Show #8263 - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Contestants

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Cole Bolton, an A.I. writer originally from South Hero, Vermont

Aimee Lim, a library page from Arcadia, California

Carlos Chaidez, a civil engineer from Burbank, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE STATE
SCIENCE DIGEST
THE "A", "B", "C"s OF GOLF
COOKING & FOOD
EXERCISE YOUR...
5-LETTER WORDS
    $200 1
Passaic County
    $200 6
Genes may be either of these 2 adjectives, depending on their strength in "expressing" themselves
    $200 12
pga.com says a good one of these assistants "can be worth several strokes a round"
    $200 13
The basic ingredients of custard are milk, sugar, eggs & this flavorful extract from a vine of the orchid family
    $200 30
Exercise your right to protest in one of these actions, like the women's one "on Versailles" back in 1789
    $200 7
Authority to act for another, perhaps "by" this when you permit someone to vote in your place on corporate stock
    $400 2
Billings Logan International Airport
    $400 17
This protective layer of the stratosphere can be depleted by the release of refrigerants & other chemicals
    $400 15
3-letter aka for a hole in one
    $400 24
Barilla says of this Italian phrase, "The firm bite... allows you to taste the pasta better"
    $400 29
Exercise the Boston breed of this frequently; it's not only big dogs that need to be highly active
    $400 8
This yellowish brown is an eye color option on California driver's licenses
    $600 3
Wilderness Trail Distillery
    $600 16
In 2017 scientists recorded ripples in space-time called gravitational waves, which emerged when 2 of these collided
    $600 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates a golf grip.) All ten fingers are placed on the club in this type of grip, named for another sport
    DD: $2,500 21
The name of this French stew of fish & vegetables comes from words meaning "boil" & "low"
    $600 28
Bench presses & pushdowns exercise these muscles in the back of the arm that make up 2/3 of upper arm mass
    $600 9
It's the instrument heard here, playing--if we may say so ourselves--a pretty nifty tune
    $800 4
Lake Coeur d'Alene
    $800 14
The heart, blood vessels & lymph vessels make up the bulk of this body system
    $800 23
It's the amount of sideways curve or bend to a putt
    $800 20
The leaves of this aromatic herb, also called wild marjoram, are used in pasta sauce
    $800 27
In sports it's an extra year at the end of a player's contract; he can exercise it & choose to stay with his current team
    $800 10
A term for a mischievous fairy, it also precedes "cut" or "dust"
    $1000 5
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
    $1000 18
For your next science experiment, you might create this type of environment, from a word for "barren"
    $1000 25
Often traveling 100 yards plus, it's a shot hit to get up close to the green on a longer hole
    $1000 19
This 4-letter mixture of flour & fat is used to thicken soups & sauces
    $1000 26
This German-born husband of Queen Victoria exercised great influence over her, especially in European affairs
    $1000 11
A musical composition with a repeated theme using multiple voices, or a disturbed state of altered consciousness

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

Carlos Aimee Cole
$2,000 $800 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Aimee Cole
$3,800 $200 $10,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTS & ARCHITECTURE
BROADWAY DEBUTS
JAPANESE EMPERORS
IT'S ALL FAKE
A "DIAMOND"
IN THE ROUGH DRAFT
    $400 26
The firm of Albert Kahn, architect of choice for Henry Ford, is still designing from its headquarters in this city
    $400 27
He made his Broadway debut in 2003 as Peter Allen, in "The Boy from Oz"
    $400 24
Akihito made his first televised address to calm the Japanese people after this devastating event of March 11, 2011
    $400 20
11-letter adjective applied to fake currency
    $400 6
This landmark overlooks Waikiki
    $400 1
The rough draft of this 1776 document rather charmingly bids Britain an "everlasting adieu!"
    $800 11
Pier Luigi Nervi innovated the use of steel-reinforced this material for buildings, & he even built boats from it
    $800 30
Natalie Portman was still a teen herself when she debuted in "The Diary of" this real-life teen
    DD: $1,000 23
Ironically, "Showa", the period during which this 20th century emperor reigned, can translate to "bright peace"
    $800 17
To shape metal by heating & hammering, or to make a fraudulent copy
    $800 12
2-word term for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of a monarch's reign
    $800 2
Grace Tully typed the first draft of this man's December 1941 speech following Pearl Harbor; he made important revisions
    $1200 8
Travertine stone reflecting the Los Angeles sunlight is a feature of this art "Center" named for an oil tycoon
    DD: $500 22
Katharine McPhee served up a fine performance as server & pie-maker Jenna in this musical
    $1200 10
In 1192 Go-Toba was emperor when Yoritomo got this title as military dictator
    $1200 16
The "syndrome" of fearing that you'll be found out as a fraud is named for this type of a person posing as someone else
    $1200 13
"Men grow cold as girls grow old, and we all lose our charms in the end", Marilyn sang in this jewel of a song
    $1200 3
His draft of "Rabbit at Rest" has a note reminding himself to plant the fact that Rabbit's wife inherited part of a Toyota dealership
    $1600 7
Louis Sullivan was a student at this school now in Cambridge, home of America's first architecture school
    $1600 21
In 2016 Saoirse Ronan made her debut as the accusatory Abigail Williams in this Salem-set play
    $1600 9
In the 8th century Emperor Kammu set the capital in this city, where it stayed for more than a millennium
    $1600 15
A medical fake can be described as a quack or one of these sellers of supposed remedies, from the Italian for "babbler"
    $1600 14
This colorful maker of smokehouse almonds also puts out a line of Nut-Thins nut & rice cracker snacks
    $1600 4
Her only surviving manuscript is of the last 2 chapters of a draft of "Persuasion"; she found them flat & rewrote them
    $2000 25
Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York was designed by these father & son Finnish architects, Eliel & Eero
    $2000 29
Better known for the film role, he made his Broadway debut as Frank 'n' Furter in "The Rocky Horror Show", panned by critics
    $2000 28
Those attending Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony in October 2019, included this Japanese prime minister
    $2000 18
Often done with a poker hand, it's to mislead by a show of confidence
    $2000 19
The eastern variety of this reptile is most likely the heaviest venomous snake
    $2000 5
The book "A First Draft Version of" this last Joyce novel shows that parts are not only incomprehensible, but illegible too

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Aimee Cole
$7,000 $12,600 $21,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCREENWRITERS
This once-blacklisted screenwriter of "Spartacus" got a posthumous credit & an Oscar for a 1953 film

Final scores:

Carlos Aimee Cole
$6,000 $25,200 $16,700
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carlos Aimee Cole
$7,000 $12,600 $19,400
17 R,
4 W
13 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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