Show #8098 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019


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Dave Blum, a biomedical engineer from Boston, Massachusetts

Elise Nussbaum, a financial counselor from Jersey City, New Jersey

Sathvik Namburar, a medical student from Lebanon, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: First off, we're gonna celebrate [*]. They've been on Broadway for 25 years.)
(Alex: A list from PBS...)
    $200 7
Disney's first-ever Broadway adaptation was this one based on a movie & a fairy tale

"Be our guest, be our guest /
Our command is your..."
    $200 28
The second Monday in February is Clean Out Your this Day, so shake the crumbs out of that keyboard & delete those unused .exes
    $200 10
An expectant mother probably wouldn't want the baby brought by the shoebill type of this bird
    $200 6
This Harper Lee classic topped the list & was the favorite book of 48 states as well
    $200 15
Matkot, Hebrew for "racquet", is the unofficial national sport of this nation, where it's being played in the photo
    $200 1
    $400 8
This hit musical will give you chills

"And let it go, let it go /
You'll never see me cry /
Here I am..."
    $400 29
Write (actually write, on paper) a letter on June 1, the National Day for these alliterative & friendly correspondents
    $400 21
Despite the name of this wild African pig, the bumps on its face aren't caused by a virus. They're just protective
    $400 19
Only one title from each author could make the list; these 2 sisters represented the Bronte family at No. 10 & No. 21
    $400 20
The name of this racket game that's played on a 4-walled court also means "to crush"
    $400 2
    $600 9
The Sherman brothers turned a mouthful into a catchy song, a delightful scene in this musical

"Supercalifragilistic-expialidocious /
Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious /
If you say it loud enough..."
    $600 22
Don't take my odd looks the wrong way. I'm just a simple one of these fowl with the same name as a Kentucky bourbon
    $600 16
This author made the list at No. 24 with his epic "The Stand"
    $600 11
What's the dill, yo? The USAPA promotes this racket sport, one of the USA's fastest-growing sports
    $600 3
Hôtesse de l'air
    $800 13
The spectacular opening number of this show is just one reason it won a Best Musical Tony

"It's the circle of life /
And it moves us all..."
    $800 24
On February 1, I scream, you scream, we all scream for this fancy dessert named for the 49th state
    $800 27
Sounding like a truly gross salad item, these "sea" creatures expel their organs & grow new ones
    $800 17
Sci-fi entries on the list ranged from Frank Herbert's "Dune" to this much sillier Douglas Adams book
    DD: $1,000 12
The Thomas Cup & the Uber Cup are presented by the BWF, this racket sport's world federation
    $800 4
    $1000 14
Special footwear helps the characters glide across the stage in a show-stopping number from this musical

"Under the sea (under the sea) /
Under the sea (under the sea) /
When the sardine begin the beguine /
It's music to me..."
    $1000 23
Spare a thought for the humphead wrasse & Oahu tree snail on the third Friday in May, the national day for these
    $1000 25
A type of crab found near Antarctic hydro-thermal vents is called this, like the Abominable Snowman
    $1000 18
7 of the top 10 books on the list were written by women, including this series by Diana Gabaldon
    $1000 26
Spanish for "ball", this Basque court game was a 1924 Olympic demonstration sport
    $1000 5

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

Sathvik Elise Dave
$1,200 $3,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sathvik Elise Dave
$3,800 $8,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letter U is exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
    $400 6
Pirates Anne Bonny & Mary Read avoided execution by the British because they both happened to be in this condition
    $400 3
Stop! Police! This title woman, "you don't have to put on the red light"
    $400 4
Reading this part of the paper; "Mutts" really has him holding his sides
    $400 1
1/4 of the Noble Eightfold Path of this religion is saying nothing to hurt others & gaining knowledge of the truth
    $400 12
The quills of this rodent consist of long, sharp bristles of fused hairs
    $800 9
Lagertha was formidable in the 9th century among these Scandinavian invaders
    $800 10
Lady Gaga titled this song the Spanish version of late designer McQueen's first name
    $800 7
With the service Carbonite, doing an alliterative "business" this, an important but often neglected computer task
    DD: $6,000 29
Roseau, Dominica was burned by the French in 1805 & suffered near-total destruction by one of these in 1979
    $800 2
In 1990 Father Gabriele Amorth co-founded the International Association of these people who deal with the possessed
    $800 16
It's the opposite of diurnal
    $1200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The most successful pirate of all time was a woman; Ching Shih grew her late husband's fleet into more than 1,000 ships, controlling almost all the piracy in this sea; the Emperor had to offer her amnesty to end it
    $1200 11
"I'm begging darling, please"! Eric Clapton wrote this love song for Pattie Harrison, then wed to Eric's good pal George
    $1200 24
Packing a picnic basket & being sure to include these pickled flower buds to flavor the salad
    $1200 13
Valletta, Malta was named for the grand master of the Knights Hospitaller after they survived a 1565 siege there by this empire
    DD: $7,700 23
This "directional" group formalized its split from Northerners in Augusta, Georgia in 1845
    $1200 5
It's another name for whooping cough
    $1600 18
18th century pirate Rachel Wall went ashore & met her downfall for this type of "robbery"--she took a bonnet on a Boston public road
    $1600 14
This British singer-songwriter introduced us to both "Veronica" & "Alison"
    $1600 25
Folding the U.S. flag in the official manner, bending it over onto itself this many times
    $1600 19
With room for 7,000 worshippers, Al Fateh Mosque in Manama, capital of this island kingdom, is the nation's largest
    $1600 27
At the Passover seder, a cup of wine is poured & left untouched for this prophet, due to his role in the coming of the Messiah
    $1600 8
Doing some speechifying? Work on this, the study & practice of oral delivery
    $2000 22
Sayyida al-Hurra, 16th century pirate queen of the Western Mediterranean, was one of these French-named pirates of the Barbary Coast
    $2000 15
Kiss got all ballad-y singing this woman, "I hear you callin', but I can't come home right now"
    $2000 26
The bachata--or is it the merengue? Anyway, a dance from this Caribbean country
    $2000 20
Founded in 1736 as a stopping place for ships between Europe and Asia, Port Louis is the capital of this island nation in the Indian Ocean
    $2000 28
Often called Islamic law, it's broader than secular law codes & uses "recommended" & "disapproved", not "legal" & "illegal"
    $2000 21
Daimyo, who controlled vast territories, employed many of these warriors

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sathvik Elise Dave
$16,300 $26,600 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This title of a 1962 novel & 1975 film refers to the direction the last of 3 geese took in an old nursery rhyme

Final scores:

Sathvik Elise Dave
$27,799 $34,600 $2,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $34,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sathvik Elise Dave
$9,800 $26,600 $9,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
27 R,
0 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2019-09-24
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