Show #7693 - Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Contestants

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John Giambrone, an investment banking analyst from New York, New York

Marcy Lehman, a senior business systems analyst from Marion, Iowa

Sean Udicious, an expeditor from Cherry Hill, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

SHARK TANK
(Alex: All of the clues will be delivered by the stars of Shark Tank.)
1968 IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOCABULARY
THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY IN POP CULTURE
AUTHORS' FICTIONAL PLACES
"SECURITY"
    $200 1
The 747 jumbo jet was introduced by this company on September 30
    $200 6
In Britain this word describes the younger of 2 brothers; in college it's a mini-major
    $200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Staten Island Ferry.) When it's split in 2 by the bad guys in the blockbuster "Spiderman: Homecoming", it's up to the teen webslinger and this other superhero to hold the ship together
    $200 13
Mordor
    $200 16
It consists of 15 members, 5 permanent & 10 elected by the General Assembly
    $400 17
(Alex: Alright. Here is Robert Herjavec.) If you have a truly great idea, I may just be this "cherubic" kind of investor that's here to make your dreams come true
    $400 2
On September 24 this primetime show debuted on CBS; it's still ticking
    $400 7
Carl Sagan defined this word as "the opposite of chaos"
    $400 9
The opening credits of CBS' "The Late Show with" him included a night view of an illuminated Staten Island Ferry
    $400 14
Azkaban Prison
    $400 20
FDR sent it to Congress as the Economic Security Bill; Congressman Frank Buck suggested the name change
    $600 18
(Alex: Here's Kevin O'Leary.) Garlic shampoo smells like it could be a winner with millennials; I think we've captured this German term for the spirit of the time
    $600 3
In June this Chief Justice tendered his resignation
    $600 28
This word means "hidden" when it goes before "motives"; it can also mean "happening later"
    $600 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Staten Island Ferry.) The ferry is featured at the start of Working Girl as we see the commute of Tess McGill, a role that made this actress an Oscar nominee
    DD: $2,000 15
Brobdingnag
    $600 23
Linus van Pelt's main accessory
    $800 19
(Alex: Laurie Grenier's turn now.) High-heeled swim fins, ingenious! But before I sign the check, let's get into numbers, like what is my ROI, short for this
    $800 4
In late January 70,000 troops directed by North Vietnam began simultaneous attacks in this operation
    $800 27
Latin medeor, "to heal", gives us this word for a cure
    $800 11
"I lost my choo!" she said while running for the Staten Island Ferry on an episode of "Sex and the City"
    $800 21
The town of Hadleyburg
    $800 24
If you're a man on death row in Tennessee, you're at the Riverbend this type of institution
    $1000 29
(Alex: Alright. Damon John has the clue.) Yes, a tracking device for missing socks is unique, but this app needs to be this adjective, meaning protected by patent, copyright, or trademark
    $1000 5
Ralph Abernathy took over as president of this organization and led the Poor People's March to Washington
    $1000 26
Describing a sharp tone, this 6-letter adjective is also a verb meaning "to scream"
    $1000 12
In this film, Amy Schumer does the "I'm the king of the world" pose on the guardrails of the Staten Island Ferry
    $1000 22
Calormen--it's south of a more famous land
    $1000 25
The company ADT says it's "#1 in" this

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

Sean Marcy John
$1,200 $2,000 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Marcy John
$1,600 $4,600 -$2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEWSPAPERS
THE GLOBE
THE WASHINGTON POST
(Alex: Hey, there's a theme.)
THE SUN
THE "DIS"PATCH
THE HAROLD
    $400 1
Buzz in if you know it's the name shared by Fresno's & Sacramento's main newspapers
    $400 2
On this "new" island, the world's second largest, some people may still practice the old habit of cannibalism
    $400 4
Donald L. Neiffer is the chief one of these doctors at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
    $400 26
Though it's 864,000 miles in diameter, the sun is classed as a yellow one of these stars
    $400 14
Along with platform shoes, this was big in the 70s
    $400 21
The sequel in which this duo "Escape from Guantanamo Bay" answered the question "What would NPH do?"
    $800 3
This famous 7-word motto appears in the top left corner of the New York Times' front page
    $800 12
The globe's largest peninsula is this one found in the Middle East
    $800 5
Joseph E. Ralph worked as a plate cleaner for the BEP, this bureau, before becoming its director in 1908
    $800 27
Each second, the sun coverts 600 million tons of hydrogen into helium via this process
    $800 15
On its website, Columbia University offers doctoral students tips on completing this paper "without tears"
    $800 22
He teamed with Bill Murray in "Stripes", "Ghostbusters" & "Groundhog Day"
    DD: $1,500 9
The independent Florida Alligator is a newspaper aimed at college students in this city
    $1200 13
Canada's Mackenzie River system traverses 2,635 miles from the Omineca mountains to this ocean
    $1200 6
Michelin-starred chef Jean-Louis Palladin is among those who have run the kitchen at this infamous Washington hotel
    $1200 28
Launched in 1990, the first spacecraft to fly over the sun's poles had this Homeric (& Joycean) name
    $1200 16
Get off your high horse or off a piece of gymnastics equipment
    $1200 23
Post-"Oz", Harold Perrineau searched high & low for his kidnapped son Walt on this ABC drama
    $1600 10
In names of newspapers, it follows Des Moines & Orange County
    DD: $1,600 19
This vast geographic feature is bordered by the Sahel on the south and the Maghreb on the north
    $1600 7
The White House job called Chief this is a general manager of the building; Angella Reid was the first woman in the post
    $1600 17
It's a comprehensive list of recordings by a composer or artist
    $1600 24
In 1987, we said "Goodnight, My Someone" to this actor, known for playing Harold Hill in "The Music Man"
    $2000 11
Follow baseball's Indians in this paper with the highest circulation of any Ohio newspaper
    $2000 20
The temple doors are a fitting color in this Asian capital city whose name means "red hero"
    $2000 8
Not the Attorney General but this person supervises Uncle Sam's cases before the Supreme Court; Ted Olson once held the post
    $2000 18
It's the "dis" word in ADA, a law passed in 1990 prohibiting discrimination
    $2000 25
He composed many classic songs including "Stormy Weather" & "Over The Rainbow"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Marcy John
$3,600 $9,800 $9,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FLAG COLORS
They're the 3 colors of New York City's flag & of the Knicks & Mets teams; 2 are on the Dutch flag & 1 used to be

Final scores:

Sean Marcy John
$5,200 $2,500 $19,601
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sean Marcy John
$5,600 $9,800 $9,600
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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