Show #7619 - Thursday, October 26, 2017


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Phil Kohn, a retired engineer from Colonia, New Jersey

Erica Irving, a web developer from Washington, D.C.

Nan Bauer, a writer from Brooklyn, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Invented in 1930, these snack cakes only have a shelf life of 65 days--don't stock your zombie shelter with them
    $200 2
The 49th state joins the Union
    $200 5
It takes 640 of these units of land measure to make 1 square mile
    $200 10
All ages are allowed at movies rated G--the G is short for this
    $200 1
Cave canem means beware of this
    $200 19
Oddly, this rapper chose "Don't Stop Believin'"
    $400 8
The woman in the poster here was actually a metal presser, yet people still call her by this alliterative name
    $400 4
Aleksey Leonov takes the first space walk
    DD: $800 15
At Starbucks a venti hot drink is this many ounces
    $400 11
Any citizen can sit in this part of the Senate & watch the action; you need to get passes from your senator's office
    $400 3
Meaning "for this (purpose)", this 2-word phrase often precedes committee
    $400 21
Tom Holland used a bit of "Singin' In The Rain" before channeling Rihanna & this hit of hers
    $600 9
Despite the legend, entomologists have known for years how this insect, genus Bombus, can fly
    $600 6
The emir of Kuwait returns after 7 months in exile
    $600 16
Though it sounds like a measure of time,it's a measure of distance, about 32,000 round trips from the Earth to the sun
    $600 20
Got $10,000? You can compete in the main event of this card competition in Las Vegas
    $600 12
It's time to "go on" this 2-word phrase meaning endlessly or without limit
    $600 22
He wore hammer pants when he competed with "U Can't Touch This"
    $800 17
Doing this to remove synovial fluid bubbles in your joints doesn't cause arthritis
    $800 27
The last ad for cigarettes airs on U.S. television
    $800 29
A lively dance is in the name of this measure of booze that can be the equivalent of a shot
    $800 25
You are too popular! You can only invite 750 people at a time for this web-based RSVP service
    $800 13
This means war! Especially after ante- or post-!
    $800 23
Craig Ferguson took a chance on blue eyeshadow & this group, lip syncing to their "Take A Chance On Me"
    $1000 18
Despite potentially translating to "no go" in Spanish, this Chevrolet model sold fine in Latin American countries
    $1000 28
Huey Long is gunned down
    $1000 30
This type of ounce used in pricing precious metals is a bit heavier than the type used for baseball bats & newborns
    $1000 26
Any member of the World Science Fiction Society can vote for this literary award, which has led to some drama
    $1000 14
One not "of sound mind" is non this
    $1000 24
John Krasinski revealed his inner Tina Turner & a silver dress under his suit when he rolled down the river on this song

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

Nan Erica Phil
$800 $200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Erica Phil
$7,800 $1,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "D-I" and will come after "dinner" in the dictionary.)
    $400 18
A quarter honors his national historic site in Washington, D.C., & on the back is the man himself
    $400 11
The largest single optical telescope in the Southern Hemisphere is found in this country's Northern Cape Province
    $400 12
"The English Terence"--oh, & also "The Swan of Avon"
    $400 9
These extinct reptiles
    $400 1
In "Game of Thrones", Daenerys has 3 dragons but rides this one whose name is one letter off from "dragon"
    $400 6
Guitarist Dave Navarro hosts the Spike TV tattoo competition show this "Master"
    $800 19
Of the 2 brothers, only Wilbur can be seen clearly in the photo on which this state's quarter was based
    $800 27
You don't have to be making a TV documentary to use the Discovery Channel telescope near Flagstaff in this state
    $800 13
"The Good Gray Poet"
    $800 10
This bailiwick of a bishop
    $800 2
While fighting aliens as part of this Marvel mutant group, Kitty Pryde finds a dragon she names Lockheed
    $800 7
The blog Hanzi Smatter can make sure your tattoo is accurate in this language written entirely in Hanzi characters
    $1200 20
This Rough Rider is seen astride a horse on the 2016 quarter for the North Dakota national park named for him
    $1200 28
Keck I & II are twin telescopes found on this huge, dormant Hawaiian volcano
    $1200 14
"The Sage of Concord"
    $1200 15
This union of 2 vowels
    DD: $2,000 3
In a Harry Potter book, Fleur faces a dragon after being selected for a contest by this title vessel
    $1200 8
The safest way to remove tattoos is to break up the pigment using this device
    $1600 23
As the victor in this battle, Oliver Hazard Perry is seen on the quarter for the Ohio memorial that bears his name
    $1600 29
Arecibo Telescope, located on this West Indies island, discovered the first extrasolar planets
    $1600 21
"The Poet of Nature" & "The Great Laker" (also "The Blockhead" & "The Clownish Sycophant")
    $1600 16
This 2-terminal electrical device
    $1600 4
As Maleficent, this actress doesn't turn into a dragon to guard Aurora--she delegates that job to her crow
    $1600 24
This Old Testament book that bans a lot of things says, "Ye shall not... print any marks upon you"
    $2000 26
Hail this Caesar who signed the Declaration of Independence on behalf of Delaware & is on the state quarter
    DD: $3,000 30
Though in Chile, the exoplanet-searching telescope dubbed Trappist is a project of this country
    $2000 22
"The Lady of Christ's College" (maybe for his fair complexion) & "The British Homer"
    $2000 17
A full peasant skirt worn at Tyrolean festivals
    $2000 5
While encountering the spirit world, Chihiro discovers Haku has become a white dragon in this Miyazaki animated film
    $2000 25
Dotwork tattoos use this technique, from the Dutch for "dot"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Erica Phil
$9,400 $14,000 $1,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An early edition of this game that debuted in 1949 says that it's "the great new Sherlock Holmes game"

Final scores:

Nan Erica Phil
$16,600 $18,801 $1,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nan Erica Phil
$9,400 $13,200 $3,600
19 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2017-08-07
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