Show #7836 - Monday, October 8, 2018

Contestants

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Lee Glazer, a director of a college research center from Waterville, Maine

Alex Schmidt, a writer and comedian from Pasadena, California

Adam Francois Watkins, a stay-at-home dad and lawyer from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,706)

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Jeopardy! Round

FORT NIGHT
AT LEAST 20 MILLION TWITTER FOLLOWERS
LET US FLOAT SOMETHING BY YOU
TRAVEL BOOKS
THIS IS "EZ"
HERE'S THE HARD STUFF
    $200 19
The 1814 bombardment of this Maryland fort almost made it to a second night, but the flag was still there
    $200 29
102 million:
His Twitter bio is just 4 words--"Dad, husband, president, citizen"
    $200 12
Perhaps a budding entomologist, Muhammad Ali used this 4-word phrase before "sting like a bee"
    $200 1
Bill Bryson's "In a Sunburned Country" takes us to this continent with its unique animals & friendly people too
    $200 3
In slang, it follows "easy peasy lemon"
    $200 8
It's the good stuff--I mean the hard stuff--in a classic daiquiri
    $400 20
Before this war had even started, Austrians took a Serbian fortress in a midnight attack in July 1914
    $400 30
22 million:
Hi! My name is... what? My name is... who? My name is this Detroit rapper
    $400 13
The two elements seen here make up a reportedly 130-year-old one of these discovered in 2018
    $400 2
Modern travel book writing got a boost in 1977 with Bruce Chatwin's account of his trip "In" this southern Argentine region
    $400 4
To breathe with difficulty & with a whistling sound
    $400 28
It's a special birthday; let's celebrate with a glass of 30-year-old this from Glenfiddich
    $600 16
In 1756 only 23 of the 146 British soldiers survived the night in the "black hole" of Fort William in this Indian city
    $600 15
46 million:
The fight against malaria is a big topic for this Seattle tweeter worth many billions
    $600 26
This brand of soap was advertised, "It floats"
    $600 5
"Letters from Egypt" is a book of this future British nurse's letter while traveling on the Nile in 1850
    $600 9
Call me this derisive term for an elderly man & see what happens
    $600 21
I'll have a Tom Collins, hold the seltzer, lemon juice & syrup--heck, just give me a glass of this
    $800 17
David Farragut sent 1,500 soldiers in a nighttime assault on Fort Gaines to begin the Civil War battle of this bay
    $800 18
29 million:
This "Harry Potter" actress is a champion for women both on & off screen
    $800 14
It's said that one of these "lifts all boats"
    $800 6
He wrote about a bus trip & other kinds of trips in 1968's "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
    $800 10
From the name of a movie monster, it's a woman who is obsessive about wedding planning
    $800 22
Dilute my bourbon with vermouth? Go straight to Hell's Kitchen! I didn't ask for one of these cocktails
    $1000 24
In 1779 this "Mad" revolutionary led a daring midnight raid to take the fort at Stony Point
    DD: $2,000 25
27 million:
This rapper expanded "Mr. 305" (Miami's area code) to "Mr. Worldwide"
    $1000 27
Ask Robinson Crusoe--the dessert seen here is known as a floating this
    $1000 7
Alfred Lansing wrote "Endurance", about this man's 1915 escape from Antarctica
    $1000 11
Containing a small scroll, it's put on door frames in Jewish homes
    $1000 23
If you can handle this Italian stuff made from distilled grape seeds & skins, you're a better man than I am

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

Adam Alex Lee
$3,800 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Alex Lee
$6,000 $7,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS
2018 HAPPENINGS
BRITISH PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS
MOVIE MUSIC
THE SHUSH DOCTRINE
    $400 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows Sagittarius on the monitor.) The constellation Sagittarius represents an archer, but its eight brightest stars are often depicted as one of these, with the Milky Way as the steam rising from the spout
    $400 18
It shares its name with a U.S. state
    $400 23
A reported $600,000 fell out the back of a Brink's truck on the interstate in this Indiana capital, causing 1 or 2 traffic issues
    $400 25
The working class characters in a 1957 John Osbourne play "Look Back" this title way at British society
    $400 26
Last name of Carmine, who provided music for all 3 "Godfather" films--he may have had an in with the director
    $400 1
There's a bivalve mollusk in this 2-word idiom meaning to become silent
    $800 20
The first close-up images sent back to Earth from another planet were from a Russian probe on this planet in 1975
    $800 6
Check it out--it's the national library of this country, which opened its doors in Minsk in 2006
    $800 16
In the highest-scoring FIFA World Cup final in 52 years, this country prevailed 4-2
    $800 12
A psychiatrist works to bring a young man back from the brink of madness in this beastly Peter Shaffer play
    $800 11
Since 1974 John Williams has scored more than 25 films from this "Minority Report" director
    $800 2
If you're reticent to speak, you "wouldn't say" this word meant to scare
    DD: $4,000 7
This Zodiac constellation has only one bright star, Hamal--Arabic for "sheep"
    $1200 3
After Russia, this "stan" is the largest republic in area
    $1200 17
In 2018 this "Sex & the City" actress made a bid for New York governor
    $1200 13
Peter Morgan's "Frost/Nixon" takes place during interviews in this year, 3 years after Nixon's resignation
    $1200 8
This movie series featured the 4-note mockingjay call heard here
    $1200 27
A British WWII slogan punned, "Be like Dad, keep" this word for quiet
    $1600 21
The 2 main types of optical telescopes are reflectors & these, which use lenses to magnify objects
    $1600 4
The first republic alphabetically, it also claims to have been the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion
    $1600 24
Caught up in a sex scandal, the Swedish Academy announced it would not give this Nobel Prize in 2018
    DD: $2,000 14
In this Noel Coward play, a man's life is upended by the jealous ghost of his first wife
    $1600 9
Mark Mothersbaugh of this "Whip It" group wrote the 1980s-sounding music for "Thor: Ragnarok"
    $1600 28
A sign on some restaurant tables, or a noncommunicative disposition
    $2000 22
Undetected until the 1990s, this belt is a zone of space past 30 A.U. & home to objects like dwarf planets & icy centaurs
    $2000 5
Kaunas & Marijampole are 2 of the counties or administrative divisions of this country
    $2000 29
This major figure of Iran-Contra--actually, a lt. colonel figure--was named president of the NRA
    $2000 15
You can see the second king of this name as a prince in "Braveheart", or see his downfall in a Christopher Marlowe play
    $2000 10
The director of "The Third Man" was entranced by a local playing this instrument & hired him to compose the score
    $2000 30
This game, a forerunner of bridge, is also an interjection meaning "Hush!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Alex Lee
$20,000 $18,600 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CAPITOL ART
Of the 23 lawgivers depicted on marble portraits over doors in the U.S. House chamber, he's the only one in the Bible

Final scores:

Adam Alex Lee
$2,799 $20,798 $16,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,798 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Alex Lee
$17,200 $19,600 $8,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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