Show #7305 - Friday, May 20, 2016

2016 Power Players Week game 5.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Matthew Weiner, a series creator and executive producer from Mad Men

David Gregory, a political analyst and author from CNN and How's Your Faith?

Melissa Harris-Perry, a professor and editor-at-large from

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In 2000 this Indiana University hoops coach was accused of choking a player during a 1997 practice
    $200 1
Her full title includes "Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith"
    $200 18
Asked how her "Veep" character Selina Meyer would rank among U.S. presidents, she said at the "bottom of the barrel"
    $200 7
His mission is to save "two of every sort" of animal, "male and female"
    $200 13
Laszlo Biro created the first of these pens in 1931
    $400 12
In 1970 the Washington Post turned down this writer for his lack of experience but after about a year, he got the gig
    $400 2
As mayor, she was in charge of Wasilla, Alaska from 1996 to 2002
    $400 19
This Guy Fieri show on Food Network is known as "Triple D" for short
    $400 8
Right in chapter 1 of his book, he spent 3 days & nights in the belly of "a great fish"
    $400 14
There was one of these called "Charlie" in Berlin before the wall came down
    $600 3
In 2011 Christine Lagarde became managing director of the IMF, short for this
    $600 20
In 2016 WGN America had a series about a group of slaves & their escape to freedom via this secret network
    $600 9
His super-strength was temporarily gone by the time the Philistines "put out his eyes"
    $600 15
Alma mater of David Petraeus
    DD: $400 5
As CEO of Sam's Club, Rosalind Brewer became the first woman & the first African American to head a unit of this corp.
    $800 10
You'll probably win the game if you have the incredible wisdom shown by this man in 1 Kings 3:27
    $800 16
In 2016 Steph Curry broke his own record for these in a season with 24 games to go
    $1000 6
Beginning in 1997 Arizona had 3 consecutive women in charge: Jane Hull, Janet Napolitano & her
    $1000 11
At Jericho, Joshua's band includes 7 priests with 7 of these instruments "of rams' horns"
    $1000 17
It means assigning blame; the people likely to get the blame often say, "now is not the time for" it

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Melissa David Matthew
$2,400 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa David Matthew
$3,400 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

'90s MUSIC
(Alex: Because all of the responses are double-talk.)
    $400 21
This bridge was literally "Falling Down" in the 12th century; it was rebuilt in stone in 1176
    $400 23
Members of the society named for this ship trace their lineage to its arrival in 1620
    $400 11
"Blood Sport" is part one of this Stephen King novel; part two is "Prom Night"
    $400 6
In "Alice in Wonderland " this character asks, "Why is a raven like a writing-desk?"
    $400 1
In a 1999 hit Ricky Martin was "Livin"' this
    $400 16
In certain jokes it comes before "Who's there?"
    $800 22
The bridges of this Iowa county were the title feature of a Meryl Streep movie
    $800 27
This largest veterans organization in the U.S. was founded in Paris by members of the AEF after World War I
    $800 12
A perennial favorite for grads is "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" by this man
    $800 7
The exploits of this Union general earned him the nicknames "Mad Tom" & "The Great Marcher"
    $800 2
Her 1991 Super Bowl rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" became a Top 20 hit
    $800 17
In a 1939 movie this dog is in danger of being put down after biting a neighbor
    $1200 24
The 14th century chapel bridge on Lake Lucerne in this country was nearly destroyed by fire in 1993
    $1200 28
In 1980 Bruce Murray, Louis Friedman & this Cornell Univ. astronomer founded the Planetary Society
    $1200 13
In this novel, Mark Watney reasons that maritime law applies to Mars, making him "a space pirate"
    $1200 8
The subtitle of a biography of this Russian mystic asks, "Holy Man or Mad Monk?"
    $1200 3
With over 20, she had more Top 40 hits in the '90s than her brother, including the song heard here

"Let's go /
Escapade /
We'll have a good time..."
    $1200 18
The White House Press Secretary during Clinton's first term had this double-talk first name
    $1600 25
For his courage taking personal risks at the 1796 battle of Lodi Bridge, his troops nicknamed him "Little Corporal"
    DD: $3,000 29
The late Julian Bond was its chairman from 1998 to 2010
    DD: $3,000 14
A line from Ecclesiastes inspired the title of this Hemingway novel about expatriates in France & Spain
    $1600 9
Boldness on the battlefield earned this Revolutionary War general the nickname "Mad Anthony"
    $1600 4
All the ladies love this rapper/actor whose '90s hits include "Hey Lover" & "Mama Said Knock You Out"
    $1600 19
This high-kicking dance was a favorite of Parisian music hall girls
    $2000 26
One of the highest bridges in the world is the Royal Gorge Bridge in this Western state
    $2000 15
President Obama & Amazon both named as their favorite novel of 2015 Lauren Groff's "Fates and" these
    $2000 10
Overspending & eccentric behavior got this king of Bavaria deposed in 1886
    $2000 5
"Kiss From A Rose" earned 3 Grammys for this British singer
    $2000 20
New York New York & this double talk hotel are at opposite ends of the Las Vegas Strip

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa David Matthew
$5,000 $5,800 $12,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1790 a deal made Washington the nation's capital; the room where it happened was at Jefferson's house & negotiators included Madison & this Cabinet member

Final scores:

Melissa David Matthew
$6,000 $11,600 $13,500
3rd place: $10,000 to Girls for Gender Equity 2nd place: $11,600 to Martha’s Table Winner: $50,000 to Alexandria House

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melissa David Matthew
$5,400 $5,800 $14,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2016-04-09
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