Show #7221 - Monday, January 25, 2016

Contestants

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Adrien Schless-Meier, a philanthropist from Washington, D.C.

Steven Wolfe, a lifeguard from Laguna Hills, California

Fred Vaughn, an Internet operations technician from Mineral Point, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEE WORDS
ANNUAL EVENTS
BILLS, BILLS, BILLS
WHAT'D I SAY?
ON THIS CONTINENT
"AT" THE MOVIES
    $200 19
Also called nettle rash, they're characterized by itchy red or white patches
    $200 11
A fence painting contest is a highlight of National Tom Sawyer Days in this Missouri city
    $200 10
The very tip of the fluke on this heavy nautical item is sometimes called the bill
    $200 8
Eero Saarinen:
"I think of" this field "as the total of man's man-made physical surroundings"
    $200 1
The former country Abyssinia
    $200 4
Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer won an Oscar for their song "Moon River" from this movie
    $400 20
It's a region politically controlled by a distant country such as Angola by Portugal before its independence
    $400 12
The dancing seen here is part of these games that take place in many countries
    $400 25
This important 10-item list was signed by Speaker Frederick Muhlenberg & Senate President John Adams
    $400 5
Daniel Bell:
"Capitalism, it is said, is a system wherein man exploits man. And" this "is vice versa"
    $400 2
The state of Paraiba
    $400 6
Ray Walston played the put-upon history teacher Mr. Hand in this comedy
    $600 21
It's an elaborate confidence game like the one pulled off by Paul Newman & Robert Redford in a 1973 film
    $600 13
The film festival in this Colorado village kicks off each Labor Day weekend with a barbecue on Main Street
    $600 26
This food & game fish gets its name from its elongated bill that it uses as a weapon
    $600 9
Bart Giamatti:
This game "breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart"
    $600 3
Mesa Verde, explored by Gustaf Nordenskiold
    $600 7
The sequel to this 2006 film was subtitled "Battle of the Smithsonian"
    $800 29
There are several shapes of these atop chickens' heads, including the rose, the walnut & the pea
    $800 14
Texans celebrate San Jacinto Day on April 21 to honor this general's defeat of Santa Anna in 1836
    $800 27
This gunslinger had a ruder nickname--"Duck Bill"; see if you think it fits
    $800 22
Mario Cuomo:
"We campaign in poetry. But when we're elected we're forced to govern in" this style
    $800 15
The city of Timisoara
    $800 16
Burt Lancaster was Wyatt Earp & Dennis Hopper was Billy Clanton in this 1957 Western
    $1000 30
In its most basic form, a bagpipe consists of a melody pipe & this that produces a single constant note
    $1000 18
During the Defeat of Jesse James Days in Northfield in this state, James' failed 1876 bank robbery is re-enacted
    $1000 28
A carrier may issue a shipper a "bill of" this, an old word for freight or the act of putting it on a transport
    DD: $1,000 24
Abe Lincoln:
"If" this general "isn't going to use his army, I'd like to borrow it for a time"
    $1000 23
The Republic of Tannu-Tuva, now Tyva
    $1000 17
Nicolas Cage played Sailor Ripley in this David Lynch film

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

Fred Steven Adrien
$2,000 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Steven Adrien
$4,400 $2,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SPELLING BEE WORDS
(Alex: We had BEE WORDS in round one. Now we have [*], and yes, indeed, you have to spell the important word in the response.)
TREATIES
GEOGRAPHICAL MUSIC GROUPS
WOMEN AUTHORS
LANGUAGES
INVENTIVE MINDS
    $400 1
This table has the days of the month & year
    $400 26
The 1948 Brussels Treaty led to the formation of this 1949 military alliance that has "Treaty" in its full name
    $400 6
"Saturday In The Park"
(1972)
    $400 20
She divorced her husband & moved to France to look back at America & write "The Age of Innocence"
    $400 7
Aleut is spoken in Alaska & also on this country's Bering Island
    $400 21
Elmer Berger, credited with inventing this auto accessory, helped us all take a look back
    $800 2
Joyous or cheerful, like Noel Coward's title "Spirit"
    $800 24
12 nations signed a 1959 treaty making this a demilitarized zone preserved for (chilly) scientific research
    $800 5
"Take My Breath Away"
(1986)
    $800 17
"Money and a room of her own" is what she said a woman needed in order to write fiction
    $800 11
This Romance language is the official language of Gabon, Vanuatu & Monaco
    $800 22
In 1826 chemist John Walker dipped cardboard strips into a special solution, creating the first "friction" these
    $1200 3
The "boogie woogie flu" has been known to accompany the "rockin'" type of this ailment
    $1200 25
Bayer lost trademarks to aspirin & heroin under the terms of this 1919 treaty
    $1200 9
1976's
"More Than a Feeling"
    $1200 16
This 500-million-copy-selling author of sexy novels like "Lucky" & "Hollywood Wives" passed away in 2015
    DD: $4,000 13
It's spoken in & around Guangzhou & its name includes the city's old name
    $1200 23
For his work with the iconoscope & the kinescope, Vladimir Zworykin is called "The Father of" this medium
    $1600 4
A scary New Testament quartet is known as the Four Horsemen of it
    $1600 27
The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty was signed in 1972 by President Nixon & this Soviet leader
    $1600 10
From the '70s,
"Love Hurts"
    DD: $3,600 18
In "Delta Wedding" Eudora Welty told the tale of a large Southern plantation family in this state
    $1600 14
Hungarian is spoken by almost 10% of the population of this country; makes sense if you look at the map, doesn't it?
    $1600 29
Lucky for us, in the 1850s he invented the elevator brake
    $2000 8
French word for a phase of the moon or a buttery pastry
    $2000 28
Opening China to Western trade, 1842's Treaty of Nanjing ended this war that sounds like it had sleepy soldiers
    $2000 12
"Dirt"
(a 2-state country group)
    $2000 19
Starring Detective Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's 1st murder mystery was titled "The Mysterious Affair at" this estate
    $2000 15
The official language of Aragon between 1137 & 1749, it's now a co-official language in 3 areas of Spain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Steven Adrien
$16,800 $7,200 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL COUPLES
Among the guests attending their anniversary party in 2005 celebrating 75 years were Dick Tracy, Dilbert & Dennis the Menace

Final scores:

Fred Steven Adrien
$20,300 $0 $0
2-day champion: $36,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Steven Adrien
$15,000 $7,200 $7,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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