Show #7103 - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Contestants

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Alex Irvine, a writer originally from Ypsilanti, Michigan

Rena Traube, a financial analyst originally from Brooklyn, New York

Brandon Powell, a contracting officer from Huntsville, Alabama (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,788)

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Jeopardy! Round

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A MAN IN UNIFORM
IN THE DICTIONARY
THE WRITE STUFF
ZIP IT!
TV TITLE ____& ____
NICE PACKAGE
    $200 1
Before throwing his hat into the political arena, he wore a naval uniform
    $200 9
A swimming event, or in music, an arrangement made from a series of melodies or songs
    $200 3
He wrote, "While ignorance and poverty persist... books such as" "Les Miserables" "cannot fail to be of value"
    $200 14
30303:
This peach of a city
    $200 19
Knope says yep to government work
    $200 24
From the Italian for "pasteboard", it's a cardboard container in which milk is packaged
    $400 2
You could say he went quite far with his career, especially in 1969
    $400 10
As a verb, it means to throw repeatedly; as a noun, it's the skin of an animal, including the fur
    $400 4
Isak Dinesen's memoir has the Danish title "Den afrikanske farm" & this English title
    $400 15
90210:
This ritzy California city
    $400 20
A prime-time crime-solving staple from 1990 to 2010; bong bong!
    $400 27
Ballantine was one of the first companies to sell beer cans in these units that are part of a slang term for a common man
    $600 7
We salute these two generals, seen here during a 1991 press conference
    $600 11
This term for ending a life to end suffering comes from the Greek for "good death"
    $600 5
This 19th-century author wrote steamy thrillers like "Behind a Mask", as well as books about young people
    $600 16
10001:
This jumbo fruit
    $600 21
2 movie reviewers get their names in this show's title in 1986; thumbs up!
    $600 28
In a song from "The Sound of Music", "Brown paper packages tied up with strings" are a few of these title objects
    DD: $2,200 25
He was captured here in his band uniform
    $800 12
NP is short for this health care professional who does many tasks customarily performed by a physician
    $800 6
Arna Bontemps is said to have rung out this "Renaissance" with his 1931 novel "God Sends Sunday"
    $800 17
23456:
Virginia this, Virginia
    $800 22
He flew to earth in an egg; she lived in Colorado; boom. Hit '70s sitcom
    $800 29
LPs come in sleeves in album jackets; their successors, compact discs, come in packages called these
    $1000 26
There's no mistaking this Civil War general
    $1000 13
Cheval glass is one of these that's mounted in a frame
    $1000 8
This 17th century French playwright collapsed while performing in his own play "The Imaginary Invalid"
    $1000 18
50001:
Ackworth, NW of Ottumwa in this state
    $1000 23
Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander, respectively
    $1000 30
Last name of 19th c. merchant Sir Thomas, who put his image as well as his name on packages of his tea

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

Brandon Rena Alex
$2,200 $800 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Rena Alex
$1,600 $0 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
NON-TALKATIVE SHOW BIZ FOLK
ICELAND
LADY "B" GOOD
(Alex: "B" will begin each correct response.)
ARMED
DANGEROUS
    $400 12
After the victory here on October 19, 1781, Lafayette wrote, "The play is over... the fifth act has just ended"
    $400 22
"Good evening! My name is Penn Jillette... My partner", this man--I'll be doing all the talking, thanks
    $400 3
Iceland's capital, it was founded on a site settled by Ingolfur Arnarson in the 9th century
    $400 1
Until 1904 she was president of the American Red Cross
    $400 17
This 2-headed muscle flexes the forearm
    $400 4
It'd be a sin to not know when this precedes "nightshade" it is also known as belladonna
    $800 13
Legend says this queen was saved from an angry mob at Versailles when Lafayette bowed & kissed her hand
    $800 23
The hairy look of this grunting Wookiee was inspired by George Lucas' pet dog Indiana
    $800 15
In 2015 an Icelandic group reconnected to its Norse past by building a temple to several gods including him, boss of the gods
    $800 2
In the '80s this French sex symbol started an animal welfare foundation
    $800 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew puts his palms together above his head.) I'm signaling one of these that's two points for your football team
    $800 5
Having evil intentions; it's the pathological opposite of benign
    $1200 14
He secured Lafayette's 1797 release from an Austrian prison but Lafayette later opposed his taking the title emperor
    $1200 24
In "Guardians of the Galaxy", this treelike character was unafraid to identify himself more than once
    $1200 16
In October 1986 these 2 world leaders met in Iceland in an attempt to thaw tensions in the Cold War
    $1200 9
In 1914 this "Divine Sarah" of the stage was made a member of the Legion of Honor
    $1200 19
Buying a house might cost you an arm & a leg; you could apply for an A.R.M., this type of agreement
    $1200 6
Oh, say can you see this means treacherous & describes a "fight", anthem-ically?
    $1600 29
In March 1825, while touring the U.S., Lafayette visited Fayetteville in this state, the first U.S. town named for him
    $1600 25
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew's assistant, this Muppet had pretty much a 1-word vocabulary--a repeated "meep"
    $1600 20
So many people in Iceland have the same names that telephone books list these along with their names & addresses
    $1600 10
This "Freckle Juice" author works with the National Coalition Against Censorship
    $1600 27
This confederate general's left arm is buried at Ellwood Plantation; the rest of him is interred near VMI
    $1600 7
Let's assess this one-syllable term referring to the uncertainty an insurance company exposes itself to in a policy
    DD: $5,000 30
Lafayette was buried in Paris with soil taken from the grounds of this 1775 battle, the bloodiest of the Revolution
    DD: $4,400 26
Calling him a "character" is a bit of a stretch, but Tom Hanks made him/it a close pal in a 2000 movie
    $2000 21
Founded in 930 this legislative assembly was abolished in 1800 but reestablished 43 years later
    $2000 11
The USA's first female M.D., she co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women & Children
    $2000 28
Long arms help this primate swing with ease through its Asian rainforest home
    $2000 8
Fumes can be toxic or this other adjective with an X in it meaning either physically or morally harmful

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Rena Alex
$12,800 $7,600 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

DOING BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY
This U.S. retailer's 133 Canadian stores closed in 2015; its CEO said, "We missed the mark... by taking on too much too fast"

Final scores:

Brandon Rena Alex
$5,600 $199 $26,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Rena Alex
$12,600 $7,600 $20,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
23 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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