Show #8099 - Thursday, November 21, 2019


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Darrin Hall, a director of client engagement from Miami, Florida

Ryan Carmichael, a filmmaker from Astoria, New York

Elise Nussbaum, a financial counselor from Jersey City, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
This branch of math uses symbols to represent numbers or variables in arithmetic operations, like 2x + y = 10
    $200 14
In 2009 maybe a teen should not have robbed a a police convention...& tried to flee via taxi...near this Penn. capital
    $200 1
The Campbell's Soup website calls this & a grilled cheese sandwich a dinner combination that can't be beat
    $200 16
There's an initial preposition in this word meaning to support
    $200 6
On December 19, 1984 Margaret Thatcher & Zhao Ziyang signed a joint declaration to end British rule in this place
    $200 3
Tony's name for this web-slinging hero is Underoos
    $400 5
Sometimes you see the sines; others, you go off on 1 of these, a straight line that touches a curve without cutting through it
    $400 15
A novelist who penned an essay on how to do this to your husband got arrested for allegedly doing it to her husband
    $400 2
You can't make traditional pesto sauce without basil & these "nuts"
    $400 17
To perceive, old-time-ily
    $400 7
The people seen here are forming this painful reminder of the 1930s
    $400 8
Hawkeye gets this moniker of a "Lord of the Rings" archer
    $600 28
The BBC said in 2012 after a Sea World trip, Welsh tourists woke up hungover & "with (this type of) flightless bird in their apartment"
    $600 10
Small meatballs & vegetables are "joined together" in this Italian soup that sounds perfect for a nuptials dinner
    $600 18
A 2016 report said Ford had "revolutionized" this central console compartment
    $600 9
Tony's nicknames for this group of Avengers lite: Blue Meanie (Nebula), Build-a-Bear (Rocket) & Mr. Clean (Drax)
    $800 22
In 1,431 divided by 53, which we will not have you solve, 53 is the divisor & 1,431 is this
    $800 27
A Burglar in Vancouver, Wash. was arrested after he broke into one of these fun experience places & naturally, couldn't get out
    $800 12
It's the nut in Nutella
    $800 19
In this game there are 5 community cards
    $800 24
The 381-day bus boycott in this city was triggered by Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat to a white man
    $800 11
Tony refers to amnesiac assassin the Winter Soldier by the title of this 1962 Frank Sinatra thriller
    $1000 21
"O" say can you say this kind of triangle having no right angle? Or at least make some kind of indirect reference?
    $1000 26
Blowing our minds in 2010, a Neb. native got nailed for DUI costumed as this device that depicted a blood alcohol level of 6.9%
    $1000 13
A French chef in New York gets the credit for creating this creamy potato-&-leek soup that's served cold
    $1000 23
An official who continues in a job from one administration to another
    DD: $1,200 20
Queen Victoria's eldest son took the throne in 1901 with this name & number
    $1000 25
Tony calls Loki by the title of this 2009 Broadway musical about 1980s hair bands

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

Elise Ryan Darrin
$3,400 $1,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Ryan Darrin
$9,000 -$200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: They're taking place this Sunday...)
    $400 15
Thoreau's goal in writing about his time by this body of water was to "front only the essential facts of life"
    $400 8
This adjective meaning "swindled" that sounds like a chess castle was the culprit
    $400 7
The one-pillared pagoda sits very precariously in this Vietnamese capital
    $400 3
He opened the 2016 AMAs with a performance of his golden megahit "24K Magic"
    $400 21
Physicist & spy Klaus Fuchs was convicted in 1950 of supplying this country with secrets about the allies' atomic bomb research
    $400 1
The second of these German empires ended in 1918; the third came along just 15 years later
    $800 17
In an 1884 novel Jim is held as an escaped slave after rafting down this river
    $800 16
This derisive 4-letter word for a novice in an online community
    $800 9
The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the 2 pillars of this mythical figure
    $800 4
The 2015 AMAs saw Taylor Swift take home the trophy for Pop/Rock Album--this one named for the year of Taylor's birth
    $800 22
Klaus Baudelaire is a character in this 13-book "Series"
    $800 2
The Third Amendment to the Constitution is about the right to not have these people in your house
    DD: $2,200 18
Chapter XXV of "Le Morte d'Arthur" is "How Arthur By the Mean of Merlin Gat Excalibur His Sword of" this woman
    DD: $3,000 10
A rock formation shaped like a pillar of salt near the Dead Sea is named for this biblical woman
    $1200 5
This guy probably felt "Better Now" after winning Favorite Male Artist--Pop/Rock at the 2018 American Music Awards
    $1200 25
This German actor & father of Nastassja was as well known for his eccentric behavior as for his acting
    $1200 12
After Saladin's capture of Jerusalem in 1187, this English king helped lead the Third Crusade to try to win it back
    $1600 20
This 2-word term for the spot from which conspiracy theorists think an unknown second gunman fired on JFK
    $1600 11
This British hero's column is in Trafalgar Square; his pillar was in Dublin until an IRA member blew it up in 1966
    $1600 6
At the 2017 AMAs, Favorite Song--Pop/Rock went to this one by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
    $1600 24
Václav Klaus was president of this Central European republic from 2003 to 2013
    $1600 13
The third Winter Olympic site, & the first one in the U.S., it's not far from Saranac Lake & Tupper Lake, N.Y.
    $2000 28
"I've never been in a boat before", says Mole to the Rat as the 2 head down a river in this Kenneth Grahame novel
    $2000 19
This mythical-sounding product of the pitahaya cactus
    $2000 27
The Egyptian pillar called by the name of this "Great" foe of Julius Caesar was built 300 years after he lived
    $2000 14
This K-pop group made its official U.S. TV debut at the 2017 American Music Awards, performing its hit "DNA"
    $2000 23
As Bror Blixen, Austrian actor Klaus Maria Brandauer was married to Meryl Streep in this film
    $2000 26
In July 2019, around a big anniversary, there was renewed interest in this 88-year-old often called the "Third Man"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Ryan Darrin
$25,200 $6,600 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One a Civil War hero & one a U.S. Senator, brothers with this last name were both considered for the 1884 Republican presidential nomination

Final scores:

Elise Ryan Darrin
$20,200 $4,399 $2,200
2-day champion: $54,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elise Ryan Darrin
$24,000 $6,600 $7,400
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2019-09-24
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