Show #7277 - Tuesday, April 12, 2016


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Joyce Lynch, a water exercise instructor from Austin, Texas

Carter Spires, a law student originally from Birmingham, Alabama

Ricky Young, a tax accountant originally from Canyonville, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The 2016 Grammycast featured "Make Me Like You", a video recorded live on roller skates by this singer
    $200 21
In 2015 45 tons of love locks were removed from the Pont des Arts, one of the bridges on this river
    $200 9
Norrland, Svealand, and Götaland are this country's three main regions
    $200 26
In 1839, after leading his people on the Trail of Tears, John Ross helped write a new constitution for this tribe
    $200 6
Let's be "frank"; it's a food term for a flamboyant athlete trying to draw attention
    $200 16
In the title of an Irving Berlin song, it comes between "Top Hat" & "Tails"
    $400 2
She co-wrote her hit "All About That Bass"
    $400 22
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was the first suspension bridge across the narrows of this sound
    $400 11
For decades, this trio of automobile manufacturers known as the Big Three dominated the U.S. auto market
    $400 27
To indicate this type of transport in Plains Indian sign language, combine the signs for boat & fire
    $400 7
A secure position for a business to advance, or a great spot for a mountain climber to put his toes
    $400 17
A style of bow tie with widening ends like wings is named for this insect
    $600 3
We've got the same love for this duo, a rapper & DJ-producer, seen here
    $600 23
Opened in 1883, it spans the East River into lower Manhattan
    $600 13
Watch classic black & white comedy shorts on from this trio, like "Cactus Makes Perfect"
    $600 28
Baggataway is what Native Americans called this sport they played with balls of leather stuffed with animal hair
    $600 8
Hairdo feature seen here
    $600 18
A pin is often used to secure this necktie named for a fashionable English horse-racing site
    $800 4
In 2015 Zayn Malik officially quit this band
    DD: $2,000 24
In Italian it's known as the Ponte dei Sospiri
    $800 14
The fireproof trio Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego appear in this book of the Old Testament
    $800 29
In an 1898 article in McClure's Magazine, Two Moon gave his account of what happened at this June 1876 battle
    $800 10
It means "truth" or "fact" & in olden days there were many "-sayers" of it
    $800 19
This type of wide, triangular knot is traditionally used for tying a four-in-hand necktie
    $1000 5
Former "SNL" cast member Rob Schneider is the father of this "Ex's & Oh's" singer
    $1000 25
If you want to match the International Orange paint color of this bridge, Sherwin Williams' Fireweed is close
    $1000 15
The 3 Norns were the Norse counterparts of this trio in Greek myth who determined human destinies
    $1000 30
The name of this tribe, the USA's largest, comes from a word meaning "planted fields", since they were farmers
    $1000 12
It's another word for a crucifix or cross
    $1000 20
This Western tie is named for its resemblance to a certain weapon

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

Ricky Carter Joyce
$3,200 $4,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ricky Carter Joyce
$7,600 $5,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Before becoming a prolific author, he taught biochemistry
    $400 6
An isolation tactic used to stop the spread of disease lends its name to this 2008 thriller featuring a few CDC agents
    $400 1
In 1924 Rogers Hornsby's was .424
    $400 11
(Kelly gives the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson.) The F-14 Tomcat's movable swing wings can sweep through an arc of nearly 50 degrees in response to changes in this number, the ratio of an aircraft's speed to the speed of sound
    $400 24
This Longfellow hero "heard the whispering of the pine-trees"
    $400 23
Krung Thep or "City of Angels" is an alternate name for this largest Thai city
    $800 17
He was both the eighth vice-president and the eighth president
    $800 7
Rob Lowe is among the superflu survivors in this 1994 miniseries based on a Stephen King tale
    $800 2
In the sequence 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 4 is this, like a highway strip
    $800 12
Code-named "Zeke" by the Allies, Japan's WWII Mitsubishi A6M fighter was better known by this numerical name
    $800 25
In "Birches", this New England poet wrote that he'd like to "climb black branches up a snow-white trunk toward heaven"
    $800 22
Until the 1930s Thailand was an absolute monarchy & known as this
    $1200 18
Here's this waltz king at around age 50
    $1200 8
In this 2002 film a man awakens after 2 fortnights in a coma to find London devastated by a chimp-borne virus
    $1200 3
Chicago's oldest commercial airport
    $1200 13
This short name of a Russian design bureau was applied to jet fighters like the one seen here
    $1200 26
This lake poet's "The Haunted Tree" is about an oak tree in England's Lake District
    $1200 21
Rot-dtit, from words meaning "car" & "stuck", is Thai for this event, a common Thai complaint
    DD: $3,000 19
Here's this general late in life, still sporting his signature side whiskers
    $1600 9
The title of this 1995 Dustin Hoffman film refers to the appearance of a deadly African virus in California
    $1600 4
It's the "I" in an IRBM ballistic missile
    $1600 14
A Paris tennis stadium is named for this fighter pilot, the first to mount a gun that fired through the propellor arc
    $1600 27
"Loveliest of trees", this fruit tree "now is hung with bloom along the bough", wrote A.E. Housman
    $1600 29
The name of Singha, Thailand's most popular beer, comes from a word for this animal that once widely roamed Asia
    $2000 20
His long reign over Austria-Hungary ended with his death in 1916
    $2000 10
An extraterrestrial virus puts a galaxy of hurt on a New Mexico town in this 1971 sci-fi thriller
    $2000 5
If you're as far away from one place as another, you're this 11-letter word
    $2000 15
(Kelly gives the clue from the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson.) Designed for high-altitude reconnaissance in the days before surveillance satellites, the Lockheed SR-71 still holds the world speed record for a manned jet, nearly 2200 miles per hour; it's known by this avian nickname
    DD: $4,000 28
Christina Rossetti wrote, "Who has seen" this, "neither you nor I, but when the trees bow down their heads", it "is passing by"
    $2000 30
Divided into 100 satangs, this is the Thai unit of currency

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ricky Carter Joyce
$13,000 $13,600 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
In 1963 he wrote to MLK seeking a united front of "all Negro factions" against "a common problem posed by a common enemy"

Final scores:

Ricky Carter Joyce
$23,601 $26,001 $17,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ricky Carter Joyce
$10,400 $13,600 $9,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
19 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2016-03-01
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