Show #8155 - Friday, February 7, 2020


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Brenda Gant, an office manager and bookkeeper from Glendale, California

Gauravi Shah, a nuclear engineer and improv comedian from Cincinnati, Ohio

Patrick Rice, a business development strategist from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that comes somewhere after "meat" in the dictionary. Not too far after "meat".)
    $200 25
Some familiar names in this eastern province--Annapolis, Sydney, Liverpool--but New Glasgow might help you the most
    $200 27
George Michael:
"____ Figure"
    $200 26
Chrysler, General Motors & this are the "Big 3" automakers
    $200 28
"Fight Like a Girl" & "Unbecoming" recount women's experiences in this "most masculine" branch of the U.S. military
    $200 15
On a menu "beef" or "steak" this means it comes only one way--raw!
    $200 24
Stick your nose into other people's business
    $400 2
The 5,420-foot Mont D'Iberville is this province's highest point
    $400 23
"Carry On Wayward ____"
    $400 7
With a Latin name meaning "I roll", this Swedish automaker began rolling out its cars in 1927
    $400 9
"My Life in France" is the story of how this chef found her true calling
    $400 14
Clara Peller famously asked, "Where's the beef?" in TV ads for this "old fashioned hamburgers" chain
    $400 19
Like Hessians in the American Revolutionary War, it's a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
    $600 1
This province includes the Haida Gwaii island group, 60 miles off the mainland
    $600 20
Elmo & Patsy:
"____ Got Run Over By A Reindeer"
    $600 5
This maker of the Impreza says that 97% of its vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today
    DD: $1,000 10
"I Feel Bad About My Neck", about the travails of aging, is by this late, great writer & director of "You've Got Mail"
    $600 11
Mmm! Here's this Southern favorite with a different type of meat in its name
    $600 16
When an egg became the most popular post on Instagram, it became popular as one of these. Perhaps you missed this one
    $800 3
The Winnipeg metro area is home to more than 50% of the population of this province
    $800 21
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince:
"____ Just Don't Understand"
    $800 6
Headquartered in Munich, it built aircraft engines before transitioning to motorcycles & cars
    $800 29
Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody's record of her time as one of these performers is titled "Candy Girl"
    $800 12
The name of this French boeuf dish, beef braised in red wine, means it's prepared in the style of Burgundy
    $800 17
Another name for a bullhorn
    $1000 4
This one of Canada's maritime provinces is highlighted here
    $1000 22
Pearl Jam, 1993:
    $1000 8
A charging bull graces the hood of the Aventador, a model of this Italian sports car
    $1000 30
This advisor to Barack Obama wrote "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward"
    $1000 13
Though best known, Kobe is just one variety of this expensive beef whose name translates to "Japanese cow"
    $1000 18
This dark pigment determines skin & hair color

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

Patrick Gauravi Brenda
$2,400 $5,200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Gauravi Brenda
$5,400 $7,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
In 1958 African-American activist Clennon King was sent to an asylum for trying to register at this state U. in Oxford
    $400 6
Ryman Auditorium, this city's country music hall, is more than a century older than Schermerhorn, its classical hall
    $400 26
Born Frederick Austerlitz, this actor was free to create his own dances on film
    $400 16
Instituted in 1782, it was the first U.S. military decoration
    $400 21
To "make out like" this, meaning to do well, may refer not to a robber but to slang for a slot machine
    $400 1
Bastet was a goddess in the form of one of these still-common domestic pets
    $800 10
The Congress of Racial Equality planned these 1961 trips to enforce desegregation of interstate transportation
    $800 7
This New York City venue a shimmering gold stage curtain that is said to be the largest in the world
    $800 27
This former child actor is now a busy TV director & even directed brother Ben in "Boy Meets World"
    $800 12
After World Champion, the highest title in chess is International this; today there are more than 1,600 of them
    $800 19
Alliteration abounds in this 3-word phrase, a very uncomplicated game where you ring someone's doorbell & run away
    $800 2
Sometimes depicted as a human head on a bird, the ba was this eternal part of a human
    $1200 9
In 1828 actor Thomas Rice began playing a blackface character named this, a term later used to describe racist laws
    $1200 23
One of America's oldest opera houses, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia was modeled on this Milan venue
    $1200 28
With the help of makeup artist Wally Westmore, Fredric March won an Oscar in this dual role from a literary classic
    $1200 13
The 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show gave this distinction to a fox terrier, with a Havanese taking the reserve title
    $1200 17
To garner extremely high marks in a school examination is more slangily to do this 3-letter word to "that test"
    $1200 3
Seen on amulets, this beetle was a sacred symbol of revival
    $1600 11
Civil rights activism often includes VRDs, these "Drives" to help people participate in our democracy
    $1600 24
The Palau de la Musica Catalana is an ornate treasure in this city
    $1600 29
This funnyman improvised his way to greatness in films like "Waiting for Guffman" and "A Mighty Wind"
    $1600 14
A silver lantern is given by the JFK Library with "The Profile in" this award to recipients who exemplify the spirit of JFK's book
    $1600 20
Like the feedback type, in a "compulsion" this, you endlessly cycle through checking your social media apps
    DD: $2,000 4
The Egyptian sun god known as Khepri at dawn & Atum in the evening was known by this 2-letter name at midday
    DD: $3,200 22
This discriminatory practice comes from the colorful borders on maps around areas where minorities found it hard to get loans or credit
    $2000 25
A Miami concert hall is home to this symphony co-founded by Michael Tilson Thomas; its name sounds like a Dvorak piece about America
    $2000 30
This actor who played a killer in "Double Indemnity" was a sweet dad to "My Three Sons" on TV
    $2000 15
Damien Hirst & director Steve McQueen have won the British visual arts prize named for this 19th century British painter
    $2000 18
This numerical term for the first person to catch a certain disease now can mean the first person affected by something
    $2000 5
With his distinctive head, he was the god of embalming

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Gauravi Brenda
$11,000 $15,400 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This author "showed that abysses may exist inside a governess", a heroine who was a "commonplace spinster"

Final scores:

Patrick Gauravi Brenda
$5,801 $25,601 $2,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Gauravi Brenda
$11,000 $16,000 $11,600
14 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2019-11-20
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