Show #8128 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Karen Farrell game 5.
First show of the 2020s.


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Shane Hopkin, a brewery representative from Chicago, Illinois

Val Marsden Fitzhugh, an educational consultant from New York, New York

Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Woodbridge, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $74,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
An Emirati is from this country
    $200 25
The graphic thriller "Whiteout" takes place at McMurdo station in this very remote place
    $200 29
Each year U.S. fossil fuels emit around 5 billion metric tons of this gas
    $200 21
The face of this statue of Giza is thought to represent Khafre, builder of one of the Great Pyramids at Giza
    $200 30
During the Revolutionary War, drums were usually paired with this four-letter tooter
    $200 28
This 4-letter way you might like your steak is also a synonym for "uncommon"
    $400 26
A Newfie is from this Canadian province
    $400 24
To correctly read this Japanese type of comic, be sure to start with the panel at the upper right side of the page
    $400 19
Thomas Jefferson's final draft of this document dropped language calling slavery "an execrable commerce"
    $400 20
The word pharaoh originally referred to a palace, but in the 18th of these, the word began to refer to the kings themselves
    $400 23
Tradition says a toot of this instrument by Gabriel will announce judgment day
    $400 22
In a Marine Corps recruiting slogan, this 3-letter word means "uncommon"
    $600 7
A Weegie is a lad or a lass from this Scottish city
    $600 10
The Marvel comic "Spider-Gwen" takes place in a universe where this girlfriend of Peter Parker gets the radioactive bite
    $600 18
According to the Census Bureau, 35% of U.S. adults over 25 have this college degree or higher
    $600 1
Pharaohs were known to wear headdresses with a uraeus, a symbol of power in the form of this snake
    $600 2
In "Rigoletto" Verdi used this really high-pitched tooter to represent a flash of lightning
    $600 3
"Monty Python's Flying Circus" often encouraged us with "And now for something..." these 2 words
    $800 8
The Sammarinese are the people of this country
    $800 11
The graphic novel "They Called Us Enemy" is a memoir of this "Star Trek" actor's time in an American WWII internment camp
    $800 17
The Great Seal of the United States bears two 3-word Latin phrases: Novus ordo seclorum & this
    $800 12
Near Lake Nasser is the "Great Temple" constructed by this pharaoh who reigned for 66 years
    $800 6
Lester Young was a legendary tooter on the tenor type of this
    $800 4
There are 3 C's in this word for someone who has a truly unconventional personality
    $1000 9
A Paceño is from this South American capital
    $1000 15
"Exit Stage Left" reimagines this cat from Hanna-Barbera cartoons as a Southern playwright in the 1950s
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) A Census Bureau map shows that, from 1930 to 2000, the population density of this Nevada county increased by more than 5,000%
    $1000 13
Thutmose I was the first pharaoh to cut his tomb into this "royal" resting place near Thebes
    $1000 14
This tuba was developed by & named for the "March King"
    DD: $2,600 5
In grammar this synonym of "uncommon" refers to a noun pertaining to one entity"

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

Karen Val Shane
$4,200 $5,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Val Shane
$6,000 $6,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It might appear more than once, though.)
(Alex: Then we want you to tell us who each actor played in...)
    $400 29
Lewis & Clark gave this non-canine rodent its name and even brought one back to give to Thomas Jefferson
    $400 28
In 1985 the slogan "Cubano Vota Cubano" led to Puerto Rico-born Mayor Maurice Ferré losing his job in this city to Xavier Suarez
    $400 30
It's a perch for chickens to rest on at night
    $400 26
Bill Hader, since 2018
    $400 27
In a 2015 cover story for Vanity Fair, she revealed her new identity & talked about her gender transition
    $400 25
A pregnant Mrs. Woodhouse attends a strange New Year's Eve party in this devilish book by Ira Levin
    $800 7
Though we think of it as grayish-brown, the boys called it a "white bear" & killed quite a few
    $800 24
Before she was a nominee for vice president & a governor, she was the mayor of the small city of Wasilla
    $800 11
It was the alma mater of Hugh Grant & Sir Roger Bannister
    $800 23
John Krasinski, since 2018
    $800 19
Steven Spielberg called this composer "the single most significant contributor" to his "success as a filmmaker"
    DD: $3,000 6
This character's January 1 diary entry counts Bloody Marys as food ("as contain Worcester sauce & tomatoes")
    $1200 5
Don't complain. Just name the sage type of this bird that Lewis & Clark called the heath cock
    $1200 20
Norman Mineta became the first Asian-American mayor of a major U.S. city when he took over this tech town near San Francisco in 1971
    $1200 1
A 2018 statement from the Latter-Day Saints says not to call them these
    $1200 12
Idris Elba, 2010-2019
    $1200 15
In 2005 this British graffiti artist installed his own works on the walls of museums in N.Y. & London
    $1200 2
He wrote of the Little Match Girl who had "frozen to death on the last evening of the old year"
    $1600 10
Say, Meriwether, that sheep sure has large paired features on its head--you're right, William, so let's call it this
    $1600 21
In between his third & fourth terms as mayor of Washington, D.C., he served 6 months in prison on drug charges
    $1600 8
This '50s music style is what The Turbans are saying in their song "When You Dance"
    $1600 13
Liev Schreiber, since 2013
    $1600 16
Shared last name of the two men seen here, New York's Archbishop & one of the city's sports team owners
    $1600 3
This author's "Middlemarch" includes a party hosted by Mr. Vincy on New Year's Day
    $2000 17
Lewis noted of the Lewis' type of this bird that the pointy tail helps it stay vertical against the tree trunk it's beaking
    DD: $2,000 22
Hubert Humphrey in the 1940s & George Pillsbury in the 1880s presided over this city
    $2000 9
Just one more thing--this Asian capital city is home to Gangaramaya Temple
    $2000 14
Telly Savalas, 1973- 1978
    $2000 18
Upon the death of Daniel Inouye, this Vermont Democrat, in office since 1975, became the longest-serving U.S. Senator
    $2000 4
New Year's Eve finds 4 people contemplating suicide in "A Long Way Down" by this man who also wrote "About a Boy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Val Shane
$16,800 $10,200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last single-named actress to win an Oscar was this woman who won for her supporting role in "Precious"

Final scores:

Karen Val Shane
$20,401 $20,398 $2,199
5-day champion: $94,802 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karen Val Shane
$16,800 $11,600 $6,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2019-10-22
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