Show #7731 - Monday, April 2, 2018

Contestants

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Daniel Carden, a newspaper reporter from Indianapolis, Indiana

Elizabeth Johnson, a communications & marketing manager from Lansing, Michigan

Emily Milan, a nanny from Birmingham, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON A NORDIC TRACK
WORDS & THEIR MEANINGS
THREE FOR THE MONEY
PLANETARY FACTS
RICH EXPERIENCES
REESE WITHERSPOON MOVIES
    $200 26
Sogne is Norway's longest one of these long, narrow sea inlets, extending nearly 130 miles inland
    $200 6
3 Z's go into this word for energetic sparkle some people have
    $200 16
When used by a child, a "three-wheeler" is also known by this name
    $200 11
This planet's rings are arranged into 7 main groups, A-G
    $200 21
For $250,000, Luxus films will create a 10-15 minute one of these starring you--no word on if the laugh track is included
    $200 1
Singer June Carter
    $400 27
The Evangelical branch of this -ism was Sweden's official religion from the 1500s to 2000
    $400 7
It's British for potato chip & American for bracing or invigorating weather
    $400 17
A successful touchdown of an aircraft on its 2 main wheels & the tail wheel simultaneously
    $400 12
Its polar caps, which are believed to be carbon dioxide ice & water ice, grow in the winter & shrink in the summer
    $400 22
For $25,000, you can live like James Bond for 2 months in a spy experience simulating this British agency
    $400 2
Harvard Law student Elle Woods
    $600 28
Before her Oscars swan dive, this Icelandic singer put out her first album at age 11, on which she also played the flute
    $600 8
Soon after "dwarf" in the dictionary comes this "DW" word meaning to shrink in size
    $600 18
Because of its high-pitched cry, the three-toed variety of this mammal is also called the ai
    $600 13
Its magnetic field has been called the biggest thing in the solar system
    $600 23
Due for this? Rossano Ferretti will give you one for $1,500 using his patented texturizing scissors
    $600 3
Tracy Flick, who's running for student body president
    $800 29
A peninsula bordering Germany & 400-plus islands are a big part of this small kingdom
    $800 9
Hebrew for "study" gives us the name of this collection of Jewish laws & commentary on the Torah
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates a game.) The goal of this gambling game, whose name is partly in Spanish, is to find the one identified card after they've all been moved around
    $800 14
Partly due to its having the most elliptical orbit, it varies from -300 to 845 degrees at the surface
    $800 24
Florida's St. Regis Resort is offering the world's priciest this French cookie at $10,000--it does come with a crystal box
    $800 4
Cheryl Strayed, based on her memoir
    DD: $1,200 30
What happened to hostages in a Swedish bank robbery gone wrong led to this alliterative psych term
    $1000 10
Filled with mental weariness & boredom? The French have this 5-letter word for it, which we also use
    $1000 20
The "Ballad Of Mack The Knife" was written in the 1920s for this "Opera"
    $1000 15
It was the first one identified as a planet by mathematical calculations, not by observation
    $1000 25
For $250,000, join the 700-odd folks with deposits to one day go to space on this brand name "Galactic"
    $1000 5
New York fashion designer Melanie Smooter, actually a Southern girl

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

Emily Elizabeth Daniel
$3,200 $1,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Elizabeth Daniel
$5,400 $3,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MacARTHUR GENIUS WRITERS
NEVER FORGET AN ELEPHANT
CELEBRITY INVENTIONS
OUR HISTORICAL NEWS CORRESPONDENT
BALLET RUSES
SO "SOO" ME
    $400 21
David Simon was recognized for murder; actually this synonym, the title of a Baltimore-set NBC show
    $400 14
This actor loved to drum & developed a new way to tighten the skins
    $400 9
Excitement fills the air in Utah on May 10, 1869 as this is completed, uniting 2 separate transport lines
    $400 6
An evil fairy gives Princess Aurora, AKA this title girl, a spindle that has some unwanted features
    $400 1
Show me you know ASAP stands for this, ASAP
    $800 22
This other "Mac" hadn't yet written "All the Pretty Horses" when the foundation honored him
    $800 17
This singer & original "American Idol" judge patented a titling microphone stand--take that, Simon!
    DD: $5,400 10
Cairo is in mourning, Oct. 6, 1981, with the news of this man's assassination earlier today
    $800 7
In "Le Corsaire" these seagoing ruffians disguise themselves as pilgrims
    $800 2
Let's hear your best rendition of this exclamation used for calling pigs
    $1200 23
This "Amazing" skeptic fellow seeks to debunk the paranormal, but also worked as a magician
    $1200 26
In 2015 Malawi's Nyasa Times ran its own version of "man Bites Dog" with "Elephant Kills Suspected" this criminal
    $1200 18
This singer got a patent for a stage illusion, an anti-gravity effect used for "Smooth Criminal" on tour
    $1200 11
It's April 1865, and the nation turns to this new leader, spared by the failed nerve of Booth accomplice George Atzerodt
    $1200 8
This title heroine isn't being courted by Tom Brady but by the incognito duke of Silesia
    $1200 3
It gives the low end to the woodwinds
    $1600 24
This author who won in 2002 went on to write the bestselling novel "The Underground Railroad"
    $1600 27
In the 1880s this showman bought the 7-ton Jumbo, whose diet included, but was not limited to, 200 lbs. of hay per day
    $1600 19
Bill Nye--yes, that science guy--patented a new type of this anatomical-named footwear for dancers
    $1600 12
Dateline: this city, April 1453. Mehmed II's forces do have this city surrounded, but it remains to be seen for how long
    $1600 15
In one ballet based on this play, Prospero uses a magical cape while manipulating other characters
    DD: $3,000 4
Nickname for residents of Norman, Enid & Edmond
    $2000 25
In 1995 this Chicago author won for "The House on Mango Street" and other works
    $2000 28
These events often feature souvenir elephants; the one held in June 1948 had a live one
    $2000 20
This one-name comedian patented a new type of slot machine complete with watermelon smashing
    $2000 13
It's all over here at this battle site in 1746, with the English needing barely 40 minutes to defeat the outnumbered Scots
    $2000 16
In "Swan Lake", evil Rothbart complicates this hero's life, making the choice between Odette & Odile a dicey one
    $2000 5
Verily, I say, you will speak this old-timey 8-letter synonym for verily

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Elizabeth Daniel
$16,200 $15,200 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
The portrait here hangs in the building of this Cabinet department & depicts a man who once ran it

Final scores:

Emily Elizabeth Daniel
$1,999 $4,700 $25,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Elizabeth Daniel
$16,200 $10,600 $11,200
22 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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