Show #7835 - Friday, October 5, 2018


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Adam Francois Watkins, a stay-at-home dad and lawyer from Atlanta, Georgia

Maureen Block, a high school English and film studies teacher from Rancho Cucamonga, California

Sara Butner, a communications manager from Winston-Salem, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

"HI" "HO"
    $200 20
Tired & disillusioned after a duel with the knight of the white moon, he returns home to La Mancha
    $200 13
Golf, so relaxing... until I got 7 on a par-3, or this score
    $200 1
Mary Lincoln said her "best living friend" was her dressmaker Lizzie Keckley, who'd bought her own way out of this
    $200 2
An itchy skin condition, or places for certain insect colonies
    $200 3
This wonderful Swahili phrase means "no worries for the rest of your days"
    $400 24
While exiled from Florence, he worked on "The Divine Comedy"; the exile is mentioned in "Paradiso"
    $400 29
These shellfish, all bottom-dwellers, are trapped in cages called pots
    $400 14
The working day's over, & I just want to hang with my pal here, this handsome breed of dog
    $400 25
This physicist wrote a foreword to the bio of his German pal Emanuel Lasker, world chess champ from 1896 to 1921
    $400 5
An employee, as in "Jenkins is that new ____ in accounting"
    $400 4
A song in "101 Dalmatians" says if this villainess "doesn't scare you, no evil thing will"
    $600 21
This Voltaire title guy rejects Dr. Pangloss' optimism that all is for the best "in this best of all possible worlds"
    $600 12
24,000 feet down & seismically active, the Java Trench is a major fault zone in this ocean
    $600 15
Oh, it's like I'm drifting down the river itself in a dream whenever I hear this "colorful" tune
    $600 26
Marilyn Monroe adored this jazz great & helped her get a booking at a Hollywood hot spot
    $600 6
This synonym for "unattractive" begins with a dwelling
    $600 9
"You can bet before we're through, mister I'll make a man out of you", says a song from this China-set film
    $800 22
In this poetic work pilgrims meet at the Tabard Inn & agree to a storytelling contest as they travel
    $800 16
Georges Bank off Mass. once teemed with this "fish that changed the world", but the stock is overfished & in poor shape
    $800 18
Time to chill on a beach on this island named for a Polynesian demigod, across Pailolo Channel from Molokai
    $800 27
George Vancouver named the highest point in Washington state for his friend Pete, this British admiral
    $800 7
Hillbillies are known to bust out a fiddle at this type of party
    $800 10
Pocahontas asks, "Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain? Can you paint with all" these?
    $1000 23
"War & Peace" was originally published as "Voyna I" this Russian word
    $1000 17
This undersea creature can change its gender if needed
    $1000 19
Breathe; the Maharishi gave us TM, short for this consciousness-raising practice ...race to the buzzer!
    DD: $3,000 28
Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote a celebratory poem for the 80th birthday of this "life-long friend" & fellow crusader
    $1000 8
Say hello to this pretty flower
    $1000 11
Jiminy Cricket sings this song that goes on to say, "Anything your heart desires, will come to you"

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

Sara Maureen Adam
$1,400 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Maureen Adam
$3,400 $4,600 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the city for us.)
    $400 21
While Isaac Newton was figuring out gravity & motion, Bernini was making a fancy cover for the pope's throne at this church
    $400 1
A burden can be this simian "on your back"
    $400 6
The trial of Jack Ruby
    $400 16
Generous donors pay for college for almost every graduate from public schools in Kalamazoo in this state
    $400 4
The first "Seinfeld" star to be inducted, she was part of the class of 2014
    $400 15
An 1821 poem called "the faithful dog"
    $800 23
In 1824 the House of Reps picked John Quincy Adams as president &, further south, this man chose himself as dictator of Peru
    $800 2
Here's a plate of these for your next party
    $800 5
The Haymarket trial
    $800 22
Later D.W. Griffith's D.P., Billy Bitzer worked for Hearst on the first film camera team to cover a war, this one
    $800 30
The class of 2017 included the original 7-member cast of this show that debuted on NBC in 1975
    $800 13
In 1599 Sir Edwin Sandys wrote that he thought "honestie" to be this
    DD: $100 14
On March 5, 1770 Crispus Attucks was slain in the Boston massacre; on May 16 she married the Dauphin of France
    $1200 3
A type of bird is in this phrase for an exaggerated expression made for a selfie
    DD: $5,000 7
The Mapplethorpe obscenity trial & the Pete Rose grand jury (a year apart)
    $1200 24
Ancient Olympians were nude, including in this sport introduced in 708 B.C. that has a move called the flying mare
    $1200 20
Inductee Brandon Stoddard oversaw "Roots", "The Winds of War" & "The Thorn Birds", the 3 most-watched these in TV history
    $1200 10
Completes the line from a show tune:
"A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, but diamonds are..."
    $1600 29
In 1698 Captain Kidd sailed the seas & this leader came home from a 17-month European tour to crush a revolt in Moscow
    $1600 26
(Sarah shows two yoga poses on the monitor.) To do the yoga pose upward-facing dog, the entire body is lifted up the floor & the arms are straight; the thighs stay on the floor & the arms are bent in this similar pose, named for a snake
    $1600 8
The trial of Kenneth Lay & Jeffrey Skilling
    $1600 25
Once, Royal Navy captains would call "panic stations" as a prelude to this other 2-word command
    $1600 19
This late writer, director, producer & actor was inducted into the Hall in 1997
    $1600 11
In an 1862 message to Congress, Abraham Lincoln called an emancipated America "the last" this "of Earth"
    $2000 17
While China's dowager empress Tzu Hsi helped instigate the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, he formulated quantum theory
    $2000 27
Naturally, this '60s dance featured prancing leg movements
    $2000 9
The trial of Leon Czolgosz--this city, not D.C.
    $2000 28 says a free one of these kitchen items on opening an account was once so common it was proverbial
    $2000 18
The Hall inducted this co-creator of "Big Bang Theory" & "Two and a Half Men"
    $2000 12
It's the title of a 1972 David Halberstam book on the U.S. military failure in Vietnam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Maureen Adam
$10,200 $10,200 $25,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Prepared by the Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander, the "COSSAC Plan" outlined the details of this

Final scores:

Sara Maureen Adam
$20,150 $10,200 $25,706
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,706

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Maureen Adam
$10,200 $10,200 $20,800
11 R,
1 W
16 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2018-07-24
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