Show #8178 - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Paul Trifiletti game 6.


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Laurie Amster-Burton, a help desk specialist from Seattle, Washington

Jessica Babbitt, a personal stylist from Austin, Texas

Paul Trifiletti, an attorney from Athens, Georgia (whose 5-day cash winnings total $106,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the author for us.)
    $200 23
This pianist may have had "Georgia On My Mind" but the post office named for him is in Los Angeles
    $200 9
Mix a batch of this 50% lighter than the original, another batch 150% darker--& voila! colors that complement each other
    $200 6
My wife tried to get ahead in eyeglass manufacturing, but failed impressively by "making" this "of herself"
    $200 12
"The Mystery of Edwin Drood"
    $200 18
This flour brand is named for the top prize that it won at an 1880 exhibition
    $200 1
In November of 1972, the Kingdome was dedicated in this West Coast city. In March 2000, the Kingdome was demolished in this West Coast city
    $400 24
It's not New York, New York but Hoboken, Hoboken that has a P.O. named for this native son & crooning legend
    $400 10
Associated with the decor of recent college grads, it's a Japanese-style filled mattress used for seating or as a bed
    $400 7
My cousin wanted to become a hairstylist, but didn't have the skill; she just couldn't do this 2-word idiom
    $400 13
"Jude the Obscure"
    $400 19
The AKC says this "is an exceptionally intelligent breed" & boasted "the first three dogs to earn AKC Obedience Champion titles"
    $400 2
In 1978, New Jersey's Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel got checked out to make way for a casino in this city
    $600 25
Buck Owens got P.O.ed in 2007 after 17 years hosting this country music show in which an animated donkey brayed the title
    $600 11
A recess in a wall often used to display sculpture, the term can also be used for the role an animal plays in nature
    $600 8
My dad worked for the IRS for a while, but his nerves became shot--the job was "too" this 6-letter word
    $600 14
"Lady Chatterley's Lover"
    $600 20
The Ohio River begins at the western tip of the "Golden Triangle" in this city
    $600 3
Sunset Boulevard isn't the same since the bulldozer came for the home and playground of many movie stars called the Garden of this
    $800 27
Fit the houseplant to the room: the peace lily is suggested for the laundry room as it takes spores of this out of the air
    $800 17
My granddad quit dentistry because he said going to the office was "like" this excruciating 2-word idiom
    $800 15
"Hornblower During the Crisis"
    $800 21
Oil is also known by this "colorful" 2-word phrase, followed by "Texas tea" in an old sitcom theme
    DD: $600 4
Northwestern University's old Prentice Women's Hospital, an example of Brutalist architecture, was demoed in 2013-2014 in this big city
    $1000 26
The spiraling design known as this work seen here on a wall adds elegance to furniture, too
    $1000 16
"You Can't Go Home Again"
    $1000 22
These 3 stone-cold sisters of Greek myth who were less than photogenic had bronze hands & golden wings
    $1000 5
Demolished in 1999, the Jorba Labs near Madrid was often called this general 6-letter term for a sacred building in China

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

Paul Jessica Laurie
$1,800 $2,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jessica Laurie
$5,600 $600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will end with "T-R-Y", but will sound like "tree".)
    $400 26
Poets write of the evening "song" of this grasshopper relative, as in Archibald Lampman's "The homely" this "gossips at my feet"
    $400 11
It was the first full year of the Great Depression
    $400 12
Called "the fairest isle that eyes have beheld" by Columbus, this island nation is the birthplace of Usain Bolt
    $400 16
In a 1980 sequel this bad guy cuts off his son's hand & then says, "I am your father"
    $400 1
She was Columbia Law School's first female tenured professor & the Supreme Court's second female justice
    $400 7
Quality attributed to a perfectly proportioned face
    $800 27
In French this insect is a "coccinelle" & usually rouge avec points noirs (red with black spots)
    $800 21
The Boston Massacre left 5 dead & several injured
    $800 13
The flag of Barbados features the trident of this sea god on a yellow stripe representing the country's beaches
    $800 25
In "The Great Santini", this Oscar winner plays a macho dad who menaces his family
    $800 2
This Facebook bigwig wrote "Option B" about life after the sudden death of her husband
    $800 6
"Follow Me!" is a motto of this part of the army that fights on foot
    $1200 28
One variety of this insect from Australia can grow up to 2 feet long
    DD: $3,000 14
The Environmental Protection agency was established
    $1200 15
Animals unique to Madagascar include lemurs, tenrecs, and certain species of these reptiles
    $1200 18
In a Wes Anderson movie, it's the last name of Royal, whose brilliant kids have major daddy issues
    $1200 8
(Alex Trebek presents from the Harvard Lampoon Building in Cambridge, Massachusetts.) As editor of the "Harvard Lampoon" in the 1970s he had the last word; today he hosts "The Last Word" on MSNBC
    $1200 3
The Ten Commandments warn against this type of worship
    $1600 23
Rome hosted the Summer Olympics
    DD: $2,500 20
Religion is important in Tonga; around 1/3 of the population is of this Christian denomination they call Free Wesleyan
    $1600 17
The Overlook Hotel was the site where this actor murderously chased his son around a snowy maze in a 1980 movie
    $1600 9
Katia Beauchamp & Hayley Barna are the co-founders of this monthly beauty subscription service
    $1600 4
Completely insufficient, as in a meager sum
    $2000 24
19 years after his death, Napoleon's remains were returned to France where he was given a state funeral & a new resting place
    $2000 22
The red & white of its flag are the colors of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, who ruled this country from 1530 to 1798
    $2000 19
In this spoof of music biopics, John C. Reilly as Dewey Cox is repeatedly told by his father, "The wrong kid died!"
    $2000 10
This Brit, seen here, invented a little thing called the World Wide Web
    $2000 5
6 functions of an angle, including sine & cosine, are used in this branch of math

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jessica Laurie
$11,200 $11,700 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1964 essay coined this 2-word term for "artistically serious" comic books & endorsed it over "illustories" & "picto-fiction"

Final scores:

Paul Jessica Laurie
$100 $23,398 $7,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,398 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Jessica Laurie
$11,400 $14,200 $5,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2020-01-14
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