Show #8207 - Tuesday, April 21, 2020


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Gary Patent, a screenwriter and actor from Los Angeles, California

Sidra Condron, a marketing manager from Phoenix, Arizona

Andrew Cramer, a program manager from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We would like you to name the movie.)
    $200 15
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery once said, "Rule 1, on page 1 of the book of war, is do not march on" this Russian city
    $200 30
Black's Law defines this as "the corrupt payment, receipt, or solicitation of a private favor for official action"
    $200 29
In 1971 this company began as a single store in Seattle; 15,000 are now in the U.S. & 1 likely opened just now around the corner
    $200 28
The nutrient fluid that circulates through a plant; it's also slang for a fool
    $200 27
"'Twas the night before Christmas", begins the poem "A Visit From" him
    $200 23
It's a little out of the box but hey, I'm thinking...what if Daniel Day-Lewis just skips the theater & stays in the White House?
    $400 1
Beaten by Napoleon at Ligny, Prussian Gebhard Blücher retreated, then marched west in time to turn the tide of this 1815 battle
    $400 26
Tax, wire & mail are all types of this knowing misrepresentation of the truth
    $400 14
After descending the ladder of the lunar module, this second man to walk on the Moon stated the obvious: "Beautiful view!"
    $400 25
It's a large metal pan used in Chinese cooking
    $400 24
This 3-letter type of lyric poem was an integral part of Greek drama
    $400 22
I agree, the 2 title ladies leap off the cliff in their car...but! But! They "Smokey & the Bandit" the canyon & land safely!
    $600 2
In 1848 Marshal Windischgrätz helped get the crown of Austria for young Franz Joseph of this imperial house
    $600 18
Libel can be a criminal offense, but in most states, this type of spoken defamatory assertion is civil only
    $600 13
In 2019, a six-man team endured huge frigid waves to row 600 miles across this passage between South America and Antarctica named for an explorer
    $600 10
On "Game of Thrones", Peter Dinklage's character was called this word, which means a mischievous child
    $600 7
The title felony in this Dostoyevsky novel is the murder of a mean old woman who supposedly no one will miss
    $600 19
I know it ends the movie quickly, but what if that guy doesn't kill the dog of "the boogeyman"/ unstoppable killing machine?
    $800 3
Aka the "Desert Fox" he wanted to keep German reserves near the French coast to repel allied invasion but was overruled
    DD: $1,800 16
This 2 word Latin phrase means "way of operating" & shows a pattern of criminal behavior
    $800 11
In 1914 this Belorussian-born man painted "The Praying Jew", also called "The Rabbi of Vitebsk"
    $800 8
18th century men often wore a gooseberry--a large, frizzled one of these
    $800 5
"Largo Desolato" is a 1985 play by this future Czech president
    $800 20
John Coffey doesn't ride the lightning & instead gets a full pardon & is released from death row
    $1000 4
Field Marshal Carl Mannerheim led this nation in its 1939-40 "Winter War" with the Soviet Union
    $1000 17
This visible sign to identify a company's goods can suffer "dilution" if its distinctiveness is reduced by a sign that's too similar
    $1000 12
James Chadwick won the 1935 Nobel in Physics for the discovery of this, a subatomic particle having no charge
    $1000 9
A family or group of whales is known by this term
    $1000 6
"Swann's Way" is volume 1 of this author's "Remembrance of Things Past"
    $1000 21
Who knew Macaulay Culkin carried bee repellent? A simple fix & we send the kids home happy from this Anna Chlumsky film

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

Andrew Sidra Gary
$1,800 $600 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Sidra Gary
$4,200 $2,200 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and every clue in the category will be delivered by James Taylor himself.)
    $400 20
"Garden of the Gulf" & "The Island" are nicknames for this Canadian province
    $400 24
This Polish astronomer whose ideas riled up the Catholic church was raised by his uncle Lucas, a bishop
    $800 14
(James Taylor presents the clue.) In 1971 I earned my first Gold record for a single & the following year my first Grammy for this song written by Carole King
    $800 9
This river that rises in hills northwest of Moscow flows about 2,200 miles before entering the Caspian Sea
    $800 23
These critters can be classified by whether they have skeletons made of calcium carbonate or silicon dioxide
    $800 21
To pay back or refund
    $800 12
Journalists Jimmy Breslin, Walter Winchell & Mike Royko were also this -ist, a job requiring a regular output of copy
    $800 26
This plant of the genus Helianthus is the state flower of Kansas
    $1200 1
(James Taylor presents the clue.) In my new audio memoir "Break Shot" I talk about my early days, including my time in London in the '60s & my association with The Beatles; in fact, my song "Something In The Way She Moves" inspired this Beatle to write his own song that begins with the same line
    $1200 3
In 2019 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of this island territory let the U.S. president know it's "not for sale"
    $1200 11
Mix up some of the Portland variety of this building material by combining calcium, silica, iron & aluminum
    $1200 17
Synonym for an earthquake or tremor
    $1200 8
This Wild West woman claimed she got her "catastrophic" nickname from one Captain Egan, whom she rescued from an ambush
    DD: $2,000 25
Charles Darwin called this "divine" carnivorous plant of the Americas one of the most wonderful plants in the world
    $1600 2
(James Taylor presents the clue.) The first instrument I learned to play wasn't the guitar but the cello & in 2016 I had the pleasure of performing with this cello virtuoso at Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary concert
    $1600 4
Maputo is the capital & largest city of this country on Africa's southeast coast
    $1600 13
Valued as a precious gem for its color, this variety of quartz is predominantly silicon dioxide
    $1600 16
In Exodus the Ark of the Covenant was directed to be this unit of measure "and a half the breadth thereof"
    $1600 6 says Tutankhamun's tomb, designated KV62, is one of the least impressive in this area that "KV" represents
    $1600 19
In this method of plant propagation, stems of one plant are inserted into another so that they unite & grow together
    $2000 10
(James Taylor presents the clue.) In 2020 I released a new album, "American Standard", putting my take on some of the songs & show tunes I grew up listening to like "Ol' Man River" from this musical
    $2000 5
The Israeli city of Eilat lies at the head of this gulf
    DD: $1,200 18
This extremely soft silicate with a hardness of 1 is ground up to make a popular body powder
    $2000 15
It's the long, broad sash worn with a kimono
    $2000 7
Following defeat in 1967's Six-Day War, he resigned as president of Egypt, only to return later by popular demand
    $2000 22
Poplars & irises are examples of plants that propagate & spread by these fleshy, creeping underground stems

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Sidra Gary
$11,400 $4,600 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Publishers Weekly has dubbed this former middle school English teacher turned bestselling author "Storyteller of the Gods"

Final scores:

Andrew Sidra Gary
$5,999 $9,200 $22,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Sidra Gary
$11,200 $4,600 $16,000
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2020-02-18
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