Show #7445 - Friday, January 13, 2017


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Tanner Hesse, a grad student and Navy reserve officer from San Diego, California

Eli Nehus, an electrical engineer from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Cheryl Guy, a high school principal from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1860s
(Alex: The letters "B-R" will exit a word and produce the correct response for you.)
    $200 9
"Truth or Consequences isn't a choice! & Los Alamos may be the bomb, but it's Roswell that ends well!"
    $200 4
It became a united, independent country for the first time under King Victor Emmanuel
    $200 1
Yul Brynner played this vain pharaoh in 1956's "The Ten Commandments"
    $200 21
Wyatt Earp said that this dentist sometimes drank 3 quarts of whiskey in a day
    $200 27
It's the Spanish word we use for a small room next to a pool or beach
    $200 16
A sibling loses its "BR" & becomes this word meaning "additional" or "different"
    $400 12
"Sure, Ogden & Orem are nice, but I prefer Brigham City-- gee, I've really got to work on my trash-talking"
    $400 5
On Jan. 21, 1861 this Southerner pleaded for peace as he quit the U.S. Senate
    $400 2
Hollywood hotties Hedy Lamarr & Victor Mature were this lusty biblical couple in a 1949 epic
    $400 22
Drunk for his 1865 inaugural as VP, he said, "I kiss this book in the face of my nation of the United States" & smooched a Bible
    $400 28
In 1963 D.C.'s Madison Hotel pioneered this room feature with convenient drinks, snacks & 300% price markups
    $400 17
Riding trousers get too big for "BR", making these annoying sensations
    $600 13
"I get no kick from Champaign! I'm not Havana a good time! I only play in Peoria!"
    $600 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a ship and a map on the monitor.) In 1869, the end of the glamorous tea clipper era was at hand; steamships could economically bring tea from China because they needed less coal with the opening of this waterway
    $600 3
As King Herod in this musical film, Josh Mostel challenged Jesus to "walk across my swimming pool"
    $600 23
One legend about this Who drummer says that to slow their intake, he & Oliver Reed used a tortoise to pass the bottle
    $600 29
Tom Hiddleston plays this title hotel functionary in the 2016 miniseries based on John le Carre's novel
    $600 18
Dropping "BR" from a horse's harness gets this state of inactivity
    $800 14
"I'm not Spokane for, & I ain't putting on the Ritzville! Everybody loves Raymond!"
    DD: $1,200 7
In 1867 this microbiologist was appointed professor of chemistry at the Sorbonne
    $800 10
Rita Hayworth was the wicked title character trying to get a head in this 1953 Bible pic
    $800 24
Bill Clinton said this blotto Russian president tried to hail a cab on a D.C. street clad only in underwear; he wanted pizza
    $800 19
The "BR" strolls away from a word for any prickly shrub to walk along as this easy gait
    $1000 15
"Stick Three Forks in it, it's done! & kiss our Butte, Bozeman!"
    $1000 8
Transcontinental telegraphy began on Oct. 24, 1861; this other service officially closed 2 days later
    $1000 11
In 2014 Anthony Hopkins was Methuselah, grandfather of this title man chosen by God for a big job
    $1000 25
In a 1935 letter from Key West he wrote, "I have drunk since I was fifteen and few things have given me more pleasure"
    $1000 26
Westin, Sheraton & St. Regis hotels are all part of this "stellar" company
    $1000 20
A word for the edge of a steep place jettisons its "BR" & becomes this slang word for publicity

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

Cheryl Eli Tanner
$2,400 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Eli Tanner
$4,200 $3,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
This city's Rosenborg Castle houses the Danish crown jewels & has one of the finest collections of Venetian glass
    $400 11
A donut addition, or something your eyes can do "over" in a lifeless way
    $400 6
In this 2005 novel Bella tells Edward, "I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars"
    $400 5
Jordan Rodgers won Jojo's heart on this reality show in 2016
    $400 13
Alberto Ginastera composed much of his music in what has been called the gauchesco tradition of this, his native country
    $400 17
It was developed in 1935 to measure earthquake magnitude
    $800 24
Bram Stoker is said to have based the castle of Dracula on Bran Castle in this region of Romania
    $800 12
Sounding like a Voltaire work, this word is found before "yams" & "walnuts"
    $800 7
Book 24 in Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone series has just this letter as its title
    $800 4
President Obama is among those who have gone "Running Wild" with this British adventurer
    $800 14
After his death, his unfinished "Turandot" was finished by Franco Alfano under the supervision of Toscanini
    $800 18
In map scale 1:63360 means 1 inch to 1 this
    $1200 27
The Crimea's Swallow's Nest Castle, seen here, has been hanging precariously over this sea since a 1927 earthquake
    DD: $3,000 8
Oscar-nominated, a 2015 film was based on this bestseller about Eilis, a young Irish immigrant in NYC in the 1950s
    $1200 3
Miley Cyrus & this "Girl On Fire" joined "The Voice" as coaches in 2016
    $1200 15
The Beethoven-Haus, the composer's birthplace, is a museum in this city
    DD: $3,000 19
Conair makes a bathroom scale bearing the name of this group founded by Jean Nidetch
    $1600 26
Most weekends when she hasn't an official engagement, Queen Elizabeth II leaves London for this castle
    $1600 29
Add an "E" to the end of this sweet stuff & you get a word meaning cloyingly sweet
    $1600 9
Among Amazon's 20 bestselling books of 2015 were, for the first item, 2 of these books that aren't meant to be read
    $1600 2
The title of this Will Forte sitcom turns out to be a lie
    $1600 16
This Viennese composer's "Gretchen At The Spinning Wheel" marks the rise of the German Lied, or art song
    $1600 20
On this scale of mineral hardness, quartz is 7
    $2000 25
Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria was built by King Ludwig to honor this composer whom he greatly admired
    $2000 28
This 4-letter French word declaring sweetness could describe your Veuve Clicquot
    $2000 10
"Petals on the Wind" was the first sequel to this V.C. Andrews novel
    $2000 1
Corey Stoll plays a CDC doc trying to stop a viral outbreak on this FX series
    $2000 22
He began his "Leningrad Symphony" in that besieged city in late 1941
    $2000 21
It's the "P" in MMPI-2, a test that has scales to find degrees of naivete & brooding

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Eli Tanner
$11,600 $9,400 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Once the center of an empire, it didn't exist as an independent nation from 1938 to 1955

Final scores:

Cheryl Eli Tanner
$4,100 $6,227 $2,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,227 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cheryl Eli Tanner
$9,800 $9,400 $6,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2016-09-21
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