Show #8309 - Thursday, January 7, 2021

Originally slated to air 2020-12-24.


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Tracy Lee, a data scientist from Newark, California

Natalie Craig, a government analyst from Sacramento, California

Yoshie Hill, an executive assistant from Colma, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Here's the gear you should wear when you practice this
    $200 23
Someone who changes their mind about taking a trip or tying the knot gets cold these
    $200 7
In 2019 Disney parks put size limitations on these tot transports, but will rent you a street-legal single or double one
    $200 17
The death of King Robert Baratheon sets off a deadly chain reaction in a novel by this author
    $200 30
Maria I, queen of this Iberian nation for 39 years, died in Brazil following Napoleon's invasion of her homeland
    $200 18
Captain of the U.S. team in the last 2 Olympics, Aly Raisman has won 3 gold medals in this sport
    $400 1
Actress Laura Prepon is among those who have taken up this hobby, crafting ashtrays & bowls out of clay
    $400 10
In slang it means to I.D. a criminal to authorities
    $400 8
The band of material that propels bulldozers is called continuous track or this military vehicle "tread"
    $400 6
In kids' books, Pom, Flora & Alexander are the triplet offspring of this pachyderm king
    $400 2
In 30 B.C. her decades of rule were ended, probably via the bite of a cobra
    $400 19
Nothing fishy about Mike Trout, a standout slugger & outfielder for this California MLB team
    $600 28
Dan Robbins created these kits in the 1950s to appeal to budding adult artists; beginner kits came with 20 colors
    $600 11
Express support without following through & you're merely paying this "service"
    $600 9
Danny Lloyd, the child actor in "The Shining", has said one of his main memories was getting to ride this indoors
    $600 14
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Oberon is the spouse of Titania & the king of these beings
    $600 5
During her reign as Queen of Great Britain & Ireland, she was also Empress of India
    $600 20
This first woman to win an Indy Car Series race wrote a book called "Pretty Intense"
    $800 27
With origami, paper is folded into designs & objects; kirigami uses paper & a pair of these to execute designs
    $800 12
In the title of Shakira's first U.S. No. 1 hit, these "Don't Lie"
    $800 24
In this Olympic sport, the 20-kilometer distance is considered the sprint
    DD: $2,200 15
As a title character he's only a prince, but Caspian eventually becomes a king in this fantasy land
    $800 3
In 1654 Queen Christina of this Scandinavian nation shocked Europe by abdicating & moving to Rome
    $800 21
This Milwaukee Bucks star was born in Greece to Nigerian parents (don't worry, we'll take just his first name)
    $1000 26
Take up this 5-letter type of yoga that many westerners perform as a type of exercise
    $1000 13
The second of Thornton Wilder's 2 Pulitzer Prize-winning plays mentions these 2 body parts
    $1000 25
With gentle winds & lovely countryside to view from above, Canowindra is this transport capital of Australia
    $1000 16
In this Kipling tale Daniel Dravot tricks natives of a region of Afghanistan into crowning him king
    $1000 4
Not just a queen, but an archduchess & an empress, she was the mother of another queen, Marie Antoinette
    $1000 22
The unconventional methods of this long-hitting 2020 U.S. Open champ include using a protractor on the putting green

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

Yoshie Natalie Tracy
$2,600 $3,400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Natalie Tracy
$6,400 $4,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Adjectives that come after the noun.)
    $400 30
In 1978 this Underground Railroad conductor appeared on the first stamp in the Black Heritage Series
    $400 15
Of the 4 basic math operations, the one that produces a quotient
    $400 6
After Polyphemus, one of these 1-eyed giants, ate some of Odysseus' men, the survivors blinded him
    $400 29
Staying above sea level is an issue in this country, though Vaalserberg does rise to 1,053 feet
    $400 7
Taking its name from a George Orwell character, this show with housemates under surveillance has watchers all over the world
    $400 28
Completes the dealer's common statement "The game is seven card stud, deuces..."
    $800 19
Order in the Supreme Court--he was honored on a stamp in 2003
    $800 5
Making up group 18 on the periodic table, the 7 of these include neon & argon
    $800 1
One of the places Vulcan was said to have his workshop was on Sicily below this volcano
    $800 17
"Beyond the" this means "unacceptable"; this was a region of Ireland under British jurisdiction
    $800 8
Wednesday & Pugsley were the children of Gomez & Morticia on this kooky comedy classic
    $800 27
From the French, this 14-letter adjective means "outstanding" & comes after the noun, as in "Pat Sajak, host ____"
    $1200 20
A 2002 stamp paid tribute to a true renaissance man--this Harlem Renaissance poet
    $1200 12
A playground seesaw is a good example of this one of the 6 simple machines
    $1200 2
As predicted by the Oracle of Delphi, he killed his father & married his mother
    $1200 16
This line begins around 66 degrees north; if you travel above it on the right day, there will be 24 hours of darkness
    $1200 9
Pull up a stool next to Homer at this bar on "The Simpsons"
    $1200 26
In succession to property or a crown, the heir presumptive is not as secure as this heir
    $1600 21
In 2019 the Postal Service paid tribute to this late dancer & actor
    $1600 13
The reciprocal trigonometric functions are secant, cosecant & this
    $1600 3
Call him Hypnos or call him Somnus, he was the god of this
    $1600 18
Rising almost 2,000 feet, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower offers lodging for hajj pilgrims in this country
    $1600 10
The announcers on "NBC Sunday Night Football" are Al Michaels & this former wide receiver
    DD: $3,000 25
From Latin for "made flesh", it often comes after "the devil"
    $2000 22
This esteemed journalist & PBS news anchor who passed away in 2016 was honored in 2020
    $2000 14
Strange & charm are 2 of the 6 flavors of these subatomic particles
    $2000 4
Created by Loki, this 8-legged horse carried Odin into battle
    DD: $4,600 23
The name of this country that stretches along the South China Sea means people beyond (China's) southern border
    $2000 11
He was a long-time presence on television as an amiable astronaut & as an ominous oilman
    $2000 24
John Updike's second book about Harry Angstrom is "Rabbit" this, meaning "brought back"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Natalie Tracy
$12,400 $9,200 $16,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

4 songs from this 1968 musical made the Billboard Top 10, including one with an astrological theme that was No. 1 for 6 weeks

Final scores:

Yoshie Natalie Tracy
$24,800 $18,200 $8,399
2-day champion: $31,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Yoshie Natalie Tracy
$15,600 $9,200 $15,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2020-10-27
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