Show #8097 - Tuesday, November 19, 2019


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Sathvik Namburar, a medical student from Lebanon, New Hampshire

Shannon Jamison, a technical product owner from Henrico, Virginia

Kevin Jones, a retired IT project manager from Galloway, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents while aboard a fireboat.) A fireboat carries a minimum of four crew members, two deckhands, a fire officer, and a pilot, certified by this branch of the military
    $200 9
    $200 6
Chopped pickles go into this mayo-based sauce that's often served with fried fish
    $200 22
Current multiplied by resistance
    $200 17
Britannica notes that this Russian ruler "had young lovers up to the time of her unexpected"
    $200 1
Yosemite Sam ropes hoop-erstar Michael Jordan into a meeting with Bugs Bunny & friends in this movie
    $400 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Boston, MA.) At full power, using all five of its deck guns, the Marine One fireboat can throw 12,000 GPM, 450 feet at a fire, "GPM" standing for this
    $400 14
The Hundred Acre Wood
    $400 7
For starters, you might enjoy this appetizer platter featuring shrimp toast, wontons & spare ribs
    $400 23
It's your calling, truly
    $400 18
The battle of this city that helped make Andrew Jackson a hero was actually fought after the War of 1812 ended
    $400 2
Wesley Snipes & Woody Harrelson leapt into starring roles hustling some basketball in this film
    $600 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from inside a fireboat.) Marine One can achieve a top speed of 35 knots powered by four 825 horsepower engines of this type, named for a German inventor
    $600 15
    $600 8
A popular Tunisian staple, this semolina dish is served with a fiery hot sauce called harissa
    $600 24
A period of popularity, like the 24 weeks the Madonna song spent on the charts in 1990
    $600 19
Lasting 40 minutes, an 1896 battle between Britain & this island, now part of Tanzania, is considered to be the shortest war
    $600 3
As Monica, Sanaa Lathan gives a movie its title when she tells Omar Epps, "All's fair in" this "& basketball, baby"
    $800 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shoots water from a fireboat.) The foam thrown by the fireboats blankets the surface, cutting the fire off from the oxygen that feeds this chemical reaction
    $800 16
    $800 12
A warm water fish, the dorado is also known by this Hawaiian name
    $800 25
2-word parliamentary procedure in which the outcome is determined by relative volume
    $800 20
On March 30, 1981 this Secretary of State & retired general told the press, "As of now, I am in control here, in the White House"
    $800 4
Before moving on to Golden State, this NBA star was "thunderstruck" , losing his hoops talent in a "Freaky Friday" way to a kid
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew rides on Marine Two.) Powered by two outboard motors, Marine Two is used for rescues where this twin-hulled design provides better stability for the crew
    $1000 26
Lake Wobegon
    $1000 13
This Japanese dish is raw meat & raw veggies cooked in a pot of hot broth by the diner at the table
    $1000 27
A whirlwind or a whirlpool in the form of a spiral
    DD: $1,000 21
A 1945 telegram from Churchill to Truman mentioned Soviet power & "the descent of" this "between us and everything to the eastward"
    $1000 5
In a 1996 comedy basketball fans Mike O'Hara (Daniel Stern) & Jimmy Flaherty (Dan Aykroyd) have lots of this "Pride"

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

Kevin Shannon Sathvik
$2,200 $3,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Shannon Sathvik
$3,600 $4,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
The main character, Aeneas survives the fall of Troy & is destined to be the ancestor of this great civilization
    $400 18
Howdy, cowboy. This name of the hat seen here exaggerates its capacity
    $400 13
Describing a whole order of mammals, this adjective is from the Latin for "flesh eating"
    $400 2
In 1479 this husband & wife (& cousin) team became king & queen of Aragon
    $400 24
Bradley Cooper teamed with Lady Gaga to climb the Billboard charts with this song from "A Star is Born"
    $400 1
Barbados & Bonaire: this big "C"
    $800 26
The sister of Pygmalion, Dido is the queen of this North African city & becomes Aeneas' lover
    $800 19
When you wish upon a shooting star, it's not actually a star but one of these streaking across the sky
    $800 14
In 2018 a $10 million Houston mansion made news as the USA's most expensive property in this unfortunate status
    $800 3
Diego Rivera totally wanted to leave his wife, this artist, in 1939 & soon totally wanted her back, remarrying in '40
    $800 10
Let's go country with Luke Bryan, who completed his hitmaking day with "Sunrise, Sunburn", this
    $800 5
Tiburon Island: this sea named for a conquistador, AKA the Gulf of California
    DD: $1,000 27
Sinon is a Greek who persuades the Trojans to take this object into their city as an offering to the goddess Minerva
    $1200 20
As a rodent from South America, this critter hardly lives up to its porcine name
    $1200 17
An artificial mannerism, like extending the pinky while drinking tea
    $1200 4
Director Roman Polanski married this actress in 1968 but tragedy ended their romance the following year
    $1200 11
He first hit the Top 40 in 1964 with 3 pals & was still going strong in 2018 on the adult contemporary chart with "Come On To Me"
    $1200 6
Puget Island: this river
    $1600 28
This god calms the storm at sea that begins the epic, letting Aeneas get to dry land
    $1600 21
It sounds like a bakery treat rather than the thymus or pancreas of a young animal eaten as a delicacy
    DD: $2,000 23
Someone who dislikes people in general, or the title subject of a 1666 play by Molière
    $1600 7
This leader & his first wife Evelyn were married from 1944 until she told him, it's the ANC or me!
    $1600 15
Streaming hits of Oct. 2018 included songs by Lil Baby, Lil Pump, Lil Uzi Vert & "Uproar" & "Dedicate" by him
    $1600 9
Ile Sumba: this river in a "Democratic Republic"
    $2000 30
Allecto is one of these goddesses of vengeance; her machinations get the Trojans into yet another war
    $2000 22
The funny bone isn't funny & it's not a bone; that weird sensation you feel is this nerve pressing against the end of the humerus
    $2000 29
This type of makeup is a symbol of acting in the theater
    $2000 8
Perhaps the birth of their baby c. 1118 was enough of a hint for Abelard to wed this woman, but in secret; that did not end well
    $2000 16
Bryce Vine cracked the Mainstream Top 40 with this tune named for an ex-child star-turned-"Charlie's Angel"
    $2000 12
Bird Islet & Cato Island, near the Great Barrier Reef: this sea

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Shannon Sathvik
$9,600 $13,600 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Peaking at 9,000 locations in 2004, this chain of stores was down to one in 2019, located in Bend, Oregon

Final scores:

Kevin Shannon Sathvik
$18,600 $7,999 $27,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Shannon Sathvik
$9,600 $14,600 $15,200
16 R,
2 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2019-09-24
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