Show #8100 - Friday, November 22, 2019


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Joyee Dasgupta, an international affairs analyst from Washington, D.C.

Seema Dahlheimer, a professor of technical writing from St. Louis, Missouri

Elise Nussbaum, a financial counselor from Jersey City, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In "The Maltese Falcon", this actor tells Mary Astor, "if you...were as innocent as you pretend to be, we'd never get anywhere"
    $200 6
In the 1940s Kim Philby, Britain's head of anti-communist counter-espionage, was one of these "2"-timing spies
    $200 28
If you're vegan or vegetarian, you may struggle to get enough of this in your diet, so try some seitan & tofu
    $200 30
It measures a car's travel
    $200 29
At 22 this Aussie native inherited a newspaper after his father's death; in 2019 he & his family were worth 11 figures
    $200 12
This company's crayons come in more than a dozen shades of blue, including cornflower & cadet
    $400 2
Grabbing a shower at a motel seems like a good idea to Janet Leigh in this 1960 thriller--it is not a good idea at all
    $400 7
1948's Battle of Huaihai left Communist forces finally & firmly in control during this country's civil war
    $400 25
Careful with raw milk, AKA this 13-letter kind; it can contain harmful bacteria
    $400 27
This instrument has a tubular body & a double-reed mouthpiece
    $400 26
He rebounded nicely after getting fired from Salomon Brothers, becoming mayor of NYC & being worth about $50 billion in 2019
    $400 13
This "seafaring" shade of blue is one of the most popular colors for school uniforms in the United States
    $600 3
This actor is defiant in "Raging Bull"--"I never went down, Ray. You never got me down, Ray"
    $600 22
From the Latin for "offspring", it was the Communist term for the working class that was meant to be liberated
    $600 16
Eat & exercise to keep your BMI, short for this, within the proper range; shoot for between 18.5 & 24.9
    $600 23
Someday you may find me by a well or spring at this small green area in a desert
    DD: $4,000 24
Last name of brothers Charles & David, worth around a combined $100 billion at the time of David's death in 2019
    $600 20
The name of this often blue fabric points to its place of origin, the city of Nimes
    $800 4
Gen. Jack D. Ripper, Col. "Bat" Guano & Major "King" Kong are characters in this 1964 doomsday comedy
    $800 21
When he became the USSR's leader, Mikhail Gorbachev was the youngest member of this chief Communist Party policymaking body
    $800 17
Floss & brush regularly to get the jump on this gum disease; if left untreated, it can lead to periodontitis
    $800 14
Get a leg up after an injury with this type of M.D. who specializes in your skeletal system
    $800 10
Talk about Amazon Prime! This woman pledged more than half her $37 billion fortune to charity in 2019
    $800 9
Katy Perry voiced this blue animated movie character with blonde hair
    $1000 5
On "Seinfeld", Jerry caught serious grief for making out with his date during this 1993 World War II-set drama
    $1000 8
This first leader of Communist North Korea was an officer in the Soviet Red Army during World War II
    $1000 18
NAMI, the National Alliance on this, tries to fight the stigma associated with the condition
    $1000 15
Some people of the 46th state have reclaimed this Dust Bowl-era epithet, putting it on mugs & T-shirts
    $1000 11
Very rich men Larry Page & Sergey Brin head up this parent company of Google
    $1000 19
The blue that's all over the walls in Morocco's city of Chefchaouen came from Jews fleeing this event in Spain

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

Elise Seema Joyee
$2,600 $2,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Seema Joyee
$6,000 $3,800 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Riots hit Chicago in this year as the Democratic national convention stirred up emotions
    $400 16
If one of these, AKA a turkey vulture, is circling overhead, call 911
    $400 1
1865: "She was walking by the White Rabbit, who was peeping anxiously into her face"
    $400 30
This late senator from Arizona, class of 1958
    $400 23
As it flows through Oxford, it's called the Isis
    $400 21
This "Cheers" actor plays Michael, designer of "The Good Place"
    $800 26
For all but 12 years from 1955 to 2011, Chicago had a mayor with this last name
    $800 15
2 basic types of college courses are the seminar & this, basically the professor speaking to a large group
    $800 4
1958: "It was some little while before I could bring myself to open the window, and ask Miss Golightly what she wanted"
    $800 24
This author of "Stranger in a Strange Land", a 1929 graduate
    $800 22
Mount Godwin-Austen
    $800 20
David Hartman was the host for this ABC a.m. show when it premiered in 1975
    $1200 12
Begun on the South Side of Chicago, the social justice movement known as Operation PUSH was headed by this man
    $1200 9
An oubliette was a secret one of these beneath a trapdoor in a castle & a place you did not want to end up
    DD: $4,000 5
1990: "You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose"
    $1200 25
He & running mate James Stockdale both graduated from the Academy
    $1200 2
Dutch Guiana
    $1200 17
This "Mad Men" actress robs a supermarket on "Good Girls"
    $1600 14
From 1915 to 1917 Oscar de Priest sat on Chicago's city council after becoming the first African American elected to this post
    $1600 11
A type of poker game where A-2-3-4-6 is a winning hand, or to underestimate on purpose
    $1600 8
1873: "Phileas Fogg had won his wager of twenty thousand pounds!"
    DD: $2,400 27
Wally Schirra, who was the only astronaut to fly in all 3 of these NASA programs
    $1600 3
    $1600 18
This 2-word title got Michelle Dockery's Letty out of prison early on a TNT drama
    $2000 13
Chicago's most famous community organizer before Barack Obama, he wrote books like "Rules for Radicals"
    $2000 10
A place where metal is cast in molds
    $2000 7
A recent Pulitzer Prize winner set during WWII: "Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever"
    $2000 28
An 1858 graduate, he would become the "Hero of Manila"
    $2000 6
Van Diemen's Land
    $2000 19
This actress fights "The Good Fight" as Diane Lockhart, as she did on "The Good Wife"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Seema Joyee
$14,800 $4,600 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1847 eccentric horticulturalist Sir Charles Isham popularized these when he imported terra cotta ones from Nuremberg

Final scores:

Elise Seema Joyee
$24,800 $0 $14,799
3-day champion: $79,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elise Seema Joyee
$14,000 $4,600 $12,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2019-09-24
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