Show #7708 - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Contestants

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Laura McLean, a data analyst from Nashville, Tennessee

Garan Geist, a strategy consultant from Chicago, Illinois

Maryann Penzvalto, a librarian from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOME SERIOUS FOREIGN COIN
4 OF THE SAME VOWEL, ONE WORD
FALSE OR MISLEADING
MARCH MADNESS CHAMPS
TOP SEEDS
RACKET BUSTERS
    $200 23
This ferritic stainless steel coin seen here is a 5 & worth about 8 cents in the U.S.A.
    $200 11
A zebra on the gridiron
    $200 1
This '90s sitcom character said, "Jerry, just remember. It's not a lie... if you believe it"
    $200 6
The last team to go undefeated in the regular season & win it all was this Bloomington bunch in 1976
    $200 16
As the picture proves, you don't need the luck of the Irish for this plant; just scatter the seed about
    $400 13
Cajun rice dish with shrimp, chicken & veggies
    $400 7
In 2001 this Houston company admitted its "profitable" previous 5 years actually brought a $586 million loss
    $400 5
It's likely no team will break the record of 7 titles in a row won by this West Coast squad from 1967 to 1973
    $400 17
This plant of genus Nicotiana has tiny seeds that use light to germinate so they can grow after top seeding
    $600 12
The one is seen here, but the new Israeli this can also be found in half, 5 & 10 coins
    $600 15
A boat with twin hulls in parallel
    $600 8
False labor, or these 2-name contractions, may stop when you change position or rest
    $600 2
Son of tennis star Yannick & a Miss Sweden, he was the most outstanding player in 2006 as Florida took the title
    $600 18
As Porky Pig's gal knows, seeds of these flowers should stay on top of the soil as they need light to germinate
    DD: $1,000 27
As a U.S. attorney in this state, Patrick Fitzgerald helped convict ex-governor George Ryan of racketeering
    $800 14
Redesigned in 1955, this coin was 100% aluminum
    $800 21
"The Silver Palate" one, first published in 1982, is still influential today
    $800 9
Matthew 7:15 warns of "false" these that "come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly...are ravening wolves"
    $800 3
In the 2012 final Anthony Davis & this team went wild on defense with a record 11 blocks
    $800 19
The seeds of this edible plant, whether Butterhead or Burgundy Boston, are planted on top
    $800 25
Before he ran for president, this man worked to curb organized crime & prosecuted several powerful mobsters
    $1000 24
This one-ounce gold coin of South Africa was introduced in 1967
    $1000 22
Seen here, the lemur calls this large island home
    $1000 10
In ancient Egypt, one sign of royalty was a postiche, a metal false one of these
    $1000 4
Rollie Massimino coached this Philly-area school to a title in 1985 & Jay Wright got them another one in 2016
    $1000 20
Just place the seeds of this flower on top of your soil & they'll be sprouting in no time
    $1000 26
Nelson Stamler fought this vice in N.J. in the '50s & would have been dismayed when the state legalized it in the '70s

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

Maryann Garan Laura
$200 $2,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Garan Laura
$200 $2,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WORLD ALMANAC 2018
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY
THE BRIT'S NO. 1 HIT
ODD-NUMBERED PHRASES
BOOKS TO BROADWAY
WHERE "RU"?
    $400 14
2018's is the 150th anniversary edition; in 1868 the book was named after The World, one of these
    $400 11
In the '80s:
"Faith" & "Father Figure"
    $400 17
This timely phrase for stubble on a man's face comes from a 1930s ad campaign
    $400 2
"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" is based on 70 pages of this 1,400-plus page Tolstoy epic
    $400 5
Somewhere in the 6.6 million square miles of this country
    $800 15
A list of Dow Jones Industrial Average milestones includes first close over this big number, Jan. 25, 2017
    $800 12
2012:
"Set Fire To The Rain"
    $800 25
An orange tabby named Morris the Cat is in commercials for this cat food brand
    $800 3
The N.Y. Times review of the play of this man's "1984" included a trigger warning for the intense torture scenes
    $800 6
Crossing this river that formed the boundary between Italy & Cisalpine Gaul
    $1200 19
"Milestone Birthdays, 2018" include this "Sixteen Candles" actress' 50 candles on February 18
    $1200 27
The 1851 treaty of this Wyoming fort was an early attempt to resolve conflicts between Native Americans & settlers
    $1200 13
1987:
"Mony Mony"
    $1200 22
It's the numerical name for the star cluster seen here
    $1200 1
T.S. Eliot poems that were adapted into this hit show include "Old Deuteronomy" & "Mr. Mistoffelees"
    $1200 4
Atop this monumental memorial known to Native Americans as the Six Grandfathers
    $1600 20
Named for a Gorgon-killer, in August the brightest meteor showers of the year will be these
    $1600 26
On a December day in 1890, about 200 Native Americans were slain by U.S. Army troops at this South Dakota location
    $1600 23
A winner of Britain's "The X Factor":
"Bleeding Love"
    $1600 16
This Christmas carol says, "O star of wonder, star of night... guide us to thy perfect light"
    $1600 9
"Runyonland" is the opening number to this show based on the stories of Damon Runyon
    $1600 7
In this industrial German valley fought over in 2 world wars
    $2000 21
Senators who need to face the voters in 2018 to keep their jobs include Amy Kobluchar of this state
    $2000 28
Brother to "The Prophet", this Shawnee leader organized 18th c. Native American resistance in Ohio & Indiana
    $2000 24
"Caribbean Queen"
    DD: $3,000 18
A line from this kids' book: "Horrid little beasts... I shall like you so much better when you're skins instead of pups"
    $2000 10
Turning this man's "Ragtime" into a musical won Terrence McNally the Tony for Best Book
    DD: $3,000 8
Getting a signature in this meadow on the banks of the Thames

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Garan Laura
$4,200 $5,200 $11,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN MYTHOLOGY
Poet & translator Anne Carson addresses her: "Your name in Greek means something like 'against birth'"

Final scores:

Maryann Garan Laura
$8,399 $1,999 $12,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maryann Garan Laura
$5,200 $4,200 $14,600
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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