Show #7596 - Monday, September 25, 2017


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Dennis Fawcett, a painter and handyman from San Diego, California

Anupama Srirangan, a technology director from Aurora, Illinois

Ivan Plis, a magazine editor from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're featuring states that share a border with our neighbor to the north.)
    $200 8
In "The Last Day of a Condemned Man," a prisoner wakes up every morning knowing each day could lead to this instrument of doom
    $200 13
In ancient Rome, a quadriga was one of these pulled by 4 horses
    $200 27
Defensive tackle "Mean Joe" Greene
    $200 3
Using the Trans-Canada Highway, it's only about an hour from Lynden in this state over the border to Vancouver
    $200 12
It can describe previously used garments found in a thrift shop, or smoke inhaled by non-smokers
    $200 1
Also the form in which Dickens first put out his novels, it's the librarian term for a periodical like a magazine
    $400 9
"The Toilers of the Sea" is a story of a shipwreck in these islands between France & Britain where Hugo lived in exile for decades
    $400 26
A term for a candidate's partner, it was originally used for a horse entered in a race to set the pace for another
    $400 23
Wide receiver Michael Irvin
    $400 4
Part of the eastern border of this state is along Lake Superior; Manitoba is a neighbor to its north
    $400 17
If you are paddling in the direction opposite the current, you're traveling in this direction
    $400 2
Librarians use not square but linear these to measure the space books take up; it's about 3 to a standard shelf
    $600 10
Hugo's only opera libretto was for "La Esmeralda," based on this novel of his
    $600 22
In "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," this man borrows a "broken-down plow-horse" named Gunpowder
    $600 28
Running back Marcus Allen
    $600 5
100 miles from Montreal, Burlington in this state is a popular destination for Canadian shoppers
    $600 16
It's the barrier seen here on a diamond
    $600 11
In 2016 the U. of Maryland became the latest to change its MLS degree to MLIS, Master of Library and this Science
    $800 20
The early novel "Bug-Jargal" is set during the Revolution in this French Caribbean island possession
    $800 24
Conkers, which are used in a British kid's game, are the fruits of the horse type of tree
    $800 6
Of states sharing land and water boundaries with Canada, Alaska leads at 1,538 mi.; this contiguous one is next with 721
    $800 15
Maybe because his writing room was breezy, Oscar Wilde had a collection of these glass items
    $800 18
Up Concord way state librarian Michael York is celebrating the tricentennial of this state library, the USA's oldest
    $1000 21
Hugo's last novel, "Ninety-Three" refers to 1793, the fourth year of the French Revolution & the beginning of this brutal period
    $1000 25
American Revolutionary War cavalry officer Henry Lee got this nickname from his skillful riding
    $1000 7
This state is massive enough to border 3 Canadian provinces
    $1000 14
It can mean to underwrite a business venture, or the wad of paper money used to do so
    DD: $800 19
This man whose name is still on librarians' lips established the first training program for them in 1887

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

Ivan Anupama Dennis
$1,000 $200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ivan Anupama Dennis
$5,200 -$1,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
His punishment for war against Zeus was being condemned to hold up the heavens
    $400 20
Episodes of this sitcom include "The Gang Cracks the Liberty Bell" & "Frank Sets Sweet Dee on Fire"
    $400 13
In the early 19th century, philhellenic groups sprang up across the world to aid this country's independence
    $400 1
It's defined as "an action taken in advance to protect against possible danger"
    $400 9
Of coccyx, sternum, or fibula, the bone that you have 2 of
    $400 21
Libras can be diplomatic, perhaps explaining why this British prime minister stepped down in 2016
    $800 7
When Achilles was a wee lad, he got instruction on the lyre from Chiron, one of these creatures
    $800 28
Lee Iacocca, G.Gordon Liddy & the Fat Boys guested on this 1980s Don Johnson superhip cop show
    $800 14
The ANC for short, it was founded in 1912, banned in 1960 & made a legal party again in 1990
    $800 2
Chrissie Hynde is their frontwoman
    $800 10
A large muscle at the back of the thigh is called this, like a large muscle of the upper arm
    $800 22
The scales of justice represent Libra, the perfect zodiac sign for this chief justice seen here
    $1200 8
To rid himself of a gift he no longer wanted, this king of Phrygia bathed in a river whose sands then became gold
    $1200 27
As good cop Molly Solverson, Allison Tolman laid down the law in season 1 of this FX drama inspired by a movie
    DD: $2,500 15
Step pyramids designed by the vizier Imhotep are a feature of Saqqara, this type of 10-letter dead place
    $1200 3
The sculpture seen here dates back to this period in the Americas
    $1200 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation.) The name of this organ system animated here refers to its function and comes from the Latin for "to make round"
    $1200 23
A couple in which both are Libras can work, as with Michael Douglas & this wife who was born exactly 25 years later
    DD: $2,000 12
This Titan is mentioned in the subtitle of "Frankenstein"
    $1600 25
On this CBS spin-off in 2016, les bons temps stopped for a petty officer murdered during Mardi Gras
    $1600 18
This company established in 1602 went oost, establishing trading posts on the Javanese shore
    $1600 4
A district of a city, or the district's local police station
    $1600 16
The parotid glands, which swell in cases of mumps, are the largest of these glands vital to eating & digestion
    $1600 24
In the film "The Birth of a Nation", Scorpio Nate Parker played this Libra, leader of a slave rebellion
    $2000 17
This guy known in myth for his judgment was killed by the archer Philoctetes
    $2000 26
Partners came & went, but Dennis Franz stayed on the beat for the entirety of this show's 1993 to 2005 run
    $2000 19
The first head of state of Chile in 1817, his baptismal certificate said he was the son of a Spanish officer of Irish origin
    $2000 5
Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a founder of this brotherhood of British painters who banded together in 1848

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ivan Anupama Dennis
$15,500 -$3,000 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The statue of a sailor seen here in Watchet, England is based on a famous poem by this man

Final scores:

Ivan Anupama Dennis
$19,500 -$3,000 $24,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ivan Anupama Dennis
$17,800 -$3,000 $12,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
8 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2017-04-25
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