Show #8015 - Friday, June 14, 2019

Contestants

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Becky Reisig, a document management system administrator from Fort Collins, Colorado

Eric Larson, an executive producer at an events agency from Long Beach, California

E.J. Wolborsky, a freelance project manager from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

DADS & DAUGHTERS
(Alex: And this is in honor of Father's Day, which is coming up, and we're gonna need both the first and last name in each correct response in this category.)
2-LETTER WORDS
REMEMBER THE 1990s?
(Alex: Some of us do.)
MEERKAT MANNERS
"O" IS FOR OPERA
BIG TOP JOBS
    $200 5
He's the proud dad seen here
    $200 22
This biblical word is often found before "& behold"
    $200 3
Pentagon employee Linda Tripp secretly recorded phone calls with this friend who discussed an affair with an older man
    $200 2
A moving scene in Ambroise Thomas' opera "Hamlet" includes the funeral procession of this character
    $200 28
This job title comes from akros, Greek for "highest"
    $400 6
At age 8, she learned that her biological dad was in Aerosmith
    $400 23
The 2013 meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association included a paper on "The Social Meaning of" this word
    $400 4
This magazine was launched in 1995 with a cover showing Cindy Crawford dressed as our first president
    $400 29
A meerkat at the San Diego zoo served as an animator's model for this character in "The Lion King"
    DD: $1,000 12
Spoiler: Eurydice dies in Monteverdi's 1607 opera named for this protagonist
    $400 27
Tramp & Auguste are 2 different types of these performers
    $600 7
Quincy Jones is dad to this actress, who once sang backup for Maroon 5
    $600 24
"Clumsy" in language, castrated in fact, it's a type of draft animal
    $600 16
On July 15, 1997 this designer was killed outside his Miami Beach mansion, an event remembered in a 2018 TV event
    $600 20
A meerkat scans for predators in this posture, a term for a guard against surprise attack, and also a type of big robot "X-Men" foe
    $600 13
Opera composer Christoph Gluck wrote that this instrumental segment should prepare people for the play's plot
    $600 1
People, not dogs, had this loud job of calling out attractions on the midway
    $800 8
At age 7, she appeared as an extra in the movie "Parenthood," directed by her dad
    $800 25
As an adjective, it denotes huge self-interest, like in describing an entire decade
    $800 17
Bringing gifts & astronauts, in 1995 the Space Shuttle Atlantis docked with this Russian space station
    $800 19
The lives of the Whiskers family on "Meerkat Manor" were filmed in this desert that occupies most of Botswana
    $800 14
Richard Strauss' "Elektra" has a big recognition scene between the title character & him
    $800 10
Desultor is an old term for someone who does this while 2 horses are running
    $1000 9
This actress is the daughter of a Grammy-winning musician
    $1000 26
Dutch for "yes"
    $1000 18
In the late '90s, this toy from Bandai helped you attempt adulting by raising a digital pet
    $1000 21
Meerkats don't ever want to deal with a day of this wolf-like predator, which also feeds on carcasses
    $1000 15
Unfinished at his death, his "Tales of Hoffmann" had to be completed by somebody else
    $1000 11
Dangerous skills include fire-eating & this, requiring the ability to relax your esophageal sphincter

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

E.J. Eric Becky
$1,200 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

E.J. Eric Becky
$5,200 $5,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

TRUTH OR DARE
N.Y. TV
TRIPLE-A RATED
(Alex: Each correct response will have three A's in it.)
COMMUNICATION
IN & AROUND ASIA
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST JACKET
(Alex: All of the books deal with the subject of death.)
    $400 9
In 1850 Sojourner Truth asked this fellow abolitionist in Faneuil Hall, "Frederick, is god dead?"
    $400 14
Did the rich prep school kid kill that guy? For 20 years, cops like Jerry Orbach said, yeah, probably, on this NBC show
    $400 23
Cosmetic for the eyelashes
    $400 1
Someone's dead & there's a party & that's all we can say about the plot of this long James Joyce novel
    $800 10
Virginia Dare was the first English child born in the New World, in the Roanoke colony in what is now this state
    $800 15
He plays Detective Jake Peralta on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    $800 22
Here's this fruit that's popular in sorbet and juice
    $800 27
A popular 21st c. communications device was named for this fruit because of its color & the buttons resembling seeds
    $800 28
More than 1,700 miles from its origin, the Amur River flows into this ocean
    $800 2
In a Steinbeck tale Jody Tiflin kills a buzzard that's come to feast on his "Red" one of these that just died
    $1200 11
Sojourner Truth adopted her new name in 1843, the year Adventist founder William Miller said this would happen
    $1200 16
Think back...back to a simpler time, a time spent with family, watching this actor play NYC ad exec Don Draper
    $1200 19
Working with attorneys, they may interview witnesses or draft documents
    DD: $3,000 24
In the debate between oralism & manualism, this 2-word type of communication, Thomas Gallaudet was a manualist
    DD: $3,000 7
Sights in this capital city include the lovely silver pagoda & the ghastly Tuol Sleng Museum
    $1200 3
Susie in this Alice Sebold novel is already in heaven, but she watches her murderer covering his tracks
    $1600 12
Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks, Sojourner helped integrate this public transportation in Washington D.C.
    $1600 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue): In Manhattan, in the '70s, a stretch of 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues was known as this, the title and setting of a Maggie Gyllenhaal HBO show. Note the "2" in 42nd Street.
    $1600 20
John Barth has a novel called this, about a professor who takes time off from work
    $1600 25
The Chinese Comm. Party's publicity dept. was once called this dept., a more negative word for getting the message out
    $1600 6
Built to commemorate a visit by George V, The Gateway of India overlooks the harbor in this Indian city
    $1600 4
Tolstoy wrote "The Death of" this alliterative man whose life had been "most simple and most ordinary"
    $2000 13
In 1587 Virginia Dare came to the New World in utero in an expedition sponsored by this man
    $2000 18
On Netflix & in NYC, Natasha Lyonne dies over & over again on this series
    $2000 21
Givenchy had a perfume called this adjective that means excessively high
    $2000 26
In the early 2000s 2 software developers sold the file-sharing program Kazaa & then built this video chat product
    $2000 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue): Four big countries almost meet in the heart of Asia-- China and Russia share a 31-mile border that also separates Mongolia and this country.
    $2000 5
Addie is the "I" who not only passes away but decomposes in this Faulkner novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

E.J. Eric Becky
$13,000 $5,600 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL NEWS 2018
For the first time, the FDA approved a drug for the treatment of this, though there hadn't been a new case in 40 years

Final scores:

E.J. Eric Becky
$12,499 $8,001 $950
3-day champion: $66,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

E.J. Eric Becky
$16,000 $8,000 $4,000
21 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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