Show #8080 - Friday, October 25, 2019


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Erin Golsen, a substitute teacher from Fairfax, Virginia

Kris Prue, a customer service representative from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jamie Tyrrell, a test prep instructor from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Timber was needed for battleships & gun stock, so Smokey Bear was created during this war to warn of the dangers of forest fires
    $200 3
In the original Italian, this coffee drink with steamed milk has "caffé" before it
    $200 11
Now on public display in Ohio, an aircraft popularly known by this name was used by JFK starting in 1962
    $200 14
Aswan High Dam
    $200 1
In 1996 the fairy tale was over as Buckingham Palace announced an agreement in the divorce of this couple
    $200 16
In 1963 Jim Brown led the Eastern Conference to a 30-20 victory in this NFL all-star game
    $400 20
Smokey was named for Smokey Joe Martin, a member of this famed urban force for 46 years & a hero of the "Greenwich Volcano" blaze
    $400 4
The name of this craft is Japanese for "folding paper"
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Amelia Earhart left New Guinea on July 2, 1937, with but three more stops on her worldwide quest--Howland Island, this future state capital, and Oakland
    $400 15
Lake Winnibigoshish Reservoir Dam in Minnesota & Melvin Price Locks & Dam in Illinois
    $400 7
This Georgian published "To Renew America" & also became Speaker of the House
    $400 27
In 2001 this 76ers guard became the shortest NBA MVP in history & was the All-Star Game MVP in an Eastern Conference victory
    $600 21
Prior to Smokey Bear's debut in 1944, the U.S. Forest Service used this Disney deer in ads
    $600 2
Oy, you're so clumsy--in fact, you're this Yiddish word for a clumsy person, from a word meaning "wooden beam"
    $600 13
As 100,000 waited in Paris on May 21, 1927, he saw "danger of killing people with my propeller and I quickly came to a stop"
    $600 24
Three Gorges Dam
    $600 8
Nearly 6 months after the attack on Nancy Kerrigan, this skater was stripped of her national title & banned from the sport for life
    $600 28
Georgetown & Villanova compete in this NCAA conference
    $800 22
In 1950 Smokey got a living symbol: a bear cub that survived a forest fire in this state; his burns were treated in Santa Fe
    $800 5
The name of this mythical sea monster was released from the Norwegian language
    DD: $1,600 17
The U.S. Army's Sikorsky UH-60 is called this; 2 of them were at the center of a notorious incident in Mogadishu in 1993
    $800 25
Gorky Dam at Nizhny Novgorod
    $800 9
In 1998 this leader fired his entire cabinet, though many would resume their posts
    $800 29
The Impact, Revolution & 2 teams called United compete in the Eastern Conference of this league
    $1000 23
This deep-voiced actor who played Bradley Cooper's brother in "A Star Is Born" has been the voice of Smokey for over a decade

"Only you can prevent wildfires."
    $1000 6
A pair of Mandarin ducks in your home are great for love luck in this harmonious Chinese living space practice
    $1000 18
On Nov. 2, 1947 Howard Hughes took this plane on its only flight, cruising about one mile at 70 feet for one minute
    $1000 26
The Kariba Dam at the border of Zambia & Zimbabwe
    $1000 10
U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke is best remembered for brokering the Balkan peace accords named for this Ohio city
    $1000 30
His move to the NBA's Eastern Conference paid off as he led Toronto to the 2019 title & was named Finals MVP

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

Jamie Kris Erin
$3,400 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Kris Erin
$6,600 $5,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with a "B" and ending with a letter "A".)
    $400 26
The illustration shows pirate William Kidd hiding his treasure on Gardiners Island near Montauk in this state
    $400 11
Thornton Wilder's novel about the time of Julius Caesar in Rome has this title, like an unlucky date for Julius
    $400 6
Robert Carlyle played Mr. Gold, AKA this spinner of straw, in ABC's "Once Upon a Time"
    $400 1
These single-celled organisms, some causing disease, are some of the smallest life forms
    $400 16
To make this home for the birth of their young, foxes enlarge burrows of other animals
    $400 21
Attended by 46 delegations, the San Francisco Conference of 1945 gave birth to this international organization
    $800 27
The USS Kidd in Baton Rouge, this lethal-sounding type of ship, is named for the first U.S. Navy flag officer killed in WWII
    DD: $2,000 12
"The Gladiator" & "Rebellion" are the subtitles of Ben Kane's books about this man who led a slave army against Rome
    $800 7
Leonardo DiCaprio plays "Bounty Law" actor Rick Dalton in this director's "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"
    $800 2
It's not just any old Catholic church--it's one with special status from the Vatican
    $800 17
Shoaling fish move in the same direction but each does its own thing; fish doing this similar word use coordinated moves
    $800 22
At the 1822 Guayaquil Conference, José de San Martín met this other South American liberator in western Ecuador
    $1200 28
In 2014 this Hall of Fame point guard was traded from the Nets to the Bucks--as a head coach
    $1200 13
When the death of a popular politician threatens to destroy the Roman Republic, Gordianus the Finder must solve "A Murder on" this famous road
    $1200 8
This Spanish-born star played El Mariachi for the last time in "Once Upon a Time in Mexico"
    $1200 3
The sounds of this traditional Russian instrument are heard here
    $1200 18
The dotted humming frog is in no danger from this spider seen here; they have reached an arrangement
    $1200 23
South by Southwest is an annual festival in this Texas city
    $1600 29
In 1934 journalist Ronald Kidd founded the NCCL, the British equivalent of this U.S. group that protects people's CLs
    $1600 14
In "The Eagle of the Ninth", a soldier seeks to discover what became of a legion that went missing in this faraway island
    $1600 9
This martial artist was in "Once Upon a Time in China"
    $1600 4
This Hindu creator god is often depicted seated on a lotus throne
    DD: $5,000 19
Konrad Lorenz found that newly hatched ducklings followed him due to this "I" process, as if he were their parent
    $1600 24
The 1920 Conference of San Remo along Italy's western Riviera decided the fate of this empire's former territories
    $2000 30
This 3-named author went back to the 19th century in her novel "The Invention of Wings"
    $2000 15
This novel by Robert Graves is written as the memoir of a reluctant 1st century Roman emperor
    $2000 10
This Italian director gave us "Once Upon a Time in the West" & "Once Upon a Time in America"
    $2000 5
Color comes to a garden from this ornamental vine
    $2000 20
Mud baths remove bugs from the Cape buffalo, & if that doesn't get them all, the cattle type of this white wading bird helps
    $2000 25
The 2018 Emerging Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference featured this Washington gov. who's trying to stop climate change

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Kris Erin
$8,600 $27,600 $8,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2018 Parliament Square got its first statue of a woman, Millicent Fawcett, a founding member of the London Society for Women's this

Final scores:

Jamie Kris Erin
$16,600 $37,600 $15,990
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $37,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jamie Kris Erin
$7,800 $24,200 $6,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2019-08-26
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