Show #7207 - Tuesday, January 5, 2016

WE ASKED: Meteorologist Ginger Zee.


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Steve Belding, an engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee

Alex Lautanen Walker, a legal secretary from San Diego, California

Terry McElhennon, a customer service representative from New Bern, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Each correct response will be in letter-word form. I'll give you an example--T-shirt. A letter followed by a word.)
    $200 16
This poet wrote passionately about nature, love &, of course, himself
    $200 18
He was elected U.S. senator from Massachusetts in 1952, ousting incumbent Henry Cabot Lodge
    $200 7
Crimson Tide
    $200 24
In 1992, 2 years after leaving Downing Street, she became Baroness of Kesteven
    $200 1
A soup strainer mustache is also known by this pinniped's name
    $200 12
This type of sweater has an angular opening for the head
    $400 17
He's seen here in the 1950s at Oxford, Mississippi, not the other one
    $400 19
In "The Song of Hiawatha", you'll find Pau-Puk-Keewis, "chief and king of all" these animals who live in lodges
    $400 8
The Hoyas
    $400 25
Baroness Bertha von Suttner, author of the 1889 novel "Lay Down Your Arms", pushed for the creation of this Nobel Prize
    $400 2
"Rodent" label for fierce competition to get ahead
    $400 5
All hail this procedure of baby delivery by incision
    $600 20
He's the sometimes bitter Irish-born 18th century satirist seen here
    $600 22
On TV, he & his buddy Barney were members of the Loyal Order of Water Buffalo Lodge No. 26
    $600 9
The Commodores
    $600 26
On April 21, 1918 this commander of Germany's flying circus was shot down & killed over the Somme
    $600 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from outside a set of doors.) From their size, it's the beastly name for the large door that's used to bring equipment into a TV studio
    $600 13
It's sports page shorthand for the MLB team that plays its home games in Phoenix
    $800 21
In 2012 this author received a Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $800 23
The Lodge is the name of the prime minister of Australia's
official residence in this city
    $800 10
The Yellow Jackets (of Division I)
    $800 29
This star of "Freaky Friday" & "True Lies" became a baroness when her husband Christopher Guest inherited his title
    DD: $1,000 4
These theoretical passageways are sometimes referred to as Einstein-Rosen bridges
    $800 14
Before a govt. commission, Richard Feynman showed how cold weather damaged these space shuttle parts
    $1000 27
He saw a lot of 20th century innovations coming before anyone else
    $1000 28
Thomas Lodge's "Rosalynde" was the source material for this Shakespeare comedy
    $1000 11
The Terrapins
    $1000 30
In 1885 Nathan of this banking family became the first Jewish member of Britain's House of Lords
    $1000 6
Alliterative term for an acting audition that's open to all comers & usually attracts many eager thespians
    $1000 15
A steel girder with tapered flanges that is shaped in cross section like the letter in its name

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

Terry Alex Steve
$600 $600 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Alex Steve
$800 $4,600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
A chef created the dish chicken Marengo in honor of this man's victory in an 1800 battle in Italy
    $400 21
Tom Hulce as Mozart
    $400 9
The New York Times called the 7-story Equitable Building of 1870 "the city's first" this
    $400 5
When the Union Pacific railroad entered Wyoming in 1867, several towns sprang up, including this capital
    $400 3
Ones that fell in New Mexico really were the size of golf balls
    $400 1
(I'm Josh Haner.) I won the Pulitzer for Feature Photography for "Beyond the Finish Line", a photo essay on the recovery of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the tragedy at this event on April 15, 2013
    $800 4
A soup called potage Solferino honors a bloody 1859 battle that led to the formation of this aid group
    $800 22
Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman
    $800 10
This marker maker encourages creativity with its products, as seen here
    $800 6
Wyoming's average elevation is around 6,700 feet, second only to this neighbor
    $800 7
The media dubbed Hurricane Sandy this 10-letter name, which sounds perfect for the Avengers
    $800 26
Designed a year after the prizes began, the Pulitzer Prize gold medal depicts this founding father & newspaper printer
    $1200 19
Reported named for Ancel Keys, these emergency field vittles were used when other food was scarce in WWII
    $1200 23
Charlton Heston as Michelangelo
    $1200 11
From the Greek for "label", it's a course outline of a school class
    $1200 15
This major river of north central Wyoming was named for the sheep fur trader Francois Larocque saw on its banks
    $1200 8
(Hi, I'm ABC meteorologist Ginger Zee.) In 2013 I was chasing storms on I‑35 & I‑44, but was shocked by the devastation that I saw in the community of Moore in this state
    DD: $3,000 27
Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer's will endowed the prizes & this university's School of Journalism
    $1600 20
Tasty & durable, this type of milk from Gail Borden's company benefited Union troops
    $1600 24
David Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow
    $1600 12
2-word term for this tank that relaxes the mind by reducing outside stimuli
    DD: $1,000 16
This resort area is about 6,000 feet up, but as it's surrounded by mountains over 10,000 feet, you can see how it got its name
    $1600 14
During the 1952 "Great Smog" in this metropolis, folks in the Isle of Dogs area couldn't see their own feet
    $1600 29
Hopefully, he kept it clean when he won a Drama Pulitzer for his play "Glengarry Glen Ross"
    $2000 28
A French cook was involved in starting the 1838-39 Pastry War, in which this Mexican commander lost his leg
    $2000 25
John Lone as Pu Yi
    $2000 13
A laborer who loads & unloads ships in a port
    $2000 18
In 1852 post chaplain William Vaux opened Wyoming's first school at this fort
    $2000 17
A rapid shift of wind velocity or direction is called "wind" this, which pilots are always on the lookout for
    $2000 30
The music prize went to composers of classical music until 1997, when he won for his jazz-tinged "Blood on the Fields"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Alex Steve
$11,200 $12,200 $18,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In some countries the subtitle "A Contemporary Satire" was used for this 1945 parable

Final scores:

Terry Alex Steve
$22,200 $18,700 $24,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Alex Steve
$11,200 $13,200 $22,200
14 R,
3 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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Game tape date: 2015-12-08
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