Show #7709 - Thursday, March 1, 2018

First regular-play game to end in a Tiebreaker Round.


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Sarah Norris, a technical writer and manager from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Scott Krzywonos, an editor from Levittown, Pennsylvania

Laura McLean, a data analyst from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All about stuff you can actually mail as-is if you put an address on it and a stamp.)
    $200 21
This smallest U.S. state can fit inside the Big Island of Hawaii
    $200 7
"America runs on" baked goods & coffee from this alliterative chain that began franchising in 1955
    $200 1
Crassus, Pompey & this guy made up the first Roman triumvirate
    $200 16
If a friend is building a wall or a whole house, mail him this basic piece of material, standard size 3 5/8 & 2 1/4 x 8 inches
    $200 30
Erin Murphy was Tabitha, the nose-twitching daughter witch on this 1960s sitcom
    $200 12
A multi-branched ornamental lighting item
    $400 22
Think there are a lot of people in the eastern United States? Compare this country and there's clearly room for a billion
    $400 2
In 1989 Auntie Anne's began selling lemonade & these from its first store location
    $400 3
In World War II, Germany, Italy & Japan made up this trio of "powers"
    $400 17
Your buddy needs to play ultimate, so Wham-O! Send an All Sport or Dyn-O-Glo one of these
    $400 26
Erin Moran was Joanie, the non-nose-twitching daughter on this 1970s sitcom
    $400 11
This butterfly is named for a much larger animal
    $600 23
With no Mercator projection, this island from up north doesn't look so big--it's smaller than Argentina
    $600 8
Oh yeah, I'll have a blast at this franchised drive-in that once promised "service at the speed of sound"
    DD: $1,000 4
As its name suggests, this caravel was the smallest of Columbus' ships in 1492
    $600 18
Take a whack at sending this candy-filled party item; rainbow donkey is a popular type
    $600 27
Erin Andrews was the gameface for CoverGirl when it was the official beauty partner of this male sports league
    $600 13
"Staring Here, Starting Now" ends the 1966 album "Color Me" this first name
    $800 24
If you take this country out of South America, it would stretch from the Barents Sea down to the Persian Gulf
    $800 9
Someone pass the syrup--this chain built the last of its iconic A-frame restaurants in 1979
    $800 5
During the 1917 Russian Revolution, this faction promised the people "peace, land & bread"
    $800 19
Charlie Brown's in luck if he wants to paint an address on one of these he got over & over on Halloween in a TV special
    $800 28
This CNN anchor tries to stay ahead of the news on her show "Out Front"
    $800 14
Symbolic math branch
    $1000 25
This Scandinavian country is larger than California, but California has 30 million more people
    $1000 10
If you can't get to Louisiana, visit this chain named for a "French Connection" character, not a cartoon one
    $1000 6
With Israel's Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres, this man won the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize
    $1000 20
Slap an address & postage on this tropical item & the recipient can enjoy its solid dried meat called copra
    $1000 29
Erin Mouré, a poet from this country, won a Governor General's Award for "Furious"
    $1000 15
A person born in Israel

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

Laura Scott Sarah
$1,800 $800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Scott Sarah
$3,000 $1,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Today a secretary is often rightly called this 14-letter type of "assistant"
    $400 10
"We never broke up, we just took a 14-year vacation", said Glenn Frey at this band's first reunion show in 1994
    $400 17
Suzuki Roshi, a master of this type of Buddhism, coined the term "beginner's mind" for seeing the world afresh
    $400 1
Behaving like this hard-charging hero of a 1605 Spanish work has become shorthand for impractical idealism
    $800 2
This slimy membrane lines the organs & passages of the alimentary canal
    $800 8
To kill the pathogenic microorganisms in milk using this process, it's necessary to heat it to at least 145°F
    $800 11
The Jackson 5 reunited in 1983 for this record label's 25th anniversary special
    $800 18
Customized online content can keep people in a "filter" this, the title of a 2012 book that suggest peeking out of yours
    $800 6
In "Little Women" this character declares, "I'm dying to go and fight with Papa. And I can only stay at home & knit"
    $800 25
Anemometers measure this, especially in a tunnel
    $1200 19
In 2017 Bangladesh gave refugees 900,000 doses of vaccine against this waterborne alimentary disease
    $1200 14
Can I tell you something this way, just between ourselves?
    $1200 9
The setlist at their 2007 reunion show included "Kashmir" & "In My Time Of Dying"
    $1200 20
St. Paul wrote, "For now we see through" this, "darkly; but then face to face"
    $1200 3
This one of Dumas' 3 musketeers is the extrovert of the group--loud, brash & a courageous fighter & friend
    $1200 23
Consult a galvanometer to measure amperes of this
    DD: $1,000 27
Often changing in shape, this organ contains both cardiac & pyloric sphincters
    $1600 15
Like layers of rock, it's the hierarchical division of society according to rank, caste or class
    $1600 12
An estimated 500,000 people jammed New York's Central Park to see this duo's 1981 reunion concert
    $1600 21
You get a virtual reality experience when puttin' on the Rift from this company
    $1600 4
"I have brains & almost all the rest of the world are fools", says Becky Sharp in this author's "Vanity Fair"
    $1600 24
Glucometers are a big part of life for people with this
    $2000 28
From the Greek for "throat", this passageway has nasal & oral sections
    $2000 16
John Calvin wrote of this belief, "Eternal life is foreordained for some, eternal damnation for others"
    $2000 13
This band's Black Francis said of reunions, "This ain't about the art it's time to talk about the money"
    $2000 22
Novels with multiple narrators' points of view include this Barbara Kingsolver "Bible"
    DD: $3,000 5
During the French Revolution, Sir Percy Blakeney disguises himself as this hero to rescue the wrongly jailed
    $2000 26
Used by the USGS, creepmeters gauge the slip of these, such as the strike-slip type

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Scott Sarah
$15,000 $4,000 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Once known as the Norman Isles, per the British government this group is "not part of the U.K." & has "never been colonies"

Tiebreaker Round

Her April decision to call a snap parliamentary election proved less than brilliant on June 8

Final scores:

Laura Scott Sarah
$6,799 $5 $6,799
Winner 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Scott Sarah
$15,000 $9,000 $11,600
18 R,
3 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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