Show #8063 - Wednesday, October 2, 2019


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Bill Sikov, a medical oncologist from Providence, Rhode Island

Julie Triba, a quality assurance analyst from Washington, D.C.

Kevin Boettcher, a university administrator from Binghamton, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will start with those two letters.)
    $200 28
Steve Carell began hanging around this TV title place in 2005, then transferred to "Anchorman 2"
    $200 30
This Agatha Christie detective has a secretary named Miss Lemon who is so efficient she is "nearly the perfect machine"
    $200 29
What he called "waist overalls" have stood the test of time (as blue jeans) since he came up with them in the 1870s
    $200 27
In 1933 the Ranger was the U.S. Navy's first purpose-built one of these, but had trouble launching planes in rough seas
    $200 16
The next score wins in this 2-word overtime
    $200 7
Surgeon/gambler William Palmer was hanged in 1856; he poisoned his wife & brother for the payout from these
    $400 21
On a break from her TV "Friends", she was full of Grace in "Bruce Almighty" in 2003
    $400 10
In a series starting with "The Beekeeper's Apprentice", young Mary Russell teams up with this British sleuth
    $400 11
Its founder William died in 1857, about 40 years before it sold the first toothpaste in a tube & 70 before merging with Palmolive
    $400 26
Seen here is the first photo of this body by a U.S. spacecraft, snapped by Ranger 7 just before impact in 1964
    $400 17
To break up a plot of land into several building lots
    $400 3
Serbian psychiatrist Radovan Karadzic was indicted for war crimes in the aftermath of the breakup of this country
    $600 9
He played college football stars L'Carpetron Dookmarriot & Bismo Funyuns on TV & won an Oscar for writing "Get Out"
    $600 8
Introduced in 1930, this junior detective heroine has more than 200 volumes that detail her adventures
    $600 20
In 1882 Frederick Pabst started tying these around the necks of his beer bottles
    $600 12
The New York Rangers play home games in this arena
    $600 25
The apex, or a big political meeting
    $600 4
In 1910 Walter Dew of this London police force caught wife-killer Dr. Hawley Crippen in Canada after a transatlantic chase
    $800 1
A year after playing Julia in TV's "Top of the Lake", she became an onscreen aquamom
    DD: $2,400 15
Robert B. Parker wrote "Perchance to Dream" as a sequel to this novel featuring Philip Marlowe
    $800 18
Last name of E.I., who founded his company in Delaware in 1802
    $800 13
In 2018 at age 97 Betty Reid Soskin was the oldest NPS ranger, serving at a park named for this heroic female symbol of World War II
    $800 24
5-letter word meaning smoothly polite
    $800 5
Nicknamed the "Angel of Death", this Nazi doctor fled to South America after World War II
    $1000 2
In 2001 he tried to save the world as Will on "Alias" & later became a guardian of the galaxy (albeit in raccoon form)
    $1000 22
She's the heroine of Sue Grafton's beloved alphabet series
    $1000 19
The name of this man who passed in 1947 can be found on the Kentucky bourbon formerly known as Old Tub
    $1000 14
This atom spy was listening to the "Lone Ranger" radio show when nabbed by the FBI in 1950; they picked up his wife later
    $1000 23
As an adjective it refers to a pouting child; as a noun it's the one-person wagon seen here
    $1000 6
The 1788 Doctors' Riot in New York occurred when physicians were suspected of this crime due to their dissection needs

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

Kevin Julie Bill
$2,800 $0 $7,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Julie Bill
$3,600 $1,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Within each correct response.)
    $400 17
Written at a time when the cathedral was in disrepair, his "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" inspired Paris to save it from ruin
    $400 22
In April 1973 H.R. Haldeman & John Dean were among 4 top presidential aides forced out over this scandal
    $400 11
This action star co-wrote the "Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding" with Bill Dobbins
    $400 24
To Ottawa, Canada
    $400 3
Taking over for Elizabeth I after her death, he told parliament he was "an old and experienced king"
    $400 23
To seize a plane by force, perhaps while greeting Mr. Nicholson
    $800 20
Thanks to quick thinking during the devastating 2019 fire, this most sacred relic, said to be worn by Jesus, was saved
    $800 7
While running "Top Chef", this Indian-born woman wrote "The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs"
    $800 16
To Canberra, Australia
    $800 2
In 1633 he was charged with heresy for believing "the sun is the center of the world"
    $800 19
Singing that's done sans band or any instruments
    $1200 21
During the Reformation, these French Protestants raided the cathedral & destroyed statues that they considered sacrilegious
    $1200 12
In 2019 this Iowa senator succeeded Orrin Hatch as president pro tempore
    $1200 8
Beatrix Potter's estate asked this actress & "Sense & Sensibility" screenwriter to pen new Peter Rabbit stories
    DD: $4,000 5
To Paris, France
    DD: $1,800 1
Around 1612 in Virginia, John Rolfe began growing this "brown gold"; soon the colony started shipping it to England
    $1200 13
This 8-letter money-holder is thin, flat & bendable
    $1600 26
In 1965, Harry Truman looked on as President Johnson signed this program into law
    $1600 9
Long after she was Winnie Cooper on this show, Danica McKellar wrote the book "Girls Get Curves" about geometry
    $1600 4
To Rabat, Morocco
    $1600 15
Add 3 letters to the title held by Tokugawa Ieyasu to get this type of regime he began in 1603 that would last for over 2 centuries
    $1600 14
A longshoreman or a dockworker could tell you this word for the job of one who loads a ship
    $2000 25
From a Native American word, it was the term for Republicans who supported Democrat Grover Cleveland in the 1884 election
    $2000 10
James Lipton wrote "An Exaltation of Larks", about animal group names, before he hosted this Bravo acting show
    $2000 6
To Tokyo, Japan
    $2000 18
Opaque & grayish, this substance from whale guts has long been used in perfumery

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Julie Bill
$15,200 $10,800 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's also called the czar fish

Final scores:

Kevin Julie Bill
$26,401 $4,800 $21,610
2-day champion: $49,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Julie Bill
$12,400 $10,200 $11,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2019-08-07
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