Show #7887 - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Contestants

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Anne Cushman, a flight attendant from Denton, Texas

Conor McMahon, a museum curator from Rapid City, South Dakota

Jackie Fuchs, an attorney and writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,089)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHO DONE IT?
HOORAY FOR BOLLYWOOD!
CLOTHES MAKE THE IDIOM
ROALD DAHL
BODIES OF WATER
LIKES & RAVERS
    $200 20
Invented the lightning rod around 1750
    $200 29
"Bollywood" is the Hindi-language film industry of this country
    $200 28
If you're a generous person, you "would give" someone in need this, the jersey you're wearing
    $200 30
This character "can make marshmallows that taste of violets"
    $200 5
This term for a quintet of bodies of water in North America is also used for a group in Africa
    $200 6
In 2016 this social network sextupled the ways you can react to a posting, adding emojis to plan old "like"
    $400 24
Beat Bobby Riggs in 1973's tennis "Battle of the Sexes"
    $400 19
Full of gunfights & bandits, the Bollywood classic "Sholay" is called not a "spaghetti" but a "curry" one of these
    $400 17
Secretive plotting involves this pair of items, one a long garment & one a knife
    $400 11
Roald Dahl wondered what if a cherry from one of this trees just kept growing bigger & bigger, inspiring this novel of his
    $400 1
Around 1633 Rembrandt painted the Biblical scene "Storm on the Sea of" this
    $400 7
In 2017 Netflix went from a rating system using stars to a simpler one using these body parts
    $600 23
Wrote her autobiography "Lady Sings the Blues"
    $600 27
Raj Kapoor, star of "Awaara", or "The Tramp", was Bollywood's version of this silent comedian, also "The Tramp"
    $600 16
Discussing one's private problems in front of others is "airing" this "in public"
    $600 12
Wes Anderson made a stop-motion film based on this tale of a cunning animal who steals poultry from 3 mean farmers
    DD: $1,000 2
This misleadingly named body of water is landlocked by Russia, Kazakhstan & 3 other nations
    $600 8
Jane Lynch leads a cast of comedians in an audiobook reading funny review from this shopping site
    $800 22
First proposed a temperature scale that begins at absolute zero
    $800 26
In 1946 "Neecha Nagar" shared the Grand Prix at the first of this French city's annual festivals
    $800 14
To make money solely for oneself & perhaps dishonestly is to "line" these
    $800 13
Roald co-wrote the script for this 1968 musical film about a magical flying car
    $800 3
Italy is surrounded by seas of the Mediterranean, including the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Ionian Sea & this one
    $800 9
This 4-letter site suggests detailing your favorite dishes when writing restaurant reviews on it
    $1000 21
Designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial when she was 21
    $1000 25
Like Brando, 1940s & '50s Bollywood star Dilip Kumar pioneered this naturalistic acting style
    $1000 15
To understand another, try "walking a mile" in these soft leather shoes
    $1000 18
By the time she begins school at age 5, this title girl is reading Charles Dickens & Rudyard Kipling
    $1000 4
The Southern or Antarctic Ocean is narrowest at the 600-mile wide Drake Passage between these 2 continents
    $1000 10
Online, "h/t" is short for these 2 words, a way to express gratitude with your homburg or fedora

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

Jackie Conor Anne
$1,800 $3,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Conor Anne
$6,400 $4,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HELICOPTER MUSEUM
TREES
NO. 1 SONGS
DO YOU COMPUTE?
4th CENTURY BOOKSTORE
IMPOSSIBLE WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word that is made up of some or all of the letters in the word "impossible".)
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) Remote-controlled by radar, the torpedo-carrying Gyrodyne QH-50C was used in the 1960s as an anti-submarine weapon, making it one of the first of these now-ubiquitous unmanned vehicles
    $400 20
Queen & California fan are 2 species of this tree, an iconic symbol of Beverly Hills
    $400 24
She covered "I Will Always Love You" for "The Bodyguard" soundtrack
    $400 22
"Hymns on Paradise" by Ephrem the Syrian includes commentary on this book of the Bible in which paradise is lost
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) With a fearsome armament that could include rockets, missiles, cannons, a Gatling gun & more, it's no wonder the "A" in the name of Army's Bell AH-1 Cobra stands for this, its primary mission
    $800 19
The tree called this bat willow provides the best wood to protect your wicket
    $800 21
A popular romance inspired by a story in the Mahabharata, "Shakuntala" is a revered drama in this language
    $800 15
"As crooked as a dog's hind leg", for example
    $1200 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) Able to take off & land vertically & fly like a conventional airplane, the tiltrotor Osprey was the product of a long & controversial development process, inspired by the failure of Navy helicopters during the aborted 1980 hostage rescue in this country
    $1200 16
The tree & the item seen here share this name
    $1200 6
"No One" was a No. 1 hit for her
    DD: $5,000 25
A computer acting under a hacker's control is called a zombie or this, & a group of them is a zombie army or this "net"
    $1200 9
Chrysostom's book about parenting says don't overdo this: "Threaten (a child) with the tawse, but do not lay it on"
    $1200 12
What you give a pursuer you elude
    $1600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) Nicknamed the "Receiver", the Piasecki PV-14 saved hundreds of lives in search & rescue operations, and in 1962, one lifted this Friendship 7 pilot from his pickup ship to a waiting aircraft carrier
    DD: $3,000 17
This is the better-known Genus & species name of the maidenhair tree, used in Chinese medicine to boost memory
    $1600 7
She cowrote & sang "Call Me Maybe"
    $1600 23
The parents of this World Wide Web inventor AKA "TimBL" both worked on the first commercial computer
    $1600 10
"Soliloquies" is a collection of the inner dialogues of this saint of Hippo
    $1600 13
In March 2017 the last of a fabled fleet of these was deflated
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) One of the earliest production helicopters, the S-51, got the "S" in its name from this Russian-American designer & helicopter pioneer
    $2000 18
(Alex presents from the Galapagos Islands.) These trees that provide shelter for many coast-dwelling animals have adapted with an open-air root system with lots of pores to capture the oxygen they don't get from the muddy water they grow in
    $2000 8
Her '90s No. 1s include "Dreamlover" & "One Sweet Day"
    $2000 11
A biography by Athanasius tells of the lures set by the devil, known ever since as this "of St. Anthony"
    $2000 14
Border land for Homer & Ovid in Dante's circles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Conor Anne
$12,400 $12,000 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. LANDMARKS
The 1st segment of this was dedicated on July 4, 1930; the next, August 30, 1936; section 3, on September 17, 1937 & the last, on July 2, 1939

Final scores:

Jackie Conor Anne
$24,600 $24,000 $1
3-day champion: $58,689 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jackie Conor Anne
$12,400 $11,200 $10,600
15 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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