Show #8083 - Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Contestants

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Dave Bein, a culinary director from Westwood, New Jersey

Sam Benshoof, a senior communications specialist from St. Paul, Minnesota

Steve Moulds, a playwright from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE TOWNS
SPORTS TALK
A HISTORICAL RHETORICAL
"IO"-9
(Alex: 9-letter words that have the letters "I-O" in them.)
ADVERTISING
CUBA LIBRO
    $200 6
It's the L-V in UNLV
    $200 2
It's not to eat. It's to use in the on-deck circle
    $200 1
European explorers, is it worth your toes & maybe your lives to go 500 mi. north of the Arctic Circle to find this path to the Pacific?
    $200 14
Cat killer, or NASA rover
    $200 16
In the 1960s Geoffrey the Giraffe became the mascot & spokesanimal for this store
    $200 24
The Gulf Stream runs close to Cuba & in this Hemingway novel Santiago fishes in it
    $400 7
This city that's home to the oldest University of California campus often ranks as the "most liberal city in America"
    $400 3
Lepidopterans excel at this third stroke in the medley relay
    $400 11
Hey you, not-so-law-abiding 1920s guy! Think the feds will indict you on 22 counts of tax evasion? You should!
    $400 15
To be verklempt is to be considered very this
    $400 17
With the introduction of the Model T & more people hitting the road, outdoor advertising on these became more popular
    $400 25
In a Graham Greene novel, James Wormold is recruited by British Secret Service to be "Our Man in" this city
    $600 9
This city that's home to Brigham Young University was originally known as Fort Utah
    $600 4
A tennis player who serves & scores the first point after deuce has this edge
    $600 12
Visigoth princes of Spain, are you sure it's a good idea to invite these people to help you take power? They have their own agenda
    $600 23
In sushidom, California rolls often include fish called this type of "crab"
    $600 18
A portmanteau word, this type of paid programming is a TV ad that typically lasts 15 to 30 minutes
    $600 28
Reinaldo Arenas' memoir "Before Night Falls" recounts his attempts to flee Communist Cuba, even swimming to this U.S. naval station
    DD: $1,400 10
Ulysses would fit right in in this city at the south end of Cayuga Lake
    $800 5
Boxers "bob &" this to avoid getting punched in the face
    $800 13
The foundation's kinda shaky... is a 180' tower in this Italian city a good idea? Heck, it's 1173, we have the technology!
    $800 26
A permit to drive a taxi; one in a big city has sold for as much as $1.3 million
    $800 19
The icon for this product has been around for over 100 years. But she doesn't look a day over 8
    $800 29
Oscar Hijuelos wrote a novel about the title "Kings" of this Cuban ballroom dance
    $1000 21
The main campus for the University of Arkansas is located in this city nicknamed the "Athens of the Ozarks"
    $1000 8
It's sports talk for a scheme in which players defend an area of the court, not a particular opponent
    $1000 22
Yo, France... between 1930 & '40, will it be worth it to spend billions of francs on this "Line" of defense? (it will not)
    $1000 27
Referring to a standard of judgment, this word comes before an important "Collection" of classic movies
    $1000 20
In a 2019 Super Bowl ad, Sarah Jessica Parker's & Jeff bridges' characters forego their usual drinks for this fancy Belgian beer
    $1000 30
Joe falls for a Cuban revolutionary in "Live by Night" by this "Shutter Island" author, who normally does Massachusetts

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

Steve! Sam Dave
$400 $2,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve! Sam Dave
$6,400 $2,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS & THEIR FOOD
GEOGRAPHIC TERMS
UNDER THE...
AMERICAN THINKERS
BORROWED FROM OTHER LANGUAGES
SOUNDS SPACEY
    $400 1
2 species of this blood-drinking bat, the white-winged & hairy-legged, feed primarily on birds
    $400 7
Anatomical term for the place where a river empties into the sea
    $400 3
Stephen King novel in which Chester's Mill, Maine is sealed off from the rest of the world
    $400 9
Phineas Quimby, who influenced Mary Baker Eddy, is best known for his theory that this type of problem is all in the mind
    $400 10
A stranded German motorist might say "Mein auto ist" this, a word we use in English for anything busted
    $400 24
In a 1931 cartoon this Disney dog said, "Kiss me!" but has been a canine of very, very few words since
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at the Como Park Zoo.) Flamingos, which can live 20 to 30 years in the wild and even longer in captivity, get their pinkish color from the food they eat, like shrimp or plankton, and at the zoo, nutritionally complete pellets that all contain a red-orange pigment similar to this one found in squash and sweet potatoes
    $800 8
It can be a line of mountain ridges or a grazing land for animals
    $800 4
Anthony Kiedis wrote this song about the loneliness of heroin addiction
    DD: $4,000 16
Jonathan Edwards thought sin was restrained by God; otherwise the soul would be "a furnace of" these two things
    $800 11
A form of self-defense primarily without weapons, karate is Japanese for "empty" these
    $800 25
In addition to 3 Musketeers bars, this corporation also owns brands like Uncle Ben's & Whiskas
    $1200 21
Birds called kites include one that doesn't fly very fast; it doesn't need to as it eats only one species of this gastropod
    DD: $2,600 20
A Montana city nicknamed "The Richest Hill on Earth" or a term for an isolated hill
    $1200 5
Prince's acting oeuvre includes "Purple Rain", "Graffiti Bridge" & this 1986 film
    $1200 15
Philosopher Martha Nussbaum is a neo-this ancient Greek stiff-upper-lip type, but Martha allows for more emotion
    $1200 17
A cappella means "in the style of the chapel" in Italian, but it means this to us
    $1200 26
A song by Train begins, "Now that she's back in the atmosphere, with drops of" this "in her hair"
    $1600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Drone technology has allowed for amazing footage from Monterey Bay, showing a blue whale gulping a bountiful feast of this, its favorite food
    $1600 29
Though far from the Sahara, the lakeshore at the national park called Indiana these features has some 200-footers
    $1600 6
A writer impulsively buys an Italian villa in this book, later a Diane Lane film
    $1600 14
William James popularized this -ism that judges ideas by their usefulness, now a synonym for "practicality"
    $1600 18
Literally French for "blow of mercy", it's any finishing stroke, especially to end suffering
    $1600 27
Part of the name of a Canadian province, it's a type of lox
    $2000 23
This Australian sea cow similar to the manatee has ivory tusks to dig up the sea grasses that make up its diet
    $2000 30
1 million people in Los Angeles County live in this type of area, part of no municipality
    $2000 12
Malcolm Lowry's Mexico-set masterpiece
    $2000 13
Instead of Christmas the family in the movie "Captain Fantastic" observes the birthday of this linguist & left-wing social critic
    $2000 19
From Yiddish, for "juicy", this end-of-the-alphabet word means pleasingly plump or buxom
    $2000 28
In Greek mythology this daughter of Cassiopeia was chained to a rock as a sacrifice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve! Sam Dave
$16,800 $6,200 $15,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
In 1865 this city named for an early 19th century British hero became a British colonial capital

Final scores:

Steve! Sam Dave
$31,601 $10,200 $3
3-day champion: $85,603 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve! Sam Dave
$15,000 $6,200 $14,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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