Show #8033 - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Sam Kavanaugh game 1.

Contestants

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Margaret Hamilton, a retired air traffic controller from Sebring, Florida

Sam Kavanaugh, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ryan Bilger, a student from Macungie, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $107,049)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY, OVER ON THE LEFT
STATE MOTTOES
MNEMONICS
"AINT", NECESSARILY SO
LITERATURE
AN ALBUM COVER
    $200 29
Since China was mostly peasants, its 1st translation of this 1848 Marx-Engels work used "common people", not "workers"
    $200 9
"Live free or die"
    $200 30
"One big T equals teaspoons three" when that big T is one of these
    $200 1
Barely perceptible, like a pale outline on paper
    $200 8
In 1850 he pitched his publisher a romance based on legends from southern sperm whale fisheries
    $200 27
Its cover has a lot of folks plus the fab 8--4 wax figures of The Beatles as well as the real-life ones
    $400 17
From 1919 to 1925 moderate socialist Friedrich Ebert led the German government known as this
    $400 10
In the Midwest: "Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice" ("if you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you")
    $400 6
To distinguish these 2 cave formations:
the one containing a "C" hangs from the ceiling, the one with a "G" rises from the ground
    $400 2
Something that holds you in place to protect you--or others
    $400 19
George Orwell based Room 101 in "1984" on a real boardroom at this broadcast network where he spent many a long meeting
    $400 22
On this 1984 soundtrack album, the artist is dressed in the title color, aboard a motorcycle of the title color
    $600 15
In April 1965 this international pot stirrer left Cuba to try to bring revolution to Africa
    $600 11
"Sic semper tyrannis"
    $600 7
In a mnemonic for lines of the treble clef, these 3 words precede "does fine"
    $600 3
Charmingly odd, especially in an old-fashioned way
    $600 20
The name of this Moliere character was based on a word for "truffle"
    $600 18
Billboard noted that only 40% of Fleetwood Mac's then-lineup is on the front cover of this, their biggest-selling album
    $800 14
In 1948 Henry Wallace got 2.4% of the vote as the pres. candidate of the party with this forward-looking name
    $800 12
"The crossroads of America"--like the intersection of Interstate 70 & U.S. Highway 41
    $800 25
It has atomic number 19, it's essential to life, but how to spell it? Oh yeah, "one tea, 2 sugars"
    $800 4
To make someone aware of something
    $800 21
Stephen Crane's "War Memories" were not about the Civil War but this later war, including the taking of Guantanamo Bay
    DD: $5,000 23
A 1969 cover featuring the Hindenburg disaster was this band's visual introduction to the world
    $1000 16
Among 1980s leaders Ferdinand Marcos was right-wing; over on the left of the "F.M." dial was this president of France
    $1000 13
"L'etoile du nord" ("star of the north")
    $1000 26
buzzfeed.com listed "Prime ministers can't eat any nachos" for Canada's time zones: Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic, this
    $1000 5
A statement of dissatisfaction; Shakespeare wrote a poem called "A Lover's" one about a wronged woman
    $1000 24
Mentor Ezra Pound convinced this poet to cut half of "The Waste Land"
    $1000 28
The cover of her 1995 album "Post" represents postcards home to Iceland; she even has airmail-color trim on her jacket

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

Ryan Sam Margaret
$4,400 $2,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sam Margaret
$8,200 $10,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT EGYPT
PRISON NICKNAMES
SCIENCE NEWS
NEVER WON AN EMMY
THE NUCLEAR POWERS
THE BODY PART WITHIN
(Alex: Each response has a body part in it.)
    $400 3
In the 12th century B.C., hungry necropolis workers staged one of the earliest ones of these, demanding back pay
    $400 25
Prison-wise, "pen" is short for this word
    $400 27
In 2017 scientists developed a faster way to make magnesite, a mineral that can capture & store this greenhouse gas
    $400 14
It was "Sorry, They Wrote" for this British woman, a 17-time nominee in the '80s, '90s & 2000s
    $400 2
The ultimate authority over the United Kingdom's nuclear arsenal rests with this nonagenarian
    $400 1
An event that can be lunar, or it can mean "to outshine"
    $800 26
Seen here is Nefertari, contemplating Senet, a popular one of these in ancient Egypt
    $800 12
Although it's not on an island, the ADX maximum facility in Florence, Colorado is known as this historic jail "of the Rockies"
    $800 10
Engineers at CUNY have produced long-lasting these from manganese dioxide-zinc
    $800 15
"The Honeymooners" was a TV groundbreaker, but this creator & star never basked in Emmy glory
    $800 4
In 2011 mainland China signed a nuclear safety agreement with this island on its coast
    $800 6
Let's give a round of applause for this ornate light fixture
    $1200 21
Before the one in Tennessee, there was this capital of ancient Egypt south of modern Cairo
    $1200 17
250 years before it meant an astronomical singularity, this 2-word term was slang for a prison
    $1200 9
In 2016 at least 15 new species of these sticky-footed lizards were found in a 55-by-30-mile area of southeast Asia
    $1200 16
"Kojak" was up for Best TV Drama twice but lost both times to this British PBS show about the upper & lower classes
    $1200 5
In 1960 France tested its first nuke, Gerboise Bleue, in this north African country it then controlled
    $1200 7
It's another word for a splinter in your finger
    DD: $6,000 8
The United Nations displays a replica of one of the oldest of these, signed by Egyptians & Hittites
    $1600 18
The "stir" in stir-crazy may have come from "start", the nickname for Newgate Prison in this city
    $1600 11
Called cancer killers, TILs are a new preparation of "tumor-infiltrating" ones of these white blood cells that attack antigens
    $1600 29
A long career including the iconic role of this hillbilly never brought Buddy Ebsen an Emmy
    DD: $5,000 13
A.Q. Khan of this nuclear country reportedly helped build North Korea's & Libya's atomic programs
    $1600 28
We'll go out on a limb & say it's another term for a parable
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows three hieroglyphics on the monitor.) Here's an example of an ancient Egyptian blessing written in hieroglyphics--it shows us ankh, wedja, seneb, translated as this, prosperity, health
    $2000 19
The first print reference to "the joint" as prison was in this Beat author's 1953 novel "Junkie"
    $2000 24
In Deuteronomy God says these early -ites of Palestine are to be eradicated, but DNA shows them living in Lebanon
    $2000 30
Hugh Laurie's 0 for 10 Emmy score includes noms for "House" & this AMC series about arms dealers
    $2000 22
In 2018 this world leader used videos of nuclear missiles raining on Florida to help his fourth re-election bid
    $2000 23
Listen up! Or sit down! Either way, you're "in" these when you have an unpaid debt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sam Margaret
$19,000 $23,200 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BESTSELLING NOVELS
For help with research, the author of this 2003 novel acknowledged the Louvre, Catholic World News & "five members of Opus Dei"

Final scores:

Ryan Sam Margaret
$23,300 $38,001 $6,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $38,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Sam Margaret
$19,000 $11,200 $3,600
25 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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