Show #7730 - Friday, March 30, 2018

Contestants

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Tyler Morrison, a graduate student from Vienna, West Virginia

Jen Simons, a Ph.D. candidate from Charlottesville, Virginia

Emily Milan, a nanny from Birmingham, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORD PUZZLES
EUROPEAN CITIES
PRO BASEBALL TEAMS
HISTORIC FILL IN THE QUOTE
R.C.
COLA
    $200 11
Said of someone not paying attention:

cumulus
pate
cirrus
    $200 6
On the Douro River, Porto lives up to its name in many ways, making & exporting the fine port wines of this nation
    $200 1
When they started play in 1995, they had a devil of a name
    $200 16
Douglas MacArthur, March 20, 1942:
"I shall ____"
    $200 18
He was Cuba's Defense minister until 2008 when he became the head of state
    $200 26
3 people in Atlanta were arrested in 2006 for corporate espionage for trying to sell this company's secrets
    $400 12
From the weatherman, a low low:

Ph.D.
B.A.
zilch
    $400 7
Wenceslas Square is a popular tourist area in this city on the Vltava River
    $400 2
This team's offices are on West Camden Street
    $400 17
Sir Isaac Newton:
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the ____ of giants"
    $400 19
It's not just a (game) theory--he played mathematician John Nash in "A Beautiful Mind"
    $400 27
Students at BYU recently welcomed sodas containing this that were coming back to campus after a decades-long ban
    $600 13
To reach a logical conclusion:

totoo
    $600 8
In Krakow, Poland you'll find the former factory, now a museum, of this righteous businessman
    $600 3
In 2017 their 104 wins led the majors but they came up 1 win short in the World Series
    DD: $2,200 23
Churchill: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic," this "has descended across the continent"
    $600 20
In 1961 he gave us "Hit The Road Jack"
    $600 30
This cult cola launched in 1985 is a favorite of "Gamers, hackers...& other night owls"
    $800 14
A miraculous ability:

ambulation
H2O
    $800 9
In 2017 65,000 had to be evacuated from their homes as a WWII bomb was defused in this Germany city am Main
    $800 4
The team that began life in Canada in 1969 is today known as this
    $800 24
Woodrow Wilson in a war message to Congress:
"The world must be made safe for ____"
    $800 21
He was an adolescent when he created his comic book character Fritz the Cat
    $800 29
With over 30 flavors, including Black Cherry & California Dreamin', "It hasta be" this soda brand
    $1000 15
A 2-word college major:

oncle
hermana
Mutter
fratello
    $1000 10
Known for an 1814 treaty signing, this city is about 30 miles northwest of Brussels
    $1000 5
This West Coast team is the only one whose team city & name are both in Spanish
    $1000 25
At a 1962 press conference:
"You won't have ____ to kick around anymore"
    $1000 22
This author's story "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" is adapted as a stage play in the film "Birdman"
    $1000 28
New in 2017, Pepsi Fire barks that this spice is its primary flavor

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

Emily Jen Tyler
$1,200 $4,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jen Tyler
$3,800 $4,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLAYING THE PALLADIUM
EXTINCT PEOPLES
IT ALL STARTS WITH "U"
ODD-TITLED TOP 40 HITS
LITERARY LOVE TRIANGLES
NEW CAREERS!
    $400 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows palladium on the monitor.) Palladium is one of the noble metals, which are often precious metals that resist oxidation; it's hard to tell palladium from this noble metal that's directly below it on the periodic table
    $400 8
The ruins of Chan Chan in Peru are what's left of the ChimĂș, who in the 15th century were conquered by this empire
    $400 1
Subject of the museum that's an attraction in Sassnitz, Germany
    $400 6
Jim Stafford of "Spiders & Snakes" fame warned us in a 1975 hit that "Your Bulldog Drinks" this luxurious French wine
    $400 13
Rhett Butler,
Ashley Wilkes,
her
    $400 18
With certification from the ICF, you can become not a football or a hockey one but a life one of these
    $800 27
Most of the demand for palladium is from this industry, which needs it to make catalytic converters
    $800 9
The Pansfalaya of Florida are gone, but their name lives on (sort of) in the name of this panhandle city
    $800 2
It's not the end, it's a team Frisbee sport
    $800 7
This sibling duo, Karen & Richard, were on top of the world with "Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft"
    $800 14
Edward Cullen,
Jacob Black,
her
    $800 19
The SEIA, the industries association for this type of power, says business is booming
    $1200 28
Guys, if you doctor suggests implanting palladium-103 seeds it's probably to treat cancer of this gland
    $1200 23
2010 saw the passing of the last of the Bo people, who had lived for millennia on the Andaman Islands in this ocean
    $1200 3
Programs like optimization or defragmentation that help your computer work better
    $1200 10
In 2016 DNCE hit the charts wanting us to have this "By The Ocean"
    $1200 15
Westley,
Prince Humperdinck,
this princess bride
    $1200 20
If gaming is your thing, perhaps check out careers in VR, virtual reality, or AR, this related type
    DD: $500 29
Known for mining, especially of copper, this western state has the USA's only palladium mine
    $1600 24
The Morini Celts of Gaul revolted against this empire in 30 B.C., & that's the last anyone heard of the Morini
    $1600 4
An area of the Emerald Isle, or the type of overcoat worn here
    $1600 11
The bones of this rap group got the whole skeleton together for their first Top 40 hit, "Thuggish-Ruggish-Bone"
    $1600 16
Catherine Earnshaw,
Edgar Linton,
him
    $1600 21
The next decade or so is expected to bring 25% more jobs in this kind of care, like for the company Home Instead
    $2000 30
You may have palladium in your pocket; cell phones use it in the ceramic type of this "C" device that stores electricity
    $2000 25
Europeans "found" the Beothuk on this Canadian island around 1500; being found was not good for the Beothuk
    $2000 5
They have a reservation in the Uintah Basin about 150 miles east of Salt Lake City
    $2000 12
This comedy duo had Top 40 hits like "Sister Mary Elephant" & "Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces"
    DD: $3,000 17
In this novel,
Jake Barnes,
Lady Brett Ashley,
Robert Cohn
    $2000 22
The Wall Street Journal says this field of making sure your company follows rules & regs is red-hot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jen Tyler
$8,400 $6,000 $11,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATE HISTORY
During Ulysses Grant's 2-term presidency, only one state joined the Union: this one

Final scores:

Emily Jen Tyler
$9,800 $0 $6,999
3-day champion: $45,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Jen Tyler
$11,400 $8,200 $12,400
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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