Show #7549 - Thursday, June 8, 2017

Contestants

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Sarah Waldsmith, a claims adjudicator from Westerville, Ohio

Scott Bergeron, a business development manager from Norwalk, Connecticut

Bala Kumar, a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

TIM FLIES
TRICKY ANIMALS
WHERE THE LANGUAGE IS SPOKEN
WOOD WORDS
THE NEW DEAL
THE TV "A"
    $200 1
You could say that in the 1990s Tim Daly earned his these, the title of the sitcom in which he played a Nantucket pilot
    $200 17
Breton
    $200 3
This type of magazine fiction usually containing lurid material was named for the cheap paper on which it appeared
    $200 12
The act creating this agency didn't mention TV but did mention mobile service--not as in cell phones, as in 2-way radios
    $200 6
It premiered June 11, 2002, changed the pop music scene & aired its last show on Fox April 7, 2016
    $400 16
Tim Roels was once the slot position on this "avian" Air Force demonstration squadron
    $400 23
"White" in Russian, this type of whale can mimic different sounds & has been known to rescue humans
    $400 20
Malagasy
    $400 4
This device in a plane controls the elevators & ailerons
    $400 7
Title I of this 1935 act grants financial assistance "to aged needy individuals"
    $400 8
Donald Glover won Golden Globes as both an actor for & the creator of this TV show
    DD: $1,000 18
WWII pilot Tim Vigors felt a "taste of fear" aiding the evacuation of this French port in 1940
    $600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video and an animation on the monitor.) When confronted with prey, the electric eel can double the charge of its shock when it's positive this at the head & negative one at the tail come into proximity
    $600 21
Amharic
    $600 5
Ads for this dating app ask, "What are you doing tonight?"
    $600 13
Among the thousands of projects built under the WPA was this observatory on L.A.'s Mount Hollywood
    $600 9
In 2011, after 41 years, Pine Valley & this daytime drama left ABC
    $800 19
Timothy Q. Mouse is borne aloft after exhorting this character to take flight in a 1941 movie
    $800 25
Paul, one of these in a German aquarium, got a lot of ink after going 6-for-6 in World Cup picks in 2010
    $800 22
Nahuatl
    $800 27
When paired with "up", it means to make trim & neat, such as one's appearance
    $800 14
The Glass-Steagall Banking Act of 1933 created this agency that insured bank accounts up to $2,500 originally
    $800 10
Billy Bush is no longer allowed past the velvet rope on this show that's been covering the stars since 1996
    $1000 2
In 2015 Timothy Peake became the first British astronaut of the ESA, this organization, to travel in space
    $1000 26
Prey are attracted to the end of the appendage on this tricky creature, whose name contains a term for a fisherman
    $1000 28
Move or walk clumsily
    $1000 15
This New Deal program, the CCC, built more than 800 parks & 30,000 wildlife shelters
    $1000 11
From 1997 to 2002 Calista Flockhart's neuroses were on full display on this show

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

Bala Scott Sarah
$2,200 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bala Scott Sarah
$2,600 $2,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PREQUELS & SEQUELS
U.S. GOVT. ABBREV.
CITY PARKS
FAITH IN ENTERTAINMENT
WHAT'S "NU"?
FINAL RESTING PLACES
    $400 1
The first 2 sequels to "A Game of Thrones" are "A Clash of Kings" & "A Storm of" these
    $400 6
JPL:
got us to Pluto & beyond
    $400 18
Will Rogers Park in this state capital is home to a horticultural garden famous for its roses
    $400 14
"Braveheart" writer Randall Wallace directed the 2014 film this place "Is For Real"
    $400 9
In a fraction, it goes above the line
    $400 25
The marker on his grave in Illinois says "My Jesus Mercy", not "Scarface"
    $800 2
Linda Berdoll couldn't bear the story to end, so she wrote "Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife" as a sequel to this novel
    $800 7
NPS:
provides a streaming webcam of Old Faithful
    $800 19
This ruler's baths, Aztec-built waterfalls & canals, are a feature of Mexico City's Chapultepec Park
    $800 15
This 2016 Martin Scorsese film follows 2 priests struggling to spread Catholicism in Japan
    $800 10
Henry David Thoreau was reportedly one of these--he liked to swim & take walks in the buff
    $800 26
This English poet who died age 25 in 1821 is buried in Rome under an inscription about his malicious enemies
    DD: $2,200 3
This popular Gregory Maguire novel is a prequel of sorts to the "Wizard of Oz" books
    $1200 8
ICE:
controls our borders
    $1200 20
This park named for a Spanish explorer is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo
    $1200 23
Married to a country music superstar, she's brought Christian music to millions of listeners
    $1200 11
It can be a place for young children or a place to buy plants
    $1200 16
In Westminster Abbey, he's shown leaning on books, one of which is labeled "Optics"
    $1600 4
In Stephen King's sequel to "The Shining", Danny Torrance grows up & fights evil as this title medical man
    $1600 21
NOAA:
keeps track of the weather & climate data
    DD: $1,600 27
This London park has the Princess Diana fountain & "The Huntress", which honors another Diana, the goddess of hunting
    $1600 24
In this Aaron Paul show on Hulu, believers climb the ladder to try to reach the garden
    $1600 12
This ancient African region & trading center extended from the first cataract of the Nile to about Khartoum
    $1600 17
This "Hallelujah" singer was buried in a plain pine box next to his parents in Montreal's Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery in 2016
    $2000 5
"Be Cool" is this author's sequel to "Get Shorty"
    $2000 22
AOTUS:
he oversees the storage of our documents
    $2000 28
This architect led the design team of Sao Paulo's Ibirapuera Park, which has a planetarium shaped like a flying saucer
    $2000 13
After defecting to the West, he became one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century
    $2000 29
His grave at Arlington National Cemetery says that he was governor of California & chief justice of the United States

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bala Scott Sarah
$12,000 $2,800 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR II HEROES
Credited with saving thousands of lives before his disappearance, in 2016 he was officially declared dead by Sweden

Final scores:

Bala Scott Sarah
$9,999 $300 $8,000
2-day champion: $42,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bala Scott Sarah
$12,600 $3,800 $7,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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