Show #8158 - Wednesday, February 12, 2020


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Jamie Wylie, a writer and content producer from North Hollywood, California

Josh Gruenberg, a software engineer from Rochester, New York

Danyelle Long-Hyland, a scientist from Ranson, West Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,412)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The big race is this Sunday.)
    $200 6
Michael B. Jordan in "Creed"
    $200 26
The ball & the reticulated are 2 types of these constricting snakes
    $200 11
"The Power of In-Your-Face Politics" is part of the subtitle of "Let Me Finish" by this recent New Jersey governor
    $200 1
Lake Effect in Buffalo, N.Y. is an old-school one of these, the first "D" in TV's "triple-D", a show it was featured on
    $200 21
From the Latin for "break off", it means to stop someone from speaking & I won't do it during your response
    $200 16
2017 Grand Marshal Owen Wilson is the voice of this "Cars" car
    $400 7
Margot Kidder in "Superman"
    $400 27
This largest cobra is the only species in the genus Ophiophagus, which means "snake eater"
    $400 12
Emmeline Pankhurst's 1914 autobiography has appeared under this title, the type of activist she was
    $400 2
This beefy building follows the names of Chicago's Chicago Cut & Minneapolis' Manny's
    $400 22
This adjective means all-powerful, like a god
    $400 17
This man of few words is the only Supreme Court justice on the list
    $600 8
Jodie Foster in "Silence of the Lambs"
    $600 28
Humans have 24 of these chest protectors arranged in pairs; snakes may have as many as 400
    $600 13
Written by one of her longtime aides, "Lady in Red" is a portrait of this first lady & onetime starlet
    $600 3
Open for 2 days in May 2019, Tiffany Cafe in Beverly Hills was this kind of spot that sounds like it sprang from a toaster
    $600 23
It means to relinquish responsibility; King Juan Carlos did it in 2014
    $600 18
In 2019, 5 years after recording 20.5 sacks & even 3 offensive TDs for the Houston Texans, this D.E. got his grand marshal on
    $800 9
Harrison Ford, before becoming "The Fugitive"
    $800 29
This official reptile of Massachusetts, one of the most common snakes in North America, is nonvenomous and found on lawn grass
    $800 14
"Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story" looks at the headline-making antics of the ex-mayor of this Canadian city
    $800 4
Restaurants specializing in this array used to be popular in the United States. Many like Seattle's A Little Bit of Sweden, are gone
    $800 24
They're just the facts & doing "entry" of them is a job at the Bureau of Labor Statistics
    $800 19
Alabama's governor & a presidential candidate in the '70s, he got the honor twice in the decade
    $1000 10
Matt Damon at M.I.T. in "Good Will Hunting"
    DD: $500 30
The yellow type of this South American snake can reach 15 feet long; its green cousin can reach 30
    $1000 15
"The Long Game" by this GOP Senate leader clarifies his opinions about Barack Obama & Harry Reid
    $1000 5
These portmanteau places are taverns that serve high-end food
    $1000 25
A 10-letter examination of a body "after death" to determine how it happened
    $1000 20
He did some slick driving in "Gone in 60 Seconds", perhaps qualifying him as the 2007 grand marshal

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

Danyelle Josh Jamie
-$1,000 $4,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Danyelle Josh Jamie
-$1,000 $5,800 $7,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
Beneath the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge in Hannibal, Missouri
    $400 8
Chance the Rapper said his 2019 album "The Big Day" was inspired by how he was dancing on this day
    $400 1
2-word term for a present handed out without cost to help get new customers for a business
    $400 25
In May-June 2002 32 teams competed as Japan co-hosted this international sporting event with South Korea
    $400 12
In 2008 this state made walking its official exercise; it's a 4-mile official exercise from Bethesda to Silver Spring
    $400 19
In a Gwendolyn Brooks poem, "Maud went to college./ Sadie stayed at home./ Sadie scraped life/ with a fine-tooth" this
    $800 10
Below New York City's George Washington Bridge
    $800 6
Just like Oprah, Chicago rapper Noname started one of these in 2019 that thousands of people joined
    $800 2
An abbreviation begins this redundant phrase for a device outside some banks to make withdrawals & deposits
    $800 16
In 2015 the space probe Akatsuki entered orbit around this inner planet to study its atmosphere
    $800 22
Johnny Cash wrote that Carl Perkins convinced him to change a song title from "Because You're Mine" to this
    $800 18
Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" says this grim spot is "a fine and private place, but none, I think, do there embrace"
    DD: $1,200 11
Beneath the Ponte Sant'Angelo, commissioned by Hadrian
    $1200 5
This Cadillac has been a favorite ride of many rappers; in 2018 Remy Ma got one from her husband Papoose after giving birth
    $1200 3
3.3 million square miles in area & the largest of its kind on earth; its name is from Arabic
    $1200 15
In 2019 a rare papal visit to Japan included a speech against nuclear arms in this, the second city where an A-bomb was used in war
    DD: $3,000 23
In 1974 Dave Kunst became the first person verified to have done this (minus water)--a distance of 14,450 miles
    $1200 20
From this ancient fable author's "The Jay and the Peacock": "It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds"
    $1600 26
Below the Newport Pell Bridge, featured on the Rhode Island state quarter
    $1600 7
Atlanta rapper Killer Mike tries to build one of these Thomas More title communities on an episode of his show "Trigger Warning"
    $1600 4
This flooded spot where a grain grows; in the original Asian language, the second word means the same grain
    $1600 14
In a 2019 referendum 70% on this island opposed a plan to move a U.S. Marine air base to another spot still on the island
    $1600 24
The A.H.A. says walking 150 minutes a week can reduce risk of this silent killer caused by blocked or burst brain arteries
    $1600 21
In 1917 D.H. Lawrence wrote, "A fine" this "is blowing the new direction of time"
    $2000 27
Beneath the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon
    $2000 13
Rapper Danny Boy O'Connor loved the Tulsa house used in the film version of this author's "The Outsiders", so he restored it
    $2000 17
In Japan's first foreign combat zone deployment since WWII, troops served in Samawah in this country in 2004

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Danyelle Josh Jamie
$5,400 $8,000 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1930s broadcast, this man spoke of “A quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom we know nothing”

Final scores:

Danyelle Josh Jamie
$1,800 $14,601 $6,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Danyelle Josh Jamie
$5,400 $11,000 $9,000
8 R,
2 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2019-12-03
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