Show #8236 - Monday, September 14, 2020

First game of Season 37.
New opening graphics.
Third game in which reigning champion did not return.

Contestants

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Franki Butler, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Rich, an astronomer from Glendale, California

Cory Barger, an orchestra musician from Riverside, California

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Jeopardy! Round

OPENING STATEMENTS
DISCOVERY
APPROACH THE BENCH
CROSS EXAMINATION
SIDE BAR
SENTENCING
    $200 28
This girl "lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry..."
    $200 9
In 1985 this ship was discovered by a U.S. Navy expedition led by Robert Ballard that found where she had lain for 73 years
    $200 4
Claiming this star player was out of shape for a 2008 exhibition vs. Germany, England's soccer coach benched it like him
    $200 1
In "He gave the dog a bone", bone is a direct one of these & dog is an indirect one
    $400 27
"Moby-Dick" begins with this 3-word sentence
    $400 12
Collective name for the ancient manuscript fragments discovered in 1947 in caves in the Qumran region of the West Bank
    $400 5
Soviet coach Viktor Tikhonov's benching of goalie Vladislav Tretiak helped Team USA get miraculous at the 1980 Olympics in this village
    $400 21
A t-shaped cross also called St. Anthony's cross bears the name of this Greek letter
    $400 16
It's a curled piece of lemon peel to garnish a cocktail
    $400 2
In French most adjectives are postpositive, meaning you'll find them here
    $600 24
She started a novel, "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich..."
    $600 13
In this year James Marshall discovered gold from the American River in California; the next year the rush was on
    $600 6
Backups Lenn Sakata, Ron Washington & Juan Bell had time to bird watch as Cal Ripken Jr. played nonstop for this team
    DD: $1,500 20
Also known as St. Andrew's cross, the crux decussata can represent the Roman numeral of this number
    $600 17
Orgeat syrup, which sweetens many a Mai Tai, is flavored with these nuts
    $600 3
Austrian novelist Thomas Bernhard used long sentences; the 2nd sentence of "Correction" has 79 of these punctuation marks
    $800 25
"Happy families are all alike", begins his "Anna Karenina"
    $800 14
In late 1805 this pair's Corps of Discovery arrived at the Pacific Ocean near what is now Astoria, Oregon
    $800 7
Eli Manning started 232 of 233 regular season games at QB for this team but in 2019, couldn't keep up with the (Daniel) Jones
    $800 22
A cross with a ring superimposed is also called this alliterative cross
    $800 18
This implement is used to crush ingredients at the bottom of a drink, like the mint in a Mojito
    $800 10
This is the subject at hand; this type of "sentence" tells the main idea of a paragraph
    $1000 26
This Poe story begins, "True!--nervous--very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am"
    $1000 15
At Mount Wilson Observatory in the 1920s, Edwin Hubble made the discovery that this isn't a nebula but a large galaxy all its own
    $1000 8
N.Y. Yankee Wally Pipp had a headache in 1925, so this "lucky" man played at 1st; he didn't leave the lineup until 1939
    $1000 23
Egyptians used the crux ansata, a cross with a loop on top, better known by this 4-letter name
    $1000 19
Many a cocktail calls for these, perhaps the Angostura or Peychaud's type
    $1000 11
The arrangement of words to make a sentence meaningful; in programming, it's the arrangement of characters so a computer cooperates

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

Cory Jeff Franki
$800 $2,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Jeff Franki
$3,900 $4,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENT & ACCOUNTED FOR
1 WORD, 2 MEANINGS
ITALIAN OPERA
ROLE WITH THE CHANGES
THIS AMERICAN CITY
GOOD "P.R."
    $400 7
Writing about immigration in 2019, Mexico's President López Obrador said this American landmark "is not an empty symbol"
    $400 1
It can mean to create something, or it can refer to the current style of dress
    $400 2
Vincenzo Bellini's "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" is based on this Shakespeare work
    $400 27
Lecy Goranson was Becky Conner No. 1 on this '90s sitcom; Sarah Chalke was second Becky
    $400 12
This city, the seat of New Mexico's Bernalillo County, gives you 2 Q's for the price of one
    $400 18
This event is often held before a school football game to show spirit & to get the crowd excited
    $800 8
He was Cuba's defense minister from 1959 to 2006; then he became acting president
    $800 3
A geometric figure, or go fish with a hook & line
    $800 10
The khedive of Egypt considered Wagner & Gounod to write the music for this opera, but Verdi won out in the end
    $800 26
Don Cheadle suited up for duty as Rhodey when Terrence Howard exited this film series
    $800 13
In 1819 a newspaper in this Ohio city boasted that it was "justly styled the fair queen of the west"
    $800 19
Call them chicharrones or call them cracklins, they're still basically this snack
    $1200 9
This politician who said, "Being rich is bad, it's inhuman" had a TV show called "Hello President" before his death in Caracas in 2013
    $1200 4
It can mean to hinder, or a place for your dirty clothes
    $1200 28
A double bill of Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" & this Leoncavallo opera is called "Cav & Pag"
    $1200 25
Dick York's role of Darrin magically transformed into Dick Sargent's role of Darrin on this sitcom
    $1200 15
Its central location helped make it the capital of Maine in 1832
    $1200 20
Iggy Pop & Joey Ramone have both been called "the father of" this
    $1600 11
He didn't let a little thing like the military forcing him to quit stop him for long; he was back as Argentina's president in 1973
    DD: $2,000 5
It's a large waterfall, or an eye abnormality
    $1600 29
He said he composed 94 operas, which would have kept him busy all "Four Seasons"; many are now lost, but not "Orlando Furioso"
    $1600 24
Changes for season 3 of "The Crown" included Vanessa Kirby out & her in as Princess Margaret
    $1600 16
Named for a capital of Ancient Egypt, this city is on a bluff on the Mississippi River's east bank
    $1600 21
There are some famous landmarks along this body of water, as seen here
    $2000 14
Hamid Karzai was president of this country from 2002 to 2014
    $2000 6
It's a 3-letter word for a water sprite of German folklore, or it can mean to put the kibosh on
    $2000 30
Based on the same myth, Peri's "Euridice" & this Monteverdi work are 2 of the earliest Italian operas
    $2000 23
In "Roots" LeVar Burton played the younger version of this character; John Amos played the adult
    DD: $2,000 17
Part of what locals call the Metroplex, this Texas city was founded as an army post in 1849
    $2000 22
This author who explored Jewish life in books like "Portnoy's Complaint" died in 2018 at age 85

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Jeff Franki
$12,300 $21,600 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS BUILDINGS
This Rome building with a name from the Greek was described by Michelangelo as coming from "angelic and not human design"

Final scores:

Cory Jeff Franki
$23,800 $13,200 $50
New champion: $23,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cory Jeff Franki
$11,400 $21,200 $11,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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