Show #7800 - Friday, July 6, 2018


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Lauren Kiehna, a writer from Steeleville, Illinois

Beth Feest, a social studies teacher from Franksville, Wisconsin

Marilyn Maher, an administrative specialist from Athens, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1996 Jim Murray said it was up to Shaq & Olajuwon to stop this guy; short of that, "an anti-aircraft battery"
    $200 11
"Bonne chance" means this
    $200 17
Useful in information theory, a binary numbering system uses only these 2 digits
    $200 1
Lord Byron rhymed, "Sanctuary and home / Of art and piety--Pantheon!--pride of" this city
    $200 18
Targeting radicals, the Palmer raids of 1920 epitomized the reaction to this "Scare"
    $200 16
A feature on some Frigidaire models will convert the fridge to this other "fr" appliance
    $400 7
A.J. Liebling, an unathletic boxing writer who used bacon as a bookmark, wrote of this Rocky's "prehistoric style"
    $400 12
"Cul sec" is the equivalent of these "up"
    $400 23
Someone with extra acreage between eyebrows & hairline may be punningly called this
    $400 3
An old British sailor's song says to the "ladies of" this country, "We hope in a short time to see you again"
    $400 19
The raid on the Harpers Ferry arsenal was conducted by this type of group, from the Latin for "to destroy"
    $400 24
Whirlpool offers a moisture-controlling type of this veggie drawer
    $600 8
In 1960 Updike wrote, "Gods do not answer letters" when this man didn't tip his cap after his last Fenway Park homer
    $600 13
"A votre santé" literally means this
    DD: $1,000 28
Ava DuVernay's documentary about race & incarceration gets its title from this constitutional amendment
    $600 4
The Pretenders' "My City Was Gone" rhymes "malls" with Cuayhoga Falls & "A-O-way to go" with this state
    $600 20
As attorney general, she took responsibility for the 1993 raid on the Waco Branch Davidian compound
    $600 25
When buying your fridge, look for the rating called the "Energy" this; your government thanks you
    $800 9
Jimmy Cannon said this "Brown Bomber" "was a credit to his race--the human race"
    $800 14
In 3 words, it says, "Long live" the country of Bardot & escargot
    $800 29
Wang Hongwen & Yao Wenyuan were half of this group that became unpopular & lost power soon after Mao's death
    $800 5
An 1861 poem said, "Avenge the patriotic gore / That flecked the streets of" this city in riots vs. federal troops
    $800 21
With attacks on Makin Island & Guadalcanal, Carlson's raiders were a daring WWII unit in this military branch
    $800 26
Allavino makes a fridge for these to keep your Sauternes & Frascati tip-top
    $1000 10
In 1960 Shirley Povich noted that this Cleveland runner "integrated the Redskins' goal line with more than deliberate speed"
    $1000 15
"FĂ©licitations", en Anglais
    $1000 30
U.S. Army units include this size, each with more than 15,000 soldiers; the 1st Armored is one of them
    $1000 6
A Springsteen song rhymes "fix your hair up pretty" with this casino center
    $1000 22
The first bombing raids against North Vietnam in 1964 came just before this resolution that validated them
    $1000 27
For a quick chill, use the powercold feature of this brand, maybe on the blue cheese that shares its name

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

Marilyn Beth Lauren
$0 $600 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Beth Lauren
-$800 $1,400 $10,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Father of Japheth & Shem
    $400 26
No doubt your cat is this, not like rotting food but coddled & overindulged
    $400 7
It isn't just for skiers; Sun Valley in this western state also has some great trails for mountain bikers
    $400 17
The U.S. unemployment rate hit its highest level ever, 24.9%, during this 20th century decade
    $400 1
In a Rolling Stones hit, it follows "(I Can't Get No)"
    $400 12
In fiscal 2016 more refugees came to the U.S. from this "Democratic Republic" in Africa than from any other country
    $800 3
These 2 were the brothers of Cain
    $800 27
Get out the brush--the Persian & Maine coon cat are this type of breed, not the best for allergy sufferers
    DD: $2,000 8
The site for this capital was chosen for its location halfway between Pensacola & St. Augustine
    $800 18
In mythology, an undine is a water one of these female spirits from the Greek for "bride"
    $800 13
In the title of a Kelly Clarkson megahit, this word precedes "(What Doesn't Kill You)"
    $800 22
A 1980 exodus of Cubans to the U.S. is named for this fishing village; so is actress Hemingway
    DD: $2,000 4
Daughter of Amram & sister of Aaron
    $1200 28
Like Morris the cat, Fluffy is this type of fussy eater that also starts with F
    $1200 9
This Texas island with a national seashore was named for Father Nicolas Balli, a Spanish priest
    $1200 19
Part of his "Unfinished Symphony" became the "Song Of Love" in a Broadway show about him, "Blossom Time"
    $1200 14
It's how AC/DC parenthetically hailed listeners in "For Those About To Rock"
    $1200 23
A modern immigrant success story, Hamdi Ulukaya founded the Chobani brand to make this product in 2005
    $1600 5
Son of Jacob; disliked brother of Simeon, Dan, Asher & others
    $1600 29
According to her website, the celebrity cat seen here isn't really this; she's a super-cute & cuddly kitty
    $1600 10
The Eisenhower National Historic Site is just a stone's throw from this battlefield
    $1600 20
Literary term for novel's narrator who turns out not to be telling the whole truth
    $1600 15
I knew that you would know this 3-word parenthetical that follows "I Got You" in a James Brown classic
    $1600 24
Many have fled to the U.S. from gangs in the "Northern Triangle":
Guatemala, Honduras & this country
    $2000 6
Brother of Tamar; son of David
    $2000 30
Your cat might be a little anxious, erratic, even this, like in the title of Stephen Baker's book on how to live with that type
    $2000 11
Rome & this city, whose name was drawn from a hat, form a metropolitan area in New York state
    $2000 21
France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is beneath this Paris landmark
    $2000 16
In an R.E.M. classic these 10 words precede "(And I Feel Fine)"
    $2000 25
In 1986 a dozen naturalized citizens got the 1st Medals of Liberty, including I.M. Pei, Bob Hope & this ex-Sec. of State

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Beth Lauren
-$2,400 $15,800 $24,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Promising "value", which partly gives it its name, this Pennsylvania-based retailer did $7,400 in sales on its opening day in 1986

Final scores:

Marilyn Beth Lauren
-$2,400 $7,599 $31,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marilyn Beth Lauren
-$2,400 $15,000 $22,400
4 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2018-03-06
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