Show #7586 - Monday, September 11, 2017

First game of Season 34.
New title graphics.


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Andrew Clyne, a lawyer and legal recruiter from Hoboken, New Jersey

Laura Kelsay, a hotel desk reception clerk from Grand Island, Nebraska

Shadi Peterman, a high school history teacher from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
"Have fun in" this country! "But remember the State Department travel warning of Taliban insurgents in Kabul!"
    $200 16
Don't procrastinate,get your copy of Eckhart Tolle's spiritual self-help book "The Power of" this
    $200 8
A slump in comic book sales drove it into bankruptcy in 1996; since then its cinematic universe alone has raked in $10 billion
    $200 4
Route 495 takes those in New Jersey to Hell's Kitchen via this "presidential" tunnel
    $200 1
It means "severe", as in "we have to resort to" these "measures"
    $400 18
"It's OK, applicant! You didn't want to go to" this Calif. university a 6-mile drive from the Googleplex "anyway"
    $400 22
In dealing with others, we need to set these lines, the title of a book subtitled "When to Say Yes, How to Say No"
    $400 9
On the verge of going bust in 1997, it was saved by a $150 million investment by rival Microsoft
    DD: $400 5
This state's Highway 67 will get you a nice view of Devils Head Mountain in Pike National Forest
    $400 2
Term for someone who can't remember who he is
    $600 19
"Tummyache? Next time, take a close look at" this "C" food "casino", made with wine, Parmesan & bacon
    $600 28
Sue Bird
    $600 23
"Quantum Healing" & other books by this New Delhi-born man aim to put you on the path to wellness
    $600 10
It went from filing for bankruptcy in 2011 to merging with U.S. Airways & becoming the world's largest airline in 2014
    $600 13
West of Akron, Route 57 takes you over this 4-letter river, & you don't have to pay a toll to Charon
    $600 3
Late in 2016 President Obama expelled from the U.S. several Russian members of this corps
    $800 20
"Nice surgery! You finally vented" this soft, purplish organ, that filters blood & stores platelets
    $800 26
Gabrielle Reece
    $800 24
One purpose of this evangelical leader's "The Purpose Driven Life" is to answer the question "What am I here for?"
    $800 11
It took more than a "moment", but this Rochester, N.Y. company emerged from bankruptcy & still sells cameras
    $800 14
Take the 395 in this state to Inyo National Forest and to Devils Postpile along the middle fork of the San Joaquin River
    $800 6
Meaning "antiquated", it has nothing to do with a Biblical boat
    $1000 21
"Sorry you two had" these 14-letter "differences" that couples often cite as legal grounds for divorce
    $1000 27
Simona Halep
    $1000 25
This self-help guru penned bestsellers like "Your Erroneous Zones" and "The Power of Intention"
    $1000 12
U.S. taxpayers ponied up $180 billion to rescue this 3-letter insurance co., but got it all back, plus a profit
    $1000 15
Highway 71 gets you to America's deepest gorge, Hells Canyon, & this river that flows through it
    $1000 7
St. Nilus of Ancyra was AKA Nilus the this type of monk who lives simply

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

Shadi Laura Andrew
$200 $4,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shadi Laura Andrew
$1,800 $8,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
The flamboyant type of this medieval style of architecture features curves in the tracery that resemble flames
    $400 10
She headed to Netflix for "The Leather Special"
    $400 20
This type of body of water is in a nickname for Massachusetts
    $400 6
This man announced his periodic law of the elements before the Russian Chemical Society in 1869
    $400 1
In 1453 the Turks captured Constantinople & killed the 11th emperor there to have this very appropriate name
    $800 16
This uppermost part of the capital of a column shares its name with an ancient calculator
    $800 11
This gravel-voiced funny guy won a Grammy for his comedy album "Stark Raving Black"
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of troop movements on the monitor.) At the first Battle of Bull Run, Union troops threatened a decisive breakthrough but couldn't get past a Virginia brigade, earning its commander this nickname
    $800 7
In 1880 Alphonse Laveran discovered that parasites caused this disease named for the "bad air" thought to cause it
    $800 29
Cesar Chavez heard Latino leaders say "No se puede" & immediately his United Farm Workers had this slogan
    $800 2
In spring 1939 the U.K. instituted this compulsory measure in peacetime for the first time
    DD: $3,000 17
As seen here, vermiculated masonry features wandering grooves that resemble tracks of these creatures
    $1200 12
He's the late, great comedy legend seen here
    DD: $3,000 22
A gaudy, glittering metallic substance is in this nickname for the L.A. movie industry
    $1200 8
There would be no sodas without the invention of carbonated water by this scientist as part of his 18th c. oxygen studies
    $1200 28
Order camarones in a restaurant & you'll get this seafood
    $1200 3
A symbol of this intellectual movement, Frederick II was dubbed "philosopher king"
    $1600 18
Flat roofs & lots of glass were a trend around 1950, thus the alliterative term this period "modern"
    $1600 13
He asked, "Do you think that God gets stoned once in a while? Look at a platypus. I think so"
    $1600 23
Robert A. Lewis was the co-pilot of the plane with this nickname that dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima
    $1600 9
Around 1929 this physicist with labs later named for him built the first cyclotron to produce artificial radioactivity
    $1600 27
It means "market" & precedes bursatil to mean "stock market"
    $1600 4
In 1622 this cardinal was elected president of the Sorbonne & began rebuilding the university; he's buried in its chapel
    $2000 19
In 1923 this Swiss mister with a French nom de architecture wrote, "A house is a machine for living in"
    $2000 14
George Carlin said, "Scientists have discovered a vaccine for" this, but "no one is showing the slightest interest"
    $2000 24
Alexander Pope's nicknames include "The Bard of Twickenham" & "The Sweet" this bird "of Thames"
    $2000 25
In 1807 President Jefferson created the Coast Survey; today, it's part of this oceanic agency
    $2000 26
"¿Cómo estás?" is casual; "¿cómo está" this pronoun, more formal
    $2000 5
King Zog I ruled this Balkan country until 1939; Communist Enver Hoxha would lead it from 1944 to 1985

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shadi Laura Andrew
$5,600 $16,400 $6,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1929 Georgia O'Keeffe painted the tree in New Mexico under which this British-born author used to write

Final scores:

Shadi Laura Andrew
$4,600 $14,400 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shadi Laura Andrew
$9,000 $14,600 $6,400
14 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2017-04-17
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