Show #7899 - Thursday, January 3, 2019

Contestants

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Cade Varnado, an English instructor from Richmond, Virginia

Chrissy Bellizzi, a librarian from St. Louis, Missouri

Jonathan Dinerstein, a composer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOW TO PLAY QUIDDITCH
AMERICAN HISTORY
CROSSWORD CLUES "D"
GETTING SQUIRRELLY
MONDAY NIGHT NON-FOOTBALL TV
WHAT'S THAT SMELL?
    $200 1
A Quidditch team is made up of 7 players who each keep one of these between their legs at all times
    $200 20
John Parker was assigned to guard this man on April 14, 1865, but stepped out at intermission to go to a bar
    $200 4
Doc or Dopey
(5)
    $200 22
Squirrels are part of this order that includes beavers & marmots
    $200 30
This actor moved west & rapped things up as "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
    $200 27
It's eau de this striped member of the Mephitidae family that just sprayed its musk
    $400 2
A Snitch runner, who eludes both teams, must dress in this color, like the leader in the Tour de France
    $400 19
Mariana, the first name Charles I picked for this colony, was nixed as Juan de Mariana was an anti-royalist writer
    $400 5
Run off the tracks
(6)
    $400 23
Some squirrels are active during winter; others go through this dormancy process
    $400 29
Jennifer Love Hewitt takes the emergency calls on this 3-digit Fox drama
    $400 8
It's air freshener in this fragrance like a just-purchased Ford or Toyota
    $600 21
Sounding like a drink served with another drink, this player scores points throwing the Quaffle ball
    DD: $1,000 9
Alexander Hamilton Jr. got justice for his dad with Eliza Jumel hired him to handle her divorce from this man
    $600 3
____ & confused, in the movies
(5)
    $600 24
Squirrels pretend to bury nuts & these oak tree fruits to foil would-be thieves
    $600 16
Aunt Bee & Opie were part of the small-town fun on this Monday night show
    $600 7
It's this mixture of decaying plant matter like grass & leaf clippings that's good as a soil fertilizer but bad for my nose
    $800 12
For a Bludger, which eliminates other players by contact, you can use this ball; just ask Patches O'Houlihan
    $800 10
JFK declined to change the name, chosen by his predecessor, of this retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains
    $800 6
A student's sheepskin
(7)
    $800 25
The Siberian is the only non-North American type of this, a small, striped creature in the squirrel family
    $800 17
On this game show Howie Mandel asked a simple question that often elicited a difficult answer
    $800 15
It's Vanilla Cupcake, Sun & Sand, & Clean Cotton, some of the bestselling scents from this candle company
    $1000 13
A player called this quests after the elusive Snitch ball, whose capture is worth 30 points & ends a game
    $1000 11
This Michigan businessman once fired all his accounting staff, leaving others to figure income by weighing invoices
    $1000 14
Housebroken
(12)
    $1000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a squirrel and a rattlesnake on the monitor.) Certain ground squirrels fend off rattlesnakes by shaking their tails & creating heat, & since the snakes detect the heat via this type of light, they go defensive & leave their prey be
    $1000 18
A cat-craving alien from Melmac was adopted by an American family on this sitcom
    $1000 26
It's a freshly brewed cup of Blue Mountain coffee, the beans coming direct from this island nation

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

Jonathan Chrissy Cade
$4,600 $600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Chrissy Cade
$8,200 $3,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CITY FLAGS
THAT BOOK IS MAKING ME SICK
ACRONYMS
ARCHITECTURE
EXTRAORDINARY RENDITIONS
BRAND OF "BROTHERS"
    $400 27
Residents of this Italian city can shroud themselves in its flag
    $400 8
Retired professor Glen Bateman is one of the survivors of the superflu in this Stephen King novel
    $400 12
Medically speaking, we'd like you to I.D. the letters I & D in AIDS
    $400 16
Joe Cocker sang & played air guitar in a memorable rendition of "With A Little Help From My Friends" at this 1969 festival
    $400 25
Theater owners Harry, Albert, Samuel & Jack decided to make their own movies as this company in 1913
    $800 26
Remember the flag of this U.S. city?
    $800 7
The title of this nonfiction bestseller about an Ebola outbreak refers to an area with infectious organisms
    $800 28
They're the YUP in yuppies
    $800 17
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's soaring take on this "Wizard of Oz" classic is ubiquitous in Hawaii
    $800 24
In the late 19th century, George invited brothers Charles & Edward to join him in this board game company
    DD: $2,000 4
The wavy lines symbolize the convergence of the Missouri & Mississippi Rivers on the flag of this large city
    $1200 1
"Everything is free...it makes you feel sick...that's" this, the title of Jean-Paul Sartre's first novel
    $1200 13
Oops! Looks like somebody has gone AWOL, which is short for this
    $1200 9
An example of Byzantine architecture is a museum also called Ayasofya in this city
    $1200 21
Marvin Gaye & John Fogerty both sang this song beautifully; so did the California Raisins
    $1200 20
Jonathan & Drew Scott, the stars of this HGTV real estate series & its spin-offs, share their story in "It Takes Two"
    $1600 5
The four stars on this Midwest city's flag represent a fort, a fire & two expositions
    $1600 2
Daniel Defoe's account of events in 1664-65 was called "A Journal of the" this "Year"
    DD: $3,000 14
TED talks began in 1984 at a conference on this, entertainment & design
    $1600 10
A fanlight isn't a fixture with rotating blades--it's one of these
    $1600 22
Bob Dylan said singing his own "All Along The Watchtower" feels like a tribute to this man who did an amazing cover
    $1600 18
In 1878 Austin & R.W. began selling coffee in San Francisco, becoming this brand
    $2000 6
The two City Hall towers combine to make the letter "T" on the flag of this metropolis
    $2000 3
The symptoms of infatuation & a water-borne illness overlap in this 1985 novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    $2000 15
They're the 3 groups that form the CAP in ASCAP
    $2000 11
A synonym for "merciless" or "cruel", followed by "-ism", gets you this style that emphasizes austerity
    $2000 23
"Let freedom ring", Marian Anderson sang, opening her 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial with this patriotic tune
    $2000 19
In 1868 Henry, Emmanuel & Mayer moved this company to NYC; as a bank, it lost almost $50 billion & closed in 2008

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Chrissy Cade
$21,600 $11,200 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1940s HISTORY
Air Force pilot Gail Halvorson earned the nickname "Candy Bomber" for his actions during this 1948-49 event

Final scores:

Jonathan Chrissy Cade
$22,401 $6,200 $20,200
3-day champion: $62,902 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Chrissy Cade
$20,200 $11,200 $9,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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