Show #8081 - Monday, October 28, 2019

Contestants

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Steve Moulds, a playwright from Louisville, Kentucky

Diana Smith, a scheduler/planner from Memphis, Tennessee

Kris Prue, a customer service representative from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $37,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 2019 TIME 100
DELIVER THE LETTER
POP & ROCK MUSIC
"C"IENCE
HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS
JUST GIVE US THE CANDY!
    $200 11
"When our country needed someone to untangle Russian election interference, he served again"
    $200 21
A 2.0 GPA
    $200 6
This "Hotel California" band first came together to back Linda Ronstadt at a concert at Disneyland
    $200 1
Both the cerebrum & this, with a name meaning "little brain", are composed of 2 hemispheres
    $200 15
A Celtic tradition of using hollowed-out turnips with candles inside led to these distinctive & larger Halloween gourds
    $200 26
This candy "melts in your mouth, not in your hand"
    $400 12
This actress "is primed to be one of Marvel's next big leaders at a time when women are breaking ceilings in all spaces"
    $400 22
Have a grand time with this Roman numeral for 1,000
    $400 7
Oddly, female rapper Megan Pete calls herself "Megan Thee" this word for a male horse
    $400 2
This term is also used to describe the tiniest lymph & bile vessels
    $400 17
It's said these 2 colors trace back to the festival of Samhain, one representing death & the other the autumn harvest
    $400 27
"Nobody better lay a finger on" this crispety, crunchety candy bar I've been saving
    $600 13
Mitch McConnell wrote of the "impartial jurisprudence" of this successor to Anthony Kennedy
    $600 23
Friends of the King of Rock 'n' Roll sometimes called him by this single letter
    $600 8
In 2019 this 5-letter rap & R&B artist had the "Juice" to be nominated for Best New Artist at the VMAs
    $600 3
These clouds, whose names begin with "c-u", were identified in 1802 and are associated with nice weather
    $600 18
The first time the White House was decorated for Halloween was in 1958, when she, Ike's better half, hung owls & goblins
    $600 28
These "Everlasting" jawbreakers sold under the Wonka label change colors & flavors as you eat them
    $800 14
Robert Downey Jr. called this Egyptian-American actor a "testament to hardworking immigrants raising their kids right"
    $800 24
The setting of an adjustable lens aperture is a this-stop
    $800 9
In 2019 Madonna performed at but did not compete in this international song competition
    $800 4
This connective tissue is largely made from collagen
    DD: $1,000 19
This no-hands Halloween game may be related to the Roman celebration of the goddess Pomona
    $800 29
"At work, rest or play, you get three great tastes in" this galactic goody
    $1000 16
The chimpanzee research she began at age 26 in Tanzania "ended up changing behavioral science forever"
    $1000 25
It comes before "-value" to indicate the strength of evidence in some experiments, or before "-hacking" if data are manipulated
    $1000 10
This Jackson Browne album about life on the road was recorded onstage, backstage, in hotel rooms & on a tour bus
    $1000 5
Larger than a pebble, this rock type used in roads tops out at 256 mm in particle size
    $1000 20
This 20th century performer's museum in Scranton, Penn. features an online seance every Halloween
    $1000 30
"Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't"; better get one of each of these just to be sure

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

Kris Diana Steve!
$1,600 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Diana Steve!
$4,800 $5,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY ON FILM
GREEK ISLES
THE 20th CENTURY
PEN NAMES
EXERCISE
CROSSWORD CLUES "Y"
    $400 10
Watergate security guard Frank Wills played himself at the beginning of this 1976 film
    $400 20
Today mostly an archaeological site, Delos is the legendary birthplace of this Greek god of the sun & music
    $400 5
This president submitted his draft of the covenant for the League of Nations on February 14, 1919
    $400 18
In England the gravestone for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson mentions this pen name in parentheses
    $400 16
Many consider cast iron to be the original type of this gym weight that has an attached handle; now "ring" in!
    $400 15
Seinfeldian term for "etc." (4-4-4)
    $800 4
In "American Made" it's the 1980s & Tom Cruise is flying guns to these Nicaraguans battling the Sandinistas
    $800 21
A statue in a museum on island of Cos depicts this native son and "father of medicine"
    $800 9
After Bobby Thomson's 1951 "Shot Heard 'Round the World", this team won the pennant! This team won the pennant!
    DD: $1,200 19
A perfect spy could tell you it's the pen name of the British novelist born David John Moore Cornwell
    $800 17
Contrology is the former name of this exercise discipline created by & named for German gymnast Joseph
    $800 14
Avian slang for a convict (8)
    $1200 3
(Woody Harrelson delivers the clue.) In a new historical film I play Admiral Nimitz, who made the decision to defend this island, also the title of the movie, leading to a U.S. victory that turned the tide of the war in the Pacific
    DD: $3,000 22
For 200 years the Knights Hospitaler ruled this island that was formerly occupied by an over 100-foot-tall colossal statue
    $1200 8
Made when she was 23, Meret Oppenheim's 1936 furry teacup is a landmark of this art movement
    $1200 25
Erika Leonard wrote "Twilight" fan fiction under the name Snowqueens Icedragon & the "Fifty Shades" books under this name
    $1200 28
This Chinese martial art has been called "meditation in motion"; balance is important in its series of fluid movements
    $1200 13
Adjective for workmanlike service (6)
    $1600 2
Among this 1995 Oscar-winning film's less historically accurate moments--the Battle of Stirling Bridge is fought in a field
    $1600 23
Skorpios was once owned by this Greek shipping magnate & it's where he & Jackie married in 1968
    $1600 7
Kenya's first president, Jomo Kenyatta, carried a fly whisk, a symbol of wealth, indicating you kept your horses safe from these flies
    $1600 26
She's from Antigua, but longtime New Yorker writer Elaine Potter Richardson uses the pen name this island Kincaid
    $1600 29
At a CrossFit gym, AMRAP stands for this, & the higher the number, the better
    $1600 12
A real busybody (5)
    $2000 1
Luc Besson's "The Messenger" set during the Hundred Years' War, is subtitled, "The Story of" her
    $2000 24
The famous "Winged Victory" statue of this island was discovered in 1863
    $2000 6
He became king of Spain in 1975 & helped the country transition to democracy after Franco's dictatorship
    $2000 27
Since 1930, titles credited to this Nancy Drew author have included "The Bungalow Mystery" & more recently "Crime at the Chat Cafe"
    $2000 30
This alphanumeric fitness regimen uses "the advanced science of muscle confusion"
    $2000 11
Mighty ash tree at the center of Norse creation myths (9)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Diana Steve!
$7,200 $10,600 $17,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
Before its official opening on May 24, 1883 Emily Roebling became the first person to cross it in a carriage

Final scores:

Kris Diana Steve!
$13,400 $14,000 $21,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kris Diana Steve!
$7,200 $11,600 $15,600
14 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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