Show #8148 - Wednesday, January 29, 2020


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Ryan Wenstrup-Moore, an associate director of social media from Cincinnati, Ohio

Joshua Swiger, a private tour company owner from Kapolei, Hawaii

Sarah Frontiera, a graduate student from Santa Monica, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Approved 2020 names for these in the Eastern North Pacific include Fausto, Yolanda & Zeke
    $200 1
Taking over operation of intercity trains in 1971, it's also known as The National Railroad Passenger Corp.
    $200 10
A display of anger "thrown" by a child
    $200 18
At 16 James Monroe entered this college named for 2 royals but left after 2 years to fight in the revolution
    $200 14
Despite the name patients don't need to be on a mattress to benefit from this soothing 2-word doctor demeanor
    $400 3
In 2017 19% of U.S. high school students experienced this type of intimidation by peers while on school property
    $400 13
2.8 million cubic yards were excavated to build this New York City train station opened in 1913
    $400 16
Four o'clock or so, when Earl Grey is traditionally served
    $400 23
When Monroe passed away in 1831, he became the third president to give up the ghost on this date
    $400 19
This medical oath named for a Greek physician does not explicitly say, "First, do no harm" but advocates doing no harm
    $600 4
The results are in for the 2019 NCAA men's basketball championship: Texas Tech lost in overtime to this school's Cavaliers
    $600 28
About 3 million people live in this state--51,000 work for MGM Resorts International
    DD: $2,200 17
In 1977, after decades of dwindling ridership, this luxury train was discontinued, or was it... murdered?!
    $600 11
A car that uses a great deal of fuel
    $600 24
Lt. Monroe crossed the Delaware with Washington to fight in the battle of this now-N.J. capital & got a near-fatal wound
    $600 20
This French word refers to a way in which doctors prioritize patients
    $800 5
Both male & female Americans will celebrate the August 2020 100th anniversary of this amendment to the Constitution
    $800 7
More than 35,000 folks in New Jersey work at Wakefern, a co-op with about 350 of these including ShopRite
    $800 27
In 1904 this route was finished but ran through Manchuria; a new route through Russian territory alone was completed 12 years later
    $800 9
Randomly selected anonymous gift-giving tradition among an office's employees during the holidays
    $800 15
The J-Mo Doctrine said the Americas are "not to be... subjects for" this type of settlement by European powers
    $800 21
Doctors should protect this 15-letter bond with the patient, ensuring that personal details are kept secret
    $1000 6
In 1950 the U.S. manufactured more than 75% of the world's these; in 2018, 12%
    $1000 8
The hospital system of this university known for its school of medicine employs 31,000 Marylanders
    $1000 26
Trouble ahead, trouble behind, this Cannonball Express engineer & folk hero sacrificed himself in a crash in 1900 to save many lives
    $1000 12
In 1922 London, over 50 companies were making this mechanical & musical wonder with no fingers on the keys
    $1000 25
Though he wrote against slavery, Monroe freed only 1 of his own slaves & went along with the 1820 deal admitting this slave state
    $1000 22
What a "gas"! This type of doctor specializes in the stomach, the intestines & their ailments

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

Sarah Joshua Ryan
$1,800 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Joshua Ryan
$3,600 $7,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "petty".)
    $400 10
Augustus Gloop gets evicted from this man's candy factory because his gluttony has gotten the best of him
    $400 24
Russia's 1,700-foot-deep Mir Mine, one the largest manmade holes in the world, has produced millions of carats of these
    $400 1
Michael Sheen voiced this bunny in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland"
    $400 11
This word refers to an area covered by a police station; Ed McBain wrote about the 87th one
    $400 16
A: in Genesis 20:2, he says his wife is his sister
    $400 21
    $800 9
In a Jeffrey Eugenides novel, each of the lovely Lisbon sisters commits this, which a priest in the book calls a mortal sin
    $800 26
The opera ain't over until you get to Bayreuth, Germany & its periodic festivals celebrating this composer's work
    $800 2
At Acme Labs, this cartoon rodent pairs with "the Brain" to attempt world domination
    $800 12
The region of a country that grows a lot of grain is called this, also a slang term for a person's stomach
    $800 30
B: this tasty Elizabethan courtier pioneered inductive reasoning in "Novum Organum"
    $800 29
Festive paper pieces that are tossed in the air
    $1200 6
Hester Prynne wears a scarlet "A", which stands for this sin that she's committed
    $1200 27
The grapes for the wine known as "Lacryma Christi" (Tears of Christ) are grown on the slopes of this volcano
    $1200 3
Grey Wind was the name of one of these that belonged to Robb Stark on "Game of Thrones"
    $1200 13
It's the 5-letter word for the central part of a cricket field that's between the wickets
    $1200 19
C: Giacomo was the first name of this 18th century man whose "History of My Life" recounts his many amores
    $1200 28
Rubble or Boop
    $1600 7
Way too proud of his visage, this man in a Wilde tale sells his soul for eternal youth
    DD: $6,000 23
The 33-mile Seikan Undersea Tunnel links these 2 major islands that both begin with the same letter
    $1600 4
Chris Pratt's "beta" raptor from "Jurassic World" was named this, like the coloration on its skin
    DD: $2,000 14
This central part of a Christian church is where the worshippers sit; the altar is for the clergy
    $1600 17
D: this German died in 1900, a quarter century before his firm merged with that of Karl Benz
    $1600 20
Using a pot of the same name, it's the ritual cleaning of the nasal sinuses
    $2000 8
A priest & a greedy doctor are but a few of the obstacles the young diver Kino must overcome in this Steinbeck tale
    $2000 25
Sweet! This South American judicial capital lies at 9,000 feet on the Quirpinchaca River
    $2000 5
In a 1994 film, Alan Cumming voiced this title horse
    $2000 15
Latin for "run together" gives us this word for a large open area where crowds gather, as in an airport or a train station
    $2000 18
E: his "Elements" says, "a line is a length without breadth"
    $2000 22
NASA acronym for alien-seeking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Joshua Ryan
$16,000 $27,400 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man won Best Supporting Actor twice, both for films that won Best Picture

Final scores:

Sarah Joshua Ryan
$9,199 $16,400 $4,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Joshua Ryan
$15,600 $21,400 $4,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2019-11-19
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