Show #7438 - Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Contestants

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Megan Soto, a student services supervisor from San Diego, California

Rich Betz, a teacher from Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Amanda Berofsky, a quality assurance analyst from Waterford, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC OBJECTS
GERMANY'S NEXT TOP MODEL
TV THEMES
DUMB DOWN THE SAYING
DON "E"
(Alex: ach correct response will begin with the letter "E", and it'll be a piece of apparel--something you would don, something you would wear.)
MARIE
    $200 11
In 1790 the Marquis de Lafayette gifted George Washington with the main key to this prison, & it's still on display at Mount Vernon
    $200 22
The "new" version of this company's Beetle could keep up with Herbie, as its top speed was 125 mph-- punch buggy!
    $200 1
Gary Portnoy co-wrote & sang "Where Everybody Knows Your Name", its theme
    $200 6
"Arising in the morning from an incorrect mattress section"
    $200 12
On cold days, don a pair of these connected coverings worn on the sides of the head
    $200 17
Fittingly, the life-size rendering shown of this Marie who founded a museum is made of wax
    $400 23
If you buy the i8 from this Munich-based automaker, be prepared to say iPaid over $140,000
    $400 2
"You're not the boss of me now", went the theme of this sitcom with Frankie Muniz as the title kid
    $400 7
"Anchoring position at the bottom of a wooden sculpture carved by Native Americans of the Northwest"
    $400 13
A short black jacket bears the name of this English boarding school
    $400 18
When Marie Curie was born in this capital in 1867, it was under Russian control
    DD: $2,500 29
More than 70 scenes are depicted on it with the last, chronologically, showing the English retreating at Hastings in 1066
    $600 24
This "intelligent" brand of vehicle may not have a lot of HP (89) but it does get a lot of MPG (39)
    $600 3
(Hi, I'm Al Roker.) I pity the fool who doesn't remember the theme to this '80s series; it still gets me jazzed, sucka
    $600 8
"There has been a widespread successful germination of American Beauties"
    $600 14
Please don this French-named sandal with a fabric upper half & a rope sole
    $600 19
Marie Antoinette was the 15th child of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I & this empress
    $800 28
In the 13- & 1400s French knight Geoffrey de Charny & his family fought the church over exhibiting this 14-foot linen cloth
    $800 25
The 4-door Panamera Turbo model of this car goes 0 to 60 in 3.9 seconds; Carreras lumber along, taking over 4
    $800 4
Punk band Hüsker Dü did a cover of this sitcom's theme "Love Is All Around"
    $800 9
"Obviously protruding in a way similar to one injured pollex"
    $800 15
Imperial name for the dress style seen here, with a change in design beginning immediately below the bust
    $800 20
Marie Laveau was a famous 19th century voodoo practitioner in this city
    $1000 27
This slab of black rock now in the British Museum was used as building material by the Ottomans for Fort Julien, Egypt
    $1000 26
This company known for its 4-ring emblem makes the $163,000 R8
    $1000 5
"Here I come to save the day" was the theme for this cartoon superhero
    $1000 10
"Flying mammals occupy that fellow's church bell tower"
    $1000 16
This last name of Perry, who died in 1986, is still on a line of menswear
    $1000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) The act of folding shows your gratitude to the shirt, according to this author of "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"'; a correctly folded shirt will stand on its side

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

Amanda Rich Megan
$1,200 $1,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Rich Megan
$1,700 $3,000 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

INTERVIEWS
WORDS FROM THE GREEK
TOP 40 BEFORE & AFTER
19th CENTURY NOVEL CHARACTERS
EARLY HUMANOIDS
"V"ACATION SPOTS
    $400 6
(I'm Lara Logan of CBS News.) In my interview with Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf he said he warned this woman that she was the target of suicide bombers before her 2007 murder
    $400 11
Determining a medical condition by observation
    $400 16
Britney Spears' debut single pleases with a Cyndi Lauper No. 1 to "Hit" it over & over
    $400 17
Jane, Lydia, Mary & Kitty Bennet
    $400 26
Scientists believe Gigantopithecus of Asia stood almost 10' in height & lived largely on a diet of this tall grass
    $400 1
Covering only 44 hectares, this country is found on the west bank of the Tiber River
    $800 7
On "20/20" in 1999 almost 50 million Americans tuned in to Barbara Walters' interview with this former intern
    $800 12
Greek for "gift of grace" gives of this quality of magnetism & charm
    $800 22
A Macklemore & Ryan Lewis smash is told what "you better" do by the Miracles
    $800 18
Jack Dawkins, Old Sally
    $800 2
Ferdinand III made this city his royal residence in 1248, maybe to be near his barber
    $1200 8
(I'm Melissa Harris-Perry.) In 2016 I interviewed Karen Weaver, mayor of this Michigan city, who talked about the horrific water crisis her people faced
    $1200 13
You can get "asma" from this similar-sounding cloud of noxious vapor
    $1200 25
A 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen chart-topper hooks up with a 1977 Wings hit, to everyone's astonishment
    $1200 19
Lucy Westenra, Renfield
    $1200 3
Brothers of the Sword merged with the Teutonic Knights & conquered this Baltic nation in the 13th century
    $1600 9
Defending his onetime Oprah-heralded bestseller on Oprah's show, he said, "I have... admitted to...lying"
    $1600 14
Words that dance the "ora" include amphora, diaspora & this, meaning "fullness" or "abundance"
    $1600 24
A 1977 Debby Boone No. 1 revs it up with a 1977 Eagles hit
    $1600 20
Widow Douglas, the Dauphin
    $1600 4
On an island in southeast Texas, it was once "the Sin City of the Gulf" of Mexico
    $2000 10
(Hi. I'm Kate Bolduan of CNN.) In 2016 I interviewed this GOP candidate about his worst job-- janitor at Clemson--& worst date--she only spoke German; at one point he said, "This is why I'm at 1%"
    $2000 15
To lose a lot of cash or blood very quickly
    $2000 23
The hooligan in a Coolio title gets illuminated by a Meat Loaf hit
    DD: $1,700 21
Marius Pontemercy, Gavroche
    $2000 5
This most densely populated country on the mainland of the Americas is also the smallest in Central America

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Rich Megan
$14,000 $1,000 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC MOVIE ROLES
A letter to the director that said, "Dear sir, I am fat & wear spectacles" got a young actor a role in this 1963 film

Final scores:

Amanda Rich Megan
$9,999 $200 $8,000
2-day champion: $15,998 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Rich Megan
$18,200 $1,000 $9,000
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
2 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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