Show #8267 - Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Contestants

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Casey terHorst, a biology professor from Pasadena, California

Christa Gush, a knowledge manager from San Diego, California

Brian Adams, an educator from Big Bear Lake, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

BIBLE-POURRI
AN ENCOURAGING VERB
PLATFORMS
DOCUMENTARY NOW!
I'M POSTING THAT ON TELEGRAM
IT ALL STARTS WITH A GREEK LETTER
    $200 5
Before "out", it means eradicate; before "for", cheer on
    $200 15
Many an old-time hobo song includes a lyric about "standing on a platform" waiting for one of these
    $200 21
The death of this inventor of course brought telegrams, like Brigham Young's "My affections follow him to the spirit world"
    $200 22
Khof, lamed, mem & nun are part of the Yiddish one
    $400 3
At the end of the Pentateuch, this leader of the Israelites "whom the Lord knew face to face" died in the land of Moab
    $400 6
An idiom meaning to inflate, or to get a sports team enthusiastic & ready to play
    $400 10
Platform shoes often have the heel thicker than the rest of the shoe; change the "P" in "platform" to get this more level style
    $400 28
"Happy Happy Joy Joy" is the story of this briefly wildly popular 1990s animated show
    DD: $3,000 19
As World War II began, the Royal Navy was cheered up by a telegram saying this politician "is back"
    $400 16
It's a term for a show that introduces a TV series
    $600 1
Isaiah 31 says that like birds flying, the Lord will protect this city & deliver it from strife
    $600 7
It used to mean praising God; now, a movie may be accused of doing it to bad behavior like drug use
    $600 11
4-letter word for the raised platform for the head table & speakers at a banquet
    $600 14
A 2011 film went to the magical 10-seat restaurant in Japan with 3 Michelin stars where "Jiro Dreams of" this
    $600 25
In 1964 he wired MLK offering to "dispatch some of our brothers" to give the KKK "a taste of its own medicine"
    $600 17
The capital of Maharashtra State, it got its official name in 1995
    $800 2
In I Kings 1:17, Bathsheba reminds David that this son of hers is to be the next king
    $800 8
Online, you can find "5 Ways to" do it to your confidence, or " 10 Ways to" do it to your Wi-Fi signal
    $800 12
It's the 5-letter word for a principle in a party's platform, such as "we must raise tariffs!" or "we must lower tariffs!"
    $800 26
A PBS environmental doc examined this alliterative "problem"; since 1950 more than 9 billion tons of it have been made
    $800 18
In April 1861 Robert Anderson cabled that, down to 4 barrels of powder & only pork to eat, he had surrendered this fort
    $800 23
In 1975 Sony introduced this video recorder, a year before VHS
    $1000 4
Peter Bruegel the Elder portrayed this visit, recounted in Matthew 2
    $1000 9
The Latin tollere, "to raise", gives us this verb meaning to praise highly
    $1000 13
In olden times it was the elevated platform covered with straw used for a beheading
    $1000 27
"The Work" showcased a 4-day group therapy session in this California prison where Johnny Cash had the "Blues"
    $1000 20
A panicky telegram about Native Americans dancing in the snow brought an influx of troops & led to this 1890 massacre
    $1000 24
This shrub, seen here, can grow as high as 35 feet

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

Brian Christa Casey
$3,800 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Christa Casey
$10,600 $4,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS
THE BOOK OF JOB
SOUTH AMERICA
POP CULTURE
THE RHYME FACTOR
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word, "factor".)
    $400 22
The Fairlight CMI type of this electronic instrument is heard on many '80s songs like "Shock the Monkey" & "Shout"
    $400 1
Louise Fitzhugh:
"Harriet the ____"
    $400 11
This Brazilian city's Avenida Paulista, laid out in 1891, was once lined with the villas of coffee barons
    $400 10
This 1970s band wore outrageous costumes because of a Swedish tax law allowing deductions for non-street clothes
    $400 26
In 1895 D.D. Palmer was in alignment as the first this type of medical professional
    $800 16
Including Portia & Juliet, several moons of this 7th planet were discovered by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986
    $800 18
The organ in West Point's Cadet Chapel has about 23,500 of these
    $800 4
Thomas Hardy:
"The ____ of Casterbridge"
    $800 12
A former colony of the Netherlands, Suriname was once known as "Dutch" this
    $800 6
This Disney Channel series was originally going to be called "Alexis Texas"
    $1200 19
The strings of the clavichord were struck by small blades; this "chord" was the first keyboard instrument to work by plucking
    $1200 2
John le Carre:
"The Night ____"
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) In existence only from 1819 to 1830, Simon Bolivar's Republic spanned the top of South America, incorporating what is now Panama, Venezuela, Ecuador and this nation, whose name echoes that of the republic
    $1200 7
Peter Laird, co-creator of these comic book heroes, wishes the cartoon had not made them so obsessed with pizza
    $1200 23
irs.gov has the W-9 & 1099-NEC tax forms on its web page for this type of worker
    DD: $3,000 17
Aka the swan, this constellation in the northern sky is home to the first black hole discovered
    $1600 20
First seen in the comics on May 30, 1951, this Beethoven aficionado is the most famous virtuoso on the toy piano
    $1600 5
John Fowles:
"The French ____'s Woman"
    $1600 14
Blazing pyres set by the Ona people & viewed from offshore by Magellan inspired the name of this chilly region
    $1600 8
Marina Toybina made dancing sharks for Katy Perry's Super Bowl show & designs the elaborate disguises for this reality competition
    $1600 24
This is a plastic half-disc with degree numbers on the curved edge
    $2000 21
In German, Harmonika can also mean this other wheezy instrument, possibly invented by the same guy
    $2000 3
C.S. Lewis:
"The ____'s Nephew"
    DD: $5,000 15
This South American capital is named for an event not mentioned in the Bible but declared dogma by Pius XII in 1950
    $2000 9
This movie director of "Slumdog Millionaire" & "Trainspotting" also directed the London Olympics opening ceremonies
    $2000 25
A prism becomes this when light shines through it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Christa Casey
$15,400 $10,600 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 13 COLONIES
Pride in the document under which this future state was governed from 1639 to 1662 led to its official state nickname

Final scores:

Brian Christa Casey
$9,500 $5,799 $2,399
3-day champion: $44,901 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Christa Casey
$16,400 $10,600 $3,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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