Show #7897 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019


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Jonathan Dinerstein, a composer from Los Angeles, California

Maggie Byrd, a communications professional from Arlington, Virginia

Kevin Patterson, a management consultant from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us what country the wonder would be in if it were still around today.)
    $200 9
Used to cure meat for sausages, a mix of sodium nitrite & sodium chloride is called pink this seasoning
    $200 6
At its peak in the 5th century, this Hun's empire stretched from the Rhine & Danube Rivers to the Caspian Sea
    $200 23
Adjective for a great-sized oak or Morphin Power Rangers
    $200 11
"Zine" is a short form of "fanzine", first associated with this genre; the Hugo Awards have honored zines since 1955
    $200 1
This MLB team feels fine about back-to-back No. 1 draft picks Stephen Strasburg & Bryce Harper
    $200 13
Statue of Zeus
    $400 8
Though chorizo comes from Spain, its red color comes from this spice associated with Hungary
    $400 7
In 1869 the discovery of diamonds near what became the town of Kimberley in this nation led to quite a rush
    $400 30
It can describe the powerful effect of a drug or for us, certain "potables"
    $400 12
London-based zine Season is pitched at female fans of fashion & this sport, like the Premier League
    $400 2
We still feel for the Portland Trail Blazers, who "Air"ed in picking Sam Bowie just ahead of this guy in the 1984 NBA draft
    $400 14
Lighthouse of Alexandria
    $600 18
The most famous mortadella comes from this Italian city that also has an Oscar Mayer product named for it
    $600 10
A church in Greenland dating from around 1000 A.D. is named for Thjodhild, wife & mom of these 2 famous explorers
    $600 28
Strong & sturdy, or a dark brew made from roasted malt
    $600 24
Resist! calls on readers to oppose "the normalization of" this philosophy of Mussolini
    $600 3
The Colts had the good fortune to follow Peyton Manning at quarterback with this first pick in the 2012 NFL draft
    $600 15
Colossus of Rhodes
    $800 19
Gavage is the force-feeding of ducks to create this rich yet controversial foodstuff
    DD: $1,000 16
Paris' Museum of Jewish Art & History has the stripes that were unjustly pulled off the uniform of this capt. in 1895
    $800 27
Let's play detective, "Boys"; it means strong enough to endure
    $800 25
Document Studios produced a zine on the history of this apparel giant that owns Banana Republic & Old Navy
    $800 4
In 1969 this 7'2" No. 1 draft pick of the ABA's New York Nets & the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks chose to live in Milwaukee
    $800 20
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    $1000 22
Robert Burns called this offal Scottish dish the "great chieftain o' the puddin'-race"
    $1000 17
Seen here in its launch year of 1954 is the U.S.S. Nautilus, the world's first one of these
    $1000 29
This adjective for a muscular young man can also mean a corporal punishment once used in schools
    $1000 26
Razorcake is devoted to "non-profit" this angry type of rock cranked out by NOFX & Black Flag
    $1000 5
He was playing junior hockey in Rimouski, Quebec when Pittsburgh selected him No. 1 overall in 2005
    $1000 21
Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

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

Kevin Maggie Jonathan
$200 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Maggie Jonathan
$2,400 $1,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
The lid on his N.Z. aquarium tank ajar, Inky--this cephalopod--slid to freedom down a 164-foot drainpipe into a bay
    $400 6
This novel informs us,
"War is peace
freedom is slavery
ignorance is strength"
    $400 14
A sophisticate city dweller, or a raincoat
    $400 1
"Every con has its pros" was the tagline for this 2018 movie starring Sandra Bullock
    $800 17
In 2007 the last words Alex, an African grey this, said to his person were "You be good ...I love you"; man, is it dusty in here?
    $800 22
This distinctively narrow New York building is on 5th Avenue in Manhattan
    $800 9
Of this Hawthorne heroine, it is said, "Not a stitch in that embroidered letter, but she has felt in her heart"
    $800 10
Right-o! This type of broad neck scarf was named after a British horse race
    $800 2
For her part in a 2017 biopic, she learned to figure-skate
    $1200 21
In 2016 beekeepers cleared 20,000 bees from a car in Wales after the bees tracked it for 2 days in order to free this
    $1200 19
Primm Boulevard in Primm, Nevada will take you to Whiskey Pete's Casino & this 1930s couple's "death car"
    $1200 27
This Bach work consists of an aria & 30 keyboard pieces & may have been named for its first performer
    $1200 8
Her "New Year's resolutions: I will not drink more than fourteen alcohol units a week"
    $1200 11
In humans, this respiratory tube extends from the larynx to the bronchi
    $1200 3
He played music instructor Terence Fletcher in "Whiplash"
    $1600 23
"Tea with Mussolini" was a fave film of Koko, this animal; at a sad part, Koko signed "frown" & "trouble"
    $1600 18
This famous fortified palace is just off Route E902 in southeast Spain
    $1600 26
In 1998 Bill Goldberg won a WCW world title by defeating this mania-inducing wrestler
    DD: $3,500 7
"March, or I'll put the handcuffs on you", he tells Jean Valjean
    $1600 12
Here's one tree that thrives indoors
    $1600 4
"The Phantom Menace" is "Star Wars: Episode I"; this film is about '50s fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock
    $2000 24
Immobilized by cramps in an arctic pool in 2009, a diver was helped to the surface by Mila, this type of white whale
    $2000 20
Magnolia Avenue will get you to this St. Augustine, Fla. archaeological park; tickets are $15, the spring water is free
    $2000 25
Before Arthur Goldberg was a Supreme Court justice, he served during WWII in this forerunner of the CIA
    $2000 13
This Poe story describes an ape, "Razor still in hand", running through the streets at 3 in the morning
    DD: $1,200 15
In the Old Testament, this book named for a prophet follows Jonah
    $2000 5
Joe Pesci's "But I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh?" is a from this film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Maggie Jonathan
$5,200 $7,200 $16,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Peace through strength" is the motto of the U.S. aircraft carrier named for this man who professed the same policy

Final scores:

Kevin Maggie Jonathan
$4,000 $7,000 $16,500
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Maggie Jonathan
$5,200 $9,400 $14,600
13 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-13
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