Show #7686 - Monday, January 29, 2018

Contestants

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Maria Pecoraro, a teacher and learning support specialist from New Haven, Connecticut

Ryan Fenster, a banker from SeaTac, Washington

Jennifer Tomassi, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY ACROSS AMERICA
WINTER OLYMPICS PREVIEW
FRUITS & VEGETABLES IN FRENCH
MYTHOL-"O"-GY
DOG BREEDS
THE WORDS OF H.G. WELLS
    $200 8
(Hi, I'm Alison Starling from ABC 7.) The largest crowd in the history of the National Mall was an estimated 1.8 million people celebrating this January 2009 event
    $200 2
The Pyeongchang games are the 2nd Olympics held in South Korea; the first were the 1988 summer games in this city
    $200 16
Les petits pois
    $200 10
He's also known as Ulysses
    $200 1
A Springer type is seen here
    $200 15
Appropriately, it's the novel in which Wells coined the phrase "time traveller"
    $400 3
(I'm Danielle Niles from WBZ.) 16 months before he famously rode off into American history, this man joined the other patriots in the Boston tea party protest
    $400 5
New events in 2018 will include mass start speed skating & a mixed doubles version of this "stony" sport
    $400 20
La prune
    $400 11
This god wielded a spear named Gungnir, which never missed its mark
    $400 9
In 1931 this Japanese breed was designated a national monument in its native land
    $400 19
Wells imagined an overwhelmingly destructive explosive called this 6-letter "bomb" more than 100 years ago
    $600 4
(I'm Julie Nelson from KARE 11.) On September 2, 1901 at the Minnesota State Fair, Theodore Roosevelt advised, "Speak softly and" do this
    $600 26
This all-time leader in women's skiing World Cup wins has been named an honorary ambassador at the Games
    DD: $1,000 12
This son of Apollo & Calliope could enchant gods, people, animals & even trees with the sound of his lyre
    $600 17
The name of this breed includes a reference to its coat & another animal
    $600 21
Wells preached & definitely practiced this 2-word phrase for ignoring the conventional constraints of marriage
    $800 6
(I'm Madison Adams with CBS 11 News.)The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is in this building that in November 1963 became instantly world famous
    $800 13
He's the Egyptian god of judgment & resurrection
    $800 18
This breed is an English greyhound in miniature
    $800 22
Long before "Sliders" or "Fringe" hit TV screens, Wells talked about these universes in "Men Like Gods"
    $1000 7
(I'm Patrice Sanders from Fox 45 News.) The American Revolution ended when, here in the Maryland State House, Congress ratified this peace treaty signed in Europe
    $1000 25
The Games promise a new dimension with events like this flat-on-your-back sled event held after dark under floodlights
    $1000 14
Electra encouraged this brother to kill their mother Clytemnestra
    $1000 24
One-word name of the breed seen here with its characteristic smile
    $1000 23
We use it today for the arrival ashore of a storm; Wells used it to mean the arrival of an airplane

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

Jennifer Ryan Maria
$400 -$200 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ryan Maria
$200 $5,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NATIVE SONS
THEY COME IN PAIRS
BALLET COMPANIES
FREEZE FRAME
JAPANESE AUTHORS
2-LETTER WORDS
    $400 2
The Breakfast of Champions cocktail in Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis had this cereal crumbled on the rim
    $400 9
We bet you know it's the game seen here played with a pair of dice
    $400 1
Jean Drapeau, mayor of this city, convinced Ludmilla Chiriaeff to turn her company into Les Grandes Ballets Canadiens
    $400 14
Films in this animated series include "Dawn of the Dinosaurs" & "The Meltdown"
    $400 25
In the 17th century the 17 syllables were mastered by Basho, who pioneered the "new style" of this poetry
    $400 17
As a preposition it can express location or time; as a symbol it helps define your email address
    $800 3
Mayberry Days is a September festival in Andy Griffith's hometown of Mount Airy in this state
    $800 10
In Chinese, the name of these utensils means "nimble ones"
    DD: $1,000 7
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo was created in 1985 to honor this woman who died 3 years earlier
    $800 15
The movie "Frozen" was inspired by his story "The Snow Queen"
    $800 26
In 1994 rebellious Kenzaburo Oe rejected the Japanese Order of Culture but accepted this more famous prize
    $800 18
This interjection can follow "westward" or "land"
    $1200 4
A museum named for this pilot & famous firster is on Apollo Drive in his hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio
    $1200 11
It's the only sign of the Zodiac that's symbolized by a pair of non-human animals
    $1200 8
Rolf de Maré raided this country's Royal Ballet to create Les Ballets Suedois in Paris
    $1200 22
In a depressing 1997 film about '70s key parties, this title weather condition freezes New Canaan, Connecticut
    $1200 27
In Yasunari Kawabata's "Snow Country", Komako is this type of courtesan
    $1200 19
The unconscious mind, according to Freud
    $1600 5
You can buy Lucille bottle openers & flyswatters at the museum for this bluesman near his birthplace in Mississippi
    $1600 12
While the left one has 2 lobes, the right one has 3 & is slightly larger
    $1600 24
Born in Novgorod province, Serge Diaghilev was living in Paris when he founded this French-named ballet company
    $1600 23
Snow Miser sings, "I'm Mr. Icicle, I'm Mr. Ten Below" in this 1974 TV Christmas special
    $1600 28
This bloody Koushun Takami novel pitted teens against each other nearly a decade before "The Hunger Games"
    $1600 21
Ancient city where Abraham lived
    DD: $1,000 6
A plain white fence on Hill Street is a tourist attraction in this Missouri town
    $2000 13
The famous pair of marble lions outside the New York Public Library are Patience & this
    $2000 16
2 animated shows have been based on this Ezra Jack Keats kids' book in which Peter plays in the city's first snowfall
    $2000 29
Change one of the digits of 1984 to a letter to get the title of this Orwellian Haruki Murakami novel
    $2000 20
This satellite, seen here on the left, is the most volcanically active body in our solar system

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ryan Maria
$200 $16,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
It was already a crime to alter one of these; a 1965 law passed 393-1 in the House criminalized burning one too

Final scores:

Jennifer Ryan Maria
$200 $20,999 $11,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jennifer Ryan Maria
$1,800 $16,800 $6,000
8 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
26 R,
6 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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