Show #8217 - Tuesday, May 19, 2020


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Jackie Wong, a consultant and figure skating analyst from New York, New York

Tiffany Vicars, a consultant pharmacist from Louisville, Kentucky

Ben Scripps, a television director from Cadillac, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

TV IN 2020
    $200 1
In 2006 Warren Buffett began giving annual gifts of a billion-plus to the foundation of this couple, reaching $2.6 billion in 2018
    $200 13
The brick-building challenges are tough & host Will Arnett just might knock it all down on this toy brand "Masters"
    $200 19
The sculptor Phidias supervised this building's construction beginning in the year 447 B.C.
    $200 8
This "organ"ic bean can be used to make red beans & rice
    $200 17
Adjective meaning "perceived by ear" & a type of facial hair
    $200 21
The Baker Street Irregulars lend a helping hand
    $400 2
This science guy made an impassioned appearance on "Last Week Tonight" to warn that our planet's on fire
    $400 12
In the spinoff "9-1-1: Lone Star", Rob Lowe responds to emergencies in this state capital
    $400 15
Paris' Sainte-Chapelle was built in 1248 to house this holy headgear of Jesus
    $400 9
Though this bean gets its more common name from Peru, it's also called the Madagascar bean & down south, butter bean
    $400 18
A carnivore's quest & a menacing declaration
    $400 22
Shawshank Prison, a place of redemption
    $600 3
This veteran British actor has appeared in the "Harry Potter" and "Pirates" franchises
    $600 4
Bruce Wayne is missing & Ruby Rose dons the cowl as this title CW superhero who's no mere girl
    DD: $1,600 14
Built in the 9th century, the castle named for this European capital looks out upon the Vltava River
    $600 10
Ahoy! AKA a Yankee bean, this small white legume is big in Boston baked beans
    $600 27
Gorgonzola for one & multiple ganders
    $600 23
Buffalo Bill (the serial killer, not the showman)
    $800 6
In 2013 "Killing Jesus" by Martin Dugard & this pundit topped the bestseller list
    $800 5
You have to be "the best of the best of the best" at Navarro College to perform this sport "on mat" on a Netflix reality show
    $800 20
The Rialto Bridge is the oldest of the bridges that traverse this central waterway of Venice
    $800 11
The pods are in your favor with high-protein edamame, green these, picked fully grown but pre-full maturity
    $800 28
To totally confuse someone & pancake batter baked in a special iron
    $800 24
It does not end well for the conch shell that represents civilization
    $1000 7
From this Bill Watterson comic strip: "In the past, you've been a remarkably poor judge of what your mom cares about"
    $1000 16
Walton Goggins is an available single dad, not a mythical creature, on this CBS sitcom
    $1000 25
Once Europe's tallest office tower, the Witte Huis, or White House, survived the 1940 bombing of this Dutch city and major port
    $1000 29
The low point between 2 wave crests & time off for a soldier
    $1000 26
"The Firm" of Bendini, Lambert & Locke

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

Ben Tiffany Jackie
$3,000 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Tiffany Jackie
$6,000 $2,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
A bipartisan 2018 criminal justice reform bill, the First Step Act eases up the federal rule known as this "and you're out"
    $400 23
In a duet, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga sing, "and I seem to find the happiness I seek, when we're out together dancing" this way
    $400 1
Damaged by Hurricane Katrina, Beauvoir, the Miss. home of this Confederate pres., had to undergo a major restoration
    $400 6
"And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon" him, "and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh"
    $400 13
In addition to its 3 huge horns, this dinosaur had spikes surrounding its sometimes nearly 10-foot-long skull
    $400 7
The world federation for this Olympic martial art is headquartered in Seoul
    $800 19
S.922 was "protecting" this international military alliance "Skies Act of 2019"
    $800 24
"Thanks For The Memory" became his theme song after he & Shirley Ross introduced it in "The Big Broadcast of 1938"
    $800 2
You might recognize the Eldon, Iowa house seen here from this famous 1930 painting of a farm couple posing in front of it
    $800 12
"And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had spoken unto" this man
    $800 14
"Jurassic Park" fans will surely know of this small, fast dinosaur with a huge claw on each foot
    $800 8
In 2001, they walked this way as new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    $1200 20
In 2019 H.R.596, this peninsula's "Annexation Non-Recognition Act", passed in the House 427-1
    DD: $2,200 25
It became Etta James' signature song & Beyoncé sang it at an inaugural ball for President Obama
    $1200 3
Her home in Glen Echo, Maryland doubled as a headquarters for the American Red Cross
    DD: $1,000 26
"And God blessed" this man "and his sons, and said unto them, be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth"
    $1200 15
This dinosaur with a spike tail & plated back was once thought to have 2 brains due to an enlargement in the spinal cord
    $1200 9
It's another name for the Irish language
    $1600 21
Signed into law in 2019, S.252 gave the Army rank of colonel to this Kansas senator who ran for president in 1996
    $1600 27
"Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it, let's do it, let's" this
    $1600 4
Many believe the 160-room San Jose, California "Mystery House" built by the heiress to this rifle company is haunted
    $1600 29
"And" he "went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden"
    $1600 16
Brontosaurus comes fairly early alphabetically in dinosaur names, & it was once classified by this name that's even earlier
    $1600 10
Modeled after the "Iliad" & the "Odyssey", it's the national epic of ancient Rome
    $2000 22
In 2017 Rep. Ed Royce sponsored H.R.3364, "Countering America's Adversaries Through" these measures "Act"
    $2000 28
Ella Fitzgerald sang, "It's only" this item "sailing over a cardboard sea"
    $2000 5
Built by Cornelius Vanderbilt II, this 70-room Rhode Island mansion has been called the "grandest of Newport's summer 'cottages"'
    $2000 30
"The Lord spake unto" him, "saying, take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man...out of the midst of Jordan"
    $2000 17
Diplodocus was a type of this, meaning "lizard foot"
    $2000 11
Several evergreen trees go by this name, Latin for "tree of life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Tiffany Jackie
$20,400 $4,800 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In this novel the surname of a pastor, his wife & 4 sons is not given in the text; the title was meant to evoke a 1719 novel

Final scores:

Ben Tiffany Jackie
$19,358 $3,300 $4,399
2-day champion: $38,158 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Tiffany Jackie
$20,400 $4,800 $6,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2020-03-10
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