Show #8068 - Wednesday, October 9, 2019


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Steven Reich, a graduate student from College Park, Maryland

Emily Shaw, a museum educator from Washington, D.C.

Jessica Garsed, a librarian from Augusta, Maine (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the movie.)
    $200 1
This British captain sighted New Zealand in 1769 & accurately charted its coast
    $200 25
Gamblers know it's another name for blackjack--hit me!
    $200 30
Of Australia, though it's the country's oldest city
    $200 17
"Hey, Stella. Hey, Stella"
    $200 28
Pelicans may look uncomfortable, but several of these bones are abnormally joined so their necks are far more flexible than ours
    $200 29
"A horse walks into a bar" is a typical start for one
    $400 2
In 2011 & 2015 the New Zealand "All Blacks" became the first team to win back-to-back world cups in this sport
    $400 24
In tennis if you have 2 points, this is your score
    $400 26
Of Alaska, though it has 9 times the capital's population
    $400 16
"Show me the money. Show me the money"
    $400 27
The name for these circus performers suggests that they twist & flex themselves into all sorts of weird positions
    $400 10 caustically says this is being "pretentious about how much you care about a social issue"
    $600 3
This 1915 military campaign in Turkey is regarded as New Zealand's coming of age in international affairs
    $600 23
A quinceañera is a celebration of a girl's this number birthday
    DD: $1,500 19
Of England, though it's home to the country's most popular & successful pro sports team
    $600 13
"This is Sparta"
    $600 4
A knee bent beyond its normal range has been this, often seen on pro sports injury reports
    $600 11
Olly olly, this device is made to keep your oxen from being free
    $800 8
In 1642 this guy with an Australian state named for him was the first European to sight New Zealand
    $800 7
This gasoline brand introduced its iconic orange ball in 1962
    $800 20
Of Germany, since 1990
    $800 14
"What was in the box?... What's in the box?"
    $800 5
Flex your arms thusly, and you're doing this three-letter dance move
    $800 12
A close-fitting necklace, or someone who gives away a big lead in a game
    $1000 9
Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior protest ship was sunk in this most populous New Zealand city's harbor in 1985
    $1000 6
In Judaism the word chai represents "life" & is synonymous with this number used to signify good luck & a long life
    $1000 21
Of Canada, though it was incorporated in 1862 with a royal name
    $1000 15
"The power of Christ compels you. The power of Christ compels you"
    $1000 18
You've got to flex in a very odd manner to perform this wooden craze of a few years ago
    $1000 22
It means "added fuel to a fire" or "elated, pumped up"

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

Jessica Emily Steven
$800 $1,000 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Emily Steven
$1,000 $6,100 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Time to barrel down the Raymond Gary Expressway, named for the head of the Sooner Oil Co. & governor of this state
    $400 13
With cozy living quarters, this style, named for its dramatic shape, has become a popular choice for vacation homes
    $400 11
We can train for life on Mars on this continent that best matches its temperature range
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at Texas Beeworks in Austin.) In the story "His Last Bow", this fictional character says of his retirement, "I live and keep bees upon the South Downs," and shows Dr. Watson the book he wrote on beekeeping
    $400 4
The Ministry of Silly Walks was a sketch on this British troupe's comedy show
    $800 18
Julia Tuttle Causeway honors the "Mother of" this city of dolphins & deco
    $800 14
Named after an ancient ruler & his tomb, it's a large building for above ground entombments
    $800 29
King Arthur's wizardly adviser
    $800 28
The Valles Marineris is a canyon system that's almost 5 times as deep as this one carved by the Colorado
    $800 2
He utters the parting words "My dear, I don't give a damn"
    $800 5
This daytime host pioneered the audience participation talk show
    $1200 19
Conland Highway on I-91 was named for a publisher of the Courant newspaper in this New England state capital
    $1200 15
Cincinnati's Ingalls Building was the first high-rise made of reinforced this; in 1903, a reporter waited all night for it to fall down
    $1200 24
Mimic mindlessly like a certain bird
    $1200 27
This period right after sunset is longer on Mars because of high-altitude dust scattering the remaining sunlight
    $1200 3
The title character of this Thomas Hardy novel has the last name Fawley & works as a stonemason
    $1200 7
The Ponderosa was the name of the Nevada ranch where Ben Cartwright & his sons lived on this western
    $1600 20
Taking you from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, the Commodore Barry Bridge celebrates a "Father of the American" this force
    $1600 16
Also a main building of an airport, it's an installation at a harbor where oil or gas is stored
    $1600 21
The ancients could count on it
    DD: $5,000 25
Everyone remember where we parked--next to this NASA lander named for one who goes ahead to seek the way
    $1600 6
12-year-old Frankie Addams wants to go with her brother & his new wife on their honeymoon in this Carson McCullers novel
    $1600 8
9114 South Central Avenue in L.A. was the TV home of this title father & son's house & junkyard
    $2000 22
You can take a swing by Yankee Stadium on the Major this Expressway, named for a guy who helped build army bases in N.Y. during WWI
    DD: $3,000 17
This word for a certain tall structure comes from the Arabic for "lighthouse"
    $2000 23
Silver in heraldry
    $2000 26
Keep your water supply handy--long, straight surface lines thought to be systems of these proved to be a 19th century myth
    $2000 10
Sydney Carton takes the place of this doomed French nobleman in "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $2000 9
Telemundo's 1998 show "Reyes y Rey" was loosely based on this '70s cop show starring David Soul & Paul Michael Glaser

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Emily Steven
$9,800 $16,300 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This American singer-songwriter briefly landed on the U.N.'s apartheid blacklist for his 1986 multi-platinum album

Final scores:

Jessica Emily Steven
$19,599 $8,300 $14,653
3-day champion: $52,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Emily Steven
$9,800 $14,400 $12,600
13 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2019-08-13
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