Show #8238 - Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Contestants

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David Ferrara, a realtor from Los Angeles, California

Kelly Decker, an actress from Kagel Canyon, California

Cory Barger, an orchestra musician from Riverside, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THESE UNITED STATES
NUMBER, PLEASE
TV SHOWS BASED ON BOOKS BY WOMEN
WHAT TO WEAR
EUROPEAN HISTORY
"YOU" IDIOM!
    $200 16
In 1792 the first European to see this peak called it a "high snowy mountain"; in fact it's the highest in Oregon
    $200 21
A bar mitzvah traditionally celebrates the coming of age of a boy who is this many years old
    $200 11
This show & its prequel "The Carrie Diaries" were based on books by Candace Bushnell
    $200 6
Try an animal print, like this cat, whether snow or clouded
    $200 1
In the Kalmar War of 1611-1613, Denmark beat up on this rival to the north
    $200 26
This canine saying means mature folks tend to be set in their ways
    $400 17
These slow, winding Louisianan bodies of water include Teche, which legend says was created from a giant snake
    $400 22
The not so fun game of cleaning up after a disgruntled card player has this number in its name
    $400 12
Kathy Reichs drew upon her own work as a forensic anthropologist to pen the Temperance Brennan books that became this show
    $400 7
Similar in name to mini & maxi, this dress length that reaches the calf
    $400 2
In England Lord Hardwicke's Act of 1753 banned this informal type of marriage without civil or religious ceremony
    $400 27
One's body is composed of what one ingests, in other words
    $600 18
This L.A.-area valley where you'll find Reseda & Encino was named for a canonized king of Castile
    $600 23
In baseball, the sum of balls & strikes represented by a full count
    $600 13
In the 1970s & '80s Melissa Gilbert & Melissa Sue Anderson starred in "Little House on the Prairie", based on books by this author
    $600 8
This raincoat, just like Columbo & reporters in movies
    $600 3
German King Henry VII invaded Rome in 1312 & while he was there, picked up this title
    $800 19
Cobblestones are part of the charm of Wharf Street in this Maine city with a name that suggests it's water-adjacent
    $800 24
This number follows "Section" in the name of a housing voucher program for those with low income
    $800 14
3 young E.T.s appear as humans & attend a New Mexico high school in books by Melinda Metz, the basis for this TV show
    $800 9
This long loose Turkish dress that can start with a "C" or a "K"
    $800 4
Meaning "hammer", it was the byname of Frankish king Charles, who hammered a Muslim army at the 732 Battle of Tours
    $1000 20
Fargo, N.D. lies in the valley of this "colorful" river "of the North", one of the USA's great agricultural areas
    $1000 25
The word myriad can refer to any large number of things, or specifically to this big number
    $1000 15
Based on novels by Deborah Harkness, "A Discovery of" these beings centers on historian Diana Bishop, who has magical abilities
    $1000 10
A sweater with this type of collar named for another garment
    DD: $1,000 5
Helped by Lord Byron, in 1830 it became the first of the Ottoman Empire's subject nations to achieve independence

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

Cory Kelly David
$600 $2,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Kelly David
$1,000 $2,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SUMMARIZING THE NOVEL
ACM Awards
(Alex: And the awards air tonight.)
A BOROUGH BURIAL
6-LETTER WORDS
THE NAVAJO
SAND PAINTING
    $400 1
Worst tropical island vacation ever; this little Piggy should have stayed home; British schoolboys won't be British schoolboys
    $400 8
In 2017 Keith Urban & this "American Idol" rocked the house with "The Fighter"
    $400 6
Cornelius Vanderbilt, long-time owner of the ferry service named for this borough, rests in an elegant mausoleum there
    $400 13
It's a state of diminished consciousness, especially under hypnosis
    $400 21
Legend says the Spider Man invented the loom & the Spider Woman this art for which the Navajo are renowned
    $400 26
Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla specialized in the sunny beaches of his home area Valencia on this body of water
    $800 2
No bull from Finch; a Jem of a story; Boo!
    $800 9
The son of country singer Rhett Akins, he was the 2018 winner for Male Artist of the Year
    $800 7
Quarantined on an island nearby from 1915 on, she was buried in the Bronx when she died in 1938
    $800 14
The simple habit of the Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth is a brown tunic tied with a cord, from which this string of beads hangs
    $800 22
The Navajo are renowned for the "smithing" of this precious metal, an art likely brought from Mexico in the mid-1800s
    $800 27
This New Englander known for his stormy seas painted a calmer 1869 "Beach Scene"
    $1200 3
Gotta fly; Major Major Major Major problems; war is Heller
    $1200 10
In 2017 Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley & Joe Walsh performed "Johnny B. Goode" in tribute to this rock pioneer who had recently passed away
    $1200 18
This 1980s NYC mayor said, "The idea of leaving Manhattan permanently irritates me", so he rests near 153rd & Amsterdam
    $1200 15
It's a candy-filled party animal
    $1200 23
The Navajo capital shares its name with this rock, a nearby sandstone ridge with a see-through portal
    $1600 4
Here comes the Barnes; where there's a will, there's a Hemingway; Romero the torero
    $1600 11
A nickname for the state of Virginia, this band won Group of the Year in 2019 & Vocal Group of the Year in 2018
    $1600 19
In 2002 mobster John Gotti was given an elaborate send-off in this borough whose Howard Beach neighborhood he called home
    DD: $3,000 16
Used to indicate whether a substance is acidic or basic, this compound is obtained from lichens
    DD: $3,000 24
The unique complexities of the Navajo language made it perfect for Native Americans working as these during World War II
    $2000 5
Utopia (not!); I ain't goin' nowhere; the Butler did it (in 1872)
    $2000 12
New Female Vocalist of the Year for 2015, she literally sparkled at the awards in 2017 when she sang "Yeah Boy"
    $2000 20
Unlike the Dodgers, this man for whom their ballpark was named is a permanent resident of Brooklyn
    $2000 17
A common character flaw in ancient Greek tragedy was this, meaning excessive pride
    $2000 25
The doors in these traditional dome-shaped Navajo dwellings always face to the east
    $2000 28
Australian Charles Conder took a lot from Impressionism like painting his works here, French for outdoors

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cory Kelly David
$1,800 -$1,400 $9,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICANS
Obituaries called this man who died in 1820 a celebrated colonel, the first settler in Kentucky & a man who delighted in perils & battle

Final scores:

Cory Kelly David
$3,600 -$1,400 $4,977
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,977

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cory Kelly David
$2,800 $1,600 $12,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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