Show #7589 - Thursday, September 14, 2017


[<< previous game]

Larry Coben, an archaeologist and foundation executive director from New York, New York

Ellen Wernecke, a social media analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Jen Sosnowski, a high school science teacher from Roanoke, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,801)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Towers in this Las Vegas casino include Octavius & Forum
    $200 4
Take that, oysters! One of the largest of these is a 75-pound specimen extracted from a giant clam
    $200 9
This animated character's nephews are Huey, Dewey & Louie
    $200 5
The Steve Miller Band soared with this Top 10 hit way back in 1977
    $200 1
On WWI recruitment posters, James Montgomery Flagg drew this icon who is pointing & saying, "I want you for U.S. Army"
    $200 14
In CB radio talk this numeric expression means "understood", good buddy!
    $400 3
Cue the choir! In 2007 this Salt Lake City building reopened after a 2-year renovation
    $400 18
This term for organisms like clams means they're made of 2 shells
    $400 10
I've got to hand it to you, these are the 3 choices when playing roshambo
    $400 11
The Bangles instructed us all with this 1986 hit that was fit for a pharaoh
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Many countries have special names for their flags; we have the Stars and Stripes, Denmark has its Dannebrog & then there's this flag
    $400 20
It can mean to mend clothing, & not go all the way to damn!
    $600 6
A sculpture in this New York City building depicts its founder holding one of the nickels used to create his five-and-dime empire
    $600 19
This soft-shell clam named for 1 way it's cooked is pronounced in New England to rhyme with "Lima"
    $600 15
Replicas of these 3 ships were built to promote Expo '92 in Seville, Spain
    $600 13
Nirvana reached the charts for the first time in 1991 with this grunge anthem
    $600 23
In a 2013 movie, this character says of a symbol he wears, "It's not an 'S'--on my world it means 'hope'"
    $600 21
Letter/number lotto game!
    $800 7
In 1742 a gilded grasshopper weathervane was placed atop this Boston hall; it's been there since
    $800 29
To grow their protective outer shells, clams secrete this compound, CaCO3
    $800 17
Classical music's "Million Dollar Trio" was Heifetz, Rubinstein &, on this instrument, Gregor Piatigorsky
    $800 16
This Madonna parody operated well for Weird Al in 1985
    $800 26
These 2 cosmic forces in Eastern thought are sometimes symbolized by the tiger & the dragon
    $800 22
Exciting 3-letter palindromic audio term!
    $1000 8
The 400-year-old Palace of the Governors in this SW capital city now serves as the state's history museum
    $1000 30
The tide exposes clam-digging areas called these, a 5-letter plural; Essex, Massachusetts has a hotline devoted to them
    $1000 25
The big 3 of ancient Greek gods were Zeus, Poseidon & this brother of theirs
    $1000 24
The title of this 2011 single by Selena Gomez & The Scene mentions the kind of song it is
    DD: $3,500 27
The caduceus is symbolic to many cultures, but it really took off when these were added above the serpents
    $1000 28
Fencing word used to acknowledge a rejoinder!

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

Jen Ellen Larry
$1,400 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ellen Larry
$3,500 $4,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word made up of some of the letters that you find in the word "interjection".)
    $400 6
This lawyer was confirmed as the 96th justice & first African American on the Supreme Court
    $400 14
    $400 11
The Nubian languages are spoken primarily along the banks of this river
    $400 19
Kirsten Dunst & Norma Shearer are among the many actresses who have played this queen of France
    $400 26
Having a cocktail on the train, many have wondered how they got the baby grand into the carriage with this rhyming name
    $400 1
To repeat a lesson's words from memory for the teacher
    $800 7
Pope Paul VI ordained 27 new cardinals, including one from Poland who would later become this pope
    $800 15
"The Time Machine"
    $800 12
Tsonga isn't spoken in Tonga but is one of 11 official languages in this country, as are Tswana & Zulu
    $800 20
Young Freya Wilson played future Queen Elizabeth II in this 2010 film
    $800 27
As well as a mystery novel, she wrote a short story set on the Express, "Have You Got Everything You Want?"
    $800 2
A personal quirk, or an involuntary muscle contraction
    $1200 8
The first U.K. TV broadcasts in color began with live coverage of these championships
    $1200 16
"Looking for Alaska"
    $1200 13
The world's Austronesian languages include Tagalog, Javanese & Malagasy, spoken mainly on this island nation
    $1200 21
In "The Queen" Michael Sheen as this man helps Helen Mirren's Elizabeth II do right by Princess Diana's memory
    $1200 28
When Georges Nagelmackers saw this man's sleeper cars, he realized he could create a train to span a continent
    $1200 3
It describes a withered old broomstick-riding woman
    $1600 9
Media response to all the love included the CBS special "The Hippie Temptation", that being mainly this drug
    $1600 17
"The Joy Luck Club"
    DD: $2,000 23
It's the official language in 5 African countries, including Mozambique & Cape Verde
    $1600 22
9 years after "Elizabeth", she had another go-round as the monarch in 2007's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
    DD: $4,000 29
The Orient Express went as far Orient as this city, after a few days' trip from Paris
    $1600 4
This term for a stupid person sounds like someone from a Greek isle
    $2000 10
At Governor George Romney's request, troops were sent to deal with racial unrest in this city
    $2000 18
"Player Piano"
    $2000 24
This official language of Morocco & Algeria is named for a nomadic people of north Africa
    $2000 25
This actress received her first of 7 Oscar nominations for playing Queen Victoria in 1997's "Mrs. Brown"
    $2000 30
The scenery on an Orient Express journey includes the view in this Alpine pass from Austria into Italy
    $2000 5
In printing books, a left-hand page is called a verso, and its other side is called this, from the Latin for "right"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ellen Larry
$5,100 $12,800 $6,400
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The corporation of this British man got its name from his early inexperience in business

Final scores:

Jen Ellen Larry
$5,100 $6,500 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Ellen Larry
$12,600 $12,800 $8,400
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2017-04-17
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at