Show #8078 - Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Contestants

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Nick Rodriguez, a database administrator and composer from Farmingdale, New York

Allyson Samiljan, a communications and special events director from Wellington, Florida

Martha Bordogna, an attorney from Indian Trail, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WOMEN
GOVERNMENT ABCs
SPORTS ALL IN THE FAMILY
E BEFORE I
I BLESS THE RAINS
DOWN IN AFRICA
    $200 9
The U.S. team shows grace, stamina, and split-second timing when practicing this sport
    $200 25
Its headquarters & many of its labs are in Atlanta: CDC
    $200 16
That's former quarterback Archie with his two favorite MVPs, Peyton and this brother of his
    $200 18
Mark 12:31 instructs, "Thou shalt love" this person
    $200 5
Between a primary & secondary one of these in the sky is a region called Alexander's dark band
    $200 30
This capital of Kenya lies at an elevation of 5,500 feet, making it a natural sister city to Denver
    $400 10
In a 1921 photo, the rank of a princess of this indigenous people of New Zealand is marked by a distinctive feather cloak
    $400 11
In 2017 Alexander Acosta became its new head: DOL
    $400 15
It's the last name of golfing sisters Annika & Charlotta
    $400 12
To pretend to an emotion; it's often found before "indifference"
    $400 6
Chac was the Mayan god of rain; Tlaloc, whose name means "he who makes things sprout", was rain god for these people
    $400 26
Species that need protection include this animal--Africa has fewer of them than their shorter pal the elephant
    $600 19
In 1989, Fay Wray visited the Empire State Building, the setting of the climax of this 1933 film that had made her a star
    $600 1
It's issued by the president: EO
    $600 22
She followed her dad into the ring, and since retiring, has become a TV personality and healthy lifestyle advocate
    $600 3
A prized family memento passed down from one generation to another
    $600 13
In 2018 this Rivers Cuomo band had Toto recall with a hit cover, singing, "I bless the rains down in Africa"
    $600 27
This north African country belonged to France for about 130 years, until 1962
    $800 20
During a New Year's celebration in Laos, a woman makes an offering at this, the Mother of Rivers
    $800 4
It was established in 1934, 5 years after the big stock market crash: SEC
    $800 23
This racing dynasty includes Mario, son Michael & grandson Marco
    $800 2
This main protein in milk & cheese was widely used in glues & plastics
    DD: $800 14
Rainfall in this area covering 2 million square miles & 9 countries has topped 120 inches some years
    $800 28
"C" starts the name of this nation, highlighted here on the Gulf of Guinea
    $1000 21
Of the more than 1,400 submissions for a Vietnam veterans memorial, her design was chosen
    $1000 7
Much of the acreage controlled by this agency is in Alaska & the western states: BLM
    $1000 24
Last name of brother and sister Reggie and Cheryl, who are seen here. Both are in the Basketball Hall of Fame
    $1000 8
Numbering more than 1,000, these stellar sisters are found in Taurus
    $1000 17
Though this weather system can cause terrible flooding, as in Gujarat in 2005, people depend on its rain for their water
    $1000 29
The San, formerly called Bushmen, mainly in this desert, are the oldest population group of southern Africa

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

Martha Allyson Nick
$2,200 $2,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Allyson Nick
$2,200 $7,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
ODD WORDS
A POETIC GEOGRAPHY LESSON
BOTANISTS
TV SHOW "ME"
    $400 30
The march was held in 1963 & one of the speeches mentioned the 100th anniversary of this document
    $400 8
In 2019 this letter-perfect Dutch airline celebrates its centenary
    $400 25
A tittle is that little dot you place over these 2 lowercase letters
    $400 29
"Hail to thee, monarch of African mountains", begins Bayard Taylor's verse about this peak
    $400 27
Luther Burbank developed what is known as the Burbank or Idaho type of this
    $400 24
Time magazine's November 23, 1970 cover called this show still popular today "TV's gift to children"
    $800 22
The organizers intended the march to bring attention to this bill, eventually signed by LBJ
    $800 9
This Swiss food & chocolate company owns brands like Purina & Gerber baby food
    $800 11
Equitation is the art of riding this
    $800 17
Bessie Rayner Parkes described this Scottish region as "hills that were born of ages... like monuments to mighty gods"
    $800 13
This former slave & botany whiz turned down offers to work for Thomas Edison & Joseph Stalin
    $800 14
Ben Savage was the title "Boy" of this '90s sitcom
    $1200 18
Among the performers at the march were Joan Baez and this other young folk singer
    DD: $2,500 7
In 1900 this Japanese company began producing upright pianos; motorcycles came along more than half a century later
    $1200 4
Drupe, the term for a fleshy fruit with a single pit, like a cherry, comes from Latin for this small, oily Mediterranean fruit
    $1200 15
Longfellow's line "On the shores of Gitche Gumee" from "The Song of Hiawatha" refers to this Great Lake
    $1200 23
A statue in the Czech Republic honoring this botanist monk is crawling with pea vines
    $1200 1
Patricia Arquette won an Emmy as the title crime solver on this show
    DD: $2,000 19
10 times Martin Luther King spoke these 3 words that end the first verse of "My Country, 'Tis Of Thee"
    $1600 6
Originally founded as a grocery store, today this London icon boasts more than 100 departments & about 20 restaurants
    $1600 5
It sounds like a geometric figure, but this 7-letter word means resembling the walking dead
    $1600 16
Switzerland's "Lake Leman woos me with its crystal face", mused this poet in "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"
    $1600 20
1970 Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug developed a dwarf type of this grain that greatly reduced famine
    $1600 2
We found out the Almighty is on Facebook on this Brandon Micheal Hall show on CBS
    $2000 21
One of the few female speakers at the event was this woman famous for her performances at the Folies-Bergere
    $2000 10
State-owned & known by this 5-letter name for short, Mexico's largest company is this oil concern
    $2000 12
We hope you know this word for the projecting piece on a sundial that casts a shadow, indicating the time
    $2000 26
George Prentice's poem "Lookout Mountain" recounts the 1863 battle for this Tennessee city
    $2000 28
Knott's Berry Farm got its signature berries from this horticulturist; the berry is named for him
    $2000 3
This 1997-2003 sitcom starring David Spade & Laura San Giacomo was set at a fashion magazine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Allyson Nick
$9,800 $14,700 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1930s NOVEL CHARACTERS
Prior to a murder in a 1934 book, he says he hasn't been a detective since 1927 & that his wife inherited a lumber mill

Final scores:

Martha Allyson Nick
$2,800 $9,500 $3,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Martha Allyson Nick
$9,800 $13,400 $13,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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