Show #7755 - Friday, May 4, 2018

Contestants

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Julie Sesnovich, a film data coordinator from Los Angeles, California

Jessica Fox, a biologist from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,485)

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Jeopardy! Round

DOWN BY THE WATER
BODY LANGUAGE
PLACES OF SPORT & AMUSEMENT
A MATTER OF BIBLICAL LIFE & DEATH
THE CELEBRITY OPINES
QUICK FIX
(Alex: Give us the profession most likely to solve our problem.)
    $200 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, just yards from the spot where Captain "Sully" Sullenberger safely landed US Airways Flight 1549 on this river
    $200 5
"Cut off your ____ to spite your face"
    $200 4
With 10 million gallons of water, the USA's largest one of these opened in Atlanta in 2005
    $200 3
During the time of the prophet Samuel, the Israelites lost more than 30,000 soldiers fighting this group
    $200 2
Bend it like this soccer star! "People don't think I've got the brains to be clever"
    $200 1
Catalytic converter on the fritz
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm on this southeast Asian river that flows through or borders half a dozen countries & has just as many names, including Song Chau Doc
    $400 6
"By the skin of his ____"
    $400 15
4-letter place for "roller" fun
    $400 20
Following Jesus' example, Paul brings back to life a man who fell out of a window in this New Testament book
    $400 8
Oops, this singer did it again:
"I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada"
    $400 14
Hole in your outsole
    $600 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm at Mystic Seaport, the nation's leading maritime museum, located on 19 acres in this New England state
    $600 7
Alluding to a bad boxer:
"Lead with one's ____"
    $600 25
Footwear is key at this indoor location where a turkey is cause for congratulations
    $600 21
In Genesis 19 these 2 cities near the Dead Sea have fire & brimstone rained down on them
    $600 9
This "Life of Pablo" rapper said, "I think people think I like to think a lot. & I don't. I don't like to think"
    $600 22
Abscess in R-32
    $800 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm in this Oregon city, named for the fur merchant who established a trading post here around 1811
    $800 12
"Rack your ____"
    $800 26
California's official state theater is the Pasadena one; on TV, Pee-Wee Herman had a more informal one
    $800 29
In Numbers 16 Korah & his house are swallowed up by the earth for rebelling against this leader
    $800 10
He'd be back to say "The difference between Sly Stallone & me is I am me & he is him"
    $800 23
Occluded flue
    $1000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm in this Virginia city that's named for an English county; the 887-foot battleship Wisconsin is a small part of its enormous naval & harbor complex
    $1000 28
"The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their ____"
    $1000 27
This word is from French & Latin words meaning "bicycle" & "course"
    DD: $3,000 30
The book of Daniel mentions false accusers in Babylon being devoured by these beasts
    $1000 11
This actress who played April in many "Sharknado" movies said, "I make Jessica Simpson look like a rock scientist"
    $1000 24
Faulty cleanout plug, stuck shutoff valve

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

Josh Jessica Julie
$1,600 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Jessica Julie
$7,800 $2,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CIAO, CASSINI!
THANKS FOR THE MEMOIRS
MOVIE REMAKES
BORROWED WORDS
PRESIDENTS' ONE-SYLLABLE LAST NAMES
THE LOOK OF CULTURE
    $400 15
Launched in 1997, Cassini was a joint venture by NASA, the European Space Agency & the ASI, the space agency of this country
    $400 11
"Mrs. Kennedy & Me" by Clint Hill recounts his time in this protective agency in the early 1960s
    $400 3
"Ringu" became this scarefest
    $400 7
Italian words for "in the fresh air" give us this adjective for things done outdoors
    $400 5
He served in the House of Representatives from 1949 to 1973
    $400 1
To emulate the gods, Mayans sought to make their babies' eyes do this by dangling toys in front of their faces
    $800 16
On September 15, 2017, Cassini plunged into Saturn; in its last moments, it sent back direct data on the composition of this
    $800 12
Julia Child cooked up a story of her culinary travels titled "My Life in" this country
    $800 4
In a 2007 remake Russell Crowe is the bad guy the law wants to put on this title train
    $800 19
This word from the French for "one who knows" is applied to those with good taste
    $800 6
Before he was president, he was Teddy Roosevelt's Secretary of War
    $800 2
In this South American country, one body type for women is called "um corpo de violao", shaped like a guitar
    $1200 17
Cassini photographed the giant jetstream around Saturn's north pole, called this for its six-sided shape
    $1200 13
Peter Falk's memoir takes this title from the 4-word phrase with which Columbo would annoy the guilty
    DD: $3,000 8
Yul definitely know this 1960 remade version of "The Seven Samurai"
    $1200 20
You can get wine at this grocery store whose name means "wine shop" in Spanish
    $1200 22
His classmates at West Point called him Sam, as in "Uncle Sam"
    $1200 28
White pigment made from this metal caused nausea, & death, but pale was the look in 18th c. France
    $1600 18
Orbiting the moon Iapetus, Cassini found a huge ridge coinciding almost exactly with this geographic circle
    $1600 14
This alliterative title of Evelyn Waugh's memoir is what Alexander Pope described as "a dangerous thing"
    $1600 9
This 1968 Steve McQueen-Faye Dunaway caper was remade in 1999
    $1600 21
The Arabic word for "lawful" gave us this word meaning slaughtered according to Islamic law
    $1600 23
The son of a governor of New Hampshire, he was known as Young Hickory
    $1600 29
In Japan, women used this glossy varnish to blacken their teeth--it actually prevented decay
    DD: $6,000 25
On its journey to Saturn, Cassini carried the Huygens probe, which parachuted to the surface of this moon in 2005
    $2000 30
"A Journal of a Soul" was the testament of this man, who got a new job in Rome in 1958
    $2000 10
Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire" was remade as this with Nicolas Cage & Meg Ryan
    $2000 26
From the German, it's a vending machine or a restaurant full of them in New York City of yore
    $2000 24
He was elected in the nation's centennial year
    $2000 27
Nanaia Mahuta is the first woman in her country's Parliament to wear moko kauae, the chin tattoo of this culture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Jessica Julie
$25,800 $6,000 $16,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY HELPERS
Passepartout, whose name means "go everywhere", is the fittingly named aide in an 1873 tale by this author

Final scores:

Josh Jessica Julie
$32,401 $7,000 $20,200
3-day champion: $82,886 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Jessica Julie
$19,800 $6,000 $14,400
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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