Show #7342 - Tuesday, July 12, 2016


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Jessica Plagens, a graphic designer from St. Paul, Minnesota

Amy Ware, a registered nurse from South Deerfield, Massachusetts

Jason George, a management consultant originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll show you two pictures, you give us the word that those two pictures signify.)
(Alex: We'll give you a burger, you tell us which fast food company produces that burger.)
    $200 2
A cetaceous mammal
    $200 21
Gideon Sundback came up with the interlocking teeth for the fastener that today is known as this
    $200 23
Her citation mentioned "work in bringing help to suffering humanity" in Calcutta
    $200 5
"Some people claim that there's a woman to blame" for this Jimmy Buffett anthem
    $200 17
Fame was fleecing for this captain of the mythological Argo
    $200 11
Quarter Pounder with cheese
    $400 3
Benny Goodman & Miles Davis had this job
    $400 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) Mirrors placed at 60 or 45 degree angles are key to this optical device invented in 1816 by British physicist Sir David Brewster
    $400 30
2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo spent 2 years in prison for taking part in the 1989 student protests here
    $400 6
Paul Anka rewrote the lyrics of a French song called "Comme d'Habitude" & called it this; it became Sinatra's signature song
    $400 24
Captain Hook's ship in "Peter Pan", it shares its name with a pirate banner
    $400 12
Bacon & Swiss Buttery Jack
    $600 4
Showing good manners
    $600 19
Early in the auto age, injuries from shattering windshields spurred Edouard Benedictus to invent this
    $600 29
World leader & 1990 honoree seen here
    $600 8
She really was a "Coal Miner's Daughter", the title of her signature song & her autobiography
    $600 25
A storm sinks the freighter Tsimtsum, setting the title character adrift in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger in this novel
    $600 13
Big King Sandwich
    $800 1
It's the right way to go
    $800 16
In the 1940s Dutch doctor Willem Kolff developed the first machine to perform this body filtration process
    DD: $3,400 22
The 1984 Nobel Peace Prize went to this man, "Africa's peace bishop"
    $800 9
Celine Dion sang this movie theme in one take & said, "I never sang the song again...well, except 3 mil. times after that live"
    $800 26
The Sealing schooner ghost is brutal Captain Wolf Larsen's ship in a 1904 tale by this man
    $800 7
Flamethrower Grillburger (save room for a Blizzard)
    $1000 15
A renter
    $1000 18
This pharma tycoon & inventor of dissolvable pills always said "Keep the quality up", & "up" is even in his name
    $1000 28
2008 Nobelist Martti Ahtisaari helped end a long-running conflict in this country's Aceh province
    $1000 10
Seen here, he turned George Gershwin's unsuccessful song "Swanee" into one of his trademark tunes
    $1000 27
This ship takes a memorable title voyage in the third book in the Narnia series
    $1000 14
Bacon Cheeseburger Toaster

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

Jason Amy Jessica
$2,000 $3,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Amy Jessica
$9,400 $6,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Katie Ledecky was 6 when she got the autograph of this male swimmer who decided to try for more gold in 2016
    $400 10
In prayer this phrase traditionally follows "Hail Mary"
    $400 22
Military rank-wise, there's PFC; fast food-wise, there's KFC, first led by this man
    $400 11
There are more than 800 species of eels, including this large nocturnal hunter
    $400 12
If you follow all 1,560 miles of the Ganges from its source in the Himalayas, you'll end up in this bay
    $400 21
Won the 2012 Utah Republican primary with 93% of the vote
    $800 2
There are fears about how athletes in this palindromic conveyance will deal with Rio's polluted water
    $800 8
It's what you "hate to" do if you can't linger after a meal
    $800 23
"It was 20 years ago today", this man "taught the band to play"
    $800 30
These charged-up creatures are technically not eels at all, but knifefish
    $800 13
Robert Frost's final resting place is in this Vermont college town
    $800 20
Became Chile's first Socialist president in 1970
    $1200 3
I can't wait to watch this event, back in the Games for the first time since 1904! Bubba Watson was hoping to give it a shot
    DD: $6,000 7
In a 1988 political speech, they came before "No new taxes"
    $1200 24
This, the G.A.O., is the auditing agency that assists Congress
    $1200 29
This term is used for a young eel, especially when on migration upriver from the ocean
    $1200 14
3-nation group bordered by Germany to the east & France to the south
    $1200 19
Discovered "beads" around the sun during an 1836 eclipse
    $1600 4
I'm looking forward to a lot of beauty shots of this beach in Rio, famed in song for "The Girl From" it
    $1600 6
Proverbially, it "is better than none"
    DD: $5,000 25
Looks like many brave officers are here! This Kipling tale is subtitled "A Story of the Grand Banks"
    $1600 28
These long, slender sharklike fish of the Sphyraenidae family are among an eel's natural enemies
    $1600 15
Until 1975, it was Dahomey
    $1600 17
Set out on an around the world trip in November of 1889
    $2000 5
It's Thomas Bach's first Summer Games in this job; Jacques Rogge will be a tough act to follow
    $2000 9
This phrase for a non-working appliance contains a diminutive of "Friedrich"
    $2000 26
We give a salute to this job, the chief steward of a great household
    $2000 27
There are about 100 species of this 6-letter variety of eel that can be 6 feet long
    $2000 16
At 4,406 feet, this Scottish peak towers over the rest of the British isles
    $2000 18
Became director of Vienna's Society of Friends of Music in 1872

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Amy Jessica
$25,000 $5,200 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Hamilton began & ended the Federalist Papers warning of this type of person, Greek for "people's leader"

Final scores:

Jason Amy Jessica
$35,199 $5 $4,300
2-day champion: $53,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Amy Jessica
$17,600 $10,200 $7,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2016-04-25
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