Show #7830 - Friday, September 28, 2018


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Barbara Gooby, an executive assistant from Savannah, Georgia

Andrew Knudsen, an environmental lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Evelyn Rubin, a family physician from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, that company.)
    $200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) What looks like smoke emanating from Falcon 9 before launch is super-chilled LOx, this liquid gas used as propellant; it's vented as pressure builds, & it's so cold that it actually condenses the atmosphere around the rocket
    $200 28
The Vietnam War ends
    $200 13
Sasha Alexander was Dr. Maura Isles & Angie Harmon was this detective, not necessarily in that order
    $200 1
    $200 8
As their name implies, these mini-burgers go down quite easily, especially with a couple of beers
    $200 16
A short way to admonish someone to be quiet
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) In 2015, SpaceX achieved a historic first, when it brought Falcon 9's first stage back from space and landed it safely at this Florida location
    $400 14
David Caruso, on this CBS show:
"The verdict is in, Frank... but the jury is out"
    $400 2
108 stitches
    $400 9
A specialty around St. Louis are toasted or fried these
    $400 17
Use it to exclaim that it's bracingly cold
    $600 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) SpaceX plans to send two private passengers on a flight around the moon, the first manned venture into lunar orbit since this final 1972 Apollo mission
    DD: $1,800 29
Prince Charles weds Diana
    $600 15
We deduce that the man seen here began solving mysteries on this CBS show in 2012
    $600 5
    $600 10
At The Walrus and the Carpenter in Seattle, you can slurp down at least 6 varieties of these on the half shell
    $600 18
Saying something is tasty, but with your mouth closed
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has the thrust of 18 747 jumbo jets & delivers nearly 141,000 pounds of payload into orbit, second only to this legendary NASA rocket that boosted the Apollo missions into space
    $800 26
Students take over the Sorbonne & the Paris stock exchange
    $800 24
MeTV stated that a "roller disco scene" on this Erik Estrada cop show "is the most 1970s moment in 1970s television"
    $800 6
Pin, hose, a pressurized tank filled with chemicals such as potassium bicarbonate or just water
    $800 11
In New Orleans, enjoy local grub like this signature Creole dish full of rice & everything nice
    $800 19
To the utmost degree
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) Instead of a conventional test payload, Falcon Heavy's first launch carried a Tesla roadster, piloted by a mannequin named this, the title of a David Bowie song about an extraterrestrial who's waiting in the sky
    $1000 25
Dolly the sheep is the first mammal to be cloned from an adult
    $1000 27
This alliterative Oscar-winning actress was our "Saving Grace" from 2007 to 2010
    $1000 21
stirrer fan,
shielded door
    $1000 12
How about some fries with this French-named garlic-flavored mayonnaise
    $1000 20
A noise made by vibration of the soft palate at certain times

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

Evelyn Andrew Barbara
$1,200 -$400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Evelyn Andrew Barbara
$1,000 $3,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
From 1843 to 1988 it had the Knickerbocker News; it still has the Times Union
    $400 9
This old word for a British soldier dates to the early 17th century
    $400 14
The higher the karat weight, the higher the gold purity, ranging up to this number meaning pure gold
    $400 1
In 1980 Blondie told us, this "is high but I'm holdin' on"
    $400 2
Frida Kahlo, so nice he wed her twice
    $400 22
It was a "red letter" day for this author in 1846 as he became surveyor of the custom house in Salem, Mass.
    $800 5
It's just another day in paradise for its Star-Advertiser; is it gonna be 82 & sunny...again? Probably
    $800 10
A type of mushroom, or a breaking wave
    $800 16
Reflecting its name in Latin, this is the chemical symbol for gold
    $800 3
It's the style of guitar playing heard here
    $800 27
Don't cry for Maria Eva Duarte
    $800 23
In 2018 Celeste Ng was hot on the bestseller list with "Little" these "Everywhere"
    $1200 6
This city's Star provides the local angle on Andrew Luck's shoulder & other body parts, too
    $1200 11
A Steinbeck character whose stomach hurts when he gets an unwanted telegram calls himself "a cowardly" this
    $1200 17
To protect the nation's gold reserves, in the 1930s the U.S. bullion depository opened at this site
    $1200 15
Tom Petty took us on a journey "into" here, "under them skies of blue"
    $1200 28
Harriet Amelia Folsom, wife no. 25, according to the Salt Lake Tribune
    $1200 24
The title boy hits a foul ball that kills his friend's mom in "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by this novelist
    $1600 7
This city's Independent Record covers the big sky & we'd read the Handbasket if it existed, just for the name
    $1600 12
It means "eloquent", not "having a precious metallic body part"
    DD: $2,000 20
The last time Olympic gold medals were made of solid gold was in 1912 at the games in this Scandinavian city
    $1600 18
It's the style of piano playing heard here
    $1600 29
Betty Shabazz, a one time registered nurse
    $1600 25
On PBS, this family "in Corfu" depicts the youth of 2 authors, novelist Lawrence & nature writer Gerald
    $2000 8
The Register has the news in this city, home to Drake University
    $2000 13
It's buying enough stock in a company to threaten a takeover, forcing owners to buy it back at a higher price
    $2000 21
The gold artifact seen here is called the mask of this king, who led the Greek forces against Troy
    $2000 19
On a Wilson Pickett classic, it sounds like the backup singers are saying the name of this astronaut
    DD: $2,000 30
Pompeia, who married him in 67 B.C. & must be above suspicion
    $2000 26
Though not into big government, she did take social security payments & medicare benefits under the name Ann O'Connor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Evelyn Andrew Barbara
$4,600 $12,800 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In this '70s Oscar-winning film, the title character's 1st words are "Why did you go to the police? Why didn't you come to me first?"

Final scores:

Evelyn Andrew Barbara
$6,100 $19,601 $13,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Evelyn Andrew Barbara
$6,600 $13,600 $9,800
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2018-07-23
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