Show #8265 - Friday, October 23, 2020

Contestants

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Jamelle Shannon, a senior crime scene analyst from Las Vegas, Nevada

Brian Adams, an educator from Big Bear Lake, California

Colin Davy, a data scientist originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

A CATHOLIC EDUCATION
ANAGRAMS, HOW NOVEL!
A NUMBER BETWEEN 3 & 5
HISTORIC OBJECTS
DAME YANKEES
(Alex: These are American women who have been given an honorary British title.)
IDIOMS
    $200 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The Catholic church's Latin cross has variations; two of them are the patriarchal cross for archbishops and cardinals and the three-part cross that symbolizes the man with this title
    $200 12
Four legs good & bad: "FAR MAILMAN"
    $200 1
4 kids born at once; it's a cooler way of saying you had twin twins
    $200 30
The rocking chair he was sitting in, the night he was assassinated in 1865, somehow ended up at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan
    $200 5
In 2014 this actress who used a British accent in "Tomb Raider" was made an honorary dame for her humanitarian work
    $200 3
A part of a garment is mentioned in this phrase that means "I accidentally called you from my cell phone"
    $400 20
If sincere, this formal admission of sins to a priest is followed by absolution, aka reconciliation
    $400 13
Hard-boiled favorite about a pilfered avian:
"HEELS OF CATTLEMAN"
    $400 18
Totally irrational in 1706, mathematician William Jones came up with this symbol
    $400 17
President Reagan urged, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down" this, & you can see part of it at the Reagan Library
    $400 29
Husband Bill was knighted in 2005; 9 years later, she was recognized for her work running their foundation
    $400 4
An aircraft's limit, not a stationery item, is in this phrase for going beyond the usual range
    $600 21
From the Latin for "new", it's a person who has joined a Catholic religious order but who hasn't yet taken vows
    $600 14
The future after Ford: "WARNED VERB OWL"
    $600 11
Without wild cards, 4 of a kind in poker is tough to beat--only these 2 hands can do it
    $600 16
At his namesake museum in Florence, you can see his telescopes & the lens with which he discovered 4 large moons of Jupiter
    $600 25
Angela Ahrendts was honored as a dame for her work running this British fashion brand known for its plaid
    $600 27
A part of the lawn is mentioned in this phrase that refers to the rank & file
    $800 22
"For the greater glory of god" is the motto of this Catholic order focused on education
    $800 15
About young German soldiers:
"NO FRET STREWN QUAIL TELETHON"
    $800 10
This alphanumeric designation is the Army saying we don't want you
    $800 9
At Arlington National Cemetery, a mast from this battleship overlooks the graves of those killed when it exploded in 1898
    $800 7
Honored for her AIDS charity work, this Oscar-winning actress: "I've always been a broad...it's (great) to be a dame"
    $800 26
In the theater, it threw a powerful beam on one actor, so "to be in" it is to bask in the full glare of the public's attention
    $1000 23
The 3 formal vows taken by men & women of the church are chastity, obedience & this
    $1000 24
By Toni Morrison:
"SONS OF MONOLOG"
    $1000 2
Pestilence, War, Famine & Death make up this biblical quartet
    DD: $1,000 8
For more than a century, Greece has asked Britain for the return of the Elgin Marbles, mostly taken from this ancient temple
    $1000 6
She moved to the U.S. as a child, but this late actress was made a dame in 2017 at age 100; she passed away in 2020
    $1000 28
Overly flamboyant writing is known by this colorful phrase

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

Colin Brian Jamelle
$1,600 -$400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$4,600 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT IS SO SOCAL
OPERA
HYBRIDS
MOVIE SUM-UP
HELPFUL HINTS
IT STARTS WITH "U"
    $400 17
Many Southern California kids got turned on to Renaissance art by Mona Lisa in bricks at this theme park
    $400 15
Fans of a previous Figaro adaptation booed & hissed at the premiere of this Rossini opera--later performances went better
    $400 27
This hybrid monster is a riddle itself: a human head on a lion's body
    $400 7
A cop saves his troubled marriage by visiting his wife in L.A. & killing a bunch of people in her office building
    $400 29
This traditional 4-word phrase tells you which way to set your clocks at the start & end of daylight saving time
    $400 30
This technology uses sound waves to take images inside the body
    $800 26
Erected in 1923, the Hollywood sign was originally an advertisement for a real estate development with this 13-letter name
    $800 16
A ship's captain is cursed to sail the seas forever unless he can find a faithful wife in this Wagner opera
    $800 14
Like Chiron, Pholos was one of these man/horse creatures
    $800 28
Ben Affleck takes an international business trip & pretends to be Canadian to avoid getting hassled by locals
    $800 3
Math students may know that in the operations order mnemonic "Please Excuse My Dear aunt Sally", "Dear" represents this
    $800 1
This diacritical mark gets its name from German for "about" & "sound"
    $1200 25
The first of these large birds hatched in captivity was born at the San Diego Zoo in 1983
    $1200 20
The Grisettes performing this high-kicking dance in act III is a highlight of "The Merry Widow"
    DD: $2,400 13
A favorite decorative motif of the Middle East, this mythical creature is also an in-house favorite at "Jeopardy!"
    $1200 10
Messrs. Gregory & Shawn talk... & talk some more... & some more... & more... & that's it
    $1200 4
"Double O, double K, double E" helps you to spell this job correctly
    $1200 2
A street kid, or oddly, a hedgehog
    $1600 19
These mountains of Southern California share their name with strong, hot, dust-bearing winds of the region
    $1600 22
The title character of "Norma" is a high priestess of this Celtic class
    $1600 12
This goaty creature appears in titles by Hawthorne & Debussy
    $1600 9
Peckin-pow! Holden & Oates are part of a bloody, bloody good supergroup to avenge Angel
    $1600 5
When playing bridge "Sally Has Dirty Children" helps you remember this order of suits from highest to lowest
    $1600 18
Jeremy Bentham & John Stuart Mill were proponents of this philosophy that answers the question "what ought a person to do?"
    $2000 24
This California farm city associated with country music was originally the home of the Yokuts people
    DD: $2,000 23
Henry Kissinger & Mao Tse-tung are characters in this 20th century opera
    $2000 11
This mythic creature is a serpent with a bird's body; the real lizard of the same name can walk on water
    $2000 8
Death takes a chess holiday; your move, Max von Sydow
    $2000 6
In the mnemonic "God's Excellent Love Never Dies", the first 2 words stand for these 2 Bible books
    $2000 21
There are 3 "U"s in this term for "omnipresent"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$8,200 $9,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY SUPREME COURT CASES
Part of the dissent in this 1896 landmark case read, "In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law"

Final scores:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$8,200 $17,201 $4,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$9,200 $8,000 $10,600
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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