Show #8247 - Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Contestants

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Mason Maggio, a songwriter from Los Angeles, California

Molly Lower, a high school history teacher from Pasadena, California

Eric Aiese, a media researcher from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

ISLAND NATIONS
GAMES
ANAGRAMS
HASH TAGS
ELECTION ODDITIES
THE "BOSS" OF POP CULTURE
    $200 2
Fittingly, this country is home to Europe's largest glacier
    $200 26
Each player is dealt 26 cards in this game; if both players turn up a card of the same rank, it's this, the name of the game
    $200 3
A European legislature: APT IN REALM
    $200 21
The name of a lunch staple honors John Montagu, the fourth earl of this
    $200 12
In 2014 this supreme leader of North Korea won 100% of the vote in his district
    $200 1
In 2016 Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-a-Bear, got a unique look at the company on this show
    $400 4
Starting in 1845, the building seen here turned out this familiar Cuban product by the millions
    $400 27
Peppermint Stick Forest & Molasses Swamp were 2 tasty locations in the classic version of this board game
    $400 5
An inferred kind of evidence:
I CURST CLAIMANT
    $400 22
This creamy fettucine sauce is named for Signor di Lelio, the Roman chef said to have created it
    $400 16
The 1964 election to make Papa Doc Duvalier president for life of Haiti had this 3-letter French word already marked on ballots
    $400 13
In 2009 Buddy Valastro began living up to this TV title in a Hoboken bakery
    $600 6
The capital & largest city of Indonesia, it's on Java at the mouth of the Ciliwung River
    $600 28
In Charades if you draw a rectangle around your head, you're going to act out the title of one of these
    $600 9
A type of horse:
TAN GUMS
    $600 23
This "steak", really a ground beef patty, is named for the doctor who thought Americans should eat it 3 times a day
    $600 17
In 1955 this country's P.M. Ngo Dinh Diem printed his ballots on lucky red paper & his opponent's ballot on unlucky green paper
    $600 14
Jennifer Aniston was part of an awful trio making employees' lives miserable in this 2011 comedy
    $800 7
In 1565 Jean de la Valette led the Knights of St. John in defense of this Mediterranean island
    DD: $1,800 29
In the game of Hearts, this card is known as "The Black Lady"
    $800 10
A holiday item:
SEARCH, SET, TRIM
    $800 24
One story says the name of this brunch dish that now features an English muffin & Hollandaise sauce honors a broker
    $800 18
In 19th c. New York the Dead Rabbits Gang used force to make people vote for candidates of this Boss Tweed political machine
    $800 15
We think the answer to this title '80s sitcom question is Judith Light, not Tony Danza
    $1000 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Lush ecosystems off Africa's east coast have been fortified, partly thanks to one of the world's most resourceful environmental organizations, the Nature Conservancy, and its plan to restructure the debt of this nation
    $1000 11
A stone home for mummy:
PUSH AS CARGO
    $1000 25
This dessert, a crisp meringue topped with fruit & whipped cream, was named for a Russian ballerina
    $1000 19
In 1927 Charles King won the presidency by more than 200,000 votes even though this African country had only 15,000 registered voters
    $1000 20
Alec Baldwin was all business as the voice of the title infant in this 2017 film

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

Eric Molly Mason
-$800 $3,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Molly Mason
$3,600 $5,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
AMERICAN NAMES
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT GRAMMYS
NONFICTION
YOU SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHSTONE
    $400 16
Too much beta-carotene can lead to carotenemia, which does this to your skin
    $400 6
Brazil declared this from Portugal in 1822
    $400 1
In 1904 she was the head of the U.S. delegation to the International Council of women
    $400 21
The first rap act honored was this reverend-led trio in 2016
    $400 30
"The Path Between the Seas" is David McCullough's chronicle of the creation of this between 1870 & 1914
    $400 11
This type of beryl for the merry month of May will leave you green with envy
    $800 22
Decongestants block the production of saliva, potentially leading to this side effect aka xerostomia
    $800 7
Fiberglass this in the attic helps regulate your home's temperature
    $800 2
At the age of 6 this Tuscumbia, Alabama girl was examined by Alexander Graham Bell
    $800 20
This singer of "Blue Bayou" has won a slew of Grammys and was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2016
    $800 26
This ancient city "On Five Denarii a Day" is the title of a time-traveling tourist guide by a Cambridge professor
    $800 12
Think water & semper fi as March marches in with this birthstone
    $1200 23
The prostate medicine Finasteride was found to have this side effect, so it is now also used under the brand name Propecia
    $1200 8
A recurring verb for the Daleks on "Doctor Who"; it's something you do to household pests
    $1200 3
As he traveled in the early 19th c., he planted medicinal herbs like catnip & wintergreen as well as the seeds that made him famous
    $1200 19
He got his lifetime award in 1991; almost 30 years later, his 2020 album "Rough and Rowdy Ways" went to No. 1
    DD: $4,000 27
Later a major motion picture, it was Sebastian Junger's "True Story of Men Against the Sea"
    $1200 13
Catch some Zs (well, one) at the end of this aluminum silicate & November stone
    $1600 24
Stay seated when you donate blood & get up slowly--a common side effect is syncope, aka this
    $1600 9
Hydrogen, propane & renewables such as biodiesel are labeled this type of fuel in vehicles
    $1600 4
This first casualty of the Boston Massacre lay in state at Faneuil Hall
    $1600 18
This alliterative composer of "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" & many more hits was honored in 2008
    $1600 28
Sarah Bradford's biography of this Renaissance Italian paints a more complete picture of her than the poisoner of myth
    DD: $2,000 14
June features this; its surface luster is called orient
    $2000 25
The original these for allergies, like Benadryl, make you drowsy because they can pass through the blood-brain barrier
    $2000 10
Graph the equation y = x2 & you get this type of curve seen here
    $2000 5
This artist who made mobiles went into the family business: his father & grandfather were both artists
    $2000 17
2019 recipients included this 76-year-old Spaniard with many a romantic crossover hit
    $2000 29
After the success of "Sex & the Single Girl", Helen Gurley Brown became the editor of this women's magazine & transformed it
    $2000 15
This precious September stone is known for its blue variety

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Molly Mason
$8,400 $8,600 $20,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE GREAT LAKES
An 1855 poem gives us this Native American name for the 1 Great Lake not known to us today by a Native American word or a tribe's name

Final scores:

Eric Molly Mason
$8,199 $3,100 $19,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Molly Mason
$7,400 $10,600 $17,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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