Show #8153 - Wednesday, February 5, 2020


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Justin Joseph, a voiceover artist from Los Angeles, California

Paige Hermansen, an English professor from Amherst, Massachusetts

Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
He reigned from 1066 to 1087 & one of those years should really help you
    $200 26
In 2007 Rupert Murdoch bought this newspaper that was started by Charles Dow in the 19th century
    $200 15
Its state folk song is "Roll On, Columbia, Roll On"
    $200 25
In the 1980s a Californian won the contest to nickname Seattle, with this entry out of Oz
    $200 6
F2F: let's get together this way
    $200 12
(Hi, I'm Bill Ritter from New York's ABC7 [He presents from Queens, NY].) Philip Johnson designed the soaring towers of the New York State Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair in the futuristic Googie style which fit perfectly in this 1997 film that featured them
    DD: $1,200 17
In 2003 it all came crashing down around him, including his statue on April 9
    $400 23
Marca, a Spanish sports daily, reports on this sport in particular
    $400 5
Appropriately, it has a state bluegrass song, "Blue Moon of" itself
    $400 28
The grand scale of Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C Major earned it this nickname, after the chief Roman god
    $400 7
JK: only a joke
    $400 13
(I'm Anne Elise Park with TXA21. [She presents from the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, Texas].) George W. Bush's Oval Office is one setting for the movie "W.", directed by this man who entered Yale the same year as Bush
    $600 1
He led from 1799 to 1814, took an unwanted vacation, returned & then was gone for good in 1815
    $600 19
MT for short, this magazine for car enthusiasts celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2019
    $600 11
Maryland's state song "Maryland, My Maryland" is sung to the tune of this Christmas song
    $600 27
This matinee idol and grandfather of actress Drew had good looks and an aquiline nose, which got him the nickname "The Great Profile"
    $600 8
ROTFL: you've made me hysterical
    $600 14
(Hi, I'm Betty Davis from Local 10 [She presents from Miami, FL].) Miami Beach's Carlyle Hotel was a setting for this 1996 comedy starring Robin Williams & Nathan Lane
    $800 2
Nicknamed "Uncle", this Communist was a leader in Vietnam from 1945 to 1969
    $800 20
In 2010 this mayoral name began appearing above "Businessweek" on a magazine that's been around since 1929
    $800 4
In the lyrics of Vermont's state song, "these" title lofty peaks "are my home"
    $800 9
OT: not pertaining to the issue at hand
    $800 21
(I'm Robert Hadlock from KXAN [He presents from Austin, TX].) The state capitol appears in 1982's "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" which starred this late actor as Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
    $1000 3
Popular in 37 A.D., this man whose name means "little boot" was sent walking 4 years later
    $1000 24
Atlanta's top newspaper has this hyphenated name
    $1000 16
Wyoming's second state song, official since 2018, mentions this 4-letter river named for strong gusts in the area
    $1000 10
YBS: I'm trying to warn you
    $1000 22
(Hi, I'm Chris Tanaka from Cleveland 19.) In "A Christmas Story", the huge box marked "fra-jee-lay" (actually, that's "fragile") contains this alliterative 2-word award

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

Travis Paige Justin
$1,200 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Paige Justin
$4,600 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Avoid the sting of this creature named for its coloration
    $400 16
Politically, this country is divided into 14 provinces, including the city of Damascus, which is considered its own province
    $400 6
In "The Music Man" there were "copper bottom tympani in horse platoons... double bell euphoniums & big" these instruments
    $400 20
On February 24, 2019 hundreds of bicyclists showed up for Portland, Oregon's "Worst Day of the Year" this
    $400 23
Unusual bleeding after vaccinations & swelling & warmth in joints are symptoms of this blood-clotting disorder
    $400 28
Joanne is her first name; she has no middle name but Kathleen was added for literary purposes in honor of her grandmother
    $800 2
These sea discolorations that can be caused by Karenia brevis can kill fish & be toxic to humans
    $800 17
Listen, sweetheart, Casablanca in this country isn't on the Mediterranean, but Nador is
    $800 8
Evita rhymes, "All through my wild days, my mad existence, I kept my promise, don't keep your" this
    $800 12
Spike Lee was among the stars sitting here at the February 17, 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte
    $800 24
Treatment for this tremor-causing malady first described in 1817 may include freezing small areas of the brain
    $800 22
Perhaps in an act of "Civil Disobedience", this transcendentalist reversed the order of his first & middle names
    $1200 3
Hurricanes and Dolphins both played home games in this now-demolished venue
    $1200 10
This island that boasts Messina but not Loggins is always getting the boot
    $1200 13
In "Cats", "Every streetlamp seems to beat a fatalistic warning, someone mutters & the street lamp gutters, & soon it will be" this
    $1200 7
On Feb. 3, 2019 the slogan "There's enough money when no one steals" gave Nayib Bukele this type of win in El Salvador's election
    $1200 25
Duchenne MD--MD short for this--is an inherited disorder that affects about 1 in 3,500 male births around the world
    $1200 21
This author who grew up in Oxford, Mississippi added the letter "U" to his last name
    $1600 4
Formed in 1952, the U.S. Army's special forces are also known by this name
    $1600 18
The ancient city of Carthage is in this country that borders Algeria & the Mediterranean
    $1600 14
In "Spamalot" the Lady of the Lake sings, "Do not fail, find your" this one word
    $1600 9
Port Townsend, Washington experienced a king one of these on February 23, 2019
    $1600 26
Marguerite Johnson was a singer when she took this stage name & used it when she wrote poems like "Still I Rise"
    DD: $3,000 5
Here's this mountain range mentioned in the opening of "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
    $2000 19
60 miles up the coast from Tel Aviv is this city, Israel's main port
    DD: $3,000 15
In "it's The Hard-Knock Life", Annie laments, "No one cares for you a smidge, when you're in" this place
    $2000 11
Because it took the life of Portugal's king & his heir apparent, a February 1908 assassination is known as the "Lisbon" this
    $2000 27
New Yorker Nathan Weinstein fittingly changed his name to this & eventually moved out to Hollywood

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Paige Justin
$11,000 $8,600 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At Harpers Ferry, John Brown & his rebels were defeated by troops commanded by this man who 2 years later led a rebel army himself

Final scores:

Travis Paige Justin
$17,201 $15,000 $1
3-day champion: $37,203 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Paige Justin
$10,200 $8,600 $12,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
4 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2019-11-20
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