Show #7547 - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Contestants

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Tracy Bacon, a community college professor from Arvada, Colorado

Mike Ponterotto, a film & television producer from North Hollywood, California

Chantelle Schofield, an E.R. social worker from Fort Myers, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM NICKNAMES
TALK OF THE TOWN
AWARDS & HONORS
NOTABLE WOMEN
BREAK FA*ST
(Alex: Each response will begin with "F-A" and end with "S-T".)
CEREALS
    $200 7
The Bronx Bombers
    $200 8
Pindar wrote, "O bright and violet-crowned and famed in song, bulwark of Greece," this "divine city!"
    $200 19
"Dwight's Pot" is a nickname for this cup awarded to the Men's International Tennis Federation championship team
    $200 23
Ann Bancroft (not the actress) became the first woman to reach this spot by sled & on foot
    $200 1
The winner of the race
    $200 10
Scientifically Zea mays, this cereal grain originated in the Americas but is today cultivated worldwide
    $400 3
The Halos
    DD: $1,000 9
"Life on the Mississippi" says, "There is no architecture" in this city, "except in the cemeteries"
    $400 20
(Alex presents the clue from the National Museum of African American History & Culture.) In World War I, because of racial tensions within the Army, a black combat unit nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters was assigned to fight with the French, and because of their valor, the regiment was awarded this cross of war, one of France's highest honors
    $400 26
This etiquette expert also wrote the 1905 novel "Purple and Fine Linen"
    $400 2
Necromantic negotiator of several celebrated works
    $400 22
Rye is high in carbohydrates & this substance that is only partially digested
    $600 4
The Redbirds
    $600 11
Oscar Wilde wrote, "When good Americans die they go to" this world capital
    $600 24
The Nebula Awards honor this genre
    $600 27
With husband H.A., Margret Rey fled the Nazis carrying the manuscript for their story about this impish monkey
    $600 14
Robert Young starred in this 1950s sitcom with a 3-word title
    $600 21
The goodness of barley includes being the source of this partly fermented product used int he brewing of beer
    $800 5
The Buccos
    $800 12
She wrote of Oakland, California, "There is no there there"
    $800 30
Recipients of the Draper Prize, an engineering award, include this Brit, inventor of the World Wide Web
    $800 28
This ex-Secretary of State wrote "Extraordinary, Ordinary People" about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama
    $800 15
Maurice de Vlaminck, whose 1906 work is seen here, was a painter of this movement
    $800 16
In their youth some sow these grains, such as Avena fatua
    $1000 6
The Fightin' Fish
    $1000 13
The book "Chaos": one of these "stirring in the air today in Peking can transform storm systems next month in New York"
    $1000 25
Canada's equivalent of the Grammy Awards, they're named after the chief Roman goddess
    $1000 29
She painted herself wearing a necklace of thorns symbolizing the pain in her life
    $1000 18
A tale-teller like Aesop
    $1000 17
In China, the red variety of this cereal grain is called kaoliang, and can grow up to 8 feet high

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

Chantelle Mike Tracy
$3,200 $3,400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chantelle Mike Tracy
$6,000 $4,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

DANCE COMPANIES
LANDMARK'S THE SPOT
YOU CAN CALL ME "AL"
THE 4th CENTURY
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
SONG/BOOK
    $400 21
In 2007 Mikhail Baryshnikov founded the Hell's Kitchen Dance Troupe in this city
    $400 16
With its high onion domes, St. Basil's cathedral towers over this capital city
    $400 1
Cozad, Nebraska once billed itself as the world capital for this forage crop
    $400 6
In 320 King Chandragupta I founded the Gupta empire mostly in what's now this nation
    $400 7
Smaller than a dash, it's the amount of salt that can be held between the thumb & the forefinger
    $400 22
Song:
Kate Bush;
book:
Emily Bronte
    $800 27
After leaving "Riverdance", he created "Lord of the Dance"
    $800 17
The restaurant atop this Toronto tower serves Saskatchewan mushrooms & Ontario wines
    $800 2
The Aymara language gives us the name of this beast of burden
    $800 8
393 saw the last of these competitive events for the next 1,500 years
    $800 12
A large amount of cargo carried by a truck, or the amount of laundry done with one push of a button
    $800 23
Song:
Elvis Costello;
book:
Bret Easton Ellis
    $1200 30
For the Joffrey Ballet, Twyla Tharp created "Deuce Coupe", set to the music of this group
    $1200 18
Completed in 1971, this Berlin landmark was originally an entrance to the Prussian palace
    $1200 3
A horse not in the top 3 finishers is called this, just filling out the field
    $1200 9
By 322 Chinese craftsmen had transformed the toe loop of nomadic horsemen into this metal feature
    $1200 13
A bundle of tied-up items, or a group of Cub Scouts
    $1200 24
Song:
Rush;
book:
Mark Twain
    $1600 28
In 1974 the Agnes De Mille Heritage Dance Theatre was founded at the North Carolina School of the Arts in this 2-name city
    $1600 19
Over 200 feet tall, the Koutoubia one of these mosque towers can help you find your way in Marrakesh
    $1600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows the digestive tract on the monitor.) The pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and intestines are all part of this 2-word conduit, also known as the digestive tract
    $1600 10
At the start of the century in Mesoamerica, these people began 600 years as the dominant culture
    DD: $2,000 14
Miscellaneous articles sold as a unit at an auction at Sotheby's
    $1600 25
Song:
Elvis Costello;
book:
Nick Hornby
    $2000 29
Tel Aviv's Batsheva Dance Company was founded in 1964 with this "Appalachian Spring" dancer as artistic director
    DD: $2,000 20
The statue of Lafayette in Union Square and the grander landmark elsewhere in New York City were created by this Frenchman
    $2000 5
From the Arabic for "follower", it's the brightest star in the constellation Taurus
    $2000 11
Now Iznik, Turkey, this city hosted a church council in 325 that established an important "creed" still in use today
    $2000 15
In "Paradise Lost", Milton wrote of this group "of fair women", although the term also refers to quails
    $2000 26
Song:
Jimmy Reed;
book:
Jay McInerney

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chantelle Mike Tracy
$18,000 $5,200 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
This man received 2 honorary Oscars in his career, & the actor who played him on film received a 1992 nomination for the role

Final scores:

Chantelle Mike Tracy
$14,000 $7,201 $2,800
2-day champion: $32,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chantelle Mike Tracy
$18,000 $7,200 $11,400
19 R,
0 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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