Show #8027 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019


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Charlie Jorgenson, a librarian from Loveland, Colorado

Allison Lyttle, a music librarian from Harrisonburg, Virginia

Josh Levit, a union organizer from Brighton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a human bone.)
    $200 4
In "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", Ryan Reynolds fights with this other "Sexiest Man Alive"
    $200 3
Proverbially, a nice person without a lot of social grace is one of these "in the rough"
    $200 22
There's a kitchen honcho in the name of this classic salad with egg, cheese & meat
    $200 1
A group in this country started printing fake zero-rupee notes to give out when an official asks for a bribe
    $200 12
It's not so funny when you hit the end of it:
    $200 16
The AKC says the tuxedo-coated terrier named for this New England city makes an excellent urban pet
    $400 5
Sexiest Men Channing Tatum & Matthew McConaughey stripped the competition in this 2012 film
    $400 29
A pale yellow, like certain "waves of grain"
    $400 21
Composed of several types of young greens, mesclun is AKA this seasonal mix
    $400 2
It's a plant bud united with another growing plant, or the use of your political office to make money
    $400 30
You might become a knight while on one:
    $400 17
This collie named for an English-Scottish region is renowned for its herding skills
    $600 6
In "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald", Jude Law is Dumbledore & this guy is the title villain
    $600 13
The "New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy" says Ireland has this nickname because of its "lush, green countryside"
    $600 18
A Caprese salad is made with tomatoes, basil, olive oil & thick slices of this cheese
    $600 9
Thanks to Boss Tweed, an 1870s courthouse in this city cost almost twice as much as the U.S. spent to buy Alaska
    $600 28
Front & center:
    $600 23
Check out the big eyes & beard on the Griffon, named for this Low Country capital
    $800 7
Chris Hemsworth fought alongside this 2018 Sexiest Man who played Heimdall in all 3 "Thor" movies
    $800 14
It's the longest title you'll never forget--"Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by" her
    DD: $1,000 19
The name of this dressing comes from an archipelago in the St. Lawrence River
    $800 10
A bribe can be paid upfront; if an official helps me first & I pay him later, it's this 8-letter word
    $800 27
Tough to scratch:
    $800 24
Meaning from a north Italian city, a breed of white Italian dog is named this, like a meat sauce
    $1000 8
Patrick Swayze & Keanu Reeves brought the sexy to this surfing/bank heist movie
    $1000 15
Janis Joplin's nickname
    $1000 20
Mizuna is an Asian variety of these peppery greens with a condiment in their name
    $1000 11
In 1982 Ronald Reagan said to do this 3-word marshy phrase "when you're up to your armpits in alligators"
    $1000 26
It can be used to articulate in more than one sense:
    $1000 25
Formerly called spaniels, the hunting dogs named for this northwest French region more closely resemble small setters

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

Josh Allison Charlie
$2,000 $3,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Allison Charlie
$6,600 $6,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Our 43rd president is celebrating a birthday this weekend.)
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.) Forty-six Baseball Hall of Famers visited the White House in 2001 & signed a bat for the president, including Nolan Ryan, who pitched for this team President Bush once co-owned
    $400 6
Da Nang,
Da Lat
    $400 1
2018's "The Silence of the Girls" tells this classic story from the perspective of Briseis, Achilles' concubine
    $400 12
A fertile area in Mesopotamia is described as having this shape
    $400 17
Name of the man who described the disease now named for him as involving "involuntary tremulous motion"
    $400 23
No big surprise--this department store has an outpost at 611 5th Avenue in Manhattan
    $800 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.) The library has the bullhorn President Bush used at this site in 2001. When workers said they were unable to hear, Bush replied, "I can hear you. The rest of the world hears you."
    $800 7
Lugano, Lausanne
    $800 2
In this man's "Wife", Una marries the title whaling captain
    $800 13
The British crown jewels include one of these "with cross" & one "with dove"
    DD: $3,000 19
Nearly 50 years after he was admitted to the Ohio bar, he defended John T. Scopes
    $800 24
Daniel Craig took over the James Bond franchise with this 2006 feature
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.) This 9mm Glock pistol was held by this former world leader when he was found hiding in a hole in the ground by American forces in 2003
    $1200 8
    $1200 3
The servants who work downstairs for this "Pride & Prejudice" family are the focus of "Longbourn"
    $1200 14
It literally means "emitting sparks" & this conversation is less than...
    $1200 18
In 1964 this actor played 3 roles in the same film including the hilarious Dr. Strangelove
    $1200 25
A sci-fi author & Navy man, he founded the Church of Scientology
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.) The Situation Room replica has the actual furniture from Washington--from this table on March 19th, 2003, President Bush gave the order to start the Iraq War to General Franks, head of CENTCOM, short for this
    $1600 11
Bat Yam
    DD: $3,000 4
Unseen in the Shakespeare play, Rosaline gets her story told in the book titled this character's "Ex"
    $1600 15
The iA model of this Toyota car became the Yaris iA
    $1600 20
The late 2010s have given this CNN analyst & Harvard Law grad the chance to explain many interesting legal issues
    $1600 26
This late funny man won a 2001 Grammy for Best Comedy Album for "Braindroppings"
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.) The Bush Library has a full-sized Oval Office, where you can sit behind a replica of this famous desk, also used by FDR & JFK, among others
    $2000 22
    $2000 5
"Foe" by J.M. Coetzee depicts the final days of these 2 men as seen by a woman shipwrecked with the pair
    $2000 16
This leg nerve is the longest in the body
    $2000 21
Manhattan had 3 D.A.s in 68 years before Cyrus Jr., son of this 1970s Secretary of State, took over in 2010
    $2000 27
New York Harbor had Ellis Island; San Francisco Bay had this island as its immigration station

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Allison Charlie
$12,400 $16,000 $17,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Meaning cobbled together, it once referred to a temporary fix replacing a broken mast on a ship

Final scores:

Josh Allison Charlie
$8,799 $4,000 $32,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $32,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Josh Allison Charlie
$15,400 $15,800 $15,600
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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Game tape date: 2019-03-26
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