Show #8119 - Thursday, December 19, 2019


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Eric Smith, a bartender from Tucson, Arizona

Peggah Ghoreishi, a penguinologist from Chicago, Illinois

Dave Algase, an information professional and writer from Saline, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,218)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This company created the Verdana typeface for use on its Windows operating system
    $200 2
Countries with flags of only these 2 colors include Greece, Honduras & Israel
    $200 25
This show about an animated fellow "Who lives in a pineapple under the sea"
    $200 16
A fierce situation in which survival belongs to those with the toughest & thickest skin is this kind of "world"
    $200 10
This weekly mag took the time to put newsmaking people like Selena Gomez & Kate Upton on its Nov. 20, 2017 cover
    $200 5
On April 21,1918 he caught a fatal bullet while piloting his Fokker triplane over northern France
    $400 3
In 1932 this London newspaper started using the New Roman typeface named for it
    $400 6
Europe's oldest, the university of this "meaty" Italian city was founded in 1088
    $400 26
This series introducing Tony, Carmela, Meadow & A.J.
    $400 17
To placate someone in a minor way by giving them something
    $400 14
One of the band's 4 faces, Keith Moon was the man who drummed for this quartet that had a hit with "Squeeze Box"
    $400 15
The men of this Spaniard's 1521 expedition described Aztec human sacrifices atop the pyramids
    $600 19
Now considered the standard for screenplays, Courier was used by IBM for the Selectric brand of these
    $600 7
The only land border between the Netherlands & France is on this 34-square-mile Caribbean island split between them
    $600 18
A long, rambling tale that is amusing because of its absurd or pointless ending
    $600 13
To give a break to those who fight conflagrations, this strip of cleared land helps stem the spread of a prairie fire
    $600 20
In 1819 famed aeronaut Sophie Blanchard ignited fireworks over Paris; bad idea in a balloon filled with this
    $800 24
Lucida Bright was designed for this magazine that has brought the lab to the layman since 1845
    $800 8
A memorial that depicts an albatross on this Chilean cape is dedicated to the sailors who lost their lives in the Southern Ocean
    $800 27
Starring David Boreanaz, this spin-off from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
    $800 23
Fabric pattern seen here that's popular for jackets & suits
    $800 11
Bordering Angola & Botswana, what is now Namibia was administered by this South African country until 1990
    $800 21
About 40 attendees didn't survive this 1846-47 "party" in a Sierra Nevada mountain pass
    $1000 4
Change one letter in the word "future" to get this font created in the '20s & used by tech companies like Cisco
    $1000 9
Occupied in parts by three nations, this former kingdom is home to the ninth highest peak on Earth
    $1000 28
This drama starring Ms. Brenneman as Ms. Gray, who presided over family court cases
    $1000 29
You have no stake in a conflict or issue if you've got no this
    $1000 12
On the periodic table of elements, which ranks as a great scientific tool, horizontal rows are also called these
    DD: $1,300 22
4 of the 7 members of the team that first conquered this Alp in 1865 fell to their deaths during the descent

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

Dave Peggah Eric
$1,400 $400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Peggah Eric
-$400 $3,500 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: We're back at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Last time, we had clues about Native American myth. This time, a category about reality.)
    $400 5
    $400 20
2-word term for the trauma experienced when suddenly moving from one society to another
    $400 6
They're eared seals that roar & (except the California type) have manes
    $400 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.) The Americans exhibit highlights Native Americans' role in American identity. One legend is Pocahontas' famous 1607 rescue of this man, a story some doubt, as he didn't tell it until 1624, though he had written about his time in Virginia before then
    $800 28
"I just couldn't make the grade as a hack", Fitzgerald explained after his MGM contract as one of these wasn't renewed
    $800 4
    $800 24
During fermentation, live & active cultures convert pasteurized milk to this; look for the "live & active cultures" seal on it
    $800 7
It's also known as the Cape anteater & it earns that name by eating tens of thousands a night
    $800 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.) Soon after this 1876 battle, the U.S. had almost all the region's Native Americans confined to reservations, yet that one setback looms large and made the Sioux and other plains people the iconic image of Native Americans
    $800 11
This sledding sport probably originated on the slopes of Montreal
    $1200 25
PBS NewsHour titled a medical article "F. Scott Fitzgerald's Life was a Study in Destructive" this addiction
    $1200 1
(okay, John Stockton)
    DD: $3,000 23
This term for the struggles between liberals & conservatives, especially in media, comes from the German "kulturkampf"
    $1200 16
The Sumatran species of this ape is much more endangered than the Bornean
    $1200 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.) Stick and ball games are common among many Native peoples, but the only nation with its own sports team on an international level is the Iroquois team, competing in this centuries-old sport
    $1200 10
In 2018 this choir dropped "Mormon" from its name
    $1600 26
Fitzgerald's career as an inept Army officer was brightened when he met this future wife while stationed in Alabama
    $1600 2
Tony Esposito,
Vladislav Tretiak,
Ken Dryden
    $1600 21
A throat culture can check for an ailment common in kids & caused by the group a type of this bacterium
    DD: $3,000 17
The 350 or so species of these include the numbat
    $1600 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.) Disputes over treaties between tribes and the U.S. may seem far in the past, but this mile marker says otherwise. It was part of the 2016 protest by the Standing Rock Tribe that claimed this pipeline violated an 1868 pact
    $1600 8
It's the name for the set of drums seen here
    $2000 27
Fitzgerald was 44 when he died of a heart attack before he could finish this "Last" novel about a Hollywood producer
    $2000 3
Lawrence "L.T." Taylor, Ted "The Mad Stork" Hendricks,
Harry "no cool nickname" Carson
    $2000 22
You may be accused of cultural this 13-letter word if you wear a Sikh-style turban & you aren't Sikh
    $2000 18
Ballena asesina is a Spanish name for this swimmer
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.) Despite the legal veneer of the Indian Removal Act, forcing 100,000 Native Americans from the fertile southeast to the more arid lands west of the Mississippi, caused thousands of deaths from starvation, exposure, and disease, leading to this term
    $2000 9
This word for a prehistoric cave dweller can also mean a brutal, primitive person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Peggah Eric
$6,000 $1,100 $21,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In her 20+ years working for this company, Audrey Sherman of Saint Paul has been granted more than 130 patents

Final scores:

Dave Peggah Eric
$9,000 $787 $17,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Peggah Eric
$6,000 $800 $22,200
14 R,
6 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2019-10-15
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