Show #7543 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017


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Joe Nguyen, an attorney from New York, New York

Lisette Pringle, a jewelry store assistant manager from Little River, South Carolina

Kerry Benn, a legal news editor from Springfield, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I hope you know what they are.)
    $200 27
Camels were brought to this country to work in the Outback; today, it has the world's largest herd, about 750,000
    $200 1
To fight against authority & one who does so
    $200 11
The TVA's Paradise Fossil Plant in Kentucky
    $200 30
"Dutch" is "A Memoir of" this president
    $200 16
If I look over to see Vanna White in Johnny Gilbert's spot, you might see this 2-word acting term I'm doing here
    $200 6
Because it's this "Meatless" day, now a global movement
    $400 28
For textile purposes, camels aren't usually sheared or plucked; the hair is gathered via this natural process
    $400 2
To plant seeds & a female swine
    $400 12
The ancient Greek ship called the Penteconter--50 of them
    $400 21
A multivolume biography of this president begins with "The Engineer 1874-1914"
    $400 17
Standard film speed is this many frames per second; a NBA shot clock has the same number of seconds
    $400 7
Because it's this day whose evening Elton John once deemed "Alright For Fighting"
    $600 29
To protect against sand, some camels have 2 rows of these, so a curler makes a good gift
    $600 3
Portion of an hour & an adjective meaning "very tiny"
    $600 13
The Three Gorges facility in China
    DD: $3,000 22
Lawyer David O. Stewart wrote a book subtitled "The Trial of" this president
    $600 18
It was gloomy in L.A. that day, the day I asked 3 strangers about this 1940s film style, French for "black film"
    $600 8
Because it's this day, the one named for the guy Chris Hemsworth plays in those Marvel movies
    $800 26
A swaying motion that makes riders seasick gave rise to this nickname for camels
    $800 4
A book for a beginning reader & a treatment layer applied before painting
    $800 14
A barouche, mentioned by Jane Austen
    $800 23
"The River of Doubt" tells of his "darkest journey"
    $800 19
In "Trading Places" Eddie Murphy broke this 2-word "barrier" by turning to camera, deadpan, when told something obvious
    $800 9
Because it's this day, also the name of a literary character described as a "savage"
    $1000 25
There are 2 distinct species of this 2-humped camel: the domestic & the wild
    $1000 5
To switch back & forth & a replacement team captain in the NHL
    $1000 15
NextEra in Tehachapi, California, "The Birthplace of" this kind of power
    $1000 24
A book about "The Political Murder" of this president calls Charles Guiteau "the odd little man"
    $1000 20
(Sarah of Clue Crew demonstrates.) Visually, this effect is an inconsistency in an image's magnification between the center and edges of the frame; in audio, it makes my voice sound pretty rock 'n' roll
    $1000 10
Because it's this day of the week preceded once a year by "Shrove"

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

Kerry Lisette Joe
$2,000 $400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Lisette Joe
$2,000 $1,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A word between five and four that you would find in the dictionary.)
    $400 23
In 2007 Japan changed the name of this island to Iwo To; it still means "sulfur island"
    $400 4
3 aces, 2 jacks
    $400 10
It would cost the devil $1,100 to wear leather platform espadrille wingtip oxfords made by this Italian company
    $400 17
"and specially, from every shires ende of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende"
    $400 16
The first invasion with a main role for these troops was when the Nazi Fallschirmjäger descended from the sky on Crete
    $400 1
9-letter word used to describe a plan so well-designed that nothing could go wrong
    $800 20
Goraiko is a term for seeing the sunrise from the top of this most popular tourist site in the country
    $800 5
Working an additional job
    $800 12
It's about $30 a gallon if you shell out $299 for a Tom Mix 10-gallon cowboy hat from this U.S. company
    $800 18
"I, who now bid thee on this errand forth, am Beatrice; from a place I come revisited with joy"
    $800 25
In Jan. 2016 in Cortina, Italy, she was fastest down the hill for the 37th time, breaking the women's World Cup record
    $800 2
I just bought this kind of hyphenated home, a term implying that it needs some work
    $1200 21
"Ku" is Japanese for 9; in ancient times, this island had 9 provinces--today, it has 7 prefectures
    $1200 6
Untanned cattle skin
    $1200 13
Oh, Domenico & Stefano, heads of this brand, your $3,495 cherry-motif striped A-line dress is just to die for!
    DD: $2,200 19
"Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out"
    $1200 26
From 1940 to 1944 this rate in the U.S. went down from 14.6 to 1.2%
    $1200 3
"Insectoid" term for a sleazy hotel
    $1600 22
Home to the 1998 Winter Olympics, this city is famous for its soba, or buckwheat, noodles
    $1600 7
Franklin beat him in the 1936 presidential election
    $1600 14
It's crystals... actually, it's crystalline as in the $1,250 Crystalline Hours watch from this company
    $1600 29
"One, if by land, and two, if by sea; and I on the opposite shore will be"
    DD: $2,000 27
In 1858 British & American ships laid the first of these, as much as 2 miles down
    $1600 9
It's another term for the involuntary surrender of property
    $2000 24
Ie Shima, just off this largest island in the Ryukus, has a memorial to WWII reporter Ernie Pyle, who died there
    $2000 8
Something drawn along the bottom of a river to catch fish
    $2000 15
A crocodile lady bag PM from the French house named for this 19th c. trunk maker would set you back a mere $54,500
    $2000 28
The 1683 siege of Vienna was one example of gaining this lofty 2-word spot so you can sweep downhill on the enemy
    $2000 11
Sure, I'll have some ale; I even brought my own one of these drinking vessels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Lisette Joe
$6,000 $11,600 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Shigetaka Kurita designed the original set of 176 of these, which included the zodiac glyphs, hearts & a pair of googly eyes

Final scores:

Kerry Lisette Joe
$11,800 $12,001 $12,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kerry Lisette Joe
$8,000 $11,600 $14,400
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
24 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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