Show #7801 - Monday, July 9, 2018


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Ray Coshow, a landscaper from Sacramento, California

Wes Hazard, a standup comic and storyteller from Stoughton, Massachusetts

Lauren Kiehna, a writer from Steeleville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents an illustration of the visible spectrum.) Remember the mnemonic & you'll also remember that the visible spectrum ranges from red, at an upper wavelength of 700 nanometers, down to this color, at 400 nanometers
    $200 5
In 1982 Tony Randall hosted these awards at the Imperial Theater
    $200 1
Miraflores Palace, the Venezuelan White House, is in this city
    $200 9
A medieval farm worker, or to browse the internet
    $200 8
Let's combine religion & politics & discuss "separation of" these 2; JFK said it should be absolute
    $200 26
The first mention of vanilla by Europeans was by Bernal Diaz, who remarked that Aztecs mixed it with these other beans
    $400 17
Remember the books of the Pentateuch with "God's eternal love never dies", the "D" in "dies" for this
    $400 6
Carrie Fisher auditioned for "Star Wars" & this horror film at the same time--the 2 directors were in the same room
    $400 2
UAE is short for this Mideast nation
    $400 10
A cereal grass, or sardonic, like some humor
    $400 14
Some say, loudly, that this common condiment that evolved from Asian fish sauce should never be used on eggs
    $400 27
August 6 is the national day for these floats, mixed with vanilla soft-serve at A&W restaurants
    DD: $800 18
A standard tuning of this instrument:
Eat all dead gophers before Easter
    $600 7
Dancers come from all over the world to compete in front of Jennifer Lopez & Derek Hough on this NBC show
    $600 3
Saginaw Bay, an arm of this Great Lake, indents eastern Michigan
    $600 11
To smell really bad, or to inflict, usually havoc
    $600 15
"Resolved: humans are fundamentally different from other animals" was a 2017 big question from the National Speech & this Assn.
    $600 28
Mrs. Bumstead could tell you that a brownie made with vanilla instead of chocolate is called this
    $800 19
"See, I have a rhyme assisting my feeble brain, its tasks sometime resisting" is a 1914 mnemonic for this number
    $800 21
Queen Latifah reunites with girls she went to college with on a crazy trip down to New Orleans in this film
    $800 4
Despite Babe Ruth's nickname, there was no real "Sultan of" this region, a valley now in Pakistan
    $800 12
The type of fabric seen here, or the little piece of land seen here
    $800 24
Should taxpayers fund pro sports venues? They are for Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which replaced this dome
    $800 29
Whether or not there is dairy involved, vanilla-flavored carbonated drinks are called this
    $1000 20
A common mnemonic to remember the Great Lakes spells out these dwellings
    $1000 22
In a commercial for this mobile game, Arnold Schwarzenegger yells, "Must strike back!"
    $1000 23
Travel co. founder Sven-Olof Lindblad was also a photographer in Africa & published a book on this national park
    $1000 13
Containing little fat, or a legal claim on a property
    $1000 25
The voting rights of these people, defined as those who've committed a crime such as murder or arson, are controversial
    $1000 30
Britney & Beyonce have avowed their love for having vanilla scented these around the house

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

Lauren Wes Ray
$400 $3,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Wes Ray
$5,400 $5,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Around 509 B.C. the Romans formed this kingless type of government mentioned in the U.S. pledge of allegiance
    $400 1
You can make out the postal abbreviation of this state in its flag
    $400 26
    $400 21
The third of these in 1949 stated that belligerents should treat prisoners of war humanely
    $400 16
Frank McCourt's "Angela's Ashes" takes place in part in this city that shares its name with a type of humorous verse
    $400 2
It's smaller than a division & typically comprised of several battalions
    $800 12
Constructed in 312 B.C., this major Roman road originally ran 132 miles from Rome to Capua in Campania
    $800 7
This monument is on South Dakota's flag in writing, but isn't pictured
    $800 27
Robby Krieger,
Ray Manzarek,
John Densmore,
Jim Morrison
    $800 22
Territorial this type of refuge may be granted to one accused of treason in his home country
    $800 17
In H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds", explosions seen on the surface of this planet led to disaster for humanity
    $800 3
It's the first name of the western U.S. leader seen here
    DD: $1,200 13
A 19th century historian wrongly thought the emperor Severus built this divider
    $1200 8
The flag seen here represents this sweet home to 5 million
    $1200 28
The late Chester Bennington,
Mike Shinoda,
Brad Delson
    $1200 23
Nicaragua v. the U.S. was brought before the International Court of Justice when this man was U.S. president
    $1200 18
"The Magic Mountain" by Thomas Mann is set in a microcosm of Europe, a rest home in these mountains
    $1200 4
"Almost Like Being In Love" & "The Heather On The Hill" are songs from this Lerner & Loewe musical
    $1600 14
The Laws of 12 Tables may have settled disputes between the wealthy patricians & this class of common people
    $1600 9
On Maine's flag this type of deer sits quietly under a tree
    $1600 29
James Hetfield,
Lars Ulrich &
briefly Dave Mustaine
    $1600 24
In international law, this 2-word term refers to open waters that belong to no countries; time to sail them
    $1600 19
Rudyard Kipling took a break from his stories of South Asia to pen this tale of New England fishermen
    $1600 5
A 2-masted sailing ship with a square-rigged foremast
    $2000 15
In 390 B.C. an army of this Celtic group had the distinction of being the first group to sack Rome
    DD: $2,000 10
The date December 7, 1787, is rather important in identifying the flag of this state
    $2000 30
Ronnie Vannucci,
Brandon Flowers
    $2000 25
A 1979 treaty says the use of this, where only Americans have ever been, is "the province of all mankind"
    $2000 20
A work of occult terror, "The Haunting of" this mansion is by Shirley Jackson
    $2000 6
This company famous for its small engine design & manufacturing began in Milwaukee in 1908

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Wes Ray
$15,800 $14,600 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the presidents who served more than 4 years, but less than 2 full terms, he served the longest:
7 years, 9 months, 8 days

Final scores:

Lauren Wes Ray
$2,399 $14,400 $7,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lauren Wes Ray
$17,600 $14,600 $7,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2018-03-07
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