Show #7591 - Monday, September 18, 2017

Contestants

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Angela Ward, a family assessment writer from Longview, Texas

Andy Hyland, a university communications director from Mission, Kansas

Ellen Wernecke, a social media analyst from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,910)

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Jeopardy! Round

DELI-CACIES
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
NFL RHYMES
ISLANDS
STAMPING PHILATELY
MOVIE HAPPY ENDINGS
    $200 17
It's not Hanukkah, but I'm in the mood for these potato pancakes, served with applesauce
    $200 7
This movie gets its title from the autobiography of Navy SEAL & master marksman Chris Kyle
    $200 3
A Los Angeles team's mollusks
    $200 16
In 2013 the mayor of Corleone on this island apologized to the victims of Mafia violence
    $200 22
These stamps went on sale in 2007 to guard against price increases, but a 2-cent decrease in 2016 surprised many
    $200 1
1967:
Bride ditches handsome groom at altar, gets on bus with Mom's lover
    $400 23
A traditional Reuben sandwich is made with this deli meat
    $400 12
Last name of the man who penned the autobiography "The Life of Buffalo Bill"
    $400 8
The New Orleans team's fencing moves
    $400 18
This 130-mile stretch of barrier islands off North Carolina is sometimes called OBX
    $400 28
Don't be be-Fudd-led that collectors saved more than 40 million stamps of this cartoon critter in 1997
    $400 2
1993:
Weatherman loses immortality, considers moving to Punxsutawney
    $600 24
This bread often gets its color and flavor from molasses
    $600 13
"The Double Helix" is by this American scientist
    $600 9
The Pittsburgh team's snitches
    $600 19
This historic Florida island is home to the southernmost city of the lower 48 states
    $600 27
The (in)famous 1918 inverted jenny showing a plane upside down was fittingly issued for this 7-letter type of delivery
    $600 4
1942:
Cop covers up a shooting, hero watches love of his life fly off with another man
    $800 25
In the mood for cold-smoked salmon? We've got this type of lox with a 4-letter name
    $800 14
Speaker, author & school founder Booker T. Washington titled his autobiography "Up from" this
    $800 10
The Cleveland team's harlequins
    $800 20
Near Santa Barbara, it's California's largest island; we don't know if there are banana slugs on it
    DD: $1,500 29
A first set of stamps with this leader were printed in England, but intercepted by the Union; a second set made it through
    $800 5
1939:
One senator collapses, another attempts suicide & confesses to multiple crimes
    $1000 26
This favorite that's eaten as a cookie gets its name from German words for "almond" & "bread"
    $1000 15
"My Inventions", the autobiography of this immigrant, appeared in 1919 in the magazine Electrical Experimenter
    $1000 11
The Philly team's attorney assistants
    $1000 21
The Duke of York islands are coral islands in this South Seas archipelago named for a 19th century German statesman
    $1000 30
A famous portrait by him appeared on a 1934 stamp "in memory and in honor of the mothers of America"
    $1000 6
2012:
Dance routine gets barely passing grade, betting on football is rewarded

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

Ellen Andy Angela
$1,400 $2,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Andy Angela
$1,000 $4,200 $7,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP
LITERARY WORK BY CHARACTER
EXPLORERS
Y IN THE MIDDLE
WORLD FULL OF PEOPLE
LET'S STAY HOME
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the Clue from the Smithsonian's National Zoo.) Take home an elephant from the Smithsonian's National Zoo, handcrafted in India and covered in pieces of vintage ones of these garments worn by Hindu women
    $400 1
Queequeg
    $400 16
On June 22, 1611 he was set adrift in Canda's James Bay, an arm of the bay named for him; he was never seen again
    $400 11
Of an unknown name
    $400 23
In New Zealand institutions known as wananga offer university-level programs mainly to students of this ethnicity
    $400 26
We'll watch our favorite show on a laptop as we've "cut" this, like an obstetrician
    $800 6
(Sarah presents the clue from the Rhode Island School of Design.) You can pick up items designed by alumni at the museum gift shop of Rhode Island School of Design in this city
    $800 2
Raksha, AKA Mother Wolf
    $800 17
Malintzin (her Nahuatl name), AKA Malinche, AKA Doña Marina, was a translator & later mistress to this conquistador
    $800 12
Ancient Egyptians wrote on this material
    $800 21
Bilbao is the Spanish center of this Pyrenees culture, as you can taste in restaurants like Zortziko
    $1200 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Kansas City, Missouri.) You can buy a replica home jersey of the 1942 Kansas City Monarchs at the museum honoring this organization that existed from 1920 to 1960
    $1200 3
Sodapop Curtis
    $1200 18
Frozen in for 9 months on an 1821 search for this route, Wm. Parry began the Royal Arctic Theatre to entertain his crew
    $1200 13
French for "fireplace", it's the theater's lobby
    $1200 22
They live in central Russia & Kazakhstan & sound like a deposit on your teeth
    $1200 29
Let's stay home & do cosplay; I'm the pink one of these superpowered teens who fight Elizabeth Banks in a 2017 movie
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Old Sturbridge Village.) Old Sturbridge Village recreates the early 1800s and sells a tabletop version of this game that was edged out later in the century by the game with one more item
    $1600 4
Governor Willie Stark
    DD: $1,000 19
In 1573 this future circumnavigator raided a mule train carrying Peruvian silver bullion in the isthmus of Panama
    $1600 14
An excessively optimistic person
    $1600 24
It's the U.S. state with the largest Somali community
    $1600 28
I love the Mickey-shaped dry erase boards in the Disney version of this Mattel Charades game
    DD: $3,000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the National World War I Museum & Memorial.) At the National World War I Museum, you can take home a detailed model of this Allied fighter plane, that got its name from the hump that housed the guns in front of the cockpit
    $2000 5
The Vicomte de Valmont
    $2000 20
This Frenchman, the 1st European to journey down the Mississippi to its mouth, was killed by his own men in what's now Texas
    $2000 15
It's a general term for a thick-skinned ungulate like a hippo, too
    $2000 25
This country's German-speaking community in eastern Wallonia has wide autonomy
    $2000 27
This singer pulled out of Union Station with her first solo album since 1999--I can't wait to hear her "Gentle On My Mind"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Andy Angela
$7,800 $3,000 $13,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD TESTAMENT
Consisting of 21 verses, the book of this minor prophet, whose name means "servant of God", is the shortest

Final scores:

Ellen Andy Angela
$0 $1,262 $11,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Andy Angela
$7,800 $7,000 $13,200
14 R,
4 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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