Show #7108 - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Contestants

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Jenny Thorngate, a chemist from Madison, Wisconsin

Ian Borland, a professor from Baltimore, Maryland

Sawyer Morgan, an engineering student originally from Fishers, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,590)

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Jeopardy! Round

FEWER THAN A THOUSAND ISLANDS
TRIPLE HOMOPHONES
PLAYING THE INTERNAL ORGAN
IT SHOULDA BEEN A CONTENDER
(Alex: Films that didn't get an Academy Award Best Picture nomination.)
MATERIAL
WITNESS
    $200 11
We'll pony up if you know there are about 100 of these islands about 100 miles north of mainland Scotland
    $200 3
A coin,
an aroma &
mailed
    $200 21
More than 2,500 pints of blood pass through these 2 bean-shaped organs every day
    $200 17
1933:
The Academy didn't go ape for this RKO adventure starring Bruce Cabot & some gal
    $200 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew fondles a bolt of fabric.) As you might know from a petting zoo, this fiber, when twisted, naturally springs back; that's why it's perfect for suits that you don't want to wrinkle
    $200 7
On July 20, 1925 he called opposing counsel William Jennings Bryan to the stand as a witness, & a hostile one at that
    $400 12
In 1993 this southern borough voted to secede from New York City, but the state legislature did not approve
    $400 19
To calculate relative mass,
a specific road &
a part of milk
    $400 8
The bladder connects with the urethra; farther north, the neck of this organ connects with the cystic duct
    $400 2
Reddish soil called laterite gets its name from later, Latin for this reddish building material
    DD: $2,400 18
A part of this island that's on the Susquehanna hit 4,000 degrees in a hurry in 1979
    $600 20
Something worn to conceal the face,
a low area &
a ski resort of Colorado
    $600 6
It breaks down alcohol & destroys old red blood cells
    $600 25
1946:
Maybe the Academy thought the title of this Bogie & Bacall detective classic described the film too well
    $600 22
The almost-see-through Asian noodles shown here are called by the name of this material
    $800 13
This Greek island, site of a famous mythical homecoming, has also been known as Thiaki
    $800 9
A czar's tenure,
a stallion stopper &
a sprinkle
    $800 4
Glucagon, take me away from this organ that produces it to regulate the body's sugar balance
    $800 23
2006:
This girl-group musical featuring Beyonce got the most nominations but Best Picture wasn't one
    $800 15
Raden is the Japanese name for this "familial" type of inlay used decoratively in lacquer ware
    $800 26
Literally millions witnessed this man murder another on Nov. 24, 1963
    $1000 14
A turning point in WWII's Pacific campaign, this island is 1,300 miles northwest of Honolulu
    $1000 10
A sense,
a place &
to quote
    $1000 5
The fundus is one of the regions of this organ that lies between the esophagus & the small intestine
    $1000 24
1956:
Give this classic John Ford/John Wayne western a nomination? That'll be the day!
    $1000 16
A lowly British job of yore was the "rag and" this man; the rag was used in papermaking & this went into glue

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

Sawyer Ian Jenny
$2,200 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sawyer Ian Jenny
$6,200 $3,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

STARTS & ENDS WITH DIFFERENT VOWELS
AN AGATHA CHRISTIE MYSTERY
SHADOW PLAY
FIGHT OR FLIGHT
NAME-DROPPING SONG LYRICS
THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF 1851
    $400 11
Sharp, or a type of angle
    $400 1
"The Mirror Crack'd" was dedicated to Margaret Rutherford, who played this sleuth on film
    $400 3
Seen here, the Silver Shadow was a classic luxury offering from this company
    $400 17
Observation of buzzards' wings helped these brothers get off the ground in 1903
    $400 7
"Mrs. Robinson" asks, "Where have you gone", this guy? "A nation turns its lonely eyes to you"
    $400 22
India exhibited a jeweled coat & a magnificent rajah's howdah placed on a stuffed one of these
    $800 12
Dull, or a type of angle
    $800 2
The Temple of Abu Simbel is one of the stops on a cruise in this 1937 mystery
    $800 14
Psalms 23:4 begins, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of" this "I will fear no evil"
    $800 15
In May 1588 this was thought invincible when it came together at the port of Lisbon, but it was totally vincible
    DD: $3,000 30
Pink complained, "Tired of being compared to damn" this blonde singer; "She's so pretty, that just ain't me"
    $800 23
Visitors were enamored with the Koh-i-Noor this but were disappointed when jets of gas failed to make it sparkle
    $1200 13
Bear with us: this adjective pertains to bears
    $1200 28
Agatha adapted her 1947 radio story "Three Blind Mice" into this long-running stage play
    $1200 27
By comparing shadows in wells during the summer solstice, Eratosthenes calculated this around 240 B.C.
    $1200 16
30,000 of these German soldiers fought for the Brits in the Rev. War, getting a handsome 25 cents a day
    $1200 26
"Liston beats Patterson" is a line from his hit "We Didn't Start The Fire"
    $1200 5
U.S. exhibitors included Cyrus McCormick & this photographer who displayed his daguerreotypes of famous Americans
    $1600 18
Plurals end in J in this language devised in the 19th century
    DD: $1,600 25
In this 1934 novel the solution to the murder is revealed in a dining car
    $1600 8
The fictional character of radio drama known as the Shadow had "the power to" do this to "men's minds"
    $1600 9
William Henry Harrison came to fame at the 1811 battle of this, which ruined Tecumseh's Indian Confederacy plans
    $1600 20
(Bob Costas gives the clue.) In "Hip Hop Quotabtes'", this rapper name-checked me with "Now I roll up torpedoes, get blunted with Rastas, & for a hefty fee, I'm on your record like Bob Costas"
    $1600 4
Frederick Bakewell demonstrated his "image telegraph", an early version of this; the images were received on cylinders
    $2000 19
You stand with arms this way with your hands on your hips & your elbows bent outward
    $2000 29
This title object "falls" in the 1975 novel that kills off Hercule Poirot
    $2000 24
Sean O'Casey penned "The Shadow of a Gunman", & this other Irish playwright penned "In the Shadow of the Glen"
    $2000 10
It's the last name of the Galveston man who took off for L.A. but went the wrong way & landed in Dublin on July 17, 1938
    $2000 21
This song by House of Pain mentions John McEnroe & Arnold Schwarzenegger
    $2000 6
The Great Exhibition was also called this for the main glass exhibition hall in London's Hyde Park

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sawyer Ian Jenny
$11,000 $10,400 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE THOMAS JEFFERSON ADMINISTRATION
Of this agreement, Thomas Jefferson said he "stretched the Constitution until it cracked"

Final scores:

Sawyer Ian Jenny
$21,900 $20,800 $22,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sawyer Ian Jenny
$9,200 $10,400 $12,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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