Show #7558 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Contestants

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Lisa Evans, an office manager from Easthampton, Massachusetts

Matt Sokol, a gas turbine repair operations manager from The Woodlands, Texas

Peter Guekguezian, a Ph.D. student in linguistics from Fresno, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

WE'VE GOT MOMMY ISSUES
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
CELEBRATIONS OF THE MONTH
LINCOLN QUOTES
DOUBLE LETTER FUN
PUB TRIVIA
    $200 1
In 2017 this former cover girl made a splash in SI's swimsuit issue posing with daughters Sailor & Alexa Ray
    $200 16
A poem in which the first letters of each line spell out a word or phrase
    $200 11
Presidents' Day
    $200 23
Lincoln was at this location when he said that "we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain"
    $200 18
It indicates a pause between parts of a sentence
    $200 6
A form of this popular pub game was used as training for British archers in the Middle Ages
    $400 2
In its Jan. 16, 2017 issue, People magazine paid special tribute to Carrie Fisher & this legendary mom on their passings
    $400 17
Originally the heroine of this novel was to be called Pansy O'Hara
    $400 12
King Kamehameha Day & D-Day Anniversary
    $400 27
About the Union's control of his river, Lincoln remarked, "The father of waters again goes unvexed to the sea"
    $400 19
A glove at home or first
    $400 7
Bartenders would once commonly measure their hard liquor pours by the width of these body parts
    $600 3
In Vanity Fair Adele talked about motherhood & her struggles with this, PPD for short, after her son was born
    $600 24
This Henry Fielding hero, "one of the handsomest young fellows in the world", shares the name of a sex symbol singer
    $600 13
Thanks to "Seinfeld", Festivus
    $600 28
Abe called him "vigilant & self-reliant" but never really said, Oh, he drinks? Then send his brand to my other generals
    $600 20
Useful utensil from the Old English for "chip of wood"
    $600 8
This term for a type of bar came from the need of not talking too loud
    $800 4
For Mother's Day 2016 E.W. chose "20 TV Moms We Love", including Lynette Scavo, a resident of Wisteria Lane on this series
    $800 25
This Sinclair Lewis title became a word for someone narrow-minded who conforms readily to middle class values
    DD: $4,600 14
National Nurses Day & Star Wars Day
    $800 29
Concerning his 1864 renomination, Abe quoted an old farmer who said it was "not best to swap" these "when crossing streams"
    $800 21
They follow each other & are home to a solstice & an equinox, respectively
    $800 9
Those not wanting to get too tipsy in a pub may want to check the ABV, this abbreviation on their brew
    $1000 5
Mom to Charlie & Vale, this "Today" anchor told "Fit Pregnancy and Baby" magazine, "Being a mom always comes first"
    $1000 26
Dashiell Hammett dedicated "The Thin Man" to this fellow writer & longtime love
    $1000 15
National Adoption Day & the Great American Smokeout
    $1000 30
In 1859 he wrote being elected capt. of volunteers in this Indian war gave him "more pleasure than any I have had since"
    $1000 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shuffles a deck.) A mathematician has shown that the overhand method takes 10,000 shuffles to randomize a deck, but you can do it in just seven tries using this shuffling method that also contains a double "F"
    $1000 10
Mojito recipes ask you to crush mint & lime with a wooden implement via this process

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

Peter Matt Lisa
$9,200 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Matt Lisa
$9,200 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE ADRIATIC
NOT IN THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
HISTORICAL FICTION
ANTHROPOLOGY
A CATEGORY OF FEW WORDS
STATE TREE-VIA
    $400 5
The Adriatic Sea separates the Italian peninsula from the western part of this peninsula
    $400 20
The Hall has admitted 5 of her siblings, but this "Nasty" woman is still on the wrong side of the velvet rope
    $400 4
In Robert Carter's "Courage", the hero attempts to save a lost love from this type of execution in 1790 France
    $400 10
The last native people to arrive in North America, they're divided into 8 groups, including the Iglulik on Baffin Island
    $400 19
Any seducer, or an 18th century Italian one
    $400 1
Nevada has 2 state trees; the single-leaf piñon & the bristlecone, both species of this
    DD: $1,000 6
Italy has the longest coast on the Adriatic, from the Strait of Otranto north to this gulf named for a coastal city
    $800 23
Morrissey & the rest of these charming men have been eligible since 2008, but what difference does it make?
    $800 15
Set in the 1840s, James Clavell's "Tai-Pan" depicts the turbulent founding of this British colony in Asia
    $800 11
Wealth to the Yurok Indians included having albino deerskins & the scalps of these tree-drilling birds
    $800 27
Cume, short for this is total box office
    $800 2
This Delaware state tree with prickly green leaves & red berries is popular for Christmas decorating
    $1200 7
Dividing Croatia's coastline is the Neum Corridor, a 12-mile stretch on the Adriatic that means this country isn't landlocked
    $1200 24
Johnny Cash, the Man in Black, is in; this redheaded fellow highwayman? Still out
    $1200 16
Set during the Italian Renaissance, "Romola" is George Eliot's study of life in this Tuscan city
    $1200 12
Contemporary rituals include the watching of these Latin American soap operas
    $1200 28
Type of jetty that rhymes with "jeer"
    $1200 3
Florida's state tree is the sabal palm; add 4 letters to "palm" to get this scientific name
    $1600 8
Head to Split, a coastal Adriatic city of 180,000 and a major city in this "dogged" region of Croatia
    $1600 26
When this '70s "Comes Alive!" megastar sings "I'm In You", he doesn't mean the Hall
    DD: $2,000 17
"Gates of Fire" is an epic novel of this epic battle of ancient Greece
    $1600 13
A 2016 report suggests that this European hominin of the Pleistocene Epoch may have practiced cannibalism
    $1600 21
Mass. chose the American type of this in 194, when many were dying from a fungus first described in the Netherlands
    $2000 9
One of the largest ports on the Adriatic is this Italian city the Romans called Tergeste
    $2000 25
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts are in, but this pioneering band with Jan, Cherie Currie & Lita Ford is still missing
    $2000 18
The mother of three French kings, this real 16th century Italian woman is fictionalized in "The Confessions of" her
    $2000 14
This -ism is the belief that spirits inhabit natural objects & phenomena
    $2000 22
The name of this state tree of Arizona is Spanish for "green stick", referring to its green bark & branches

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Matt Lisa
$17,200 $1,200 $21,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS & POLITICS
After moving to Johannesburg in 1903, he formed the Passive Resisters Soccer Club

Final scores:

Peter Matt Lisa
$32,099 $100 $34,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $34,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Matt Lisa
$13,400 $1,200 $22,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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