Show #7916 - Monday, January 28, 2019

Contestants

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Saurabh Kapadia, a finance analyst from New York, New York

Jill Regan, an auditor from Dedham, Massachusetts

Steven Oppenheim, a supply chain analyst from Shaker Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

PLANT THE FLAG
CELEBRITIES: THEY'RE JUST LIKE US!
NONFICTION
BLACKJACK
"ACE" SHOWING
INSURANCE
    $200 6
On Guatemala's flag, victory is symbolized by a wreath of this
    $200 7
Ah, date night! In 2011 Justin Bieber rented this L.A. Lakers home arena to screen "Titanic" for Selena Gomez; that was easy!
    $200 4
In "Word by Word", Kory Stamper tells "The Secret Life of" these reference books from Merriam-Webster
    $200 1
Sometimes it's "on the other foot", but in blackjack, it's a contraption from which cards are dealt
    $200 12
It's the elegant item seen here
    $200 17
A comprehensive 1914 house policy from Lloyd's guarded against riots, airships & damage caused by these women
    $400 23
Fiji's flag shows a coconut palm & a bunch of these fruits
    $400 27
With a reported $2 million a month in spending--$30,000 on wine alone--Mr. Depp might return to play Capt. Jack in this film series
    $400 9
As CEO, Howard Schultz wrote "Onward" about this coffee behemoth
    $400 2
The $5 blackjack tables are a lower-budget option at this double-talk casino opened in 1968 on the Vegas Strip
    $400 13
If you make a mistake on a computer, this key is key
    DD: $1,200 18
A life insurance clause paying twice the face value of the policy for an accidental death is called this, also a film title
    $600 24
One of these flowers beams over the flag of Kansas
    $600 28
If you were a heavyweight champ like him & made $400 million in 20 years, you'd buy Bengal tigers & a $2 mil. bathtub, too!
    $600 10
"The Gatekeepers" examines how the men with this title, like Rahm Emanuel & Dick Cheney, define every presidency
    $600 3
Sure you can buy insurance if the dealer shows an ace on top, or you can do this & lose half your bet, no white flag needed
    $600 14
There's a spud in the name of this classic American contest
    $600 19
If an oops has you coming up minus a few fingers, check your policy for accidental death & this other "D"
    $800 25
You won't find one of these on France's flag, but you'll find 4 on Quebec's
    $800 29
"Mercy, Mercy, Me!" This late Motown singer did an album called "Here, My Dear" to pay for his divorce
    $800 11
This hashtag is the title of a memoir by David & Lauren Hogg, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
    $800 5
The movie "21" told of students at this university who were trained to count cards & took Vegas for millions
    $800 15
Science-y term for a turtle's top
    $800 20
The main job of this "act"ion hero is to assess risk that's used to calculate premiums
    $1000 26
A white one of these aquatic flowers floats on the flag of Macau
    $1000 22
"Seabiscuit", a colossal bestseller, was her first book
    $1000 8
Aces can be used as one or an 11, but when you're using an ace as an 11, your total is deemed this "comfy" adjective
    $1000 16
This longtime co-star of "That '70s Show" played a different kind of '70s guy in "BlacKkKlansman"
    $1000 21
This federal agency administers the National Flood Insurance Program

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

Steve-O Jill Saurabh
$2,600 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve-O Jill Saurabh
$4,000 $4,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

GODS & GODDESSES
THE TV BIZ
GEOGRAPH"E"
AWARD ETYMOLOGY
WORLD LEADERS OF 2018
(Alex: And I don't know why we follow it with--)
OXYMORONS
(Alex: What does that say about us and world leaders?)
    $400 15
Half-man, half-goat, all musician; this Greek fertility god was said to be a son of Hermes
    $400 21
Often caused by a breaking news story, it's the replacement of a previously scheduled TV broadcast
    $400 1
For La Paz, Bolivia, it's over 11,900 feet, tops for any capital city in the world
    $400 10
The Razzie Awards for bad movies are short for "Golden" these
    $400 26
He wasn't having it when a teen called him "Manu", a nickname for Emmanuel, saying call me M. President of the Republic
    $400 16
Jacksonville's minor league baseball team is named this, a classic shellfish oxymoron
    $800 2
This Egyptian goddess was called "the female Ra"
    $800 22
Sinclair Broadcasting owns about 200 local stations & this sports channel that takes you onto center court
    DD: $4,000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a coastal body of water on the monitor.) Seen here is an example of this, a partly enclosed coastal body of water where river water mixes with sea water
    $800 11
The "OB" in the Obie Theater Awards is short for these 2 words
    $800 27
In a 2007 miniseries, this prime minister played Talbot Papineau, one of his nation's first Rhodes Scholars
    $800 17
Temperature ranging oxymorons include freezer burn & this ointment brand Shaq uses for muscle pain
    $1200 3
Dagda, a god of these people of Iron Age Ireland, had a handy magic cauldron called Undry that could feed the planet
    $1200 23
Started by NBC & News Corp. to rerun old favorites, this streaming service launched its 1st original scripted show in 2012
    $1200 7
Found on the North Saskatchewan River, this petroleum & meatpacking city was established as a fort in 1795
    $1200 12
The Tony Award is short for this first name of actress-producer Perry
    $1200 28
Part of the Sandinistas who took power in '79, Daniel Ortega led this country in the '80s & again starting in 2007
    $1200 18
This alliterative phrase precedes "Charlie Brown" in the title of a collection of "Peanuts" comic strips
    DD: $3,000 4
One of Rome's oldest temples was the one of this chief god on the Capitoline Hill
    $1600 24
La que nos une, "The one that unites us", is the motto of this network claiming 63% of the U.S. Hispanic TV market
    $1600 8
Kaliningrad is one of these territories for Russia, part of the nation, but not directly attached to it
    $1600 13
This 18th century publisher of books & of Lilliputian, a magazine for kids, has his name on a children's book medal
    $1600 29
It's easy to spot this country's Kolinda Grabar Kitarović at the 2018 World Cup final--she's in her nation's colors
    $1600 19
Elmer's makes a "no-wrinkle" gooey adhesive called this, 2 very different materials
    $2000 5
The Aztecs revered this feathered serpent god as the patron of priests, but his Q rating has gone down since then
    $2000 25
A leading mag of the biz, founded in 1931 as Broadcasting, became Broadcasting & this in the '90s & now goes by B&C
    $2000 9
This seaport about 25 miles north of Seattle is home to aircraft & technology industries, like Boeing
    $2000 14
These advertising awards were named for the muse of history
    $2000 20
It was an art style in the 1920s before it was the literary genre of Latin American writers like Jorge Luis Borges

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve-O Jill Saurabh
$15,800 $18,000 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY NOVELS
Ambrose Bierce, a Civil War veteran, said of this 1895 book, the author "knows nothing of war, yet he is drenched in blood"

Final scores:

Steve-O Jill Saurabh
$31,500 $31,601 $5,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve-O Jill Saurabh
$11,200 $19,200 $4,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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