Show #8146 - Monday, January 27, 2020


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Cheyenne Simmons, a baker and entrepreneur from Albany, New York

Sarah Frontiera, a graduate student from Santa Monica, California

Heather Nelson, a middle school math teacher from Lake Oswego, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about the largest public companies around the world.)
    $200 26
The Buddhist Shingon Toji Temple overlooks Nachi Falls, the tallest waterfall in this country
    $200 11
"The Whiteness of the Whale"
    $200 13
The alliterative "more" this "for your buck" was popularized by a 1950s Secretary of Defense
    $200 6
Watch this PBS show & guess how much grandma's old postcards might be appraised for
    $200 1
American Airlines Captain Beverley Bass was piloting one of the 38 planes that were diverted to Newfoundland on this date
    $200 18
With $4 trillion in total assets, the ICBC, the Industrial & Commercial Bank of this country, tops the list
    $400 27
In 1968, the Byodo-In Temple was built without nails in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park in this U.S. state
    $400 12
No lie: "The Beautiful Child Rescues the Puppet"
    $400 14
A 1918 song title said this "Is Hard To Find"
    $400 7
I say, old chap, it's time for "A Question of Sport", a quiz show on this network since 1970
    $400 2
Haben Girma, who advocates for disability rights, was the first deaf blind person to graduate from this law school
    $400 19
Uber didn't make the 2019 list, but this competitor just squeaked in at No. 1,949
    $600 28
72 symbolic stupas encircle the top levels of the Borobudur Temple complex on this island, Indonesia's most populous
    $600 23
By Dickens: "Knitting"
    $600 15
Marshall Field's Chicago department store popularized the expression "The customer is" this
    $600 8
Norm Abram earned his spot on the debut of this renovation show 40 years ago by having a minuscule scrap pile
    $600 3
Pioneering environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas is known as the woman who saved this Florida "river of grass"
    $600 20
The most profitable on the list is this technology company that passed $1 trillion in value in 2018
    $800 29
A temple in India has a tree descended from this five-letter tree important in the life of Buddha
    $800 24
1883: "Pieces of eight"
    $800 16
1970s Budget Director Bert Lance got people saying "If it ain't broke", this
    $800 9
Real programs on this type of TV seen in "Wayne's World" include "The Mr. Science Show" & "Cast Iron TV"
    $800 4
India's first female prime minister, she helped shape the country's constitution & society
    DD: $2,000 21
These 2 6-letter aircraft makers topped the Aerospace section on the list
    $1000 25
From a Verne work: "Boldly Down the Crater"
    $1000 17
John Donne's 1624 "Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions" is the source of the phrase "No man is" this
    $1000 10
The CBC's "Road to Avonlea" made a star of this actress named Sarah who played young Sara Stanley
    $1000 5
This glamorous Vienna-born actress invented a device that contributed to the development of GPS and WiFi
    $1000 22
Jamie Dimon is head of this financial services company, the largest in the United States

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

Heather Sarah Cheyenne
$2,200 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Sarah Cheyenne
$6,200 $3,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter M and end with a T.)
    $400 13
This "dark" pandemic ravaged Europe between 1347 & 1351
    $400 26
At Subway the signature wraps come wrapped in one of these
    $400 8
Not only is it the world's smallest ocean, it's also the shallowest
    $400 19
The use of cinnabar as a red, like in Degas' "Combing the Hair", is quite toxic, as it contains this liquid metal
    $400 6
In 2019 adult contemporary fans sure wanted to know "Girls Like You" from this Adam Levine band
    $400 1
Something adopted by a group as a representative symbol
    $800 14
In this medieval literary work, Judas is found in the lowest circle of hell being gnawed on by Satan
    $800 27
The house here has this type of veranda that extends around the sides of the house
    $800 9
In 2019 this airline used employees as guinea pigs on a 19-hour flight direct from London to Sydney
    DD: $2,000 20
Copper sulfate helped produce Scheele's this color, which gave some Victorians arsenic poisoning from wallpaper
    $800 7
This band was "Only Human" as a hitmaker in 2019, its humans being Kevin, Joe & Nick
    $800 2
Sail holder
    $1200 15
According to legend, he was blown off course around 1000 A.D. & landed on the North American continent
    $1200 28
According to Luke 2, Mary "brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in" these
    $1200 10
A specialty of Goa, India is feni, a potent liquor made from the fruit of the tree that produces these kidney-shaped nuts
    $1200 21
Used in "The Arrest of Christ", Naples yellow contains both antimony and this heavy metal once common in house paint
    $1200 16
In 2019, Garth Brooks & this fellow country star seen here team up to hit "A Dive Bar"
    $1200 3
Your point is this, of no practical value
    $1600 24
Before Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 800, he was dubbed king of these people
    DD: $4,000 30
This 4-letter seaweed that wraps up sushi is actually a type of red algae
    $1600 11
The name of this people of Kenya precedes "Mara" in the name of a national reserve loaded with lions
    $1600 22
Leonardo da Vinci used a black powder made from carcinogenic sources like coal tar & named for this element
    $1600 17
He surprised people at the 2019 VMAs by performing "Panini" over the very expected "Old Town Road"
    $1600 4
As an adjective it can mean active in combat, or aggressive about a cause
    $2000 25
In Medieval Europe, some women wore a cloth headdress called this, still used today by some nuns who wear a traditional habit
    $2000 29
One of Christo's temporary works of art was the wrapping in fabric of this oldest Paris bridge
    $2000 12
"B" aware that this 19-mile-long strait splits Turkey into western & eastern portions
    $2000 23
Prussian blue contained this poison that's also found in the seeds of apples
    $2000 18
The album "Beerbongs & Bentleys" topped the Billboard 200, going pillar to him
    $2000 5
From the French for "clumsy", it means unskillful

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Sarah Cheyenne
$13,400 $20,000 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Dartmouth dropout, he received 2 honorary degrees from Dartmouth--in 1933 & 1955

Final scores:

Heather Sarah Cheyenne
$11,201 $26,801 $3,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Heather Sarah Cheyenne
$11,000 $17,600 $11,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2019-11-19
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