Show #8214 - Thursday, April 30, 2020

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Jesse Laymon, a public policy director from Long Island City, New York

Kevin Curran, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Sarah Jett Rayburn, a writer and stay-at-home mom from Hutto, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $89,300)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LIT
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY ORIGINS
FIGHTING FOR AN OSCAR
NICKNAMES
PAY RESPECTS
"F"
    $200 6
I think I can, I think I can, get you to give me this 5-word title of a Watty Piper kids' book with a never-give-up message
    $200 25
BU for short, it had a different name when it was founded, as it was then in Vermont
    $200 1
John Avildsen may have been an underdog, but he won a directing Oscar for this 1976 Sylvester Stallone movie
    $200 26
Born in Austria, the Governator
    $200 30
At his 2018 funeral his son said he was "The brightest of a thousand points of light"
    $200 11
The front of a building, or any type of deceptive display
    $400 18
In the classic Collodi tale, he's the woodcarver who creates Pinocchio
    $400 13
In 1860 William T. Sherman was the 1st leader of this then seminary of learning & military academy, 9 years before it moved to Baton Rouge
    $400 2
To win a 2000 Oscar in this movie, Russell Crowe played a real blood sport
    $400 23
AKA Mr. Tepes, the Impaler
    $400 29
Many funeral homes suggest keeping this to 5 minutes or less
    $400 12
This type of imprecise "logic" used by certain computers would net you a fine Scrabble score
    $600 7
Created by Hans Christian Andersen, this tiny girl fends off marriage-minded toads before meeting her one true love
    DD: $1,000 14
In 1855 2 faculty members & 10 students began hitting the books at this now-Big Ten school less than 15 miles from Chicago
    $600 3
He won a Best Actor Oscar for his role as real-life champ Jake LaMotta in 1980's "Raging Bull"
    $600 8
A Keystone Star, The Little Tramp
    $600 20
Her 1997 funeral included a song with the revised lyrics "Goodbye England's rose, may you ever grow in our hearts"
    $600 19
This 9-letter word referring to an exact copy became the namesake for a machine involving copies
    $800 9
In this novel by Scott O'Dell, a girl named Karana is alone on the title isle
    $800 15
One of the Seven Sisters, this Poughkeepsie college was founded in 1861 but didn't open until 1865
    $800 4
This Swank-y 2004 film fought its way to Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Actress & Supporting Actor
    $800 16
A frequent presidential candidate, the Great Compromiser
    $800 28
Pollen found in burial caves used by these ancient humans named for a German valley suggests flowers were laid with their dead
    $800 21
It's commonly used for outdoor paving and was also the original last name of the animated Fred and Wilma
    $1000 10
One of the first novels for children was the 1765 book seen here about this girl whose name now means someone annoyingly virtuous
    $1000 24
This NYC school of design was founded in 1896 & became a division of The New School for Social Research in 1970
    $1000 5
Punchy pug Marlon Brando brawled his way to a Best Actor Oscar in this 1954 classic
    $1000 17
Died in 1400, the Father of English Poetry
    $1000 27
Venerating the underworld goddess Mictecacihuatl, this celebration was moved to coincide with All Saints' Day & All Souls' Day
    $1000 22
When something's done & cannot be altered, it's this 2-word French term

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

Sarah Kevin Jesse
$2,800 $400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Kevin Jesse
$6,800 $3,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
TOOT SUITE
WORLD CAPITAL RIVERS
WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?
TOTALLY AWESOME '80s TV
BROKEN ENGLISH
    $400 10
The 2012 film "Red Tails" tells the story of the WWII African-American flyers known as these airmen
    $400 26
Ferde Grofé's suite named for this Arizona landmark has trumpets mimicking crickets
    $400 15
The Tigris River flows through this capital
    $400 25
The first "W" in WWE, where Kofi Kingston & No Way Jose wrestle with issues
    $400 5
In 1980-81 the eyes of Texas--& apparently, everyone else--were on this CBS nighttime soap, No. 1 for the season
    $400 17
At the blackjack table, don't hit on hard 17 or you'll probably do this synonym for "break"
    $800 6
William Penn created Pennsylvania as a refuge for religious minorities, like this faith of his
    $800 27
When the L.A. Phil did Prokofiev's "Scythian Suite", it used several flutes but only one of these highest-pitched woodwinds
    $800 11
In troubled Venezuela, many have scoured the polluted waters of the Quaire River in this capital in search of anything of value
    $800 16
The "A" in the disease AIDS
    $800 4
Ken Levine & David Isaacs penned "The Boys in the Bar" & "The Last Angry Mailman" episodes of this sitcom
    $800 18
Numbers that have been summed & cars that have been wrecked beyond repair have been this
    $1200 7
This Wild West frontiersman got his name on a state capital in 1864
    $1200 28
In the 1950s Chico O'Farrill's "Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite" featured this "avian" saxophonist tootin'
    DD: $5,600 12
Of the 4 capitals that stand on the Danube, 3 start with a "B": Bratislava, Budapest & this one further south
    $1200 20
The "F" in FISA, authorized in 1978
    $1200 3
The song "Kiss" says, "You don't have to watch" this ABC drama "to have an attitude" but many did watch those Carringtons
    $1200 19
An appliance that's not working is "on the" this German first name
    $1600 8
The public was intrigued when this man's November 1963 8mm film footage was shown on TV in 1975
    $1600 29
"Mercury, The Winged Messenger" in this Holst suite brings some high-pitched frivolity
    $1600 13
A tributary of the Rhine, the Aare River wraps around this city on three sides in a canton of the same name
    $1600 21
In AT&T it's what the "T&T" originally was short for
    $1600 2
Not Hawkeye but this "M*A*S*H" tentmate became the title character of an '80s drama
    $1600 23
A fissure between friends, or a valley formed between 2 faults
    $2000 9
"Message from Mrs. Madison. She sends her love to Mrs. Wethered" was Dolley's follow-up to this inventor's 1844 message
    DD: $300 30
There's a bassoon solo in the Rimsky-Korsakov suite named for this woman who told great stories
    $2000 14
This capital of Laos lies on the Mekong
    $2000 22
The "L" in the drug LSD
    $2000 1
She played a dazzling array of characters on her show that earned the FOX network its first Emmy nomination
    $2000 24
This synonym for "hernia" can also refer to a break in a pipeline

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Kevin Jesse
$12,500 $13,000 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ADVERTISING
Copywriter Keith Goldberg wrote this question in 1999 for a financial services company; they're still using it

Final scores:

Sarah Kevin Jesse
$1 $499 $13,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Kevin Jesse
$12,800 $13,000 $6,400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.