Show #8137 - Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Contestants

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Marlan Badgett, a business analyst from Austin, Texas

Alissa McKinney, a stay-at-home mom from Irving, Texas

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, a librarian from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANAGRAMMED U.S. CITIES
DRAWING QUITE THE CROWD
MYTHOLOGY
TV SHOWS BASED ON BOOKS
LET'S GET MARRIED!
NOW, THE EXCHANGE OF VOWELS
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words differing by one vowel.)
    $200 1
Had Rum, North Carolina
    $200 26
Giving new meaning to the word "mass", he was the headliner of one held in Manila in 2015 that drew 6 million people
    $200 5
Hippolyta is the queen of these women
    $200 21
Richard Hooker's "Novel About Three Army Doctors" was the basis for a film & a TV show, both with this name
    $200 11
At the Council of Trent in 1563, the Catholic church said one of these had to perform the wedding to make it legal
    $200 16
I to O: to lose your foothold, perhaps in a type of pig food
    $400 2
No Cuts, Arizona
    $400 27
In 2007 the long-disbanded Rage Against the Machine got together & drew 100,000 at this California festival
    $400 7
Dryads were the tree-dwelling version of these creatures
    $400 22
In season one of this series based on Jay Asher's novel, Clay tries to figure out what made Hannah Baker kill herself
    $400 12
Emily Post says the person with this title "offers the first toast to the bride & groom at the reception"
    $400 17
A to U: a tree part enjoys a late-morning meal, as tree parts do
    $600 3
Tight Burps, Pennsylvania
    $600 28
In 2016 an estimated 1 million people protested in Caracas against this president of Venezuela
    $600 8
Opposite the cave of the sea monster Scylla, you'd find this monstrous personification of a whirlpool
    $600 23
The good times roll in Bon Temps, Louisiana, the setting for this drama where some folks really vamped it up
    $600 13
If the person chosen as maid of honor is already married, traditionally the title gets changed to this
    $600 18
A to O: a work of drama on a stage employs a maneuver to gain a strategic advantage
    $800 4
Javelin Locks, Florida
    $800 29
On April 22, 1990 around 750,000 people hit Central Park to celebrate this annual event
    DD: $1,200 9
Echo's love for this lad was unrequited; he only had eyes for himself
    $800 24
Blake Lively & Penn Badgley starred in this CW series based on Cecily von Ziegesar's book series about privileged NYC teens
    $800 14
In England this rhyme about wedding attire ends with "and a silver sixpence in your shoe"
    $800 19
A to I: to quickly seize something like a purse gets you busted because someone did this, to tattle
    $1000 6
Crouch Spirits, Texas
    $1000 30
In 2018 around 1.7 million people trekking from all over the world made this pilgrimage to Mecca
    $1000 10
At his death, this great hunter was changed into a constellation
    $1000 25
Jeff Lindsay's books about a very different Miami CSI were the basis for this Showtime series
    $1000 15
During this part of a military wedding, swords are drawn & the bride & groom pass through the arch
    $1000 20
U to A: to sing in the street for money, then do this in the resulting applause

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

Veronica Alissa Marlan
$2,600 $800 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Alissa Marlan
$6,600 $4,200 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALL STARS
MUSEUMS
FOREIGN-BORN OSCAR WINNERS
THE 11th CENTURY
POEMS' SECOND LINES
TRIPLE B
    $400 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The Earth wobbles as it spins, moving the Polar Axis through the sky, so 12,000 years from now, Vega will replace Polaris as this
    $400 7
Like Madame Tussauds, Paris' Musée Grévin primarily deals in exhibits of these
    $400 4
New Zealand-born Russell Crowe received 3 straight Best Actor nominations, winning in 2001 for this film
    $400 2
Around 1080 Chinese scientist Shen Kuo made the first scientific mention of one of these magnetic devices
    $400 14
In line 2 of this poem, "The score stood four to two with but one inning more to play"
    $400 1
Natural insulation found on a seal or whale
    $800 25
The Ancients associated this star's pre-dawn rising with the hottest months, giving rise to the term "dog days"
    $800 8
Ruins from 2 Ancient Wonders of the World, the Temple of Artemis & the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, are in London here
    $800 6
This Welsh-born man won a Supporting Actor Oscar for "The Fighter"
    $800 3
In 1040 Scottish King Duncan I was slain in battle & this man known to readers of Shakespeare succeeded him
    $800 15
In a poem by William Blake, these 4 words precede the second line, "In the forests of the night"
    $800 22
Adjective for a brook making a low, continuous murmur
    $1200 26
One of the closest stars to the Sun, Barnard's Star can't be seen with the naked eye; it's in this colorful class of small, dim stars
    $1200 9
Zaragoza, Spain is home to a museum dedicated to this painter of "The Naked Maja"
    $1200 16
Born in Vienna, he won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as Col. Hans Landa in "Inglourious Basterds"
    $1200 5
The Arabic-language "Canon of Medicine" recommends willow oil for head pain--willow, genus Salix, as in this common medicine of today
    $1200 19
Second line: "I love thee to the depth and breadth and height..."; first line: this
    $1200 23
It means to mishandle a football or baseball
    $1600 27
On the morning of February 24, 1987 SN 1987A, one of these, appeared in the large Magellanic Cloud
    DD: $3,000 10
Originally serving as a private gallery of art, the Hermitage Museum was founded by her in 1764
    $1600 17
Though born in Sweden, she won an Oscar for her supporting role in 2015's "The Danish Girl"
    $1600 12
This fortress & prison complex was begun around 1078 by William the Conqueror
    DD: $4,000 20
Its second line is "Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore"
    $1600 29
Clothing articles that gave their name to 1940s adolescent girls
    $2000 28
In 2016 the IAU renamed this 3-star system just 4.3 light years away Rigel Kentaurus
    $2000 11
The freeform titanium-sheathed Guggenheim Museum in this Spanish city is a work of art in itself
    $2000 18
Jean Dujardin didn't have much to say in becoming the first Frenchman to win Best Actor, for this 2011 film
    $2000 13
Around 1071 construction was completed on this Venetian basilica said to house the remains of a Gospel writer
    $2000 21
Title of the poem with the second line "He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Alissa Marlan
$17,200 $10,600 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
About the size of West Virginia, Devon Island is the largest uninhabited island in the world & a possession of this country

Final scores:

Veronica Alissa Marlan
$30,001 $3,100 $30,000
2-day champion: $52,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Veronica Alissa Marlan
$15,800 $8,200 $14,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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