Show #8069 - Thursday, October 10, 2019


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Geoff Duncan, a freelance programmer and musician from Seattle, Washington

Cara Moretto, an actor from New York, New York

Jessica Garsed, a librarian from Augusta, Maine (whose 3-day cash winnings total $52,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 2019 Conan O'Brien cut a half hour from his TBS show but kept this sidekick
    $200 6
To silence something, like a dog
    $200 16
A futuristic society revolves around science & efficiency in this 1932 novel by Aldous Huxley
    $200 30
Starving in this type of standoff, a Portuguese town threw the last of its bread over the walls & asked the foe, "Need more?"
    $200 29
Here's Gandhi sitting at one of his favorite tools--the charka--one of these
    $200 21
In 1892 baking powder salesman William Wrigley began throwing in 2 packages of this with each can, which worked out okay
    $400 2
For years, Petri Hawkins Byrd, working in this job, has handed documents to Judge Judy
    $400 7
It can be a low story or balcony between 2 other floors in a building or theater
    $400 17
"A House Divided" completed Pearl Buck's trilogy that began 4 years earlier with this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
    $400 11
To try to stop the American offensive in the Battle of the Leyte Gulf, the Japanese used this "divine wind" tactic
    $400 28
In 1794 he was granted a patent for his cotton gin
    $400 22
In 1927, 4 years after starting a movie company with his brother, he decided to go all-cartoon
    $600 3
The mother of this "Black-ish" actor is scorekeeper when he hosts "To Tell the Truth"
    $600 8
To drink quickly & with great enthusiasm
    $600 18
A line from this novel: "Name's Joad, Tom Joad"
    $600 12
A feigned this move--ooh, you're too strong! We're afraid! Let's run!--helped William the Conqueror to victory at Hastings
    $600 15
This title creature from a 1922 tale with cotton fabric in his name also has thread whiskers & ears lined with pink sateen
    $600 23
In 1996, one year after its founding, AuctionWeb moved more than $7 million in merchandise & in 1997 got this new name
    $800 4
With this French-named front of the house job, Marino Monferrato keeps diners happy at "Hell's Kitchen"
    $800 9
You've got 2 sets of double Z's in this 7-letter word! The exciting quality of an energetic personality
    $800 19
This novel by Garcia Marquez tells of the Buendia family in the mythic town of Macondo from the 1820s to the 1920s
    DD: $2,400 13
An "and" is in the middle of this strategy used by the Romans to foster feuds among smaller entities they were trying to rule
    $800 26
Weevils know that cotton comes from little pods called these
    $800 24
Created to show girls they could be anything they wanted to be, this toy debuted--to some skepticism--at a 1959 toy fair
    $1000 5
Guillermo Rodriguez is much more than just a security guard on this late-night talk show
    $1000 10
It's stone flooring of marble or granite set in concrete and polished to a smooth surface
    $1000 20
Nadsat, the fictional language in this book, is from the Russian suffix that means "teen"
    $1000 14
Gen. von Manstein convinced Hitler to attack France in 1940 through this wooded area also in Belgium & Luxembourg --it worked
    $1000 27
Edison's patent for his first light bulb mentions testing carbonized cotton threads as a possibility for this component
    $1000 25
Last names of William & Arthur, who partnered in 1903, 2 years after William drew a blue-print of an engine on a bicycle

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

Jessica Cara Geoff
$1,200 $800 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Cara Geoff
$4,000 $2,400 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Director Danny Boyle was offered a knighthood for his work on the London Olympics held in this year, but said no
    $400 26
This Italian island honors Napoleon with an annual mass on May 5, the anniversary of his death
    $400 25
In engineering the Rockwell test, measuring this, involves pressing a steel ball or diamond point into a surface
    $400 6
This Scottish phrase meaning "old long since" is used of times remembered with fondness
    $400 11
Billy Bob Thornton played coach Gary Gaines in this film; the TV show of the same name had Kyle Chandler as coach Eric Taylor
    $400 16
Garry Wills' 1992 "Lincoln at" this place examines an event sixscore & nine years previous
    $800 2
American James Watson took an honorary knighthood, but this British partner turned the real thing down
    DD: $8,000 27
This capital of Hyogo Prefecture on Honshu is all the rage in beef
    $800 24
Air traffic controllers know airmets are in-flight advisories about changes in this
    $800 7
The "Aeneid" is the source of the phrase "Beware of" these "bearing gifts"
    $800 12
A group of dropouts are trying to get their G.E.D.s in this film starring Tiffany Haddish & Kevin Hart
    $800 17
The New Orleans Advocate reported a "flood of books" for this event's 10th anniversary, including "Cooking Up a Storm"
    $1200 3
There would be no Sir Ziggy Stardust after this rocker turned down knighthood, saying, "I seriously don't know what it's for"
    $1200 28
Founded in the 11th century, this capital lies at the head of a fjord
    $1200 23
Aerospace experts are familiar with nanometers, these tiny fractions of a meter
    $1200 8
Mercutio says "a plague o' both your houses", but often people say this other "P" word instead of "plague"
    DD: $2,500 13
1967 film in which Sidney Poitier clarifies, "They call me Mr. Tibbs!"
    $1200 18
It's the title town where 2 former Texas Rangers live in the 1870s in a classic novel by Larry McMurtry
    $1600 4
This 2013 Nobelist with a boson named for him didn't want to be a knight, saying the whole system is too political
    $1600 29
Niger is to the west & Sudan to the east of this African country
    $1600 22
The "data" type of this activity is looking for patterns; it's also what people do to get bitcoins
    $1600 9
Modification made tunics practical for work; one tweak allowed mobility & gave us this phrase meaning "to prepare for action"
    $1600 14
Bounty hunter Robert de Niro is escorting bail-jumping accountant Charles Grodin to L.A. in this 1988 comedy
    $1600 19
"I woke to the sound of a mosquito whining in my left ear", begins 2000's "Fever 1793", about an epidemic of this disease
    $2000 5
In 1918 this man refused a knighthood, saying King George V had betrayed the Arabs by not granting independence
    $2000 21
Your auto mechanic knows the PCV filter provides positive ventilation of this engine housing
    $2000 10
This biblical prophet "come to judgment" is someone who has given some sage advice
    $2000 15
This Clark Gable-Claudette Colbert screwball comedy was the great sleeper film of 1934
    $2000 20
His 1815 novel "Guy Mannering" begins in the year "17--" with Guy visiting some ruins in Dumfries

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Cara Geoff
$7,600 $5,500 $24,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1600 a royal charter authorized it to set forth to "parts of Asia and Africa" in search of "trade and traffic"

Final scores:

Jessica Cara Geoff
$1 $200 $33,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $33,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Cara Geoff
$7,600 $8,000 $16,000
15 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2019-08-13
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