Show #7525 - Friday, May 5, 2017


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Seth Madej, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Rich Steeves, a manager of commercial support content from Norwalk, Connecticut

Ragavan Ramsubramani, a financial analyst from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be 3 words. One of those words will be "bad". The other two ain't.)
    $200 20
Michelangelo was just 23 when he carved this sculpture of the Virgin Mary cradling the crucified Christ
    $200 28
In the 1920s Italian chef Signor Cardini created this salad at his restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico
    $200 14
George & Lennie have dreams of living off the fat of the land in this Steinbeck tale
    $200 25
Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts is among his prior jobs
    $200 1
Sam Raimi directed this 2002 superhero film & 2 sequels
    $200 9
Proverbially, it is said to spoil the whole bunch (or barrel)
    $400 21
It's said that Shah Jahan intended to build a black marble mausoleum for himself across from this white marble one
    $400 29
Mrs. Wakefield invented these in Whitman, Mass. when she added cut-up chocolate bars to butter-cookie dough
    $400 15
In "Les Miserables" he's imprisoned for 19 years after stealing a loaf of bread
    $400 26
This Secretary was born in Prague
    $400 2
Mila Kunis plays a rival to ballerina Natalie Portman in this 2010 psychological thriller
    $400 10
Disney Channel had a movie called this, when your coiffure just won't cooperate
    $600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the National Mall.) Today, the Washington Monument unites us in patriotism, but as you can see from the different colors of marble used, it took many contentious decades to build, finally being dedicated 20 years after the end of this major historical event
    $600 17
This oyster dish was said to be named for John D. because it too was so rich
    $600 6
Dostoyevsky drew on his own experience in prison to write this 1866 masterpiece
    $600 16
He served in the U.S. Army in 1943, the year he became a citizen
    DD: $1,000 4
The title of this film refers to Tom Booker (Robert Redford), who uses his patient ways to cure Pilgrim
    $600 13
This song by CCR says, "Looks like we're in for nasty weather"
    $800 23
Both the exterior & interior of this sacred Islamic shrine in Jerusalem are decorated with marble & mosaics
    $800 19
This "colorful" salad dressing with parsley, chives & tarragon was created at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco
    $800 8
This character says, "I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye"
    $800 5
Seth Rogen took on the role of Britt Reid in this 2011 superhero film
    $800 12
BCD is short for this not-so-great way of getting out of the military
    $1000 24
Here's one of the white marble bridges over the Golden River in this Imperial Palace complex in Beijing
    $1000 18
This banana dessert was created at Brennan's in New Orleans & named for a pal of the owner
    $1000 7
This novel is about Ignatius J. Reilly, the Don Quixote of the French Quarter
    $1000 27
He took the job in 1841 & again in 1850; maybe the devil made him do it
    $1000 3
Ted Levine played the serial killer known as Buffalo Bill in this 1991 film
    $1000 11
Henry is the first name of this naughty character created for newspapers in the 1880s

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

Ragavan Rich Seth
$800 $1,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Rich Seth
$2,400 $5,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Tourists are advised against baptisms in this river, believed to be the site of Jesus's baptism--it's too polluted now
    $400 11
To form an opinion (or a baby!)
    $400 4
Him in 2016: "I have only said like 10,000 times I will be a private citizen in January"; in June: gonna stay in the Senate
    $400 5
A polo field is 160 yards wide & this many yards long, so Tom Brady would have to do 3 times the work
    $400 30
In 2004 this Spice Girl created her own line of jeans called VB Rocks
    $400 19
Before painting his mother, he used his mistress as a subject in "Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl"
    DD: $3,000 28
A section of this 1,300-mile-long river forms the border between Venezuela & Colombia
    $800 12
A John Lennon classic, or to form a mental picture
    $800 1
Come for the canals, stay for the San Marco Basilica, begun in its original form in 829 A.D. in this city
    $800 6
When playing polo, this item that ranges from 49 to 54 inches long must be held in your right hand
    $800 27
A "Project Runway" judge for many years, he designed Michelle Obama's dress for her first official White House portrait
    $800 26
Dora Maar took pictures of him making "Guernica" & he used Dora as a model for "Weeping Woman" pieces
    $1200 16
In Lisbon, the 25th of April Bridge spans this river
    $1200 15
To postulate; when you do it, you make the first 3 letters out of the last 3
    $1200 2
Chef Marco Pierre White said he turned this "Hell's Kitchen" star, then a young employee, into a blubbering wreck
    $1200 7
At halftime, spectators head onto the field to stomp these, also a term for clods gouged out by golfers
    $1200 25
In 1937 Elsa Schiaparelli's new color, a shocking shade of this, was the sensation of the fashion world
    DD: $2,000 22
Rosa La Rouge was a favorite model of his from the Paris brothels where he sometimes lived & worked in the late 1800s
    $1600 17
The Dniester & this river with the same first 4 letters are both said to get their names from the Sarmatian language
    $1600 14
The "J" in the Navy's JAG, it also means to form an opinion
    $1600 3
Young Marco gets quite imaginative in Dr. Seuss' "And to Think That I Saw It on" this thoroughfare
    $1600 8
This man seen here hit the field for Cambridge as an undergrad & raised millions playing solely for charity
    $1600 24
The 1920s were busy for this Parisian designer; she launched her first perfume & introduced her legendary suit
    $1600 20
Jonathan Buttall probably sat for this 1770 painting, but it could have been Gainsborough Dupont, the artist's nephew
    $2000 18
It's Africa's second-longest river, after the Nile
    $2000 13
If you have sense perception, you are said to be this, from the Latin sentire, "to feel"
    $2000 10
"The Travels of Marco Polo" is also known by this numerical title
    $2000 9
Like golf, polo uses this rating system, which ranges from minus-2 to 10, 10 being given to the best players
    $2000 23
Known for his red, white & blue logo, he created a style of fashion known as "classic American cool"
    $2000 21
Van Gogh's portrait of this homeopath includes some foxglove, likely to be used medicinally

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ragavan Rich Seth
$10,000 $12,000 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2016 Elizabeth II became the world's longest-reigning living monarch when this country's king died after a 70-year reign

Final scores:

Ragavan Rich Seth
$13,001 $0 $1,999
3-day champion: $54,603 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ragavan Rich Seth
$11,000 $12,000 $15,200
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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