Show #8067 - Tuesday, October 8, 2019


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Scottie Biddle, a software engineer from San Francisco, California

Rahul Garabadu, a judicial law clerk from Salt Lake City, Utah

Jessica Garsed, a librarian from Augusta, Maine (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

"RA", "RA", "SIS", "BOOM", "BA"
(Alex: Those quotation marks indicate the first letters of each correct response as we go down, from $200 to $1000.)
    $200 24
In 1964 the Beatles snagged their first U.S. No. 1 hit with this tune
    $200 11
Around noon on some days, Germany gets close to half its power from this source
    $200 7
14th: Around 1347 the bacterium Yersinia pestis begins a European tour known by this "colorful" 2-word phrase
    $200 28
Of course, this honorary Kentucky colonel was inducted
    $200 1
Song: By Black Sabbath; Movie: Tony Stark weaponizes an armored suit
    $200 16
It's a game played on a 4-walled court--hey, that bounced twice!
    $400 22
The top hand symbolizes enlightenment, and the bottom, the world of appearances, in the Dhyana Mudra gesture of this religion
    $400 12
The light type of this is a basic tool of cell biology, magnifying specimens hundreds of times
    $400 3
13th: This document debuts in 1215 but is reissued with changes in 1216, 1217 & 1225 under a new king
    $400 21
Frank Perdue & Donald Tyson are best known for selling this type of meat
    $400 2
Song: By U2; Movie: Heights make Jimmy Stewart dizzy
    $400 30
Nissin cup noodles, for example
    $600 20
Mano nera, translated as this, was a turn-of-the-20th century Sicilian extortion ring
    $600 13
Take a mind-expanding journey at the live show called Paramount's Laser Spectacular, with the music of this "Dark Side" band
    $600 4
19th: This feat of engineering was completed in 1825, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean
    $600 25
Founder Dave Thomas appeared in more than 800 commercials for this fast food chain
    $600 8
Song: By Styx; Movie: About a sheep-herding pig
    $600 29
Michelangelo painted "The Creation of Adam" on its ceiling
    $800 18
In 1950 an Allstate general sales manager came up with this classic slogan
    $800 14
10 projectors show astronomical wonders in the USA's largest of these facilities, at a Jersey City science center
    DD: $1,000 5
17th: On this woman's death in 1617, a London writer referred to her as "The Virginian Woman"
    $800 27
Nebraska's Alan Simon made his fortune with mailable beef from this company
    $800 9
Song: By The Cure; Movie: Hilary Swank played Teena Brandon, who became Brandon Teena
    $800 23
Jack Byham, a famous maker of these, sold thousands at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics (with a few returns)
    $1000 19
During this 1986 event, people all around the country held hands to help the homeless
    $1000 15
John Alcott & Emmanuel Lubezki, people in this profession, are noted for creative use of natural light
    $1000 6
18th: In 1723 Russia captures Baku from Persia in this leader's last great military campaign
    $1000 26
Dave Theno of Jack in the Box was inducted for helping the industry improve after an outbreak of this bacterium
    $1000 10
Song: By Cream; Movie: About the beer-loving McKenzie brothers from "SCTV"
    $1000 17
Also a bluffing board game from Mattel, this word means nonsense! Hogwash!

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

Jessica Rahul Scottie
$3,800 -$800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Rahul Scottie
$6,000 $800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
Helping you with a soft reboot, this 3-key step was chosen as it was nigh impossible to engage using only one hand
    $400 26
I need a boost--give me a hand or give me this body part "up"
    $400 19
Last name of Fanny, Felix' beloved older sister who composed some 500 pieces of music
    $800 14
Edmond Rostand set this 1897 play about the pursuit of the lovely Roxane in 17th century Paris
    $800 6
It's not a veggie, it's the mark above the 6 to show where something is to be inserted
    $800 25
A player who passes you the puck right before you score is credited with one of these
    $800 18
The first symphony by an American woman was Amy Beach's "Gaelic Symphony", first performed in 1896 by this group, the BSO for short
    $800 24
E.B. White mouselike boy in a southern state capital
    $1200 2
A collection of this controversial German philosopher's thoughts & essays was titled "The Anti-Christ"
    $1200 11
The theme song of this show now in its 32nd season asks, "Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do?"
    $1200 13
Inscript, the standard keyboard of this country, is for scripts like Gujarati, Tamil & Telugu
    $1200 22
This word for help can also be a performance or other event to raise funds for a charitable cause
    $1200 17
Anne Dudley won an Oscar for scoring this film in which unemployed British steelworkers take it off
    DD: $2,000 23
"Small" piano that is the Michigan burial place for Gerald Ford
    $1600 1
In "Trilby", a young singer falls under the trance of this man whose name became a synonym for a hypnotic controller
    $1600 10
Since 1973 audiences have tuned in to watch the tempestuous folks of Genoa City on this soap opera
    DD: $6,000 7
New evidence suggests that the QWERTY keyboard design may have sprung from telegraph operators translating this
    $1600 21
A weight-bearing structure, or help & encouragement found in many book acknowledgments
    $1600 16
British-born Rebecca Clarke gained notice with her 1919 sonata for this instrument spelled the same as a woman's first name
    $1600 9
Wisconsin city of "clear water" that has portrayed Temple Grandin & Shakespeare's Juliet
    $2000 3
Dubbed "The Jewish Mark Twain" for his poignant tales, this author published "Tevye the Dairyman" in 1894
    $2000 12
To some longtime viewers, he was the new guy, but the 2018-19 season was his 30th and last on "60 Minutes"
    $2000 4
Invented in 1960, much later than its forward pal, this mark gained popularity when used in MS-DOS
    $2000 20
"F" is for this word that means to make a thing easier, specifically to help people work together
    $2000 15
A composer in her own right, Clara (nee Wieck) also edited the collected works of this German composer, her husband
    $2000 8
Alliterative Virginia city that is one period of current events reporting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Rahul Scottie
$17,200 -$400 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1876 in the Dakotas this American said, "The old duffer broke me on the last hand"

Final scores:

Jessica Rahul Scottie
$20,000 -$400 $0
2-day champion: $32,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Rahul Scottie
$17,200 -$400 $10,600
21 R,
1 W
6 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2019-08-13
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