Show #7717 - Tuesday, March 13, 2018


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McKayle Bruce, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Paris Themmen, an entrepreneur from North Hollywood, California

Zach Dark, an investment analyst from Hoover, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

"P" + 3
(Alex: Each correct response will be four letters long and will begin with a "P".)
    $200 3
It's this part of a plane
    $200 21
Kitalpha is the brightest star in Equuleus, Little this
    $200 16
German shepherds & Labrador & golden retrievers are specially bred to serve as these guide dogs for the blind
    $200 7
Reel in Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" to know the land-based parts take place on this island
    $200 1
Easter eggs were a welcome sight to some, since eggs were once forbidden during this previous period
    $200 26
Stunt director Yakima Canutt told Charlton Heston, "You just stay in" this; "I guarantee you'll win the damn race"
    $400 4
It's this colorful singer
    $400 22
Sagitta is this projectile
    $400 17
Don't use this 3-letter abbrev. for a high school equivalency exam or diploma generically--it's a trademark
    $400 8
With cars, phones & faxes, his 1863 novel "Paris in the 20th Century" was rejected as too fantastical to be believed
    $400 12
Along with yellow rabbits, this purveyor of fluffy sweets offers blue marshmallow chicks for Easter
    $400 27
Judah Ben-Hur is wrongfully condemned to these Roman slave ships
    $600 2
It's this piece of footwear
    $600 23
Corona Borealis is this directional crown
    $600 18
There's a national association of these trademarked professionals who help people buy homes
    $600 11
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is a story of this Southern city
    $600 13
Judy Garland sang about one of these "with all the frills upon it"
    DD: $4,000 28
After an act of heroism, Ben-Hur appears before this emperor whose name relates to the river of Rome
    $800 5
It's this item held by the man in the illustration
    $800 24
Circinus means this, the drafting tool it represents
    $800 19
Indiana University professor Rolla Harger introduced it as the Drunkometer
    $800 9
Albert Camus set several works in the French colony of Algeria, including this first novel
    $800 14
This president's wife Lucy moved the Easter Egg Roll to the White House in 1878
    $800 29
A polygamous sheik tells Ben-Hur, "One god, that I can understand--but one" this? "That is not civilized"
    $1000 6
It's this Broadway impresario
    $1000 25
Show off your I.Q.: Mensa is Latin for this piece of furniture
    $1000 20
It's the trademarked brand of pigments that are fluorescent in sunlight
    $1000 10
In H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness", an expedition discovers an alien terror on this continent
    $1000 15
This animal is the traditional main course of the pope's Easter dinner
    $1000 30
The first person whose first & last names appear onscreen is this author of the original novel

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

Zach Paris McKayle
$1,200 $2,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Paris McKayle
$3,600 $8,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In 1952 over 1 million people cried for this political leader, jamming the streets for her funeral procession
    $400 16
90,000 fans paid tribute to this late, great rocker by singing "I Won't Back Down" at a U. of Florida football game
    $400 11
A person sleeping can wake up coughing & choking with GERD, in which stomach acid flows back up into this tube
    $400 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Mediterranean spans 2,500 miles from the Gulf of Iskenderun on the southern coast of Turkey to this historically vital channel between Spain & Africa
    $400 1
In the early 1500s this Italian wrote that there's no moral aspect to wielding power
    $400 21
PIN number
    $800 7
This legendary woman was based on Mary Ludwig Hays & others who brought water to soldiers in the Amer. Revolution
    $800 17
Ryan Gosling's character encounters the reclusive Rick Deckard in this film
    $800 12
The mitral valve acts as a one-way gate, letting blood flow from the left atrium to the left one of these heart chambers
    $800 27
Got 160 trillion rupiah? Help Indonesia bridge the Sunda Strait from Sumatra to this more populous island
    $800 2
It comes before "college" & "organizer" & is at least as important as the individual in a school of political thought
    $800 22
EMP pulse
    $1200 8
I spy with my little eye this Dutch woman, executed as a spy during World War I
    $1200 18
Billy Eichner left the street for this show's "Cult" & played a game of what Billy liked to call "sawing off my boss' head"
    $1200 13
Laennec's type of this liver disease is primarily caused by chronic alcohol consumption
    $1200 30
The Red Sands shore on the Northumberland Strait is a prime tourism area on this Canadian island province
    $1200 3
The origin of modern conservatism is thinking this 18th c. revolution was a really bad idea
    $1200 23
UPC code
    $1600 9
19th c. editor of Ladies' Magazine guided U.S. tastes & even convinced Lincoln to enact this holiday
    DD: $2,000 19
In 2017 Bill Murray made news when he attended this Broadway musical & then, of course, came back the next night
    $1600 14
Also called a thrombocyte, this component of blood plays a key role in forming blood clots
    DD: $5,000 29
The south end of the East China Sea is the strait named for this island
    $1600 4
In ancient Greece if you weren't a slave or a woman you could be this, polites
    $1600 24
LCD display
    $2000 10
This woman of Avila was a religious reformer of the 1500s who was persecuted by the Inquisition but later made a saint
    $2000 20
"I don't dance now, I make money moves" are lyrics we can quote from this Cardi B hit song
    $2000 15
It's the main form in which carbohydrates are stored in the human body; it's broken down into glucose as needed
    $2000 28
It's the strait dividing Sicily from Italy's toe, or a city on the strait
    $2000 5
In "Leviathan", this thinker argued humans are by nature selfish & evil & therefore, need to be kept under control
    $2000 25
SALT talks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Paris McKayle
$13,600 $3,400 $9,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The New York Times called this 1,000-page novel by a woman "one of the most influential business books ever written"

Final scores:

Zach Paris McKayle
$19,201 $6,800 $0
2-day champion: $48,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Paris McKayle
$13,600 $5,000 $11,600
20 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2017-12-12
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