Show #8190 - Friday, March 27, 2020


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Khalilah Walters, an attorney from Danville, Virginia

Matt Steen, an account coordinator from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Susan Alden, a fundraising researcher from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 2004 Nature published a paper about an extinct diminutive Hominin nicknamed after this race from "The Lord of the Rings"
    $200 26
2-word term for the number of children born in one year per every 1,000 people of a particular group
    $200 20
Betty Ford or Barbara Bush
    $200 5
Milkmaid, French & waterfall are 3 types of this twisty hairstyle
    $200 9
In 2006 the Tigers' Joel Zumaya threw this pitch 104.8 mph, so it lived up to its name
    $200 4
A 1953 general strike in Ceylon was prompted by a huge increase in the price of this staple food
    $400 2
An 1896 article in Nature was about "a new kind of rays" called these, "for the sake of brevity"
    $400 25
What Hawaii became August 21, 1959
    $400 10
Aka the drooler, this pitch was banned in 1920 except for 17 hurlers who got to use it until they retired
    $400 16
After stopping the 1894 Pullman Strike, the federal government created this holiday as a conciliatory gesture to workers
    $600 3
An 1880 letter in Nature, "on the skin-furrows of the hand", was one of the first to suggest using these for identification
    DD: $1,600 21
Born between 1980 & 1995, millennials are AKA "Generation" this letter
    $600 19
In golf it's slang for the clubhouse bar
    $600 6
This adjectival form of a structure created by Daedalus refers to something that winds & winds
    $600 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) A left-handed pitcher's curveball breaks downward and to the catcher's left. In the 1930's Carl Hubbell was a master of this kooky pitch that did the opposite, breaking right
    $600 17
This governor's stern response to a Boston police strike got him the 1920 Republican VP nod, & he soon succeeded to the presidency
    $800 7
Conducted in 1790, the first Census revealed a U.S. population of 3.9 million, with this state being the most populous
    $800 14
Its flagship store opened in New York City in 1924 between 49th & 50th streets
    $800 12
Few hitters feast on this breaking pitch like the burger of the same name; Ted Williams said it was "the greatest pitch in baseball"
    $800 18
The 1980 firing of labor activist Anna Walentynowicz from a Gdansk shipyard led to a big strike & this union's founding
    $1000 22
A 1953 Nature paper, one of the most famous in the history of science, began, "We wish to suggest a structure" for this
    $1000 8
Term for the process by which new groups adopt the language, values & customs of a host culture
    $1000 15
Judy Blume introduced Peter Hatcher & his little brother Fudge in her book "Tales of" this, the first in a series
    $1000 24
Here's an inside view of how the chambers of this mollusk's shell get all wound up
    $1000 13
Check out the grip and you can see why the circle type of this off-speed pitch got its name
    $1000 23
An 1892 strike at this man's Homestead Steel Mill outside Pittsburgh led to a deadly confrontation between workers & strikebreakers

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

Susan Matt Khalilah
$2,800 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Matt Khalilah
$4,800 $0 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Used when referring to your former school, it's Latin for "nourishing mother"
    $400 24
The music from this 1816 opera heard here sure ain't shave & a haircut, 2 bits
    $400 25
This company has been making light bulbs for more than 125 years
    $400 17
In 1786 this state's senate voted & Columbia beat out Washington as the name of the new capital
    $400 21
    $800 8
"God from the machine" is the English translation of this literary device
    $800 23
Let's get Bizet with this 1875 title woman & her gypsy pals Frasquita & Mercédès
    $800 13
It started as a group of flour-grinding companies in 1928
    DD: $2,000 4
Appropriately, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is in the capital of this western state
    $800 18
    $1200 27
In 2019 this channel with an elephant as its mascot aired the reality series "The Zoo: San Diego"
    $1200 7
"Let the buyer beware" with this 2-word phrase
    $1200 11
Here's an 1853 chorus from this "green" guy & we'll even throw in the anvil for free
    $1200 12
It was the corporate target of Michael Moore in the documentary "Roger & Me"
    $1200 1
This northern state capital bears the first name of Monsieur Chouteau
    $1200 16
    $1600 26
In this classic 1941 film, the San Diego Zoo played the part of the private zoo at Xanadu
    $1600 6
Julius Caesar summed up his victory in a 47 B.C. campaign with these 3 Latin words
    $1600 10
In 2004 this tenor played 3 final performances in "Tosca" to sold-out crowds at the Met
    $1600 14
GNC is short for these "Centers"
    $1600 2
Ransom Eli Olds created 2 major car companies in this city
    $1600 19
Philip K.
Ford Coppola
    DD: $2,000 5
John Wilkes Booth shouted this, meaning "Thus always to tyrants", as he leaped to the stage after shooting Abraham Lincoln
    $2000 9
When it comes to this composer, tonight, let it be "Lohengrin" (Prelude to act III)
    $2000 15
This company, stock symbol GD, created the F-16 fighter jet
    $2000 3
Seen here is a train on this railroad whose name includes two state capitals & a third city
    $2000 20

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Matt Khalilah
$1,200 $5,600 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the first president to deliver the State of the Union Address on television

Final scores:

Susan Matt Khalilah
$0 $0 $2,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Matt Khalilah
$1,200 $7,200 $8,800
14 R,
6 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 2020-01-28
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