Show #8264 - Thursday, October 22, 2020

Contestants

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Colin Davy, a data scientist originally from Chicago, Illinois

Lindsey Packer, a miniaturist originally from Los Angeles, California

Aimee Lim, a library page from Arcadia, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
AMERICAN SUPERLATIVES
CHAIN STORES
ABBREVIATED BANDS
THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY
WHEN "A" BECOMES THE FIRST LETTER...
    $200 1
This hunchbacked bell ringer of the Cathedral of Notre Dame was deaf
    $200 30
At more than 1,000 feet above the water, the highest of these in the U.S. spans Royal Gorge in Colorado
    $200 16
It's the chain whose iconic logo is seen here
    $200 9
A boy band: NKOTB
    $200 20
Learn a new one of these from Duolingo
    $200 11
A labyrinth turns into this word meaning to astonish greatly
    $400 2
The young narrator of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has the given names Jean Louise but goes by this nickname
    $400 27
275 million cubic yards of material were used in the largest of these American barriers, on Tenmile Wash in Arizona
    $400 18
Kirkland Signature is this warehouse chain's private label brand
    $400 13
Named to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2020: NIN
    $400 23
Dress your dog in traditional colors and pretend it's this celebration
    $400 14
A musical sound of a certain pitch becomes this word meaning to make amends for a sin
    $600 4
Washington Irving's story about this nap-happy fella was first published in "The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent."
    $600 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Quantico, Virginia.) The most-robbed bank in the United States is the Bank of Hogan in Hogan's Alley, the Quantico, Virginia, mock town where this organization trains its agents in tactical techniques
    $600 19
According to its jingle, it's the "place with the helpful hardware folks"
    $600 12
"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" was their last Top 10 hit: CCR
    $600 29
If you have a piano, play his 1801 "Moonlight Sonata"
    $600 15
The pointy top of a tower becomes a verb meaning to hope to be something great
    DD: $1,000 6
This title character says, "I am jealous of the portrait you have painted of me. Why should it keep what I must lose?"
    $800 25
Covering 98 acres, this aircraft company's Everett, Washington plant is the largest building by volume in the U.S. (& the world)
    $800 17
We salute you if you know that this clothing chain, owned by Gap Inc., was named for a bar in Paris; grog, anyone?
    $800 10
They sound angry: RATM
    $800 28
Organize your closet using the Konmari Method & get rid of items that no longer do this 2-word catchphrase
    $800 21
A conjunction meaning on the contrary becomes this verb meaning to be adjacent
    $1000 7
In this novel, John Kennedy Toole described Ignatius J. Reilly as having "waves of flesh rippling"
    $1000 24
At 26 square miles, Arlington is the smallest self-governing this in the United States
    $1000 3
This chain founded in 1983 initially promised "glasses in about an hour"
    $1000 5
They hit it big with "(Don't Fear) The Reaper": BÖC
    $1000 8
Create beautiful landscapes using techniques taught by this late PBS host in his "Joy of Painting" videos
    $1000 22
A word meaning to portend becomes this one meaning a home or dwelling

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

Aimee Lindsey Colin
$1,600 $4,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aimee Lindsey Colin
$2,800 $7,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORERS
ON THE COVER
CAPITAL BIRTHPLACES
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
DAYTIME TV
ANIMAL QUOTES
    $400 7
In 1905 Roald Amundsen finally conquered this Atlantic-to-Pacific route explorers had sought for centuries
    $400 1
The July 1969 Esquire cover asked, "what words should the first man" here "utter that will ring through the ages?"
    $400 18
Filmmaker Akira Kurosawa
    $400 22
It has the atomic No. 1 & is the most abundant element in the universe
    $400 27
Between 1972 & 2015 Bob Barker came on down to host 6,731 episodes of this game show
    $400 8
Charles Schulz fondly wrote, "Happiness is a warm" one
    $800 3
John Speke accidentally shot himself before he was to debate Richard Burton over the source of this river
    $800 13
The plane flown by this alliterative man is seen here on the August 29, 1908 cover of "Scientific American"
    $800 17
Google co-founder Sergey Brin
    $800 21
An essential nutrient, this element, symbol K, is in bananas, lima beans & avocados
    $800 26
A 2014 New York Times headline about her said: "Others fade, but" this TV judge "is forever"
    $800 9
Samuel Johnson said oats was a grain given to these in England, "but in Scotland supports the people"
    $1200 4
A Royal Geographical Society expedition found him in 1873, dead; he'd been found in 1871 alive under more famous circumstances
    $1200 14
The December 6, 1924 Saturday Evening Post cover featured a Christmas scene by him
    $1200 6
Painter Gustav Klimt
    DD: $4,000 5
Lightweight & strong, this element is named for the group that preceded the Olympians in mythology
    $1200 28
Despite leaving & coming back, as of 2020 Joy Behar has co-hosted this show longer than any of the other co-hosts
    $1200 10
John Donne wrote that it was "nature's great masterpiece... the only harmless great thing; the giant of beasts"
    $1600 20
Scotsman Gordon Laing, the first European to reach this ancient African city, was murdered shortly after leaving there
    $1600 15
In February 1963 Car & Driver featured this classic Triumph sports car & the same-named fighter plane
    DD: $5,400 2
Playwriting President Vaclav Havel
    $1600 23
Elements that are gases at room temperature include argon, neon, krypton & this rare "foreign" noble gas used in lighting
    $1600 29
Pine Valley was the fictional setting for this longtime soap that often revolved around Erica Kane & her many husbands
    $1600 11
"Oh" it "has pretty teeth, dear, and he shows them, pearly white"
    $2000 25
The Ronne this 2-word feature is named for Edith Ronne, one of Antarctica's first female explorers
    $2000 16
The July 1963 National Geographic cover listed a Carl Sandburg article on these 2 "burgs" subtitled "Just a Hundred Years Ago"
    $2000 19
Audrey Hepburn & Jean-Claude Van Damme
    $2000 24
Identified in 1886 by a Freiberg professor, this shiny gray element was named for its country of discovery
    $2000 30
America's favorite zookeeper, he can be seen on "Into the Wild" and "Wild Countdown"
    $2000 12
Robert Frost rhymed, "The way" this bird / "Shook down on me / The dust of snow / From a hemlock tree"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aimee Lindsey Colin
$4,400 $13,000 $18,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY ART
In occupied Paris, a German officer asked Picasso if he had done this masterpiece; he replied, "No, you did"

Final scores:

Aimee Lindsey Colin
$8,400 $20,000 $26,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aimee Lindsey Colin
$4,400 $12,800 $11,800
14 R,
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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