Show #8281 - Monday, November 16, 2020

Contestants

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Andy Wood, a writer originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kelly Hogan, a clinical trial project manager from Laguna Hills, California

John Bussard, a Marine aviator originally from Ringoes, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

A 20th CENTURY DECADE
(Alex: You have to ID the decade for us.)
MASKS
DAM BUILDING
IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS
WOMEN IN MUSIC
ALL "IZE"
(Alex: Those letters will come up in that order in each correct response.)
    $200 7
The first humans land on the Moon
    $200 9
"Who Was That Masked Man?" is a book about this title character from radio, TV & movies
    $200 18
Called "Gujarat's Lifeline", the Sardar Sarovar Dam in this country still took 56 years to complete
    $200 6
In 1764 this school, then called Rhode Island College, became the 7th college chartered in America
    $200 16
This "Girl On Fire" performer chose her last name in reference to the piano & because "it can open so many doors"
    $200 1
To make a partisan matter out of something, maybe by dividing Democrats & Republicans
    $400 10
Joseph McCarthy is officially censured by the U.S. Senate
    $400 27
Writer Johnston McCulley created this masked vigilante with a Spanish name that means "fox"
    $400 23
This civilization built some of the oldest dams still in use, including the Proserpina Dam at Mérida, Spain
    $400 17
This college cited Woodrow Wilson's "racist thinking & policies" as it took his name off its School of Public & Intl. Affairs
    $400 19
"I Will Survive" indeed; in 2020, 40 years after her hit, this singer was back on top, winning a Grammy for Best Roots Gospel Album
    $400 2
To get used to a new environment, particularly its temperature
    $600 11
World War II begins in Europe
    $600 28
Here are some of the masks of these Mexican wrestlers
    $600 24
Now in danger of failing, the Kariba Dam on the Zambezi River created the world's largest one of these by volume, 43 cubic miles
    $600 15
Dartmouth's Geisel Medical School is named for this writer & his wife; though he was a "Dr.", he was not an M.D.
    $600 20
In 2015 Rolling Stone named her & Ike No. 2 on their list of the Greatest Duos of All Time
    $600 3
Term for milk that hasn't been heat-treated to kill microorganisms
    $800 12
The Soviet Union is dissolved
    $800 29
This Dumas novel suggests that the prisoner is actually the twin brother of Louis XIV
    $800 25
In the 1950s Switzerland's Mauvoisin Dam became the world's tallest one, replacing this American one
    $800 14
Here's Handsome Dan, who became the mascot of this school in 1889
    $800 21
With more than 100 million albums sold, this "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!" singer is among the top-selling country artists of all time
    $800 4
To appoint someone as a sheriff's assistant
    $1000 13
ENIAC, the world's first general-purpose electronic digital computer, is built
    DD: $2,000 30
In this French novel, a singer named Christine longs to see beneath the mask of the title character
    $1000 26
The Guri Dam near the Guyana border was built to ease this South American country's dependence on oil
    $1000 8
Part of Penn, this business school once had the goal of its grads becoming "pillars of the state"
    $1000 22
This frontwoman for the Go-Go's has also had solo hits like "Mad About You" & "I Get Weak"
    $1000 5
To do exercise that increases oxygen intake, perhaps to a Jane Fonda workout video

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

John Kelly Andy
$3,800 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Kelly Andy
$9,800 $3,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

A BUSY BODY
JEOPARDY! WORLD TOUR
ALLUSIVE TITLES
FURNITURE STUFF
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
THE CELEBRITY'S BOOZE
    $400 6
It's just 3 to 4 inches long & seems to be gradually disappearing through evolution, but when it gets blocked, it can still kill you
    $400 13
We wish you a merry isthmus as we travel from Las Tablas to Los Pozos in this Central American country
    $400 18
John Steinbeck lifted the title of this novel from "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic"
    $400 11
Names for stools include counter, bar & this 3-letter synonym for bar
    $400 23
A Latin word for "grace" or "favor", it means free of charge
    $400 1
This actress offered Drew's Blend, a pinot noir
    $800 7
The thinking part of the brain, it accounts for about 85% of the brain's weight
    $800 14
We'll start in Irkutsk, go past Lake Baikal, then up into the Arctic Circle; all are a part of this Russian region
    $800 19
Thomas Gray's line "far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife" gave this Thomas an 1874 novel title
    $800 12
The king mattress named for this U.S. state measures 72" wide by 84" long
    DD: $8,000 24
Borrowed from German, this 5-letter word means an intense but nonspecific anxiety
    $800 2
Haig Club whisky added some Posh Spice to its recipe, relative-ly speaking, after this soccer star became a partner
    $1200 8
The trochlea, a spool-shaped surface in this bone, articulates with the ulna, & that's no joke
    $1200 15
We've landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport for a stay in this capital; we hear one night there makes a hard man humble
    $1200 20
Milton's "Unless the almighty maker them ordain / His dark materials to create more worlds" inspired the title of a trilogy by him
    $1200 28
This alliterative "bookcase" with glass or wooden doors is named for a type of British lawyer
    $1200 25
An Italian grandmother gives this command when it's time to eat
    $1200 3
He must have worked up a thirst starring in "Two Guys, a Girl & a Pizza Place" & "Deadpool", as he invested in Aviation Gin
    $1600 9
Blockage of these neck arteries that bring blood to your brain can lead to stroke
    $1600 16
We'll head out of Regina, hit Moose Jaw, then head up to catch some northern pike at Wollaston Lake in this prairie province
    $1600 21
This Shakespeare play provided Agatha Christie with "by the pricking of my thumbs"
    $1600 29
Two sets of double letters end the name of this smallish sofa
    $1600 26
Excessive sentimentality or chicken fat--this Yiddish word means both
    $1600 4
"Drink You Away" was part of this singer's "20/20 Experience"; he might suggest his Sauza 901 Tequila for the task
    DD: $5,000 10
Chronic alcohol drinking is a big cause of this disease, but it can also occur due to obesity or hepatitis C
    $2000 17
Head from Mongo to Koro Toro, then cross the northern border of this landlocked African nation into Libya... or maybe not
    $2000 22
Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" takes its title from this man's poem "The Second Coming"
    $2000 30
This free-standing cupboard has an Italian name
    $2000 27
Instead of calm or nonchalance, try this French phrase that means cold blood
    $2000 5
Strip away his credit as "Magic Mike" & he was still born & bred to be part of Born & Bred Vodka

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Kelly Andy
$24,200 $7,000 $20,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY AMERICANS
One eulogizer of this man noted, he "was able to restrain thunderbolts & tyrants"

Final scores:

John Kelly Andy
$7,200 $500 $26,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Kelly Andy
$23,200 $7,000 $10,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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