Show #8144 - Thursday, January 23, 2020


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Christine DeLorme, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Justin Weatherby, a business manager from New York, New York

John Cuevas, a slot floorperson from San Marcos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
1845, in the Knickerbocker Magazine: this 2-word possessive synonym for January 1
    $200 20
Take a county seat! Specifically for Seminole county in this state, that'd be Sanford
    $200 12
This light and airy cake is perhaps a favorite of Gabriel
    $200 1
These rapscallions: "The Curse of the Black Pearl"
    $400 16
From @stoweboyd on August 25, 2007: this ubiquitous social media word derived from a keyboard symbol
    $400 21
Rev up your big ol' RV & go to this Wisconsin county south of Waupaca & east of Waushara
    DD: $5,000 28
Christy Lefteri's "The Beekeeper of Aleppo" details a married couple's flight from this war-torn country
    $400 11
Food lore says this salty snack represents arms crossed in prayer & that its holes represent the Trinity
    $400 3
This film series: "Battle of the Smithsonian"
    $400 2
Scalpel! Clamp! Retractor! may all be on a type of instrument stand named for these brothers of Minnesota clinic fame
    $600 17
1125, in the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle": this word for an assembly that now often follows "city"
    $600 22
You can catch the 3:10 to this state's Yuma County, then keep goin' east to Cochise
    $600 26
In "The Book of Gutsy Women", this former first lady & her daughter tell the stories of their heroes, like Diana Nyad & Rachel Carson
    $600 13
It's the condition of being a god, or a fudge-like nutty candy
    $600 5
This lunatic: "or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"
    $600 4
A Spotify survey shows most surgeons listen to music in the O.R. & the No. 1 selection is this band's "Rock You Like A Hurricane"
    $800 18
1738: this 2-word term for low-powered binoculars you might take to a performance of "Aida"
    $800 23
Known for a very big bang, this county in New Mexico was organized from parts of Sante Fe & Sandoval counties in 1949
    $800 25
"A Dream About Lightning Bugs" is a 2019 book from this singer, minus his Five
    $800 14
Angels applaud this alliterative Breyers ice cream with marshmallow flavor & almonds, sorta like Rocky Road
    $800 6
This naval epic: "The Far Side of the World"
    $800 8
5-letter type of nurse who keeps the surgical team sterile & helps with their gloves & gowns
    $1000 19
1934, from an L.A. Times piece about a "lonely wives party": this rhyming 2-word term for a female buddy
    $1000 24
At least 1,300 men would prefer not to be in this Kansas county; they're in the same-named medium security penitentiary
    $1000 27
"The Girl Who Lived Twice" is the latest novel featuring this tattooed heroine introduced by Stieg Larsson
    $1000 10
In Greece baklava is traditionally made with 33 layers of this dough to represent the years of Jesus' life
    $1000 7
This noble name: "The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes"
    $1000 9
Stretchy & strong, the Prolene brand of these was invented in 1969 & is still used for bypass surgery

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

John Justin Christine
$3,200 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Justin Christine
$13,400 -$400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
You might end up in the gutter or pick up a split at this place
    $400 16
It makes sense that this animal is at the center of the coat of arms for the Ivory Coast
    $400 17
"The Fall of Athens" is the 37th & final chapter in Donald Kagan's book named for this war
    $400 23
"When you can tread on 9 daisies at once", this season "has come"
    $400 24
In a 2019 film he starred as Arthur Fleck, who becomes the villainous Joker
    $800 7
It's a city of 3 million located on the Río de la Plata Estuary
    DD: $3,200 15
Mexico's coat of arms has a nopal, a type of cactus that also has this alliterative name
    $800 18
This Punic city "Must Be Destroyed" covers its epic battle with Rome
    $800 25
Things are always going wrong with the proverb "Bread always falls" this way
    $800 9
This star who made a comeback with "Stranger Things" was named for a city in her birthplace of Minnesota
    DD: $3,400 4
This hornless breed--take a look--is named in part for a place in Scotland
    $1200 13
The motto "L'Union fait la force", "Unity makes strength", is on the coat of arms not of France but of this next-door neighbor
    $1200 19
"The Story of a Sacred Landscape" is the subtitle of a history of this ancient monument on Salisbury Plain
    $1200 26
"Sine cerere et baccho friget Venus" means "without food and wine" this, represented by Venus, "grows cold"
    $1200 8
The "TODAY" show is anchored by Hoda Kotb & this woman who is also NBC news chief legal correspondent
    $1200 2
This comedian hopes to turn his Branson, Missouri theater into Yakov Towers, a senior community
    $1600 3
This prehistoric period began around the 4th Millenium B.C.
    $1600 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Australia's coat of arms has the kangaroo and this bird. Both symbolize the country's forward motion, as it's believed the animals don't like to move backwards
    $1600 20
A history of this 2-letter Sumerian city is subtitled "The City of the Moon God"
    $1600 5
She defeated Serena Williams to win the women's title at the 2018 U.S. Open
    $1600 1
In 1849 this showman turned the lecture room of his American museum into a full-scale theater but it all burned down in 1865
    $2000 6
An island group of the Western Pacific held by Germany until WWI, it bears the name of a German Chancellor
    $2000 14
The coat of arms of this nation of islands off Africa's east coast has only one shell down by the seashore, & it's a turtle
    $2000 22
"Hell hath no fury like" one of these
    $2000 11
Just go with it--Andy Roddick is married to this model
    $2000 10
For more than 250 years, Nakamura-za was one of the foremost venues for viewing this highly stylized Japanese drama

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Justin Christine
$22,800 $1,200 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A new Election Day ritual is leaving “I Voted” stickers on the headstone of this historic woman at a Rochester, New York cemetery

Final scores:

John Justin Christine
$23,510 $2,400 $5,800
2-day champion: $52,511 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Justin Christine
$19,200 $1,200 $5,800
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
4 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2019-11-13
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