Show #7896 - Monday, December 31, 2018

Contestants

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Jan Corsetty, a database administrator from North Potomac, Maryland

Kevin Patterson, a management consultant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

James Rodrigues, a filmmaker from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

RECENT BALLOT MEASURES
GEN MED
PLAYING IN THE BAND
THE COUNTRY IN QUESTION
A FISTFUL OF HEROES
ENDS IN "ITE"
    $200 21
In 2018 Florida voted to return voting rights to ex-felons & to ban racing of dogs, specifically these
    $200 26
A score for normal vision using the Snellen test is this
    $200 9
A 1972 live version of "Playing In The Band" by this Jerry Garcia-Bob Weir group clocks in at more than 25 minutes
    $200 6
A 20-piece set of fine this can include 4 rim soup bowls & 4 tea cups
    $200 1
Of course this hero returns from the dead in "Justice League"; he even has a race with the Flash at the end
    $200 12
Light my fire, literally
    $400 22
Missouri amended its constitution to make it easier to run one of these games with a 5-letter name-o
    $400 27
This 10-letter alternate name for sonography could be a great name for a psychedelic band
    $400 14
In 2018 this band hit the road with Neil Finn singing "Second Hand News" in place of Lindsey Buckingham
    $400 7
African country that's also the first name of Mr. Ochocinco, formerly of the NFL
    $400 2
The cowled killer Ezio Auditore da Firenze was a force in this line of video games
    $400 13
Barringer Crater in Arizona was formed by the impact of one of these
    $600 23
Per Prop 12, a calf raised for this meat in California must live in at least 43 square feet
    $600 28
One of these compares blood types to help determine a daddy or a non-daddy
    $600 15
Keyboardist Isabella Summers is a cog in this singer's Machine
    $600 8
This type of goose can cover 1,500 miles in 24 hours riding wind currents
    $600 3
This title Wagnerian operatic hero is known as the knight of the swan
    $600 16
It occurs when overexposure to low temperatures damages the skin & underlying tissues
    $800 24
It makes sense that this state passed the "right to live free from governmental intrusion" amendment
    $800 29
Change 3 letters in "epidemic" to get this term for an epidemic that has spread across a country
    $800 19
This Brit band is Jonny, Will & Guy--oh, & some guy named Chris
    $800 10
Cherry brandy gives the color to the cocktail seen named for this Asian nation
    $800 4
Utnapishtim tells this Sumerian hero about how he & his ark survived the great flood
    $800 17
In math, when the number of elements in a set is countable, it's this type of set
    $1000 25
In 2018 6 states adopted this victims' rights law named for the late Ms. Nicholas
    $1000 30
Specialty that's most likely to deal with impetigo & psoriasis
    $1000 20
John Cummings, Jeffrey Hyman & Douglas Colvin became this band's Johnny, Joey & Dee Dee
    $1000 11
For $58, J. Crew sells this hat that's actually made in Ecuador
    DD: $1,200 5
The name of this army guy was born when his author showed proficiency at getting things from high shelves
    $1000 18
Ruth, of the Old Testament, is this type of woman, after the land from which she came

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

James Kevin Jan
$3,400 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Kevin Jan
$6,400 $1,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLOSE THE CASE
NEW TO THE OED
SYMBOLS
AMERICAN AUTHORS
GOING TO SEE AMMAN
ABOUT A HORSE
    $400 25
1964, a little matter of the First Amendment:
this newspaper v. Sullivan
    $400 23
It's an informal word for a vehicle from Bavarian Motor Works
    $400 24
Careful--the symbol seen here means this in a music score
    $400 8
He said he made "a naked stab at commercial fiction" with his second novel, "The Firm", & boy, did he succeed
    $400 29
Allan "Rocky" Lane was a movie cowboy hero but is perhaps best known for voicing this '60s TV horse
    $800 26
1974, ruling that executive privilege has its limits:
United States v. this man
    $800 22
2-word term for a scientist who spends long hours experimenting, or the rodent that might get experimented on
    $800 15
In intellectual property law, the R in the "circle R" symbol stands for this
    $800 6
Here's a portrait of this author during her own age of innocence
    $800 9
Can't wait to see Amman's one of these structures, a word from the Greek for "on both sides"
    $800 28
Voiced by Emily Blunt, a unicorn named Tempest Shadow pursued Twilight Sparkle & the rest of the Mane 6 in this film
    $1200 17
2018 in a Virginia district court: U.S. v. this political consultant in Ukraine & elsewhere
    $1200 12
It's a 4-letter abbreviation for the "dismal science"
    $1200 3
Churchill called this hand sign "the symbol of the unconquerable will of the occupied territories"
    $1200 1
She read her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at Bill Clinton's first inauguration
    $1200 10
After completing my various labors, I'll check out the temple of this son of Zeus
    $1200 20
This animated TV comedy shows us what has become of the beloved star of "Horsin' Around"
    $1600 16
1967, on interracial marriage: this appropriately named couple v. Virginia
    $1600 13
This ordinal adjective means the initial tide of a movement, like the feminism of 1900
    $1600 4
This symbol is derived from the combination of the Latin letters "E" & "T"
    $1600 2
"Arrowsmith" & "Elmer Gantry" are books by this man
    $1600 11
I'll visit a bird garden to see the national bird, a rosefinch named for its habitat on this Biblical peak
    DD: $2,600 21
Leah Hofmann was one of the many actor/puppeteers who brought Joey to life in this Broadway production
    $2000 18
2015, upholding marriage equality:
Obergefell v. this man
    $2000 14
"The Simpsons" nobly reinvented & popularized this once-obscure verb meaning to enlarge
    $2000 5
The symbol for this asteroid is a stylized sickle, which makes sense, since it was named for the goddess of agriculture
    DD: $3,000 7
He wrote 1899's "Father Goose"; he came up with a "Wonderful" adventure the following year
    $2000 19
I'll enjoy a leisurely walk & take in the sights at the 12-acre plaza named for this house of the royal family
    $2000 27
In a 1939 movie, reincarnation as a horse causes him to say, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Kevin Jan
$10,000 $12,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

21st CENTURY OSCARS
Before she was 25, she became the youngest performer to receive a second Best Actress nomination

Final scores:

James Kevin Jan
$0 $20,001 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Kevin Jan
$11,200 $14,800 $9,400
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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