Show #8254 - Thursday, October 8, 2020

Kevin Walsh game 1.

Contestants

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Amy Judd Lieberman, an attorney originally from Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Kevin Walsh, a story analyst originally from Williamstown, New Jersey

Garrett Marcotte, a software engineer from Santa Monica, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $63,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE $1 BILL
BEER/ME!
WORD ORIGINS
SPORTS AWARDS
(Alex: We'll give you the sports awards; you name the sport for us.)
3 THINGS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT
NURSERY RHYMES
    $200 30
On the reverse, the bald eagle in the Great Seal clutches arrows and an olive branch, symbolic of these two opposites
    $200 6
He served as governor of Massachusetts from 1793 to 1797
    $200 1
Surdus, a word for "deaf", gave us this word that means "illogical"
    $200 28
The FIFA Fair Play Award
    $200 27
Was a sheriff in Erie County, New York; had a 4-year presidential hiatus, has a great first name for a Muppet
    $200 7
This girl dreamt of her lost sheep bleating
    $400 29
Featuring balancing scales representing justice, this government department's logo also displays a key representing authority
    $400 23
When it comes to the last name of the American playwright whose 1953 play was "The Crucible", it's this time
    $400 2
This adjective for mocking laughter comes from a word describing something from Sardinia
    $400 15
Walter Payton Man of the Year
    $400 22
Attended Amherst, married Grace Goodhue, died 8 miles from Amherst
    $400 8
Her cupboard bare, she went to the baker's to buy her dog bread
    $600 21
The 2 and the B represent one of the 12 of these, abbreviated FRBs, that issued the bill, in this case, the one in New York
    $600 24
A "Streetcar" character came to life when a vendor at Phillies games shouted this first name, trying to sell a Belgian beer
    $600 3
This 9-letter word for "assistant" meant someone who dealt with confidential material
    $600 14
The John R. Wooden Award
    $600 18
Was on the Warren Commission, volunteered for the Navy, confirmed as veep by votes of 92-3 & 387-35
    $600 9
This guy is on a strict "no fat" diet; his wife is on a "no lean" diet
    $800 20
The number off to the right identifies which exact one of these metal sheets was used to print dozens of dollar bills at a time
    $800 25
Last name of brothers Kyle & Kurt, cool as "Ice" as they finished 1-2 at NASCAR's Food City 500 in 2019
    $800 4
A voluntary action done by monarchs, this word originally meant to disinherit a child
    $800 13
The Norris Trophy
    DD: $2,400 17
Civil governor of the Philippines, Secretary of War, wrote opinion on Myers v. United States
    $800 10
This rhyming guy kissed the girls & made them cry
    $1000 19
George Washington is properly powdered and primped for the bill's main image from a portrait by this artist
    $1000 26
Last name of the actor whose film roles included Fagin, Benjamin Disraeli, Jacob Marley's ghost & a certain Jedi
    $1000 5
This word for ill feelings between people originally referred to a bitter taste
    $1000 12
The Venus Rosewater Dish
    $1000 16
Received demerits for slovenly dress at West Point, was 46 when he took office, had a penchant for bourbon whiskey
    $1000 11
This fella was under a haystack, fast asleep

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

Garrett Kevin Amy
$1,400 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Kevin Amy
$7,000 $4,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

JAMES BOND
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
DOCTOR, NO!
THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH
DYE ANOTHER DAY
YOUR 4 "I"s ONLY
(Alex: There will be four of the letter "I" in each correct response.)
    $400 6
In "Thunderball" Bond makes an escape wearing one of these personal flying devices we were all supposed to have by now
    $400 28
Diamonds are naturally occurring forms of this element
    $400 27
No way! Back in the day, instead of tobacco, doctors used Page's inhalers, "medicated" these with tea leaves & kola nuts
    $400 15
In Ray Bradbury's "Chronicles", humans conquer this title planet, but with unexpected consequences
    $400 21
Saints' days used to be marked on the calendar with a particular color, hence this term for any happy day
    $400 1
It's nicknamed "The Magnolia State"
    $800 7
After playing this character in 17 Bond films, Desmond Llewelyn made his final exit through a laboratory trap door
    $800 30
Weighing 287 carats when discovered in 1877, the yellow diamond named for this jeweler is worn in public about every 60 years
    $800 20
Ach, nein! Advocating a drug he enjoyed himself, this Austrian psychoanalyst published "Uber Coca" in 1884
    $800 16
Becky Chambers' "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet" is achieved by using these intergalactic shortcuts
    $800 22
"Sweet Thursday" is the name of a book by John Steinbeck, very different from this nickname for October 24, 1929 on Wall Street
    $800 2
With these "returns", profits eventually lessen with additional investment
    $1200 8
A Time Magazine report found that this 1995-2002 Bond was the deadliest, averaging 27 kills per movie
    DD: $1,200 24
When it comes to grading diamonds. the 4 Cs are cut, color, carat & this
    $1200 11
Doc, no! Your predecessors treated syphilis with this liquid metal--one side effect was death
    $1200 17
In this Carl Sagan novel, astrophysicist Ellie wants a message from outer space; she gets one & goes on quite the adventure
    $1200 25
This band rocked the 2015 Rock & Roll Hall induction ceremony with "When I Come Around" & "American Idiot"
    $1200 3
Inflammation of the gums accompanied by tenderness & slight bleeding
    $1600 9
Bond: "Do you expect me to talk?" Goldfinger: "No, Mister Bond, I expect you to" do this
    $1600 23
Talc is a 1 on this hardness scale & a diamond is a 10
    $1600 12
In the 1800s Paris hospitals used 5 million of these annelids a year--I know they can still be useful, but no thanks
    DD: $4,000 18
In a Larry Niven novel, a motley crew of explorers travel to this ribbon-like "world" that encircles a star
    $1600 29
This casual dining chain got its name from a song by The Rolling Stones
    $1600 4
Look it up online! In Hawaiian this double talk word means "quickly"
    $2000 10
Donald Pleasence & Christoph Waltz are among the actors who've played this cat fancier & Bond archfoe
    $2000 14
The name of this famed diamond means "mountain of light" in Persian
    $2000 13
Glad I didn't live in ancient times, when trepanning involved removing some bone from here so that evil spirits could escape
    $2000 19
Stanislaw Lem's tale of a journey to this title planet was turned into a 2002 film starring George Clooney
    $2000 26
March 26 is Purple Day, which raises awareness of this neurological disorder characterized by seizures
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "nothing", it's an adjective for someone who's totally down for anarchy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Kevin Amy
$7,000 $15,600 $7,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAS
Home to more than 20 million people & 3 different official languages, this island is about 600 miles from the continental U.S.

Final scores:

Garrett Kevin Amy
$8,000 $15,300 $15,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Garrett Kevin Amy
$9,400 $15,600 $7,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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