Show #7711 - Monday, March 5, 2018

Contestants

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Jesse Darland, an editor from South Carolina

Shari Post, a software engineer from Aurora, Colorado

Matt Lisiecki, an international development researcher from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,950)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
HOME FURNISHINGS
ODDS & ENDS
DITLOIDS
A MAN FOR 2 SEASONS
THOMAS LESS
    $200 7
Bed bugs are attracted to this gas, as it indicates the presence of humans, so they can be lured with dry ice
    $200 17
Santa would feel right at home in this style of bed
    $200 10
bhg.com is the website for this magazine
    $200 22
Weight for it:
16 O I A P
    $200 1
Nickname of football HOFer & Olympic gold medal sprinter Bob Hayes; he wasn't really faster than a speeding one
    $200 4
Thomas is missing when he appears to the other disciples in John 20:19
    $400 8
During his work with optics, this British scientist created a wheel with colors corresponding to musical notes
    $400 18
Use this appropriately named wire shelving unit to cool off your pies or to display your plants
    $400 13
These wide-legged women's pants are perfect for lounging around your palace--their name is Italian for "palace"
    $400 23
Paid off Mr. Iscariot:
30 P O S
    $400 2
In 1994 he took a basketball time out to hit .202 for the Birmingham Barons
    $400 24
In 2007 a District of Columbia law professor called him "Talk-Less Thomas"
    $600 9
Rusty metal is not the source of this disease, but it's a good place for the clostridium bacteria that cause it to grow
    $600 19
Congratulations on your purchase of one of these expensive floor coverings
    $600 14
A 1562 cargo of these flowers arrived in Antwerp from Turkey; some of the bulbs were mistaken for onions & cooked
    $600 29
They include a scale & a bull:
12 S O T Z
    $600 3
In 1989 Bo Jackson hit 32 homers for the Kansas City Royals & ran for 950 yards for this then-L.A. team
    $800 11
Haptic feedback uses this human sense to relay information from your smartphone
    $800 20
Possibly derived from French, this short ornamental drapery hangs across the top of a window
    $800 15
The pH in pH scale stands for potential of this element whose ions are basically being measured
    $800 28
The talus is one:
206 B I T H B
    $800 5
After 3 seasons & a .220 average for the Blue Jays, Danny Ainge moved to this NBA team's back court, then its front office
    $800 26
There was one Thomas less after this poet went ungently into the good night November 9, 1953
    DD: $1,400 12
If the half-life of trebekium-13 is 10 years, in 20 years your 100-gram sample will be down to this many grams
    $1000 21
Gee, you have one of these in your living room, & it really works
    $1000 16
The X-shaped cross on Scotland's flag is known as the cross of this saint
    $1000 27
The classic ditloid, a Solzhenitsyn novel:
1 D I T L O I D
    $1000 6
This '50s & '60s TV "Rifleman" played 2 seasons of pro basketball & 2 seasons of major league baseball
    $1000 25
After his niece Catherine was executed, Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, saw his influence on this king lessen

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

Matt Shari Jesse
$3,400 $600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Shari Jesse
$4,400 $3,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES
AFRICAN CITIES
TRIPLE TALK SONG TITLES
TRANSPORTATION
FACTS ABOUT FICTION
YOU GET A "C"
    $400 11
The Washington Herald, April 11, 1912:
"New Liner ____ on First Journey"
    $400 6
Tanzania's Dar es Salaam literally means "house of" this in Arabic
    $400 16
"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" demanded this band with Phil Collins at the mic
    $400 18
The racing of these vehicles was a popular event at the ancient Olympic games
    $400 1
"The Killer Angels", Michael Shaara's fiction Pulitzer winner for 1975, covers this decisive July 1863 battle
    $400 19
It can refer to blocked nasal passages or crowded traffic
    $800 12
The Helena Weekly Herald, July 20, 176:
"Particulars of the Massacre of ____'s Command"
    $800 7
Like Rome, Ibadan in Nigeria was built on this many hills
    $800 17
It's what she'll have "'til her daddy takes the T-bird away"
    $800 28
Co-founder John Zimmer predicts that within 5 years, most of this ride-sharing co.'s cars will be self-driven
    $800 2
Dashiell Hammett introduced Sam Spade in this novel
    $800 20
An official in a town who made public announcements
    $1200 13
The Morgantown Monitor, May 20, 1863:
"Writ of ____ ____ Refused"
    $1200 8
Throngs of people were trying to get into Tahrir Square in this African capital in February 2011
    $1200 24
Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson talked this duet of theirs all the way to No. 1
    $1200 27
In 1863 the Atchison & Topeka Railroad Company added this city to its name
    $1200 3
"Inferno" is Dan Brown's fourth novel to feature this symbology professor as its hero
    $1200 21
This adjective for the married state often precedes "bliss"
    $1600 14
The Morning Tulsa Daily World, August 4, 1921:
"Baseball Scorns Freed Black ____"
    DD: $4,000 9
Seen here are the red walls of this city that gave the country Morocco its name
    $1600 25
Hitmaking boy band that told us, "Bye Bye Bye"
    $1600 29
Hoping for a bull's-eye in 2012, Chrysler reintroduced a new version of this Dodge auto last seen in the 1970s
    $1600 4
William Styron came in for some criticism when he wrote in blackvoice in "The Confessions of" this man
    $1600 22
This word refers to how polite I'm being to you at the dinner party, or to the sweet after-dinner drink you're sipping on
    $2000 15
The National Whig, May 19, 1847:
"For President in 1848, Major General ____ ____"
    $2000 10
Its situation on an island makes Mombasa the ideal place for this country's biggest port city
    $2000 26
One of the biggest hits for this metal hair band was 1987's "Girls, Girls, Girls"
    DD: $3,000 30
In the 1940s this airline advertised, "None faster--none finer--to and through the South"
    $2000 5
This self-described space nerd followed up his bestseller "The Martian" with "Artemis"
    $2000 23
This Brazilian martial art incorporates elements of dance & music

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Shari Jesse
$15,000 $9,800 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR HISTORY
In the 1940s he became the first person to receive nominations as actors, director & writer for the same film

Final scores:

Matt Shari Jesse
$19,601 $9,190 $19,199
2-day champion: $34,551 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Shari Jesse
$18,000 $9,800 $9,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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