Show #8266 - Monday, October 26, 2020

Contestants

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Jonathan Lee, a financial regulator from Sherman Oaks, California

Ariel Saland, a wine tasting room host from Sonoma, California

Brian Adams, an educator from Big Bear Lake, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
IT'S HYPHENATED
BONES
A QUIET PLACE
HISTORIC LASTS
WORDS THAT ARE IN COMPREHENSIBLE
(Alex: Each correct response is made up of letters in the word "comprehensible".)
    $200 28
Country House won this prestigious horse race in 2019 after Maximum Security was disqualified
    $200 29
In zoology, this hyphenated adjective refers to the body temperature of reptiles
    $200 14
This set of curved bones attaches to the sternum
    $200 30
The Valley one at Oregon State & the Ablah one at Wichita State have special quiet zones--shouldn't the whole place be one?
    $200 24
Taken prisoner only briefly in 1979 after the Islamic revolution, William Sullivan was the last U.S. ambassador to this country
    $200 9
To run off & wed
    $400 19
In 2019 a team from River Ridge, Louisiana won this sport's championship in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
    $400 1
This term can refer to a cheap saloon, the type of music played there or the "Women" in a Rolling Stones song
    $400 10
In humans, this bone is the thigh; in other animals, it's the hind leg
    $400 15
Fountains, this type of place in Britain, was founded in 1132 by 13 Benedictines tired of the rowdy monks at St. Mary's in York
    $400 17
In 1944 Jane Yorke was Britain's last woman convicted under the act named for this activity of summoning spirits & demons
    $400 8
The ordinary form of written language, as opposed to verse
    $600 21
In 2000 he was the last American to win the Wimbledon men's singles title
    $600 2
Long cycle times & mold can be issues with this type of washing machine, as opposed to the kind where clothes go in the top
    $600 11
The hip bones, the ilium & the ischium are part of this complex of bones that joins the legs & the trunk
    $600 26
Microsoft tests the noise of electronics in a room where you can hear your joints creak; it's measured at negative 20 of these units
    $600 18
Seen here, in 1963, are the last residents of this San Francisco site as they leave for their next federal accommodations
    $600 7
A fire's smoldering remains
    $800 20
In a 2020 $20 mil. "Champions for Charity" golf match, Tiger Woods & this ex-NFL QB beat Phil Mickelson & Tom Brady
    $800 3
This newer hyphenated verb refers to the viewing & mocking of bad TV for entertainment
    $800 12
Though its name is shorter, this forearm bone is slightly longer than the radius
    DD: $3,200 25
The phrase "silent running" originated with this type of vessel going quiet to avoid detection
    $800 22
After hearing the emperor's surrender message, Matome Ugaki led the last of these suicide attacks of World War II
    $800 6
Term applicable to both a tirade & a speech based on scripture delivered by clergy
    $1000 27
In the 17th c. the legendary Akashi Shiganosuke became the first wrestler awarded this title that goes to sumo grand champions
    $1000 4
2FA is short for this type of online authentication
    $1000 13
The maxilla is the fixed upper bone of this
    $1000 16
One square inch of silence is a project for maintaining the quiet of the Hoh Rain Forest in this state's Olympic national park
    $1000 23
In 1720 a ship owner evaded quarantine in this southern French port & Europe got its last major bubonic plague outbreak
    $1000 5
To look like or be similar to

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

Brian Ariel Jonathan
$4,400 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Ariel Jonathan
$9,600 $3,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

COMPOSERS
AIRPLANE MODE
FILL IN THE ANIMAL MOVIE QUOTES
A 5-MARTINI LIBRARY
SOUNDS LIKE MONEY TO ME
ON ITS WESTERN BORDER
(Alex: What's on the western border of the place we name for you?)
    $400 15
"Babe": "That'll do, ___. That'll do"
    $400 13
Arizona: this nearly 1,400-mile-long waterway
    $800 4
The aria "La donna e mobile" is a highlight of "Rigoletto", composed by this Italian
    $800 8
First flown during the year in its name, this alphanumeric plane was intended to carry nuclear weapons to the USSR
    $800 1
"West Side Story": "The ___ are gonna have their way." "The Jets are gonna have their day"
    $800 5
Near the end of this Hemingway novel, Jake & Brett each have 3 martinis at a bar in Madrid
    $800 7
Physical currency; philosophers refer to the practical or this "value" of an idea
    $800 12
Tunisia: this country that itself has a western neighbor in Morocco
    $1200 18
Robert Schumann praised this "Lullaby" composer in a German periodical, creating a sensation
    DD: $4,000 23
This WWI fighter plane from the Sopwith co. got its nickname from the hump-shaped gun housing in front of the cockpit
    $1200 2
"Raiders of the Lost Ark": "___. Why did it have to be ___?"
    DD: $2,200 6
In a Kurt Vonnegut novel, Bonnie, a cocktail waitress at the Holiday Inn, calls martinis this, the book's title
    $1200 11
Germany: this country's provinces Gelderland & Groningen
    $1600 17
This composer of "The Barber of Seville" was the son of working musicians: a horn player & a singer
    $1600 25
In what's called the first air cargo flight, in 1910 a Wright Brothers plane flew silk from this city to Columbus, Ohio
    $1600 14
"Splash": "All my life I've been waiting for someone and when I find her... she's a ___"
    $1600 21
A medium named Madame Arcati drinks one of the many dry martinis mixed in this Noel Coward play
    $1600 16
This expression for "at a difficult or crucial time" refers to the moment when all the gamblers have bet
    $1600 10
Sri Lanka & Sumatra: this body of water
    $2000 19
The third movement of his "Suite Bergamasque" is the famed "Clair De Lune"
    $2000 24
From the French for "wing", this movable surface near a wing's trailing edge controls banking & other maneuvers
    $2000 3
"Fletch": "Can I borrow your towel for a sec? My car just hit a ___ ___"
    $2000 22
An early literary reference to the martini is in this American's short story "Hostages to Momus"--it didn't come with a twist
    $2000 20
Nita Lowey chairs the House committee on these, public funds designated for a specific use
    $2000 9
Northwest Territories: this other Canadian territory

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Ariel Jonathan
$13,200 $2,800 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TEXTS
Developed in the 18th century B.C. & named for a ruler, it aimed to "settle all disputes & heal all injuries"

Final scores:

Brian Ariel Jonathan
$18,200 $2,800 $9,600
2-day champion: $35,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Ariel Jonathan
$10,800 $5,000 $6,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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