Show #7914 - Thursday, January 24, 2019

Contestants

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Nancy Rohlen, a sales manager from Chicago, Illinois

Aaron Lichtig, a growth marketer from Silver Spring, Maryland

Rachel Paterno-Mahler, an astrophysicist from Playa del Rey, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

TOP NON-SPORTS PROGRAMS OF ALL TIME
(Alex: According to Nielsen.)
EDIBLE HOMOPHONES
I NAMED IT AFTER YOU
THAT'S SO "P.C."
CARACAS
CREATURES WITH BLOWHOLES
    $200 23
No. 1
(1983):
The last episode of this wartime sitcom
    $200 1
The gold collar for my Netherland dwarf rabbit must be at least 18 this
    $200 30
Dave Thomas tried all 5 of his kids' names for this fast food brand, but chose this nickname of daughter Melinda
    $200 14
Red, yellow or blue
    $200 13
Founded in 1567 in what's now this country, Caracas became a provincial capital 10 years later
    $200 6
Killer whales, also known as these, can mimic human speech using their blowholes
    $400 24
No. 2
(1980):
An attempted killer's identity was revealed on this nighttime soap
    $400 2
A story told in installments, like the podcast of that title
    $400 16
Jim Davis used this middle name of his grandfather to name his comic strip cat
    $400 20
The fellow seen here was made from these
    $400 8
A landmark called the Monument to the Symbols honors the national shield, flag & this, el himno nacional
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a harbor porpoise on the monitor.) Under the blowhole of the harbor porpoise are phonic lips that allow it to make clicks that aid in this acoustic targeting process
    $600 25
No. 3
(1977):
The eighth & final episode of this miniseries
    $600 3
It's the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet
    $600 17
The creator of this hyperactivity drug named it for his wife Marguerite
    $600 15
Shortly after he became president, JFK founded this international volunteer program
    $600 9
In 1883 the Caracas & La Guaira Railway connected the city with a port on this sea
    DD: $1,200 12
Monodon monoceros, it has to navigate Arctic ice so it can get air into its blowhole
    $800 26
No. 4 & No. 5
(1976):
The first & second parts of this movie originally released in 1939
    $800 4
Some have said that comedy is tragedy plus this
    $800 18
In 1919 Isaac Carasso used Parisian cultures to create this yogurt company named for his son Daniel
    $800 21
The logo seen here belongs to a bestselling brand of these, around for more than 130 years
    $800 10
Here's a statue of this general, the George Washington of South America, in the Caracas plaza named for him
    $800 28
Here's a good shot of the blowhole of one of these notoriously vocal whales
    $1000 27
No. 13
(1964):
A variety show featuring a visit by some Liverpudlians
    $1000 5
It's what bilge water comes from
    $1000 19
Mississippi magnate William Hardy had 3 wives: he didn't name a city for Sallie or Ida, but did name this one for Hattie
    $1000 22
It's a small room where violent patients or inmates are held so they can't hurt themselves
    $1000 11
Caracas' people are primarily this 7-letter word, meaning a mix of European & indigenous ancestry
    $1000 29
Toothed whales have a single blowhole, while this other suborder has a pair of blowholes

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

Rachel Aaron Nancy
$1,000 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Aaron Nancy
$3,600 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PAINTERS' MASTERPIECES
SLOGANS & MOTTOES
POTENT POE TALES
"BIO"
PEOPLE POWER
BEFORE & ACTOR
(Alex: It's a before and after category, only with actors' names.)
    $400 15
The "Avignon" in this Spaniard's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" was a Barcelona street known for its brothels
    $400 27
"United in diversity" is the motto of this intl. entity created by the Maastricht treaty in 1992
    $400 1
"The Pit and the Pendulum" finds a man sentenced to death by this tribunal in Toledo
    $400 28
To remove tissue from a living body for diagnosis
    $400 7
In 1381 England had a revolt named for these lowly land workers; the same group rose up in Japan in 1428
    $800 14
John Steuart Curry put American regionalism on the map with this religious event in Kansas
    $800 26
Smokey Bear spoke of forest fires until 2001 when his motto became "Only you can prevent" these; humans cause most
    DD: $3,600 22
This Poe story's title is realized as the narrator flees the "House" as it cracks & is torn asunder
    $800 2
This proverbial timepiece can apply to both men & women with regard to sleeping
    $800 3
After a financial collapse in 2008, the "Pots & Pans Revolution" brought down the govt. of this north Atlantic nation
    $1200 11
The 1660s "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by this Dutch master has hung out at the Hague since 1903
    DD: $2,000 16
Yale's motto "Lux et Veritas" means this
    $1200 19
"I admit the deed!--Tear up the planks!" shouts the murderer as he shows the police this title body part
    $1200 8
If you're able to live in both Atlanta & Atlantis, you're this, like a toad
    $1200 4
She became president in the Philippines after People Power pushed out Ferdinand Marcos
    $1200 25
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" man who was Ross, one of TV's "Friends"
    $1600 12
Thomas Carlyle was the subject of his "Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2", not as big a hit as "No. 1"
    $1600 17
He used the slogan "Return to Normalcy" in his 1920 presidential campaign
    $1600 20
A stolen document provides the title of this story featuring detective C. Auguste Dupin
    $1600 9
This word for mechanical body parts has been used of Steve Austin (the colonel, not the wrestler)
    $1600 5
Iulian Vlad, secret police chief in this country, helped bring about its tyrant's downfall in 1989
    $1600 24
A big screen "21 Jump Street" cop who's been seen on "CSI: NY" & "The Good Doctor"
    $2000 13
In 1908, he gave us "The Kiss", now at Vienna's Belvedere Museum
    $2000 18
During the Revolutionary War, many American flags featured a rattlesnake with this 4-word motto
    $2000 21
It is noted twice in a certain Poe short story that Luchesi cannot tell the difference between sherry & this other drink
    $2000 10
This stratum of Earth's surface is also called the "zone of life"
    $2000 6
During Arab Spring protests in this north African country, President Ben Ali resigned & fled, leading to free elections
    $2000 23
The Sally whom Harry met meets Lars, who wanted a real girl

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Aaron Nancy
-$1,600 $12,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.K. PRIME MINISTERS
He was the first U.K. prime minister born after Elizabeth II became queen

Final scores:

Rachel Aaron Nancy
-$1,600 $14,401 $12,401
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Aaron Nancy
$2,000 $13,600 $9,200
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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