Show #7589 - Thursday, September 14, 2017

Contestants

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Larry Coben, an archaeologist and foundation executive director from New York, New York

Ellen Wernecke, a social media analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Jen Sosnowski, a high school science teacher from Roanoke, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. BUILDINGS
CLAM UP
3 OF A KIND
"LIKE" A SONG
SYMBOLS
IT'S AN INTERJECTION!
    $200 2
Towers in this Las Vegas casino include Octavius & Forum
    $200 4
Take that, oysters! One of the largest of these is a 75-pound specimen extracted from a giant clam
    $200 9
This animated character's nephews are Huey, Dewey & Louie
    $200 5
The Steve Miller Band soared with this Top 10 hit way back in 1977
    $200 1
On WWI recruitment posters, James Montgomery Flagg drew this icon who is pointing & saying, "I want you for U.S. Army"
    $200 14
In CB radio talk this numeric expression means "understood", good buddy!
    $400 3
Cue the choir! In 2007 this Salt Lake City building reopened after a 2-year renovation
    $400 18
This term for organisms like clams means they're made of 2 shells
    $400 10
I've got to hand it to you, these are the 3 choices when playing roshambo
    $400 11
The Bangles instructed us all with this 1986 hit that was fit for a pharaoh
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Many countries have special names for their flags; we have the Stars and Stripes, Denmark has its Dannebrog & then there's this flag
    $400 20
It can mean to mend clothing, & not go all the way to damn!
    $600 6
A sculpture in this New York City building depicts its founder holding one of the nickels used to create his five-and-dime empire
    $600 19
This soft-shell clam named for 1 way it's cooked is pronounced in New England to rhyme with "Lima"
    $600 15
Replicas of these 3 ships were built to promote Expo '92 in Seville, Spain
    $600 13
Nirvana reached the charts for the first time in 1991 with this grunge anthem
    $600 23
In a 2013 movie, this character says of a symbol he wears, "It's not an 'S'--on my world it means 'hope'"
    $600 21
Letter/number lotto game!
    $800 7
In 1742 a gilded grasshopper weathervane was placed atop this Boston hall; it's been there since
    $800 29
To grow their protective outer shells, clams secrete this compound, CaCO3
    $800 17
Classical music's "Million Dollar Trio" was Heifetz, Rubinstein &, on this instrument, Gregor Piatigorsky
    $800 16
This Madonna parody operated well for Weird Al in 1985
    $800 26
These 2 cosmic forces in Eastern thought are sometimes symbolized by the tiger & the dragon
    $800 22
Exciting 3-letter palindromic audio term!
    $1000 8
The 400-year-old Palace of the Governors in this SW capital city now serves as the state's history museum
    $1000 30
The tide exposes clam-digging areas called these, a 5-letter plural; Essex, Massachusetts has a hotline devoted to them
    $1000 25
The big 3 of ancient Greek gods were Zeus, Poseidon & this brother of theirs
    $1000 24
The title of this 2011 single by Selena Gomez & The Scene mentions the kind of song it is
    DD: $3,500 27
The caduceus is symbolic to many cultures, but it really took off when these were added above the serpents
    $1000 28
Fencing word used to acknowledge a rejoinder!

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

Jen Ellen Larry
$1,400 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ellen Larry
$3,500 $4,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SUMMER OF LOVE: 1967
THEIR FIRST PUBLISHED NOVEL
LANGUAGES OF AFRICA
MOVIE QUEENS
THE ORIENT EXPRESS
IT'S IN INTERJECTION
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word made up of some of the letters that you find in the word "interjection".)
    $400 6
This lawyer was confirmed as the 96th justice & first African American on the Supreme Court
    $400 14
"Catch-22"
(1961)
    $400 11
The Nubian languages are spoken primarily along the banks of this river
    $400 19
Kirsten Dunst & Norma Shearer are among the many actresses who have played this queen of France
    $400 26
Having a cocktail on the train, many have wondered how they got the baby grand into the carriage with this rhyming name
    $400 1
To repeat a lesson's words from memory for the teacher
    $800 7
Pope Paul VI ordained 27 new cardinals, including one from Poland who would later become this pope
    $800 15
"The Time Machine"
(1895)
    $800 12
Tsonga isn't spoken in Tonga but is one of 11 official languages in this country, as are Tswana & Zulu
    $800 20
Young Freya Wilson played future Queen Elizabeth II in this 2010 film
    $800 27
As well as a mystery novel, she wrote a short story set on the Express, "Have You Got Everything You Want?"
    $800 2
A personal quirk, or an involuntary muscle contraction
    $1200 8
The first U.K. TV broadcasts in color began with live coverage of these championships
    $1200 16
"Looking for Alaska"
(2005)
    $1200 13
The world's Austronesian languages include Tagalog, Javanese & Malagasy, spoken mainly on this island nation
    $1200 21
In "The Queen" Michel Sheen as this man helps Helen Mirren's Elizabeth II do right by Princess Diana's memory
    $1200 28
When Georges Nagelmackers saw this man's sleeper cars, he realized he could create a train to span a continent
    $1200 3
It describes a withered old broomstick-riding woman
    $1600 9
Media response to all the love included the CBS special "The Hippie Temptation", that being mainly this drug
    $1600 17
"The Joy Luck Club"
(1989)
    DD: $2,000 23
It's the official language in 5 African countries, including Mozambique & Cape Verde
    $1600 22
9 years after "Elizabeth", she had another go-round as the monarch in 2007's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
    DD: $4,000 29
The Orient Express went as far Orient as this city, after a few days' trip from Paris
    $1600 4
This term for a stupid person sounds like someone from a Greek isle
    $2000 10
At Governor George Romeny's request, troops were sent to deal with racial unrest in this city
    $2000 18
"Player Piano"
(1952)
    $2000 24
This official language of Morocco & Algeria is named for a nomadic people of north Africa
    $2000 25
This actress received her first of 7 Oscar nominations for playing Queen Victoria in 1997's "Mrs. Brown"
    $2000 30
The scenery on an Orient Express journey includes the view in this Alpine pass from Austria into Italy
    $2000 5
In printing books, a left-hand page is called a verso, and its other side is called this, from the Latin for "right"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ellen Larry
$5,100 $12,800 $6,400
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESSMEN
The corporation of this British man got its name from his early inexperience in business

Final scores:

Jen Ellen Larry
$5,100 $6,500 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Ellen Larry
$12,600 $12,800 $8,400
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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