Show #7356 - Monday, September 12, 2016

First game of Season 33.
New title graphics.
New Jeopardy! Round dollar value loading sound effect.
"Jeopardy!" bug replaced with "#Jeopardy!"

Contestants

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Annie Busiek, a copywriter from Chicago, Illinois

David Gottdenker, a technology consulting manager from Marlboro, New Jersey

Courtney Paulson, a graduate assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CABINET DEPARTMENTS
"BEST" WISHES
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
THE QUEEN'S EXPIRATION DATE
I LIKE YOUR COLÓN
IT'S INTOXICATING
    $200 1
For a brief time in 1789, it was known as the Department of Foreign Affairs
    $200 6
In this "scenario", you look at the most favorable possibility
    $200 11
With the addition of Nebraska in 2011, this conference had 12 teams but no name change
    $200 12
August 30 B.C.
in Alexandria
    $200 22
Descendants of those who worked on a big dig are the main populace of Colón, this country's major port
    $200 17
It's the main alcoholic ingredient in a Highland Sling
    $400 2
The shield seen here officially represents this department
    $400 7
This consumer electronics corporation has annual sales of more than $40 billion
    $400 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) After 27 years without a mate, Wilbur the Arizona Wildcat got married to Wilma before the 1986 version of the Duel in the Desert, Arizona's football game against this rival school
    $400 13
October 16, 1793
in Paris
    $400 23
Currency traders know the "CRC" on their computer screens is this country's colón
    $400 18
You don't have to live like a monk to enjoy a $399 bottle of this brand of champagne from 1998
    DD: $1,000 3
Its mission is “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan”
    $600 8
A lyric by One Direction reminisces, "And we danced all night to" this
    $600 25
In 2013 the Military Bowl moved from Washington, D.C. to the home field of this nearby military academy
    $600 14
November 26, 1504
in
Medina del Campo, Spain
    $600 28
El Día de Colón is a Spanish name for a U.S. holiday in this month
    $600 19
Applejack is a type of this liquor made from apples; Slivovitz is one made from plums
    $800 4
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office is a jointly staffed office within this cabinet department
    $800 9
BFFL in texting slang
    $800 26
(Dan Patrick delivers the clue as Will Ferrell does some sportscasting.) Will Ferrell appeared on my show in character as Ron Burgundy to re-create some of the great calls in sports history, including Doug Flutie's Hail Mary pass...

"Oh, he got it!
Did he get it?
He got it!
Touchdown! Touchdown!
Touchdown! Touchdown!"


...that won the game for this school over Miami in 1984
    $800 15
January 22, 1901
in the British Isles
    $800 20
Named for a region in Tuscany, this red table wine was once recognized by its fiasco, a straw-covered bottle
    $1000 5
Francis Perkins was the first woman to head this department; Hilda Solis was the most recent
    $1000 10
They're the opening 12 words of "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $1000 27
In January 2011 this SEC team's Tigers defeated the Oregon Ducks to win the BCS championship
    $1000 16
March 20, 2004
in Baarn, the Netherlands
    $1000 21
A tweet in 2016 "fixed the typo" on a can of this beer from "America" to "Belgium", the actual home of its parent company

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Courtney David Annie
$4,600 -$400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney David Annie
$3,800 $0 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL MEMORIALS
COMPLETE THE ORIGINAL STAR WARS LINE
BRITISH POETS
BEFORE & AFTER
IT'S A PROCESS
COMMUNI"K"ATION
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "K".)
    $400 26
At their national memorial in North Carolina, kids can see a kite-building demonstration & learn about flight
    $400 1
"Hey, Luke, may the ____ be with you"
    $400 6
Lines meant for her husband Robert say, "If thou must love me, let it be for nought except for love's sake only"
    $400 17
A French landmark becomes a Biblical spot where language comprehension breaks down
    $400 16
Mucho methane is released from this process of injecting high-pressure fluid into underground rock to free gas & oil
    $400 7
AM radio broadcast frequencies are measured in these, 1000s of cycles per second
    $800 27
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, overlooks this river
    $800 2
"Hokey religions & ancient weapons are no match for a good ____ at your side"
    $800 12
At the time of his death in October 1400, he was living in a leased house in the garden of Westminster Abbey
    $800 19
A New Jersey governor tries a modeling career & marries Billy Joel (for a while)
    $800 18
John Paul II emphasized beatification & this, & soon after his death, the process was fast-tracked for him
    $800 8
With a smartphone you have access to a million apps; you want this kind that slays the others
    $1200 28
Completed in 1941 during WWII, this Black Hills memorial wasn't formally dedicated until 1991 by George H.W. Bush
    $1200 3
"Let the ____ win"
    $1200 13
As a teenager in the 1930s, he served as a junior reporter for the South Wales Daily Post
    $1200 20
Laughing Green Giant exclamation to the first president of Vietnam
    $1200 23
As well as a bathroom fixture, it can mean the process of grooming & dressing oneself
    $1200 9
Before videotape, TV shows were preserved via this process, filming directly from a TV monitor
    $1600 30
This word follows "Johnstown" in the name of a Pennsylvania national memorial
    $1600 4
"That's no moon, it's a ____ ____"
    DD: $1,000 14
Sylvia Plath encouraged him to enter his first book, "The Hawk in the Rain", into a contest & he won first prize
    $1600 21
James Joyce's last novel goes back to school at a university in Winston-Salem
    DD: $1,500 24
The collodion process, involving an iodide & a glass plate, was an 1851 innovation in this then-new field
    $1600 10
It's the amount of space between 2 printed letters
    $2000 29
A park in the heart of Providence houses the memorial to this early champion of religious freedom
    $2000 5
"Aren't you a little short for a ____"
    $2000 15
It's not Wolverine but this Victorian poet who wrote "Dover Beach"
    $2000 22
Founding father Patrick Henry's "choice" quote leads into the 1949 Tony-winning Best Play
    $2000 25
U.S. military meals ready to eat are heated by this process, which is basically rusting
    $2000 11
5-letter term for a Chinese ideograph used in Japanese writing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney David Annie
$5,100 $9,600 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN ISLANDS
Phuket, the largest island of this country, has regained its tourism industry after a natural disaster in 2004

Final scores:

Courtney David Annie
$1,300 $7,999 $21,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Courtney David Annie
$6,200 $9,600 $11,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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