Show #8072 - Tuesday, October 15, 2019


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Ed Condon, a retired business intelligence manager from Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

Dmitriy Pikovskiy, a medical student from Glenview, Illinois

Erin Barry, a Ph.D. student from Maplewood, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In June 1503, during his fourth voyage, this man & his remaining crew members were marooned on Jamaica
    $200 11
Though Minnesota is known as the "Land of 10,000" of these, the state's being modest as usual--about 12,000 is more accurate
    $200 21
One definition of these trends is an "amusing mass involvement" that's short-lived; Hula Hoops & smiley faces are 2 examples
    $200 1
In 2005 Robin Roberts began co-anchoring this show, "GMA" for short
    $200 26
Tarana Burke actually coined this phrase more than a decade ago as a way to help survivors of sexual abuse
    $200 16
Dry cleaning got its name because this is not a big part of the process; liquid chemicals are used
    $400 5
A sea off Alaska is named for this Danish explorer
    $400 12
At this facility you can visit the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium & do a little shopping, too
    $400 22
From the Latin for "absorbed", it's the process by which immigrants are absorbed into the majority culture
    $400 6
The road in the title of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" is this one & they cover the day there from the opening bell
    $400 27
In 2015 Illinois mandated that polling places pass out stickers with these 2 words on Election Day
    $400 17
Back in the day, dry cleaning used chemicals including gasoline & this other petroleum product AKA lamp oil
    DD: $1,000 2
Around 980 he sailed west & named the land he found Greenland
    $600 13
Paisley Park, his home & recording studio, is in Chanhassen, a suburb of his hometown of Minneapolis
    $600 23
The counterpart of a certain ceiling, this type of floor prevents screwups born into privilege from falling too far socioeconomically
    $600 7
Ana Patricia Gámez helps wake up the USA's Spanish speakers on "Despierta América" on this TV network
    $600 28
Got milk? Maybe you shouldn't if you're this & have trouble digesting the sugar that's found in it
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew displays a dry cleaning bag.) Clothes left in plastic dry cleaning bags for extended periods are, due to moisture buildup, subject to these two "M"s, both forms of fungi, so don't leave them in too long
    $800 3
As part of the topographical corps of the U.S. Army, this "Pathfinder" surveyed the upper Missouri River
    $800 14
Last name of the dad and two sons who began caring for patients at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota in 1889
    $800 24
Like orders of angels, it's the arrangement of positions in rank order, with those below reporting to those above
    $800 8
Groundbreaking female hosts of this morning show that premiered in 1952 include Jane Pauley & Barbara Walters
    $800 19
Perchloroethylene is dry cleaners' go-to as this 7-letter word that makes stains go away
    $1000 4
In 1855 he saw the falls Africans called Mosi-oa-Tunya ("smoke that thunders"), which he renamed for his queen
    $1000 15
The temperature falls in Minnesota, especially in these "Falls" that claim the title "Icebox of the Nation"
    $1000 25
To us, it means a too-complex system of rules, but to Max Weber, it was an ideal type of hypothetical organization
    $1000 9
She co-hosts MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
    $1000 20
This substance that gives wine & coffee their astringency also leads to tough stains; special detergents help

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

Erin Dmitriy Ed
-$400 $3,600 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Dmitriy Ed
$1,400 $4,400 $9,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

OH OH, 3 O'S
(Alex: Over 900 of them marking the home or workplace of famous people.)
    $400 12
The codex, an early form of the modern book, began replacing this less wieldy form early in the first millennium A.D.
    $400 18
This reality show returned to MTV in 2019, with Spencer & Heidi now parents
    $400 24
Czech writer Karel Capek wrote the play "R.U.R.", short for "Rossum's Universal" these automata
    $400 19
It describes your peepers when they've caught the red eye
    $400 7
Circleville, Ohio is famous for its fall festival feting these gourds; the biggest one in 2018 was over 1,600 pounds
    $400 6
A blue plaque shows the Soho location where John Logie Baird, a claimant as the inventor of this medium, first demoed it in 1926
    $800 13
The Codex Vaticanus & the codex named for this mount are the earliest known manuscripts of the Bible
    $800 17
This alliterative MMORPG released a "Classic" version in 2019 that returns players to Azeroth prior to its many expansions
    $800 25
Talos was a mythical giant automaton made of this tin/copper alloy to protect Crete
    $800 20
Short but demanding type of race, seen here
    $800 8
Fall is perfect for this type of activity that the two kids in this painting are enjoying
    $800 5
Though she fought plaque, Lilian Lindsay would have liked the one that honors her as Britain's 1st woman in this profession
    $1200 14
The Madrid Codex is one of a handful of this Mesoamerican culture's hieroglyphic texts to survive 16th C. Spanish burnings
    $1200 16
Taylor Swift's song "Me!" features Brendon Urie of this band that's got an exclamation point in its name!
    $1200 26
This 2011 Martin Scorsese movie is based on a Brian Selznick book about a boy who fixes an automaton with a secret message
    $1200 21
The scientific field of Franz Boas & Margaret Mead
    $1200 9
1978's "Autumn Sonata" was the last feature film for this actress who won her first Oscar for "Gaslight" in 1945
    DD: $5,000 2
He could have said, "I need the 2-wheeled carriage or 'cab' named for me to take me home to 27 Sumner Place"
    $1600 29
The 13th century Codex Regius, containing the Elder Edda, is a national treasure of this country
    $1600 15
In "John Wick: Chapter 3", Keanu kicks butt with Sofia, played by this Oscar-winning actress
    $1600 27
In Offenbach's opera "Tales of" this man, the writer falls in love with an automaton named Olympia
    DD: $4,000 22
It's the Royal Navy rank just below Rear Admiral
    $1600 10
The American Meteorological Society defines it as "a period, in mid- or late autumn, of abnormally warm weather"
    $1600 3
A play & 2 movies were titled "The Barretts of" this street & that's where Elizabeth Barrett Browning's plaque is
    $2000 30
The 6th century codex of this great Byzantine Emperor was a compilation & distillation of Roman law
    $2000 1
In the comics this town is the rural residence of Li'l Abner
    $2000 28
The Hebrew name of this creature made of clay is also a word for an automaton
    $2000 23
You'll give a piece of your mind with this brain-cutting operation
    $2000 11
Don't fear the reaper or this person, found in Keats' "To Autumn", who gathers the grain the reaper has left behind
    $2000 4
This composer of "The Planets" has a plaque on St. Paul's Girls' School, where he taught & which is still operating

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Dmitriy Ed
$15,400 $6,400 $30,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In her only kids' book, she says, "There was Rose. Rose was her name & would she have been Rose if her name had not been Rose"

Final scores:

Erin Dmitriy Ed
$1 $6,400 $31,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin Dmitriy Ed
$13,000 $6,000 $26,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2019-08-14
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