Show #8174 - Thursday, March 5, 2020

Paul Trifiletti game 2.


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Zahkia Mendoza, a marketing analyst from Canton, Michigan

Wes Hom, a stay-at-home dad from San Francisco, California

Paul Trifiletti, an attorney from Athens, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In the U.S., a standard one of these holds 24 12-ounce bottles
    $200 6
The man in the yellow hat takes care of this inquisitive primate
    $200 23
She went from Hannah Montana to the Happy Hippie, a nonprofit foundation she began to help LGBTQ & homeless youth
    $200 27
It's a car pedal, or a verb meaning to hold tightly
    $200 17
Geographically, though not politically, Greenland is considered part of this continent
    $200 1
If a president vetoes a piece of legislation, Congress may override it with a vote of this size in both houses
    $400 11
This beer holder is German for "stone"
    $400 7
A farmer gets exasperating but very legible notes from his livestock in "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that" do this
    $400 24
In 2018 this one-named singer showed off her acting chops in "Ocean's 8" as a hacker/stoner named Nine Ball
    $400 4
To grip, or a jewelry fastener
    $400 18
The sheep population of this continent is about 3 times the number of its people
    $400 3
Congress has the power to grant this acquisition of citizenship for those not born in the United States
    $600 12
You've probably poured a beer or 3 into a red Solo cup from a 15.5-gallon half-barrel one of these
    $600 8
The B. stands for Beatrice, a name this Barbara Park kindergartener can't stand
    $600 25
A Save the Children ambassador, this singer from Cuba visited storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
    $600 5
A boxing hold, or to nail down a playoff spot
    $600 19
With more than 50, this continent has the most countries
    $600 14
This word meaning "permanent" precedes the 36 major congressional committees
    $800 13
4-ounce glasses are often used to hold these beer assortments with an aeronautical name
    $800 9
In a series of kids' books, this Swedish girl lives by herself in Villa Villekulla
    $800 26
On March 24, 1958 he got sworn in as U.S. Army Private 53310761 in Memphis
    $800 28
To confiscate a vehicle temporarily in an emergency, as when a policeman needs to pursue a suspect
    $800 20
This continent is home to the world's smallest fully independent country
    DD: $1,200 15
In 1792 Congress passed the Coinage Act & established the first U.S. Mint in this city
    $1000 22
This slender type of beer glass shares its name with a style of lager from the Czech Republic
    $1000 10
Seen here is the title character of this 2017 book, also the title of a 1954 novel about a very evil little girl
    $1000 30
Tom DeLonge decided to investigate "All the Small Things"--& big things, too--as a UFO researcher after leaving this hitmaking band
    $1000 29
Slangy clothing term for an arrest by the police
    $1000 21
With a leg span of about 12 inches, the Goliath bird-eating spider is native to this continent
    $1000 16
Originally to be in the Bill of Rights, the amendment regulating this action by Congress was finally ratified in 1992 as the 27th

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

Paul Wes Zahkia
$2,800 $3,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Wes Zahkia
$7,800 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Checkpoint Charlie was a heavily guarded crossing on this symbolic & physical barrier
    $400 29
During a sandstorm, the Bactrian kind of this animal can squeeze its nostrils shut
    $400 1
Barack Obama's name replaced that of this Confederate president on an elementary school in Jackson, Mississippi
    $400 11
2 Lady Libertys tall, a "Statue of Unity" depicts Sardar Patel, who helped unify this country upon independence
    $400 20
For feel-good films like "Sleepless in Seattle", she was dubbed "America's Sweetheart" & the "Queen of Rom Coms"
    $800 7
In 1960 pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union flying one of these spy planes
    $800 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Researchers think vertical these in certain predators' eyes help sharpen depth perception when ambushing while horizontal ones in the eyes of prey help give a wider field of vision to detect threats
    $800 2
The CIA for short (not that CIA), it was founded in 1946 to train returning WWII veterans in the art of cooking
    $800 17
Hoping to dance, you could either "get down" or this 6-letter word that comes before board in a wave-riding implement
    $800 12
Near the famous wall, a D.C. memorial to women's service in this war was unveiled on Veterans Day 1993
    $800 23
In 2017, she welcomed a special visitor to "The View"--her beloved dad
    $1200 8
The situation where neither side will start a war because of the cost to itself is mutual assured this, MAD for short
    $1200 27
The German type of these, which many predict will survive Armageddon, are becoming nearly impossible to kill with chemicals
    DD: $1,200 3
Alumni of this exclusive boarding school near Windsor include Princes William & Harry & actor Tom Hiddleston
    $1200 15
Meaning I'll see you later, "I'll catch you on the" this was a hit in record stores
    $1200 18
Il Papa from 1978 to 2005, he's honored with a statue outside Rome's main train station
    $1200 24
In 2014, while still at FOX, she made Time Magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World
    $1600 9
The brief anti-communist period of liberalization in this country in 1968 was called the Prague Spring
    $1600 21
Scientists tracked one of these mammals, named for its chilly habitat, as it trekked 2000 miles from Norway to Canada in 76 days
    $1600 4
This university's informal "Dropout Hall of Fame" includes author Jack London & '60s activist Jerry Rubin
    $1600 14
Since the '60s or so to sunbathe is to "catch some" these
    DD: $2,000 19
Paris' Chapelle Expiatoire, meaning the to-make-amends-for-executing-you chapel, is on the original 1793 burial site of this couple
    $1600 25
Her music video for "Marry Me" features clips from her wedding to "Spy Kids" star Daryl Sabara
    $2000 10
Soviet leader Gorbachev initiated policies in the 1980s of glasnost, "openness", & this, meaning "restructuring"
    $2000 22
These ball-rolling beetles find their way around by using the Sun, the Moon, & sometimes the Milky Way
    $2000 5
What is now NYU's Brown Building was the site of this tragic 1911 fire that killed 146 workers
    $2000 16
For favors, one would beseech another to "do me a" this, one of the 3 main forms of matter
    $2000 13
At 500', the world's tallest cross stands over Spain's Valley of the Fallen but no longer over this dictator, moved elsewhere in 2019
    $2000 26
In between "Will & Grace" & "Will & Grace", she's been the voice of Gayle on "Bob's Burgers"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Wes Zahkia
$20,200 $11,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A laboratory known as the House of Pain is on Noble's Isle, the title setting of this novel

Final scores:

Paul Wes Zahkia
$17,199 $2,999 $10,600
2-day champion: $38,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Wes Zahkia
$19,400 $11,600 $11,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
17 R,
2 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2020-01-07
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