Show #7625 - Friday, November 3, 2017


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Nicole Jarvis, a graduate student from Seattle, Washington

Kara Chandler, a stay-at-home mom from Berwyn, Illinois

Monica Ashar, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
This artsy-craftsy e-commerce company says it was founded in 2005 "in the spirit of handmade"
    $200 8
Time magazine's 1951 review of this novel said Holden Caulfield's code is "survival of the flippest"
    $200 1
    $200 16
EMR is short for this type of medical record accessed digitally
    $200 21
Mississippi gets its nickname from this state flower
    $200 6
All the people living in a single home, including foster children, wards & lodgers
    $400 23
The Academy of Handmade Artists & Supporters Awards include Best Artist in this pottery-making art
    $400 9
Robert James Waller, who passed away in 2017, was best known for this bittersweet tale set in Iowa
    $400 2
    $400 17
HTN is a short form of this long word for a condition that makes your heart work harder
    $400 22
In 1898 in Biloxi, Edward Barq began bottling & selling this beverage
    $400 7
An athlete who refuses to play until he gets a better contract
    $600 24
Tito's Handmade this is distilled in Austin, not Omsk, from corn, not potatoes
    $600 10
The preface to Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer" was written by this lover & fellow author
    $600 3
"Good Morning Baltimore"
    $600 18
This is not a bill--it's an EOB, "explanation of" these
    $600 28
The stamp here celebrates not only Mississippi's bicentennial but also this style of music from the Delta
    $600 14
8-letter word for captured area in hostile territory that is used as a base for further advances
    $800 25
Portland Leather Goods makes $34 handmade covers for these, available from the State Department for $135
    $800 11
This blockbuster novel by William P. Young about a spiritual journey was made into a 2017 film
    $800 4
"I Hope I Get It"
    $800 19
An OPO is a "procurement organization" seeking these for needy patients
    $800 29
He modeled his fictional Yoknapatawpha County on the area around his hometown of Oxford
    $800 15
Continuing as Defense secretary under Obama, Robert Gates was this from the George W. Bush administration
    $1000 26
From French for "cutting out", it's the use of paper cutouts to simulate painting or other designs
    $1000 12
His 1935 novel "It Can't Happen Here" is a cautionary tale about the rise of fascism in the United States
    $1000 5
"Why Can't The English?"
    $1000 27
If you see b.i.d. on a prescription, it's giving you this instruction
    DD: $2,000 30
Sadly, of the 17,000 Union soldiers buried in the national cemetery at this battle site, 75% are listed as unknowns
    $1000 20
"Ecce homo", in part

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

Monica Kara Nicole
$0 $3,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Kara Nicole
$1,200 $5,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
I ordered us a Berlin, a type of this; I hope it's one of the new ones with shock absorbers
    $400 13
"Let the buyer beware" is the message behind why you shouldn't buy this animal in a poke, a type of bag
    $400 2
Co-starring Tom Hardy & an angry bear
    $400 1
We thank this senator for his brave military service, especially as a P.O.W. from 1967 to 1973
    $400 11
The title of Chapter XI of this classic is the very excellent question "Who Stole the Tarts?"
    $400 26
I take the fifth set 7-6 (7-3) in this, played instead of a 13th game
    DD: $1,000 18
I got a deal on a bouquet of these flowers, since the market for them just crashed in 1637
    $800 24
When the military trained outdoors, the soldiers were "having" this kind of "day", now a time of opportunistic joy
    $800 3
Co-starring Talia Shire
    $800 7
Seen in his beloved Wisconsin nature, Senator Gaylord Nelson had the idea for this annual day, observed since 1970
    $800 12
The great question he could not answer despite "30 years of research into the feminine soul is, 'What does a woman want?'"
    $800 27
I take the fifth of Jameson whiskey to a party for this holiday; it's a limited edition bottle just for it
    $1200 19
My date's going bold, fashion-wise, wearing the Millstone type of this 4-letter collar
    $1200 22
Put your pole in water or chop up some sardines for the hook--this idiom boils down to: "Do something"
    $1200 4
We don't need a clip, just the still; Jimmy Stewart doesn't move much
    $1200 8
After receiving a Bronze Star for WWII heroism, he put his name on the IRA that expanded allowable tax-free savings
    $1200 14
Matt Damon used this rhetorical question in "Good Will Hunting" to brag about getting a girl's phone number
    $1200 28
I take this fifth commandment I learned in catechism very seriously & would be a conscientious objector
    $1600 20
We'll put the "mad" in this type of music when one of Thomas Tomkins' vocal pieces begins
    $1600 23
Betting win, place & show at the horse track is betting "across" this, now a term for something that applies to all
    $1600 5
Co-starring Karen Allen
    $1600 9
We can thank him for being a fierce antislavery sen. from New York starting in 1849 & also, y'know, for getting us Alaska
    $1600 15
In Matthew 26 Jesus says that one of the 12 shall betray him & each asked, "Lord," this 3-word question
    $1600 29
I take Lipitor, the fifth drug approved in this class of cholesterol reducers
    $2000 21
The waiter brought a complimentary bottle of the rosemary-spiced cordial named this "water", what it's meant to prevent
    DD: $2,000 25
Saying they raised "customers", Adam Smith called the English "a nation of" this profession
    $2000 6
Starring Viggo Mortensen as "Man" & Kodi Smit-McPhee as "Boy"
    $2000 10
This 19th century California senator helped form the Central Pacific Railroad & founded a university
    $2000 16
"Shall I" hear from you this 8-word question that begins Shakespeare's sonnet 18?
    $2000 30
I take the fifth of May off work to celebrate the victory under this Mexican president in 1862

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Kara Nicole
$9,200 $16,200 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The world's highest international airport, at an elevation of over 13,000', serves this South American capital city

Final scores:

Monica Kara Nicole
$2,199 $12,799 $4,900
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,799 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Monica Kara Nicole
$9,200 $20,000 $9,800
12 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2017-08-08
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