Show #8185 - Friday, March 20, 2020

Contestants

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Abhijit Khanna, a software developer from Washington, D.C.

Katy Cummings, an attorney from Pasadena, California

Michonne Omo, a staff attorney from Walnut Creek, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
THIS PLANET
WORDS WITH 5 VOWELS
(Alex: Not necessarily the same vowels.)
RUNNING GAGS
PAY UP
WE KNEAD THE BREAD
    $200 11
A poem by Edgar Allan Poe mentions silver & golden these, jingling, tinkling, chiming
    $200 6
...Is called Earth's twin, but it must be fraternal, as we don't enjoy the same thick clouds of sulfuric acid
    $200 17
To try out for a dramatic role by reading a short scene
    $200 13
(Jimmy Kimmel presents the clue.) Since our show's 3rd season, I've been apologizing to this talentless hack for bumping him at the last second; it happened a few times since but the real truth is I've never actually been sorry about it
    $200 1
If you've got pets, the extra-efficient "Ball Animal 2" one of these from Dyson might be worth it at close to $400
    $200 14
This microscopic fungus is added to bread dough to make it rise
    $400 12
"Birches" & "A Patch of Old Snow" are part of his 1916 collection "Mountain Interval"
    $400 7
...Has about a dozen moons at least 6 miles in diameter, including Ganymede
    $400 18
The Shedd in Chicago is one of these fishy places
    $400 20
This show's Michael Scott: "If I had a gun with 2 bullets & I was in a room with Hitler, bin Laden & Toby, I would shoot Toby twice"
    $400 2
This company with Charles in charge will charge you nothing for a phone-assisted stock trade--plus a $5 service fee
    $400 15
Chapter 12, verse 15 of this Bible book contains the line "Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread"
    $600 8
...Can get within about 29 million miles of the sun
    $600 19
The lens you look through at the viewing end of a microscope or telescope
    $600 21
Running gags on "How I Met Your Mother" included Marshall having the right to slap this smarmy character, even at his wedding
    $600 3
Good for unlimited train travel for a week through Austria, France & 29 other countries, it'll cost you at least $375
    $600 16
This elastic protein that helps bread rise can cause illness in those with celiac disease
    $800 28
A long poem by Hart Crane was inspired by this structure seen from his apartment window
    DD: $1,600 9
...Is noted for a dark gap called the Cassini division
    $800 29
To leave a building or other location because it is not safe to stay there
    $800 22
Art Vandelay comes up often as a fake name on this show
    $800 4
You'll need a million dollars plus to own a 918 Spyder from this manufacturer
    $800 24
Common in Germany & Russia, black bread is typically made from this grain
    $1000 27
In her poem "Solitude", Ella Wheeler Wilcox followed this line with "Weep, and you weep alone"
    $1000 10
...May have used its gravity to capture an independent object that would become one of its moons--Triton
    $1000 26
A French word for "shop", in English it means a small specialty shop
    $1000 23
This title sitcom newswoman famously kept losing assistants--Hillary Clinton applied for the job in the 2018 reboot
    $1000 5
The devil's in the details of the $1,870 Saffiano leather bucket bag from this Italian company
    $1000 25
Your Armenian grandma cooks with love and bakes this "L" word, a flat bread popular throughout the region

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

Michonne Katy Abhijit
$2,200 $1,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michonne Katy Abhijit
$4,400 $3,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSIC
QUOTING THE COMEDY FILM
GAME "OVER"
POLITICAL PARLANCE
HISTORIC NAMES
FOREIGN FLAGS
    $400 22
At age 15 in 1825 he played for the Russian czar, who was visiting Warsaw
    $400 8
2000: "These are not spirit fingers! These... are spirit fingers"
    $400 6
Galoshes are a type of these
    $400 7
In this type of voice vote, the name of each member of a legislative body is called out & he or she answers, "yea" or "nay"
    $400 1
In 475 a usurper named Romulus Augustulus became the last of these in the west
    $400 21
Here's the flag of this city, the Dutch capital
    DD: $2,000 23
This march by Sir Edward Elgar is commonly played at high school & college graduations
    $800 9
1984: "Back off, man. I'm a scientist"
    $800 17
Fresh out of the oven, it's an apple one of these
    $800 13
It's a person chosen to represent a constituency at a convention; some can be "super"
    $800 2
As queen consort & regent of France, Italian-born Catherine takes an "S" on the end of this famed Florentine last name
    $800 30
In 1991 this country added "Allahu Akbar" to its flag in an attempt to rally Islamic support for its annexation of Kuwait
    $1200 24
Nicknamed "The Red Priest", he was an ordained priest before he composed "The Four Seasons"
    $1200 10
Ben Stiller: "Did you ever think that maybe there's more to life than being really, really really ridiculously good-looking?"
    $1200 18
Since reclassified, Rogaine & the nicotine patch, formerly sold by prescription only, can now be purchased this way
    $1200 14
Rural "structural" term meaning to tour areas, rapidly giving political speeches
    DD: $1,200 3
Lord Darnley, husband of this monarch, was murdered at Edinburgh in 1567
    $1200 29
The colors of this low country's flag were derived from the shield of Brabant
    $1600 25
This composer supervised when the Met staged his "Madama Butterfly" in 1907
    $1600 11
2003: "You're my boy, Blue! You're my boy"
    $1600 19
In 1999 deais.com was renamed & relaunched as this online retailer
    $1600 15
It means to question people to gauge support for a candidate or issue before a vote, but it sounds like tent fabric
    $1600 4
This nemesis of the crusaders died in 1193, having ruled Egypt, Syria & Yemen
    $1600 27
In the 1940s this island adopted what was once China's war ensign as its flag
    $2000 26
"O"! This best-known song from "Carmina Burana" has a Latin title
    $2000 12
2009: "Phil, there is a tiger in the bathroom!"
    $2000 20
Sung by Joan Baez, Pete Seeger & others, this song based on a hymn became the anthem of the civil rights movement
    $2000 16
Also a container for storing grain, it's a box where proposed bills are placed in a legislative chamber
    $2000 5
In 1488, not da Gama or Magellan, but this Portuguese man led the first European voyage to round the tip of South Africa
    $2000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The emblem on Mexico's flag is based on a legend that an eagle perched on a cactus was the sign to where the wandering Aztec people should build their capital, named this, now the site of Mexico City

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michonne Katy Abhijit
$14,000 $13,400 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
2 events figure prominently in her 2003 memoir: a coup in Chile on September 11, 1973 & the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

Final scores:

Michonne Katy Abhijit
$7,000 $1,400 $6,700
2-day champion: $22,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michonne Katy Abhijit
$12,800 $15,000 $11,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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