Show #8030 - Friday, July 5, 2019

Ryan Bilger game 2.


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Jim Royal, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri

Sally Leedham, a legal assistant from Bradford, Ontario, Canada

Ryan Bilger, a student from Macungie, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,650)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words...)
    $200 15
Bids for this co.'s HQ2 included Atlanta's offer of a dedicated MARTA train car & a (joking) offer to rename Calgary
    $200 30
This Puritan minister is pictured with hair that's fluffy & white, just like his name
    $200 6
a single wheel
    $200 18
In 2006 Zinedine Zidane famously incurred a red card infraction: this foul that even got a Paris statue named for it
    $200 2
A series by Vilhelm Moberg opens with "The Emigrants", who are headed for Minnesota, departing from SmÄland in this country
    $200 11
Cinnamon or pepper, & an area that can be "deep" or "outer"
    $400 17
This city's winning Olympic bid wanted to "bring the games... to a country with one-fifth of the world's population"
    $400 29
"Professional Angel" is a biography of this "angel of the battlefield"
    $400 7
Card reader slot,
    $400 19
Pele was only 17 when he first played for this country in 1958--it would win 3 World Cups with him
    DD: $1,000 1
The lives of 3 women centuries apart intertwine along the shores of this lake in Danielle Sosin's "The Long-Shining Waters"
    $400 12
The sound on an electronic device, & an examination you don't want to get from the IRS
    $600 21
"Only one for sale, as I need the other one to live"; in 1999 bids got up to $5 million for a kidney before this site stopped things
    $600 28
A memorial at Arlington Cemetery to this North Pole explorer bears a Latin motto that means "I shall find a way or make one"
    $600 8
Cutter link,
guide bar,
kickback guard,
stop button
    $600 20
In 2018 France won the final game 4-2, but only scored 3 times because the 4th goal was this type
    $600 3
According to Garrison Keillor's book titled this town "Days", the town is somewhere near St. Cloud
    $600 13
To proclaim via sermon, & to violate a contract
    $800 24
Comcast made a bid for this studio, but in 2018 Disney's offer of over $70 billion won out
    $800 27
This newspaper magnate ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1904
    $800 9
a tartan sack
    $800 22
Only 4 European teams competed in the first World Cup; the rest didn't want to travel all the way to this capital of Uruguay
    $800 4
He wrote his first novel, "This Side of Paradise", in his parents' house on Summit Avenue in St. Paul
    $800 14
A tree remnant, & a economic downturn
    $1000 25
Lance Bass wanted the "Brady Bunch" house but his bid was out of sync & topped by this TV network that's all about houses
    $1000 26
Wondering how to help impoverished women, this woman (1879-1966) realized she had to remove legal barriers to birth control
    $1000 10
    $1000 23
England won its only Cup in 1966 in a 4-2 extra-time victory on its home pitch--this London stadium
    $1000 5
Minnesotan Tim O'Brien wrote books like "Going After Cacciato" & "Lake of the Woods" about those who fought in this war
    $1000 16
A man-made waterway, & a group of anti-government plotters

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

Ryan Sally Jim
$5,200 $2,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sally Jim
$10,000 $6,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
March 1, 2018:
President Trump announces plans to enact a 25% one of these on imported steel
    $400 26
The biography about "Lady" her tells of coppersmiths, plasterers & her unveiling in 1886
    $400 30
In 1993 she was on "Star Search" in a group with Kelly Rowland called Girl's Tyme but lost to Skeleton Crew
    $400 27
Now a private carrier, until 2015 Aer Lingus was the national airline of this country
    $400 28
Christian denomination predominant in Athens
    $400 29
In our digital age, the graphic seen here represents this
    $800 24
May 2, 1942:
A labor convention in Cleveland creates this union
    $800 17
"Lonesome George" tells the story of a loooong-lived one of these on the Galapagos isle of Pinta
    $800 18
"Pure Heroine" & "Melodrama" are albums by this New Zealander who became famous in her teens
    $800 14
The mountain Doyle's Delight in this Central Amer. country, once a British possession, was named for Arthur Conan Doyle
    $800 7
"Precious metal" term for a song that was a hit decades ago
    $800 3
Level up on titles like "Spider-Man" on this platform
    DD: $5,000 6
March 3, 1901:
J.P. Morgan announces his purchase of this man's steel company
    $1200 15
A kids' book about this Giza figure is subtitled "The Pharaoh's Eternal Guardian"
    DD: $11,400 21
This Brit: "I've never wanted to look like models...I represent the majority of women & I'm very proud of that"
    $1200 13
In 1899 Jean Sibelius composed this piece, a symbol of his country's nationalism
    $1200 8
A legal action by a court restricting comment by the participants in a lawsuit
    $1200 2
The National Parks Service graphic seen here informs visitors that access for this activity is up ahead
    $1600 5
March 17, 1999:
This German family business known for steel & big guns merges with rival company Thyssen
    $1600 16
Susan Orlean's book about him tells how he became a '20s film star, though his dark coat was difficult to light
    $1600 20
She topped the singles charts in 1971 & '99 & we believe she's not done yet
    $1600 11
At about 10,700 feet, this "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has the highest average elevation of any nation on Earth
    $1600 9
There's shiny lip color in this idiom meaning to minimize problems or unpleasant events
    $1600 1
This European maker of speedy autos was founded by a former racecar driver
    $2000 23
January 19, 1813:
This Englishman who'll go on to revolutionize steel production is born
    $2000 19
"Biography of a Germ" focuses on the bacterium that causes this tick-borne disease identified in the 1970s
    $2000 22
Martin Luther King Jr. called this singer & activist "The Queen of American Folk Music"
    $2000 12
From the 19th century until they united in 1971, members of this national federation were known as the Trucial states
    $2000 10
When a satellite is "in" one of these, it appears to be in a fixed position with respect to the Earth below
    $2000 4
A golden age of poster art was in 1890s France, the era called this, French for "beautiful age"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sally Jim
$27,000 $12,400 $1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Hoping to stop Dominican friar Johannes Tetzel from preaching for indulgences, in 1517 he wrote a series of debate topics

Final scores:

Ryan Sally Jim
$29,199 $21,400 $1,200
2-day champion: $63,849 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Sally Jim
$22,600 $12,400 $12,600
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
0 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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Game tape date: 2019-03-26
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