Show #8218 - Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Contestants

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Rachel Keen, a compliance specialist from Washington, D.C.

Nathan Berger, a restaurateur and sommelier from South Portland, Maine

Ben Scripps, a television director from Cadillac, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,158)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT WAS ALL YELLOW
GERMAN ANIMAL NAMES
HATS ALL, FOLKS
THE "END" IS JUST THE BEGINNING
(Alex: "E-N-D" coming up at the beginning of each correct response.)
PORT LAND
(Alex: We want you to name the country.)
OUT OF THEIR LEAGUE
    $200 1
Elton John sang that his "future lies beyond" this
    $200 6
Tintenfisch, or "ink fish", is this creature
    $200 26
At the Alamo gift shop, you can purchase a replica of this man's coonskin cap
    $200 16
The ability to continue doing something for a long time, despite how difficult or unpleasant it may be
    $200 8
Haiphong
    $200 21
This team moved from the National League to the American League in 2013 & won a now-controversial title in 2017
    $400 2
The Norris-LaGuardia Act said yellow-dog contracts can't stop workers from forming these
    $400 7
Words for "shield" & "toad" combine to make the German name for this reptile
    $400 27
A zucchetto is a religious skullcap & if it's red, it's worn by someone of this high Catholic rank
    $400 17
It's the act of giving official & public support to someone or something
    $400 9
Piraeus
    $400 22
The Boston Patriots were among the teams that moved out of this defunct league in a 1970 merger
    $600 3
Colorful, anatomical, hyphenated word for a coward
    DD: $800 13
This bug's German name, stechmucke, translates to "stabbing gnat"
    $600 28
In "The Roman Hat Mystery", which introduced Ellery Queen, a missing one of these tall formal men's hats holds the key to a murder
    $600 18
To strive; the U.S. went British-style spelling this Space Shuttle's name
    $600 10
Incheon, also home to this country's busiest airport
    $600 23
When this team moved from the ABA to the NBA in 1976, Doug Moe, not Gregg Popovich, was its head coach
    $800 4
Yellow fever destroys liver cells, causing this yellowing of the skin & eyes
    $800 14
Nacktschnecke, the German word for this gastropod, translates as "naked snail"
    $800 29
In "A Clockwork Orange", teenage criminal Alex & his droogs wear this kind of hat AKA a derby
    $800 19
This type of medical examination uses a very small camera on a long thin tube to look at the body's interior
    $800 11
Port Said East
    $800 24
This team moved from the NBL to the BAA in 1948, to the NBA in 1949 & to L.A. in 1960
    $1000 5
In "Ant-Man", Corey Stoll plays Darren Cross, who assumes the identity of this nemesis
    $1000 15
From the way they stand up, these African mongoose relatives are called "little earth men" in German
    $1000 30
This 3-sided hat was a hallmark of Revolutionary War-era fashion
    $1000 20
A variety of chicory, this plant with curled leaves is cultivated as a salad green
    $1000 12
Colón, founded in 1850
    $1000 25
The NHL got a "great" deal when this team & 18-year-old Wayne Gretzky moved over from the WHA in 1979

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

Ben Nathan Rachel
$2,000 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Nathan Rachel
$7,400 $2,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHARACTERS FROM AMERICAN FOLKLORE
CONSECUTIVE OSCAR NOMINATIONS
PEACE TALK
LITERARY LANDMARKS
(Alex: As designated by the American Library Association.)
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
HIGH-SCORING 4-LETTER SCRABBLE WORDS
    $400 26
Febold Feboldson sells sand from this sweltering California location to freezing gold prospectors
    $400 8
Best Actress: "The Client" (1994) & "Dead Man Walking" (1995)
    $400 21
In Jerusalem, the "City of Peace", you might hear these 2 related Hebrew & Arabic words for peace used as a greeting
    $400 1
A 2006 landmark at the gate of Chicago's Union Stockyards honors the 100th anniversary of this Upton Sinclair novel
    $400 13
When Alexander set out to conquer Asia, he left Antipater as regent in charge of this home kingdom
    $400 6
A synonym for slothful or idle (16 points)
    $800 27
Babe the Blue Ox roams the American timberlands accompanied by this giant companion
    $800 9
Best Director: "Mystic River" (2004) & Best Actor: "Million Dollar Baby" (2005)
    $800 22
Deriving its name from the settling of a dispute, the Peace River flows 1,200 miles across British Columbia & this province just east
    $800 2
Landmarks in this city at the very bottom of Florida include homes of Robert Frost, John Hersey & Wallace Stevens
    DD: $2,000 14
Alexander tried to look to the future by consulting the this "of Zeus-Ammon" in the Sahara but never revealed what he had learned
    $800 7
Similar to a vixen, or attractive (17 points)
    $1200 28
Old Stormalong is an American sailor whose ship is so big, it scraped through the English Channel, creating this pale landmark
    $1200 10
Best Supporting Actress: "The Help" (2011) & Best Actress: "Zero Dark Thirty" (2012)
    $1200 23
The 1648 treaty called the Peace of Westphalia ended this decades-long European conflict
    $1200 3
Visit the art deco building in NYC where Erich Maria Remarque, author of this antiwar novel about WWI, lived until his death
    $1200 15
Inspiring in him an interest in philosophy & science, this Greek philosopher taught Alexander as a teenager
    $1200 18
It's a joke, especially a witty or timely one (15 points)
    DD: $4,600 29
This Texan cowboy hero tamed a mountain lion & rode it like a horse, using a rattlesnake as a lasso
    $1600 11
Best Original Song: "You've Got A Friend In Me" from "Toy Story" (1995) & Best Original Musical Score: "James & the Giant Peach" (1996)
    $1600 24
When Ronald Reagan renamed the MX missile this, some wondered if it would be armed with "peaceheads"
    $1600 4
The birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald is a landmark at 481 Laurel Avenue in this midwestern state capital
    $1600 16
According to legend & fulfilling a prophecy, at Phrygia Alexander boldly undid this object by cutting through it
    $1600 19
An act of deception (14 points)
    $2000 30
Tommyknockers are these underground guys who help miners; ex-mining engineer Herbert Hoover said so & had a statue of one
    $2000 12
Best Actor: "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) & Best Supporting Actor: "American Hustle" (2013)
    $2000 25
The Greek goddess of peace was Eirene & this goddess with a 3-letter name was her Roman equivalent
    $2000 5
Nineteen of this man's monologues, including "Morning, Noon, and Night", were written at his home in Sag Harbor, New York
    $2000 17
After defeating him in battle, Alexander placed his own cloak over the corpse of his Persian foe, the III king of this name
    $2000 20
This humped variety of ox originated in South Asia (15 points)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Nathan Rachel
$5,200 $11,800 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC TV SITCOMS
"I Love Lucy" used the French word "enceinte" in a 1952 episode title because CBS didn't want this word used

Final scores:

Ben Nathan Rachel
$5,801 $11,999 $4,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Nathan Rachel
$8,600 $12,600 $5,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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