Show #8064 - Thursday, October 3, 2019


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Kate Allison, a public defender from Spokane, Washington

Raghuvansh Ramaswamy, a quality engineer from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kevin Boettcher, a university administrator from Binghamton, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response is a word pronounced differently as a verb or as a noun.)
    $200 25
There's no mistaking this type of footwear heard here
    $200 9
100 this means 50% alcohol
    $200 7
To absorb nutrients internally & a condensed literary collection
    $200 21
...over Westminster Bridge & you'll arrive on the north bank of this river
    $200 26
At 12 Mozart wrote "Bastien und Bastienne", one of these composed in German, not Italian
    $400 24
In the 1960s Gucci dressed up these lazy-sounding shoes by adorning them with a metal horsebit
    $400 8
The 100th of these begins, "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands"
    DD: $600 6
To express disapproval & something that you can see & touch
    $400 14
...30 miles from Grand Junction, Colorado & you'll be in this state
    $400 22
Teenaged Michelangelo sculpted the "Battle of" these horse/men hybrids
    $600 1
Gene Chandler: "___ of Earl"
    $600 3
In 2016 the Smithsonian began a Kickstarter campaign to help conserve these iconic shoes from "The Wizard of Oz"
    $600 10
In 2018 Bellerive Country Club hosted the 100th edition of this, one of golf's 4 major championships
    $600 5
To say no & a social loser (there's a band of All-American ones)
    $600 20
...with your eyes from your veranda on West Maui to this island that sounds like a veranda
    $600 13
In 1628 28-year-old Oliver Cromwell was elected to this, which probably came to regret letting him in
    $800 2
Originally worn by Plains Indians, these soft shoes get their name from a Native American language
    $800 11
Crow Fair, Montana's largest Native American event, is this type of big chatty gathering; the 100th was in 2018
    $800 4
To assign someone to a particular task & a minor part of the whole
    $800 15
...a few miles from Feldkirch, Austria, cross the border & you'll be in this tiny principality
    $800 12
Young Tom Edison developed trouble with this at an early age, possibly as a result of mastoiditis
    $1000 19
Last name of Tony, the Italian-American cobbler who began making army boots before moving on to western boots
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents in front of a monitor.) When you add up the first nine of these positive integers, you get 100
    $1000 17
To dismiss a theory as incorrect & a reduction in the price of an item
    $1000 18
...from Nunavut into this adjacent territory
    $1000 23
Admitted to the bar in 1800, Richard Rush was only 33 when President Madison appointed him this in 1814

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

Kevin Raghuvansh Kate
$1,200 $0 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Raghuvansh Kate
$1,600 $600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
The University of Virginia was founded on 1,000 acres near the Blue Ridge Mountains with this man as its first rector
    $400 23
The boys from Delta House didn't make it, but a party for 3,700 wearing these garments took place in Queensland in 2012
    $400 22
This "little woman" was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1832 & died in Boston in 1888
    $400 18
You can get a Whopper Jr. there
    DD: $2,000 10
Shelley's poem "England in 1819" calls him "an old, mad, blind, despised and dying king"
    $800 25
One of the smallest Major League players ever, Miller Huggins managed this 1927 team, perhaps the greatest of all time
    $800 7
When you stop spinning, a fluid called endolymph in your head still spins, moving the tiny hairs here, causing dizziness
    $800 12
If you know how I can get a chance to play with one of these super fun dogs, I'm all ears
    $800 2
Dublin born in 1882, he died in Zurich in 1941
    $800 17
This all-American form of approval dates back to around 1840
    $1200 8
Sometimes called the 1st U.S. immigration law, the Steerage Act required all arriving ships to present this "list of...the passengers"
    $1200 5
Discovered in 1967, this type of neutron star spins rapidly
    $1200 3
An Arizona man urged bored teens to go outside & do this & it went viral; in Spanglish, it's called #basurachallenge
    $1200 15
"Go Tell It On The Mountain" that he was born in New York in 1924 & said adieu in France in 1987
    $1200 19
"Today I didn't even have to use my" this, so "it was a good day" for Ice Cube
    $1600 9
In 1819 this bank employee won a Supreme Court case that pitted him against the state of Maryland
    $1600 6
Spiral grooves in a gun barrel spin a bullet to stabilize its flight; the grooves & the process of cutting them are called this
    $1600 1
Fact: Fun can be had in this Missouri town, "The Live Music Show Capital of the World"
    $1600 13
His story began in Salem, Mass. in 1804 & ended 60 years later during a trip to New Hampshire with Franklin Pierce
    $1600 20
It was the former stock symbol of the company now listed as KODK
    $2000 11
Sir Stamford Raffles landed on this diamond-shaped Asian island & began buying land to set up a trading operation
    $2000 16
This instrument seen here got its name from Foucault, the pendulum guy
    $2000 4
Popping some champagne for fun? This brand named for a founder & his great-grandson-in-law sells the most
    DD: $4,400 14
The "Winds of War" carried this author from his birth in the Bronx to his death in Palm Springs, California in 2019 at age 103
    $2000 21
Canada Post says to put this provincial abbreviation on your postcard to your friend in Regina

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Raghuvansh Kate
$5,600 $5,000 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The OED's first citation for this phrase referring to a region of the U.S. is from a Durant, Oklahoma newspaper in 1936

Final scores:

Kevin Raghuvansh Kate
$10,001 $1 $9,200
3-day champion: $59,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Raghuvansh Kate
$10,000 $7,000 $4,400
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 2019-08-07
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