Show #7556 - Monday, June 19, 2017


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Barbara Fox, a history instructor from Tucson, Arizona

Jeremy Fassler, a writer from Brooklyn, New York

Peter Guekguezian, a Ph.D. student in linguistics from Fresno, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Some people prefer a quilted one
    $200 17
In 2006 Alberto Gonzales laid down the law in this job under George W. Bush
    $200 15
'Scuse me while you name this guitarist who was born in Seattle but rose to fame after moving to England in 1966
    $200 5
Later a TV series, this 1935 book told of a family's journey to a new life as pioneers in the Midwest
    $200 10
The 1997 bout between Evander Holyfield & this man became the "bite of the century"
    $400 2
There are many creams available for these
    $400 18
(I'm Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post.) In 2001 I served as a policy adviser on this man's successful campaign for mayor of New York, but in a 2016 editorial, I urged him not to mount a third-party run for the presidency
    $400 6
He drew on his experiences during World War II to write "Slaughterhouse-Five"
    $400 11
In 1971's "Fight of the Century", these two men slugged it out
    $600 3
In the cassette era, we made them for friends and crushes
    $600 19
In 1968 he was chief legislative asst. to Kentucky Senator Marlow Cook; a few decades later, he was running the entire Senate
    $600 25
From this company Liliane Bettencourt can say, "Because I'm worth it" ($36 billion)
    $600 7
"Good night--you princes of Maine!" is a line from this John Irving work that takes place in part in an orphanage
    $600 12
Micky Ward & Arturo Gatti's classic 2002 bout featured 3 minutes of nonstop action known as the this "of the Century"
    $800 4
A beloved children's book
    $800 20
(I'm Michael Steele.) As Robert Ehrlich's running mate in 2002, I was elected the first African-American lt. governor of this mid-Atlantic state
    $800 26
Made of tiny crystals of quartz, this rock formed from silica was used in firearms of the 1600s
    $800 24
This man prepped Sandra Day O'Connor for her confirmation hearings; later, he went through the process himself
    $800 8
This Isabel Allende debut novel is a multigenerational drama set in an unnamed South American country
    $800 13
1938's "Fight of the Century" was the rematch between Germany's Max Schmeling & this American
    $1000 16
Marley, of "Marley and Me" fame, for example
    DD: $2,400 21
In 1972 Nixon named L. Patrick Gray to replace a very big name as the head of this agency
    $1000 22
During the Revolution, the U.S. issued these paper notes that shared a name with the Congress that issued them
    $1000 23
This man who thought different first became a billionaire after Pixar's I.P.O.
    $1000 9
In "Hell House" by this "I Am Legend" author, a team investigates a notorious haunted mansion with horrific results
    $1000 14
This American won the May 2, 2015 match billed as the "Fight of the Century"

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

Peter Jeremy Barbara
$2,200 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Jeremy Barbara
$1,800 $6,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Jerusalem's Old City is divided into quarters: Armenian, Jewish, Muslim & this
    $400 22
This brand of beauty bar has a bird in flight imprinted on it
    $400 19
This type of storm includes cold, 35+ mph winds & snow reducing visibility to 1/4 mile or less for at least 3 hours
    $400 1
16 million listeners have swallowed her album "Jagged Little Pill"
    $400 12
If you speak Eigo (& you do), you speak this
    $400 7
The Battle of Secessionville
    $800 17
Hop in! We're just north of the St. Lawrence River in Old this city
    $800 23
Saxophonist Charlie Parker was known as "Bird" or this longer version of the nickname
    $800 30
The circular wind motion during this event goes clockwise in the S. Hemisphere; the Indian Ocean sees tropical ones
    $800 3
He won a Grammy for Best Comedy Album for "Poodle Hat"
    $800 13
Zero is "zero"; ichi is this integer
    $800 8
The Battle of Vimy Ridge
    $1200 18
The Innere Stadt historic area of this European capital includes the Hofburg Palace & the Spanish Riding School
    $1200 24
The evil plans of the sorcerer Kashchei are thwarted by this title flyer in a 1910 Stravinsky ballet
    $1200 29
Erratic weather has been tied to this speedy air current in the troposphere varying from its west-east path
    $1200 4
This late star of "Growing Pains" wrote the themes for "The Facts of Life" & "Diff'rent Strokes", & sang on the latter one
    $1200 14
You can get your necessities at a konbini, adapted from this word found before "store"
    DD: $4,200 9
The Wars of the Roses
    $1600 20
The spires of Prague's Old Town are a lovely backdrop to the Charles Bridge over this river
    $1600 25
Accordionist Werner Thomas composed the music for what most Americans know as this polka
    $1600 28
A Category 4 hurricane hitting a wide & shallow continental shelf can produce a 20-foot this alliterative phrase
    $1600 5
In 2001 on the CMA Awards he debuted the 9/11 anthem "Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)"
    $1600 15
Tell the cabbie to get you to Narita--it's the kuukou, this place
    $1600 10
The Battle of Cowpens
    DD: $4,800 21
"Come with me to" this exotic old section of Algiers; its name is from the Arabic for "citadel"
    $2000 26
The constellation Pavo represents this showy bird
    $2000 27
Brazil's highest peak is 9,800-foot Pico da Neblina, Neblina being this weather condition that surrounds the summit
    $2000 6
She's the London-born singer-songwriter seen here
    $2000 16
In Japan, it's any teacher, not just of martial arts
    $2000 11
King Philip's War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Jeremy Barbara
$3,600 $6,400 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On June 17, 1929 this airline's first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe & Jackson

Final scores:

Peter Jeremy Barbara
$7,198 $5,599 $0
2-day champion: $25,599 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Jeremy Barbara
$15,000 $6,400 $1,800
21 R,
7 W
(including 3 DDs)
12 R,
5 W
9 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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