Show #8096 - Monday, November 18, 2019


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Kevin Jones, a retired IT project manager from Galloway, Ohio

Beverly Randez, a university business administrator from San Diego, California

Andrew Thomson, a journalist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Here's President Obama at Sandy Beach in this state where he spends many Christmas vacations
    $200 5
Hippies advocated this nonviolent strategy to promote peace & love
    $200 19
Dates shared by Sagittarius & Capricorn in this month are the Cusp of Prophecy, so if born then, you know what next year holds
    $200 2
In "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood", beloved children's TV show host Mister Rogers is played by this beloved actor
    $200 7
Jump-starting 101: positive (red cable) to positive, negative (this color cable) to ground on the dead car
    $200 4
A full grown Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man: about 1 inch under this many feet
    $400 16
The real question is, when does this present-day leader actually wear a shirt?
    $400 6
This type of shirt bares the midriff
    $400 30
My birthday of July 22 is on the cusp of Cancer & this beastly sign--it means I have good memory, I seem to recall
    $400 3
Joaquin Phoenix played this "Man in Black" in "Walk the Line"
    $400 8
An allusion to old circus acts, "to jump through" these is to do exasperatingly hard tasks to reach a goal
    $400 9
4,101' & steeper than vertical: Mount Thor, which noted maphead Ken Jennings calls the world's tallest this (step back from the edge)
    $600 11
Sometimes you gotta play Ping-Pong shirt-free, like this guy
    $600 23
Let's go tropical with this Polynesian-style cocktail made with rum, Curacao & fruit juices
    $600 1
The cusp of Cancer & this sign is known as the Cusp of Magic &, after all, the best magic tricks are done with twins
    $600 26
Gary Busey was nominated for an Oscar for his 1978 portrayal of this Texas singer
    $600 17
Taxonomic class of the jumping animal seen here that can leap 50 times its own body length
    $600 10
The Nurek Earth-Fill this structure: 984 feet above the Vakhsh River
    $800 12
A candid 1994 photo of Bob Hawke, ex-prime minister of this country, in his "swimmers", as they say, made a few waves
    $800 24
It calls itself "the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace"
    $800 21
November has the Cusp of Revolution; this woman who revolutionized tennis with "The Battle of the sexes" was born on Nov. 22
    $800 27
"La Vie en Rose" took a look at the not always rosy life of this French chanteuse
    $800 18
Though no longer a kid, in 1999 Ashrita Furman bounced up the 1,899 steps of Toronto's CN Tower on this
    DD: $1,400 13
This stopping point for Everest's southern face; 17,600 feet
    $1000 15
Here's King Henry II performing penance at the tomb of this archbishop, slain by Henry's own knights
    $1000 25
"Jeopardy! " categories include Potpourri & this 10-letter synonym for "potpourri"
    $1000 22
These 2 signs meet in September during the Cusp of Beauty
    $1000 28
Babe Ruth played himself in this 1942 biopic of Lou Gehrig
    $1000 29
Satan tempted Jesus to jump off this Judean king's temple in Jerusalem
    $1000 14
The cruising altitude of this alphanumeric spy plane AKA "Dragon Lady": 70,000 feet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Andrew Beverly Kevin
$3,400 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Beverly Kevin
$6,000 $2,200 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the war in which each clue is set.)
    $400 21
She talks about her childhood in "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?": I don't remember a time when I wasn't chubby. Like being Indian, being chubby feels like it is just part of my permanent deal
    $400 10
It's a name mistakenly applied to someone or something
    $400 18
This London residence of the queen is home to Fabergé eggs & to drawings by Leonardo da Vinci
    $400 27
Ionic bonding happens when these particles in atoms of 2 different elements permanently switch places
    $400 7
A shirt once used for rowing, or the last name of the Eagles member who had a solo hit with "The Boys Of Summer"
    $400 2
"When Britain Burned the White House" by Peter Snow
    $800 19
"Yes Please", we want to hear this woman read from her book "Yes Please": Playing Leslie Knope is as fun as it looks. I get to be the lead on a show I would actually watch
    $800 11
Calling 911 for purposes other than an emergency may be classified this type of crime
    $800 22
Jan Six Xi of this country grew up with Rembrandts in his home--heck, the old master even painted his ancestor Jan Six I
    $800 28
Table salt is an ionic bonding of these 2 elements
    $800 8
Before he controlled New York City, this boss served a single term in Congress from 1853 to 1855
    $800 3
"When the Emperor was Divine" by Julie Otsuka
    $1200 1
He says he was "Born Standing Up": I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining and four were spent in wild success
    $1200 9
It's another name for a written message or letter
    $1200 23
Open to the public, this man's castle features a fountain with ancient sculptures of the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet
    $1200 29
Fe2O3 AKA this problem for your car, is the result of some ionic bonding
    DD: $4,000 14
In 1878 this retailing pioneer suggested the price of a nickel for items that weren't selling quickly
    $1200 4
"The Green Berets" by Robin Moore
    $1600 17
He shares his life lessons with listeners: See, as the little guy, you got a choice to make if you wanna be popular: you can be the tough guy and overcompensate for your mini-me self or you can be the funny guy and accept your size
    $1600 12
This city is home to the University of Montana
    DD: $3,000 24
A full-length portrait of George Washington from this 18th c. artist is often admired by tourists at the White House
    $1600 26
Magnesium hydroxide is ionic & soothes your stomach issues with this Phillips product patented in 1873
    $1600 15
This West Virginia country star teamed up with LL Cool J on "Accidental Racist"
    $1600 5
"Copperhead" by Bernard Cornwell
    $2000 20
This late, great comic shared some observations in "Napalm & Silly Putty" A cat can make any mistake appear intentional. You ever see a cat race across a room and crash into a glass door? Doesn't faze him at all. Whizz! Bam! "I meant that"
    $2000 13
It can be a collection of writings by different authors, or a mixture of various items
    $2000 25
Frescoes by Raphael & Pinturicchio adorn the walls of the Vatican in what's usually known as the "papal" these living spaces
    $2000 30
In ordinary saltpeter this element forms an ionic bond with nitrate
    $2000 16
This FBI official was the source known as "Deep Throat"
    $2000 6
"The African Queen" by C.S. Forester

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Beverly Kevin
$6,600 $4,600 $20,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Celebrating electricity & technology, an exposition in this U.S. "City of Light" in 1901 was overshadowed by another major event

Final scores:

Andrew Beverly Kevin
$9,201 $200 $15,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Beverly Kevin
$9,600 $4,600 $24,000
20 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2019-09-24
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