennessee
    $1000 25
Dodgers 5, A's 4 after this limping hero hit a 2-out homer in the bottom of the 9th in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series
    $1000 23
A signature dish of Chinese cuisine, it bears the old name of a major city
    $1000 30
At 40 she became head of AT&T's North American Division--Hewlett-Packard & politics would follow

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

Joe Christie Coby
$3,200 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Christie Coby
$4,200 $4,800 $9,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

MUSICALLY TITLED LIT
U.S. PLACE NAMES
BIOPIC SUBJECTS
GUYS MAKIN' STUFF
LONG NONSTOP FLIGHTS
THIS IS 5-"D"
    $400 13
If you can't be with the one you love, remember this title of a novel by Emily Giffin
    $400 3
This state capital was named for the fourth president of the United States
    $400 29
The rap group N.W.A.
    $400 30
He invented a flexible plastic he called Poly-T, the basis for the food storage "ware" that bears his name
    $400 28
Enjoy 15 nonstop hours of Cathay Pacific as you jet from Hong Kong to the New York City airport known by these 3 initials
    $400 8
To leave someone, perhaps in that roadside trench of the same name
    $800 22
If James Baldwin wrote a sequel to this 1953 novel, he could have called it "Over the Hills & Everywhere"
    $800 4
This birthplace of FDR wasn't named for the place in London but for a colonial governor of New York
    $800 14
Boxer Jake LaMotta
    $800 23
His steamboat technology included a mobile gun platform to protect New York from the British fleet
    $800 27
G'day! & g'night! This carrier flies 8,600 miles & 15 1/2 hours between Sydney & Dallas
    $800 1
St. Augustine felt that Rome was slowly destroyed by an internal "moral" this
    $1200 18
Please allow me to introduce this Jerrilyn Farmer mystery with the same 4-word title as a Rolling Stones song
    DD: $4,000 5
The German statesman seen here gave his name to this Midwestern capital
    $1200 11
Transgender artist Lili Elbe
    $1200 19
When U.S. demand was not big for his 1840s version of this machine, Elias Howe sold the patent rights in England
    $1200 26
On Qatar Airways it's 8,000 miles between Doha & the Houston intercontinental airport named for this ex-president
    $1200 7
In "Oliver!", Nancy warbles about this kind of tune "they're singing in the city" called "Oom-Pah-Pah"
    $1600 17
A classic of African-American lit gets its title from this Billie Holiday song that says, "Mama may have..."
    $1600 6
The name of this Pennsylvania borough is from Algonquian for "town of gnats", not groundhogs
    $1600 12
Richard & Mildred, the interracial couple at the heart of a landmark Supreme Court case
    DD: $9,400 20
To allay fears of alternating current, he publicly lit lamps by allowing electricity to flow through his body
    $1600 25
Singapore Air flew SQ21, a 9,500-mile, nearly 19-hour journey between the country & this New Jersey airport
    $1600 9
This round pin fits into holes in 2 adjacent pieces to align them or to prevent their slipping
    $2000 16
This song gave Bruce Catton the titles of 2 Civil War histories, "Terrible Swift Sword" & "Never Call Retreat"
    $2000 2
Twin cities on the border of the "Lone Star State" & the "Natural State" share this name
    $2000 15
Composer, actor & dancer George M. Cohan
    $2000 21
On March 23, 1857 in a NYC store, he installed the first safety elevator for passenger service
    $2000 24
Emirates Airlines will pass you over 3 continents flying 16 hours from this skyscraper-laden city to Los Angeles
    $2000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) On a ship, the distance from the deck to the waterline is called the freeboard; the distance from the waterline to the keel is this other vital depth measurement

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Christie Coby
$24,800 $10,800 $18,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN CAPITALS
This port city on the Congo River was founded in 1883 & is named for a European explorer

Final scores:

Joe Christie Coby
$37,801 $6,600 $900
2-day champion: $50,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Christie Coby
$17,000 $10,800 $15,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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