Show #8014 - Thursday, June 13, 2019

Contestants

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Jim Napier, a poker dealer from West Des Moines, Iowa

Adrienne Griffin, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia

E.J. Wolborsky, a freelance project manager from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

A LIL RAP CATEGORY
(Alex: Uh-oh!)
HISTORY
PRONOUN LOSS
RESTAURANT CHAINS
MEXICAN GEOGRAPHY
ALTAR EGOS
    $200 6
"Wanna be ballers, shot callers?" Lil' Kim was on hand with Puff Daddy & The Family, who let us know "it's all about" these
    $200 7
Take "us" away from a movie theater job & you end up with this, another pronoun
    $200 3
Serve yourself as much as you want & don't forget dessert at the chain called Hometown this
    $200 20
At 95,000 square miles, it's Mexico's largest state, though it bears the name of a tiny pet
    $200 22
The royal wedding of these 2 on July 29, 1981 had a royal price tag--more than s30 million
    $400 4
Seen here, performing from their album "ColleGrove," are 2 Chainz on the left and this rapper
    $400 29
Mary Mallon was the first person in the U.S. identified as an asymptomatic carrier of this disease
    $400 8
Take "me" away from an old honeyed liquor & you get this, found in the pages of a magazine
    $400 12
In 2017 it offered special $200 trips for 2 to Italy along with 8 weeks of unlimited access to its never ending pasta bowl
    DD: $1,500 19
All topping 17,000', Mexico's 3 highest peaks are these, & it's what Popocatepetl signifies
    $400 23
Pre-Kanye, her wedding to NBAer Kris Humphries cost $10 million; the marriage lasted 72 days, or about 140 grand per day
    $600 2
In 2016 Lil Uzi Vert was off to see this "Wiz" since the 2 teamed on "Pull Up"
    $600 28
The 3 centuries from 323 to 30 B.C. are called this era, reflecting the spread of Greek culture in Europe & Asia
    $600 9
Take "I" from a term for any revered person in a particular field & you get this flimflam game
    $600 13
Famous for its sliders, it was voted the chain with the most craveable burgers; Harold & Kumar would agree
    $600 16
Mexico's Baja Peninsula is separated from the nation's mainland by this body of water.
    $600 24
In 1981 a 20,000-seat stadium was built for the weeklong wedding of the son of the 1st president of the UAE, short for this
    $800 1
He's known for "Turn Down for What" as well as Dave Chappelle's impression of him; Yeeeeeeah! How was mine? Close?
    $800 27
The 1952 Egyptian coup has succeeded. Time for the group photo with these two future presidents in it.
    $800 10
This adjective for crop-friendly soil is what's left when you drop "we" from the front of an adjective about clothes
    $800 14
Serving "good food fast", this southern favorite is known as WaHo for short
    $800 18
Not far from the resort of Cancun, the islands of Cozumel & Mujeres lie off the northeast tip of this peninsula
    $800 26
Donald Trump & Rosie O'Donnell were in attendance at the over-the-top 2002 wedding of David Gest to this Oscar winner
    $1000 5
Skippa da Flippa mentions Vikings on "Minnesota" by this lil Atlanta rapper
    $1000 21
Replacing the Qing dynasty, the republic of China was founded on Jan, 1, 1912 with this medical man as president
    $1000 11
Take "she" away from a law enforcement job & you get this snappy sequence on a guitar
    $1000 15
The largest operator of teppanyaki restaurants in the U.S., it celebrated its 50th anniv. in 2014
    $1000 17
It's the Mexican name for the Rio Grande
    $1000 25
Mikhail Gutseriev, on a Treasury Dept. list as this "O" word, put on a 2016 "billion dollar wedding" for his son

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

E.J. Adrienne Jim
$3,800 $2,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

E.J. Adrienne Jim
$5,200 $6,300 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS' RHYME TIME
THE MOVIES
ELEMENT NAMES
"SINGLE" SERVINGS
(Alex: "Single" coming up in each correct response.)
RELIGION
5 NOBEL TRUTHS
    $400 30
E.B.'s flying toys
    $400 7
This family of stars has included Lionel, John, Ethel & Drew
    $400 18
This element gets its name from the Latin for "charcoal"
    $400 13
The Chicago Manual of Style frowns on this in manuscripts because it leaves no room for notes
    $400 21
Venerated in Islam, the "Black Stone" sits in a corner of the Kaaba in this city
    $400 12
The prizes originally came in 5 categories; this sixth, funded by the Bank of Sweden, was added in 1969
    $800 29
Gertrude's salty pickling solutions
    $800 6
In 2019, Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth suit up as part of this organization that protects the Earth from the scum of the universe
    $800 20
Greek argos, "not working", led to the name of argon, known chemically to be this 5-letter word, unable to react
    $800 14
A 1610 legal text is titled "The Duello, or," this, which means going mano-a-mano
    $800 22
In the 1572 Massacre of Saint Bartholomew's Day, thousands of these French Protestants were murdered
    $800 10
The Peace Prize has often gone to organizations, as in 2013 to the Organization for the Prohibition of these.
    $1200 28
Ms. Cather's country estates
    $1200 3
He directed commercials & videos before helming "Se7en" & "Fight Club"
    $1200 19
This actinide element was discovered in the U.S. but named for a pair of French scientists
    $1200 15
Thomas Sutton added a hinged mirror to create the first SLR camera, short for this
    $1200 23
This German Pope became the second non-Italian in a row after 450 Italian-filled years
    $1200 8
Alfred Nobel wrote that one of the prizes should reward discovery "in the domain of" this "or medicine"
    $1600 27
Late novelist Doris' benedictions
    $1600 4
The 1932 film "White Zombie" starred this actor better known as a bloodsucker
    DD: $2,000 2
This alternate name for Tungsten is made up of 2 animals, one known to prey on the other
    $1600 16
A clarinet is this type of wind instrument
    $1600 24
Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania was founded in 1885 by a member of this religious faith
    DD: $4,000 9
Only 2 awardees have ever turned down a Nobel Prize: Peace winner Le Duc Tho & this French philosopher, for literature
    $2000 26
"Herzog" author's stringed instruments
    $2000 5
Title first name of novelist & Alzheimer's sufferer Murdoch, played by Judi Dench
    $2000 1
A word for the moon gave this element, atomic number 34, its name
    $2000 17
The lone spade in your bridge hand is called this word
    $2000 25
Citing Hebrews 11 & 12:1, this religious group considers Abel to be the first of their name, you see
    $2000 11
Since 2000 the winners' cash prize has ranged between 8 million & 10 million of this Swedish currency

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

E.J. Adrienne Jim
$22,800 $12,700 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD HISTORY
(Alex: Word, not World.)
This word for a bug or malfunction was popularized in the 1962 book "into orbit" by the mercury astronauts

Final scores:

E.J. Adrienne Jim
$25,401 $24,700 $6,600
2-day champion: $54,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

E.J. Adrienne Jim
$20,000 $11,600 $10,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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