Show #8154 - Thursday, February 6, 2020


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Cherisa Burk, a retired I.T. specialist from Haledon, New Jersey

Patrick Rice, a business development strategist from San Francisco, California

Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Colleges and universities founded in the 20th century.)
    $200 20
This flat hat is the Basque equivalent of the Scottish tam-o'-shanter
    $200 4
On this least massive planet, you'd be .38 of your earth weight, & very hot
    $200 1
The Police: "Oh, can't you see you belong to me"
    $200 11
In the 1960s Marist College in Poughkeepsie began admitting them, just as nearby Vassar stopped admitting only them
    $200 30
Adjective for a job of less than a standard number of hours a week
    $200 16
Steamboat whiz Fulton
    $400 21
The Encyclopedia Britannica notes that break-dancers often wear these "sideways or backward"
    $400 5
Your weight on this now-dwarf planet would be just .07 of your weight on Earth; that's quite a demotion
    $400 2
Madonna: "'Cause the boy with the cold hard cash is always Mr. Right"
    $400 12
BSU for short, this Idaho school has a blue artificial turf field, much to the displeasure of football purists
    $400 29
It describes a man's smooth face with all its whiskers removed
    $400 17
19th century "Pathfinder" & politician Fremont
    $600 22
Oddjob in "Goldfinger" wore this type of hat
    $600 8
On this planet we have a friend we call Oppy, who weighed 384 pounds on Earth but is 146 up there
    $600 3
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: "I saw him dancin' there by the record machine"
    DD: $2,000 13
Florida International U. was planned in an old air control tower now called this type of "tower", a symbol of academic life
    $600 25
There's no "-proof" in this adjective often seen on kids' PJs & meaning designed to fend off flames
    $600 18
Novelist & sometime Iowa resident Smiley
    $800 23
These guardians of the Tower of London AKA Yeoman Warders wear a Tudor-period uniform that includes a black hat
    $800 9
If you could stand on the surface of this giant gas giant, you'd weigh 2.53 times as much as you do on Earth
    $800 6
Bruce Springsteen: "I'm ten years burning down the road"
    $800 14
Alumni of The New School in NYC include this actor, just a few years before he memorably called for Stella
    $800 28
Hyphenated adjective for "gains" made criminally or unfairly
    $800 15
Socialist candidate Debs, middle initial V.
    $1000 24
This men's hat of the Napoleonic era has a name meaning "two-horned"
    $1000 10
An object's weight on Venus is almost the same as it would be on the surface of this much larger planet discovered in 1781
    $1000 7
Janet Jackson: "No, my first name ain't baby, it's Janet"
    $1000 26
Established in Fairfax to fill a need for higher ed in Northern Va., it's named for a man who helped shape the Constitution
    $1000 27
Adjective for one who always seems to have a greater than average number of mishaps
    $1000 19
Lorenzo de Medici's paternal grandfather

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

Travis Patrick Cherisa
$6,000 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Patrick Cherisa
$7,600 $6,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
In 2019 this shipping company ended its U.S. air & ground delivery contracts with Amazon
    $400 28
"Brokeback Mountain" & "Life of Pi", this man seen here
    $400 16
Letters published after her 1997 death revealed her years of spiritual torment & belief that she was reliving Christ's passion
    $400 1
A German motto states, "alles mit der zeit", "everything comes in" this
    $400 24
Written by Elliott Roosevelt, "Murder in" this room features his mom, Eleanor, solving a homicide in the White House
    $400 10
It's Suriname's colonial heritage & came before "Guiana" in the country's old name
    $800 3
In 2013 this country stripped birthright citizenship from thousands: the resident children of migrants from neighboring Haiti
    $800 7
"Gravity" & "Roma"
    $800 19
"Oro y plata" is a Spanish motto mentioning these 2 elements
    $800 25
Title of Charles Berlitz' 1974 bestseller about the ships & planes that have vanished in an area, of the Atlantic
    $800 11
After winning independence in 1975, Suriname endured these internal military takeovers in 1980 & 1990
    $1200 4
In 2020 all 10 seasons of this show will not "be there for you" on Netflix, when WarnerMedia pulls it from the service
    $1200 15
"Gentleman's Agreement" & "On the Waterfront"
    $1200 17
A follower of St. Francis, St. Clare of this Italian town took her vows in 1212, founding a new order
    $1200 20
Burundi's motto is "Unité, Travail, Progrès", meaning "unity," this,"progress"
    $1200 26
This Dave Eggers novel about an uber-powerful Internet company that links everything became a Tom Hanks film
    $1200 12
Suriname is rich in shorebirds like a 1-ounce species of this one with "sand" in its name that migrates from the Arctic
    $1600 5
VP Richard Johnson lived openly with a female slave--one reason this party dropped him from the 1840 ticket with Martin Van Buren
    $1600 8
"The Bridge on the River Kwai" & "Lawrence of Arabia"
    $1600 18
This art nun, who became an unlikely BBC and PBS star with TV series like her "Story of Painting", passed away in 2018 at the age of 88
    DD: $3,000 21
The Greeks use the motto "Eleftheria i thanatos", "freedom or" this
    $1600 29
It's the 2-word title of a memoir by Shirley Temple Black, who was perhaps the most famous one ever
    $1600 13
Like the U.S. in the 1970s, Suriname in the 1980s battled militants called the SLA, the Suriname this
    DD: $2,500 6
Only 1.17% of this new African country's population voted to stay with the old country in 2011
    $2000 9
"The Lost Weekend" & "The Apartment"
    $2000 23
Her books include "Dead Man Walking" & "River of Fire", a 2019 memoir about becoming an activist
    $2000 22
The French faithful know "Tout pour l'église", "All for" this
    $2000 27
In a children's classic by George Selden, Harry the Cat befriends Chester, "The Cricket in" this NYC location
    $2000 14
Alcoa began mining this aluminum ore in Suriname in 1916 but began pulling out in 2017

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Patrick Cherisa
$14,800 $20,700 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Canada, Belgium & the U.S. are among nations that bestow this artistic title that dates to the Greeks & a tree sacred to Apollo

Final scores:

Travis Patrick Cherisa
$8,899 $32,199 $8,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $32,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Patrick Cherisa
$13,400 $18,800 $4,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2019-11-20
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