Show #7898 - Wednesday, January 2, 2019


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Jordan Skidmore, a chef from Dublin, California

Danielle Phillip, an attorney from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jonathan Dinerstein, a composer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain a structure or a dwelling.)
(Alex: We want you to identify the characters we have mashed up together.)
    $200 1
James Cromwell has made about 50 movies; we believe this is the only one in which he sings to a pig
    $200 6
Aristotle Onassis left half his fortune to create a foundation to help this country; it's still going
    $200 25
This 3-word phrase means to take care of things while someone else is away
    $200 22
Huckleberry Finch
(1884 & 1960)
    $200 18
An ionization chamber like this man's counter tallies up radioactive particles
    $200 24
In Judaism, there's a blessing you say after seeing one of these in the sky, a reminder of the covenant God made with Noah
    $400 2
The Beatles reteamed with director Richard Lester after "A Hard Day's Night" to make this movie
    $400 7
Michael Jackson appointed this Supremes singer as guardian of his kids in case his mother could not fill the job
    $400 30
We're doing this, wagering everything--if we lose, guess someone else will tend the cows
    $400 23
Fredo Baggins
(1969 & 1954)
    $400 19
In social media, this count is the number of times a Twitter user's message was posted by others on their feeds
    $400 29
An Irish blessing hopes that you "get to heaven a half hour before" this guy "knows you're dead"
    $600 3
The famous dinner scene in this film between Robert De Niro & Al Pacino was largely improvised
    $600 10
Thomas Jefferson left a gold-mounted walking staff "as a token of...friendship" to this succeeding president
    $600 8
To do this action of fixing barriers is to try to improve damaged relations with others
    $600 14
Holden Copperfield
(1951 & 1850)
    $600 20
This count determines how many erythrocytes & leukocytes you have on average
    $600 28
October 4, the feast day of this 13th century Italian saint, is the day to get your pet blessed
    $800 4
Brie Larson won an Oscar for this one-word film in which she played "Ma"
    $800 11
This actor made no provisions for children Jane & Peter, "because in my opinion, they are financially independent"
    $800 9
Plans that are impractical are these edifices built high above the earth
    $800 15
Rhett Smiley
(1936 & 1961, '62, etc.)
    $800 16
If this count in the air is high, your hay fever is going to go haywire
    $800 26
"Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh" isn't from this on the mount but from the one in Luke on the plain
    $1000 5
The aliens Amy Adams meets in this sci-fi film are named Abbott & Costello
    $1000 12
Benjamin Franklin gave his daughter a memento containing 408 of these gems, but she couldn't use them for jewelry
    $1000 13
This structure made of very thin 2 1/2 x 3 1/2" rectangles is proverbially unstable
    $1000 17
Sansa Panza
(1996 & 1605)
    DD: $1,000 21
Ridge count is an important number in identifying these in the AFIS system in forensics
    $1000 27
In this faith men of the Melchizedek priesthood, which was restored to Earth in 1829, bless a new baby

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

Jonathan Danielle Jordan
$5,600 $2,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Danielle Jordan
$7,400 $6,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we're not just talking about the tens or the fives, but any year.)
    $400 18
Henry VI's haplessness was a major cause of these York-Lancaster wars
    $400 8
The Great Courses will educated you on these "Masters", not only Rembrandt but Frans Hals & Pieter de Hooch
    $400 13
Rennin is this type of substance that causes clotting
    $400 3
In 2018, some 50 years after it opened, this Houston stadium was designated a recorded Texas Historic Landmark
    $400 1
The CW show "Riverdale" revealed that Josie, leader of this band, was named for Josephine Baker
    $400 23
The gift for this number is travel--maybe to a Baskin-Robbins in that many states
    $800 22
The first Plantagenet king, Henry II is remembered for his quarrel with this unfortunate clergyman
    $800 12
She completed "Rainbow", her final work of art, in 1961 at the ripe old age of 101
    $800 14
Parts of these heraldic emblems include a crest, a helm, a mantle & sometimes lion supporters
    $800 4
We cannot tell a lie--the National this Festival in Traverse City, Michigan includes pie-eating & pit spit contests
    $800 2
"I Woke Up In Love This Morning" with Danny, Keith & Laurie, siblings & bandmates on this classic show
    $800 24
The suggestion for a 28th anniversary is these household items that have their own "closet" & come from the flax plant
    $1200 28
Henry IV led several expeditions into this region but couldn't defeat its rebel Owen Glendower
    $1200 9
A masterpiece of this type of painting is Francisco de Zurbaran's "With Lemons, Oranges and a Rose"
    $1200 15
Adjective for something like cardboard that's shaped with parallel folds
    DD: $1,400 5
Surprisingly, of the more than 164 million items in its collection, fewer than a quarter are catalogued books
    $1200 19
Before becoming stranded on this show, Charlie was a rocking member of Drive Shaft
    $1200 27
For this anniversary 3 years after gold, it's time to say I love you even more... with plastic
    DD: $2,000 29
Edward I took a famous rock from this village to Westminster
    $1600 10
A young Bill Murray turned from thoughts of suicide on seeing "The Song of the Lark", a painting in this U.S. museum
    $1600 16
Zico is a brand of this beverage
    $1600 6
Beginning with 99801, its zip codes are the highest of any state capital's
    $1600 20
With surgical precision, this Muppet helmed The Electric Mayhem
    $1600 25
The 52nd anniversary theme is bath or this, a place with lots of baths named for a town in Belgium
    $2000 11
It was no picnic for Manet when critics saw his "Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe", known in English as this meal "on the Grass"
    $2000 17
(Iain Armitage of TV's Young Sheldon presents the clue.) A very smart engineering professor has written an article on how high balls bounce based on this, the numeral in a quantity like 3x, "of restitution"
    $2000 7
"Home On The Range" is this Midwest state's official song
    $2000 21
Casey Kasem narrated a Zack Attack rockumentary about a band from this '90s show
    $2000 26
For the 13th, Hallmark goes with the traditional list--this fabric of which Alencon is a famous type

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Danielle Jordan
$19,400 $12,000 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before his death in 1996, this famous son wrote the memoirs "The Enchanted Places" & "The Hollow on the Hill"

Final scores:

Jonathan Danielle Jordan
$24,001 $1,000 $400
2-day champion: $40,501 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Danielle Jordan
$19,400 $11,800 $2,400
30 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2018-11-13
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