Show #7753 - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Contestants

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Laura Buermann, a quality assurance analyst from Essex Junction, Vermont

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas

Geoff Brousseau, an epidemiologist from Centennial, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

I REMEMBER APRIL
SURPRISING MUSICIANS
MIDDLE T
NEWER TECHNOLOGY
YOUR HUDDLED MASSES
YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE
    $200 5
On April 18, 1956 she went from Hollywood royalty to simply royalty by marrying Prince Rainier
    $200 1
His second wife Elsa said he played Mozart beautifully & that playing helped with his theories
    $200 2
Swine enclosure
    $200 6
Anti-paparazzi clothing over-reflects light & blacks out faces when photographers use this
    $200 9
This 8-team college football league has Lions & Tigers & Bears, oh my! (& Quakers, too)
    $200 12
25 million people in the U.S. have this chronic 6-letter lung disorder
    $400 7
1,400 Cuban exiles landed at this location on April 17, 1961 to overthrow Castro, but failed quickly
    $400 3
Before making "one small step" in space, he played baritone horn in a school band in his native Ohio
    $400 14
6:4 or 17:2
    $400 13
In December 2017 one unit of this cryptocurrency was worth 15 times more than an ounce of gold
    $400 23
7 seconds on the clock...go! I was a sack master...NFLer for 15 years...now I host a game show; things this man could say
    $400 29
The Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral did not kill Doc Holliday--this, AKA consumption, did the trick 6 years later
    $600 8
This green holiday was observed for the first time in Nebraska on April 10, 1872
    $600 4
Martin Luther was known to pluck a string or two on this instrument
    $600 21
We flip for this food implement with a flat, often flexible blade
    $600 27
This type of device can give you home theater sound without multiple speakers
    $600 15
His career as the Steelers' QB includes plenty of passes & a game-saving tackle in a 2006 playoff game
    $600 17
Chronic bronchitis & this lung disease hard on smokers are the 2 main components of COPD
    $800 20
As many as 300 civilians died during the April 26, 1937 bombing of this Basque city
    DD: $1,200 10
A church organist, this Frenchman made symbols to help blind musicians read & write music
    $800 16
Scored in points (8,000 is good), this track & field event is a perfect 10
    $800 28
Using satellites, a lab named for this Frenchman good with coordinates made an atlas that updates in real time
    $800 24
In 2017 he went from running plays for the Cowboys to predicting 'em with uncanny accuracy in the CBS booth with Jim Nantz
    $800 18
We nose this brand of nasal strips comes in clear & lavender-scented varieties to fight congestion
    $1000 30
In April 1250 on the 7th crusade, King Louis IX of France was capture by a Mameluke army in this country
    $1000 11
This Virginia senator, who was in the national spotlight in 2016, is an enthusiastic harmonica player
    $1000 22
Answers, questions in our half-hour /
Give me this 11-letter chant of magical power
    $1000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates a whirligig.) On a button whirligig, spinning the disc stores potential energy in the strings; pulling on the strings turns that energy into the kinetic type--inventors were able to use this concept to make an inexpensive type of this spinning medical device
    $1000 25
Baker Mayfield's 2017 Heisman Trophy is the first in more than 50 years for this, a non-scholarship player
    $1000 19
This cancer often due to asbestos exposure takes its name from another term for the pleura coating the lungs

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

Geoff Josh Laura
$2,400 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Josh Laura
$7,000 $7,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS
6-LETTER WORDS
FLIPPING CHANNELS
ASIAN CAPITALS
FOUNDLING FATHERS
UNARMED COMBAT
    $400 1
From 1967 to 2006 composer Pierre Boulez took home 26 of these awards, including 6 for best classical album
    $400 2
Proverbially, you do this to one's feathers to provoke anger
    $400 7
On PBS I see bewigged Brits but no more "Theatre" in the title
    $400 4
The tomb of the 12th century Muslim leader Saladin is located in this Syrian city
    $400 3
Pa Kent found this child sent by his father, Jor-El, before his planet exploded
    $400 13
The 4 basic boxing punches are the jab, the hook, the cross & this one that arrives from below
    $800 18
The film "Notes on a Scandal" was rated R, but the music was pure "P.G.", this composer
    $800 6
It's the provider of nourishment seen here
    $800 8
On CBS Michael Weatherly is analyzing a trial
    $800 5
Klang Klang Klang went the river! The Klang & Gombak Rivers meet in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of this
    $800 21
Found as a baby in a railway station, Jack discovers he really is Ernest, the son of General Moncrieff in this Wilde play
    $800 26
Brazilian jiujitsu master Royce Gracie won 3 of the first 4 of these events; they're up to 220 now
    $1200 19
This composer of "Doctor Atomic" has a presidential first & last name & for his middle name, Coolidge
    $1200 12
The return of a tennis ball before it hits the court surface
    $1200 9
On MeTV, it's this Steve McQueen western that shares its title with a Bon Jovi song
    $1200 14
Dushanbe in Tajikistan means "Monday"--that was the day of this weekly event bringing buyers & sellers to town
    $1200 22
In "Annie", this president tells the title orphan who her real father is
    $1200 30
Mike Tyson might have trouble in pankration, an ancient combat sport in which the only fouls were gouging & this
    $1600 20
In "Music of Changes", John Cage used results from this ancient Chinese divination text to add a random element
    $1600 17
One who is absent from school without permission
    $1600 10
On the CW Rachel Bloom is singing
    $1600 15
With upscale shopping & blazing lights, the Xinyi district in this island capital resembles Tokyo's Ginza
    DD: $6,000 23
When a shepherd found this abandoned son of Laius, king of Thebes, the prophecy was back on
    $1600 27
An elbow strike to the face is a basic move in this self-defense system developed by the Israel defense forces
    $2000 28
This Finnish maestro composed "L.A. Variations" in 1996 when he was music director of the L.A. Philharmonic
    $2000 29
A visible spirit, staring with a visible but silent W
    $2000 11
On Discovery a man & a woman are out in the wild with no clothes
    DD: $7,000 16
In 1959 this city was designated to replace Karachi as the capital; its construction began 2 years later
    $2000 24
This Fielding foundling discovers a son of a preacher man was his real father
    $2000 25
This nationality follows "muay" in the name of a kickboxing style that includes blows with the elbows & knees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Josh Laura
$15,800 $29,600 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICANS
On July 10, 1804 he wrote a letter of goodbye, just in case, to "my dearest Theodosia"; he lived until 1836

Final scores:

Geoff Josh Laura
$800 $23,600 $2,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Geoff Josh Laura
$11,000 $24,600 $11,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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