Show #7797 - Tuesday, July 3, 2018


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Dave Baltmanis, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Jim McGinnis, a delivery driver and part-time actor from Beaver, Pennsylvania

Suzanne Koppelman, a museum education manager from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the university or the college; you name the state capital for us.)
    $200 26
Suggested benefits of a cold one include improving your circulation & that nothing worse can happen the rest of the day
    $200 18
In the 1930s Nestle scientist Max Morgenthaler invented this decent-tasting instant coffee
    $200 13
Garth & the title guy host a public-access show from a basement in this 1992 comedy
    $200 20
Of the 5 original prizes, it's been awarded the fewest times, sadly
    $200 1
Grand Canyon University
    $200 24
The smallest type of hydrogen-burning star is a red this
    $400 28
Many have been jolted awake by this bugle call at start of day
    $400 15
There are 2 main types of coffee beans, Robusta & this type
    $400 4
Will Ferrell has starred in 2 movies as this TV "Anchorman"
    $400 30
2 generations of Nobel winners in one family is rare; the Curies did it, as did these Danish physicists, Niels & Aage
    $400 6
Lincoln Land Community College
    $400 21
If you're haughty & standoffish, you're this 5-letter synonym
    $600 29
Eos, the Greek goddess of the dawn, was known to the Romans by this name (no Borealis)
    $600 14
It's the fancy Italian name for the person who makes & serves your coffee
    $600 19
I'm still mad as hell that this 1976 movie about the TV news business didn't win a Best Picture Oscar
    $600 25
3 laureates have been under arrest at the time of their awards: in 1935 in Germany, in 1991 in Burma & in 2010 in this country
    $600 16
Thomas Edison State College
    $600 22
It's the rhyming brand name of the Christmas helper seen here
    $800 5
"Where America's Day Begins" is a slogan of this U.S. Pacific territory
    $800 9
Jamaica's famed coffee-growing area is in these colorful mountains
    $800 2
"Good Night, and Good Luck." starred David Strathairn as this TV & radio man in conflict with Joe McCarthy
    $800 10
The youngest winner ever in this youngest Nobel category was 51-year-old Kenneth Arrow
    DD: $2,600 11
Oglethorpe University
    $800 7
It's a smaller line that finishes off a stroke of a letter; some fonts are "sans" it
    $1000 27
Navy SEAL Admiral William McRaven says start the day with this tidying task to boost pride & productivity
    $1000 3
The USDA reports that 47% of the coffee we import is from these 2 South American countries
    $1000 12
Robert Redford directed this 1994 movie about scandal in 1950s television
    $1000 8
John Bardeen was the 1st individual to win a 2nd Nobel in one category, for work on this absence of electric resistance
    $1000 17
Willamette University
    $1000 23
It's the botanical name for the type of highway interchange seen here

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

Suzanne Jim Dave
$1,600 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jim Dave
$3,400 $3,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Arthur Hailey wrote "Hotel" & "Detective"; this similarly named author wrote "Roots" & "Queen"
    $400 1
Financier James Fisk, "The Barnum of" this NYC street, was shot to death by a business & love rival
    $400 10
The Virgin ____ Poppins
    $400 6
Graybeards are frothy or gray-crested these
    $400 28
"The Girl of the Golden West":
this year that gave California gold rushers their nickname
    $400 25
She was born in Birmingham in 1964, 30 years before becoming your TV friend Monica
    $800 21
(Kelly shows two writers on the monitor.) You might have confused playwright Arthur Miller & novelist Henry Miller on a walking tour--they had homes 500 feet apart in New York City's first commuter suburb, the heights of this borough
    $800 2
Carnegie chairman Henry Clay Frick survived being shot & stabbed during an 1892 labor dispute in this industry
    $800 11
Green-eyed ____ truck
    $800 14
This pair of words is used for debris from an imperiled or wrecked ship
    $800 27
13th century Switzerland:
this opera, Rossini's last
    $800 18
Born in Cullman in 1980, he moved to "21 Jump Street" in 2012 & "22 Jump Street" in 2014
    $1200 8
Subtract an "I" from the last name of the author of "Prime Witness" & you get this comedian & author of "Shopgirl"
    $1200 3
Rich enough to be almost a one-man central bank, he got his middle initial P. from the Pierponts, who helped found Yale
    $1200 12
Kick the ____ brigade
    $1200 15
From the French for "throw", it's a structure extending from the shore, where boats can dock
    DD: $3,000 26
At the Bigichungs' Hall, not around sunset but prior to the destruction of Valhalla:
this last part of the "Ring" cycle
    $1200 17
In 2014 this Mobile-born "Orange is the New Black" star became the first openly transgender Emmy nominee
    $1600 7
William Burroughs created the Mugwumps of "Naked Lunch"; this other Burroughs created the Banths of Mars
    DD: $1,000 4
1860s Calif. governor & university founder: it's said he used bribery & intimidation to help amass his fortune
    $1600 13
Dress ____ of silence
    $1600 16
These small pockets of seawater that remain as the ocean ebbs can abound in aquatic lifeforms
    $1600 19
This singer & writer of "Your Cheatin' Heart", born in Mount Olive in 1923, was only 29 when he died
    $2000 20
"Flight of the Intruder" writer Stephen & "Mr. Murder" writer Dean R. have these homophonic last names
    $2000 5
A true pioneer of robber baroning, he incorporated the American Fur Company way back in 1808
    $2000 9
Rack-&-pinion ____ committee
    $2000 23
A tombolo is one of these that connects an island to the mainland or 2 islands together
    $2000 24
This "Match Game" panelist turned author based the town in "Fried Green Tomatoes..." on Irondale, Alabama

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jim Dave
$14,400 $18,400 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Like UNESCO, the EU has heritage sites; 2 of the first 4, a WWII internment camp & a Peace Palace, were in this occupied country

Final scores:

Suzanne Jim Dave
$10,399 $7,999 $8,207
2-day champion: $34,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Suzanne Jim Dave
$15,000 $16,600 $12,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2018-03-06
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