Show #7900 - Friday, January 4, 2019


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Chelsea Hill, an administrative assistant from Brooklyn, New York

Robert Perez, a proposal manager from Fairfield, Iowa

Jonathan Dinerstein, a composer from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $62,902)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
In 2019 this 8-day Jewish observance begins on the night of December 22
    $200 1
All heck breaks loose after the Puck drops; love is truly magic; ow! My Hermia!
    $200 7
2 couples out together for dinner & a movie
    $200 2
While not as common today, throughout the 1800s, these women attended births & helped deliver the babies
    $200 5
Between the Rockies & the Cascades is the Columbia one of these level areas of high land
    $400 18
Mom & Dad have their days, & on September 8 we recognize these other relatives
    $400 13
Equine issues; Clarence is sent to get his wings; I'll get away with it by killing those meddling kids!
    $400 8
Pass the baton; it's the type of event taking place here
    $400 3
A common last name, it was one who made & repaired casks & barrels
    $400 22
From the Spanish for "cauldron", a caldera is a bowl-shaped depression at the summit of one of these
    $400 6
In 1996 Michael Johnson ran this distance in 19.32 seconds, a record that stood for 12 years
    $600 24
Celebrating an event from 1959, August 16 is Statehood Day in this state; the Bishop Museum will be open
    $600 14
It's time to play family feud! The fool is no fool; problems in the Regan administration
    $600 9
"The San Francisco treat", Rice-A-Roni features one of these transports on its boxes
    $600 4
Due to the smell, this person who cured animal hides into leather usually had his business on the outskirts of town
    $600 23
Greg Anthony & Larry Johnson led the Runnin' Rebels of this school to a 103-73 beatdown of Duke to win the Final Four in 1990
    $800 25
Pack up the kids on Thursday, April 25 & take them here, not to the playground
    $800 15
You need a hankie for this tragedy; a Cassio gets played; smother, may I?
    $800 12
After rehab for substance abuse, many find it beneficial to temporarily live in one of these residences
    $800 20
Women's hats were all the rage & it was this person's job to make & sell them
    DD: $3,000 26
Originally it was the upper fortified part of any Greek city, not just the capital
    $800 10
With Gehrig on deck, Game 7 of the 1926 W.S. ended with this big-hitting Yankee legend getting thrown out trying to steal second
    $1000 16
When in Rome, revenge is a dish, all right; S-A/T-U-R/N-I-N/U-S! Oh, man, does everyone die
    $1000 19
In other words, a Native American's calumet
    $1000 21
He was the 5-letter guy laying the bricks
    $1000 27
Have the "muscle" to name these underwater sandbars that can damage boats
    $1000 11
In 1997 Barry Sanders averaged 128 yards rushing per game motoring around for this NFC team

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

Jonathan Robert Chelsea
$4,800 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Robert Chelsea
$8,800 $4,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You can watch them this Sunday.)
    $400 7
With six, this man has the most wins as Best TV Actor, Comedy or Musical, all for his role on "M*A*S*H"
    $400 28
Yosemite Sam was known to refer to others as these, a variant of "vermin"
    $400 1
In 1732 Thomas Fuller wrote, "We never know the worth of" this "till the well is dry"
    $400 27
Proverbially, it may be "a virtue", but I've run out of it
    $800 6
In 2017 this show joined TV royalty, winning Best TV Drama Series, the first Netflix original to do so
    $800 8
He's the artist seen here at work in his studio
    $800 25
Don't be this, a bargain in hockey footwear, yet also a moniker for a stingy bloke
    $800 2
Wilkie Collins, in "The Woman in White": "My hour for" this "is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody"
    DD: $2,500 24
Virginia Cowles' book titled this year describes the end of 2 little Balkan wars; the next year, a big one began
    $800 26
This kind of sentence has 2 or more clauses with no semicolon in between, it keeps going
    $1200 3
When Ving Rhames won for "Don King: Only in America", he called this actor up & respectfully gave him the award
    $1200 9
Like Henry VIII, this author of "The Naked and the Dead" had 6 wives
    $1200 22
A book by Carol Bly is titled "Changing" this aggressive type of person (they're not all kids) "Who Rules the World"
    $1200 12
Drink flows freely in this Biblical "Song" book; verse 2 says, "Thy love is better than wine"
    $1200 13
David McCullough's book on this year shows Washington in December writing of "the poor remains of our debilitated army"
    $1200 16
This Steppenwolf song begins, "Get your motor runnin', head out on the highway"
    $1600 4
The only film to sweep all 5 major Golden Globe movie categories is this 1975 film that takes place in a mental hospital
    $1600 10
In 1968 Dr. Norman Shumway performed the first successful one of these surgeries in the United States
    $1600 21
A rascal pirate is called this; the end of the word is the movement of a dog's tail
    $1600 17
Balzac wrote that this hot drink can make "ideas quick march into motion like battalions of a grand army"
    $1600 14
A 2009 "New History of the Norman Conquest" is titled this year
    $1600 18
You can "run" one of these at a bar when you buy drinks, perhaps a cola of the same name for everybody
    $2000 5
During his acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille award, this legendary British actor accidentally broke it
    $2000 11
This celebrated soprano has served on the board of trustees for Carnegie Hall & Howard University
    DD: $3,000 20
Casanova embodied this 9-letter term whose name comes from the Latin for "free"
    $2000 19
In "The Seagull" he wrote, "After... a glass of vodka you are no longer Peter Sorin, but Peter Sorin plus somebody else"
    $2000 15
Roger Crowley has lived in Istanbul & wrote "1453: The Holy War for" this city
    $2000 23
From billiards, this expression means to win all the contests that are left, like primaries or football games

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Robert Chelsea
$15,200 $15,100 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Carretera Transistmica, AKA the Boyd-Roosevelt highway, runs parallel to this waterway

Final scores:

Jonathan Robert Chelsea
$30,399 $8,000 $10,800
4-day champion: $93,301 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Robert Chelsea
$13,000 $13,400 $9,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-13
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