Show #7806 - Monday, July 16, 2018

Contestants

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Rebecca Smith, a certified massage therapist from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Niraj Dhami, an I.T. project manager from Redondo Beach, California

Michelle Cabral, an elementary school music teacher from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

DOUBLE-LETTER STATE CAPITALS
MOVIE MAGIC
4, 4
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words of four letters each.)
BIRTHDAY PARTY
CAKE
THE BOUNCY CASTLE
    $200 26
It's been home to the Grand Ole Opry since 1925
    $200 1
Not a lot of dialogue needed for half of these 2 Las Vegas magicians in a 1989 film in which they "Get Killed"
    $200 16
It's 202 for Washington, D.C.
    $200 11
This gravity man was a Christmas present in 1642, but a calendar change means he got his Google Doodle on Jan. 4
    $200 6
Made without egg yolks or other fats, this sponge cake is light, airy & white
    $200 21
The English took this capital's castle in 1335; the Scots took it back in 1341, disguised as merchants
    $400 27
It houses a 338-acre military academy founded there in 1845
    $400 2
In "Fantasia" this character gets swept up into a disaster when he puts a broom to work carrying water
    $400 17
It's Marine Corps basic training
    $400 12
In 2018 his museum in Kingston, Jamaica stirred things up with a 73rd birthday & Earthday celebration
    $400 7
Ja, in German this cake is known as Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte
    $400 22
Possession of this country's Bran Castle has bounced among Hungarians, Walachians & Transylvanians
    $600 28
It's the hub of an urbanized area that includes the borough of Steelton
    $600 3
In 2013 it was just another day at the office for this actor when he played "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"
    $600 18
To college students, it's what you call the pamphlet you write test answers in; to car shoppers, it follows "Kelley"
    $600 13
Cheers to this gold-medal gymnast who blew out 21 candles in March of 2018
    $600 8
There's a sculpture material in the name of this kind of cake seen here
    $600 23
Chateau Gaillard overlooks the Seine, but it was built by this leonine ruler who lost it to the French in 1204
    DD: $3,200 29
Named for a president, it was laid out by Daniel M. Boone, son of the famous frontiersman
    $800 4
A movie Wolverine & a movie Batman, they both play magicians in "The Prestige"
    $800 19
It's the Alaskan seen here
    $800 14
Happy 200th in 2018 to this man who was born in slavery but didn't stay in it; not knowing the date, he chose Feb. 14
    $800 9
Left in Antarctica by Robert Scott, a 106-year-old piece of this cake was found in 2017 & still seemed edible (if it ever was)
    $800 24
The Nazis made Saxony's Colditz Castle a prison; U.S. troops liberated it in April 1945 & in May, handed it over to this army
    $1000 5
An inventor in "Edward Scissorhands", he was a magician in both "The Mad Magician" & "House of 1,000 Dolls"
    $1000 20
In 1848 Martin Van Buren was the presidential candidate of this party that opposed slavery in western territories
    $1000 15
In January 2018, old pal Jimmy Carter turned out to help celebrate this former senator & veep's 90th birthday
    $1000 10
This colorful cake got a boost in popularity from "Steel Magnolias", where it was an armadillo-shaped groom's cake
    $1000 25
In 1492 Catholic forces seized this Granada fortress & its castle from the Moors

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

Michelle Niraj Rebecca
$2,400 $3,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Niraj Rebecca
$2,200 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

DESIGN ACROSS AMERICA
(Alex: Each clue will be delivered or presented by reporters from our affiliated stations.)
WORLD WAR II SLANG
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER
IT'S ALWAYS "ME", "ME"
GERMAN WRITERS
CELEBRITY POSSESSIVES
(Alex: Let me give you an example of that. "Short poems by a female country singer." The correct response would be "What is LeAnn's rhymes?")
    $400 11
(Hi, I'm Shannon Hegy from WPRI-12.) Installed on three rivers in Providence, Waterfire was created by artist Barnaby Evans, who graduated from this nearby Ivy League school
    $400 6
A gravel agitator was one of these foot soldiers
    $400 21
In 1896 this man offered Carver a job teaching at the Tuskegee Institute
    $400 1
5 of them work each "Jeopardy!" taping to bring you the pictures
    $400 16
A "Ring Of Fire" singer's pocket money
    $800 12
(Hi, I'm Betty Davis from Local 10.) Built in 1939, the Carlyle Hotel in Miami Beach is a classic example of this 2-word architectural style characterized by clean, simple shapes with a streamlined look
    $800 7
A devil's piano was one of these automatic weapons
    $800 22
Legumes like peanuts were important to Carver because they rotated well with this key textile crop
    $800 2
A keepsake or souvenir
    $800 17
"Mission: Impossible" star's pleasure trip aboard a boat
    $1200 13
(Hi, I'm Erin Christiansen from KGUN-9.) Many of the stone bridges of Sabino Canyon were built as part of the New Deal by this agency whose "W" stands for "Works"
    $1200 8
Life jackets were called by this star's name, to her delight
    DD: $3,000 23
Among his teachers, Carver counted James Wilson & Henry C. Wallace, who went on to be secretaries of this department
    $1200 3
To hypnotize
    $1200 26
This author of "Steppenwolf" observed, "Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke"
    $1200 18
A famous L.A. chef's hockey projectile
    $1600 14
(I'm Ryan Field from New York's ABC-7.) A collaboration involving architecture; engineer & landscape, garden & lighting design, this is Manhattan's newest park
    $1600 9
A tin fish was a torpedo; an ash can was this other anti-submarine weapon
    $1600 24
Carver claimed he could treat this paralytic disease with peanut oil massages & many flocked to Alabama for a cure
    $1600 4
"Me" starts & ends this word meaning inclined to interfere in others' affairs
    DD: $3,200 28
E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale entitled this device "and the Mouse King" evolved into a popular ballet
    $1600 19
A 1930s child star's Hindu worship spot
    $2000 15
(I'm Steve Hammond from WBOC.) The Gillis-Grier house in Salisbury, Maryland is Victorian in its 1887 time period... but its turrets & gables put it in the style named for this other queen of the early 1700s
    $2000 10
Named for a series of popular drawings, an hourglass-shaped radio transmitter was one of these alliterative "girls"
    $2000 25
Carver wasn't just about plants--in school he excelled in this field of mushrooms & fungi
    $2000 5
The union of 2 huge corporations is one of these
    $2000 27
In the drama "The Deputy", Rolf Hochhuth accused the XII pope of this name of tolerating Nazi policies
    $2000 20
Gracie Allen's husband's injuries

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Niraj Rebecca
$14,200 $3,600 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORERS
In 1513 the son of a local chief told this man, when you cross the mountains, "You shall see another sea"

Final scores:

Michelle Niraj Rebecca
$10,093 $7,199 $0
3-day champion: $46,693 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michelle Niraj Rebecca
$14,200 $10,000 $12,400
15 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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