Show #7776 - Monday, June 4, 2018


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Tommy Fagin, an English teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Leslie Manion, a bookseller from Vancouver, Washington

Ian Booth, a trade specialist from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The "cross" in motocross racing is short for this, referring to the rugged terrain
    $200 16
A skewer for holding meat over a fire
    $200 26
He burst onto the Paris fashion scene in 1947:
    $200 11
This "medicinal" soft drink was created in 1885 at Morrison's old corner drugstore in Waco
    $200 6
In 1981 mom & headmistress Jean Harris was tried for killing the Dr. who created the bestselling Scarsdale this
    $200 1
In the Hank Williams song, it precedes, "Whatcha got cookin'? How's about cookin' somethin' up with me?"
    $400 22
Also known for its cars, in 2017 this Japanese company produced its 100 millionth Super Cub series motorcycle
    $400 17
Usually pointed & threaded, it's the cutting part of a drill
    $400 28
The late Gianni's younger sister:
    $400 12
In 1822, this man, called the father of Texas, founded the first American colony in the Mexican province of Tejas
    $400 7
Mother of 7 Margaret Scott was brought to trial in this city September 17, 1692 & executed September 22
    $400 2
We bet you know this Kenny Rogers song that says "you got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em"
    $600 23
Handlebar controls on most motorcycles include brake, clutch & this one that increases speed
    $600 18
It's the first word in the motto of TV's "Survivor"
    $600 29
We love her, yeah, yeah, yeah:
    $600 13
In 1963 LBJ took the oath of office onboard Air Force One parked at this Dallas airport
    DD: $1,400 8
If John Surratt hadn't befriended this actor, his mama Mary probably wouldn't have been tried & hanged
    $600 3
She wrote the children's book "Coat of Many Colors" using lyrics from her classic song
    $800 24
The first gasoline-powered motorcycle was invented by this man who later began the Mercedes car brand
    $800 19
In fiscal year 2017, the U.S. federal one was $666 billion
    $800 30
She made a name for herself in the 1990s with her handbags:
    $800 14
This billionaire, aviation pioneer & lover of privacy was hatched in Houston in 1905
    $800 9
Alongside her husband Julius, this mother of 2 was tried for & convicted of espionage in 1951
    $800 4
Marty Robbins sang, "Out in the west Texas town of" this "I fell in love with a Mexican girl"
    $1000 25
The California motorcycle road test requires this type of ride involving weaving through cones like a snake
    $1000 20
"Of Mandamus" is one of these, a legal document issued by a court
    $1000 27
He designed Jackie Kennedy's famous pillbox hat:
    $1000 15
The era of the integrated circuit, AKA the microchip, began in 1959 when this company filed a patent for one
    $1000 10
Before advocating free love & standing trial for obscenity, she had 2 children with first husband Canning Woodhull
    $1000 5
She got her big break in 1957 after winning "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts" with the song heard here

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

Ian Leslie Tommy
$600 $2,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ian Leslie Tommy
$3,200 $5,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD 3, 4
    $400 11
The painter Peter Jackson captures this 1666 conflagration
    $400 1
Locals call this kingdom Kongeriket Norge
    $400 19
Last name of the man who in 1898 became the owner of a French spring; his name still adorns green bottles today
    $400 26
Directed by Patty Jenkins, this action film had one particularly amazing Amazon delivery
    $400 2
"The Whale"
    $400 16
A 1932 speech presented this term, a Democratic promise for the "forgotten" Americans
    $800 12
This Spaniard's 19th century series truly captures "The Disasters of War"
    DD: $3,000 4
Morocco's official languages are Tamazight & this
    $800 20
The power plant at this concrete landmark on the Colorado River can hold 2 million kilowatts
    $800 30
Decapitation & the Jabberwocky are at least 2 things to be feared in this 2010 fantasy film
    $800 3
A fantasy classic:
"There and Back Again"
    $800 17
Like New Orleans, golfer Ernie Els has this nickname
    $1200 13
This mainland Italian volcano erupted in 1817 during J.M.W. Turner's lifetime
    $1200 5
It borders Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay & the south Atlantic
    $1200 22
A swagman (a wanderer in search of work) jumps in a billabong (a water hole) to avoid capture in this Aussie song
    $1200 29
Kate Winslet & Justin Timberlake took a ride in 1950s Coney Island in this 2017 film
    $1200 7
A fantasy romance published in 1973:
"S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure"
    $1200 18
It divides a hockey rink in half
    DD: $4,000 14
In 1895's "What an Unbranded Cow Has Cost", this artist depicts the brutal cattle wars of the west
    $1600 6
It's Australia's most populous state
    $1600 23
He rimed, "Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink"
    $1600 28
In 2007 it was Mr. Magorium's title place of business
    $1600 8
Thomas Hardy:
"A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented"
    $1600 21
Having food stuck to you & still wearing the shirt you slept in last night are 2 of Cosmo's signs you are this
    $2000 15
This French painter shows us a tiger in a tropical storm
    $2000 10
In 1991 Moldova broke away from the USSR, which had seized it from this country in World War II
    $2000 24
Seen here is an annual water gun & water balloon rumble, punningly called this kind of mob
    $2000 27
We were gobsmacked--that is almost the right word--by Julianne Moore's work in this 2017 drama about 2 deaf kids
    $2000 9
Cormac McCarthy:
"The Evening Redness in the West"
    $2000 25
This term for full speed is the title of a BBC TV show about cars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ian Leslie Tommy
$11,000 $12,600 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1789 letter, Benjamin Franklin relates the durability of the new Constitution to these 2 things

Final scores:

Ian Leslie Tommy
$0 $599 $1
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $599 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ian Leslie Tommy
$12,800 $12,600 $11,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2018-02-13
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