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Smart answers, bets lift Thorngate
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MONROE - In the end, it all came down to the Louisiana Purchase. Jenny Thorngate, a 2002 Monroe High School graduate, survived her first day on "Jeopardy" Wednesday, coming from behind to take the lead and win $22,001 on the popular TV quiz show. Thorngate beat out Sawyer Morgan, the returning one-day champ who won $11,590 the day before, and Ian Bourland, a challenger from Baltimore.