Show #7576 - Monday, July 17, 2017

Contestants

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Graydon Mears, an analytics director from San Antonio, Texas

Deborah Elliott, an educator from Cleveland, Ohio

Gavin Borchert, a writer and editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

A DAY AT THE HORSE RACES
PLASTICS
SCHOOLS ON SCREENS
7-LETTER WORDS
HODGEPODGE
AUTHORS' RHYME TIME
    $200 17
A horse may win a close race by a head or by this part of a head, sometimes literally
    $200 16
Plastics are made from polymers; change the first 4 letters in "polymers" to get these smaller units they're made of
    $200 1
Judge Reinhold & Jennifer Jason Leigh had some "Fast Times" at this school
    $200 11
A kid learning to walk, or the size of clothing that the child may wear
    $200 19
It's the person named in a will to administer the disposition of an estate, not to impose capital punishment
    $200 6
A.A.'s pottery ovens
    $400 18
The Kentucky Derby is run the first Saturday in May at this Louisville racetrack
    $400 27
Groucho Marx once quipped that a woman "got her good looks from her father--he's" this kind of physician
    $400 2
Dean Wormer says, "Fat, drunk & stupid is no way to go through life, son" before kicking Kent out of Faber College in this film
    $400 12
This word can precede proof, stripping or bureau
    $400 21
Like Matthew, Luke includes these blessings such as "Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh"
    $400 7
Robert B.'s felt-tipped pens
    $600 20
According to his 1989 obituary, this racing legend was survived by more than 300 sons & daughters
    $600 28
The word plastic comes from the Greek "plastikos", meaning it has this quality
    $600 3
Ms. Summers & pals matriculated over to UC Sunnydale, where some folks really vamped it up on this TV show
    $600 13
As a noun, it can be a heroic act or deed; as a verb, it means to take unfair advantage of someone
    $600 22
One study said this alliterative act, putting the same chip back into the guacamole, really does transfer bacteria
    $600 8
Amy's cookware
    $800 25
Male or female, single or not, it's the term for a horse that has never won a race
    $800 29
Plastics are commonly used in these "zones" of a car that are designed to squish & absorb energy in crashes
    DD: $1,000 4
Chevy Chase was Pierce Hawthorne & you were not at Greendale, this type of college that gave the show its title
    $800 14
From the Latin for "split", it's a long narrow crevice made by the splitting of a rock or the Earth
    $800 23
In 1893 J.J. Hill finished the first transcontinental one of these built without government aid
    $800 9
Ms. Proulx' favorite older relatives
    $1000 26
You can cash in big if you correctly pick the first 3 finishers in a race in exact order in this type of bet
    $1000 30
Epoxies are an important structural type of this, used as an alternative to rivets & welds
    $1000 5
Adam Sandler hit the gridiron for South Central Louisiana State after having this title job
    $1000 15
It's the 7-letter word for the underground reservoir seen here
    $1000 24
Around the time of the American revolution a "Brown Bess", weighing about 10 pounds, was this type of firearm
    $1000 10
Mr. McCourt's handles to start up Model T Fords

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

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$3,600 $3,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$7,400 $5,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

JIMI HENDRIX
JOURNALING JOURNEYERS
"O" YES!
THE REIGN IN SPAIN
FALLS
MAINLY ON THE PLANE
    $400 11
Zappa, Ozzy & The Cure have all recorded this "colorful" Hendrix tune, but none like Jimi
    $400 21
A modern travel classic is William Least Heat-Moon's this color "Highways", the color they were on old maps
    $400 19
A Tandoor is a traditional clay one
    $400 6
In 2014 this king stepped down in favor of his son, Prince Felipe
    $400 1
In 1965 Labrador's Great Falls were renamed to honor this great Englishman who died that year
    $400 16
The name of this main airplane structure comes from the French for "spindle"
    $800 12
Naturally, Jimi is featured in "Uncommon Sound", John Engel's book about guitarists who play this way
    $800 22
Alexander Frater was "Chasing" this wet weather event around India to see its impact
    $800 20
Comedian Henny Youngman was "The King of" these short, witty remarks
    DD: $4,000 7
Grandson of Louis XIV of France, Philip V was the first Spanish ruler from this dynasty
    $800 2
Among the cataracts in South America's Iguazu Falls are the pair called Dos Hermanas, this in English
    $800 17
Yes, most jets do have these alliterative items to deal with moisture & each pilot can control his own
    $1200 13
Jimi's first album was "Are You" this word--remember his band's name
    $1200 23
The author of "Wild" chose her name by "scanning words that sounded good with Cheryl...nothing fit until" this one
    $1200 26
With its distinctive cone-shaped speculum, this instrument is used to examine your ears
    $1200 8
His older brother Joseph was king of Naples from 1806 to 1808 & king of Spain from 1808 to 1813
    $1200 3
Don't chuckle at these falls in Minnesota, though Longfellow said they "laugh and leap into the valley"
    DD: $4,000 18
The name of this international carrier, once the world's largest airline, is right on the plane in Cyrillic letters
    $1600 14
Bob Dylan said he was "overwhelmed" by Jimi's version of this song Bob wrote
    $1600 24
John Hanning Speke's diary has been published as "Journal of the Discovery of" this (turns out it's Lake Victoria)
    $1600 27
Wild marjoram is another name for this pizza herb
    $1600 9
After abdicating in 1556, Charles I, who was also Holy Roman Emperor, retired to this type of religious place of seclusion
    $1600 4
A good view of Niagara Falls can be had on this bridge that replaced the earlier Honeymoon Bridge
    $1600 29
The rudder on planes helps to control the side-to-side force known as this 3-letter word
    $2000 15
In this grim single from 1967, Jimi asks, "Where you goin' with that gun in your hand?"
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Leaving Sag Harbor on September 23, 1960, heading west across the U.S., and reaching Mississippi by December was this author with his dog; when he got back to New York, he got lost and had to ask for directions
    $2000 28
This gem is often used in cameos as in the example seen here from Roman times
    $2000 10
This king XIII, who kept Spain neutral during World War I, was forced to flee the country in 1931
    $2000 5
One of the highest waterfalls in the U.S. is Olo'upena Falls on this island between Oahu & Maui
    $2000 30
The parts seen here are called the horizontal and vertical these, and as the name implies, they're there to keep things steady

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$18,200 $21,800 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DEADLY CREATURES
The National Ocean Service says one lethal type of this bone-free creature is the most venomous marine animal

Final scores:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$35,700 $36,800 $14,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $36,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gavin Deborah Graydon
$18,200 $18,400 $4,400
21 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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