Show #8147 - Tuesday, January 28, 2020


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Greg Bacon, an acoustical consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Adella Irizarry, an English professor from Lake Worth, Florida

Sarah Frontiera, a graduate student from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
It was one of the first bridges to use steel for cable wire! On N.Y.'s East River, it almost sells itself!
    $200 12
Ahead of the new millennium, Necco offered the saying this many "Kisses" & this many "Hugs"
    $200 1
Using one of these he built himself, in 1674 Anton Van Leeuwenhoek gave the first accurate description of red blood cells
    $200 2
    $200 26
In battle you better follow the R.O.E., rules of this
    $200 21
It is "often thought of as referring to persons (or) places"
    $400 8
Hello, young lovers. Head over to this symbol of the Universal Exposition of 1889; the world's tallest structure then; iconic now
    $400 13
The animal attraction series had "Purr" followed by these 4 letters
    DD: $1,000 3
The big rock that caused mass extinction 65 million years ago has the alliterative name the "Alvarez" this
    $400 17
"The Iron Lady"
    $400 27
CPOs are these officers, but I don't think they are spiteful
    $400 22
They are "distinguished... by their function as connectors between words, phrases, clauses, or sentences"
    $600 9
Nearly 1,400 feet of limestone awaits you when you enjoy this territory seen here
    $600 14
In 1999 this pair of 2-letter words, a "Clueless" movie quote, was kind of a mean choice
    $600 4
The optic nerve transmits impulses to the brain from the one million ganglion cells in this eye part
    $600 18
"On the Basis of Sex"
    $600 28
Abbreviated DZ, it's the area where airborne troops, equipment or supplies are expected to land
    $600 23
They are a "class of words expressing emotion, distinguished... by their use in grammatical isolation"
    $800 10
UNESCO described this landmark, built in memory of a man's wife, as "the jewel of Muslim art in India"
    $800 15
In 1998, between "Call me" & "Text me", came this 2-word phrase invoking now-outmoded telecommunications
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) This system, part of the circulatory one, returns fluid from tissues to the bloodstream and helps the body absorb fat
    $800 19
"Behind the Candelabra"
    $800 29
You can buy stuff at a PX, post exchange, or BX, this
    $800 24
They "typically express some relation of place, time, manner..."
    $1000 11
There are over 160 stories in Dubai, & this 2,717' building has every one of 'em! This building'll make you say gee, wiz!
    $1000 16
A "Twilight"-themed series included do this to "Me"
    $1000 6
The 3 most basic types of clouds are stratus, cumulus & this high, wispy type with a name meaning "curl"
    $1000 20
"The Theory of Everything"
    $1000 30
To some, G.I. means "government issue"; MacArthur thought it meant this "issue" & couldn't stand the term
    $1000 25
They "typically express a spatial, temporal, or other relationship"

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

Sarah Adella Greg
$1,800 -$400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Adella Greg
$1,400 $600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with that letter.)
    $400 24
400 years ago, it reached Plymouth carrying 102 passengers
    $400 6
My my my! It took 20 years for The Knack to notice that Run-DMC sampled this song on "It's Tricky"
    $400 1
Frommer's says some of the best souvenirs you can bring home from Russia are nesting dolls & bottles of this--cheers!
    $400 19
"Disclosing the Past" is the autobiography of this Mary who dug up some very old skulls
    $400 11
In this play Oberon says, "Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania"
    $400 16
Of natural, like certain sweeteners
    $800 25
August marks the 30th anniversary of Iraq invading this country, leading to the Persian Gulf War
    $800 7
The Rolling Stones sued The Verve claiming too much of their song The Last Time" was used on this "Symphony"
    $800 2
In 1909, painter Boris Kustodiev captured a promenade and some merrymaking along this river
    $800 20
"What's the 411?" She received a double Oscar nomination for Supporting Actress & Original Song for "Mudbound"
    $800 12
"Romeo and Juliet": "Good night, good night!" these 5 words "that I shall say good night till it be morrow"
    $800 17
Of enemy, especially during wartime
    DD: $4,600 26
In 2020 this composer's birth city of Bonn & surrounding areas are celebrating his 250th birthday all year long
    $1200 8
Sampling Rick James' "Super Freak" worked out okay for this rapper, as his album went on to sell more than 10 million copies
    $1200 3
Before leaving Russia in 1922, he designed some decorative panels for the Jewish Chamber Theatre in Moscow
    $1200 21
& Here's to you, Mary Robinson, president of this European country from 1990 to 1997
    $1200 13
Act II of this play ends with Cornwall saying, "'Tis a wild night. My Regan counsels well. Come out o' the storm"
    $1200 18
Of declare guilty in a court of law (6 letters)
    $1600 27
Once part of Massachusetts, this state is celebrating its bicentennial
    $1600 9
Sections from "Straight To Hell" by The Clash play in this 3-letter rapper's "Paper Planes"
    $1600 4
Russian for "self-boiler", these urns were traditionally used to heat water for tea & in 1989 were showcased on a series of stamps
    $1600 22
Mary Mapes Dodge is best remembered for her tale of this Dutch lad, illustrated here
    $1600 14
Speaking to Viola in this play, Olivia says, "Love's night is noon"
    DD: $6,400 29
Of bedridden or unable to walk (10 letters)
    $2000 28
February is the 200th birthday of this union general whose middle name honored a Shawnee chieftain
    $2000 10
Oh darlin', darlin'--Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" sampled some of this Ben E. King classic
    $2000 5
In this Stravinsky ballet, the title character gives Prince Ivan a magical feather after he captures & releases her
    $2000 23
Failing eyesight & eventual blindness forced this American-born artist to stop painting around 1914
    $2000 15
Marcellus asks this friend of Hamlet "to watch the minutes of this night, that if again this apparition come, he may...speak to it"
    $2000 30
Of relating to the period after the biblical flood

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Adella Greg
$21,200 $7,800 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sharing its name with another ancient city on the sea, this African capital is called "Bride of the Mediterranean"

Final scores:

Sarah Adella Greg
$25,601 $7,000 $21,201
2-day champion: $52,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Adella Greg
$17,800 $7,800 $7,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2019-11-19
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