Show #8062 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019


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Kevin Boettcher, a university administrator from Binghamton, New York

Abby Grubbs, a study-abroad advisor from Hillsborough, North Carolina

Laurel Lathrop, a graduate student from Tallahassee, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $64,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
(Hi, I'm Liz Cho from ABC 7.) Mosaics in Ulysses S. Grant's New York City tomb depict the greatest moments in the general's career including the April 1865 surrender of Robert E. Lee at this Virginia site
    $200 26
Sasha Obama was "Rosebud"; she was "Radiance"
    $200 5
It has the largest egg of any living bird
    $200 25
The Arthur C. Clarke Award
    $400 17
(Hi, I'm Lisa Hughes from WBZ. In 1856 the chef at the Parker House was said to have invented this 3-word dessert; despite the name, it's actually a 2-layer sponge cake
    $400 27
USA track & field champion Sam Kendricks does it with a pole
    $400 23
"Angler" was this veep's code; there's fishing imagery in the 2018 movie about him
    $400 3
The guy for whom this popcorn brand is named began growing his own popping corn at age 12
    $400 24
The Mark Twain Prize
    $400 28
Chip Taylor, who wrote this song that says "you make my heart sing", says his 3 favorite versions are by The Troggs, Hendrix & X
    $600 18
(Hi, I'm Kris Radcliffe from KCEN 6.) In 1885, shortly after the Waco Suspension Bridge opened, pharmacist Charles Alderton created a soda locals call a "Waco"; we now know it as this, & for the record it contains no prune juice
    $600 2
It can mean to jump up or to make something suddenly operative, such as a trap
    $600 22
Having a bit of experience with the western genre, he was dubbed "Rawhide"
    $600 4
In 1852 this object was brought down from a tower & placed in Philadelphia's Independence Hall
    $600 12
Given since 1983, the Sixth Man of the Year Award
    $600 15
On a 1950s TV show, Roy Rogers rode Trigger & this "Queen of the West" rode Buttermilk
    $800 13
(Hi, I'm Ben Bailey with Local 4.) You'll actually go south to Canada if you take your merry wife onto the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Detroit & this city
    $800 20
Let's go to this, a '50s school dance; it's also a quick plane journey
    $800 10
Donald Trump's Secret Service code name is appropriately this, also something skiers have to navigate
    $800 8
NASA engineer Lonnie Johnson invented this alliterative water gun that promises a drenching
    $800 6
The Eisner Awards--these publications Will Eisner was best known for
    $800 16
Stephen Fry narrated the audiobooks in this series in the U.K., while Jim Dale (who is also British) read the American versions
    $1000 14
(Ryan and Val from ABC 7 stand on by a pier in Chicago) One of Chicago's most popular destinations was originally called Municipal Pier; it was renamed this in 1927 to honor military heroes who served in World War I
    $1000 19
You "gotta" do this slang term to mean you're leaving; it's also good to get one in the polls
    DD: $2,800 11
Referring to a geographical location in the state she governed, "Denali" was code for her
    $1000 9
He used his antiseptic method for the first time operating on James Greenlees August 12, 1865
    $1000 7
The Clio Awards: "to celebrate creative excellence in" this
    $1000 21
While coaching the Oregon Ducks, this football coach sent a refund check to a disappointed fan

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Laurel Abby Kevin
$1,000 $1,600 $7,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laurel Abby Kevin
$3,400 $1,800 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The "ICC" refers to the International Criminal Court.)
    $400 13
In the epilogue to "Moby-Dick", this rescued narrator quotes from the book of Job: "and I only am escaped alone to tell thee"
    $400 1
A knee-jerk reaction is also known as the patellar this
    $400 27
The 1998 Rome Statute established the ICC, which prosecutes international wrongdoers in this Dutch city
    $400 24
The lepidopteran family Tineidae includes the clothes type of this insect
    $400 19
Before directing movies like "SE7EN", David Fincher directed this singer's videos for "Vogue" & "Express Yourself"
    $400 25
One masterpiece of furniture maker Chippendale is the 8' long dundas this, a word Thomas spelled with a "ph"; get your feet off it
    $800 12
Daisy Buchanan's cousin, he narrates "The Great Gatsby"
    $800 3
One of these occurred on September 23 in 2019
    $800 22
The ICC issued an arrest warrant for this man in June 2011, but Libyan rebels closed the case in October
    $800 20
In the Bible 3 of the 10 plagues of Egypt were caused by insects: these swarmers were in at No. 8
    $800 14
Known for his political dramas, this filmmaker has also interviewed Vladimir Putin for television
    $800 26
One of Chippendale's most famous creations is a bookcase named for this string instrument carved on the front
    $1200 10
Though he takes his own life in "The Sound and the Fury", Quentin Compson is back to narrate this author's "Absalom, Absalom!"
    $1200 4
The OED defines it as "to make rhythmical sounds with the voice & mouth in imitation of the rhythms of hip-hop music"
    $1200 17
The first ex-head of state held by the ICC, Laurent Gbagbo of this "coast"al country won a surprising acquittal in 2019
    $1200 15
There may be as many as 8 million species of insects & all have bodies divided into 3 major sections: head, abdomen & this
    $1200 2
He was born in Pondicherry, India & named Manoj, which he shortened to M.
    $1200 28
Because Chippendale didn't use this identifier, also a bourbon brand, his furniture can only be authenticated by original bills
    $1600 8
In "The Book Thief", the narrator isn't a who per se but this, knocking at the door
    $1600 9
7-letter word for the Swedish specialty of raw salmon cured with salt, sugar & dill
    DD: $3,000 16
Ousted as this country's president in April 2019, Omar al-Bashir is charged with crimes in Darfur
    DD: $1,000 21
This bee named for its habit of tunneling into wood looks like a big, less hairy bumblebee
    $1600 5
This alliterative director got Oscar nominations for two 2000 films, getting the green light with "Traffic"
    $1600 29
Some of the finest examples of Chippendale furniture are at this London museum named for a queen & her consort
    $2000 7
Montresor, the narrator of this Poe story, lures Fortunato to his doom with the promise of a fine Spanish sherry
    $2000 11
Each of the interior angles is less than 180 degrees in this type of polygon
    $2000 18
This global police agency has issued a red notice for capture of ex-Libyan Internal Security Chief Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled
    $2000 23
Insects breathe through these holes in their exoskeletons, with a name from the Latin for "breathe"
    $2000 6
Known for classic westerns like "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon", he also gave us "Mister Roberts" & "The Quiet Man"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laurel Abby Kevin
$8,600 $5,000 $26,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A chain of volcanoes is named for this mountain range where the continental USA's deadliest eruption took place

Final scores:

Laurel Abby Kevin
$1 $10,000 $23,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laurel Abby Kevin
$8,600 $5,000 $23,400
14 R,
3 W
10 R,
3 W
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2019-08-07
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