Show #7912 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019


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Julie Bender, a public transportation consultant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Haley Zapal, a copywriter from Atlanta, Georgia

John Presloid, a microbiologist from Perrysburg, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $92,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain two "U"s. In fact, that's the only vowel in each correct response.)
(Alex: I have no idea what that one's about.)
    $200 13
"Swimming World" magazine named him Male World Swimmer of the Year eight times
    $200 9
The Great Salt Lake desert covers about 4,000 square miles in this state
    $200 23
Beastly word for someone with an optimistic view of the stock market
    $200 2
Capote novella that contains the line "it was one of these mailboxes that had first made me aware of Holly Golightly"
    $200 7
With a lever, it's pivotal
    $200 16
On the AFI's list of top heroes, No. 4 is Rick Blaine, played by him in "Casablanca"
    $400 14
One of the most popular swimming pool games bears the name of this Venetian traveler
    $400 10
This city that's home to the University of Colorado lies at the base of the Flatiron Range of the Rockies
    $400 24
The Nikkei Index tracks the top 225 stocks on this city's stock exchange
    $400 3
His works include "Neverwhere" , "The Graveyard Book" & 2017's "Norse Mythology"
    $400 8
This adjective for a not-celebrated "hero" is also a TV show chronicling the rise & fall of musical acts
    $400 28
Andrew Lincoln played Rick Grimes, formerly in law enforcement, on this cable series
    $600 15
He found relief from his polio swimming in the mineral pools of Warm Springs, Georgia, where he had a little "White House"
    $600 12
Edgartown & Oak Bluffs are 2 of only a handful of towns on this island in New England
    $600 27
Market winners in early 2018 include CMG, this Mexican food chain that got a new CEO & saw its price rise 50%
    $600 4
"Peace Breaks Out" is John Knowles' sequel to this novel set at a New England boarding school
    $600 19
Brendan Fraser played Rick O'Connell, exploring Egypt in this 1999 film
    $800 21
Once known as water ballet, it became an Olympic sport in 1984
    $800 1
It sounds like a daily paper but this port city is actually part of a metro area that includes Norfolk & Virginia Beach
    $800 26
In 1971 this new U.S. stock exchange introduced the era of all-electronic trading
    DD: $1,500 6
The title of this World War II-set novel refers to Liesel Meminger, who learns to read what she has stolen
    $800 29
Montreuil is one of Paris
    $800 18
In this film set in 2019, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) falls in love with a replicant
    $1000 22
You can enjoy some spectacular backdrops from this type of pool, also called a vanishing or negative edge pool
    $1000 11
Niagara Falls is made up of 2 falls, the American falls & these Canadian falls
    $1000 25
Running its own market index as well as providing credit ratings, "S&P" stands for this company
    $1000 5
In a 2018 bestseller, Madeline Miller retells the story of this Greek sorceress, daughter of Helios
    $1000 20
Type of plant seen here, familiar to an infant Moses
    $1000 17
Back on '80s TV, Larry Manetti was Rick Wright, a sidekick of this P.I. played by Tom Selleck

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

John Haley Julie
$800 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Haley Julie
$600 $6,900 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

50 YEARS AGO, IN 1969
    $400 22
With a $28,000-per-episode budget, this PBS kids' show made its debut on Nov. 10 & has stuck around for a few decades
    $400 20
This blows in when you get a sudden burst of energy after feeling tired
    $400 1
Indo-Iranian & Germanic are branches of this hyphenated family that spans 2 continents
    $400 30
Much of this musical is set at the Kit Kat Klub in Berlin
    $400 7
You might be "in the" or "tickled" this color on June 23, its national day
    $400 29
Glen Bell was a WWII Marine cook in Guadalcanal before he started this Mexican fast food chain
    $800 23
Ironically, on Feb. 14 Pope Paul VI's edict removed the feast of this saint's day from the liturgical calendar
    $800 18
It's the next rank under captain on a commercial ship
    $800 2
Niger-Congo languages include this Bantu tongue that's official in Kenya & Tanzania
    $800 6
This play about a widow & her chauffeur "takes place from 1948 to 1973, mostly in Atlanta"
    $800 8
Use the smiling face with heart eyes on July 17, the world day for these
    $800 28
Comedian Rob Riggle was still an active reservist when he was a correspondent on this Comedy Central news satire show
    $1200 13
Called a sort of dress rehearsal, this space mission in May of 1969 sent the first color TV pictures of planet Earth
    $1200 11
You don't want to touch this electric transportation item, in real life or in politics
    $1200 3
Yucatecan is one branch of the language family that gets its name from this ancient civilization
    DD: $2,000 15
In Act One, Scene 1 of this play, "the curtain rises on Truvy's Beauty Shop" in Chinquapin Parish, Louisiana
    $1200 10
July 13 honors these side orders, whether matchstick or shoestring
    $1200 27
Before he joined the First Order as Kylo Ren, this actor was one of the good guys, enlisting as a Marine
    $1600 24
Student occupation of a Harvard building led to the end of this military education program at the school for 40 years
    $1600 12
This Christian sect founded in the U.S. got its official name in 1860
    DD: $1,500 4
The Athabascan family ranges into Canada & includes this SW language, the USA's most widely spoken native language
    $1600 14
This 1988 Tony-winning play is set in a Paris prison in the present & in flashbacks from 1960 to 1970 in Beijing
    $1600 9
July 12 celebrates those like Jane Seymour & Kate Bosworth who have heterochromia, meaning this
    $1600 26
Before he was a go-to guy for Scorsese, this actor earned a medal for his service in Lebanon in the 1950s
    $2000 21
Dismissed by de Gaulle in 1968, he returned to the "centre" of French politics, succeeding de Gaulle as president
    $2000 19
First used in Spain in the 1930s, this term refers to a group working in secret to aid an enemy
    $2000 5
Dravidian languages include this one that preceded "Tigers" in the name of an Asian separatist group
    $2000 16
A back room & bar of Harry Hope's saloon is the setting for this Eugene O'Neill play
    $2000 17
A'phabet day, aka no "L" day, is punningly observed on this date
    $2000 25
This "Boombastic" reggae singer served a tour in the corps in the first Gulf War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Haley Julie
$13,800 $14,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 were named for a European "theologian who believed in predestination" & a "philosopher with a dim view of human nature"

Final scores:

John Haley Julie
$14,800 $27,400 $7,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Haley Julie
$13,800 $16,000 $6,400
17 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-28
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