Show #8140 - Friday, January 17, 2020

Contestants

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Lindsay Goldstein, a youth librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Dennis Coffey, a bartender from Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, a librarian from Portland, Oregon (whose 4-day cash winnings total $89,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

BANDS, CLANS & GANGS
YOU BURNED MY FOOD!
NUMBER THAT BOOK
MIDDLE "O"
(Alex: The letter O will come exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
MONEY TALKS
SITCOMS
    $200 23
The Turtle Creek this establishment in northern Michigan is owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
    $200 1
The Greeks gave us saganaki, setting the sheep's milk type of this ablaze right at your table
    $200 6
"Ready Player ___ "
    $200 11
In times of good fortune, you "live high on" it
    $200 20
2 bits equals one of these U.S. coins
    $200 15
"Ted Mosby, Architect" & "How Lily Stole Christmas" are episodes of this show about a very long courtship story
    $400 24
In the mid-1100s the Taira clan became Japan's first dominant political group who were these warriors
    $400 2
Literally translated as "burnt cream", this custard dish is topped with sugar that gets caramelized under a broiler
    $400 7
"__ Years a Slave"
    $400 12
You pledge your this 5-letter word when engaging to marry
    $400 21
Avian term for a sum of money saved for retirement or other important purpose
    $400 16
"Why should you go to jail for a crime someone else... noticed?" asked attorney Bob Loblaw on this Bluth-tastic show
    $600 28
The Lilly clan's annual family reunion near Beckley in this "Mountain State" has had as many as 75,000 attendees
    $600 3
At Brennan's in New Orleans, 35,000 lbs. of a certain fruit gets flamed annually to make this signature dessert of the restaurant
    $600 8
By Khaled Hosseini: "A ___ Splendid Suns"
    $600 13
This interjection is from the Danish & used as a toast
    $600 22
The title of Jim Cramer's TV show, or cash on hand for emergencies or impulse buying
    $600 17
Onetime vampire players Evan Rachel Wood, Tilda Swinton, Danny Trejo & Wesley Snipes all had cameos on "What We Do in" these
    $800 27
Fuimus, meaning "We have been", is the motto of this clan found in the name of a famous king of Scotland
    $800 4
We wish you a merry Christmas pudding, AKA this, a dish of dried fruit, suet & cognac, set afire before serving--now bring us some!
    $800 9
"___ Years in Tibet"
    $800 14
It's a collection of writings by several authors concerning a similar subject
    DD: $1,500 29
In frontier general stores, this was often used as a table or counter; hence "cash on" it to mean payment right away
    $800 18
"When the Whistle Blows" was the sitcom within this Ricky Gervais sitcom about TV bit players
    $1000 25
Gangs in the "Gangs of New York" era included the Plug Uglies, the Short Tails & these "Boys" named for part of lower Manhattan
    $1000 5
Bust out your chafing dish, some orange butter sauce & Grand Marnier to fire up this crepes dish
    $1000 10
"___ Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis"
    $1000 26
One of a fingerprint's central ridges
    $1000 19
The Lord works in mysterious ways, giving John Goodman & his family of deviant evangelists great wealth on this show

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

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$1,600 $200 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$2,600 $800 $6,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST
A BROADWAY CAST OF CHARACTERS
(Alex: You have to identify the show for us.)
WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA?
NATIONALITY PHRASES
HISTORY, BRIEFLY
DEUTERONOMY'S CLEAN & UNCLEAN ANIMALS
    $400 24
In Spanish they're the Indias Occidentales
    $400 3
Pumbaa, Nala, Zazu
    $400 15
This belief is the denial & rejection of the existence of God or gods
    $400 10
I don't understand anything in this language, Patroclus, "It's all" this
    $400 1
In 1227 this Asian conqueror was buried in a secret & still unknown location
    $400 22
Fins & scales are required for these to be considered okay to eat
    $800 23
In 1977 the Soviet icebreaker Arktika became the first surface ship to reach it
    $800 4
Marius, Young Éponine, Madame Thenardier
    $800 16
The capacity for analytical thought; its "Age" began around the 18th century
    $800 12
They're all the rage in Stockholm
    $800 2
This rigid airship made its first Atlantic crossing in May 1936 & its last in 1937
    $800 27
Camels & hares are unclean because this body part of theirs is not cloven
    $1200 21
Celebrated April 27, Freedom Day, this country's national holiday, commemorates an event of 1994
    $1200 6
The Pigeon sisters (not enough? okay...). Felix & Oscar
    $1200 20
It's the dialectical combining of 2 seemingly opposing ideas into a new one
    DD: $2,500 13
peets.com shows you how to use the plunger when making coffee in one of these
    $1200 5
A 49-star U.S. flag was unveiled after this state got admitted in 1959
    $1200 28
The Ugly Duckling dodged a bullet--these birds of the genus Cygnus are deemed unclean to eat
    DD: $4,000 19
You'll find this state in Australia's lower right-hand corner
    $1600 8
In a musical: Henry Higgins, Alfred P. Doolittle
    $1600 25
Some say this 2-word power of personal choice is an illusion; C.S. Lewis said it "makes evil possible" but also goodness
    $1600 14
It's one entrance in 2 sections, top & bottom, that operate independently
    $1600 7
Here is the 6,000-mile journey known as this, taken in 1934-35
    $1600 29
When the King James Bible refers to the "hart" as clean, it means these forest dwellers
    $2000 18
The then Agricultural College of the State of Michigan was founded in what's now this city in 1855
    $2000 9
Brick, Big Mama, Gooper
    $2000 26
From the Greek for "moral character", this discipline is concerned with right & wrong
    $2000 17
A nationalistic movement that began in Istanbul lent its name to this term for any progressive thinker
    $2000 11
On April 12, 1961 this Soviet pilot made a single hour & a half orbit of Earth
    $2000 30
The pig is forbidden because it doesn't do this like cows & goats do

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$7,000 $19,600 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

DNA MAKES NEWS
In 1993 remains of the Russian Royal Family killed in 1918 were confirmed by comparing their DNA to this member of the British Royal Family

Final scores:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$1 $21,601 $7,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$7,000 $17,200 $11,000
11 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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