Show #8234 - Thursday, June 11, 2020

Contestants

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Jennifer Kosmin, a history professor from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Iman Shervington, a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California

Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
TV CATCHPHRASES BY SHOW
A RIVER RUNS UNDER IT
ACTIONS
SPEAK LOUDER
"THAN" WORDS
    $200 6
Washington Irving's tale of this farmer who takes a big snooze was based on a German folktale
    $200 16
"D'oh!"
    $200 1
Covered over in the late 19th century, the Bievre runs under Paris before flowing into this river
    $200 24
After one of your checkers reaches your opponent's first row, do this to your piece to show it's now a king
    $200 11
It was inspired by a 1621 harvest feast
    $400 7
Willa Cather's novel about this title girl is set around the town of Black Hawk, Nebraska
    $400 17
"Yabba dabba doo!"
    $400 2
Connecticut's Park River, which flows under the state capitol grounds, was buried in the 1940s by the Army Corps of these
    $400 23
Steph Curry is one of many athletes who tap their chests & then do this to thank God after a successful play
    $400 13
"Beowulf" features several of these feudal warriors who serve their liege
    $600 8
The title of this first Philip Marlowe novel is a euphemism for death
    $600 18
"Bazinga!"
    $600 4
Today buried in tunnels, Moscow's Neglinnaya river fed the moat protecting this fortress
    $600 21
In dancing the Lindy Hop, the kaye is this type of move to be done carefully & without surprising your partner
    $600 14
It's handy to put facilities for this gasoline additive right in fields of the Midwestern corn it's made from
    $800 9
4 Chinese women meet regularly to play Mah-jongg & to talk about life & their children in this 1989 Amy Tan novel
    $800 19
"Nanu-nanu"
    $800 5
West Virginia's Lost River disappears under a ridge in this mountain chain, then emerges as the Cacapon River on the other side
    $800 22
In knitting, it means to pull a loop of yarn through the front to the back of the fabric
    DD: $800 26
If you're increasing these units that measure the intensity of sound, you're getting louder
    $800 15
In Greek mythology this 8-letter figure is the personification of death
    $1000 10
In 1997 this famously reclusive author published a fictionalized tale of surveyors "Mason & Dixon"
    $1000 20
"Book 'em, Danno"
    $1000 12
This rhyming road synonymous with the British press gets its name from a river that flows under London
    $1000 25
Medically speaking, remove 2 letters from a word meaning "to beat rapidly" & you get this word meaning "to examine by touching"
    $1000 27
Thespians know that to speak louder, you need to project, & a good method is engaging this dome-shaped muscle in the torso
    $1000 3
Euphuism, an artificially elegant prose style, came into fashion in this royal period of English literature

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

Zach Iman Jennifer
$4,400 -$200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Iman Jennifer
$4,800 -$800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
ANIMALS
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
BREAKOUT MOVIE ROLES
PATRON SAINTS
PUN-FORGIVABLE
    $400 4
During this notorious period that began in 1793, the Committee of Public Safety was effectively the govt. of France
    $400 19
The pronghorn, also called the American or pronghorned one of these, can cover about one mile per minute
    $400 11
Eleanor Holmes Norton has been the non-voting delegate for this district for nearly 30 years
    $400 23
This actress who captured our hearts as little Gertie in "E.T."
    $400 9
This patron saint of lost causes probably got his 4-letter name so he wouldn't be confused with Judas
    $400 30
"The hog products you crave", or a mammal with quills
    $800 5
The National Convention first met on Sept. 20, 1792 & declared France one of these kingless governments 2 days later
    $800 20
In the 1950s Idaho relocated these amphibious rodents by dropping them (with parachutes) out of airplanes
    $800 15
2019's H.R. 420 is a federal bill that seeks to regulate this substance
    $800 27
Him as adult film star Dirk Diggler in "Boogie Nights"
    $800 10
George slew this mythical beast, which led to 15,000 baptisms & him becoming patron saint of England
    $800 1
"A spot for handing out pink slips", or a hearth at the base of a chimney
    $1200 6
A coup on 18 Brumaire established the consulate & brought this general to power
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Those aren't racing stripes; a mutation in the king type of this African cat blends the spots around its spine to look like stripes
    $1200 16
Chaired by Maxine Waters, the House Committee on these services regulates the banks
    $1200 26
Him as stoned surfer Jeff Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"
    DD: $2,000 12
St. Erasmus, also known by this shorter name, is a patron saint of sailors
    $1200 2
"What you say to scare a lemon pie topping", or an Australian aboriginal weapon
    $1600 7
The motto of the radical Jacobin Club was "Vivre libre ou mourir", translated as this
    $1600 21
When these camel relatives give birth, it's been colloquially called "unpacking"
    DD: $5,000 17
This 15-letter appointed officer publishes the rules for the House & makes sure the reps abide by them
    $1600 25
This Canadian-born actress in the title role of "Juno"
    $1600 13
Sharing his feast day with fellow archangels Gabriel & Michael, he's the patron saint of the blind
    $1600 29
"Where Noah stored his bees aboard his vessel", or a place where historical documents & records are kept
    $2000 8
From tomber, French for "to fall", it was the cart that took those condemned to death on their last ride
    $2000 22
This late gorilla once broke a sink & used sign language to blame someone else
    $2000 18
The 9th district of this state was not represented in January 2019 because the vote there was not certified due to charges of fraud
    $2000 24
Described as a cinematic chameleon, this British actress in the title role of "Orlando"
    $2000 14
Pope Clement IX made Rose of Lima patron of this country; Clement X made her patron saint of all of South America
    $2000 28
"To break God's law until a prime time hour", or to sparkle brightly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Iman Jennifer
$21,800 $1,200 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL HISTORY
One of the first recorded autopsies was performed on this man & revealed 23 puncture marks

Final scores:

Zach Iman Jennifer
$21,074 $100 $0
3-day champion: $65,674 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Zach Iman Jennifer
$18,400 $1,200 $9,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
7 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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