Show #7559 - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Contestants

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Daniel Esch, an editor and writer from San Bruno, California

Natasha Baker-Bradley, an appellate attorney from Miami, Florida

Lisa Evans, an office manager from Easthampton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

LANGUAGES OF EUROPE
QUESTIONING MOVIE TITLES
A CHEESY CATEGORY
GUN TALK
RECENT HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY
LOW TECH
    $200 26
A November 2012 apostolic letter called for greater awareness & use of this language in the Vatican
    $200 21
"Who Framed ____ ____"
    $200 6
At Canter's Deli in L.A., it's the traditional cheese for a Reuben sandwich
    $200 8
Before anesthesia, surgeons asked patients to do this, clamp down on a projectile
    $200 1
This actor penned "Leonard", a memoir of his 50-year friendship with Leonard Nimoy
    $200 15
A heddle is one of the wires that separate & guide the warp threads on this machine used for weaving
    $400 27
This nation's regional official languages include Galician & Basque
    $400 22
"What's Eating ____ ____"
    $400 7
The name of this dish in which cubes of bread are dipped into a pot of melted cheese is French for "melted"
    $400 9
This phrase meaning to act before the proper time refers to a false start
    $400 2
Sitric Silkbeard & his raiding friends from the north appear in Lars Brownworth's "The Sea Wolves: A History of" them
    $400 17
Teams of 2 participate in the low-tech race named for this conveyance used in gardens
    $600 28
Welsh & the Scottish variety of this language are recognized regional languages in the United Kingdom
    $600 23
From 1962, "What Ever Happened to ____ ____?"
    $600 13
Sort of a blue Brie, Germany's Cambozola chese gets its name from Camembert & this cheese
    $600 10
A piece of artillery aboard a ship that comes untied & rolls around on deck gave us this term for a dangerous person
    $600 3
This story of the African-American women who helped launch the U.S. space program became a 2016 film
    $600 18
What could be lower tech than buttons? The Amish use this pair to fasten coats & vests
    $800 29
It's the smallest of all the nations with French as an official language
    $800 24
"Who's That ____" (it's Madonna)
    $800 14
Let's go Dutch with a hunk of this 5-letter cheese
    $800 11
You don't want to "go off" this way; it refers to a safety mechanism to prevent accidental firing
    $800 4
"The Midnight Assassin" lays out the 1880s "Hunt for America's First" one of these multiple murderers
    $800 19
This low tech pair can be used in the kitchen or in a pharmacy
    $1000 25
"What About ____?" with Bill Murray as the title guy
    $1000 16
More a thick cream than a cheese, this slightly sweet Italian staple traditionally fills the layers in tiramisu
    DD: $1,200 12
Today meaning a short-lived success, it refers to a misfire in a flintlock's powder
    $1000 5
Boris Pasternak loved a girl named Olga but fictionalized her as this name, the title of a book on their romance
    $1000 20
c. 1100 it was found that these generators work better with blades turning on a horizontal rather than a vertical axis

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

Lisa Natasha Daniel
$5,000 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Natasha Daniel
$5,400 $2,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE YOUNG POPE
1990s EMMYS
DISEASES NAMED AFTER PEOPLE
"W"ORDS
PLAYWRIGHTS
HIGH TEX.
    $400 22
The very recent XVI of this name, not so young, but IX was somewhere between 12 & his 20s when he became pope
    $400 15
Kelsey Grammer received 8 nominations in the 1990s for playing this role on 2 series, winning 3 times
    $400 10
Meniere's disease is a disorder of this body part affecting balance, & linked to a surplus of fluid
    $400 7
This fleshy thing that hangs down from a turkey's throat sounds a lot like a duck's walk
    $400 2
Daniel Day-Lewis, who starred in "The Crucible" on film, was this playwright's son-in-law
    $400 20
Planned to rise 230', the largest of these symbols in the hemisphere is fittingly being built in Corpus Christi
    $800 23
Before 37-year-old Leo X could be crowned pope in 1513, there was the little matter of ordaining him as this
    $800 16
This HBO crime series received 4 writing nominations in 1999; David Chase & James Manos won the award
    $800 11
It can include a compulsion to utter obscenities & was named for a French doctor who called it "maladie des tics"
    $800 8
It's the type of woven basket and chair seen here
    $800 21
"Mrs. Warren's Profession" was scandalous when this Irish-born man wrote a 1902 play of that title
    $800 25
During his 9 years in the NBA, this Shanghai-born athlete was among the tallest men in Texas
    $1200 24
Gregory V (in his 20s) got in with the aid of cousin Otto; a few weeks later, Greg named Otto to head this "sacred" empire
    $1200 17
Gillian Anderson received 4 straight nominations for playing this character, winning in 1997
    $1200 12
Graves' disease results in the thyroid's over-production of these & strikes women more often than men
    $1200 9
It's the breakfast food that also means "to be indecisive"
    $1200 1
He played Madea in many plays that he wrote & directed, beginning with 2000's "I Can Do Bad All By Myself"
    $1200 28
The New Texas Giant roller coaster tops off at over 150 feet at this "numeric" amusement park in Arlington
    $1600 26
In 27 B.C. a Roman f this name became Emperor Augustus; in 955 a Roman of this name became the teen Pope John XII
    $1600 18
In 1999 winning wasn't alien to Kristen Johnston as an extraterrestrial visitor on this sitcom
    DD: $2,500 13
In Wilson's disease, this metallic element collects in tissues & can be detected by a brownish ring around the cornea
    DD: $3,500 5
The part of a vessel shown or the area of a strike zone where a batter hits the ball best
    $1600 3
This alliteratively named playwright followed up her 1989 Pulitzer win with "The Sisters Rosensweig"
    $1600 29
1,000 years old & 44 feet tall, "The Big Tree" at Goose Island State Park is a "live" one of these
    $2000 27
The III pope of this adjectival name, elected in 1198 at 30-something, has been called the most important of the middle ages
    $2000 19
This series not only won for best drama in 1993, but its stars Tom Skerritt & Kathy Baker won Best Acting awards
    $2000 14
This inflammatory digestive disease was named after one of the 3 men who published a paper on it in the 1930s
    $2000 6
This 9-letter word means "forlorn"
    $2000 4
No Richie or Fonzie in his 1961 play "Happy Days"; who will rid me of this meddlesome playwright?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Natasha Daniel
$15,800 $2,800 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPE 1962
Rudolf Abel & this American are most associated with Germany's Glienicke Bridge on February 10, 1962

Final scores:

Lisa Natasha Daniel
$28,001 $1,800 $100
2-day champion: $62,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lisa Natasha Daniel
$15,600 $8,800 $14,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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