Show #7215 - Friday, January 15, 2016

Contestants

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Mike Drummond, an application scientist from Columbus, Ohio

Jenn Frohlich, a veterinarian from San Diego, California

Amelia Hershberger, a management analyst from Albany, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $43,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

AVENGERS IN OTHER ROLES
FASHIONABLE BRIEFS & SHORTS
THE EARLY 20th CENTURY
TURN ON YOUR T-V
(Alex: Each response will begin with the letter "T" and have a "V" in it, as well.)
O CANADA
OUR HOME & NATIVE LAND
    $200 1
His armor was stripped bare as Julian in "Less Than Zero"
    $200 24
Add 3 letters to retailer TJX & you get this clothing store whose sister stores include Marshalls
    $200 5
Using accelerated particles in 1932, John Cockcroft & Ernest Walton became the first to divide one of these
    $200 8
A fire in 1900 left a quarter of the 60,000 living in this capital homeless but its burnt-out areas were rebuilt by 1912
    $200 18
Ferdinand Magellan,
Antonio de Oliveira Salazar
    $400 2
She was a straight shooter as Annie Braddock in "The Nanny Diaries"
    $400 25
The LV in the name of the luxury conglomerate LVMH stands for him; the MH is Moet Hennessey
    $400 6
California's early 1900s "second gold rush" was in this edible commodity
    $400 27
Get your drink on at one of these, another term for a bar or pub
    $400 9
Canadians honor the birthday of this monarch with a legal holiday named for her on the Monday before May 25
    $400 19
Jean Sibelius,
Linus Torvalds
    $600 3
We won't shield you from the fact he played "Harvard Hottie" in "The Nanny Diaries"
    $600 26
YKK is a Japanese company best known for supplying these for your jeans
    $600 13
He was born in Wales, but this part-time archaeologist & military strategist gained fame far away
    $600 14
Spelled out, it's the first whole number that fits the category
    $600 10
Despite this 4-word name that a law enforcement group took in 1920, they now only ride horses in special ceremonies
    $600 20
Augusto Pinochet,
Gabriela Mistral
    $800 4
His performance as David Schultz in "Foxcatcher" was incredibly strong
    $800 17
A low point of the Gangster Wars, this incident saw 7 gunned down in Chicago in February 1929
    $800 15
In 1920 Gimbels in Philadelphia staged a parade of about 50 people on this holiday
    $800 11
Prime minister 2006-2015, he joked that he didn't have the personality to be an accountant, so he became an economist
    $800 21
Katherine Mansfield,
Lorde
    $1000 7
In "The Hurt Locker", he portrayed Staff Sergeant Wiliam James with pinpoint accuracy
    $1000 23
In the USSR the '20s saw the start of Stalin's rule, the collectivization of farms & the expulsion of this Stalin rival
    $1000 16
To develop vigorously or to flourish
    DD: $1,000 12
Alphabetically last of Canada's 3 territories, it can range in temperatures with 80s in the summer & -60s in winter
    $1000 22
Mariano Rivera,
Ruben Blades

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Amelia Jenn Mike
$2,400 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amelia Jenn Mike
$3,400 $800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE FIRST CHAPTER
(Alex: You have to identify the work.)
2 WORDS, 7 LETTERS
HOLY HOUSES
THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER
PLAYING AT WOODSTOCK
"G" WHIZZES
(Alex: Very famous and sharp people whose names begin with the letter "G".)
    $400 1
1844:
"The Three Gifts of Monsieur d'Artagnan the Elder"
    $400 2
Beef, for example; or, fiery words to galvanize a politician's base
    $400 22
The entrances to the Inari shrines of this Japanese religion are often guarded by a pair of foxes
    $400 17
biography.com says this recent leader "is known for his blunt yet soft-spoken demeanor, love of boxing and Mormon faith"
    $400 16
This band played a 23-song set that included "My Generation" & "Pinball Wizard"
    $400 15
In 1592 he left Pisa to become a professor of mathematics at Padua
    $800 5
1950:
"Lucy Looks into a Wardrobe"
    $800 3
A 15-year-old guy on centre court in the Wimbledon final
    $800 23
Consecrated in 1845, the Hobart synagogue in this island state is Australia's oldest surviving Jewish house of worship
    $800 18
He was minority leader for 2 years before becoming the majority man from 1955 to 1961
    $800 29
On Sunday morning at 2 A.M., this big-voiced woman gave the crowd a shot of "Kozmic Blues" & a "Piece Of My Heart"
    $800 14
The gun this man invented in 1862 could fire 350 rounds per minute
    $1200 6
1930:
"Spade & Archer"
    $1200 4
American Airlines says that for Caribbean travel, the fall is this cheaper travel season
    $1200 24
Made of 10,000 pieces of stained glass, the USA's largest rose window is in this New York City Episcopal cathedral
    $1200 19
On Dec. 5, 2002 Trent Lott said a few ill-advised words on the 100th birthday of this senator
    $1200 11
In 1931 he began to use his counter to study cosmic radiation
    $1600 7
1997:
"The Boy Who Lived"
    $1600 9
Some who graduate high school in 2016 will start college in 2017 & take this time off school in between
    DD: $1,800 25
This Turkish mosque built by Mehmet Aga in the 17th century is named for its 20,000-plus colored tiles
    DD: $2,000 20
It took nearly 4 years for this Kansas man to recover from his WWII injuries
    $1600 27
O say can you see this guitarist who closed the show at Woodstock & was paid $32,000 for the gig
    $1600 12
In 1937 one of his rockets reached 1.8 miles; no projectile had ever gone higher
    $2000 8
1851:
"The Old Pyncheon Family"
    $2000 10
Meaning "you are very correct!", it's the title of songs by Marvin Gaye & The Roots
    $2000 28
The Hindu temple Tanah Lot is built on a rock along the coast of this Indonesian island
    $2000 21
This leader, seen here, graduated Harvard Med in 1978 & worked as a heart-&-lung transplant surgeon
    $2000 26
Show opener Richie Havens had already done "With A Little Help From My Friends" but this Englishman killed with his version
    $2000 13
He discovered vulcanization after dropping a mix of ingredients including rubber & sulfur on a stove & having it cool

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amelia Jenn Mike
$6,400 $10,400 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WESTERN HEMISPHERE FLAGS
This country whose name contains a religious order founded in the 1200s has a Bible on its flag

Final scores:

Amelia Jenn Mike
$1,200 $0 $20,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amelia Jenn Mike
$8,200 $10,400 $11,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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