Show #8212 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Contestants

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Mina Le, an ear, nose and throat surgeon from Montclair, New Jersey

Alison Nelson, an elementary school teacher from Oak Park, Illinois

Sarah Jett Rayburn, a writer and stay-at-home mom from Hutto, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S MY AIRLINE?
A LANDMARK ADDRESS
SNOPES SAYS NOPE
(Alex: There are a lot of urban legends and tall stories that are going to be debunked by the fact-checking website Snopes.com.)
BODY PART AKAs
SILENT "C"
MLB SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS
(Alex: Only going back to 1900.)
    $200 19
In 1947 this carrier began flying regularly to London on what was called the "Kangaroo Route"
    $200 6
Looking for this landmark? Go over to 400 Broad Street, Seattle, then go up up up
    $200 16
A NASA astronaut did not carry a big bag of marijuana up to this in 2012
    $200 7
Womb
    $200 1
An elephant's trunk contains roughly 40,000 of these, more than you have in your whole body
    $200 26
Rickey Henderson holds the record for these "thefts": 130 in 1982
    $400 22
After his flight was canceled, he hired a plane, wrote "Virgin Airlines" on a board, charged $39 for 1-way & "filled up my first plane"
    $400 12
This "Birthplace of America" is at 520 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
    $400 17
A U.S. tourist in Saudi Arabia was not arrested for refusing to sell his wife for 45 of these animals
    $400 8
Voice box
    $400 2
A song from "Annie Get Your Gun" says, "Got no mansion, got no" this boat, "still I'm happy with what I've got"
    $400 27
In one sense, batter Mark Reynolds holds the record for these with 223; in another, pitcher Nolan Ryan holds the record with 383
    DD: $2,000 23
The headquarters of this airline that was organized jointly in 1953 by the federal & state government is in Cologne, Germany
    $600 13
Roses are run for at 700 Central Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, this site
    $600 18
An episode of "The Simpsons" did not predict the April 2019 fire here in Paris
    $600 9
The carpus
    $600 3
Title for a Russian empress, like Nicholas II's Alexandra
    $600 28
Boston ace Dutch Leonard ended the 1914 season with a microscopic 0.96 one of these
    $800 24
A few years after losing control of TWA around 1960, this man sold his shares for more than $500 million
    $800 14
At 4 South Market Street in Boston, you can find Faneuil Hall and this venerable market and shop to your heart's content
    $800 20
This Mexican-style fast-food chain's cinnamon twists are not made from deep-fried rotini
    $800 10
Tympanum or tympanic membrane
    $800 4
A moral compass
    $1000 25
On May 27, 1936 Dublin & Bristol were on the very first route of this airline
    $1000 15
Relive 30 seconds of history at this site at 326 East Allen Street, Tombstone
    $1000 21
This House Speaker did not use $15,000 worth of pens to sign impeachment articles against Donald Trump
    $1000 11
Pollex
    $1000 5
The Latin for "to declare" is the origin of this legal term for a formal accusation

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

Sarah Alison Mina
$800 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Alison Mina
$4,200 $3,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BARACK OBAMA'S READING LIST
HOW NOW, DOUBLE VOWEL
RELIGIOUS "ISM"s
DJ, JAZZY
JEFF
THE FRENCH PRINCE
    $400 12
One of President Obama's favorite children's books is this 1963 classic by Maurice Sendak
    $400 6
To win every game in a playoff series
    $400 1
The name of this rite of purification is from the Greek for "to dip"
    $400 11
Horace Silver's tune about L.A. DJ Chuck Niles isn't "the hippest guy in Hollywood"--it uses this 3-letter jazz word for "guy"
    $400 26
According to him, "You might be a redneck if you think the stock market has a fence around it"
    $400 17
Jean de France, who controlled much of France during this protracted war, was born in 1340 shortly after its start
    $800 13
Perhaps more than casually interested in biographies about presidents, Obama noted Ron Chernow's 2017 work on this ex-military man
    $800 7
Plant-related word meaning to tear away violently from a native environment
    DD: $600 2
Many adherents of this Caribbean religion believe in Haile Selassie as a Messiah
    $800 22
Musicians Dave Koz & Brian McKnight DJed for L.A.'s KTWV in the format called this kind of jazz, nice & mellow
    $800 18
Because of his father's frequent bouts of insanity, in 1418 15-year-old Charles VII declared himself one of these royal stand-ins
    $1200 14
"The Wealth of Nations", written by this Scot in 1776, beat a lot of competition to make the reading list
    $1200 8
What a plane is doing moving down a runway, preparing for take-off
    $1200 3
A 1919 gathering of 6,000 Protestants to get back to the basics of their faith has been called the birth of this -ism
    $1200 23
Still going strong, the jazz festival of this bay & aquarium city in California was founded in 1958 by DJ Jimmy Lyons
    $1200 19
In 1715, at the age of 5, Louis the Well-Beloved became King Louis of this number
    $1600 15
Obama made it through Larry Bartels' "Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New" this "Age", like the 1870-98 one
    $1600 9
Also called the Taal, this language is much like Dutch
    $1600 4
This Asian faith's name means "way of the gods" & its shrines are dedicated to rivers, mountains & other natural objects
    $1600 24
The 1930s was this "Era" named for the rhythm of the big bands, also a word in the title of a Sid Torin radio show
    $1600 28
Jeff Shaara's quartet of WWII novels include "No Less Than Victory", about the 1944 "Battle of" this, Hitler's last gasp
    DD: $600 20
The title Prince of Conti was borne by sons of this royal house that ruled France from 1589 to 1830, mostly
    $2000 16
We don't know if Mr. O thought "What is the What" was some more staggering genius by this man, but it got the stamp of approval
    $2000 10
If the Gettysburg address had been given in 1843, this would have been the first word
    $2000 5
From a Hebrew word for "pious", this movement in Judaism combines austerity with joyful mysticism
    $2000 25
Before DJing, Phil Schaap was babysat by this bandleader's drummer Jo Jones & later managed The Countsmen, made up of his alumni
    $2000 27
DreamWorks was originally called DreamWorks SKG, in honor of founders Steven Spielberg, David Geffen & this Jeffrey
    $2000 21
The future Charles V was the first heir apparent to the French crown to bear this title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Alison Mina
$7,800 $11,000 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1950s FILMS
The last line of this epic film was "Go--proclaim liberty throughout all the lands unto all the inhabitants thereof"

Final scores:

Sarah Alison Mina
$15,500 $1,000 $0
3-day champion: $54,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Alison Mina
$7,800 $12,600 $12,400
13 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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