Show #7824 - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Kyle Jones game 7. Alex is clean-shaven.

Contestants

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Amanda Levreault, a production manager from Chicopee, Massachusetts

Bucky McMahon, an adventure travel writer from Tallahassee, Florida

Kyle Jones, a music teacher from Aurora, Colorado (whose 6-day cash winnings total $127,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE PROBES
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMERS BY TEAM
TOYS & GAMES
HOW CHEAP WERE THEY?
READING
THE T LEAVES
    $200 26
Helping prepare for events 5 years later, in 1964 Ranger 7 snapped over 4,000 photos of the surface of this
    $200 13
Franco Harris & Terry Bradshaw
    $200 9
This classic game's Cavity Sam has been given a new ailment:
Brain Freeze
    $200 6
Worth $58 billion, Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad got haircuts when visiting developing countries instead of in this homeland
    $200 1
Let's investigate how "A Higher Loyalty" by this ex-FBI head was a 2018 bestseller before it was even released
    $200 18
T gets loose from a strong string to be this beverage, red or white
    $400 27
Mercury's job in myth matches the name of this probe that studied Mercury from orbit & eventually crashed into it
    $400 16
Terrell Davis & John Elway
    $400 10
Alfred Butts glued gridded blueprints onto checkerboards & hand-lettered wood tiles to create this game
    $400 7
A 1785 letter said that to save ink, the late Duchess of Marlborough never did this; we hope she crossed her t's
    $400 2
In a Shakespeare adaptation by Jo Nesbø, Duncan is chief of police & this title guy, a devious inspector
    $400 19
To speak something out impulsively scares off the T & turns into this word, to obscure by smearing
    $600 28
In 2001, Deep Space 1 ran down one of these celestial objects & took pictures of its 5-mile-long nucleus
    $600 23
Michael Strahan & Frank Gifford
    $600 11
There's a "Super Spud" version of this classic toy
    $600 8
In 1922, as perhaps the world's biggest movie star, this comic had studio carpenters build his new home
    $600 3
In "I'll Be Gone in the Dark", Michelle McNamara detailed her quest for the Calif. murderer she dubbed this
    $600 20
A type of wound that will be the death of you kills the T to be this synonym for ethical
    $800 24
Brian Urlacher & Walter Payton
    $800 12
What could be more fun than this game featuring plastic simians? Hasbro suggests 2 casks or more are even better
    $800 15
John Elwes, who despite great wealth wore a wig found in a gutter, may have inspired this most famous miser of fiction
    $800 4
20 publishers said no thanks to this desert planet-set sci-fi novel before it came out in 1965; 20 million copies later...
    $800 21
The T runs off from a building where horses are kept & becomes this weasellike mammal with dark brown fur
    $1000 25
Randy White & Emmitt Smith
    DD: $2,400 14
This classic drawing toy was once called Telecran, still its name in France
    $1000 17
This billionaire & husband of Catherine T. didn't buy rubber bands--they were free with the morning paper!
    $1000 5
The structure of her novel "To the Lighthouse" is 2 days separated by the passage of 10 years
    $1000 22
A term meaning "purchased" cashes in a T to be this branch of a tree

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

Kyle Bucky Amanda
$4,800 -$200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Bucky Amanda
$10,000 -$600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ACTING THE PART
ISLANDS IN THE SEA
8-LETTER WORDS
ORANGE YOU GLAD
AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
(Jimmy: Some of the world's most inspiring art is in books and online.) (Kelly: But you can actually stand in front of it...)
ONLY AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
    $400 7
Katniss
    $400 22
Barbuda & Basse-Terre
    $400 6
Part of the Boy Scout law, it refers to one complying with authority, like a good dog
    $400 17
You'll find Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange in this state
    $400 16
Neville Bonner was the first member of this native Australian group to sit in the federal Parliament
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Still playable, the oldest piano in existence was made in the workshop of Bartolomeo Cristofori, who invented the instrument around 1700 at the court of this ruling family of Florence
    $800 8
Jake Shuttlesworth,
Easy Rawlins
    $800 27
The Pribilof Islands
    $800 9
This word that also means "trifling" follows "Times" in the name of a New Orleans newspaper
    $800 23
It's the classic cocktail of just orange juice & vodka
    $800 18
A memorial in Canberra honors the 50,000 Aussies who served in this conflict in the 1960s & '70s
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Of the only 35 or so known paintings by this Dutch master, the Met has 5, including "Young Woman with a Water Pitcher", which was the first of his canvases to enter a public American collection
    $1200 10
J,
Bagger,
Tea Cake Walters
    $1200 28
The Cyclades
    $1200 13
It's the U.S. military's equivalent of a prison
    $1200 24
First published in 1903, the Daily Orange is this New York university's student newspaper
    DD: $3,000 19
15-year-old Isabel Letham won fame as the 1st Aussie one of these after Duke Kahanamoku plucked her from a crowd in 1915
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Excavated in 1900, the frescoes from an Italian villa were buried by this 79 A.D. event & beautifully preserved
    $1600 11
Renton,
Obi-Wan Kenobi,
Phillip Morris,
Rodney Copperbottom
    $1600 29
Bornholm & Rugen
    $1600 14
It's the type of vehicle seen here
    $1600 25
An $87 million Mark Rothko painting is title "Orange..." these 2 colors that combine to make orange
    $1600 20
Australia's economy was transformed when the Merino type of this arrived in 1797
    $1600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Saved from flooding when the Aswan Dam was built, the Temple of Dendur was commissioned by Augustus, who was portrayed as a pharaoh making offerings to Osiris and this goddess, to whom the temple was primarily dedicated
    $2000 12
Cataleya,
Graciela,
Gamora,
Neytiri,
Uhura
    DD: $4,000 15
c. 1666 a British work used this word for a literal barrier; a 1971 text on operating system principles gave it a new sense
    $2000 26
This man became England's king in 1689 because his wife, daughter of the previous king, insisted on it
    $2000 21
An Australian Robin Hood to some, this Down Under bandit & bank robber was captured in 1880 & faced the hangman
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Viewers in 1884 were shocked by that dress & ridiculed her deathly pallor; when this 3-named American artist sold the painting to the Met, he asked that the woman not be named, hence the title "Madame X"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Bucky Amanda
$20,200 $4,600 $8,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOLKLORE
In legend, he called all the animals together but only 12 came, including a rat & a dragon

Final scores:

Kyle Bucky Amanda
$18,200 $0 $8,399
7-day champion: $145,403 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Bucky Amanda
$19,800 $4,600 $8,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
17 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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