Show #7831 - Monday, October 1, 2018

Contestants

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Doug Dodson, a classical singer from Boston, Massachusetts

Carl Conway, a chef educator from Indianapolis, Indiana

Andrew Knudsen, an environmental lawyer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

GETTING SPECIFIC AT GENERAL HOSPITAL
PRESIDENTS' MIDDLE NAMES
POP CULTURE POPS
COMPLETE THE NANCY DREW BOOK TITLE
ON THE FAST FOOD MENU
NEWSY PUNS
    $200 12
(Nancy Lee Grahn and Michelle Stafford give the clue as Alexis and Nina from General Hospital.) "You think you're getting away with it, Nina, but I'm on to you"
"Oh, really Alexis? Well your little world, your sterile field, is about to be in this condition, compromised by the introduction of foreign bacteria"
    $200 5
Fitzgerald
    $200 8
In 2008's "Taken", this actor was a dad who had real problems connecting with his daughter
    $200 26
This type of phantom "of Blackwood Hall"
    $200 16
Gorge on its Gordita Supreme
    $200 1
About Pyongyang's nuclear duplicity, Time magazine asked, "How do you solve a problem like" this place
    $400 13
(Laura Wright and Maurice Benard give the clue as Carly and Sonny from General Hospital.) "Sonny, if you go back into that life, it'll destroy me"
"I am clean, Carly, but your constant doubt, it feels like this archaic removal, often using leeches, of some of a patient's blood"
    $400 6
Howard
    $400 14
He'll be your daddy, oh! This singer became a "father figure", taking that song all the way to No. 1 in 1988
    $400 27
"The Clue of the Whistling" these Highland instruments
    $400 18
Its fully loaded Croissan'wich reigns
    $400 2
After Alabama beat this team for the NCAA football championship, one paper noted it was a "four-leaf clobber"
    DD: $ 23
(Steve Burton gives the clue as Jason from General Hospital.) "It's all coming back to me now, I'm a twin, but dizygotic or monozygotic, also known as this type"
    $600 9
The "A." was for Alan
    $600 15
On this sitcom clan patriarch George Bluth said, "There's a good chance I may have committed some light treason"
    $600 28
"The Clue in" this private daily journal
    $600 19
You can order a MeatZZa from them
    $600 3
When a veep shot his pal in 2006, "The Daily Show" regaled us with this punny title taken from a 1989 Aerosmith tune
    $800 24
(Rebecca Herbst and Roger Howarth give the clue as Elizabeth and Franco from General Hospital.) "I'm a nurse, Franco, I can treat you medically, but permanent change is up to you"
"I'm trying, Elizabeth, but the draw of the dark side feeds on me like these spore-producing organisms that lack chlorophyll & are incapable of photosynthesis"
    $800 10
Knox
    $800 17
Son of a Black Panther, this "California Love" rapper who died in 1996 expressed some daddy issues with "Papa'z Song"
    $800 29
"The Spider" this blue gem "Mystery"
    $800 20
Chase its Son of Baconator with a Frosty
    $800 4
From the L.A. Times:
"Big rig carrying fruit crashes on 210 freeway, creates" this
    $1000 25
(Maura West and Laura Wright give the clue as Ava and Carly from General Hospital.) "When I'm fully recovered, Carly, you won't be able to stop me"
"No matter how many operations you have Ava, your soul will still suffer from this necrosis of soft tissues, from the Greek & Latin for 'gnawing away'"
    $1000 11
Clark
    $1000 22
In "Four Christmases" Robert Duvall is this actor's not exactly warm & fuzzy papa
    $1000 30
"The Secret of the Old" one of these--it was the first Nancy Drew mystery
    $1000 21
Travel over to its Italian B.M.T.
    $1000 7
Re: a Toronto Star headline of a "marijuana issue" sent to this type of "committee"--editors later said no pun intended

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

Andrew Carl Doug
$2,200 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Carl Doug
$3,400 $3,600 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE CARIBBEAN
NO FILTER
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
COUNTRY, HIP-HOP & JAZZ
STARS & CONSTELLATIONS
"T.T."
    $400 6
White sand beaches are an attraction of this "A" of the Caribbean's ABC islands
    $400 15
These used to come unfiltered, but the Kent Micronite got one in '52...y'know, for your health! Except it also had asbestos!
    $400 21
A sad moment in his autobiography is the death of his little boy, Kit Carson Cody
    $400 26
In 1951 this jazz master released the album "Satchmo at Symphony Hall"
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a constellation on the monitor.) Two of the brightest stars in the sky are Betelgeuse, marking a shoulder, & Rigel, marking one of the feet, in this constellation
    $400 1
Stephen Hawking once held a secret party for these journeyers--none showed up, however
    $800 5
The Windward Passage separates Haiti from this country to the northwest
    $800 17
In 2017 filterless Charles Barkley stumped for Doug Jones, telling this state's voters, "Stop looking like idiots"
    $800 22
The title of this Pulitzer-winning memoir refers to Frank McCourt's memory of his mom staring into an unlit fireplace
    $800 27
Garth Brooks sang, "I'm not big on social graces, think I'll slip on down to the oasis, oh I've got friends in" here
    $800 11
Polaris, in the Little Dipper's handle, is the brightest star in this constellation
    $800 2
Lone Star carbs seen here
    $1200 7
You'll find Cockpit Country, named after a rooster fighting term, near Montego Bay in this nation
    $1200 18
You'd be dealing with a lot more missives for unwanted drugs without a filter for this 4-letter type of junk email
    DD: $3,000 23
"Shoe Dog" is by this footwear company founder & CEO
    DD: $2,000 12
Appearing on the flags of New Zealand & Samoa, it's the smallest of the constellations
    $1200 3
The World Cup of this has been dominated by China of late
    $1600 8
This 5-letter Panamanian city sits on Limón Bay near the Caribbean entrance to the canal
    $1600 19
Without a dual-media filter, using fine sand & the anthracite type of this, you could have impurities in your water
    $1600 24
This Tina Fey autobiography charts her rise from goofy nerd to entertainment titan
    $1600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents a constellation on the monitor.) The star Acubens, whose name is derived from the Arabic for "claws", is on the left, or southern, claw of this, the dimmest constellation of the zodiac
    $1600 10
Those into dendrochronology study cross sections of these
    $2000 4
An 1850 treaty averted a crisis between the U.S. & Britain over this Nicaraguan coast, among other territories
    $2000 20
This ever-quotable man put in a brief but memorable 10 days in 2017 as White House communications director
    $2000 25
"Kingdom of Far" traces this writer's life as a rebel including a run for Aspen sheriff on the Freak Power ticket
    $2000 28
Just out of high school in 1944, this "Kind of Blue" trumpeter sat in with a band that had Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker
    $2000 16
This cluster of stars also known as the Seven Sisters lies within the constellation Taurus
    $2000 14
I'll say it again, these Hawthorne "Tales" were published in 1837

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Carl Doug
$4,600 $15,400 $18,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
In a recent poll of 125 authors, this long 1870s novel about a woman ranked as the greatest work of fiction of all time

Final scores:

Andrew Carl Doug
$4,600 $12,799 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Carl Doug
$4,600 $13,600 $17,200
16 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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