Show #8143 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020


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Lau Mehes, a youth substance use prevention worker from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

John Cuevas, a slot floorperson from San Marcos, California

Dennis Coffey, a bartender from Old Orchard Beach, Maine (whose 3-day cash winnings total $51,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the candidate who was at the top of the ticket.)
(Alex: Outfit of the day.)
    $200 12
In an ex-terminal, designed by Eero Saarinen, the TWA Hotel has 500-plus ultra-quiet rooms with views of this airport's runway
    $200 1
John Edwards
    $200 9
A design of your initials on your stationery
    $200 17
In 2011 this singer said, "'Born This Way' is my answer to many questions over the years: Who are you? What are you about?"
    $200 2
This slightly flared skirt of the 1960s is named for the letter it resembles in silhouette
    $400 23
Here's the 25-ton yellow submarine that docked at John Lennon Airport in 2005, in this city where it all began
    $400 5
Joseph Lieberman
    $400 10
Contraction used to address the Queen in England
    $400 18
At the beginning of "Bad Guy", you can hear this young star removing her Invisalign braces so she doesn't lisp as she sings
    $400 3
The feather type of this "snake" scarf gets the press but you can wear one in pleated silk or fur, too
    $600 13
The "Spirit of Haida Gwaii", the jade canoe greets you at the airport serving this most populous city in British Columbia
    $600 6
Edmund Muskie
    $600 28
Mark Twain was among those who worked as a devil, an apprentice in this profession
    $600 14
Time to dial up a response upon hearing one of these
    $600 19
Unarmed civil rights protesters were killed on Jan. 30, 1972, the "Sunday Bloody Sunday" that inspired that song by this group
    $600 4
These tight-fitting, 3/4-length pants named for an Italian resort were hip, & on hips, in the '50s, '80s & again in the 2000s
    $800 22
In disarray after airport security? Mitchell International, serving this Wisconsin city, has a place for you to get sorted out
    $800 7
Jack Kemp
    $800 27
Proverbially, you have to pay this strolling musician who plays a small wind instrument
    DD: $1,200 15
I declare this Latin word to mean a suspension of activity
    $800 20
In concert, after playing this song that begins, "Don't go changing, to try & please me", Billy Joel said, "& then we got divorced"
    $800 11
A monk's habit inspired this draped collar that can be pulled over the head & worn as a hood
    $1000 21
We appreciate the indoor service dog relief area at the airport for this charmed city; the fire hydrant's a nice touch
    $1000 8
Bob Dole
    $1000 26
This term for a villain's minion may be from a Middle English word for horse handler
    $1000 16
A whirlpool off Norway's coast, or a tumultuous state of things
    $1000 24
After she said, "They tried to make me go to rehab & I told them no no no", her producer told her, "We should turn that into a song"
    $1000 25
1940s Mexican-American men helped popularize this rhyming ensemble associated with jitterbug dancing

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

Dennis John Lau
$1,200 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis John Lau
$2,000 $4,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the source show.)
    $400 26
Leading to the first animals, this element began to build up in the atmosphere 2 BYA as a product of photosynthesis
    $400 16
A punny way to say go away is "Make like a tree and" do this
    $400 21
French novelist George Sand had several lovers, including this Polish-French pianist & composer
    $800 15
One of Alcatraz' most infamous inmates, he served time in Chicago's Cook County jail & in Atlanta before his arrival in 1934
    $800 25
Land plants are about 450 mil. years old, but evolution didn't bring us these colorful seed-bearing parts until about 130 MYA
    $800 7
"Mayans M.C."--the M.C. stands for Motorcycle Club
    $800 9
In 1698 Peter the Great wanted his wife, Eudoxia, to become an ex-this & forced her into a nunnery
    $800 27
You can say "Hit the road!" or "hit" these, which roads were once often made of
    $800 22
As an editor in London, Ezra Pound helped to publish this man's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
    $1200 12
In 2018, after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, this infamous Boston mobster was murdered
    $1200 1
The event of 65 million years ago that took out the dinosaurs is reckoned as the fifth of these mass die-offs
    $1200 5
"Schooled" , starring AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis, now a music teacher
    $1200 8
My title is this, & I am funky, but in Japanese, it's kĊshaku
    DD: $2,500 18
In this 2017 horror film, Lakeith Stanfield delivers the 2-word title line
    $1200 20
Readers got Ezra Pound's views on art, poetry & philosophy in his "Guide to" this, oddly spelled starting "K-U-L-C-H"
    $1600 13
This "Robinson Crusoe" author was pilloried (literally) & jailed for libel in 1703
    $1600 2
One theory estimates that life on Earth began 3.5 billion years ago near these volcanic openings in the seabed
    $1600 4
Set in Seattle, "Station 19"
    $1600 10
This German title comes from the Latin word Caesar
    $1600 17
2-word phrase also meaning "push the boat out into the water"
    $1600 23
He dedicated his poem "The Waste Land" to Ezra Pound, "il miglior fabbro" ("the better craftsman ")
    $2000 14
He served as Illinois governor from 2003 to 2009; in 2012 he began serving time at a low-security prison in Colorado
    $2000 3
Around 300 million years ago, almost all of Earth's continents came together to form one supercontinent known as this
    $2000 6
"Bindi: The Jungle Girl"
    DD: $2,000 11
That's the pope putting the crown on Charles V, so this must be the title he's receiving in 1530
    $2000 19
Wordsworth began a poem not with "Scram, thou fond presumptuous elf", but this more old-fashioned 6-letter word
    $2000 24
Jules, not George, was a pseudonym that Ms. Sand used while writing for this newspaper of Paris, not Seville

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis John Lau
$14,500 $15,200 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 5 inhabited U.S. territories, this is the only one where cars drive on the left

Final scores:

Dennis John Lau
$399 $29,001 $400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dennis John Lau
$13,200 $14,800 $200
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2019-11-13
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