Show #7209 - Thursday, January 7, 2016


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Brian Rafferty, a public information office supervisor from Forest Hills, New York

Lizzie Turner, a student originally from Birmingham, Alabama

Steve Belding, an engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end in that letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 11
About 80% of its people live on two out of the 700 coral islands that make up this nation
    $200 8
In 2015 NASA astronauts on the International Space Station snacked on space lettuce, a variety of romaine grown with the aid of these, LEDs
    $200 20
This series ended with Rachel asking if the group wanted to get some coffee & Chandler saying "Sure. Where?"
    $200 1
In 1897 saplings from Civil War battlefields were planted in a memorial grove in Capitol Park in this city
    $200 13
Name shared by a 1980s Secretary of the Interior & a Scottish inventor who improved upon the steam engine
    $400 12
Despite leading a rebellion against the United States, this ex-Mississippi senator is represented in the Capitol Statuary Hall
    $400 9
The I.S.S. crew of 6 lives in low-Earth orbit not in zero gravity but in this condition of very small G-forces
    $400 19
In 2013 this AMC show ended its run as Badfinger's song "Baby Blue" played us out
    $400 2
Tijuana is about 15 miles south of the downtown of this city, "The Birthplace of California"
    $400 7
Seen here is this recording artist, the way we like to remember him
    $400 22
    $600 27
A roast is being served, so this nautical-sounding item makes anchor on the dinner table
    $600 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from NASA Glenn Research Ctr in Cleveland, OH.) The treadmill on the International Space Station, which is simulated here, is critical in maintaining bone mass; loss of this element from the bones can not only lead to weakness & fractures, but to kidney stones
    $600 17
In Letterman's last Top 10, she gave thanks for letting her "take part in another hugely disappointing series finale"
    $600 3
In 1945 the U.N. was organized in this city built on & around more than 40 hills
    $600 4
This "King of Queens" actor has also spent time as a "Mall Cop"
    $600 21
Allergy Sufferer
    $800 25
Females are dominant in troops of them; "take me to your" this
    DD: $1,200 28
More than an acre of these provide power to the I.S.S. & also make it the brightest object in the night sky after the Moon
    $800 16
The last words of this NBC sitcom in 1993: "Sorry, we're closed"
    $800 5
Settled in 1882, this city was named for the province in Canada
    $800 14
In 1999 he released a collection of 15 CDs called "Sixty Years, Sixty Flute Masterpieces"
    $800 23
    $1000 26
2-syllable word for the hat seen here, which faded away after the French & American Revolutions
    $1000 18
In 1967 72% of TV viewers watched as this David Janssen show ended its run
    $1000 6
This city in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains is home to Apple Computer
    $1000 15
In 1946 he began hosting the first cooking program on network TV
    $1000 24

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

Steve Lizzie Brian
$3,000 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Lizzie Brian
$7,000 $3,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Murders that might be the work of a vampire haunt "Violets Are Blue", James Patterson's follow-up to this novel
    $400 11
This country's Maharajas' Express features wi-fi & a luxurious presidential suite that is an entire car
    $400 1
Kristen Bell hit the Hot 100 with "Do You Want To Build A Snowman?" from this film
    $400 21
In 478 B.C. this city-state led the Delian League to remove the Persians from Greece
    $400 22
In the ninth circle of Hell in the "Divine Comedy" are these people, like Judas
    $400 2
A simple narrative poem composed in short stanzas & made for singing
    DD: $4,000 8
In an Alexandre Dumas novel, the town of Haarlem offers a prize to anyone who can grow a black one of these
    $800 14
The Canadian is a train that takes a scenic 2,775-mile ride from this Ontario city to Vancouver
    $800 9
Beyonce's 2008 double album was called "I am..." her, said to be Queen Bey's stage persona
    $800 23
In the King James Bible, the Ninth Commandment says "Thou shalt not bear false witness against" this person
    $800 3
It's an opacity of the eye lens
    $1200 19
This 1987 play about the friendship between a widow & her chauffeur won Alfred Uhry a Pulitzer Prize
    $1200 15
In 1981 Amtrak revived the name of this Illinois Central train popularized in an Arlo Guthrie song
    $1200 10
Deana Carter covers "State Trooper" on "Badlands", a tribute album to this "stately" Springsteen album
    $1200 27
Devised in 46 B.C. & named for a Roman leader, it marked time for more than 1,500 years before being replaced
    DD: $4,000 24
At the 1824 premiere of this work, the musicians & choir were told to ignore the conductor
    $1200 4
Don't be an idiot! Name this term for a learned scholar
    $1600 18
In a Daniel Keyes story, the title bouquet is for this lab mouse
    $1600 16
The Indian Pacific's route between Sydney & this capital of Western Australia has a record 297 miles of straight track
    $1600 12
"Vertigo" is from U2's album "How To Dismantle" one of these
    $1600 25
Mr. Bumble takes this title Dickens character to live at the main workhouse on his ninth birthday
    $1600 5
Worn here, it's comfy but can also be elegant
    $2000 20
Ingrid, in this "pale" tale by Janet Fitch, kills her boyfriend with poison made from the title flower
    $2000 17
In 2007, between Paris & Strasbourg, the train known by this French abbrev. hit a record speed on rails at 357 MPH
    $2000 13
Pharrell was executive producer of "Paperwork", a 2014 album by the rapper who goes by these 2 letters
    $2000 28
On May 7, 1954 a French outpost at this location fell to Communist Vietnamese forces
    $2000 26
The ninth Pope of this name served from 1846 to 1878, the longest reign ever
    $2000 6
It's an East Indian fig tree

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Lizzie Brian
$8,600 $11,400 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Thanks to John Cabot, 16th century French documents included this island designated as "Terre Neuve"

Final scores:

Steve Lizzie Brian
$10,399 $5,400 $999
3-day champion: $58,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Lizzie Brian
$16,600 $11,400 $3,000
21 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
3 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2015-12-08
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