Show #7593 - Wednesday, September 20, 2017


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Julie Roth, a community college English professor from Odessa, Texas

Justin Torello, a pharmaceutical research associate from Monroe, New York

Betsy Knudson, an attorney from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Here's Vanna White & members of our sister show engaging in what's known as this challenge that was popular in 2016
    $200 26
Bush I's Secretary of Defense was this Wyoming man who'd also play a pretty big role in Bush II's administration
    $200 21
After Columbia; 3/4 of the work is already done!
    $200 9
In a Grimm fairy tale, a poisoned piece of apple sticks in this woman's throat & her 7 housemates think she's dead
    $200 6
"Une toile vierge" is the French equivalent of the English expression "a blank" this
    $200 1
What you're looking at on a can
    $400 17
For some reason, a picture of this athlete crying after his NBA Hall of Fame induction in 2009 became meme-worthy in '16
    $400 27
After leaving W.'s Cabinet in 2009, she returned to Stanford as a senior fellow on public policy at the Hoover Institution
    $400 22
After Montgomery; 4/10 of the work is already done!
    $400 10
Ruby-throated is one variety of this creature that can beat its wings 50 times a second
    $400 7
Pavonazzo & carrara are both popular types of this material for sculpting
    $400 2
This 15-letter word describes certain after-school activities or an activity you might not want anyone to know about
    $600 18
This action is a symbol of intense & perhaps goofy environmentalism; a pic of Jared Leto doing it went viral
    DD: $1,000 28
Married to a Kansas senator, she was Secretary of Labor for H.W.
    $600 23
After Denver, enjoy a trip to the Midwest
    $600 11
This term for a ruthless killer is also used for 3-player variations of some 4-player card games
    $600 8
The Sunnyside Corp. makes methyl ethyl ketone & this faster-drying thinner that also ends in "tone"
    $600 3
It's the online travel booking site that uses the logo seen here
    $800 19
This villain's crossguard lightsaber lit up the meme world after first being seen in 2015
    $800 29
In 2006 George W. Bush said this man was stepping down as Secretary of Defense
    $800 24
After Albany, it's time to ship off
    $800 12
These medieval stone monsters at the tops of buildings take their name from the Old French for "throat"
    $800 14
This fast-drying type of paint made from synthetic resins comes in 2 main types, fluid & heavy body
    $800 4
It's a 9-letter adjective for "so excellent it deserves imitation"
    $1000 20
2013 was the year of this saucy dance, even done by Willie of "Duck Dynasty" on the Country Music Awards
    $1000 25
After Topeka, head to the Northeast
    $1000 13
About 500,000 U.S. kids a year undergo removal of these masses of lymphatic tissue below the adenoids
    $1000 15
I went to Java & bought you a gift of this, made by applying wax to cloth
    $1000 5
Soren Kierkegaard was considered the "father of" it

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

Betsy Justin Julie
$2,600 $600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Justin Julie
$3,000 $600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
This nickname means that when Wednesday's done, you're over the longest part of the week
    $400 1
Unlike the stingray, this "devilfish" doesn't have a stinger in its tail
    $400 9
From a 1585 will, the only extant copy of the handwriting of this playwright shows he spelled his name M-A-R-L-E-Y
    $400 19
For 2000 the Grammys recognized the duo performance "Forgot About" this "doctor"
    $400 20
"Mary, Mary, quite" this adjective meaning "stubbornly opposed"
    $400 14
Belgium & France were among this organization's 1949 founders; West Germany joined in 1955
    $800 5
Tech company Asana has NMW, short for "No" this "Wednesday", so the conference room sits empty
    $800 2
This "colorful" tide occurs in warm waters when there is an increase of protozoa called dinoflagellates
    $800 10
If you were a friend of this "Present Laughter" playwright, you got to call him "Noely"
    $800 27
A 2005 award went to Fergie & her pals in this band for "Don't Phunk With My Heart"
    $800 21
Compare's proverbial partner
    $800 15
It means "nothing" in Navarra
    $1200 6
What's that smudge of a cross on your forehead? Oh, it must be this first day of Lent
    $1200 3
The American eel begins life in this area of the north Atlantic but eventually migrates to fresh water
    $1200 11
In "The Rivals", Richard Brinsley Sheridan created this Mrs. whose bungling of words has made her immortal
    $1200 28
'06's Best Rap/Sung Collaboration was "My Love" by J.T. & T.I.; saying J.T. is this singer/actor's initials isn't TMI
    $1200 22
Backwards, or a double handoff football play
    $1200 16
When Rome burned in 64 A.D., he was at his villa in Antium 35 miles away
    DD: $1,500 7
Black Wednesday, sometimes called the biggest night of the year for bars & partying, is in this month
    DD: $1,600 25
Since it is lighter than water, the oil mainly in this organ prevents sharks from sinking
    $1600 12
Before "The Mikado" & other librettos, he wrote serious plays on social themes like "Ought We to Visit Her?"
    $1600 29
Yo, Taylor, I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but this guy had 2007's Best Rap Solo Performance for "Stronger"
    $1600 23
In Hegel's thought history proceeds in a 3-phase pattern with this "A" word as the middle one
    $1600 17
The global headquarters of this brand known for its chocolate are in Vevey, Switzerland
    $2000 8
In the old poem "Wednesday's child is full of" this; that's how Wednesday Addams got her name
    $2000 26
Australian waters contain many species of this sea snail, including the greenlip & blacklip
    $2000 13
This "Betrayal" dramatist was Oscar-nominated for his adaptation of "The French Lieutenant's Woman"
    $2000 24
Diametric 9-letter term meaning on the opposite side of the globe
    $2000 18
Here's a view of the Turkish side of this capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Justin Julie
$7,000 $7,700 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1969 the "B" in this state's abbreviation was changed to an "E" to avoid confusion with a Canadian province

Final scores:

Betsy Justin Julie
$9,401 $6,700 $3,400
2-day champion: $38,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Betsy Justin Julie
$7,000 $8,800 $9,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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Game tape date: 2017-04-18
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