Show #8071 - Monday, October 14, 2019


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Erin Barry, a Ph.D. student from Maplewood, Missouri

Anthony Pinggera, a civil rights lawyer from Los Angeles, California

Susan White, a bookseller from Norwich, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
Armadillos, raccoons & other varmints often have to be removed from the bayou areas of this most populous Texas city
    $200 1
Let's turn our winter into mega-winter in this region that's about 75% of Russia's area; we love a brisk -80º day!
    $200 28
Double talk word for a low, constant stream of noise or speech
    $200 5
"Star Wars" fans were crushed by her 2016 passing, followed a day later by her mother's
    $400 26
The type of trap seen here in Louisiana is meant to ensnare these, also known as mud bugs
    $400 2
...But not too far abroad! This border city about 15 miles south of San Diego will keep us close to the good ol' USA
    $400 13
Including whoopers, this is "a family of large birds with long legs and a long neck"
    $400 21
Kids, you're within the walls of the house, not out in the park, so stop shouting & "use your" this
    $400 6
Andie MacDowell played Carrie, the American girl who captures Hugh Grant's heart, in this 1994 film
    $400 25
Drowning is the most common death for those doing this, the most dangerous job in the U.S. as per a 2019 newspaper report
    DD: $3,500 18
The state of Louisiana says these reptiles over 4' can be considered a nuisance & will give you the name of a hunter
    $600 20
We'll add ourselves to the 2.6 million in this most populous city in Canada; West Queen West is a happening area
    $600 3
This "is the only planet that cannot be seen without a telescope"
    $600 14
These 6-letter "tones" are used when speaking softly & reverently
    $600 10
In 2005 she became the first country singer to win "American Idol"
    $600 22
Logitech did a survey that found that almost half the time the remote control was lost, it was found here
    $800 17
You can catch turtles as they're basking on a log in the Bayou sun, a habit due to being ectothermic, also known as this
    $800 9
As this city hosted the Olympics in '92 & Hans Christian Andersen called it the "Paris of Spain", I say we give it a shot
    $800 4
This "is a rough sport because the players kick and wrestle or sometimes hold an opponent's head underwater"
    $800 15
These 5-letter "tones" are subdued colors in clothing & decor
    $800 11
In a 1976 film, she played Carrie White, whose prom night was quite memorable
    $800 23
The haze that gives it its 3-word name doesn't keep visitors from making it our most visited national park
    $1000 16
"Rodents of Unusual Size" is a documentary about these animals, once valued for pelts but now destroying southern wetlands
    $1000 8
With salons of Armani & Versace & the super-ritzy "Golden Rectangle" of fashion in the center of this Italian city...ciao!
    $1000 7
He "(1889?-1950), was the most famous male dancer of his time"
    $1000 19
In an opera score, instructions telling a singer to hold back include mezza voce & this voce
    $1000 12
Fred Armisen and this Carrie were costars and co-creators of "Portlandia"
    $1000 24
BLK on the NYSE, it has more than 6 trillion dollars in assets under management, more than any other firm

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

Susan Anthony Erin
-$800 $4,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Anthony Erin
-$600 $9,100 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The great architect who died in 2019. 102 years old.)
(Alex: Each correct response will have eight letters, will begin with the letter V.)
    $400 1
A cantilevered auditorium is one feature of this hall of fame designed by Pei on Lake Erie in Cleveland
    $400 2
She first hit the charts in 1985 with "You Give Good Love" & "Saving All My Love For You"
    $400 7
The 1814 Treaty of Ghent said the U.S. is "desirous" to promote the abolition of traffic in these
    $400 26
The federal laureate position is technically called "Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry" by this library
    $400 18
October 18, this state's day, commemorates the 1867 transfer of territory from Russia to the United States
    $400 19
Where wine grapes are grown
    $800 12
In "Perfect" he sings, "I'm dancing in the dark, with you between my arms, barefoot on the grass"
    $800 6
The 1796 Treaty of Tripoli: "The government of the (United States) is not in any sense founded on" this "religion"
    $800 25
This "Chicago" poet was Illinois' poet laureate in the last years of his life from 1962 to 1967
    $800 15
October 16 is National Feral this animal day--remember to spay & neuter!
    $800 20
An exceptional, highly skilled musician, Italian style
    $1200 28
The triangular prisms Pei designed for the Bank of China Tower, make it stand out among the crowded skyline of this city
    $1200 11
In a song inspired by his future wife, he sings, "All of me loves all of you, love your curves and all your edges"
    $1200 5
The 1903 Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty gave the U.S. "control of a zone" of this country where Bunau-Varilla became a hated man
    $1200 24
Colorado laureate Milford Shields must have been surprised when the governor also made this singer laureate in 1974
    $1200 16
In 2014, a time of increased pressure from Russia, Pres. Poroshenko made October 14 this country's Defender Day
    $1200 21
It was a 1982 Top 10 hit for the Go-Go's
    DD: $1,000 27
2 of I.M. Pei's early designs to be built were at an airport & a presidential library both honoring this man
    $1600 10
They breathed life into songs like "All Out Of Love" & "Lost In Love"
    $1600 4
The Treaty of Versailles said "The construction or acquisition of any submarine... shall be forbidden in" this country
    DD: $4,000 13
In 1998 Lawrence Ferlinghetti was made this city's first poet laureate
    $1600 17
October 15 is El Gran Día in Ávila, Spain as it's this saint's feast day
    $1600 22
It means abnormally swollen or dilated, like certain veins
    $2000 29
Pei was in his 90s when the Museum of Islamic Art on Doha Bay opened in this country in 2008
    $2000 9
The melody for this Elvis hit was borrowed from a Civil War tune called "Aura Lee"
    $2000 3
This is the only Great Lake not mentioned in the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783 with Great Britain
    $2000 8
In 2019 Joy Harjo of the Muscogee Creek Nation of this state was named the first Native American poet laureate
    $2000 14
On October 17 people in this Caribbean country celebrate national icon Jean-Jacques Dessalines
    $2000 23
Borrowed from German, it means "not allowed"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Anthony Erin
$7,200 $15,500 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Fittingly, the symbols for the 4 elements in sodium citrate, which can make cheese melt easier, spell this 5-letter food

Final scores:

Susan Anthony Erin
$9,300 $5,500 $20,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Anthony Erin
$7,800 $12,600 $16,400
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2019-08-14
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