Show #7588 - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Contestants

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Jay Olman, a data analytics manager from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jen Sosnowski, a high school science teacher from Roanoke, Virginia

Laura Kelsay, a hotel desk reception clerk from Grand Island, Nebraska (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

"WILD" MOVIES
ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE OR MARINES
FOREIGN-SOUNDING TEXAS PLACES
CLOTHING THROUGH THE AGES
EAT IT!
PAIRS FAMOUS
(Alex: Each response is a famous pair, but you must give us the response in reverse order.)
    $200 1
Kevin Kline was the gadget-loving 1860s government agent Artemus Gordon in this film based on a TV show
    $200 22
Secretary of State Colin Powell
    $200 13
Faith & begorrah! A 2005 state bill proclaimed this town the official Irish capital of Texas
    $200 27
A surcoat in medieval times was a loose tunic worn over this type of protection
    $200 8
I can't decide between chocolate, vanilla & strawberry ice cream; wait, I'll have all 3 in a brick called this
    $200 3
A bank employee paying out money at the counter & a common name for a university in west Philly
    $400 2
Sam Peckinpah. Lots of blood. This 1969 western
    $400 23
Iwo Jima flag raiser Ira Hayes
    $400 14
Bogata in Red River County is named for the capital of this country
    $400 19
In ancient Rome a balteus was a shoulder "belt" formed from the twisted folds of one of these garments
    $400 9
Jonathan Swift wrote, "He was a bold man that first" ate these; let's be bold & enjoy them on the half shell
    $400 4
A flour/water mixture used to stick papers together (don't eat it, kids!) & an edit of a film in progress
    $600 24
An Elvis-obsessed Nicolas Cage takes up with Laura Dern in this 1990 David Lynch film
    DD: $1,000 28
Cold War figure Francis Gary Powers
    $600 15
A mile east of the Rio Grande, this hamlet shares its name with a French area whose beaches became famous in 1944
    $600 18
In the 1920s, a jacket with large pockets and a rolled collar was popularized by this aviator
    $600 10
Mozzarella, tomatoes & basil are in this simple salad that gets its name from an Italian island
    $600 5
A Duracell item & one of the "A"s in the Marines' AAV-7 vehicle
    $800 25
Meryl Streep needed a lot more than one degree of separation from Kevin Bacon on the water in this movie
    $800 20
A land divided by Jordan, Egypt & Israel, or the seat of Anderson County, Texas
    $800 16
Beastly term for a scarf of feathers or fur, but usually not scales
    $800 11
For a quick version of this French sauce, mix together mayo, minced garlic, a little salt & lemon juice
    $800 6
A plant that grows & climbs around a support & the place that gets a "Hooray for" it in song
    $1000 26
Hushpuppy deals with some prehistoric creatures called aurochs in this 2012 drama set in the delta
    $1000 21
There's one in southern Italy, one in Florida & one in Texas near the Ark. border, "an old town with new horizons"
    $1000 17
18th c. riding boots decorated with tassels shared this name with German mercenaries hired by the Brits
    $1000 12
A Spanish word for a sloop gives us the name of this appetizer, a crisp corn tortilla "boat" filled with beef & cheese
    $1000 7
The first names of California governor Brown & Nebraska senator Sasse are less than delicious when paired

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

Laura Jen Jay
$1,600 $600 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Jen Jay
$3,200 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN POETRY
LESSER-KNOWN MUSEUMS
BROADWAY COMPOSERS
"L"
ORE
HIGH WATER
    $400 16
"But there is no joy in Mudville--" this guy "has struck out"
    $400 19
The Tate Geological Museum in Casper, Wyoming has a cast of a skull of this dinosaur "king" with battle scars
    $400 1
"Love Never Dies", Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to this show, moves the action from Paris to Coney Island
    $400 11
It's on the tip of your tongue... wait, no-- your ear
    $400 17
In its purest form, hematite is about 70% this element
    $400 7
After floods in 1966, UNESCO made efforts to save this Italian city & its treasures, like the Biblioteca Marciana
    $800 18
"Was this the face that launched a thousand ships.... sweet" her, "make me immortal with a kiss"
    $800 20
There's an early X-ray room in the Albuquerque Museum of the ASRT, the "R" referring to this medical field
    $800 2
That's Lerner standing, so that must be him at the piano
    $800 12
Any anesthetic limited to a particular body part
    $800 30
Galena, PbS, is the chief ore mineral of this grayish metal
    $800 6
The Zuiderzee flood of 1287 killed 50,000 but also connected this then-village to the sea, & the rest is Dutch history
    DD: $2,000 24
Longfellow referred to him as the "Tuscan that wanderest through the realms of gloom"
    $1200 21
Berlin's Currywurst Museum is devoted to a type of this street food popular on the Platz
    $1200 3
Jerry Herman turned down every project for 6 months until he was finally asked to adapt this film about 2 gay men
    $1200 13
These birds have longer tails and longer names than the very similar lories
    $1200 29
Some gold ore is considered exogenetic, meaning it was formed in this layer of the Earth
    $1200 8
The Mississippi flood of 1927 helped spur the mass movement of African Americans north & west, the "Great" this
    $1600 25
From a T.S. Eliot poem: "In the room the women come and go talking of" this Italian master
    $1600 22
The Devil's Rope Museum in McLean, Texas is devoted to this type of barrier
    DD: $3,000 4
He composed the music for Oklahoma's state song
    $1600 14
Verb meaning to dissolve out via percolation
    $1600 28
Cinnamon is a spice, not to be confused with this reddish ore of mercury with a similar-sounding name
    $1600 9
A dam collapse in this state led to the deadly 1889 Johnstown flood
    $2000 26
"And" he, "one calm summer night, went home and put a bullet through his head"
    $2000 23
The International Museum of this -ology in Maine has exhibits for the Montauk Monster & the Jersey Devil
    $2000 5
Playing an early version of one of his songs from "Avenue Q" helped him woo future "Frozen" partner Kristen Anderson
    $2000 15
Don't be this 13-letter synonym for "lazy"
    $2000 27
Magnetite is also called this "stone" & was used as a primitive compass
    $2000 10
2010-11 floods in Australia were exacerbated by this Pacific Ocean weather phenomenon with a feminine name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Jen Jay
$14,400 $15,400 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT HISTORY
Battles at Trebbia & Trasimene were among the victories of this man who was born in Africa & died near the Black Sea

Final scores:

Laura Jen Jay
$21,900 $28,801 $12,001
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Jen Jay
$16,400 $13,600 $8,400
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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