Show #7409 - Thursday, November 24, 2016


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Lexie Gagliardi, a digital fashion editor from New York, New York

Jay Johnson, an attorney from Henderson, Tennessee

Andrew Lee, an aspiring TV writer from West Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This First Lady got a 2-year degree from Georgia Southwestern College
    $200 1
"I do wish we could chat longer, but... I'm having an old friend for dinner"
    $200 3
It's an angle at 180 degrees
    $200 26
In 2015 the council of Mobile, Alabama voted to remove from its seal this flag because it was deemed offensive
    $200 12
Set in 1969 California, Emma Cline's "The Girls" focuses on one girl drawn into a cult, based on the one led by him
    $200 10
A sporting rapier, if you get my point
    $400 22
In 1814 she wrote she filled a wagon with "the most valuable portable articles belonging to" the White House
    $400 2
"How do you write women so well?"--
"I think of a man, and I take away reason and accountability"
    $400 4
In 1984 UCSD offered a course in underwater this-weaving; Day 1 was in the pool, the rest in the Jacuzzi
    $400 27
Chicago's seal includes a sheaf of wheat representing the Illinois plains & a ship for this body of water
    $400 13
This word follows "Fifty Shades" in the title of the middle book of a recent trilogy
    $400 15
Oho! It's an opera solo
    $600 23
Her first marriage was to furniture salesman William Warren of Grand Rapids, Michigan
    $600 6
To Kevin McCallister: "You'd feel pretty sad if you woke up tomorrow morning and you didn't have a family"
    $600 5
John Fugelsang said Ted Cruz' pick of her as VP in '16 was "like an actor giving his Oscar... speech before he gets a nomination"
    $600 28
Adorning this state capital's seal are an Indian peace pipe & a stake symbolic of those who staked claims in an 1889 land rush
    $600 14
Carl Hiaasen stuck to this Southern state in his first book for teens, "Skink-- No Surrender"
    $600 18
A Greek liqueur
    $800 24
While still dating, she & her future husband attended Eisenhower's first inaugural ball
    $800 7
"Good morning! Oh, and in case I don't see you, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"
    $800 8
In Greek myth this king of Thebes raised by Polybus couldn't see eye to eye with his birth dad
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1874 Philadelphia added the phrase "Philadelphia maneto", which means "let" this 2-word phrase "continue"
    $800 16
"Siracusa" is a summer 2016 page-turner by her, Nora Ephron's little sis
    $800 19
A bird of prey's nest
    $1000 25
This New Englander's first glimpse of her husband made her laugh--he was wearing his hat while shaving
    $1000 11
"It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you"
    $1000 9
An engine fire in British Columbia gutted a 2003 Enzo worth $643,000 from this Italian carmaker
    $1000 30
This state capital's seal features a deer, just like a major insurance company based there
    $1000 17
Hanya Yanagihara gave the miserable main character of a "A Little Life" this first name, like a Thomas Hardy title guy
    $1000 20
Add 2 vowels to your 1 consonant to get this word, to strive in competition with another

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

Andrew Jay Lexie
$2,800 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Jay Lexie
$3,000 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
From the Greek for "seeing for oneself", it's the examination of a body to confirm the cause of death
    $400 3
The logo of this state's turnpike, a stretch of I-90, once featured Paul Revere; now pilgrim hats are depicted
    $400 1
Butterflies don't form a cocoon; their equivalent stage is this other "C" term
    $400 18
Article 9 of the 1947 constitution says "The Japanese people forever renounce" this
    $400 11
We wonder if there was a conga line when this singer received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015
    $400 24
In the Old Testament, "hallelujah" appears 24 times, in 15 different these, between nos. 104 & 150
    $800 14
In "The Christmas Song", "Tiny tots with their eyes all" this "will find it hard to sleep tonight"
    $800 4
This road in London's Notting Hill claims the world's largest market selling antiques--sadly, not mushrooms
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) Several flyways merge into a single path over central Texas & guide these butterflies to their winter home 3,000 miles away in Mexico; the next generation will begin migrating north as spring arrives
    DD: $3,000 22
Beginning the Edo period of Japanese history, Tokugawa Ieyasu took this leadership title in 1603
    $800 12
With good jeans, this heiress & socialite turned 92 in 2016
    $800 25
The famed "Hallelujah Chorus" is form this oratorio
    $1200 15
Ancient times
    $1200 5
This city's Las Ramblas is a favorite meeting place for young Catalonians & a mecca for street artists
    $1200 8
The slender, more butterfly-like bodies of the hedylid type of these helped get them reclassified as butterflies
    $1200 23
This modernizing period of "restoration" with rule by the emperor lasted for about 40 years & began in 1868
    $1200 19
In 2012 her "I Will Survive" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
    $1200 26
Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" says, "There was a secret chord" this ancient king played "and it pleased the Lord"
    $1600 16
This brand of "authentic American style" shirts was once known for its detachable collars
    $1600 6
The USA's first federally funded road, the 600-mile National Road reached this current state capital at about its halfway point
    $1600 9
Each of these on a wing has a network of ribs & crossbars; the gaps that are left diffract light, creating colors
    $1600 20
As this actress seen here could tell you, she was big--it's the pictures that got small
    DD: $4,000 27
In "Mississippi Squirrel Revival", Ray Stevens rhymes "hallelujah" with this city that's in the state
    $2000 17
This disease in which too much growth hormone is produced can cause enlargement of the hands & feet & facial changes
    $2000 7
A 4,600-year-old Egyptian road is the world's oldest paved road; it was used to transport building materials to this pyramid site
    $2000 10
The highest butterfly species is way, way up in this landlocked Asian country's Shey-Phoksundo National Park
    $2000 21
Time mag. called this attorney "one of the nation's most effective advocates of family rights and feminist causes"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Jay Lexie
$11,600 $7,000 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1525 Spanish New World official Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo wrote, "The flesh of these peacocks is very good"

Final scores:

Andrew Jay Lexie
$14,001 $9,201 $7,599
2-day champion: $40,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Jay Lexie
$12,400 $7,000 $7,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2016-08-23
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