Show #7685 - Friday, January 26, 2018

Rachel Lindgren game 6.

Contestants

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Melissa Stewart, a baker and barista from Spokane, Washington

Jennifer Tomassi, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California

Rachel Lindgren, a fire lookout from Bend, Oregon (whose 5-day cash winnings total $75,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

CAUTIONARY TRAILS
DURING THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY
SIMILES IF YOU PLEASE
TV SHOWS BY WORKPLACE
THE FABRICS OF OUR LIVES
THE THING'S THE PLAY
    $200 1
The Canadian sign here warns of caribou, the same species as this animal
    $200 30
March 2016 saw Obama become the first sitting U.S. president in 80 years to visit this nation
    $200 21
"Smell like I sound, I'm lost in a crowd, and I'm" this 1980s song title
    $200 4
Dunder Mifflin in Scranton, Pennsylvania
    $200 13
We'd be only tutu happy for you to name this netted tutu fabric seen here
    $200 11
It's the thing rolling through New Orleans in the title of a 1947 Tennessee Williams Pulitzer winner
    $400 2
Three monosyllables make up the caution represented here, asking you to be mindful
    $400 29
In 2010 this group released a trove of 250,000 classified diplomatic cables
    $400 22
Someone with limited compassion might be called "hard as" or "tough as" these fasteners
    $400 5
The Bluth Company
    $400 16
Twill is a weave; this fabric that also starts with "TW" is made of coarse wool
    $400 12
The title of this 1879 Ibsen masterpiece is a child's plaything
    $600 3
Bon Jovi could help you with this sign, also the title of their hit album from 1986
    $600 26
Per USA Today, the 2 most read news stories in 2014 were about events in Ferguson, Mo. & this comedian's death in California
    $600 23
It's what Forrest Gump's mama always said
    $600 6
On the Fox series, Wayne Enterprises
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.) For the ladies, 19th century New England stores, like in Old Sturbridge Village, had to stock the latest in this fabric named for a large Indian city; the fabric would vary between darker & lighter colors & busier & plainer prints
    DD: $1,000 14
Literally, this Arthur Miller title is a clay melting pot
    $800 9
Your trail may lead you to the sea, so a warning to be mindful of these invertebrates
    $800 27
Raised in a housing project in the Bronx, she joined the Supreme Court in 2009
    $800 24
This simile about being content may refer to a quahog or littleneck
    $800 7
The WJM-TV newsroom
    $800 19
Pashmina is a type of this downy wool that comes from certain goats
    $800 15
The title object of this 1959 Pinter play is a small freight elevator, not a stupid server
    $1000 10
Norway is home to the sign here, warning of this mythic creature--perhaps there's a bridge up ahead
    $1000 28
In 2011 Utah became the first state with an official this, a Browning; the bill's sponsor said it captures part of Utah's history
    $1000 25
This simile thought to relate to deranged milliners may originally have been about a type of snake
    $1000 8
On NBC, San Antonio Memorial Hospital, featuring doctors Jordan & TC working late
    $1000 20
Bleeding of this plaid cotton fabric is sometimes considered an asset
    $1000 17
You could ride on this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about the tribulations of an amusement park barker

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Rachel Jennifer Melissa
$2,800 $4,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Jennifer Melissa
$3,000 $6,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CREDITORS & PREY
VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE
RIVERS
SWORD CINEMA
CHARACTERS IN MYTH
ENDS WITH "Z"
    $400 26
Named for when you get your work check, these rhyming loans have been called "financial quicksand"
    $400 21
A memorial to Victoria's late husband, this venue opened in 1871 & is a leading live music performance space
    $400 16
The Snake joins this river just south of Pasco, Washington
    $400 7
This 2017 title character attends a cocktail party with the god killer sword in her dress
    $400 1
The Argonauts are comrades who accompany Jason in his search for this treasure
    $400 6
An expert, or the sound of something moving fast
    $800 27
This type of "inflatable" mortgage is cheap at first, but has a harder-to-meet payment down the line
    $800 22
In 1901 Queen Victoria died at Osborne House, built to royal specifications on this isle
    $800 17
Here's the famed Lorelei rock in this European river
    $800 8
Connor MacLeod travels from 16th c. Scotland to 20th c. New York to stop the evil Kurgan with his sword in this film
    $800 2
After overthrowing the rulers of the universe, Zeus forces this one into a new job as punishment
    $800 10
In a Robert Frost poem, something white at the bottom of a well is either truth or a pebble of this
    $1200 28
"Negative" this, from the Latin for "death", happens when a monthly loan installment can't even cover the interest
    $1200 23
Home to the houses of Parliament, this palace was rebuilt in Gothic revival style after an earlier building burned in 1834
    $1200 18
The ancient city of Ur lay along this river that helped make the Fertile Crescent fertile
    $1200 9
"The bride" doesn't throw a bouquet, she wields the Hattori Hanzo katana samurai sword in this Tarantino film
    DD: $1,000 3
Cupid's lover, she loses Cupid for a time after disobeying his request to not seek his identity
    $1200 11
To chat & joke around, or to offer unwanted advice to chess players
    DD: $1,000 29
Aristotle & Cato the Elder opposed this 5-letter practice characterized by high lending rates
    $1600 24
These 3-letter gardens have some of the most notable iron & glass structures from the Victorian era
    $1600 19
Meaning "great river", it rises out of a bog in Zambia
    $1600 12
Kroenen couldn't cut down this big red Guillermo del Toro-directed hero with his swords
    $1600 4
She warned her fellow Trojans not to accept the gift of a big horse, but nobody listened
    $1600 14
The name of this type of brandy is from a Croatian word for plum
    $2000 30
An Obama-era rule that never took effect said a credit card company can't force you into this process to settle a dispute
    $2000 25
You can see why an 1892 building at the University of Liverpool inspired this term for a university other than Oxford or Cambridge
    $2000 20
Whitehorse is on this river
    $2000 13
Cryptic inscriptions are etch on the Atlantean sword used by this film character out of pulp stories
    $2000 5
These 2 Greek buddies were so faithful to each other one volunteered to die in the other's place
    $2000 15
It's abbreviated GHz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Jennifer Melissa
$9,600 $11,600 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LIT
Introduced in 1945, she claimed to have the middle names Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Efraim's Daughter

Final scores:

Rachel Jennifer Melissa
$100 $20,401 $200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rachel Jennifer Melissa
$10,600 $12,200 $10,200
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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