Show #7109 - Thursday, July 9, 2015

Contestants

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Heather Melançon, a program analyst originally from Elk Grove, Illinois

Kathy Riley, a retired college professor from Winter Haven, Florida

Jenny Thorngate, a chemist from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LIFE OF A NOVELIST
THE 114th CONGRESS
WELCOME TO BOOZETOWN!
1990s SITCOM SUMMARIES
"V" IS FOR...
VICTORY
    $200 2
This Mississippian kept taking screenwriting work even after winning the 1949 Nobel Prize
    $200 6
From 1967 to 1973 this senator in the 114th Congress was a prisoner of war in Vietnam
    $200 1
Anheuser-Busch is headquartered at One Busch Place in this city
    $200 7
A radio psychiatrist moves back home & lives with his father
    $200 13
This most popular ice cream flavor
    $200 24
The Duke of Wellington's victory at this 1815 battle brought an end to the Napoleonic era
    $400 4
Gee, wizard! Before hitting it big, she worked for Amnesty International & lived in Portugal teaching English
    $400 16
The 12th House district of this woman includes the Presidio, the Mission & Chinatown
    $400 3
The Town of Bushmills in County Antrim is renowned for this stuff distilled there
    $400 8
A shoe salesman & his family try to survive each other in suburbia
    $400 14
This large open porch popular in the south
    $400 25
A decisive victory at this January 1815 battle made Andrew Jackson a national hero
    $600 5
He was appointed surveyor of Salem's custom house in 1846; he lost the gig 3 years later, but things worked out
    $600 17
It's the 20th & last Congress for Barbara Mikulski of this state, the first Democratic woman to serve in both houses
    $600 11
Henry Weinhard built a brewery there in 1862, long before it was Microbrewlandia
    $600 9
Edina & Patsy, 2 middle-aged British women, self-medicate with booze & drugs
    $600 15
This Italian word for a masterful musician
    $600 26
A Soviet victory, the Aug. 1942-Feb. 1943 battle of this Russian city reversed the Nazis' advance on the Eastern Front
    $800 18
This New Jersey senator played football at Stanford
    $800 12
This "White Label" brand was founded in Perth (Scotland, not Australia) in 1846
    $800 10
The domestic affairs of the host of a TV show about domestic repairs
    $800 22
This alma mater of Mary McCarthy & Meryl Streep
    DD: $2,000 27
A turning point of the Civil War was the Union victory in this 1862-1863 campaign in Mississippi
    $1000 19
Like Ruben Studdard, Renee Ellmers of this state made Clay Aiken a runner-up
    $1000 20
This city's "Big 6" breweries are Augustiner, Hofbrau, Hacker-Pschorr, Lowenbrau, Paulaner & Spaten
    $1000 21
A kid remembers growing up in the turbulent late '60s & early '70s
    $1000 23
This orange & black butterfly similar in appearance to a monarch, but smaller
    $1000 28
Victory over Mark Antony in this 31 B.C. naval battle made Octavian the undisputed ruler of Rome

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

Jenny Kathy Heather
$1,800 $400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jenny Kathy Heather
$600 $1,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

KING JAMES BIBLE PHRASES
THE ARTFUL ROGER
COLORFUL PLACES
THAT'S JUST SAD
OLYMPIANS
PAPARAZZ-SEA
    $400 13
In Exodus, God says he'll bring his people to a land flowing with these 2 things
    $400 12
British photographer Roger Fenton is known for his extensive images of this 1853-56 peninsular war
    $400 3
As Bart Starr often did, take a hike! in this eastern Wisconsin city
    $400 1
Doom's proverbial rhyming partner
    $400 19
In 1996 this former U.S. Olympic boxer lit the flame at the start of the Summer Olympics in Atlanta
    $400 7
This creature got in a fight outside a sand bar & swung its tail upward to inflict its poison, as dangerous as a snake bite
    $800 16
Matthew tells us that "the spirit indeed is willing, but" there's this problem
    $800 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a sculpture on the monitor.) "Nydia, the Blind Girl of" this city by Randolph Rogers shows Nydia moving through its ash-lined streets; the broken Corinthian capital at her foot represents the city's fall
    $800 9
In Chinese, these 2 bodies of water are the Huang He & the Huang Hai
    $800 2
It's a 5-letter word meaning "keen distress", Charlie Brown! Good...!
    $800 20
Losing to a countryman, Yohan Blake of this nation won silver in both the 100 meters & 200 meters in 2012
    $800 8
One fish, two fish, this food fish that can swim in schools that extend for miles was seen hanging out in Nova Scotia
    $1200 17
In a list of penalties in Exodus, this exchange precedes "tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot"
    $1200 15
Imagist painter Roger Brown also did set design for productions like this composer's "Cosi Fan Tutte"
    $1200 10
This section of the Appalachians runs from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Mount Oglethorpe, Georgia
    $1200 4
Dreary, like an 1852 title "House"
    DD: $2,000 25
The youngest medalist ever was 10-year-old gymnast Dimitrios Loundras, in his homeland in this year
    $1600 18
Revelation 1:8: "I am" these 2 things, "the beginning and the ending"
    $1600 22
Roger de la Fresnaye was a pioneer in this early 20th century artistic "ism"
    $1600 11
You won't have a bad day at Pu'u Keka'a, aka this lava formation on Maui's Ka'anapali Beach
    $1600 5
This sad 10-letter state of mind is from the Greek for "black"
    $1600 26
China's 4'11" Deng Yaping won 4 golds in this racket sport in the 1990s
    DD: $2,000 21
"He is brought as" this phrase, "and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth"
    $2000 23
Enamored of Cezanne's work, art critic Roger Fry was credited with coining the term "Post-" this
    $2000 24
The Boers formed this in 1854; in 1995 a post-apartheid government kicked a color out of its name
    $2000 6
Like in the old song, "I am a man of constant" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jenny Kathy Heather
$4,200 $7,200 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCRABBLE & CHEMISTRY
As a word used in Scrabble, this longest-named one of the 6 noble gases would give you the highest score

Final scores:

Jenny Kathy Heather
$200 $8,401 $199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jenny Kathy Heather
$8,200 $7,200 $9,400
14 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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