Show #8183 - Wednesday, March 18, 2020


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Andrea Dragan, a research compliance manager from Silver Spring, Maryland

Emmy Crawford, a program officer from Arlington, Virginia

Kris Sunderic, an adjunct professor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Very strong memories turn out to not quite match the facts.)
    $200 10
At the end of this book, Piper Kerman thanked the women of Danbury Federal Correctional Institution for changing her life
    $200 8
The Meadows, Nevada
    $200 9
Everybody loved this sitcom star as Zoe Kazan's dad in "The Big Sick"
    $200 15
I see you are prepared to take over--"waiting in" these side areas, so to speak
    $400 11
"Permanent Record" by this NSA contractor & Russia resident says as a child, he hacked the clocks at home so he could stay up late
    $400 27
This 3-volume work completed around 1455 is sometimes called the 42-Line Bible
    $400 19
Red Stick, Louisiana
    $400 5
Media moguls Rupert Murdoch & Sumner Redstone were inspirations for Brian Cox' character on this HBO family drama
    $400 17
Sitting quietly at the party until she comes up with one of her perfectly timed quips, she's a real this-stealer
    $400 16
Despite what you might remember, this actor is not wearing sunglasses when he dances to "Old Time Rock & Roll" in "Risky Business"
    $600 12
This Michelle Obama memoir was the bestselling hardcover book of 2018
    $600 24
Each human cell normally contains 46 of these
    $600 20
River of January, Brazil
    $600 4
He hosted the Golden Globes four times between 2010 and 2016 and again in 2020
    $600 18
I fear that is all the time we have; now to "bring down" or "ring down" this piece of equipment
    $600 1
Many recall growing up with a brand of Jiffy this, but the brand is just called Jif
    $800 13
Deirdre Bair's 2019 "Parisian Lives" is a memoir of writing the biographies of Simone de Beauvoir & this Irish-born playwright
    $800 25
In 1912 it became the last of the lower 48 to gain statehood
    $800 21
Eat, Germany
    $800 6
After 12 seasons, in 2011 Christopher Meloni said goodbye to his character Elliot Stabler on this drama
    $800 23
It was the perfect moment to tell our friends the news, but you missed your this, the signal to speak up
    $800 2
Many swear that Queen sings "of the world" at the very end of this single--but that part comes in the middle
    DD: $2,800 14
Biographies by Walter Isaacson include "Steve Jobs" & one about this man subtitled ' "His Life and Universe"
    $1000 26
A 2017 CNN story said "Bush" these 2 numbers teamed up on the first pitch of World Series game 5
    $1000 22
Of the Monks, Iowa
    $1000 7
This movie star gets wild on TNT's "Animal Kingdom" as the matriarch of a criminal clan
    $1000 28
Your presentation was a real one of these, a song that gets such long applause that it halts the action
    $1000 3
Some people think that chartreuse is a pink, but it is a mix of yellow & this color

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Kris Emmy Andrea
$3,600 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Emmy Andrea
$6,600 $1,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
To take someone's weapons away
    $400 1
"When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's" this
    $400 18
This chemical is the messenger that carries the genetic code to the parts of the cell that make proteins
    $800 5
In Bill Willingham's graphic novels, Bigby, this foe of Riding Hood, is the Sheriff of Fabletown
    $800 14
It's the special type of lens used to produce the effect seen here
    $800 27
USS Princeton is the sixth U.S. ship to bear the name of a battle of this war
    $800 6
"I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom, for me and you, and I think to myself" this
    $800 26
It's not usually thought of as an organ, but for an average human, it's the largest & can cover 20 square feet
    $800 25
Lloyd's of London insured this airplane for $18,000 for an important 1927 transatlantic flight
    $1200 2
Home of House Tyrell, Highgarden is a fertile wine-growing region on this continent
    $1200 15
In Britain this pastime is called noughts & crosses
    $1200 22
The coat of arms of USS Monterey bears the image of this general & future president, fittingly shown during the Mexican War
    $1200 7
Smile if you know that "Smile", based on an instrumental theme in the movie "Modern Times", was composed by this star
    $1200 19
Ticks & tapeworms are examples of these creatures that take nutrition with no benefit to their host
    $1200 10
Lloyd's honored every policy after this 1906 disaster--paying out a modern equivalent of more than a billion dollars
    DD: $3,000 3
The name of this 2-word ancestral dwelling in Tolkien is a play on the translation of the French "cul-de-sac"
    DD: $3,000 16
This other name for tetanus refers to one of its most common symptoms
    $1600 23
USS Bunker Hill is based at this biggest West Coast navy base, diagonally across the country from the battle site
    $1600 8
Here's a little something you might have heard on St. Paddy's Day
    $1600 20
5 feet long in humans, this part comes in near the end of digestion & performs the vital task of absorbing water & vitamins
    $1600 11
Lloyd's insured many airships, including this one that came to a disastrous end in 1937
    $2000 4
Much of the action in the "Files" of this guy, the city's resident practicing professional wizard, takes place in Chicago
    $2000 17
The fruit of a rambler or Damask
    $2000 24
A cruiser built at Pascagoula, Miss. bears the name of this other Mississippi burg that made 1863 headlines
    $2000 9
Glory to the Lord! Leonard Cohen reportedly wrote as many as 80 verses to this song
    $2000 21
This rhyming phrase describes the nervous system's response to facing stress or danger
    $2000 12
Lloyd's set up a signal station on this "canine" Canadian island & it was the first to hear of the Titanic's sinking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Emmy Andrea
$9,600 $6,400 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of a major event, Seville, Spain & Genoa, Italy both had expositions in this year

Final scores:

Kris Emmy Andrea
$6,000 $12,600 $19,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kris Emmy Andrea
$12,600 $7,800 $12,600
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2020-01-15
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