Show #8075 - Friday, October 18, 2019


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Amanda Borowski, an editor from Winter Springs, Florida

Brian Lynch, a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California

Daryn Firicano, a clinical representative from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "N" coming up in each correct response.)
    $200 30
The 3,000-room Royal Palace in this city is the official residence of the Spanish royal family, but they don't live there
    $200 26
The Facebook page of this century-old brand of sandwich cookie has more than 42 million "likes"
    $200 16
It's not about hunting--these rights that get NBA teams around the salary cap are named for Larry
    $200 12
Joan Jett sang "I love" this
    $200 27
It weighed 50 pounds, had small, useless wings & was extinct by the end of the 17th century
    $200 29
Last name of 18th century printer James, who used the pen name "Poor Robin" for some of his almanacs
    $400 23
Trying to burn out excess methane in a Turkmenistan crater in 1971, Soviets made the Door to this 4-letter place, & it burns today
    $400 14
A little elf told me that this brand makes E.L. Fudge, but obviously, that elf was slacking & should get back to work
    $400 2
2 ketchup bottles top the scoreboard of "The Big Ketchup Bottle", this home to the Pittsburgh Steelers
    $400 11
With this product you toss your chicken in a bag with bread crumbs before it goes in the oven
    $400 15
Proverbially, hindsight is said to be this designation of normal vision
    $400 28
Last name of Louisiana privateer Pierre, who died following a skirmish in 1821; brother Jean outlived him
    $600 22
These 2 colorful rivers join together just north of Khartoum, Sudan
    $600 13
This Nabisco brand went cage-free on its box covers in 2018
    $600 8
Bodexpress didn't win this 2019 race, the second in the Triple Crown, but did finish--not bad for running with no jockey
    $600 10
Beginning in 2016, this Axl Rose band's "Not in This Lifetime" tour played to more than 5 million fans
    $600 3
A chocolate candy with a fruit, cream or nut center
    $600 25
In a song beloved by 1940s Red Sox fans, this name rhymes with "better than his brother Joe"
    $800 4
A bridge built to give the feeling of walking through the hands of God is at Bà Nà Hills, founded by French colonists in this country
    DD: $400 5
This Nestle cookie named for a Massachusetts inn dates to the 1930s
    $800 20
One letter off from a big web company, it's a cricket ball thrown with unusual spin
    $800 9
The name of this Clairol hair color brand emphasizes how simple it is
    $800 18
Type of boots seen here, or the groovy disco you might have worn them to
    $800 24
Al Capone's oldest brother, a lawman who went by "Two-Gun" Hart, was known for pursuing these prohibition violators
    $1000 1
Studying the earth-moving capabilities of earthworms in 1877, Charles Darwin dug holes in Salisbury Plain at this landmark
    $1000 6
These Girl Scout cookies are known as the "Cradle of Polynesia"
    $1000 19
Lionel Messi is diminutive & a pest to those he faces, so he is dubbed "La Pulga", or this in English
    $1000 7
This rap duo throws a pajama jammy jam in "House Party 2"
    $1000 17
Give me the name of Ossining, New York's correctional facility, ya mug
    $1000 21
With the new idea of using steel, Ludvig Nobel built the first modern one of these oil-carrying ships

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Daryn Brian Amanda
$1,600 $2,200 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daryn Brian Amanda
$6,200 $4,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response in that category will be made up of some of the letters in the word "Icelandic".)
    $400 7
One of many efforts at parodying this play says, "To wed, or not to wed... for in that married life what fights may come..."
    $400 17
The latest news about Starbucks can be found in this city's Post-Intelligencer
    $400 22
Charles II's enthronement as king in 1660 was called the Restoration--it restored this royal family
    $400 16
4-letter word for an organism that provides sustenance to one or more parasites
    $400 23
Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian helped propel this 1935 film to best picture, the first remake to win the Oscar
    $400 25
To annul
    $800 4
The "Batracho-Myomachia", or "Battle of Frogs & Mice", is an ancient parody of this epic
    $800 18
In 1982 the Gannett Co. started publishing this national newspaper
    $800 21
Smoothing his return, Charles II's Declaration of Breda granted one of these for crimes against "us or our royal father"
    $800 13
Descendants of these cells, progenitor cells have their own medical potential but are more limited in what tissue they can become
    $800 8
It was Oscar's kind of town for 2002
    $800 26
A tribe of highlanders
    $1200 1
We follow not a baby bird but a young woman in "Are You My Boyfriend?", a twist on this 1960 kids' book
    $1200 19
Times have changed: a 1924 New York Times opinion column called this word game "a primitive sort of mental exercise"
    DD: $2,000 15
These 2 "Great" historic afflictions hit London in 1665 & 1666
    $1200 6
In invertebrates, this outermost layer of the skin is usually only one cell thick
    DD: $4,000 10
Professor, author, critic & PBS host Henry Louis Gates Jr. served as a consultant on this 2013 film
    $1200 27
In the winter of 2010, a 27-foot-long one was seen hanging under a Scottish bridge
    $1600 2
First published anonymously, this author's "The Rape of the Lock" from 1712 is a mock-heroic narrative poem
    $1600 20
Now online only, this daily still holds to Mary Baker Eddy's rule that there be one religious article each weekday
    $1600 9
Women were not allowed in this profession in Elizabethan times; Charles let them in, & Margaret Hughes was one of the first
    $1600 5
In most mollusks a trochophore is the animal at this juvenile stage that looks very different from the adult
    $1600 11
This recent winner began as an attempt to remake "The Creature From the Black Lagoon"
    $1600 28
Carrying a burden
    $2000 3
In this novel about Catherine Morland, Jane Austen parodied Gothic tales of terror
    $2000 24
This family with its name on a spelling bee & an oceanographic institution got into publishing with the Cleveland Penny Press
    $2000 14
(href="" target="_blank">Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates using a scientific substance.) Bacterial cultures need to be heated to the temperature of the human body, so they are put in this gelatin-like material, derived from Gelidium red seaweed algae, which doesn't melt at high temperatures
    $2000 12
Johnny Hooker got the help of "the greatest con artist of them all" as this 1973 pic stole away with the Oscar
    $2000 29
This African antelope is right there in the middle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daryn Brian Amanda
$14,200 $12,400 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This African nation left the British Commonwealth in 2003 over sanctions on its undemocratic government; in 2018 it applied to rejoin

Final scores:

Daryn Brian Amanda
$3,599 $2,400 $2
2-day champion: $21,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Daryn Brian Amanda
$13,400 $12,400 $14,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2019-08-14
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