Show #7123 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some of Alex Trebek's audio was re-recorded when his voice recovered.

Contestants

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Colby Potter, a policy analyst originally from Denver, Colorado

Jennifer Morgan, an editorial project manager from Southampton, New York

Jonathan Marcus, a law clerk from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NAME OF THE ROSE
WHICH AFRICAN COUNTRY?
TEAMS THAT HAVEN'T WON THE WORLD SERIES
PRESIDENTS' SPEECHES: ONE WORD OFF
A FORTUNE 500 COMPANY
IT'S ALL ABOUT "U"
(Alex: ...because that's the only vowel you will find in each correct response.)
    $200 30
Hot dog! The tree rose seen here is named for this condiment pair
    $200 15
The Temple of Hatshepsut
    $200 24
Maybe it's all the beer their name suggests they're making that's holding them back
    $200 7
Reagan:
"Mr. T, open this gate! Mr. T, tear down this wall!"
    $200 19
In 2014 this retailer beat Exxon Mobil for the second year in a row to claim the top spot
    $200 2
7-letter beach danger--at least keep it to first degree
    $400 18
A new variety, Anna's Promise, is the first in a series of roses inspired by this British TV series
    $400 11
It's highlighted here
    $400 25
These "Spanish priests" are still praying for a title
    $400 1
LBJ:
"The Great Pumpkin rests on abundance and liberty for all"
    $400 21
In 2015 this company that uses plenty of tomatoes planned a $45 billion merger with Kraft
    $400 3
To open a flag
    $600 16
Introduced in 2010, the English rose seen here is named this, after Robin Hood's gal pal
    $600 12
Kilimanjaro National Park
    $600 26
In 2015 shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hopes to help this team fulfill its mile high hopes
    $600 8
Lincoln:
"A world divided against itself cannot stand"
    $600 20
Fortune noted this co. "expects to spend $1.7 bil. to cover the cost of its record-setting number of recalls so far in 2014"
    $600 4
A stuffed animal is also called this "luxurious" kind of toy
    $800 17
Like a '60s Donovan hit, they call the hybrid tea rose seen here this
    $800 13
Next to South Africa on the Indian Ocean
    $800 27
Their name suggests they represent the whole country, but a whole series victory so far is off the map
    $800 9
FDR:
"In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good time"
    DD: $1,000 22
A membership fee bump helped this co. move up the food chain in 2013, hitting $100 billion in sales for the first time
    $800 5
Dense, fluffy cloud variety associated with rising air currents
    $1000 28
This very popular & common variety shares its name with a type of lettuce
    $1000 14
The Tobruk War Cemetery
    $1000 29
The victory dreams of this team of "sailors" are all still out to sea
    $1000 10
George H.W. Bush:
"A thousand points of purchase, of all the community organizations... doing good"
    $1000 23
Oh, this bank's wagon was loaded up in 2013 with $21.9 billion in profits
    $1000 6
A language closely related to Hindi but written in Arabic script

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

Jonathan Jennifer Colby
$3,200 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jennifer Colby
$8,200 $4,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

STARTS WITH AN ANIMAL
COLD SCIENCE
INDEPENDENCE DAYS
MOVIE QUOTES
"I. C."
DEAD PEOPLE
    $400 27
No relation to the sea bird, it describes a person who is easily deceived or duped
    $400 22
Proteins in Antarctic fishes act as a type of this, like Prestone in your car
    $400 23
On March 11, 1990 this southernmost Baltic republic became the first Soviet republic to declare independence
    $400 16
Russell Crowe:
"At my signal, unleash hell"
    $400 17
It lost its state capital duties to Des Moines in 1857
    $400 28
This Shakespeare prince asks if a ghost he sees is a "spirit of health or goblin damn'd"
    $800 1
Canine term for a small dugout where a soldier might seek refuge from enemy gunfire
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a testing facility at NASA Glenn Research Ctr in Cleveland, OH.) To simulate the temperatures in space, a cold wall inside the testing chamber uses this substance, LN, that can cause frostbite on contact
    $800 24
After 7 1/2 years of fighting, this North African country gained its independence from France on July 5, 1962
    $800 12
A Scorsese picture:
"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster"
    $800 19
3 inch by 5 inch piece of paper used to file information
    $800 13
Evil forces in this 1977 novel covet young Danny's precognitive powers
    $1200 3
It's the 12-letter word for the official approval of an amendment, or of the Constitution itself
    $1200 5
The "Medieval Warm Period" that began in the 10th century ended with the "Little" this 400 years later
    DD: $1,300 25
On Sept. 21, 1981 this British colony became the last nation on the American mainland to gain independence
    $1200 9
A 2010 remake:
"I'm a foolish old man who's been drawn into a wild goose chase by a harpy in trousers and a nincompoop"
    $1200 18
The small group of people closest to you
    $1200 11
Marvel's motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blaze, who's kind of a hothead
    $1600 4
It doesn't get more classic than these shoes seen here
    $1600 6
This coat of ice formed when supercooled water freezes on contact is a homophone of a word used by poets
    $1600 26
On August 14 & 15 respectively, Pakistan & India mark their independence that happened in this post-WWII year
    $1600 10
A classic satire:
"You're gonna have to answer to the Coca-Cola company"
    DD: $6,000 20
Interconnected transistors, resistors & capacitors built on a single wafer
    $1600 14
Hoping to save his old partner from a similar fate, this spectre appears in chains in an 1843 work
    $2000 7
It's a book or manual of basic Christian doctrine in the form of questions & answers
    $2000 8
As wind speed rises, so does heat loss from skin, leading to this, a number that the weatherman gives after winter temps
    $2000 30
On the festive eve of Independence Day, Mexico's pres. reads a statement called "Grito de" this name that means "sorrows"
    $2000 29
From 1946:
"I'm givin' out wings!"
    $2000 21
Manzanar & Tule Lake were 2 of these in California during WWII
    $2000 15
A governess sees the ghosts of 2 former servants in this novella by Henry James

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jennifer Colby
$18,100 $10,800 $15,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
This woman who passed away in 2015 wrote what is billed as Australia's "Gone with the Wind"

Final scores:

Jonathan Jennifer Colby
$0 $14 $200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Jennifer Colby
$19,200 $6,400 $15,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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