Show #8151 - Monday, February 3, 2020

Contestants

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Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Stephen Jackson, an emergency medicine physician from Atlanta, Georgia

Michelle Paul, a managing director from Newark, Delaware (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,122)

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Jeopardy! Round

WRITER'S TOOLBOX
STATE OF THE ESTATE
NUMBER YOUR RESPONSE
(Alex: Each response begins with a number.)
"P"OTPOURRI
HEAVEN & PARADISE
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ATHLETES
    $200 25
It's a 9-letter place of temporary suffering & purification prior to entry into heaven
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) The Game Changers Exhibit honors such athletes as this track and field star whose four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin upset Hitler's dreams to demonstrate Aryan superiority
    $400 4
It's the overall emotion created by a work, or in grammar, a verb form like subjunctive or imperative
    $400 15
The Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, AKA The House of the Seven Gables
    $400 5
Collectively, a jacket, a vest & pants all made from the same material & pattern
    $400 8
Krewes in New Orleans organize these for Mardi Gras & many build floats for them
    $400 18
Achieving Nirvana in Buddhism releases the subject from this, the law that fate is based on your actions in life
    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Dominating women's tennis, Althea Gibson broke the color barrier and became the first African-American to win the French and U.S. Open Singles as well as, in 1957 and 1958, this oldest Grand Slam event
    $600 1
It's the central message in a literary work; in music it precedes "and variations"
    DD: $1,800 16
The Pabst Mansion
    $600 6
Lucky multi-lobed sprout
    $600 7
In the U.S. we're familiar with the food pyramid; China has a guide called a food this structure
    $600 17
Referenced in Revelation, Chapter 21 Verse 21 and depicted here, they are a proverbial entranceway into heaven
    $600 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) One of the most memorable moments in Olympic history was when track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists in a Black Power salute in Mexico City in this year of escalated racial tensions six months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    $800 2
Boom! Slam! Pow! are all examples of this, a word that imitates the sound it refers to
    $800 22
Thomas Edison's Glenmont Estate
    $800 11
One made by Colt starting in 1873 is Arizona's state firearm
    $800 9
A club for these people who always put things off has protested the War of 1812 & published "Last Month's Newsletter"
    $800 19
A place of drinking & merrymaking, this musician's green is a heaven for sailors & cavalrymen
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Argubably "The Greatest" inside the ring and out, Muhammed Ali first won the heavyweight title by beating Sonny Liston in 1964. In the next few days, publicly adopting Islam, he changed from this and became an example of Black Pride and defiance of the Establishment
    $1000 3
It's the omission of one or more words in a sentence & the marks, such as 3 dots, to represent it
    $1000 23
James Buchanan's Wheatland Estate
    $1000 21
Musical score designation AKA a quaver
    $1000 10
If you're being this 11-letter word, you're condescending; if you're doing it, you're supporting a business
    $1000 20
The celestial city mentioned in "The Pilgrim's Progress" is AKA the heavenly this real city
    $1000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.) Say Hey! This was used in the 1965 All Star Game by this Giant center fielder. In a 2016 85th birthday message, President Obama called him the greatest-living ballplayer

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Michelle Stephen Travis
$2,800 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Stephen Travis
$1,600 $2,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR
TV NEWS SHOWS
SCIENCE
UNFILMED NOVELS
COMPOUND WORDS
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
(Alex: The whole category is devoted to items that, according to the TSA, you cannot take with you on the plane or even check it in your baggage.)
    $400 28
During the war Poland fought this country; the Polish king claimed to be its czar
    $400 25
More than 90% of all creatures are considered this, meaning they have no spinal column
    $400 27
Jerry Lewis was among those who desperately wanted to play him, J.D. Salinger's most famous character
    $400 1
This tool lends its name to a type of puzzle made with it
    $400 22
Should really go without saying: none of this Nobel stuff patented in 1867
    $800 24
Since 2013, weekday afternoons on CNN have featured "The Lead" with this man
    $800 2
It's a simple, fundamental synonym for alkaline
    $800 26
Michael Chabon's "Amazing Adventures" novel is still unfilmed, with juicy parts for both Kavalier & this other title guy
    $800 8
Outdoor public activity space for kids, often with a swing set
    $800 19
Should go without saying part 2: none of these, whether of the fragmentation, smoke or stun variety
    $1200 21
This French cleric and politician got France into the war in part to prevent Hapsburg dominance
    $1200 16
An NBC news crime show, or the listing of when & where a newspaper story was written
    $1200 15
William Wollaston discovered palladium & lent his name to Britain's highest award for this earth science
    $1200 12
He refused offers to film "Foucault's Pendulum", perhaps because of his experience with the film of his first novel
    $1200 9
Epistaxis is the medical term for this injury for which you might need a tissue
    $1200 7
None of this element used to disinfect pools & spas--relax, they'll use it at the resort!
    $1600 20
Under the reign of King Gustavus Adolphus, this Nordic nation established itself as a major military power in the war
    $1600 17
Margaret Brennan moderates this CBS weekend news show in which public affairs are debated by a panel of specialists
    DD: $2,000 3
An atom or molecule that has an unpaired electron is called by this "liberated" name & can damage your cells
    $1600 13
Plenty of this author's works have made it to the screen, but "Blood Meridian"--not yet
    $1600 10
HMS Victory was this type of command vessel for Lord Horatio Nelson
    $1600 5
No booze above 70% alcohol, this proof
    DD: $2,000 23
The 1648 peace deal had Spain recognize the independence of this North Sea nation, ending both the Thirty & the Eighty Years' Wars
    $2000 18
Before handing out justice on Fox News, she started one of the first domesic violence unit in a U.S. prosecutor's office
    $2000 4
Grasshoppers undergo "incomplete" this transformation: the young look pretty much like adults but need to grow & add wings
    $2000 14
Will Ferrell & John Belushi were considered to play Ignatius J. Reilly, but this novel is still unfilmed
    $2000 11
Getting to the core of things, the oldest & strongest part of a tree is the hard dark center called this
    $2000 6
No to the Note7 model of this smartphone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Stephen Travis
$4,400 $14,800 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN GEOGRAPHY
This 150- by 2.5-mile area created in 1953 is now home to more than 100 endangered & protected species

Final scores:

Michelle Stephen Travis
$1,100 $7,599 $14,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michelle Stephen Travis
$6,200 $16,400 $11,000
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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