Show #7642 - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Contestants

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Matt Preston, an assets protection leader from Harvest, Alabama

Amanda Barlau, a stay-at-home mom from Seymour, Indiana

Marcus Gresham, a wrap facilitator from Corydon, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

PICK A PLANET
EMMY-WINNING WOMEN
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE
COLD PLACES
TRANSPORTATION
ON THE "GO"
    $200 11
In ancient Greece it was called Apollo
    $200 26
Tracey Wigfield & this woman co-wrote the Emmy-winning "Last Lunch" episode of "30 Rock"
    $200 15
As this show ended in 2017 after 146 years, ringmaster Johnathan Iverson said, "Keep the circus alive inside you!"
    $200 1
In 2010 a brisk August day on the east plateau of this continent got down to minus 135.8 degrees
    $200 21
In London the subway is frequently referred to by this 4-letter name
    $200 6
It's a general term for dizziness
    $400 12
It was discovered in 1846
    $400 27
Gail Mancuso won back-to-back trophies in 2013 & '14 for directing the Pritchetts & Dunphys on this sitcom
    $400 17
In 2016 Las Vegas paved paradise (this casino named for the southern coast of France) & put up a parking lot
    $400 2
Oh yah, this seat of Cass County, North Dakota got down to minus 31 in January 2008, dontcha know
    $400 22
For 2017, Kawasaki revived the stand-up model of this product, which had given way to tamer sit-down ones
    $400 7
A lively Spanish dance, or a website for moviegoers
    $600 13
It rotates on its axis every 24 hours, 37 minutes
    $600 28
Her first performing Emmy, 1996's Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy went to this woman as Elaine
    $600 18
In June 2017 "The Fantasticks" had its last show in a theater named for this "Law & Order" star who opened the show in 1960
    $600 3
Danish meteorologists report July 2016 got a little nippy at Summit Station on this island:
23 below
    $600 23
This car introduced by Ford in 1964 was conceived as a "working man's Thunderbird"
    $600 8
A large Wisconsin lake, or something that belongs in the transportation category
    $800 14
You'll spot its symbol
    $800 29
Kathy Bates won Best Guest Actress in a Comedy when she took over Charlie Sheen's role in an episode of this series
    $800 19
This Pennsylvania power plant has had only one partial reactor meltdown in 40+ years but will close in 2019
    $800 4
Snag, in this Canadian territory famed for its gold rush, hit 82 below in 1947... without wind chill
    DD: $1,000 24
Not quite as romantic, public ferries called vaporetti have largely replaced these
    $800 9
Ow, my aching back! Or, medically, this
    $1000 16
The Babylonians associated it with the goddess Ishtar
    $1000 30
In 2001 the Emmys were singing "Soprano" as she won Best Actress in a Drama
    $1000 20
Granddad, a lungfish that had been at this city's Shedd Aquarium since 1933, passed away in 2017
    $1000 5
In Pocatello in this state, the average low temp in January is a not-so-sweet 16
    $1000 25
It's what the B-A stands for in BART, the rapid transit system
    $1000 10
Colloquially, it's Spanish for "see you later"

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

Marcus Amanda Matt
$1,000 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marcus Amanda Matt
$3,600 $7,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

KNOTTY BY NATURE
LITERATURE
ONOMATOPOEIA
FRENCH HISTORY
TWO-DIMENSIONAL PEOPLE
MADE IN THE USA
    $400 1
The roots of a shrub called knotty rhatany were used to color this sweet red wine from the Douro Valley
    $400 26
Drop "the" from an H.G. Wells title to get the name of this 1952 novel narrated by a nameless young black man
    $400 11
Time to oil the hinged wooden entrance; it's doing this again
    $400 21
As France fell in 1940, this general escaped to Britain, where he rallied the French people in a series of radio broadcasts
    $400 16
He's the classical music-obsessed tyke in "Peanuts"
    $400 6
Stihl boasts "the best" one of these loud tools "made" & sends them from Virginia Beach to trim trees across the nation
    $800 2
Knotroot is another name for Chinese this, though it's no relation to the globe or Jerusalem type
    $800 27
Published posthumously in 1870, Dickens' only true mystery novel was "The Mystery of" him
    $800 12
It's done by a little bell or by a little child (hopefully) before a car ride
    $800 22
In 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly a plane over this European waterway
    $800 17
Cooper is the last name of this Archie Comics blonde
    $800 7
Duluth Pack "has continuously handcrafted hunting, shooting and outdoor gear" in this state since 1882
    $1200 3
(Sarah shows a bird on the monitor.) A type of sandpiper, the red knot, makes its nest in the Arctic tundra, migrating 9,300 miles from its winter home at the southern tip of Argentina in this fiery province
    DD: $2,000 28
James Dickey is best remembered for this novel about a harrowing canoe trip
    $1200 13
Nothing but net
    $1200 23
The Jacobites were Scottish; this similar-sounding group were extremists during the French Revolution
    $1200 18
Before Popeye, she had a boyfriend named Ham Gravy
    $1200 8
Peacock Alley, center of the U.S. carpet industry, begins at Georgia's northern border with this state
    $1600 4
Caused by a fungus, black knot is a disease that occurs in both the Japanese & Damson types of this fruit
    $1600 29
This Allen Ginsberg poem begins, "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
    $1600 14
Y'all say you hear one of these in my voice as well as from my banjo string?
    DD: $1,000 24
Awarded to Germany after the Franco-Prussian War, these paired regions became part of France for good in 1945
    $1600 19
Marvel has revived this first black superhero in mainstream comics
    $1600 9
Named for a type of dwelling found much farther north, these coolers are made in Katy, Texas
    $2000 5
Horticulturist Rudolph turned this blackberry offshoot over to Walter Knott, but it isn't the knottberry
    $2000 30
Elizabeth Strout won a 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book of stories, set in coastal Maine, about this title woman
    $2000 15
He's the clockwork man of the land of Oz
    $2000 25
Founded in 1972 as a neo-fascist party, it's been led for most of its history by the Le Pens, father & daughter
    $2000 20
It was the home of Milo & of Bill the cat
    $2000 10
The RV Museum & Hall of Fame is in Elkhart in this state; half the RVs on the road today were made in the surrounding area

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marcus Amanda Matt
$14,400 $12,400 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

VIDEO GAMES
The desire in his childhood to catch every insect inspired Satoshi Tajiri to create this 1996 game

Final scores:

Marcus Amanda Matt
$4,399 $6,400 $20,799
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marcus Amanda Matt
$13,600 $12,800 $10,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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