Show #7551 - Monday, June 12, 2017

Contestants

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Janna Seals, a retired library assistant from Mont Belvieu, Texas

Liz Kuster, an attorney from Chesterfield, Missouri

Tucker Dunn, an ESL teacher from Tucson, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

"A" IN THE LAW
THE SPORTING LIFE
DISTRICTS
DIFFERING BY ONE LETTER
THIS & THAT
(Alex: We want you to name the author who created our...)
LITERARY CHARACTER MASHUP
    $200 7
In Latin, it means "elsewhere"--do you have one for your whereabouts the night of the 16th?
    $200 1
(I'm Mario Andretti.) Over the years I had bad luck at this famous American race, but I caught some breaks in 1969 when I won it in a backup car after a crash during practice
    $200 26
This state has the largest Congressional district in area, 571,000 square miles
    $200 16
A thin-waisted stinging insect & a tuft of hair
    $200 14
The Inca orchid hairless is the national dog of this third-largest South American country
    $200 2
Goldberry Baggins
    $400 8
This divine phrase refers to a natural event that couldn't have been prevented or foreseen using reasonable care
    $400 3
In the 2 styles of this Olympic sport, one is played on sand & the other on a hard surface
    $400 27
The film "District 9" was inspired by the apartheid-based clearing out of District 6 in this South African seaport & capital
    $400 17
To deaden sound & to disturb a bird's feathers
    $400 15
From a proper name, it was often excessive zeal in pursuing Communists in 1950s America
    $400 9
Nymphadora Slughorn
    $600 11
This word, also the name of a Triple Crown-winning thoroughbred, is used when agreeing with local court decisions
    $600 4
After a loss to the Warriors in the 2016 Western finals, this Thunder stud didn't beat 'em, he joined 'em
    $600 28
Ullswater is this geographical feature in the English district of the same name, made famous by Wordsworth
    $600 18
A tube inserted into a blocked blood vessel & a period of time spent in a job
    $600 23
On "Gilligan's Island", this character's movie credits included "Belly Dancers from Bali-Bali"
    $600 10
Leopold Dedalus
    $800 12
These jurors hear all the evidence, but don't have a say in the outcome unless the judge replaces someone
    $800 5
Yasiel Puig & Jorge Soler are recent MLB signings from this country
    $800 29
South of the Tenderloin is this city's Mission District, named for Mission Dolores
    $800 19
Slang term for one's sweetheart & a division of a game of bowling
    $800 24
In ancient times you might send a letter written on this Nile dweller
    $800 21
Santiago Ashley
    $1000 13
This type of statement is usually signed by a notary & says where it was signed
    $1000 6
This Columbus, Ohio NHL team pays homage to Union soldiers with its nickname
    $1000 30
This type of wine, AKA claret, can be classified by 36 districts, which are then divided into communes
    $1000 20
To scatter & the first little pig's building material
    $1000 25
This "creep" doesn't mean an unpleasant guy; it's when you pay a higher tax rate due to inflation
    DD: $2,000 22
Hepzibah Chillingworth

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

Tucker Liz Janna
$3,800 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Liz Janna
$6,200 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE PLAYS OF JEAN RACINE
ROCKS & MINERALS
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
"BAD" ENTERTAINMENT
STRIKE!
THE IRON IS HOT
    $400 26
Based on real events in the 1630s, "Bajazet" is about an attempt to depose the sultan of this Turkish empire
    $400 6
Mud & minerals from this body of water 1,400 feet below sea level are used to make facial masks & body wraps
    $400 14
In Norwegian this holiday greeting is god jul
    $400 1
In a Disney film, Practical Pig, Fiddler Pig & Fifer Pig wonder "Who's Afraid Of" him
    $400 10
As a concession to workers during a 1894 railroad strike, President Cleveland created this U.S. holiday
    $400 20
We're not pulling it over your eyes--set the iron for 300 degrees for this, which has lanolin as a byproduct
    $800 27
In the 1674 play "Iphigenie", this Greek king is asked to sacrifice the title character to get fair winds to sail to Troy
    $800 7
Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye is a sea cliff made up of this dark-colored volcanic rock
    $800 15
Your girlfriend will be ecstatic if you send her a billet-doux or "sweet note", this alliterative item
    $800 2
We learned to love Christopher Mintz-Plasse as McLovin in this comedy
    $800 11
A 1947 act named for Robert Taft & this other Republican placed limits on the right to strike
    $800 21
It should be at 400 degrees for this, a crop declared "king" in 1858 by a South Carolina senator
    $1200 28
"Berenice" is tragic, all right; its last word is "hélas", the French equivalent of this 4-letter English word
    DD: $1,000 8
A native sandstone, Roxbury puddingstone is the official rock of this state
    $1200 16
If you don't take something too literally, you take it "cum grano salis", or this
    $1200 3
It's the song title (& maybe the only thing) in common to Neil Sedaka & Taylor Swift
    $1200 12
On John Lindsay's first day as NYC mayor, the workers of this system went on strike
    $1200 22
Get the iron hot but not too hot--275 degrees--for this stretchy stuff AKA elastane
    $1600 29
Louis XIV was costumer & usher for the Racine play about this Jewish wife of a Persian king
    $1600 9
Containing more carbon than other types, this highest ranking coal has a metallic-like luster
    $1600 17
Brahms' 4th symphony begins in this lively tempo "non troppo", Italian for "don't go overboard"
    DD: $1,200 4
Leonard Maltin calls it "the quintessential spaghetti Western"
    $1600 13
This governor's role in quashing a 1919 Boston police strike helped lead to his 1920 VP nomination
    $1600 24
This flax product likes it really hot--around 445 degrees
    $2000 30
In the 1669 play "Britannicus", this fifth Roman emperor kills his brother & rival
    $2000 19
The first diamonds to be mined came from this country, especially from the ancient city of Golconda
    $2000 18
Once the title of the Japanese emperor, it means "honorable gate"
    $2000 5
On this song from "Channel Orange", Frank Ocean sings to a cab driver of his unrequited love for a man
    $2000 23
A protest against anti-strike police brutality led to the deadly 1886 Haymarket Riot in this U.S. city
    $2000 25
This manmade fiber that starts with a male first name likes the iron around 375 degrees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Liz Janna
$8,200 $8,400 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
Cross the Strait of Bonifacio & you go between the 2nd- & 4th-largest Mediterranean islands & between these 2 countries

Final scores:

Tucker Liz Janna
$3,999 $399 $2
2-day champion: $27,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tucker Liz Janna
$8,200 $8,400 $9,600
16 R,
4 W
15 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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