Show #7620 - Friday, October 27, 2017

Contestants

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Anand Kandaswamy, an economist from Washington, D.C.

Ashley Phillips, a homemaker & home-schooling mom from Lantana, Texas

Erica Irving, a web developer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

YOU GOT SOME REAL BIRTHSTONES, MAN
CONTEMPORARIES
LA LA LAND
MODERN LINGO
MUSEUMS
THAT MOVIE HAD NO SEQUEL
(Alex: We'll give you three movies. You tell us which of the three never had a sequel.)
    $200 1
For June, it's these before swine (& the look lovely on you, dear!)
    $200 14
The last Mamluk sultan of Egypt was hanged in 1517, the same year he is said to have hung his 95 theses on a church door
    $200 21
(Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti presents the clue.) Muscle Beach is on the Venice Beach boardwalk; before he was California's governor from 2003 to 2011 he helped make the place famous, with his outdoor workouts
    $200 26
FOMO is fear of doing this; its corollary is JOMO, joy of it
    $200 13
Check out the 1903 Wright Flyer & an Apollo lunar module at this Smithsonian spot
    $200 6
"Bridget Jones's Diary",
"Lara Croft: Tomb Raider",
"Driving Miss Daisy"
    $400 7
Auntie Em! This July birthstone matches my new slippers!
    $400 15
When John Stuart Mill was publishing "On Liberty", John Brown lost his liberty after raiding this arsenal
    $400 22
After years with no NFL team, we got our second as this team announced its move north in 2017
    $400 27
Merriam-Webster's newer terms for subtly expressing scorn include "side-eye" & "throw" this
    $400 9
Geek out over the Polaroid historical collection & slide rule collection at this Mass. school's museum
    $400 2
"L.A. Confidential",
"Escape from New York",
"Beverly Hills Cop"
    $600 8
For April, these gems are forever, hold one up & then caress it, touch it, stroke it & undress it
    $600 18
Insane George III was replaced by a regent in 1811, the year Jane Austen published this novel about the Dashwood sisters
    $600 23
This famed amphitheater has been dishing out performances since 1922
    $600 28
This 3-letter word means "amazing"; in a Rae Sremmurd song title, it precedes "Like Bic"
    $600 10
In 2001 the Taliban purged this country's National Museum of pre-Islamic statues
    $600 3
"Bridesmaids,",
"Father of the Bride",
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding"
    $800 16
October gives you a choice of tourmaline or this "O" gem
    $800 19
In 1787 Alexander Hamilton was occupied with the Constitutional convention; he was busy composing "Don Giovanni"
    $800 24
11-letter term for a place 2 highways meet; the one at the 110 & 105 was the location for the "La La Land" opening number
    DD: $1,000 30
This action signals a definitive end; it followed "Obama out" at the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner
    $800 11
The St. Petersburg, Florida museum devoted to this Spanish artist features one of his lobster telephones
    $800 4
"The Fly",
"Kung Fu Panda",
"Snakes on a Plane"
    $1000 17
Latin granatum, "pomegranate", gave us the name of this January gem; it looks like a red pomegranate seed
    $1000 20
In the late 1400s Platina produced the first printed cookbook; in Spain this Grand Inquisitor cooked up punishments
    $1000 25
(Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti presents the clue.) In downtown LA & named for philanthropists Edythe & Eli this $140 million art museum uses a "veil-&-vault" concept; the fiber-reinforced concrete facade is the veil, with the vault within
    $1000 29
The portmanteau word stan, like the obsessed guy in the Eminem song, is derived from these 2 other words
    $1000 12
The National Civil Rights Museum is located in this former Memphis motel
    $1000 5
"The Godfather",
"The Bodyguard",
"The Terminator"

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

Erica Ashley Anand
$3,200 -$400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erica Ashley Anand
$7,800 $400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN AUTHORS
BOTANY
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
1970s ALBUMS
"T"4
THE TILLERSON
    $400 11
He set "For Whom the Bell Tolls" during the Spanish Civil War, which he had covered as a war correspondent
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows images of plants on the monitor.) Virginia creeper's leaves are often mistaken for a more toxic plant; one way to tell the difference is that Virginia creeper usually has 5 leaves, while this harmful shrub always has 3
    $400 6
This university has 150,000-plus students at its 4-year campuses, which include Eau Claire & Oshkosh
    $400 17
"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" of his 1979 "Off the Wall" album
    $400 1
This brass instrument takes so long to produce sound that its players have to anticipate the conductor
    $400 26
Rex Tillerson became Secretary of State after 40 years at this company, rising to CEO
    $800 12
This Jack of many trades sought fortune in the 1897 Klondike gold rush & used the experience in his books
    $800 22
Collectively, these on a flower make up the corolla
    $800 7
This California University is home to the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution & Peace
    $800 18
Featuring "The Long And Winding Road", it was the Beatles' last studio album to be released
    $800 2
Use your head-- it's French for head
    $800 27
Tillerson said the first serious situation the new administration confronted was over this Asian country's nukes
    $1200 13
A stamp collector herself, this "Atlas Shrugged" author appeared on a 1999 stamp
    DD: $2,500 23
Perfect for a drought-tolerant garden, the plants seen here are this type that store water in their fleshy leaves
    $1200 8
To stand out from other schools with George's name, Washington University added "in" this Midwest city to its name
    $1200 19
It was on his "Tea for the Tillerman" album that he first sang, "Oh, Baby, Baby, It's a Wild World"
    $1200 3
This tropical tuber is also called the dasheen
    $1200 28
Earning applause on his first visit to its HQ, Rex said, "The president supports" this alliance
    $1600 14
A permanent expatriate, this "Black Boy" author died in France in 1960
    $1600 24
This plant whose name comes from Italian for "beautiful lady" is a source of the drug atropine
    $1600 9
What was the Norfolk division of the College of William & Mary took this "venerable" name
    $1600 20
Their "Eat a Peach" was dedicated to guitarist Duane, who died in a motorcycle accident months before the release
    $1600 4
It's the yellow fishy seen here
    $1600 29
"I am a native Texan" Rex remarked on his not-perfectly-harmonious first official visit to this country
    $2000 15
She dedicated her short story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" to Bob Dylan
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a plant bending toward light on the monitor.) Especially at the beginning at the of the life cycle, the bending of a plant towards a light source is known as this type of response, from the Greek for "light" and "turning"
    DD: $2,500 10
The Red Stick International Digital Festival is an annual event at this university
    $2000 21
Queen followed up "A Night at the Opera" with this 1976 album, also the title of a Marx Brothers film
    $2000 5
It's the masculine name for the type of jug seen here
    $2000 30
In 2017 Rex lunched with the ministers of ASEAN, the assoc. of this region's nations, as it marked its 50th anniversary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erica Ashley Anand
$16,300 $3,200 $11,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
The Mopan River flows about 20 miles from the capital of this country

Final scores:

Erica Ashley Anand
$9,999 $1 $10,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Erica Ashley Anand
$14,800 $3,200 $13,800
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
1 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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