Show #7778 - Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Contestants

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Sharron Jenkins, an online E.S.L. teacher from Missouri City, Texas

Michelle Rosen, a Ph.D. candidate from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Joe Castro, a comptroller from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,384)

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Jeopardy! Round

A JOURNEY OF YOUR PIERS
AROUND THE HOUSE
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
"CO"-OPERATIVE
WORLD HISTORY
COMIC RELIEF
    $200 23
Amazing sunsets can be enjoyed at Lithuania's Palanga Pier, which juts into this body of water
    $200 14
It's this for you, I tell you! Be they cafe, ruffled or even shower!
    $200 13
That's neat-o keen:
____-dandy
    $200 8
Insert "co" into a lima legume & you get this shining signal
    $200 3
This Spanish conquistador credited God & horses for his conquest of the Aztecs
    $200 1
This dancin' daytime talk host said, "I'm a god-mother...she calls me God for short. That's cute, I taught her that"
    $400 24
As seen here, a jetty in Lake Kawaguchiko offers a spectacular view of this peak
    $400 15
The convection type of this home device has a fan to circulate the air
    $400 19
Policeman's nightstick:
____ club
    $400 9
"Co" interrupts a word for a prohibition, yielding this breakfast favorite
    $400 4
This historically higher-status people of Rwanda became the victim of genocide in the 1990s
    $400 2
This "Full Frontal" host, getting to the point: "Don't judge me. I made a lot of money"
    $600 25
Daniel Burnham's early 20th century plan for this city included Navy Pier
    $600 16
This hyphenated leading brand in relaxation offers the Rowan Power-Recline XR Reclina-Rocker recliner
    $600 20
Called kirby grips by Brits:
____ pins
    $600 10
A word meaning respected or venerated adds "co" & becomes this word meaning "found again"
    $600 5
In 1958 crisis ensued when mainland China tried to seize Quemoy & Matsu, part of this island's territory
    $600 28
In 2017 her "Project" came to an end on Hulu with the series finale episode, "It Had to Be You"
    $800 26
You can zip-line down Scheveningen Pier on beaches just outside this city, the seat of the Dutch government
    $800 17
Caulk is used where the tub meets the tile; this mortarlike substance fills the spaces between the tiles
    $800 21
Good in an emergency:
____ on the spot
    $800 11
Inserting "co" into Gollum's favorite word creates this adjective for a mature child
    $800 6
This bonnie hopeful to the throne spent less than 18 months in the British Isles in his life, 1720 to 1788
    $1000 27
The solar-powered Ferris wheel is a highlight of the pier of this L.A.-area community
    $1000 18
The name of this piece of home furniture can also mean a table holding sacramental vessels
    $1000 22
Utter nonsense!:
____rot
    $1000 12
A university administrator is given a "co" & gets this newer, holier job
    DD: $1,000 7
In the 400s B.C. Greek cities like Thebes & Megara had not a monarchy but this form of rule by a small group

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

Joe Michelle Sharron
$1,000 $4,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Michelle Sharron
$800 $7,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SCIENCE OF MECHANICS
A HARRY CATEGORY
LITERARY OOPS!
PRIZE PACKAGES
KING JAMES BIBLE COMMON WORDS
COMICS RELIEF
    $400 19
One of 6 simple machines, this pivots on a fixed point called a fulcrum
    $400 6
"Plain Speaking" is Merle Miller's biography of this man from Missouri
    $400 1
This fatal device in "The Green Mile" wasn't yet in use in Louisiana prisons in 1932, the year the story is set
    $400 16
A gold medal, a hand-lettered diploma & 9 million Swedish kronor
    $400 11
This conjunction begins many a sentence, including verses 2 through 26 of Genesis 1
    $400 26
Put out in 1941, More Fun Comics No. 73 had the first appearance of both Green Arrow & this underwater fella
    $800 20
This term specifies a physical reference point for an object; ballet uses the term for specific postures
    $800 7
Born in New Orleans in 1967, this jazz pianist & singer had released 12 albums by age 30
    $800 2
In H. Rider Haggard's "King Solomon's Mines" one of these occurs at a new moon rather than a full moon
    $800 17
A sparkly crown, a $50,000 scholarship & a 6-figure salary for one year
    $800 12
There's no "nudity" in the King James Bible, but this 3-syllable synonym appears 32 times just in Leviticus
    $1200 21
It's abbreviated K.E.; Lionel Messi is good at giving it to a soccer ball
    $1200 8
"I love a great love story", said this American actress about her engagement to Prince Harry
    DD: $2,000 3
Shakespeare's King John says, "The thunder of my" this big gun "shall be heard", 200 years before its invention
    $1200 18
It's truly genius:
$625,000 in quarterly installments over 5 years, & no strings attached
    $1200 13
This city gets lots of play, from Joshua 10 through Revelation 21
    $1600 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a load being pulled up a hill on the monitor.) A common example in mechanics is the use of an inclined plane to raise a load; measured in joules or in foot-pounds, this is equal to force times distance
    $1600 9
Harry Coover, who invented "super" this, was proud of an off-label use: Vietnam War medics applied it to close wounds
    $1600 4
In this story of 16th c. lookalikes Mark Twain had the locals watching "Punch & Judy" shows that began 100 years later
    $1600 24
A gala dinner in NYC, & an award that shows "The University of Georgia" above George's profile
    $1600 14
Look! This frequent synonym for "look" comes before "a virgin shall conceive..."
    DD: $3,000 23
Newton's 1st Law of Motion, known as the Law of this, is why a car crash throws you into the windshield--buckle up!
    $2000 10
Appointed in 1970, this Supreme Court justice ultimately became one of the most liberal on the court
    $2000 5
At the end of "Jurassic Park", the island is attacked by this country's military, abolished in the 1940s
    $2000 25
$100,000 & a bronze medal inscribed with the fundamental principles of the Roman architect Vitruvius
    $2000 15
Thou wilt not fail to know this olde synonym for "will" that occurs in 9 of 10 commandments
    $2000 27
T'Challa, AKA this superhero, was introduced in 1966 in a Fantastic 4 book; he hit the big screen in 2018

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Michelle Sharron
$9,200 $13,600 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GAMES
Names used in other languages for this chess piece include malka, rainha & rouva

Final scores:

Joe Michelle Sharron
$18,399 $18,401 $13,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Michelle Sharron
$8,400 $12,600 $8,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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