Show #7126 - Monday, September 14, 2015

First game of Season 32.


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Ed Kim, a small business owner from Whittier, California

Rook Thomas Hine, an operations manager from Brunswick, Maine

Tara Anderson, a public radio reporter from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, in anticipation of the upcoming feature film with this title...)
steve jobs|
    $200 21
It was the first song by a rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100
    $200 1
It can mean "full of life", or describe characters like Rocky & Bullwinkle
    $200 16
The work's reflection of your attitude to your subject will come out as mood or this other 4-letter word
    $200 6
Pierre Trudeau once led this land
    $200 15
In 1604 King James I called this plant "dangerous to the lungs"
    $200 22
"Insanely great" was how Steve described this breakthrough computer when it was introduced in 1984
    $400 20
It generated a lot of talk & a lot of spoofs
    $400 2
Above 66 degrees 33 minutes north latitude
    $400 26
Wish I had a nickel for every time I've told authors to avoid this type of expression; it's from the French for "stereotype"
    $400 7
In 1977 this country's military ended Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's rule; in 1979, his life
    $400 14
There are 4 varieties of this deadly African venomous snake, 3 green & 1 black
    $400 27
Steve started his oft-quoted 2005 commencement at this Cal. univ. by telling why he dropped out of Reed College
    $600 17
It was featured in a 1982 movie
    $600 3
Done without thinking or shifting
    $600 25
From the Greek for "first competitor", it's your leading character
    $600 8
Though 20+ years older than his wife Eva, this Argentine leader outlived her by 20+ years
    $600 11
This swimming superstar made many a movie right here at Sony studios, including 1953's "Dangerous When Wet"
    $600 28
Steve Jobs joined this other Steve in 1976 to design the logic board that would become known as Apple I
    $800 18
It's this 1988 No. 1 hit
    $800 4
Smelly, but in a good way
    $800 23
You can't have much character development without it; "of interest" is another type
    $800 9
Clement Attlee succeeded a more famous man as this country's prime minister
    $800 12
Madame de Merteuil must flee after Parisians learn of her machinations in this 1782 novel
    $800 29
After rejoining Apple in 1997, Jobs engineered this 2-word ad campaign that opposed a lockstep mentality
    $1000 19
A classic country hit of 1961
    $1000 5
Los Angeles is classified as "semi-" this condition of little rain
    DD: $2,000 24
Try to inspire this release of emotions like fear or pity, a term used by Aristotle
    $1000 10
Recep Tayyip Erdogan was PM of this country from 2003 to 2014, then thought he'd give being president a try
    $1000 13
This stormy point at the bottom of South America has a monument dedicated in 1992 to sailors lost trying to round it
    $1000 30
In the 1980s Jobs began NeXT company with help from this Texas entrepreneur & future presidential candidate

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

Tara Rook Ed
$1,800 $4,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tara Rook Ed
$5,800 $7,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
This gonzo journalist wrote, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"
    $400 27
The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 gave the U.S. sole right to construct & control this engineering project
    $400 10
A mixed-breed dog
    $400 1
Magic Johnson, formerly of the Lakers
    $400 6
This daytime TV judge called her book "Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining"
    $400 30
This European capital city was divided in 2 for almost 3 decades
    $800 15
"When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary", said his "Common Sense"
    $800 11
This act that put a tax on playing cards in 1765 prompted the formation of the Sons of Liberty
    $800 20
It's the name of an Ivy League college newspaper as well as a color
    $800 2
Sting, formerly of The Police
    $800 21
Cedric the Entertainer & Terry Crews both hosted the daytime version of this show
    DD: $6,000 24
This U.S. state capital was founded by the French in 1719
    DD: $3,000 14
In a novel, Alice Walker wrote that it might anger God "if you walk by" this "in a field somewhere and don't notice it"
    $1200 7
It was also known as the Elk Hills scandal, for an oil reserve in California
    $1200 19
A disaccharide composed of glucose & fructose; we know it as table sugar
    $1200 3
Pippa Middleton, sister of a duchess
    $1200 22
One of the highest ratings ever in daytime TV came in 1981 when this "General Hospital" pair got married
    $1200 23
King Jigme reigns in this constitutional monarchy that borders China & India
    $1600 12
"Nothing can astound an American", he wrote in "From the Earth to the Moon"
    $1600 8
This Nez Perce chief surrendered to U.S. forces in 1877, saying, "I am tired; my heart is sick and sad... I will fight no more forever"
    $1600 18
From the Latin mundus, "world", it means boringly everyday
    $1600 4
Bugsy Siegel
    $1600 29
At 7 A.M. on this cable network, political junkies can watch "Washington Journal" & even call in
    $1600 25
Originally inhabited by Pygmies, it's last alphabetically of countries that begin with "B"
    $2000 13
Michael Kinsley:
"A gaffe is when a politician" does this
    $2000 9
146 workers died in a 1911 fire at this NYC sweatshop that made shirtwaists, which were high-necked blouses
    $2000 17
It's not just a lighthouse light; it's also the room at the top where the light is located
    $2000 5
Revolutionary Che Guevara
    $2000 28
This daytime doc wrote the self-help book "Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters"
    $2000 26
Separating Wales & England, this channel bears the name of a port city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tara Rook Ed
$22,000 $13,200 $17,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this poem that begins the 1916 book "Mountain Interval" was inspired by long country walks

Final scores:

Tara Rook Ed
$9,500 $0 $17,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tara Rook Ed
$20,200 $12,200 $12,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2015-08-25
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