Show #7780 - Friday, June 8, 2018

Contestants

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John Fassola, an attorney from Homer Glen, Illinois

David Kleinman, a student from Sharon, Massachusetts

Mirza Gluhic, a transcriber from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

ITALY BEFORE THE ROMANS
POP CULTURE SQUIRRELS
THIS CATEGORY WILL BLOW YOU AWAY
STATE OF THE NEWSPAPER
SAILING LIT
TONGUE-TWISTER PROTAGONISTS
    $200 1
Prehistoric Villanovans in the 700s B.C. cremated their dead, created geometric art & made use of this alloy
    $200 9
Sandy Cheeks wears a space suit & helmet underwater so she can hang out with this title guy
    $200 16
Don't try it at home, but it's the art form being practiced here
    $200 3
The Hartford Courant
    $200 24
The vessel in Lothar-Gunther Buchheim's claustrophobic World War II novel "Das Boot" is one of these
    $200 21
A groundhog, under this alias
    $400 4
For 1,000 years before the Romans, the Nuragic culture built stone fortresses on this "fishy" island
    $400 10
Scrat is the nutty, acorn-obsessed saber-toothed squirrel in this series of movies
    $400 17
In this play Oberon tells Puck, "I know a bank where the wild thyme blows"
    $400 12
The Columbus Dispatch
    $400 25
For poet John Masefield, "All I ask is a tall ship and" this "to steer her by"
    $400 8
A beachside vendor of these
    DD: $1,000 5
Around 600 B.C. the Insubres, a tribe in northern Italy, founded Mediolanum, today this city
    $600 11
Twiggy the squirrel is a cultural sensation for expertly doing this aquatic activity
    $600 20
Usually made from a ram's horn, it's traditionally blown during the Jewish high holiday of Rosh Hashanah
    $600 13
The Rapid City Journal
    $600 26
"My purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset", he says in a Tennyson poem that bears his name, set after a Homer epic
    $600 2
A man with this first name also applied to a male turkey (he threw Tim three thumbtacks)
    $800 6
According to legend, refugees of this 1200 B.C. conflict first fled to Thrace, then north Africa & finally Italy
    $800 18
June Foray gave voice to this high-flying resident of Frostbite Falls--again!
    $800 22
In November 1605 he was caught red-handed in a cellar getting ready to blow up England's Parliament
    $800 14
The Bainbridge Island Review
    $800 27
A strange ship called the Demeter brings this character to England, but its crew is gone & the captain is dead!
    $800 29
This boy who selected vine fruits from the brine
    $1000 7
The colonies of Magna Graecia included Croton, home of Milo & many other victors in these regular competitions
    $1000 19
Slappy & Skippy Squirrel were characters in this cartoon series that also starred Wakko, Yakko & Dot
    $1000 23
Sound the trumpets! In 1961 "Come Blow Your Horn" was his first comedy produced on Broadway
    $1000 15
The Brattleboro Reformer
    $1000 28
The third Narnia book is "The Voyage of" this ship that sails through magic waters to the end of the world
    $1000 30
This husband of Zipporah in the Old Testament

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

Mirza David John
$2,400 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mirza David John
$5,400 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

O YE OF LITTLE FAITH
SCRAMBLED WORLD CAPITALS
GOLFER IN CHIEF
SONG TIME
PSYCHOLOGY
"U" KNOW IT!
    $400 1
Atheists disavow the existence of a god; these people, from the Greek for "unknowable", say they aren't sure
    $400 11
Northern Europe:
MOCK SLOTH
    $400 26
When this president played, he often invoked "Billigans" after misplayed balls
    $400 16
"It's 9 o'clock on a Saturday, the regular crowd shuffles in", begins this Billy Joel signature song
    $400 25
From the Old English for "treasure", this disorder is characterized by the inability to discard things
    $400 10
Wanting to emulate Thomas More, H.G. Wells wrote of a "modern" one
    $800 2
"Secular" these follow the teachings of "the Awakened One" but reject the supernatural elements
    $800 12
Way, way down south in the Pacific:
NO GENT WILL
    $800 27
John F. Kennedy played on the freshman golf team at this university
    $800 17
This one-named hitmaker's raps include "5 A.M. in Toronto", "9 A.M. in Dallas" & "6 P.M. in New York"
    $800 24
Ten images, like the one seen here, are used in this psychological test, first introduced in 1921
    $800 7
Stretchy uniform for dancers that leaves little to the imagination
    DD: $2,000 3
In Nietzsche's "The Parable of the Madman", "and we have killed him" follows this famous 3-word sentence
    $1200 13
South America;
SERIOUS BEAN
    $1200 28
This president who on occasion would clumsily wing a spectator joked, "People...should stay behind us"
    $1200 18
A tipsy dial from Lady Antebellum: "It's a ____ after one, I'm a little drunk and I need you now"
    DD: $2,400 21
It's genetics or upbringing in this classic debate of 2 words with the same second syllable
    $1200 6
"Extreme" final sacrament for a Catholic
    $1600 4
In 2016 Nat Geo reported that this European country once home to the papacy would soon have a secular majority
    $1600 14
The Middle East:
A DRY HI
    $1600 29
The 45th president enjoys time at Trump National in Bedminster in this state, where he watched the 2017 U.S. Women's Open
    $1600 19
The title of this 1970 Chicago hit is a little snappier than "3:35 or 3:34"
    $1600 22
In 2013 the American Psychiatric Assoc. dropped subtypes including "paranoid" for this mental disorder
    $1600 8
The 1713 treaty of this Dutch city granted large parts of Canada to the Brits from the French
    $2000 5
This Oxford biologist's 2006 bestseller "The God Delusion" argues that "there almost certainly is no god"
    $2000 15
In Indochina:
AN INVITEE
    $2000 30
That's avid golfer Ike practicing on this area of the White House grounds called "the president's backyard"
    $2000 20
Rob Thomas of this group sang, "Baby, it's 3 A.M., I must be lonely"
    $2000 23
1908s M.I.T. researchers found that carbs must be consumed for this mood-elevating neurotransmitter to be released
    $2000 9
Dad to King Arthur

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mirza David John
$13,000 $16,800 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY SETTINGS
Ashdown Forest in Sussex inspired this fictional setting for a 1926 collection of stories for children

Final scores:

Mirza David John
$25,000 $31,600 $300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mirza David John
$14,600 $15,600 $8,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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