Show #7766 - Monday, May 21, 2018

Josh Hill game 4.

Contestants

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Gary Waters, a college math teacher from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kate Fink, a journalism professor from New York, New York

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $82,886)

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Jeopardy! Round

JEFF BRIDGES
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE 2017 IG NOBEL PRIZES
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
BIBLE STUDY
CRIME SCENES IN CLUE
    $200 2
Jeff Bridges played a programmer in this 1982 virtual world film & its 2010 follow-up
    $200 16
In 1775 Virginia's governor offered this to "indented servants, Negroes or others" who'd fight for the king
    $200 7
Nutrition: "For the first scientific report of human" this in the diet of the hairy-legged vampire bat
    $200 8
Ice cream dish for the Christian Sabbath
    $200 15
In Matthew, Jesus tells his disciples to teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of these 3
    $200 1
Johns Hopkins University's George Peabody one is called "a cathedral of books"
    $400 3
The Abiders, Jeff's backing band on a recent album, take their name from a line in this Coen Brothers film
    $400 18
After helping prevent Cornwallis from crossing the Raritan River at Trenton, he was Washington's right-hand man
    $400 22
Cognition: For showing many who are these, like the Winklevosses, "cannot tell themselves apart visually"
    $400 9
The solitary borrowed sum
    $400 17
Cooking up a scheme, Jacob says this brother "is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man"
    $400 13
It's where scullery maids spent most of their working hours
    $600 4
In "Tucker: The Man & His Dream", Jeff is the man & manufacturing these is the dream
    $600 20
Overconfident, British Gen. Howe went into this 1775 Boston battle with a servant carrying wine on a silver tray
    $600 26
Economics: For experiments, maybe on Captain Hook, on how contact with a live this affects willingness to gamble
    $600 10
The bovine group whose moos reached our ears
    $600 19
In the 15th century Bible seen here, this book opens with an image of King David, said to be its author
    $600 14
It gives its name to the style of music seen here
    $800 5
As a Texas ranger chasing bank robbers in this 2016 film, Jeff discovers the T-Bone Cafe & its very limited menu
    $800 24
A British band played a tune titled "The World Turned Upside Down" during the surrender here on Oct. 19, 1781
    $800 27
Peace: For showing "regular playing of" this droning Aussie instrument is an effective treatment for snoring
    $800 11
A reasonable train ride cost
    DD: $300 21
Hey, this next-to-last book of the New Testament is just 25 verses long
    $800 28
A fine arts school, or a room with glass walls & a glass roof for growing plants
    $1000 6
In 2006's "Stick It", Jeff plays a very grumpy coach of girls in this sport
    $1000 25
"The sun never shine on a cause of greater worth" than the colonists', wrote Thomas Paine in this 1776 work
    $1000 12
Water's edge forested by a variety of deciduous tree
    $1000 23
This book that speaks of vanity also says, "Much study is a weariness of the flesh"
    $1000 29
In a monastery it's called a refectory

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

Josh Kate Gary
$600 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Kate Gary
$2,800 $3,200 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

BEAUX BRIDGES
OLD NAMES FOR CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
TRADEMARKS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SPORTS FIRSTS
WRITERS NOT WRITING
"YI" OUGHTA...!
    $400 8
Said to represent a couple dancing a tango, the Puente de la Mujer, or Women's Bridge, can be found in this country
    $400 1
Cuprum, used since neolithic times, is this metal
    $400 4
This photocopier company ran an ad stating that its brand is not a noun or verb & cannot be pluralized
    $400 12
In 1875 Oliver Lewis became the first African-American jockey to win this race known as the "Run for the Roses"
    $400 6
Ernest Hemingway & John Dos Passos both spent time as ambulance drivers during this war
    $400 5
General term for a professional who influences politicians to vote his way on a special interest
    $800 9
In the 17th century, the shah built the Khaju Bridge in what is now this country
    $800 2
Aurum is this object of many a conquistador's quest
    $800 15
Unilever has strong views on when & how you may put these 5 letters after "pop", "cream" or "fudg"
    $800 13
The first black winter Olympic gold medalist, Vonetta Flowers won as a brake woman in this event in 2002
    $800 16
Michael Grant's novels "Precinct" & "Officer Down" were informed by his 23 years on this city's police force
    $800 7
"Youthful" 6-letter adjective often used to describe a type of grin
    $1200 20
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge serves this Florida bay
    $1200 3
Hydrargyrum, the first part of its old name, means "liquid"
    DD: $4,000 19
The correct generic terms for this letter-perfect brand are "cotton, "stick" or "swab"
    DD: $1,000 14
Tennis great Althea Gibson was also the first African American on the tour of this association in another sport
    $1200 17
As a youth, Jack London was a pirate--stealing these mollusks from farms in San Francisco Bay
    $1200 23
How cool would the street sign look if it used its synonym instead--surrender!
    $1600 27
Japan's Kintai Bridge gets its name from its similarity to a type of obi, or this, from a kimono
    $1600 10
The name of this profession that spends time with pipes might lead you to this old name for lead
    $1600 21
Dow Chemical says that you can't "drink from a" this "cup" because the brand isn't used in disposable cups
    $1600 26
In 1952 this Dodgers catcher became the first African American to be featured on a Wheaties box
    $1600 18
After this "Gift of the Magi" author did time for embezzlement, he reinvented himself & changed his name
    $1600 24
It's the insect seen here doing its thing
    $2000 11
Stibium was the old name for this metallic element, hence the symbol Sb
    $2000 22
A 9-year-old moppet who was actually Irish American inspired this paint trademark in the early 1900s
    $2000 28
The first African-American head coach to win a Super Bowl was this man who led the Colts to victory in 2007
    $2000 25
A former leader is Deng Xiaoping (not "Teng Hsiao-P'ing") in this method of rendering Chinese names in our alphabet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Kate Gary
$18,400 $4,200 $6,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHIC HISTORY
In 1794 George Washington selected this spot, where today 3 states meet, for the site of a new armory

Final scores:

Josh Kate Gary
$19,644 $100 $4,500
4-day champion: $102,530 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Kate Gary
$15,600 $4,400 $6,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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