Show #7122 - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Alex Trebek's audio was re-recorded when his voice recovered.


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Melissa Hodges, a part-time mechanical engineer and full-time mom from Allen, Texas

Jonathan Marcus, a law clerk from North Hollywood, California

Suzanne Vito, a writer from Albany, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Auric was this villain's first name
    $200 10
After months on the run, he was captured December 13, 2003 after he was found hiding in a hole near Tikrit
    $200 26
The website vanderbilt.this has info to help you get a degree
    $200 1
In June 2011 this online transaction service reached 100 million active accounts
    $200 16
New Zealanders know this fruit is native to China & has green flesh spattered with tiny, edible black seeds
    $200 25
Though guppies are freshwater fish, add this to their tank to help them build up a protective slime coat
    $400 12
Later to play an Old West doctor, she was the Bond girl Solitaire in "Live and Let Die"
    $400 2
This first African-American Attorney General said he was quitting in 2014 but was still on the job in 2015
    $400 27
Soldier, remember to type these 3 letters after
    $400 3
To perform an ovario-hysterectomy on a dog
    $400 18
The population of this country, the western third of Hispaniola, is almost entirely descended from African slaves
    $400 17
Slow & nearly defenseless in its normal state, it's intimidating & hard to swallow after doing its thing
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.) The massive gun mounted on the back of the Jaguar was pointed at the back of this James Bond actor during a daring car chase over ice in "Die Another Day"
    $600 7
More than 1,000 rebels captured during this 1961 invasion of Cuba were later freed in exchange for food & medicine
    $600 28
The "com" in .com stands for this, something you see a lot of during the Super Bowl
    $600 4
This 1-word 1959 scandal enveloped many prominent DJs
    $600 19
He was a Democrat in Texas' state House in the 1980s, but a Republican as governor for 14 years
    $600 22
You might say giddyap! to this long-snouted fish (yes, it is a fish) that sucks food into its cylindrical mouth
    $800 14
This movie's theme song contains the lyrics "Nobody does it better, makes me feel sad for the rest"
    $800 8
In China his Great Leap Forward program took a great leap back, contributing to a famine & millions of deaths
    DD: $1,500 29
Wikipedia & Craigslist are the most popular sites with this domain suffix
    $800 5
The explosive charge carried by a missile
    $800 20
In Genesis, this man says, "I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth"
    $800 23
Fishermen have reeled in over half-ton specimens of the blue type of this
    $1000 15
In 1967 not Sean Connery but this British gentleman played Bond in "Casino Royale"
    $1000 9
This country's first female leader, Khaleda Zia was prime minister in the 1990s & again from 2001 to 2006
    $1000 6
The IRS W-9 form is a polite "request for" this "identification number and certification"
    $1000 21
This Ivy League college's Rauner Special Collections Library is home to the Robert Frost collection
    $1000 24
You "betta" believe this type of "fighting fish" will even attack its own image in a mirror

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

Suzanne Jonathan Melissa
$2,800 $2,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jonathan Melissa
$4,000 $1,500 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

5, 5
(Alex: Each correct response two words, five letters in each of them.)
    $400 19
In 2015 Elisabeth Moss of "Mad Men" starred as Heidi Holland in a Broadway revival of this Wendy Wasserstein play
    $400 17
Parish-wise, there's East this capital city & West this capital city
    $400 7
If your lips are movin', you're probably naming this ms. who broke through with "All About That Bass" in 2014
    $400 6
Prifysgol Cymru is the university of this U.K. country
    $400 5
Thermae were complexes designed primarily for this activity, & all classes of Romans mixed there
    $400 11
This is unrestricted on much of the German Autobahn
    $800 20
"Man's disobedience" & "the prime cause of his fall" are the subjects of this 17th century man's most famous poem
    $800 21
Crawfish field tours in the parish named for this Confederate president run from March to May
    $800 8
She & the Captain had a No. 1 hit with "Love Will Keep Us Together", but ultimately it didn't
    DD: $1,000 18
From 2009 to 2014 4 alums of this Montreal school won Nobel Prizes
    $800 1
Every 5 years a Roman citizen had to declare his slaves in this tally, lest he become a slave himself
    $800 12
This dish gets its name from the Turkish for "skewer" & "roast meat"
    $1200 23
The murder & guilt of "Crime and Punishment" play out in this former capital city
    $1200 22
A French soldier of the Revolutionary War shares a name with this parish known for its Cajun folk
    $1200 9
In 2010 this Canadian country singer divorced the mutt who'd produced her hit albums like "The Woman in Me"
    $1200 26
India has universities named for Indira Gandhi & this man, her father
    $1200 2
If fleeing your home, you'd grab the images of the Penates, or household these, from their shrines
    DD: $2,000 16
Milan's La Scala is this type of place
    $1600 24
In 1895 this author of Polish descent took us to the exotic port of Sambir with his first novel, "Almayer's Folly"
    $1600 10
This "Big Mama" sang "Hound Dog" before Elvis did
    $1600 27
In the Times higher education rankings, this city's Swiss Federal Institute of Technology is 13th, tops outside the U.S. & U.K.
    $1600 3
Passage of the 445 B.C. law known as the Lex Canuleia allowed plebeians to marry this other "P" class of Romans
    $1600 15
It's the type of art chart seen here
    $2000 25
In honor of James Joyce, Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath got married on this date in 1956
    $2000 13
If you don't have a total eclipse of the brain, you'll name this raspy-voiced lass born Gaynor Hopkins
    $2000 28
Mick Jagger may have learned to count his money when he attended the London School of this & Political Science
    $2000 4
Now a term more familiar from the Olympics, this class of citizens got its name from its former cavalry role
    $2000 14
It's the type of guitar heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jonathan Melissa
$9,600 $10,100 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Blanco is the last name of the main character in "Metástasis", a Colombia-set version of this show

Final scores:

Suzanne Jonathan Melissa
$19,200 $20,200 $5,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzanne Jonathan Melissa
$9,600 $11,400 $5,000
16 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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