Show #7590 - Friday, September 15, 2017

Contestants

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Julien Corven, a math teacher from Parkville, Maryland

Sarah Reisert, an awards program manager from Devon, Pennsylvania

Ellen Wernecke, a social media analyst from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE VIETNAM WAR
(Alex: The first category will have clues from a new PBS series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, The Vietnam War, making its debut this Sunday.)
ANIMATED FELINES
GOVERNMENT FOLKS WITH 2 FIRST NAMES?
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
SEAS
STOCK SYMBOLS ON THE DOW
(Alex: The Industrial Average, of course.)
    $200 19
The origins of the conflict are deeply explored, including a pivotal incident in this body of water in August 1964
    $200 1
Mel Blanc said the voice of this tormentor of Tweety was the closest to his own speaking voice
    $200 5
In 2013 he defeated Barbara Buono to win reelection as N.J. governor but later ran into some traffic problems
    $200 7
Consumed an octet
    $200 16
This sea is dotted by more than 1,400 island with almost all of them belonging to Greece
    $200 23
WMT is this retailer
    $400 20
Recordings of this 36th U.S. pres. are used to examine his handling of the war & the part it played in his misfortunes
    $400 2
On "The Simpsons", this feline is often brutalized by a blue mouse
    DD: $800 6
After becoming the literal man who fell to Earth in 1962, he rose to serve Ohio in the Senate from 1974 to 1999
    $400 8
Views salty bodies of water
    $400 17
The Crimean Mountains slope steeply into this sea
    $400 24
CAT is the very hungry for business this company
    $600 21
The series shows North Vietnamese citizens trying to reconcile reality with this type of misinformation, from Latin for "to spread"
    $600 3
The first TV image produced by RCA in 1928 was a 13-inch papier-mâché model of this cat seen here
    $600 13
Following 14 years as governor of Texas, in 2017 he became U.S. Energy Secretary
    $600 9
Writing paper that isn't going anywhere
    $600 18
Named for its distinct color, this sea east of China averages less than 150 feet deep
    $600 25
We'll give you some credit for this company, AXP
    $800 29
In a 1969 address Richard Nixon characterized war supporters as this quiet, larger part of the U.S. population
    $800 4
Lake Bell voiced fat cat Chloe in this 2016 movie about what your animals do when you're not around
    $800 14
This White House counsel, in 1973: "We have a cancer within, close to the presidency, that's growing"
    $800 10
A bowl o' red straight from the fridge
    $800 22
This sea's deepest point lies more than 15,000 feet down in the Aleutian Trench
    $800 26
GS is this firm also strongly represented in the Trump administration
    $1000 30
Bringing a measure of healing to the nation, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened in this year, 7 years after the end of the war
    $1000 12
After appearing as Geppeto's pet in "Pinocchio", this cat with the operatic name became Minnie Mouse's pet
    $1000 15
A former Secretary of Education, he became a Tennessee senator in 2003
    $1000 11
A prayer book regarding a launched weapon
    $1000 28
This sea off Australia's east coast is named for invertebrate marine organisms
    $1000 27
PFE, it helps to cure what ails ya

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

Ellen Sarah Julien
$4,600 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Sarah Julien
$4,800 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 14th CENTURY
IRISH STEW
2017 BILLBOARD HITS
CHEMISTRY
"PEN" PALS
THE STATE OF LITERATURE
(Alex: Name the state where each work is primarily set.)
    $400 19
1397's Kalmar Union united these 3 Scandinavian countries
    $400 23
This name was originally an Irish pet form of William; just ask Mr. Neeson
    $400 3
When it came to Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, "Fake Love" by this Canadian rapper got real love from fans
    $400 1
Hydrated ferric oxide is the scientific name for this
    $400 5
In sports, this word can precede box, kick & shot
    $400 9
"Twilight"
    $800 20
The intellectual Charles the Wise of France founded the Bibliotheque du Roi, which translates to this
    $800 24
In the 1840s Phytophthora infestans led to this catastrophe & 2 million Irish emigrating, many to America
    $800 14
"Handclap" got a hearty round of applause on the Hot Rock Songs chart for him & the Tantrums
    $800 2
Just like mercury, this element, Br, is a liquid at room temperature
    $800 6
Cosmetics include this stick used to extend or darken the eyebrows
    DD: $4,000 10
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"
    DD: $1,200 21
Adding a word to our language, cities began keeping travelers from leaving plague-infected ships for this many days
    $1200 25
The allure of the Emerald Isle has sold products like Shamrock Shakes & this soap introduced in the U.S. in 1972
    $1200 15
As of April 2017 "The Fame" by this woman who puts on a nifty Super Bowl show had spent 160 weeks on the Top Dance Album chart
    $1200 4
In 1923 Bronsted & Lowry determined that when an acidic substance loses a proton, it forms this
    $1200 7
It's the one-word term for the study of prison management & criminal rehabilitation
    $1200 11
"Inherent Vice"
    $1600 22
Between the Mongols & the Manchus, this "M" dynasty began its rule of China in the 1300s
    $1600 26
Used to accompany marching or pennywhistle tunes, a bodhran is a traditional Irish one of these
    $1600 16
"I just want some ice on my wrist so I look better when I dance", says the song named for this timekeeping brand
    $1600 29
Codeine, methadone & Demerol are all these, a word derived from the name of the drug they come from or mimic
    $1600 8
This 9-letter adjective can mean "stingy" or "destitute"
    $1600 12
"A Confederacy of Dunces"
    $2000 28
Legend says he messed up his knee during a youthful sheep raid, but being lame didn't keep him from a life of conquest
    $2000 27
At 1014's Battle of Clontarf, this Irish king with a name common today was killed by the Vikings, but the Irish won anyway
    $2000 18
This "Out of Sight" actress was in view on Latin airplay, teaming with Marc Anthony on "Olvidame Y Pega La Vuelta"
    $2000 30
The closest electron shell to the nucleus of an atom is designated by this letter of the alphabet
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) During a solar eclipse, between areas of complete shadow and complete illumination lies this area of partial shadow
    $2000 13
"A River Runs Through It"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Sarah Julien
$19,600 $9,200 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS
"Connecting police for a safer world" is the motto of this 190-member organization

Final scores:

Ellen Sarah Julien
$18,410 $6,200 $14,200
2-day champion: $24,910 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Sarah Julien
$16,400 $9,200 $6,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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