Show #7751 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Contestants

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Leslye Laderman, an employee benefits attorney from Creve Coeur, Missouri

Osman Syed, a student from Jamesville, New York

Alexandra Henkoff, a college admissions counselor from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
LET'S WATCH CARTOONS
STATE CAPITALS BY COUNTY
JIVE TALKIN'
YOU SHOULD BE DANCING
THE B.G.s
    $200 1
In a "Song" by Longfellow, Wenonah, the daughter of Nokomis, gives birth to this hero
    $200 6
Bobby, hyper-aware on A.D.D. drugs on this Texas 'toon:
"There's some milk in the fridge that's about to go bad... & there it goes"
    $200 13
Fulton County
    $200 20
Used to alliteratively describe a brook, it means chatting or murmuring incoherently
    $200 16
"It takes two to do" this sensual ballroom dance that may have come from the brothels of Buenos Aires
    $200 11
Aboard this ship, Benjamin Guggenheim took off his lifebelt, put on evening clothes & wrote to his wife
    $400 2
With the Ghost of Christmas Past, he remembers a holiday party hosted by Mr. Fezziwig, his former employer
    $400 7
This Netflix character looked like he was headed for an Oscar nomination for his role as Secretariat
    $400 14
Maricopa County
    $400 21
This word for unintelligible technical talk begins with the sound that a turkey makes
    $400 27
Britannica credits this man with transforming "traditional Irish dancing into a popular spectator attraction"
    $400 12
He co-founded a company called Traf-O-Data while still in high school
    DD: $1,000 3
In this 17th c. work God says the fallen angels are subject to free will & therefore the authors of their own fate
    $600 8
Bill Burr & Laura Dern lead their clan on "F is for" this, & don't turn your response into a YouTube moment
    $600 15
Anne Arundel County
    $600 22
You can also sing nonsense, like this style Louis Armstrong employed on "Heebie Jeebies"
    $600 23
Heard here, considered risque back in the day, it's the dance dance down to the music
    $600 17
A final score from 1964:
LBJ 486, this B.G. 52
    $800 4
Profession of Miss Jean Brodie, whose "Prime" is the subject of a novel by Muriel Spark
    $800 9
The yakuza, Kenny Loggins & selling a ton of cocaine were in this spy cartoon that added "Vice" to its title in season 5
    $800 29
Laramie County
    $800 25
In the novel "1984" official propaganda is written in this artificial & euphemistic language
    $800 24
People doing this dance at a nightclub in the 1970s inspired Van McCoy to write a song about it
    $800 18
In 1986 big band legend Benny Goodman spent his last hours of life practicing Brahms on this instrument
    $1000 5
P.G. Wodehouse in his first story said all this man did was announce, "Mrs. Travers, sir" but his role later expanded
    $1000 10
Turns out one of Roger the Alien's disguises on this show was 1980 Miracle on Ice Olympic teamer Chex Lemeneux
    $1000 30
Kennebec County
    $1000 26
Speaking in a roundabout way is this, from the Latin for around & speak
    $1000 28
In 1926, this dance made the cover of an early version of Life magazine
    $1000 19
This Georgia signer of the Declaration of Independence was as cute as a small clothing fastener

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

Alexandra Osman Leslye
$1,200 $6,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alexandra Osman Leslye
$2,200 $9,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

JAPAN-POURRI
MUSEUMS
RHYMES WITH BOB
HIPSTERY
POP CULTURE IN THE NEWS
THINKING ABOUT THE ENLIGHTENMENT
    $400 10
Integrating singing, dancing & music, this style of drama with a 1-syllable name is almost plotless
    $400 1
Treasures in this London museum include the Rosetta Stone & one of the oldest images of Christ
    $400 2
A large & disorderly crowd
    $400 15
Settler Pieter Wyckoff moved into this borough before it was cool--actually, in 1637, before it even existed
    $400 6
Diagnosed with lupus nephritis, singer Selena Gomez received a transplant of this vital organ
    $400 3
This Scot's "The Wealth of Nations" is a classic of laissez-faire capitalism
    DD: $3,500 11
Chanko nabe is a high-protein stew that's traditionally cooked for those training for this sport
    $800 22
The National Liberty Museum, with its own bell, is in this city
    $800 17
Thackeray said that "he who meanly admires mean things is" one of these people who's convinced of his superiority
    $800 16
Some 1860s-style riding was on a "boneshaker" type of this vehicle with metal wheels
    $800 7
This Michigan singer said, "I'm not running for Senate! Are you...kidding me? Who...couldn't figure that out?"
    $800 4
Denis Diderot's work on the multi-volume opus simply called this sought to unite knowledge of every art & science
    $1200 12
A Japanese edict of the 1630s restricted most foreign ships to this port where "Madame Butterfly" is set
    $1200 23
The goggles seen here on display at the National Air & Space Museum were worn by her during the 1929 Women's National Air Derby
    $1200 18
Pulsate with pain
    $1200 19
In the 1860s Loepold Lairitz made a vegan type of this soft wool or cotton fabric--no word on if they offered plaid
    $1200 27
#MeToo evolved into this movement against sexual harassment that was a popular pin in awards season in 2018
    $1200 5
Montesquieu wrote in favor of separation of powers & this system ensuring govt. branches are equal in power
    $1600 13
As a toast or a battle cry, in Japanese it means "may you live 10,000 years"
    DD: $4,500 24
Home to many Dutch masterpieces, it recently added an Asian pavilion that's surrounded by water
    $1600 26
From the Latin for "whitewash", it means to apply paint with crude strokes
    $1600 20
This 3-initial thinker sported a hip beard as a civil rights activist and NAACP co-founder
    $1600 8
A key to this Brit's "Two Treatises of Government" is his idea of "natural rights" like life & liberty
    $2000 14
These pieces made to attach a purse or box to a man's sash became prized works of art
    $2000 25
The 45-acre campus of this Jerusalem museum, Israel's official memorial to the Holocaust, lies on the Mount of Remembrance
    $2000 21
When this 3-initial writer of "Tales" lived in Bamberg, Germany around 1815, he could have enjoyed many craft breweries
    $2000 9
Voltaire advocated this 5-letter religious belief based on reason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alexandra Osman Leslye
$3,800 $27,400 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS ON AUTHORS
Whitman said this man's poetry has "a propensity toward nocturnal themes, a demoniac undertone behind every page"

Final scores:

Alexandra Osman Leslye
$300 $33,333 $7,601
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $33,333 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alexandra Osman Leslye
$3,800 $21,400 $6,200
13 R,
4 W
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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