Show #7817 - Tuesday, September 11, 2018


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Becky Warren, a rock musician from Nashville, Tennessee

Lori Goodman, a nonprofit executive director from Goleta, California

Rick Terpstra, an aspiring English teacher from Havertown, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Curtains made of carbon fiber rods are specifically designed to help buildings withstand these
    $200 11
White rapper wins contest, yo
    $200 13
He became friends with Bill Gates at Lakeside School; like Bill, he dropped out of college
    $200 19
Published in 1783, his "American Spelling Book" preceded his famous dictionary by 45 years
    $200 2
Type of card you might receive in a hospital
    $400 5
Pesticides called neonicotinoids are under an E.U. ban, primarily to save these insects
    $400 29
Kite Power Systems in the U.K. is developing the use of kites instead of turbines to provide this type of energy
    $400 12
A trio of bachelors cares for a foundling left on their doorstep
    $400 17
Here's the buzz--he's the voice of Buzz Lightyear
    $400 20
In 1875 this Tammany Hall "Boss" escaped from prison & fled to Cuba & then to Spain
    $400 3
To reside
    $600 6
(Kelly shows the Statue of Liberty on the monitor.) When unveiled in 1886, the Statue of Liberty looked something like this, but by 1920, the copper exterior had turned completely green because of weathering, as well as this chemical process & the copper's exposure to the air
    $600 26
The 1822 "Charvolant" was this type of passenger vehicle pulled at up to 20 MPH by kites instead of horses
    $600 14
A chaste nerd trades his action figures in for chicks
    $600 18
In 1844 Macon Allen became the first black one of these professionals in the U.S. & later, first black justice of the peace
    $600 21
In 1817, Congress divided a territory that became these two states that are practically mirror images of each other
    $600 4
    $800 7
Many invertebrates comprising this 1,400-mile structure off Australia died in 2016
    $800 27
This type of kite, also known as a cellular kite, is seen here, aloft
    $800 15
A derelict alien spaceship is stalled out over South Africa
    $800 24
Trying to capture Montreal, this Green Mountain Boy was captured by the British & held prisoner until May 6, 1778
    $800 22
On Sept. 17, 1862 this bloody battle in Maryland ended the first Confederate invasion of the North
    $800 9
Samuel Johnson's faithful bio man
    $1000 8
A new bacterium, Ideonella sakaiensis, could soon help degrade these polymers in landfills
    DD: $3,000 28
On Dec. 12, 1901 he used a kite to raise an antenna & claimed to receive the first wireless signal from over the Atlantic
    $1000 16
A man is sent back in time to try to prevent a plague
    $1000 25
This 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner by Allen Drury told about the inner workings of the U.S. Senate
    $1000 23
On Feb. 1, 1960 4 students held a historic sit-in at a lunch counter in this N.C. city in protest over segregation
    $1000 10
A rapid, spontaneous growth of support for a political movement

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

Rick Lori Becky
$4,000 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Lori Becky
$7,000 $8,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In 2005 some 300,000 mourners filled St. Peter's Square for his funeral
    $400 6
John Grisham followed "A Time to Kill" with this novel about a Harvard Law grad joining a shady Southern practice
    $400 20
Ask Lewis Carroll--anonym is a synonym for this word that ends in "nym"
    $400 1
A town 14 miles southwest of Paris developed around this 17th century palace that tourists flock to
    $400 16
Overrun with "Cats" for nearly 20 years, the Winter Garden Theatre opened this ABBA-tastic show in 2001
    $400 19
Phycology is the study of this very common type of underwater plant
    $800 12
Seen here is Thubten Gyatso, the 13th person to be given this title
    $800 7
Knowing a good thing when he'd found it, Daniel Defoe penned "The Further Adventures of" this guy
    $800 21
Peking is an exonym for this place
    $800 2
The Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe in this state welcome skiers as well as superfans of "The Sound of Music"
    $800 17
Irony! This future Jean Valjean film actor bumped "Les Miserables" from the Imperial Theatre with "The Boy From Oz"
    $800 25
The Cloaca Maxima of this city is one of the oldest sewer systems in the world
    DD: $3,400 13
John Carroll, the first Roman Catholic bishop in the U.S., founded this D.C. university in 1789
    $1200 8
In "Midnight's Children", No. 2 by Salman Rushdie, Saleem is born Aug. 15, 1947 in this country on its independence day
    $1200 22
Homonym time: a "Battlestar Galactica" cuss word, or an oil-extraction process
    $1200 3
Viking's "Waterways of the Tsars" cruise travels down this river in Russia
    $1200 18
The "monthly" Tracy Letts Pulitzer Prize winner was replaced by his own play "Superior Donuts"
    $1200 26
The under secretary for nuclear security works for this U.S. department
    $1600 14
In 1996, he formally retired as archbishop of Cape Town
    $1600 9
2006's "New Moon", second in a 4-book series, was the sequel to this debut
    DD: $2,000 28
Members of the organization known by this acronym run alphabetically from Algeria to Venezuela
    $1600 4
Adjacent to Norfolk, this city has about 30 miles of oceanfront & a creative district called ViBe
    $1600 23
"The Little Mermaid" preceded this show as a Disney movie, but followed it at the Lunt-Fontanne as a musical
    $1600 27
Freud put plenty of laugh lines in "Jokes and Their Relation to" this part of the mind
    $2000 15
Mary, Queen of Scots was not amused when this Scottish Reformation leader married her relative in 1564
    $2000 10
His second novel, "The Beautiful and Damned", was published in 1922 & deals with a rich & glamorous couple
    $2000 29
A tautonym is a scientific name consisting of the same word twice, like Vulpes vulpes for the red this
    $2000 5
Port-Vila is the capital city of this nation of the southwest Pacific that was the New Hebrides until 1980
    $2000 24
This writer's "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" followed "Dial 'M' for Murder" at the Plymouth Theatre
    $2000 30
"As far beneath Hades as heaven is above Earth", this place of Greek myth was worse than getting your teeth scraped

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Lori Becky
$17,800 $19,000 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Switching the syllables in the German word for building of a home gave this design & architecture school its name

Final scores:

Rick Lori Becky
$29,199 $34,401 $3,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $34,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rick Lori Becky
$17,400 $14,800 $3,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2018-07-17
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