Show #7562 - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Contestants

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Shannon Crock, a cashier from Mars, Pennsylvania

Heather Hurley, a civil servant from Arlington, Virginia

Brandon Randall, a student from Provo, Utah (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

SEUSS SYNOPSIZES HIMSELF
OLD SCHOOL
A BUCKET LIST
WORLD HERITAGE SITES
SYNONYMS FOR COLD
NET FLICKS
    $200 8
I will eat them with a filbert! I will eat them with Johnny Gilbert! / Sam-I-Am, a deal's a deal! So I will eat this title meal!
    $200 16
Founded before 1200 on a river 50 miles northwest of London
    $200 17
Seasoned with a secret blend of 11 herbs & spices, the original recipe at this chain comes in 8-, 12- & 16-piece bucket meals
    $200 26
Taï National Park in Cote d'Ivoire is home to the threatened pygmy species of this amphibious mammal
    $200 6
North of latitude 66 degrees
    $200 1
The high school basketball team from Hickory, Indiana is trying to win the state championship in this favorite
    $400 9
Holiday mayhem he knows how to do / he'll mistreat a dog! & steal from a Who!
    $400 22
Founded 1701 & located in a town just west of East Haven, Connecticut
    $400 18
Donations from the Ice Bucket Challenge funded research that discovered NEK1, a gene linked to this disease
    $400 27
Geghard in Armenia is a spectacular medieval rock-hewn one of these male-centric religious communities
    $400 7
In 7 letters, below the Celsius freezing point
    $400 2
This title of a 2002 soccer film refers to how Jess needs to kick the ball to score the winning goal
    $600 10
It's the title animal / in a story about socks & Knox & bricks & blocks & ticks & tocks & chicks & clocks
    $600 23
Fondee vers 1257, cette ecole Parisienne
    $600 19
In this video game you need 3 iron ingots to make a bucket
    $600 28
South Korea's Jeju Volcanic Island is home to one of the world's finest systems of these tubes
    $600 13
First name of this animated star with a fondness for pancakes
    $600 3
Pro player Paul Bettany falls for a tennis phenom while both are competing at this tournament
    $800 11
He was anti-Once-ler, he was anti-Thneed / he kinda looked like Wilford Brimley / & spoke out against greed
    $800 24
Chartered 1693 by the eponymous pair
    $800 20
Google uses "bucket" to mean a basic container for data in this type of storage platform
    $800 29
The historic city of Sucre in this South American country is renowned for its mix of local and European architecture
    $800 14
Vanilla or chocolate, it's Wendy's version of a milkshake
    $800 4
Basketball hustlers + "Jeopardy!" = this film with Wesley Snipes & Rosie Perez
    $1000 12
A turtle's a turtle king, faithful to the 1% / until a turtle named Mack told him to get bent
    $1000 25
Founded in 1592, it's also called the University of Dublin
    $1000 21
1959's "A Bucket of Blood" was one of the movies that made this B-movie director "King of the Drive-Ins"
    DD: $1,200 30
134,000 square miles of this Australian wonder were added to the list in 1981
    $1000 15
This entomological adjective for insects with fangs is found before "midge"
    $1000 5
Will Ferrell finds he's inherited his dad's bad temper when he coaches kids' soccer in this comedy

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

Brandon Heather Shannon
$5,200 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Heather Shannon
$8,000 $3,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

POKEY, MAN, GO
GENRES
SCOT-POURRI
RELIGION
SCULPTORS & STATUORS
A-M
    $400 3
This Confederate president was captured on May 10, 1865 & put in the pokey in Fort Monroe, Virginia
    $400 12
Negus is a title of Haile Selassie; Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus pay him homage with songs in this genre
    $400 23
On Christmas Day 1950 a group of Scottish students "liberated" this rock from Westminster Abbey
    $400 10
This title of a high-ranking Shiite Muslim cleric & spiritual authority means "sign of God"
    $400 21
At the U.N. you can see a giant bronze one of these with a knot tied in the barrel, by John Lennon's friend Carl Reutersward
    $400 1
Scuba, for instance
    $800 7
The longtime prisoner known as this, sent to the Bastille in 1698, actually used black velvet to hide his face
    $800 13
A TV show about the workings of law enforcement is alliteratively called a "police" this
    $800 24
"DD" begins the postal code for this eastern Scottish port city & the surrounding region
    $800 17
Lumbini, Nepal, is the traditional site of Buddha's birth, and its Maya Devi Temple was named for this woman
    $800 22
Hamilton MacCarthy sculpted Samuel de Champlain with his astrolabe upside down in this world capital
    $800 2
In 1825 Hans Oersted isolated this silvery-white metal
    $1200 8
As one of this "numbered" group, John Howard Lawson went to the pokey in 1948 & was then blacklisted
    $1200 14
Doom is this 3-word type of video game named for how one sees through a character's eyes while firing
    $1200 28
Popular as a Christmas tree, this fir was named for a nineteenth-century Scottish botanist
    $1200 18
In Judaism, during this 7-day period following burial, mourners may sit on low stools or boxes
    $1200 25
Emmet Sullivan designed the 67' Christ of these mountains in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
    $1200 4
Helen Reddy's empowering hit "I Am Woman" is often described as this type of song
    $1600 9
After getting in trouble with the Church of England in 1661, this pilgrim progressed to jail, where he wrote a lot
    $1600 15
Imagining the England lost WWII, "SS-GB" is a BBC show in this fantasy genre abbreviated A.H.
    $1600 29
This king's victory in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 led to Scottish freedom from English rule
    $1600 19
The name of this headdress worn by a Christian bishop is from the Greek for "turban"
    DD: $1,600 26
Known for 4 giant presidential heads, he also did a now-lost sculpture of Woodrow Wilson
    $1600 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a picture of the brain.) A stroke can be caused by bleeding into the subarachnoid space that surrounds the brain from the rupture of this--a dilated artery
    DD: $500 11
After a victory at Acre in 1191, he was imprisoned in Austria on his way home to England & ransomed for 150,000 marks
    $2000 16
"Siembra" from bandleader Willie Colón was once this genre's bestselling album
    $2000 30
The last two first ministers of Scotland, both pro-independence, are Alex Salmond and her, also with a fishy surname
    $2000 20
In the 1820s, according to Mormon belief, this angel visited Joseph Smith many times & 3 other men as well
    $2000 27
John Flaxman planned a statue of her to be 80' taller than Lady Liberty & wanted her to "rule" from a London hill
    $2000 6
The name of this type of place where trees are on display comes from the Latin for "plantation of trees"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Heather Shannon
$14,800 $11,000 $8,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY REFERENCES
An homage to a 1953 novel, this number appears as an error code when a user tries to access a web page with censored content

Final scores:

Brandon Heather Shannon
$22,001 $2 $16,595
2-day champion: $42,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Heather Shannon
$14,600 $12,600 $9,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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