Show #7767 - Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Josh Hill game 5.

Contestants

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Andrew Lai, a medical student from East Lansing, Michigan

Hermine Vermeij, a librarian from Tarzana, California

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $102,530)

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Jeopardy! Round

ILLINOIS AT 200
MUSICAL GROUPS
NAMING MY BABY GIRL FOR GRANDPA
I READ YOU LOUD & CLEAR!
(Alex: You have to identify the novelist who wrote the words that I will be reading to you loud and clear.)
IT'S CHAOS
BE KIND
    $200 7
Illinois has 63 miles of coastline along this Great Lake
    $200 1
They've got Method Man:
The Wu-Tang ____
    $200 6
If this is Grandpa's name, Charlotte & Caroline are female versions
    $200 8
"Tarzan...placed his foot upon the neck of his vanquished enemy, and...loud through the forest rang the fierce, wild cry"
    $200 9
A haphazard mix of voices, or the Biblical tower noted for that
    $200 10
This redheaded royal co-founded an AIDS charity in Lesotho as a tribute to his late mother
    $400 12
Completed in 1973, it was the world's tallest building until 1996
    $400 2
Full of "Everyday People":
Sly & the ____ Stone
    $400 14
Grandpa is Vernon, so try this name (TV partner to Shirley) possibly derived from it
    $400 16
"'What remains?' cried Ivanhoe. 'Glory, maiden, glory!'"
    $400 11
This unsystematic political system is from the Greek for "without a ruler"
    $400 20
Aid for wounded & mentally ill post-9/11 combat vets is given by the fund named for this shortened U.S. Marine Corps motto
    DD: $1,200 13
This official slogan of Illinois honors a man who moved there at age 21
    $600 3
Don't fear them:
Blue Oyster ____
    $600 17
This name! This name! This name! This '70s sitcom name came from the same source Mark did
    $600 19
"'It's a wonderful knocker!--here's the turkey, hallo! Whoop! How are you! Merry Christmas!'"
    $600 23
It's pure this in here! This, being where all demons live, not cute black-&-white bamboo eaters
    $600 26
To aid the homeless, give to key-shaped "parking meters" on the aptly named Wisconsin Avenue in this city
    $800 15
Nauvoo briefly became Illinois' largest city after this Mormon leader & his followers began settling there in 1839
    $800 4
Rap group with Luther Campbell:
2 Live ____
    $800 21
This first name of model Nemcova works if Grandpa is Peter
    $800 27
"'Objection!' shouted Mitty's attorney. 'We have shown that the defendant could not have fired the shot'"
    $800 24
To muddle up, or a RWDO EZPZUL created in 1954
    $800 28
This org.'s red kettle began in 1891 as a repurposed crab pot at a ferry landing in San Francisco
    $1000 18
In 1942 at the University of Chicago, this Italian-American achieved the first controlled nuclear chain reaction
    $1000 5
It was a reality that they gave us a "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy":
Bad ____
    $1000 22
If his name is this, French for "reborn", just add an extra "E" at the end
    $1000 29
"'Only two kinds of daughters,' she shouted in Chinese. 'Those who are obedient and those who follow their own mind!'"
    $1000 25
A scene of wild confusion, perhaps in the asylum dating back to the early 1400s
    $1000 30
Be generous when tossing coins into this fountain--it guarantees a return to Rome & is collected & donated to charity

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

Josh Hermine Andrew
$3,200 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Hermine Andrew
$8,400 $3,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

QUESTIONABLE TELEVISION
SCIENCE
ART & ARTISTS
FOREIGN FORMER FORTS
GARDENING
"END" GAME
    $400 1
In the 1960s N.Y. police car 54 & Scooby-Doo were asked this question in show titles
    $400 3
Dispersion is the breaking of light via a prism into these visible wavelengths
    $400 2
This word for an artwork made of 3 panels comes from the Greek for "three tablets"
    $400 9
This Manitoba city was Fort Rouge, Fort Gibraltar & Fort Garry before they just gave up & named it for the nearby lake
    $400 4
Herbs like basil will grow in soil that's lightly acidic or lightly alkaline, but it's best if this level is between 5.5 & 6.5
    $400 5
One of a pair is seen here
    $800 18
On a PBS game show for kids, this title question was sung a cappella at the beginning of every episode--did they ever find her?
    $800 13
The seif type of this sand formation develops parallel to the prevailing wind
    $800 14
Whistler gave musical titles to his paintings; twilight & night scenes were called this, from the French for "night"
    $800 10
Bangalore in this country began as a mud fort, later upgraded to stone
    $800 17
Available at most gardening stores, these beneficial beetles can help rid your garden of aphids & other destructive insects
    $800 6
These hormones released by the brain act as natural painkillers & can also bring about feelings of euphoria
    $1200 19
On NBC & then TLC, a genealogy show has asked celebrities this title question
    DD: $4,000 22
A unit of atomic mass, a dalton is defined as 1/12th the mass of the "12" isotope of this element
    $1200 30
An 1876 review in Le Figaro called an exhibit of this movement "an appalling spectacle" & the artists "lunatics"
    $1200 11
A fort named Khadzhibey on this sea became the Ukrainian city of Odessa
    $1200 25
Bigger than seeds, they store plants' food in winter; plant some in fall & you'll see snowdrops in spring
    $1200 7
Completes the proverb "what can't be cured must be ____"
    $1600 20
Contestants on this game show didn't forget their dialogue--they were asking panelists to guess their occupations
    $1600 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) Dropping a penny into an already full glass of water doesn't cause it to spill because this elastic property at the rim contains the displaced volume
    DD: $5 24
A category in the World Beard & Moustache Championships honors this 20th century artist's 'stache
    $1600 15
Fort Faithful on the Silk Road became Almaty, once capital of this country--very nice!
    $1600 26
This flower with an avian name is a colorful addition to any garden
    $1600 8
It means native to a particular people or place
    $2000 21
John Quiñones asks this title question on ABC by taping staged hypothetical situations with hidden cameras
    $2000 28
A meteor about as bright as Venus in the sky has this 8-letter incendiary name
    $2000 29
Jean-Francois Millet gave dignity to the peasantry in works like the one seen here, called this, a person who strews seed
    $2000 16
The French fort Lamy was upgraded to N'Djamena after this country became independent
    $2000 27
Divide your orchids to do this, from the Latin for "multiply from layers"
    $2000 12
In math you find the difference by subtracting the subtrahend from this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Hermine Andrew
$21,995 $14,600 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS RUSSIANS
In November 1836 this writer got a letter naming him to the Most Serene Order of Cuckolds; in February 1837 he was dead

Final scores:

Josh Hermine Andrew
$14,789 $6,399 $0
5-day champion: $117,319 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Hermine Andrew
$21,400 $14,600 $8,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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