Show #7132 - Tuesday, September 22, 2015


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Dylan Parson, a student from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Mai Kulkarni, an operations manager from Macon, Georgia

Natalie Lips, an office assistant from Lincoln, Nebraska (whose 3-day cash winnings total $57,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Let's sail up this river 2,300 miles from the Atlantic all the way to the port city of Iquitos in Peru
    $200 6
It's the huge 1992 bestseller about a photographer, a farm wife & 4 days in Iowa
    $200 11
This media source abbreviated WWD is often called "the fashion bible"
    $200 17
On September 7 each year, this Western Hemisphere nation celebrates its independence from Portugal
    $200 1
If buying stuff at the mall is your equivalent of a fifth of booze, you're this
    $200 27
Maurice "Rocket" Richard of this 1950s team's dynasty was the first NHL player to score 500 goals
    $400 22
Many visitors make the 3-hour hike from the Mexican town of Angagueo to see the winter home of millions of these insects
    DD: $1,000 7
This classic kids' book by Felix Salten is subtitled "A Life in the Woods"
    $400 18
(Hi, I'm fashion designer Cynthia Rowley.) I got my start in retail when a woman on the "L" train admired my jacket; it turned out she was a buyer for this historic Chicago department store, which bought my first collection
    $400 16
September is the awareness month for leukemia & this other "L" type of cancer
    $400 2
In the late 19th century, new technology made possible this method of capital punishment
    $400 26
Matt Campbell coaches football for the Rockets of this university that's in Ohio but sounds like it could be in Spain
    $600 21
We could always follow the little green men to the Intl. UFO Museum & Research Center in this New Mexico city
    $600 8
The title of this bestseller by Ann Patchett refers to a smooth style of opera singing
    $600 12
In September 1774 Peyton Randolph was chosen president of the first of these political gatherings
    $600 3
Unpack the portmanteau word "bit" & you'll find it's made up of this word & "digit"
    $600 15
This "Rocket" was the first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award 7 times
    $800 19
Don't get too close hiking near the Bardarbunga volcano, part of the Holuhraun lava field in this country
    $800 9
Sylvia Plath committed suicide one month after this novel of hers was published
    $800 13
The setting for literature's "Cannery Row", this California city also has a hep September jazz festival
    $800 4
From a gardening term, it's the way males deal with unwanted body hair
    $800 25
This NBA center was "The Dream" leading the Houston Rockets to 1994 & 1995 NBA titles
    $1000 20
From November to May, rather than hiking, this how to go hut-to-hut in Colorado's 10th Mountain Division system
    $1000 10
The French title of this existential work is "L'Etre et le neant"
    $1000 14
In September 1980 this historic trade union was founded in Gdansk
    $1000 5
It's the word for online clickbait pieces with titles like "14 Ways Ferns Can Change Your Life"
    $1000 24
Rod "The Rocket" Laver of this country is tennis' only repeat Grand Slam winner

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

Natalie Mai Dylan
$1,000 $2,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Mai Dylan
$3,400 $2,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
The king of Sweden had to approve this country's flag, which includs symbols of the Danish flag
    $400 2
In the early 1960s McDonald's starting using this as its logo--didn't hurt that it looked like an "M"
    $400 1
Elaine May adapted the Oscar-nominated screenplay of this 1978 French film for Mike Nichols' "The Birdcage"
    $400 21
A strikebreaker
    $400 22
Franz Joseph's Greek water gods
    $400 16
A separable section of a rocket that is jettisoned, or the thing you're standing on
    $800 14
The Olympic flag consists of this number of interlocking rings on a white field
    $800 3
Starbucks' logo features one of these creatures
    $800 27
In "Point of No Return", a remake of this 1990 French film, Bridget Fonda plays an assassin for the government
    $800 20
Originally meaning a shed or wooden dwelling, it now refers to a nightclub
    $800 23
Edvard's fantasy football groups
    DD: $2,000 10
"About Combustion Tests", this German's 1934 Ph.D. thesis, dealt with 660-pound-thrust rocket engines
    DD: $3,500 13
The flag of "the Tar Heel State" has these 2 letters on either side of a white star
    $1200 6
This NFL team's logo features a purple bird's head with a gold letter "B" on it
    $1200 28
In "La Femme infidele", Stephanie Audran cheats on Michel Bouquet; in "Unfaithful", it's this actress & Richard Gere
    $1200 18
From Latin for "friend", it means "friendly"
    $1200 24
Wolfgang's amusement park racing vehicles
    $1200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Titan Missile Museum in Arizona.) The Titan II's nosecone, where the warhead sat, was known as the RV, or this vehicle; the missile would go well out of the atmosphere at an altitude of more than 600 miles
    $1600 11
This small Mediterranean island nation flies a George cross on a white & red field
    $1600 5
The name of this automaker is a Japanese term for the Pleiades, which are represented in the car's logo
    $1600 29
It's the English title of the 1983 English-language remake of Jean-Luc Godard's classic "A bout de souffle"
    $1600 17
A small body of intriguers
    $1600 25
What you'll feel against your jaw if you say, "Lousy piano playing, Franz"
    $1600 7
The ratio of thrust to this is used to evaluate rocket engine performance
    $2000 12
This country's 1994 flag includes the black, green & yellow of liberation organizations, & red, white & blue of settler flags
    $2000 4
The logo of Papyrus cards & stationery stores includes this type of bird
    $2000 30
In this 1994 action film based on "La Totale!", agent Arnold Schwarzenegger dances the tango with Tia Carrere
    $2000 19
A light horse-drawn chaise, or an auto with a folding top; VW & Audi have made them
    $2000 26
20th century Englishman Benjamin in love
    $2000 9
The radio link between the ground & a rocket or missile isn't called television but this tele-word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Mai Dylan
$9,000 $5,000 $11,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only election year since 1952 in which neither major-party candidate had been president or vice president

Final scores:

Natalie Mai Dylan
$0 $1,999 $5,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Natalie Mai Dylan
$9,000 $6,000 $14,000
15 R,
1 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2015-08-26
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