Show #8172 - Tuesday, March 3, 2020


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Kim Lutz, a homemaker and retired engineer from Centennial, Colorado

Mike Upchurch, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

Bruce Lou, a software engineer from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,245)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $200 8
In 1955 Ray Kroc opened his first of these restaurants with a goal of 1,000 based in the U.S. only; Ray exceeded that goal
    $200 6
Irish, Brunswick, Mulligan
    $200 14
In this 1954 novel, identical twins Sam & Eric are eventually just called Samneric by the other castaways
    $200 26
This country singers's Imagination Library has donated more than 100 million books to children
    $200 21
Procter & Gamble wanted a genie-like mascot for a new "magic" cleanser, & presto! this bald guy with an earring was born
    $200 1
A person with training or experience that makes him an expert in a particular field
    $400 9
Here's an image from May 21, 1956 of the results of the first successful airborne drop of this type of bomb
    $400 7
Caterpillar roll, firecracker roll, spider roll
    $400 15
A chapter in "Through the Looking-Glass" is named for these mirror-image twins
    $400 27
LeBron James pledged to pay for more than 1,000 scholarships in this Ohio city of his birth
    $400 22
Invented in 1988 for healthcare professionals & restaurant workers, this hand sanitizer went on sale to the public in 1997
    $400 2
Someone who fights with his fists for sport
    $600 10
The intersection of California highways 46 & 41 is where this young actor met his end in 1955
    $600 11
Bayonne, Westphalian, Smithfield
    $600 16
This is the family name of twins with benefits Jaime & Cersei in the "Game of Thrones" novels
    $600 28
J.K. Rowling named her foundation Lumos, after a spell that does this to a wizard's wand
    $600 23
This brand with a diamond trademark has been bleaching America since 1914
    $600 3
A member of an ancient people of the Middle East, or a person with no interest in intellectual pursuits
    $800 19
"Labor has made a greater contribution to this country than any other single force", he said on becoming Teamsters president
    $800 12
Spaetzle, Pad Thai, pancit palabok
    $800 17
Each of the 2 sets of twins in this Shakespeare play have the same name but different home towns--what a mistake!
    $800 29
This actor used his paycheck from "Diamonds Are Forever" to create the Scottish International Education Trust
    $800 24
The coniferous trees near his home inspired Harry Cole to create this cleanser
    DD: $800 4
From the Greek for "'beauty" & "strength", it's basic exercises for fitness with little use of special equipment
    $1000 20
With U.N. approval, Truman put this general in charge of U.N. command forces on July 8, 1950; that didn't work out so well
    $1000 13
Anaheim, Serrano, Scotch bonnet
    $1000 18
This alliterative title Dickens character works for the wealthy Cheeryble twins & his sister Kate marries their nephew
    $1000 30
She's "Just A Girl" whose 2018 Las Vegas run benefited the Cure 4 the Kids Foundation
    $1000 25
"20 mule team" has been on boxes of this powerful powdered cleaner since 1891
    $1000 5
If you're an expert on this, you help police detectives solve crimes by linking bullets to guns & their owners

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

Bruce Mike Kim
$400 $3,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Mike Kim
$2,600 $8,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be a pair of four-letter words.)
    $400 2
Known by many names, con man Victor Lustig invited Parisian scrap metal moguls to bid on this, which he said was being torn down
    $400 7
This island nation's largest waterfall, Dettifoss, is fed by the meltwaters of Vatnajokull Glacier
    $400 26
Covered by the Beatles:
"(That's What I Want)"
    $400 8
It's a small tremor that follows a larger earthquake
    $400 21
In Luke 1 this angel makes a surprise visit to Mary & says, "The Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women"
    $400 1
Designation for the thigh & leg of a roasted chicken, as opposed to the breast
    $800 3
Rasputin's daughter Maria supported Anna Anderson's claim that she was this "lost" Romanov
    $800 11
The spectacular blue-green color of Havasu Falls in this natural wonder is due to the high content of travertine
    $800 27
James Taylor:
"(To Be Loved By You)"
    $800 9
One of the 3 main types of rock, it's formed by the buildup of material either on land or underwater
    $800 22
The other gospels don't mention this Roman red-tape registration process that precedes the birth of Jesus, but Luke does
    $800 17
During World War II Johnson & Johnson made rolls of this handy adhesive in green to match the military items it was used to patch
    $1200 4
"'Marge, you must understand that I don't love you', Tom said into the mirror in Dicky's voice" is a line from this Highsmith novel
    $1200 12
Khone Falls on this river in Laos is the world's widest waterfall at about 6.7 miles
    $1200 28
"(Looks Like a Lady)"
    $1200 10
This "middle life" era of geological time encompasses the Triassic, Jurassic Cretaceous periods
    $1200 23
Luke is also presumed to have written this other book that deals with the furthering of Christianity
    $1200 18
A note that lets a student escape the classroom & walk the corridors during class time
    $1600 5
Word of this emperor's death in 68 A.D. was slow getting around, as Rome was plagued by 3 impostors known "pseudos"
    $1600 13
Churchill Falls in this mainland area paired with Newfoundland generates about 1% of the world's hydroelectric power
    $1600 29
Elvis Costello:
"(What's So Funny 'Bout)"
    $1600 15
This process by which organic matter becomes stone-like usually involves the replacement of tissues with silica or calcite
    DD: $3,000 24
Unlike the other gospels, Luke has the story of this man who helped a wounded stranger after others passed him by
    $1600 19
Precipitation with a pH below 5.0
    $2000 6
In this Molière play AKA "The Impostor", the title character wreaks havoc on Orgon's family
    DD: $5,000 14
In 2009 Hugo Chavez declared that this waterfall should be referred to by its indigenous name, Kerepakupai Mera
    $2000 30
The Pretenders:
"(I'm Special)"
    $2000 16
In western Kenya 60'-wide cracks have appeared where this geological "valley" is opening up
    $2000 25
As depicted in the 1881 painting here, in Luke, Chapter 2, 12-year-old Jesus goes missing and turns up in this holy building
    $2000 20
This type of event is meant to move possible damaged merchandise quickly & at very low prices

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Mike Kim
$23,000 $15,600 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This book was published in Latin as "Virent Ova! Viret Perna!!"

Final scores:

Bruce Mike Kim
$15,799 $26,600 $1,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Mike Kim
$18,600 $15,600 $9,000
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2020-01-07
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