Show #8157 - Tuesday, February 11, 2020


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Danyelle Long-Hyland, a scientist from Ranson, West Virginia

Kristyna Ng, a corporate strategist from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Vinny Byju, a student from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: ...from Budapest Memento Park, created to remember but not celebrate the Communist era in East and Central Europe.)
    $200 25
Charleston, West Virginia
    $200 6
Despite looking a lot like insulation, this alliterative spun sugar confection is always a fave
    $200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) Memento Park has Communist statues relocated from others sites in Budapest, like the one at the entrance of these two authors of "The Communist Manifesto"
    $200 3
Venus, steamer & cherrystone are all types of this seafood
    $200 1
Your guts
    $200 13
As this character in "Batman Returns", Danny DeVito kidnaps, murders &, even worse, enters politics!
    $400 24
Salt Lake City, Utah
    $400 7
To grow crimson in embarrassment, or a cosmetic used to add color to cheeks
    $400 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) Bela Kun founded the Hungarian Communist Party after World War I, but in the 1930s fell victim to a Russian purge of followers of this exile
    $400 4
Iceberg, heirloom & a rasher are the main trio in this classic sandwich
    $400 11
At one time it was the Dutch East India Company's most profitable spice
    $400 27
Danny was ringmaster Max Medici in the 2019 live-action version of this classic Disney cartoon
    $600 23
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    $600 8
The name of this plant comes from an Irish word meaning "clover"
    $600 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) This is a replica of a grandstand in Budapest. During an attempted revolt against Communism in 1956, protesters brought down the statue of this recent Soviet leader, leaving only his boots remaining
    $600 5
The Isle of Wight & Lake Worth, Florida both have annual festivals honoring this pungent bulb & its endless potential
    $600 2
The highest point of achievement
    $600 15
In season 2 of this FXX sitcom, Danny joined the cast as the crusty Frank Reynolds
    $800 22
Las Vegas, Nevada
    $800 9
This type of light has a wavelength shorter than 400 nanometers (but the crayon splits it into 2 words)
    $800 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) After Lenin triumphed in the Russian Revolution, he soon helped install a short-lived government in Hungary on the principles of this movement from Russian for "greater"
    $800 17
The name of this spicy Cajun stew comes from the French for "to smother"
    $800 12
In the first stanza of a poem, Edgar Allan Poe used this lengthy word to describe the sound of "the bells"
    $800 14
Voicing this title Dr. Seuss character in a 2012 animated film, DeVito said, "I speak for the trees!"
    DD: $2,000 21
Detroit, Michigan
    $1000 10
"Off we go into" this 3-word phrase in an Air Force song, "climbing high into the sun"
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) A statue remembers the Hungarians who fought fascists on behalf of the Spanish Republic. They were directed by this association of world Communist parties, an early organ of Soviet dominance
    $1000 18
To make a Pavlova dessert, start with a base of this beaten mixture, then top it with whipped cream & fruit
    $1000 16
This triangular sail is said to be an alteration of the name of the racing yacht "Sphinx"
    $1000 26
The poster for this film Danny made with Schwarzenegger said, "Only their mother can tell them apart"

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

Vinny Kristyna Danyelle
$800 $200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vinny Kristyna Danyelle
$2,200 $5,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
In Glen Cook's "Black Company" series, Soulcatcher flies around on one of these, just like in the "Thousand and One Nights"
    $400 1
Ed Asner voiced Carl Fredricksen in this Pixar film that ballooned to $700 million-plus at the box office
    $400 7
For this poet it was paradise found (hopefully) Nov. 8, 1674
    $800 25
In 2019 Rep. AOC went back to tending bar for a day to bring notice to this federal standard for workers getting tips: $2.13 an hour
    $800 24
This "Carmen" composer hid away his "Symphony in C", maybe because it was too imitative of his teacher Charles Gounod
    $800 3
In the original 1954 film, nuclear weapons testing is what awakens this creature & sends him on his rampage on Tokyo
    $800 8
In June 1527 death was cunning & unscrupulous in taking this Italian political thinker
    $1200 18
On Sept. 11, 2009, almost 9 months after an unusual landing, he was back in the cockpit for a flight from Charlotte to Atlanta
    $1200 22
To access power, mages in the "Malazan" series use & travel in these, just like the burrows where rabbits live
    $1200 23
Italian for "hell", it's used in English to describe a raging fire
    $1200 15
Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 3 is named for this Jewish prayer for the dead & uses its words
    $1200 4
Mr. Potato Head was not enough! In a 2019 deal, this toy brand added Peppa Pig & of course gangster rap label Death Row Records
    DD: $3,000 9
On July 20, 1937 , we short-waved goodbye to this Italian inventor
    $1600 17
In 1973 Erich Segal, author of this weepy bestseller about a dying coed, quit teaching classics at Yale, but he returned in the '80s
    $1600 21
Allomancers in the "Mistborn" series can burn metals like iron & even these, like pewter & duralumin
    $1600 14
In Italian it's the faculty of sight; in English it's a distant view to be had from a vantage point
    DD: $1,000 12
The Finnish govt. commissioned him to write a symphony to celebrate his own 50th birthday & he conducted the premiere on the day
    $1600 2
In 2019, those who made the pilgrimage to the Pilgrimage Festival in Franklin, Tennessee included this band led by Dave Grohl
    $1600 10
This Serbian leader's war crimes trial & life were adjourned for good March 11, 2006
    $2000 16
In '96 this ex-pres. of Poland returned to his electrician gig in Gdansk; his first day included a press conference & a vacation request
    $2000 19
Everyone has a special magic talent in this author's "Xanth" series that began with "A Spell for Chameleon"
    $2000 13
From the Italian for "undertaking", it's someone who organizes public entertainments like operas or ballets
    $2000 11
Schubert wrote some great symphonies & so did this near contemporary, including the one heard here
    $2000 5
In 2012 this Oscar-winning actress & humanitarian became a special envoy for the U.N. refugee agency
    $2000 6
He's seen here in 1921 on Mount Everest. His life ended on the mountain in 1924

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vinny Kristyna Danyelle
$5,600 $9,200 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After statesman & banker Robert Morris turned down a job offer from George Washington, this man took the job

Final scores:

Vinny Kristyna Danyelle
$9,801 $11,201 $13,412
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,412

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Vinny Kristyna Danyelle
$8,600 $8,800 $9,800
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2019-12-03
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