Show #7696 - Monday, February 12, 2018

Contestants

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Lindsey Piesz, a merchandise planner from Indianapolis, Indiana

Dom Granello, a project manager from Madison, Wisconsin

Marty Cunningham, an accountant and voice artist from Arvada, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

DUMB CRIMINALS
FITNESS ABBREV.
EVERYBODY'S A CRITIC
8-LETTER WORDS
FEDORA
THE EXPLORER
    $200 16
A Kentucky woman got busted for shoplifting while her son took part in a program rhymingly named "Shop with a" this
    $200 13
You can use the Karvonen formula to calculate your THR, your target this
    $200 14
Of this Arthurian musical, Noel Coward said, "It's about as long as 'Parsifal', and not as funny"
    $200 1
A stock of clothes or costumes for a play
    $200 24
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, this fedora-wearing actor walks into mine
    $200 7
In 1911 Antarctic explorer George Levick noted behavior in these birds so bizarre it wasn't published for a century
    $400 17
Working this bar entrance job in Iowa City, a man got presented with his own stolen ID
    $400 12
C&J is this overhead lift
    $400 15
Ed Zern said this D.H. Lawrence novel "cannot take the place of J.R. Miller's 'Practical Gamekeeping'"
    $400 2
"Annual" term for a horse just shy of 2
    $400 25
This former bandmate of Beyoncé sports the headgear here
    $400 8
Better known for another climb, in 1977 he traced the Ganges to its Himalayan source
    $600 18
At a hockey game, a Fargo man with a .314 B.A.C. crashed into the boards driving this, yelling for AC/DC to perform
    $600 11
Done against a wall or freestanding, an HSPU is a handstand one of these
    $600 21
Shaw said Brahms' setting of this mass for the dead "is patiently borne only by the corpse"
    $600 3
Adjective preceding "care" given to mothers-to-be
    $600 26
Here's the outfit, fedora included, that Captain Picard wore when he went into this virtual reality environment
    $600 9
Roald Amundsen was planning to drift across this in a ship in 1909, but when he heard about Peary he made a 180
    $800 19
When you "start with" robbing this home improvement store & end by trying to hide in a nudist resort, yep, you will get caught
    $800 6
H.I.I.T. is short for high-intensity this--it will tire you out
    $800 22
A reviewer said of this 1965 novel, "That isn't writing, it's research", a play on Capote's own pithy quote
    $800 4
It means wary or ever alert; don't take the law into your own hands by adding an E to it
    $800 27
We wonder if this famously stingy comedian paid a lot for that swell hat
    $800 10
He crossed the Mississippi with Pere Marquette & later an Illinois prison bore his name
    $1000 20
Ditching the usual walk-in method, a robber from Bridgeport in this state called ahead to a bank to have $100,000 waiting
    $1000 30
When you're jumping rope, DUs are impressive & twice the fun as they are these
    $1000 23
She moved on to the New Yorker soon after her review in McCall's called a popular movie "The Sound of Money"
    $1000 5
It's a word from the French for a bullet's redirection after an impact
    $1000 28
This late musical icon always kept up his style
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1880 Pierre de Brazza reached this mighty African river

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

Marty Dom Lindsey
$3,000 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Dom Lindsey
$10,800 $3,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR I LITERATURE
WORD ORIGINS
ASPIRATIONAL NATIONS
C.C. & ME
A SHEEPISH CATEGORY
THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
    $400 6
R.C. Sherriff's "Journey's End" is set in a dugout connected to one of these, which have come to symbolize the war
    $400 1
Literally meaning "dead pledge", it's the loan you take out to buy a home
    $400 14
The Republic of the South Moluccas wants to take East Timor's lead & split from this country
    $400 25
1500 was a bad year for this explorer: he was sent back home in chains by Francisco de Bobadilla, his replacement
    $400 15
Roquefort-sur-Soulzon in the south of France is known for its ewe's milk this
    $400 19
The contest, sort of "American Idol" meets the Olympics, was won by this group with "Waterloo" in 1974
    $800 7
"The Road Back" was Erich Maria Remarque's sequel to this novel
    $800 2
The name of this chess piece comes from the Latin for "foot soldier"
    $800 12
The proposed Republic of Lakotah would include parts of North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming & this state
    $800 22
In 1993, she became the first female co-anchor of the CBS evening news
    $800 16
Used for the strings of musical instruments, it's made from sheep, not felines
    $800 26
In 1988 this French-Canadian singer competed for Switzerland & won for "Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi"
    DD: $4,000 8
Roald Dahl wrote, "Constant twitching & jerking & snorting" were all signs of this alliterative disorder
    $1200 3
A synonym for catastrophe, its origins go back to when the ancients blamed calamities on star & planet alignment
    $1200 11
Despite pressure from Iraq & other governments, this people held a referendum on Sept. 25, 2017
    $1200 21
In 2017 music fans were saddened by the death of this Soundgarden singer
    $1200 17
During the big competition in this 1995 movie, the title animal gets some sheep to move 2 by 2 in an orderly fashion
    $1200 27
This singer came from Down Under to compete for the U.K. in 1974--she did better in "Grease"
    $1600 9
This Michael Morpurgo novel showed the triumphs & the horrors of the war through equine eyes
    DD: $3,000 4
Referring to the bright blue of the sky, this color comes from the Persian name for lapis lazuli
    $1600 10
Despite a ban from Spain's constitutional court, this region held a referendum on Oct. 1, 2017
    $1600 23
This author & Graham Brown team up on the NUMA Files novels about deep-sea divers
    $1600 18
This sheep, the result of research at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute, was revealed to the world in 1997
    $1600 28
A decade after they were walking on sunshine, this group won the 1997 Eurovision contest for the United Kingdom
    $2000 5
This scientific name for a female kangaroo's pouch comes from the Latin for "pouch" or "purse"
    $2000 13
South Arabia on the Gulf of Aden is trying to free itself from this war-torn nation
    $2000 24
Here is Herbert Hoover with this man, the vice-president whom Hoover largely ignored
    $2000 20
A.E. Housman wrote of a "Lad" from this English county, home to a hornless, dark-faced sheep of the same name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Dom Lindsey
$11,800 $11,000 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN BUSINESS
A 2007 headline said after being ridiculed since the 1950s, it "takes its victory lap" & noted the auction of one for $184,000

Final scores:

Marty Dom Lindsey
$16,800 $500 $3,000
3-day champion: $65,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Dom Lindsey
$12,400 $11,000 $12,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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