Show #8156 - Monday, February 10, 2020


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Natalie Hadjiloukas, a translator from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Vinny Byju, a student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Gauravi Shah, a nuclear engineer and improv comedian from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
When a big Asian country loses its last vowel, it becomes this body part
    $200 3
Thought to contain material transmitted orally over centuries, the "Iliad" is attributed to this poet
    $200 21
In 2011 this weatherman told "TODAY" show viewers he & Lenny Kravitz are cousins
    $200 7
Very alert: "bright-eyed &" this
    $200 14
Let me give you a hand with a practical joke using a "joy" this
    $200 24 posted a mouth-watering slideshow of 12 foods that won this prize at state fairs--mmm, butterscotch pie
    $400 4
A Nordic country loses its first letter & becomes this area away from the coast
    $400 8
In book 3 Menelaus fights Paris, who ran off with this wife
    $400 22
Jenny McCarthy's first cousin is this scene-stealing co-star of "Bridesmaids"
    $400 6
Important people: "movers & " these
    $400 15
The Motorola LS350 is this type of device also called a pager
    $400 25
For 300 years the French government gave young artists the prize of a stay in this city; one winner's work is seen here
    $600 1
Drop the fourth letter from an Iberian country & you get this general term for a distance
    $600 9
There's quite a bit of graphic violence, as when Patroclus kills a Trojan with this long weapon, then hauls him up on it like a fish
    $600 23
In 2011 Gwyneth Paltrow said she'd never met this cousin & Arizona congresswoman, but her prayers were with her
    $600 11
Completely settled: "cut &" this
    $600 19
Types of this attention getter are slide, train & wolf, but it's probably best not to employ the wolf one anymore
    $600 26
Tata Steel of India was a 2008 winner of the Deming Prize in the field of TQM, total this management
    $800 2
Subtract a letter from a 4-letter African country & you get this man who behaves badly, especially to women
    $800 10
The main character & the greatest Greek warrior, he leads the Myrmidons against the Trojans
    $800 12
With little hope of success: "on a wing &" this
    DD: $1,200 17
In Greek myth, sailors resisted the calls of these sea nymphs by putting wax in their ears
    $800 27
The Abel Prize in this field is named for Niels Abel, famed for his work on the quintic function
    $1000 5
When a Mediterranean isle loses its last letter, it becomes this soda fountain drink
    $1000 16
This Trojan warrior is saved by Aphrodite, or there might never have been that epic by Virgil
    $1000 29
"The Man with the Golden Gun", Christopher Lee can thank this cousin for creating James Bond
    $1000 13
"All dressed up &" this problem
    $1000 20
Chicago Blackhawks owner Bill Wirtz liked the sound of this on his yacht & used it when his team scored; the custom spread
    $1000 28
Seen at the ceremony of the Breakthrough Prize for scientific discoveries are co-sponsors Mark Zuckerberg and this physician wife

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

Gauravi Vinny Natalie
$800 $1,200 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gauravi Vinny Natalie
$4,200 $2,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a synonym for the word "unique".)
    $400 1
In a kids' book, on a snowy day Nicki loses this item of clothing, just like the 3 little kittens
    $400 23
When the Republic of Texas decided to move the government there in 1839, Waterloo, Texas got this new name
    $400 16
Cameron Diaz sings & dances as the magical British nanny of Ben Stiller's desire
    $400 3
Made up primarily of dust & ice, these of the planet Saturn are divided into 7 groups, A through G
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is in Massachusetts.) A national park in Massachusetts preserves the adjacent birthplaces of these two presidents--the first born in 1735, in that cottage, and second, born in 1767 in the other
    $400 15
It's between the toes & the heel
    $800 7
Dostoyevsky's autobiographical novel "The House of the Dead" has been published with the subtitle "or, Prison Life" here--brrr!
    $800 26
For work on lasers, Donna Strickland of Ontario's University of Waterloo became the first woman Nobel laureate for this in 55 years
    DD: $3,000 20
A holiday classic where an angel gets his wings & Roberto Benigni gets an Oscar
    $800 4
In an epic poem by Keats, Saturn turns for help in regaining his throne to this rather "hyper" other titan
    $800 27
From 1955 until Jerry became president, the Ford family lived in a 4-bedroom Colonial in Alexandria in this state
    $800 12
Lacking small fire-lighting sticks
    $1200 5
The 2019 book "The Enchanted Forest" is a tie-in with this long-awaited animated sequel
    $1200 24
In the 1890s a fossil one of these mammoth relatives was unearthed near Waterloo in DeKalb County, Indiana
    $1200 21
Edward Norton tries to convince his brother Edward Furlong not to hate or join up with mutants like Wolverine
    $1200 10
In 1610 this man was the first to observe Saturn through a telescope
    $1200 19
His hat hangs from an elk antler at Sagamore Hill, his Oyster Bay, New York home
    $1200 11
Without a member of the House of Lords
    $1600 2
Set in Iceland, the sixth novel in the Detective Erlendur series is titled not "Frostbite" but this condition
    $1600 22
Struggling in Hollywood, Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling time travel with paleontologist Will Ferrell & befriend a primate named Chaka
    $1600 8
Saturn has more than 60 moons, including this second-largest named for Zeus' mother
    $1600 18
He wrote part of 1809's "History of New York" while staying in what would later be Martin Van Buren's home, Lindenwald
    $1600 13
Confinement in a separate prison cell by oneself
    $2000 6
It's 1954 & tensions are high on an island with a lot of Japanese Americans in David Guterson's novel "Snow Falling on" these
    $2000 25
George Clooney & Will Smith team up & hunt Nazi art thieves & alien bugs
    $2000 9
Saturn was the Roman equivalent of this Greek father god
    DD: $2,000 28
Dead just 3 months after retiring, James K. Polk was buried at Polk Place in this state capital
    $2000 14

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gauravi Vinny Natalie
$11,800 $6,200 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A member of the British Amateur Athletic Club wrote this 1867 set of 12 regulations whose name honors nobleman John Sholto Douglas

Final scores:

Gauravi Vinny Natalie
$1,999 $3,399 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gauravi Vinny Natalie
$11,800 $5,800 $17,800
15 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2019-12-03
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