Show #8206 - Monday, April 20, 2020

Contestants

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Andrew Cramer, a program manager from Seattle, Washington

Ben Sonday, a quantitative developer and trader from Chicago, Illinois

Felicity Flesher, a screenwriter from Studio City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

A HISTORY OF CHARITY
LITERARY TERMS
ROLL WITH IT
THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT
DIFFERS BY A LETTER
QUESTIONS FROM A 1927 QUIZ BOOK
(Alex: It's called Ask Me Another.)
    $200 19
Founded in April 1919, this organization sold its first stamps or "seals" to help disabled children in 1934
    $200 1
In fiction, it's the term for the one who tells the story; first person & third person are 2 types
    $200 20
This wood cylinder with a handle at each end will have you undulating in dough
    $200 7
24 years after his death in Las Vegas, this rapper as well as actor had his "Greatest Hits" on the Billboard 200 in 2020
    $200 23
Spirit or determination, & what the American Academy of Pediatrics says not to do to children as punishment
    $200 6
With 10.3 million, it's the largest American state by population according to the 1920 Census
    DD: $3,400 15
The people who founded this organization in 1976 had previously built a bunch of homes in Zaire
    $400 2
It's the practical lesson about right & wrong that results from an instructive story like a fable
    $400 21
Instead of evaluating all applications after a hard deadline, some colleges use this 2-word process & reply more quickly
    $400 9
In 2001 this alliterative woman's "30 Minute Meals" premiered with a 30-minute episode about leftovers
    $400 24
The animals of a given region, & a Finnish-style steam bath
    $400 8
This "heavier-than-air flying machine is intended to rise & descend vertically"
    $600 16
In 1942 this org. was founded in Oxford, England to feed hungry children in Greece; it has since branched worldwide
    $600 3
From Greek words for "first" & "actor", it's the main character in a story
    $600 10
She says, "There's rarely a day that I'm out in the world that somebody doesn't mention '13 Going on 30'"
    $600 25
A small electronic device, & a surfer girl played on TV by Sally Field
    $600 12
12 1/2 miles long, the Simplon Tunnel through these European mountains was then the longest in the world
    $800 17
In 1944 Tuskegee president Frederick Douglass Patterson started this scholarship organization
    $800 4
The 6-line "Scottish stanza" is also known by the name of this 18th century poet
    $800 11
Hopper was back & sporting a mustache for the 3rd season of this '80s-set Netflix series
    $800 26
An old term for a poet, & the last name of the man who passed away in 2010 at age 92 as the Senate's oldest member
    $800 13
The "3 new European nations of more than 10 million...as a result of the World War" were Poland, Czechoslovakia & this Slovene-ly one
    $1000 18
This philanthropic organization with a fez for a logo dates back to a meeting of Masons in 1870
    $1000 5
This 5-letter word for a figure of speech is widely used to mean any familiar reference
    $1000 22
In 1995 she starred as a teacher in the film "Dangerous Minds"; in 2014 she was mentioned in the lyrics of "Uptown Funk"
    $1000 14
Best known for his many portraits, like the one seen here, this three-named American painter died in London in 1925

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

Felicity Ben Andrew
$1,800 $400 $6,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Felicity Ben Andrew
$4,000 $600 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

FLEE CIRCUS
SPORTS TALK
DOGGONE WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a type of dog.)
COUNTRY OF THE BRIDGE
"I AM" A TITLE
(Steve Kornacki: I'm MSNBC's Steve Kornacki, and I'm bringing my wizardry at the map to American history in a category on...)
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
    $400 9
(MSNBC's Steve Kornacki presents by a display monitor.) 1972 was one of the biggest landslides in Electoral College history as Republican incumbent Richard Nixon piled up 49 states, and this antiwar Democratic senator captured only Massachusetts and the District of Columbia, failing to carry even his home state of South Dakota
    $800 11
In 64 A.D. a fire broke out in Rome in the shops surrounding this large hippodrome, no doubt causing many to flee
    $800 25
In track, the "metric mile" is this many meters
    $800 23
Until 1996 the research arm of AT&T was called "Bell" these
    $800 4
The original Bridge of Sighs
    $800 24
Robert Cormier's young adult thriller with a very dairy title
    DD: $1,600 8
(MSNBC's Steve Kornacki presents by a display monitor.) A third party candidate hasn't won a state in a presidential election since 1968 when this American Independent Party nominee carried Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and his native Alabama
    $1200 12
P.T. Barnum marked exits with "This way to" this fancy "E" word; folks left & had to buy a ticket to reenter
    $1200 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crews presents by a display monitor.) Tennis players shouldn't linger in this area between the service line and the baseline where returns are hard to hit; it shares its name with an area between trenches that World War I soldiers also wanted to avoid
    $1200 10
To murmur or grumble
    $1200 1
Jacques Cartier Bridge
    $1200 20
The titles of these 2 Leonard Nimoy memoirs contradict each other
    $1200 5
(MSNBC's Steve Kornacki presents by a display monitor.) Upset over the inclusion of a civil rights plank in the 1948 Democratic platform, Strom Thurmond split the party, capturing four Southern states with his Dixiecrat Party and nearly helping this Republican defeat Harry Truman
    $1600 13
WWI pilots sometimes fled a unit of the Jagdgeschwader known as this in English, a name familiar to Monty Python fans
    $1600 17
Water polo players stay afloat with this kick that sounds like it could help to scramble an omelet
    $1600 22
Like any boxer, belligerent & combative
    DD: $1,800 2
The Bridge of the Americas (not the one in "Sicario")
    $1600 19
Richard Matheson pits Robert Neville against lots & lots of vampires in this sci-fi classic
    $1600 6
(MSNBC's Steve Kornacki presents by a display monitor.) New York didn't choose its electors in time and Rhode Island and North Carolina hadn't yet ratified the Constitution, but the vote was otherwise unanimous when every elector cast a vote for George Washington in this year
    $2000 14
In this Sara Gruen novel, later a movie, Jacob & Marlena plan to flee the traveling circus they both work for
    $2000 18
In archery it's the 4-letter word for the groove at the rear end of an arrow that fits on the bowstring
    $2000 21
Led the woolen creatures
    $2000 3
Victoria Falls Bridge (2 countries, please)
    $2000 16
Tom Wolfe satirizes 21st century college life in this 2004 novel
    $2000 7
(MSNBC's Steve Kornacki presents by a display monitor.) The 1860 electoral map revealed the deep divisions of a country hurtling towards civil war. Abraham Lincoln won the North, the West, and the presidency; border states went for compromise candidate John Bell. Stephen Douglas carried Missouri, and this incumbent vice president and defender of slavery carried the South

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Felicity Ben Andrew
$6,800 $2,800 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

RECENT MOVIE SONGS
In October 2019 this song, a duet, was still in the Top 10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart after spending a year on the chart

Final scores:

Felicity Ben Andrew
$3,100 $3,201 $3,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Felicity Ben Andrew
$6,800 $3,800 $2,200
14 R,
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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