Show #8065 - Friday, October 4, 2019

8000th episode.


[<< previous game]

Kara Skinner, a test accommodations center coordinator from San Diego, California

Beth Kitts, a history professor from Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Kevin Boettcher, a university administrator from Binghamton, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $59,402)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
2017 saw the 8th film in the "Saw" franchise, & 3 additional letters were needed for this, its title
    $200 4
Mr. Spock was big into this, the science behind being justified by reason
    $200 18
1998's Belfast Agreement is also named for this spring holy day
    $200 10
Emily Elizabeth & this large colorful canine have many adventures in works by Norman Bridwell
    $200 13
This largest seal, which can weigh 8,000 pounds, is named for another large mammal
    $400 25
This 1931 film had the tagline "A monster science created but could not destroy!"
    $400 5
Pertaining to Benedict XVI or Boniface VIII
    $400 19
In a commercial Chris Sullivan gives voice to "Guess what day it is!... Mike Mike Mike Mike Mike! What day is it, Mike?"--this day
    $400 16
She wrote the classics "Ramona the Pest" & "Beezus & Ramona"
    $400 29
The stomach is the middle man between this, AKA the gullet, & the small intestine
    $400 23
In 2018 Diana Taurasi became the first 8,000-point scorer in the history of this league
    $600 3
Doris tries to play on this board alone (totally against the rules) & learns the "Origin of Evil" in a 2016 movie
    DD: $1,000 8
These were 2 types of columns in Ancient Greece
    $600 20
Laissez les bons temps rouler, y'all! Mardi Gras translates to this
    $600 15
In Kipling's "The Jungle Book", this mongoose faces off against 2 cobras to protect his human family
    $600 17
Originally, the formula of this tummy soother was pepsin, zinc salts, oil of wintergreen, salol & a colorant to make it pink
    $600 28
The M.I.T. Agelab estimates that this period of your life will last about 8,000 days--don't run out of savings
    $800 1
In 1990 Christine Elise battled this homicidal doll; in 2019 it was Aubrey Plaza
    $800 7
This word denoting being simple or guileless is from Old French for "natural"; we hope you're not...
    $800 24
In a song by The Cure, "Thursday I don't care about you, it's..." this title
    $800 9
Mary Pope Osborne has taken kids all through history as Jack & Annie travel in this magic structure
    $800 11
The stomach secretes gastrin, a hormone that in turn helps you secrete this acid that kills bacteria in your food
    $800 21
Measured at the Equator, this distance is just a bit under 8,000 miles
    $1000 2
This Australian actress starred in the 2018 horror "Hereditary" about a family with dark secrets
    $1000 6
This block wedged under a wheel comes in handy when changing a tire
    $1000 27
During WWI the U.S. Food Administration called for this alliterative, vegetarian day
    $1000 14
Milo learns about time from a watchdog named Tock after driving through this mysterious title object
    $1000 12
Catch these waves, the rhythmical pumping that moves chyme toward the pylorus
    $1000 22
As per its name, this seat of Pitkin County, Colorado has lots of trees--they release the oxygen humans need at 8,000 feet

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

Kevin Beth Kara
$4,000 $1,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Beth Kara
$6,400 $3,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

'90s NO. 1 HITS
    $400 1
Henry Clay is famous for helping forge these historic deals, like the Missouri one & the one of 1850
    $400 25
Wham! He had a No. 1 hit as he was "Praying For Time" in 1990
    $400 30
As in scientific classification, a nomenclator is someone who assigns these
    $400 21
This Margaret Atwood novel was adapted by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in 2018
    $400 29
It's where to go to groove to the Twin Cities Jazz Festival
    $400 20
The name of this miracle of modern invention is partly from the French for "hook"
    $800 2
Clay was one of the founders of the American Colonization Society, which helped create this African nation
    $800 24
She was "Coming Out Of The Dark" sans Miami Sound Machine in 1991
    $800 22
As its name suggests, a pangram uses all of these at least once in one sentence
    $800 12
Depicted here is Carlo Gozzi, whose play "The Love of" these was turned into an opera by Prokofiev
    $800 28
Napoleon lived at the Briars Pavilion & then at Longwood on this island in the South Atlantic
    $800 17
This prying tool is so named because one end looks like a beak
    $1200 3
Clay held this congressional leadership post for 10 years, longer than anyone else in the 19th century
    $1200 5
In 1995 this female trio was chasing "Waterfalls"
    $1200 13
Paranym is another word for this, a word substituted for a more unpleasant one
    $1200 9
This 1910 E.M. Forster work about the Schlegels & Wilcoxes was filmed in 1992 by James Ivory & adapted for TV in 2017
    $1200 14
An island country in the Lesser Antilles is a package deal: this saint & the Grenadines
    $1200 16
Remains of an early form of man were found in a French cave with this name
    $1600 26
According to Andrew Jackson, Clay's "corrupt bargain" was the sec. of state job for helping make this man president
    $1600 4
In 1998, she hit Number One with "Doo Wop (That Thing)" her first solo single
    $1600 7
It's a word that tells people you're in a group; in the Bible those who said "sib" instead of "shib" were slaughtered
    $1600 10
When this TV & film scribe was adapting "To Kill a Mockingbird" for the stage, he kept getting disappointed in Atticus
    DD: $5,000 23
The Pony Express went from this Missouri city to Sacramento, California
    $1600 18
This flower is often seen in the spring
    $2000 27
When he died in 1852, Clay became the first American to lie in state in this part of the Capitol building
    $2000 6
In 1997 this late rapper had "Mo Money Mo Problems"
    DD: $6,000 8
2-word term for a common language for speakers of different tongues; it was once an actual language quoted by Moliere
    $2000 11
To stop violence, women take a vow of abstinence in Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq", a retelling of this Greek comedy
    $2000 15
A church in this suburb of Paris has the tombs of 12 centuries of French kings
    $2000 19
When a politician appoints his friends to positions they are unqualified for, it's called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Beth Kara
$8,000 $7,000 $11,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Some parts were translated from a 15th century Syrian manuscript when this work was introduced to Europe around 1700

Final scores:

Kevin Beth Kara
$14,001 $2 $17,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Beth Kara
$14,000 $7,000 $16,400
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2019-08-07
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at